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Soulful Quotes

Be Open to Looking at Things Differently

Heart has no ego or judgment – always listen to your heart, it’s usually much quieter though and needs you to ‘tune’ into it!!

Normal is not something to aspire to it is something to run from 🙂

I care more about my relationship wit my inner being than anything else, If I am not in alignment with myself I have nothing to offer.

The worst enemy to creativity is self doubt!!

There is always time for Love.

Create an amazing day!!!

Jodi

2020

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2020 is About Clear Vision!!

2020  I like to say it’s a year of clear vision!!

20/20  – interesting metaphor isn’t it??

What is your vision for this year?

What is your vision for your life?

Do you know why you’re here or what your purpose is?

Are you your body,  your labels, your job, your bank account or anything else?

What is important to you and what are your values?

I know a lot of questions  and deep ones a as we move into 20 20.

This IS the year people are going to wake up more and more and more.

It’s so friggin needed!!

We need a bigger tribe as for the last few years I’ve been a bit of an outcast or afraid to open my mouth too much because when I did, I got laughed at, made fun of or called the conspiracy theory theorist or a wingnut.

I can laugh now as I understand the blocks and programs people are running that taks them away from their true self and their connection to their Soul.

Yet, look around, yes the world is in chaos and the more we choose Love over Fear we are moving in the right direction.

Not sure if you know this or not, but I crated an adult story book about our Souls.

It’s from my perspective and it has some quantum physics, science, fiction, of course some woowoo and truth woven through out the book.  Oh yeah, there are pictures too!

It’s my perspective, yet the bottom line is choosing Love over Fear and why.

There’s chaos in the world for reasons, they don’t want you to choose Love.

I invite you to read the first 3 chapters here to see if it resonates with you.

Yes, this IS the year.

The tribe needs to be bigger and it’s all about a vibe.

Choose Love, choose you!!

Jodi

xo

To find out more about A Story of Our Souls or to read the reviews, click here!

Intentions vs Resolutions

Just like the homes & colors – we are all uniquely different too!

ok, lets be honest here, did you make any resolutions this year and if so were they the same ones as last years and the year before?
Here are the top resolutions – that get repeated every year, year after year:
       Lose Weight and Get Fit
       Quit Smoking
       Learn Something New
       Eat Healthier and Diet
       Get Out of Debt and Save Money
       Spend More Time with Family
       Travel to New Places
       Be Less Stressed

January comes and the gyms are full after the December binging and over spending.

February rolls around and there is less wait time for the machines at the gym and more room in the Yoga classes.   Then, by March, April at the latest, everyone is back to their same old routines and the resolutions, well that is for next year! 🙂

In 2020, we can push ourselves to do (actually I prefer the word be)our best without pressure, anxiety, stress or false promises.
We don’t need to compete, judge or beat ourselves up (most of us have gotten really good at that and we got to let that go!).
There is a difference between resolutions and intentions.
Intentions need to be heart felt.
What does that mean?
It’s one thing to say I want to lose 10 lbs (as an example) but if you’re really not coming from the heart, it’s only  wishful thinking or a heady decision (as in I should lose the weight) yet not heart felt.
So, it won’t happen.
Why do you want to lose 10 lbs? (or anything else on your resolution list)
Get behind and feel the reason, keep asking yourself why? How will it serve me or how will I feel when x happens (in this example I lose 10 lbs)?
Tap into the feeling you truly desire.
That feeling of already losing 10 lbs and see it in your minds eye (close your eyes and go within and really picture yourself 10 lbs lighter) then create the feelings to go along with it.
It could be to just feel better in your body, or to feel more confident, sexy or beautiful or whatever, you want to tap into that felling and feel it.
What is cool about this is – your mind does NOT know the difference between real or imagined – it’s just like a computer -whatever you program it with, it responds.  Therefore, the more you can see it AND feel it, you can do / be it!
If you can do that, when there are moments of it getting tough, or the monkey mind starts chattering to you why all the reasons you should stop or eat this or that or not go for the walk, you can tap back into the feeling you want to have more permanently.
That is taking back your power, that is overriding your ego / monkey mind, that is being you and more aligned with the real you.
It’s time to not push ourselves in a way that gets us burnt out, compete or  give up. It’s time to tap into different feelings so we can step into the best version of ourselves, with no pressure to compete against anything outside of ourself.
When we  set intentions that are heart felt and not to compete with anything or anyone outside of ourselves, then we are also overcoming those emotions of  fearing failure, fearing what people think of us, fearing that we’re not good enough.
That’s the power behind intentions compared to resolutions.
Here’s to saying goodbye to the past, to letting go what weighs us down, things that are not our truth or are inauthentic and to being appreciative of what 2019’s challenges have taught us.
Here’s to welcoming in 2020 with clear intentions, self love and gratitude for all.
My mantra for 2020 is:
Everyday in every way, I expect and choose to believe in magical moments and miracles.
I wonder what would happen if we started our days with a mantra like that, oh how the world might change!!
Jodi
xo

What We See

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Let Go of ‘Seeing’ and instead Feel.

Imagination is more important than knowledge.  Imagination IS the language of the Soul.

Pay attention to your imagination, and you will discover all you need to be fulfilled.

  –  Albert Einstein

 

What we see………

If Everything IS Energy, and it is :), the range of frequencies (vibrations) that we “See” is a fraction of the entire frequency range……….

 

Jodi

PS – this is available for sale in my store in limited editions!

Book Sale

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes there is a book sale starting and I am inviting you!! 🙂

You probably don’t know that I have created and written 6 ebookskindle.

I know right??!!

From food to yoga to our souls!!

 

The first ones were Eating Healthy Made Easy   (now Free0 and Raw and Vegan recipe books that are easy and tasty (& all in 1 book as well), when I was being a big foodie.  The cool part is it got me back into Photography as I was creating food recipes for my blog.  I also get featured in a few other books by other people because of some of the recipes.

 

 

 

 

 

Then I also created a Food & You – Choose You book, as I struggled for many years with such low self esteem and an eating disorder and these are some of the tools I used to overcome them and come back to more of me plus I also to use some of my photos again! 🙂

Did you know that an Eating Disorder has a recovery rate of less than 30%?

 

 

 

 

Then, when I did Yoga teacher training, which came at a very difficult time in my life, yet also ended up being the perfect time and helped me big time so I thought why not photograph a bunch of Yogi’s and find out Why (They) We Do Yoga – hence the name of the book.  There are over 60 Yogi’s with 60 different whys ad you  may be surprised at some of them!!

 

 

 

 

www.astoryofoursouls.com

 

This year, I created A Story of Our Souls – an adult story book that has quantum physics, science, truth, fiction, a little woowoo and again some photos (ones that I could finally become more creative  with!).

If you have already purchased A Story of Our Soul – it’s been updated, expanded and edited so re-upload on kindle or shoot me an email for the new e-book!

 

To check out all the ebooks, click here.

 

In my time of going thru the dark night of the ego I call it 🙂 I am allowing more and more creativity coming out.  We are creative beings as our truth and when we learn to creatively express who we are – it’s way more fun!!

I have not been the best marketer I have to be honest.  I don’t like those click funnels,  give me your email address so I can drip on you, or hyping things.  I actually did the books as I loved creating them and hoping they could help someone in some way or just be enjoyed.  Yet, that can’t happen if I don’t at least share them, so I am now sharing them and for the next 4 days  (Thurs thru to midnight Sun) all of my books are  25 – 40% off and some are even FREE……..all the ebooks and some of kindle as kindle has it’s own rules!

So, please feel free to buy one or many 🙂 and also share this post if you like the books and feel this is worth sharing – I would very much appreciate it!!

If you already have one, awesome and thank you, if you loved it then please shoot me a message or leave a review!

With Much Gratitude

Jodi

PS – There are also some great FREE EFT books – from when I worked with clients and taught EFT, so make sure you grab some copies of those as EFT is a great resource for self healing!

Also kindle books are available here.

Language of the Soul

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Energy

Are you listening

to the call

from you Soul

it’s that longing

that keeps getting

pushed down

it’s the emptiness

that never fills up

it’s that loneliness

that never leaves

it’s that doubt

that you keep dancing with

and it only gets

louder

the dreams get more distant

the heart gets more

shut down

as

that is the

language of the Soul

the access point

where you can meet

and connect

learn to speak

the language of the Soul

by opening your heart

its the only language

which is a vibration

the Soul knows

as it wants you to remember

the magic

that comes alive

in your life

when you open your heart

and speak

the language of your Soul

 

Jodi

If you’re into learning more of the Soul, then you will love this book – A Story of Our Souls

Inspiration

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Energy is Always Moving – Always

IN Spirit

sometimes we go through a dark period in our lives,

if we don’t resist, don’t fight it, don’t become it,

yet dive into it, breath and move through the darkness,

we can and will come to a place

of being stronger,

clearer,

and oh so much brighter

with much more INspiration

Jodi

xo

 

A new piece of Impressionistic or ICM Photography – more in the store here.

PS – have you had a chance to check out my book – A Story of Our Souls – if you are at all curious, questioning why you are here or know there is much more, then you will love this book!!

 

Raise Your Vibe

Raise Your Vibe

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Raise Your Vibe – Choose Love

 

In Quantum Physics, Everything IS Energy,

there’s  different realities

and

unlimited possibilities,

as it’s all energy that becomes matter.

In order to change realities,

a reality that fires you up, lights you up,

you need to change your frequency

to align with it.

So, raise your vibration!! 🙂

Jodi

 

 

30 Days & a FREE Giveaway!!

30 Days & a FREE Giveaway!!

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Dancing in Antigua – Cause I Could!

Since going through my 30 Days of Photos, I wanted to say a thank you to all who were part of it too!! (or not :))

I took a little break this past week as even though it was a good self challenge, I did spend a lot of time on the computer – needed a little more nature plus have been diving into some cool new expressions of how I would like to do more shooting and editing – so new stuff coming up!!

I learned, grew and expanded during this 30 days process and now I would like to take that further, after all we are talking art here – and life 🙂

I have posted all the 30 photos in this post – on Thursday I will be picking 2 winners – to receive a print of their choice (from here or my site – 11 x 14).

In order to qualify –  leave a comment on the post in  my FB page – share  which image you like, like the page and share.

Easy and greatly appreciated!!

I so look forward sharing more creativity!!

Jodi

#29 – The Mystical Magical Tour

#30 - Take the Step

#30 – Take the Step

#28 – Let Go

#25 Searching

#24 – The Dance

#26 – Antigua

#23 – Kids of Antigua

#21 The Ride

#27 The Box

#17 Different Reality

#22 Be Open

#15 Stardust

#14 Choose Joy

#12 Flower

#20 Chess

#9 The Light is Within

#7 Your Life as Art

#5 Soul Connection

#3 Choose Self Love

#1 Dark Night of the Ego

#18 The Fan

 

#16 Being Rooted

 

#13 INnervironment

 

#11 Flow

#19 Self Love

 

#10 Found It

#6 She Remembers

#2 A New Reality

#4 Lighten Up

#8 Light Within the Dark

30 Days of Photos Follow Up

30 Days of Photos Follow Up

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Had to do one more! 🙂

This one is called Magic

Behind each new door, adventure, learning, growing, openness in one self is where there can be magic.

Magic of the unknown, being open, learning new things and ways of doing things, expanding what you do know and trying new things.

There is very little to any magic in the same old routines and ways of thinking and being………

Magic is fun!

So, my take aways from doing the 30 days is…..

I did it 🙂

I learned new skills, yet in PS still have a ways to go, yet it did most my confidence.

Art cannot be forced, there were days when I just didn’t feel creative, and I pushed anyways and well, the end result showed it – art is a creative process.

Not everyone understands my metaphors, likes them or my art – so it got me to thinking who I am really creating for and why.

Then I got, my vibe will attract the right tribe – that is for anything and everyone.

I also got a bit clearer on what I really enjoy working on and what I don’t, I still don’t have a niche and actually I am totally fine with it – love having some diversity  even in what I shoot and create.

I can do it! – I have put this off for over 15 years, as I focused too much on making money (and not always in ways I enjoyed – but thought it could get m ‘there’ faster), was intimidated by PS (still am yet way less :)), it’s ok to spend time creating and playing – I was programmed to work hard in my life, wouldn’t get paid for taking photos……..

and I did it.  It always feels good when we set an intention and follow thru, when it aligns and feels good – then is much easier, I enjoyed almost every moment (except when I forgot to save and lost the image – happened only twice!).

Hope you enjoyed seeing the images as much as I did creating them!!

Thank you and coming soon is a FREE giveaway.

Jodi

30 Days of Photos #30

30 Days of Photos #30

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This one is called Take the Step

Sometimes in life, we feel lost, confused or can’t see the next step,

that is when we need to trust and really listen to our own guidance,

from within.

It may not make sense at the time,

as it’s usually beyond the mind

and ends up even better than we could imagine.

Jodi