"The Shift," "The Evolution of Consciousness," "The Awakening," and a thousand other names we've given for that nebulous place we're headed...But after my Reiki class last night, I'm certain as to where I'd like to see our future:
I'd like to see every human being enjoying what's right in front of us: Nature, the kindness and generosity of humans, clean water, stress-free living, hospitality, the ocean, health...
Right now, that's not happening. Those that "have" haven't fully figured out how to empower those that "have not" yet (and I'm not pinning this on the 1%. This is for all of us that have any modicum of "have.")
Step one: Eliminate the lack mentality. There is enough for everyone. There always was and always will be.
Step two: Make a difference today, no matter how small.
We can't wait around for the news media or healthcare system or government to change. All we can do is follow our conscience as those structures unravel. But I'm asking you, in some small way, to create a moment of "heaven on earth" for someone else today.
Focus on the difference you can make, not trying to convince others of the difference they can make.
We'll all be glad you did.
"Energy healing." So many questions! Over the last 20+ years of offering and teaching Reiki, I've heard them all:
Is it for real? What does it mean? How is it possible? And this one has been popping up a lot lately: Is it Christian?
Here's my perspective:
1) Yes, it is "real." Everything is real (and not), at the same time. We create our reality...everything we see and everything that happens to us is our creation. What you see as real, I may not. Hard to believe? I know. Why in the world would we create half the things humanity is experiencing, right?
Here's why: We have been trained, or have learned, that when we create trauma, we bring out the best in ourselves. Think about it. The ravaging weather conditions, the mental health issues or the latest government antics...they all have a purpose in helping us decide what is best for us individually and as a society and then we choose what we are going to do about it.
Trauma brings out the best in us. We donate resources, manpower, time, our voices. It's time to allow the best in us to show up without the preceding trauma.
2) What does it mean? Everything is energy. Everything is made up of bouncing, vibrating atoms. These vibrations are what we operate from, whether or not you sense them or realize it.
Emotions are the strongest and most powerful vibrations, from the lowest (fear) to the highest (love). Colors are vibrations, sound is vibration. Nature is vibration. News media? Vibration.
We feel these vibrations, respond and act according to what we feel or sense.
If we are surrounded by and internalize lower vibrations, we will respond accordingly. Likewise with higher vibrations. Think about it, don't you feel better in nature or by the ocean or around funny, light-hearted people? Those are the higher vibrations.
3) How is Reiki possible? A Reiki practitioner can concentrate the higher vibrating energy that is flowing all around us and direct it for you to use for your highest good, whatever that looks like: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual balance, a renewed sense of purpose, connection to life...the list goes on. Ask someone who has truly experienced Reiki and they'll fill you in. No one really knows "how it happens," but we learn to trust the process because we see the results time and time again.
4) Lastly, is it Christian? I've been seeing a lot on the internet lately about this. Reiki is not tied to any specific religion, so you don't have to worry about it interfering with your belief system.
Here's my take on the root of this question: "Healing only comes from God. No one else can claim to heal." Reiki masters and practitioners don't heal. We are facilitators for your decision to heal. That's it. We are doing God's work on Earth (we all are, whether you realize it or not. Smiling at someone at the grocery store is doing "God's work"). That's why humanity was created~to experience heaven on earth (we botched that up pretty well though, didn't we?)
Here's a little secret around this: YOU decide your healing path. And if you want to join with God's energy to do so, so be it. If you don't, that's your choice as well. A Reiki practitioner isn't going to decide that for you.
Our job is to clear out the gunk to allow the options to come forward, it's up to you to choose the path.
Is it with God? Super! Is it with Buddha, "the universe," Spirit, Source, nature, your deceased grandma? Wonderful! It doesn't matter. Those are all higher-energy partners to help us create heaven on earth. Or it can be none of those, simply the desire to make the world a better place. That's ok too, just allow.
The world needs a little bit more energy healing, don't you think? Join us!
Want to be a part of the solution? I am not currently seeing clients (because my focus is now collaborative and not 1:1), but do have a full schedule of Reiki classes. I'd love for everyone to experience and learn Reiki and carry it into their day-to-day lives. Click "events" to see my class schedule.
Live in love,
Abortion: "an undertaking regarded by the speaker as unpleasant or badly made or carried out."
I've been largely silent during this current political landscape, but I'm hearing it's time I offer my perspective, and for those who've followed my story, you know I have to listen! As I see it, this crucial time is propelling us to a new evolution of humanity.
First, we need to determine what it is that we don't want, and that's exactly what our current politics (and leaders) are helping us do (and it doesn't matter which side you are on). Check.
Second, we need to determine what it is we DO want, and many of us are doing that right now. Check.
And lastly, we have to determine what it all means and where we are going with it. Not checked. Yet.
Let's take the current hot topic of abortion. Where we agree: No one wants to ever have to make that decision. No one wants the women they love to be placed in a life-threatening situation. WE ARE ALL ON THE SAME PAGE. We're just going about it from a political position, "the old way of doing things."
THAT'S what we are being forced to take a hard look at, being forced to change the structure.
What we are attempting to create right now is a world where there is no need for abortions because everyone is respected. Everyone makes a choice that is best for all. We won't have to abort because of lack of finances or food or family support, because those will be provided. We won't have to abort because of rape or incest because, when everyone respects everyone and acts as if we are all one, those acts won't exist anymore. Pregnancy will occur because that choice will be best for ALL involved.
Unbelievable? Impossible, you say?
But that's what this political landscape is trying to get us to see, albeit obliviously.
It's happening right now.
We're just going about it using the old paradigm, the old way of doing things.
This is how the human race is attempting to reach our goal of WE ARE ALL ONE. No one said it was going to be easy, but these are the first, extremely important steps.
I don't believe we are going backwards as a country, quite the opposite actually. I think we are charging forward in forcing us to unite for the common well-being of all. Appearances are deceiving, don't buy into the illusion.
So now, what do we do about it? Start having conversations about what is best for all. Discuss what: "What you do to yourself you do to all and what you do to others you do to yourself" really means to you. Envision what your world looks like when this becomes reality. Talk about it.
These aren't black or white conversations. Not republican or democrat. Not progressive or conservative.
These are humanitarian conversations. Have them. Join us on the cutting edge of change, it's what America is doing right now.
Believe it or not.
(I hope to begin holding discussion groups about this new paradigm...anyone want to join me?)
I am a catalyst for change, and so are you! We all are, for each other. We are co-creating this thing called life~the good, the bad and the ugly.
I took some time off from my intuitive Reiki work~and from the hamster wheel of life~to take pause. Assess what was important. Check in with my direction and life purpose.
And thanks to a few well-timed family, friends, clients and colleagues who helped me co-create, I'm back to my intuitive Reiki work with a renewed sense of purpose.
I have chosen to simply call myself an intuitive Reiki Master/Teacher, not a healer or spiritual teacher. I share with clients how to see life from a new perspective, one free of judgment, victimhood and guilt, and how to connect with energy that’s just waiting to help us navigate our human experience.
I have learned that healing comes from within each of us. I cannot do that for you, no one can. I have learned that dis-ease is a clear indicator that something is out of balance and has been ignored to the point of manifesting in our bodies to get us to notice.
My direction and perspective continues to evolve. Reiki is the concentration of energy for a specific purpose, and my purpose is to be a catalyst for awareness to help rewrite "the human condition." In other words, inspiring others to choose purposefully, co-create consciously, and discover for themselves their definition of healing.
There's lots of theories and belief systems about "healing" and "manifesting" but I see things more simply now. We create and co-create our lives and it's important to recognize what vibrationally feels right and what does not. I'm choosing to see things more from an energetic viewpoint and less from the "spiritual teacher" lens.
I think it's time to step-up. Take inventory of our happiness and desires. Allow others to do the same, without judgment. Take pause, because it's our right.
I love using my intuition to tap into the root issues that affect our well-being and I invite you to do the same. Intuition is not a gift given to a select few. It's for everyone, and everyone has those gut instincts. We just aren't taught how to use them.
Everything is energy! And just like the energy of the lightening, it needs the earth to make its appearance. We need the energy of the emotions as a catalyst for change...emotions are what make us human.
It's important to recognize emotions and what they are encouraging us to understand about ourselves or our situations, but we spend so much time judging ourselves (and each other) for feeling one way or another (or not feeling a certain way at all), that we lose sight of what they are trying to tell us.
I use Reiki as the spark for my intuitive guidance.
If you would like to discuss the root cause of unhappiness, tapping into your intuition, vibrational (energy) balance, or want a catalyst to spark your consciousness around any topic, contact me.
Bruce Lee once wrote:
"The medicine for my suffering I had within me from the very beginning. Now I see that I will never find the light unless, like the candle, I am my own fuel."
It's a critical time for humanity, a juncture like we've never seen before, and I am excited to be alive and ready to assist!
Let's do this!
Did you see Bohemian Rhapsody? I've been feeling nostalgic lately...I know the "good old days" are just an illusion, they weren't as "good" as our memories usually are, but this movie took me back~ back to my teen years, back to when life sure seemed simpler. Back to a time where music anthems, not chaos, were the foundation of our lives.
This movie also brought home the fragility of life, of our choices, and what we want to focus our emotional energy on for our remaining time here on Earth. Which brings me to:
After seeing this movie twice, I just caught a critic's review. Let's just say it was less than stellar.
And I began to think...
Who gave this person the right to judge someone's art? Thousands of people worked on that labor of love and a few sentences from him/her degraded it, and they were paid to criticize it!
Then I began to realize how much criticism exists that people are paid a living wage (or more) for: music, fashion, politics, books, food, paintings, film, theater...
We allowed this to happen. At some point, humanity said, "Go ahead and criticize each other. Make it very, very public. Your opinion matters. We'll even pay you to do it."
Look where that got us. Sometimes, too often, people even commit suicide over criticism.
And then we create #WorldKindnessDay to try to offset the human programming we have imposed upon ourselves.
It's not enough.
Let's start with us. Stop criticizing.
Stop criticizing your co-worker's fashion choices. Your sister's hair color. Your neighbor's choice in landscaping.
We say "our opinion matters" and it does. To us. But it doesn't matter to the rest of the world. When opinion becomes public criticism it becomes poisonous.
You only need to take a look at our nation to see where that's landed us.
So I'm asking you to go back to that kindergarten adage:
If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all.
And if any paid critics are reading this, please, do the world a favor and bite your tongue/pen. Say something nice instead, even if it's not your opinion.
Live in love,
Complicated times we live in, aren't they? Seems like everything is chaotic: elections, government, weather, healthcare, school security, job security, climate change....even purchasing lottery tickets is chaotic! There's a reason for this, and believe it or not, we have created this chaos.
But it's not for the reason you think. It's not an omen of the end of modern civilization. Not the apocalypse. Not a punishment for humanity.
It's our wake-up call and we created it for a reason.
Are you giving away your power? I'm not talking about control-type power. I'm talking about self-empowerment. The kind that moves mountains and brings you joy.
Have you given away your power to money? A boss? A family member or ex? Perhaps your loss of control comes at the hand of the government, or healthcare, or perhaps your job?
Where are you placing your emotional energy? What thoughts are spinning around in your head?
If they aren't solely around determining what you love and how to give and receive more of it daily, then you are wasting your time and precious energy. We, the collective, need your emotional energy devoted to what you love.
We have brought this chaos to us at a pivotal point in humanity. It's our wake-up call. It all seems to be "falling down around us" so that we see a new perspective. Choose differently. Focus on what matters.
You can't change others' opinions or votes or focus. All you can do is be sure of who you are and what you love. It will bleed over to them and then they will have the option to join with you or not.
If you are spending time spinning around outside sources of chaos, please stop. Look inside. Determine what you love. See if you are giving and receiving that love daily. If you're not, change your focus.
Contact me if you need help shifting your perspective. It's what I teach.
Live in love,
Yesterday I heard I was supposed to create this hashtag on Twitter, and if you've been following me for any length of time you know that I always check in with my intuition, and if it feels right, I listen. Sometimes it's hard not to ask a thousand questions of myself or my "team," but I've learned to trust.
I don't know why I had to create it, or even what it means exactly. But I do know what it is NOT.
It's not about the Democrats winning over the Republicans, or vice versa. It's not about which cause gets heard or voted on, or which movement or account gains the most followers.
It's not about one religion being the saving grace, or one race or country being the most powerful.
I DO know that this is a collective perspective, created together. It's based on what is best for all of humanity without regard to political agenda, financing, wealth status, nationality, religion, sexual orientation or job title. It includes basic human standards of living for all, with no one disempowered in order to achieve this.
No side or cause wins if the disempowerment of even one person is the result.
How we do that exactly is my next question...and honestly, I have no idea. That's the part we are supposed to create together.
But I do know it doesn't include demeaning others, a war on anything, fighting for what's "right," exclusion from human rights for any reason and always, always, respect for human life, both physically and emotionally.
Isn't it finally about time? I think we've reached the tipping point. Let's call it a day and start #theWEmovement.
Follow me on Twitter to exchange ideas @CarrieBeleno.
And as always,
Live in Love.
The ability to play football is not a gift. In fact, I don't believe there really is anything that we are "gifted" with. The definition of gifted means "talented, accomplished, proficient, expert." Society deems someone "gifted" when they are successful at what they set out to do.
I'm going to argue that you may not even need the talent for it...plenty of successful people will tell you that they didn't think they had the talent, but had the love, drive and perseverance for their passion, thus becoming accomplished and considered gifted.
Once upon a time, I was nominated for "Athlete of the Quarter" in high school (yes, you can laugh). I led an awesome aerobics class! Was I talented? Heck no! (Those who know me will fully agree!) But I had passion and drive, and that's what was noticed.
People who are considered "successful" hone in on what they love, practice the hell out of it, and don't let anything get in the way of their passion.
Likewise, "psychic ability" is not a gift reserved for a lucky few.
I could choose to play a sport. I would certainly never be called "gifted." But I could play and love it! And may even become accomplished in it with some (much) perseverance.
You can sing. You may never become a viable contestant on American Idol, but you can choose to sing, not judge yourself, and love it!
It's time to stop calling "psychic ability" a gift. It's not. It's a birthright given to us all, and it simply means:
Following your gut.
Following your gut (and heart) will help you navigate everything from which route to take to work to what to say to a grieving co-worker. It's a necessary skill to be developed in this current state of the world. Here are a few steps:
In order to make this world a saner, more joyful place to live, it is necessary that you follow your intuition. Develop your talent. Need help? It's why I teach what I teach. Contact me.
In the meantime,
Live in Love.
A reader commented that they'd like my take on "destiny and love" and since it comes up with many, many clients, I'll share my insights!
Destiny is a huge topic in the "spiritual community" involving lots of New Age buzzwords: fate, karma, free will. But I have found that simplicity is the theme for this new energy that we are encountering on Earth, this new "ascension" or "awakening" information that's unfolding, and my latest direction and what many of my clients bring to the table is the need for simplicity. It matters!
If you refer to my last blog, I mentioned timelines. It's my understanding now that every one of us has created unlimited possibilities (timelines) prior to our birth. If you've seen the movie "Interstellar," a great visual on timelines is what Cooper saw when he was trying to affect change from his dimension in his daughter's bedroom.
The choices that we make in each and every moment (and honestly, the only free will is the choice to move with the "light" of a situation or swim in the "muck" of it...) unlock the next steps on various timelines. Obviously, the light of a situation will unlock more light, the muck, muck. Remember, like still attracts like.
Now comes the "destiny" secret...
It's ALL destiny. Everything! We are limitless beings who have limitless possibilities available to us, created BY us (and all the other beings who joined us in our creation project!) That's part of the empowerment teaching that I do.
So as you choose the "light" or the "muck" in each circumstance and unlock the next timeline door, those endless possibilities become available to you.
There aren't any true statements saying:
It's ALL available, sitting in the timelines that you created, waiting for you to intentionally choose them!
If you need help doing this, or want clarity around life, love or "destiny," I can help. Contact me.
In the meantime, it's very important that you,
Live in love,
I know I'm guilty. I've used the word "manifesting" often...taught clients the best way to manifest, explained the difference between "light" and "dark" energy, high and low vibes, powerful emotions and low vibrating ones...not that any of that was misguided, don't get me wrong. It was where we all were in understanding energy at the time.
However, my most recent messages from my higher self, my "team," my 3D mentors and all forms of inter-dimensional assistance has led me to one powerful conclusion:
Manifesting is not a thing.
We don't manifest. We can't manifest. Everything is already created...EVERYTHING. We have all created every single possible scenario in life for ourselves and laid it all out in front of us in neat little paths.
I call them timelines, and each one is available to us. Each one is simply waiting for an intention to be set.
If you discover that you "manifested" something, it is because you intended to step onto that timeline and discover the treasure waiting for you.
But that doesn't make it any less exciting!
What it does is take the "spiritual" pressure off of us. We don't have to "hold the vibe" or "think positive thoughts" or "change our emotions." All we have to do is find what we truly, believably love and intend to step onto that timeline, fearlessly.
"The Universe" isn't delivering anything to us. WE are simply locating something we created a long, long time ago.
There are so many new and wonderful 5D energetic opportunities unfolding for us right now...simplifying "New Age" thoughts is one of them.
The world is not as bad as it seems.
The solution is inside each of us.
Live in love,
Carrie, with a lot of Spiritual guidance!