Entering Your Full Sovereignty

I remember, in my past I had the realization that I had many more disappointments in my life than major high points. This awareness came about after an experience triggered disappointment and sadness. In a meditation I asked my higher self and spirit guides for guidance on the bigger message. I knew it was a waste of time and energy to be mad and angry at the person whom triggered…

Heart to Heart: Trust your intuition — it is your best friend

Thursday, September 13, 2012 Dear Laurie, I’m mad at myself for not trusting the whispers of intuition I was receiving that were telling me something. And, because I didn’t take the specific actions that my guidance was suggesting, I didn’t feel honored by others. What information can you give me about this scenario? Love your column by the way! Dory Dear Dory, I love your question! That happens to me…

Bathe Them in a Big Bag of Love

On my early morning walk today, as I was staring at this beautiful peach colored ray in the sky, I got a beautiful image. The image represented humans clearing away old ways of thinking, lower frequencies, lifelong hurts, disappointments and fears by placing them inside this huge sheet/bag and bundling them up. This bundle was being bathed in UNCONDITIONAL LOVE from God, Source. The bundle also contained decades of fears…

Dear Laurie, I’m Single and Feeling Like A Failure

Dear Laurie, I feel like a failure. I’m 40 and not married yet, and recently my boyfriend and I broke up and I’m single again! Do you think there is something wrong with me? Joy Dear Joy, I will address two things in my response: One is your expression of feeling like a failure, and the second is the belief that if a relationship ends it’s considered a failure. I…

Heart to Heart Column: Unconditional Giving

Dear Laurie, My girlfriend and I lived together for three years in my apartment that I owned. She was going to school and didn’t have much money to contribute to our living expenses. During that time I helped pay for her housing, clothes and food. We broke up a couple of weeks ago and I’m really angry about all of the money I gave her. Even though I never asked…

Caught in the Middle of a Family Spat

Dear Laurie, My 50-year-old brother wants nothing to do with my older sister and now he’s even angry at my mother. We all live within an hour of each other. It’s very challenging during holidays and family gatherings because my brother won’t go anywhere where my older sister might be. My mom and sister are very upset over this. I feel really bad! It’s been going on for over a…

Looking for Help to Express My Appreciation to my Mom

My latest Heart to Heart column in today’s newspaper helps readers express their love and appreciation to their mothers. If you are a mom, Happy Mothers Day!! And, if you don’t have children, celebrate your nurturing, loving, caring and selfless heart! Namaste!! Laurie Heart to Heart column in the Naples Daily News: Dear Laurie, My mom is so amazing. She raised me as a single mom. I feel like I…

Heart to Heart: Help me stop my critical voice

By Laurie Martin Community Contributor Thursday, April 12, 2012 Dear Laurie, I’ve read many books that say our thoughts, words and feelings affect our life circumstances. I am very hard on myself. I noticed that when I’m going through a challenge, I usually think I did something wrong, maybe I had a negative thought or a negative feeling that caused this, and I get mad at myself, become hyper critical,…

Heart to Heart: Confused About My Life Purpose

Heart to Heart: Confused about my life purpose By Laurie Martin Community Contributor Thursday, March 1, 2012 Dear Laurie, Recently, I have been wondering what my life purpose is. What am I meant to be doing? I thought I knew, but I struggle with doubt and insecurity. I know you can’t answer these questions for me through this column, but I was wondering, when you work with clients who are…