Authentic and fearless self-expression is the name of the game this week. The breakthrough you've experienced this month of May has led to a significant heart opening. A heart opening is as beautiful as it sounds. It means you have moved through fear and have willingly accessed a higher level of receiving, love and blessings. But a heart opening can also be accompanied by feeling a greater sense of exposure, vulnerability and fear. This is why you will need to practice trust and rely on resources that create safety. Nurture yourself, relax, and love yourself up this week. Ask spirit to help you let go of any defences or layers of false protection that were created to keep you feeling safe but in fact have kept you guarded. This heart opening is birthing a new fearlessness. You are always evolving and therefore are always becoming a better version of yourself. And this week you are connecting with this newly birthed higher vibrational self. Use an affirmation or mantra that anchors you into safety, such as, 'I am safe in my blessings.'
You may feel the shift into this more authentic self by a subtle increase in sensitivity. You may notice you are drawn to different foods, your appetite changes slightly, you are more sensitive to noise, you are more aware of your bodies reactions to different energies and environments. You may need to revisit or increase your boundaries to honour this new shift and to be sure to maintain or strengthen your daily spiritual practice. You may find you no longer feel the need for certain vices. As the elementals say, 'You are showing your naked self to the world, without a care!' But your naked self is your true self, your soul. This is an abundant shift for as when you move from your heart you are choosing your most blessed path.
The throat, third eye, and heart chakra are the big ones connected to this current energy theme, so pay attention to them. Any blocks to your self-expression are wanting to be cleared. If you have a symptom connected to the throat and voice, it's time to check in. What is it you aren't saying? Or how can you express it differently? Communication isn't just words and conversation, it can be honoured through writing, painting, singing, talking aloud to spirit, and more. If your eyes are more tired than usual or you have a headache, it's time to check in with the third eye. Are you afraid to see the future? Are you avoiding looking at a situation that needs attention and healing? If your breath is shallow, your chest tight, and you feel sad, it's time to check in with the heart chakra. Is there old hurt and sadness that needs to be released? Are you fearful of going for great versus good?
This is a time to be selfish in a healthy way and to choose you. Allow yourself to be your top priority this week. Indulge in some self-care and downtime, guilt-free. Play, laugh and connect with your inner child. Enjoy the little things, it's a great time to simplify and focus on your personal life. Work your quirks! Let your eccentricities shine as you embrace your unique self. You are not only lovable, just as you are, you are love.
This week's theme is coming through loud and clear, my friends! A trust issue is the big one that is surfacing right now. What are you having a hard time trusting in? Love? Humanity? Yourself? The universe? This super fun ball of fear that you've been bouncing around has been leading you to this golden nugget of a deep-rooted trust issue. The good news? You've peeled back enough layers that you can now find yourself at the heart of the matter, and this is where the magic happens. Like a snake, you have been shedding your skin, tying up loose ends, and leaving the past behind you. But in order for you to move forward in confidence, you need to address and heal trust issues that are holding you back. You have to clean house before you can grow, letting go of old attachments and emotions that no longer serve you. There has been a similar image repeating in sessions, and it is that of a ball and chain. Spirit shows people trying to drag this heaviness forward, trying to fix it, and trying to change it. And the more frustrated, tired, and angry people grow at this relentless and unyielding weight, spirit patiently holds loving space and awaits their realization. Spirit waits for them to come to an awareness that all they need to do is unhook from the chain, move forward, and set themselves free. Ask for help. This isn't a time to fake strength and go it alone. This is a time to seek support and to find the strength in your vulnerability. Don't dictate how your help appears, simply ask for it. Every time you find yourself in fear, ask for help, and for source to shift your fear into faith.
An animal symbol that has been popping up, literally in our backyard, is Robin. Robin reminds you that you have to make a nest before you can lay your eggs. And that it's important to pick the right place for your nest so you have the safety and protection to enjoy your growth. You are finding your faith in a whole new empowering light because you are finding it within you. You are asked to accept the truth that you are source light, love, and abundance. When the fear creeps up and the ego wants to challenge you, you have to remind yourself, I AM all that I am asking for. Use your I AM affirmations this week and feel the truth run through your veins as you repeatedly bring yourself from fight to flow. I speak from experience when I remind you that the universe has your back. Source has always provided for me when I've needed it and every fearful moment I've faced, I've come out grateful and better for having gone through it.
You've got this. The light in the dark is the reminder that you are not alone. This theme has been resonating strongly with many people, take comfort in that. We are all in this together, all moving through the same growing pains. If you can't quite connect with your confidence and faith yet, let spirit hold it for you until you are ready. Moving forward, be conscious of what you admire and notice in others, for this is what you are growing and expanding within you. As you continue to ease out of this transition you are going to be aligned with your inner truth more fully than ever before. You will not give thought to competition and fear that there isn't enough to go around. You will stride forward with your new gift of self-belief.
There has been a lot of fear clearing and inner child healing this week as we are addressing root chakra issues. The root chakra, your base chakra, can have a huge impact on your security and safety. Garnet is a crystal that has come up repeatedly to work with clients this week. It's great for support in the root chakra, the removal of obstacles, and enhancing a feeling of protection, stability, and calm. There is a lot of heavy energy being cleared out of the lower body, mostly the legs, which is another sign of root chakra and physical blockage. One of the easiest ways to support getting your energy moving and releasing from the lower body is to put on some music and dance it out. Shake it off, literally.
The primary symptom showing up to be addressed is depression and it's accompanied by fear. It's important to remember that depression is unprocessed emotion. It can be anger turned inward and it can be a grieving process that never completed. You may find your body speaking to you more loudly than usual as it tries to get your attention. The main issue here is creating a strong foundation so you can enhance your feelings of safety. And with this new moon and making the move into Taurus, a sign that is happiest when they are feeling secure, enjoying earthly pleasures, and bringing home the bacon, you can bet you don't get to be dismissive about this root reboot. Projection and shadows are being amplified so be extra gentle with yourself and others. Self-responsibility is being called for in the form of self-care and self-esteem. Which is why there has also been a lot of solar plexus work to support willpower and confidence.
If things are slowing down and certain areas are stalling right now it's because you are in a process of ending a significant phase in your life. A new phase is ready to begin so don't pressure yourself to figure it all out and have the answers ahead of time. But rather take good care of your mind, body, and soul. Treat yourself, connect with your value, and consciously ease yourself into decisions. I love Taurus men, my dad is a Taurus, and I'm marrying a Taurus. They are naturals at making people feel safe. They can be resistant to change at first, the bull pacing the ring, making sure it's the right move at the right time. But once they are ready and feel confident in their decision, they charge, and watch out world, because they will hit their target! So right now isn't a time to take rushed action but to be aware, to suss things out, and to plan for the new path that is opening up. You are worthy of the gift of time, enjoy it.
This week's energy theme is asking you to be aware of playing the long game. And this requires everyone's "favourite" virtue, patience. You could liken the energy of this year to a boot camp. You are getting your mind, body, and soul in greater shape. This is your year to dig in, address, and advance things that enhance your self-confidence and soul's purpose. But this can be difficult to do when the rewards need to be waited on. Your inner child may get a bit petulant and sulk, wanting results now. A deep trust, surrender, and faith need to be cultivated. And a steady practice of patience.
Dreams have been extra vivid lately. You may have noticed you are having more vivid dreams than usual and are remembering them more clearly than usual. Some emotions that are surfacing this week are anger, worry, sadness, and fear. It's an important practice to honour these emotions just as you would with passion, peace, joy, and love. There is no such thing as a bad emotion for they are all connected. What starts out as grief can transform and heal into celebration, anger into passion. We often judge, suppress and reject the heavier side of these emotions but they are so necessary because they help us know what is imbalanced so that we can create healing and harmony. Albeit it's not always fun to feel anger, sadness, and worry. But if you are willing to sit with your emotion and surrender to it, it will begin to process and even though it takes time, you will feel things start to lighten instantly.
The common thread this week was a pattern of fighting surfacing to be shifted. You are being asked to stop fighting things and start flowing with them. There is such a fight mentality in the world right now. Fight this illness, fight that belief, fight the system. But rather than fight, we are being asked to surrender, accept and flow. This allows you to shine a light down and into something as opposed to getting lost in its center of negativity. The elementals say the intention is good but the approach can be off kilter. What are you fighting right now? Is it money? Love? Health? This shows you the area that is asking for work to be done and striving to achieve harmony. It may seem like it's working against you but in fact, it is trying to answer a prayer.
You are being reminded that healing is a journey, not a destination. When you go through something heavy, especially if the experience was longer term, you need to be patient with yourself. It's unfair and unrealistic to ask yourself to heal in a matter of days or weeks. You need months or more, you need to take your time and surrender to the process. You need to prioritize your self-care and replenish. Have compassion for what you have gone through and let go of arriving at an outcome. The journey never ends. One layer is addressed and another layer surfaces. It's bringing the right attitude to each layer that can be a struggle. Pray, have a daily spiritual practice, prioritize self-care, and be gentle with yourself.
If you put unnecessary pressure on yourself this could be a very tiring year. But if you keep working to swing things back to center and ask for patience, the rewards will be waiting and will be worth it. You don't have to lie to yourself. You can say I don't like this and I hate waiting but... I trust spirit to give me patience and the strength to persevere. Because even though it doesn't feel like it right now I know this is all happening for me, not to me.
This week's theme asks you to venture out into the unknown, or at least the less familiar. You are being asked to take a risk, a leap of faith. Can you push past the fear and trust in your bright future? Everything you want is making its way to you but you have to choose to let it in. You have to know deep down in your bones that you deserve it and that you can handle it. It won't always be easy but it will be worth it.
Things have been a little heavy lately and that's because you've been grieving what is over and complete. There are endings that you may have found yourself fighting and resisting because they've been familiar for years and part of a significant cycle. And you've been feeling the push to close the chapter fully and move forward in a new light. But this doesn't mean you forget, reject or dismiss the past. Quite the opposite, it means you acknowledge, accept and honour it. This week you are addressing some big fear blocks. All the reasons why you shouldn't or can't do something are coming out of the woodwork. And God bless them! Because they are pushing you to choose great versus good. They are forcing you to self-examine and clear out what you don't have space for anymore. This is a year of you. A time to get clear on what you want and where you are ready to go. You can't base this off anyone else, and you can't base it off where you've been, you can only base it off that fire inside of you that is forever seeking more fuel. The one that steadily whispers, feed me Seymour.
What pisses you off? This is showing you what you are done with. What frustrates you? This is showing you what you want more of. What scares you? This is showing you where you need to go. It's time to take flight, my friends. You are being called to look in the mirror and face some hard truths and harsh realities. At the top of these is the knowing that the only person who can make it happen for you, is you. No matter what support the universe has lined up for you, and no matter how bloody fantastic you know it can be, you have to let it in. If you aren't going to answer the door, someone else will. If you aren't going to do the work, no one can do it for you. I'm shown an image of someone taking a seat on a throne. It's time to step up and claim what is yours. It's time to stop playing small and start making more magic.
One of the biggest issues I witness with shadow work, which has us face and process our dark parts, is that people get stuck there. A primary focus of my energy work is not just helping people through their shadows but out of them and into the new light they've helped birth. This week is magnifying any remaining shadows so you know what you need to harness and use in order to reap your rewards. Go into your shadows but don't lose sight of the fact that they are temporary. They aren't meant to swallow you up, alternatively, ignoring them has this effect! But they are meant to propel you, moving through your shadows is a powerful initiation into your deepest self and innate magic. Have you lost your get up and go? Maybe you went into a shadow but have yet to realize you've gotten stuck there. This is your signal that it's time to come out and find the light again because your faith is ready to be rewarded. If you notice others resisting or pushing back against your changes you're probably on the right track. Change triggers people because it challenges them to face their own growth or lack thereof. Your very presence can be profoundly triggering whether there is awareness or not. But with great risk comes great reward. So what do you say, are you ready to step farther away from the past and ignite more light?
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