17 – Nick Loffree Bioenergetic Health

17 – Nick Loffree Bioenergetic Health

Nick Loffree: Bioenergetic Health

In episode 17 of the Mind Body Free Podcast, Nick Loffree shares his journey of Bioenergetic Health and how he used meditation, diet and Qigong to overcome schizophrenia and become the healer he is today.

This episode is for anyone struggling with mental health, looking for ways to heal their body, or strengthen their own practice with the powerful yet gentle healing practice of Qigong. Nick has a ton of helpful Qigong videos on his Youtube channel, so go check them out!

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Abby (00:00:00) Hello and welcome to the Mind Body Free podcast. I’m your host, Abigail Moss, and today I’m getting to speak with Nick Lafley. Nick helps people attain their ideal mental and physical well-being through a bioenergetic toolkit. His work began with himself when he underwent a spiritual initiation of schizophrenia and subsequent health issues created by medication. He now helps thousands of people through his online courses, videos, and instructor certificates to achieve the same level of seemingly impossible healing. I found Nick through YouTube and one of his qigong videos, which was fantastic, and he’s got a ton of videos on there, so I highly recommend checking out all the notes. The links are going to be in the show notes after the show. So Nick, welcome. Thank you for being here. Thanks for having me. Yeah. How are you?

Nick (00:00:52) Pretty good. It’s always funny. I never just copy-paste my bio. I like, always rewrite it every time somebody asks me for my bio, so I didn’t have to like surprises every time I had to read back to me. I’m like, Oh, what? I wrote about this site.

Abby (00:01:06) I like that. You’re honest about that. I did the same thing. I feel like it’s like this continuous evolution and how you feel that day and where you’re going and the direction you’re moving.

Nick (00:01:14) I was just assuming whatever ones I wrote in the past just were awful. So.

Abby (00:01:18) Exactly. So just delete all of those. I’ve never existed. So can you tell me a little bit about the work that you do? You mentioned you kind of help people through the bioenergetic toolkit. So what does bioenergetic mean?

Nick (00:01:34) You know, mostly just the way of making cheese sound palatable to Western Western minds, I guess. But it’s also partly a lot of my exploration recently over the last couple of years as being into. How there is a materialist science behind the energy of the body and its very sort of like super well known. So I dug for it for a long time before I found somebody who put forth a complete theory of bioenergy that had practical applications and seemed to be valid.

Nick (00:02:11) A lot of people, you know, people try to Westernize Xi and Chinese medicine and stuff like that a little, you know, they’ll be like, Oh, you know, quantum physics and, you know, quantum physics as these. Really, it’s almost esoteric. It’s so difficult to understand what people are trying and what scientists are trying to say with quantum physics that you can practically take anything they say and extrapolate it to be proof of whatever spiritual thing you’re talking about.

Nick (00:02:35) So I was dissatisfied with most of the westernized versions of theories of XI or things like that until I was just because I’ve been in the world of nutrition a long time and am kind of trying to figure out how to fix myself. I had a lot of physical health problems after my mental health problems because of the medications I took.

Nick (00:02:55) And so I went there, you know, every like dietary philosophy, as you know, did the keto. I did the raw vegan, I did the paleo, I did all of it, you know, every detox you can imagine. And eventually, I stumbled into this weird, weird world of a guy named Raymond Peat. And he’s a biologist. He’s like 85 years old now, so he’s been teaching about this stuff for a long time. But he, instead of coming into medicine from the, you know, a medical school or like a nutrition school, he came to it straight out of like just pure science, right? And so he’d been saying biophysics and biochemistry and everything.

Nick (00:03:32) And he was just very getting dissatisfied with the status quo that he was seeing in science and then was noticing medicine was doing a lot of weird stuff based on that. And so he built on the work of a few old scientists who are dead now, like Otto Warburg and on Sell You, Dr. Britta Barnes, who’d been, you know, all inadvertently working in their worlds, coming up with these theories of how energy and energy flow is what runs the body. And so Ray took these ideas and built them into something more practical, like, how would you eat if you wanted to follow this?

Nick (00:04:07) What supplements would you take if you believe this about the human body? And so instead of like what’s usually the way the human body is looked at is very like structural, mechanistic, mechanistic. And that’s typically the criticism that we have when we’re coming from the Chinese medicine land and we look at the Western medicine lens and it’s like, you guys just see everything is like a car.

Nick (00:04:26) You know, these little moving parts and particles and everything. And in, you know, in physics, they would say, like, you know, there’s we can look at the same particle like a photon and it can be a particle or a wave, depending on how you look at it, right? But most of medicine and biology are still on the kind of particle part of biology, I guess, and how we view the body. And so these guys are sort of getting more into the wave of how to view the body.

Nick (00:04:52) So instead of just structure its energy and structure and how these two inform each other, the energy maintains the structure. The structure produces the energy. And as I started learning from this guy’s method, I just kept realizing more and more like he’s just describing Chinese medicine, having never come across Chinese medicine as well. Maybe kind of give him a chance. Like he was saying a lot of weird things that I was like, the ZOE. This is true. Like, he thought serotonin was a stress chemical. It wasn’t a happiness chemical.

Nick (00:05:21) He thought it was like a bit of a conspiracy on the part of the pharmaceutical companies. They just needed a new thing to blame for depression so they could patent another drug for 20 years, you know? So they came in and around the same time, people, it was in the 60s. People were using LSD and psilocybin and stuff, and those block the serotonin receptors. And so he thinks that it was a kind of collaboration. The government wanted to make serotonin look good because LSD made serotonin look kind of bad enough. So. So they got the heir to the drug companies.

Nick (00:05:55) The antidepressants they were using at the time are a bit of a tangent, but the presence there isn’t at the time. We’re MAOI inhibitors, the same thing that you take when you take ayahuasca, the DMT drug. Mm-hmm. You have to take an MAOI and MAO inhibitor to have the DMT stay in your system. And that was the original antidepressants up until the 1960s, where they were taking that half of EOSIO basically as a pill to cure depression.

Nick (00:06:24) But in the 1960s, the patent ran out, and so they wouldn’t be making any money off it anymore because all the generic brands would take it over. So they needed a whole new theory of what causes depression so that they could sell a new drug, and they came out with this deficient serotonin theory anyway. So this guy, this guy thinks this is much better so serotonin can cause a lot of mental health problems. And I thought that was crazy and the only reason I gave any.

Nick (00:06:48) A chance is because his underlying theory was just Western Chinese medicine. And so his other theory was this just like what my teacher says and qigong when your stress lowers energy production. Like we tend to think in the West, like, Oh, stress is good for me. It makes me productive, right? I’d be so useless if I didn’t have my stress pushing me all the time. But eases your stress as a backup system.

Nick (00:07:11) You don’t want your stress being your main motivational sort of drive. That’s like your backup system. That’s why we wind up getting cancer and things like that. It’s not natural for the body to be having stress as a source of energy all the time. And so he thinks when the stress is low, you have higher energy and better quality energy. And when the energy’s high, you have lower stress. And he explains this all in terms of hormones and everything. But he’s essentially saying the same thing I’ve heard for years and years of qigong in Chinese medicine and everything.

Nick (00:07:40) So I gave him a chance with the serotonin thing and did a bunch of stuff, he said to lower my serotonin. And I got to say, like, it has a huge benefit on my mental health. I can track like, Oh, I stopped doing those Serotonin lowering things and now start to get a little depressed or to get a little more anxious than I usually am. And it’s just amazing how the mainstream can just be flipped on its head, and it can be the opposite for something we’ve been doing for 50 years.

Nick (00:08:04) And it can work. Wow. Did you have a question? I remember what your question was. Oh yeah. Why do I call myself bioenergetic? It’s because that’s the name for like, this school of thought is like the bioenergetic theory of health. And so I thought I would apply that to qigong and stuff.

Abby (00:08:20) It was a loaded question. That’s so interesting. And as someone who has done ayahuasca and still uses psilocybin, I find it helps my mental health quite a bit with ayahuasca. Definitely. I don’t know the chemical. I don’t have an experience of chemical serotonin exploration and lowering not to create happiness, but I want to. It’s kind of interesting how you mentioned, you know, we use more energy when we are stressed. I wonder if the serotonin release is a response to that stress and what you’re doing by lowering it is also affecting the cause of why your body feels the need to release it. I don’t know. I’m just exploring, but I think it’s fascinating.

Nick (00:09:02) Yeah. Here’s a really weird fact: you know where locusts come from. You know, the swarm is like a swarm of locusts, right, like in the Bible and stuff.

Abby (00:09:13) Yeah, yeah. Oh yeah.

Nick (00:09:14) His locusts are just grasshoppers. And it’s just when grasshoppers get super stressed because they don’t have food in their environment or things like that, then they transform into locusts instead of being serious instead of being peaceful, solitary grasshoppers. They swarm together. They form a mob and they go, go, and riot, and they physically transform. They get the gross spikes. They look more aggressive. They act more aggressively. They become cannon.

Abby (00:09:39) It’s like something that’s in an animal movie, but it’s real.

Nick (00:09:42) And the chemical that drives their transformation from grasshopper to locust is Serotonin.

Abby (00:09:47) That’s so interesting. I love that one species will transform like that. I get the term for it. But I know, like Candida, it’s a yeast that’s like, you know, harmless yeast and a balance. But then with stress and, you know, toxins and the wrong environment, it transforms itself into a fungus and then spreads throughout the body. So it’s so interesting that stress is always the factor, the contributing factor.

Abby (00:10:11) So, yeah, that’s so interesting, huh? Well, it makes sense that, you know, a plague of quote-unquote a plague of locusts if there are not great things happening in that time. Of all, these grasshoppers are getting stressed and starting a swarm every yeah

Nick (00:10:25) And eating at each other and stuff.

Abby (00:10:27) Yeah. Oh, God. Yeah, that sounds very fitting in the Bible story. Yeah. All right. So you went on quite this journey and you went on a big mental health journey. So it sounds like you integrate a lot of these lessons into yourself. Oh yeah. And seeing experientially what worked and what didn’t work? Yep.

Nick (00:10:46) It felt like an unknown. And what is that uncharted and trail or whatever? You know, as I was like, I’m like, I’m like seven, like seventeen. And I have psychosis and the doctors are just like, Oh, just take these pills. And I’m like, Is there anything else I should do? And they’re like, No, no, just the pill. Yeah. Like, I’m like, Have you heard of meditation? I just heard about the meditation things that I do out of there, like, worry about it, just take the pills.

Abby (00:11:11) And it’s sad. It’s such a loss for the ability to help people with this kind of thing. It’s interesting. Like in the shamanic perspective, mental illness and schizophrenia especially would be seen as a healer trying to be born where you’re accessing kind of these different dimensions and perceptions and states of being that are in like a really low frequency and you have this innate gift to perceive this stuff. But there’s a lot of healing that needs to happen to clear away that darkness and make it feel like a gift and not a burden.

Nick (00:11:43) Yeah, I was really lucky. I had read a book on shamanism like right before or right as if I was going into psychosis or something. So I kind of had that mental frame, like already kind of made for me, and I have a word for that. I think it would be a lot harder to get through because you think about it just as something you’re fighting instead of something you’re integrating or surrendering into like that. Yeah, yeah.

Abby (00:12:05) You’re not broken and you’re just going through an initiation. As you said, when you’re yeah,

Nick (00:12:09) I think that’s part of it. Yeah, when I was able to relax and because a big part of it was just constant paranoia. So it was like the hallucination part and delusion part. But then it’s just like it’s paranoid and full of fear all the time. And when I was able to let go of the paranoia and fear part, the hallucination delusion part would sort of instead of being like all this crazy stuff, my mind was trying to convince me that it became like holy visions as I would.

Nick (00:12:35) I knew nothing. I knew nothing about Hinduism, but for whatever reason, I was having visions of, like Hindu gods all the time. If I could relax like my chocolate open and these gods would come to visit me, they wouldn’t say anything. It’s just ignored. There’s like this visual art. Almost that was like reshaping my energy body or something like that. Amazing. I kind of miss it now because I know, I know that a little too much with the medication. Oh, and now I’m like, Oh, I wish I could just relax at night and hang out with gods and stuff.

00:13:05
Abby: Oh well, I can help you with that. We can talk about that, OK? I had a friend or not a friend. She’s a friend now, but I had a student I worked with for a year and she had schizophrenia, and she grew up as early as she can remember seeing demons all around her. And just like Tara, terrifying. And so we did a lot of healing on the trauma and like the layers of trauma as there is, there’s a lot to release and as we release it layer by layer, she started seeing angels and she started seeing the demons as these misguided energies and learning how to work with them and healing energies. Incredibly powerful healer.

Abby (00:13:39) It’s been amazing to watch her grow into herself and realize this, but I feel like I also have an uncle with schizophrenia, and it didn’t go that direction because he didn’t have anyone to support him in that journey. You have this intuition and this will move into this stuff, which is beautiful. I feel like if more people have the right support, we have a lot more healers in the world than like, you know, people who are still being tormented by this stuff.

Nick (00:14:04) Yeah, I agree. Yeah, this is funny. I think it’s a funny thing in the West. Swear. You know, our history in Europe is like the church and the scientists were like they hated each other, right? Because the church was like, we not only do we own spiritual truth, we are objective truth, right?

Abby (00:14:22) They want to do whatever.

Nick (00:14:23
Nick: They like to overstep their bounds with their like field of expertise. And so the people who are trying to discover objective truth in the physical world were totally at odds with them. And so we’ve developed a culture, you know, hundreds of years later, we’re still in this culture where, you know, if you’re a scientist, if you’re a psychiatrist or psychologist or whatever like, you’re expected to think a certain way, like demons aren’t real. Angels aren’t real. Psychic abilities aren’t real.

Nick (00:14:48) Like anybody who thinks these things have to be delusional, like, I’m sure some people are just like hallucinating, but probably a lot of people are hallucinating. But I think there’s a lot of this like in my experience with what I went through. I don’t know how much you know about my story, but I had real experiences of supernatural phenomena. And you tell the psychiatrist about that, and I wasn’t integrating it well. I was super paranoid.

Nick (00:15:09) So they go to a psychiatrist and there’s like, oh, supernatural phenomena, schizophrenic. Like, you’re just crazy. And it’s like, Yeah, I’m like trying to do experiments with them and everything like, let’s see if this is real. And they have no patience for that at all.

Abby (00:15:22) Yeah, because it’s not aligned with the belief system, right? It’s like it’s been against the popular ideology. And I’m popular. It was illegal to explore that stuff.

Nick (00:15:32) Is that what it was?

Abby (00:15:34) Well, I mean, back in like the pagan Christian colonialism, I mean, it was illegal to practice other forms of spirituality and kind of commune with spirits. Yeah. And then eventually became just going to be demonized in the media. And oh, it’s not real. It’s all false. And then there’s like you mentioned, that materialist perspective of this is what’s real, only what we can measure.

Nick (00:15:56) Yeah, they’re like the new church itself. It’s so funny. Yeah. So this always happens like a group that’s persecuted. And then finally they win the day and now they’re the most powerful group. And then there’s persecution, you know, it was just so ridiculous like that

Abby (00:16:10) We’ll find balance someday, I think. Yeah, perspective is good, and I like what you’re doing. your kind of bridging these two worlds of science and energy in Chinese medicine, which China is and I think can seem like it can appear as a kind of woo and like, what? What are you talking about? Like, I know when we were taught, they told us that, you know, Western medicine sees the body like a machine, which can be useful sometimes. Like, if I break my arm great, I will happily go see Western Doctor.

Abby (00:16:36) Chinese medicine sees the body like a garden. So we have to pluck the weeds. We have to balance the elements and the nutrients and plant good seeds. And it’s such a different, totally different paradigm, a way of seeing things and working through things

Nick (00:16:49) Uses a lot of metaphors and the west. I think the Western mind is so literal when you hear the metaphor like, oh, dampness or, you know, damp heat or things like that. And we’re talking about blood in Chinese medicine, we don’t always mean blood, you know, it’s like this kind of blood, you know, like spiritual blood. Go to that man. So in the western mind is that they think they’re like, really hearing like, oh, there’s dampness. Like, there’s like a build-up of fluid somewhere.

Nick (00:17:12) Well, sometimes we mean that, but sometimes it’s like, this thing is like, it’s like, it’s like the Chinese are separate, like metaphor and literal like literal reality and a lot of the ways they talk really. Chinese medicine Typekit. So it was very confusing to the Western mind. So we just classify it as we were, you know?

Abby (00:17:30) Yeah. I think it’s more like that soft kind of flowing abstract concept, a way of seeing things which I love personally. But I can see it also being infuriating if you’re used to being able to, like, clearly define things. So if you were struggling with these mental health issues when you were 17, which is early on, I mean, not uncommon as a teenager, but that’s tough. What was it like moving through that?

Nick (00:17:58) Is Just kind of terrifying all the time. For the most part. And then and then really amazing at some points like, as I mentioned, it’s kind of spiritual, energetic experiences. But for the most part, yeah, just mostly just sucked all the time. And then and then the medication sucked almost as bad as it did suck as bad. So it was worth taking. I guess it felt worth taking at the time, but it’s just like the opposite problem with you. I went from, like, in a psychotic state. It was like I was like, everything was so open energetically. It was like, as all boundaries.

Nick (00:18:31) I dissolved, and that just was terrifying. And then the pills are like the opposite. I got numb and I got fat and I got just full of mucus and skin inflammation and pimples. And just like the total opposite problem. Instead of being super anxious and fearful all the time, it’s like, I’m depressed and brain fog all the time. So, yeah, mostly it was just super lame, but gradually over the years, like learning different things, getting into meditation and yoga and nutrition and qigong. And I wouldn’t have put so much effort into those things and gotten as much out of them if I hadn’t been in so much pain.

Nick (00:19:09) So the first tool I tried to implement was meditation. A friend of mine had gotten me a book on Buddhist meditation while I was in the mental hospital. So I read that in the hospital and then when I got out, I practiced every day and it was kind of like it wasn’t an instructional book. It is a fictional story, I believe the Buddha said of his actual story of attaining enlightenment. I think it was like a fictional version that was meant to read like a novel. But in this version, he gains enlightenment by sitting next to a river and just listening to the sound of the river.

Nick (00:19:40) And that was like the thing he focused on was just that sound. And that was like a meditation technique. And so I was like, Well, that’s the only way to meditate. So I’ll do that. So I went to this river near my parent’s house like every day for literally three or four hours every day. And like me now, never do that way too uncomfortable. I’ll do that for like a week. I’ll do that for a retreat. But I do this for like six months straight and I’ll sit on these like uncomfortable rocks in a very uncomfortable body. I hadn’t done yoga or anything yet, so my body doesn’t like sitting like that and stuff.

Nick (00:20:12) And I’ll just force my mind like over and over and onto the sound of the river. And I got nothing out of it, nothing out of it. For six months, I didn’t feel more relaxed. And if it were peaceful or spiritual, nothing until like finally, what like on the six months or whatever, I’m sitting there and I put my mind on the river and it finally actually stays. It doesn’t wander off. It doesn’t go and listen to whatever voices are in my head. If you think meditating is tiring with just your voice in your head, you just try it with a whole bunch of voices in your head. But I finally got my mind to stay on this river, and I don’t even think it was that long. It was like 30 seconds, maybe a minute top where my mind was just dead silent, just hearing the river.

Nick (00:20:51) And I think about it is, I guess, my conscious mind because my conscious mind was so empty of thought at that moment. My unconscious was able to come out. And so all like the inner conflict I had, I was sort of driving the psychosis, the fearful part of the psychosis, basically just everything I hated about myself. I have low self-esteem, social anxiety, and stuff growing up. So it’s just like everything in me that I hated came out as one archetype like a mask of a demon, just like displaying and like vivid, horrifying detail like this is everything you hate about yourself.

Nick (00:21:26) But instead of seeing it as a mask of someone else, it was just like, This is you. And believing it for a split second and that fear like, oh no. And then the mask comes off and I’m looking at it as what it was. It was just a mask. And underneath that, seeing who I am, someone a kid worthy of love and worthy blah blah blah. And then I just basically cried for like 20 minutes of just snot pouring out of me into this river. And I’d like to say, Oh, after that moment, like I was healed of the psychosis was God.

Nick (00:22:00) Not at all. It was just like, it was like, you know, one percent of the burden is lifted and just a little glimpse into like, Oh, I because I had a feeling when I was going through it that a lot of this psychosis was driven by my insecurity. At times, I got bullied by things like that. And then I had this like unconscious trauma in me, and that the psychosis wasn’t just random because all my friends were doing all the same drugs and all the crap I was doing and they were psychotic.

Nick (00:22:25) So I figure there’s probably something in me that needs to come out in that kind of verify form for me want to had that experience, but I suppose my point to your question was I would probably not have pushed myself that hard for that long to get that if I wasn’t in such an immense amount of pain with no other options. So for that and that way, I’m grateful for it.

Abby (00:22:45) 100%. I mean, that’s what I think of so many people’s stories that start with pain and that’s a motivator, because why else would we bother to do the work? It’s work. You want it. I’m impressed that you did that for six months, not feel like you were getting anywhere but kept going back. That takes a lot of faith. Yeah, I don’t know why I do.

Nick (00:23:02) I think I just really trust the Buddhists because before, before I went psychotic, I’d been using psychedelic drugs and having amazing experiences on them and experiencing, you know, like the non-self and all the things that the Buddhists preach about enlightenment and then going without having read their text.

Nick (00:23:22) I experienced that first and then went and kind of got into Buddhism when I was reading their stuff and I’m like, Oh, well, this is exactly like what I experienced, so these guys must be on to something. And so I think because of that sort of thing, I had a lot of trust in what they had to say about how the mind works and stuff.

Abby (00:23:36) So a good friend, give me that book. Maybe he’s down. You get what you need when you need it when you’re ready for it, I guess. Yeah. Wow. OK. And so after that, how did you start getting into this by your energetic healing and qigong in Chinese medicine? Yeah.

Nick (00:23:52) So again, very similar. So I had been doing these psychedelic drugs, and I was experiencing like the chakras or the energy centers or the Dentons, basically exactly as they were laid out in those eastern classics I was experiencing on psychedelics before I was psychotic. And then while I was psychotic when I was just kind of permanently, it was like a lot of psychedelics. And when I relax, I would have these chakras and things open.

Nick (00:24:20) And so I was experiencing those oftentimes before I’d read anything about them and they went all the way up to like 22. Was like five years later, I was still having these experiences. I would come out of meditation or things like that, and then I’d go read a book and be like, Oh my gosh, this is exactly what they said. What happened? So it was sort of happening to me, and that’s what got me interested in the chakras. And then I was reading about yoga, and then my mom was getting into yoga and she’s like, You just come to a yoga class.

Nick (00:24:44) I thought I would get it. And I went to a yoga class and fell in love with it because that was the first physical thing. I’d been introduced to it before. That hadn’t occurred to me whatsoever that anything physical would affect my mind. Not diet, not movement, not sweating, not anything. I just thought, Oh, the mind fixes the mind, so I’m going to meditate like that. The mind thing and I have a mental problem. But when I did my first yoga class, I was like, Oh my gosh, this is the first time I’ve been relaxed and like, two years, where do I get more or less?

Nick (00:25:10) So I got, like, instantly addicted to yoga, like real physicals, like power, yoga, like, you know, use your muscles to move, your body goes up and you know, you can feel how doing the practice opens up the body’s energy. And so I just kept that curiosity going. And it gosh, it was like four years of this, four years of like meditation and yoga before I realized, Oh, I wonder what I’m eating has any effect on my brain or anything like that? I don’t put it together at all. I was eating fast food three meals a day for four years while being a practicing Buddhist meditator and like a serious yoga practice.

Abby (00:25:46) Kudos to you. Feel that a lot of focus on the mind of being through that.

Nick (00:25:52) Utterly Mcdonald and KFC and everything every day. And I think it was like, literally, I like reconnecting with an old friend and he’s like, Have you heard of this acid-alkaline thing? And I was like, What does that mean? And I started reading, I was like, Oh my gosh. Like, I never even connected the dots at all that like my skin problems like eczema, like mental health problems. All this stuff can have anything to do with what I was eating. Looking back, it’s like, I have no idea how that was not even on my radar at all. Isn’t that weird to not connect that at all?

Abby (00:26:22) Maybe you’re just like one at a time, you know, just like really chose the path of like, I’m going to figure this out one at a time.

Nick (00:26:29) I just didn’t even occur to. Meaning that it can be possible, and I still get surprised to this day. I like I’ll post on TikTok. Something about our diet can affect depression or this or that. I constantly get somebody in my comments who is so mad at me that I would suggest such a thing. They think I’m like, just some kind of quack, like trying to lead people off their medications, or I never tell people to quit their medicine.

Nick (00:26:52) I think I just give suggestions for other stuff they could do alongside it. People are constantly like, you’re going to trick people into thinking, if they kill, they’re going to be able to go off their meds. And then my words here is that

Abby (00:27:04) There are a lot of triggers in the world, like if someone’s in pain and it can be easy to want to point fingers. There’s a really good audiobook I listen to. You have to remember the name of it, but a psychiatrist and a chef, and she’s it’s all about the gut-brain connection. Is it

Nick (00:27:19)  Kelly Brogan?

Abby (00:27:20) Kelly Brophy? Indians are probably not, but I mean, that’s good. There are many books on this topic because they should be so huge. Yeah. You know, she talks to you about how you can’t. If you have had a mental condition for a long time, likely, there’s also something going on in the gut, and you can’t treat one without treating the other like you need to look at them holistically. And I’ve noticed that on my health journey, like if I eat the wrong thing, my body is very responsive. It gives me a lot of feedback. Within minutes, I know with my mood, if I if it was right or not, I have the same

Nick (00:27:52) Blessing and a curs

Abby (00:27:53) Sensitive. Yeah, yeah, exactly. It’s like you just you. There’s not a lot of wiggle room to keep messing up, if you know better to keep listening to that motivating force, right? With the psychedelics being a part of your journey, it’s found that like personally, when I did ayahuasca, it was incredible and transformative. And then coming back and trying to integrate that was just a shit storm, and it was a matter of like, OK, what are all the tools? What did everyone do before? Like the yoga qigong, the meditation? It’s kind of like standing back on your power, learning how to get back to the place you met, which plants showed you by being able to do it on your own?

Nick (00:28:33) I think a lot of people get lost where they just keep going back to the plants back, back, back, back and they never, they built, get some discipline in their life to kind of integrate and implement the stuff they learned and all get a lot of lost souls.

Abby (00:28:46) It’s true. Yeah, you know, it can be really powerful with the right additional support and the will and knowing that we’re not powerless to start doing this stuff. You can feel like you’re at a loss when you just look at what Western medicine says. And you know, a food diet has nothing to do with mental health like it can feel disheartening. Like, like, there’s no hope for you until you start trying things and believing that it’s possible to heal, which you seem to have no problem doing. So how did you get into doing that qigong?

Nick (00:29:20) She gave us a funny story. I was cleaning toilets at a gym for a job, and there there’s an inspiring moment. You know the chop-chop wood carries water, I guess. But I was like, I was halfway through my yoga teacher training. It was like a split up over a year, and I’m just trying to make money while I’m going through it. And there’s an acupuncturist slash bongos on the teacher, so like a Chinese martial artist who was at the gym operating out of there. And he’s like, Oh, if you love yoga, like, I bet you’re going to love qigong. And he sent me a YouTube video of this guy named Li. Hold on to him from the qigong world.

Abby (00:29:58) I don’t know, I’m OK.

Nick (00:29:59) I was going to say he’s the most famous name in Chicago, but maybe not. Yeah, he got famous because this DVD has gone on to PBS television for it. So it’s not anymore because it’s exercise stuff isn’t a thing anymore, but it was on PBS and all over the country for a while. But anyway, it seems like a little seven-minute qigong routine of just like, really gentle, like flowing slow-motion exercises that you link with your breath also very slow.

Nick (00:30:26) And I tried it, and I just couldn’t believe like how like just seven minutes of that made me feel so, so relaxed, like I’ve been doing a long time of yoga and meditation and things like that, and I’m like, Wow, that is the quickest path I have ever taken to being super relaxed and no anxiety. And I went to bed after that and my whole body just felt like it was made of cotton. And, at the time, I had this giant walk on the bottom of my foot. It was enormous, super deep. And I had it for like four years, and I went to the doctors over and over again to cut it off, like frozen off.

Nick (00:30:59) They burned it off, medicated it, and just kept coming back. And as I’m lying there in bed, I’m like, I wonder if I can make this work. Go away with this cottony energy I’m feeling. I just kept sending my breath and my attention. And eventually, this energy starts going to my foot or those waters, and my foot just starts kind of buzzing with that energy. And I kind of fall asleep while I’m doing this. But when I wake up, this word is not only gone, it’s so gone. It looked like it was never there, like the skin on the bottom, I flipped over. I like completely regrown and I never came back and

Abby (00:31:30) That’s miraculous.

Nick (00:31:32) But I later learned from Dr. Andrew Weil, who’s that, you know, have these kinds of famous for? He’s a real M.D., but he kind of makes his fame off of talking about, you know, holistic stuff and Mind-Body Medicine. He said that the number one illness that tends to respond best to mind medicine, like healing something with your awareness or a placebo or attention or visualization is warts. I have no idea why, but it says that’s like the most responsive illness that now

Abby (00:32:00) So physical. I know. Yeah, that’s great evidence. Aside from feeling fantastic, here’s some materialist evidence you change something on your body overnight.

Nick (00:32:11) So I was hooked just because it felt so good. And also, I’ve always been like a big, nature guy. So I love that, you know, all the movements are like a bear swims in the ocean and like the creams spreads its feathers, stuff like that. So I thought it was cool. So I got into it and I was just finishing up my yoga teacher training. So when I went back, I had to teach an exam, like teaching a little class to the classes, like part of graduating. And so I brought in some of those qigong moves into it and everybody loved it.

Nick (00:32:40) And so I was like, Oh, this is cool. And then when I got back from the yoga teacher training, I’d overstretched a whole bunch of my connective tissues. So like while I was going through the second half of this training, like every forward fold I did felt like someone was just sighing off my hamstrings and

Abby (00:32:57) I’ve been there. Yeah. So it’s hard at the training center.

Nick (00:33:00) It’s a lot of yoga to do all at once. It’s like you’re doing four hours of intense yoga.

Abby (00:33:05) That’s too much for the body.

Nick (00:33:07) It’s too much to kind of pack it all in like that, I think. But also, you know, I a good teacher and he’s like, like the main thing he was trying to teach this whole time was like, you know, listen to your body, listen to the instructions, listen to your body, like, take a break if you need to get to listen to all because I’m like twenty-two and I’m like the only guy in a room full of like twenty-five beautiful women. And I’m like, I don’t want to be the guy sitting out like I was. I’m trying to show off.

Nick (00:33:32) I just kept pushing through it, even though I felt like I was just getting ligaments sawed off. And by the time I finished the training, I’m like, Man, it hurts every time I do yoga. So I go to physical therapy and the physical therapist is like, Move me around. Like, Does this hurt? Am I hurt? I’m like, No, he’s like, You don’t have any pain. I’m like, Well, I just have pain when I do yoga. So can you fix that? And he’s like, Oh, how about you just don’t do yoga for a while? And I was like, I just could. I just literally dropped out of college and spent the tuition money, my last tuition money for college on a yoga teacher training.

Nick (00:34:01) Like, I invested everything in this thing and now I couldn’t even do yoga, let alone teach it. And I had some classes lined up to teach. And so instead of bailing on them, I was like, Well, for whatever reason, I can’t do yoga, but I can do qigong. Even the stretching parts of qigong I could do without the pain because it’s just like this different style of stretching that involves fluid movement while you’re stretching and stuff for a reason that didn’t aggravate things. So I just started teaching. I called a Chinese yoga class, and that way I could sort out those classes if people aren’t too disciplined.

Abby (00:34:32) Yeah, it’s amazing how much can happen with such a gentle approach. Something I love about qigong is that it is so gentle like all ages, all abilities. You can do it sitting down. You can do it lying down. Do it in your mind. Yeah, it all helps make me think of a situation where, you know, even though yoga is good for you, you do push it to a point and create stress. It starts becoming bad for you. But I’ve never found that with qigong, where it’s gotten to a point where it creates stress as I’m moving through a block and then I feel amazing a few minutes later.

Nick (00:35:04) But yeah, the only bad side effect. I’ve got another qigong or a couple sometimes that can aggravate the knees. A few misaligned things. It’s actually like 10 tennis elbow or a golfer’s elbow. You get qigong and tai chi me. That’s usually from just kind of standing the wrong way and stuff. And the other one is more energetic. We’re like. Comes from using too much mental effort while you’re doing qigong, so a lot of people get obsessed with it, visualizing part of it.

Nick (00:35:32) It’s like there are all these cool generalizations. Imagine this like going here that like going there and oh, you’re in a mountain and now there are birds. And so they get hooked on this idea that like, I’m going to control the tree with my mind, you know? Mm hmMm-hmm, what they don’t realize is, what they often do is like, let’s say you’re trying to move the chair to your lower abdomen. Well, if all the effort is coming from your head, from your mind, trying to direct the cheek that she’s going to go to your head to give energy to that mental effort.

Nick (00:36:02) And so I would add this period for like a year. I couldn’t figure out what was going on. I’d be doing qigong. I thought it was doing everything right. But at the end of practice, I’d have all this pressure in my head and give me brain fog, and I’d wind up getting really angry and easily irritable, and I couldn’t sleep. And I was like, What’s going on? What happened to qigong practice? Eventually, I learned that trying to force things too much mentally?

Abby (00:36:25) Do you find it because you teach qigong? Do you find that happens a lot with your students? Is that a common thing as Western people make thinkers?

Nick (00:36:33) It happens a lot in the qigong world, but not really with my students because I discourage it.

Abby (00:36:39) That’s good. So how did you go from that to what you’re doing now? Like, how did you feel called to start sharing this with people?

Nick (00:36:48) I just kind of know it all. I think I learn new things. I just want to tell everybody so I can either tell all my friends and family and annoy them and knock it. I’m not getting paid and they’re just being annoyed all the time because they want to listen to me. Or I could find people who want to hear what I have to say, and they want to give me money. And that’s everybody’s happy. So.

Abby (00:37:07) So fulfilling. Hey, I’ve been there also,

Nick (00:37:10) You know, desire to help the world, blah blah blah. I have to.

Abby (00:37:14) Yeah, it all kind of goes together, right? Whatever motivation. And did you ever find that like, I mean, for you? It doesn’t. I mean, for me, anyway, I found, as I’ve been on this kind of shamanic healing path and with qigong, there’s like this little part of the back of my mind that’s like, you can’t remember, like for you. You did. But like for me, if I had a word on my toe, my mom would be like, You need to go get some sort of hard chemicals to put on that thing because energy is not going to move that look. Look how dense and physical that matter is. Do you find that that’s something that you ever had to overcome? Or do you find that in your students of moving through that sense of doubt, they can come up?

Nick (00:37:54). Students, I think I’ve got a weird personality trait where when somebody, when somebody says something is impossible, it makes me like, just want to do it more.

Abby (00:38:05) So that’s a good trait.

Nick (00:38:08) So I feel like that’s helped me a lot. But I do. I ran into it not a ton with students. I have all kinds of students so actually there’s always something they believe to an extent, you know, and then it’s like, Oh, well, you can’t do anything about that with nutrition, you know, it’s like. Oh, now that I have cancer, I’m going to stop coming to chew gum in class because I need to go to chemo all the time and it’s like, Well, why don’t you do both? I say, Well, cancer’s too serious for qigong, so there’s not that kind of stuff that happens with COVID.

Nick (00:38:42) It happened a lot, you know, just people just don’t want to hear. And even people who have been doing qigong for ages, really want to hear like that. It’s like qigong could be helpful or there are dietary things that could be helpful because they’re in my class for maybe an hour or a couple of times a week. But then they’re watching the news like, you know, six hours a week. And so it’s just you’re kind of competing, you’re competing with a lot. You know, everything I teach, I always try to be like, you know, like, I don’t want to take full responsibility for you dying of cancer or something.

Nick (00:39:12) I’m not going to tell you to stop doing chemo or something like I’m going to pretend I know everything about, like how chemo works or how effective it is. But I know that like, other stuff also helps. And so when it comes to mental health, especially like I always try to be like, like, I’m not going to be the one to tell you to stop taking your meds, work with your doctor. If you feel like, you know, doing qigong or fixing your diet or something has given you a little more foundation where you feel a little more stable and you want to think of talk about weaning off your meds, like go to your doctor and talk to them about weaning off the meds.

Nick (00:39:44) Tell them you feel more stable. You don’t have to tell them why, because you tell them it’s qigong. They’re going to think it’s a bunch of B.S. and they all do whatever you’re selling them, you’re so much more stable. You want to experiment, you want to work with them more than they’re usually like, happy to help you out with that. But I never want to be the guy to tell people, don’t do this or don’t do that. But people, people do have a lot of limitations where they like, Oh, like, what does food have to do with your brain?

Nick (00:40:07) Your brain’s obviously in a capsule, outside your body, on another planet, somewhere in everything you eat. It’s not like it goes into your bloodstream and affects your brain and builds your brain and builds all the chemicals in your brain.

Abby (00:40:20) Not at all like that? No.

Nick (00:40:21) So I was always kind of funny running into people’s closed minds about that.

Abby (00:40:25) So I think it’s I mean, it sounds like you’ve got a grounded approach where you understand a lot of the scientists who have this sort of a blend of sounds like western and eastern medicine. So you can kind of speak to it. What’s actually from that material’s perspective, but also speak to that deeper, energetic layer, what needs to happen? I feel like if you can say, OK, here’s what’s happening to your brain right now and explain it in a way that is very relatable to what we’re used to hearing from scientists and doctors but also can add the other dimension.

Abby (00:40:56) I feel like that can open up worlds for people. For me, I’m very much like, I’m too abstract like I feel and experience that way. I’m not an encyclopedia of facts, so if people want that, I’m just like, You got to go see somebody else help you with that. But it’s really helpful for kind of opening up minds to the possibility of this being something that does things.

Nick (00:41:18) Yeah. Have you heard of them? There’s a French woman, a shaman named Karrine, something like a Mongolian. She trained in Mongolian shamanism.

Abby (00:41:28) I need to look into more people, and I’ve not heard of most people. But tell me about her.

Nick (00:41:34) Oh, this is well known. But yeah, she was a Frenchwoman. I think she was. I had heard what she was studying. She was an anthropologist or something, and she went to do her Ph.D. by living with the shamans in Mongolia and studying them. And as soon as she got there, as soon as she went to her first ceremony and as soon as the shaman started hitting the drum, she fell onto the floor, having seizures, and went into a shamanic trance. So the shamans were like, You’re not here to study here to become a shaman, just say no.

Nick (00:42:03) And so they trained her for like eight years or something. And when she came back, she had all this scientific training. And so she wanted to kind of bridge the gap. And she wound up taking a bunch of shamans from Mongolia and a bunch of schizophrenics from France and putting them in MRI machines to scan their brains while they’re in a shamanic trance or having a psychotic break. And when she showed these scans to neuroscientists, they couldn’t tell the difference between the brain of a schizophrenic patient and the brain of a shaman in a trance.

Abby (00:42:35) I think that’s amazing, but it also doesn’t surprise me.

Nick (00:42:38) It doesn’t surprise me at all.

Abby (00:42:39)
Abby: That’s so fascinating. What’s this woman’s name?

Nick (00:42:41) So I know her first name is Corrine C.O.R., and if you take like Corrine, Mongolian French shaman,

Abby (00:42:49) Or yeah, I’ll see if I can find her. That’s so fascinating. And any kind of lines up to it like that shamanic view of mental illness, being a healer, trying to be born like if your mind open and you have this ability to sense what’s going on around you, it’s like, OK, let’s just clear the lens through which you’re seeing it. Is it through pain, trauma and darkness, and attachments to that or fear? Or is it through the light that you are and the light around you and you know, the experiences of those past stories?

Nick (00:43:21) I think Joseph Campbell,

Abby (00:43:23) Have you heard of just, Oh yeah, yeah, that is one of her. We’ve followed this account.

Nick (00:43:29) You probably know what it is, the schizophrenic or maybe the psychotic? I remember what he says, but the psychotic or schizophrenic drowns in the same water that the shaman or the mystic?

Abby (00:43:40) I have. I have read that that’s a beautiful quote and encapsulates what we’ve been talking about. So well, I think. So if there are people out there who are struggling with their mental health, what would you want them to know?

Nick (00:43:53) It’s going to be hard. It’s going to take a long time. It’s going to take you people listening less time than it took me, excuse me. It was like 10 years before I really felt like I’m going to have, like pretty much overcome the stuff I can live a normal life quotation marks. But it’s going to take you guys less time because you found people like us here. It’s kind of like going through a lot of this and helping a lot of people. I spent a long time there. I was just reading books, lots of DVDs.

Nick (00:44:22) I never really talked to anybody who knew what they’re talking about for the first, probably like six years of going through this, I was just doing it all on my own. The people I like. You were like psychiatrists, so make use of it if you can get like. If you can talk one on one with somebody, you should really because it can, it’s just really going to take you a lot further, a lot quicker than trying to do it on your own, especially when you’re suffering from mental health problems. What’s wrong is that your mind isn’t working optimally, so trying to figure everything out on your own can take even longer because, you know, it’s a little harder to use your intuition and use your own guidance.

Nick (00:45:04) And it’s just nice to just have a team of support and people that can help you out on maybe on both sides of the East-West divide. And yes, that’s going to level up quickly. It’s not something that I can tell you to do. The action was like, Oh, eat this diet or do this, you’re going to find what works for you like. So just one thing I’ll say is that a big thing that’s in like the Daoist like Chinese medicine world, like a perspective on healing, like one lens that they’ll sometimes look through is if there’s something wrong with your mind, focus on healing your body and if something wrong with your body, focus on healing your mind and spirit. And it doesn’t always have to look like that, but sometimes that’s just a little easier.

Nick (00:45:51) Way to go about it is, you know, your mind’s having all this trouble. So really leaning on your mind’s abilities for your healing can sometimes be not as reliable, right? Going to your body, doing yoga and eating better and taking herbs and things like that can sometimes be a little. You can get a lot more of a foothold there. And then once you have that little more foundation of your body supporting your mind, bring in more mental stuff, spiritual stuff, things like that can be very useful and beautiful.

Abby (00:46:19) I like that perspective, too, like, OK, my mind’s not working great, but I’ve still got this body. How can I use that to help this part? That’s not running? Often we’ll jump in. All right, I’m going to jump into the painful part and navigate stuff within that spine. And especially to try and do it by yourself. Yeah, that is hard. Yeah, I’m a huge believer in having a team of support. It’s helped me so much in my life and I will probably work with other healers, guides and coaches for the rest of my life as well as you, the Chinese medicine, doctors of the body and, the Western medicine doctors for, you know, a handful of things. But yeah, yeah,

Nick (00:46:55) Having a lot of spiritual healing just comes from the feeling of being supported by family, even despite the advice they gave you. Yeah. For me, getting like my qigong teacher became like my number one mentor throughout. Still, to this point in my life is like my number one mentor, and I was like that filled in a huge, like healing gap in me. I had a very cold, distant father who, you know, I didn’t ever experience like, like warm, loving, supportive energy from a man. And when I got that from my qigong teacher, it filled a hole in my heart. And that was I felt like a big part of my healing process besides him just teaching me cool stuff.

Abby (00:47:32) Yeah, that’s beautiful. So much of that is just getting that nourishment that we need, you know, coming into the world with love, acceptance, belonging, community. Yeah. Yeah. It doesn’t have to come from your parents or political climate.

Nick (00:47:48)  Yeah. Yeah, there are studies on that. A lot of people will talk about how, you know, having homes without fathers present can be bad, especially for young boys growing up. But if you were kind of looking into the data, it’s actual communities without fathers. So it doesn’t matter that much if your home specifically has a father. But if the community does not like nurturing, supportive, protective, caring men who will just play the father role regardless of their biological status with you or whatever, that has the same positive effects.

Abby (00:48:19) That’s so interesting and so good to know. Yeah, yeah. Yeah, amazing. Such social creatures. Are. Yeah. So for people wanting to work with you, how would they go about doing that? What kind of stuff do you do with people?

Nick (00:48:34)  Yeah. So the easiest way to jump in with me is just to go to YouTube. I got tons of qigong routines, and a lot of them are like themes towards something you might be going through. So like, you know, checking for anxiety, to account for depression, to for neck pain, low back pain, all kinds of stuff like that. So that’s the easiest way to jump in and see if you know my kind of style of movement and breath and everything. Therapy is helpful for you. And then if you want to work with me one on one, if you go to my website, there’s a coaching tab or something like that there. So you can go one on one there.

Nick (00:49:09) And then, yeah, that yeah, I post lots of advice and stuff on TikTok and Instagram and things like that. Just follow me there and see what kind of stuff I like. Oh, I forgot. That’s the relevant thing and everything. We just. I just took an E-course called the seven-day reset. And it’s kind of putting together a lot of the tools. I just talked about some nutrition stuff and qigong, and it’s just kind of all it’s meant to be done is like a seven-day thing. You just try it for a week and just see if you feel better.

Nick (00:49:37) Does this particular diet philosophy that I’m advocating in this particular movement and breath philosophy I’m advocating work for your particular system. I’m sure it doesn’t work for everybody, but you just give it a try for seven days. Most people are not going to kill you. And so if you feel better, then you might want to keep exploring that sort of philosophy. If not, you move on, but it’s only like 20 bucks. So that’s amazing. I think I gave it to you for the show. Note the link should be there.

Abby (00:50:01) Yeah, yeah. I’ll include all the links in the show notes. I’m so glad that you’re offering that because as someone who comes from very much like the deep spiritual abstract world, that’s my zone of genius. And I saw that you’re doing all this stuff like this is perfect, so I won’t go and do stuff that is going to help you tremendously and will help you with all kinds of other work.

Nick (00:50:18) To make an e-course in the future together, maybe one to two wings on that bird?

Abby (00:50:23) Yeah. That’ll be great as well. Thank you Nick to do what you’re doing and we’ll talk soon

Nick (00:50:31) Awesome. Thanks for having me. Yeah.

 

Boundaries

Boundaries

Boundaries

On episode 16 of the Mind Body Free Podcast, we explore from an energetic perspective, what happens when we’ve had our boundaries violated. We also go on a guided journey of healing your boundaries so you can feel strong and secure within your own space.

This episode is for anyone who’s experienced a little “t” or big “T” trauma where they felt they didn’t have claim over their own space and body. It’s also anyone who sometimes gets overwhelmed by the energy of the people and places around them. The Boundaries journey will guide you through letting go of painful past experiences, healing and reinforcing your personal boundaries, and how to claim your space even in the most uncomfortable of situations.

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Abby (00:00:00) Hello and welcome to the Mind Body Free podcast. I’m your host, Abigail Moss, and today I’m going to guide you through a journey of feeling strong, impenetrable boundaries so as paths, as highly sensitive people. It’s very common to take on other people’s emotions, the energy around us, and that can get overwhelming, really quick.

Abby (00:00:27) So when we think about boundaries, the times when we want to kind of recoil into ourselves, when things feel overwhelming, if we’re in an uncomfortable setting or we’re in a large public space, I like to use the analogy of stepping into Costco and just wanting to shrink into a small creature because the energy can feel overwhelming.

Abby (00:00:51) But what we want to do is not draw into ourselves, because if you can imagine that becomes a kind of like a vortex that we pull energy into us and it can exacerbate that overwhelming feeling. What we want to do instead is expand our energy out, become very expansive. And in doing so, we push away other energy that we don’t want in our feels like everybody else’s stuff, and we radiate light, bright energy of our own.

Abby (00:01:25 ) And it may initially feel counterintuitive to do that, to expand out when you’re in an uncomfortable situation, but it truly is quite helpful. So we work with feeling our energy expand and also filling ourselves up. So filling up from the energy of the Earth and the energy of the heavens above and calling light to ourselves and feeling ourselves become expansive.

Abby 00:01:53) So it’s a practice, and this meditation is going to gently guide you through this inner experience of connecting with the energy around you, with the energy of the Earth and expanding your energy out. And as you do this, you may notice that people respond to you differently when you are feeling radiant, radiant, and full of life.

Abby (00:02:19) And you also may notice yourself responding differently and not feeling the urge to recoil, but feeling strong within yourself, which is what boundaries are all about feeling strong within yourself. And most of us do not have great boundaries because of how we grew up. So as children, we can’t always get our way, and I often feel like we’re forced to do things that don’t feel right for us and that can feel like a violation of our boundaries.

Abby 00:02:53) So you could consider that a small T trauma like being forced to eat food when we’re not hungry or being forced to hug someone we don’t want to hug or being forced to leave an experience that we want to stay in. Not having that control of ourselves in our own body, we don’t have a lot of control when we’re young, and that feeling of powerlessness can stay with us as we get older. Until we let that feeling go from our energy, from our beliefs, and our nervous system.

Abby (00:03:31) So there’s also the big trauma, which is any kind of physical violation, sexual or otherwise. So if you’ve been beaten up as a child in school, if you were sexually violated in some way at each point of your life, that is a larger boundary violation. And when something like that happens to us, you can imagine it creates a crack in your boundary. So you imagine your boundaries like an energetic bubble around you.

Abby (00:04:02) That is your space. It’s like that bubble has gotten a crack in it, and the space that’s yours has become compromised. So your sense of boundaries and understanding other people’s boundaries can be challenging because your sense of me and you mine and there’s my space there, space has been violated. And so when that happens, we want to repair the crack in that boundary, why we want to release any energy that has gotten in there that doesn’t belong to you.

Abby (00:04:40) And in doing so, you will become stronger and better protected in your sense of self. So when someone else can sense that you have strong boundaries, they are much less likely to mess with you. And when others sense that you? Have strong boundaries, those with good intentions feel at ease around you, it helps them to remember their boundaries as you remember yours and ultimately helps you to feel more at home in your skin and your own space.

Abby (00:05:16) So boundaries is a big topic that we could do several episodes on. But what I want for you is to have this meditation that I’m going to walk you through that is going to set you up for success. That is a powerful practice and cleansing experience to release any energy in your bubble that does not belong there and to repair any cracks that have been made throughout your life. All right. So this journey incorporates hypnotherapy that helps you access a deeply relaxed state so you don’t want to do this while you’re driving.

Abby (00:05:59) You want to give yourself a space to just relax and sink into it for the most powerful and healing effects. So without further ado, just sit back, relax and enjoy the journey in creating your own strong, impenetrable boundaries. So I want you just to take some breaths now and come into this space and this moment in time. This is right here right now in your body at this moment. And then.

Abby (00:06:38) Opening your eyes and looking up as high as you can, just with your eyes and taking in a breath and letting it out good and breathing it again. And let it down. No more time breathing in. And this time on your exhale, keep your eyes up and lower your eyelids down. The good feeling that fluttering sensation in your eyelids so that you act as a very healing trance state and allowing your eyes to relax now and go into a comfortable position, healing the muscles around your eyes, growing soft and relaxed, feeling your eyelids are heavy and it’s just so comfortable to allow them to stay closed.

00:07:28
Abby: And with her looking down, feeling in your body, imagining that you’re looking down over a set of stairs and you can see 10 steps below you as I count you down, you’re going to see, feel, and hear your foot treading each step. And as you move on to step 10, you can feel all the muscles in your hand. Relax space between your eyebrows, soften and relax. You drift down two steps, nine and eight, you feel your shoulders turn loose and relax.

Abby (00:08:05) All the muscles in your arms, chest back in Valley, just turn loose and relax. And you go on any of seven and six feeling your hips, sinking deeper and relaxing. Moving on to step five, you’re halfway down feeling every muscle turned loose, let loose, looming on a for feeling your whole nervous system, relax and turn loose now. He drifts down two steps, three and two, just feeling yourself, allowing yourself to drift, float and move into a powerful healing awareness of yourself.

Abby (00:08:53) Moving on to step one and going 10 times deeper. 20 times deeper. A hundred times deeper, this drifts deeper. Flow deeper. Sink even further into a powerful healing awareness of yourself, and every sound that you hear brings you deeper. And the sound of my voice brings you deeper and deeper and deeper into a healing awareness of your soul. And see Sense feel some white or gold online pouring down from above and melting in the top of your head, melting into your brain and releasing anything your brain has holding that is not aligned with your truth, releasing any untrue thoughts, beliefs, or patterns and habits.

Abby (00:09:51) I think that like going into your pineal gland and your eyes, helping you to deeply perceive the truth of what is clearing away, any fog, any confusion, anything untrue or staticky. And feeling that light melting down into the ears and opening up, unblocking anything that had been held in the ears that did not belong. Moving on into the throat and just opening the throat and feeling that sense of easy and creative expression from your heart and your true self.

Abby (00:10:28) And feeling that late melting down into their shoulder is releasing anything their shoulders had been carrying the poorest down into the arms and the lungs, feeling yourself and breathing that light into your lungs, feeling it, melting into all your organs, your heart, your liver, your gallbladder, your stomach, your spleen, your kidneys, your small intestine, your large intestine. Yeah, good feeling that light melting down into your hips, melting down your legs, into your knees, and down into your ankles and feet.

Abby (00:11:12) I had a feeling some tree roots coming from you and going into the Earth and going deeper and deeper and plugging in with the core of Mother Earth now. Feeling that pulsing energy, that heartbeat of the Earth, feeling yourself, sinking out with that now. And feeling Mother Earth and some energy up your tree roots. Up your legs, he left filling up behind your belly button. Overflowing up into the center of your chest, your heart center, you feel that light radiating out into your whole body, filling your bones, your blood, your muscles, and connective tissues, and the lining of myofascial around your body, feeling your skin, hair, and nails.

Abby (00:12:05) I’m feeling the light radiate out three feet off your body, filling your whole emotional feeling releasing anything heavy or intense or stuck out of your emotional field now and feeling that light expanding out into your whole spiritual field. Six feet off the body. My feelings. Any thoughts, any unsupportive thoughts or energies external from you just releasing and melting away into that light now? Could be a lot like filling the whole room, you’re in a home building, you’re in. A whole city. The whole country. And the whole planet.

Abby (00:12:55) You’re feeling wrapped in a bubble of light, really supported and connected from above and below. And so. When you walk into a space or you’re in an environment that feels uncomfortable, the tendency can be to shrink the energy down, and really what’s needed is to expand your energy. And I want you just to practice feeling this now, feeling an energy coming up from the Earth, up to your legs and radiating out like a smile, shining off your chest and arms and face and head.

Abby (00:13:35) Just noticing you just imagining yourself in your mind’s eye, walking into a space where there’s a lot of people, a lot of energy and just feeling this energy coming up from the Earth, filling you and radiating out like a warm smile, imagining yourself, noticing your posture and your shoulders going back. Are you standing taller feeling perhaps a smile on your face? Just noticing yourself walking about the space with your energy radiating out like this, this feeling flows through you easily and lightly and just not as others respond to you differently now that your energy is so bright and expansive.

Abby (00:14:23) So. Yeah. Good, so allowing this now to be a habit, creating this habit every time you walk into a space or encounter in an environment where in the past you used to shrink, you now allow your energy to expand and outward feel your energy radiate. And fill the room, fill yourself, fill your whole body, your whole emotional, and your whole spiritual body with this bright light smile radiating out from you. Because indeed, doing this is a powerful, protective boundary as you radiate light and warmth out.

Abby (00:15:18) No energy can interfere with that. This indeed is protection. And ironically, it’s when you feel your energy that it doesn’t need to be protected as when you really, truly feel this expansiveness of feeling imagining yourself walking through this space with your head held up your shoulders back, feeling the lightness and the warmth of this, the confidence.

Abby (00:15:53) It’s allowing physiology to adapt to this move in this way, more and more each day to allow us to become natural for you as you do just practicing meaning throughout your day, moving through your walk, simply sitting where you are practicing this feeling more and more, allowing it to become more and more of your natural flow, your natural state each day and every time you listen to this recording, it reminds you and me tunes you into this and you listen to this recording often to create the habit of being in the flow, being upright, confident and bright.

Abby (00:16:41) And you do this. You listen to this recording more and more. You notice it becomes more and more a part of you. It’s healing this confidence, this lightness. You notice more and more differences in how those around you are responding to you as you show up with this powerful bright energy within you and moving through you, supporting you and protecting you. Just allowing yourself to be in the energy of power, of strength, of lightness, of a smile, knowing that this is who you truly are. The powerful being connected to all that is simply allowing yourself to find that alignment more and more each day.

Abby (00:17:35) And as you do, you will notice even greater and greater ease as you move through life and experience those around you reacting differently to thoughts and feelings that you convey while you’re in this vibrant, expansive, light state. Knowing that your energy, your thoughts, your emotions on the electromagnetic field, others around you can sense and feel the thoughts you think of yourself, of the thoughts that others will often think of you too. As you walk into spaces and around others reminding yourself that you are loved, you are love, that you are connected, deeply connected with the Earth and the heavens above, and with your own heart and truth.

Abby (00:18:32) And feeling that smile and expansiveness coming from you. Noticing more and more how beautiful their responses are when others witnessed this and you. And another layer of your boundaries is knowing your truth. So feeling in the very core of you now your wisdom, your integrity, his feeling that as a light expanding out from the very center of you like a white light, getting brighter and brighter, it’s the knowingness of simply a part of you allowing that knowingness to grow to illuminate you around that feeling compassion for yourself. Healing that compassion and love for yourself surrounding them, bright light, filling your whole body.

Abby (00:19:33)This is another layer of your boundary that radiates outright from you. Adding this layer naturally, easily knowing that connecting with the light supports this and this creates a connection with the light. Feeling your connection from heaven, from Earth, and your true self. You are having an experience of life. You are aware and you choose how you respond to life. Make a choice now if you wish to respond from this place, self-compassion of integrity, feeling deeply connected and supported by the universe where Mother Earth is.

Abby (00:20:32) By the heavens. Good. And this is allowing this light to penetrate the cells of your body and your whole being, your physical body, your emotional body, your spiritual body. Citing a blessing of light into your past and blessing of light into your future. Knowing that all is divinely guided and you are perfectly in the flow, really aligned with the core of who you are and as you align with this, moving through life is joyful, beautiful, playful. So allowing yourself to live in joy, beauty, and play.

Abby (00:21:26) It’s allowing for a powerful impression of these experiences and these true concepts to stay with you, to continue guiding you and nourishing you. And imagining now a bubble of light around, you know, a bubble of light is your boundaries feeling it? Six feet out from you are even further out. Bad thing, all of you. And imagine seeing if there’s anywhere that those boundaries have been cracked. This sends them filling with light. Now. Seeing them be impaired, seeing lines of light coming in and crossing over and just healing and repairing all of those cracks now with your strong, powerful force field, with your boundaries, knowing that you are a strong, powerful being.

Abby (00:22:26) I feel a sense of knowing where you and others begin. And claiming all of you. And taking radical ownership for all of you knowing that you are powerful, you choose your thoughts and actions and beliefs with awareness. And what others do is their responsibility. Look, you never know the true thoughts and reasons for others’ behavior. What you can do. He understands that what you do is your responsibility. Take radical ownership for yourself, knowing that you are powerful, free, and innocent.

Abby (00:23:20) And living with strong, impenetrable boundaries, feeling the force field around you filled with light, feeling it reinforced with lines of light horizontal and vertical crossing over each other. Feeling light, connecting you from above and from below and from your true self. You are a powerful force. You are free. You are filled with light and made of light. Feeling your profound connection with your true self and the alignment of the light that you are. Knowing that no one else can truly take from you. Nothing can be truly taken from you. Because you have sovereignty over yourself. And how you see your life.

Abby (00:24:27) And choosing the stories that are powering that are freeing to you. Knowing that you are worthy of happiness and joy and peace. Happiness and joy and peace come freely to you and you live in alignment with your true self. Now. And imagining a set of stairs in front of you now with five steps. As you place your foot on step five, you feel aligned, you feel in your truth, you feel free. Moving on to step four, feeling the powerful truth of these experiences and concepts within you, supporting you nourishing and reinforcing your strong, impenetrable boundaries.

Abby (00:25:18) I mean, honest up to feeling healed, feeling grounded, and deeply connected. Moving on or someone feeling fully in your body, feeling your fingertips and your toes, feeling here or feeling present, feeling free and good, taking in a deep, beautiful breath. And opening your eyes.

Abby (00:25:50) Thank you so much for listening, I hope you enjoyed this meditation, this guided journey on healing your boundaries, on having powerful, strong, impenetrable boundaries. I hope it brings you a lot of peace and healing wherever you may go next. And if you enjoyed this journey, I encourage you to subscribe and review Apple Podcasts. It helps to help other people find this healing work. And if you’d like to learn more about the work

Abby (00:26:25) I do and go deeper into your healing journey, you can find me on mindbodyfree.com and learn about my mentorship programs at mindbodyfree.com/mentorship. Their six-month journey of healing and awakening within a sacred group and community.

Abby (00:26:45) And if you have any requests for future episodes or feedback from this one, you can reach out to me on Facebook and Instagram @yourmindbodyfree. So thank you so much for listening. Sending you my love and talk soon.

 

New Year Journey Pt 2

New Year Journey Pt 2

New Year Journey

New Year Journey Pt. 2

In episode 15: New Year Journey Pt 2, we move into part 2 of our New Years Eve series of saying farewell to 2021 and welcoming in 2022. In this episode, you will be guided through a Shamanic journey of releasing what you would like to let go of in 2021 and stepping into what you are creating in 2022. 

If you haven’t yet you can listen to Part 1 here.
 

As you explore this visioning journey, I encourage you to approach it with a sense of play and discovery, as well as a pen and paper so you can answer the journaling prompt below after you’ve listened to the journey. 🙂

 

Journaling Exercise:

1. Listen to the guided Journey in Episode 15.

2. Journal what you have let go of in 2021. 

3. Journal what you are stepping into in 2022.

4. Have a magical New Year!

 

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Abby (00:00:00) Hello and welcome to the mind body for your podcast. I am your host, Abigail Moss. I am a healer, a coach, and a mentor. I help people to connect with their inner healers. Their passion and purpose and share their medicine with the world. And today it is episode 15 and this is part two of our New Year’s journey.

Abby (00:00:25) So if you haven’t yet done part one, which is episode 14, I recommend starting there because it’s going to make this next journey even more vivid and clear. We don’t have to do that one first, but it will help make this one even more powerful. So this journey that we’re going to go on today is all about moving into the ceremony of the rite of passage, of letting go of 2021 and stepping into 2022.

Abby (00:01:00) And with that, we let go of anything we don’t need to bring with us into this next year. And in doing that, we create space for what we want to welcome into 2022. So I hope you enjoy this journey. This is another live recording from one of my mentor classes. And again, you are going to want to have a pen and paper handy to do some journaling for the questions afterward. And I encourage you to give yourself some space to relax, to close your eyes, to sink into this because you’ll get the most from this journey that way. All right. So without further ado, here is our New Year’s journey.

Abby (00:01:44) So we’re doing our New Year’s letting go and calling in. We want to let go of 2021 and call in 2020 to journey. So let’s close our eyes and just imagine some light pouring down from above melting into you from the top of your head, down into your brain and eyes and ears, nose and throat.

Abby (00:02:09) Putting that light, fills all of your senses, and releases any blocks from seeing your divine path, you are inherently worth yours. You’re allowing that expression and confidence to flow through you and allowing that light to melt into your shoulders, your arms, and hands, relaxing everything that it touches and feeling and melting down into your lungs as you breathe it into your lungs.

Abby (00:02:42) I’m feeling a melting down into all your organs and your heart, your liver, your stomach and spleen, and your kidneys down through your intestines, melting into your hips and releasing any tension from your hips, feeling that light melting down like a warm smile into your legs, melting into your knees, going down your lower legs and into your ankles and your feet, and just feeling every part of you relaxed. Just letting go of any tension, any worry, any stress, any heaviness releasing that into the light.

Abby (00:03:22) Feeling like getting some tree roots coming from you and going into the Earth and going deeper and deeper and plugging in with a core of Mother Earth and feeling a pulsing life force, hearing the heartbeat of the Earth, feeling yourself sinking up with that now. And sending some gratitude to Mother Earth and feeling her sending some energy up your tree, roots up your legs, filling up behind your belly button. And overflowing up into your heart center and radiating out, filling your whole body, the whole room, you’re in, the whole building you’re in.

Abby (00:04:19) The whole city, the whole country, and the whole planet. Feeling yourself fully connected and supported from above and below and wrapped in a bubble of life. Good and bringing your awareness back into your hard center, now dropping into this space and feeling that pulsing life force there. And feeling yourself expand out every breath that you take as you inhale, feeling your heart center expand, and as you exhale, feel it coming back in, it’s moving with your breath. Good, don’t know you next inhale, leave the energy in your hearts under expanded out as you continue to breathe naturally.

Abby (00:05:15) Right, and we’re going to be moving into your timeline, we’re going to go into space where it’s light and time and work with this dimension. I want you to imagine now that an energy current is coming to pick you up and lift you. So you are just kind of there in front of you now and you can show a powerful home. It works while it can be a cloud of magic carpet or car or plane helicopter. I’m just imagining that you’re stepping on to that energy of current and it’s bringing you up into the sky above the Earth. Into a good web of light.

Abby (00:05:57) And as you look down, you can see the timeline for your life buried on Earth and imagine yourself now just standing on that timeline in your present day. And as you stand on that, it’s like standing in a line of light. And as you look behind you, you see the past as you look ahead of you, you see the future. And a little bit ahead of you, not too far, you see a line of light kind of a marker point in that line of light, says 20. Twenty-two. And I want you to think now of things you’d like to leave behind to let go of.

Abby (00:06:50 )Do not bring with you into 2020 to think of all of the things that you’d like to let go of as you move into this next year. This next part of your life? And I want you to look behind you and see all those things there that you like to let go of that can be recent or very far back in your timeline. Doesn’t matter. I just see them there now knowing that I can’t harm you. They’re just there in your awareness. And I want you to imagine now.

Abby (00:07:32 )There’s a bubble of light here and inside that bubble of light has an irresistible magnetic pull, all of that which you like to release before you move into the new year and just gently with a smile. I put all those old ways, old habits, patterns, and energies into that light to be transformed in that bubble of light. So everywhere that you felt that you resisted bringing a vision into reality, but that goes into that bubble where it feels scary to put yourself out there and make connections and miss all of that everywhere.

Abby (00:08:17) You had to figure it all out before it can happen or it’s all going to explode. Put all of that and that bubble of light. All negative self-talk and self-judgment are depreciation. Take all of that and allow the bubble of light to put in a release from you and create the lead in this story, all cords attached to any of that self-talk. Good. So whenever it feels like you’re not making progress, when a small setback happens, everything is put into that bubble of light. And create and delete any attachments and destroy any attachments to that.

Abby (00:09:04) You can see the depth and. And the power of the progress that you’ve made and feel that within, you know, that to be true, all regret, rigidity, complacency, and worry allow that to go into that bubble of light. Everything that kept you small put that in the rubble. Everything that holds you back releases that into that bubble. Everything that made you feel afraid, release all of that. Everything that made you feel unworthy, release all of that. I mean, the thing that said, you’re not enough and create in this story, all of that and you release it into the bubble of life.

Abby (00:09:56) I want you to imagine if there’s any other kind of orbs of light or of energetic frequencies that you sense and feel it’s not meant to come with you. That feels heavy and something to go where you’re going. Release all of that into that ball of light. And I want you to look at that bubble of light and just say thank you, thank you for all the ways that you’ve served me. Thank you for all the ways that you’ve helped me come to this moment in time now. Thank you for having me cope when I needed help coping. Thank you. Thank you for helping me to adapt when I needed help adapting.

Abby (00:10:44) And I want you to take a moment and decide right now if you would truly like to let this go and make space for what you’re bringing in in 2020. And feeling that inside of you and your heart feeling that, well, the power of actually truly deciding to let it go. And let the power of that decision break any cords or attach to that bubble. And imagine the sky of white above us, and we’re just starting to bubble into the light, seeing it moving on and. Merging with a light in five four three two one. Feeling raindrops of light, pouring down onto you onto your past and your future.

Abby (00:11:52) Blessing you and every part of you with the wisdom and healing from this experience. I want you to look forward to it now. Just beyond that line, that marker point of 2020, do you feel the energies of what you’re calling into this next chapter of your life? I want you to imagine stepping forward just before that line, before that threshold point. And looking into all those things that you’re bringing in, feeling all the energy of it, allowing it to grow and expand. Feeling yourself moving forward, ever so gently. I want you to before you step across that line to the side again in your heart. If you’d like to allow this, and if you truly would like to allow us to welcome this into your life and yourself.

Abby (00:13:02) Knowing that you are worthy and deserving of whatever your heart desires to create. I’m feeling now with that decision. And creating, deleting, and storing all fears. Feeling now with your decision. Because you feel it in your heart, I want you to step across that line into the threshold of 20 22. Just being in this energy of what you’re creating in your life. And one more time scene, the most vivid and vital and powerful scene for you to see now of this life that you’re creating of what you’re calling in and 2022 and being there in five four three two one.

Abby (00:14:06) And as you’re there now, are you inside or outside? Are you alone or is anyone with you? And if others are there, who’s there? It’s daytime or nighttime. What are you doing at this moment? What’s happening around you? And how are you engaging, if others are there, how are you engaging with them? And how are you feeling at this moment? And what are you grateful for? And if there’s one thing you’d like yourself to know. You like your parcel to know about how you created this, what would you like to know? OK. And

Abby (00:15:37) I think a symbol to appear in front of you, a symbol that is a powerful symbol for you, that will help you in creating this and bringing this into your life as an anchor for all of these energies that you’re calling into 20 22. And seeing that symbol in front of you now and welcoming it into your heart. Good and allowing this memory, this moment is feeling to stay with you, meaning you can’t remain in you and continue guiding you forward and your deeply fulfilling life.

Abby (00:16:20) Moving back to the present day, here you are before said before not quite yet in 2020 to feel the lightness in your timeline, the shift fueling the excitement of all that’s coming ahead and just allowing that current of energy to take you back to your body. Back to this moment in time on Earth and being there in five four three two one feeling fully present and alive in your body, you’re feeling well and relaxed and home imagining a set of stairs with five steps as you go on two steps five and four feeling light, feeling clear and easily recalling the details of this journey to on step three and two.

Abby (00:17:14) Feeling present, feeling calm and relaxed in your body. So the onus of one. And if you’re listening to this recording at night, just a moment and turning it off and having a deep, restful sleep that will take you all the way through till morning. And if you’re listening to this recording the day feels as if you just had a fantastic night’s sleep coming into full awareness, taking some deep breaths, feeling energy is circulating up your back and down your front through the microcosmic orbit.

Abby (00:17:49) Feeling your tree roots anchored into the Earth and feeling the energy circulating through your tree roots up your back and down your front. And clap your hands and have them create heat. When you feel that heat in the palm of your hands, cupping your hands over your eyes, bring the heat in through your eyes and down to your belly three times. I’m washing your face, head, neck, and shoulders and down your body.

Abby (00:18:30) All right. Thank you for going on that journey. I hope you enjoyed your ceremonial rite of passage from 2021 and 2022. All right. So now is a great time to grab a pen and some paper and do some journaling. From what you discovered in your journey, you can do a stream of consciousness churning, journeying about things that stood out to you, and just let that flow, which can be a great way of bringing the subconscious into your conscious awareness. And from there, I would then make two lists of everything that you’ve let go of that you’re leaving behind and releasing from 2021 and all that you’re stepping into in 2022 into this next chapter of your life.

Abby (00:19:21) So thank you so much for listening. If you have any questions, reach out. And if you’re curious about the mentor classes that these recordings are from a run for six months, we connect each week with really intimate class size, and together we heal, connect with our inner wisdom and purpose and share our medicine with the world. So if that sounds like something that is calling to you, you can learn more at mindbodyfree.com/mentorship. Registration for this class closes on January 13th.

Abby (00:19:57) So if you’re feeling cold, don’t hesitate to schedule a free discovery call and see if this is right for you. All right. Thank you so much. I’m Abigail Moss. You can reach me on Instagram and Facebook @yourmindbodyfree as well as mindbodyfree.com. And if you love this journey, I encourage you to share it around with anyone else you think may benefit from it. And if you like and subscribe and review the podcast on Apple Podcasts, that helps more people to find this kind of work. So thank you so much. Wishing you a beautiful, phenomenal, expansive 2022, and talk soon.

 

New Year Journey Pt. 1

New Year Journey Pt. 1

New Year Journey

New Year Journey Pt. 1

As we say farewell to 2021 and welcome 2022, this is an opportunity to become intentional with what we want to create in this next chapter of our lives. This journey will guide you into a future vision of a day in your ideal life.

As you explore this visioning journey, I encourage you to let go of any thoughts that say you can’t dream this big and approach it with a sense of play and discovery, as well as a pen and paper so you can answer the journaling prompts below after you’ve listened to the journey. 🙂

 

 

Journaling Exercise:

1. Listen to the Visioning Journey in Episode 14.

2. Journal what you discover in your ideal day from the moment you wake up to the moment you go to bed.

3. Create a list of the changes you would need to make to create space for this life.

4. Create two more lists:
– Everything you’re letting go of in 2021
– Everything you’re welcoming into your life in 2022

5. When you’re ready, go to Part 2 here.

 

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Abby (00:00:00) Hello and welcome to the Mind Body Free podcast. I’m your host, Abigail Moss. I am a healer, a teacher, and a mentor. I help people let go of past traumas, connect with their inner wisdom and purpose, and share their gifts with the world.

Abby (00:00:19) So we have a very special two episodes coming up. So I decided to break it down into two parts, part one and part two. We have a couple of journeys. We’re going to go on and today we’re going to go on a journey that is all about envisioning what you want to see in your ideal life as we move into 2022 and we say farewell to 2021. So we want to know what it is we’re calling in what it is we want to create in our life. And as we allow ourselves to go into our heart space to quiet the conscious thinking mind, because that’s where a lot of limitations will show up if you’re not allowed to dream that big. Oh, you can’t do this because of this, this and this, or you can’t have that because that change is too scary. So all of these things can pop up in our conscious mind.

Abby (00:01:12) But as we go deeper into the subconscious mind, connecting in with the heart, this is where your true desires are. And as you allow yourself to open up to receive a vision of a future in an ideal way for you, you might just be surprised with what you find there.

Abby 900:01:32) So this is all about giving yourself permission and listening to this journey with a sense of play and curiosity and discovery, knowing that it doesn’t need to mean any one thing right now, you don’t need to go and make any massive changes right away.

Abby (00:01:47) We’re just opening up to see a destination that your heart and your soul want you to see. And from there it is your choice and how you choose to move towards this life. So I’m going to be guiding you through a journey today of envisioning a day in your ideal life from the moment that you wake up to the moment that you go to bed.

Abby (00:02:13) And when I’ve done these kinds of exercises before, I’m often very surprised with what I find. It’s often things I didn’t expect, and it later made sense, and it later moved me towards what I wanted. And even if it seems impossible or unrealistic, well, for one know that everything and anything is possible, we live in a world full of possibility.

Abby (00:02:35) The only limitations are the beliefs that we impose on ourselves and to. If you allow yourself to dream big, even if you get another version or create another version of what you imagined, even if you manifest half of what you imagine in your life, that can still be amazing and way more than you would have created if you would never let yourself dream in the first place.

Abby (00:03:02) Let yourself dream, my dear. This is what this is all about. We’re opening up to new worlds of possibility, and in doing so, we begin creating them. So I’m going to guide you through a 20-minute journey today, and this journey will be most powerful when you give yourself the space to just relax, to close your eyes, to sink deeper and deeper into it.

Abby (00:03:24)And after that, there are some journaling questions, and I do encourage you to go to the episode page on mindbodyfree.com/podcast. And this is Episode fourteen where we have the breakdown of the journey and we have the journaling prompts. Then I encourage you to check that out because you’re going to get the most from being able to see those and refer back to them.

Abby (00:03:51) And I do encourage you to journal after this journey. So have your pen and paper ready because you’re going to get some really powerful and profound insights and it’s going to help you to process and integrate them consciously. So when we make the subconscious or the unconscious conscious, incredible things begin to happen.

Abby (00:04:18) So as you journal them, you’re bringing it from your subconscious into your conscious awareness and creating a bridge between your conscious and unconscious mind. So I encourage you to relax, to let yourself play, to let yourself imagine. Don’t worry about any limitations.

Abby (00:04:36) They do not apply to you. Any fears, anywhere your mind doesn’t want to permit you to dream this big. Just put all of that on a shelf and just let yourself see what you find. So without further ado, here is an exercise guiding you through a day in your ideal life is a live recording from one of my recent mentor classes.

Abby (00:05:00) So as you tune in, just imagine that you’re connecting with the energy of the whole group and everyone participating in this journey. And it will elevate your experience even more. All right. Happy travels.

Abby (00:05:18) So let’s close our eyes and just imagining some light pouring into you from above melting into your head and your eyes, and your third eye-melting into your brain, nose, ears, and throat, and just nourishing, healing, and cleansing away any stuck heavy or stagnant energy just allow that to release into the light.

Abby (00:05:45) And allowing that light to melt down into your shoulders and your arms and hands and just feeling it, relaxes every muscle and every part of you that it touches. Feeling that light melting down into your lungs as you breathe it and feeling the light going down into your belly, into all your organs, your heart, your liver, your stomach, and spleen, into your kidneys and down into the small and large intestines cleansing away any stuck energy in your gut.

Abby (00:06:21) And he trapped emotions or toxins, feeling that all being released into the light and feeling that light melting down into your hips and releasing any tension that had been held here and melting down your legs and into your knees and melting down your calves and shins and into your ankles and feet.

Abby (00:06:50) And feeling that light owning some tree roots coming from you and going into the Earth and going deeper and deeper and plugging in with a core of Mother Earth feeling that connection with the Earth, the pulsing energy, that heartbeat of the Earth that you’re linking up with now.

Abby (00:07:18) And feeling Mother Earth, sending some love and some energy up your tree, roots of your legs, filling up behind your belly button and overflowing up into the center of your chest in your heart center and radiating out filling your whole physical body. Extending three feet out, filling your whole emotional body.

Abby (00:07:48) And extending six feet out, filling your whole spiritual body, feeling that light, filling the whole room, you’re in the whole building, the whole city. The whole country and the whole planet. Feeling yourself fully connected and supported from above and below and wrapped in a bubble of light.

Abby (00:08:21) And in writing our guides, guardian angels, and beings of light to work with us, to support us, and seeing the most joyful, fulfilling, liberating day that we can see at this time. And coming back into your heart center, bringing your awareness into the space, just feeling yourself filled with light can in just a moment we’re going to move forward in time and take a glimpse into a day in your ideal life, into a life that feels deeply fulfilling, connected, loving, joyful for you.

Abby (00:09:05) I’m going to be moving forward, taking us in a moment. We’re going to be going from the moment you wake up until the moment that you go to bed, just imagining now that you’re going to be in that place where you’re waking up, drifting deeper and deeper and down now. And five, four, three two one. This makes you feel as if you were lying in bed.

Abby (00:09:4)1 And you feel the sun rising in the room that you’re in. And in just a moment, and you’re going to open your eyes and sense and feel and experience yourself here, you wake up on this day and you’re deeply fulfilled by opening your eyes and five and within the dream. Give me your actual eyes closed and look out into the room in five four three two one.

Abby (:10:15) Hi, imagine you’re here opening your eyes in this room. As you look around, what do you notice where the light streaming in from what your bed feels like? So the room you have now, or is it different? What does this room look like? What color is it? And is anyone in this bed next to you or is it all to yourself?

Abby (00:10:57) As you get out of bed and place your feet on the floor, just notice how the floor feels beneath your feet as it would as a carpet warm or cold to the touch. Moving into the next room and you go into the bathroom and see what it looks like here, going about your morning ritual.

Abby (00:11:27) And you’re ready, going downstairs, going into the kitchen and just noticing what’s happening around you as you’re here in the kitchen, noticing because of anyone else here? Laurie, do you make breakfast tea or coffee water? Do you journal? How do you like to start your day? Is it with movement? With a pen and paper or simply a quiet space.

Abby (00:12:08) No one should allow this to take you to happen next in your day to you. Where do you go next to do more movement? Do you leave the house? Do you stay here? You go to work. Are you seeing? Are you seeing anyone? Friends, family. Where do you go next? After your morning ritual?

Abby (00:12:40) I’m looking out around the house taking in how your house feels and looks and taking in the space around it, what is the terrain like? Are you near an ocean? You and a lot of lands. What does it look and feel like geographically where you are? Letting that feeling end and taking you through to midday now, what are you doing now, are you seeing clients? Are you creating? I’m visiting with others or taking time for yourself?

Abby (00:13:24) Abby: What’s happening now around midday? Around lunchtime? If you’re having lunch, are you eating with other people? Did you make it or did somebody else make it? What kind of food are you having? It feels good in your body. Moving through the afternoon, what happens next after lunch, do you see people, do you move your body?

Abby (00:14:11) Are you creating you taking time for yourself to see what is happening now? If you’re seeing people working with others, what kind of work are you doing? And what kind of people are you doing it for? You’ve seen them one on one or in the group. And with children or adults, men or women, or a mix of the above.

Abby (00:14:53) If you’re creating, how do you create do you like to write? Do you create visually? Do you perform? And moving forward now into the evening, around dinnertime and for dinner, are you eating alone or with others? Did you make this meal or did someone else make it? Where are you eating?

Abby (00:15:26) Abby: Is it in your home or another space? What does it feel like to be here having this meal, having this dinner, being in space? What are you grateful for at this time in your life on this day? And moving forward into the evening, what activities do you do after dinner?

Abby (00:16:10) And you lay to rest and reflect on your day. At a time when you like to create. I connect with others. Take space for yourself. Moving forward now, preparing to go to bed. The Sun’s gone down, it’s dark now. You do it before bed as you get ready for bed.

Abby (00:16:49) And as you go into bed and lay your head on the pillow and reflect on your day, how do you feel? But your day and about your life. Who are you grateful for? What brought you, Joy, on this day? What are you excited about for the next day? And closing your eyes and allowing yourself to slip through the dream of this day back into your present-day self and five four three two one just remembering clearly and easily recalling the details of this day within your conscious and subconscious mind, being able to recall and express what you experienced here.

Abby (00:17:53) Can you imagine now a set of stairs in front of you with five steps as you go on to step five? Feeling inspired and feeling queer, feeling connected to your whole self? Go on to step four feeling calm, confident, and clear on step three. Feeling more present and aware.

Abby (00:18:14) Fully hearing your body and the present moment. I’m being honest, I have to feel light and renewed because if you just had a fantastic night’s sleep moving on to step one and bringing this awareness, there are memories, there’s a visioning with you and two right here and now feeling fully alive and well in your body and taking some deep breaths and clapping your hands and rubbing them to create heat. And when you feel that heat is in the palms of your hands, place your hands over your eyes.

Abby (00:18:53) Feeling that heat in through your hand and through your eyes and down to your belly three times. And washing your face and your head and neck and shoulders and down your body.

Abby (00:19:21) All right. I hope you enjoyed that journey. I hope you permitted yourself to imagine an invasion and dream about what could be in your life. And some journaling now. So I encourage you to grab a pen and paper and journal what you found on your ideal day and then pause this recording as you journal. And when you’re ready, there’s one more question to answer in your notebook, right?

Abby (00:19:59) OK. So I hope that you have paused this, that you have written down what you found in your and your day in your ideal life, and if you haven’t, if you’re cheating, I encourage you to go back and write it down because this next question won’t make sense until you do so. The next prompt for you in the journal is to create a list of what would need to change in your life to make space for this vision.

Abby (00:20:31) What would need to change in your life to create space for this vision of this day in your ideal life? And I want you to write down, write down a list of everything you think of. Just let it be a stream of consciousness from as big or as little as you like. Just keep on writing and see what you find.

Abby (00:20:54) And that is our last exercise for part one and part two will be available shortly. Part two will be episode 15, where we go through a ceremony of letting go of what we are leaving behind in 2021 and stepping into what we are creating in 2022.

Abby (00:21:16) So thank you so much for listening, for connecting with your heart, and permitting yourself to dream big about what you like to experience, what you’d like to create in this beautiful life that is yours. So I’m Abigail Moss. This has been the Mind Body Free podcast.

Abby (00:21:36) Thank you so much for listening, for being a part of this journey. If you want help creating this life, then you can learn more about the mentorship program that I run. The registration closes soon and on January 13th. And this is a six-month journey where we connect each week and we learn how to heal, connect with our inner wisdom, purpose, and vision, and begin creating a life that feels deeply fulfilling for you. So you can learn more about that and me mind bodyfree.com/mentorship and you can find me on Instagram and Facebook @yourmindbodyfree, OK, my dear, until next time.

Holiday Message from My Guides

Holiday Message from My Guides

Holiday Message for My Guides

On episode 12 of the Mind Body Free Podcast, I talk about what it means to be a highly sensitive person and how to navigate being an HSP in today’s world. Highly sensitive people represent about 20% of the population, and they’re wired differently. These creatives and empaths take more information into their nervous systems, which brings its own unique set of gifts and challenges.

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Abby (00:00:00) Hello and welcome to the Mind Body Free podcast. I am your host, Abigail Moss. I am a healer, a mentor, and a guide. I help people to heal themselves, to connect with their passion and their purpose, and do what lights them up in the world.

Abby (00:00:20) And as we move into this holiday season and the new year, it’s a time of change and there can be a time of reflection, time of letting go of the past and welcoming of the new, and it’s kind of a process of making space. So we go through a process of letting go and deciding what we want to leave behind us.

Abby (00:00:45) And in this year, in 2021 and what we want to bring in in our next year ahead in 2022. And as we let go of what we no longer need, we then have the space to welcome what we truly want. And I thought it would be kind of nice to also let my guides speak today to share some messages from them.

Abby (00:01:13) Often when I work in my mentor classes, I often allow wisdom to come from my guides, and every time I’m not sure of something or any time, I feel like there could be a better answer. I’ll ask my guides. And sure enough, they have some beautiful wisdom to share each time. I also like to let them speak during times of rites of passage and ceremony.

Abby (00:01:37) And I feel like as we move into this new year, it is both a rite of passage and a ceremony. It is like a marker point where we cross over this line and into a new year. It gives us the space to reflect together and on our own, about our lives, about what we enjoyed from the last year and what we didn’t enjoy, what we want to create more of going forward.

Abby (00:02:09) And these moments, these times of reflection, are such a powerful gift in our lives. They give us the space to breathe and to consider more deeply who we are and what we want as experiences of our lives to be. So as I share from my guides, I find for me it’s easier to let them just kind of speak through me. And so you might hear a slightly different cadence or tone as they speak.

Abby (00:02:40) And that’s just them. And as I share, as I channel, it is really enjoyable for me to connect in and feel their energy because they have such a beautiful, loving, and wise presence, and it’s almost healing for me to let them kind of flow through me with that energy flow.

Abby (00:03:04) So channeling something that I also teach in my mentor classes, and if this is something that you have never done before but are curious to do, then reach out to me, I’d be happy to help you and guide you in different directions of what you can learn more about and get started.

Abby (00:03:22) All right, so I’m just going to tune in for a moment, and then I’m going to let them share the messages that they have for you, for everybody listening at this time. And please, as always, just take what resonates with you and leave the rest. You know, we all may need to hear slightly different things, and what feels aligned and what resonates for you is likely the message for you.

Abby (00:03:49) Oh. Welcome, thank you, and you for this opportunity to share and express our gratitude to you, to all those on planet Earth. You are doing such profound work here and it may not be something you regularly feel or realize, but the depth and beauty of that which you do at this time on planet Earth.

Abby (00:04:25) It is infinite and we are deeply appreciative to all of you. And we wish you to know that if you have been struggling or feeling weighed down by the burdens of the frequencies on this planet at this time. Who wished to remind you that you are indeed a beacon of hope, you are a light blazing through this world. And well, there may be times where it feels tumultuous or overwhelming, or even you could say too much.

Abby (00:05:08) Please know that you are a deeply, deeply powerful being that you are so very loved. And if you don’t see that love around, you know that it is there and it comes in. Many forms know that we have consciousness within the universe we love. You know that life itself is a part of you that is in connection through love. And as we approach this time of year, it is indeed a celebration of the love of coming together with those we love.

Abby (00:05:51) And so as you come together, allow love to be your guide, allow it to live within you. And we understand that it may at times be a challenge for that which you have been through throughout your many lifetimes. And as you come together, you realize that at the essence at the heart of you and those around you indeed love the stories, the pain, the frustrations, the sense of loss.

Abby (00:06:28) Those don’t define us. They can cloud the connection at times. But the essence of love, the desire to connect is inherent within all of us for it. In many ways, we are already all connected. We are all part of the fabric of life, of energy and consciousness, and through our experiences, through our experiences on Earth, the connection that can feel broken, muffled, confused, or even lost. But please know that it never truly is, and it can always be restored.

Abby (00:07:19) So as you come into this time of the gathering, a reunion, let it be a time of celebration of putting aside the differences that seem to cloud love and being present within yourself, within your homes, and with each other. And as you approach the new year, you know that any moment you have the power to change simply by the decisions that you make in your life, everything that you do, you decide upon.

Abby (00:08:05) And this decision is within you. You are never trapped by a previous decision or simply making new ones in every moment, and it is never fixed in stone, as it may seem at times. So we encourage you to decide as you transition into a new year, which you would like to leave behind you and create space for what you would like to welcome into the next chapter of your life here on Earth.

Abby (00:08:46) And we also wish to express to you how deeply sacred we feel that life on Earth is as a very, very special and powerful place to be at this time in existence. Many changes are happening about the planet within each of you and as you come into a deeper and deeper awareness of yourself and your place within life.

Abby (00:09:22) Those changes are happening within you, around you, and indeed from you, from the decisions that you make to move towards what you want to create and away from that which no longer serves you. So do indeed remember that you always have a choice and a choice to create what you want in your life is within you.

Abby (00:09:53) And to indeed know that you are not alone. There are many here to support you. You have many allies and many forms, and they’re here to guide you through these times of deep and powerful transition. And as we also stand by here, we are here as a way to support you as well. And we offer our caring, our love, our energy. We witness you and all that you are in the depths of who you are infinite, indescribable.

Abby (00:10:41) And we thank you for being here on Earth. In these times of great change. Know that there are many, many beings and many, many farms here appreciative of what you were doing by being here at this time. Thank you for listening. We wish you a beautiful, beautiful, joyous holiday together of connection and love and a wonderful new year and the next chapter of your time on Earth.

Abby (00:11:21) Thank you. Well, thank you for listening. I’m Abigail Moss, and this is a message from my guides on the Mind Body Free podcast. I do hope that you all have a beautiful time together wherever you are and if together means with yourself, and that’s beautiful.

Abby (00:11:51) And if it means with a huge bunch of people, that’s beautiful too. Whatever the setting is, I hope that you kind of space to breathe, to come into your heart and allow your thoughts, your mind to breathe and melt into the center of your chest and your heart center and be with yourself with those you love from this space.

Abby (00:12:23) And if you have any questions or feedback or any questions for my guides for a future episode, please reach out to me. You can message me on Facebook and Instagram. You are mind body free and you can contact me at Mind-Body Free dot com. Thank you so much for listening, and I hope you all have a beautiful and joyous new year. Take care!

Thriving as a Highly Sensitive Person

Thriving as a Highly Sensitive Person

Thriving as a Highly Sensitive Person

On episode 12 of the Mind Body Free Podcast, I talk about what it means to be a highly sensitive person and how to navigate being an HSP in today’s world. Highly sensitive people represent about 20% of the population, and they’re wired differently. These creatives and empaths take more information into their nervous systems, which brings its own unique set of gifts and challenges.

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 Abby (00:00:00) Hello, and welcome to the mind body free podcast. I’m your host, Abigail Moss. I help people heal, connect with their purpose and share their gifts with the world. And I want to talk to you today about how to thrive as a highly sensitive person. What is a highly sensitive person and how is that a gift, even though it may not always feel?

Abby (00:00:24) I’m going to walk you through how do you recognize if you are a highly sensitive person and the tools and challenges that we often face as an HSP and how to work with these challenges and as well, the gifts that come from being a highly sensitive person? So if you’re ready, relax, and enjoy. Here we go.

Abby (00:00:52) All right. So highly sensitive person is the term coined in the therapy world. And it represents about 20% of the population. And if you’re an HSP, you process things differently through your nervous system than most people. You take in more stimuli, and you may need more time to process things and work through things.

Abby (00:01:17) And the reason for that is because you’re taking more in. So we’re more inclined to feel overwhelmed. We’re more inclined to feel what other people or even the collective are feeling. So people who are in paths would also be considered highly sensitive people. They’re often very intuitive. They’re often very creative and they feel a lot and they feel deeply.

Abby (00:01:46) And I kind of see that as we’re taking more in and we’re taking it to a very deeper place. So while on the outside, it may seem like we’re moving at a gradual pace, actually doing a lot of inner work. And as we go through that and come out, the other side of it, we’ve come through such a place of depth that.

Abby (00:02:10) The transformation on the other side of when we bring forward what we’ve learned is even more powerful because of that. So what are the challenges? Let’s go over them? So highly sensitive people feel a lot. They feel deeply they’re prone to feeling overwhelmed by all of the difficult energies and ways of being, and thoughts and systems in the world.

Abby (00:02:37) They are intuitive and creative and they struggle in a rigid environment. So classroom environments and traditional school systems can be quite difficult. And so can the typical nine to five job in an office, it can feel very stifling to their creativity and their natural intuition. And so people who are highly sensitive do very well in a kind of forging their path and places where they’re able to fall into that creative flow and let that guide them.

Abby (00:03:13) Another thing that is important for highly sensitive people is to give yourself the space to release what you’ve taken into your nervous system. Because we do take in more. We do tend to feel more. Then it makes it even more crucial to have a personal practice than letting that go.

Abby (00:03:36) So highly sensitive people. We’re traditionally the people within the tribe who were the healers and the guides, and they often spend a lot of time alone. They would spend time in solitude to connect with themselves, with their envisioning, with the wisdom and insights that they wanted to come through and having, given themselves that space to connect in that way, they would then come back and share that wisdom and insight with the tribe.

Abby (00:04:04) And so they brought a lot of guidance and healing and that. But they were also given the space to do so and being a highly sensitive person and not having a space to do so can lead to intense overwhelm anxiety, eventually depression, because we’re often introverts. And we often recharge through having that time with ourselves or having that time in nature, having that time without stimuli coming at us to just be.

Abby (00:04:35) And to breathe and to release that stuff out of our system. So things like meditation, yoga, Xi, gong, uh, even journaling can be very, very helpful for highly sensitive people. Because if you imagine we’re going through the world, we’re going through the day and everyone we’re around and all the media that we see and experience and take in and all the high places.

Abby (00:05:01) Traffic. There’s going to be all kinds of energy there. And as we’re around that, we’re breathing it into our nervous system and our nervous system can become overwhelmed by all of that. So having the time and the space and the practice and the tools to release that from your system is so crucial for your overall sense of day-to-day well-being.

Abby (00:05:26)And I know that we are in. World and we’d have many lives where it doesn’t feel like there’s any space for that. But we can always create that space for ourselves. There’s always a way everything can be figured out. It’s never impossible. Just a matter of beginning to take that stand and realize what you need and that you are deserving of giving that to yourself.

Abby (00:05:50) And in giving that to yourself, you’re able to show up for your community, your loved ones in an even more powerful way and even more connected. Way and you also deserve to feel good. We all do. You deserve to be happy and you were just as deserving of that as anybody else. And you being an advocate for yourself is so, so crucial.

Abby (00:06:15) As you advocate for yourself, you saw an example of the value and worth and the self-love that you’ve given to you, and that helps others to see and give that to themselves. So. What can feel like a burden, feeling so much, feeling so deeply, getting overwhelmed with all of that? It can also be a profound gift because those who are highly sensitive have the innate ability to tap into it.

Abby (00:06:46) To go deep and tap into a world that’s more subtle and often overlooked. And in the subtle world is where a lot of the magic happens. So really creative artists are how to tap into that flow of creativity. And I kept something that comes from within them and around them. It’s a part of being in.

Abby (00:07:09) And as we connect with a part of ourselves, we access a certain kind of flow that comes from your inner wisdom urinating gifts. So when you learn how to navigate these terrains, you can use that ability and that intention to create profound healing for yourself to support others in incredible healing and transformation, as well as connect with yours.

Abby (00:07:37) Inner vision and heart and discover what is deeply fulfilling for you. What is deeply meaningful and ways that you can come into the world and bring your gifts into this world. So being sensitive enables you to tap into this more easily. You have an innate ability to access. Parts of yourself that have profound wisdom and insight and guidance and creativity and beauty to share with the world.

Abby (00:08:11) And we just haven’t had a lot of understanding of how to navigate that and our T in today’s world and or even what that is, what that means. So, you know, we live in a go, go, go world, and a lot is happening and a lot going on. And if you feel like you’re a highly sensitive person, if you get overwhelmed by that frequently, and it’s time to start giving yourself the space and the grace and the compassion to let that go to release the triggers that create those feelings and tune in with your inner guide, your inner wisdom.

Abby (00:08:52) And creativity because you have so many incredible gifts to share with the world. It’s simply a matter of learning how to work with. Your system with your mind, with your nervous system, with these innate gifts that are inside of you. And this is something that I support people in doing and helping them to connect with themselves and to heal themself and awaken that part of themselves that has all the answers so they can learn how to listen to that part of them and let that guide them.

Abby (00:09:25) So with that it’s a journey of going in with. Because I know that you have all of the answers that you need inside of you. You just need to learn how to connect with them, how to hear them. I mean, I did. And no one else can give you the answers it’s for exactly what you need, but you can give that to yourself and you have a medicine that’s in you that’s unlike anyone else’s.

Abby (00:09:57) So the world needs your gift. Lots are happening on the planet today. And we need all hands on deck. So who you truly are and what you come here to share with the world now is the time to discover that to embody that now’s the time to do what you came here to do. And if you don’t know what that is, and if you feel a little lost and overwhelmed and kind of disconnected from that, no.

Abby (00:10:28) It’s a part of you, you have a deep purpose for being here and something inside of you wants you to find that and you can find that it’s already something that belongs to you. And it’s simply a matter of learning how to navigate these aspects of yourself. This part of you, your light, your gifts, your peace, your freedom, your joy into your own life and the world.

Abby (00:11:00) Because as you do that, you contribute to this collective energy that helps us to shift into another space. As you learn how to heal yourself, you begin changing a world ripple by. And as you learn to heal yourself, you learn how to support others too, because we’re all going through our challenges, our struggles, but there are always ways through them.

Abby (00:11:29) They’re always, there’s always a place at the other side, waiting for you. And often I can feel like it doesn’t exist or it’s too much, or it’s overwhelming. You can get it, I don’t get weighed down by it. The heaviness of it all, but this is when it’s time to learn how to navigate that, to get support. Moving through that, I spent years feeling overwhelmed and anxious and depressed and angry and not knowing how to navigate myself or life.

Abby (00:12:01) And I spent several years learning how to do that. And once now that I know-how. There are so many ways that we can access this part of ourselves as part of ourselves within months, instead of years, within days instead of weeks. So it took me seven years to connect with my clarity and vision and who I wanted to be in the world, but it doesn’t need to take you that long.

Abby (00:12:34) You have those answers inside of. And as you learn how to go inward and connect with this part of you, and you know how to do that, you’re, you’re a sensitive person. You can do that. Everybody can, but those who are sensitive, have a special innate ability to tune in with that even more easily.

Abby (00:12:56) And as you kind of heals the things that blocked you from tuning in with that. Uh, in the first place, then that connection with yourself, with your higher self, with your heart, that gets easier and more established. And there’s, it just becomes a natural flow where you can begin just embodying the wholeness of view each day, the world.

Abby (00:13:20) It doesn’t mean that we don’t have challenges to overcome. That’s just part of life on earth. You can come towards them with a sense of empowerment, knowing that you have everything you need to move through that. And knowing that you are stronger than any obstacle you will ever face. So if you feel like you’re a highly sensitive person, step one is to give yourself some space to connect with you, to recognize that this is crucial and you are worthy of that.

Abby (00:13:51) And in doing so, you will also. Bring more light and connection to those that you love and to the world. And number two is learning how to navigate these parts of you. This deep train is within you so that you can connect with your inner healing and wisdom and guidance. And for many of us doing it in a community is an incredibly powerful thing.

Abby (00:14:18) I guess having a place to come back to on a steady basis, creates such a powerful momentum in your life. And in that space of continuity, it enables you to grow and change so much and to continue moving in the direction that you want to go with. As well as knowing that you’re not alone, you know, being a sensitive person, we’re about 20% of the world and it can feel like we’re just wired differently because we are, and having your community of others who are like you and of kindred spirits who are going through similar challenges to you who are also looking to find peace and freedom and understanding and purpose within themselves.

Abby (00:15:03) Then we hold a frequency for each other. That enables so much transformation and healing and growth within that space to come and be seen and to share your learning, and you teach each other so much. And knowing that you’re not going through any of these struggles by yourself and moving through these things, knowing that there’s nothing wrong with you.

Abby (00:15:28) You’re not broken. You’re not crazy. You just need the support and guidance and space. Navigate this powerful part of you, these gifts that you have to help to shift them from feeling overwhelming and into a space of understanding and tools and purpose to navigate this world that we live in. So if you think you’re a highly sensitive person, and if you’d like support and healing and connecting with your inner vision and purpose, then.

Abby (00:16:05) The mentorship program might be right for you. Uh, it starts in January and we go every week where we connect for an hour and a half to two hours, depending on the week. And we have an intimate group of up to six people and we connect for six months. And in those six months, a container of sacred support.

Abby (00:16:28) Is held that you can transform in such a deep and profound way with it. So we come together and we teach each other so much and we lift each other and we hold space to unfold them. And within that space, you learn to. To navigate, being a sensitive person to navigate healing yourself, to navigate connecting in and tuning in with the energies that are in life that are in the world that are in yourself and learning how to.

Abby (00:17:01) The ones that don’t serve you well, connect with the ones that bring you more flow and freedom and peace, and bringing that into yourself and your life enable you to then bring that into the world and bring your gifts and your vision in the world. And, you know, traditionally I mentioned, we play the sensitive people, often playing the role of the healer and guide.

Abby (00:17:26) And the world needs healers and guides. It needs those who are here to bring their medicine into this world, to heal themselves, and learn how to share their gifts because now’s the time. And you deserve to realize how powerful and magical you truly are. So, if you like to learn more, you can go to mindbodyfree.com/mentorship.

Abby (00:17:55) You can schedule a free discovery call to see if this is the right fit for you. You can also find me on Instagram and Facebook as you are mind, body. So, thank you so much for listening. My love for you knows that you are beautiful. You have so many gifts to share and that peace and freedom are available to you.

Abby (00:18:16) You can create that in your life, right. I’m Abigail Moss and talk to you soon.