Visualization: I AM pure potential

Lie down and make yourself comfortable. Close your eyes, relax and rest. Feel your breath coming in and out of your nose. Set your intention: “I intend to feel my pure essence. I intend to feel oneness and to know who my divine self is here on earth. I invite in my higher self to help me with this quest.” You are pure potential beyond your personality and small self…

Do you prove to yourself that you are lovable?

Laurie Martin, Smile Across Your Heart

I caught myself telling myself that a particular person doesn’t like me and my mind was proving it to me, “they didn’t say happy birthday, they don’t post on my wall.” And, then I stopped and said, “Would I point out to my best friends the people that don’t like them and all the reasons why? And, of course I would NEVER! So, if we are being our own best…

Heart to Heart: Staying calm in the midst of life’s big unknown

Laurie Martin

Dear Laurie, I’m writing to you in the middle of my trip moving my life across the country. My mind is spinning in anxiousness about the unknown. I’m making myself extremely fearful and worried. How can I keep myself calm? Thank you for your advice! Gina Dear Gina, Congratulations on having the courage to make a big life change. I’m so glad you realize that your own thoughts are creating…

Heart to Heart: How do I go about seeking greater fulfillment in my life?

Laurie Martin

Dear Laurie, I’m looking for greater fulfillment in my life but I don’t know where to start. Do you have any suggestions for me? With an open and grateful heart, Michelle Dear beautiful, open and grateful-hearted Michelle, I’m so glad you are listening to the whispers in your heart that are moving you toward more joy and happiness in your life. By the mere fact that you are listening, asking…

Heart to Heart: Things aren’t going your way, but stop beating yourself up

Laurie Martin

Dear Laurie, When things don’t go my way I have a habit of being really hard on myself. I would like to stop beating myself up. What do you suggest I do instead? Nicki Dear Nicki, I’m sure many people can relate to your question. I’m glad you have an interest in being kinder to yourself. Make an agreement with yourself to practice living like you are your own best…

The Path To Living Life Lighter

We are energy beings. This means we are conscious beings. We are consciousness. And, all of our thoughts, feelings, emotions are within this state of consciousness. This goes with us everywhere we go, 24/7. This is why it’s so important on a daily basis to process our fears, anger, disappointments, hurts and to let go of grievances, negativity, to forgive others and ourselves, to observe and process our internal beliefs…

Heart to Heart: How do I become more inner led and stop taking things so personally?

Laurie Martin

Dear Laurie, I’m tired of taking things personally and really want to build my inner strength and confidence. How do I begin to go about it Laurie? Thanks! Liz Dear Liz, I commend you Liz for your desire to be more inner led. Most of us are aware that “taking things personally” means we are giving our power away. Yet we all do it. And many times, it’s so subtle…

How do I have unconditional love for a family member that I’m mad at?

Dear Laurie, It can be very challenging to have unconditional love for an adult that I’m not happy with in my family. How do I do this? Can you give me some tips? Thank you so much! Jenny Dear Jenny, I understand, it definitely can be challenging, especially if you feel someone is disrespecting you. If you have any anger, disappointment, hurt or distain for this person, it’s important to…

An Inward Practice To Bring Peace and Empowerment

Dear Laurie, I’m interested in learning mindful distress practices to do at home. What are some practices to stay peaceful and grounded? Do you think an inward practice will be helpful? Betsy Dear Betsy, Yes, I absolutely think a mindful practice is helpful. This is a good time for all of us to go inward. By sitting quietly daily and going inward you will learn to rely on yourself to…