Over the past several years, meeting with hundreds of clients one on one, studying their jyotish charts, their struggles and their life purposes, I've come to some very interesting conclusions. Interestingly (but not surprisingly) most of the clients coming to me have issues similar to me, and each one of my clients has been a brilliant teacher for me as a result. I've noticed that the majority of my clients are indeed sensitive individuals- and I can see it in their jyotish charts. I now can see "markers" of this sensitivity and the myriad of forms that it shows up in planetarily. I have also developed and refined my resources, tools and offerings, in order to serve my clients more effectively. Tools and resources that I have used myself; the tools that have been extremely beneficial- even lifesaving- for me.
It hasn't been an easy path. Most of my life has been trial and error. Wondering how I could be so miserable, in so much emotional pain, and wondering why I was struggling so much. It has been a challenging path, wrought with torture at times. Confusion about my self worth, my life purpose, my reason for living at all.
Jyotish wasn't much help for me and my life path actually. No jyotishi has ever been able to nail down my life purpose! Which is why I started studying Jyotish more and more; to figure out what my "map" had to say about my dharma, my reason for being alive. Now I have some answers, and I have a unique awareness about the life purpose of extremely sensitive types like me. Now I can offer this wisdom to clients.
There have been many blessings along the way. The struggles have forced me to open new doors and to keep trying. My persistence has kept me going. The blessings have been the tools that I've encountered, the support, the encouragement and the guidance that has let me know that I am on the right path.
As I discussed more in my article Using Sensitivity As Your Greatest Gift, it wasn't until I started a conscious relationship with my emotions, my emotional body, that life began to shift for me. When I realized that the emotional body had validity, had messages, was in fact a precious tool of guidance in and of itself, well, that was the beginning of some remarkable life changing shifts. I realized that this innate and extreme sensitivity that was validated by my jyotish chart, may have seemed like a curse for most of my life, and even interpreted by traditional jyotishis as such, but that in fact, it was my greatest gift of all! As a result of embracing this extreme sensitivity, the shifts keep coming and my dharmic work has enlivened as well.
One of these big shifts has been trusting my emotional body and its messages. Remember that the emotional body and the intuition are closely linked. When we have a very strong relationship with our emotional body, then we have our pulse on the intuitive wisdom that is within us- always available to steer us in the most compassionate direction. The intuition will never lead us astray. The mind/mental body may, but the intuition never does.
As I've started to trust and nurture my emotional body wisdom and to cultivate a very close relationship with it, a miraculous thing has occurred. I trust my self, my life, my actions and my choices more. I trust life more. And most importantly, I trust my self to live my life more authentically. Perhaps this has been the biggest blessing of all.
The one, big necessary shift? Embracing my emotional body as valid, valuable and brimming with intuitive wisdom. All I have to do is harvest this information in a very clear, direct and focused way. The emotional body is our sensitivity. It is our gift. And if you have a heightened sensitivity, you likely have a heightened emotional body. This, as a result, means you can have a very powerful relationship with your intuition.
This is the work that excites me, that I'm passionate about, and that I want to share with you more and more. Using your sensitivity as the gift that it is. Awakening this sensitivity so that it can lead you to your dharmic work, work that is meaningful and valuable for you and the world, and work that even can support you financially as a result.
Remember, the most important step to having a more fulfilling life is to start cultivating a relationship with your emotional body. I've given multiple tools and resources to start this journey over the past many months on my blog, and I offer my clients a myriad of resources and techniques in private sessions as well. My favorite tools for emotional body awareness are from a body-centered expressive art therapy approach which incorporates the wisdom of the three bodies: emotional, mental and physical. It all starts with a simple technique called the 3 Level Check In. Work with it and use it to help you cultivate presence with "what is".
It's at this point that I want to remind you that we aren't here to change anything, at least not in a forced way. We are here to listen, respect, and to be a witness to "what is" within us. Using a 3 Level Check In is a fabulous resource for this listening, for harvesting what "is" in our mental body, emotional body and physical body. It is our tool for confronting our felt senses, our life experience. All you have to do is listen. That is the first step to this process.
We can also use a resource referred to as the "baseline statements" in the Tamalpa Life Art Process. This is a series of questions that help us "harvest" our findings, to hone in on our wants, needs and felt experiences. If you have been using my creative rituals, or one of my workshop MP3's, then you have already started to work with these baseline statements. Don't worry, I will be sharing more about this in my August Full Moon Creative Ritual, as well as my upcoming workshops and offerings, in order to help you gain more experience with this technique.
It's this part of the harvesting process, however, that we can take our awareness of "what is" and be more conscious about our next steps in life. Once we identify something, we recognize we have options, choices. This identification process can help us make changes in our life. Or perhaps we choose not to make changes at this time. Regardless of our next steps, identification is the beginning of great awareness and insight.
My passion lies in assisting my sensitive clients with their identification process, giving tools and resources that shape their choices and actions. My resources and guidance, workshops, jyotish sessions and coaching services, are all about giving jyoti (light), especially to the sensitive individuals feeling uncertain, overwhelmed, burdened, lost, unsupported by life and by their relationships- resulting in lack of trust with the self.
This month, I'm offering yet another workshop offering to help you gain insights into your emotional process. In August, the focus will be on cultivating further presence with our sensitivity, our emotional body and our intuition. Recognizing this sensitivity as a gift, the gift that it truly is.
My Be Your Gift Workshop series will last four days- from August 28th to the 31st. This virtual (online) series will help you work with your sensitivity more consciously, cultivate more presence with it, and help you recognize it for the gift that it is.
What you will learn in this teleclass:
-Why sensitivity is your most powerful tool of self awareness.
-Why your sensitivity can be your most trustworthy ally.
-How your sensitivity can build self confidence, trust in self and others, as well as self sufficiency.
-What your body wisdom is telling you about this gift.
-How to use your body's messages for deeper insights.
-How to nourish and protect your sensitivity for maximum results.
-Why sensitivity can be the missing link on your path and your dharmic journey.
-What messages to look for in your emotional body in order for personal and spiritual growth.
-How sensitivity is connected to the emotional body and the intuition, and why these are vital for your life.
-The common mistake most people make when listening to their inner guidance systems.
-"Best practices" for being a sensitive individual.
-Why sensitivity is an indication of being gifted and talented.
I am looking forward to working with you and helping you develop a strong connection with the gift of your sensitivity. Be your gift!!
Doors will open for this workshop on Sunday, August 10th at a reduced fee, but only for a limited time. Look for the update via email.
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