What you see is what you get. Dream on!

Is “Struggle” your Default Comfort Zone?

“Energy rightly applied and directed will accomplish anything.”~Nellie Bly

A few weeks ago I told my Mom I was changing up my diet routine and, in response, she asked me a couple of interesting questions. The questions were simple but thought-provoking. “Is it sustainable?” and “are you going to spend your whole life counting macros?” When I thought about those questions I realized that most of my life I’d been focused on losing or maintaining my weight loss.

The questions also reminded me of how many clients get so close to their goals then backslide or stall. What happens is that they (we) get stuck in the fear picture of what happens next? Most times the fear is not in our conscious awareness.

Why does this happen? Because just like me, many people spend a good deal of their attention, time, energy and often times, money in effort “trying”. It doesn’t matter if it’s losing weight or some other life-long struggle. There is so much effort going into the perceived problem that there is no vision as to what we would do with our energy once we actually reach our goal.

Think of it this way: When so much energy is poured into a problem, in addition, to constantly trying to figure it out there is the distress and frustration of not getting what we want and not knowing why. What also makes it so challenging is that the day-to-day struggle eventually becomes our default comfort zone.

Where’s your energy?

Here are a couple of questions to explore. What is/are the thing(s) you struggle with? What are the things you worry about or intensely focused on for so long that you can’t even picture life without that intense focus? How much of your energy is being taken up by trying to solve, fix or change things?

For some, it’s energy tied up in searching for a relationship. For others, it’s their weight or how they look and, for others, it’s lack of money or resources. To be clear, none of this is wrong or bad. It doesn’t really matter what it is. All of us have something in our lives we’ve intensely dreamed of, wanted or focused on so much that we throw all of our energy and into it.

Where you place your energy and attention has everything to do with how much energy you have for creating.

Ok, so you’ve put all your energy and attention into “fixing” this thing and can’t seem to get there. Have you ever stopped to look at how much of your creative energy you’re pouring into fixing the problem, getting what you want or changing your circumstance? Have you ever taken a breath, stepped back and looked at how much you’ve identified who you are with the thing you’re in effort worrying about? Most importantly, how much energy would you free up?

What would you do with your energy and who would you be if you actually got what you wanted?

When I ask that question I’m not asking how you would spend your money if you won the lottery, or what would life look like if you were in that perfect relationship. I ask so you can begin to think about what you want to create and where you’d put even a portion of your energy if it was available to you. It’s also important to explore how much of what you focus on has defined your direction.

So, where would you put your energy? What comes next? What’s your vision? Who would you be? How would you (re)define yourself? It’s not that you have to abandon or give up on those things you want. It’s about calling back your energy and, in your mind’s eye, have a vision for beyond the goal once you get there.

What you see is what you get!

Everything we want can happen when we focus our energy in the right places. It’s about creative vision, stepping out of the effort and, in some cases, totally shaking up our world to go beyond our default comfort zone. ~Shine Your Light Debbie

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Debra Taitel is a gifted Clairvoyant, Energy Healer, Spiritual Teacher and Intuitive Business Consultant providing insight and guidance to clients around the world. In addition to her readings, healing work and consulting Debra also offers one-to-one mentoring sessions to guide people to their own truth, vision and spiritual gifts. For more information, please visit her website. To schedule a session: Click Here

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Full Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse 7/27/18

Full Blood Moon Lunar EclipseAre you looking forward to the Full Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse coming up on 7/27/18? I am, and here’s why….

First let me start off by saying Eclipses are not rare. I know we like to make them into this big looming OMG moment but the in reality, there are somewhere in the range of three to seven eclipses every year.

Full moons are culminations and this one is no different. Eclipses are, in a sense celestial checkpoints. They help us move forward by seemingly causing abrupt sudden shifts. They close doors (or slam them shut if we are in resistance) and open others.

Full Moon Lunar Eclipse Factoid:

This particular eclipse is a part a cluster of eclipses that started in August of 2016. These eclipses have lit up the Leo-Aquarius axis, shifting our public perception of leadership (symbolized by Leo) and humanity (represented by Aquarius). Think back to the events that took place in 2016….interesting isn’t it?

After a solar eclipse in Leo on Saturday, August 11 there will be only one more eclipse on this axis (on January 21, 2019), so the story that began in August of 2016 is beginning to come to a close. Good news right?!

The beauty of astrological influences is they give us a heads up or wake up call. You don’t have to fear eclipses or any other astrological event. The cycles are there to encourage us to go with the flow. An eclipse isn’t going to slam a door you didn’t want to shut. You are always senior and in charge of your choices.

It’s also important to remember that the events that occur on or around the eclipse will happen anyway. The eclipse just speeds up the inevitable and if we resist the inevitable, it’s not going to feel good.

Take a breath and release any resistance or fear of the “inevitable”. Pay special attention to those things buried in the back of your mind that you know you should let go of but you were waiting for the right time or another time.

More about the Full Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse from an Astrologer:

“The full moon on July 27, 2018 at 4° Aquarius is a total lunar eclipse. The lunar eclipse July 2018 astrology is mainly influenced by Mars, making this an emotionally challenging eclipse. Mars anger and frustration could easily turn to reckless actions because of a harsh aspect to Uranus. A more gentle influence from Saturn will make it a little easier to calm down, and some fixed stars give patience and decisiveness in a crisis.”~Astrology King

During the next few days take note of your emotions. Acknowledge, embrace and allow them to flow freely. We must be able to express all we are feeling so we can eclipse it out and move on. 

Meditation Tip: Let go of what is no longer in alignment with your soul. Why would you even want to hold on to energy, programming, pictures or anything else that no longer serves your purpose and soul plan? Yes, letting go is hard but keep in mind that all endings are the beginning of something new!

Fun Note: This is the longest total lunar eclipse this century, lasting 1 hour and 23 minutes. This powerful total lunar eclipse is also called a blood moon because of the reddish color caused by light being refracted by Earth’s atmosphere.

This Friday when moon shows her reddish hue look up! Marvel at the vastness of the universe and recognize that whatever you’re going through is merely a moment in your lifetime. Let the eclipse come and go. With awareness you will see how many bright new horizons you have to explore!~Shine Your Light Debbie

©Debra Taitel 2018 All Rights Reserved

SpiritLightInsight.com

Debra Taitel is a gifted Clairvoyant, Energy Healer, Spiritual Teacher and Intuitive Business Consultant providing insight and guidance to clients around the world. In addition to her clairvoyant readings, business consulting and healing work Debra also offers one to one mentoring sessions and leads meditation workshops to help people heal and awaken to their own truth and spiritual gifts. For more information, please visit her website. To schedule a session: Click Here