I was reminded again yesterday of just how powerful Feng Shui is...
See that little red heart?
See the word on it?
Do you ever feel as though you’re “limping” your way through life?
Not in a literal or a physical way, necessarily. I’m talking about holding onto a “crutch” in a way that might be a little more under the radar.
The kind of thing that makes you believe you have to sit on the sidelines….when secretly you want to charge down the field.
Does that sound at all familiar to you? If it does, you’re not alone.
This whole “Law of Attraction” thing that you’ve been hearing so much about…is it really a thing? Is what you actually RECEIVE in your life directly related to how you “vibe” with the Universe?
Well, the truth is that the Universe is always ready and waiting to deliver to you pretty much everything you could ever want. True story.
Now, it might not show up instantly before your eyes like the swish and flick of a magic wand, but you really can create the business, life, and world that you desire the most.
If you’ve been hanging out with me here or in my Facebook group, you know that I’m all about developing and maintaining a “manifestation vibration”.
It’s that higher state of being where you’re shining your light, your arms and heart are open wide, ready and willing to receive...and the love and gratitude are just streaming through you…
So much so that the Universe just can’t help itself--it simply HAS to shower you with miracles, opportunities, and happiness because you’re just so totally dazzling! You literally have become a MAGNET! A manifesting magnet.
Who wouldn’t want to have a permanent residence in a state like that?
Fire and Fame--what images, feelings, and thoughts ignite in your mind when you hear those words?
Now, what if I asked you if you have enough Fire and Fame in your life?
Maybe when you heard “Fire” your first thought was a massive blaze that you saw on the evening news. How about “Fame”? Do images of Britney Spears or Kim Kardashian flash before your eyes?
Well, fortunately, I’m not talking about either of those things--I’m talking about the kind of Fire and Fame that are a little bit closer to home (in more ways than one!).
When I say “Fire”, I mean the inspiration in our lives. That energetically charged space related to the crown chakra right on top of your head. That space where all of your personal information, Universal downloads, and deep understanding enter your body.
And when I say “Fame”, it’s about you being seen and being admired in your community for your unique talents, skills, and genius.
So the “Fame” is being recognized and celebrated for who you truly are--and the “Fire” is the inspiration the keeps you connected to the divine.
That is, in your most brilliant zone of genius.
How Feng Shui Is An Outer Map To Inner Alignment
So, as you can imagine, I have been doing some “shway-ing” in lately.
That is, I’ve been using the art of Feng Shui (Fung SH-way) to help release un-serving patterns and issues and bring much needed clarity into my world. And let me tell you, it’s a beautiful practice.
If you know me, you know how much I love Feng Shui--as a coach, as a designer, and as a practitioner of the energetic arts.
But what does it really do for you? What does your outer landscape have to do with what’s going on in your inner world, really?
If you’ve got a minute, I’ll get into that right here and show you just how Feng Shui is another way to help you become your most aligned, high-vibe and happy self--and the unique way that it works!
See, as entrepreneurs--and those of us who are also “mamas on a mission”--when it comes to living our purpose and getting our passion out into the world, maintaining your highest vibration is a pretty high priority.
And when it comes to staying in that high-vibe space in this all-too-human world, sometimes we need a little help!
You’ve heard talk about “raising your vibration” everywhere, right? But what does that really mean?
The last time I went shopping, actually, the last 10 times I went shopping for the fun stuff, you know, clothes, shoes, feel good things that light you up...I came home feeling guilty. I discreetly SNUCK the bags into the house, hung up everything in my closet and disposed of the bags and boxes like they were evidence from a crime scene. Why? One solid answer would be GUILT...over spending money on ME.
When I spend money on my family, my husband or my kids, it's a no-brainer, I just do it but when it comes to spending money on ME there is a large amount of guilt that always surrounds it.
Carefully peeling back the layers that have been building up around our hearts...that is the work we are doing....opening...allowing...seeing....feeling. I'm not going to tell you it's easy, I know it's not...I'm standing right next to you with my hands shaking but it's the work I know I must do and I know you feel it too. I know it's the path for me.
I don't want to go through my life NOT feeling. I don't want to go through life NOT expressing my joy or sadness or my heart or my truth...
Have you been holding yourself back because ultimately you're afraid to make a "mess" or to "mess up"?
Quite an interesting concept in my line of work...because things are going to, without a doubt, get a little messy before they can get better again.
Let's face it, life's messy...we are constantly cleaning up messes. Even in Feng Shui, you've got to pull everything out of the closet, make a mess, and put in all back together again before things balance out again.
Have you ever noticed that sometimes your house will try and get your attention? A light bulb will pop, an appliance will give out, or you'll drop a glass "smash" in the same area a few times in a row...wouldn't be helpful to know what area those things we're happening in so you had a clue as to what your house was trying to say?? Feng Shui has the map...
I don't know about you but when I start to spin or feel out of control or off balance the thing that helps me is to take action...even if I don't know what action is required I know that if I just start it will help calm me down and get me refocused.
My main go to action is cleaning...actually, a better description is CLEARING...
When I became a mom, I slowly began to lose my way...and though my circumstances were extreme, I realize now that most women in our culture are expected to "lose their way" when they become mom's...So many of us become lost in motherhood...and so focused on keeping our loved ones happy and healthy that we sacrifice and eventually lose touch with the very things that make us happy and healthy...and let me tell you, if mom isn't happy...nobodies happy.
When you are making progress towards your next stage of healing
you get little glimpses, little ah-ha's…you feel like you're always on the EDGE of knowing… and
then, POOF, the thought or idea just floats away...Wait come back!! I feel this happens when you aren’t quite ready. If the information you were searching for were to hit you right smack in the center of the forehead you wouldn’t know what to do with it…it would simply be wasted.
For about four weeks now I have been experiencing some health issues…heart palpitations, heart fluttering, mild mini panic attacks...stress. I thought I fully understood the main reason for the symptoms... primarily, pushing too hard to get the business up and running and hitting my overdrive button one too many times, plus...the dark demon...fear of failure... but every time I addressed the cause...the symptoms remained...For 4 weeks I would tell myself, "If things don't clear up after you get some rest this weekend then it's off to the doctor."...then I wouldn't get enough rest and, of course, the symptoms wouldn't clear up and I'd jump into another crazy week and....you get the picture. Well, this weekend I was finally blessed with 3 full days of rest, quiet and rejuvenation. I even made some time for some much needed reading.
Shut down 24...Yesterday I needed some serious down time..I find that I get extremely overwhelmed if I don't take the necessary steps EACH day to take care of myself...and I haven't been taking those steps lately...I'm sure you can all relate. So I engaged in a self-imposed shut down and re-boot...Honestly, I can't believe I don't do this everyday because the results are just so overwhelmingly positive...Note to self- DO EVERYDAY!
Yesterday morning everything shifted. I realized, just like everything else in this life, I was making a choice. I was actually choosing, "NO TIME" and the more I said it the more it sealed the deal. Choosing NO TIME was actually a self-limiting belief! And since energy follows thought, every dang time I said it and MEANT it, the universe said, "you are absolutely right, JEN!" Poof- Here you go! NO TIME!
Some days I'm better at it than others but the more I practice, the more I become aware, the quicker and easier it becomes. Shifting gears or pivoting my mindset is getting more and more natural. It’s a skill that can be learned. Just like negative mindset can be taught…Positive mindset can be learned.
My son was born with congenital heart disease.