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Detaching from Drama

Some powerful astrological alignments have stirred up issues for people this week. Remember they are only coming to the surface to be cleared. Here are some strategies I use to maintain my equilibrium at challenging times:

When we are stressed our breathing becomes faster and shallower. This is all part of the body’s automatic fight or flight response. Most modern conflicts are not physical, they are verbal, and so you will neither be physically fighting someone nor running away. If you are stuck in fight or fight mode you cannot think rationally. Rarely are our dramas life or death situations, therefore we need to calm down in order to respond wisely. Breathing slowly and deeply is one of the quickest ways to calm yourself as your breathing directly affects your brainwaves. Take a few minutes out just to focus on your breath and you will feel calmer.

Don’t deny your emotions
If you are angry be angry, if you are sad then cry. Emotions do not harm us if we acknowledge them, allow them to be felt and to flow through us. When we repress them, attach to them, or fling them at other people then they can be damaging! 

Take some exercise
Going for a walk or doing some other exercise can take the edge off strong emotions and the physical activity will help you use up any adrenaline that was released if you found yourself in fight or flight mode. 

Remember that this too will pass
No drama lasts forever, therefore you can get through this. Look back over your life and you will probably see there were some times in which it felt your life was falling apart and yet you came through. 

Talk to a true friend
We all need a trusted friend or two who can put things in their proper perspective and keep your discussion confidential. Choose carefully, you do not need a friend who will jump into the drama with you and amplify it, nor one who will gossip! My wise friends invariably calm me and help me find the humour in any situation, which always releases stress. Of course I play a similar role for some of my friends and they feel much better after talking to me too!

Take time out
To get a proper perspective it is often necessary to put an emotionally charged situation aside for a while and do something else. You might immerse yourself in another project or activity for an hour or two, or go out and do something fun. When you come back to the issue you can look at it with fresh eyes. In an argument where someone is pressuring you to respond it is okay to say, “I need some time to think about this, I’ll get back to you.”

Sleep on it
Things often feel different in the morning. Rather than making impulsive knee-jerk responses sleep on the issue. In the morning you will probably be able to see the way forward and you may also receive guidance through your dreams.

Set your intention for the Highest Good
In a conflict situation everyone tends to take sides or have agendas, this of course is how wars start! If you set your intention to the Highest Good you will probably be guided to act in a way that is truly beneficial.

Remember who you really are
You are an eternal being with no beginning and no ending. As such you are not defined by the roles you play in this lifetime. When you connect to your eternal essence you’ll find you can rise above the drama. Detaching in this way does not mean you don’t care, it means you are not sucked into the maelstrom of events and allows you to see the greater picture.

Drop into inner peace
Although there may be all kinds of surface drama you can still access a well of inner peace. Meditation is a wonderful aid to finding that still space within. Just sitting quietly and breathing will help you drop out of the drama. When you come back to the situation you may feel inspired to act in a wiser way.

Here is a message I channelled for my book, Light behind the Angels:

Let us lift the last veils of deception from you. 
In the One moment all that has occurred is but a dream and you are the dreamer.

Wave after endless wave. Your troubles are all on the surface. 
On the waves you will ever be tossed and in turmoil. 
The surface only is disturbed, the deeps are still and quiet. 
Dive beneath the surface of yourself now and connect with the changeless depths of you. 
There you will find the treasure, the pearls, not tossed around on the wave tops. 
The pearl is hidden deep within and to reach it you must dive into your innermost being 
And not be distracted by the surface drama.

Clearing up our Relationship Energies

My teaching on the Crystal healing Diploma course this weekend is all about relationships. They are just the biggest learning experience available for us on Planet Earth. Today we are going to be clearing unhealthy cords, which is one of my favourite transformational techniques. 

This one alone can make all the difference to a relationship that is stuck in destructive or stagnant patterns. Once the rigid, restrictive, or draining cords are gone the individuals can either go forward together with fresh energy and form new healthy connections, or if the relationship is really at an end they can part company with less baggage and old attachments to take into their future relationships.

Cord cutting is described several times in Light behind the Angels as I needed to release cords from my parents. These were some of the most dramatic and life changing healings I've ever had in my life. With my mother I even found past life cords that linked me to my execution in Egypt- that's not something you want to hold onto in your energy field!

Last two days to vote in The People's Book Prize

Voting in the People's Book Prize is nearly over & the Non fiction category has been the most fiercely fought over. There's a bit of a gap between Light behind the Angels and the top three titles, but I've been really delighted by the amazing comments people have left. If you haven't voted yet you can do so here:

Every vote counts! 

My book is nominated for the People's Book Prize

Gosh I'm so excited! I've just learned that Light Behind the Angels is one of the non-fiction books nominated for the People's Book Prize! This prize is entirely awarded via public votes- no judges. If you read and enjoyed Light behind the Angels please drop by and vote (you have to register & tick a little box)
If you have time leave some comments too...
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If you haven't read my book yet you can find out more on my site here: