Spiritual Bypass – Are you doing this?

Ok, to start, what is spiritual bypass? We can’t know if we’re doing or not doing something if we don’t know what it is! Before I put my spin on it, here’s what Wiki told me.. “A spiritual bypass or spiritual bypassing is a “tendency to use spiritual ideas and practices to sidestep or avoid facing unresolved emotional issues, psychological wounds, and unfinished developmental tasks”. The term was introduced in the early 1980s by John Welwood, a Buddhist teacher and psychotherapist” Thank you, Wiki. Amd John Welwood. How does spiritual bypass present itself in my world as an Intuitive Coach? Mostly through the ego. Do you know someone who thinks they have it all handled and that they’re “above” this stuff? That emotions are for wimps? That you just need to snap out of it and suck it up? I had a client work with me once to essentially prove to herself that I was wrong and her way of seeing the world was right; i.e. that the rational mind trumps the intuition. It sure can – if you are choosing to live that way. I tried it myself, for about 35 years. I didn’t like it personally. It always …

Creating certainty when it comes to manifesting.

When it comes to manifesting we would all love the magic bullet and to be able to go from zero to hero in a very short period of time. The truth is when it comes to manifesting what we want, it takes effort to do the following: To do an inventory of your own energetic field. This involves monitoring your thoughts, words and energy of yourself and others around you and take actions to keep it in a high and expanded vibration. To retrain yourself to always look for the positive, even when times are tough. Why? It comes back to your vibration. If you’re in grief or lower energies then it can zap your ability to attract what you want. This isn’t to say that your feelings are the enemy. They are actually your closest allies and friends as they show you where you are out of alignment. Don’t get me wrong, if you experience grief or a massive loss it’s not about putting on a brave face and pretending everything is ok. That doesn’t work anyway because energy doesn’t lie. It’s about learning how to FEEL your feelings and process them instead of stopping or blocking them which …