Monday, September 21, 2009

First Day of Fall

Summer is over...:( But it's still HOT thank goodness! I LOVE the heat! But I will get into the cozy, bundling-up of cold weather when it comes around.

I went to see Wayne Dyer at the Santa Monica Civic yesterday - what an inspiration! Such an amazing man with so much incredible wisdom to share...and in a humorous way! I've never heard him swear before so that was pretty funny! His daughter, Skye was there and sang a couple of songs, one of which was "The Leader of the Band" to her father. Oh my, I was fighting back tears...I get teary just thinking about it. Wayne was crying too. She has a really beautiful voice.

Wayne talked about coming from Love (your Higher Self, God, Divine Spirit, etc) instead of your ego, (Edging God Out) at all times in every area of our lives and how we can create anything when we do this. It's not always easy but worth the continual effort. I think we all left there feeling like we could create whatever we want in our lives. I'm very excited to attend his weekend seminar in Maui next month - I'm sure I'll have amazing stuff to blog about when I get home!

Like last week, this week is packed with appointments, opportunities to be of service, more seminars, classes, teleconferences and webinars to continually inspire and educate myself so I can live my best life and pass that information on to others...I love it!

I hope you all have a wonderful, inspired week and live from your Higher Self in all that you do!
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Thursday, September 10, 2009

Beach and Interviews and Anniversary, oh my!

What a week! It's been a good those three day weekends that result in a four day work week!

OK I have to say that the miracle remedy of all time is the apple cider vinegar, raw honey and cayenne pepper with hot water drink....three times a day every day over the weekend and down to once a day now but WOW - that just loosens everything up and really gets your system going! I think I'll keep it on as a regular part of my daily routine.

Mom is better this week and has been in a surprisingly good mood lately - yay! We had a busy day yesterday of doctor's appointments, filling out paperwork and prescriptions but it got her out and about!

My best friend Marlene is in between jobs right now (an intentional break to travel the world and explore her options, all positive with nothing but great expectations for a fabulous new job in the near future!) so we decided to have a beach day like we did back in high school. I have not done this for at least ten years...I can't even remember the last time. So we went to the beach near Zuma that we have been going to since the 80's and just enjoyed the beautiful day of sun, sand and dolphins swimming by! It was also nice as a recuperative time for me to relax and soak in more that heat!

I had another great interview that aired this morning on B101.5 in Washington DC on the Chris & Dee Morning show. I got up at 5:00am to hear it but I must have missed it...I gave up at 5:25 and went back to bed and had a dream about finding two adorable little puppies sitting on my father's grave (he was cremated and scattered in different places so he doesn't actually have one) and it tore my heart out so I took them home. Some woman was berating me for not going to the pound to get puppies and I wore myself out trying to explain to her there is no difference - they were homeless and would have ended up in the shelter anyway so just cutting out the middleman...but she was persistent and really wearing on my nerves. Very tiring and weird. But oh, I was so in love with those little puppies! I was trying to name them when I woke up.

And today is my anniversary with my husband! Well, one of them -we have so many it can be very confusing....we met 20 years ago at work so we've been friends that long...I fell in love with him 13 years ago...we were finally together 12 years ago...broke up for three years and got back together on this day five years ago....we got married in May of we have a cumulative eight years together and we still celebrate this day that we reunited as an important anniversary. Going to dinner tonight where we got married and then off to Palm Springs this weekend for our annual anniversary trip. We are sickeningly sentimental and romantic and I love it! He is so perfect for me - the man of my dreams, the mate of my soul, the wind beneath my wings, my biggest cheerleader and supporter...ahhh I just love him!

Tomorrow I get to spend the day with my beautiful niece and surrogate daughter, Laurel before she goes back to college at UC Davis. I am so proud of her! We will have our usual lunch at Red Lobster with cheddar bay biscuits...yum!

Oh and the sugar update for the week...I did have a treat on Monday when my monthly visitor came early with cramps...I sent my husband out for my favorite So Delicious cookie dough coconut milk ice cream and my favorite gluten free vanilla cupcakes from Whole Foods...YUM! But that was it - after that I had no more desire for sugar and I feel great! So looks like it will be one day a month for a sugar splurge. That EFT is amazing stuff!

Off for my busy day until my romantic anniversary dinner tonight! Have a great weekend!
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Saturday, September 5, 2009

Congestion, ACV, Emotions, EFT...

Happy Labor Day weekend!

OK I rarely get sick anymore these days, but when I do I really study it to find out how and why I got sick so I can use that information for myself and for clients as future preventative tools. So let's look at my journey this week into horrible chest congestion...

Monday I had a great time doing an interview on Hi-Frequency Living with Eddie and Friends (which is available for replay at - scroll down to the August 31st show and enjoy!). When I got home I had a slight sore throat - no big deal, I took a few droppersful of Sovereign Silver which usually gets rid of any illness quickly.

Tuesday sore throat still noticeable but not as bad. More droppers of Silver. My mom and I continue to battle over the thermostat - she likes it subzero freezing and I LOVE the heat and warmth. So I end up freezing most of the day while I work. Sore throat worsens by the end of the day.

Wednesday sore throat is worse, but I have a busy day and once I get out and into the heat and am busy, I feel better. I have now closed the vents in the rooms I spend most of my time in as tightly as they will go and spend most of my time in those rooms to avoid the cold. I can tell mom is getting mad and close to one of her emotional meltdowns because I have had a busy day and now choosing to stay in warmer rooms and not spending much quality time with her. Stress ensues.

Thursday I feel a lot better, almost back to normal as I drive to Ventura to have lunch with an old friend but have to cut our visit short to rush back home for an afternoon interview call. The call never comes. Mom is still acting on the verge of angry, bored, frustrated, meltdown. I spend time with her in the evening (after Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune have ended) and we watch "That's Entertainment" while the end of the couch I sit on is right under the air conditioning vent so I am bundled up in a fleece blanket. Mom is happy which alleviates my stress a bit but I am freezing.

Friday I wake up with horrible chest congestion, again retreating to the warmer rooms in the house. I want to go to my hammock outside which is my refuge and my favorite place of complete peace and rest but the air is so bad from the fires all week, I decide against it since I'm having lung problems as it is. I take my remedy of apple cider vinegar, raw honey and cayenne pepper with some hot water and I feel it loosen things up. Then on to a steam shower where I sit under the stream of water as hot as I can get it and breathe in the steam. I am feeling run down and cancel my appointments for the day but make an appointment with my acupuncturist which is where I go when an illness has progressed too quickly for me to handle alone. That makes me feel a bit better and loosens up my chest so the painful coughing and expelling process begins. Sorry, I know, gross...
More apple cider vinegar concoction several times that day until my husband comes to pick me up for the weekend. Yay! We both love the heat so I will have a weekend of warmer temperatures and air conditioning only to cool down occasionally. More ACV drink and Chin Chin for dinner with a rented movie - our Friday night routine. I actually slept really well considering the painful coughing in the evening.

Today I woke up still congested...more ACV drink, another steam shower, more expelling and by golly, I am almost back to normal! But here is the emotional part of the equation...

A sore throat represents several things - angry words or not feeling able to express yourself. Makes word...Mom.
Chest congestion/lungs can mean not fully breathing in life - again, makes sense as I felt trapped as to what to do about my mom's emotions (and the thermostat) while attempting to still live my life and take care of myself.

Fortunately, the Tapping Summit for Emotional Freedom Technique started on Thursday and goes on for nine days so I am getting much assistance in expanding my EFT tools and using it on myself to clear up these issues. Good news on that front - I used it last weekend to get over my chronic sugar addiction and it worked! I was astonished, even though I have been doing EFT for several years and I know how powerful it can be, still - my sugar cravings can be monumental. I have had no cravings all week and I have lost 3 pounds! We'll see how this week goes as it will be PMS time...

So my point of sharing all of this is to remind you, in addition to taking good care of yourself on a physical level every day, pay attention to the emotions going on in your life and the things that are affecting you in a negative way and find ways to dissipate them before they turn into an illness or any other problem. I'm telling you, EFT is the way to go to eliminate negative emotions, thoughts, beliefs, physical's nothing short of amazing.

Have a happy, healthy holiday weekend!
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