Gifts from the Mind – Online Class from Billie Topa Tate

A message from Billie Topa Tate – Mescalero Apache | Founder MSI Healing INC

Dear One, Words can not express my deepest gratitude for you in my life.   Each one of us helps each other to enhance the world with kindness and wisdom.   My hope is that we continue to ” Create a Sacred Space One Person at a Time” and wouldn’t it be wonderful if everyone in the world would help each other in some small compassionate way.   Imagine a world where everyone practiced meditation and strived to be in gratitude.   I want to personally thank you for supporting our efforts to share Native principles, meditation practices, and wisdom filled teachings.   Thank you for your help and support.    Many Blessings – Billie Topa Tate

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Create a Sacred Intention Every Day

Creating a Sacred Intention in the morning is a wonderful Native Tradition to bring into our world wonderful categories of energies.

Remember most thoughts are below the level of awareness and it is always important to invoke in the morning to become aware of our thoughts.  Also, Karma equates to “always wanting more of what won’t get us anywhere in the first place”.

 

Here are some gifts from the mind when we use “Sacred Intention” in the morning before we start our day.

 

  • Have others around you who believe in you, who teach you to be a better person.  It is always wonderful to have people around us to inspire us to be better people and to gift us insight that will help us resolve something within our lives.

 

  • Choose well, choose wisely, it is not so much our educational credentials that make our lives, but rather our choices that create our lives.  Make your choices wisely, not with emotional judgment but with wisdom, this includes wellness of your body, mind and spirit and others you may care for.

 

  • Live life in a way that will help others grow.   Be better in wisdom filled ways, this will help you to grow and learn the principles of balance to “Learning, Teaching and Servicing.”   Helping others may also include you displaying healthy behaviors, words, actions, feelings and thoughts.

 

  • Believe in yourself.    Be your own valuable and empowering coach and allow that part of you to guide your mind to remember that you add great value to the world and are here to heal yourself and “what calls to you” within your heart in wisdom filled ways, that is loving to you as well as others.

 

  • Release the past in order to secure the wisdom of the past,  you must let go in order to heal and assess the past with wisdom and empowering insights.

 

  • See the good in each day,  because virtues need to be seen to make an impact.   When we see the good in each day, we can access the good within us, which facilitates the principles of virtues that can transform us and others.

 

  • Make life precious now,  because when we are on the other side and look down on our lives, we may say that we could have done that just a little bit better or more joyfully.    Make life precious now so each day of our lives is cherished and we experience more joy, peace and love in our lives now.

 

  • Truly love what you are doing.    During our lives we work through our own limitations and move toward what we really would like to do.   Have patience with the process and keep working toward doing something you love that will serve the world and also nourish you.   Also, the key element is to secure a balance even within your life’s calling.   So do invoke each day to do what you love but also do what you love with balance and wisdom here and now and from this day forward.

 

setting your intention for the dayHere is a short “ Sacred Intention” that you can use before you start your day.

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By the power of my good merits,  I invoke for my virtuous higher self and all the wonderful beings who assist me in good and virtuous ways for the following

 That I have others around me that believe in me and help me to become a better person in virtuous and empowering ways.   That I choose wisely and compassionately for myself and others I may care for.

That I truly see the good in each day, therefore, see the good in me and facilitates virtues that impact others in good ways.   That I see life as precious now for myself and all other sentient beings.  That I truly love what I do and strive to perfect this love in all good ways.   That I release the past for healing, wholeness and forgiveness for others and myself.   That I believe in myself and see that I add great value to the world.   In full faith, so be it now, thank you.

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Billie Topa Tate founded MSI Wellness Center over 19 years ago and in honor of her birthday we ask you to contribute to raising funds for our weekly free meditation, repairs to our classroom and providing overall value to our students and clients.

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Billie Topa Tate’

Billie Topa Tate

Native American Healer, Reiki Master Teacher

Billie Topa Tate’ is the founder of MSI (Mystical Sciences Institute) an earth friendly educational institute located in Evanston, Illinois. Billie is Mescalero Apache and is dedicated to presenting the sacred principles, doctrines, and teachings of her Native Culture and many ancient wisdom systems from around the world, creating synthesis through harmony of many lineages.

Billie is a traditional Native American healer and teacher of Mescalero Apache descent, trained and educated by numerous family Elders and extended family members. She is a Reiki Master Teacher Eighth Degree and licensed therapeutic massage therapist. Billie is an approved provider of continuing education programs for Massage Therapists and Illinois Nurses. Has written and lecturer extensively for more than 10 years. She is internationally recognized as a wonderful teacher, healer and advocate of Earth Friendly endeavors. Billie maintains a successful practice at her MSI center in Evanston, and with the expressed permission from her Native culture Billie shares many of the ancestral principles, healing systems and native wisdoms with her students and clients.

What is Reiki Phowa?

The Reiki Phowa is the gentle and loving way to provide assistance respective to helping a loved one in their physical death process.

Please enjoy this wonderful conversation between Billie Topa Tate and Reiki Phowa Teacher Chuck Killman, click below to watch.

What is Reiki Phowa

The Reiki Phowa combines the various Reiki sacred symbols, principles and energy, with the wonderful empowerments and philosophies of the Phowa.

A blend of the Mescalero Apache – Native American Principles of the Chakras, philosophies and deeper understandings of the death process.   All this information has been restructured to be more applicable in a Universal platform, which is not bound by any religious constitution.

In this class you will learn…

What Is The Reiki Phowa
  • The Phowa Lineage , The Reiki Healing System
  • The Developer of Reiki Phowa
  • What Is Reiki Phowa
  • The Levels of Reiki Phowa – As A Practitioner/Facilitator

 

 

The Four Types of Situations (Steps for each situation)

  • Defining The Four Categories
  • Integrating Reiki Symbols and Phowa Techniques
  • Step by Step Process for Each Category

 

Principles of The Sacred Journey of Death
  • Foundation and Deeper Understand of The Transition process
  • Mystical Teaching Regarding Three Categories “Return To Soul”
  • Understanding Life after Death

 

Preliminary Mind Body Spirit – Mystical Self Care and Techniques
  • Why Take A Salt Bath , The Neti Pot
  • Karma Invocation. Meditation Techniques
  • Service Work, White Cloud Invocation
  • Releasing Tension Exercise

 

 

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Feng Shui For the home

Feng Shui Guidelines For Your Home, Office or Business

The Beautiful and Ancient System of Feng Shui has helped people harness universal forces and lead lives rich in good health, wealth and happiness.

Feng Shui practice can be applied to almost every facet of the living and working condition. It has to do with enhancing the energies of the surrounding environment as well as the immediate living and working space. It functions on the premise that if one lives- breathes, sleeps, sits, eats, and works – surrounded by healthy, vibrant energy, then one will be enveloped by an aura of good vibrations that attract excellent or healthy success.   On the other hand, if one is shrouded by bad energy or constrictive energy, the environment brings constrictive or unhealthy outcomes.

10 Feng Shui Guidelines For Your Home, Office or Business

  1. Create a separation between the entrance foyer and the rest of the interior space. Transition time is needed from the exterior world into our homes.
  2. Provide clear-cut pathways both within each room and from room to room. Distinct passageways make one fell secure.
  3. Represent nature in your home with the five elements; water, fire, metal, wood, earth. These remind us of our connection to the whole earth and they nurture a sense of well-being.
  4. Have important seating areas in your home facing windows that look east or south. Sunlight promotes optimism.
  5. Arrange your bed so that you can see any person who enters the room without having to turn your head more than 45 degrees. You do not want to be startled when you are trying to relax.
  6. Furnish your home with both yin lines (curved) and yang lines (straight). A combination of masculine and feminine lines will create balance.
  7. Make provisions for both intense and soft lighting with in each room. Lighting can create appropriate atmospheres.
  8. Separate the food preparation area from the front door. Kitchens too close to the front door invite overindulgence.
  9. Use high chi colors like red, purple, fuchsia and russet judiciously in conversation areas. These colors can excite, aggravate and energize.
  10. Keep your home in optimum condition. Your home’s health mirrors your own.

Negative energy can linger anywhere – curtains, clothes, and people. Here is a perfect way to clear the icky feeling from whatever it is.  Also perfect to play in your child’s room (or in a family/conference room) while they are away.

Continue to keep the energy in your home, office or children’s room clean, clear and positive by using the:

 Etheric Enhancement CD

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astrological mapping

What is an Astrological Mapping Report and What are the Benefits?

A 12 month astrological reading and mapping can greatly increase your yearly success and positive outlook.  Understanding what to expect for each month of the year will provide you with  insights and a head-start on how you should proceed through the year.  This customized report based on your time, location and place of birth can be completed for you at any time of the year.

Enjoy the free online video below.  In this 1 minute video, Billie Topa Tate will explain:

What is an Astrological Mapping Report and How will it help you throughout the year?

 

An Astrological Mapping can help you identify:

  • Health Expectations
  • Life Style Changes
  • Auspicious moments in the Heavens
  • Relationships
  • Career and Financial Stability
  • Prosperity and abundance
  • Optimize Lunar & Solar eclipse
  • Working with Retrogrades

Get your personalized 12 month astrological mapping by clicking here
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Gratitude

5 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude

In this season of thankfulness, it is important to take a step back, look at your life, actions and mindset to consider how you can increase your personal gratitude and happiness.  Gratitude is possessing the ability to recognize the sources of goodness and to return to that source with kindness.

Benefits of Gratitude:

  • Helps us focus on what we already have instead of what we lack
  • Reduces Stress
  • Provides contentment which comes from being thankful for what you have
  • Produces healthier mind and body

5 Ways To Possess Gratitude:

  1. Keep a Gratitude Journal each day.  At the start of your day, write down one thing you are grateful for.  This will help you begin your day with positive intentions.
  2. Give, Give, Give.  Donate to charity. Give your time or money.  By giving of yourself you will become grateful for all you have and also for all you are able to do for others in need.
  3. Smile and genuinely thank people for compliments.  Taking a compliment can be difficult for some.  Make sure to really listen when someone pays you a compliment, take it in and thank them in sincerity.  Later, you can reflect on that compliment and return the favor to that person with a genuine compliment towards them!
  4. Meditate.  Take time out of your day to meditate.  This will help to keep focus and perspective on the good and calm.
  5. Find value in the negative. Remember, there is always positive even in the most unfortunate situations.  Locate the positive and your gratitude will appear!

The word Gratitude is truly a verb, meaning it is a practice.  It needs cultivating and is always developing.  Begin today by sharing this blog with those your are grateful for having in your life!

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Reiki Training for the Healer in You | Chicago Reiki Courses

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a Japanese style of hands-on healing, using healing energy and beautiful Reiki Healing Symbols. Reiki is a technique for stress reduction and relaxation that allows anyone to improve health and enhance the quality of life.

Reiki is increasingly offered in hospital, hospice, and private practice settings, applied to a variety of illnesses and conditions. Those who receive such treatments report relief of symptoms from numerous health challenges, including mental health issues. Research shows that reiki primarily helps in the reduction of stress, anxiety and depression, as well as relief of chronic pain — the last of which can bring on anxiety and depression, or make episodes worse on.

To reduce stress in your life, please call our center to schedule a Reiki Treatment 847/866-0505

Reiki Training For Healers:

At MSI-Healing, we are proud to provide ongoing courses and training’s for those that heal.  We are currently offering 3 very special classes this December for all Reiki Practitioners.


Reiki for the Nervous System

Description:

reiki for the nervous systemThe combination of the nervous system and the muscles, working together to permit movement, is known as the neuromuscular system. Neuromuscular disorders include motor neuron diseases, neuropathies and muscular dystrophies.

The brain controls the movements of skeletal (voluntary) muscles via specialized nerves. The combination of the nervous system and muscles, working together to permit movement, is known as the neuromuscular system.

Reiki treatment or training realizing that balancing their systems can help them to cope better with a wide range of  health conditions, including:

  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Chronic pain
  • Infertility
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Autism/developmental delays
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Emotional illness, including mild psychosis
  • Fatigue syndromes

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Reiki For Addictions Class

Description:

addictionsA wonderful opportunity to release ourselves and clients from proclivities, tendencies and addictions with specific Reiki applications and techniques.

Learn About:

  • Self Care
  • Cravings and where they come from
  • Why addictions develop
  • Mystical anatomy
  • Energy stagnation

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Oncology Reiki

Description:

oncology reikiA beautifully designed training for patients and family members who are healing from cancer. Oncology Reiki uses the energy of Reiki to help facilitate the body’s own healing systems by promoting relaxation and deep meditative states.    The techniques and applications can be done both chair and table.

This technique helps the body facilitate a great sense of balance and peacefulness. This balance and peacefulness has great potential to compliment the healing process. Billie Topa Tate, Reiki Master 8th Degree has designed unique Reiki techniques regarding self care and Reiki table sessions specifically for our cancer patients, family and friends.

 Learn how to administer …

  • Reiki during the chemo therapy session
  • Reiki to ” Port ” locations
  • Reiki to areas of pain from chemo treatments
  • Oncology reiki to the emotional energy field to help infuse the qualities of hope, faith, and a general sense of well being
  • Oncology reiki to the other energetic properties of cancer patients to help alleviate fear, stress, anxiety
  • Oncology reiki to modify general thoughts which cause anxiety

Learn how to understand, help and use…

  • Understand the energetic anatomy of cancer patients
  • How to mentor cancer patients on reiki self care respective to their cancer and cancer treatments
  • How to help with specific discomforts regarding cancer treatments
  • How to use a Reiki blanket during treatments
  • How to use oncology reiki breath during chemo treatments
  • How to use oncology reiki to set energetic intentions during doctor visits and sleep time

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If you would like to learn Reiki to assist yourself or loved ones as well as become a Reiki Practitioner, click here to see when the next training takes place.
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The Modern Day Yoga | Prep for Sleep and Natural Breath

Modern Day Yogi
“Mindful preparation for Sleep and using the Natural Breath”


Modern Day YogiIn our modern day world, we’re inundated with many stresses and pressures to perform. Many feel like there’s just not enough time to get everything done. By the time we get to bedtime, we’re still feeling these pressures of the day. I hear from people all the time that they’re experience sleep issues. Trying to get to sleep or having problems sleeping soundly are common issues.

Meditation and Sleep:

We have learned that getting enough quality sleep provides many benefits to our overall health and wellness. Getting enough sleep helps regulate our metabolic rate. We’re learning how this actually enhances weight loss.

Cellular health and revitalization improves with better sleep.

How to provide a better transition from our busy day to more quality sleep time:

  • Set a mindful intention to create space between the events of the day and sleep time.
  • Identify the point where you’re done with the day’s events.
  • Use a statement to declare the end of that part of the day. An example could be “I am done with my day and I will resume tomorrow”.
  • Sit comfortably with your back supported.

A Yoga Expert’s approach to using our “Natural Breath”:

  • Inhale and exhale through the nose letting the breath flow in its own way.
  • Be mindful of keeping the physical body relaxed as the breath flows.
  • Center the mind on gently watching the breath. If you feel distracted or occupied with thoughts, gently return to watching the breath.
  • The exhale provides release of tension and effort in your physical body and in your thoughts.
  • Each cycle of breath releases deeper.
  • Practice for a few minutes.

Restorative Yoga is a very good session to access benefits for sleep time too.
At MSI-Healing, we have a Restorative Yoga class once a month.

Our class this month is on Wednesday, Sept. 23rd,  7-8:15 pm Click here for more information!

Hope you can join us.

About The Author:

EFT Emotional Free Technique with Steve ShieldsSteve Sheilds has been a Yoga practitioner since 1996, and teaches Healing Yoga classes at Keystone Healing Center, MSI-Healing in Evanston, IL and Gilda’s Club, a support community for those living with Cancer, in Chicago.

International Day of Peace | Messengers of Peace

Day of PeaceThe International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is observed annually on September 21. It is dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence.

On Monday, September 21st, join us in our effort to become Messengers of Peace.  Peace is an inner feeling of well being to be shared globally and locally.

How can I be a Messenger of Peace?

  • Meditate.  Make each moment a representation of peace within and send peace to all around the world.  Begin your morning by connecting with the breath.
  • Take ten minutes to have an expansive breath and picture a place that you feel happy, calm and quite.  A great way to connect with your breath is by following a guided meditation such as the Timelessness Meditation.
  • Share smiles throughout your day.  – Smile, it makes us giggle and it makes us rejoice in the little moments we share together.
  • Global Sunset Meditation.  Click here http://msi-healing.com/meditation  at sunset on September 21, where-ever you are around the world to experience peace peace and perfect peace and the opportunity to share that with your loved ones.  This 27 minute guided meditation is easy to follow, promotes relaxation and blessings to all.

Secretary-General’s Countdown Message

Every year on the International Day of Peace, the United Nations calls on the people of the world to reaffirm their commitment to living in harmony as members of a single human family.

This year’s commemoration, “Partnerships for Peace — Dignity for All”, highlights the importance of cooperation in silencing the guns and advancing the cause. Without the support of governments, civil society, the private sector, faith-based groups and non-governmental organizations, peace will remain elusive.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations as well as a transition to a new global sustainable development agenda and meaningful action on climate change.

Over the next couple of days, let us stand with the millions of people across the world who are suffering the devastating impact of violence and conflict. Let us share ideas and plans for helping and supporting them in their time of dire need.

Together, as “partners for peace”, we can achieve a world of peace, prosperity and dignity for all.

What is Integrated Energy Therapy (IET) for Kids?

Peace, gentleness, self-love, forgiveness, trust, ease, self-empowerment, safety, wellbeing: these are qualities we all wish for our children to be surrounded by throughout their lives. It can be challenging for them to connect with these empowering energies, however, with so many pressures that they can experience in their busy lives. IET for Kids teaches children how to tune into that wise and healing place inside them to make those positive connections. They learn to do this through a partnership with their very own angels.

What is Integrated Energy Therapy?

ietIntegrated Energy Therapy was created by Stevan Thayer, who is the founding director of the Center of Being, Inc. The focus of the Center is “personal empowerment, self-healing and spiritual growth through the healing art of energy therapy in its many forms.” Steven began teaching IET in 1994, and since then it has spread around the world, with thousands of students currently in 75 countries. As described on www.learniet.com:

Integrated Energy Therapy® (IET®) is one of the next generation – hands on – power energy therapy systems that get the “issues out of your tissues” for good! …IET uses the violet angelic energy ray, as brought to us through the nine Healing Angels of the Energy Field, to work directly with your 12 Strand Spiritual DNA. IET supports you in safely and gently releasing limiting energy patterns of your past, empowering and balancing your life in the present, and helps you to reach for the stars as you evolve into your future. We chose the term “Integrated” in our name to convey our healing vision of “integrating the pain of the past, into the power of the present, to bring about the joy of the future”. We have been privileged to see Integrated Energy Therapy live up to this vision.

Who can benefit from IET?

Why would we teach this form of healing to children? Many children already feel a very strong connection to angels. This can be a source of comfort and support in their lives. This class, designed specifically for children, helps to reinforce that connection, and provides them with specific tools they can use to deepen it even further. They also learn how to share the angels’ uplifting and healing energy with others, which can be very empowering and reinforces the idea of compassionately sharing loving kindness with the world.

There are many other children who aren’t aware of angels in their lives who can also benefit from the class. So many children today suffer with anxiety. These boys and girls may be naturally very sensitive and easily overwhelmed both from external environments and by their own intense feelings. They may be naturally intuitive, yet uncertain how to integrate and live from their intuitive nature as a place of strength. Instead, they may be confused or nervous about the nature of what they are feeling.

What do children gain from learning Integrated Energy Therapy?


jumping-kidIn IET for Kids, we spend time learning about our energy bodies – also referred to as our auras and chakras. The children will make a small pendulum which helps them see where their chakras are and how the energy moves. This helps them understand that we feel things that are around us in the world, not just in our physical bodies. Many sensitive, anxious children are indeed sensing the world around them and taking that on as their own feelings, without realizing it (many adults do this, too!). This class teaches them how they can clean their own energy field using an Angel Wash technique, so that they can live their lives from a place of greater emotional clarity and strength.

We also talk about how the angels can help us learn how to release painful feelings and experiences that we hold in our bodies, and how we can bring in and integrate positive, loving, and empowering energy in its place. Emotional resilience is a powerful, life-long skill which this class introduces through these lessons and angelic healing techniques the kids are taught.

At the core of learning to work with angels is the technique we use to connect our energy to theirs. This is called an Angelic Heartlink. It is a visualization technique, whereby we create an energetic cord that connects our heart to the heart of our angels. This also is how we invite the angels to share their energy with us, and through us, to share their energy with others. It is a simple and very effective tool which we will experience and practice together during class.

IET for Kids will take place on October 3 Saturday 1 – 4pm.  Click here for additional information.

During class, we will have a variety of activities, including:

  • learning about the nine Healing Angels of the Energy Field and how they can help us.
  • receiving an attunement, which is a healing and empowering energetic process that opens their magnetic field up to more fully connect with the energy of the angels.
  • learning how to partner with the angels to receive healing energy for themselves and their loved ones.
  • connecting with and deepening their relationship with their own personal angels.
  • discovering their chakras, energy anatomy, and how to clean their energy fields, through cartoon drawings and playing with a wooden pendulum which they create.
  • practicing how to transform strong feelings such as shame, guilt, fear and distrust, with empowering angelic energies, including trust, love, ease, safety, forgiveness, and innocence.

IET for kids is designed for children ages 7-12. It can be introduced to children of all ages, but the materials and activities were specifically developed with these ages in mind. Both boys and girls are welcome. The tone of the class will be playful, creative and most importantly, a safe and sacred space for the children to have this new personal exploration. Children will receive a workbook as well as a certificate of completion at the end of the class.

How do children respond to IET?

I’ve had the pleasure of sharing IET with children on many occasions. One insightful teenaged boy shared that he felt that the angels helped him find the playful little boy in his heart. Another young boy shared that the angels helped him at school when he was feeling anxious, reporting that he could see them on the ceiling of his classroom playing soccer and kicking balls of positive energy down into the class. Another child shared with her mother that the angels taught her about her inner child. Children have reported that they are happy to be able to share angelic energy with loved ones who are sick. In all cases, they feel empowered and comforted by these connections, feeling a greater sense of peace with who they are, and how they live their lives in the world.

About the Author/Instructor:

Laura PryzbyLaura Pryzby is dedicated to providing children a safe, compassionate space that allows them to express their unique spirits. She works with children and adults, empowering them to live joyfully, with a body-mind-spirit approach to well-being.   Laura is a certified Integrated Energy Therapy Master-Instructor, Reiki Master Teacher, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, and Child Meditation and Mindfulness Facilitator, with a certificate in Radiant Child Yoga.

3 Simple Ways to Embrace the New Moon and New Beginnings

New Moons are a great time to set intentions for things you’d like to create, develop, cultivate, make manifest. What matters is that you’re committing yourself to your vision, and open to receiving guidance, healing, and support from Spirit.

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Like the tides, the Moon ebbs and flows, a rhythm that women understand intimately. New Moons are a blank page on which to speak your dreams out loud, and Full Moon are for taking action and celebrating the fruit of your efforts.

How to embrace the energy of a New Moon…

  1. Meditation is a perfect way to connect with the energy of the new moon and new beginnings. Before your meditation set an intention. Think of a situation you have been trying to figure out and ask for insight to come to you during your meditation. The Loving Kindness Meditation is a 27 minute guided meditation available to you always. Click here to meditate, http://msi-healing.com/meditation
  2. Start a lunar (evening) and solar (morning) routine. The start and end of your day are perfect for mentally preparing yourself and reflection. A great way to incorporate an easy morning ritual is to pick a daily affirmation and tape it to your water bottle for the day. Such as ‘peace joy love’ and tape it to the bottom of your water bottle. Dr. Emoto states clearly that water with the most suitable high energy information could result in improvements in health and well being. In the evening take time to pamper yourself. Pick one pampering gift for yourself like making a cup of tea, facial, a walk or bubble bath.
  3. When no intentions come: Think of the essence of what’s come up. It might be as simple as, “more fire, water, earth or air.” Or, the powerful act of surrendering to your highest good, and letting spirit do the rest.

Big Things Often Start With Small Beginnings. Happy New Moon To You!