Why Affirmations by Themselves Don’t Work + How to Overcome Fear of Going for a BIG Dream01Oct
Pheeew! It’s been a while! I’m so happy to connect with you again!
Today I want to share a special interview that I’ve done with the amazing Life-Coaches, Whitney and Jake Rohel from Living By Design.
Whit & Jake are also founders of the Austin based company, Fit-Bar, a concept that incorporates fitness and social activities, so people can make health-minded quality friends.
I’ve been working with them for the last months and it’s been a joy to be a part of this amazing startup and see it grow and expand by the minute!
In this podcast, we sat down and we dove deep into my life.
You will get insights about how to use fear to our advantage (and how to overcome it when you are going for something BIG) and why being a part of a loving community is truly important for an abundant life.
We also talked about manifesting abundance and how to apply affirmations the right way (along with other tools) so they work!
Here’s something that I talked about in regards to this topic:
“You can say all the positive affirmations that you want, but if you’re trapped inside at Sunset (***big wave spot), the waves are GOING to smash you and the ocean isn’t going to let you out until it’s done with you.”
Join me for a week of bliss in paradise!22Jul
I want to invite you to join us at the Surf, Dance & Wellness Retreat for Women in Hawaii. The first retreat starts on October 28th of 2017!
For 7 nights/8 days, we will experience the lighter side of life. These retreats are designed for a small group of women who are ready to have a new beginning, live new adventures (like surfing for the first time!) and find peace within.
We will surf, meditate, eat healthy foods and also have a lot of fun! (a little bird told me that we’ll be dancing (AKA: shaking out booties) at night! 😉
Better yet, watch this video where I share what this retreat is all about!
This is for you if you could use 8 days of:
Surrender your will and you’ll get everything you want22Jun
Wow, it’s been a while since I have connected via this blog. Truth is, I’ve been having a lot of fun. I’ve been living my life to a whole new level since the last three years of hardship (due to my concussion). Since February 4th, something big shifted in my life: I’ve got my health back!
You might remember (or not), my last blog post, around January. I wrote about my decision to surrender to the fact that I might be living with a permanent health condition. I finally accepted not just that, but I welcomed my concussion to be a part of my life. It was a liberating moment, where I was able to accept myself fully and love all aspects of myself (including those aspects that I judged as “bad”, such as my health condition). By that point, I’ve tried every treatment I knew of, spent thousands of dollars to improve my health and countless hours doing recovery treatments.
I thought that there was nothing more that I could do, and that would be it: I will always suffer from the symptoms that left me fatigued constantly.
I won’t lie, I felt sad about it, but I was ready to accept my life “concussed”.
The next day, after I truly let go, I received a phone call from Jill, from One Hit Away Foundation. Jill has been guiding me throughout the last years to the right doctors in Austin and holding my hand as I navigated my recovery in a new city, far from my home in Hawaii.
Jill made a connection with the Amen Clinics and told me that I was offered the opportunity to get treatment in San Francisco to figure out what else needed to be done in order for me to heal and have a “normal” life again.
They flew me to San Francisco and I’ve got brain spect- scans performed and many tests during several days.
Finally, the results came back. My doctor said:
The greatest gift I could ever give you13Nov
It’s been a while since we’ve connected. Today is a very special day and I want to share it with with. Today it’s my birthday (I’m turning 35!) and I decided to do something very different, something special and new.
I realized that YOU have been a part of my journey for years: sharing with me about your dreams, life projects, sometimes frustrations or fears and also allowing me to share with you about my personal journey into Abundance.
On this special day, I want to give you the greatest gift I could ever give you.
Become Unlimited is a 6 Week Course to connect into the source of Abundance and manifest your deepest dreams. This course is the course of a lifetime, for a lifetime.
Do you feel fear of the future? How to overcome your rumbling mind and move into an abundant mindset09Sep
Today I want to share an interview I did months ago with Mind & Money Coach Kylie Patchett.
What started as an interview focused on how to move into greater Abundance in our lives, ended up as a raw, honest conversation about fear, overcoming hardship and finding a way to deal with our unconscious thoughts that are keeping us apart from our peace and happiness.
When we recorded this interview, I remember feeling this energy of Abundance “taking over” me. There was a sense of enthusiasm coming through me and I couldn’t stop nor control the flow. I usually go where the energy leads me and in this case it was to share about a very personal process throughout the months that followed the separation from my ex-husband.
I always believed that if any of my experiences may help other people to overcome their own challenges then I will share with an open heart and in all honesty. This is exactly what happened in this heartfelt interview.
Let go of everything to receive EVERYTHING (+Take a peek inside my home!)13Jun
Sometimes in order to make space for Abundance in our lives, we need to go through a huge shift. Sometimes we have to let go of everything to receive EVERYTHING.
Sometimes it involves letting go of relationships that are not serving us for our growth anymore, living situations, the way we are approaching our careers or the way we are living our lives overall.
Last year I “lost it all”: my health, my marriage, my home, my career for a full year, my joy, my happiness.
For four months I could barely move out of the bed from an accident I suffered that led me to a brain injury that lasted 13 months. Every single day was a nightmare. My head was pounding and I couldn’t do anything at all. For the first three months I couldn’t even read an email because I would get fatigued.
Then divorce came, shock, anger, depression, feeling totally lost.
One night, as I was lying in the grass under a starry sky listening to Led Zeppelin, I realized that I was feeling totally empty.
It wasn’t a “bad empty”, neither a “good empty” feeling. Just neutral: No desires, no pull, no wants.
Total nothingness. A big, empty, uncomfortable space that I had no idea how I would fill up, if that would ever happen.
I allowed myself time to heal and nurture my body and soul. I went back to the basics of eating well, spending time with my dog and surfing whenever my body allowed me. I meditated a lot and then some more.
The void started to get filled slowly by a Loving force.
Today, I feel full to overflow. Full of gratitude, joy and Abundance in my life.
I see the perfect plan that the Universe had for me, that is much greater than anything I could have dreamed of.
There’s only space for LOVE in my life, and nothing else. Just Loving (Love-in-Action) manifesting itself through my family, my old and new friends, the beauty of Hawaii, the connection with people like you that read what I write (thank you).
As my life got fulfilled from within, the outer manifestation started to reflect that Abundance as well. Today I’m writing this post from my new condo as I watch the turquoise ocean from my window.
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