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  • How 3 Minutes of Meditation Changed My Life

    The “M word” is everywhere these days, but once you’ve tried it – you can see why.

    Having to steer these human minds towards our soul’s goals will inevitably mean that we fall prey to paralysing procrastination at some point. Because as I said in the 8 Secrets of Success video, our brain only wants to drive us to food, sex, warmth, and then more food. When the mind shouts its survival demands at us so loudly, the quiet guidance of the soul can easily get drowned out.

    But once I started to practice emptying my mind for just 3 minutes at a time, amazing things began to happen…

    Holding your mind for just 3 minutes every day is actually incredibly challenging, regardless of how simple it sounds! Trying to quell the mind is an unenviable task in itself, but then trying to maintain meditative stillness while intrusive thoughts pop up is a very complex ask of our primal brains. They have done amazingly well to bring us this far in our evolution, but to reconnect with the subdued spiritual power that we all possess, we need to strap these primitive urges into the back seat for 3 minutes.

    If you are seeking more clarity, focus and greater accomplishment in your life, then I urge you to set aside just 3 short minutes every day for a regular meditation practice. If you have tried my 5AM routine then finding the time will be easy for you! But if you are looking for a big return on a small investment with minimal disruption to your current routine, then committing to 3 meditative minutes each day will bring these positive changes into your life;

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    Procrastination happens because we succumb to our mental chatter and indulge in the fear of moving forward, or because we feel confused about what to do next. By switching into meditation mode, you can hold the brain still and keep mental chatter at bay in order to crack on with your to-do list and hear intuitively what your next step is. To get more done often requires thinking less.

    Whatever job you have, I’m sure that it’s fast-paced, demanding and stressful at times. When you are well-versed in your meditation practice, you can flip into a pared-down sort of meditation mode at any moment in order to stay focused and intentional in your work actions, without getting stressed out and becoming less efficient as a result.

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    Our energy follows our mind, so if our thoughts are going haywire then our energy is too. Enter the M word! If our mind is still, it’s easier to align; connect; channel; flourish. By making space in our mind first, meditation gives our energy time to regroup and realign.

    It is blockages – aka dense fear energy – which prevent us from feeling the easy breezy vibe that naturally follows when we align our energy. Once you are neatly aligned, life just flows through you – and you just flow through it.

    So through meditation, you can make your energy work for you. Imagine a beam of safe and secure energy flowing down from the sky, through the top of your head, through your body, and into the centre of the Earth. When you are secure and anchored in this meditative space, then you have the power to be infinitely bold and fearless because nothing can shake you. When you are unshakeable in your connection to your own energy source, then it becomes a lot harder for anyone else to sway you with their own agenda.

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    Meditating puts you in the driver’s seat. Instead of starting your day off by being reactive, you are choosing to be proactive and harnessing your own power before people start demanding it from you. Spending 3 quiet minutes in meditation will ground you and keep you centred, so that your energy can remain anchored and serve you in the best way possible.

    When you feel balanced and secure in your own energy, then you will naturally feel more assured in yourself and people will start to respond to this energy update in kind. When you are more balanced and secure through meditation, you will experience fewer people “trying their luck” with unfair demands once they start to perceive that their efforts aren’t worthwhile.

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    Just 3 minutes of meditation every day is a tiny commitment in terms of time, but the potential benefits to be gained are enormous. If you can devote more time to your meditation practice, then you can expect to see these results being multiplied many times over! But if you want to make a change and don’t know where to begin – all it takes is 3 short minutes to change your mind, change your life, and change your own piece of the world as a result.

    What benefits have you had from meditation? Let me know in the comments!



  • What does Divine Timing mean for you?

    Time can be a tricky thing and sometimes the waiting game can play on for far longer than we’d like it to.

    But if we’re feeling so desperate for something that we find ourselves hurrying it along, then we’re certainly NOT living in the embodiment of already having it. I realise that this is a lot easier said than done though, because I’m always contending with my own neuroses and frustration when things aren’t finalised within 5 minutes. As you have chosen to read this, I’ll assume that there is an impatient part of you which resonates with this.

    At the end of the day, the ultimate choice that we have to make is haste or having faith. Why? Because everything that we need and want – or something better – will always arrive in perfect divine timing…

    ⋆☽ What is Divine timing? ☾⋆

    The timing that is out of our hands. The time that it takes for invisible Universal cogs to turn and manufacture necessary events and circumstances. Above all, it is our own acknowledgement that everything is always working in our favour.

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    We may all be creators, but if individual humans were to run the show entirely then there would be no cohesion between all of our different wants and needs, and plans, and timelines. Divine timing weaves all of these things into the grand tapestry of life for us, so that we can all get what we want when we need it most.

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    Faith and patience seem to be two key themes that I always talk about on this blog, and it’s because they’re the most important ingredients for manifesting. When we lose faith, we give up on what we want and our energy drops. We are no longer a vibrational match for the thing we want to attract. When we lose patience, the same thing happens. We give up, or move onto something else that we believe we can have more quickly. But keeping faith that what we want is coming – or something better – and staying patient in the knowledge that everything always works in our highest good, is what will cultivate inner peace during the manifestation process.

    We all experience things working out so much better than we could have ever hoped or planned them to, and when divine timing illuminates itself in these glorious moments, it’s hard to believe in coincidences.

    AFFIRMATION: Everything is always perfect and working in my favour

    I am hoping that these words speak to the person who needs to hear them the most.

    I have faith in you, and all of your desires are valid! Whatever is best for you will always reveal itself, and you are being divinely loved and guided at all times. Any events which you perceive as negative are always serving a purpose and one day the why will become clear. In the meantime, it’s our job to consider what the why may be and be grateful for all of the learning opportunities which present themselves. By always being grateful, we will create even more abundance for ourselves and change our whole interpretation of the life that we travel through each day.

    You and time are both divine. Life is a creation process, and you can never do it wrong because everything will always turn out for the best – when the moment is right.



  • Thank You For The Struggle

    The best of us comes out in the worst of times.

    When times are hard, they force us to work harder, think smarter and find alien new levels of resilience. When times are tough, we have the chance to get even tougher.

    Very often it’s easy to look back on something that felt “bad” and later appreciate that it was in our highest interest for leading us onto x, y and z. But before the gift of hindsight we can feel crushed, lost and bewildered when a crisis strikes (imagine The Tower tarot card!) Even if it’s not a sudden crisis – testing relationships or jobs can drag out a struggle period and make it feel more and more intense over time.

    To solve this, I’m trying to maximise the utility of what I call the best outcome time lag. It means searching for the positives when only the negatives are obvious, and trusting with complete faith that everything will always work out in our highest good. As I’ve said before – without faith, we don’t move mountains and it is always too easy to give up. (read Keep The Faith here)

    But Liz, this struggle doesn’t feel so good…

    Struggles can be beautiful if we let them, because there are lessons interwoven between the fabric of our existence. When they are pulled apart and stretched – the lessons can finally be released and rise to the surface. This is why all trials and tribulations are really a wonderful thing. We move forward, we grow and we learn. If we can be thankful for the outcomes in the midst of the struggle period, then we are truly living in a state of gratitude and honouring our full vibrational frequency. If we can live from a high vibrational frequency as much as possible, then we are easing into beautiful new realities all the time and attracting more of the goodness that we find it easier to love.

    One of the best concepts that I’ve learnt this year is Caroline Dweck’s distinction between a “growth” or a “fixed” mindset. Super achievers like Arnold Schwartzenegger and Mohammed Ali have a growth mindset because they are always looking for the next struggle in order to grow and elevate to their next level. People with a fixed mindset will never reach the same heights of greatness because they may be doing well, but they find too much comfort in the tried and tested route that they already know. In other words, they are trying to sidestep the struggle.

    In order to truly grow, we have to flow with the struggle. Embrace it and sometimes even look for it when the next level is calling us. Breaking boundaries is not comfortable, and clearing relationships and clutter to make way for a life upgrade is definitely not comfortable either. But what is on the other side of the struggle is great, and so we should be great-full for the struggle as the vessel which takes us there.

    Whether we like it or not, the struggle is our shuttle bus between realties and our teacher of wisdom. When we thank the teacher, we respect the lessons and acknowledge their value to us.

    Saying thank you for the struggle may not always be easy, but it will always be worth it once we receive its parting gifts on the other side.



  • How To Uncover Your Life Purpose

    Floundering, lost and frustrated.

    These are just a few of the emotions that I used to feel regularly before I finally touched upon why on Earth I am here.

    After meandering through multiple careers and venturing into various industries, I slowly edged closer and closer to what felt like the embodiment of “me”. Life is a lot different now, and I long to help anyone who is struggling to find their why in the same way that I was.

    Telltale signs include: counting down to the weekend just to party and spend Sunday hungover; crossing off each desk calendar day until a faraway holiday; feeling dread at the thought of even going into work (on Sunday nights and beyond!)

    If you’re struggling to pinpoint your purpose or seeking clarity around why you’re really here, then ask yourself these 5 questions…

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    What Drives You?

    Are you driven to heal animals/people, or are you seeking a certain social status? Deep down are you trying to please your family, or do you want to bring home a high income?

    Above needing to cover your basic needs, start to really consider your biggest career drivers. This is no time to be judgemental if it is money, travel or anything other than “the greater good” because to locate your purpose we first need to uncover what your true motivations are.

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    What’s The Biggest Problem In The World?

    As you can imagine this is a very subjective question, but I have found that people usually have 1 or 2 issues which they are especially passionate about. Whether it is sexism, racism, animal rights or anything else awaiting justice in this world – if you could fix just one thing: what would it be?

    Again, you are no better or worse than anyone else for your viewpoint on this. We are simply trying to trace the trail of smoke back to your burning passion.

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    What Unique Skills Do You Have?

    Do your friends unload their issues onto you because you’re an amazing agony aunt, or does everyone marvel at your culinary creations? Where do you put your inimitable personal touch?

    It doesn’t matter if it is something that you have learnt and had training in, or if you were born with it. Either way, if you’re really good at something then you will be well compensated for doing it and achieve great things.

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    What Activities Are You Drawn To?

    Feeling an ego push or an intuitive pull towards something feels very different indeed. If you are forcing yourself to stick to a certain path, then it is probably not the most aligned one that you could be on.

    When you are guided towards an activity which aligns perfectly with you, it will feel magnetic and fill you up with energy rather than depleting it. With this in mind: what activities make you feel the most alive?

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    What Do You Always Make Time For?

    We only have a certain amount of hours in a day and we all have things that we need to get done, but how we choose to prioritise them depends on our values.

    In Dr John Demartini’s book The Values Factor, he asks 13 questions to illuminate our values so I recommended giving it a read to understand yours. We often take on the values that we feel we should have like being a “good” or “charitable” person, but if we’re honest with ourselves then they may not be our biggest drivers in everyday life. We reserve the most time and space for what we value most, so if you can align your career with your existing values then your job won’t feel as much like work.

    “Where the needs of the world and your talents cross, therein lies your vocation…”
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    Our life is a journey of uncovering rather than a race to an end destination, because as we all know – this journey only ends one way! So, the more closely that we align with our purpose in this lifetime then the bigger and bolder our impact will be.

    If you have a friend or relative who might benefit from this article then please share it with them – it may just be the intuitive nudge that they need to live a more purposeful life!