Grounding

Last week in meditation I invited people to imagine, or remember a time they they buried their feet in the sand at the beach, for grounding.

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I collected small stones I liked, and buried my feet. I will bring these stones in for grounding. They will not only help first chakra (grounding/Earth), but also second chakra (creativity/emotion/Water).

Want one?

Can we burn old programs (thought patterns)?

I’ve been doing a lot of chakra work, both by myself, and in my guided meditations. If conscious thinking is in the solar plexus, and the element is fire, can we burn those old programs we don’t even agree with anymore? Can we burn the ones we got from someone else, or collective thought? Can we take it farther and burn thoughts from the collective consciousness? What do think? Do you want to try it with me? Tonight’s meditation I’m sure will be the first of many. 

If you have interest in this, but can’t make a yoga class, we could do it during a massage, or in private session. 

Reiki Shares

Next Tues. 7/24 starts Bi-monthly Reiki Shares at The Place in Chicopee. Come share share some healing. Anyone who has trained in Reiki is welcome. I will also take a few in each share who are not trained in Reiki, please ask. The share will be in the large yoga room. Plently of space. If massage therapists want to do an exchange, we can use the massage room.

Time 7:15-9:15. Any donations for the space will go to the scholarship fund fund.

Can You Stop Negative Thoughts?

Can You Stop Negative Thoughts?

When you have a quick negative, or even not so positive thought,  do you try to stop it? This is what we are taught, right? Stay away from those negative thoughts! You will manifest them! So we start to have the thought and freeze. ‘I don’t want to have that thought. I’m moving away from it.’ Then we are stuck there. Stuck in the energy of the place where we froze. 

There is no good or bad, just experience. We came here to experience. The so called bad creates contrast for us to really understand what we do what. 

I think we really need to experience, and run through the so called bad thoughts, to get to the other side of them. Have the thoughts, notice the thoughts. Have the feelings, notice the feelings. Then take it to the next thought/feeling. What does it feel like to have that thought? What does it tell you about what you do want? 

Can you notice yourself having the thought? Can you move all the way though the thought /feeling instead of getting stuck in it?  Can you notice you don’t like the feeling or thought?

 

The thought….

What if I never find a partner? What if I don’t have enough money to bay the bills? What if I never find a job? What if never feel better? What if I’m sick?

 

Notice the feeling. Say to yourself things like….

It’s lonely to be alone. It’s scary to think I won’t be able to pay the bills. It feels like crap to be broke. It’s scary/uncomfortable to be sick. 

 

If that is true, than the opposite must feel good. 

I love to be in love. I love to feel love. I love abundance. I love to feeling good. 

The manifestation can happen from the imagination combined with feeling. The subconscious mind does not know the difference between imagination and reality. Invest your energy in the ‘I love’ part, by sending it to the root chakra (base of the spine) where it will become tangible, anchored in this reality. 

Notice anywhere you already have it. I love my child. I remember being in love. It felt….. I remember having enough money. I have…… I remember feeling good. This feels good now. 

What is thoughts were things. Imagine yourself shopping at a flea market. You come upon a thought, and you want to decide if you want to buy (invest) in it, or not. When at the flea market, you look at it, examine it, maybe pick it up and feel it. What if you did the same thing. Don’t dismiss it before you look at it. Pick it up and feel it. Then decide if you want to invest in it, or use it to show you what you do want to invest in.

 

You’re doing great! You are great! I love you 🙂

Zucchini Corn Pancakes

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh corn, kernels cut from cob
  • 1 cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese
  • oil for frying
 

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, cumin, sugar, salt, and pepper.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, and butter. Whisk wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Stir in zucchini, corn, and cheese; mix well.
  3. Warm oil in a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Drop batter by the tablespoonful into hot oil. Fry until crisp and brown, turning once with tongs. Remove to paper towels.