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We’re coming into the month of February – the month of LOVE.

As shared on my Facebook Page, touch, self-care and loving kindness for ourselves, is often difficult to embrace. Guilt, time and money can often play into the scenario.

A few years back, my friend, Becky Flansburg, introduced me to February as being a Goddess Month, focusing on all the lovely things we can do to embrace, love and honor the incredible women we ARE.  Isn’t it a great idea?!

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As one of my goals in 2019 is self-care, I’m boosting up ways to show that love to myself … and be willing to ask for – and receive that loving kindness.

I am receiving regular Chiropractic Care from Dr. Jim Davis.  He has helped me immensely with my low back healing, after my L5 decided to wake me up last fall.  Great Chiropractor!  Now, I go in for maintenance – no low back pain!!

My friend, Pam, is a great reflexologist and does Reiki.  When she had offered to work on me, I was nervous, but mostly excited.  Nervous, because I didn’t know how I was going to sit anywhere for more than 5 minutes without pain in my low back.  Low and behold … she had an anti-gravity chair!  I was amazed and ever-so-grateful.  I floated in peace, while receiving my treatment.  The skill, energy and love she poured into me was so healing.  I continue to see her on a regular basis.  Because of her, I realized I could also use an anti-gravity chair for my clients, (no bending for my back), and it opened a new door of nurturing for my clients and me!

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My Anti-Gravity Chair

In my previous post, I had mentioned seeing a skilled, new acupuncturist in our Brainerd Lakes Area.  I had my first treatment with Julienne Gienger, LAC at Better Days Acupuncture, last week.  After listening, and tuning into the various heart rates w/organs in my body.  She knew exactly what the first focus of treatment was needed for me.  I don’t like needles.  So, for those of you who don’t either … the needles are so fine, you barely feel them, if at all.  AND you are flat on your back, so worries about fainting!! I didn’t count the number of needles she put in.  I focused on the music and my breathing, and let her do her energy work.  I appreciated the spot-on insight she gave to me – physically and emotionally, with regards to the steps of treatment.  She also included cupping, helping with blood flow, inflammation … and feels like a deep tissue massage.  To understand, it’s better for you to watch this video of her, done by Dan Hegstad.  (His business, Easy Street Productions, will help your business grow!)  I have my next treatment in a couple of weeks, and really look forward to it.

These are the self-care pieces of love I’m giving to myself on a regular basis.  If you live in the Brainerd Lakes Area, and are interested in what Dr. Jim, Pam or Julienne’ can do for you, I encourage you to contact them.

They are my Self-Care Helpers!

Sharing the Love …

Namaste,

Debbie

 

Embracing Your Inner Goddess

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When I’m open to Spirit … wonderful things happen!  Sitting down one recent evening , a bit anxious with a new computer and grieving the loss of my trusty laptop … I breathed deeply a few times, put my hands to my heart and said to this sparkly new fangled computer … “Let’s be friends and see what flows”.  I am over the moon excited with what unfolded and asked a smart, witty, self proclaimed Goddess, Becky Flansburg to co-facilitate with me. (She said yes!)  Her story was one of the sown seeds of this creation … and maybe a bit of energy from the Super Blue Blood Moon.  Within 48 hours (24 was given to pause with intention, ask Spirit for a sign of confirmation before moving ahead … yes, that’s part of the story!), we had our venue confirmed at beautiful Prairie Bay and Sunday afternoon, February 25th is the day …

CelticGoddessLove“Where there is a woman, there is magic.”

 – Ntozake Shange

Embracing Your Inner Goddess

The Beauty of Who You Are
It’s all about you.
Looking within, knowing you are unique.
There is no mold to follow. You travel this journey on your own,
surrounded with loving Goddesses, each on their own path.

You are your own version of perfection.
You are a Woman of Beauty.  You are Divine.

This time is recognizing self-love and accepting ourselves as we are.
Authentic, creative, loving, compassionate, vulnerable, weak, uncertain and strong.

We are all longing to go home to some place we have never been –
a place half-remembered and half-envisioned
we can only catch glimpses of from time to time. Community
Somewhere, there are people to whom we can speak with passion
without having the words catch in our throats.
Somewhere a circle of hands will open to receive us,
eyes will light up as we enter,
voices will celebrate with us whenever we come into our own power.
Community means strength that joins our strength to do the work that needs to be done.
Arms to hold us when we falter. A circle of healing. 
A circle of friends.                        Someplace where we can be free.
-Starhawk/ The Spiral Dance

💗 What You Can Expect 💗

💗An afternoon of Friendships, Sharing, Green Fire Ceremony, Meditation, Tips and Ideas for  Self-Care
💗A Fun “Reflections of You” Mirror Collage Activity & Making a Flowered Head Wreath
💗Yummy Hors d’oeuvres and beverages provided by Prairie Bay.
💗This gathering will be a safe place for you to share, talk, connect and heal with other like-minded women.
💗Every participant will get a Goddess Mini Swag Bag!
💗COST : $50.00 per person (Adults Only Please)

We’d love to have YOU join us for some “Me-Time,” sisterhood  and celebration of the Goddess that lives inside ALL of us.

So, there’s our afternoon!  What fun!  Click here to join us in Brainerd, Minnesota.

You can also find more on my website.  If you like, follow updates on Facebook.

So … I think my sparkly new fangled computer and I are clicking well together!   I find trusting Spirit, helps me to be brave.  Breathing helps, too.  My intention is bringing women together to shine in their love, beauty and divinity.  Collectively our strength and goodness ripples out into the world, making it better and brighter … because  that’s what we Goddesses do!

With a Grateful Heart,

Namaste

Debbie