Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul

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Stop Playing Small or Hiding Your Light – that’s NOT Your Truth Photo Credit: Dave Catt

 

I put my heart and soul into my work, and in the process lost my mind!

        – Vincent Van Gogh

Once you have come to know how great you are – then your heart, mind and Soul will not let you give up!!

     –  Shubhanshu Tiwari

Dance to YOUR Own Beat – No Matters What Others Think!! Photo Credit: Dave Catt

 

Respond to every call that excites your Soul / Spirit – ignore the ones that make you fearful, doubt or feel not good enough.

Your Soul is always going to whisper YOUR Truth back to you, Your Soul wants what is best for you, and if you try to silence it’s voice, eventually that whisper will turn become a roar!!

What’s in your Heart and Soul must find a way out for you to live your Truth and from Love.

Everything else is just a BFFL and distractor!! 🙂

Be YOU Today!!

Jodi

xo

PS – Do You Know who you truly are at Soul Level? Akashic Readings available

 

 

A Different Perspective

A Different Perspective

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Do you view things, people, situations from different perspectives or no?

Good and Bad are just different perspectives.  The truth is nothing.

     –  Bhavesh Chhatbar

Remember, perspective can cause 2 people to look at the same thing and see 2 totally different things.

     –  Gail Lynne Goodwin

Sometimes the only reason for us to be somewhere else is to see things from a different perspective!

     –  Leila Summers

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are.

 

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Ana – One of the Yogi’s from Why We do Yoga book

I was in Yoga class yesterday with the awesome Ana from the Drishti Centre in Mexico and she used the analogy of comparing Photography with Yoga – interesting concept.

Lets take a different perspective even outside the class in every day life and situations.

 

If for example, on my camera I only use a 50mm lens – then I tend to miss out on much.  I either need possibly a macro lens for close ups to really get a better picture of what I am seeing or a telephoto so I can get like a bird’s eye view of things and no so much detail.

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Street in New Orleans

Purposely for a few years I went and got several Prime lenses – 35mm (wide angle) 50mm (every day) and an 85mm lens (good for portraits) – I still had my telephoto lenses but I focused on using these as if I wanted to really see or get a different photo aka perspective I had to move around – I had to be willing to be flexible and try and see things differently.

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Close up – Different Perspective

Yes one can stand there with their zoom lens and zoom in and out but they don’t have to move their body so it’s not as effective as truly looking with your eyes and moving around to get different views.

Since travelling I use one lens – yet since using Primes a few years ago I move my body still to get different angels, different lighting and I have even laid down to get a shot or climbed a tree – I am willing to be flexible.

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Close up Perspective

In Yoga classes – I can go to 4 classes of Ana’s a week and I never get the same class – sometimes Yin with Yang mixed in, sometimes Hatha, even Vinyasa – and it all helps me to be present in the moment, surrender and be open and they are always awesome classes – sometimes easy and other times kick ass!

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Wider Perspective Can be Good

What is your perspective on things – could it be more open? Flexible? Not only in life yet also with Yoga – don’t come to conclusions or judgments – life flows better that way!!

Great article on Yoga and DNA which I am diving deeper into – boy have they kept much from us!!

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Looking Through Different Lens (eyes) with Different Filters Can be Fun!!

Stay bendy and healthy in many ways!!

Jodi

xo

PS Have you checked out Why We do Yoga with over 60 Yogi’s on Amazon or e-book.

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Leah in Sayulita, Mexico – a Yogi in Why We do Yoga

Bodies

Bodies

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No 2 Bodies are the Same – Love Yours No Matter What!!

Real Bodies are fat, and thin, and both and neither and otherwise.

     –  Hane Blank

There is no wrong way to have a body!

     –  Glenn Maria

You were born to be real not perfect!

Cuz You’re amazing just the way you are!!

 

The problem isn’t with your body – it’s what you think of it and what you think of yourself – true self love is thinking love, feeling love, being love and eating love………not fear, judgment, hatred, criticism, jealousy, processed food (and emotions) or abuse of any kind.

 

NO two bodies are the same!!

 

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Choose Body Love!

 

This is a body hate free zone – remember – there is no perfect body only marketing and advertising that reminds you that you’re not good enough and then the self programming loop you keep running in your mind.  It’s time to tell it to f*&^ off – we have approximately 75 000 thoughts a day – most of which were the same that you thought yesterday, last week and probably last year.

It’s a program – delete it and reinstall one of self love and body love!!

The body is the only place your Soul has to live – so take care of it. Raw, Naked and Beautiful – Real, Authentic and Truth.

Eat Real

Live Well

Love Deeply

Laugh Often

Never Give up on Your Dreams

Jodi

xo

Remember – there is nothing wrong with your body but there is a lot wrong with the messages that try and convince you otherwise.

     –  Rae Smith

Struggling with Emotional Eating or Body Issues? – 21 Days Food and You!!

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After Years of Hating my Body I Can Say Now I Love it!!! Photo Credit: Dave Catt

Self Love

Self Love

 

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Self Love is the New Cool!!!

 

If you don’t love yourself, you’ll always be chasing after people who don’t love you either.

     – Mandy Hale

Talk to yourself like you would talk to someone you love.

Self love is the greatest middle finger of all time! 🙂

Perhaps we should love ourselves so fiercely that when others see us they will know how it’s done!!

     – unknown

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Let go of the bonds of Old Programming that is NOT About Self Love!!

 

 

Self love is not about being better than anyone else, comparing, judging, criticizing you or others.

Self Love is about knowing you, your value, that you do matter, and that you ARE perfect being you!!

So then the question IS – Are you truly being YOU?

The more you Love Yourself – the less BS you will tolerate.

Jodi

xo

PS I am not beautiful like YOU – I am beautiful like me!!

Want to know who you are at a deeper level so you can step into the Truth of YOU?

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Young children are ALL about Love….until……..

 

Uranta is Now in North America!!

Uranta

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Me in My Uranta Clothing!

Chances are if you are reading this and you live anywhere in North America you haven’t heard of Uranta…….yet!!

If you know me or have been following me then you know what I put in and on my body in all forms is important – healthy!

So…….what is Uranta? (if you are shopping from the USA – you can switch that to reflect in the upper right hand corner)

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Uranta – Different backs on many tops

Uranta is beautiful clothing – made out of natural fibres, comfortable, beautifully designed with amazing owners.  Since finding Uranta I practically live in the clothes!!

The prices are awesome BUT the best part is this co helps employ single moms and people in the community – which desperately needs it.  Also, as I mentioned in an earlier post Uranta started the drumming project for Gr’s 1 – 8 at one school and are hoping to branch out to several more schools – so 7% of every sale goes to this project – BIG Win Win!!

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I am so usd to being on the other side of the camera lol

You can order directly through this link – yes it’s affiliate and if you want to become an affiliate and carry these great clothes in your Yoga studio, spa, healing clinic, store or out of you home in North America you can do that now!!

You can find out how they are helping the environment here.

Stitches that Matter Drumming Project here.

Womens and Mens clothing!

Join the Tribe here.

Your body is going to love this!!

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Uranta – Photo Credits: Dave Catt

Please feel free to reach out with any questions.

Uranta – handmade with Love – Mindful Clothing!!

Namaste

Jodi

xo

 

 

 

Dreams vs Ego

Dreams vs Ego

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Don’t Be Afraid to Stand Out – IT IS YOUR Life!!

 

If you are very happy – know that you are close to your Self, if you are sad and stressed know that you are close to your Ego.

     – unknown

 

The Ego is a veil between Humans and God.

     – Rumi

Dreams…..are invariably seeking to express something that the Ego does not know and does not understand.

     – Carl Jung

Dreams are illustrations from the book your Soul is writing about you.

Are you paying attention?

 

When we are paying attention it comes from the heart which is how our Soul talks with us – (one way but a big way) not the mind which is how our Ego talks to us.

We are all born like snowflakes – uniquely beautiful and with our gifts – don’t be afraid to stand out!

Connect with Your Soul and let your Light shine!

Jodi

xo

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Mexican Boy on his Front Porch

Reality

Reality

 

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What are You Imagining in Your Mind’s Eye?

 

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

      – Albert Einstein

 

Read that again!!

 

Our reality is nothing but an illusion. Talk about a mind f*@&……….but it’s true. Nassim Haramein has proven that our so called ‘reality’ is nothing but a feed back loop for our thoughts – in other words our reality is an illusion based on our thoughts, beliefs, patterns and feelings. In other words it reflects back to us what is truly inside of us – as above so below, as within so without.

 

Makes you want to rise up doesn’t it – what we are thinking and feeling and any patterns / habits we have going on in our life.  Do they support us or not?

 

WhatEver you have going on in your world you are creating it.

 

Yup – makes one take responsibility FOR EVERYTHING.

 

Something our society isn’t good at doing.

 

Again – our reality is an illusion.

 

The illusion is not the problem.

 

It only becomes the problem when we think that this is the only reality.

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We Cannot Solve our Problems with the Same Thinking that Created Them!

 

A great quote from Abraham Hicks is – ‘Nothing is real unless you give it your attention’.

Energy flows where attention flows – where are you focusing your energy?

It’s useful to experience certain things.

 

There is a great reality beyond this reality – wouldn’t it be cool if we could remember that?

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Open the Doors to Your Imagination – it Opens You up to Other Possibilities!!

 

The more we connect with our Soul – we can remember it’s true.

 

So the more you create your reality to how you would like it to be, no not according to what you think you should because you saw it a Facebook ad or because the sheeple say it or one of the social media sites or a tv ‘reality’ show – it’s what you truly desire that from your heart!!

 

Without you being you the Universe is incomplete……..especially yours!!

 

Know who you are at a Soul level!!

 

Much Love

Jodi

xo

 

Looking for more Soul Connection? Reach out to me as I can help you understand more about you at a Soul level from the Akashic Records!!

 

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Expand Your Horizons – It’s a BIG Playground out There – Stop Limiting Yourself!!

Your Light

Your Light

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Let YOUR Light Shine

 

Don’t you know yet? It’s your light that lights the world!!

      -Rumi

Don’t let negativity and darkness dissolve your light!

Each time your embrace the truth of who you are, you bring a little more light into the world!

– unknown

The Soul has no secret that the behaviour does not reveal.

        – Lao Tzu

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Things that Keep us Locked Up

IN this game called life we have been fed many lies, for instance that our genes play a role in disease, weight etc but in fact they only play 1% of that role – the rest is environment.  In other words our genes adapt.  They are liquid crystals – anyone who loves crystals knows the properties of them – so in our bodies our genes our liquid crystals – totally programmable – so what are you programming them with??  They also affect our DNA – can’t wait to share more on that – mind blowing but fun!

 

Chemicals from foods and vaccines? Negative or low vibing emotions like stress, dread, judgments (of self and others) or fear etc, drugs,tv and news, little to no body movement, little to no connection with nature or sunshine…………I could go on

or

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Do Yoga or some kind of Body Movement – Photo Credit Sandra Wagman

Eating real foods – that aren’t processed or full of chemicals, use more natural forms of healing like homeopathy, herbs, essential oils etc, live in emotions of much Gratitude, Love, Joy and Bliss as you are truly on your path and connected with your Soul and Source, walk, do Yoga or hike, bike etc, spend time in nature either walking, hiking or growing a garden as some examples and walk barefoot in nature – one of the best ways to ground ourselves – at least an hour – my excuse for walking the beach when I am near one!! 🙂

When we go back to the basics in all areas of our lives and spend some time breathing, quieting the mind or meditating (so little to no tv) laughing lots, hugging loved ones and having such an attitude of Gratitude for all in your life – we actually do bring in more light – it’s the truth of who we are.

We did not come down here to get hard lessons – we came down here to each remember who we are and to truly step into our own divinity and creatively express who we truly be at a Soul level – and play like it was recess most of the time……..seriously…….who wrote the rules telling us it had to be hard, stressed, enslaved, full of chemicals so that when you could retire then you could have fun???

BS

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You Aren’t Here to BE Like Everyone Else

Honour Life and it will honour you with more life – that is keeping things real – food, thoughts (anything not coming from Love is a BFFL) emotions (same as thoughts) and living your truth – that is how you can shine more light into the world.

Your Heart and Soul are the truth – are you able to hear them? Are you ready to step into the Light – your Light?

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BE YOU – No Matter How it Looks to Others!!

If you are stressed, lost, confused, angry, not feeling well or healthy, or doing what you need to to pay the bills ( trust me I know all of these) then you have lost the connection………it’s never too late or too hard to re-connect!!

YOU deserve it – after all it is YOUR life!!

Much Love and Gratitde

Jodi

xo

 

Great place to start is 21 Days Food and You – this is a great start for anyone to start uncovering what has been covering up their light!!

Whispers From Your Soul

Whispers From Your Soul

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Whispers from the Soul is Being Whole

 

Intuition is the whispers from the Soul.

               – Jiddu Krishnamurti

Years may wrinkle the body, but fear wrinkles the Soul.

               – unknown

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart.

It was not my lips you kissed but my Soul.

                – Judy Garland

 

 

When a dream keeps coming to your mind – it comes from the Soul.

Shiny object syndrome comes from the Ego.

Soul Purpose Energy is food for the Soul.  Anything short of that is Ego or being in survival mode.

Following the whispers of the Soul gets your imagination working, your heart opens and the flow of your life clearer and stronger.

Being able to bring the unseen (dreams, 5th dimensional energies) into the seen (3rd dimensional living) and that is what Alchemy is about.!!

Every moment there is choice – follow the whispers of your Soul or follow the Ego – one brings you closer to wholeness the other doesn’t.

What are you choosing?

Create an incredible experience – this moment, today!!

Jodi

xo

Full Moon

Full Moon

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What Old Patterns, Beliefs, Thoughts or Programs can You release??

 

It’s a Full Moon – time to release the old and unwanted. What are you releasing tonight??

Tonight – March 31 is the Full Blue Moon that is happening during Mercury Retrograde – if things like technology or emotions or miscommunications are happening – step back, take a deep breath and know this too shall pass!!

During this Full Moon – as we know from tides, animals and humans that it does effect us whether we are conscious of it or not but the energies are strong.

It is a great time for releasing the old that does not work for us any longer.  Old patterns, programs and beliefs.

What in your life is working and what is not?

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Open the Door to the Subconscious to Change Your Life

The door to a new reality lies dormant in your subconscious – yet it’s a free will Universe so the choice is ALWAYS up to you if you want to change anything.  Yes sometimes we need assistance in seeing our blocks, yet one can started on being clearer in how they desire to live, feel, think, eat, be etc

You ARE more powerful than you realize!!

Spend some time tonight on this Full Moon to release and create!!

Create an amazing day!!

Jodi

xo

Body Love

Body Love

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You Body Hears it All

Everybody has a part of her body that she doesn’t like, but I’ve stopped complaining about mine because I don’t want to critique nature’s handiwork… My job is simply to allow the light to shine out of the masterpiece.

~ Alfre Woodard

 

If Everything IS Energy and it is – your body is the place the Soul calls home – it hears every word you speak and every thought you think – you will have this body the rest of your life – why make it a battle ground – why not love it the way it is??

 

Are you letting your light shine or hiding in the darkness – by darkness I mean self judgments, criticism, lies about not being good enough, think enough etc……….

 

We are all like Snowflakes – each one is different, unique and beautiful – why try to be like someone else – that is not why we are here!!

Remember who you are!!

Jodi

xo

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