Further to my bipolar diagnosis, in 2013 I began a new spiritual and wellbeing journey which would aid my recovery further.
Thank you Facebook, is all I can say.
Social Media may have its down side however it can help you harness the power of connection with great success. Through Facebook I met and became friends with someone who would lead me to some of the most influential thought leaders of our time, new friends, new tools and practices (which have enhanced my life beyond anything I could have dreamed of), and of course the creation of this site.
Through my new Facebook buddy I learnt about meditation, crystals and reiki. I then went on to meet my healer, who has become a cherished friend. From reading the likes of Gabby Bernstein, Kriss Carr, and umpteen Australian spiritual rockstars, I went on to start my own website and find a tribe here in the UK. It has been so exciting to see this group of remarkable women flourish and shine over the past couple of years. The London spiritual scene has grown considerably and it has been a joy to witness.
Here is the A-Z of my journey (so far.)
Love in your mind produces love in your life. This is the meaning of heaven. Fear in your mind produces fear in your life. This is the meaning of hell. ~ Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of “A Course in Miracles”
A Course in Miracles is a complete self-study spiritual thought system that teaches forgiveness as the road to inner peace and the remembrance of God. Check out Marianne Williamson’s A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of a “Course in Miracles”
Two words. Brene. Brown. Her Ted X talk on vulnerability is a must watch and life changer!
Colouring is for all ages! I love it. Whether it is Mandalas or one of Johanna Basford or Millie Marotta’s great collection of books for ‘grown-ups’, colouring is super relaxing. Just ask May the Thoughts author Charlotte Reed how therapeutic it can be.
EFT. Why not tap your way into 2016! Emotional Freedom Techniques, or EFT (often known as Tapping or EFT Tapping), is a universal healing tool that can provide impressive results for physical, emotional, and performance issues.
Eat, Love, Pray. Elizabeth Gilbert’s must-read. Why not also check out her inspiring Ted talk.
It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody. ~ Maya Angelou
Unleash your inner Goddess…feel balanced, powerful and free with Helen Johnson.
It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up. ~ Eckhart Tolle
Check out Action for Happiness.
Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions. ~ Dalai Lama
Intuition. Do you listen to yours? Check out Robyn Silverton, she is a holistic health specialist & yoga teacher who helps people create positive and lasting change.
The lovely Jody Shield, inspirational speaker and therapist.
I’m about pure transformation and expansion, facilitating noticeable change in your life. I help you blast through your blocks and release the old (and heavy) baggage you’ve been dragging around. ~ Jody Shield
The green goddess herself, Kriss Carr, New York Times and #1 Amazon best-selling author, wellness activist and cancer thriver.
Credit: Deliciously Ella
Take a trip to the Louniverse with Louise Androlia.
Meditation is the key. If you are not sure where to start check out Headspace.
Are you a material girl in a mystical world? The Numinous can guide your way.
Check out the lovely Vix aka New Age Hipster. This site has something for everyone. Whether you’re a corporate kind of chic, a student kickin’ it in Converse, a working Mom or a Stay at Home Nomad, everyone can connect with their intuition, chat with the Divine and live a magical life!
Orgasms. Super good for you, just ask Betty.
Prowl magazine is the independent print publication for the post-net counter cultures. Provocative, radical and spiritual. Celebrating what it is to be human beings in a world full of machines.
Qoya was created by Rochelle Schieck to help women feel good in their bodies. She designed it to be an accessible way for a woman to feel the physical sensation of truth in her body and embody her feminine essence.
Reiki. Love it.
Spirit Junkies. Gabby Bernstein has been named “a next-generation thought leader” by Oprah Winfrey, and for good reason. She is the New York Times bestselling author of Miracles Now, and May Cause Miracles. Her two additional bestsellers include of Add More ~ing to Your Life and Spirit Junkie. Gabrielle is also the founder of HerFuture.com, a social networking site for women to inspire, empower and connect.
Tribe. Have you found yours? Social media and events have been a Godsend for me in terms of meeting like-minded folk. If you’re in the UK check out big events such as Ignite or places like Alternatives.
You are Unique.
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. ~ Oscar Wilde
Vegetables. Think green!
Wellbeing. Of course. Check out:
X marks the spot, and that spot is always just under your feet.
You are exactly where you should be.
Zoolander. Because laughter is always the best medicine.
Wishing you an amazing 2016.