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Hello lovely. 

Today, I want to talk about living a life IN BLOOM, by mastering the garden of your mind. 

Did you know your mind is a literal garden? 

Let me walk you through the golden gate and show you EXACTLY how:  

Point one:  Your thoughts are the seeds. 

The harvest can either be flowers or weeds.”

This famous metaphor speaks volumes about the influence our unconscious mind has on creating the results we get in life.

So, lets dig in (no pun intended).

First.  What’s in a thought?

Your subconscious mind consists of many things you may not be aware of or give much thought to day-to-day, such as 

-beliefs, 

-habits, 

-values, 

-attitudes 

and ....

-behaviours to name a few.

Think of the subconscious mind as the soil in which you plant your garden. 

It offers a foundation for the seeds to grow and take root, providing plants with the resources they need to take life and to thrive. 

However, the soil does not discriminate; 

it’s sole purpose is to support the ecosystem and it's immunity – the good, the bad and the ugly.

Your conscious mind consists of your thoughts and feelings about the things you notice and ultimately do. 

This is the part of your mind you are aware of day-to-day. 

In this garden analogy, the seeds you plant in your garden are, collectively, your conscious mind. 

Every thought you think is a seed.

So what?

A conscious thought which reappears often will eventually embed itself into your subconscious mind, where it will grow into a permanent belief. 

Depending on the thought, this can work for you or against you - and the trickiest part, is that we're often unconscious to our beliefs, and they run on a negative bias framework of 90% of our thoughts daily. 

Now, who wants a garden like that?  

Getting the picture? 

When we plant a seed in our garden, it always grows into what the seed was meant to be. 

f you plant roses, you will reap roses.

 If you plant lavender, you will reap lavender.

Just like the seeds you plant in a garden, the thoughts you think also grow into what they are meant to be. 

For example, if your thoughts are mainly about how hard it is to get fit ( or whatever your desire is), you will unconsciously foster beliefs in your mind at its deepest level to support this.

 As a result, you will walk, talk, feel and act like a person who holds this belief. 

You will develop unconscious habits and behaviors to support this belief and naturally, will get the results that perfectly reinforce these beliefs. 

That is, in this example, poor fitness levels and in the long run, health problems. 

Will this adversely impact your life? Absolutely.

In life, it has been said that “you get what you focus on, to the exclusion of everything else.” 

Your outer reality reflects your inner-thoughts and beliefs with great precision.

Only you can tend to your inner-garden; that is your mind. 

It is your responsibility to seed and fertilise your inner-garden with the plants you want to grow.

 Remember, the subconscious mind does not discriminate between thoughts. 

Our garden grows the seed that is planted whether it is desirable or not.  

And, there is a significant penalty for neglecting your inner garden: a life not of your choosing.

So how do we create our own beautiful garden?

We must be present and conscious in our lives.

THIS IS THE KEY TO UNLOCKING THE GARDEN OF THE MIND.  

Choose to be mindful and present in the seeds that you plant and in how you nurture them. 

Fleeting thoughts are like seeds blown in with the wind. 

They do not get planted, watered and nourished unless we choose to do so. 

When you choose to focus on repeated thoughts, you reinforce and reaffirm them, meaning they grow stronger and deeper roots. 

They take up more space in your garden. 

Alternatively, when you step back to observe and analyse your thoughts as they come, you can decide to keep those which serve you; and remove those that do not serve you. 

You can also encourage the growth of the plants you’d like to see more of and resolve to focus on cultivating this area going forward.

Success takes time, effort, tenacity and a great deal of focus - but it can be fun - and damnit - quite fruitful!

Successful people consciously choose to focus on where they’re heading NOW with clarity. 

They surround themselves with good seeds and flourishing flowers - and no- I'm not talking bout PANSIES! 

 

Unsuccessful people, do not. 

And, further supporting Wordsworth’s garden metaphor, Earl Nightingale once said: 

“You become what you think about most of the time.”

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In order to create a life and business on purpose, integrating and aligning the conscious & subconscious mind is what brings us a regenerative feeling that keeps us fueled with clarity & clairvoyance that creates the energetic resonance.

Have you ever heard or made the following statement; “that person steals my energy, it's hard to be around them” or “Our chemistry just doesn’t mix well together”?

If we replay these types of statements in our minds, it eventually becomes our truth and relationships and view of the world are tainted and hard to improve.

These thoughts lie within your conscious, subconscious, and superconscious field.

There two types of energy that play a significant role in our personal effectiveness and quality of structure we build our life, health, relationships, and regenerative businesses on.

The two energy types I am referring to are Anabolic and Catabolic.

The first is Anabolic energy is constructive, building, healing energy. This type of energy releases anabolic hormones, such as testosterone, into the body.

The second type of energy is called Catabolic energy. It is draining, destructive energy.

This type of energy releases catabolic chemicals, such as cortisol and adrenaline, which actually eat away at our very cells.  

The below model provides an overall summary of the seven levels of energy. It also includes the core thoughts, feelings, and behavior associated with each level.

Listen in as I introduce you to "GAIL," and how we acquire blocks, default neural networks, and lack of self-trust when it comes to not only being a self-leader, in control of your own life but one that creates a presence in the world around you with love, life, and lasting impact.

 

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Through becoming a hypnotherapist, I've been awakened to the critical importance of helping children develop their analytical mind - in the most healthy way. Free of labels, fully supported, and by thriving in a ecosystem both at home and at school.

Children are the seeds of our future and the generation that will resolve—from a greater level of consciousness—the conditions and problems the previous generations created.

That’s why the topic of children and how to raise them is incredibly important.

Our Thoughts Become Things. When it comes to mindfulness, I’m hopeful as I see different techniques like yoga and mediation being brought into the classroom. It’s amazing that as children, we’re NEVER taught to better manage our minds.

The goal is to properly encourage children to understand that their thoughts become things, and that they can begin to think and feel in more self-supporting and unlimited ways—based on how they are programmed.

I feel that the earlier the intervention, the better. For example, children between the ages of 0 – 2 produce slow brainwave patterns, which means they function in a realm of delta. These are brainwave patterns that occur in meditation or the deepest stages of sleep. This is why infants only stay awake for short periods of time.

Between the ages of 2 – 6, children’s brainwave patterns move into theta, which is a very hypnotic and suggestible state.

Due to these delta and theta brainwaves, and the fact that they have not yet developed the analytical mind, in the first six years of a child’s life they are very programmable.

Thus, because the editing function of the mind has not yet formed, information goes right into the subconscious mind.

Comments like—big boys don’t cry, little girls should be seen and not heard, you’re not very good at math, money is the root of all evil, you’re like me – you have a short temper—these are all negative suggestions that begin to subconsciously program a child.

If we can negatively influence a child at these early ages with such reinforcements, it makes sense that we can program a child in the opposite way.

Between the ages of 6 – 12, children move into alpha brainwaves, which is the imaginary realm. This stage is where children pretend, play make believe, dream of being astronauts and princesses, and so on. This is the realm of the imagination—a very important realm—because during this stage children are as creative as they are easily influenced.

A child’s analytical mind begins to form right around the ages from 6 – 8. When the analytical mind more fully forms around the age of 12, the tween’s brainwaves move into beta brainwave patterns.

In beta, our attention is predominately on the outer world. This is why it’s important to set up a healthy and supportive ecosystem for children before the analytical mind forms (because it takes very little effort to subconsciously influence them) and why training children with positive suggestions at a young age builds the foundation of who they become later in their life.

Through hypnotherapy, I’ve helped teens understand the principles of postive mind management, what values are, to teach them about their own biology, how hormones influence them, and how to create their own reality.

The Place Where Thoughts Become Things” is so critical for the overwhelmed mind of our children.

Ultimately, we want to teach people how to create their life by changing their thoughts and feelings so they can build a better future for themselves, the planet, and everyone living on it.

To do this, however, it’s paramount for us to invest in better ways for our children to think, learn, grow, and be programmed in positive ways.

As children grow, their thoughts and feelings can work for or against them, which is why proper supportive positive mind management programming at an early age is essential.

This is the important, fundamental point when it comes to helping children understand how the mind works, how negative self talk destroys their self worth, confidence and ability to grow their skill sets.

In fact, Ive heard that children of parents in this work regularly ask their parents to do the meditation before they go to bed.

Parents report that they love to do this meditation as much as their children, and that they do it together every night before bed.

That habit—children learning to meditate regularly—is a great programming habit in and of itself.

May we never take for granted the power of the mind, and resolving misunderstandings, limiting beliefs or any other blocks holding children and adults from breaking through glass ceilings.

All my love and light! Kassandra

 

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Hello Awakening Beauty!

Let’s move into …

Identify Old Layers & Deleting Old Apps

Welcome back to part two! 

Head back and listen to “How Your Internal Apps Drain Your Brain | Part 1” if you missed it!

You can find the first episode here.

Ok, so awareness is a mental process of IDENTIFYING the experiences and memories in your life, and seeing if they build your TRUE SELF or the EGO. The TRUE SELF wants to connect to the Mind and TRUTH, while the Ego tries to satisfy the Conditioned Self.

The Conditioned Self is a false representation of who we are; it develops from the layers of negative programming we experience and download in life. Seeing the world through the eyes of the TRUE SELF allows you to see what experiences and memories really build you up or break you down. But it takes work.

The True Self builds your connection to the life of the TRUTH. The connection increases when you swipe off and delete the old apps and layers. The plan of the TRUE SELF is to peel off the layers and not keep adding on.

The only way we can SEE if something is good for us is to first practice identifying them.

If we can understand if something is good for us or bad for us, we can consciously make an effort to remove the effect of that experience. When we remove the draining effect of the experience, we are deleting an app of our hard drive...like removing an old app off our phone screen.

How many old traumas, experiences, and apps are running in your background? What are the things that bother you the most?

The subconscious mind is the warehouse portion of the mind where we STORE painful experiences/apps and most often we forget about them. We can let them take a spot on our phone screen, drain our battery power, but never delete them because we don’t want to open them up. It’s too much hassle. The reason we don’t want to open the app is because we are too tired…but they are what make us tired.

You and I have to dig into our energy reserves, especially when we don’t want to deal with it. You and I may have to sacrifice time and energy to start opening the apps to identify the old traumas. But we need to look at them and see if they build you or break you; do they need to be kept or released.

The steps to awareness begins by opening the app, identifying the trauma, and seeing how much space it take up on your hard drive.

Working to release the trauma may take time, but the practice of IDENTIFYING is the first step.

Understanding the power of our subconscious mind’s control in our life is critical and so freeing once we take the steps to unravel what is stored.

If you’re interested in the process of clinical hypnotherapy to gently remove these false beliefs keeping you stuck, please reach out!

Email me at: Kassieannk@gmail.com

Share the Love:

If you like The Awakened Beauty Podcast…

Also, go to awakenbeauty-hq on ITunes and write your biggest takeaway in the rate and review section. Just pretend it says “ah ha” here!! Don’t just review the episode, I would love your ah-ha moment from this episode that is more specific so you can confirm your takeaway as you write, but also help others capture your brilliance. It’ll take 3 minutes from your day. What you declare will be life to others.

So remember, go to I tunes to rate and review.

Comment or question you’d like to ask Kassandra.

P.S! Your review is not only paramount in helping others discover the show, but we also read each and every submission personally…and they mean the world to us.

Love and Light! - Kassandra

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In light of everything spinning around us, I wanted to connect with you and share how our Emotions are the fuel for our very own co-creation of our life’s experiences. 

We need emotion. Everything you dwell upon in your mind and your heart, everything that you believe in, is drawn into physical manifestation

We go through life believing that feelings just happen and that there is nothing we can do to control them.  

The relieving truth is that you have absolute control over how you want to feel, and learning how your thoughts create your feelings is a patient process. 

Without our own thought work, pushing away or pushing down feelings is the trigger response, but doing this is actually making it harder on yourself - and deepening the feedback loop. 

So today, I’m sharing my own “feelings,” how to examine it - let it ride and move back into focus.

Join me as I walk you through the difference between your thoughts and your feelings, and how to identify what a feeling is. 

After that, we’ll examine how to start the process of intentionally creating emotions that you prefer to feel, all while feeling uneasy in your body without resisting them.

While it’s a simple concept, it has some pretty profound impact:

All my love and light in this interesting time.  See how I use my words wisely? Its not negative, it’s VERY interesting. 

LOVE YA’s! 

Kassandra

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Free Morning Meditation to Create Your Day and Reduce Stress

 It’s clear the status quo of most people, “No, I’m fine, I’m just busy,” while their cortisol levels are through the roof!

Stress is a funny thing – it creeps up on you and accumulates, straw by straw, until the proverbial camel’s back breaks. 

Often times, especially for women, our cortisol is LOW in the morning due to disrupted sleep, imbalanced hormones, and the perpetual “busy brain,” keeping us from our deepest REM state to reset our mind and body.

The best way to ensure that you don’t let those straws build-up is to take a few minutes every day to let go of your tension through breath and get yourself back into the present moment by taking ground and visualizing your day ahead.

My gift to YOU! A free short meditation to help you transition into your day.

This guided hypnosis journey is designed to start your day in a place of flow and frequency that brings out natural motivation, inspiration and effortless alignment with your higher self today and ….. every day.

Live a Life in Bloom by Nourishing your Mind, Body and Soul with this Sacred Time and Ritual

Let's begin by aligning and becoming aware of your breath with a slow, natural flow that is rhythmic and easy.

Continuing the natural rhythm of your breath, now begin to bring attention to the tips of your toes and the bottoms of your feet.

And as you do this, become aware of the main word on how you’d like to feel today. 

Perhaps motivated, accomplished, rested, confident, peaceful, successful - whatever that is for you. If you have more than one in mind, please choose and settle on one for now and hold the other word for tomorrow.

Next, let your subconscious choose a color for that word. Let it intuitively come up and visualize it and image that its now coming into your feet, toes and legs. Moving into the hips, chest warming your shoulders and wrapping all your organs with vital energy, the energy that is life-giving and full of cellular energy.

With every breath, breathing in lite and exhaling any negative energy. Allowing the beginning of this day to begin with a clear, clean calm and peaceful mind.

Allowing this energy to flow into the shoulders, back of the arms and into the back of your neck. Moving forward into the forehead, relaxing your jaw, the tiny muscles around your eyes, feeling your jaw say - feeling loose limp and relaxed.

Feeling all of your facial muscles now just fully relaxed, perhaps with a small smile on your lips ingratitude of the time you’ve given yourself.

Very easy and effortless. Allowing this energy to move into the upper arms, the elbows, forearms, wrists and out of your fingertips.

Just allow this flowing of the energy of high vibration to radiate through your body.

Inhaling this clean flow of energy through your toes and out of your fingertips and crown of your head.

Just letting go of anything from yesterday, a dream or any sensation in teh body that no longer serves you, just allow it to flow out of the body, breathing in relaxation, truth, peace and a present calm throughout.

In this state, this homeostasis you find yourself in - i’ts easier to connect to our soul and higher self. The tedious things naturally fall away and we can enter into the priorities based on our values in life and the bigger picture.

This is the part of us that knows our intuition, the next steps and how to make the most of our day. In this knowing and intuition, we align with a flowing river that roles over what would be triggers of the day when out of this state.

Remember a time when you were able to find a way around something you never thought you could.

It may have been years ago, or more recently. But find that sense of confidence and pride the best you can, expanding that smile and grace on your face. You did that, its something others are waiting for. The word deeply needs you - always at your best.

Allow this incredible feeling to radiate throughout your whole body. Locking in this feeling of truth and releasing anything, not of your highest good.

And when you feel through the rhythm of your breath and radiant life-giving light is here for you now and you feel ready to start and seize your day in this flow, and not allow any obstacles to get in teh way of your righteous path, to allow yourself to flow right around them. Trusting yourself in knowing the right step, reaction, and insight it opens in you or others, just hold that with you right now in strength and deep in the subconscious.

Now when you feel you’ve totally released what you need to release so you can start your day, just take a few more breathes with excitement to start your day - bringing yourself back to the awake state - perhaps a smile of gratitude on your face - feeling the self love for yourself - wide awake - opening your eyes ready to flow into your day with a clean, calm, quiet, powerful and peaceful mind.

Wonderful. I wish you a incredible today, and I hope to see you here again tomorrow as your start your day.

All my love and light - Kassandra
 

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 This mini episode and bonus word detox will transform your life, if you put it to work - for your benefit.  Transform your thought life, the words you use - and see your outer world transform.  

Here's How the Words You Choose Shape Your Life

Words have power. 
Their meaning crystallizes perceptions that shape our beliefs, drive our behavior, and ultimately, create our world. Their power arises from our emotional responses when we read, speak, or hear them. Just say the word “fire” while barbecuing, or in the workplace, or in a crowded theater, and you’ll get three completely different but powerful emotional and energetic reactions.

The Illusion of Life

Quantum physics long ago determined that physical matter doesn’t really exist, that everything is just energy in different states of vibration. Nobel Prize winning physicist Werner Heisenberg once stated, “Atoms or elementary particles themselves are not real; they form a world of potentialities or possibilities, rather than one of things or facts.” This energy vibrates at an infinite number of subtle frequencies that cause it to appear as all the different creations we see in our world. There has been a great deal of research in recent years as to whether the universe we live in is actually a holographic experience, and it seems that this is very close to the truth.

And so, it seems life is more of an energy flow than a collection of solid things. What that means for us is that if we stay conscious of the energy we contain, based on the emotions we feel, we can make deliberate choices that alter our frequency and create the realities we desire. If we’re feeling down about something, we can choose to reframe the situation and raise our own spirits. With a renewed perspective and a higher, more positive energetic vibration, we stand a much better chance of bringing good into our lives, rather than bitterly repeating old mistakes.

Words are extremely powerful tools that we can use to uplift our personal energy and improve our lives, though we’re often not conscious of the words we speak, read, and expose ourselves to. Yes, even the words of others can easily affect our personal vibration. Spend a few minutes with a chronic complainer who uses all sorts of negative terms, and you’ll feel your personal energy bottom out. Words have great power, so choose them (and your friends) wisely!

Words & Water

Japanese scientist, Masaru Emoto performed some of the most fascinating experiments on the effect that words have on energy in the 1990’s. When frozen, water that’s free from all impurities will form beautiful ice crystals that look exactly like snowflakes under a microscope. Water that’s polluted, or has additives like fluoride, will freeze without forming crystals. In his experiments, Emoto poured pure water into vials labeled with negative phrases like “I hate you” or “fear.” After 24 hours, the water was frozen, and no longer crystallized under the microscope: It yielded gray, misshapen clumps instead of beautiful lace-like crystals. In contrast, Emoto placed labels that said things like “I Love You,” or “Peace” on vials of polluted water, and after 24 hours, they produced gleaming, perfectly hexagonal crystals. Emoto’s experiments proved that energy generated by positive or negative words can actually change the physical structure of an object. The results of his experiments were detailed in a series of books beginning with The Hidden Messages in Water, where you can see the astounding before and after photos of these incredible water crystals.

The Power of Gratitude

In another experiment, Emoto tested the power of spoken words. He placed two cups of cooked white rice in two separate mason jars and fixed the lids in place, labeling one jar “Thank You” and the other, “You Fool.” The jars were left in an elementary school classroom, and the students were instructed to speak the words on the labels to the corresponding jars twice a day. After 30 days, the rice in the jar that was constantly insulted had shriveled into a black, gelatinous mass. The rice in the jar that was thanked was as white and fluffy as the day it was made. This dramatic example of the power of words is also detailed in Emoto’s books.

Throw-away Words

How many times a day do we throw our words away? We say things like, “I hate my hair,” “I’m so stupid,” “I’m such a klutz.” We never think that these words bring negative energy into our vibration and affect us on a physical level, but they do. Emoto’s experiments were conducted with water. Why? Because sound vibration travels through water four times faster than it does through open air. Consider the fact that your body is over 70% water and you’ll understand how quickly the vibration from negative words resonates in your cells. Ancient scriptures tell us that life and death are in the power of the tongue. As it turns out, that’s not a metaphor.

Say That Again

Some of us are in the habit of using the same negative words over and over again out of habit. The problem is that the more we hear, read, or speak a word or phrase, the more power it has over us. This is because the brain uses repetition to learn, searching for patterns and consistency as a way to make sense of the world around us. Only after being burned a few times can we understand that fire is always hot. You may not remember the exact end date of the Civil War, but odds are you still know what 8 x 9 is because you had to repeat your multiplication tables over and over again, drilling it into your consciousness. I’m sure you’ve experienced having a song stuck in your head all day long, and try as you might, you just can’t get the melody out of your head. Repetition is the most powerful tool to imprint something into our minds and keep it there.

This is of particular concern when we consider a phenomenon called the Illusion of Truth Effect. It basically proves that any statement we read, see, or speak regularly is seen as more valid than one we’re exposed to only occasionally.

Amazingly, it makes no difference whether the information is true or false. The only thing that matters is how often we’re exposed to it. Research from the University of California at Santa Barbara clearly shows that a weak message repeated twice becomes more valid than a strong message heard only once. Even one repetition has the power to change our minds. The same goes for pictures, which are just thoughts and ideas concentrated into an image. Repetition increases our mental validation of anything we’re exposed to, which is why it works so well in political propaganda.

If we’re not fully conscious of what we’re exposing ourselves to, consistency will trump truth every time. Now consider how many times you’ve falsely called yourself stupid, untalented, ugly, or anything else, and you begin to understand how your internal propaganda shapes a false self-image.

1. Making Words Work.

To consciously harness the power of words for your benefit, start with the ones you’re using.

2. No Name-Calling or Self-Criticism.

Everyone is doing the best they can at any moment in time with the consciousness they have to work with, including you. Be kind and offer yourself the same empathy and compassion you’d extend to anyone else.

3. Stop All Self-Deprecation.

Never make your body, or something you’ve accomplished, or anything else in your life the butt of a joke. Words have power, and quantum energy doesn’t have a sense of humor.

4. Resist Gossiping and Speaking Ill of Others.

It’s impossible for your words to resonate in anyone else’s body but your own.

5. Go on a Negativity Diet.

Instead of saying that a meal was terrible say, “I’ve had better.” You’ve basically said what you wanted to say without putting negative energy through your body—you even used a positive word to do it!

6. Boost the Positive Energy of Words.

Instead of saying something like you had a good time at a concert, ramp up the positive energy by saying great, terrific, or fantastic, instead. These feel much better and generate a bigger energetic response in the body.

7. If you have some negative nancys in your circle of friends,

limit the time you spend with them or find better friends. Negative energy has a way of dragging everything surrounding it in, like a big black hole. Avoid it when you can.

8. Surround yourself with positive, uplifting words.

Put affirmations on sticky notes around your home and office that say wonderful things about you, your family, or your goals. Wear clothes that have positive messages or phrases on them. Imagine the kind of positive energy you’ll be generating for yourself when you’re wearing positivity all day long. As you keep doing these things, you use the power of repetition in a highly effective way for your benefit. You have the power to change your world, and using words consciously is one of the quickest ways to shift the energy you bring into your life.

 

BONUS! Negative Word Detox!

This challenge holds the power to meaningfully and materially change your life.

For the next month, I want to invite you on a personal challenge and self-actualization upgrade by making the commitment to refrain from negative self-judgment and criticism.

You’ve probably done some sort of dietary fast or a cleanse in your life. I’ve done a few myself, but if I could only do one fast ever again it would be this one, hands down.

You see, whatever is happening in your relationships, finances, health, and emotions is rooted in the dominant tone of your thinking and your habits. The frequency that you share with your thoughts, underlying subconscious beliefs and what you allow into your soul make ALL the difference in what your life looks like - right now.

For the next three weeks, I invite you to walk the path of healthier thinking and self-talk.

You’ll get to choose and change your patterns so that you can create the experiences you want. Want better relationships? More appreciation? Opportunities? Would you like to just feel better inside? It all stems from your thinking and the way you treat yourself.

The process is simple, notice self-harming thoughts, release and replace them. You may say to yourself “its not easy.” But it is - it just takes focus and effort. Do NOT trick your mind by stating “it isnt easy.” That’s no-no number one. You’re totally capable!

It requires perseverance and that’s where most of us get beat ourselves up. We lose our motivation or something upsets us and we fall back into old patterns. This is why I do this challenge any time I start to feel the creep of anxiety or depression or frustration in my energetic bubble.

Even more powerful, grab your friends or family and do it as a group! This allows you to rely on each other for motivation and support. We are stronger and more powerful together.

You’ve got nothing to lose and the whole world to gain.

Let me know how it goes! All my love and light! Choose Wisely!

 

Share the Love:

If you like The Awakened Beauty Podcast…

Also, go to awakenbeauty-hq on ITunes and write your biggest takeaway in the rate and review section. Just pretend it says “ah ha” here!! Don’t just review the episode, I would love your ah-ha moment from this episode that is more specific so you can confirm your takeaway as you write, but also help others capture your brilliance. It’ll take 3 minutes from your day. What you declare will be life to others.

So remember, go to I tunes to rate and review.

Comment or question you’d like to ask Kassandra.

P.S! Your review is not only paramount in helping others discover the show, but we also read each and every submission personally…and they mean the world to us.

Love and Light! - Kassandra

In the Meantime, STAY IN THE CONVERSATION! @awakenbeautyhq | #awakenbeauty

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Hello sweet, powerful darling!

Do you know that feeling of procrastination that feels like you’re stuck? That stuckness can feel like our foot is on the gas on GO, while partially on the break all at the same time. The trick here is, we don’t even notice our foot on the break, and feel so frustrated with ourselves, we are left spinning our wheels - again.

All of us have someplace in our life where we know, it’s time for a change. It’s my life’s passion to shift change in women’s inner and outer beauty so they can live their most beautiful life.

So let’s hit up the top 6 stages of change so you can break through the little and big changes so you can free up your mind, body, and soul and get to where you want in YOUR LIFE!

CHEERS, let’s move some CHI!

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Full Show Notes:

So let’s dive in and look at what is required to overcome inertia and make big changes in your life.

Human growth and development comes at the cost of making changes through time. Yet, somewhere along the journey, many people think, “I shouldn’t have to change… I am fine just the way I am.

In fact, you should change…” And this sentiment is the first step down a slippery path to a bumpy road.

Change is growth. Changing ourselves is fundamental to our growth, spiritually, physically, mentally, and creatively. And re-writing our narrative to name change as growth can be a powerful transformation, allowing us to embrace change as part of our lives. I want to discuss 6 areas of change to break through stagnancy and inertia.

6 Stages of Change

Not every aspect of our lives needs to be changed radically at every moment, that would be exhausting. Yet, along the way, there are places where our actions cause us or others grief. And, the impact to ourselves and others outweighs our desire to keep doing the same thing.

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result. Albert Einstein

So, in an effort to stop the insanity, let’s take a look at the typical steps in the change process.

 

Denial

I have live a life of creation and entrepreneurship, and one of the first principles of being an entrepreneur is the awareness of problems. Inately as a entreprenuer, we love to solve problems. If you can see all the problems around you, then you will have the basis for creating solutions, it’s a core business concept. I discuss this in my course “Life in Bloom,” how developing awareness about what isn’t working in your life, is defeating us, and I suggest we focus on what IS.

It’s all between our ears, and in our inner voice. What stories do you tell yourself?

And even more important, what stories do you repeat? If you are not where you want to be in your life, then it may be time to explore if you are in denial about changes that need to happen. Confronting our own denial is the most important first step in creating any meaningful changes. As long as you deny the need for change, you will not take action, and thusly, nothing will change.

Take a moment and consider a situation in your life, where you honestly need a change. Write it down and create your desire list. Get it out of your head.

Awareness.

Once you recognize that there are aspects of your life that need change, you can begin the process of developing your awareness. What stories do you believe about what you are capable of? Where do these stories come from? Do the stories work for you? Or, are these stories limiting you? Where is the gap in the story, from where you are now, to where you want to be?

Expanding your awareness about the stories that you may be telling yourself that are not benefiting you; is key to changing the story and unlocking the garden of your mind.

There is a subtle difference between awareness and acknowledgment, but acknowledgment is important in recognizing the truth of your awareness. People can sit in the place of awareness for a long time before they are ready to move on I believe that acknowledging the importance of your awareness begins to shift us into thoughtful action.

Acknowledgment requires that we own our behaviors, our thoughts, and accept that they didn’t develop in a vacuum, but rather that they came to us as a tool and they may no longer serve with the same benefit anymore. It is impossible to let go of anything that we are either in denial of or still fighting with inside ourselves.

Desire.

You can move from denial to awareness; you can have a deep understanding and have acknowledged the issues around you. But, if you don’t actually desire the changes, or want to shift your Story, nothing will happen. Desire can move mountains, and it can literally carry us along through difficulties that otherwise we would avoid. When the desire to be different overcomes the comfort of staying the same, we start to move from thoughtful action to actual action.

And, here’s the deal, we often take on changes because we think we are supposed to. Maybe our parents or our children want us to make a change. Possibly we are in the pre-contemplative stage and are only shopping the change, but not ready to commit. Whatever place you are in the change process, without a strong desire to see the change through, any bump in the road will likely knock you off the wagon. When I think about changes, especially big changes, I scale my desire. Zero (0) to ten (10); if I am not excited, energized or determined enough to be at least an 8 or 9 in commitment or desire for change, I have to wonder if I really want what I say I want.

If you find yourself lacking desire, rethink what you say you want. Look to your life, and sit with what is important enough for you to be at least an 8. Then make that the goal.

 

Blocks, Fears, and Sticking Points.

Once we know what we need to do, and we desire to do it, often comes a phase where our fears get triggered. We will often throw up all sorts of blocks, or fears, that can derail our forward trajectory.

The human brain hates change; there is some interesting research on the amounts of glucose that the brain uses to learn new things, and technically, the brain wants to conserve as much energy as possible. Trying to avoid change is the brains’ way of conserving energy. New habits require more attention than old hardwired habits.

Then there are the normal things that we use to avoid discomfort. Like the discomfort of being outside our of comfortable box. For instance, the stories that we have told ourselves for years about what we can and can’t do, what we should or shouldn’t do, these old stories will likely raise their voices and try and shut you down. I was just having a conversation with someone today about writing their book. They are in the space of not sharing what they are up to with others because other people’s limits get dumped on them too. “You know, it’s really hard… it’s probably a waste of time…” And all these are limiting perspectives.

The antidote to our fear is Grace. Giving ourselves permission to have fears, acknowledging them, breath through them, forgiving ourselves for being human, and then pushing on.

 

Creating a new story.

To make big changes, you are going to have to create a new story. Breaking up the stories in your life doesn’t mean you have to know exactly what the end will look like. Yet you do have to design a story that resonates with you, and that shows you the horizon in the direction that you want to go.

Questions that might help you think this through might sound like, what is important to me? What am I missing in my life that I will regret if it doesn’t happen? What am I passionate about? When I am having fun and talking with friends, what topics do I get really energized by? What do I think I am good at? What did I want to be when I was a kid? Is there a dream I gave up on that, I still think about?

I go over this int eh BE DO HAVE concept on the awaken beauty podcast and in our upcoming Life in Bloom program and its powerful.

Once you have a vision or goal of how you want to show up in your life, it’s much easier to determine the actions that will take you there. I ask myself this question for every goal I have. “Is what I am about to say, think, or do, going to take me one step closer to my goal or one step farther away?” This is my compass towards the destination of the story I want to live.

 

Actions.

Once you have a vision of the new story that aligns with your big changes, then you can determine what actions need to happen. Habits of action, thinking, reacting, or responding are like superhighways in our minds. To create a new habit, we are going to have to look for tiny exit ramps and pull over and get some extra resources.

Tiny habits are based on habit links. For instance, if I have a hardwired habit of brushing my teeth, linking a new habit to the old habit can help to form the new wiring in my brain.

You might try to gamify your big change. There are apps that you have to pay a nonprofit if you dont meet your goal! Its using our natural competitiveness.

In Closing.

If you have big dreams, what got you where you are, may need adjustments or flat out changes to get you further down the road towards your goal. Use these 6 stages to support yourself in plugging away towards what you say is important to you. Draw on your courage, fortitude, perseverance, and maybe your competitiveness and craft a story that opens the path to your dreams. Dream big – work smart.

All my love and light, Kassandra!

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Your brain can be compared to a hard drive on your phone or computer. You are born with a predominately empty hard drive, which is ready to be filled with information. In the first two years of your life, you are in a UNCONSCIOUS brain state, almost as if you are sleepwalking. This is the learning and observing time in your life; this is the period of time when the unconscious mind is heavily developed. These forming years you are DOWNLOADING information and experiences just like downloading a new app or program onto your phone. Each EXPERIENCE IS AN APP that is downloaded on your hard drive.

Every EXPERIENCE or APP have 2 things:

1. MEMORY SIZE-The apps and programs you download have a specific amount of information i.e. Megabytes or Gigabytes. The size of a experience, memory or trauma, will determine the amount of space the app will take up in your brain. Remember that any experience, whether good or bad, that REPEATS ITSELF can also increase the size of the app.

2. DATA TYPE-The type of experience/app you have is placed into certain category boxes on your phone screen. For example, you place all your banking and credit card apps in FINANCE grouping boxes, so when you tap on the box all the financial stuff is pulled up. This is memory recall.

UNRESOLVED EXPERIENCES:

Have you ever had so many apps running that your battery gets drained super quick? Unresolved or unprocessed experiences or memories are equivalent to old apps that are running in the background. You are not paying attention to them or conscious of them, but they are still draining your battery.

How do you gain your energy back? You have to swipe off the unnecessary apps. Processing old experiences and becoming aware of who you are is the action of swiping off the old. This allows more memory space to open up on your hard drive.

This accomplishes 2 things:

- Increases bandwidth for quicker downloads

- Increases processing speed within the brain.

Next up, we’ll talk about deleting and processing these memories.

Thanks for watching!

Understanding the power of our subconscious mind’s control in our life is critical and so freeing once we take the steps to unravel what is stored.

If you’re interested in the process of clinical hypnotherapy to gently remove these false beliefs keeping you stuck, please reach out!

Email me at: Kassieannk@gmail.com

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Inhale…. Exhale….

 

Learning to control the breath is one of the most powerful (and free!) tools we have for improving concentration, cellular health, managing stress, and as a co-guide in our spiritual ascension.

By engaging intentional deep and rhythmic breathing we jump-start the natural laws of nature which will calm your thoughts, slows your heart rate, and regulates your autonomic nervous system.

 

Where the mind goes, our energy flows, so focused breathing helps you direct what your mind is paying attention to and focus on that thing without any distractions. When a trigger moment arises out of the blue or you’re anticipating a high-pressure circumstance, breathwork helps you control the physical and mental response to stress, preventing you from getting disjointed.

 

When reflecting upon your own life and inner nature, this technique helps you slow down and gain more insight and self-knowledge. And at a practical and physical level, proper breathing enhances lung capacity, strengthens your immune system, and regulates your neuroendocrine system.

 

The Box Breathing technique is recommended by a Nave Seal Commander who uses it as a program to develop elite level physical fitness and mental toughness. He quotes that it’s his secret weapon for creating a balanced, energized state, and a calm, focused mind.

Let’s jump into the flow!

 

The Basics:

* On the inhale, expand the belly, then the diaphragm, then the upper chest.

On the exhale, let the breath go first from the upper chest, then the ribcage, then the belly. This helps you relearn how to breathe deeply.

* Inhale and exhale solely through the nose. It stimulates the nerves that activate the parasympathetic nervous system and counters the fear response of the sympathetic nervous system.

Here are the 4 Steps: Note, you can choose a 4 or 5 count. Find your biorhythm.

We’re going to exhale 4 seconds, hold your breath 4 seconds, inhale 4 seconds, hold your breath 4 seconds. If that’s too long, make the count shorter the first two times then lengthen.

Please close your eyes and go inside your mind's eye.

Let's breathe.

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Today’s energetic discussion is with Tom Paladino and Scalar Energy and how we can help beam some high vibing healing to our HORMONES!

SO DOPE! The time of energy healing is NOW, and this process is proving, just that.

Listen to Tom and my first interview where we discussed the foundation of Scalar energy, but today we’ll go deeper on exactly how this unique process can help heal our health - and our hormones.

Tom and I discuss how his female Hormone Program is designed to assemble female hormones inside each cell of your body, and how reducing pathogens directly affects our hormones, which are directly linked to hair loss.

Aging is due to the lack of hormones, so this is a no brainer ladies. Could it really be the “pill” weave been looking for? Ok, I’ll call it the beam of LIGHT we have been looking for, and its been underneath our nose all this time!

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Innovation is remarkable when it occurs which is why it is known as innovation. It cannot be a goal because I feel it is a natural outcome of several circumstances. It cannot be a grade. No matter your opinion if you believe innovation is falling with hardly any hope or you have got the optimistic mindset which the moment is now you're pushing for invention.

Make sure to stay to the end, and we’ll be giving an incredible free opportunity for your to increase your hormonal health.

What you’ll awaken to:

Scalar Energy Effected Hormones:

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Hello Awakened Beauty Tribe Nation!

Today, we’re talking about how to develop a richer life (and mindset) through the agency of our choices. It’s much deeper than you think. It is what makes us the creators of our own life experience. It is not happening to you. You are shaping it all along the way with your agency. It truly is an amazing gift.

Developing greater analytical thinking can help you make important life decisions, feel less overwhelmed, stuck, and lost. It will also free you of subconsciously thinking or impulsively pushing your judgment onto others, and their own empowerment of choice.

The mind always knows.

Jump into this mini-episode and dig deep in reflection - on the beautiful potential that comes from your - intrapersonal choice(s).

All my love and light,

Kassandra

 

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