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Boundless Bliss

Strength comes from knowing who you are

This year I will be approaching a very special anniversary where I will be celebrating 7 years of amazing vibrant health after experiencing an incredible healing journey and I am excited for the times ahead. There are more journeys on the horizon I’m sure and creatively I am in the best place I have been for a very long time. There is a lot happening offline to make my dreams happen and I am deeply committed to my creativity and what my soul is calling me to.

I always get asked what will I be doing next or rather where I will be trekking or travelling to next. I think I have gained some sort of reputation with my adventures since my health improved nearly 7 years. I am laughing about it as I am writing now because it is so true. I am always up to something but I don’t always share it until I am ready to share it. Despite my adventurous streak it takes a lot of energy to manifest and stay in that energy so I like to quietly do what I need to do and see where life takes me. Also, I don’t always feel like I need validation from anywhere because I have such a big trust in the Universe and that wherever I end up I will always be supported by life’s magic.

It has been a few years since I have done a big trek and I haven’t planned anything like that recently (not yet) but I’m sure that will happen when it’s meant to. When a mountain calls me I will be there for sure. In the last year 7 years I have trekked the Sahara Desert, mountains of Iceland and climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, travelling to America, South America and India for fun, food and personal development, defying anything that doctors told me over a decade ago about my health and taking life into my own hands. It was the best decision and allowed me to follow my bliss and visit such amazing places. I see much more travel in my future but I find the best adventure right now is within myself and does not require any travel, only an open heart and new eyes to see possibilities and the goodness of life.

We are always travelling in some way and being able to look at your glass half full makes all the difference in the world. It’s a game changer.

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Have a blissful week,

Lisa ♥

 

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New Moon in Gemini 2019

Hello beautiful readers! This week has been the start of a new moon cycle with the New Moon in Gemini. I love the beginning of a new moon cycle because it gives an opportunity for a fresh start and re-assess our goals, needs and desires. It is an opportunity to affect change and look at what we wish to manifest and bring into our lives. What a gift we have been given and it costs nothing! It’s all about energy and thoughts and coming into being. I like to come back to that place and see what arises with every new cycle.

I took a big break from blogging so that I could do this for a long period of time. When I first started this blog about four years ago I was travelling a lot on what I like to call my ‘soul adventures’ and visiting or trekking places in the world that would call me. After my last ‘soul adventure’, I started an adventure of a different kind in which I continued my study of metaphysics and made a decision to follow my heart (and the food) to start studying Naturopathic Nutrition from last year onwards. As I was making these changes and decisions I didn’t feel the call to write again through the blog until now so here I am.

Writing has been a big part of my life whether I have been sharing it publicly or not. I think it’s always a brave thing to share what is stirring in your soul whether it’s through writing, painting or any other creative avenues but I am hoping by putting myself out there again it may inspire others to also follow their art and calling of the soul.

With the New Moon in Gemini the themes that are coming up for me are: Connection, Communication and Self-expression. These themes are perfect for the month ahead as we are in a season where everything around us in nature is alive and with that we can also come alive. As we work with the cycles of nature in creative ways we can absolutely manifest our dreams.

Stay tuned for more adventures!

Blessings,

Lisa

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Living Life on the Icelandic Edge…

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Wow, wow, wow… it’s been a pretty crazy week!! I have been and come back from Iceland in my first charity trek and just arrived home today. I am still taking everything in after flying back. It has been an epic journey travelling through the most diverse landscapes in such a short space of time and I feel so lucky for the experiences I had in Iceland. There was joy, there was laughter, many moments when I struggled to put one foot in front of the other and then of course my not so great morning moments but this is what it is all about. This is life and all the facets of change that come with it.

This trek pushed me so far from my comfort zone that it took me on the edge and I mean that in literal sense when I say this.

Me being me, I didn’t realise what some of the hiking trail would entail. However this probably worked in my favour in that I didn’t have time to procrastinate about it and I had to just do it. There was no turning back! In a lot of ways the trail reminded me of walking on Mount Kilimanjaro three years ago and I thought if I could get through that then I could do anything. Still I was filled with fear when I was presented with what could have been a life and death situation.

There was a section called the Cat’s Spine in which you had to cross a very rocky ridge with a massive drop on either side. My palms were sweating and my heart rate was going so fast at the thought of crossing it. I was calling in my Spirit Guides, angels and every deity possible at that point to protect me and all the other people in our group doing this. This really took ‘feel the fear and do it anyway’ to a new level. I felt fortunate for the amazing group of people I was trekking with and together we conquered it and motivated each other throughout the trek. This to me was the best part… meeting new friends in this shared experience and to be able to laugh about it for years to come.

When you allow yourself to step outside your comfort zone, it’s where the magic begins

I was so relieved when I made it to the other side of the Cat’s Spine. It made me think about how life can be risky and you always have a choice to move forward no matter what life presents to you and to know that you are not walking any of it alone. The views were absolutely spectacular and looked like something out of a movie.

The mountains of magnificence bring a new perspective and new way of seeing things. You begin to realise that there is no point of sweating the small stuff and in the grand scheme of things that’s all it is… stuff. When we live with aliveness in our hearts, this sense of beauty and magnificence lives in our very veins and we can share that light to help others along the way and make a difference. We each have that capacity in our own unique way.

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With all the uphills and struggles, I thought it was over until we had to cross another section which filled me with even more fear and presented what could have been another life and death situation. This time I had to hold onto a chain to cross to the other side of this cliff as the path was so narrow. This was worse than the Cat’s Spine and the Barranco Wall on Mount Kilimanjaro. My hands were shaking as I crossed and held onto the chain for dear life. I laugh thinking about it. Not at the time of course. I have to say it was all worth to it travel across volcanoes, glaciers and snow.

Again I was reminded at the fact we are never alone when I took the picture below and saw a white feather in the sky. This made me smile and to remember my strength after recovering from illness that changed the entire course of my life. To think that I was in so much pain before for a number of years I could hardly walk to now being able to do these incredible things is a miracle in itself.

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“Water is the most perfect traveller because when it travels it becomes the path itself!” (Mehmet Murat Ildan)

I also had the blessing of witnessing and seeing lots of great waterfalls on this trail. They were spectacular and walking along hearing the sound of the water was so soothing. The path we walked was filled with such soul and life-force energy. I loved every moment of it. I can still feel it now.

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It’s time to rest now for a few days until the training starts again for the next adventure. Long may they continue!

Blessings,

Lisa