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From Gabriola Island with love Volume 6 Issue 4 April May 2014 DREAMS Top 10 Ways to Boost your Happiness The Fourth Chakra NATURAL HEALTH PHENOMENA SPIRIT NATURE AWAKENING LOVE WELLBEING

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In this Issue www truebluespirit com From the Publisher Dreaming Volume 6 Issue 4 Tiffany Abram Editorial Assistant Publisher Dorothy Jeanne Engst publisher truebluespirit com Editorial Assistants Tiffany Abram Lara Engst Photographs Images Cover Image by Artist Amy Brown http www amybrownart com Page 6 7 Scott Hague Artist and Photographer Lara Engst Editorial Assistant True Blue Spirit welcomes submissions but accepts no responsibility for unsolicited materials Material is accepted for True Blue Spirit on the understanding that it does not infringe on any copyright or libel laws Copyrights to be declared on submission True Blue Spirit receives unsolicited materials including letters to the editor press releases promotional items and images from time to time True Blue Spirit it s affiliates and assignees may use reproduce publish re publish distribute store and archive such unsolicited submissions in whole or in part in any form or medium whatsoever without compensation of any sort This statement does not apply to materials pitches submitted by freelance writers photographers or illustrators in accordance with known industry practices Send emails to publisher truebluespirit com Due to the volume of emails we receive please be patient as there could be a delay in receiving a response After an extended time feel free to send a reminder email Thank you Copyright 2008 2014 No portion of this publication may be reproduced in whole or in part without written permission of the publisher The views expressed herein are not necessarily those of the publisher or True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc Any medical advice is given solely for information purposes only and no responsibility is assumed on the publisher s part We are proud members of the Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce 2 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Contributing Writers Maureen Addington Mary Bell Dena Blatt Debbi Coleen Nora Caron Allen Engst Amahra Jaxen Madeleine Kasem David Large Helen Lee Robin and Michael Mastro Tonya McLaughlin Melinda Perkins Jonathan Robinson James Henry Spencer Penny Whitfield True Blue Spirit Pursuit of Intuitive Living ISSN 1918 6436 Published online every two months www truebluespirit comTrue Blue Spirit Magazine Inc does not disclose its subscriber list to anyone at anytime True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc P O Box 17 Gabriola Island B C V0R 1X0 250 247 0210 Toll Free 1 877 700 2760 Fax 250 247 0266 As of late I have been struggling with my dreams They ve been taking me all over the place and some of them have been quite disturbing In this issue you ll find the article Dreams by Tonya McLaughlin who shares insight into dreams and shares the indigenous teachings regarding dreams You ll also find the first of a two part article from David Large who provides us with techniques for tuning into our dreams and dealing with the dreams that disturb us When these articles arrived for this issue it was another of the synchronicities of life Tiffany on the far left has an innate gift for dream analysis And although I have asked her numerous times to do dream analysis for our readers her schedule just keeps her too busy to do so But if you visit our website you will see some samples there http truebluespirit com dreams meanings Our family members all have one particular dream book it s been around for awhile and it provides short and sweet descriptions for dream analysis I recommend you get your hands on a copy for yourself It is called The Dream Book Symbols for Self Understanding written by Betty Bethards and although Betty is now in spirit her book is a beautiful legacy that she has left behind for all of us Keep well Dorothy Jeanne Engst Join me on Facebook www facebook com TrueBlueSpirit This magazine is a spirit driven gift of the heart 6 Improving your Bottom Line through VASTU 31 Your First Angel 11 The Fourth Chakra 32 Gabriola The Isle of the Arts 12 Anti Stress 35 Fairy Gardens 14 The Law of Vibration 36 Top 10 Ways to Boost your Happiness 16 Waiting for the Light 38 How do you Soul Talk 18 Dreams 40 Spiritual Leaders Ego and Entrainment Field 22 Dreams Sweet Dreams 44 Green Wood Horse Health 24 Stand Tall 46 Dear Dena 28 Journey to the Heart 48 Worthwhile Reading Aboriginal Spirit Mediumship Mediumship Chinese Lunar Astrology Handwriting Analysis Book Excerpt Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 3

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In this Issue www truebluespirit com From the Publisher Dreaming Volume 6 Issue 4 Tiffany Abram Editorial Assistant Publisher Dorothy Jeanne Engst publisher truebluespirit com Editorial Assistants Tiffany Abram Lara Engst Photographs Images Cover Image by Artist Amy Brown http www amybrownart com Page 6 7 Scott Hague Artist and Photographer Lara Engst Editorial Assistant True Blue Spirit welcomes submissions but accepts no responsibility for unsolicited materials Material is accepted for True Blue Spirit on the understanding that it does not infringe on any copyright or libel laws Copyrights to be declared on submission True Blue Spirit receives unsolicited materials including letters to the editor press releases promotional items and images from time to time True Blue Spirit it s affiliates and assignees may use reproduce publish re publish distribute store and archive such unsolicited submissions in whole or in part in any form or medium whatsoever without compensation of any sort This statement does not apply to materials pitches submitted by freelance writers photographers or illustrators in accordance with known industry practices Send emails to publisher truebluespirit com Due to the volume of emails we receive please be patient as there could be a delay in receiving a response After an extended time feel free to send a reminder email Thank you Copyright 2008 2014 No portion of this publication may be reproduced in whole or in part without written permission of the publisher The views expressed herein are not necessarily those of the publisher or True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc Any medical advice is given solely for information purposes only and no responsibility is assumed on the publisher s part We are proud members of the Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce 2 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Contributing Writers Maureen Addington Mary Bell Dena Blatt Debbi Coleen Nora Caron Allen Engst Amahra Jaxen Madeleine Kasem David Large Helen Lee Robin and Michael Mastro Tonya McLaughlin Melinda Perkins Jonathan Robinson James Henry Spencer Penny Whitfield True Blue Spirit Pursuit of Intuitive Living ISSN 1918 6436 Published online every two months www truebluespirit comTrue Blue Spirit Magazine Inc does not disclose its subscriber list to anyone at anytime True Blue Spirit Magazine Inc P O Box 17 Gabriola Island B C V0R 1X0 250 247 0210 Toll Free 1 877 700 2760 Fax 250 247 0266 As of late I have been struggling with my dreams They ve been taking me all over the place and some of them have been quite disturbing In this issue you ll find the article Dreams by Tonya McLaughlin who shares insight into dreams and shares the indigenous teachings regarding dreams You ll also find the first of a two part article from David Large who provides us with techniques for tuning into our dreams and dealing with the dreams that disturb us When these articles arrived for this issue it was another of the synchronicities of life Tiffany on the far left has an innate gift for dream analysis And although I have asked her numerous times to do dream analysis for our readers her schedule just keeps her too busy to do so But if you visit our website you will see some samples there http truebluespirit com dreams meanings Our family members all have one particular dream book it s been around for awhile and it provides short and sweet descriptions for dream analysis I recommend you get your hands on a copy for yourself It is called The Dream Book Symbols for Self Understanding written by Betty Bethards and although Betty is now in spirit her book is a beautiful legacy that she has left behind for all of us Keep well Dorothy Jeanne Engst Join me on Facebook www facebook com TrueBlueSpirit This magazine is a spirit driven gift of the heart 6 Improving your Bottom Line through VASTU 31 Your First Angel 11 The Fourth Chakra 32 Gabriola The Isle of the Arts 12 Anti Stress 35 Fairy Gardens 14 The Law of Vibration 36 Top 10 Ways to Boost your Happiness 16 Waiting for the Light 38 How do you Soul Talk 18 Dreams 40 Spiritual Leaders Ego and Entrainment Field 22 Dreams Sweet Dreams 44 Green Wood Horse Health 24 Stand Tall 46 Dear Dena 28 Journey to the Heart 48 Worthwhile Reading Aboriginal Spirit Mediumship Mediumship Chinese Lunar Astrology Handwriting Analysis Book Excerpt Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 3

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Improving Your Bottom Line through VASTU by Robin Michael Mastro T he design of your workspace and home has a great influence on your financial success If your work or living area is in harmony with nature they have a positive affect on your prosperity In nature all five elements water fire earth air and space are in balance When a building is built whether it is a home or office space that balance gets disrupted Vastu is an ancient architectural science that balances the five elements in any environment bringing maximum productivity and success As a part of this earth we live in a sea of electromagnetic and stellar influences Every shift produced in the atmosphere has the potential to affect our actions Every particle of energy is linked to the next particle According to Vastu the sun produces different qualities of energy on its path from east to west and can influence our daily life Each of the five elements is associated with a direction and each direction has a particular influence on our business activities Each function of a business is most optimally supported by an individual direction The northeast area of you home or workspace is linked to the water element and influences your success The northeast is good for entrances managerial offices research and development If this area has proper Vastu finances will grow and there will be positive cash flow If there is a toilet clutter heating or lighting systems or blockage growth will be slow The southeast which imparts the energy need 6 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 ed to complete transactions is aligned with the fire element Kitchens lunchrooms in offices computer rooms heating and lighting systems and legal matters produce beneficial results in the southeast When this area is utilized properly there will be speedy transactions and profits If there is a missing corner or blockage transactions will be drawn out and investments will be sluggish The southwest area of your office is associated with the earth element and drives your financial support A master bedroom in a home offices for the chairman directors and supervisors of a business are most effective in the southwest With proper Vastu in this direction financial backing will come easily along with secure savings If there is a toilet or heating source there will be cash flow problems and depletion of savings The northwest area of your office associated with the air element It influences the ability to create and communicate Bathrooms conference rooms bookkeeping and sales work well in the northwest If this area is balanced according to Vastu principles there will be satisfied customers and clear communications If there is a missing corner or blockage there will be inaccurate bookkeeping dissatisfied customers and confusion The central area of a home or office is associated with the space element If this area is open there will be business and career opportunities With clutter toilets a kitchen or no open space in the center of an environment there will be financial limitations Continued on Page 9 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 7

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Improving Your Bottom Line through VASTU by Robin Michael Mastro T he design of your workspace and home has a great influence on your financial success If your work or living area is in harmony with nature they have a positive affect on your prosperity In nature all five elements water fire earth air and space are in balance When a building is built whether it is a home or office space that balance gets disrupted Vastu is an ancient architectural science that balances the five elements in any environment bringing maximum productivity and success As a part of this earth we live in a sea of electromagnetic and stellar influences Every shift produced in the atmosphere has the potential to affect our actions Every particle of energy is linked to the next particle According to Vastu the sun produces different qualities of energy on its path from east to west and can influence our daily life Each of the five elements is associated with a direction and each direction has a particular influence on our business activities Each function of a business is most optimally supported by an individual direction The northeast area of you home or workspace is linked to the water element and influences your success The northeast is good for entrances managerial offices research and development If this area has proper Vastu finances will grow and there will be positive cash flow If there is a toilet clutter heating or lighting systems or blockage growth will be slow The southeast which imparts the energy need 6 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 ed to complete transactions is aligned with the fire element Kitchens lunchrooms in offices computer rooms heating and lighting systems and legal matters produce beneficial results in the southeast When this area is utilized properly there will be speedy transactions and profits If there is a missing corner or blockage transactions will be drawn out and investments will be sluggish The southwest area of your office is associated with the earth element and drives your financial support A master bedroom in a home offices for the chairman directors and supervisors of a business are most effective in the southwest With proper Vastu in this direction financial backing will come easily along with secure savings If there is a toilet or heating source there will be cash flow problems and depletion of savings The northwest area of your office associated with the air element It influences the ability to create and communicate Bathrooms conference rooms bookkeeping and sales work well in the northwest If this area is balanced according to Vastu principles there will be satisfied customers and clear communications If there is a missing corner or blockage there will be inaccurate bookkeeping dissatisfied customers and confusion The central area of a home or office is associated with the space element If this area is open there will be business and career opportunities With clutter toilets a kitchen or no open space in the center of an environment there will be financial limitations Continued on Page 9 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 7

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Continued from page 7 The earth is a magnetic force and is composed of the five elements as is our brain The thalamus is the relay center for all sensory and motor skills in the brain Neurological research has shown that the firing patterns of neurons in the thalamus function differently depending on which direction one is facing Our mind is then the interactive result of the affect of the magnetic field on our brain cells By placing our bodies and environments in alignment with the magnetic axis we can think and act more in tune with nature Our actions will be more synchronized with the forces of nature much like swimming with the stream as opposed to swimming against it Many studies have shown that when one faces north at their desk they will be more productive and successful Studies have also shown that sales increase when a sales person faces north or east when working with a customer Unfortunately most modern architecture is based on function alone and is not designed to obey the forces of nature the sun wind water climate changes and the planets All ingredients of a business whether home or office based are greatly enhanced when the functions mentioned above are in their proper position If there is imbalance these can be corrected by a qualified Vastu professional who is experienced in rectifying pre existing buildings VASTU TIP Things That Make You Go Mmmm To stimulate financial growth in your life place a water fountain in the northeast area of your home or office Fountains are very effective in moving stuck energy especially when it comes to finances Water symbolizes purity and enlivens all living things Our bodies are made up of 70 water We can live for quite some time without food but we cannot survive very long without water Fountains with moving water enhance life supporting energy Fountains cleanse and absorb negative energy They polarize light creating ultraviolet light with ozone which enhances all growth MICHAEL and ROBIN MASTRO S synergistic approach successfully assists people in living in peace and harmony with themselves and others and in creating balanced lives filled with unlimited possibilities Visit us at www VastuCreations com for information on on site and off site consultations products and services or www americaninstituteofvastu com for in depth knowledge and courses on the science of Vastu 8 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 9

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Continued from page 7 The earth is a magnetic force and is composed of the five elements as is our brain The thalamus is the relay center for all sensory and motor skills in the brain Neurological research has shown that the firing patterns of neurons in the thalamus function differently depending on which direction one is facing Our mind is then the interactive result of the affect of the magnetic field on our brain cells By placing our bodies and environments in alignment with the magnetic axis we can think and act more in tune with nature Our actions will be more synchronized with the forces of nature much like swimming with the stream as opposed to swimming against it Many studies have shown that when one faces north at their desk they will be more productive and successful Studies have also shown that sales increase when a sales person faces north or east when working with a customer Unfortunately most modern architecture is based on function alone and is not designed to obey the forces of nature the sun wind water climate changes and the planets All ingredients of a business whether home or office based are greatly enhanced when the functions mentioned above are in their proper position If there is imbalance these can be corrected by a qualified Vastu professional who is experienced in rectifying pre existing buildings VASTU TIP Things That Make You Go Mmmm To stimulate financial growth in your life place a water fountain in the northeast area of your home or office Fountains are very effective in moving stuck energy especially when it comes to finances Water symbolizes purity and enlivens all living things Our bodies are made up of 70 water We can live for quite some time without food but we cannot survive very long without water Fountains with moving water enhance life supporting energy Fountains cleanse and absorb negative energy They polarize light creating ultraviolet light with ozone which enhances all growth MICHAEL and ROBIN MASTRO S synergistic approach successfully assists people in living in peace and harmony with themselves and others and in creating balanced lives filled with unlimited possibilities Visit us at www VastuCreations com for information on on site and off site consultations products and services or www americaninstituteofvastu com for in depth knowledge and courses on the science of Vastu 8 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 9

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The Fourth Chakra by Amahra Jaxen This series of articles will discover the unique qualities of each of the first eight Chakras Chakras one to seven are on the physical level and the eighth Chakra is the first of the Spiritual level beyond the individual M oving up to the Fourth Chakra Fourth Chakra Heart Chakra is Anahata Sanskrit for Unstruck Sound Color green female spiritual side Pink male emotional side Musical Note F this tone is healing reminding Anahata what balance and calm sounds like Element Air unconditional love intuitive perception devotion compassion forgiveness capacity to love divine power Our Focus Let go and let GOD Principle Loving Beyond the Self Program how you react when triggered here When I don t know who I am I worship you When I know who I am I am you Voice what do I say here I trust love s ability to heal all Quest learning forgiveness Physical Level Heart blood and cardiac system thymus vagus nerve breastbone Energy diseases heart problems asthma lung and breast cancer pneumonia Hormones THYMOSIN thymus gland regulates metabolism and immune function Gemstones emerald green jade malachite rose quartz pink kunzite use green stones for strengthening and pink stones for softening Essential Oils geranium bergamot rose clary sage Polarities God Self Love ancient wisdom giver visionary saviour love OR Ego Fear hopelessness taker apathy save me neediness fear note that hate is not one of the polarities here Love stands alone and has no opposite However the ABSENCE of love fear which then triggers the root chakra s defenses 10 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Consider Anahata s program It is a dangerous thing when we allow another to be our source of love instead of sourcing upwards to our Divine When another is our love source we wear our heart on our sleeve jump through hoops to impress them and are constantly disappointed in relationships Anahata s focus to let go and let GOD is hinting that human nature isn t unconditionally loving When you consider how the lower chakras behave clearly a higher power is raising the bar at the heart level Science has proven that the love frequency of 528 Hz actually unravels DNA strands opening them up to allow healing within DNA strands contract in the absence of love and healing is blocked Check your diseases and family issues against the above information to understand your Fourth Chakra health Is your immune system always weak Do you cry over spilled milk In looking outside for love we are building our house upon a foundation that can fall apart or walk away The fear of wondering if love will walk away is hard on your immune system but in giving love we open ourselves to God s Grace Anahata s quest of learning forgiveness the foundation of all healing Note that one fear aspect of the 4th chakra is a taker while one fear aspect of the 3rd chakras is a miser A miser keeps to self a taker steals from others The heart must choose between innocence or manipulation wisdom or victim neediness or compassion devotion or hopelessness and above all learning to love beyond the self for victims use their wounds to control others The heart center actually governs our sense of touch If you cannot feel or receive love then your heart chakra is shut down What if closing our heart to love emotionally leads to heart blockages as the plaque is a form of protection The heart reaches through time searching for that eternal love that perfect partner the Light of our own Spirit But our clever ego seeks our bad parent or worse nightmare partner to ensure that the love we 4th Chakra Heart Chakra seek is kept distant avoiding pain and ensuring no one sees the belief that we re not worthy Fusing our happiness to the object of our desire that perfect face across the room affords the other person the power to make or break our lives in an instant When they say they do not love us we are devastated The heart s forgiveness has the ability to forget that a slight ever happened Someone who says I forgive you but I cannot forget has not forgiven but become a martyr Anahata understands that your brothers and sisters are extensions and projections of your inner illusions and thus are your greatest guru not your enemy This is the place where all is one and none are separate or special There are actually two sides to the heart center The right male side of the heart is the emotional foolish romantic side It falls in love with a stranger s face on the other side of the restaurant The left female side of the heart is the discerning intuitive heart IT is the ancient innate wisdom where we are quietly aware of the emotional reality of another through intimate and trusting contact Anahata s focus is on learning to love another person apart from their behaviour We all have bad behaviours but are NOT bad people A display of negative or unloving behaviour doesn t mean that the love is gone only that the person has forgotten the truth of who they are Anahata knows that our true strength is openness and vulnerability and is joyful when we make a fool of ourselves for love Anahata offers that humble place where we may ask the Divine to help us feel love when in our humanity we cannot Love is only felt when extended thus the crown chakra is its ally For channeling love through our system and giving it to another is the only way we can FEEL love True emotional intimacy means showing up on the level of our core wound and being emotionally naked saying this is who I am if it doesn t work for you pass early This is very different from someone who demands You know my issues therefore you must treat me accordingly Having the courage to show our authentic self sets our partner free to choose to love us the real us and not the illusion of perfection projected by our 3rd chakra The brain chemicals that Anahata holds safe within its electrical cells guarantees that words spoken and decisions made from here are never wrong AMAHRA JAXEN is a writer and teacher with a twenty year background in many Healing Modalities to draw from One of her passions is teaching the Course in Miracles according to the Chakra System in order to empower others into self healing awareness and a Thought System based on Love There is no greater balancer for the Chakras than this www quantumhealer ca Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 11

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The Fourth Chakra by Amahra Jaxen This series of articles will discover the unique qualities of each of the first eight Chakras Chakras one to seven are on the physical level and the eighth Chakra is the first of the Spiritual level beyond the individual M oving up to the Fourth Chakra Fourth Chakra Heart Chakra is Anahata Sanskrit for Unstruck Sound Color green female spiritual side Pink male emotional side Musical Note F this tone is healing reminding Anahata what balance and calm sounds like Element Air unconditional love intuitive perception devotion compassion forgiveness capacity to love divine power Our Focus Let go and let GOD Principle Loving Beyond the Self Program how you react when triggered here When I don t know who I am I worship you When I know who I am I am you Voice what do I say here I trust love s ability to heal all Quest learning forgiveness Physical Level Heart blood and cardiac system thymus vagus nerve breastbone Energy diseases heart problems asthma lung and breast cancer pneumonia Hormones THYMOSIN thymus gland regulates metabolism and immune function Gemstones emerald green jade malachite rose quartz pink kunzite use green stones for strengthening and pink stones for softening Essential Oils geranium bergamot rose clary sage Polarities God Self Love ancient wisdom giver visionary saviour love OR Ego Fear hopelessness taker apathy save me neediness fear note that hate is not one of the polarities here Love stands alone and has no opposite However the ABSENCE of love fear which then triggers the root chakra s defenses 10 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Consider Anahata s program It is a dangerous thing when we allow another to be our source of love instead of sourcing upwards to our Divine When another is our love source we wear our heart on our sleeve jump through hoops to impress them and are constantly disappointed in relationships Anahata s focus to let go and let GOD is hinting that human nature isn t unconditionally loving When you consider how the lower chakras behave clearly a higher power is raising the bar at the heart level Science has proven that the love frequency of 528 Hz actually unravels DNA strands opening them up to allow healing within DNA strands contract in the absence of love and healing is blocked Check your diseases and family issues against the above information to understand your Fourth Chakra health Is your immune system always weak Do you cry over spilled milk In looking outside for love we are building our house upon a foundation that can fall apart or walk away The fear of wondering if love will walk away is hard on your immune system but in giving love we open ourselves to God s Grace Anahata s quest of learning forgiveness the foundation of all healing Note that one fear aspect of the 4th chakra is a taker while one fear aspect of the 3rd chakras is a miser A miser keeps to self a taker steals from others The heart must choose between innocence or manipulation wisdom or victim neediness or compassion devotion or hopelessness and above all learning to love beyond the self for victims use their wounds to control others The heart center actually governs our sense of touch If you cannot feel or receive love then your heart chakra is shut down What if closing our heart to love emotionally leads to heart blockages as the plaque is a form of protection The heart reaches through time searching for that eternal love that perfect partner the Light of our own Spirit But our clever ego seeks our bad parent or worse nightmare partner to ensure that the love we 4th Chakra Heart Chakra seek is kept distant avoiding pain and ensuring no one sees the belief that we re not worthy Fusing our happiness to the object of our desire that perfect face across the room affords the other person the power to make or break our lives in an instant When they say they do not love us we are devastated The heart s forgiveness has the ability to forget that a slight ever happened Someone who says I forgive you but I cannot forget has not forgiven but become a martyr Anahata understands that your brothers and sisters are extensions and projections of your inner illusions and thus are your greatest guru not your enemy This is the place where all is one and none are separate or special There are actually two sides to the heart center The right male side of the heart is the emotional foolish romantic side It falls in love with a stranger s face on the other side of the restaurant The left female side of the heart is the discerning intuitive heart IT is the ancient innate wisdom where we are quietly aware of the emotional reality of another through intimate and trusting contact Anahata s focus is on learning to love another person apart from their behaviour We all have bad behaviours but are NOT bad people A display of negative or unloving behaviour doesn t mean that the love is gone only that the person has forgotten the truth of who they are Anahata knows that our true strength is openness and vulnerability and is joyful when we make a fool of ourselves for love Anahata offers that humble place where we may ask the Divine to help us feel love when in our humanity we cannot Love is only felt when extended thus the crown chakra is its ally For channeling love through our system and giving it to another is the only way we can FEEL love True emotional intimacy means showing up on the level of our core wound and being emotionally naked saying this is who I am if it doesn t work for you pass early This is very different from someone who demands You know my issues therefore you must treat me accordingly Having the courage to show our authentic self sets our partner free to choose to love us the real us and not the illusion of perfection projected by our 3rd chakra The brain chemicals that Anahata holds safe within its electrical cells guarantees that words spoken and decisions made from here are never wrong AMAHRA JAXEN is a writer and teacher with a twenty year background in many Healing Modalities to draw from One of her passions is teaching the Course in Miracles according to the Chakra System in order to empower others into self healing awareness and a Thought System based on Love There is no greater balancer for the Chakras than this www quantumhealer ca Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 11

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Aboriginal Spirit In the Smoke from My Fire Anti Stress by James Henry Spencer Wave Walker T ruly life is a river We have a name as does a river Every hour of each day life flows by never to be experienced again just as the water that passes a point will never pass that point again We can recall but a river cannot and we can never go back except in memory This is why we should enjoy the moment because it will never happen the same again Strive to experience and feel the energy of the elements the wind the rain the clouds how the various trees respond how the sea and the clouds react A bird in flight a flower in bloom Observe detail the way an artist does by feeling the essence of the moment This is the way to maximize the experience of doing life to be part of it all and not just an observer The choice is ours to what extent we experience this moment Remember the moment is the only time that is truly ours to live The past is a memory and the future is a dream So be happy and enjoy this moment to the max and we will find that as our awareness of experiencing nature phenomena increases stress levels decrease JAMES HENRY SPENCER is a descendant of Mary Ebbits of the Tlingit Tribe He has found a place of peace and harmony and strives to share that with anyone in his energy field Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 13

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Aboriginal Spirit In the Smoke from My Fire Anti Stress by James Henry Spencer Wave Walker T ruly life is a river We have a name as does a river Every hour of each day life flows by never to be experienced again just as the water that passes a point will never pass that point again We can recall but a river cannot and we can never go back except in memory This is why we should enjoy the moment because it will never happen the same again Strive to experience and feel the energy of the elements the wind the rain the clouds how the various trees respond how the sea and the clouds react A bird in flight a flower in bloom Observe detail the way an artist does by feeling the essence of the moment This is the way to maximize the experience of doing life to be part of it all and not just an observer The choice is ours to what extent we experience this moment Remember the moment is the only time that is truly ours to live The past is a memory and the future is a dream So be happy and enjoy this moment to the max and we will find that as our awareness of experiencing nature phenomena increases stress levels decrease JAMES HENRY SPENCER is a descendant of Mary Ebbits of the Tlingit Tribe He has found a place of peace and harmony and strives to share that with anyone in his energy field Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 13

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The Law of Vibration by Penny Whitfield Ongoing excerpts from the book my friend and mentor Doreen wrote in 1968 Living With Love and my own long term involvement with metaphysics and mediumship M any years ago when I worked as a medical intuitive my method of contacting spirit was to sit and meditate in a quiet location then ask specifically for contact with a Spirit s with healing information that would be coming from the Light and with Love That alone was sufficient to negate lower entities that may or may not give the best information for the person who had asked for help I would then proceed to raise my vibrations and at the same time the Spirit Guide would lower theirs until they met at some point usually with a feeling of slight pressure and vibration around my forehead then off they would go with the pertinent information The information below is an excerpt from Doreen s manuscript written so long ago in which the Spirits describe vibration All matter in the Universe is composed of minute particles vibrating at certain frequencies that applies to us as human beings as well as to ourselves when we are in our spirit bodies The only difference is that when in spirit our frequencies become higher and finer 14 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Earthly matter is composed of solids liquids and gasses vibrating at different rates of speed If you change the vibratory rate of water by heating it you change the liquid into steam and by cooling the steam you change the vibratory rate again to return it to liquid By subjecting the liquid to intense cold you have a new rate of vibration which turns the liquid into a solid ice As you can see it s all a matter of changing the rate of vibration Things that appear to us as dense or solid are in fact porous a mass of atoms Each of the atoms which form the molecules have a space in which to vibrate and when we change the rate of their natural vibrations we produce a difference in temperature and even a change in form as shown in the case of water When a substance is hot enough the molecules separate and the solid becomes liquid If we raise the temperature still higher the molecules becomes diffused and the liquid becomes gas etc We see that all matter in the Universe is in constant vibration Not only matter but colour sound heat cold everything is vibration and the ether surrounding you is the medium by which the vibrations become evident to your senses causing you to see hear and feel Take a bar of iron and suspend it from the ceiling It seems lifeless although we know the mol ecules of which it s composed are vibrating at their given speed Strike the iron lightly with some hard substance and although you cannot see the result by touching it with your fingertips you will feel the vibration Strike it harder and sound will be produced proving that sound is an increased rate of vibration By striking it harder it will become hot proving that heat is caused by still further increased vibrations and if you strike hard and fast enough you will get the bar to glow proving that colour is a product of very high vibrations Go to a secluded spot miles from anyone where all is peaceful and quiet not a sound to disturb you and tune into a radio the silence is split with music or maybe words from someone thousands of miles away So this peaceful spot was actually full of sounds of beautiful music but the vibratory rate was too high on the scale for your sense of hearing to notice without the aid of the radio Only when the mechanism of the radio had stepped down the vibratory rate comparative to your sense of hearing could the delicate mechanism of your ears transmit it to your sense of hearing If I have managed to convey to you that all is vibration you will begin to understand how our friends in the other world live you will also understand the reason why only a few can see or hear them It is because the vibrations of the unseen world with all its contents and inhabitants are of a much higher rate than those of our gross earth Mediums are those who possess the means of reaching the realms of higher vibration or those whose senses can be tuned into the higher vibratory region as your radio tunes into the unheard higher vibrations of sound in the ether The above was written so long ago but holds true today and will forever more If we would take the time to meditate it is quite easy to raise our vibrations and ultimately make contact with our own Guides also to get their help with our lives in so many ways You will be contacting your Higher Self at the same time and with this comes the answers to many problems as Spirit is always waiting in the wings to help us in our earthly life PENNY WHITFIELD s aim is to facilitate others in accessing their spiritual psychic selves She has worked with spirit for over 40 years concentration on her mediumistic healing gifts and has taken several courses at Arthur Findlay College working with many of the best mediums in England http 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The Law of Vibration by Penny Whitfield Ongoing excerpts from the book my friend and mentor Doreen wrote in 1968 Living With Love and my own long term involvement with metaphysics and mediumship M any years ago when I worked as a medical intuitive my method of contacting spirit was to sit and meditate in a quiet location then ask specifically for contact with a Spirit s with healing information that would be coming from the Light and with Love That alone was sufficient to negate lower entities that may or may not give the best information for the person who had asked for help I would then proceed to raise my vibrations and at the same time the Spirit Guide would lower theirs until they met at some point usually with a feeling of slight pressure and vibration around my forehead then off they would go with the pertinent information The information below is an excerpt from Doreen s manuscript written so long ago in which the Spirits describe vibration All matter in the Universe is composed of minute particles vibrating at certain frequencies that applies to us as human beings as well as to ourselves when we are in our spirit bodies The only difference is that when in spirit our frequencies become higher and finer 14 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Earthly matter is composed of solids liquids and gasses vibrating at different rates of speed If you change the vibratory rate of water by heating it you change the liquid into steam and by cooling the steam you change the vibratory rate again to return it to liquid By subjecting the liquid to intense cold you have a new rate of vibration which turns the liquid into a solid ice As you can see it s all a matter of changing the rate of vibration Things that appear to us as dense or solid are in fact porous a mass of atoms Each of the atoms which form the molecules have a space in which to vibrate and when we change the rate of their natural vibrations we produce a difference in temperature and even a change in form as shown in the case of water When a substance is hot enough the molecules separate and the solid becomes liquid If we raise the temperature still higher the molecules becomes diffused and the liquid becomes gas etc We see that all matter in the Universe is in constant vibration Not only matter but colour sound heat cold everything is vibration and the ether surrounding you is the medium by which the vibrations become evident to your senses causing you to see hear and feel Take a bar of iron and suspend it from the ceiling It seems lifeless although we know the mol ecules of which it s composed are vibrating at their given speed Strike the iron lightly with some hard substance and although you cannot see the result by touching it with your fingertips you will feel the vibration Strike it harder and sound will be produced proving that sound is an increased rate of vibration By striking it harder it will become hot proving that heat is caused by still further increased vibrations and if you strike hard and fast enough you will get the bar to glow proving that colour is a product of very high vibrations Go to a secluded spot miles from anyone where all is peaceful and quiet not a sound to disturb you and tune into a radio the silence is split with music or maybe words from someone thousands of miles away So this peaceful spot was actually full of sounds of beautiful music but the vibratory rate was too high on the scale for your sense of hearing to notice without the aid of the radio Only when the mechanism of the radio had stepped down the vibratory rate comparative to your sense of hearing could the delicate mechanism of your ears transmit it to your sense of hearing If I have managed to convey to you that all is vibration you will begin to understand how our friends in the other world live you will also understand the reason why only a few can see or hear them It is because the vibrations of the unseen world with all its contents and inhabitants are of a much higher rate than those of our gross earth Mediums are those who possess the means of reaching the realms of higher vibration or those whose senses can be tuned into the higher vibratory region as your radio tunes into the unheard higher vibrations of sound in the ether The above was written so long ago but holds true today and will forever more If we would take the time to meditate it is quite easy to raise our vibrations and ultimately make contact with our own Guides also to get their help with our lives in so many ways You will be contacting your Higher Self at the same time and with this comes the answers to many problems as Spirit is always waiting in the wings to help us in our earthly life PENNY WHITFIELD s aim is to facilitate others in accessing their spiritual psychic selves She has worked with spirit for over 40 years concentration on her mediumistic healing gifts and has taken several courses at Arthur Findlay College working with many of the best mediums in England http 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Mediumship Mediumship SPIRIT RESCUES 1 Waiting for the Light by Helen Lee As a medium I am often requested to provide service and consultations in both House Blessings and Spirit Rescue House blessings are done when an individual has moved into a new home or is selling their house condo apartment after a divorce a breakup of a relationship or in need of cleaning any negativities and gathering in new energies for change and renewal Spirit Rescue is working with activity from the Spirit World affecting the home and or work environments Often times it is assisting Spirit Souls caught or trapped between the two worlds They are no longer part of this living world nor do they realize it but due to either unexpected sudden death or unfinished business or passing to Spirit as a young child they are confused and choose to remain They are trapped and need the assistance of a trained medium to help them cross over to the Light Heaven Spirit Soul Memory Imprints are a different matter Everything is energetically ingrained within the Universal threads of World Consciousness and the Akashic Records Wars famine fires natural disasters etc causing massive death through the ages are part of our existence There may be times when visiting monumental places of history battle grounds castles old cities towns etc you may feel a sense of sadness confusion shortness of breath and or headaches The sensations are temporary and harmless It is through intuitive sensing of the energies that took place from earth s memory bank This often happens when I visit museums castles heritage homes and historical places My penchant for travel has brought various experiences with the paranormal Even on holidays I am still of service to the Spirit World Over the next issues I will share with you 5 different occasions from my travels 16 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 VENICE ITALY I was on a Mediterranean Cruise with my daughter and a couple of friends in 2003 We had a delightful time on board the ship and the many destination ports of call for 10 days We started in beautiful Barcelona Spain and ended the trip in Venice Italy We all decided to spend an extra night to revel and explore this amazing city It was the middle of June and temperatures were unbelievably hot and humid Once we disembarked we rolled our luggage over the cobbled stone streets alley ways and bridges to reach the little family run hotel It was quaint and well situated to the major tourist sites in San Marco We had to enter the main lobby one by one due to its narrowness and low ceiling beams I was the last one to enter inside Suddenly I felt I was transported down a tunnel of dark energies brushing whirling and rushing towards me as I made my way to the front reception desk I thought I had clairvoyantly seen a few faces amongst the shades of black I brushed it off as I thought I was tired and exhausted due to the unexpected heat and journey We all registered and received our room keys and agreed to meet in the lobby in half hours time to discover the city As my daughter and I entered our room I felt a strong presence I sensed a little spirit girl hiding behind the large built in standing wardrobe I made no mention to my daughter so as not to alarm her We settled in and quickly freshened up I telepathically spoke to the little girl spirit and reassured her that we meant no harm and had come to share her space for the night I automatically drew a ring of white universal white light around our room and a light of protection around my daughter and myself I also sent some protection to my friend but in the rush forgot to send some for her husband Well call it circumstantial or what As we left the hotel my friend s husband was the last to close the iron gated fence Somehow the skin of his thumb was caught and bleeding My daughter ran back to help The two women at the reception desk came rushing out with the first aid kit in hand They apologized and quickly cleaned the wound and bandaged it They also said they had never had guests or anyone cut their thumb on the gate before I heard a child s laughter ringing in the air We continued into the city exploring until the early hours of the morning I could not sleep the whole night but continued saying prayers and automatically sending continued white light throughout the whole hotel The Angelic Realm guided me In my mind s eye I saw a matronly woman dressed in a nun s habit sitting on a stool several other nuns and a young girl all standing in the inner garden courtyard of the hotel waiting for the Light to take them to Heaven It was a beautiful sight once the Divine Light parted open a huge contingent of energies all dressed in black and grey rose quickly into the Light s embrace This continued until the courtyard was empty and glowing The next morning I glanced out the window overlooking the courtyard to breathe in the stillness We all boarded the Vaporetto water taxi to the airport and said our goodbyes I asked my friend how she came to book the Venice hotel for us She said it had come recommended in a top travel guidebook Later when I had some quiet time I decided to read more on the hotel Well it turns out the hotel and its grounds were host to a centuries old nunnery convent HELEN LEE is an international clairvoyant medium intuitive counsellor seer and writer She is available via Skype or email for life readings mediumship readings spiritual assessments and intuitive counselling www helenlee psychicmedum com Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 17

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Mediumship Mediumship SPIRIT RESCUES 1 Waiting for the Light by Helen Lee As a medium I am often requested to provide service and consultations in both House Blessings and Spirit Rescue House blessings are done when an individual has moved into a new home or is selling their house condo apartment after a divorce a breakup of a relationship or in need of cleaning any negativities and gathering in new energies for change and renewal Spirit Rescue is working with activity from the Spirit World affecting the home and or work environments Often times it is assisting Spirit Souls caught or trapped between the two worlds They are no longer part of this living world nor do they realize it but due to either unexpected sudden death or unfinished business or passing to Spirit as a young child they are confused and choose to remain They are trapped and need the assistance of a trained medium to help them cross over to the Light Heaven Spirit Soul Memory Imprints are a different matter Everything is energetically ingrained within the Universal threads of World Consciousness and the Akashic Records Wars famine fires natural disasters etc causing massive death through the ages are part of our existence There may be times when visiting monumental places of history battle grounds castles old cities towns etc you may feel a sense of sadness confusion shortness of breath and or headaches The sensations are temporary and harmless It is through intuitive sensing of the energies that took place from earth s memory bank This often happens when I visit museums castles heritage homes and historical places My penchant for travel has brought various experiences with the paranormal Even on holidays I am still of service to the Spirit World Over the next issues I will share with you 5 different occasions from my travels 16 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 VENICE ITALY I was on a Mediterranean Cruise with my daughter and a couple of friends in 2003 We had a delightful time on board the ship and the many destination ports of call for 10 days We started in beautiful Barcelona Spain and ended the trip in Venice Italy We all decided to spend an extra night to revel and explore this amazing city It was the middle of June and temperatures were unbelievably hot and humid Once we disembarked we rolled our luggage over the cobbled stone streets alley ways and bridges to reach the little family run hotel It was quaint and well situated to the major tourist sites in San Marco We had to enter the main lobby one by one due to its narrowness and low ceiling beams I was the last one to enter inside Suddenly I felt I was transported down a tunnel of dark energies brushing whirling and rushing towards me as I made my way to the front reception desk I thought I had clairvoyantly seen a few faces amongst the shades of black I brushed it off as I thought I was tired and exhausted due to the unexpected heat and journey We all registered and received our room keys and agreed to meet in the lobby in half hours time to discover the city As my daughter and I entered our room I felt a strong presence I sensed a little spirit girl hiding behind the large built in standing wardrobe I made no mention to my daughter so as not to alarm her We settled in and quickly freshened up I telepathically spoke to the little girl spirit and reassured her that we meant no harm and had come to share her space for the night I automatically drew a ring of white universal white light around our room and a light of protection around my daughter and myself I also sent some protection to my friend but in the rush forgot to send some for her husband Well call it circumstantial or what As we left the hotel my friend s husband was the last to close the iron gated fence Somehow the skin of his thumb was caught and bleeding My daughter ran back to help The two women at the reception desk came rushing out with the first aid kit in hand They apologized and quickly cleaned the wound and bandaged it They also said they had never had guests or anyone cut their thumb on the gate before I heard a child s laughter ringing in the air We continued into the city exploring until the early hours of the morning I could not sleep the whole night but continued saying prayers and automatically sending continued white light throughout the whole hotel The Angelic Realm guided me In my mind s eye I saw a matronly woman dressed in a nun s habit sitting on a stool several other nuns and a young girl all standing in the inner garden courtyard of the hotel waiting for the Light to take them to Heaven It was a beautiful sight once the Divine Light parted open a huge contingent of energies all dressed in black and grey rose quickly into the Light s embrace This continued until the courtyard was empty and glowing The next morning I glanced out the window overlooking the courtyard to breathe in the stillness We all boarded the Vaporetto water taxi to the airport and said our goodbyes I asked my friend how she came to book the Venice hotel for us She said it had come recommended in a top travel guidebook Later when I had some quiet time I decided to read more on the hotel Well it turns out the hotel and its grounds were host to a centuries old nunnery convent HELEN LEE is an international clairvoyant medium intuitive counsellor seer and writer She is available via Skype or email for life readings mediumship readings spiritual assessments and intuitive counselling www helenlee psychicmedum com Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 17

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Dreams by Tonya McLaughlin H ave you ever wished that you had all the answers Or prayed for the miracle to end your dilemma Or hoped for the formula to assist with your healing Lovely being you do have these answers miracles and healing ability In our worlds we have the ability to log on to this living breathing knowledge It s a widely known rarely used tool and happens to be something that we are all gifted with as part of our sacred birthright Just as we are all born with the open windows to healing tools and doorways to our inner teachings we are also born with communication lines wide open to the access the Universal answers This communication passageway is commonly known as Dreaming As far back as recorded history and probably further dreams have been employed for guidance and healing The dream temples of ancient Greece are a classic example The Dreams Foundation www dreams ca There is nothing mundane about dreaming nothing common and nothing to be taken for granted Dreaming is everything that is fantastic rare and special Special like you and as unique as every breath you draw your dreams hold the key to your questions asked and not yet asked How can this be You may be thinking I cannot even remember my dreams let alone take a look at them long enough to interpret an answer Simple have you ever had a muscle that became stronger following a few good regular work outs Same principle applies in this case Put a pencil and journal by your bedside and jot down key words as soon as you wake You can revisit them whenever As you read the key words let your imagination come alive breathe deeply in and out You will see images of your dream pop up This is your 18 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 dream memory muscle being exercised Dreams are the windows to your soul or memory reflections of your past with lessons to share or lastly dreams can be communications from Guides Angels or the Ancestors Looking at the role of dream sharing of Soul information one need not look further than the noise Ask yourself when we dream do we hear noise Do we hear sound at all Most communications in the dream world are by telepathy Noise is something that we as a culture have normalized from the white noise to the internal noise Often we are so busy with everyday life and the business of the moment by moment tasks alongside the nonstop mental chatter of what we did what we need to do or what we should have done that there is no Silence I have a favourite saying that came during dreamwalking Only in the silence can we hear our souls Here is where dreaming comes in it is the gateway to the quiet of our soul Here the soul speaks loud and in unmistakable form Here lies the message of your authentic self that shares what you are how you are where you are In the clamour of everyday confusion between paying bills making money and consuming daily doses of often fearful news content we have ourselves a world overloaded with a din of swirling chaos Down time has become more noise sitting in front of a television I Phones and computer In our dreams in the beauty of silence our soul speaks to us loud and clear Our soul is able to warn us if we are not well before our bodies experience the effects Restless sleeps with ongoing disjointed nightmarish dreams may be your soul crying out to you The message may be that where you are and how you are in your in life may not be resonating with your authentic self Dreams may channel messages of what is to come and helps us better prepare for the event They become like a telephone line to the super consciousness of Source you receive the information and learn to interpret this information For in the place of Source there is no past present future no you no me It is like tapping into a wellspring of wholeness Memory reflections are another gift that our dreams share Often memory reflections come forward from the past to teach us something They say something that informs our present moment We may be feeling stuck feeling confused or in limbo in life as though we are just going through the motions Or we may be experiencing painful physical emotional symptoms Our dreams are passageways to our past in both this time and others If you have reoccurring dreams pay close attention They have a very specific teaching to share that will assist in you in your lifetime of evolution This evolution may come about in the form of growth or insight into patterns in your life or the types of people that you attract into your life experience Perhaps long ago in this life or another you chose a lesson that your soul wished to learn in order to evolve This lesson may be perceived as a painful or uncomfortable and through dreamtime you are able to see it with clarity as neither good nor bad It is both and neither You are able to look through a mirror of non judgement You receive strength from this sharing This is your medicine to add to your bundle of lived experience in this lifecycle Your soul will retain this hold it close transforming YOU into a higher light vibration This light vibration will attract others to you of similar vibration This evolution of spirit is carried home by your soul self to Source upon passing Another illustration of memory reflections are the times when you are looking at the night sky or a magazine photo with a magikal landscape that feels familiar and a blanket of nostalgia covers in you in warmth You have no idea why and you brush the emotion aside Then that night you dream of the land of nostalgia whether it be earthly and non earthly you are there doing or being You may be surrounded by others or Continued on Page 21 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 19

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Dreams by Tonya McLaughlin H ave you ever wished that you had all the answers Or prayed for the miracle to end your dilemma Or hoped for the formula to assist with your healing Lovely being you do have these answers miracles and healing ability In our worlds we have the ability to log on to this living breathing knowledge It s a widely known rarely used tool and happens to be something that we are all gifted with as part of our sacred birthright Just as we are all born with the open windows to healing tools and doorways to our inner teachings we are also born with communication lines wide open to the access the Universal answers This communication passageway is commonly known as Dreaming As far back as recorded history and probably further dreams have been employed for guidance and healing The dream temples of ancient Greece are a classic example The Dreams Foundation www dreams ca There is nothing mundane about dreaming nothing common and nothing to be taken for granted Dreaming is everything that is fantastic rare and special Special like you and as unique as every breath you draw your dreams hold the key to your questions asked and not yet asked How can this be You may be thinking I cannot even remember my dreams let alone take a look at them long enough to interpret an answer Simple have you ever had a muscle that became stronger following a few good regular work outs Same principle applies in this case Put a pencil and journal by your bedside and jot down key words as soon as you wake You can revisit them whenever As you read the key words let your imagination come alive breathe deeply in and out You will see images of your dream pop up This is your 18 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 dream memory muscle being exercised Dreams are the windows to your soul or memory reflections of your past with lessons to share or lastly dreams can be communications from Guides Angels or the Ancestors Looking at the role of dream sharing of Soul information one need not look further than the noise Ask yourself when we dream do we hear noise Do we hear sound at all Most communications in the dream world are by telepathy Noise is something that we as a culture have normalized from the white noise to the internal noise Often we are so busy with everyday life and the business of the moment by moment tasks alongside the nonstop mental chatter of what we did what we need to do or what we should have done that there is no Silence I have a favourite saying that came during dreamwalking Only in the silence can we hear our souls Here is where dreaming comes in it is the gateway to the quiet of our soul Here the soul speaks loud and in unmistakable form Here lies the message of your authentic self that shares what you are how you are where you are In the clamour of everyday confusion between paying bills making money and consuming daily doses of often fearful news content we have ourselves a world overloaded with a din of swirling chaos Down time has become more noise sitting in front of a television I Phones and computer In our dreams in the beauty of silence our soul speaks to us loud and clear Our soul is able to warn us if we are not well before our bodies experience the effects Restless sleeps with ongoing disjointed nightmarish dreams may be your soul crying out to you The message may be that where you are and how you are in your in life may not be resonating with your authentic self Dreams may channel messages of what is to come and helps us better prepare for the event They become like a telephone line to the super consciousness of Source you receive the information and learn to interpret this information For in the place of Source there is no past present future no you no me It is like tapping into a wellspring of wholeness Memory reflections are another gift that our dreams share Often memory reflections come forward from the past to teach us something They say something that informs our present moment We may be feeling stuck feeling confused or in limbo in life as though we are just going through the motions Or we may be experiencing painful physical emotional symptoms Our dreams are passageways to our past in both this time and others If you have reoccurring dreams pay close attention They have a very specific teaching to share that will assist in you in your lifetime of evolution This evolution may come about in the form of growth or insight into patterns in your life or the types of people that you attract into your life experience Perhaps long ago in this life or another you chose a lesson that your soul wished to learn in order to evolve This lesson may be perceived as a painful or uncomfortable and through dreamtime you are able to see it with clarity as neither good nor bad It is both and neither You are able to look through a mirror of non judgement You receive strength from this sharing This is your medicine to add to your bundle of lived experience in this lifecycle Your soul will retain this hold it close transforming YOU into a higher light vibration This light vibration will attract others to you of similar vibration This evolution of spirit is carried home by your soul self to Source upon passing Another illustration of memory reflections are the times when you are looking at the night sky or a magazine photo with a magikal landscape that feels familiar and a blanket of nostalgia covers in you in warmth You have no idea why and you brush the emotion aside Then that night you dream of the land of nostalgia whether it be earthly and non earthly you are there doing or being You may be surrounded by others or Continued on Page 21 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 19

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The Monroe Institute Continued from Page 21 A Global Leader in Consciousness Research Those dreams that carry a spiritual message usually come early in the morning with bright colors are not easily forgotten and sometimes wake us up These dreams need to be cherished and remembered An Elder to Chief Phil Lane Jr Ihanktonwan Dakota and Chickasaw Nations 6 day Residential Programs Now in Canada Our 2014 life changing programs o o o o o o o Apr 15 21 Jun 14 20 Jun 30 Jul 6 Aug 16 22 Aug 23 29 Sep 14 20 Oct 18 24 Gateway Remote Viewing Gateway Lifeline Exploration 27 Gateway Guidelines Honeymoon Bay Lodge Super Natural Vancouver Island 250 730 7701 www monroeinstitute canada com Benefits of Hemi Sync Programs l Increased Creativity l Accelerated Learning l Enhanced Meditations l Facilitating Out of Body States l Supporting Physical Well Being l Personal Growth Empowerment l Experiencing Transcendental States l Restorative Sleep and Stress Reduction randomly with anyone as they are sacred and have life They are to be shared at a time when you feel deeply it is right you may be alone and it feels good and comfortable you feel completely and wholly at home This is your soul sharing with you a message of past It helps you to connect to Ancestral knowledge that you are all part of the Divine energy that is our birthright It is born with you and through you and brings you home when it is time to leave your temporary space of physical body Lastly dreams aide us in our life journey by acting as a portal through which our Angels or Guides share teachings or messages These messages may be very clear or they may be disjointed Usually you will know when you have been contacted by your guide because the dream will have certain clarity to it This clarity may come in the form of colour emotion touch vibration or sound Guides come in all forms such as angelic beings birds or animals or a relative who passed on These dreams are ongoing stories that have life and breath and strength They grow and change with you They are powerful and potent and such dreams according to indigenous custom are ones that are not shared These dreams assist you in making decisions or help you to connect with who you are where you are where you come from where you are going They are of the scared breath of life of the hoop the Universal Connection Hold them close gathering them up into your Medicine bundle of lived experience They will teach as they walk alongside you in your life journey In summation the remembering and honouring of your dreams is important They share many things and are the transmitter of messages These messages come from there into here It is our birthright and gift to pick up the receiver and answer back So exercise your muscles and learn to pick up the receiver adjust the volume and listen You will become more connected for it and find wholeness of self See into the window within you push back those curtains and feel the warmth and boundless joy of knowing you are born connected live connected and shall leave your body behind with Mother Earth connected You were born into this life whole complete and knowing Wake up Remember TONYA MCLAUGHLIN honours and shares her family indigenous teachings as a Grandmother Mother Reiki practitioner and teacher as well as a 20 year veteran of Emergency mental health nursing She and her husband own manage 4 Taekwondo schools Jinshei Mind Body Healing http www wookimlangleytkd net programs specialty our Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 21

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The Monroe Institute Continued from Page 21 A Global Leader in Consciousness Research Those dreams that carry a spiritual message usually come early in the morning with bright colors are not easily forgotten and sometimes wake us up These dreams need to be cherished and remembered An Elder to Chief Phil Lane Jr Ihanktonwan Dakota and Chickasaw Nations 6 day Residential Programs Now in Canada Our 2014 life changing programs o o o o o o o Apr 15 21 Jun 14 20 Jun 30 Jul 6 Aug 16 22 Aug 23 29 Sep 14 20 Oct 18 24 Gateway Remote Viewing Gateway Lifeline Exploration 27 Gateway Guidelines Honeymoon Bay Lodge Super Natural Vancouver Island 250 730 7701 www monroeinstitute canada com Benefits of Hemi Sync Programs l Increased Creativity l Accelerated Learning l Enhanced Meditations l Facilitating Out of Body States l Supporting Physical Well Being l Personal Growth Empowerment l Experiencing Transcendental States l Restorative Sleep and Stress Reduction randomly with anyone as they are sacred and have life They are to be shared at a time when you feel deeply it is right you may be alone and it feels good and comfortable you feel completely and wholly at home This is your soul sharing with you a message of past It helps you to connect to Ancestral knowledge that you are all part of the Divine energy that is our birthright It is born with you and through you and brings you home when it is time to leave your temporary space of physical body Lastly dreams aide us in our life journey by acting as a portal through which our Angels or Guides share teachings or messages These messages may be very clear or they may be disjointed Usually you will know when you have been contacted by your guide because the dream will have certain clarity to it This clarity may come in the form of colour emotion touch vibration or sound Guides come in all forms such as angelic beings birds or animals or a relative who passed on These dreams are ongoing stories that have life and breath and strength They grow and change with you They are powerful and potent and such dreams according to indigenous custom are ones that are not shared These dreams assist you in making decisions or help you to connect with who you are where you are where you come from where you are going They are of the scared breath of life of the hoop the Universal Connection Hold them close gathering them up into your Medicine bundle of lived experience They will teach as they walk alongside you in your life journey In summation the remembering and honouring of your dreams is important They share many things and are the transmitter of messages These messages come from there into here It is our birthright and gift to pick up the receiver and answer back So exercise your muscles and learn to pick up the receiver adjust the volume and listen You will become more connected for it and find wholeness of self See into the window within you push back those curtains and feel the warmth and boundless joy of knowing you are born connected live connected and shall leave your body behind with Mother Earth connected You were born into this life whole complete and knowing Wake up Remember TONYA MCLAUGHLIN honours and shares her family indigenous teachings as a Grandmother Mother Reiki practitioner and teacher as well as a 20 year veteran of Emergency mental health nursing She and her husband own manage 4 Taekwondo schools Jinshei Mind Body Healing http www wookimlangleytkd net programs specialty our Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 21

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Dreams Sweet Dreams by David Large This is Part 1 of a 2 part series on dream techniques L earning to remember and interpret our dreams is an exciting and beneficial skill The people and situations experienced in our dreams show us reflections of unresolved issues current challenges and our greatest talents and gifts With practice we can learn effective and constructive problem solving how to re enter our dreams and even to program our dreams for insights The first thing you need to do is to record your dreams in a journal The mind speaks to us in symbols and it takes time to learn your dream language However in time you will start to understand what the symbols mean to you Some dream analysts believe everything in a dream represents an element inside the dreamer While there are definitely universal meanings for some symbols it is wise to try on your own perspectives and look and feel for a connection that is right for you An easy way to figure out what is special or significant about an image is to contrast it with another image which is similar but different in some way This technique can give you clues to what your dream is really trying to tell you For example if you dream that you are trying to get inside a house by climbing through a tiny window contrast that with using the door instead Isn t the door much easier Maybe you are doing something the hard way in your waking reality Even though we don t always remember our dreams we all dream approximately 5 8 times a night Dreaming is the mind s way of sorting processing and storing information The rapid eye movement REM phase of sleep is where most dreams occur While we are dreaming the muscles in our body appear to be paralyzed while our emotions heartbeat and blood pressure act as though we are having the experience Because our dreams are acted out in this way they are perceived as real experiences by the unconscious mind Later in this chapter I ll show you a technique called re dreaming This technique can be used when you ve had a bad or incomplete dream I have you re enter your dream and change it This process is called reframing and is a very useful tool There are several different types of dreams such as 22 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 premonition clearing problem solving and contact from spirit The first dream of the night usually contains information from your day it s purpose to sort out the mental and emotional clutter These dreams help us to relax Premonitions or teaching dreams seem to come in the middle of the night The early morning dreams are best for basic insight or practical solutions to problems we may be facing Remember this is a rough outline and only you can decide how meaningful or important each dream is to you One thing I can guarantee you however the more you remember your dreams the more you will be amazed at the insights they have for you When you wake up tomorrow morning take a moment close your eyes again and let your mind drift back to what you were dreaming about Just focusing for a couple of minutes can bring back a dream you might otherwise have lost Many aboriginal cultures use dream time to face fears A good example of this is the Senoi Tribe living in the mountains of Malaysia In the 1930 s Kilton Stewart an American psychologist visited the tribe and developed the Senoi Dream Technique SENOI DREAM TECHNIQUE 1 Always confront and conquer the danger in your dreams If a bear is attacking you in the woods go toward the bear rather than running from it If a person strikes you in the dream fight back combat and conquer your monsters rather than feeling them 2 Always move toward pleasurable experiences in your dreams If you find yourself flying in a dream relax and let yourself float on the wind If you are attracted sexually to an individual in a dream who in the waking world would be taboo for you your wife s mother etc let yourself enjoy the experience rather than dwell on the negative aspects of the situation 3 Always make your dreams have a positive outcome and exact a creative product from them Seek the poem painting song or other material that can be extracted creatively from the dream Look for the gift within the imagery Native American culture teaches the importance of facing animals in our dreams They believe these spirits are our animal totems and must be confronted without fear in order to make them our friends and protectors 4 Facing our fears in our dreams changes our behavior in real life In hypnotherapy we have people face their fears in a dream like fashion This process is called desensitization Having people face their fears in hypnosis or by re dreaming gives them the ability to reprogram their sub conscious mind Many dreams are incomplete you remember them but can t make any sense of them Use the following technique to recall your dream and make sense of it As in hypnosis I have you finish the dream face your fears and resolve any conflicts This re dreaming technique is similar to the Senoi Dream Technique in the sense that it allows you to control your dream If you have nightmares of being chased by something you can re dream it and confront this fear DAVID LARGE is the past Pres of the Canadian Hypnotherapy Assoc and the owner of the Canadian School of Natural Hypnosis David is a highly sought after professional keynote speaker seminar presenter and hypnotherapist David is the best selling Canadian author of the book The Key to self Discovery David has decided to give his book away for FREE On his website www naturalhypnosis com On the side bar you will see each of the chapters from Dave s amazing book of self Discovery and you will learn the G I F T Giulded imagery focusing techniques Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 23

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Dreams Sweet Dreams by David Large This is Part 1 of a 2 part series on dream techniques L earning to remember and interpret our dreams is an exciting and beneficial skill The people and situations experienced in our dreams show us reflections of unresolved issues current challenges and our greatest talents and gifts With practice we can learn effective and constructive problem solving how to re enter our dreams and even to program our dreams for insights The first thing you need to do is to record your dreams in a journal The mind speaks to us in symbols and it takes time to learn your dream language However in time you will start to understand what the symbols mean to you Some dream analysts believe everything in a dream represents an element inside the dreamer While there are definitely universal meanings for some symbols it is wise to try on your own perspectives and look and feel for a connection that is right for you An easy way to figure out what is special or significant about an image is to contrast it with another image which is similar but different in some way This technique can give you clues to what your dream is really trying to tell you For example if you dream that you are trying to get inside a house by climbing through a tiny window contrast that with using the door instead Isn t the door much easier Maybe you are doing something the hard way in your waking reality Even though we don t always remember our dreams we all dream approximately 5 8 times a night Dreaming is the mind s way of sorting processing and storing information The rapid eye movement REM phase of sleep is where most dreams occur While we are dreaming the muscles in our body appear to be paralyzed while our emotions heartbeat and blood pressure act as though we are having the experience Because our dreams are acted out in this way they are perceived as real experiences by the unconscious mind Later in this chapter I ll show you a technique called re dreaming This technique can be used when you ve had a bad or incomplete dream I have you re enter your dream and change it This process is called reframing and is a very useful tool There are several different types of dreams such as 22 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 premonition clearing problem solving and contact from spirit The first dream of the night usually contains information from your day it s purpose to sort out the mental and emotional clutter These dreams help us to relax Premonitions or teaching dreams seem to come in the middle of the night The early morning dreams are best for basic insight or practical solutions to problems we may be facing Remember this is a rough outline and only you can decide how meaningful or important each dream is to you One thing I can guarantee you however the more you remember your dreams the more you will be amazed at the insights they have for you When you wake up tomorrow morning take a moment close your eyes again and let your mind drift back to what you were dreaming about Just focusing for a couple of minutes can bring back a dream you might otherwise have lost Many aboriginal cultures use dream time to face fears A good example of this is the Senoi Tribe living in the mountains of Malaysia In the 1930 s Kilton Stewart an American psychologist visited the tribe and developed the Senoi Dream Technique SENOI DREAM TECHNIQUE 1 Always confront and conquer the danger in your dreams If a bear is attacking you in the woods go toward the bear rather than running from it If a person strikes you in the dream fight back combat and conquer your monsters rather than feeling them 2 Always move toward pleasurable experiences in your dreams If you find yourself flying in a dream relax and let yourself float on the wind If you are attracted sexually to an individual in a dream who in the waking world would be taboo for you your wife s mother etc let yourself enjoy the experience rather than dwell on the negative aspects of the situation 3 Always make your dreams have a positive outcome and exact a creative product from them Seek the poem painting song or other material that can be extracted creatively from the dream Look for the gift within the imagery Native American culture teaches the importance of facing animals in our dreams They believe these spirits are our animal totems and must be confronted without fear in order to make them our friends and protectors 4 Facing our fears in our dreams changes our behavior in real life In hypnotherapy we have people face their fears in a dream like fashion This process is called desensitization Having people face their fears in hypnosis or by re dreaming gives them the ability to reprogram their sub conscious mind Many dreams are incomplete you remember them but can t make any sense of them Use the following technique to recall your dream and make sense of it As in hypnosis I have you finish the dream face your fears and resolve any conflicts This re dreaming technique is similar to the Senoi Dream Technique in the sense that it allows you to control your dream If you have nightmares of being chased by something you can re dream it and confront this fear DAVID LARGE is the past Pres of the Canadian Hypnotherapy Assoc and the owner of the Canadian School of Natural Hypnosis David is a highly sought after professional keynote speaker seminar presenter and hypnotherapist David is the best selling Canadian author of the book The Key to self Discovery David has decided to give his book away for FREE On his website www naturalhypnosis com On the side bar you will see each of the chapters from Dave s amazing book of self Discovery and you will learn the G I F T Giulded imagery focusing techniques Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 23

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Stand Tall by Mary Bell 2 014 is a time of re birth Astrological transits electromagnetic shifts and five New Super Moons are moving us forward this year We are truly ready for rebirth we have been waiting a long time for this kind of movement to take place and it is finally here Insights abound if we allow ourselves some quiet time to listen to Spirit I have certainly found this to be true this year as I channel new information coming through different from any other I have yet received The energy coming through is affecting our light bodies in such a way that we need to realign them and recalibrate with this new energy I find myself revisiting old nutritional information I once knew but needed to be reminded of This is important because our bodies need the right fuel to be able to vibrate at higher levels Hardly a day goes by that we are not being reminded of the contamination of our food supply that is occurring Hawaii is going to Federal Court to attempt to stop Monsanto from continuing to ravage their land with GMO seeds and pesticides that are being used in such large quantities that there is genuine concern about their long time affects on growing children and animals They actually 24 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 want to put Agent Orange in our food supply_ can you believe it And add aspartame to milk without labeling it Why do you suppose these companies are spending so much to keep GMO products from being labeled in the food supply What don t they want us to know Did you know it is Monsanto that produces fructose corn syrup I have always been interested in nutrition I studied it for many years and use it in my healing practice on a routine basis If there are functional issues going on in the body such as adrenal stress they can greatly affect emotions and other physical issues By addressing this first then we can see the extent of other healing that is needed In the Brennan system we learned to restructure and balance organs which is far beyond what traditional medicine can do with these issues even Chinese medicine and acupuncture and yet sometimes nutritional supplements are needed to feed the organ for a complete healing to occur I remember when sugar was what we were supposed to avoid as unhealthy and if we gained some weight by reducing sugar and calories we could lose it Obesity was rare now it is epidemic I revisited the information on fructose corn syrup and aspartame I was reminded of their affects on our brains and their contribution to the obesity epidemic and resolved to be even more consciousness of what I was eating With a little investigation I found that my favorite bakery uses fructose corn syrup in their muffins and msg in their soup no wonder I want to eat there so often According to Dr Robert Lusting Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of California San Francisco Glucose suppresses the hunger hormone ghrelin and stimulates leptin which suppresses your appetite Fructose has no effect on ghrelin and interferes with your brain s communication with leptin resulting in overeating The fatty acids created during fructose metabolism accumulate as fat droplets in your liver and skeletal muscle tissues causing insulin resistance and non alcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD Insulin resistance progresses to metabolic syndrome and type II diabetes When you eat 120 calories of glucose less than one calorie is stored as fat 120 calories of fructose results in 40 calories being stored as fat Consuming fructose is essentially consuming fat The metabolism of fructose by your liver creates a long list of waste products and toxins including a large amount of uric acid which drives up blood pressure and causes gout Dr Richard Johnson s latest book The Fat Switch dispels many of the most pervasive myths relating to diet and obesity He discovered the method that animals use to gain fat prior to times of food scarcity which turned out to be a powerful adaptive benefit His research showed that fructose activates a key enzyme fructokinase which in turn activates another enzyme that causes cells to accumulate fat When this enzyme is blocked fat cannot be stored in the cell Interestingly this is the exact same switch animals use to fatten up in the fall and to burn fat during the winter Fructose is the dietary ingredient that turns on this switch causing cells to accumulate fat both in animals and in humans 1 Continue on Page 26 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 25

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Stand Tall by Mary Bell 2 014 is a time of re birth Astrological transits electromagnetic shifts and five New Super Moons are moving us forward this year We are truly ready for rebirth we have been waiting a long time for this kind of movement to take place and it is finally here Insights abound if we allow ourselves some quiet time to listen to Spirit I have certainly found this to be true this year as I channel new information coming through different from any other I have yet received The energy coming through is affecting our light bodies in such a way that we need to realign them and recalibrate with this new energy I find myself revisiting old nutritional information I once knew but needed to be reminded of This is important because our bodies need the right fuel to be able to vibrate at higher levels Hardly a day goes by that we are not being reminded of the contamination of our food supply that is occurring Hawaii is going to Federal Court to attempt to stop Monsanto from continuing to ravage their land with GMO seeds and pesticides that are being used in such large quantities that there is genuine concern about their long time affects on growing children and animals They actually 24 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 want to put Agent Orange in our food supply_ can you believe it And add aspartame to milk without labeling it Why do you suppose these companies are spending so much to keep GMO products from being labeled in the food supply What don t they want us to know Did you know it is Monsanto that produces fructose corn syrup I have always been interested in nutrition I studied it for many years and use it in my healing practice on a routine basis If there are functional issues going on in the body such as adrenal stress they can greatly affect emotions and other physical issues By addressing this first then we can see the extent of other healing that is needed In the Brennan system we learned to restructure and balance organs which is far beyond what traditional medicine can do with these issues even Chinese medicine and acupuncture and yet sometimes nutritional supplements are needed to feed the organ for a complete healing to occur I remember when sugar was what we were supposed to avoid as unhealthy and if we gained some weight by reducing sugar and calories we could lose it Obesity was rare now it is epidemic I revisited the information on fructose corn syrup and aspartame I was reminded of their affects on our brains and their contribution to the obesity epidemic and resolved to be even more consciousness of what I was eating With a little investigation I found that my favorite bakery uses fructose corn syrup in their muffins and msg in their soup no wonder I want to eat there so often According to Dr Robert Lusting Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of California San Francisco Glucose suppresses the hunger hormone ghrelin and stimulates leptin which suppresses your appetite Fructose has no effect on ghrelin and interferes with your brain s communication with leptin resulting in overeating The fatty acids created during fructose metabolism accumulate as fat droplets in your liver and skeletal muscle tissues causing insulin resistance and non alcoholic fatty liver disease NAFLD Insulin resistance progresses to metabolic syndrome and type II diabetes When you eat 120 calories of glucose less than one calorie is stored as fat 120 calories of fructose results in 40 calories being stored as fat Consuming fructose is essentially consuming fat The metabolism of fructose by your liver creates a long list of waste products and toxins including a large amount of uric acid which drives up blood pressure and causes gout Dr Richard Johnson s latest book The Fat Switch dispels many of the most pervasive myths relating to diet and obesity He discovered the method that animals use to gain fat prior to times of food scarcity which turned out to be a powerful adaptive benefit His research showed that fructose activates a key enzyme fructokinase which in turn activates another enzyme that causes cells to accumulate fat When this enzyme is blocked fat cannot be stored in the cell Interestingly this is the exact same switch animals use to fatten up in the fall and to burn fat during the winter Fructose is the dietary ingredient that turns on this switch causing cells to accumulate fat both in animals and in humans 1 Continue on Page 26 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 25

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Continued from Page 25 Fructose corn syrup is in everything now read the labels That s old news But I for one had lost track of how invasive it had become and how it might be affecting me Aspartame is another story According to Dr Mercola a well known nutritional expert the reason it is causing weight gain instead of weight loss is because phenylalanine and aspartic acid the two amino acids that make up 90 percent of aspartame are known to rapidly stimulate the release of insulin and leptin two hormones that are intricately involved with satiety and fat storage Insulin and leptin are also the primary hormones that regulate your metabolism So although you re not consuming calories in the form of sugar aspartame can still raise your insulin and leptin levels Elevated insulin and leptin levels in turn are two of the driving forces behind obesity diabetes and a number of our current chronic disease epidemics Over time if your body is exposed to too much leptin it will become resistant to it just as your body can become resistant to insulin and once that happens your body can no longer hear the hormonal messages instructing your body to stop eating burn fat and maintain good sensitivity to sweet tastes in your taste buds You remain hungry you crave sweets and your body stores more fat Leptin resistance also causes an increase in visceral fat sending you on a vicious cycle of hunger fat storage and an increased risk of heart disease diabetes metabolic syndrome and more Additionally large doses of phenylalanine can 26 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 lower important neurotransmitters like sero tonin which also influences satiety Decreased serotonin levels reduce feelings of satiety which can then lead to over eating or binge eating In the end the research tells us that artificial sweeteners are nothing more than a pipe dream when it comes to being a dieter s aid because contrary to what the marketing campaigns claim low or no calorie artificial sweeteners are more likely to help you pack on the pounds than shed them 2 That s to say nothing about the brain tumors aspartame is causing So if we want to remain healthy or get healthy and embody higher vibration and consciousness we need to fuel our bodies with healthy foods not contaminated ones We don t have to eat contaminated foods but we have to be diligent in what we ingest and we need to stand up to companies like Monsanto who are manufacturing and promoting these products so that we can continue to have a choice in what we eat I remember learning in my spiritual studies about the genetic manipulation that occurred in Atlantis and about fractals in time when events repeat themselves It s occurring again folks in a different way By manipulating our food supply our genetics are being manipulated again if we allow it which leads to chronic disease and lowered vibration We can make different decisions this time and not be victimized Stand tall and in your power humanity become conscious of what is going on make healthy choices and don t allow our food supply to become tainted in this way by standing up to the companies that are doing this Namaste MARY BELL is is a spiritual healer author teacher and channel who has been in private practice for over 20 years A forerunner in the teaching of Ascension work her passion has been to bring ease and grace into the transformational process Mary specializes in finding the root cause of any issue and healing it across time She published her first book Kicking and Screaming to Enlightenment a Journey to the Real Self in 2010 www foundationforunity com

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Continued from Page 25 Fructose corn syrup is in everything now read the labels That s old news But I for one had lost track of how invasive it had become and how it might be affecting me Aspartame is another story According to Dr Mercola a well known nutritional expert the reason it is causing weight gain instead of weight loss is because phenylalanine and aspartic acid the two amino acids that make up 90 percent of aspartame are known to rapidly stimulate the release of insulin and leptin two hormones that are intricately involved with satiety and fat storage Insulin and leptin are also the primary hormones that regulate your metabolism So although you re not consuming calories in the form of sugar aspartame can still raise your insulin and leptin levels Elevated insulin and leptin levels in turn are two of the driving forces behind obesity diabetes and a number of our current chronic disease epidemics Over time if your body is exposed to too much leptin it will become resistant to it just as your body can become resistant to insulin and once that happens your body can no longer hear the hormonal messages instructing your body to stop eating burn fat and maintain good sensitivity to sweet tastes in your taste buds You remain hungry you crave sweets and your body stores more fat Leptin resistance also causes an increase in visceral fat sending you on a vicious cycle of hunger fat storage and an increased risk of heart disease diabetes metabolic syndrome and more Additionally large doses of phenylalanine can 26 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 lower important neurotransmitters like sero tonin which also influences satiety Decreased serotonin levels reduce feelings of satiety which can then lead to over eating or binge eating In the end the research tells us that artificial sweeteners are nothing more than a pipe dream when it comes to being a dieter s aid because contrary to what the marketing campaigns claim low or no calorie artificial sweeteners are more likely to help you pack on the pounds than shed them 2 That s to say nothing about the brain tumors aspartame is causing So if we want to remain healthy or get healthy and embody higher vibration and consciousness we need to fuel our bodies with healthy foods not contaminated ones We don t have to eat contaminated foods but we have to be diligent in what we ingest and we need to stand up to companies like Monsanto who are manufacturing and promoting these products so that we can continue to have a choice in what we eat I remember learning in my spiritual studies about the genetic manipulation that occurred in Atlantis and about fractals in time when events repeat themselves It s occurring again folks in a different way By manipulating our food supply our genetics are being manipulated again if we allow it which leads to chronic disease and lowered vibration We can make different decisions this time and not be victimized Stand tall and in your power humanity become conscious of what is going on make healthy choices and don t allow our food supply to become tainted in this way by standing up to the companies that are doing this Namaste MARY BELL is is a spiritual healer author teacher and channel who has been in private practice for over 20 years A forerunner in the teaching of Ascension work her passion has been to bring ease and grace into the transformational process Mary specializes in finding the root cause of any issue and healing it across time She published her first book Kicking and Screaming to Enlightenment a Journey to the Real Self in 2010 www foundationforunity com

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Journey to the Heart by Nora Caron D o you ride horses up in Canada he asked Lucina giving her a quick look His black hair fluttered elegantly in the morning air He wore tight fitting jeans just the kind that Lucina liked the ones that flared at the bottom His simple black t shirt merged well with his intense dark hair and for effect or for humor he reached into his bag and pulled out a cowboy hat Grinning he looked at Lucina and put the hat on A little American once in a while doesn t kill anyone Lucina laughed and decided not to comment Yes I ride horses in Canada but not in Montreal only in the country I rode a bit when I was younger but as soon as I moved to Montreal at around ten years old I gave it up Teleo directed his horse around a huge of puddle water and they continued along quietly for a good half hour The fresh scent of budding flowers greeted them while birds chirped exotic and enticing songs All of a sudden Lucina spotted a long yellow and red snake curled up in the branches some twenty feet away from where they were Uncomfortable at the sight of the snake she turned her attention to the sky and instead observed the fluffy grey clouds However the Mexican had noticed the snake as well Most people are afraid of snakes he said turning his horse towards Lucina s What people don t know is that snakes will bite only as a last resort because they are actually really afraid of humans I believe that the reason people are afraid of snakes is because deep down there is a connection between snakes and sexuality I think that the sight of snakes awakens one s sexuality Lucina looked up curious What people who have read the Bible have failed to understand Teleo continued was that tasting the fruit of the tree of knowledge was like tasting the fruit of one s inner being one s sexuality Sexuality has been taboo for a long time and only now people are realizing how it is truly central to all life Without the pulse of the snake the earth would be a fruitless earth In fact all seeds arise from the pulse of the snake be it trees flowers animals or humans People are afraid of snakes if they are afraid of their own sexuality Well I don t know about snakes but I do know that all men care about is their own snake if you know what I mean Lucina answered Teleo raised his eyebrows and laughed Lucina shifted under his gaze 28 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 An excerpt from the book of the same name Ah you re right he said There are those who use the snake energy selfishly and blindly and there are those who completely ignore it That s why many people are confused either the snake is present but for selfish ends or it s completely absent I admit that generally men use it blindly and most of the time women repress it It s sad that humans have forgotten how to use their snake energy Lucina sat in the saddle and suddenly felt exposed naked almost in front of this tall curly black haired Mexican Why are we talking about snakes and sex she thought More than that why are we discussing anything at all when an actual snake is watching us some fifteen feet away Lucina felt jittery and urged Luna on Have no fear se orita we re only talking about things I m sorry for making you uncomfortable I can see you don t want to discuss the energy of the snake anymore Teleo said He passed by Lucina and began leading the way towards the rapids once more After some time they heard the distinct rush of water and Teleo called out that they should tie the horses up around the big oak trees near the rapids After tying Luna up Lucina followed Teleo prudently searching the ground for any signs of snakes or other dangerous creatures They came to an opening in the jungle where tall trees lined a narrow river and where tiny red yellow and brown stones created a colourful carpet on the ground After struggling through the academic world NORA CARON realized that she was destined to pave a new path for souls that were feeling disoriented in the modern day materialistic world In her writings she speaks of the necessity to return to nature to our original selves and to govern our emotions in order to achieve true peace Nora is the author of The New Dimensions Trilogy which is composed of Journey to the Heart 2013 New Dimensions of Being 2013 and Jaguar Dreams 2014 Nora s mission in life is to help people break away from negative thoughts and behaviors so that they can discover true joy love and happiness www noracaron com Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 29

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Journey to the Heart by Nora Caron D o you ride horses up in Canada he asked Lucina giving her a quick look His black hair fluttered elegantly in the morning air He wore tight fitting jeans just the kind that Lucina liked the ones that flared at the bottom His simple black t shirt merged well with his intense dark hair and for effect or for humor he reached into his bag and pulled out a cowboy hat Grinning he looked at Lucina and put the hat on A little American once in a while doesn t kill anyone Lucina laughed and decided not to comment Yes I ride horses in Canada but not in Montreal only in the country I rode a bit when I was younger but as soon as I moved to Montreal at around ten years old I gave it up Teleo directed his horse around a huge of puddle water and they continued along quietly for a good half hour The fresh scent of budding flowers greeted them while birds chirped exotic and enticing songs All of a sudden Lucina spotted a long yellow and red snake curled up in the branches some twenty feet away from where they were Uncomfortable at the sight of the snake she turned her attention to the sky and instead observed the fluffy grey clouds However the Mexican had noticed the snake as well Most people are afraid of snakes he said turning his horse towards Lucina s What people don t know is that snakes will bite only as a last resort because they are actually really afraid of humans I believe that the reason people are afraid of snakes is because deep down there is a connection between snakes and sexuality I think that the sight of snakes awakens one s sexuality Lucina looked up curious What people who have read the Bible have failed to understand Teleo continued was that tasting the fruit of the tree of knowledge was like tasting the fruit of one s inner being one s sexuality Sexuality has been taboo for a long time and only now people are realizing how it is truly central to all life Without the pulse of the snake the earth would be a fruitless earth In fact all seeds arise from the pulse of the snake be it trees flowers animals or humans People are afraid of snakes if they are afraid of their own sexuality Well I don t know about snakes but I do know that all men care about is their own snake if you know what I mean Lucina answered Teleo raised his eyebrows and laughed Lucina shifted under his gaze 28 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 An excerpt from the book of the same name Ah you re right he said There are those who use the snake energy selfishly and blindly and there are those who completely ignore it That s why many people are confused either the snake is present but for selfish ends or it s completely absent I admit that generally men use it blindly and most of the time women repress it It s sad that humans have forgotten how to use their snake energy Lucina sat in the saddle and suddenly felt exposed naked almost in front of this tall curly black haired Mexican Why are we talking about snakes and sex she thought More than that why are we discussing anything at all when an actual snake is watching us some fifteen feet away Lucina felt jittery and urged Luna on Have no fear se orita we re only talking about things I m sorry for making you uncomfortable I can see you don t want to discuss the energy of the snake anymore Teleo said He passed by Lucina and began leading the way towards the rapids once more After some time they heard the distinct rush of water and Teleo called out that they should tie the horses up around the big oak trees near the rapids After tying Luna up Lucina followed Teleo prudently searching the ground for any signs of snakes or other dangerous creatures They came to an opening in the jungle where tall trees lined a narrow river and where tiny red yellow and brown stones created a colourful carpet on the ground After struggling through the academic world NORA CARON realized that she was destined to pave a new path for souls that were feeling disoriented in the modern day materialistic world In her writings she speaks of the necessity to return to nature to our original selves and to govern our emotions in order to achieve true peace Nora is the author of The New Dimensions Trilogy which is composed of Journey to the Heart 2013 New Dimensions of Being 2013 and Jaguar Dreams 2014 Nora s mission in life is to help people break away from negative thoughts and behaviors so that they can discover true joy love and happiness www noracaron com Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 29

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Your First Angel by Madeleine Kasem T here is a first time for everything including seeing your first angel I met my first angel when I was far from home I moved from the big city of Toronto to a quiet farming cooperative in British Columbia it was a career move to support my goal of becoming an herbalist a practitioner of medicinal herbs A few days after my arrival a call went out Two volunteers were needed for an overnight shift to restock containers in the community s herb store located 40 minutes from the farm I was the first to respond to this sizzling offer of all night fun lol The store was quiet after closing time as my coworker and I went about our tasks It was past midnight when she suggested a tea and meditation break Tea was familiar but what was meditation I confessed I had no training Not a problem Apparently all I had to do was sit The store s south wall had an old fireplace and mantel on which were lovingly placed pictures of sages and masters representing a variety of faiths And there were candles My colleague lit the candles and sat cross legged on the wooden floor I did the same inhaling the peaceful scene with a long gaze gently allowing my eyes to close I have no idea if my eyes were still closed when the magnificence of an angel appeared I felt the room swell with love and compassion As the angel s radiant presence filled the room two cats appeared at his feet and I recognized my childhood pets One at a time each cat rose ever so gently from the floor towards the angel s outstretched arm One at a time each cat s life purpose was stated and then the purpose each was serving on the other side I was overcome with joy and gratitude From that moment on angels were real for me and all life forms no matter how small served a purpose If you are seeking a first time visit from an angel I hope you will give it a try An alternative to meditating is to ask every night just before drifting off to sleep Best wishes for a joyous first encounter MADELEINE KASEM M A is an angel card reader based in Toronto A practitioner of meditation for more than 30 years she is the only Canadian certified to read the angel cards of British angelologist Angela McGerr www wingsofchangeschool com Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 31

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Your First Angel by Madeleine Kasem T here is a first time for everything including seeing your first angel I met my first angel when I was far from home I moved from the big city of Toronto to a quiet farming cooperative in British Columbia it was a career move to support my goal of becoming an herbalist a practitioner of medicinal herbs A few days after my arrival a call went out Two volunteers were needed for an overnight shift to restock containers in the community s herb store located 40 minutes from the farm I was the first to respond to this sizzling offer of all night fun lol The store was quiet after closing time as my coworker and I went about our tasks It was past midnight when she suggested a tea and meditation break Tea was familiar but what was meditation I confessed I had no training Not a problem Apparently all I had to do was sit The store s south wall had an old fireplace and mantel on which were lovingly placed pictures of sages and masters representing a variety of faiths And there were candles My colleague lit the candles and sat cross legged on the wooden floor I did the same inhaling the peaceful scene with a long gaze gently allowing my eyes to close I have no idea if my eyes were still closed when the magnificence of an angel appeared I felt the room swell with love and compassion As the angel s radiant presence filled the room two cats appeared at his feet and I recognized my childhood pets One at a time each cat rose ever so gently from the floor towards the angel s outstretched arm One at a time each cat s life purpose was stated and then the purpose each was serving on the other side I was overcome with joy and gratitude From that moment on angels were real for me and all life forms no matter how small served a purpose If you are seeking a first time visit from an angel I hope you will give it a try An alternative to meditating is to ask every night just before drifting off to sleep Best wishes for a joyous first encounter MADELEINE KASEM M A is an angel card reader based in Toronto A practitioner of meditation for more than 30 years she is the only Canadian certified to read the angel cards of British angelologist Angela McGerr www wingsofchangeschool com Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 31

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Spirit of Gabriola Spirit of Gabriola Gabriola Island Isle of the Arts P lan your Summer Vacation and Weekend Getaway Blessed with one of the best climates in Canada diverse beaches nature parks stunning ocean views and incredible sunsets Gabriola is proud in being one of the Gulf Island most popular summer vacation destinations The Art of Exploring and Having Fun Power down your phone take off your watch it s time to have some fun on our amazing island There are kayak rentals and guided adventures fishing boat charters worldrenowned diving spots sandy halfmoon beaches and a network of protected parks On Gabriola you can recreate to your hearts content We have more public beach access points to more diverse beaches than any other BC Island There s an extensive network of hiking and biking trails thanks to GaLTT www galtt ca our local land and trails trust Bike the island on our famous North South Road loop For more organized play we have a challenging 9 hole golf course fitness gym tennis courts and sports field The Art of Getting Around Bring your car Bike Hike Taxi Scooter Bus Float Plane Ferry Getting to from and around Gabriola has never been easier Choose from a variety of travel methods and you arrive at Gabriola in a Snap And once you arrive getting around the island is a breeze The Art of Accommodating Gabriola is a year round destination B B s cottages resorts inns and campground Cosy to spacious sweet to stunning You ll find the prefect place to stay for your getaway family vacation wedding or corporate retreat Wake up to the peaceful song of birds perched within the majestic cedars Curl up by the fire while soaking in a panoramic view of the ocean a quiet corner of the bay or the beautiful meadows of the acreage surrounding you Sit on your deck and watch the eagles soar as a deer meanders by Your hosts on Gabriola are experts in the Art of Accommodating striving to ensure you share memories of a perfect stay in our little piece of paradise The Art of Dining Gabriola has great taste Whether it s familyfriendly meals quick bites or a special evening out we have it covered Our restauranteur take great pride in preparing fresh and delicious food with creative menus that change with the seasons Wherever you choose to eat you will feel our island hospitality in warm and inviting atmosphere Many of our local restaurants have teamed up with island farmers bringing you fresh food from the fields around us The Art of Markets Every weekend from May October you can visit our many markets Art Gifts Produce there is something for everyone The Art of Spiritual Living Whether you are searching for holistic health a rejuvenation retreat self development courses a yoga class or inspiration from the written word you ll find the tranquility you ve been searching A refuge from the pressure of everyday life Gabriola takes you away from the habits and routines of daily existence to the poetic and magical realm of wellness in body mind and spirit The Art of Arts Entertainment Whatever the reason and wherever the venue when the community of Gabriola gets together it s always a celebration of the lifestyle the environment and most of all the people who live here No matter the day of the year there is always an event to attend Enjoy renowned local and visiting musicians speakers and other performers putting on events that rival the level of activity in a community 10 20 times our population Indeed it s rare for a week to go by without a special event performance show or concert Here are listings of up and coming events for 2014 Isle of the Arts Festival April 17 27 Tour d Coop June 15 Gabriola Home and Garden Tour June 22 Brickyard Beast 10k Run August 3 Concert on the Green August 7 Salmon BBQ August 9 Theatre Festival and Street Fair August 15 17 Gabriola Thanksgiving Studio Tour Oct 11 13 For more information on Events and Visiting our Island please visit our website www gabriolaisland org Gabriola welcomes you your family and friends True Blue Spirit is created with love on Gabriola Island British Columbia Each issue we would like to share a little bit about Gabriola so you can get the flavour of what our island is all about We do hope you ll visit soon 32 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 33

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Spirit of Gabriola Spirit of Gabriola Gabriola Island Isle of the Arts P lan your Summer Vacation and Weekend Getaway Blessed with one of the best climates in Canada diverse beaches nature parks stunning ocean views and incredible sunsets Gabriola is proud in being one of the Gulf Island most popular summer vacation destinations The Art of Exploring and Having Fun Power down your phone take off your watch it s time to have some fun on our amazing island There are kayak rentals and guided adventures fishing boat charters worldrenowned diving spots sandy halfmoon beaches and a network of protected parks On Gabriola you can recreate to your hearts content We have more public beach access points to more diverse beaches than any other BC Island There s an extensive network of hiking and biking trails thanks to GaLTT www galtt ca our local land and trails trust Bike the island on our famous North South Road loop For more organized play we have a challenging 9 hole golf course fitness gym tennis courts and sports field The Art of Getting Around Bring your car Bike Hike Taxi Scooter Bus Float Plane Ferry Getting to from and around Gabriola has never been easier Choose from a variety of travel methods and you arrive at Gabriola in a Snap And once you arrive getting around the island is a breeze The Art of Accommodating Gabriola is a year round destination B B s cottages resorts inns and campground Cosy to spacious sweet to stunning You ll find the prefect place to stay for your getaway family vacation wedding or corporate retreat Wake up to the peaceful song of birds perched within the majestic cedars Curl up by the fire while soaking in a panoramic view of the ocean a quiet corner of the bay or the beautiful meadows of the acreage surrounding you Sit on your deck and watch the eagles soar as a deer meanders by Your hosts on Gabriola are experts in the Art of Accommodating striving to ensure you share memories of a perfect stay in our little piece of paradise The Art of Dining Gabriola has great taste Whether it s familyfriendly meals quick bites or a special evening out we have it covered Our restauranteur take great pride in preparing fresh and delicious food with creative menus that change with the seasons Wherever you choose to eat you will feel our island hospitality in warm and inviting atmosphere Many of our local restaurants have teamed up with island farmers bringing you fresh food from the fields around us The Art of Markets Every weekend from May October you can visit our many markets Art Gifts Produce there is something for everyone The Art of Spiritual Living Whether you are searching for holistic health a rejuvenation retreat self development courses a yoga class or inspiration from the written word you ll find the tranquility you ve been searching A refuge from the pressure of everyday life Gabriola takes you away from the habits and routines of daily existence to the poetic and magical realm of wellness in body mind and spirit The Art of Arts Entertainment Whatever the reason and wherever the venue when the community of Gabriola gets together it s always a celebration of the lifestyle the environment and most of all the people who live here No matter the day of the year there is always an event to attend Enjoy renowned local and visiting musicians speakers and other performers putting on events that rival the level of activity in a community 10 20 times our population Indeed it s rare for a week to go by without a special event performance show or concert Here are listings of up and coming events for 2014 Isle of the Arts Festival April 17 27 Tour d Coop June 15 Gabriola Home and Garden Tour June 22 Brickyard Beast 10k Run August 3 Concert on the Green August 7 Salmon BBQ August 9 Theatre Festival and Street Fair August 15 17 Gabriola Thanksgiving Studio Tour Oct 11 13 For more information on Events and Visiting our Island please visit our website www gabriolaisland org Gabriola welcomes you your family and friends True Blue Spirit is created with love on Gabriola Island British Columbia Each issue we would like to share a little bit about Gabriola so you can get the flavour of what our island is all about We do hope you ll visit soon 32 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 33

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Top 10 Ways to Boost your Happiness by Jonathan Robinson A rticles with titles like this usually offer up simple platitudes for being happy such as accept everyone or live a balanced life While those ideas are true they are also basically worthless Such platitudes are so general that they don t really give you anything that impacts your daily life This article is different I m going to tell you what scientific research shows are the top 10 things you can quickly do to boost your level of happiness By doing any of the 10 items that follow you will almost surely feel dramatically better in under three minutes In addition by combining items from the list below you can increase their effectiveness even more 10 Look at pictures of people and animals you love on your smartphone or computer As you look at each picture remember an enjoyable time you had with them and send them a silent wish that they live a happy and productive life 9 Exercise even if only for 3 minutes Take a quick brisk walk do some jumping jacks whatever gets your heart going and your lungs breathing more deeply In even a minute you ll start to feel better Hallelujah for such a simple thing 5 Tune into the power of gratitude Just saying a sincere Thank you to people who serve you at a restaurant or bag your groceries can be a quick happiness booster Another thing you can do to feel grateful is to write down three things you currently feel grateful for in your life They could be big things such as your children or small things such as the great burger you had for lunch By writing them down you ll immediately see that there is a lot of good in your life 4 Do a 90 second heart meditation that consists of taking a deep breath and imagining exhaling out the center of your chest Then close your eyes and imagine someone you love such as a pet child or friend Remember special times with this being and bask in the gratitude that they re in your life If you want imagine hugging or holding them in a way that helps you to feel connected to them This simple method can take you from stressed out to blissed out in about 90 seconds Research shows that doing this for one minute can reduce your stress hormones for up to five hours 3 Spend time with a beloved pet toddler and or nature environment Pets young kids and trees live in the moment they are in You and I on the other hand spend most our time thinking about the past or worrying about the future If you spend time playing with a pet toddler or enjoying nature some of their ability to be present in the moment will rub off on you 2 Play a song that you really enjoy and sing along Here s something to try sing along with I Wanna Hold Your Hand by the Beatles and try to feel depressed You can t do it By singing along with your favorite songs you can lift yourself out of almost any bad mood 1 And the winner for the single most effective way to quickly boost your happiness is do an act of kindness for a stranger or friend Yep it s true When you do a small act of kindness you feel better your friend feels better and the world has a bit more kindness in it Even something small like saying what you appreciate about someone will immediately boost your level of well being as well as theirs So now that you know the top 10 ways to quickly boost your happiness level do something about it The world could use a lot more happy people After all happy people are less selfish than normal people they re more productive they make more money and they are healthier than the rest of us One simple way to boost your happiness this moment is for you to forward this article to friends and family By doing that you ll be doing an act of kindness the 1 booster and helping those you care about feel even happier What could be better than that Do it now 8 Give someone money Research shows that when we give to a needy person money we immediately feel better about ourselves It helps another person too so it s a win win 7 Get cooler By going from a hot or warm environment to a cooler one our mood and sense of happiness tends to go up Hooray for air conditioning 6 Work towards an important goal Whether it be cleaning your desk or selling more widgets when you feel like you re making progress towards a specific and important goal you invariably feel better Just by reading all the way through this article you ll have achieved something so you ll feel good 36 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 JONATHAN ROBINSON is the author of Find Happiness Now 50 Shortcuts for Bringing More Love Balance and Joy Into Your Life a fun book offering easy ways to create more fulfillment and real lasting happiness Robinson has taught more than 100 million people simple ways to be happier through TV shows such as Oprah and CNN and with his nine best selling books In his latest book he focuses on ideas and methods that can be done in under three minutes yet still have a dramatic impact on a person s life www FindingHappiness com Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 37

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Top 10 Ways to Boost your Happiness by Jonathan Robinson A rticles with titles like this usually offer up simple platitudes for being happy such as accept everyone or live a balanced life While those ideas are true they are also basically worthless Such platitudes are so general that they don t really give you anything that impacts your daily life This article is different I m going to tell you what scientific research shows are the top 10 things you can quickly do to boost your level of happiness By doing any of the 10 items that follow you will almost surely feel dramatically better in under three minutes In addition by combining items from the list below you can increase their effectiveness even more 10 Look at pictures of people and animals you love on your smartphone or computer As you look at each picture remember an enjoyable time you had with them and send them a silent wish that they live a happy and productive life 9 Exercise even if only for 3 minutes Take a quick brisk walk do some jumping jacks whatever gets your heart going and your lungs breathing more deeply In even a minute you ll start to feel better Hallelujah for such a simple thing 5 Tune into the power of gratitude Just saying a sincere Thank you to people who serve you at a restaurant or bag your groceries can be a quick happiness booster Another thing you can do to feel grateful is to write down three things you currently feel grateful for in your life They could be big things such as your children or small things such as the great burger you had for lunch By writing them down you ll immediately see that there is a lot of good in your life 4 Do a 90 second heart meditation that consists of taking a deep breath and imagining exhaling out the center of your chest Then close your eyes and imagine someone you love such as a pet child or friend Remember special times with this being and bask in the gratitude that they re in your life If you want imagine hugging or holding them in a way that helps you to feel connected to them This simple method can take you from stressed out to blissed out in about 90 seconds Research shows that doing this for one minute can reduce your stress hormones for up to five hours 3 Spend time with a beloved pet toddler and or nature environment Pets young kids and trees live in the moment they are in You and I on the other hand spend most our time thinking about the past or worrying about the future If you spend time playing with a pet toddler or enjoying nature some of their ability to be present in the moment will rub off on you 2 Play a song that you really enjoy and sing along Here s something to try sing along with I Wanna Hold Your Hand by the Beatles and try to feel depressed You can t do it By singing along with your favorite songs you can lift yourself out of almost any bad mood 1 And the winner for the single most effective way to quickly boost your happiness is do an act of kindness for a stranger or friend Yep it s true When you do a small act of kindness you feel better your friend feels better and the world has a bit more kindness in it Even something small like saying what you appreciate about someone will immediately boost your level of well being as well as theirs So now that you know the top 10 ways to quickly boost your happiness level do something about it The world could use a lot more happy people After all happy people are less selfish than normal people they re more productive they make more money and they are healthier than the rest of us One simple way to boost your happiness this moment is for you to forward this article to friends and family By doing that you ll be doing an act of kindness the 1 booster and helping those you care about feel even happier What could be better than that Do it now 8 Give someone money Research shows that when we give to a needy person money we immediately feel better about ourselves It helps another person too so it s a win win 7 Get cooler By going from a hot or warm environment to a cooler one our mood and sense of happiness tends to go up Hooray for air conditioning 6 Work towards an important goal Whether it be cleaning your desk or selling more widgets when you feel like you re making progress towards a specific and important goal you invariably feel better Just by reading all the way through this article you ll have achieved something so you ll feel good 36 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 JONATHAN ROBINSON is the author of Find Happiness Now 50 Shortcuts for Bringing More Love Balance and Joy Into Your Life a fun book offering easy ways to create more fulfillment and real lasting happiness Robinson has taught more than 100 million people simple ways to be happier through TV shows such as Oprah and CNN and with his nine best selling books In his latest book he focuses on ideas and methods that can be done in under three minutes yet still have a dramatic impact on a person s life www FindingHappiness com Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 37

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How do you SOUL TALK by Melinda Perkins T he first thing to KNOW is that we have been SOUL TALKING since before we were born It s a skill that has come with us intact Soul Talk is forgiving If you haven t been talking with or listening to your soul it s easy to get back into it While we are here we are too busy walking crying and eating This is our personality soul talk an expression of ourselves Trust your practice Look at the circles of your life Have You Surrendered to Your SOUL As we get older soul talk gets lost in looking cool exams and silly arguments Soul talk is about LISTENING When we hear ourselves talk do our words feel good to us Does Who We Are ring true to our soul If we really listened to our SOUL TALK we would hear simple messages We would be the sunshine for ourselves and for others WE ALL HAVE THE ABILITY TO SOUL TALK We find our way in the world using the language we acquired after birth We think our soul language is push and pull leading ourselves deeper into falseness All is not lost Along the way we learned to survive We know there is a way to THRIVE ON PURPOSE We know we need to go back to SOUL TALK When I go back I lie on my back I breathe and I listen I listen to all the thoughts I keep listening Where IS my Soul Talk We need to practise We need to take steps We need to give ourselves time 38 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Don t Miss these new books coming soon from Handwriting Analysis Expert SOUL TALK allows us to live in our Truth Graphoanalyst Dena Blatt Talk to Your SOUL MELINDA PERKINS is a New Mexico USA native currently living in New Zealand where she teaches and practices Reiki and studies alternative health Her two beautiful boys and bountiful Mother Earth provide constant inspiration for her writing of blogs articles and journals When I began to read this book I knew virtually nothing about graphology though it did make sense to me that my unconscious states would manifest themselves in the simple physical act of writing When I finished reading it thanks to its gifted thinker and writer I realized that whatever I might have initially thought of the theory behind it graphology generates a lot of solid psychological information for the open person to consider And this information is invaluable not only for our personal growth but also for our potential in relationships Armando Quiros MFT To order a copies visit her website www denawrites com or e mail denawrites comcast net

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How do you SOUL TALK by Melinda Perkins T he first thing to KNOW is that we have been SOUL TALKING since before we were born It s a skill that has come with us intact Soul Talk is forgiving If you haven t been talking with or listening to your soul it s easy to get back into it While we are here we are too busy walking crying and eating This is our personality soul talk an expression of ourselves Trust your practice Look at the circles of your life Have You Surrendered to Your SOUL As we get older soul talk gets lost in looking cool exams and silly arguments Soul talk is about LISTENING When we hear ourselves talk do our words feel good to us Does Who We Are ring true to our soul If we really listened to our SOUL TALK we would hear simple messages We would be the sunshine for ourselves and for others WE ALL HAVE THE ABILITY TO SOUL TALK We find our way in the world using the language we acquired after birth We think our soul language is push and pull leading ourselves deeper into falseness All is not lost Along the way we learned to survive We know there is a way to THRIVE ON PURPOSE We know we need to go back to SOUL TALK When I go back I lie on my back I breathe and I listen I listen to all the thoughts I keep listening Where IS my Soul Talk We need to practise We need to take steps We need to give ourselves time 38 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Don t Miss these new books coming soon from Handwriting Analysis Expert SOUL TALK allows us to live in our Truth Graphoanalyst Dena Blatt Talk to Your SOUL MELINDA PERKINS is a New Mexico USA native currently living in New Zealand where she teaches and practices Reiki and studies alternative health Her two beautiful boys and bountiful Mother Earth provide constant inspiration for her writing of blogs articles and journals When I began to read this book I knew virtually nothing about graphology though it did make sense to me that my unconscious states would manifest themselves in the simple physical act of writing When I finished reading it thanks to its gifted thinker and writer I realized that whatever I might have initially thought of the theory behind it graphology generates a lot of solid psychological information for the open person to consider And this information is invaluable not only for our personal growth but also for our potential in relationships Armando Quiros MFT To order a copies visit her website www denawrites com or e mail denawrites comcast net

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Spiritual Leaders Ego and Entrainment Field by Maureen Addington I n the East the term for someone who has achieved a certain degree of enlightenment and at the same time continues to be ruled by ego and personality is Double Crystallization How does this actually occur Directed attention towards certain spiritual exercises and physical practices and deprivations acts like a crucible basically annealing the person s being into a semi permanent state If this individual has the self will for highly focused attention and yet has not connected with the influences necessary to render their ego and personality passive they end up as a double crystallized being Which means they become a semi permanent super charged version of both their hard won spiritual gifts and abilities along with the old patterns habits and addictions of their still intact ego and personality Double crystallization is very difficult to undo primarily because of the nearly permanent alchemical change and consequent advantages of this state These people are often unphased by most ordinary life circumstances They are ostensibly free of the mechanical and moralistic constraints associated with typical states of being They often possess tremendous self regard and preservation irrespective of actions a being capable of justifying any behavior and possessing an easy ability to move on from whatever mayhem is caused without remorse or self reflection Due to the now super charged ego and personality this person also lacks genuine conscience This term is not used in the ordinary sense of subjective morality In this context conscience means the highest objective ability to see circumstances consequences and responsibilities from all angles Signs of double crystallization in a spiritual leader include compartmentalizing lying actively practicing various addictions using their energy to manipulate others sexual or monetary exploitation of others favoritism controlling how they are seen by others bullying gossiping creating spiritual communities that disallow the natural tendency to care for and be genuinely supportive of each other s lives and well being an unwillingness to make amends to others and admit personal tendencies or mistakes 40 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Now we turn to how a community forms around this type of leader According to the world of physics everything has an energetic field surrounding it an entrainment field Another by product of a person with a high degree of focus is in some cases a larger entrainment field Metaphysically speaking the term entrainment sometimes refers to the theory that if you spend time in the physical presence of a person who has achieved a certain degree of clarity or enlightenment it may in some ways raise your own vibrational field As spiritual paths go this is a fairly popular one as opposed to say the dawning of a hair shirt for example Humans are often indiscriminately drawn to people with large entrainment fields This phenomenon as it relates to focused attention is also common in secular figures such as artists athletes or politicians On the level of the body a large entrainment field represents power authority sexual charisma and in some cases physical survival From one angle we are all like what is being described above ie our higher nature and our egos taking turns at being in charge The advantage one has over a spiritual leader who has double crystallized is that nothing is permanent This allows for the possibility of neutralizing egoic tendencies What is a spiritual seeker s responsibility in all this If I find myself drawn to a teacher who is double crystallized is it because their incongruence matches my own incongruence It is impossible to be closely connected to a spiritual leader of this type and not share some of their egoic tendencies particularly the capacity for self deception In the communities that I have participated in or heard about in which the leader was double crystallized almost everyone involved knew about at least some aspects of the leader s behavior that were dishonest manipulative secretive or harmful And yet in almost every case until it got to a certain scale it was dismissed or justified somehow As though in those dynamics the basic human traits of honesty accountability and doing unto others simply did not apply Is it really so surprising that any of us would pick Continued on Page 40 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 41

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Spiritual Leaders Ego and Entrainment Field by Maureen Addington I n the East the term for someone who has achieved a certain degree of enlightenment and at the same time continues to be ruled by ego and personality is Double Crystallization How does this actually occur Directed attention towards certain spiritual exercises and physical practices and deprivations acts like a crucible basically annealing the person s being into a semi permanent state If this individual has the self will for highly focused attention and yet has not connected with the influences necessary to render their ego and personality passive they end up as a double crystallized being Which means they become a semi permanent super charged version of both their hard won spiritual gifts and abilities along with the old patterns habits and addictions of their still intact ego and personality Double crystallization is very difficult to undo primarily because of the nearly permanent alchemical change and consequent advantages of this state These people are often unphased by most ordinary life circumstances They are ostensibly free of the mechanical and moralistic constraints associated with typical states of being They often possess tremendous self regard and preservation irrespective of actions a being capable of justifying any behavior and possessing an easy ability to move on from whatever mayhem is caused without remorse or self reflection Due to the now super charged ego and personality this person also lacks genuine conscience This term is not used in the ordinary sense of subjective morality In this context conscience means the highest objective ability to see circumstances consequences and responsibilities from all angles Signs of double crystallization in a spiritual leader include compartmentalizing lying actively practicing various addictions using their energy to manipulate others sexual or monetary exploitation of others favoritism controlling how they are seen by others bullying gossiping creating spiritual communities that disallow the natural tendency to care for and be genuinely supportive of each other s lives and well being an unwillingness to make amends to others and admit personal tendencies or mistakes 40 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Now we turn to how a community forms around this type of leader According to the world of physics everything has an energetic field surrounding it an entrainment field Another by product of a person with a high degree of focus is in some cases a larger entrainment field Metaphysically speaking the term entrainment sometimes refers to the theory that if you spend time in the physical presence of a person who has achieved a certain degree of clarity or enlightenment it may in some ways raise your own vibrational field As spiritual paths go this is a fairly popular one as opposed to say the dawning of a hair shirt for example Humans are often indiscriminately drawn to people with large entrainment fields This phenomenon as it relates to focused attention is also common in secular figures such as artists athletes or politicians On the level of the body a large entrainment field represents power authority sexual charisma and in some cases physical survival From one angle we are all like what is being described above ie our higher nature and our egos taking turns at being in charge The advantage one has over a spiritual leader who has double crystallized is that nothing is permanent This allows for the possibility of neutralizing egoic tendencies What is a spiritual seeker s responsibility in all this If I find myself drawn to a teacher who is double crystallized is it because their incongruence matches my own incongruence It is impossible to be closely connected to a spiritual leader of this type and not share some of their egoic tendencies particularly the capacity for self deception In the communities that I have participated in or heard about in which the leader was double crystallized almost everyone involved knew about at least some aspects of the leader s behavior that were dishonest manipulative secretive or harmful And yet in almost every case until it got to a certain scale it was dismissed or justified somehow As though in those dynamics the basic human traits of honesty accountability and doing unto others simply did not apply Is it really so surprising that any of us would pick Continued on Page 40 Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 41

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Continued from Page 39 teachers and communities that defy various traditional behaviors Consciously or unconsciously being drawn to short cuts lying for a higher purpose justifying behaviors in the name of consciousness being special skipping over or avoiding ordinary consequences or trying to get away with something People in general and spiritual people in particular get their asses kicked here either in childhood adulthood or both Isn t it natural to want to pull one over on God for once Ironically in many ways the internal consequences that propel people towards life long spiritual pursuits are the same ones that can mislead them One night while attending a silent retreat I was walking back to my cabin when I heard someone fall behind me As I turned around I saw a young woman struggling to stand back up while four of the silent retreatants walked right past her I walked back up the hill to find out how badly she was hurt and to help her back to her cabin It turned out she had recently undergone a total knee replacement The knee that she had fallen on had two screws pressing out of the skin and was noticeably swelling and darkening The next day I saw the young woman continuing to participate in the retreat using crutches When I asked her how she was doing she said even though she suspected that the injury was bone on bone she hoped to tough it out I told her I thought the kindest thing she could do was to get herself home to some medical attention This situation was reflective of so many things I 42 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 have seen and experienced in myself and in spiritual communities Things such as blind adherence to the teacher lack of following the heart over prescribed practices absence of common sense and compassion white knuckling through because you think your soul depends on it wagering more than you have the ability to pay and spiritual naivet to name a few Regarding any spiritual community I have to ask myself would I ever again be drawn to individuals and relationships that are not subject to simple honesty transparency and the admission of ordinary human behaviors and foibles In a world where two thirds of the planet doesn t have enough food to eat would I ever wish to be associated with a teacher who has a cadre of students exclusively assigned to what she wears each day Would I want to commit large amounts of my time and resources to growing an organization in which the teacher leads a double life fraught with scandal and abuse of power and yet completely insulated due to the blind devotion of his followers Would I be in a community again where men or women quietly leave without explanation or goodbyes because they have been devastated by the leader s behavior towards them whether that be sexual financial or some other form of abuse or exploitation And where the community that surrounds them even after years of friendship accepts this unquestioningly And finally most importantly would I ever again want anyone else to tell me who I am or what I am doing here The answer to all of this is no I wouldn t And without a shadow of a doubt just like a vampire slayer I can now identify this type of incongruence in others and myself from a mile away I am now free of all desire to be connected to any form of spiritual authority or doctrine I am turned to my inner guidance I ve known in my head that God has always been there and now I get to know it in my heart MAUREEN ADDINGTON has spent approximately 30 years in spiritual communities and in roles of promoting various teachers and teachings She now advocates for self trust inner guidance and faith that what we need really is already inside of us including most importantly the divine presence of God maureen addington yahoo com Essence Combinations which attract healthy patterns of energy to the Body Mind Spirit Pacific Essences Ltd www PacificEssences com 250 384 5560 Balancer maintain our centre during times of stress and crisis Abundance manifest our intentions at every level of our lives Heart Spirit greet all the experiences of our lives with an open heart Abundance Stabilizer Being True Worth open to receiving all the blessings of life discovering and expressing our value Earth am I present and available Fire Metal am I feeling good about who I am am I passionate and vibrant Water am I using my life force effectively and efficiently Wood am I expressing my creativity and fulfilling my purpose Super Vitality support every cell in our body mind to fulfill it s optimal function rejuvenation and peak physical performance Shielding protective shield against EMFs from cellphones computers and radiation New Attitudes Being Detox releases habitual thoughts Peace cleanses body mind and behaviours that spirit gently and for cultivating prevent us from expressing inner peace and thoroughly our full potential equanimity Radiant Beauty Fearlessness letting our inner light shine Energy Medicine Cards Cellular Memory being present and open to experience Optimal Learning maximizing our ability to learn An Intuitive Guide to Body Mind Healing Optimal Immunity protection at every level of our being Kids Stuff nurturing the child in each of us Forgiving cut all the cords which bind us to any pain from the past Energy Medicine Healing from the Kindoms of Nature

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Continued from Page 39 teachers and communities that defy various traditional behaviors Consciously or unconsciously being drawn to short cuts lying for a higher purpose justifying behaviors in the name of consciousness being special skipping over or avoiding ordinary consequences or trying to get away with something People in general and spiritual people in particular get their asses kicked here either in childhood adulthood or both Isn t it natural to want to pull one over on God for once Ironically in many ways the internal consequences that propel people towards life long spiritual pursuits are the same ones that can mislead them One night while attending a silent retreat I was walking back to my cabin when I heard someone fall behind me As I turned around I saw a young woman struggling to stand back up while four of the silent retreatants walked right past her I walked back up the hill to find out how badly she was hurt and to help her back to her cabin It turned out she had recently undergone a total knee replacement The knee that she had fallen on had two screws pressing out of the skin and was noticeably swelling and darkening The next day I saw the young woman continuing to participate in the retreat using crutches When I asked her how she was doing she said even though she suspected that the injury was bone on bone she hoped to tough it out I told her I thought the kindest thing she could do was to get herself home to some medical attention This situation was reflective of so many things I 42 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 have seen and experienced in myself and in spiritual communities Things such as blind adherence to the teacher lack of following the heart over prescribed practices absence of common sense and compassion white knuckling through because you think your soul depends on it wagering more than you have the ability to pay and spiritual naivet to name a few Regarding any spiritual community I have to ask myself would I ever again be drawn to individuals and relationships that are not subject to simple honesty transparency and the admission of ordinary human behaviors and foibles In a world where two thirds of the planet doesn t have enough food to eat would I ever wish to be associated with a teacher who has a cadre of students exclusively assigned to what she wears each day Would I want to commit large amounts of my time and resources to growing an organization in which the teacher leads a double life fraught with scandal and abuse of power and yet completely insulated due to the blind devotion of his followers Would I be in a community again where men or women quietly leave without explanation or goodbyes because they have been devastated by the leader s behavior towards them whether that be sexual financial or some other form of abuse or exploitation And where the community that surrounds them even after years of friendship accepts this unquestioningly And finally most importantly would I ever again want anyone else to tell me who I am or what I am doing here The answer to all of this is no I wouldn t And without a shadow of a doubt just like a vampire slayer I can now identify this type of incongruence in others and myself from a mile away I am now free of all desire to be connected to any form of spiritual authority or doctrine I am turned to my inner guidance I ve known in my head that God has always been there and now I get to know it in my heart MAUREEN ADDINGTON has spent approximately 30 years in spiritual communities and in roles of promoting various teachers and teachings She now advocates for self trust inner guidance and faith that what we need really is already inside of us including most importantly the divine presence of God maureen addington yahoo com Essence Combinations which attract healthy patterns of energy to the Body Mind Spirit Pacific Essences Ltd www PacificEssences com 250 384 5560 Balancer maintain our centre during times of stress and crisis Abundance manifest our intentions at every level of our lives Heart Spirit greet all the experiences of our lives with an open heart Abundance Stabilizer Being True Worth open to receiving all the blessings of life discovering and expressing our value Earth am I present and available Fire Metal am I feeling good about who I am am I passionate and vibrant Water am I using my life force effectively and efficiently Wood am I expressing my creativity and fulfilling my purpose Super Vitality support every cell in our body mind to fulfill it s optimal function rejuvenation and peak physical performance Shielding protective shield against EMFs from cellphones computers and radiation New Attitudes Being Detox releases habitual thoughts Peace cleanses body mind and behaviours that spirit gently and for cultivating prevent us from expressing inner peace and thoroughly our full potential equanimity Radiant Beauty Fearlessness letting our inner light shine Energy Medicine Cards Cellular Memory being present and open to experience Optimal Learning maximizing our ability to learn An Intuitive Guide to Body Mind Healing Optimal Immunity protection at every level of our being Kids Stuff nurturing the child in each of us Forgiving cut all the cords which bind us to any pain from the past Energy Medicine Healing from the Kindoms of Nature

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Chinese Lunar Astrology Chinese Lunar Astrology Year of the Green Wood Horse January 31 2014 to February 17 2015 HEALTH by Debbi Coleen Rat 1900 1912 1924 1936 1948 1960 1972 1984 1996 2008 This year Rat needs to develop good habits with food rest exercise and schedules This demanding exhausting time shows Rat where to streamline and strengthen cultivate and discard Paying attention to intuition and internal signals rather than shiny appearances Rats learn to maintain a healthy balance Chinese Lunar Astrology Sheep 1907 1919 1931 1943 1955 1967 1979 1991 2003 Sheep s health is very good this year experiencing only minor health complaints Maintaining good health habits is necessary in Horse year to ensure that nothing serious like digestive issues develops Monkey 1908 1920 1932 1944 1956 1968 1980 1992 2004 Monkey s health is good this year Strong physical activity working up a sweat balanced with appropriate health habits pay off in good health for the next few years too Movement is helpful at all times including travel Hiking for instance combines a change of scenery with exercise as do climbing and other activities in nature Rooster 1909 1921 1933 1945 1957 1969 1981 1993 2005 Like everyone else in Horse s busy year of social events Rooster needs healthy routines to support stamina and activity Over indulgence is usually an issue when there s so much good food and good cheer so pay attention to what and how much is consumed Ox 1901 1913 1925 1937 1949 1961 1973 1985 1997 2009 Ox likely had some health issues materialize last year the result of long term ingrained habits These issues are likely diminishing because Ox has resolutely instituted healthier lifestyle practices perhaps also gaining optimism and purpose Dog 1910 1922 1934 1946 1958 1970 1982 1994 2006 Dog s digestion brings attention to diet and portion control Regular exercise and adequate sleep also require attention Dogs can practice focus refraining from daydreaming multitasking or worrying especially when driving and travelling Tiger 1902 1914 1926 1938 1950 1962 1974 1986 1998 2010 All aspects of health prosper this year with proper nutrition rest and consistent self care Steady sensible good habits now build a strong sturdy constitution to support many years of comfortable health Plan travel carefully putting healthy habits in the forefront to avoid problems with special care for extremities Pig 1911 1923 1935 1947 1959 1971 1983 1995 2007 Work will require extra effort this year so Pig needs to eat sleep and exercise appropriately to keep up on the job Don t lose your hard earned reputation for good work with tiredness or minor health complaints Great opportunities await Pigs with energy and enthusiasm at work It s all about priorities this year Rabbit 1903 1915 1927 1939 1951 1963 1975 1987 1999 2011 Wise Rabbits moderate food and alcohol consumption in this party year ensuring that late nights are balanced with plenty of rest and appropriate exercise Rabbit s health is likely good now so build on balanced consistent habits Setting an example for others is useful as this year s limelight illuminates much Loved ones benefit too Dragon 1904 1916 1928 1940 1952 1964 1976 1988 2000 2012 Dragon may feel somewhat despondent perhaps even depressed this year Horse energy is powerful on the ground where Dragon is not so agile Dragon may feel somewhat put out without knowing exactly why Regularity with rest exercise food and supplements will support a sense of order elevating a saggy immune system Snake 1905 1917 1929 1941 1953 1965 1977 1989 2001 2013 Snake s health is good this year though seniors especially need to maintain healthy regimens of exercise regular meals plenty of water proper sleep etc Horse s high energy output and sensitive reactive nervous system make good health practices necessary for everyone this year Snake can use this year s heightened awareness to focus on health matters and alter any unhelpful habits Horse 1906 1918 1930 1942 1954 1966 1978 1990 2002 2014 Horse s high strung constitution can become sensitive reactive and easily stressed so most Horses recognize the need for a healthy balanced lifestyle Horse requires a regular supply of high quality food abundant rest and healthy exercise However even the wisest Horses are prey to restraint busting impulses and this high energy responsibility laden year is no different 44 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 DEBBI COLEEN has been reading with Tarot Cards Astrology Charts Numerology Grids and other methods for over 20 years She is available to help seekers clarify emotional and spiritual issues as they discover their healing gifts and Life Purpose She manages a Wellness Centre in Langley BC with her husband an Acupuncturist askdebbicoleen shaw ca Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 45

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Chinese Lunar Astrology Chinese Lunar Astrology Year of the Green Wood Horse January 31 2014 to February 17 2015 HEALTH by Debbi Coleen Rat 1900 1912 1924 1936 1948 1960 1972 1984 1996 2008 This year Rat needs to develop good habits with food rest exercise and schedules This demanding exhausting time shows Rat where to streamline and strengthen cultivate and discard Paying attention to intuition and internal signals rather than shiny appearances Rats learn to maintain a healthy balance Chinese Lunar Astrology Sheep 1907 1919 1931 1943 1955 1967 1979 1991 2003 Sheep s health is very good this year experiencing only minor health complaints Maintaining good health habits is necessary in Horse year to ensure that nothing serious like digestive issues develops Monkey 1908 1920 1932 1944 1956 1968 1980 1992 2004 Monkey s health is good this year Strong physical activity working up a sweat balanced with appropriate health habits pay off in good health for the next few years too Movement is helpful at all times including travel Hiking for instance combines a change of scenery with exercise as do climbing and other activities in nature Rooster 1909 1921 1933 1945 1957 1969 1981 1993 2005 Like everyone else in Horse s busy year of social events Rooster needs healthy routines to support stamina and activity Over indulgence is usually an issue when there s so much good food and good cheer so pay attention to what and how much is consumed Ox 1901 1913 1925 1937 1949 1961 1973 1985 1997 2009 Ox likely had some health issues materialize last year the result of long term ingrained habits These issues are likely diminishing because Ox has resolutely instituted healthier lifestyle practices perhaps also gaining optimism and purpose Dog 1910 1922 1934 1946 1958 1970 1982 1994 2006 Dog s digestion brings attention to diet and portion control Regular exercise and adequate sleep also require attention Dogs can practice focus refraining from daydreaming multitasking or worrying especially when driving and travelling Tiger 1902 1914 1926 1938 1950 1962 1974 1986 1998 2010 All aspects of health prosper this year with proper nutrition rest and consistent self care Steady sensible good habits now build a strong sturdy constitution to support many years of comfortable health Plan travel carefully putting healthy habits in the forefront to avoid problems with special care for extremities Pig 1911 1923 1935 1947 1959 1971 1983 1995 2007 Work will require extra effort this year so Pig needs to eat sleep and exercise appropriately to keep up on the job Don t lose your hard earned reputation for good work with tiredness or minor health complaints Great opportunities await Pigs with energy and enthusiasm at work It s all about priorities this year Rabbit 1903 1915 1927 1939 1951 1963 1975 1987 1999 2011 Wise Rabbits moderate food and alcohol consumption in this party year ensuring that late nights are balanced with plenty of rest and appropriate exercise Rabbit s health is likely good now so build on balanced consistent habits Setting an example for others is useful as this year s limelight illuminates much Loved ones benefit too Dragon 1904 1916 1928 1940 1952 1964 1976 1988 2000 2012 Dragon may feel somewhat despondent perhaps even depressed this year Horse energy is powerful on the ground where Dragon is not so agile Dragon may feel somewhat put out without knowing exactly why Regularity with rest exercise food and supplements will support a sense of order elevating a saggy immune system Snake 1905 1917 1929 1941 1953 1965 1977 1989 2001 2013 Snake s health is good this year though seniors especially need to maintain healthy regimens of exercise regular meals plenty of water proper sleep etc Horse s high energy output and sensitive reactive nervous system make good health practices necessary for everyone this year Snake can use this year s heightened awareness to focus on health matters and alter any unhelpful habits Horse 1906 1918 1930 1942 1954 1966 1978 1990 2002 2014 Horse s high strung constitution can become sensitive reactive and easily stressed so most Horses recognize the need for a healthy balanced lifestyle Horse requires a regular supply of high quality food abundant rest and healthy exercise However even the wisest Horses are prey to restraint busting impulses and this high energy responsibility laden year is no different 44 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 DEBBI COLEEN has been reading with Tarot Cards Astrology Charts Numerology Grids and other methods for over 20 years She is available to help seekers clarify emotional and spiritual issues as they discover their healing gifts and Life Purpose She manages a Wellness Centre in Langley BC with her husband an Acupuncturist askdebbicoleen shaw ca Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 45

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Dear Dena by Dena Blatt D ear Jonothan 28 Without cursive my analysis will not be as thorough But I can tell you the following You are open and honest open a and o with no loops or hooks You can be talkative wide open a and o but at the same time push people away desiring to be alone wide space between words on how I might be able Your first name signature reveals how you see yourself and it is mostly about self control very large convex t bar about an unreachable dream floating above the stem and you do not wish others to know you too well illegible letters of your name With your medium size writing great attention to detail dot placed over i and your good analytical mind angular a and o you would be good at things that require patience figuring things out such as computer work However your patience is acquired at the cost of great self control 13 convex shaped t bars over strong irritation all dots over the i are boomerang shaped under magnification and all are accentuated by your deep feelings heavy pen pressure on the paper meaning you hold emotions for a long time before releasing them and you remember forever happenings of long ago These traits together with your creativity simple capitals would be an asset to you as a writer Your moodiness however variable slant and baseline can be a hindrance in personal relationships At times you want to be alone away from people larger than normal space between the words on how I might be able Back of your emotional conflicts seems to be a lack of real belief in yourself causing you to underestimate your abilities and achievements so that you set only goals that are easily attainable all t bars are low on the stem Also most t and d stems are low you are independent minded you have your own standards and you tell yourself you don t care how others see you but you do You fear emotional hurt most letters slant left so you try to be cool and objective upright letters at other times you are responsive to others right slant Your constant need to control your emotions convex t bars puts a lot of stress on you My guess is that no matter how or why your mother died you as the son would not only be grieving but feel guilty in some way which is natural Perhaps your mind keeps saying you could have done more been able to save her perhaps if you had done this instead of that If I am right then the only way to rid yourself of the nightmares is to forgive yourself whatever you did or did not do you are really not to blame for her death Still forgiving yourself is not an easy task for most people I suggest you see a qualified and compassionate hypnotherapist to help you with the nightmares 46 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Write Dear Dena in script on unlined paper using your usual pen black ink only If you naturally print send both printed and script Your letter can be about anything as long as it s about your issues or your relationship to somebody or something You must ask a specific and sincere question which requires more than a yes or no answer Keep it short and to the point Dena will answer in light of what she sees in your handwriting Please no fortune telling requests she cannot foretell the future Include your age and sex on the paper because neither are discernable from handwriting On the other side of the letter put your e mail address in case Dena needs another sample or has to contact you When submitting a letter to Dear Dena mail your letter to True Blue Spirit Magazine PO Box 17 Gabriola Island BC V0R 1X0 Attention of Dena Blatt DENA BLATT an International Graphoanalysis Society certified graphoanalyst since 1974 lectures and teaches graphoanalysis An accomplished businesswoman author and grandmother of four Dena is also a consultant for personality assessment couple compatibility career guidance personnel selection and forgery determination www denawrites com Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 47

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Dear Dena by Dena Blatt D ear Jonothan 28 Without cursive my analysis will not be as thorough But I can tell you the following You are open and honest open a and o with no loops or hooks You can be talkative wide open a and o but at the same time push people away desiring to be alone wide space between words on how I might be able Your first name signature reveals how you see yourself and it is mostly about self control very large convex t bar about an unreachable dream floating above the stem and you do not wish others to know you too well illegible letters of your name With your medium size writing great attention to detail dot placed over i and your good analytical mind angular a and o you would be good at things that require patience figuring things out such as computer work However your patience is acquired at the cost of great self control 13 convex shaped t bars over strong irritation all dots over the i are boomerang shaped under magnification and all are accentuated by your deep feelings heavy pen pressure on the paper meaning you hold emotions for a long time before releasing them and you remember forever happenings of long ago These traits together with your creativity simple capitals would be an asset to you as a writer Your moodiness however variable slant and baseline can be a hindrance in personal relationships At times you want to be alone away from people larger than normal space between the words on how I might be able Back of your emotional conflicts seems to be a lack of real belief in yourself causing you to underestimate your abilities and achievements so that you set only goals that are easily attainable all t bars are low on the stem Also most t and d stems are low you are independent minded you have your own standards and you tell yourself you don t care how others see you but you do You fear emotional hurt most letters slant left so you try to be cool and objective upright letters at other times you are responsive to others right slant Your constant need to control your emotions convex t bars puts a lot of stress on you My guess is that no matter how or why your mother died you as the son would not only be grieving but feel guilty in some way which is natural Perhaps your mind keeps saying you could have done more been able to save her perhaps if you had done this instead of that If I am right then the only way to rid yourself of the nightmares is to forgive yourself whatever you did or did not do you are really not to blame for her death Still forgiving yourself is not an easy task for most people I suggest you see a qualified and compassionate hypnotherapist to help you with the nightmares 46 True Blue Spirit Volume 6 Issue 4 Write Dear Dena in script on unlined paper using your usual pen black ink only If you naturally print send both printed and script Your letter can be about anything as long as it s about your issues or your relationship to somebody or something You must ask a specific and sincere question which requires more than a yes or no answer Keep it short and to the point Dena will answer in light of what she sees in your handwriting Please no fortune telling requests she cannot foretell the future Include your age and sex on the paper because neither are discernable from handwriting On the other side of the letter put your e mail address in case Dena needs another sample or has to contact you When submitting a letter to Dear Dena mail your letter to True Blue Spirit Magazine PO Box 17 Gabriola Island BC V0R 1X0 Attention of Dena Blatt DENA BLATT an International Graphoanalysis Society certified graphoanalyst since 1974 lectures and teaches graphoanalysis An accomplished businesswoman author and grandmother of four Dena is also a consultant for personality assessment couple compatibility career guidance personnel selection and forgery determination www denawrites com Volume 6 Issue 4 True Blue Spirit 47

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Worthwhile Reading TELSA The True Story of a Dog s Extraordinary Healing Powers by Rosemary Stephenson Worthwhile Reading SOUL JOURNEY by Elio Melo Have you ever wondered who you really are where did you come from or maybe who you were before Are there parallel universes and if so what are you doing at this time on another universe Is it possible to have simultaneous conscious personalities Health and Vitality 105 19610 64th Avenue Langley BC Community oriented Healing Centre featuring a team of highly qualified practitioners Services include Ear Acupuncture Art Therapy Channelled Healling and much more 604 530 8840 Soul Journey speaks of our soul witnessing everything we do from birth to death and how soul consciousness can transfer your perceived reality into a new time line that lets you see into your past Telsa is an amazing boxer dog with the ability to heal those she comes in touch with It is known that our spirit animals choose us and in this case this real live little puppy chose Rosemary and her son Telsa was soon to be known as the miracle dog through her healing love friendship and her caring calming effect When Telsa passed away it was a very sad time for Rosemary who loved her so much Then it was not long before Telsa let Rosemary know that she is still with her and working healing from the spirit world A very touching book that gives you that warm fuzzy feeling ALLEN ENGST handles our book reviews He never travels far without a book in his pocket As a helicopter pilot and avid sailor books are his constant companion This is a very interesting book well written and could very well help you in finding the real you in your spirit or soul You will read about the author s personal soul journey and you will want to find out about your own This book has awakened my mind to the many possibilities that I have always wanted to search for JOURNEY to the HEART Healing Chakra Jewellery by Nora Caron This is the story of a young woman Lucina a computer programmer who through a series of very bad relationships finds herself in a state of extreme burn out Her physician advises her of a remote location in Mexico where she should go and meat people who could help her With her life a shambles and a hate on for all men she sets off for Mexico In Mexico new life begins for Lucina a life of learning about trust and real love Can this handsome young man Teleo be the one to free her from these transgressions This book is about a spiritual journey the search for the soul Caron through this book has helped me to realize that I too must get rid of the fears in my life A wonderful and touching book www truebluespirit com

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Worthwhile Reading TELSA The True Story of a Dog s Extraordinary Healing Powers by Rosemary Stephenson Worthwhile Reading SOUL JOURNEY by Elio Melo Have you ever wondered who you really are where did you come from or maybe who you were before Are there parallel universes and if so what are you doing at this time on another universe Is it possible to have simultaneous conscious personalities Health and Vitality 105 19610 64th Avenue Langley BC Community oriented Healing Centre featuring a team of highly qualified practitioners Services include Ear Acupuncture Art Therapy Channelled Healling and much more 604 530 8840 Soul Journey speaks of our soul witnessing everything we do from birth to death and how soul consciousness can transfer your perceived reality into a new time line that lets you see into your past Telsa is an amazing boxer dog with the ability to heal those she comes in touch with It is known that our spirit animals choose us and in this case this real live little puppy chose Rosemary and her son Telsa was soon to be known as the miracle dog through her healing love friendship and her caring calming effect When Telsa passed away it was a very sad time for Rosemary who loved her so much Then it was not long before Telsa let Rosemary know that she is still with her and working healing from the spirit world A very touching book that gives you that warm fuzzy feeling ALLEN ENGST handles our book reviews He never travels far without a book in his pocket As a helicopter pilot and avid sailor books are his constant companion This is a very interesting book well written and could very well help you in finding the real you in your spirit or soul You will read about the author s personal soul journey and you will want to find out about your own This book has awakened my mind to the many possibilities that I have always wanted to search for JOURNEY to the HEART Healing Chakra Jewellery by Nora Caron This is the story of a young woman Lucina a computer programmer who through a series of very bad relationships finds herself in a state of extreme burn out Her physician advises her of a remote location in Mexico where she should go and meat people who could help her With her life a shambles and a hate on for all men she sets off for Mexico In Mexico new life begins for Lucina a life of learning about trust and real love Can this handsome young man Teleo be the one to free her from these transgressions This book is about a spiritual journey the search for the soul Caron through this book has helped me to realize that I too must get rid of the fears in my life A wonderful and touching book www truebluespirit com

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