April 2011 Newsletter
“There are many things which matter to me … having a peaceful heart while the world and activity whirl around me,
…having a way to observe and accept my own feelings in response to my family, my friends and other earthly events, and most importantly,
…having a connection to the spacious and expansive awareness, which holds all life.
Through this awareness, it is often obvious that what we think is important may not be, and that there is freedom in not taking ourselves so seriously.
I do not wish to imply that what we hold as important is invalid, simply that there is a way to include a lightness in our worries, so that they do not hold us back or destroy us.”
In my counselling practice, this is exactly what I promote for others.
My counselling practice is like a search and rescue mission to uncover your essence. It is about finding your playful nature, which may be masked by:
- Imposed and hidden agendas about who you think that you are
- Agreements that you have made with yourself and with others about how you should behave
- What you think you should be doing.
There is a sense of unrestricted PLAY hiding inside of you, this is your Effervescence. An undeniable truth of who you are and how you want your life to unfold.
Are there rewards for you in discovering your essence?
You will be able to
- Discover what you are here to do
- Flow through everything that comes at you
- Understand what you can and cannot control
- Find peace in relationships
- Find peace in making decisions
- Find your truest form of expression
If you are curious about how together, we can research your essence, please call me for a free introductory session. You don’t need to hide or ignore your truth. My sessions are offered by phone.
I look forward to the next step.
Creating Effervescent Space for Daily Living
As you look around the space, which supports your daily living, what do you see? Do you see the familiar? What does the furniture look like? Are there pictures on the walls, which remind you of places, feelings, or people that you love and appreciate? Are you comfortable in your surroundings? Do you feel at home here?
Is this space inviting to you and your fluctuating moods?
Does this home space reflect comfort and peace to you? Can you truly relax here?
Most importantly, does this space welcome you? Do you feel that you are invited to be at ease while here? Can you easily Effervesce and be your truth here?
Or, do you feel slightly uncomfortable? Are you uneasy, irritated, or bothered by this space in which you spend much of your time?
Without imposing any judgment about whether you feel at home or not in your home, look at the elements that form the network of things that surround you. As you brought these things home, why did you choose them? What did they say to you, why did you want them to be with you?
Observe what makes you feel happy, observe what feels neutral, be aware of anything that irritates or makes you want to turn away. Do certain pieces open you to a sense that you are in the ‘right’ place?
Take a good look at what surrounds you.
Do you feel good, alive, in synch with your truest nature in the presence of these things? Can you feel your truest nature bubbling up and flowing through you?
Does your space allow you to Effervesce?
Is there anything that you would like to add or eliminate?
Simply take stock of your surroundings…and then decide if your bubbliness, your truth, is held in check, or invited to come forward by the elements of your home space.
Have fun with this idea. It doesn’t have to be done all at once.
Play with yourself, and with the things around you. Sometimes just moving one thing from place to place can dramatically change the dynamic, opening you to the flow of your very essence.
With Blessings and Love,
When you have a moment, listen to the breathing exercise, allowing yourself to move into the discovery of how you Effervesce.
I look forward to hearing from you, please share your questions and discoveries as you experiment.