Inner Brilliance

We’re all born with inner brilliance but how are you going with displaying it now?  And by inner brilliance, I mean your beautiful ability to shine and sparkle, content with who you are and what you’re doing.

When you spend time with a baby, his or her inner brilliance is on display to all the world.  They don’t shy away from it or cover it up.  They are radiant with it. They grin, gurgle and know that they are wonderful.

I know that I have been sometimes challenged in displaying my inner light over the last few months.  Modern day life, with lots of rushing and different pressures, can sometimes drain your inner brilliance. Self-doubt, that destroyer of inner peace and comparing yourself to others in business, house size, etc can also take their toll. Taking life too seriously is also a good dampener of inner brilliance.

So what can you do to shine and sparkle some more? Here are my four top tips.

  • Make sure you spend time each day doing something you love.  It doesn’t have to take long.  Maybe it’s patting your pet, tickling your child or having a well earned cuppa.  One of my favourite activities is reveling in the beauty of mother nature.
  • Trust that you have inner brilliance even if you can’t see or feel it.  Look within, through meditation or checking in to find it. Work on building it up and radiating it out.
  • Be ever so kind to yourself.  Be your own cheerleader.
  • Trust that all is well, even though you could view it differently.

I have found that having kinesiology sessions has always helped me to shift less than helpful negative patterns or thoughts.  If you think it might help you, give me a call on 0416 733 834 for a chat.

Much love and belief in your inner brilliance,

Anna xxx

The Art of Emotional Embodiment: Using Your body to Free Your Emotions

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The fastest way to clear yourself of an emotion is to practice something I know as emotional embodiment.

Emotions register in the body as a physical sensation, whether it’s heaviness, tightness or pain.  But here’s the thing.  They are gateways back to yourself, back to your soul.

I find it both a privilege and illuminating to guide clients into emotional embodiment. Usually, it’s a very gently process but sometimes it’s a colourful ride with the client easily dropping through layers of vibrant images and messages.  All the while I hold sacred space and the client feels nurtured and safe.  Your body, with its highest intelligence, will only let you face what you are ready to face. 

Here’s the basic process that you can try by yourself.

Firstly, find an issue or emotion you want to work on.  Maybe you’re feeling blocked or overwhelmed.

Secondly, close your eyes and focus your attention on your body in relation to the emotion.  See what part of your body is calling you the loudest.  Let go of any thoughts or stories and just focus on the physical sensations.  Does it feel tight, heavy, tingly etc.? Then see yourself submerging yourself into the sensation.  If it’s daunting to submerge yourself, then just sit at the edge of it to start with.

Whatever you’re feeling is okay.  By feeling it you can release any possible blockages.  Just surrender into the sensations of your body.

Ask your intuition what this sensation, e.g. tightness, means?  Then see if, with gravity’s help, you can drop deeper.  To drop further into it.  Let your body know that you are ready to listen to it. Welcome all that comes up. There is no rush in this process.

Are there any colours associated with the physical sensation? I usually find that people start off with dark, sombre colours and then progress into lighter ones. The lighter ones are reached at the deepest core of your body.  Open here and expand into the lightness.  You may feel freer and more expansive.  Enjoy this beautiful sensation. Breathe it in deeply to all your cells. 

If you get a flash of memory into the pain, work with that.  Maybe you get a vision of yourself as a small child.  Let your current, wise, loving self, go back to your younger self and ask her what she needs?  Listen carefully.  Give her your love and invite her to heal.  Imagine wrapping her up in a loving embrace and then let your current self come back to the present.

Are you ready to bravely release the pain of blocked emotions?  Make a stand for wholeness and emotional freedom?  Check out my Work with Me page here by pressing this button. Work with me

How to Stop Giving Away Your Personal Power

Standing in your personal power takes dedication and vigilance.  It’s all too easy to unwittingly give your power away.  This can be done in personal relationships, in business and in day to day life.

It can happen through feelings of insecurity, dwelling on the past, focusing on lack or playing the nice girl who doesn’t want to claim what is hers.  Have I been there? Hell, yes.  But these days when I catch myself doing so I tend to pay attention and work on changing it.

Please remember that exercising or standing in your personal power is a lot like flexing a muscle, the more you do it, the stronger it will become. 

Photo by Sarah Cervantes on Unsplash.

Is there an area of your life where you feel you are playing it small?  If you answered yes, you might like to try the following easy steps.

  1. The first step is not to berate yourself but approach it from a self-loving, self-honouring perspective. e.g “I notice I’m playing it small here.  This is not my natural state.  I am powerful.”
  2. Acknowledge what you are contributing to the situation and make a choice if you want to change it.  It can be as easy as saying, “I am taking my power back from…(situation, person or self-sabotage)
  3.  See yourself standing tall and proud and maintaining your energetic boundaries.  One practice I do is when I imagine sending my energy to the eight corners of the space I am.  I feel my chest expanding as I push the energy out. I also direct my energy downwards into the earth to feel grounded at the same time.
  4. Put your hands on your solar plexus chakra (below your ribs) which will strengthen it and allow you to better exert your peaceful power.
  5. You can also try adopting a power inducing yoga pose, such as Warrior Pose or make up your own.  Pretend you’re Superman or just stand with your hands firmly on your waist. Try it for two minutes a day.  Some primary schools in Melbourne even make this part of their students’ daily routine.
  6. Be your own unshakeable support person.  Don’t hold back on giving yourself a pep talk.
  7. Recognise that you always have a choice.  If you feel that you need to remove yourself from a situation or person to maintain your integrity do so.