Gratitude and An Affirmation To Laugh At Me

Today Vlog #57

Today I am grateful for improving Robert Cerins web site a page at a time here is the first improved page http://www.robertcerins.com/shop-for-original-hand-painted-… it has been a real asset for us that I am able to create web sites, for my love of learning, reading and ever curious nature that keeps me feeling interested in new things and allows me the courage to complete the tasks as varied as help with building a home, or help work on a car or help in the kitchen after a friends dinner party or whatever I have agreed to do and for all the authors who have recorded their experiences, share their earthly journey for me to learn from and inspire me with their words. What are you grateful for today? Thank you for the moments you were here with me today. Thank you for embracing your curious nature. I Love YOU! :~)

Today’s Affirmation; I, _________, (insert your name here if you are willing to laugh at yourself) am willing to take myself lightly today. Whatever happens this day I will pretend that it is exactly, what I wanted to have happen. I shall practice instant acceptance so every experience is a wanted experience. In that past I have resisted reality, causing my heart much pain. So today I take the spiritual path of acceptance to see where that leads me. When I am running behind in my day, I stop for a moment and think with a light heart, look at what an optimist I am, thinking I can get 3 hours worth of stuff done in 1 hour and giggle at myself, it is up to me to be gentle with me. To admit to myself my slight imperfections so that when I stumble in my day, by over committing, feeling like I can build Rome in a day, to step back and think about how much I can really get done in the amount of time there is, so that I am more realistic in my plans and feel more light hearted at the end of the day. Then when I have found I have not done that once again and have 10 hours of stuff to do in 2 hours to have a great laugh at my folly and enjoy the optimistic person that I am. Thank you for the precious time you spent with me today. Thank you for laughing at your self today. I Love YOU. :~)

an image with a frame of green a background of orange and words in white that read "There is a certain happiness is being silly and ridiculous.

I am certain to be happy today because I am choosing to be happy. ❤

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Affirmation, Gratitude and Reflexology

Today’s Affirmation; I, _________, (insert your name here if you are willing to approve of yourself) have a chance to be gentle with me today. My health is in my capable hands so today I invest in some food that is fresh, green and crunchy. I make me a priority in my day so that I feel important to me. I spend time investing in my mental health by thinking thoughts that encourage me, support my dreams and nourish my sense of self. My supporting thoughts could be something like; I am enough. I am worthy of being loved unconditionally. I am worthy of having friends that are kind to me. I draw to me people who choose to support my dreams. I allow all good to come to me now. I am a cherished child of the Universe and the Universe is proud of me.

Thank you for joining me in being joyful today. Thank you for appreciating yourself today. I Love and Appreciate YOU.  :~)

an image with a pink background and words that read Love Yourself Enough To Live A Healthy Lifestyle

This is the best thing I can do daily to have a happy life. :~)

Today I am grateful for a sunny day in which I shall go and make cookies with Robert’s parents, clean their home and in general bring them some good energy to draw from, for getting a new reflexology client, this Monday it will be my pleasure to go to a new person’s home, share Reflexology, Reiki and get to listen to their stories with my entire being and for the knowledge that how I feed myself, exercise myself and think about myself have a direct impact on every aspect of my life, so today it is up to me to take the actions I trust help me to thrive, nourishing my body with yummy organic salads, spending time each morning exercising a bit, then making sure I appreciate me just the way I am. I am enough. I am worthy. I am excited to expend my energy in ways that soothe me. Thank you for your time. Thank you for soothing yourself with compassion. I Love YOU.   :~)

an image of a foot and hands surrounded by a few lotus flowers the foot is receiving healing reflexology from the hands.

Getting a chance to nourish people through reflexology and reiki make my heart sing. :~)

Affirmation, Gratitude and A Ferry Ride

Here is today’s Vlog # 32 I recorded today’s video while riding the ferry to Vancouver

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9plw1i89m6I

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) am going into a storm of grief today with an open heart that radiates compassion, empathy, love and acceptance. When I have a friend or loved one who is grieving I do my best to listen to their emotional pain with my entire being. My goal is to allow the person who is in deep grief to be heard, to hold space for the sorrow that they are emitting and to trust that the person is mourning in their own perfect way. My hope is that my whole heart can be present to their discomfort as a wise spiritual being that knows that death is a new beginning, a transformation back to pure possibilities and be a stand that grieving is good for the soul. Thank you for your precious time today. Thank you for allowing your heart the time it needs to grieve. I Love You. :~)

an image that reads good life good death good grief

I got to practice the art of grieving today. Gratitude Dance.

Today I am grateful for getting to the Departure Bay Ferry at 8:00am on the dot, so that we would be on time for our reservation, as we had to be at the ferry booth to pay right on time by 8:00am or we would lose our reservation spot with no refund, for getting to go to West Vancouver this morning to support Robert Cerins life long friend Jack Mants as there is a memorial to celebrate and honour his Jack’s sister Carol, it is a blessing to provide solace for Jack and his family in their time of mourning and for getting to go to some of the stores we supply in Whistler, Ocean Park, Granville Island and maybe some new stores with Original Earrings in the hopes of restocking the stores shelves with a sparkly selection of Holiday Hand Painted Earrings. Thank you for being a part of my day today. Thank you for being kind to yourself first today. I Love YOU.   :~)

an image of a man with a big white beard and a lady waering an aussie hat

Robert and I on the ferry to West Vancouver.

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Affirmation, Gratitude and Being Patient

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) do my best to be patient today in all situations, relationships and with myself. When I am patient my heart beats evenly, allowing my entire body to feel relaxed. I have the power to be calm in almost all situations through my ability to deep breathe. At any time when my body feels irritated, my first instinct is to pay attention to the irritation, then with the curiosity of a child explore why my being is upset and then comfort my heart with reassuring words that encourage me to act in ways that help me thrive. In the times that I soothed my emotions first, then discussed the issue at hand in a calm manner, taking responsibility for my part, it is those times I am proud of how I have dealt with heart felt topics and had the outcomes my spirit longed for. During the times I emit peacefulness from my core are the times my life feels the safest. Thank you for joining me in joy today. Thank you for being patient with yourself today. I Love You.  :~)
an image of a flowing brook surrounded by rocks and trees the water has movement of flowing down stream and there is a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson that reads "Adopt the pace of nature her secret is patience.

Patience is free, it just takes practice to achieve perseverance. :~)

Today I am grateful for making a big salad out of red chard, red cabbage, green cabbage, red daikon, onion, and celery then the salad on my plate was topped with cooked hamburger with sauteed red chard, so my belly is full and my taste buds are satisfied, for getting a new sparkly white tent top for our vendor tent, from Adam’s Tarp & Tool Co Ltd. https://www.facebook.com/AdamsTNT/as it got ripped last weekend while we packed up in the pouring rain, and for preparing the materials which will be helpful in the two sessions of Connecting With Heart that it is my pleasure to get to facilitate next week, Gratitude Dance spreading information that connects us at the heart. Thank you for the time you were here with me today. Thank you for connecting with your heart every day. I Love YOU.  :~)

an image of a 10 x 10 outdoor vendor tent made by King Canopy. the tent is white the tent poles are white and the background is black

We went and purchased a tent top just like this one for our vendor tent, so it will be sparkly white again. :~)

 

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Affirmation, Gratitude and Death

Here is the affirmation I wrote and what I am grateful for in the vlog format. May you find the joy the awaits you in your heart. Blessings,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBFnp5VetBs

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) am rewiring my brain to embrace the idea and emotions around death. Since everyone is going to die including me, hopefully far in the future, inasmuch as I want to live to be the oldest person on the planet, it occurred to me, that other people in my life may pass away before me, so how I can actually enjoy the death of the people in my life? As I was a mess for at least a decade after my dad died when I was 15 years old, I would enjoy to shorten the grief cycle for the future deaths I will grieve. I want to be as excited when someone dies as when they were born since I have come understand that death is just a transformation back to pure energy. So today I welcome death as I would any earthly experience with an open mind and heart. Thank you for being here with me today. Thank you for bravely facing your fears about death. I Love You.  :~)

an image of a man sitting under a tree in a sitting meditation pose in front of him are 11 images of a body decomposing in different stages

Meditating on death is a buddhist tradition that I am going to check out to see if the Buddhists have figured out a way to enjoy the grief of death. :~)

Today I am grateful for having a warm home on the first frosty morning of this fall, as when I went out to feed the barn cats this morning, the grass was all sparkly with diamonds of frost reflecting the brilliant morning sunshine, for having an entire day at home yesterday making some herbal massage cream from herbs like Chaparral and Calendula with coconut oil that soothes our human bodies because I feel nature is the first farmacy that I want to go to before I call the doctor and for trusting that having positive and negative emotions is perfect since even the electricity that powers my computer runs negative sometimes without any guilt, so today I honour all of my emotions as important, vital parts of me, I love my emotions. I love my emotions. I love my emotions. Thank you for being a bright spot in my day. Thank you for loving my emotions. I Love You.  :~)

an image of a wheel the background is black, the wheel has six colours lavender, red, orange, yellow green and blue and there are listed the emotions equally spaced all around the wheel

Making friends with all my emotions creates in me a feeling of safety. :~)

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Affirmation, Gratitude and Self Trust

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) develop my self worth today by doing what I said I would do, so that I am able to trust myself. It is up to me to build a trusting relationship with me, as when I trust me my entire being exudes a vibration of trust. The best way I have found to trust me is by listening to my inner voice and acting on what my voice communicates to me. I remember an occasion when I was asked at a dance “Where Have You Been” and my inner voice said to me look out for that guy as he is not the marrying kind then a few years later we met again at a dance he asked me out, I heard he had cancer and I thought he is an important man in the music scene in the town I lived in so I felt I could help him. We started dating he asked me to move in, I did move in helped him through his cancer process then he said to me after his last round of chemo that he was not in love with me. So I thought about that for a week or so and then we went to a hot spring, had lunch and on the way home I asked him so a few days ago you said you did not love me? So I said “When you said you did not love me does that mean a) you do not love me because you went through a cancer treatment and now you want to try to have a relationship or b) you do not love me and would like me to go away now? He did not say anything so I moved out as soon as I found a new home and thought to myself WOW you were right he was not the marrying kind. That even helped me to trust my intuition a bit more. I love listening to my intuition as then I can trust me. Thank you for sharing a bit of your day with me. I Love YOU. :~)

an image with a white background and red words that read "Trust is possible only if first you trust in yourself. The most fundamental thing has to happen within you first. If you trust in yourself you can trust in me, you can trust in people, you can trust in existence. But if you don't trust in yourself them no toher trust is ever possible. Osho

I am grateful that I now know what I am willing to do and what I am not willing to do. I have given myself permission to only do actions that bring me a feeling of gratitude. :~)

Today I am grateful for my ears as they heard the neighbour taking out their recycling which reminded me to jump into action this morning to get our recycling out, woo hoo my first good deed of the day done, for The Duncan Farmers Market as last weekend on top of selling earrings, two lovely friends stopped by my booth needing some relaxation, so I shared a healing session right behind my booth while Robert Cerins took care of the earring customers allowing me to relieve Karen Husted of the migraine and then Asrael Zemenick stopped by for a hug and looked stressed so I rubber her shoulders and then I received this post on Facebook from Asrael Zemenick Gratitude Dance

Asrael wrote “And I am grateful to you Stephanie Cerins for the gentle and nurturing shoulder massage you gave me at the market on Saturday- was divine- I felt much better Thank you!”

and for the healing session I got to share last night after a friend failed her first motorcycle riding test, she was very let down as she had not failed a test in a long time, so I rubbed her neck shoulders and upper back then when I was finished she turned around and looked years younger and more relaxed, it is fun connecting to and sharing the energy the Universe is flowing all around us all the time to people who cross my path, Thank you for the moments you spent here with me. Thank you for doing good deeds today. I Love You.  :~)

an image with a hot pink background a rose with a stem and a few rose leaves that are all off white as are the words that read Keep Calm and Do Good Deeds

Every time I do something good for someone from a sense of fullness just for the fun of helping the amount of oxytocin in my entire being goes up increasing my health.

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Affirmation, Gratitude and Emotional Power

Today’s Affirmation; I, Stephanie, (insert your name here if you like) have a chance to influence the whole of the Universe today with my powerful emotional vibe. The spiritual books I have read tell me that, I must be what I want, want what I have and to be content with where I am, while at the same time growing into my most enlightened spiritual self. To further my goal of influencing the Universe today I shall put into use the spiritual ideas of patience, willingness and generosity. I willingly spend time reflecting on my thoughts so that when I speak my words are compassionate. I make small talk in the grocery store line so it makes being patient in line a breeze. I share my energy generously trusting I am contributing to the store of Universal Energy that is dispensed at the perfect time to the perfect people. Thank you for contributing your loving energy to the Universal Energy Storehouse today. Thank you for accepting the love the Universe has for you. I Love You Too.  :~)

Today I am grateful for friends that make my life worth living, some people want a million dollars, I feel that a million friends, are worth way more, because then I will hear a million more stories, for the relationships that cause me to see myself in a million different ways as each person, event and emotion brings out in me a new aspect, feeling or action from my being that I enjoy or that I feel I want to explore and for learning to trust my feelings, intuition and actions even when they make me uncomfortable as maybe my whole earthly journey is not supposed to be comfortable, so today I welcome the uncomfortable times in my life with an open heart. Thank you for enjoying the uncomfortable parts of your day today. Thank you for opening your heart to change. I Love You.  :~)

an image of a horse shoe magnet attracting hearts filled with love

I draw love to me like a magnet every time I give my love generously with a smile.

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