Today is called Lion’s Gate in astrology (8/8) and it happens when the Sun is in Leo and it aligns with the star Sirius, Earth, and Orion’s Belt.
It is supposed to be a good day for manifesting and here are 2 ways to tap into this energy:
1. Meditate and imagine a lion next to you as your guide. Ask what you need to know right now or what you need to know to manifest your dreams. Work with a Lion as your animal guide and tap into its energy to help you manifest your goals.
Take a moment and sit up tall, do some shoulder rolls, and take some deep breaths through your nose. Now imagine white light all around you and envision an animal next to you as your guide. Finish by saying something nice to yourself and smile.
Notice how you feel. Hopefully, you feel a little bit better than you did before. Enjoy these feelings. This is an example of tending to your vibration.
Your vibration is your emotional energy. Your vibration changes depending on how you feel and what you are focusing on. Your vibration is high when you are feeling good and trusting that life is working out for you. Your vibration is low when you are criticizing yourself and feeling stuck.
Your emotional energy acts as a magnet that draws more of what you are feeling into your life. Your vibration is created by you, your thoughts, how you feel physically, and what you spend time focusing on.
Basically, your thoughts create your emotions which create your vibration. When you tend to your vibration, you can begin to truly enjoy each moment while creating a life you love.
The word “tend” means to care for, look after, or give one’s attention to. This guidebook will help you tend to your emotions, environment, and vibration like you would a garden or your home. You will do this using nature, breath, thoughts, imagination, and energy.
The techniques shared are simple ways to help you enjoy life more and draw more things to enjoy into your life. They are a mix of my creations, ancient techniques from my yogic studies, tried and true life coaching exercises, along with energy work from my experience as an intuitive mentor.
You will become a magnet for your desires.
Tending to your vibration looks different for everyone. I share what has worked for me. Along the way, you will discover what works for you. All of it will help you become a more authentic version of yourself.
You will learn how to empower yourself and shift your energy to a higher vibration. If you commit to working on the tips and exercises, you will feel a massive positive shift in the flow and experience of your life.
This work will help you enjoy life more and feel more confident in the choices you make. I am not saying you won’t have bad days. It’s important to feel all of your feelings.
The goal of the work I am sharing is to help you learn how to handle the ups and downs of life with more grace and ease. You will bounce back quicker and learn to catch yourself going negative faster.
You will learn how to tune out the world around you and tune into your inner wisdom. You will have the resources to change your mood, your thoughts, your breath, and your life.
Your life might change, or you might change how you look at your life. Or both! Either way, you will feel empowered by the work you do and happy that you have committed to bringing positive change into your life.
Take a moment and thank yourself for taking this time for yourself.
You might want to create a special place in which to do this work. This could be a room, a chair, a nook. Maybe just a basket or tray that will contain the tools you want around you as you work through this guide like candles, matches, incense, essential oils, etc. Make it yours.
You might like to get a journal to write down your reflections and responses or use the printable worksheets I created for you by visiting the Book Bonus section on my website.
There is a positive affirmation at the end of each lesson that you might like to incorporate into your life or possibly repeat when you are practicing the lessons. Notice the ones that make you feel really good and repeat them often.
Have fun with this guide! Think of it as a toolbox you can use to help you get unstuck, pumped up, relaxed, goal-oriented, and so on.
When you are first starting, you might like to keep your efforts private or share them with the world. Honor your feelings around how you share the time you take for yourself.
You will have different needs at different times, and this guide will feel like a comforting space to come back to help you tune in and remember who you really are.
Get ready! I hope you enjoy this journey of creating positive shifts and receiving abundance in every area of your life by tending to your vibration.
You are worthy of enjoying life, feeling good, and manifesting your dreams!
Thank you so much for your support! This journey has actually helped me create a better version of my book that I am really confident about. I love that the universe brought me to this moment. I look forward to tending to our vibrations together!
Look at the image below. Close your eyes and breathe deeply.
Open your eyes. Choose the card you feel drawn to the most.
Scroll down for the cards and messages.
OR you can read the messages below and pick an animal that you think will be the best fit for your fall season.
Have fun with this! Notice when you see your animal represented during this season. You might see it on pillows, in commercials, or even live!
Use the hashtag #autumnanimalguide to join in the fun!
Each morning, ask your animal to guide you through your day and to help you tap into the qualities associated with this animal that will best serve you.
Messages revealed – clockwise from top! Owl – This fall season you are being asked to navigate in the dark. Remember this is a metaphor but one that you might be feeling deeply right now. Take time to strengthen your intuition by focusing on your third eye during meditation and pulling tarot or oracle cards, Call on Owl for wisdom and guidance to help you see what is hidden to most others.
Buffalo – The Buffalo is here to tell you that you everything you need already. During this season take stock of the abundance that already exists in your life. Including all of your positive attributes and strengths. This will create a vibrational energy to carry to you to the next level that you have your eye. When you find yourself complaining, ask Buffalo to guide you back to gratitude and prayer.
Cat – You are being invited to cultivate a deep sense of self this season. Take time for lots of self-care and things that increase your self-confidence. When you do this, you will emerge from this season with mix of affection and independence in your relationships.
Wolf – Your fierceness is being called upon. Listen to your intstincts and step into your role of protector and guardian. When you feel vulnerable. call on Wolf to be by your side. Definitely howl at the moon a few times this season.
Squirrel – If you have fallen behind on taking care of yourself and your goals during this pandemic, Squirrel is here to give you a boost of energy. Create a list of the things you want to catch up on. Persevere and work hard on checking things off your list this autumn. Call on Squirrel to remind yourself to resourceful when you are feeling stuck.
Fox – There is a lot of trickster energy around this year and even more so in this upcoming fall season. In order to not get overwhelmed or bamboozled, be prepared to use quick thinking. Any time you need to see through the cultural illusion, ask the Fox for guidance and then see what clues show up to guide you in the right direction.
Crow – Change is the only constant in life. Take time this season to learn how to emerge from change true to yourself. Crow might lead you to some magical practices that will help you feel more confident and also guide you through the trickster energy that is around this fall season. Imagine the Crow on your shoulder or nearby as your companion on your journey.
Spider – The spider always asks, “Are you caught in a web or weaving your own destiny?” You might like to start this season by journaling your answer to that question. If you are already weaving, then envision how your destiny looks and keep creating your web. If not, what is going on? How can you untangle yourself and emerge from this crazy year feeling good? Either way, call on Spider for patience as you work on yourself this season.
Feel free to share your Autumn Animal Guide in the comments!
It is so easy to have your alarm go off, grab your phone, roll out of bed, get coffee, get cranky, and then wonder why your day went the way it did. Especially after during this wacky pandemic!
If you are looking to put some magic into your mornings or your kids are going back to school like mine are and you need a magical morning routine then this post is for you!
I used to hate mornings.
That means I know things have to be quick, easy, and fun in the morning in order for me to do them.
These tips will help you feel guided, sparkly, intuitive, and free-spirited!
If you have more to add, please share in the comments and spread the magical morning love!
4 Tips to Make Your Mornings Magical
Ask for Guidance
Before you get out of bed, even before you open your eyes, you can ask for guidance from the divine. You can connect with God, Universe, Spirit, Mother Earth, or any other way you address a higher power or force. Then simply ask: “Can you please guide me, help me, lead me, move me, show me?” Any variation or all of those. Then stay open to receiving guidance during the day.
Sun Breath or Solar Breath
Also called the Pingala Nadi Breath. Your right nostril is connected to the solar nadi (or channel) in your subtle energy body which is associated with vitality plus masculine and warming energy. Use the first two fingers on your left hand to close your left nostril. Begin breathing deeply through your right nostril. Practice for 3 rounds or 1 or 3 minutes. Then release the left nostril and breathe deeply through both nostrils. Pause and notice how you feel. This breath is featured in my Free Spirit Guidebook.
Pick an animal guide for the day.
You can use the printable animal guide oracle cards that come as a bonus with my Free Spirit Guidebook to shuffle and pick a card as shown in the video. You can also ask for an animal to show up during your day or for the name or vision of one to pop into your mind. Once you see or think of one, then look up the meaning and energy associated with that animal and figure out how that energy can help you in your life right now.
Face east and greet the sun! Moving your body is a great way to start your day. It helps you get out of your head and release stress. If you are not familiar with Sun Salutations then simply watch this video I made a while back sharing different variations to get your morning started right. ***For a simple pick me up you can stand with your palms touching in front of your heart, inhale and lift your arms overhead, exhale and fold forward and touch or reach for your toes (bend your knees slightly), then inhale and roll all the way up, and finish with your palms back at your heart. Do this 3 times and start your day!
Just picking one of these things to do each morning will help make your morning magical!
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