Book Recommendation: Wheels of Life, The Classic Guide To The Chakra System by Anodea Judith

anodea judith wheels of lifI’ve just about finished this beautifully written book of wisdom and I read it pretty fast too. It’s detailed description of the seven chakra system is as useful as it is enlightening. Anodea Judith PH.D. is an absolute expert on the subject and goes into depth about each energy centre and making suggestions that are easy to use such as breathing techniques, yoga asanas and meditations. Wheels of life was first released in 1999, and now 20 years later is more relevant than ever.

To be honest the reason I bought this particular book was because it goes next level and gives some truth to telepathy and clairvoyance in a matter of fact way speaking from experience both from her many clients and personal experience.

These extra sensory perceptions are not limited to super natural films but are being widely discovered by humans everywhere. I just love that if someone doesn’t believe that every human has the potential to be psychic I can now direct them to a credible source and specific energy centre, not just say look at ‘WikiHow’.

Our world is changing and has been changing since it’s evolution, Judith makes correlations between historical events and astrological cycles and confirms that humanity is currently in the midst of moving upward from the solar plexus issues of  control and power to the heart chakra where we are becoming connected, more unified, accepting and compassionate. One example being the circular economy, giving less energy to capitalism’s buy and throw model to a buy, swap, sew, fix, upcycle, recycle, gift  and basically keep using what we have instead of buying new.

Anodea has written a number of books to educate people in a way that is easily adaptable to westerners, Eastern Body, Western Mind which talks about addiction and sexuality in relation to eastern philosophy, and The Chakra System, A user’s guide to self diagnosis and healing  which takes the reader on a journey through that seven chakras root to crown detailing deficiencies and over active traits of each one, with yoga asanas specific to each chakra, starting with very important grounding techniques.

If you are on the journey of self discovery Anodea Judith is a worthy source of wisdom that can enlighten you on a number of issues we deal with in life. Easy to use, simple advice for personal empowerment and development.

 

 

Embrace your feminine

Everyone – Males and Females have a feminine side, it’s receptive and nurturing qualities make receiving easy, Where as the masculine energy is go-getting. Both have great value in our lives but if we are constantly in our masculine striving to get, always in action, running on high energy we can become disconnected from our intuition.

Feminine energy is intuitive because as Eckhart Tolle says ‘stillness speaks‘, we can receive our best intuitive insights and messages when we are in this energy of receiving. Feminine energy is abundant and giving just like mother Earth who gives us all a place to live and love.

Simply put Mother Earth nurtures and heals us all, if we are open up to receiving.

 

I watched a documentary a year or so ago titled The Grounded, which details the mind blowing simple benefits of grounding or earthing ourselves.

The most memorable and emotional connection this movie gave me was a scene detailing the life of school kids in the US. The children woke up early, before they left their rooms had but their shoes on for football training, on a constructed playing surface, they would then change shoes to go to school for 8 or so hours and when they got home that afternoon go straight to their room to study. Therefore the whole 24 hours of a typical day for a school kid they didn’t make a connection to the earth. It doesn’t seem like that big of a deal but when each day ends up like this, day after day it causes a number of problems with low concentration, behavioural problems, joint pain among other things as a result of the constant disconnect they have with the earth due to wearing shoes all day everyday.

The saddest thing for me is that kids don’t get a choice, they have to do these things, they aren’t allowed to not wear shoes, they have to go to school and this has a ripple on effect into adulthood. Thank-you to the kind souls who have created nature play, so kids are encouraged to play outdoors in unstructured play environments.

As you read this can you remember the last time you put your bare feet in nature? maybe it’s a good time to re-child yourself…

It’s such a simple action – Earth yourself daily and feel good, reconnect to Gaia.

 

Solar powered Solar plexus

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Solar plexus with bio-plasmic streamers rising over the mountains, watercolour on plywood.

It is so important to have a healthy solar plexus to bring our ideas and desires to life.

I think of  the solar plexus and directly relate it to physical action, confidence, our motivation and will power.

Our solar plexus and sense of power can be influenced by many factors in this instance I would like to mention authority figures.

Think about it.

People in power have authority and if you are subject to this power you lose your own sense of personal power, your self worth and belief in yourself which in affect can directly change the desired outcome of your manifestations.

What we manifest into our life has a direct correlation to what we believe we are worthy of as well, another characteristic of this chakra.

Our level of self worth more or less determines the life we live, if we want to manifest an oasis our energy needs to be in alignment – L.O.A.

The Law of Attraction is an interesting one, I have read The Power the sequel of The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. In fact I found it in a free library next to Romeo & Juliet and it tells some amazing real life happenings of how this universal law manifests itself for her in literally miraculous ways.

Now, I am wondering; how beneficial is it to see something and manifest it into your life if it isn’t in alignment with your soul urge and life purpose.

At this point in my life I am looking at how I have manifested a dream job and lifestyle but the feeling of contentment isn’t here and I believe the reason that it feels off is these manifestations disregarded my soul urge. On top of that a lack of confidence in myself means I can not fully connect to the higher chakras and my higher self.

They were a combination of my wants mixed with the feeling I need to satisfy my parents in some way. Our relationships that are typically authoritarian seem to be between parents and children, teachers and students and people promoting societal norms despite an individuals preferences.

It is never a popular decision for a person to be non-conformist to these kind of authority figures but energy wise it is much more beneficial to follow your hearts yearning. If you conform to their ideas if can create blocks in your solar plexus.

Solar plexus blockages include thing like feeling not good enough, a small blockage can result in a lack of confidence where a more severe blockage affects self-esteem and will take longer to heal. You may notice people who feel the need to control everyone and everything around them, who lack direction, possess a sense of helplessness and unresolved guilt all stemming from a blocked solar plexus. Physical symptoms include poor digestion and poor short term memory.

Strengthening your solar plexus involves practicing will power, a good way to do this is by setting attainable goals and ticking them off. You may need to be assertive in your communications with other people. Being physical is also good advice as it is a masculine energy centre it uses yang energy, energy that you put out, so moving your body by running, dancing, doing yoga asanas and even just a workout focusing on you abdominal muscles can all help to get energy flowing through this powerful place.

 

Happy healing!

 

 

Surround me with Truth

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When we grow we change and everything around us changes too. This can be like a two steps forward one back. Two steps into the light and one step through the shadow.

Awareness is great to see how we feel, we used to be in environments and love them and now we feel differently. We have grown and this is how it feels.

We are looking for something deeper and more authentic not so surface level, maybe on the surface level we can see who is confident in their skin and who isn’t.

We can see our insecurities. in others and we can have compassion or we can just gravitate away.

If we look back a few years and realise you loved nothing more than something covered in melted cheese anything with cheese on it, I would love to eat. I don’t  feel the same these days I’m gradually liking healthier whole foods, Scenes based around alcohol don’t interest me.

It’s interesting. When we have been living in a bubble of our own – yoga, mediation, tea and coffee alternatives and kombucha and go to a new place or interact with someone who is not yet off of junk food who has never heard of kombucha and has no idea what it is becomes a nice reality check.

We are all unique individuals following our own path and some aren’t aware yet.

This happens to me a lot about plastic pollution, I feel like EVERYBODY knows that innocent animals are suffering because of single use plastic pollution and they can easily avoid it, but I still see it. Change is a process, I guess. I’m not perfect.

As above, so below. I still can improve and maybe that’s why I see these things.

Stingrays and Sensitivities

Several times within the last week on my daily beach visit I encountered the beautiful stingray.

It was swimming by me to take a closer look

It was getting stepped on by me accidentally while I was wading through the water.

The day before several large stingrays were flying through the water around me

On a different day, a wee little baby one appeared and it was hiding itself away in the sand with it’s eyes starring at me.

Walking over the sand flats too, I saw the indent of an adult and baby stingray.

This is when I thought to myself it has to be a sign!

The stingray has been quite fitting to my current situation. I’m a fairly sensitive and empathic person who like a stingray can sense energy around me quite well but I have been working on fine tuning these abilities while protecting myself from negativity,  psychic attacks, and the like. So this was when I decided to take the message of the stingray to heart and protect myself psychically by energetically grounding myself. The stingray is a great symbol of grounding particularly in emotionally turbulent times like they stay close to the sea floor while the ocean currents move around above them they remain stable and protected.

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Hope this post gives you a different perspective you can apply to your current situation.

Love

#empathempowerment

 

 

Step by Step

Lately I have been working on being more grounded, meaning I have a job I enjoy, that pays me well every week, still gives me leisure time and time to work on myself.

I believe we create our reality and our choice to believe in a more positive, enjoyable or just progressive life makes us one step closer to this reality. The second being our actions.

So when an idea is planted it is just a seed but that seed does something, it grows. It’s a natural growth but it takes a bit of effort a bit of concentrated life force. Action!

More important than anything as I mentioned before is BELIEF. I met a german lady, a pretty spiritual lady, connected to earth and plants particularly. She would garden naked, talk to her seedlings and sing to them, nurturing them so they grew to provide for us. Who shared some wisdom with me “the most important thing in life is our believings”

Next thing to focus on was transcendence. I’m not exactly sure why. Maybe it was to not take life to seriously or maybe it was in terms of manifestion. In order to manifest we transend the third dimension.

Which is how we make GROWTH! How we plant seeds and how they grow. Sometimes life just happens but if you want to consciously create a better world – take action and believe in your ideas no matter how out there they seem and GROW!

reading this back it is such good advice for myself but I’ll share it anyway, maybe someone else will benefit. We’re all in this together.

LOVE

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3 Inspirational Women in STEM

International Woman’s Day a great time to honour womankind ❤

Aloma Writes

Hello, and happy International Women’s Day!

In the spirit of International Women’s Day today, I thought I’d write a follow up post on my IWD post from last year where I talked a bit about Ada Lovelace, Katherine Johnson, and Grace Hopper.

This year I’m going to write about 3 more inspirational women who made waves in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

1. Rebecca Cole Second female African American doctorintheUS

Rebecca Cole was born in 1846 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the US, the second eldest of five children.

Cole faced gender and racial barriers to get an education in medicine and subsequently work as a physician, as well as raising 5 children, and spent the majority of her career providing care to poor women and children.

Despite practising medicine for 50 years, not a lot of information on her remains so I wasn’t able to find…

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Life Metaphor Story Time

I like to receive messages from the universe  through creative avenues in my everyday life. Yesterday I was walking along the beach and decided  to start picking up lots of rubbish that I saw.

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I used to do beach clean ups all the time, every time I was at a beach and saw something that would negatively affect the environment in any way I would pick it up and I would some how find a container big enough to carry all the stuff I found.

 

Yesterday instead of losing hope that my action was not doing anything significant, I started by picking up some wire mesh and then I found some fabric to tie it up like a bag. This made me laugh because it was unique to me, each morning I say a protection prayer and one of the lines in it  is “I call forth the gold and platinum net to be run through my energy system, clearing and removing all imbalanced energy that is not in, of and for love” The things I picked up and put in this net were ropes, broken glass, a block of Styrofoam, and many bottles of alcohol.

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Bruny Island, Australia, Beach clean, 7 March 2019

In my experience  of energetic healing I have come across blocks and cords of attachment that like the debris that end up on the ocean shore are psychic debris in our energetic fields that need to be removed to restore balance. The things I found weren’t only symbolic of what was in me but around me in my environment recently, heavy drinkers and if you are empathic and don’t drink any alcohol you will know the feeling of this energy. It’s not the best feeling.

 

Needless to say the rubbish I collected got heavy and it wasn’t serving anyone anymore so the quicker it is disposed of, the better life is for everyone on a planetary level as well as an individual level too.

 

Energy clearing is essential for raising your vibration and changing your ‘hopeless’ situation. Just as cleaning one beach can reduce ocean debris on a bigger scale.

 

LOVE

Unique

If there is one thing I want to know its myself.

The reason I am here.

The patterns I’ve taken on.

Where my true strength lies.

The world is changing, no doubt you and I are changing.

But we all have something that attracts us to different, people, places and situations.

Our own path, no one else’s. There are often similarities but no one is completely the same as you, even your twin.