4 steps to Manifest during Difficult Times

There is a way to manifest amid difficult times, especially during this coronavirus outbreak. Here are 4 steps to manifest during this time.

This might be just what you need right now.

 

The Two Possible Scenarios

 

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There are 2 possible scenarios for you on the other side of this pandemic, and one of them may surprise you.

 

The first possible scenario, I am sad to say, will likely affect the majority of the world’s middle class.

 

So many people are already experiencing it.

 

It’s in the form of unemployment, major economic upheaval, and significant financial hardship.

 

The recovery from this scenario is possible, but it’s a long road.

 

The second scenario is much more hopeful.

(And if I have anything to do with it, it is what will happen for YOU)

 

It reveals itself as a surprising opportunity (perhaps different than you anticipated), and very lucrative in its financial yield.

 

It is a revenue structure that generates leverage, a healthy return on your investment, and allows you to have the time and freedom you desire.

 

And it likely looks NOTHING like what you expected it would when you dreamed about it.

 

There is one, ONLY ONE, way you will have access to it.

 

And that is if you Think Outside the Box.

 

The thing is, if you try to see it through your old eyes of your old way of thinking, you’ll miss it.

 

These are new, unprecedented times, and they require new, unprecedented thinking.

 

I declare right now that you have EVERYTHING you need inside you,

– all the wisdom,

– the knowledge,

– and all the ability,

 

to create your future in a new way that you have never thought about before.

 

4 Steps to Manifest

 

4 steps to manifest

 

In one of my Dharma Talk Tuesday sessions, we talked about how you should be thinking right now to take control back in your life and set yourself on a new path.

 

For those who are open to receiving it, there is a major transferring of wealth right now, and some of it wants to come to you.

 

In this video, I also break down the 4 steps to manifest in this difficult times.

 

I’ve been using them over the last few months, and because of these steps, AND thinking outside the box,

 

A new revenue stream literally dropped into my lap LAST WEEK.

 

You are no different, and this is possible for you, too.

 

I’m going to say that again:

 

You are no different, and this is possible for you, too.

 

Here are the 4 steps to Manifest that I discuss in the video:

 

When you Think Outside the Box and use the 4 steps to manifest, attracting a new income stream or opportunity becomes EASY.

 

Step 1: Identify your desire

 

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Have a specific, clear desire.

 

What is the goal you want to manifest?

 

Is it a specific income goal?

 

How will that make you feel?

 

Step 2: Feel your desire

 

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Your feelings are the language of the Universe.

 

You will attract that which matches how you feel.

 

Take control of your feelings – You don’t have the luxury of just letting any thoughts and feelings come up for you anymore!

(That does not mean stuff negativity down.

 

You get to feel it, then be powerful and SHIFT into what you DO want to feel.

 

You are programming your Energy Blueprint with every passing minute.)

 

Step 3: Become unshakeable

 

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Doubt is a natural part of life, and thus the manifesting process.

 

AND, it’s the #1 Manifesting Blocker.

 

With practice and consistency, you begin to see that you CAN manifest and raise your Energy SetPoint!

 

This creates a beautiful cycle of confidence, conviction, and unshakeable belief.

 

Step 4: Deal with the Naysayers

 

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I know you know what I’m talking about.

 

All those well-meaning people who plant seeds of doubt, disbelief, and fear in your head.

 

There is a graceful and compassionate way to handle their unintentional, yet VERY destructive, commentary that respects them and still honors your intention and boundaries.

 

If you get the importance of this process, and you see yourself coming out the other side of Lockdown in a BETTER position than you were when you went in, you’re going to want to grab Money Manifestation Secrets, where I walk you through a 28-day training process, NOW.

 

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Testimonies of Real Money Manifesting

 

 

This is what the MMS students said about these teachings:

 

“I barely recognize myself.  My husband frequently asks, ‘who are you?’ because my shifts have been so huge.  I know what I want, and I accept nothing less.  I never used to stand up for myself.  Now, even though sometimes I feel scared, I have the confidence and conviction to call in and communicate exactly what I know I am worthy of.  Since doing this work, I’ve been promoted, I received a raise, I work half as much, and I even enjoyed 2 weeks off work on a beautiful trip to Ireland!  Thank you, Julie!” – Mary

 

“I had no idea what my business would be, or what I was offering.  I couldn’t even afford to put gas in my car.  After doing this work, I generated $35,000 in one month because I became totally clear on my desire and how specifically to manifest it in.  Now I am in love with what I do, and know-how to manifest consistent, sustainable recurring revenue.” – Chelsea

 

“I didn’t realize how much I was compromising in my life before studying with Julie.  I also didn’t realize how much power I have within me to create a massive shift, quickly.  When I learned Julie’s manifesting teachings, and started using them, things began to change very rapidly.  Not only did I manifest a new job that suited me better and paid me better, but my relationships also improved, as did my health.  I can’t imagine my life without this now!” – Amber

 

“Right after taking the MMS course with Julie, I manifested 4 $7,000 pay in full clients, in the span of just 2 weeks!  After that, I went on to have my first 6-figure year–$119,000 in revenue.  I had never made more than $40,000 in the previous years.  MMS WORKS!!” – Heather

 

“Not only did I receive 3 new dream job offers after taking MMS, but I also started manifesting free coffee every single day!  It feels like a little wink from the Universe.  Now I know it’s got my back, and my old anxieties are gone for good.” – Jessica

 

JOIN Mary, Chelsea, and Amber, and the others in these life-changing breakthroughs TODAY!

 

You do not have to be in the first scenario. . . 

 

I love this course so much. I believe in the principles so deeply.

 

Get Money Manifestation Secrets now, and start manifesting even during these difficult times.

 

You have the power to create the life you’ve always wanted, NOW. 

 

In dharma and service,

 

How I Made $90K in My First 6 Months of Manifestation Coaching

In the first six months of my manifestation coaching business, I made $90,000.

You’re probably wondering what my “secret” is, but it was actually SO simple!

In this article, I’m going to share with you exactly what I did have, didn’t have, and the one thing I did in my business to generate that amount of money. If you take it seriously and implement it and apply it yourself, it WILL be a game-changer in your business and your life.

Are you ready?! Okay, let’s get started!

 

What I Did NOT Have

 

When I first started my business, I had no self-confidence. I also didn’t have a fancy website, a Facebook group, financial resources, or clarity on my messaging.

If you think that’s a lot, I encourage you to keep reading!

We all start somewhere, and we all have to figure it out along the way. There’s no such thing as a perfect way to start a business.

 

What I DID Have

 

I had ambition, commitment, tenacity, no excuses, and no backdoors. Whatever life was going to throw at me, I knew that I was going to figure it out no matter what.

When I started out, I also had two business coaches!

I had two because I felt like I wasn’t getting everything I needed from the first one, so I hired an additional one who could help me while I figured out and implemented the things I learned from my first coach.

With that being said, that kind of mentality really served me. A commitment to “figuring it out” (and not blaming it on anyone in the process) is so key when building a successful business.

 

The ONE Thing I Did to Make $90K in the First Six Months of My Manifestation Coaching Business

 

If you do this, you WILL make an amazing amount of money!

It is essential in your business, and if you don’t do it, you basically don’t have a business.

Are you ready to hear it?

 

You need to SELL!

 

Before you roll your eyes or say anything, I know that’s a no-brainer.

…But is it really, though?

So often, I see people try to perfect everything about their business before they even attempt to make sales. They obsess over their product, or their website, or their business cards, and  focus too much on perfecting little details that no one even sees or cares about, and essentially wanting perfection.

As I said earlier, no business starts out perfect!

When you start a business, you NEED to focus on how many offers you’re making a day. If you’re not making offers, you’re not making money!

So with that said, for the first six months of my manifestation coaching business, I only focused on creating as many sales opportunities as possible. I got on the phone, I reached out to people on social media, and I met people in person so that I could make sales and enroll people into their visions which my manifestation coaching would help them achieve.

In the process, I developed a completely novel program that “made no sense” where I combined body movement through yoga with business coaching called MAYA (Money Alignment Yoga Academy). There was no telling if it was going to work out or not, but as you can see by my present day results… it was and continues to be a massive success bigger than I ever dreamed possible.

 

THE KEY QUESTION: Are You Willing to Be Bad at Something Long Enough to Get Good at It?

 

I realize that making sales is scary and intimidating. You’re not alone in feeling that way.

Do you think I was good at sales when I started? Do you think I loved making sales calls?

Of course not! I sucked at them!

In fact, I didn’t make anything in the first three months of my manifestation coaching business.

There was one Friday night that I made a commitment to myself that I was going to make one sale by Sunday night.

I made fifty calls on Saturday. Nothing. Zero sales.

At that point, I started to question if running a business was right for me or not –ever done that before?

I called my coach, and she supported me and encouraged me to try again.

Do you think I made a sale the next day? I didn’t.

You want to know what I did make, though? A habit.

I continued to be tenacious in my business, and soon I made my first sale. And it was the FIRST of SO MANY yeses that I received!

What I want you to know is that at the beginning of my business, I never gave up. Of course, I was scared and had resistance, but I didn’t let that stop me.

If you feel like you’re resisting what I’m saying in this post, start considering what is stopping you from getting on the phone and making offers. Don’t be afraid to get real with yourself. Once you identify it, you can take action towards improvement!

To Summarize…

 

  • Don’t let perfection stop you from starting
  • You NEED commitment, ambition, tenacity, and no excuses in your business if you want it to be successful
  • You NEED sales in your business or else you’re not a business
  • Lean into the resistance and put yourself out there. You’ll eventually make a sale and you’ll get good at it in the process!

Now that you know how I made $90K in my first six months of manifestation coaching, it’s time to implement it in your own business and I’d love to support you! You can schedule a free no-obligation strategy call with me by clicking here.

What part of this post resonated with you the most? I’d love to hear about it in the comments!

Have a beautiful day and Namasté,

Julie

5 Biggest Business Mistakes I Made in 2019

Have you ever committed a major business mistake? How did you deal with it?

I know I did quite a few. And I want to give you some inspiration to rocket-boost your 2020. . .

 

A short-cut to your Prosperity Plan

 

I am happy and grateful to have hit $800,000 in revenue in 2019 (both “cash-in-the-door” + contracted revenue),

AND, I promise you, if you take notes on what I am about to share, you can create the same results, and you can do it MUCH faster than I did.

You ready?

Here we go!!

 

Top 5 Biggest Business Mistakes I made in 2019:

 

Business Mistake #1: Slowing down on Content

 

In 2018 I made a commitment to myself to do a social media/content post every single day.

That WORKED, for a variety of reasons.

– Increased my organic social engagement, and many clients and customers found me, even if I didn’t spend anything on ads.

– Gave me a ton of practice for copywriting and effective, engaging communication.

– Provided a lot of content for repurposing on a highly frequent basis, so I remained “top of the feed.”

This year was about bolstering the MAYA and Dharma Academy program, AND hiring + training a great team.

Unfortunately, content became an area that “bled.”

It was the right move for my company.

AND if I could do it again, I would open my mind to see the both/and instead of tolerating the either/or

(So obviously, this year will be HUGE for content!!!)

 

Business Mistake #2: Energy Scarcity

 

At the beginning of the year, I let drops in my energy affect everyone and everything around me.

The worst part was I “believed” the unsupportive thoughts that went through my mind when I was tired/hungry/hormonal.

In moments, I felt incredibly overwhelmed.

I’m not proud to say that in the worst of the worst moments, I got pretty “blamey”. . . and Matt (my boyfriend) was the one I blamed.

All of this changed in a day, thanks to a powerful conversation with one of my leadership mentors. (Thank GOD for setting yourself up to win with great mentorship!)

One day, I realized that the depletion I felt had nothing at all to do with “those other people.”

I also realized that changing my business model would not actually help, because my business model is amazing.

I came to recognize that the real cause of my resentment was not Matt or anyone else–it was an energy inside of ME!

It dawned on me that there was an opportunity in front of me to jump up my frequency from a scarcity vibration (that I didn’t even know I had!) to a NEW level of Abundance when it came to expanding my energy.

The shift I made after that was small but significant.

 

When I felt myself contracting into “blame” vibe, I took immediate action to drop back into my heart.  

What this means is, I became rigorous with my “Energy Hacks,” which includes breath work, adjusting my diet, taking the right supplements, prayer, stop-drop-and-yoga, gratitude lists, and perhaps the biggest one of all– VULNERABILITY.

So instead of the old type of “blame” communication, I would STOP and ask myself, “What is the most vulnerable, heart-centered, and feminine thing I can do here?”

And, to be honest, most of the time it just sounded like asking for support.

​​​​​​​And then magically, not only did the energy scarcity and resentment completely go away, but it felt like I cracked the code to creating more energy in my life!

I somehow was able to get more done, see and talk to more people, hire an amazing team, make a bigger difference, create more intimacy in my relationship, AND feel completely peaceful the whole time.

 

Business Mistake #3: Procrastination/Perfectionism

 

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One of my most successful product launches this year – “The Wealth Portal” course – was birthed out of a focused, rapid process of preparation.

I designed the course, created the free training which would launch it, wrote all the marketing copy, and even designed all the materials (I don’t recommend this!

But my designer was on leave and I wanted to get it done!).

I did it all within the day I received the inspiration for the course from my Body Wisdom.

(How to receive Wisdom from your Body is what I teach in MAYA, and it’s a big reason why I can work part-time and make nearly 7-fig/year). 

The launch was honestly not designed to make money–the intention, frankly, was to help me practice a particular type of offer I wanted to master; however, the course went on to make $35,000 from a $97 product.

A big distinction between this course and others I’ve launched that didn’t do as well was procrastination and perfectionism.

With the Wealth Portal launch, there was ZERO procrastination.

And this is a major business mistake.

I’ve noticed that in my business, even when delaying a decision or an action feels justified, it almost never serves.  

I can think of many more examples where this was true.

Taking urgent, focused, and IMPERFECT action consistently created great results.

The lesson here is to REMEMBER this the next time I feel the need to make something more “perfect,” or if I feel as though it’s not “ready!”

 

Business Mistake #4: Giving up on People

 

One of the top mistakes that I made last year was giving upon people.

Here’s what I mean:

There were moments when I was in conversations with women who were interested in joining MAYA.

(Money Alignment Yoga Academy – my year-long life-changing course that shows ambitious women how to manifest prosperity from their passion and purpose)

And they expressed interest in joining, but then shared a limitation or a reason why they couldn’t such as, 

“I can’t afford it,”

“I don’t have time,”

“my husband would not approve,”

“I’m interested, but I want to wait to sign up next year,”

And in some potential client conversations, I held their hand (so to speak) as they crossed over the line, and enrolled.

Then, they went on to have the most powerful year of their life from what they learned and experienced in MAYA.

Then there were conversations where, somewhere along the way, I let go of their hand.

They fought for their limitation, and I let their fear and limitations win.

I would just say, “I understand.”

But the truth was, I gave up on them.

There are people born into this world into poverty and true limitation, and they really do not have a choice on which direction their life goes.

 

(For example, Matt and I watched a great movie recently called “Lion” which is a true story about a boy in India who found himself in an impoverished and life-threatening situation and willed his way out and into a great life. 

Check this film out if you haven’t seen it!)

But if you are reading this, you are definitely not one of those people. You were born into privilege and blessing.    

And as T Harv Eker says, “If you have the wherewithal to get rich, it is your duty to get rich.”

This may sound bold, but I believe with every cell in my body that it is your duty and your dharma to grow wealth if you have the desire to.

And every day that you don’t, you are dishonoring those who wish they had half of what you have.

SO, all of that being said, I stopped giving up on people in about Q3 and started getting really real with them.

 

They all said “yes” to their dreams, to join MAYA, and they 

– started successful businesses, 

– dissolved old dysfunctional business partnerships, 

– created new and powerful partnerships 

– increased their prices and successfully sold $20k/year+ programs,

– hosted their first successful retreats & events, 

– had relationship breakthroughs,

. . .I could go on and on.

But the bottom line is, lives were changed for the good forever. It was a great lesson of impact = income, as my revenue saw a big jump, as well.

Business Mistake #5: Misunderstanding Authority

 

For a long time, I had a belief that to have Authority, I needed to do certain things and show up a certain way.

​​​​​​​For example, I thought I needed to wake up super early, ATTACK my day with athletics and a cold shower, and then be totally put together by 8 am.

I thought I needed to talk a certain way, watch certain shows and movies, and even listen to certain music!

In 2019, I started experimenting with various things behind-the-scenes and discovered they had an unintentional, but MASSIVE impact on my Authority and Leadership.

I experimented with fasting, no-sugar commitments, prayer & scripture rituals, commitments in my relationship, and how I showed up in my family.

I learned that the way I dressed, the things I said, the music I listened to, and the time I woke up had a lot less to do with what generated Authentic Authority.

 

There’s a great level of integrity I felt in myself in knowing that – 

– I treat my body with respect through avoiding sugar + doing weekly 36-hour fasts

– I broke generational chains of trauma by healing family relationships

– My word is my bond

– Being right is never more important to me than being in relationship

– I work like it depends on me and pray like it depends on God

– I go to Scripture for most of my answers

– I’ll do whatever is needed for my clients to ensure they get the results they desire

– If one of my best friends calls, I will drop everything to help them.

That type of Integrity gave me more Authority than any other “hack” I tried.

It didn’t matter what I said, what I did, what script I used, or what tactic I tried. . . it all worked because the Authority came from a real place.

 

AND THAT’S IT!

 

I hope these lessons propel you forward as you start 2020!

How about you? What business mistakes have you done last year and what have you learned from them?

I would love to hear from you. Share in the comments section below. 

This is also a good day to know what’s blocking your money manifesting!

Do you want to know which chakra needs your attention NOW to increase the momentum of your business?

Today is the day. Take the Chakra quiz now and find a way to get more freedom and money manifesting in your business.

Sending you waves of love and dharma sparkles!

Till next time, Dharma Queens!

How to Manifest Money into Your Life

How would you feel if you had the amount of money you desired? In this post, you’ll find a few tips on how to manifest money into your life.

How would you feel if you could easily and consistently manifest money into your life?

Seriously. Imagine.

Close your eyes and take a minute to focus on how the experience would feel for your mind, body, and soul if you had the power to bring more money and abundance into your life.

Does it feel freeing? Do you feel safe? Peaceful? Powerful??

Whatever shows up for you, hold onto that feeling.

Because guess what? It’s yours for the creating!

You are powerful, and with the right steps, you can attract anything you want into your life.

This is what I’m going to teach you today in this article, so let’s get started!

What does it take to manifest money?

 

To see accelerated business results, you have to be in high-level money manifesting alignment.

How do you do that?

I like to use a scale created by Dr. David Hawkins called the Scale of Consciousness.

The bottom of the scale reads at 20, and the top at 1,000.

Each level of this scale is an emotion or vibration that a person is experiencing. I call each of these levels, energy setpoints.

The lowest possible energy setpoint is 20 (shame), and the highest is 1,000 (enlightenment).

Whatever emotion you’re experiencing will reflect in your life. In other words, if you’re feeling shame, your life will continue to stay at a low-level 20 energy setpoint.

It’s important to remember that whatever energy you put out into the world will always come back to you.

So if you feel like the world is against you, that will continue to be your reality.

If you want to manifest money into your life, the key is to raise your vibration on that scale.

How do you raise your vibration?

 

Here’s the thing: Life is always going to happen to you no matter if you’re at a 20, 100, 500, or 1,000 energy setpoint.

There’s no controlling that.

The only thing you can control is your response, and that’s the secret to raising your vibration!

No matter what life throws at you, trust that everything is happening in your favor and that you have the power in you to create miracles.

The Steps You Need to Take:

 

1. Get Crystal Clear on Your Desires

 

Don’t hold back on this one.

Identify what you truly desire. In this case, it’ll be how much money you want to manifest.

$100,000? $500,000? $1 million?

How much time do you want it to take?

A month? How about seven days?!

When you get crystal clear on what you want, you send that certainty out into the Universe. You also begin to realize that you deserve what you desire, which you do.

 

2. Open Your Chakras

 

When you align the chakras in your body, you align yourself with new desires and manifest Heaven on Earth.

The best way to do this is through yoga practice.

There’s a yoga pose for each chakra, or energy center, in your body. Each chakra is also tied to specific abilities that you have.

For example, the solar plexus chakra governs your ability to manifest money, so you’ll do yoga poses that focus on that chakra.

Some poses that improve the solar plexus chakra are:

  • Reverse Plank Pose
  • Boat Pose
  • Cat Pose
  • Camel Pose
  • Mountain Pose
  • Cobra Pose
  • Bow Pose
  • Warrior Pose

 

3. Believe it’s Already Yours

 

You’ve asked the Universe for your exact desire, and you’ve aligned your chakras.

Now it’s time to make sure the Universe understands you in its language.

That language is emotion (energy in motion).

Now that you know what you want, it’s time to visualize how you would feel if you had the amount of money you desire.

In this step, the most important thing is faith.

You have to believe that what you desire is already yours before it’s yours. That’s the key to manifestation.

Practice this every day two times a day for maximum results.

 

4. Listen to Your Intuition

 

Your intuition is guiding you to what you desire, so make sure you listen.

There’s no room for perfection here. You’ll find that listening to your intuition and taking action will lead you to your desires in a way you never expected.

It’s all about thriving in uncertainty.

The world works in mysterious ways that we sometimes don’t understand. But that’s where the magic happens!

 

Summary:

 

  1. Get crystal clear on how much money you want to manifest and when you want to receive it.
  2. Use yoga to open and align your chakras.
  3. Believe that you have the power to manifest money and that it’s already yours. Practice this every day.
  4. Listen to your intuition and let it guide you into faith-driven action.

 

If you want to dig deeper on how to access your power and manifest massive amounts of money, freedom and joy into your life, my MAYA Manifestation Coaching process might be the answer you’ve been asking for.

How much money are you committed to manifesting in your life now? I’d love to know. Start declaring it now! Comment below or send me a message on Instagram @thedharmacircle.

In service & dharma,

Julie

Resistance Repellant

Want some Resistance Repellant? Here you go: Identify your “WHY.” For instance, as I did what I needed to do this past year to hit all my goals, the one “why” that really drove me was to move to San Diego. Moving to San Diego was the reason I created the specific business strategy I did, accompanied with specific life strategy. These strategies drove every single one of my choices and my decisions, and helped me be much more assertive in any given situation. If the behavior or choice didn’t align with my “why,” I knew what the answer was. And if it did…I knew what the answer was.

As we move towards November and into December, people often start to think about their goals.

What are you wanting for next year?

Who do you want to be?

What do you want to create?

And you know the statistics.  Most of those goals never get met.

Why is that?

I can tell you exactly why.  It’s because resistance, in whatever form it takes, gets in the way.

Resistance can be the “not good enough” talk, it can be the list of excuses (too tired, too busy, too skinny, too fat, too weird, too awesome…), it can be blame and finger pointing…there really are so many manifestations.

And whichever happens for you, it’s going to do everything it can to keep you back in old patterns habits so you never leave your comfort zone and move into the beautiful extraordinary life you know you deserve.

Pretty awful, huh?

Want some Resistance Repellant?

Here you go: Identify your “WHY.”

For instance, as I did what I needed to do this past year to hit all my goals, the one “why” that really drove me was to move to San Diego.  Moving to San Diego was the reason I created the specific business strategy I did, accompanied with specific life strategy.

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These strategies drove every single one of my choices and my decisions, and helped me be much more assertive in any given situation.  If the behavior or choice didn’t align with my “why,” I knew what the answer was.  And if it did…I knew what the answer was.

The difference between someone who has a goal in their mind and then never follows through with it and me–and ANYONE that is successful– is that I/we know exactly WHY that goal is important to me/us.  And we’ll do WHATEVER it takes, even getting comfortable with getting uncomfortable, to accomplish it.

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So that begs the question…what is YOUR big why?

I’m eager to know.  Comment below with whatever comes to your mind first.  Then write it up in big letters on a poster board on your wall.  Let it lead the way.

Have a beautiful day and Namasté,
Julie

Unleash Your Creative Spirit

How many paintings have you started and not finished? How many online programs have you purchased and not listened to all the way? How many times have you said, “One day I’m going to write a book…” Why does this happen? As someone who suffered through this pattern and has come out the other side, I can tell you exactly why. It’s fear. So what to do about it?

The Creative Life.

It’s full of color.  Beautiful self-expression.  Ideas are birthed multiple times a day.  And they’re all so exciting!

And they all get seen to the end!

Right?

…Not so much, for most of us.

For most of us creative individuals, it’s the FOLLOW THROUGH that we are lacking.

How many paintings have you started and not finished?  How many online programs have you purchased and not listened to all the way?  How many times have you said, “One day I’m going to write a book…”

Why does this happen?

As someone who suffered through this pattern and has come out the other side, I can tell you exactly why.

It’s fear.

The painting is NEVER done.  If I finish the online program, that means I will have to–GASP!–start implementing!  The timing is never right to sit down and work on the book…there is a lack of inspiration in the moment.

Mark Twain was once asked if he had to wait for inspiration to come before writing. “Yes, I do,” he replied, “but inspiration always comes at 9am sharp, every weekday!”

The thing is, whether you’re a creative, or in corporate, or in athletics, or academics, you cannot escape human nature.

And humans thrive on routine and consistency.

It’s through establishing a consistent practice for yourself–a breath practice, a journalling practice, a yoga practice, a physical exercise practice…etc–that you do every day, that you will begin to develop the SKILL of follow through.  It takes PRACTICE to move through fear, as opposed to letting it stop you and continue to hold you back from finishing that which you start.

It will not just arrive magically on its own.

You need to COMMIT to your practice.

And when you decide that you love yourself more than the excuses that you are buying into that are holding you back from showing up for a regular practice, you will begin to see the most extraordinary results.

THAT I can promise!

Just put one foot in front of the other…one day at a time.

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To hold yourself accountable to a deeper level, let us know what project you plan on focusing on and committing to!  I cannot wait to learn what YOU are working on!

Have a beautiful day and Namasté,
Julie

The Day I Fell on my Face

Imagine what life could look like if every morning you made a choice so big you could fall? If you got comfortable with getting uncomfortable? You would be able to hold more. That’s FREEDOM.

Since moving to San Diego, lots of new experiences are coming into my life.  New people, new places, new practices.

I went to a new studio last week to attend a class I’ve never been to before with a good friend of mine who swears by this one teacher in particular, Tabu.

It’s interesting how you get to a certain level, you feel comfortable, you feel on top of things, and you develop a level of consistency and confidence around your abilities…

…and then become humbled by crashing onto your face!

After a super intense opening sequence, we were instructed to move into Eka Pada Galavasana, or flying crow.  This is a pose I can normally reliably move into and hold…

…but not, apparently, after burning my muscles out first and becoming drenched in slippery sweat!

I slipped, and literally fell on my face, landing on my right cheekbone right below my eye.

I was shocked.

I had NEVER fallen like this before!

And it was so much less bad than I ever expected.  I was totally fine.

How many times do we not take the chance, or take the leap, or say yes to something, because we are afraid of falling?

But, really, what is the worst that could happen?  Falling is actually not as bad as we think.  In fact, I had a teacher back in Hong Kong who would have us fall intentionally just to GET OVER that fear and out of our own way so we could move on to bigger achievements and greater self-confidence.

Imagine what life could look and feel like if every morning, you took a leap, made a choice, or created a space so big you could fall?  If you got comfortable with getting uncomfortable?  Every single day?

You would be able to do more, expand more, and hold more.

That’s FREEDOM.

Give it a go.  Try it on.   Lay out a plan for a week.  Comment below with how YOU plan to take some big leaps every morning for this upcoming week.  Yes you might fall, and if you do, it probably won’t be as bad as you think.  But what if you don’t fall?  What if you fly?

Have a beautiful day and Namasté,
Julie

Manifest Heaven on Earth

One of the reasons why yoga, endurance sports, and dance (all things I love) are so powerful is because they each remind us of an inner power that exists within that we may not have realized we had.

Empowering yourself to make yourself feel better at any given time, the way yoga, sports, and dance can do, is life-changing, and I’m so blessed that I’ve had these tools in my pocket for a long time.

But what happens when life throws you a curve ball?

 

What happens when, despite all your preparation, all your inner work, and all of those tools, you still find yourself feeling down and stuck?  For example, we can meditate and practice and run all we want to help our light shine…but ultimately we are still in the world in relation to others, and not everyone who crosses your path will have done the work that you have.

OR you may find yourself at a point where it’s time to expand your comfort zone and the universe is bringing you the challenges that will grow you into that bigger, better person that you always set an intention to be.

OR maybe you really actually are just stuck!  You’ve imprisoned yourself, and you just don’t know how to get out.

 

I was having a conversation about this topic with my good friend Wendy Collier of Wendy Collier Worldwide, LLC and she reminded me of the movie, “What Dreams May Come.”

 

We spoke about the depiction of Heaven and Hell and what each of those respective experiences looked like– but most importantly, that they were of each person’s own making.  Heaven, and its inhabitants, looked the way Robin Williams expected it to look.  He was free and happy.  His wife, who was stuck in “Hell” ended up there by her own hands, and was stuck there by her own choosing.

(SPOILER ALERT!!)  …Until her husband came and got her out.

The reason this came up in conversation is because, as Wendy pointed out, we do not need a Robin Williams to swoop in and save us from our own imprisonment.  We can actually release ourselves.  We have the power to break out and create our own Heaven.

 

As Wendy said to me, we actually DO NOT have to live in that decrepit and depressing house that his wife lives in.  It might feel like we do…but we really don’t.  We can free ourselves from our entrapment, our imprisonment.  By making empowered choices, we can make those walls dissolve, and see the Heaven that actually exists all around us.

I know how it feels to be in a prison of my own making.  I was in it for a very long time, and without actually realizing it.   Just like Robin William’s wife, sometimes you can be trapped and not even know it!

When I go back into the dark place, which does happen occasionally (I am human, after all!) the difference is that now I know what Heaven feels like.  I have a point of contrast, and I can make the prison walls dissolve.

 

Big hint here: I’m not special.

You can do this, too!

 

Choice is a powerful thing, and you have it!  So let’s start here:  What experience would you CHOOSE to create?  Right now?  No limits!

How does that feel?  What does it look like?   Who is a part of this new world?  Who isn’t?

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As Wendy said to me, “It actually all comes back to manifesting.”  What do YOU want to create?

 

I know some of you reading this might feel skeptical, or that you’re “too” stuck for your circumstances to change.

I want to reassure you right now that NOBODY is too stuck (or too anything) to swoop themselves up and out of whatever darkness they are experiencing.

 

SO…throwing it back to you.  Are you stuck in an area of your life?  Are you ready for it to change?  Comment below with your vision of how YOUR Heaven looks and feels. 

What will YOU manifest?  🙂

 

Have a beautiful day and Namasté,

Julie

Have a beautiful day and Namasté, Julie

“I workout a ton and eat right…Why am I not losing weight?”

As we discovered in my last post, “Create…by listening,” I found that I could manifest just as powerfully by resting as much as, if not more than, manifesting by doing.

I want to clarify this point based on some personal lessons I learned this week.

This question of when to rest and when to PUSH has been one that I’ve toiled with for a long time!  I think I finally have my answer…

I spoke with a woman yesterday who, despite all her best efforts at the gym and in her diet, is still not seeing the weight loss and health results she’s hoping for.  She’s beating herself up.

…Sort of like how I wasn’t seeing healing in my knee joint EVEN THOUGH I was resting, and getting so frustrated.

In both cases, the energetics did not line up with the intention.  In both cases, there was an energy of resentment, frustration, and depletion.  Self-doubt.  Self-loathing.

This woman was saying things to me like, “Sometimes it feels like I should just give up.  What’s the point.  I’ve always been this way.  I’ll never change.”

It was heartbreaking.

Just like how I learned I needed to be more loving towards my knee, and my body in general, this woman needed to send her body reinforcement and love!  Not self-deprecation and defeat.

I, for example, found that, yes, I needed to rest, but I ALSO needed to be foam rolling regularly, doing my PT exercises daily, and icing every day after my runs.  And since starting this practice, for the first time in decades, not only is my knee happier and healthier than ever, but I’m also getting coached to run the longest distances I’ve ever done at a pace that is beyond my scope of comprehension.  I’ve cultivated the love and belief in myself that health is possible, AND followed it up with healthy, CONSISTENT actions.

Since the above woman’s block was not consistency or diet or exercise programming, it came down to energetics and self-love practices.  The stress and anxiety from self-loathing has built up so much that the stress hormones in her body that are meant to protect her were working overdrive, and the fat was just not burning away.  Reduce the stress, amp up the love, and the results will appear.

Before I had coaching, I was out of shape and in pain.  I, like the woman I just mentioned, was completely defeated and frustrated.

And yet, I’m now living proof that with a combination of good coaching, a loving inner belief system, and consistent practice in training, PT, and joint care, ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE, and I feel completely amazing.

What would this feel like for you?  Take a deep breath in, and imagine your body in a pool of healing water, a loving energy of God lapping up against your skin and washing away any negative self-talk or energetic toxins.

How does that feel?

Let me know how this post helped you; what are you going to start implementing in your day to embrace more consistency, self-love, and positive choices!

Much love and Namasté!

Julie

Much love and Namasté!

Julie

Much love and Namasté!

Julie

Create…by listening

It’s like it was happening in slow motion.  I picked my foot up.  I put it back down.  And there was just enough weight and torque and angling that the kneecap popped out…and then it popped back in.

This represents the 20th (ish?) time I’ve sublexed my knee.

And it happened last Friday.

I was teaching Hip Hop Prana™, one of the popular song+choreography combos was starting (Talk that Talk by Rihanna feat. Jay Z), and not even ten seconds into leading the class, my right knee sublexed and I nearly fell down.

The knee popped back into place, and I very carefully and gently kept teaching class.  Earlier that day, I attended a vinyasa flow yoga class; the day before I taught Hip Hop Prana™ and subsequently ran 4.5 miles.  The day before I worked out twice as well.

I think my body was trying to tell me something…

…and I finally was ready to listen.

A large component of my coaching and teachings are physical; we create our reality by intentionally moving energy through our body so that we can manifest with our minds.

I create custom yoga sequences for my clients (and myself) that specifically target their energy centers that are not in alignment, in order to realign them daily.  And once you start to see the possibility and the benefits of this practice, it’s actually kind of addicting!  Movement and practicing were making great things happen for me, so I was enjoying doing as much as I could every day.

After hearing my laments in my social media, my friend and colleague Dr. Tera Maxwell generously offered to do an energy healing on me.

And it was during this healing I heard the yin to the yang.  All of this creating and making and manifesting–and I had been forgetting to listen!

My body had been trying to tell me that it needs some gentleness.  Some rest.  And some nourishing.  I always considered myself pretty fantastic at the whole “self-love” thing…but I had unwittingly been resentful towards my body because of my recurring knee problem and its effects.

Tera helped remind me that it’s also important to listen.

So I spent the entirety of this morning LISTENING.  I laid in savasana with my crystals and soft music, just breathing, and hearing what my body had to say.  The biggest message that came up was gratitude.  A sigh of relief.  “Finally…,” it said.

And then I went on to have SUCH a wonderful day.  Some of the best client calls I’ve ever lead, some of the best chakra readings I’ve given, and the most wonderful afternoon, outside in the breeze and the sun writing this blog.

My knee feels great.

This kind of bliss is available for you, too.  This is your reminder to listen.  To take time to be quiet.

You might say, “I don’t have time to listen.  Or be quiet.”

And I say, “Do you have time to get injured? (or sick? or slowed down in some other unexpected capacity?)”

I am so incredibly grateful that I received this important reminder to slow down and tune in.  And offer the message to you.

Now it’s YOUR TURN!

What do you plan on doing in order to slow down and create health, abundance, and bliss?  Comment below with your intention!

Much love and Namasté!

Julie