One of the common themes through many of the spiritual and religious texts is the idea of forgiveness. The Christians talk about turning the other cheek and New Age and self development leaders have turned into some sacred rite of passage. They teach that only when we forgive those that hurt us can we be … Continue reading On forgiveness…
It's been a long time since I last blogged, but that doesn't mean things have been quiet here at Crystaloak. In 2014 I decided the push really hard with my healing work and try to get more clients. Having a full time job and running a household makes it difficult to fit client bookings in, … Continue reading Slowly coming back to centre
I am aware that I haven't blogged for months and firstly I wanted to check in and update on why this is but I also wanted to share some insight I have just gained. In the back end of 2015 I realised I needed to face up to some stuff that I had been avoiding … Continue reading What if……
I can imagine when you see that title you're thinking that this will be another one of those boring blogs about how meditation has changed my life.... well, you're hopefully going to be surprised... please, read on. You see, shock horror, I don't meditate. That's it, I've come out and said it. This person who … Continue reading My meditation journey… so far
This time of year is tough for me, as regular readers will know I have Seasonal Affective Disorder and despite all the tools I have at my disposal I still struggle to keep upbeat. One of the things I do to help is have a flow of inspirational and upbeat posts on my Facebook news … Continue reading Are you automatically grumpy?
When I first started on this spiritual path and learnt about being a lightworker I became aware of a deep and desperate need to "go home"; to return to Spirit. I found the place I connected to in meditation and when I was doing healing work was so blissful and held so much love for … Continue reading Accepting our reality – we are here, we need to accept it
Humility is the ability to know ones own worth without comparing it to others. It is a deep love and respect for the self but with the ego set aside. When we let our ego control our self worth we use comparison as a tool: "look how bad that person is, see, I am a … Continue reading Walking the path of humility
Over the last few months I have embarked on learning about new complementary therapies looking for new ways to grow and change. I've been listening to Louise L Hay talk about how I can heal my life and Nick Ortner is teaching me about EFT through his book "The Tapping Solution". I've endeavoured to go … Continue reading Why can’t we change?
Recently when posting on the SAD group I am with it was asked how you make yourself carry on when you feel so terrible... this was my response.."When talking about how to use bloodymindedness; for me it's about refusing to be beaten. I think in my case it comes from growing up with a member … Continue reading The third most important tool in the SAD toolbox – bloodymindedness!
There has been much said since the attacks against Charlie Hebdo in France on Wednesday and I don't want to go over the same old stuff. What I would like to do is look at the deeper question that I think needs asking.The way I see the recent attack is there are 2 completely separate … Continue reading Are we really ready for freedom of speech?