Quote #3 Embrace

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Fall in place and embrace your hearts pace!

~Kerri Elizabeth~

3-day quote challenge

First, let me explain the rules:

Thank the person who nominated you.

Post a quote for 3 days and explain why it appeals to you.

Nominate 3 new bloggers each day

Thank you so much https://pascaleshealingjourney.wordpress.com/  

I’m finally getting the third one out, no one said it had to be 3 consecutive days, right?

WOW, last week went so fast, sorry for missing my weekly addition as well, I’ll do my best to get it out this week, so many amazing days and changes and so much joy and sunshine. I hope everyone is doing super fantastic. Busy summer days have arrived!

This week I pick this quote,”Fall in place and embrace your hearts pace”, for this simple reason, you have to fall into place, embrace your space, your pace and flow. When you go out of flow nothing happens except a backup of pressure and stress and nothing good is expressed.

Lean into the embracing space of your pace

Listen to your own heartbeat

Like a breeze of gentleness

Create a healthy pace of appreciation 

It takes Love to love

It takes frustration to share burdens

It takes anger to share complaints

It takes shame to share the blame

It takes guilt to remain insane

It takes LOVE TO LOVE

Love flows, it gives, it lifts, it builds

It flows, it receives, it knows

Love embraces you in a beautiful space of respected pace

Sunshine

 

Breathe into the pace your heart is asking for. Pushing yourself in some things is wonderful, however, if you are missing the beauty, the love, the healing, the breathing, the body movement that keeps you in a flow of health and happiness then your missing YOU.

I remember all too well the many years I didn’t respect my own pace. You can’t heal in this space, you don’t grow, you just change, you start to resent everything and nothing all at the same time because you cant see or feel your own emotions, while you’re trying to keep up with everything and everyone except you. YOU are the most important part of the Y O U, embrace your pace!

3 new nominees:

http://www.jrobinwhitley.net/

https://happinessbetweentails.com/

https://forcefitness.us/

 

Weekly Addition #5

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 Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity, and change.

~Brene Brown~

  How do you show up for yourself daily?

Healing from anything takes times and kindness to self. I’m about to spill some serious information and things I have done this last 8 months healing from the loss of my 24-year-old son, who left this earth without any lack of suffering from Leukemia.

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I never could have imagined in my wildest nightmares what losing a child could do to you. Brene Brown wrote that amazing quote and it’s perfect, it requires a full reorientation of just about every detail of life.

In reorienting, (I’m definitely still in the process), I consider myself to be farther at this stage than expected, for some very important reasons.

I stopped allowing other people to tell me, when, how, or what I was supposed to feel like and I took off on a road trip for 40 days and nights and intended on being inspired and I was that times a million.

It’s not the decision everyone would make. I felt like if I didn’t do something drastic and push myself I wasn’t going to get up at all one day.

The trip had emotional challenges that whooped my ever loving ass and Zak arrived in a fighter jet to confirm I was going to make it as if he planned it all. He knew when, how and the exact moment to show up and it wasn’t with anything less than IMPACT.

Being so vulnerable and so disoriented meant remote quiet areas were a must and just diving into Mother Earth’s beauty was critical, she reflected back to me the beauty I had forgotten in myself and opened creative spaces that had slammed shut.

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The disorientation started for me the day I found out Zak had 95% cancer in his body 5 years ago and in a day all our lives were changed. Nothing was the same, NOT one thing. It was like I entered a new world and the rest was left behind.

Fast forward to the last 8 months……I  knew specific nutrition to get through the trauma I experienced. Be conscious of what you’re going through and evaluate the changes you need to get the best results.

Food Matters Recipes has some amazing recipes and information that will blow your mind, don’t tiptoe – dive in and explore the beauty of transforming your food into giving your body what it deserves.

Here are some Food Matters interviews on the subjects of healthy bodies and minds, dedicate some time to health education.

Gift yourself continual stretching and functional movement,  invest in yourself.

 

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 Allow your body the opportunity to do its best for you.  I am dedicated to this without fail and it has given me back ten-fold, DocJenFit.thinkific.com, she offers courses like The Mobility Method, The Optimal Body, and Grateful for Mobility Challenge. I do all of these but pick one and just commit to 10 mins a day! 

YOU’RE WORTH IT!

I’m sharing this because, through trauma and stressful situations, this is something you can control. I know with all my heart that if I didn’t do these things my health would be suffering greatly.

Thank your body daily for all it does for you!

You won’t escape stress, heartache and a few hard knocks, at least I don’t know anyone that has. I suppose its possible, but what a  bummer to not experience pain, how would you ever appreciate joy?

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Part of my life passion is to help as many people as I can into movement. Movement your face if you cant move anything else and start from the head down.

 

YOU’RE WORTH IT!

One of my other favorites you can do anywhere, anytime and since I have been doing this I have grown leaps and bounds, is the Tapping Solution,  I watched this documentary on The Tapping Solution, and it changed everything for me.

YOU’RE WORTH IT!

Releasing the less-than-positive self-chatter first is key to your healing forward. This might surprise you. I’m NOT a law of attraction fanatic, I’m an earth loving, soul driven, nature-inspired lover, of life and if anyone can make a rainbow from tears it’s me. However, in order to attract the positive, you must heal the negative, acknowledge it, face the truth and release it to make room for all you want to attract.

YOU’RE WORTH IT!

Are you walking around covering your own self-shitty talk with a mask of denial? Face it as your truth and then love yourself unconditionally forward. It’s acceptance and freedom to be empowered right where you are so you can attract what you want and have room for it to arrive.

YOU’RE WORTH IT!

Don’t let anyone tell you, “just be positive” when you don’t feel that way, we already know that part, its common sense. Having it in your face is simply the same as putting your hand up in front of someone’s face and telling them you’re not interested in their truth or authenticity, but if they put on a mask to please you, they will be fine.

Who is this fine for?

Be you in all your beautiful forms, sad, mad, angry, blissful, joyful, blessed, excited, fearful, tenacious, tender, grateful, generous and so much more. These are emotions, have them, embrace them, nurture their evolution of changing, rearranging and creating new spaces for growth.

Here’s another amazing enlighting experience for free www.jovianarchive.com/Human_Design/Why This gave me a wonderful foundation and confirmation of my strengths and weaknesses I was born with and how to work better with my personality type. I’m a manifester, one of 9% of people, this is just a small part of the genetic and energetic make up you will get to know in your chart, to help you create the best success for yourself and it’s fun and interesting.

YOU’RE WORTH IT!

It must all flow to grow!

SUNSHINE

 

Weekly Addition #3

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Nutrition for this weeks Addition:

This is such a deep subject and one of my favorites. I have been creating healthier versions of everything you can imagine for years now. If you want something, there is never a need to be deprived of it in a healthier version.

Oh, I can hear the vibes already, nothing is as good as the original?

I have loved challenging that idea.

The part I always wonder is, what about how you feel after?

Is that as good as the original too?

I’m one of those over the top, you might say, health nuts, I eat mostly raw with some exceptions now and then and they are usually a version of health you wouldn’t call an exception on normal terms.

I have eaten in doses the opposite way, such as donuts, cookies with massive sugar, cotton candy, you name it. I have tried it all and for many years I was a closet eater. After a fully organic, homemade cooking day for family, I would eat a pan of brownies, ding dongs I hid in the freezer and other things, you get the hint.

I have been overweight, I know the struggle well, this is me and my youngest daughter whos 22 now and I thought she would appreciate an updated version as well.

While I ate my feelings away when no one else was looking, I’d run on the treadmill at the same time, while my 4 kids were sleeping. It helped to keep up with my fit, healthy reputation ( I thought), and hopefully, no one would ever know.

As you can see, that was impossible to hide. I can write for days on this mess I created for myself, that was before I understood the treadmill does, go backward, in many areas.

My first take on nutrition was our family health food restaurant when I was in 3-6th grade, or so, my mom might correct that, but that’s my memory. As a kid it was a blessing and a curse, everyone wanted my food and I wanted theirs. Trades went on and I was able to have my share of other foods through friends and family. I wasn’t deprived in any way, healthy options or not. I had the best of all worlds with a diversity of people in my life.

This was one of my best gifts I had growing up, was to have such diversity and choice, it taught me by experience what direction I wanted to choose for me and my family. I have always been active that was never an issue, it was committing to my own nutrition, a no-brainer most of the time. The struggle was very real between 8 pm-midnight I confess, for years. I thankfully let all that go and changed a lot of lives along the way and would love to help you.

Over my years of training the number one problem and questions, always lean on nutrition.

My favorite and most looked at and followed site is Food Matters, https://bit.ly/2qbpQUO . When I took a life coaching course in 2010 this was the first thing we were introduced to and I have been hooked and grown with them since. It’s my most shared space and I am happy to say I have joined forces with them to share more.

This nutrition story goes deep for me and it includes my son’s 5-year Leukemia journey, as well as my digestive struggle and removal of all of my large intestine (except 4 inches). How I healed with no medications and in the healthiest way possible. I was diagnosed with Crohn’s, Celiacs and Ulcerative Colitis and all signs of this are not currently found. I will share both of our stories in their own weekly addition soon.

Every penny earned when you go to join Food Matters through me will be turned back into teaching about the awareness of nutrition in cooking classes and other educational avenues, in my son Zak’s honor.

Before he left and grew a full set of wings and roared into the heavens in a fighter jet,( I am now convinced of), he made me promise to continue to live my life to the fullest and to keep sharing health and I will.

Another subject to be covered, my journey in grief and nutrition. If there is ever a time to do your best, this is it. There is no answer to grieving and it’s definitely a fingerprint to each person, but to be diligent in your nutrition is imperative in a crisis.

I appreciate you all and whether you join or not, thank you in advance for looking into it as a step toward better health.

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My favorite morning drink is chocolate tea with steamed and foaming almond milk and then a shot of detox juice.

I have two favorites:

Fresh ginger and turmeric, 1/2 of a lemon and a green apple.

Or, two stocks celery, 1 green apple, 1 lime and 3 leaves of kale. I had this one today, mmm.. goes right to your cells and gives you a good morning boost.

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Add these to your morning routine and changes will start to happen.

A favorite Raw foods quick recipe my clients love and never get enough of are my Rah-Raw bars.

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Equal parts of all things except double the nut or seed butter

Almond butter or seed butter, any kind you like.

Cacao Nibs

Cacao powder( 1 tbs. for each cup size portions of other ingredients)

Dates ( blend into a paste)

chia seeds

Sesame seeds

Shredded organic coconut(optional to roll in or add to the whole recipe)

Raw honey (optional for sweet tooths)

(coffee drinkers, this is amazing with coffee finely ground in it or rolled in it, also optional and delicious if you want spice, is a little Cayenne pepper)

If you don’t want the crunch, blend ingredients one at a time in a Vita-mix or high powered mixer, then mix together in a bowl and Roll into balls or create flat squares by rolling along a cookie sheet on wax paper and freeze to cut … Keep them in the freezer, they stay fresh and easy to eat after a couple minutes of being out.

These ingredients can take you a long way and are the core of a lot of wonderful recipes for healthy bars and cookies I’ll be sharing along the way until I have a page dedicated to it all. This is where my computer learning curb comes in, choosing a new theme and moving all of this around.( patience is definitely not natural for me, hence my meditation and simplicity desires.)

These bars are awesome quick snacks to satisfy hunger and stay healthy and keep blood sugars level on track in between meals.

Warning: don’t eat the coffee ones late if you’re sensitive to caffeine keeping you awake.

I am currently on day 5 of a 7 day cleanse… I am a regular cleanser, this is literally the key I have found to my own energy changes and restarting my system, I do a lot of different ones, this is the one I am currently doing. https://bit.ly/2IBIE7w 

Have fun and explore new nutritional ideas you can add to your household. Don’t stress about it just add or subtract one thing, it makes a difference.

And keep moving…… with Dr. Jen touching on the most important facets of functional movement and flexibility and you can do it in 10 mins. Check out her website at DocJenFit.thinkific.com, she offers courses like The Mobility Method, The Optimal Body, and Grateful for Mobility Challenge.

SUNSHINE ON YOU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly Addition

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Mother Nature supplies you with all you need, you must open your senses and be willing to escape the pace that keeps you chasing yourself and be willing to create a healthy space for YOU to arrive!

~Kerri Elizabeth~

 

Affordable feel good Skincare:

My favorite is to let my skin be free in nature, rub mud and clay all over me and scrub and feel the magic of mother natures energy!

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A few common questions I am asked about skin as an esthetician.

What do you use on your skin? Coconut oil

 How much does it cost? Depends on if it’s organic and how much you use.

Do I need expensive products? No

Does it matter if I’m older what I use? This is individual.

These are of course just some of the common questions, feel free to ask me anything you’d like. I have been making most of what I use on clients and on my own skin for years now.

I don’t buy expensive products, although I have over the years and I don’t like the chemical smell or feeling. (You don’t have to buy these brands, I just posted photos for you to see an example.)

Our skin is our largest organ, if you don’t take care of it, it won’t take care of you.

I find almost always in my life, less is more and when you go live you feel alive.

I have tons to share on skincare but this is a start.

Coconut oil, Cocoa butter and shea butter are my favorite, you can buy these in the raw form and give your body the love it deserves without chemicals and processing. Mix them together and experiment.

I mix these and add an essential oil I like to it. You can look up all kinds of essential oils that are best for skin. I use what smells good to me and I decide the amounts for me and for each individual as I go, using intuition and muscle testing also to confirm.

This is simple, affordable and works amazing.

More books I love:

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These two books have been very enlightening guides to my relationship with myself and learning more about listening to my soul, that always in truth brave, courageous part of us.

Nutrition:

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The other very important tool I’d love to share is eating right. I have heard for years as a fitness and nutrition professional,” I eat healthy already”, but can you help me get in shape?

First thing I ask is for a 3 day exact menu and then I ask, “how serious are you and why do you want to get in shape?”

Learning to love food is equivalent to loving yourself, not someone else.

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I know the moments where you just want to throw caution to the wind and eat something for a reward and feel like crap and wonder why you did it or what was the reward was if it makes you feel horrible?

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There is an online journal called penzu that is easy to use and has an app for you phone to journal privately and share what you want, create a folder called foods or whatever excites you. https://penzu.com/

Mimi Kirk is my favorite raw foods chef if you like raw foods or want to experiment with recipes , here is her site  http://youngonrawfood.com/

So journal your meals for a week, the feeling you had when you ate it and ask a professional to look at it.

If you are a surgeon you don’t have a nutritionist come in and sew up your patient.

Ask someone that knows and keep moving. (see my about page)

When you love your body , your body returns the love!

SUNSHINE

 

Weekly Addition

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Step outside your box, you won’t fall into the sky of infinite possibilities, you’ll just simply and beautiful be infinite in possibilities.

~Kerri Elizabeth~

 

 

Hello, all my beautiful and amazing friends,

 

First, I want to start off with a HUGE thank you for your support, your comments, and desire to help one another succeed by sharing. I love this community and the desires to help one another grow.

Weekly, I will be sharing people, ideas, sites and things I have implemented along the way to help me heal and grow. Please feel free to add your site with your intention and purpose for others to grow and let this be a wonderful opportunity for us all.

I have so much to share, spreading it out weekly will be an opportunity to practice my own discernment, and not giving away all my energy at once. My nature is to be excited and share it all, then take a nap. (P.S. and feeling guilty for the nap and resting)

How many of you can resonate with that?

That was me before I fell on my face a few thousand times of exhaustion, I was causing myself. I could start a nap club now and be excited about it. It’s a “HELL YES” for a nap. “Do it and love it,” and anyone that creates an attitude from you resting needs to rest themselves, guaranteed.

In the process of learning to own, share and protect my energy and even encapsulate it at times, and more so for you, empaths and “Super Trait Empaths” as I am,  (Christine Northrup M.D.)  will be a solid place to learn.

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A few helpful shares you can implement right away:

1. If you’re frustrated, mad, disappointed and unable to create calmness inside, text yourself everything you want to shout out to someone else. You must get this out as fast as possible before it festers in your cells and causes anxiety and sickness, not to mention exhaustion and confusion. Title the note and spill your guts, don’t hold back any cuss words or thoughts. (make sure you’re texting yourself and not someone else, they have different results, trust me on this one).

         The energy you are dispersing starts to flow and let go and you don’t give your power away to someone else. This allows you space to shift without interference and choose a response from an empowering place.

2. When you want to spill all your gratitude, love and apologies to someone that has you spinning to apologize to them for something they did, text it to yourself and then read it, it’s for you not the other person. Trust your inner voice, when to apologize and share your love and gratitude to others and be aware and awake to thieves looking for your beautiful energy.( Christine Northrup M.D.’s, “Dodging energy vampires”.)

3. When your heart is pounding and your head is spinning in a million directions, you’re not dancing on a solid foundation. STOP! Take 10 deep breaths and visualize your feet having roots that connect to the core of the earth keeping you grounded, “YES 10”, you’re worth it.

This will allow your heart and mind to harmonize and dance again with soul intent.

This  free app has tons of meditations and a community and groups of support https://insighttimer.com/

A few of my favorites also have individual sites you can look into:

Judy Unger, https://myjourneysinsight.com/

Sarah Blondin,  https://www.liveawakeproject.com/

Davidji, https://davidji.com/meditation/free-guided-meditations/

Stretch your body and mind EVERY SINGLE DAY! When you stretch your body you stretch your mind and when you stretch your mind your body will give you more.  

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I do these every single day, sometimes numerous times a day!

Oxygen flows were restrictions let go.

~Kerri Elizabeth~

I hope this offers some ideas to help inner restrictions let go and to start to allow flow.

Stay tuned for so much more!

SUNSHINE

 

LAKE OF GRATITUDE

Awareness of the heart requires surrendering thoughts!

~Kerri Elizabeth~

Rain drops

An expression

Unmixed with thoughts

Purely emotion surrendering

Concentrated attention

Immersed in awareness

Behold my heart

Hijack my pain

Turn it into rain

May that lake

Be named….. Gratitude

SUNSHINE

Soulful Courage

Where your soul pulls you, that’s where courage is.

~Kerri Elizabeth~

There will moments you have to let go

No thoughts, just let go

Times your heart needs to rest

Your mind stops

Your body resigns to the pull and lets go

Where you have given all you can

And the design changes you within

When we allow those moments to flow

There a loss of control

A fear takes hold

Vulnerability will breathe near

Peace will disappear

Then hope rises

Pain and grief need safety and love to breathe

Judgement must be erased and love embraced

SUNSHINE

My Wisest Teacher and My Son

 

What the eye does not see is where the heart is set free!

~Kerri Elizabeth~

This baby of mine, my boy that has become a warrior man, husband, son, brother and friend.

His strength and courage far out stretch any I have ever seen, heard of or experienced.

I’d say it’s because I’m his mom and I’m biased, but that’s just a small part of the truth.

His story can’t fit on this page, but the light in his smile can radiate for you a message.

Interpret the love in these eyes and this smile from an unconditional love.

To know him is to love him.

To hear him is to capture the sound and rhythm of pure adoration and gratitude and love for life.

To walk with him is to teach you the most magnificent postural power.

To hug him is to feel more energetic peace than you’ll ever feel.

To speak to his soul is a gift I am blessed to behold.

To be his momma is the best gift I’ve ever received and it can’t be bought or sold.

To share our hearts while we reflect on our life’s path to here is in pure gratitude.

To feel his heartbeat while he holds my hand and hear him say, “I’m OK mom” when nothing seems even close to ok, teaches me the most love and strength I’ve ever experienced.

This BOY has a heart of 100 badass LIONS and as his spirit roars and becomes too big to fit into his frail body, he continues to teach us all, he is so much more than what you see!

Take your blinders of life off, it’s what you DON’T see that sets you free!

My WISEST teacher ever, MY SON!

I love YOU and my soul’s tapped in, every life you’re in, you promised you’d pick me as your mom again!

Can we make a pact though, that next time you don’t run faster than me?

I love you every minute and every second!

Your Momma for infinity!

SUNSHINE

(For those of you who don’t know Sunshine is my Soul’s voice, it’s the source where my words come and my eyes are closed and the deepest part of me shines!)

Beautiful Soul

The heart and soul will find their place, wounds will heal where sorrow once was in that space!

~Kerri Elizabeth~

The vines know their route

Beauty added to the view they surround

Tangled only to perception shaken around

Reaching for the stars never tied or bound

Shooting stars represent core freedom found

Investigating the inner sounds

The sight

The light

The vibrations in the ground

The breathing and pulse of every tree standing proud

Others fallen with a purpose to lay down

Solidity exists firmly untethered by a slippery slope

Polarity is the sun ray’s reflection of hope

Rain divinely drops clearing the fog over illusions

Trusting in the strength put into the making of your own braided twine

Made from the heart and soul when aligned

In a flash blinded but harnessed in alignment.

Sunshine