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What’s Your Word of the Year

Last year I did something new. One day while I was meditating, I heard a word over and over. It was crystal clear as if an angelic wind swept through my ear drums sweetly singing me this word; I wrote the down the word: Serenity. I made a pact with myself that I did indeed need more serenity and asked Spirit what was the next step.

Don’tcha just love when there seems like hollowness and now the angelic voice is quiet. I shrugged my shoulders and ventured onward: I was worn out, my love life seemed lost, my two young adult boys moved into their own spaces. Nothing felt right as I tided the house. It felt dismal and dark.

Changes

Change #1: 

Boom, whap OH NO! Roof flapping in the wind. My BeLoved to the rescue. Yeah!

Change #2: 

Water everywhere. In the house, outside of the house. In fact during a storm, I stood in the middle of my house with water rushing past me like I was standing on an island in the middle of a river. So many things began to break. OMG! My house is evicting me. UGH! It wants a family, “please let me go. You will find better.”

Change #3:

Choice Chance Change Magical Blessings Laid off; house up for sale. I barely have time to get everything out in the time that it sells and the new owners take possession. Due to that I donated, and gave away 90% of my items.

Change #4:
I moved in with my BeLoved. I am scared of what has occurred with us before. Yet, my heart says hush. It’ll get better.

Change #5: 

Looking for a new space. The land finds us. It’s an amazing, peaceful. SERENE; it is serenity at its best.  Do want to hear the funny part? It was 9 months when I chose Serene for my word of the year to when we purchased our dream land and begin to prepare to build our dream home. Nice Delivery!

Things Aren’t Always As They Seem

Now when you read about all the changes, it seems scary and plain fucked up. Trust me I have said aloud many a times this year, “Spirit, can I have a rest?” Spirit gave me 3 months to rest and yep another change. A job showed; it needed me as much as I needed it.  Building your dream home requires happy underwriters.

With each transition, I was shifting into the most amazing serenity deep within me. So, what may seem daunting; really wasn’t. Spirit was creating ways for me to let go and to flow into my own serenity.

Will She Do It Again? 

Yes, yes I am!  I have no idea what will show nor what will happen. Or that’s what I say out loud My heart and soul know the way, and I am getting out of their way so we can have more…

Are ya Ready…

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Yes, confidence is my 2018 Word of the Year.  I am excited for the possibilities that will show.

Word of the Year Meditation

  • Light a white candle (you can use any color or scent; white gives your a clear slate).
  • Have a pen and paper next to you.
  • Set the intention that your 2018 Word will be revealed to you.
  • Close your eyes.
  • Place your hands over your heart.
  • Inhale and exhale 3 deep breaths.
  • “Dear Spirit, I am looking for a change. I am looking for a way to let go. I am looking for a word that makes sense for me to do this. What is my word?
  • Inhale and exhale.
  • Flutter your eyes open.
  • Take the pen and paper.
  • Write the first word that shows on your paper.
  • Look at your word.
  • Place this over your heart.
  • Say, “Spirit, please help me gently and gracefully bring this meaning into my life. and so it is…”
  • Place your word where you will view this multiple times a day.
  • Step back and watch your word come alive in your life.

Believing that YOU Can

Now, one word of caution. I worked out all of the kinks.

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Please trust me when I say Ask. Believe. Receive.

Things may not show up as you deem or think they should. Spirit knows what it is doing and will align you in the most magical of ways; even if it means letting go of people, places and things. This is about you and what your heart and soul need; if you allow it.

 

I wish you so much Luck, Love and Light on your incredible journey!

I ask one thing; please share your word and story with me, I would love to hear it!

Oodles of Love & Magical Blessings,

Natasha

 

Believe in You Natasha Botkin Magical BlessingsNatasha Botkin, Master Teacher & Intuitive Behavioral Energy Healer, is a #1 international bestselling Author, Artist and Shiny Gold Star Quest creator.  She uses healing soul psychology energies when working with youth and adults by releasing patterns & blocks to help them empower themselves.  Connect with me Magical Blessings Healing Center

 

 

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Are You Shunning the Girl Within? Part 2

In my previous post Are you Shunning the Girl Within Part 1, I discuss the nasty subject of girl shunning.  However, let’s take examine this at a deeper level.

Ready, set, meet me there…

Shunning You

Inner Girl Power Inner Child Feminine Magical BlessingsYou are a girl; your age does not matter; you have an inner child.

Do you sit with her, play with her, hold any interest in her?

Worst of all do you ignore her or call her names?

If you answered yes to any of these, there is a way to stop the snarky madness.

Moving Through the Pain

For a moment stop and ponder why you ignore or call you names.

Why do you dislike or dishonor yourself?

Who in your life created a way for you to do this?

Now, it is not about the blame game.  This is about getting to the root of it all.  Strong blooms, blossom better with strong roots.  So, we will explore and discover what is uprooting your girl.

Seek and you Shall Find

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You are seeking happiness and solace. There is anxiety, worry or maybe dread. It does not have to be this way.

You will need 20-30 mins for this activity. Please enjoy this in a quiet space and light a while candle.

 Let’s Begin:

Meditation:  For a moment, close your eyes and see you at the age of 6. You are playing hide and seek.  What is the best hiding place to stay hidden?

Journal Time: Open your eyes and write this down.

Meditation: Next, close your eyes again. You are still in this perfect hiding spot. Hold out your hand and speak very softly in a sweet gentle manner. What does your inner girl do or say? Let her speak freely; allow her the freedom to express herself.

Journal Time: Open your eyes and write this down.

Meditation: Close your eyes again, and using a gentle, soft voice ask her what she needs.

Journal Time:  Open your eyes and write this down.

Meditation: Close your eyes, offer to sit with your inner girl.  Do not rush; especially if you have not spoken to her and spent time with her. She may shy and disbelieve you.  Use this meditation and journaling activity as much as you need.

Coming out of Hiding

Let go of all that you “think” you know, and allow your inner girl to connect with you. She will show you things about you, that even you may not remember nor recall. She is on your side, and wants the best for you. You are an incredible team. Grant her permission to be this cheerleader, teacher and guide.

The biggest moment of all.

Ho’oponopono is a powerful ancient Hawaiian Forgiveness Mantra.

Close your eyes and repeat:

I am sorry

Please forgive me

I love you 

Thank You

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Standing Tall with your Inner Girl Power:

  1.  Be Authentic! Be you like no one is watching. Dance, sing, wear that lavender hair.  Seriously, no one cares. “If no one likes what you are creating, just smile at them and tell them to go make their own fucking art.” – Elizabeth Gilbert
  2. Speak to your Inner Girl. Let the conversation keep flowing. Do not stop it. She needs to hear from you directly, fully and completely. Turn off the electronics and spend 15-20 mins a day with her. She is a powerful force deep within you; she is your biggest cheerleader and ally!
  3. Honor & Respect your Inner Girl. If you say to her that you will go for a walk, meditate, paint do it! She will retreat once again, and find it even more difficult to trust you. You deserve self-love and self-care! 
  4. Ask your Inner Girl  for advice. Going to get a mani/pedi, ask her what color or what type of bubble bath, essential oil, colors to paint/color with. She loves that you include her as she is you and you are she. Ask what’s a good idea for dinner. There’s all kinds of way to ask her for advice. 
  5. Support your Inner Girl. Your inner girl is deeply connected with you, so she may be a great siren to signal danger. When she does this, please disallow the ego to override her. Again, she has your best interest at heart. 
  6. Calm the inner anxious storm within. Your inner girl is handy at helping with the anxiety monster that gets out of hand. Ask her to hold you, take your hand and guide you. She will thrive and enjoy caring for you; as she is you and you are she. She is great at calming the woes, doubts and worries.

Now your inner girl is not an excuse. Oops, my inner girl got her freak on or my inner girl made me do it. Do not use her as scapegoat; she will not tolerate that.

A nice example is I wrestled for a year to incorporate pastel purple in my hair. Finally, after peekaboo attempts, I heard my inner girl, say, “Girl, just get over yourself and do it, trust me!” I ordered the pastel purple and very much enjoy the gorgeous lavender locks!! My inner girl was so spot on!

Get your Inner Girl on!  

Rock it Girl! 

You Got this!! 

 

Yes!  Natasha, I would love to hear my inner girl and shine my inner radiance.

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A Great way to begin the discussion with a young lady or a better understanding for all ages.

 

Oodles of Love & Magical Blessings, 

Natasha 

 

 

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The Many Uses of Lavender

Let’s explore the many uses of lavender. Some may call this folktale remedies, the yesteryear of a traveling medicine man, a witch brewing her concoction or a Native Medicine Man/Woman. Lavender has many essences to help you with emotional and mental health.

Why Lavender is Useful

Lavender is a very versatile herb and flower.  Most of us use the flower buds.

  • Relaxing
  • Restorative
  • Eases anxieties
  • Soothes anger
  • Calms over activity (ADD/ADHD) or helps slow down an overactive mind
  • Meditation
  • Decorative
  • Edible
  • Essential Oil

Herb 

lavender book serene tranquil calm restore relax rest transformLavender is an herb that has so many wonderful uses. Not only is this gorgeous to grow in your yard, but is also a great houseplant.

Imagine for a moment a meditation room with ivory walls, a light silk fabric flowing with the air movement and the aroma of a lavender plant naturally calming this space. To me, this sounds like a serene meditation space to relax and restore you in a sea of serenity.

Dry the lavender blooms and voila more uses.

  • Add a 1/4 tsp lavender buds, 1/4 tsp chamomile blooms, and 1 tsp marshmallow root to brew a nice relaxing tea. You may sweeten this with 1 tsp cane sugar, honey or whatever you enjoy. This will soothe your mind, body and spirit.
  • Make a lavender satchel with dried lavender buds. This wonderful aroma can be use for you, your linen or lingerie draws, or as a gift.
  • Use lavender buds for a floral pick me up in any room.
  • Place lavender buds on a gift or gift tag.
  • Sprinkle lavender buds in your pillowcase for a restful slumber.
  • Tie lavender buds together and create a decorative sweetly scented wreath.

 

Essential Oil

lavender essential oil soothe relax calm restore transform spiritual divine You can make your own or purchase lavender essential oil. There are so many incredible ways that you can  imagine with lavender essential oil.

  • Place a drop or two of lavender essential oil with 1-2 drops of coconut oil on a cotton ball and tuck this in your bra for an all day and natural stress reliever.
  • Use 2-3 drop of l.e.o in your bath with Epsom salt and this soothes your tired, sore muscles.
  • Add 1-2 drops of l.e.o. to sugar. Step in shower, use the sugar scrub  on your body; next,  turn on the shower water to wash off and reveal sparkly soft skin
  • Place 1-2 drops of l.e.o and c.o on the bottom of a child’s foot who refuses to sleep and poof, voila slumber.
  • Add 3-4 drop of l.e.o into a diffuser and fill your space with this serene aroma.

 Animal Friends

I am not a fan of the harsh anti-flea remedies. So,  I located at my health food store a natural option with lavender and other herbs collar.  Fortunately, I have also found soothing anti-anxiety lavender collars for my dog who was terrified of fireworks; and I would even spray l.e.o on her bed during high firework seasons.  This helped calm her down.

Edible

Yep, you can eat and ingest lavender buds. Edible lavender helps soothe your mind body and spirit in a gentle way.

  • A favorite treat of mine in the hot summer is lavender mint ice tea.
  • Another sweet treat is lavender sugar.
  • Once upon a time local bakery baked the most incredible lemon & lavender muffins.

The possibilities are endless with lavender.  

Oodles of Love, 

Natasha 

 

 

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Natasha Botkin Magical Blessings Healing CenterNatasha Botkin, Master Teacher & Intuitive Behavioral Energy Healer, is a #1 international bestselling author, artist and Shiny Gold Star Quest creator.  She uses healing soul psychology energies when working with youth and adults by releasing patterns & blocks to help them empower themselves.  Connect with me Magical Blessings Healing Center