You sometimes make it so hard on yourself. You sometimes make it so complicated, this deliberate life creation stuff. You get so caught up in what you feel you need to do, what you hear from others, the various processes and tools and concepts you could implement, that you end up doing little, if ANY, of it.
You forget often how really simple it is. How EASY it can be. Can you let it be simple? Can you let it be easy? It’s OK for it to be simple and easy. It really is. (more…)
What you would do differently if you had what you desired right now?
THAT is the path to it!
Sometimes your makeup brushes can be like magic wands, I realized as I was applying my blush and mascara today.
That an intentional practice of caring for and doting on ourselves can make huge shifts in the manifestation of our desires. Of how we create and allow our dream lives to unfold like magic.
You see, part of being a courtesan of life, of being in this fun, sensual, playful, powerful energy state that naturally attracts a life I absolutely love,
Is adorning myself. Is treating myself like the worthy, gorgeous queen I am. This often translates into applying makeup even if I never leave the house. Or using beauty products I enjoy. Or dressing in certain clothing.
Not because I have to. Not because I feel less than without my adornment but because my adornment is about celebrating and adoring myself. It is embodying the person I really am. Which IS a queen. A powerful sorceress of energy. A courtesan of life.
It is about creating a mood of what it is I enjoy and what I want to manifest more of in my life.
Because life always is, so it’s more a matter of embodying the energy state of one who is thrilled and feels deserving and adorable enough to receive it’s gifts in full.
Being a Courtesan of Life is about having such a marvelous time that the treasures from the universe manifesting around you are just a generous frosting on top of a superb and perfect as it is cake. And you are delighted and deeply appreciative to be blessed with such delicious offerings, and you savour and enjoy them deeply, but they are not at all necessary for it is YOU that brings the joy and pleasure and sense of deep knowing and satisfaction with you every where you go.
If you believe and known to be true that vibration/energy/mindset is the biggest factor in what you attract and the reality you create but you don’t actually PUT that as your first priority…you create misalignment.
My best stuff, my most powerful, aligned, GREAT feeling message comes out in those convos. And I often think, Man! (woman?) if only others could hear what we are talking about, if only I could publish this conversation!
It’s not your action that creates what you want. It is your STATE.
Will action be required? Yes. Will it be the CAUSE? No.
It is your STATE that is the key. It is your vibration, your mood, your energy, your mindset that attracts and allows what you desire. It is not your actions that are the cause of your outcomes and successes.
The action you take is a small, necessary part, not the reason for the result.
Actions are just the a little, obvious, middle step to be simply and easily completed.
Say your desired outcome is to light up a bulb via a lamp.
The action of turning on the switch isn’t the CAUSE of the light coming on. It kinds seems like it, but it is the electricity that flows though the lamp that CAUSES the light to illuminate.
Flicking the switch was mostly irreverent because the goal was to illuminate the light bulb and there are hundreds of possible options for doing that. You could get a lamp that doesn’t even have a switch. You could get a lamp with an automatic on/off switch on a timer. You could have a touch lamp where you tap the base to turn it on, no switching require.
And it is my intention to not just hear that and think “nice idea”, but to actually LIVE it.
There are a lot of aspects to this;
– Part of putting my pleasure first is doing things with my toddler that -I- want to do, not just purely for her benefit. Like today, we went on a beach walk and to one of my favourite cafes because -I- want to. I allowed my first thought to be, what would I like to do today?
– Part of MY pleasure is the pleasure that comes from ensuring I take my daughter to places where I don’t have to place a whole lot of rules and limits on her. Places where she has a large amount of freedom to explore and play. Places (and during times) that SHE is happy.
– Part of that is getting up early to journal and write and connect and align with my intentions and desires.
– Part of that is choosing to NOT attend playgroups or meet ups that I don’t want to go to.
– Part of that is leaving her crying with her loving and wonderful Father so I can go for a walk for the well being of my mind, soul and body.
– Part of that is the pleasure of choosing to come home early so I can experience the pleasure of comforting a sick child in my arms.
I don’t have this down perfectly, and never will. No such thing as perfect anyway.
But what I will continue to focus on is being an example to my daughter of a woman who does not feel she HAS to self-sacrifice in order to be deserving or worthy.
I can hear the reply. I hear it in my own head often too:
What?! How the hell is this ‘bliss’ following I am meant to be doing gonna lead to the career/relationship/money/body that I want?! I need to get to work!
I know in our action based world with it’s logical steps and how-to books, it can be hard to see how doing what you love and what feels good now gets you to where you want to go. It is unclear from a ‘I need to push push push work work work to get anything worth while’ standpoint how good fun leads to awesome goals.(more…)