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Day Thirty One-Final Day of 31 Day Experiment in Living Spontaneously

Today, July 1, is the last day of my 31 day experiment and it is also the 3rd Eclipse in 30 days.  I woke up this morning at the exact time of the eclipse so I tuned into the energy.

The Sabin symbol for 10 degrees Cancer, which is the degree Cancer is in today is

“A Large Diamond In the First Stages of the Cutting Process”  I feel like the last 30 days and the time since I left my job have been a Diamond Cutting and Polishing process, metaphorically.

According to Astrology for today it’s important to remember that eclipses are the harbingers of new beginnings.  Look at your life as a diamond in the rough, possibly ready for the last fateful tap to make it the “perfectly cut” diamond.  The symbolic degree interpretation of this eclipse suggests the potential for creating something of great value.

The affirmation for the day is Every Day and in every way, I am becoming better and better.

This chart is extremely complex, with a number of very tight minor aspects. It tells us there is a need to face reality and attend to responsibilities and obligations, while remaining open and optimistic to future potentials. A decision can be made now that eliminates a past problem and allows things to move forward freely. The challenge is to integrate new ideas during restricted circumstances. The energy exists to heal old wounds or situations by artistically expressing practical solutions. The key to success lies in the response to fateful events.

Many Aries (which is my sun sign) will look at working for themselves now, or adopting a more flexible approach, thereby freeing up work patterns. It is important not to be a slave of your work, or use it to avoid other important areas of fulfillment. 

In the relationship stakes, Saturn, the planet of commitment and responsibility, still moves through your partnership zone.

I have Uranus in Cancer at almost 6 degrees in my 7th house, the house of partnership so I am imagining the decision and change has to happen around my thoughts and feelings about partnership. This eclipse will have an impact on that area of my life.   The U7 (let’s call them), somewhat like someone with Venus in Aquarius, needs independence in his marriage or significant partnership. He won’t be tied down in any type of traditional relationship. U7 may be attracted to eccentric, brilliant or off-beat types as partners. Or he needs an unconventional arrangement — maybe an open marriage, or at least freedom from the constraints of being at his spouse’s side at all times. He may also feel that significant others are forcing change upon him, or that his spouse undergoes personal revolutions on a regular basis.

This Venus in Aquarius in my house of partnership has always been a double-edged sword for me.  I have known about it for a long time.  How it has impacted my life is that I don’t need to be in a relationship for the sake of being with someone because I am so independent.  My independence has been an issue for some men too.  But the biggest piece is that I need to be with someone who is unconventional, creative, bright and somewhat of a renaissance man, understands the law of attraction, and open-minded because that is who I am.  Add to that attractive, loving, and younger than me and that isn’t easy to find, but somehow I think it will be now.

It is cool to see that a lot of the astrological influences are reflecting just where I am and that I am on the right track.

In regards to the intention I set at the beginning of this experiment about a partner I think for the first time I really am open to a relationship with my equal.  I really believe that he exists and that our paths are converging now.  I feel like I can have both my independence and a relationship at the same time.  I didn’t feel that was possible before.  The shift comes out of knowing who I am and how I can manifest exactly what I want.

As far as re-inventing myself as an entrepreneur this experiment has helped me get clarity. I realized that when I was a therapist, a lot of my energy was being used up, keeping me stuck in my status quo.  I didn’t realize until I was on the other side that listening to and supporting clients, three days a week kept me from expanding in other areas.  Now I feel like anything is possible again.

This experiment has helped me settle into choosing to do nothing if that is what I feel like doing and that I can trust the flow of my life.  The next steps in this process are finding someone to help me with personal branding and imagine what my perfect life will look like.

The other thing that has happened is I look younger and lighter.  Everyday at least one person comments on how I look or says they didn’t even recognize me.  I have become shiny and that is youthanizing.

For my final spontaneous act in this 31 Day period I am going to a spontaneous party at my friend Valerie’s house.  When I left the house the temp gauge in my car read 101 degrees and when I arrived at her house 30 minutes later it read 75!  I drove through wind, turbulence and rain to get to the party.  Interesting metaphor!

Thank you to everyone who has read this blog for the past 31 days and followed my journey.  I hope it has somehow inspired you to expand yourself in a new way.

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Day Twenty-nine-Experiment in Living Spontaneously

Today I went to Co-Working Wednesday with the Magic Wand Collective. I have been wanting to be more active and not that I am not working I can do that. If you don’t know about the Collective it is a community for Women in business in the Twin Cities. I am one of the founding members. I was attracted to it because of the philosophy of abundance, creativity and supporting each other through connections/relationship. The group has only been in existence a short time but they have some much to offer business women in our community. For example today I was excited because I had signed up for a reasonably priced head shot session with photographer Theresa Hermes. Theresa made is fun and easy and I can’t wait to see the photos!

In the same vein I am happy that all of the details came together today for the Magnetic Business Women group, that I created to start having Happy Hours! Now that I am not working this group is going to evolve into something even more amazing.

I got a wonderful email from Leissa of Leissa’s Hair Studio about the interview I did with her. This is what she said:

“Your article was amazing and a inspiration even to my staff.Even they need to hear some stuff again as it seems in this busy world we forget about miracles and little things that make life so much more worth living.”

This is why I love doing the Interviews With Magnetic Business Women.

This afternoon I met one of my distributors at a kiddy park so her daughter could play while I did some coaching and dreaming with her. The kiddy park was filled with excited, playful kid energy. I got there before my distributor so I interacted with some of the children who were there. I spent about 45 minutes with my distributor and got her back on track with and action plan.

Tonight some of our team got together for team training.  When we get together it is really fun.  Tonight we played the Residual Income Game which is an actual simulator that helps you improve your network marketing skills.  It creates a simulation which makes your brain feel like you are really building a business.  This is a fabulous tool for team development and growth in business building.  You can learn more on the link on the lower right of this blog page.

As you can see by the pictures we were having a lot of fun.  If it isn’t fun we won’t do it!

Team playing the Residual Income Game

 

This is the Residual Income Game

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some of our team members

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Day Twenty-five-Experiment in Living Spontaneously

Today I slept in until 8:30…I never sleep in until 8:30. I have been waking up without an alarm clock at 6:30 all of my life. There have been rare occasions, like this morning, where I have slept in. I woke up thinking, ” Today is going to be the day I clean and organize the rest of my studio”. That was before my daughter called and asked me to hang out with her, my son and my grandson. ‘ Sorry studio, but I am living spontaneously and my kids and grandson trump cleaning!’ I did throw a load of laundry in before I left so my clothes are clean.

We went out to breakfast and watched the rain coming down outside the window. Yes, rain. We had Summer yesterday and now we are back to rain. I hope it clears up before the block party tonight.

I waited with anticipation for a special announcement webinar from It Works at 3:00 PM. Can’t wait to find out what it is. So much is happening with the company I can’t imagine what they might announce today. Wow! From now until July 15th anyone can become a distributor with It Works for $99. This includes 8 Ultimate Body Applicators with a retail price of $200 so you can join and make $100, just by selling the Body Applicators and that is just the beginning, because with the decision to join the company you are on your way to a healthier and wealthier life. This means I will be able to build my team to Triple Diamond in the next few weeks, changing my focus as I direct more of my energy into attracting new business partners.

The Block Party was scheduled for 3 and the weather didn’t improve until about 5:30 but for the rest of the evening it was dry and cool. It is hard to believe it is almost July and we are outside in jackets and long pants. As usual, the neighbors were out in full force. I love this neighborhood, and especially the block I live on because we always find ways to connect. I feel safe because I know someone on the block will know if something is wrong because we watch out for each other. In the winter someone on the block usually gets their snow-blower out and does the block from one end to the other so we only have to shovel to the sidewalk. If my car gets stuck I know someone is going to run out and give me a push and when the streets are going to be plowed one of the neighbors sends us all a notice about moving our cars.

Here are some of the highlights:

This is the desert table

This is Sunset Whiffleball. I didn’t know a bat could move that fast!

Ready to hit one out of the park!

Early in the party a young man and his assistant, from a block away, showed up with an electric guitar and sound system, plugged into one of the neighbors houses and rocked out. He was actually pretty good. Last year we had a quartette that was great.

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Day 24-Experiment in Living Spontaneously

I started my day at the clinic getting my monthly B12 injection.  I have been getting them for 26 years since the part of my intestine that absorbs B12 was removed during life saving surgery.   After I got my shot the nurse said ” I don’t know if you heard or not but there is a nation way shortage on B12 and we only have 10 doses left”.  Of course I was surprised!  I remember asking my doctor, after my surgery, what would happen if I didn’t get the B12 shots.  He said ” you go crazy and eventually die”.

Perhaps more than what most people might be aware of, vitamin B12 is one exceptional vitamin that is essential for health and day-to-day living, even though it may be needed only in little quantities.  I won’t go into the long list of problems that can occur without it.

I was concerned when I talked to the nurse and as I was leaving the clinic but by the time I got to the car I had shifted into my go with the flow mind.  I began thinking about sublingual B12 that is absorbed under the tongue.  I also started to think about how if this would work, I wouldn’t have to go in to the clinic every month, pay for the shot and the clinic visit and I could get further off the medical grid.  I am very healthy so I only have to see a doctor a couple of times a year.  One of those times is for an annual physical that is required by the clinic so that I can get my prescription for B12 renewed.  Since I haven’t had insurance for a year I have to pay for it myself.   (I couldn’t get insurance because of a titanium plate in my wrist.  I am not kidding!)   Now I am thinking this B12 shortage might be a positive thing in the long run.

Of course I didn’t find anything on the internet about a B12 shortage because the medical community is really good about keeping things like that undercover.  I did find a reference to it in an animal chat room where a person who gets B12 shots for her dog heard it from her vet.  Now to research resources for sublingual B12, which by the way, I had asked my doctor about years ago and was told it wasn’t the best way to take B12.  I bet when I go in next month for my physical they will be more receptive to the idea!

I got my haircut and when I got home I had a new distributor who signed up on-line!  I love when my team grows while I am doing something fun for myself.

The B12 saga got even more interesting because when I got home my friend sent me an article about B12 that talked about the two forms of B12 available in supplements.  One is synthetic and toxic because it contains cyanide and the other is a naturally occuring B12 that is good for you.  Guess what? The B12 that I have been receiving all these years at the clinic is the synthetic one!  They use it because it is cheap and can be purchased in bulk.  This is really turning into a blessing because if I wouldn’t have known about the shortage I wouldn’t have found out there is something better!

I had a great time tonight with a group of people who love to travel…

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