After all, how are we supposed to find relief and relaxation if it requires hours of preparation, ideal conditions, half a dozen environmental adjustments, including a perfectly tidy bedroom/home and complete privacy for three hours! #nothappening
Showing up is everything when it comes to cultivating a new habit and rewiring our brains. Practice is the only way to develop something too. We all know that. I guess then it’s just the motivation that is in question.
What if the transition out of the Monday-Friday hustle and into the evening or weekend could be a little more gentle, calming and intentional so that you can really feel like you’ve left the working world behind?
My journey to self-love was a curly one - at best. And the self-love I’m talking about it not simply taking a nice bath, and giving yourself permission to eat your favourite chocolate - although those are great places to start!
I'm sharing with you, with deep love and honesty, my "Why"... And how inextricably linked this is with creating and sharing with you, soul sister my D R E A M Summer Retreat for the Soul.
Let’s talk about being heard. Let's talk about giving voice to our heart. Let's talk about stepping into our truth and acknowledging who we really are and what we really stand for... Yup - I bet this causes about 90% of you to swipe away, close the window or run for the hills...
Yes it’s holiday season, yes it’s end of year, yes there’s imminent family / friend obligations encircling you, BUT(!) that shouldn’t stop you from prioritising your needs. And Beauty, your needs are VITAL.
It’s a Yang energy period in the Lunar cycle meaning it's action and integration time. This is where all things come to light, illuminated and made visible - which makes perfect sense given that the moon is so juicy, ripe and bright in the sky at this time. The key words at this time are: results; forgiveness; gratitude. What action will you take...
Occasionally your awareness of the Moon might be sparked because of an unusual event like the Strawberry Moon or an Eclipse season. But what about the eve-to-eve goings on; the waxing, the waning and the significance of the phases in between? What might we begin to observe by being conscious of the moon’s cycle and what, if any, power could it hold for us, personally, in our lives…?
We are living hyper-tethered lives. Constantly connected, either ourselves streaming or being streamed to, with the world at our fingertips, and in our beds at night. How can we continually brace ourselves from the online onslaught? Can we really read about another violent crime, injustice, or oppression? What is the toll?