Healing is Letting Go

Death Valley was an incredible experience. What a beautiful place that gifted me more life and love. I guided myself in a healing ritual to forgive those who have trespassed against me, my family and my ancestors in this life and past ones too. I screamed with rage and laid upon the Earth and she helped me release all of those poisonous emotions that had been trapped in my heart and body. Afterwards I was beaming, full of love and light in a way I had never been before. Ritual details inside for you to try!

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Give thanks AND forgive, especially today.

Happy Thanksgiving! To be honest, I cringe a bit when I think of what this holiday was truly intended to celebrate. It’s been so long ago, that the true history of Thanksgiving has been distorted and forgotten. I choose to remind people of the reality of this “holiday” so that history doesn’t repeat itself. It’s a marker for the pillage and genocide that the Native Americans suffered. So perhaps today is also about forgiveness too…

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Lessons learned from LA Fire Evacuation

Since Friday I have been evacuated from my beautiful home in Topanga. As the fires continue in Los Angeles, it’s unclear when I’ll return. Despite being displaced from home it has been a rich time filled with lessons and a deepening of community. It was frightening to wake up without electricity and cell phone service. I packed a bag, grabbed the most important things and drove out of the canyon. When I saw the smoke coming over the mountain I gasped. 

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A Life Message on this Day of the Dead

If you knew you were going to die next week, can you honestly say you’re living life to the fullest? Living everyday like it’s your last? Are there any decisions you’ve been challenged by and if so, I invite you to make the choice from the mindset and perspective, “If I knew I was going to die next week then I choose…” Makes quite the difference huh? Who would you hug and spend time with if you knew you were going to die next week? My wish for all of us is to live each day and moment like it was our last–to the fullest. And if this were the case what would you do differently today? Go do it!

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What rules are you playing by? Elevate Your Existence.

There are countless ways to see and make sense of reality. That’s what every philosophy, religion and spirituality attempts to do. The key to succeeding at this game of life is finding a set of rules that resonates most with you and playing by those rules. Of course at any time someone can come along and completely change your mind.

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Your way isn’t right, but neither is mine...

One aspect of personal development is about taking responsibility for our life and actions. It’s also about opening our minds and hearts to other ways of thinking, living and being. Each one of us is a product of the family we were born into, as well as the culture and city we grew up in. Education, jobs and life experience also play a role in how we view the world. What seems normal to one person could be totally foreign to another. Who’s to say who’s right and who’s wrong?

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You’re more ready than you think you are…

A very interesting thing happened when I was in Colombia that made me realize we’re more ready than we think we are. Ready for what exactly? Well, EVERYTHING. I blocked out a month of my life to study with a native healer in Colombia. Yes, I already work as a healer. Yes, I’ve studied so much in this field. But of course I’m always hungry to learn more. When I arrived he asked me many questions and tested me in several ways then said, “You only need 5 days with me. Come back Monday.” I was in utter shock. But my flight back to the States what a month later. I couldn’t help but think, “Why is this happening?”

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Make Time for Adventure–Doctor’s Orders!

A secret to a happy life–MAKE TIME FOR ADVENTURE. Especially if you’re going to learn something in theprocess, which is pretty much always. As you already know–we have this one life to create, do and be anything we wish. Shall this life be a snoozer? Or shall it be EPIC? You decide. Saying yes to adventure, especially the kind that speaks to your soul is MEDICINE. Read more about how and why adventure is good for you and ways to get started right now.

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Follow your heart... Or else  

Those who follow their heart are happy. One way to define happiness is living life guided by your heart.
Your heart is an intelligence. It’s the compass of your soul. Your heart longs for and desires that which you are meant to have, do and be in life. If you follow your heart you’ll be happy, life will be sweeter and you’ll love more. If you don’t follow your heart...

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A Summer Solstice Ritual

Today is the day to celebrate light, life and the first day of Summer! It is also a very powerful day energetically–use it wisely. Add power to and magnify whatever you are creating in the moment. Connect with the diving loving forces that are co-creating your and if you aren’t planning on going to any rituals, take time to do your own personal ritual. In this post I share a simple two part ritual to connect with the Earth and the divine forces of light and unconditional love to add power to whatever goal you wish to see manifest.

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Living Beyond Injustice

Though injustice is a part of life, I feel we have the capacity to transform it, prevent it from happening, learn from it, grow from it and even create opportunities from it. We can write a brighter future for humanity. We can shift our perception from being a victim and witness, to being a protagonist and example for others by choosing how we respond to situations of injustice.

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Cultivate the Mother in You (Men Too)

Whether you are a man or a woman, whether you’ve never had children or ever intend to–you have the essence of a mother in you. May you celebrate and cultivate this part of you because it’s an important part–it enhances all aspects of your life. What is the ultimate mother in you? This blogpost highlights that ultimate traits of a mother, which all exist within you! May you grow and nourishing all of these parts of you…

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The Dance Floor is My Teacher

I love to dance. Dance is my medicine. It’s therapy. Food for our soul. It’s something we humans have done since the beginning of time. It’s written in our DNA. What happened to this lost art that allows us to embody our prayers, let go of tension and stress and release what is no longer serving us? Why have people stopped moving to the drum when it’s a natural antidepressant and teaches us about relating with ourselves and others?

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An MD Specializing in Energy

Healing is something we can consciously choose to experience, either guided by ourselves or another, when we wish to alleviate, enhance or change something within or around us. The imperfections and dis-ease we experience in life are signals as to where we need to pay more attention, aka where we need healing. When we experience healing, we evolve, becoming healthier and wiser. Treatment and healing must happen in the energy field for TRUE cure to be achieved. REAL prevention of disease and optimization of functioning happens through energetic hygiene and enhancement, which can be achieved through a multitude of ways–and this is what I now specialize in. 

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What is the Awakening of the Divine Feminine?

Many people talk about this as the awakening of humanity into greater consciousness. Part of this awakening of consciousness also includes the awakening of the divine feminine (and the divine masculine too). I’d like to highlight the awakening of the divine feminine, because for so long the feminine was suppressed in our culture, and in some cultures it still is today, and why it's so important it is awakening.

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Cleaning – The Spiritual & Practical Importance

Cleaning is SO important. No, Really. I can’t stress it enough.
I’m not just talking about physical cleaning of our homes and bodies. 
I’m also talking about emotional, mental and energetic cleaning. 
Cleaning is a spiritual practice too. This blogpost shares all the reasons you need to be cleaning your mind, body, soul and life from several perspectives. Your continued growth, evolution and creation of a life you love depends on it!

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Why you NEED to be yourself

It seems kind of obvious right? Be yourself. This is one of those cliche phrases that you hear over and over and it seems so obvious. But are you really embodying it? Anytime we hold back from expressing what we are living, experiencing or feeling in any moment, we are NOT being ourselves. It takes courage to be ourselves. Consciously or subconsciously fear of rejection is the most common reason behind us not being ourselves. We think the other person won’t like us. 

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Meditation is Medicine for Everything

Whenever I’m feeling down or not myself, I meditate. Meditation brings me back to my center. I ALWAYS feel better after I meditate.Whenever I want to create anything, I meditate first to listen and observe what wants to be created. I’d go as far to say I owe the beauty and success of my life to my meditation practice. Meditation is medicine for everything and so much more!

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7 Things I Learned as a Monk

I just concluded a three month experience in Damanhur where I entered into a deep, intimate space of presence and centering with myself. During the monk path, I followed certain rules and was operating from a different energetic space, while still living a pretty normal life. To me it felt like being a modern day monk, where my work, clothes and home life remained the same, but I was more mindful about every aspect of my life including food, words and relationships. In this post I share the TOP 7 things I learned. 

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8 Tips to Make 2018 Great

Our actions and choices create our life. I share my top 8 tips in this blogpost as a guide to make 2018 great. #7 and #8 are my favorite because they are unexpected, but they really make a BIG difference in the way we see the world and interact with others. Changes in mind, body and spirit transform us into our greatest selves. Happy New Year! May you have the will and courage to live a life you love! 

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