Energy Updates, Healing

The Old Me Died – Help!

The theme from the Healing Room this week has been about getting comfortable with this new version of ourselves. There’s a deep sense of loss that comes when we have changed so much and can be difficult to cope with.

For myself and many of my clients, the theme over the last couple of weeks has been the realisation that we aren’t who we used to be. It’s time to step up. Noticeably so, a lot of my clients are at the stage where their old ways and habits just don’t fit anymore. They’ve noticed that they’ve also shed a lot of the baggage, including people in their lives. We’ve talked about this a little in previous blogs because I know it’s been happening for a lot of people as part of the Universal energy shifts.

When we shed, it creates a void. It feels energetically that we have been living in this limbo/void stage for a while now but this week it really seems to have shifted to allow the new stuff to begin it’s manifestation. When you’ve shed and worked through your baggage, what you’ve actually been doing is preparing yourself ready for what you’re about to receive.

We grieve the loss of who we were because it involves a little bit of our Ego dying. The Ego that tells us what to do to stay safe. When your heart over-rides this, there’s a lot of discomfort that follows.

This is one of the things that we have been dealing with this week. Personalities have changed. Priorities have changed. And now what we’re noticing is that because of this inner change that’s already taken place, it’s manifesting on the outside. We receive when we are ready and so clearing the old vibrational energies out and integrating the new ones is a vital step in the manifestation process.

You’d think when you got what you asked for, you’d be ok with it all though, right? However, it’s useful to know that it can create a great sense of overwhelm.

Am I ready? Can I cope? Is it really happening? Do I deserve it?

All these questions are the old Ego fear just whispering in your ear trying to put you off. Keep listening to your heart and let it guide the way for you.

There are some amazing changes happening for my clients. Many of them have been asking for clarity with certain situations and it has been delivered. So now they know what to do as a result of getting the information they needed to make the decisions.

It’s crunch time. It’s time to follow through.

It’s also time to enjoy the results of the hard work that you have put in and enjoy the lovely delights the Universe is bringing your way!

It really has been a whirlwind couple of weeks for many of us, and now we are entering Eclipse season so prepare to do it all again!!

Energy Updates

Energy Update 4th May, 2018

Let’s get straight in to it with this energy update. There has certainly been a shift in the energy and I feel we are still in the clearing phase of this shift following the full moon.

For a lot of people, it is a feeling of being stuck, stagnant. Wanting to do things, or knowing what needs to be done but no energy or action happening. There is a lot of thought and little action.  Try not to get frustrated. Everything has it’s own time.

The energy at the moment seems to be around the higher chakras. Plenty of energy and ideas coming in but it feels like treacle as soon as it hits the heart chakra with very little movement. I’ve definitely seen this a lot in the healing room, and I am experiencing this myself. We simply have to stay open to allow this energy to pass through. My feeling is that it is also training us to get out of our own way, but more on that as it comes through.

Over the last few week, we have all been experiencing a sense of losing aspects of our identity. Old ideas and patterns are no longer working, and it feels like we have to forge a new way. It is particularly challenging when the energy is not travelling as we would wish it to so the transition is not as fluid as we would like it to be. As well as this, we have gone through a shedding process. For some it has been dramatic changes. For others, the “Aha!” moments that lead you to question why you’re doing certain things. For me, it has been a mixture of the two. I think I said this in a previous update, but as the changes are happening on the inside, it takes time before they materialise on the outside. It really is a time to consolidate and integrate the changes.

Transition. I think this is the theme for the week. We are in another cosmic holding space and the lessons of patience and trust are all pertinent yet again at this time. Physically we are caught in the “Stop” and “Go” energy so it feels like going round in tiny tiny circles and although it feels like there is a lot going on up there, it isn’t translating in to material reality. Even though we feel sluggish and at a loss in terms of what to do, it is really important to prepare for what is to come. Mentally gear yourself up to be in the mindset of creating and receiving. If there is something that you have wanted for a while, think about what you can do to prepare to receive it as it’ll help the energy along.

For a lot of us, we are finding that things, people, situations that we once used to resonate with are not supporting us in the same way and it has been a time for letting go. It almost feels like a transition towards independent thinking and living. We were waiting for this stage of ascension, but now that it is here, we feel lost in transit. It’s like being on a carousel not knowing where you’ll eventually end up and you won’t be moving towards it until you accept the uncertainty that comes with it. Don’t hold any guilt or sadness for the people and situations you have left behind. Clear your slate at this time, and it will help you to clear your heart.

For me personally, I have been following Ascension energy updates and I feel that where they once filled a void in terms of making sense of the world, they do not resonate in the same way. I can only write on my own experience of the energies as a way of establishing my own truth. Those that resonate will follow, and those that go off me are free to do so. At this time, I can’t stress how important authenticity is and that there is no point in pretending anymore. It feels as if we have gone to the point where pretending feels so uncomfortable that we avoid it at all costs. You may have noticed that you don’t want to be around inauthentic people, or people who hold you to certain expectations.

We are each in search of the truth and the process at the moment is challenging us to really look long and hard at what we believe to be true and question why we believe it to be so. Challenging the feelings that we get helps us to go within to determine if its something to keep or lose or sit on until it’s certain. It is even more challenging when it feels like that feeling of certainty doesn’t appear to be there in the same form that it used to appear to us. New gifts and new ways of noticing are opening up at this time. This forces us to really go within and work from the inside out. Those feelings are all still there, and it feels like we’re going to have to get used to squinting before we can fully see this and get used to this way of looking at things.

There is a lot of light coming in and this is quite demanding on us physically as it filters it’s way through. I’ve noticed palpitations and pulsing as the light comes in. There is a tendency for overwhelm, and some random bouts of tears but when you allow this, it opens you up to receive more.

Hold tight as I feel that change really is imminent. The most challenging part of this transition is holding this energy as it feels like we are collapsing under the weight of the sheer immensity of the light coming in. Know that you only get as much as you can handle, and you can ask for it to be turned down if it is all too much for you. There is a sense of magic on the horizon and you can feel the buzz. Try to enjoy where you’re at now. It’s all too easy to keep asking “are we there yet?” and that takes away from the experience of expansion and growth. Remember you can grow standing still and you can grow while you’re moving. Often we forget that when there is little progress to be seen, there is a great deal going on behind the scenes to put it all together. Try and keep this in mind as you ride this energy wave.

Until next time, take care, rest up and enjoy the ride if you can!

Love Hafsa

Energy Updates

Energy Update 17th April, 2018

What a build up to the New Moon, eh? Mercury has finally gone direct although things are slow this week energy wise. More time for integration.

I don’t know how you’re feeling, but the build up was so intense that I feel it hasn’t fully set in and feels like an anti-climax! Last weeks energy was draining, but there was air of excitement.

This week, I’m feeling a serious edge to the energy. It’s time for us to sit with that seriousness and for those of us that find it difficult to take things seriously, and I mean me, that is really something to contend with.

It’s reflective of the inner battles that we are facing and this week, the energy is showing us exactly what it is that we are fighting. It’s also bringing up where the conflicts and paradoxes lie in our belief systems. It’s deep and intense work, and I feel that we’ve had a break from working on ourselves. It feels like although there is a need to go back in, there is avoidance.

The biggest battle is with the unknown parts of us that are now starting to rise to the surface. What is it that you want to find in yourself that you feel you have been lacking in? This question is being answered with the energy this week, and yes it is pushing us to sit with it.

On a personal level, I’m back to needing solitude to just with myself and facing the shadows. On one level it doesn’t feel like it’s time. On another level, it feels like there is nothing to do except just sit with whatever is coming up..

In the background, there is a fire burning but it’s a slow burn. At this time, we are being required to use the energies of all the Elements – Fire, Air, Water, Earth and I feel that we are learning what our unique balance of these energies are. We are starting to come to an understanding of what we need to draw from these elements to make up our unique signature.

The pot is being stirred, slowly. An earthenware pot, heated by a wood fire, full of water, releasing magical vapours. We don’t know what will be left. We’re just trying to keep it all in balance before we are shown what’s on the horizon.

The magic of the New Moon is creation and I do sense that once we’ve worked out just what it is that we want, it will manifest. The trick is working through being boiled at the same time as sensing what it is we want.

One thing is very clear though and this is the sureness of knowing what we do not want. This provides us with contrast and so take that as a helpful sign. If it is not serving you, it needs to go and there is now space to release and let go.

It’s an odd energy and in Ascension terms, it feels like another transitional phase where adjustment is required. We are losing more and more of what we thought we were and this can be challenging when we live in world that requires identity. Particularly more so when we have a mind that needs to make sense of it all.

Feel your way through this phase. It may feel more and more pressured, but just as the diamond, the compression will make you shine.

If you need any help and support, or feel like you’re being squeezed, please do give me a call if I can assist.

99 Pathways of the Heart

Pathway 10-Al-Muqtadir – Embodying Power in Action

This is an interesting pathway and it found me on a day where I received some very deep and sincere messages of thanks and praise from clients. I’d read this pathway in the morning, and simply it’s reading was enough to echo within me when I received the messages. I was reminded of the Tao Te Ching where Lao Tzu says, “Once the work is done, it is forgotten.” And the significance of remaining humble in the face of praise.

This pathway talks of the role of the spiritual guide, and also the idea of being unassuming with the use of our power. It first explains through a story that spiritual guides sort of come in, use their power to help a situation and then leave as quickly as they entered the picture not stopping for thanks. I loved this analogy because it resonated very deeply for me. I love this way of working because it allows me not to get distracted by what people think – whether it’s good or it’s bad makes no difference. You go in, do the work, get out and move on the next person. Best way really to stop your ego getting in the way of the work.

The pathway then talks about the Author’s experience of someone who was a great example of this unassuming power. The person in question, “expresses an example of divine power in action, without spotlight or publicity.” This was a very learned and spiritual man that he talks about, and by speaking to him you would never know it. He came across as just a regular guy. I love this because that’s how personal spirituality is and maintaining it this way for me is inspiring.

When you do “Spiritual” work I think there is almost a stereotype of what a “spiritual” person should be like. If you know me, you know I don’t go in for all that claptrap because I think firstly that you should be yourself (warts and all) and secondly, it’s such a personal thing! I think it’s very easy to make assumptions about what a person should eat, pray, live like in this field of work, but at the end of the day, we are all human. And the more human you are, the more it matters in this work. It’s one of the reasons I veer away from spiritual communities as such because I believe in being peers and not in a hierarchy.

I started thinking about the role of the Teacher or Guide in all of this. After all, that’s sort of how I see myself although I’m not entirely comfortable with the labels and the titles. I’ve come across many teachers and guides. Some good, some bad – My view is that it is all experience where at the time I did judge it this way. I wrote a piece a while back on the importance of taking what resonates with you rather than allowing yourself to be led on a merry dance by a guru. I tread cautiously in this field and feel like I’m exposing vulnerability in saying this to you, but to acknowledge you have influence is humbling and to be honest, overwhelming.  I remember when I first started writing this blog and I had no idea who was reading it. I did it purely for myself and even now when I write, it is purely for myself but I’m conscious that you take in what I say which is why it comes with the health warning! You’re not going to agree with everything and that’s cool. We may outgrow each other and that’s cool.

HOWEVER! You know when someone points a camera at you and says, “just act natural”…? Well, I liken my experience to this. I am aware now that people are reading and that really pushes me to remain in authenticity and I think that’s a good thing. I could quite easily spout shit about how perfect I am and how my life is so wonderful, but it isn’t about that. As well as being a teacher, I am also a student of life. Sure I have life credibility and wisdom, but I still have so much to learn and I am still finding my voice.

I think when you first get in to this kind of work, you feel as if you are sacrificing a great deal in order to “save humanity”. I certainly used to feel this way, but this is all ego based and sort of playing the martyr and wanting recognition for the work. When you’ve been doing this work for a while, you begin to understand that it really isn’t about the appreiciation or the praise. It isn’t about being validated in this way. Neither is it about the criticism or fear of being different. Those are all things that are external to you and take away from the real reason why you do what you do.

The reason why I do this work is because it is an expression of the beautiful gifts our Creator has bestowed upon me. I feel that the situations I’ve experienced were placed in my path and the choices I made led naturally to this work. The beautiful by product of expression is the ability to help people simply by that gift flowing through me. It all sounds so perfect and wonderful, right?

Of course I can say that now! At the end of the day, we are all human and human beings have a need to be needed because it gives us a sense of belonging.

If you’ve come across this by Rumi, then you’ll understand perfectly.

“Knock, And He’ll open the door
Vanish, And He’ll make you shine like the sun
Fall, And He’ll raise you to the heavens
Become nothing, And He’ll turn you into everything.”

Essentially, for me this pathway is about surrendering your ego. I think this can be challenging sometimes because the human in us really wants to take credit for the feats that we’ve accomplished. That’s ok and we need to be aware when this is happening. When all is said and done, we are an expression of the Divine energy. It moves through us and it is surely through it’s grace that we are able to influence positive change in others. It is this energy that is expressing through us and our work. It’s beautiful but being the flawed humans we are, we have a tendency to get in our own way when it comes simply allowing it to flow. There’s ego’s to battle, and fear to overcome, and all sorts of healing interspersed between the moments of pure magic. It would be boring if it wasn’t this way!

This growth comes in the form of our nature, our character, our actions, our words, our behaviour. The way we carry ourselves is all important, and humility is sacred. It isn’t about playing small, because you have the greatest force moving through you. It’s recognising it’s the force and your ego has an influence on how you use the power you’ve been given. I learnt this early on in my career and with power comes responsibility. And we can only be responsible for ourselves.

They say empty cages rattle the loudest. I remember in the early days of running my business, I was at a mind, body, spirit fair. I’d just qualified as a Reiki practitioner and was there talking to people about Reiki. I love meeting and chatting to new people so I was going round talking to the other stall holders, as you do.

I met this woman on a stand who was a healer and Reiki Master. Having recently qualified and being as enthusiastic about energy healing as I am, I could feel my hands tingling. So I said to her, “My hands are starting to tingle.” Her response was one that made me realise the importance of humility early on in my career.

She said, “Yes. It’s because I’m extremely powerful.”

Erm…right. That floored me and I didn’t really know what to do with it. All I knew was that it made me feel uncomfortable and awkward, and didn’t leave me better than it found me. I’m sure she was powerful, but I remembered this incident when reading through this pathway. The Power isn’t something that belongs to us, and so is never taken for granted. It’s a blessing that it flows through us. It isn’t something that needs to be announced to others. It isn’t something to be proven or imposed upon others. It resides in all of us. It makes me uncomfortable to a degree when attention is drawn to it. Balancing this acknowledgement of what you’re capable of with and surrendering your ego is where it’s at for me. In Sufism it is called Nafs, and this is the first battle.

“When we find ourselves in situations involving healing or another outward, obvious use of power, others can project the archetype of hero or heroine on to us. If we accept this, it is a big step towards forgetfulness.”

It isn’t that we are not accepting of praise. It is more the acknowledgement that we would not have this were it not for the grace of God. Regardless of whether it is praise or criticism we receive, it should not affect us. On a personal level, I find it really challenging when people are singing my praises because from a young age I was always taught that all praise is to the Divine. That, and I struggled with self-worth for a long time and so of course that’s a comfortable idea to me!

As we work on self-worth and acknowledgement of who we are and the gifts we bring with us to this world, we learn to accept praise so that we know our value and our contribution. We surrender our ego and remain in gratitude that this power has been bestowed upon us. We humble ourselves in that we recognise that we will always be learning how to use it. We work on healing ourselves so that we can be the purest channel for that beautiful energy and we focus on our intention simply being the expression of our true selves for the highest benefit of all we encounter, including ourselves.

When I teach, I make it really clear that we as healers are not doing anything at all. We are simply observing the power at work through intention. The intention is always for the highest benefit of the person we are working with. It has nothing to do with us. We place our trust in the energy, in Source and know that the power of this is greater than anything we can do as human beings or even spiritual beings.

I love this pathway as it serves as a reminder that “We are as the flute and the Music in us comes from Thee.” Rumi, again!

Energy Updates

Energy Update 10th April, 2018

I told you it was going to get messy! We are in the release phase of this latest energy shift and many of us are feeling weighed down by this energy. There is a feeling of heaviness in all things, especially on a physical level. It feels like we are in a deep deep slumber. You know that sort of sleep that is so sweet and comfortable, it’s cosy and it’s warm and there’s a reluctance to want to get up.

So many that I’ve spoken to over the last week or so have said how they haven’t slept this well since they were teenagers. There is an air of being almost drugged by this energy, and a waiting for it to wear off but instead of a comedown, I feel like there is about to be a burst.

Stagnation is one of the themes, and a reluctance to wake up because although the world is still the same, you’ve changed. You’re changing. You’re expanding and you’re growing. There’s a sense of loss that is experienced from losing your old patterns and your old identity. It feels like disorientation and so sleep feels like a good solution.

The air is thick and heavy around us. A feeling of pressure that’s holding us down. This in itself causes resistance when we try and move. Stay still and let it pass. It’s almost as if we are in the vortex in the eye of the storm. Spinning in tiny tiny circles.

This time feels ripe to practice keeping our vision in tact. With so much swirling, it’s as if we can not even see where we are going, but there is a deep sense of knowing that we are heading towards something new and exciting. Always this way, just riding this heavy storm feels quite burdensome.

There are more questions than answers, and my sense is that the new moon will be the beginning of a phase of those answers emerging for us all. We don’t have long to wait and so keep riding it out. Keep sleeping and resting. It isn’t time yet, but don’t imagine that the time won’t ever come. We are in the midst of something brewing. It feels unfamiliar and uncomfortable but this too shall pass.

It’s ok to be in hibernation a while longer while this wave works it’s way through. There’ll be bursts of progress, and then back to hibernation I feel and that’s ok. The most important thing is that you honour your body, mind and soul by giving in to what it needs. If that’s simply to rest, then do that.

Take care, and if I can be of assistance to you, get in touch.

Love Hafsa

99 Pathways of the Heart, Healing

Pathway 9 – Al-Qadir – Holding the Center

So some of you may be aware that I’ve started writing regularly on the Ascension energies and as I’m beginning to really commit to living that experience and sharing what I’m finding, these pathways seem to be another way in which the road is being lit up for me. Holding the Center for me is about how I hold my own energy whilst feeling everything inside and outside of me. It’s about knowing that there is a constant for me and that constant is Creator.

As humanity evolves, we experience changes. We are connected to everything, and everything is connected to us. As the world changes, we are required to strengthen from the inside out in order to play our part in supporting the evolution of this great planet that we are on.

Ascension, the way I see it, is the growth and purification of your soul. All souls are experiencing growth and purification in this physical realm. This comes to us as life experiences, emotions and connectedness. We are all at different points on the same trajectory and as our awareness grows, we expand. We become aware of this energy that we are and we begin to take responsibility to consciously experience this expansion, whatever it brings. We know that we are more than just a body. We are a soul travelling, experiencing this reality physically in order to grow, learn and purify. As we awaken and become more aware, this process is one that we willingly and deliberately undertake. We become conscious of what is happening and become curious as to how. We don’t begrudge feeling it because we know that it is part of our spiritual path. There’s millions of people across the planet all experiencing similar themes and evolutions and so for me, it confirms that we are connected and that collectively we are moving through the different energetic stages required for our transition in to the next life.

My belief is that the soul has lived for eons before the physical body has. It has it’s own route map and contains the blueprint for this physical life. This connection with your own soul allows you draw down the information you need for this physical realm. Some of it we’re aware of and some of it we are not. We have our own individual blueprint, but we also have the greater blueprint which is for the collective. This is why when we are ascending, we will be dealing with our own issues as well as dealing with collective issues. I could write a whole book on this so bear with. If you are interested, there’s a few people I can recommend that you follow. Vaz Sriharan and Amanda Lorence are the key people I follow because they are genuine, authentic and what they say resonates. Find who feels right for you.

I’m really starting to feel a real connection and synchronicity between choosing to explore these pathways and the Ascension energies that I am experiencing. It feels that every time I reach for a pathway, it corresponds with what I’m feeling energy wise with this collective ascension as well as on a personal level. It’s curious, and interesting and I wonder if it will always be this way or whether it is coincidental. I do believe that there are no coincidences though, so only time will tell. It all seems to be fitting really well together for the moment, so it’ll be interesting to see where this goes!

Moving in to this pathway, it talks about “power” and this power is different from life force energy in that it “actively changes manifested reality.” Again, I feel great resonance and power with this because it is active exploration of the pathways that is supporting my evolution on a very practical level. This isn’t something I am doing necessarily on purpose. Creator is at work in all things and when you see everything as a manifestation of Creator at work, it allows you to move with the flow and with more ease of action. You feel as if you are being directed towards your path and you feel lightness and speed when you act. Maybe that’s Divine inspiration. All I know is that the actions that are Destiny Driven feel effortless. The heaviness is not felt so much with these actions and so this creates joy.

It’s funny because I still stand by what I’ve said about not really knowing where this is all going. None of that even matters. I do what feels good for me to do and it leads me to the next thing. When I listen, I am guided and very much driven deeper in to this path. It is the joy of exploration rather than having any expectation of any outcomes. This is a very different experience to the resistance from the past. I feel as if I am beginning to understand what it’s all about and the key is the learning. Yes, sometimes you do need to move through the heaviness, but even that is a gift from Creator. You learn to feel the difference between that Power at work your own forging of the path. It’s just a knowing and a drive to do something, even when you feel terrified. There’s a power that’s taking you through it, pulling you through.

As you read the pathway, it tells the story of a Dervish who was out one day observing nature and could see how Creator provides for each living creature. He resolves to go home and wait because surely the Creator will provide. This waiting comes to nothing, and he realises that it is action that activates the power of Creator to provide.

This ties in to this idea of expectations. We have an expectation or a feeling, and then it doesn’t transpire. Action is the key ingredient to being able to see this power in action. The same applies to manifesting in the physical form. Without action, there is no direction. There is no activation of this Power energy. This is something that I am learning in so many ways. My own healing sessions have brought up this energy strongly, and everything that I am learning and doing reinforces this idea of acting on what feels right rather than waiting for something to be revealed.

Expectation can be challenging as it takes us out of the learning and in to an idea of how something may appear to us. As we know, nothing in life is like this and so when we focus on wholeheartedly committing to the action, without any expectation of where it will lead, we suddenly open up this space of acceptance of all possible outcomes. There’s something quite magical about that revelation for me. It is about doing for the sake of doing, for the love of doing and for the joy of doing. There is no transaction here as there is no expectation. This has it’s own rewards and as you experience this pathway you’ll learn that there is so much to be gained from this realisation.

The human mind will always have an attachment to outcome and sees everything as transaction or exchange. The trick is to focus on the joy and the love of what we do with no expectation. That is how we direct the powerful force and see it at work for us.

“In all cases, this pathway helps us to remember that it is really the One Being working through us that accomplishes what needs to be done.”

Energy Updates

Energy Update 2nd April 2018

It’s about to get messy again! Not just yet though. The last couple of weeks have been mega intense for a lot of us. Plenty of churning out of the old and making space for the new. April brings with it excitement and fortitude, but not without a fight.

The beginning of this week is calmer in the etheric realms. I believe we have a rest and reconfiguration period this week, so take the rest and enjoy it while you can. This is a period of integration for some of us. For others, it is a holding space while we work it all out. We find ourselves wanting to do so much and the ideas are really starting to ping, but physically we’re too wiped to move forwards. Patience is definitely something that I’m working with! Also the idea of getting the perfect balance of allowing it to unfold and pushing for what you want. It has been immensely tiring, and to try and push while the energy is this dense is demanding and challenging. Giving birth almost, and knowing that the contractions come in waves to allow us to gather strength and momentum.

It is Spring. Rebirth. New Beginnings. The energy is so strong around those themes, but let’s not forget ourselves and the care that we need during these processes. Physically we are craving food and water to keep our strength up. Mentally and emotionally we are seeking comfort, encouragement and reassurance that everything is going to be ok. The last couple of weeks have shown us what it truly means to be vulnerable. This in itself is agreeable and disagreeable depending on where you are in your journey. It is a difficult thing to accept vulnerability. On a personal level, I’m finding that committing to this journey and to this life and sharing what I’m experiencing to help others to grow is what makes me feel vulnerable. I’m trying not to hide from it, but sometimes it can’t be helped.

The Earth energy is stronger than anything at the moment. We feel heavy and for me it is an indication that being on Earth is perhaps the thing that I need to work mostly with. It’s a strange sensation for me. I’ve always found the energy of other dimensions easier to tap in to and work with so I’m on a massive learning curve just dealing with this. I’m really feeling Earth energy, and I’m embracing it rather than running from me so that in itself is giving me my own challenges. Those of you that feel like you’ve always wanted to “go home” without being able to explain where home is will relate to this. I’m being called to write more on this and will do in due course.

You may have noticed that you are changing. You are no longer tolerating what you used to. You are more focused on what’s bringing you what you deserve. With all the changes comes a sense of loss and my sense is over the next couple of weeks, this is what we’ll be dealing with.

It feels like a huge void has opened up for some of us and for others, they know the changes are leading up to this same space. It is intense and it is interesting. There’s a feeling of losing touch with reality, of losing touch with people. Ironically, also a sense of losing touch with our actual lives here on here. It’s as if we have to leave and come back to things. More and more out of body experiences, but feeling these while we are in our actual bodies.

Fear is a theme that we are all working with ongoing.Fear is down to perceived consequences. When we shed our skin and transition to an improved version of ourselves, our main concern is how the world perceives us. Even those of us who say we don’t give a shit what the world thinks still have some consideration of this. We may choose not to care, but experiences that test this belief are what is coming up over the next few weeks.

At the moment, it feels like we are standing still. I think the real movement won’t be arriving until May but this energy feels like it is the build up. I’ve said this before but it feels like the big bad bassline drop is coming in May. Right now, we just need to get used to the volume and the beat being what it is.

The beat is slow this week. Physically, we are tired! There has been such an influx of new energies and we are being required to work in a different way. I can’t articulate this in the way that I’d like to as I’m only just beginning to receive this information. I feel it will get clearer, and when it does I can share more with you.

Recalibration and preparedness for what is to come. The rumble in the jungle. Seeing your true nature. Understanding solitude and independence and balancing with fair exchange and interdependence. It’s all about to get messy again so hold tight.

For this week though, rest and relax. Enjoy it before we’re shaken up again!

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Energy Update 26th March 2018

Well…it’s certainly been an interesting month energy wise! I feel like the fog is finally lifting. I, for one, was put in my place a couple of days ago when a friend of mine said, “Pisces season is over!” Yes it’s time to stop being a hermit, and for those of you who are Piscean (and even those who are not!) you’ll understand where I’m coming from. The tides are starting to turn and I can sense a massive shift in the energy since the Spring Equinox.

It’s as is we are starting to wake up from hibernation and although I feel it will be another week or so of moving very slowly as we integrate all the changes of this last cycle, it certainly feels like the inner work that we have been doing is about to come to fruition.

I have friends in this field of work, and over this last weekend, I’ve had at least 3 phonecalls from them because they’re feeling down about not seeing any progress. It has felt like the same cycle again and again, and this is the game of life and the human experience. I found myself saying that the changes have taken place on the inside, and it’ll take time for these changes to be seen in our outer world. I truly believe this and I can see it in my bones.

The themes we are working with for the rest of this month are firstly, Responsibility. It is very much about owning the stuff that is coming up for us. Whether it’s anger, resentment, bitterness or joy, happiness and mischief – we are to learn to own everything that we are.

In the healing room, I’ve noticed that people are battling with blame and ownership and this feeling of whether life feels fair or not. Keep working on owning your own emotions and you’ll come out the other side with a fresh perspective and understanding. Alongside this idea of responsibility, there is a real and deep sense of knowing that you are where you are because you have created it all. I am feeling this strongly.

We’re caught in twilight for the rest of this month because it isn’t clear how we create deliberately and manifest the things that we do want. This I feel will become clearer, but it comes as a result of clearing out those old patterns. (See previous energy update)

The second big theme that we are working with is Changeability. There seems to be an oscillation between full flow and stopping in your tracks. Much of this is physical, but in emotional terms, we find ourselves being more and more triggered by the outside world. This is what has led us to be pushed inwards and although the introspection is helpful, it can also serve as a distraction. It is difficult to have focus, but go with it and stay authentic. Remember that purpose is not to be found outside of yourself. It is an expression of your authentic self. Things will come to distract you and throw you off track, but it feels like we are beginning to see what these things are so that they can be cleared from our field of vision.

Certainly on a personal level, I can see who and what has been distracting me and the last few months have been about being able to untangle ourselves. It feels as if we are to free up our space as the harvest comes in. This is in all aspects of our lives. It is about being clear. Preparing ourselves to receive.

Lastly, I want to touch on another big theme which is this idea of Clearing. Everything that no longer serves us that has already come to our attention will persist in hammering away at us until something is done. There’s a finality in this months energy and a sense of “Once and for all” doing away with the unhelpful.

It is a lot to take in and some may find the energies and the clearing that comes with it, overwhelming. It’s not meant to be easy, but let’s be grateful that we can see it coming and see the silver lining that comes with it.

There is a sense of renewal and a freshness to the energy that I’ve not felt before and I feel that this is a taste of April. I could be wrong but clearing the vibration now sets us in good standing for April showering it’s blessings upon us!

If you would like assistance with clearing, you can get in touch by booking through the website or giving me a call.

Wishing you all ease on your journey wherever you are!

Love Hafsa

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99 Pathways of the Heart

Pathway 8: Sacred Surprise

Pathway 8 – Al-Awwal – Sacred Surprise


So I pick up this series again, and as the pathways always surprise me and give me what’s relevant, it’s no surprise that the book opened me up to this pathway. The pathway is all about being open to the unexpected, and it is fitting for me at this time.

You’ll have noticed quite a long breather between pathways and that isn’t for lack of trying. I’ve been thinking about delving in and writing quite a lot, but the timing for picking it up again just hasn’t felt right, up until now. Spring Equinox has helped. Bringing in the light and I feel like I’m slowly waking up and getting ready to burst in to action! It has been an intense period of hibernation and hermitting!

The words that hit me when I read the pathway was, “You thought you were going in one direction and toward a specific goal, but a mysterious doorway has appeared that seems to lead in a new direction.” This made me think…

It’s interesting this, especially for me. I’ve never really known what I wanted until the moment it came upon me. I have vague notions of a future that includes a few things that I can think of, but if you asked me the question, “What is it that you want?” I would respond with something as general as World Peace. (I do want that!) If you asked me what I wanted for my own life though, I’d have trouble articulating this to you. I don’t know unless I can feel it, or it comes to me in a vision and it feels like I’m being pulled to pursue it. The not knowing helps with the element of surprise!

There are some things I know and feel absolutely certain about. My work – I know I’m doing what I’m meant to be doing although even that is bringing me unexpected surprises and veering off in different directions. My purpose – I know why I’m doing what I’m doing and I’m feeling more and more connected with a sense of belonging to this world in a way I’ve not felt before. My contribution here on this planet – I know what I am putting in to the great vortex, and the sacred surprise on some levels is showing me all that I’ve put in coming in to fruition. I have no idea what it will produce, and so this pathway leads me to just enjoy the element of surprise.

I’ve never been one for planning. I think I may have mentioned this in a previous blog. I’ve managed to reluctantly insert some semblance of structure in to my day, but I’m a fly by night, flaky, free spirit and by the way, I see that as something to be celebrated. Rules, structure, discipline – even the words send a shudder down my spine! It took me the first two years of being self-employed to get my energy out of that structure, and lo and behold, the Universe is taking me back there, surprisingly!

I’ve had a battle with structure and organisation for most of my life. I know when I’m driven by feeling something is absolutely right, it will get accomplished. I work quickly and it’s done. There’s other things that I know I avoid for months, and they take me an hour to do. It’s the wonder of the Universe, and it’s the power of motivation. There’s an energy that drives you in a certain direction, and the pull of it is difficult to resist. It may lead you to somewhere unexpected. It’s what you do when you get there that matters and how you see it. This is what I’m about to delve in to.

I don’t have any real plan which may come as a bit of a shock. I’ve surprised myself at getting this far in life without a plan. I’m not even sure if I have a direction. Being an “in the moment” kind of person, I go with the flow but then get frustrated because there’s little progress to be seen.

Life is nebulous at the best of times, and this pathway offers an inspired way of approaching the unexpected. To see it as a redirection of focus and above all, to understand that this unexpected doorway is dragging you to the next place. You can go willingly, or you can go kicking and screaming. There’s always a choice!

I like to think I go willingly, but meditating on this pathway I couldn’t help but laugh at myself because I know that I resist change. Change can be difficult for all of us. I feel like I’ve undertaken a massive transformation over the winter months, and for me seeing whatever comes and going with whatever I am inspired to do feels like the best way forward. I am working on not holding any expectations, and for me this pathway is an opening to being able to see and read synchronicities, as well as accept them. It’s following through with action – that’s the kicker!

For the logical and rational, it is difficult to follow the signs. If you’re mind brain orientated, it’s sheer foolishness to live by the breadcrumb trail. This is life we are talking about, and to put faith to the test, what better way is there than to follow the signs? It’s one way of doing it, and a way that’s as plausible as any other suggestion for how you live your life. So I decided to put this to the test and see everything that happens over the course of a week as a pleasant surprise or a redirection of focus. As the book says, “Suddenly, like Alice in Wonderland, you are in an entirely different Universe.” Interestingly, I re-read the pathway after I wrote those words, and the sentence after it says, “Or, perhaps through sudden inspiration you feel called upon to initiate some process or to start a project totally unlike anything you have done before.”

Now although I kind of live my life like this, I’ve not really done it on purpose before and so this will be an interesting experiment!

My first unexpected was finding a video testimonial for my meditation course and so I shared it. I found myself starting a new project to rewrite and relaunch the course. Hmm…ok so that’s not mindblowing but what happened over the next couple of days really was.

It was as if I was waiting for the fog to lift. I know for the last couple of months I have been hiding behind the clouds just doing what’s necessary and looking for something that felt just right. That’s one of the reasons I wanted to pick up on these pathways again because they assist my growth and help me to explore my understanding of life and the Universe.

I meditated on this pathway. I took it with no expectations and just went with what I felt like was the right thing to do. I noticed certain words in conversations that linked to things I had seen or taken notice of earlier. For example, I was on a FaceTime call to my dear friend Tomasz in Poland and he told me “Pisces season is over honey and you have to stop being a hermit now. It’s time for action!” In front of me in my journal, I had written the exact same word – Action. I took this as a signal that it was time, but then I went to sleep accomplishing nothing that day.

I woke up a little more energised the next day, and found myself ordering a planner. How very unlike me? Go with it, Hafsa. I meditated on the pathway again, and I found myself moving operations to my desk. My habit is to get all snug and cosy on the sofa with my laptop when I work, which of course means that I am surrounded by distractions and although some stuff gets done, it’s not the most productive place to work!

The next day I found myself out and about, and rather than looking at my desk, I made a Green Tea, topped up my water bottle and found myself at my desk writing. “I have arrived!” I thought. The desk has been ready for months, and rarely gets used so I freaked myself out a little. Sitting here working for some reason feels different – different good though.

Sacred Surprise indeed! Trusting that you’ll move when the time and energy feels right is a beautiful thing. Actually  moving and doing that thing feels amazing because it is a follow through and a release of resistance. At least that is how it feels for me.

The flip side of this is understanding that all that procrastination, all that resistance is there for a reason. Sometimes, sacred surprise comes in a way that feels like it is literally the end of the world. When these things happen, it’s much harder to keep that same perspective.

As hard as it is to believe, even the shitty experiences are for our highest benefit. Without them, we wouldn’t be led to the good places. I can see this and an essential part of the pathway for me is this idea of taking the good with the bad. Seeing everything as merely experience for your highest benefit is a good way of looking at things. It’s quite a challenge when it’s falling apart, but we always come through it and we are always where we are meant to be.

What if the Universe is always leading you and guiding you? Of course it is but how often do we take that seriously. It’s easy to get caught up in life. I believe in this idea, and I think although I live, work and teach this – being human and having a mind gets in the way. I think it’s part of self-mastery and I’m gutted to think that for the  most part, I’ve missed the signs and signals but fate is such – it had to be that way. My lesson with this pathway is definitely to always be reminding myself that the signs are there – I just need to look and follow through.

To surrender in order to be guided is a challenging aspect of self-mastery and one that I know I am always working on. We are human at the end of the day, and we will forget and slip in and out of awareness.

The most important thing for me though, and I wish this for all of you too, is that we find wonder and magic in Sacred Surprises, knowing that all the dots are joining up even when we can’t see them!

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Energy Update Spring Equinox 2018

Well…it feels like we are coming through the other side of this major energy shift with things feeling a little brighter and a little clearer.

The last week or so has been intense. The theme in the healing room has been “What are you over and done with for good?” A lot of what has been coming up for us as a collective is noticing what we have allowed. As we absorb more energy in light form, it illuminates or magnifies what needs to be cleared within us. We notice where we have been harsh on ourselves. We notice where we have allowed others to walk all over us. We realise it needs to stop. We realise that we are responsible.

The big theme over the last month or so and continuing onwards is “Responsibility” and realising that we hold the keys to our own happiness (or unhappiness). In previous times, the focus would be on the positive, but it is time to start looking at the negative and what it tells us. I know that sounds counter-intuitive but it feels important right now to look at what’s within us – all of it. Positive and negative are a continuum and imply judgement. It is our own judgements that we are working with at this time.

The heart is like a mirror and if people are rubbing us up the wrong way, it is only showing us what we have inside that needs to be cleared. There is more and more energy blasting in, and it is relentless. It has been bombardment on all levels, strengthening us from the inside out. Yes it can feel pretty shitty, but if you can think of it as expansion, it helps! The Universe has a sense of humour – there’s no reason why we can’t either.

The start stop energy of the last couple of months seems to be settling down a lot more now. Another thing that is noticeable is that we can get so caught up in doing the “inner work” and analysing it to death that there seems no time to live.

Things feel like they’ve got very serious, and the release comes when we stop taking everything so seriously. Life is a game to be played. We’re always winning and if we’re not winning, we’re learning and growing. There’s always time for silliness and laughter because without that, there’s no relief or respite. This process is happening to us, and it will keep happening. Finding ways to enjoy it is a bonus, and it makes it a lot easier.

Spring brings with it renewal, nourishment and fulfillment and I see these as themes going forward. Things are start to feel fresh and sparkly. Although there is still work to do, I feel the next week or so things will slow right down as we integrate the lessons of this latest wave.

So wherever you are, whatever you’re doing – make time for some silliness today. Laugh. Release.

Just for today, enjoy everything for what it is. You are here!