Spend Time in Nature

Spend Time in Nature

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Nature, Sunshine coast, BC Canada

When was the last time you really spent some time in nature – no phone, being quiet and really looking around and seeing the beauty of nature??

I encourage you to spend some time in nature, and if the weather permits – take your shoes off and really connect with the earth.

It is very grounding and healing.

Take a few deep breaths in.

Look around.

See how abundant nature is??

Lack, scarcity and not enough are man made constructs / programs.

Deprogram – this is the year for it!!

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Spend Some Time in Nature!! Photo credit: Sandra Wagman

Connect with the Laws of the Universe!

The Universe IS Abundant.

YOU are the Universe and Everything outside of You is just a reflection of what is going on inside – or a feed back loop for what you are vibrating (thinking and feeling).

Think, say and really feel abundant.

The Universe desires me to have everything I desire ( if it’s a true heart felt desire).

If Everything IS Energy, and it is…….we are natural……in other words nature……in other words abundant.

See It, Feel It, Be It!!

Jodi

xo

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Say Yes to the Universe!!

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Intentions vs Resolutions

Intentions vs Resolutions

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Intentions vs Resolutions – Intentions Bring Light

Happy 2018 – what a fantastic year it’s going to be!!

Now that we are a few days into the New Year how are your NY’s Resolutions going?

What do I mean exactly by Intentions vs Resolutions?

I did say in my last post I would share – here goes.

Most people do the same ole thing every year – set the same resolutions – and they have them narrowed down to the same top 10 that most people choose,

  • lose weight,
  • eat better
  • get out of debt
  • make more money
  • etc

You get the idea.

Sound familiar?

One starts off strong and by mid February if not sooner they’re back doing the same ole.  Just watch the amount of traffic at a gym or yoga studio from the first week in January and then agin in February.

People are creatures of habits – trust me I know!

So how to make 2018 different……

One truly needs to et very clear on what it is they desire – not just think they want but heart felt.

Start by creating a list of what things, ways of being etc you no longer want in your life.

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Having unclarity in One’s Life is like living in a Fog

Get VERY clear.

From there make a list of things or how you want to be in your life and keep refining it so you are clear.

Get into the feelings of it – we want to access the emotional / feeling part of it and this is where one needs to be honest with oneself on what they truly desire.

It’s not always about the big house, new car, sitting on the beach all day – what feelings do you want to feel?

Joy?

Love?

Healthy and vitality?

Creativity?

Empowered?

Abundant?

Is it a different career that brings so much fulfillment?

Is it a new healthy relationship with yourself? Your body? or a beloved?

If your life is here and you desire to be there (whatever there is) – what feelings and emotions do you have now in your life and what feelings and emotions would you need to have to be over there (having your desires)?

The only difference between here and there is your beliefs, programs (and man are they deep especially with cultural and communities etc), fears, doubts  – they ALL act as filters.

The more you can see it in your minds eye – remember what Einstein said

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”

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Get Creative with YOUR Imagination!!

The mind does NOT know the difference between real and imagined!!!!

So the more one can step into clear knowing of what they truly desire, let go and blow up all the programs, fears, doubts etc cause they are all nothing but big fat fucking lies anyways – the truth is always abundance and always love – look around at nature – always abundant! Then create and step into the feelings of it already being done – it may sound silly BUT IT WORKS! 🙂

I will keep sharing and explaining this in upcoming posts – Consciousness, Matter, Quantum Physics, Programs etc

PLEASE NOTE: Lack of anything is man made – it’s a construct, a program and is not natural to the Laws of the Universe.

You can NOT create something unless you picture it in your minds eye and also create an elevated emotion.

The more you do that with your desires – WITH ABSOLUTE CERTAINTY – then it has to happen.

Why?

Everything is Energy – YOU being the observer of YOUR Dreams then can create matter aka manifest in physical form.

How cool is that?

Here is a simple analogy that may make is easier to comprehend.

You work 40 hrs a week and are needing a break.  You want to go on a holiday, so you start looking at resorts to go to to get away (usually not just from your job but your life too and more than likely the weather), you search the internet, look at different places, see the pools, beach, oh all you can eat etc – I bet right now you can feel how it would feel to be lying on one of those chairs on the beach feeling the heat on your body, the gentle breeze blowing, the smell of the ocean and you can hear the waves crashing on the shore – then the beach server asks you what you would like to drink……….get the idea??

More people spend more time creating a great get away then they do their life.

Lets do that with your life.

Remember, the only limitation is you!!

So drop and stop all those NY’s resolutions and get clear on what YOU intend to have happen in your life and step into the energy of being it – that is also called changing and raising YOUR Vibration!!

Much Love & Gratitude

Jodi

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Focus – on YOUR Life

Consciousness

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Time to Step into the Real You

Consciousness has no religion, no belief, no ideology, no gender, no sexuality, no race, no age, no nationality, no judgments……….You ARE Consciousness!!

After spending much time, as I shared in my last couple of posts digging in and doing some deep inner work this past year – I have also been diving into Quantum Physics and deeper into Consciousness and Energy as well – mind blowing is all I can say – seems simple yet not always easy due to ALL the BS (belief systems but yes the other one too), programs, doubts, fears etc

The more I learn I realize how little I know – being a Sagg I have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and truth…….we have been lied to in so many ways and much will be exposed in 2018 in the world -and within ourselves – it time to take off our masks, live from our truth, connect more with our Souls and raise our Vibrations – which in essence is our awareness and our Consciousness.

My intention is to possibly plant seeds, wake one up on food, self love, body love, advertising, emotional eating, doing what you love to do and more………… we need now more than ever for people – especially women to step into their feminine yet powerful, authentic selves.

I have never felt it stronger and heard it as loud as I do now!!

As I sit on the back patio in Mexico I get to watch 2 Humming birds flying around and entertain me in between taking sips of their water – what a joy to watch – and that is what Humming birds represent is Joy in the native animal cards………where can you lose some old out dated beliefs, fears, programs and bring more Joy into your life?

It starts with a state of being.

As 2017 draws to an end I love to reflect back on what all happened, transpired, changed etc and start setting intentions for where I want to go and be doing for the next year BUT I don’t ever set any New Years resolutions and I will share why in my next post – maybe you will decide not to as well!!

Have a Joyful day!

Jodi

xo

 

Mercury Retrograde

Mercury Retrograde

 

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Stop Paying Attention to What is Going on Around You

Don’t become too preoccupied by what is happening around you, Pay more attention to what is going on within you.

                    -Mary Frances Winters

 

Today, the day after winter Solstice is when Mercury comes out of Retrograde and is now in it’s shadow part.  I am not too much into Astrology – but maybe you noticed or felt it this time?? – this Retrograde was about reflecting, reviewing, revisiting on the past of 2017 and for some of us it was rather intense!

There is much on the internet for Astrology – Leo King, Kaypacha are my fav’s when I tap in.

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Sometimes the Void is a Struggle – Just Surrender

Yet worth it!!

All good, yet not always easy as it feels like time is standing still.  For me I felt like I was in a void – once I realized this I knew I had to surrender and review.  When we can do that or spend some time in solitude, in nature, in quietness, in the question (not having an attachment or coming to conclusion) then we can allow in new energies, new thoughts, new beliefs and new ways of being for the coming year – 2018.

We learn to see and be from a new perspective which is a different energy which then creates a different life.  For me it has been extremely healing and expanding and growing!!

Quantum Physics and many people have proven that Everything IS Energy…….we ARE energy, consciousness, angels, souls or whatever other name you want to cal it – yet dressed up as a human while here on planet earth to learn some lessons, play, have fun, experience a wide range of emotions as once we return aka die – we go back to being pure love, light energy.

None of this will matter – as it’s ALL an illusion any ways……….a bit of a mind fuck isn’t it??  Yet when we approach it like that we won’t take it too seriously 🙂

What truly matters is how much did we love and how much were we able to give and be love.

It ALL starts with self.

Everything and Everyone is just a reflection back to us from our internal state of thinking and being.

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Everything & Everyone IS Just a Reflection

Mercury rules the mind – our minds are very powerful – they are either working against us, with us or for us!!

Take some time before the end of 2017 to reflect and review to be able to be clear on what does work for you in your life and what doesn’t.

Create each day from the energy of being and feeling – joy, love, gratitude, bliss and whatever else that pleases you.

After all – it is YOUR life.!!

 

Much Love & Gratitude

Jodi

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Self Love is True Love

Self Love is NOT Selfish – You cannot truly love another until you know how to love yourself!!

It’s Been a Year!!

It’s Been a Year!!

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What a Year!!

Wow – It’s been a year!!

It was 1 year ago today I arrived in Mexico to do my first out of the country house sit.

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Vancouver, BC

I took the red eye out of Vancouver leaving behind snow and ice – first time I saw snow stay in Vancouver for more than a day or two – little did I know at that time the snow would only continue coming big time over the next few months.

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Mexico

Within my first 10 days of arriving in Mexico I had my birthday, had to put my dog down – while my best friend and father of my kids held the phone so I could talk to Spirit as he transition, then next my relationship of over 21/2 years came to an abrupt end.

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Spirit

 

It was like my Soul wanted growth with no distractions – I didn’t know a soul in Mexico, couldn’t speak the language and had a little dog and cat to look after.

 

Fast forward a year now and the growth, healing, experiences, people I’ve met, things I’ve done, the programming and ways of being and earning an income that I’ve let go of was nothing I was thinking was going to happen when I came to Mexico – yet I was open to new experiences………I need to be really clear from now on! 🙂

 

I realized I truly wasn’t on the right path……I still had deeper work to do, experiences to experience on my own, people to meet, projects to start and reignite, places to see and photograph, journeys to take and to become more aware of energies and programs I was still running that weren’t serving me.

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Havana, Cuba

I went to Cuba and walked over 100 miles in less than 8 days and have over 2000 images that I shot while there.  I did Yoga teacher training, spent many hours doing Yoga and walking the beach meditating, participated in Temezcals (Mexican Sweat Lodges), created a Why We do Yoga book with over 60 Yogis on Amazon and did a lot of soul searching on my own.

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Why We do Yoga – on my blog & Amazon

 

In sharing all of that I want to extend a huge shout out to my friends that held space for me to process things and emotions – you know who you are, I am so eternally grateful and I love you!! Also had some amazing healers that helped me move thru things much faster – I love Energy Healing Modalities – all I can say is they work and work well.  Alina and Kare did Emotion code with me – you can find out more about it here or watch the documentary E-motion.  Neither has a website up yet but if you want to experience a session reach out to me and I can give you their contact info – they are both amazing!.  I did a Soul Retrevial with Jodi Parker who is someone I adore as she walks her talk and is very good at what she does –which is several things but you have to experience one of her sessions! Her site is Higher Living Journey.  Another person who I adore and is also very gifted at what she does is Sandra Wagman Sargeant – she has been reading for me for years and her readings are usually bang on! You can find out more about her and her readings at Readings with a Twist . All ladies work with anyone anywhere – love technology!!

Wow what a year it’s been.

No it was not always fun – but yet oh so worth it!!!

 

I also have had many amazing moments as well!!

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Sunshine Coast, BC

 

And I just got back from spending 6 weeks in Canada – not the right time of year I agree but it’s how timing works sometimes.  I did some photo shoots for friends, my project, learn to connect with Spirit (no not my dog 🙂 but he did come in), saw many dear people (alive :)), released more of my stuff to truly becoming a nomad (and sad to say some people too yet it’s all good) – that happens when you just are not vibrating at the same level any longer.

It was cold oh so cold for me which makes me appreciate being back in Mexico even more so despite it being cold here right now  too – it’s still warmer than Canada!! Lol

 

And I just started another house sitting gig with my original person – now it’s not 1 dog and cat it’s 3 adorable little dogs.

 

I feel so blessed to what has happened, is happening and what is coming in 2018.

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Greens & Superfoods!!!

Health and eating healthy will always be important to me, and I will always share as I do believe in superfoods (as you will see on my blog), live foods and more.  I had the privilege of photographing Troy and Sharon with their domes and towers and I am getting some towers – I think everyone could use these towers – we need to be growing our own foods!!  The info and link will be on my site soon if you want or know you should be growing your own food too!!

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Growing Towers for Nutrient Dense Foods!

I’ve also dived into the crypto world big time – I have had Bitcoin for a couple of years and got educated on that big time but sat back – now I’ve jumped in much stronger and also highly encourage others to do so too!!  Reach out if you have questions or don’t know where to begin!

 

Living outside the box is more important to me than ever before.  My time in Canada and USA re-enforced that.  The stress I see people under, the prices, the politics and more.

For me that is not truly living my highest potential – as that is not my path.

 

What is calling me more than ever, what is truly wanting to be expressed now is a deepening within my own self to my true potential of living life to the fullest and one of those things is expressing the creativity from within that I’ve kept hidden for a long time and breaking free from self limiting programming especially around emotional eating.  I have always had a love for photography yet I put down my camera for many years – doesn’t matter now why but I did – and as you can see I have no ‘niche’ I enjoy capturing many moments……….just wait!! 🙂

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What are Your Intentions?

2018 is going to be an amazing year.

 

I took a break from doing any posts as I was busy in Canada but also becoming much clearer on where I am headed and putting the final touches on my 21 Day Food & You program, with one more project in the works before I really dive back into the Raw, Naked and Beautiful project.

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Raw, Naked & Beautiful – Real, Authentic & Whole

 

I know adventure, health, quantum physics, self love, art and photography are part of 2018 – and what I do love is working wherever I am as being the Sagg that I am my freedom is what is important to me.

 

How is 2018 looking for you?

 

Life is too short to be doing anything that does not bring you true joy and happiness.

 

We do create our lives – even when the shit hits the fan – it helps to show us who we aren’t or what no longer aligns with our true being – so take it as an opportunity for growth not to play the victim.

 

Thank you for stopping by, feel free to reach out with any questions or share this post!!

 

Creating Love, Magic and Joy

Jodi

xo

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4 Men – Havana, Cuba

 

 

 

 

 

Step Away from the Mean Voice

Step Away from the Mean Voice…

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Let Go of the Old Ways of Thinking & Being!!

…and say bye-bye to feeling bad about your looks.

Are you ready to stop buying into the the programming, the lies, the judgments making us feel not physically adequate or good enough?

Are you ready to say good-bye to your inner critic, that inner voice, that self bondage that limits you and keeps you small and take the pledge to be kinder yourself?

This is a call – a call to be gentle, to be forgiving, to be generous and to be self loving.

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Transitioning from the Old Ways!! Photo – Sandra Wagman

It’s time to surrender to what is.

Waving the flag and surrounding – red symbolizes love – self love.

Are you ready?

Are you ready to look in the mirror and love all that is without judgment and criticism?

That is the first step in transforming your experience with yourself, your body and your life!!

Much Love

Jodi

PS – I am shooting in Vancouver this Saturday for the Raw, Naked and Beautiful project – if interested PM me!!

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Taking the Pledge

Back in Canada

 Back in Canada

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Fall Leaves

I am back in Canada and last week had time with a couple of friends to capture some of the beauty of fall colors and also some images of ourselves in the fall beauty and  pushing the boundaries.

Since starting to share my project Raw, Naked and Beautiful – people have been sending me messages of inspiration and also wanting to participate somehow – I see a road trip coming up in 2018!!

And I see much more energy focused in that direction – it is yelling at me that it is needed and wanted.

It has been fun seeing some beautiful spots of the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia and also seeing some of the many trails I spent walking with my dog Spirit – who passed last December – this is the first time I am really back in this area.  I have felt like I’ve been chasing the light – tall cedars, fall, coolness and beautiful colors – much fun!.

After our first day of shooting – staying with my friend we uploaded some of the photos and started looking at them – it’s interesting – (good choice of words eh?) looking at photos of yourself, semi nude and nude.

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Contracting when feeling self limiting – Photo by Sandra Wagman

Seeing what comes up.

Surrendering to what is has become the new theme – waving the red flag – symbolizing love especially love of self and our body.

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Waving the Flag – Photo by Sandra Wagman

We truly do have that choice each day, each moment in all that we think and do – starting with ourselves.

It’s truly breaking free from the self imposed bondage and limitations of me.

It’s been an interesting trip back to Canada – grateful I am here but can’t wait to get back to the warm sun!

Jodi

xo

Shoot me a message or stay in touch as to how and where the Raw, Naked and Beautiful project unfolds – as many women are needed for it!

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Looking Back one Last Time – Photo by Sandra Wagman

Body Love

Body Love

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If it ain’t Love – it’s fragmented – Body Love!!

Your Body Loves You – Love it Back!!

Fall in Love with caring for YOURself – Body, Mind & Spirit.

Your mind is more powerful than you realize and it believes ALL that you put it – feed it with joy, with gratitude and most of all with love!

Your body hears it all!!

When we hate our bodies and beat ourselves up – it actually fragments us – we lose parts of ourselves – we are not whole – whole is loving ALL of ourselves including ALL of our bodies.

What is beauty?

Define it yourself – don’t buy into the media / advertising bullshit of you aren’t good enough – remember – we’re all like snowflakes – unique and beautiful in our own way – embrace it!!!

Loving your body just as it is – loving, accepting and knowing who you are – is how I define true beauty!!

It is also living from a higher vibration and consciousness!!

How do you define real beauty?

Jodi

xo

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Choose Love – ALL of YOU!

 

 

Living Thru Bondage

Living Beyond Bondage

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Much of our Bondage is Self Talk & Programs!!

I have been working on some programs, grants and submissions recently bringing to light how many women truly are Living Beyond Bondage.

This is just the start of truly opening up, sharing my journey, my healing and how so much in our every day world creates separation – mostly within ourselves, our bodies and keeps us separate and judging one another worse though ourselves.

This is just part of a recent submission with some photos.

 

Living Beyond Bondage

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Food is the Drug of Choice – its within us to start the change!

 

We were all born pure, innocent and full of love.

Somewhere along the line the story got distorted.

 

The drug of choice for many, especially women, is food.

 

Along with that drug often comes constant self criticizing, loathing, judging and obsessing about what one ate, didn’t eat, body size, shape and imperfections – no matter how small they may seem, it always gets distorted.

 

Yes, media, advertising, possibly parents, teachers, friends or siblings may play a role in somehow reminding us that we aren’t good enough the way we are IF we buy into it and believe it.

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Living Beyond Bondage

It’s a disorder gone rampant, with over 91% of women disliking their bodies and themselves, many to an extreme. 80% of 13 yr old Canadian girls have been on a diet already and 95% of people with an eating disorder are between the ages of 12 – 25 yrs.

 

I know – I’ve been one of them.

The mental, emotional and often times physical bondage is excruciating – yet many hide it well from others.

Stuffing down emotions, or better yet, not feeling them at all.

We often feel alone, fragmented and on our own keeping things bottled up inside.

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Feeling Alone, Isolated, Confused and more……..

We are caught in a vicious cycle of self depreciating, devaluing, loathing and often times self abusive – until we decide enough!!

Only 5 % of women naturally have the body type portrayed by women in the media and for which the other 91% are trying to compete, yet we continue to strive for something that truly is not the ‘norm.’

We aren’t good enough the way we are is the constant reminder.

The other 4% don’t have tv, internet or magazines and therefore  they are the free ones.

If we’re going to buy into stories, why not buy into self empowering ones?

Who truly decided what beauty is?

We all have a story to tell – we’re trying to make it a similar to one another and that is the start of the disconnect.

 

We are born and should be able to be our authentic selves and creatively express who we truly be through our gifts – not by trying to be like one another.

 

With the start of the disconnect we compare, judge, shut down and buy into someone else’s ideas of beauty and what we should look like and we start our own mantra of not being good enough.

 

Yet we are like snowflakes – each individually designed, beautiful and unique.

 

Some of us, remembering that, have broken free from that bondage – most of it being self imposed and mental self talk.

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Breaking Free from the Bondage and Realizing it was just all me!

 

We decided that our lives weren’t about fighting our bodies, hating our bodies or ourselves or spending 95% of our time worrying about a few pounds or what we did / did not eat.

 

Cause it’s really not about food.

 

There were too many other beautiful, amazing things to see, feel, be and do in this lifetime.

 

That is the start of removing the bondage – you allow yourself to feel – ALL and reprogram the self talk.

 

The one thing that separates a food / body obsessive addiction is you have to learn to live with both, unlike most other addictions.

 

When one can truly do that – accept and love what is – then the bondage is gone and nothing is more freeing than that.

 

I know I am one of them!

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Breaking Free from the Self Imposed Bonadage

 

Women Wanted who Want to Break Free – Raw, Naked and Beautiful Project – Real, Authentic and Whole.

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women Breaking Free from Self Imposed Bondage & Limitation

 

Jodi Burke

Please contact me for more information, if you would like to be part of this project or wherever I am at in my travels a possible photo shoot – it’s time to make some big changes and it starts with each one of us!

xoxo

PS – My new 21 Days Food & You – Stop the Insanity is released – tools I’ve used that work to create a new reality where I am not a slave to food or my emotions!

Emotional Abuse

Emotional Abuse

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How is Your Self Talk?

 

When someone is putting you down, leaves you feeling like you can’t do anything right, makes you feel worthless or bad about yourself, doubting yourself or who you are being – just know you’ve done nothing wrong.

Know that that isn’t love – it’s emotional abuse.

Whether from someone or even yourself.

Don’t buy into the bull shit.

Self talk and Self Love are taking your life and living to a higher vibrational way of living and being!

Jodi

xo

Coming Out

Coming Out

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Coming Out

I would like to share with you what Coming Out means for me!

I’ve been in a lot of ‘quietness’ lately after finishing up a 5 month house sit.  One of the joys being in Mexico and having 2 sweet little fur babies to look after – helped with the transition of my dog Spirit passing.  Dogs are such a joy.  Yet I have been enjoying some freedom of no schedule 🙂 oh and the beach since I am back in Sayulita – love it her!!

Also it’s been the rainy season so wetter, damper and different – taking all in.

It’s been a very interesting, revealing, expanding, healing deep inner work this year for me.  I am so grateful for the lessons, challenges, healing, learning and where I am at – well almost 🙂

I’ve been sitting with a few decisions in my life, reflecting, clearing, staying in the question, quiet time on the beach and walking through the jungle and doing much more photography!

I also have been working on a few Photo competitions and Grants to take my project out stronger.

After learning some things that have happened recently in our world then seeing all the #metoo on Facebook – I knew at an even deeper level that the project I started last year (and got put on the back burner) needs to go forward.

It’s not about sexual abuse or harassment – yet it still is a form of abuse – one to ourself though.  When and where does it start? Could have a tie in???

I created a program that has been beta tested and is starting to take off – 21 Days Food & You – Stop the Insanity for anyone that struggles with Emotional Eating, Low Self Esteem or Body / Food Issues.  Every day for 21 days you get an email with a tool to use to start creating change in your life and being.  They work – I know – I’ve used them and helped myself heal from an eating disorder, low self esteem and body issues.

My Photo project will be moving forward too even stronger – I am working on the details there!!

I feel in my heart it’s time for things to change in this world, women to step back into their power and know their worth and see their beauty and uniqueness – we can do that for ourselves, our children, men and the planet.

We can be Powerful yet Gentle, Beautiful, Soft and Loving at the same time especially with ourselves.

I look forward to this journey and sharing what I submitted as a Proposal – it will be the first time truly coming out of the closet yet with 91% of women dissatisfied with their bodies and more……..the timing is perfect!

Have a great day!!

Thank you for stopping by

Jodi

xo