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Masculine Feminine Balance

[fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”” padding_right=”” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_text]What do Superman, Yoda, Mary Poppins and Dumbledore have in common? Besides all being heroes and heroines in movies, they have each mastered their masculine-feminine balance. They combine the qualities of strength and caring. They are powerful, loving and wise. They inspire us to be the best version of ourselves.

The Key to Health and Well-Being is Finding Your Balance

Master Your Balance, Master Your Life

Regardless of your gender, you have inner masculine and feminine qualities:

  • Masculine = Your true expression of Power (Strength)
  • Feminine = Your true expression of Love (Caring)
  • Balanced = Your true expression of Wisdom (Healthy, Balanced Human with Integrity)

Examine where you find yourself on the chart. As you consider the four quadrants of masculine-feminine expression, how much strength and caring do you exhibit? How balanced are you? Where can you allow more of your true expression, your Soul, to shine through?

Are you there for your family all day but never make time for yourself? Are you timid in relationships but confident at work? Will you spend whatever it takes when your dog is sick yet refuse to give change to a needy person on the street? Most of us have various aspects of ourselves in different quadrants and it’s helpful to know where we are so we can figure out how to get to where we want to be.

We hope that this is a useful tool to discover more about yourself and find your balance. Everyone can master their life, including you.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”” padding_right=”” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_title size=”3″ content_align=”left” style_type=”default” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]The Quadrants: Strength and Caring[/fusion_title][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_5″ layout=”1_5″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”center” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Strength & Caring - Dumbledore[/fusion_imageframe][fusion_text]

Dumbledore

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Neytiri

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Yoda

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_5″ layout=”1_5″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”center” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Strength & Caring - Mary Poppins[/fusion_imageframe][fusion_text]

Mary Poppins

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_5″ layout=”1_5″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”center” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Strength & Caring - Superman[/fusion_imageframe][fusion_text]

Superman

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_text]Every so often you meet someone whom you would describe as a strong, caring person. They are focused and determined to do their best, and their competence stems from this dedication to self-mastery. They are compassionate with themselves and others, courageous in their trust of Spirit, and inspiring in their enthusiasm for life. They seem at ease with and in command of themselves. They access an inner wisdom and it shows in the way they treat themselves and others.

They are open to new ideas, enjoy new experiences, and take wise risks. They are mindful and aware, and decisive when they are clear about what course of action to take. They have a positive attitude, recognize the collaborative nature of life, and seek to create harmony with others. They take care to speak and act with integrity, even when this may mean breaking the rules.

Their humanity extends to all, with empathy for the well-being of others. They love their friends and family and care for them deeply. They laugh easily and enjoy the pleasures of life. They are thoughtful about the needs of others and are kind, patient, and protective of those who are weak. They know how to assist without interfering, and how to balance their generosity with self-protection. They are active in their local and global community and, whether they are raising a child, running a business, coaching a team, tending a garden, cheering a friend, serving in public office, standing up for justice, or volunteering at a food bank, they are devoted to the common good.

Mindful of their own health and well-being, they know when to pause and recharge, when to ask for help, and when it is wise to quit. They avoid toxins in their diet as well as in their environment, including people who would cause them harm. They keep themselves mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually nourished, healthy and strong. They have a zest for life and their enthusiasm is contagious. People and animals feel safe and cared for when in their presence.[/fusion_text][fusion_separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”” bottom_margin=”20px” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=”” /][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”” padding_right=”” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_title size=”3″ content_align=”left” style_type=”default” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]The Quadrants: Caring & Weakness[/fusion_title][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_5″ layout=”1_5″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”center” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Caring & Weakness - Arthur Weasley[/fusion_imageframe][fusion_text]

Arthur Weasley

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Cinderella

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Hagrid

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_5″ layout=”1_5″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”center” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Caring & Weakness - Dorothy[/fusion_imageframe][fusion_text]

Dorothy

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_5″ layout=”1_5″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”center” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Caring & Weakness - Piglet[/fusion_imageframe][fusion_text]

Piglet

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_text]When someone becomes a victim of their own generosity they are likely caring yet weak. They may value the well-being of others over their own and will give to others even at the expense of their own physical, mental, or emotional health. They may believe this type of suffering to be good. Sometimes this is because of a ‘saviour complex’. Sometimes this is rooted in low self-esteem or a sense of unworthiness.

They may partner with someone who takes advantage or even takes command of their life. In putting their own desires on hold, they teach people to treat them unfairly. They may feel overwhelmed by the demands of others. The repression and suppression of their own happiness can cause them to become depressed.

They may find employment where they lack passion or are not respected, or settle into relationships that are unfulfilling because they feel that they are undeserving of better. They are easily intimidated and often fearful. Their fear may make them anxious and defensive.

They may have difficulty standing up for themselves and doubt their strength. When they do find the courage to stand up to someone who is trying to overpower them, they mistakenly think that in doing so they are treating them unjustly when they are not.

Because of their fear they may remain a bystander when someone is causing harm, even when they could intervene or offer assistance. Often, they judge themselves because they don’t like their cowardice or low level of self-confidence and realize that they are not living up to their potential.

Sometimes those who deeply care about a cause, such as the health of the environment, may feel depressed and overwhelmed. The key is to find their strength through solutions-oriented activism; to focus on what is working, or innovate new ways to address the problems they want to be solved.

Generally, those who want to move out of this quadrant and into strength and caring need to build their self-love and explore and strengthen ways to care more for themselves. They would be wise to find the support they need to bolster their self-esteem and reclaim authority for their life.[/fusion_text][fusion_separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”” bottom_margin=”20px” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=”” /][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”” padding_right=”” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_title size=”3″ content_align=”left” style_type=”default” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]The Quadrants: Strength & Uncaring[/fusion_title][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_5″ layout=”1_5″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”center” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Strength & Uncaring - Miles Quaritch[/fusion_imageframe][fusion_text]

Miles Quaritch

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Dolores Umbridge

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Darth Vader

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Poison Ivy

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_5″ layout=”1_5″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”center” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Strength & Uncaring - Voldemort[/fusion_imageframe][fusion_text]

Voldemort

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_text]Perhaps you know someone who is sure of themselves and seems in command of their life. They are ambitious, driven, and get things done. Sometimes being liked is important to them, sometimes they would rather be feared. What is important is that they get things done their way.

For them, life is a battle, and winning is essential. They will strategize, evaluate, and take calculated risks. Sometimes they get the results they want, sometimes not, but they usually have a plan. Teamwork is important as far as achieving a goal is concerned. However, competition rather than cooperation is a driving force in the group dynamic. Rather than instilling confidence and a sense of safety, they intimidate. You are either with them or against them.

They can be mean, vindictive, and quick to anger. They may be pushy and take advantage of people. When they sense weakness in another person they see an opportunity to dominate. They can be physically, mentally, or emotionally abusive. While other people may be hurt by their unkind words or actions, they justify their greed, selfishness, manipulation, or brutality as necessary. They will fight to be right, and collateral damage is the price of winning the war.

Sometimes perceived as selfish or vain, their focus is on themselves. They may eat well, exercise, and take care of their physical appearance because it’s important to them to be strong, and to be perceived as powerful. Active engagement in community is not important to them unless it furthers their interests. The driving question that motivates their actions is, “what’s in it for me?”

The strong and uncaring person can have many guises. Sometimes they are puritanical or self-righteous in their religious beliefs or fanatical about their political views. They fight for their ideas at the expense of their relationships. They use shaming, guilt, coercion, condemnation, or shunning in order to force someone to agree with them. In this, they behave as a tyrant and victimizer. They lack empathy for the plight of others and their version of love is conditional. While they may protect what matters to them, it is often out of a sense of possessiveness or ownership, especially of their children or spouses.

Another form of the strong and uncaring person is the con man, seductress/seducer, interfering busy-body, or gossip. They may speak sentimental words to convince a person of their thoughtfulness and love. They might use flattery, gifts, or money to endeavor to gain trust. However, they prey on weaknesses of others to gain power over them. This is not real love.

To come into balance, those who are behaving primarily from this quadrant would be wise to care more for others and to deepen their sense of empathy and compassion. For example, they could volunteer for organizations that serve those less fortunate or practice meditation so that they can experience the interconnectedness of life. They need to find ways to recognize and appreciate the value of the lives of others, and use their strength to raise others up.[/fusion_text][fusion_separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”” bottom_margin=”20px” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=”” /][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding_top=”20″ padding_bottom=”20″ padding_left=”” padding_right=”” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_title size=”3″ content_align=”left” style_type=”default” sep_color=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” class=”” id=””]The Quadrants: Weakness & Uncaring[/fusion_title][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_5″ layout=”1_5″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_imageframe lightbox=”no” gallery_id=”” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”none” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”center” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” hide_on_mobile=”no” class=”” id=””] Weakness & Uncaring - Cinderella's Stepsisters[/fusion_imageframe][fusion_text]

Cinderella’s Stepsisters

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Dudley Dursley

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Peter Pettigrew

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Gilderoy Lockhart

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Bella Swan

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_text]When someone’s masculine side is weak and their feminine expression is uncaring, they have lost integrity with themselves and others. They become fearful and easily intimidated. They belittle themselves and others, and hold a negative view of life. They think of themselves as victims of life and blame others for their circumstances. They often form judgments against others and exhibit intolerance and prejudice.

In an effort to be perceived as strong, or perhaps to try to convince themselves of their strength, they may show bravado; boasting about their accomplishments or showing off to impress others. They seek recognition from others because they don’t recognize their own self-worth. They may even take foolish risks that endanger themselves and others.

They often feel isolated and alone because they keep themselves closed off from other people and don’t want to share of themselves or anything that they have. They are perceived as selfish or miserly because they may have lost trust in the caring of others and, in turn, have withdrawn their care as well.

The weak and uncaring person may lose focus on what truly matters. Their attention may become scattered or, conversely, obsessed with trivial things. They can be unreasonable and pessimistic. They may feel despair and even suicidal. Addicts and those who have been abused may find themselves in this quadrant.

To come into balance, those who are primarily living in this quadrant are wise to focus on the positive aspects of life. When both strength and caring are in need of development, the approaches to improving balance depend greatly on the individual. For some, it would be best to strengthen their self-esteem. This could be through getting counseling or coaching, taking a self-defense class, or going to the gym. They could develop a level of mastery in a skill they enjoy using. Others may be drawn to focusing on the needs of other people through volunteer work, caring for animals, or participating in a community garden, musical group, or local club of fellow hobbyists.[/fusion_text][fusion_separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”” bottom_margin=”20px” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=”” /][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”http://soulselfliving.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/page_title_bg_2015-_v2-300×19.png” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding_top=”20px” padding_bottom=”20px” padding_left=”20px” padding_right=”20px” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”3_4″ layout=”3_4″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=”” min_height=””][fusion_text]

Now that you’ve looked at all the quadrants, which one did you identify with?

Are you pleased with your current state of balance? Or, do you see room for improvement?

As a transformation coach, empowering people into balance is my specialty. I invite you to a Free Discovery Session with me to gain clarity about your current state of balance. By the end of our conversation you’ll have a better sense for my style and approach, and I will have a clear window into how I can best serve you.

Whether you’re looking to increase your strength or expand your caring, a Discovery Session with me is a positive next step in moving forward.

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The impact of being in balance or out of balance

Whether you’re aware of it or not your masculine-feminine balance is already impacting your:

  • Health
  • Money
  • Sex Life
  • Relationships
  • Self-worth
  • Future

Let’s be honest. Most people are out of balance. So don’t feel down on yourself if you’re not happy with where you find yourself on the chart. This is not an exercise in self-judgment. It’s an opportunity to see your balance and imbalance, and to grasp how this is impacting your life so you can create something better.

The next step is to have a Free Discovery Session to find out more about where you’re at and learn how to make the incremental changes that will bring you more health, happiness and fulfillment. It’s an empowering and important next step to mastering your health and well-being.

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What does it mean to be a healthy, balanced human being?

As mentioned earlier, regardless of your gender, you have inner masculine and feminine qualities. You express these as power/strength and love/caring in degrees of intensity. Power and love combined at high intensity is wisdom. A healthy, balanced human being is strong, caring and wise.

Most people are in some state of either falling further out of balance or attempting to recover it. The good news is that our truest Self is balanced. It’s innate. It’s who we really are way down deep inside. It’s our Soul. What takes us out of balance is all the stuff we experience in life and those who’ve influenced us along the way… parents, teachers, friends, relationships, religious and political leaders, conflicts, traumas, the media, books, music, games, movies, etc. We’re also affected by the body and our hormones, societal and cultural expectations, and our environment.

Those who are really mastering life have found intelligent ways to turn down the volume on the stuff that pulls them out of balance and turn up the volume on their innate wisdom that keeps them in balance. They are solidly in the quadrant of strength and caring and are paying attention to maintaining and improving their ability to embody more of their true Self so that they can enjoy their lives and make the world a brighter place.[/fusion_text][fusion_separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”” bottom_margin=”20px” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=”” /][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding_top=”20px” padding_bottom=”20px” padding_left=”20px” padding_right=”20px” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_text]

How do strength and caring combine to create a sense of wholeness, fulfillment, and purpose?

First, let’s look again at strength and caring:

Strength: The strength of the Soul can be described as true power. It’s healthy, protective, and effective. Divine by nature, true power is never “power over another.” Real strength can only be expressed when combined with love, so those who exhibit strength but not caring are truly only expressing a mid-level strength.

Caring: The caring of the Soul can be described as real love. It’s kind, compassionate, and selfless. Love can be a challenging word because of its many interpretations. True love is expressed from the heart. It is not syrupy sweet… that’s sentimentality. It involves no ulterior motives or convincing… that’s controlling. It’s heartfelt and unconditional. It’s when a person considers the needs of others, is really there for them and truly desires their happiness and well-being. As above, real caring can only be expressed when combined with power, so those who exhibit caring but not strength are really only expressing a mid-level caring.

Strength and Caring combine as Wisdom. True wisdom is the knowing of the Soul. This is deeper than intellectual knowledge. It’s a sense of confidence in your real strength and trust in the integrity of your caring. Wisdom is gained through both life experience and listening carefully within to your intuition and deeper knowing. The more you allow this inner knowing to guide your thoughts, words, and actions, the greater your expression of strength and caring. You can feel the increase and know you’re in balance because you feel whole, happy and fulfilled. You’re making wiser choices, and getting better results. In fact, as you master your balance you will naturally begin to fulfill your purpose, which benefits yourself as well as others.

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How does our balance affect sex and relationships?

According to The Ancient Ones (spirit guides who assist us), a healthy, balanced man allows the full expression of his Soul’s power, love and wisdom, which exhibits as 60% masculine and 40% feminine. A healthy, balanced woman who allows her full expression exhibits the inverse: 60% feminine and 40% masculine.

These slight differences in expression create attraction. There is truth in the old adage “opposites attract.” People generally attract those who balance out their energy. Unfortunately, the polarities can be far too out of balance. How often have you seen a relationship where one person is strong and uncaring while the other is caring and weak? The bully and the doormat, the sinner and the saint, the lord and the servant? It happens a lot, right? While it’s true that out-of-balance relationships can have passion, chemistry, romance, etc., they can also be very challenging and even damaging.

The closer each person is to their own natural state of balance the more balanced the relationship will be. True partners and Soulmates who are balanced, both individually and together, can express the full potential of this combined masculine-feminine creative force. They can enjoy the best qualities of a healthy relationship such as passion, chemistry, attraction, connection, trust, inspiration and accomplishment. This is not only fun and fulfilling, it’s also mutually supportive and self-healing. Do you see how having healthy balance creates far more ease and enjoyment?

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How do I balance caring for myself and caring for others, especially in relationship?

Again, regardless of their gender, everyone has inner masculine and feminine qualities. When a person is caring for themselves and their spouse/significant other and family (me and mine), that is masculine strength. When they are caring for “the world” – community, congregation, a cause to help humanity (everyone else), that is feminine caring.

One way of thinking about masculine strength is that it is a form of caring that is about valuing the lives of yourself and your immediate family. It follows that feminine caring is a form of caring that values the lives of others. Both are needed to be fulfilled and happy. If your focus is on others at the exclusion or expense of your relationship, this is “caring and weakness.” If your focus is on yourself and your relationship and you give little care to others, this is “strength and uncaring.” Men generally tend to express more masculine strength for what is theirs and women generally tend to express more feminine caring for the rights of others. Balance is essential.

A healthy relationship is possible when both partners share their strengths with each other out of a desire to please, provide, and support. It’s an active form of love. Your strengths complement each other; you’re good at this, she’s good at that, and the relationship benefits from the expression of your strengths. You divide the labor in a way that allows you both to enjoy the activities in a spirit of love for one another.

The true sharing of your strengths includes your intention and attitude. Are you doing these things out of duty, obligation, or fear/appeasement, or in a spirit of love and appreciation for your mate and your relationship? There’s a big difference!

Acting out of duty is a weaker form of love that’s often rooted in the idea of giving to get… “I’m doing this so that you’ll give me that.” Sometimes it’s actually fear… “I’m doing this for you so that you won’t do that to me.” This engenders resentment which saps the joy and erodes trust and intimacy.

When you’re sharing from stronger forms of love, you build yourselves and each other up, you become stronger together, and enjoy more of the essential qualities of love in your relationship like trust, intimacy, connection, joy, fun, fulfillment, etc.

Examine how you treat each other. Do you complain about each other? Or, do you share your appreciation for each other and the ways you each contribute to the well-being of your relationship? Are you sabotaging your relationship or strengthening it?

You can start wherever you are, at any age and stage of your life. Ideally, you put your focus on becoming your Soul Self first, because your Soul Self is inherently strong and caring. As your Soul Self, you have something of great value to contribute to a relationship. You will naturally attract or be attracted to a mate who is capable of joining you as their true self. Together, you will make sure that your relationship is kept strong through the active sharing of your love, including caring for your children. From this strong foundation, you can give more of your time and attention to others, join in community, and contribute to the positive evolution of the world from a position of great strength and caring that is balanced and rooted in love.

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How does our balance affect our health and well-being?

The key to health and well-being is finding your balance because if you are limiting the true expression of who you are, your health can be negatively affected. Health and disease are a matter of energy flow in the body. The natural healthy energies of your body can be disturbed by your own reactions to experiences, by your beliefs, and by exposure to the unbalanced energies of others and the environment. These are all factors that affect how much of your natural expression you are allowing. When you’re out of balance you’re more vulnerable to illness and disease.

The first step is to identify where you are. Where can you strengthen your masculine qualities? Where can you expand your feminine ones? What needs to change? How do you change it? Do you need to heal from a past trauma? Shift out of a limiting belief? Leave a toxic relationship? Move to a healthier place? As you move up the scale from weakness to strength and from uncaring to caring you will positively improve your own health, and also have a more positive affect on the well-being of others in your life. The Free Discovery Session can help you answer these questions so you can begin making the changes that will improve your situation.

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How does our balance affect our money and career?

It is possible for a person to have money regardless of their state of balance. The world is full of examples of people in each of the four quadrants who are wealthy. You may be able to identify a person’s state of balance though by how they created their wealth. Did they make it themselves or inherit it? Did they exploit others or empower them? Did they harm the environment or improve it?

Generally speaking, those who are strong often have more money than those who are weak because they make sure to satisfy their desires. Caring people often feel a sense of satisfaction in their career because they are helping others. Strong and caring people often enjoy having money to meet their own needs as well as the fulfillment that comes from serving a greater good. How well are you caring for yourself and those you love? How happy are you in your career? Would you like to move into greater balance with money and career? There is a way to fulfill both your truest desires and humanity’s greatest needs.[/fusion_text][fusion_separator style_type=”none” top_margin=”” bottom_margin=”20px” sep_color=”” border_size=”” icon=”” icon_circle=”” icon_circle_color=”” width=”” alignment=”center” class=”” id=”” /][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container][fusion_builder_container background_color=”” background_image=”” background_parallax=”none” enable_mobile=”no” parallax_speed=”0.3″ background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” video_url=”” video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding_top=”20px” padding_bottom=”20px” padding_left=”20px” padding_right=”20px” hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” menu_anchor=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none” last=”no” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all”][fusion_text]

What is it going to take for me to get into balance?

Listen, I’m going to be straight with you. There’s no magic pill. It’s not like I can tell you one exercise or strategy to go do and “Boom!” you’re in balance. However, from my own personal experience with this and from my work with thousands of people, what I’ve seen is that consistency, putting into practice the tips we share, and getting support are the primary ingredients to changing this. It’s not going to be hard. But it’s also not going to be easy. And, you don’t have to struggle with this alone.

If you’re really desiring to create a life and relationships and work and money that’s more fulfilling for you then coming into balance is the first step on that path.

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Next Steps

Regardless of how out of balance you are or which quadrant you’re in, it would also be helpful to get assistance from someone who is more balanced than you are now. Professional counseling or coaching can accelerate the process of coming into balance. We are here to support you. And, if we’re not the right fit for you we will do our best to refer you to someone who is.

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Transformational Coaching Sessions

What would your life look like if you were living as your Soul designed?

Imagine waking up every morning eager to move your life forward because you know your Soul’s purpose…

Excited to put into action the day’s divine plan…

Experiencing life as for you. Feeling vibrant and full of vitality. Truly happy.

A transformational coaching session is a combination of shifting perception, clearing out limitations and learning effective skills that will help you to master your balance and your life.

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From Fear to Love

We have found, both in examining our own lives and in assisting many people over the years, that there is a strong correlation between how we treat ourselves and others and our deeply held beliefs about God.

Since she was a young child, Stacey has experienced God as love. And, people often tell me that they experience her as love. (I certainly do!)

I was raised to believe in a punishing God, whom I feared. I was taught to treat others with kindness and care, or else I would be judged, condemned, and punished.

Ironic, right?

It’s hard to truly love from the motivation of fear.

In my late teens, when I left the organized religion of my childhood and explored other faiths and philosophies, I was attracted to versions of God that were more loving and kind. After a few years, I consciously thought very differently than before.

It appeared that I had made the switch from fear to love.

However, the subconscious beliefs were still there. I consistently sabotaged my happiness. I still felt shame when I was less than “perfect”, secretly wished others harm when they hurt me, and felt unworthy of a good life. Not fun.

When I met Stacey, she worked with me to bring my thinking into alignment with her experience of God. She helped me shift my thinking very deeply, all the way to the level of the subconscious. Once I went deep enough, I could see the truth for myself…

God is Love.

This opened up an even more profound event of experiencing myself as love.

Take it from me, once you experience this truth, you will be set free from any restrictions on love.

Let us know if you’d like support with this. We’re here to help.

Rich Blessings, Jack (and Stacey)

A Time to Help

A Time to Help
A couple of years ago we raised a brood of chicks from eggs we tended in an incubator. We had never done this before and were excited to try.

While the chicks were still growing in their shells, we did our best to mimic the warm and humid, natural conditions the eggs would have been in with a mother hen sitting on them.

In the beginning, we did well with this task. The first chicks to hatch easily broke through their shells. Soon they were hopping about and chirping.

Unfortunately, we made a critical mistake.

We didn’t know that we needed to add more water to the incubator as we removed hatched chicks. The air in the incubator became drier and drier. This caused the membranes within the remaining eggs to dry out and the shells became too tough for the remaining chicks to break through.

We had unwittingly created a difficult condition that even a strong chick could not survive without help.

Some of the chicks were able to peck out a small hole in the shell but exhausted themselves in the effort.

Ironically, we had been told that by letting them struggle we were helping them get strong.

Because of our ignorance, several chicks died.

A month later, one of our broody hens hatched her own clutch of healthy chicks. We looked on as she pecked at their shells, assisting some of her chicks to get free.

We then realized what we’d done wrong with our incubator chicks. It was a hard lesson.

We learned that while there’s a time to step back and let someone do it on their own, there’s also a time to help.

It’s a lesson we’ve applied in our lives beyond raising chickens.

We now understand more deeply that we each have great power to affect the conditions of our fellow beings.

The Ancient Ones remind us that “[w]e must endeavor to see everyone as a brother or sister in need of our loving attention. Remember, as physical Beings, we are the hands of God.”

Everyone needs a helping hand now and then.

Rich Blessings, Jack and Stacey

Next Steps:

Need help moving beyond your current struggle? We’re here to help.

Spiritual Partners – The Magical Day We Met

Spiritual Partners - Jack and StaceyWe all love to tell our “beginning story” – how we met and fell in love… the accidental meeting, the blind date set up by friends, the platonic friendship that became something more, that moment when our eyes first met…

For us, it was the joyful recognition of finally finding the spiritual playmate we’d each desired.

Stacey had foreseen the day we would meet years in advance and knew where we’d be, who would introduce us, and even what I would look like. I had followed my intuition and traveled 3000 miles in hopes that I would meet her. It unfolded exactly as she had been shown.

The day we met, we sat for hours together laughing about how good we felt together, and talking about our shared passion for mysticism, magic, serendipity, and synchronicity. We meditated together on the question of why we felt so immediately at home with each other. Floods of visions came to both of us as we recalled past lives together, each of us with different pieces that fit together perfectly as well as overlapping ones that confirmed each others’ stories.

We had visions of our future together that excited and inspired us. We felt wonderment, awe, inspiration, fun, excitement and ATTRACTION!!

This month we will celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary and that sense of wonder and magic has never left us. It is the source of incredible joy at the core of our relationship.

May you experience the thrill of finding kindred spirits and be blessed, as we have, with a friend to share the joy of your Soul.

Rich Blessings, Jack (and Stacey)

How about you? What’s your “beginning story”? Leave a comment below!

Next Steps

Stacey has assisted many people to find their Soulmate. Interested in finding yours? Contact us to learn more.

How to Stay Positive During Political Campaigns

We’re often asked how we maintain a high vibration in regards to politics. Many people struggle with staying positive when there is so much promotion of the negative. We understand the difficulty.

Here in the USA the campaign for President is underway. Given the contenders, the media, and the stream of opinions on social media, we agree that it can be challenging to keep our vibration high while educating ourselves about the options.

Meditation

We mentioned last week that we love to meditate together. This includes both the time we each spend in silent communication within and the conversation we have with each other afterwards. Over the past several months, we’ve often discussed politics.

We have found that it can be enlightening and inspiring to discuss the political situation with each other from a deeply connected place. This is a much different process than arguing merits of one candidate or policy over another with the idea of proving who’s right. Rather, we talk about the good feelings we’ve experienced when watching a video or reading the comments of a candidate. We discuss the merits of policies that honor nature, protect human rights, and support well-being. We share about how hopeful we feel.

Noticing the Negative

It only takes a moment to notice when a candidate or policy does NOT feel good to us and that’s the end of the attention we give them.

When we notice that candidates or politicians do not hold a positive vibration, we work even harder to maintain a positive solutions-oriented vibration within ourselves, rather than add to the problem. We know that patience is love, and that change takes time. This helps us be patient with government and those who desire to lead it.

Some candidates vibrate goodness. We look for and support candidates who embody and promote ideas and intentions that feel good to us, inspire us, and strengthen our hope for our country, humanity, and the Earth.

How about you? How are you keeping your vibration high? Leave a comment below.

Changing Agreements

We have found that agreements are REALLY important to us. Both keeping them, and changing them.

Recently, we added a new book to our list of favorites and recommendations, Mastery of Self by Don Miguel Ruiz, Jr. In it, Ruiz writes about how we become “domesticated humans.” All of us grew up in a sea of conscious and unconscious agreements. From the religious and political views of our childhood homes, to the schools we attended, the communities we were part of, and social organizations we belonged to… we make a LOT of agreements in a lifetime.

Sometimes agreements get so old they become invisible to us until we notice ourselves acting out of habit rather than conviction. Changing them is a deeply personal process.

Honest Assessment

We’ve both left the religions of our earlier lives. Jack changed his political affiliation in his 20’s. Stacey left a successful career with a nutritional supplement company in her 30’s when they changed the formulas to become more profitable but included ingredients most people found harmful to their bodies. None of these decisions were easy to make. Yet, they required us to take a clear and honest look at what we really desired in our lives.

Signs to Revisit Your Agreements

We have found that when an old agreement is affecting us, we can feel it. Different agreements bring up different feelings. You can feel frustrated by a lack of progress when you’re trying to honor an old agreement that limits your ability to move into a new opportunity. You can feel resistant about leaving a relationship or ending a friendship that you’ve vowed to keep, even when staying in it harms you.

When we’re helping our clients who are struggling with these feelings, we often find that an old agreement is in the way of their progress. We love helping them find the clarity and strength they need to make a new choice.

Making the Change

What works for us is to ask within for clarity about what’s holding us back. We ask our Soul to show us what agreements may need to be revisited. Our desire is highest good, and we hold this as our intention. As we gain clarity, we can then mindfully cancel our old agreement and make a new one that is in alignment with our inner guidance.

Letting go of old agreements is really freeing! It brings so much relief!

We are often reminded by Spirit that there is no “one way” to live. In every moment we can look at our life and ask within, “Is this what my Soul desires?” “Is there a better way for me now?”

It can be very helpful to have assistance to gain needed clarity to shift out of very old or strong agreements. If you have something you’d like to gain clarity on, we are here to help.

Rich Blessings, Jack and Stacey

Natural Building – A Home that Embraces You

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Hand Sculpted House
The original home office of the Cob Cottage Company, on the cover of The Hand Sculpted House.

“Oh my God! Oh Wow! This is amazing! Is it OK to come in?” The tiny woman standing outside my door was trembling with excitement and grinning from ear to ear. A few steps behind her, her tall and husky husband stood stoically, his arms folded across his chest. He looked at me with a mixture of skepticism and boredom. This visit was clearly her idea.

It was the 1st Friday of the month, and as manager of the Cob Cottage Company, this was the day I gave tours of the home office to people interested in experiencing a cob house, first-hand. I’d met all types of people during these tours, finely dressed professionals in high-heels, rough-handed contractors in work boots, eager students, hopeful homesteaders, idealists, and skeptics.

The two-storey cottage had been sculpted by the owners, by hand, out of cob: a mixture of sand, clay and straw. There were no square corners in this building. The thick walls, coated with a smooth yet undulating earthen plaster, curved around to create a snug and cozy home that felt as if it were embracing you. Along the wall of the sitting area, a cob bench, heated from within by a rocket stove, was the perfect place to lay down for a warm nap, quietly read a book, or sit with friends and chat.

I welcomed the couple inside, handed them each a cup of tea, and invited them to sit. The woman took her husband’s free hand and eagerly led him to the cushioned bench.

They leaned back against the curved earthen wall’s embrace. What happened next had occurred so many times before that I could predict it with a stop-watch.

Within about two minutes, they were both crying tears of relief as I watched long-held stress leave their bodies.

“When I was a little girl, this is what I imagined a house was supposed to feel like,” she whispered. “I had forgotten. I didn’t think it was even possible to make a house like this nowadays. I feel like I’m in a fairy tale but this is real!”

“Wow”, he said, “I didn’t expect this. I can’t explain it, but I’m really comfortable here. I feel like I’m home; really home. I guess our ancestors lived like this for centuries, right? Maybe my body somehow remembers that this is what a house is supposed to feel like.”

They left feeling more connected with each other, and inspired and excited to see how they could build a home like this for themselves.

I saw them again, a few months later, at one of the company’s hands-on cob construction workshops, where they learned the skills they needed to fulfill their dream.

One of the best things about cob building is how democratic it is. Anyone can make cob and build with it. I have mixed cob, barefoot on a tarp, with singing and dancing children, teenagers, adults, and men and women in their eighties. The non-toxic materials come right from the earth so it’s safe on the body. Professional builders are often surprised to find that there are no dumpsters on a cob building site. There’s no waste going to landfills.

The oldest continually inhabited building in North America, Taos Pueblo, which has been lived in for 1000 years, is made of cob and adobe. From Britain to Yemen, currently occupied cob buildings date back to the 1500’s. These buildings last. And, if they outlive their usefulness, you can remove the roof and allow the elements in. The building will simply return to the earth. This is living in balance with nature.

You can learn more about Natural Building here.

And, make sure and watch the excellent video below.

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How about you? Are you interested in natural building? Do you live in a natural home? Leave a comment below!

Rich Blessings, Jack (and Stacey)

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Global Connection & Miraculous Abundance

Every morning for the past few weeks Jack has returned from our outdoor composting toilet with a copy of Miraculous Abundance under his arm and a smile on his face.

Then, we sit together while he shares an inspiring gem he’s just read.

Jack is REALLY passionate about organic gardening, permaculture, and regenerative land use practices. Stacey is REALLY passionate about nature and practical wisdom. This new book by Perrine and Charles Hervé-Gruyer hits our sweet spot, and we’re only halfway through!

When we read today’s message, Global Connection, we immediately thought to share about this book with you.

Miraculous AbundanceCharles had been circumnavigating the globe by sail, operating a floating school that taught students about ecology and indigenous cultures. Perrine had been an international lawyer in Japan. Each had returned to France to start a new life. Eventually, Perrine joined Charles in Normandy, and their farm, Le Ferme du Bec Hellouin, was born.

Charles and Perrine have gathered and curated some of the best regenerative food production practices from around the world into one place.

Their farm is a richly diverse tapestry of Amazonian and Pacific Island gardening practices, African agroforestry, old French and new American market garden techniques, and Japanese and Korean soil fertility approaches, nested in the context of permaculture principles, rooted in ancient wisdom.

Global Connection is a theme that recurs often in their book. Charles writes:

“The internet is one of our most valuable tools on the farm. What good fortune to be able to watch, in the evening after a day of work in the gardens, films shot in Australia, California, Nepal, and Africa. Never before has the disemmination of good practices happened so quickly, which fosters real hope for saving the planet.”

We agree!

Learn more about Miraculous Abundance here.

How about you? What kinds of positive global connections have you made recently? Leave a comment below!

Rich Blessings,   Jack and Stacey

Next Steps: If you would like personalized, specific support for your health, take a look at the Channeled Vibrational Healing Intensive and take us up on a free Discovery Session to get started.

Fairies, Nature Spirits, and Us

Back in 1999, Jack thought he was going crazy.

He had recently moved to Alpha Farm, an intentional community in the mountains of Oregon, and was restoring the old 2-acre vegetable garden. As he worked, he heard voices, whispering directions to him for how best to care for the growing plants.

Alarmed, he secretly sought the advice of a wise community elder in hopes that she would help him make sense of this unnerving experience. With glee, she told him that he was someone the community had been waiting for for a long time.

She explained to him that, twenty years prior, one of the founders of the Findhorn community in Scotland had come to the farm and told her that there was an abundance of Nature Spirits in the Alpha Garden, and one day someone would arrive who could communicate with them.

She eagerly encouraged Jack to listen to the Nature Spirits, expand his ability to communicate with them, and apply their advice. The results were extraordinary: huge crop yields, improved soil fertility, and the cooperation of insects and animals that had previously caused damage to the garden. The members who had lived in the community longest described that year’s garden and produce as the best they had ever experienced.

Years later, in 2010 when Jack first met Stacey in Hawaii, they visited a waterfall together and were delighted to discover that they both saw Fairies among the plants in the mist. Our joy in recognizing that we shared this experience was unbounded. 

In our first days together, Stacey regaled Jack with stories of Menehune, Sprites, Fairies, and other Nature Spirits with whom she communicates. She introduced Jack to two Fairies she had known for years, Ruby and Sapphire, who have been wise teachers to us both. Stacey has long considered Sapphire to be the most beautiful Fairy she has ever seen, and her youngest daughter, who has also seen her, agrees. We are in awe of her beauty.

We have been blessed to experience much of this realm together. We have reveled with troupes of Fairies numbering from thirty to thousands, from around the world, and have marveled at their diversity. One in particular, whom Stacey calls “Wild Man”, has been especially helpful to us. He reminds us both to embrace our own wild nature and embody strength inherent to natural humans.

From the Water Sprites of our pond, to the troupe of Fairies that lives in our glade, Nature Spirits are always among us. Being open to their guidance has improved our relationship with Nature, and made our lives immeasurably brighter.

Recently, we learned that a Fairy Congress is held in the Pacific Northwest every year, where people gather to celebrate the Fairy Realm and share their experiences of Nature Spirits. We look forward to attending a future event.

How about you? Have you had experiences with Nature Spirits? Please share!

Rich Blessings,   Jack and Stacey

Next Steps: If you would like personalized, specific support for your health, take a look at the Channeled Vibrational Healing Intensive and take us up on a free Discovery Session to get started.

Removing Toxins for Proper Energy Flow

As we reflected upon this weeks Message from The Ancient Ones, Small Steps, we were reminded of the incremental changes we have made over the years to improve and maintain our health and well-being.

We have come to realize that it’s all about life-force energy.

Life-force energy is what gives us health and vitality, and it will flow unless it is restricted.

As a healer, Stacey has found that the build-up of chemical toxins in a person’s system greatly reduces their energy flow.

It is easier for her to work with people who do not put man-made chemicals in their body. These may include pesticides and herbicides found in conventionally grown food, chemical preservatives and additives in food, prescription medications, or the residue from exposure to toxic cleaning supplies.

Over the years we have gradually removed toxins from our life, and we encourage our clients to reduce the toxic load on their systems.

Removing Toxins

Some small steps that we have made and recommend:

  • drinking the purest water available and avoiding chlorination and flouridation
  • growing some of our own organic food using permaculture principles
  • eating organic when possible
  • seeking out Non-GMO and Fair Trade alternatives
  • brushing with non-flouride toothpaste
  • avoiding shampoo and skin-care products that contain toxic chemicals
  • using herbal remedy alternatives to prescription drugs
  • cleaning with non-toxic household cleansers
  • replacing amalgam dental fillings with non-toxic alternatives

As we have put these changes into practice, our health has remained strong. And, we feel good knowing that caring for ourselves in these ways is also caring for the planet.

For a non-toxic approach to treating some cancers and other chronic degenerative diseases, we highly recommend The Gerson Therapy.

Next Steps: If you would like personalized, specific support for your health, take a look at the Channeled Vibrational Healing Intensive and complete the free Readiness Assessment to get started.

Rich Blessings, Jack and Stacey

Comments? Have you removed toxins from your body and noticed a difference? Have other suggestions of what’s worked for you? Please share below!

Mouth of God, Hands of the Universe

For the past few weeks, we have been sharing how we personally put into practice the practical, spiritual wisdom of The Ancient Ones. Sometimes we feel challenged, and sometimes we celebrate where we’re at in our journey.

This week, when we were meditating together about this weeks message, Miracle Workers, we reflected about how we are acting as the “mouth of God” and “hands of the Universe” described in the message.

We came to recognize how devoted we are to our mission, which requires a powerful dedication to right intention, thought, and action.

Early in her childhood, Stacey agreed to “be an instrument of peace” as the Prayer of St. Francis describes.

As the “hands of the Universe”, Stacey has been working her whole life to make her body an instrument to do Channeled Vibrational Healing.

Indeed, she has been an instrument for many miracles, utilizing Spirit to heal her clients of cancer, high blood pressure, clogged arteries, coma, brain injury and other maladies.

Stacey is a “healer of healers” and assists healing practitioners such as naturopathic physicians, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and nutritionists so that they can allow more life force energy to flow through them in order to be of even greater service to their patients and clients.

As the “mouth of God”, she channels the ageless wisdom of The Ancient Ones that, when applied, changes lives.

Sacred Activism

To paraphrase one of our favorite wisdom teachers, Sobonfu Somé, to be an instrument of peace is to be an activist and make changes for good.

Jack spent nearly two decades growing gardens, living in intentional communities, leading organic food and natural building companies, and teaching regenerative sustainability practices.

Today, he is the “hands of the Universe” as he shares his experience with those who wish to live in deeper harmony with nature.

He is the “mouth of God” as he helps coaches, therapists, and teachers lead from their Soul, so that they can then assist others into health and well-being.

His clients share his book, Soul Self, with their clients and students who want to have more inner clarity so that they too can be effective instruments of peace.

Like you, we care deeply about the world and want to see humanity step forward into the best version of ourselves that is possible.

Please share below how you, personally, have become the “mouth of God” and the “hands of the Universe.”

Together, we can become the change we wish to see in the world.

Rich Blessings, Jack and Stacey