Animals are in the Present

Hailey and I at San Diego Humane Society oh so many years ago! Now it is a memory from the past, but at the time, I was definitely in the present with this feline beauty.

If you are wanting to have clearer communication with your animal friends, I encourage you to be in the present moment. Animals are great teachers for us humans because they are focused more fully in the present moment. We tend to divide our awareness, attention and energies between the past and future and hopefully at least some in the present, as well.

Why do we spend time in the past? Perhaps we are troubled by a past experience and it is keeping us from fully moving forward in our life. Maybe there is someone we are having a tough time forgiving or letting go of. Possibly we are struggling with forgiving ourselves for something that we have guilt, remorse or shame about from the past. Another possibility is that we are stuck on an experience or time period that we felt was more enjoyable than our present reality. There can be a number of things that can draw our attention to the past.

Most of us find ourselves at times thinking about the past, dwelling on memories, reliving or even regretting aspects of our past history. What happens when we spend time with our attention focused in the past? We are more likely to experience heavier emotions and feelings of apathy, depression, grief and unhappiness. The more we are in the present moment, the lighter and brighter we will find our energy and perspective to be.

We may also find ourselves focusing on the future. Perhaps there are things you want to create and you move your attention to the future, fantasizing about what life would be like with those additions. Or maybe you are worried about what may or may not happen in the future. You may then go into the future in an attempt to protect yourself or others and control the potential outcome of situations. While this may be a common practice for some of us humans, no matter how hard we try to master this plan, it doesn’t work! You don’t have to “go” to the present to be aware of it and make plans that will affect the future outcome. You can remain with your attention in the present, while being aware of the future.

When you have a lot of your attention and energy in the future, you are more likely to experience fear, nervousness, anxiety and even stress. Remember, your body can only be in one place, the present moment. So when you have your attention in the future, you are not at home, in the present with your body. It can grow afraid when you are not present with it to take care of it.

You are spirit. As spirit, a spiritual being, a soul, you can be wherever you put your attention. You can focus in the past, present or future. You can be in another city, state or even country, just by thinking about it. However, your body can only be in one place, right here and right now in the present moment. When you are out of the present moment visiting elsewhere you are not able to be as much in charge of what you are creating through your body. You don’t have as much control of what you are manifesting into the physical reality. You are more likely to be influenced by others and invaded by others’ energy, ideas, opinions, emotions and even pain. Your body can become a vessel for someone else, instead of for you. Have you ever said, “I don’t feel like myself today.” Well, you probably weren’t! The more present you are with your body, the more you can own it for yourself. The more of your energy you can bring into your body. The more present you are with your body, the less afraid your body will feel. You will be less likely to feel stress or depression. The more you, as spirit are in the present moment with your body, the calmer you will feel. The more in charge you will be. The more confident and empowered you will become.

Your animal friends, nature and other aspects of the physical world including the sensations, experiences and feelings of your body can help draw your attention, as spirit more to the present moment. Enjoy!

Your point of power is now. Right now, in the present. When you are in the past or future, you deplete your energies and lessen your ability to use your power, your energy and information in the present. The more in the present moment you are, the clearer your communication will be with yourself, your body, your God and your human and animal friends.

The form of meditation that I practice and teach helps you to be more in the present moment. The easy to use, powerful, meditative, visualization techniques help you, the spirit to work more in harmony with your body. They assist you to be more present and more consciously aware of what you are creating and manifesting through your physical body.

The Meditation Club that I facilitate allows me to share this meditation information with anyone, anywhere. As a participant in the Club you will receive a new, recorded, guided meditation each month to help you in your life. Learn and practice meditating on your schedule in the privacy of your own home, office, car or public bathroom stall. Really! Because you can meditate anytime, anywhere! Discover techniques to help reduce stress, anxiety, depression, pain and uncomfortable emotions, as well as consciously make the changes you want to make in your life. Let go of the past, come back from the future and be more fully present with the help of meditation!

Call or text 360-601-4358 or email me to find out more and to register for the Meditation Club. Why wait?! Meditate! 🙂

Magic

What if I told you there was a magic pill that would help you create the life you always wanted to live? You could step into this life, leaving all of your worries and hardships behind. An existence with less stress, more fun and fulfilling lessons along the way. Would you want to take that pill?

Well, I don’t have a pill. I actually don’t even keep aspirin or ibuprofen around. I do however, have a system that can help you to reduce stress, increase the lightness and brightness around you, as well as enable you to move through life’s lessons with more comfort and ease. What might that be you ask? Meditation! While there is a time and place for everything, including medication, switch the “c” to a “t” and you can find ways to feel healthier and more vibrant and make any changes that you want to make within yourself and in your life. There is a catch though. You have to do it.

There are many forms of meditation. You may enjoy sitting quietly in reflection, looking at the ocean or walking in nature. Perhaps music helps you find a sense of peace or painting a picture is meditative for you. Focusing on your breathing may also help you to be more at ease. Whether you like a variety of approaches or you have a favorite, slowing down to take time for yourself can be so beneficial.

While I enjoy watching the rhythm of the waves, hiking in the woods, listening to music and painting, the main form of meditation that I practice and teach works with energy. It utilizes visualization techniques to help be more grounded, centered and focused in the present moment. These energy tools are a way to consciously make changes in your reality. Whether changing habits, enhancing communication or increasing your awareness of yourself, as spirit and your body.

If you are interested in learning more, feel free to call me at 360-601-4358 or email me at sindi@apetpsychic.com. In addition to in-person classes and group, guided meditations, I have created a way to help share this information with anyone, anywhere. It’s The Meditation Club! Learn to meditate at your own pace, on your schedule, in the privacy of your own home. Find out more on my meditation website at this link.

Meditation Club Information.

You can join at anytime and cancel at anytime. Learn to meditate for just $10 per month. Join The Club! Hope to talk with you soon!

Sindi meditating

Meditation has helps me to feel better and be more present and content in my life. Maybe it can do that for you too! Why wait? Meditate!

Everyday is Different

Well if I was tired of any routine, that particular fatigue is gone! Each day of my journey has been unique. Perhaps that is true about everyday of our lives. Though our routines that we grow accustomed to can provide feelings of regularity, familiarity and stability, as well as, at times perhaps, boredom.

Besides drinking water, using the restroom and walking Rock, the most routine thing in my life right now has been driving. Of course, after not having a working car for over eight months, this could be one of those, “be careful what you pray for” moments. Even though I am driving often, every single drive is different. Varied sights, temperatures and smoothness, or should I say, bumpiness of road.

You may have noticed that I didn’t mention eating or visiting Starbucks in my list of most common routines. That is because my eating schedule has been thrown off and I oddly haven’t been drinking coffee daily. I also purchased some of Starbucks packets of instant coffee that have been super convenient! I love them. I bought a package of 12 during the holidays. Each packet is a one cup serving. Just add any temperature of water, stir and you are good to go! Yum and thank you, caffeine!

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Thanks to their instant coffee packets, now Starbucks can be everywhere I go!

I’m in a hotel in Las Vegas and I feel like the guest with a million complaints! But they are all legitimate. Well… You decide!

1) My nonsmoking room smelled like smoke. The two women at the front desk gave me an option of the room next door, but it smelled more like smoke than the first one! I was tired and had already brought a load of stuff to the first room, so I opted to just buck up or you might say, go with the flow, and stay there. I wanted to get settled, feed Rock and then feed me, which I did with thin crust pizza with bell pepper and pineapple toppings from Dominoes. It tasted so good to me! I haven’t had Dominoes in a long, long time!

2) I couldn’t get the TV to turn on when I pressed the Power button on the remote. I asked the young woman at the front desk if there was a secret to turning on the TV. She said she would send maintenance over. In the interim I discovered that I needed to press Play and not Power. But of course, haha! I called the front desk to let them know in case any other guests may be similarly technologically challenged. In her defense, I think the woman I spoke to was new and not familiar with the querks of the hotel. 🙂

3) My toilet kept running really loud. Not consistently, so it would be quiet for awhile and then a rush of water would startle me, as I tried to fall asleep. Jiggling the handle did nothing to change it. The nighttime front desk man said that I could turn the water valve off. Okay. I can do that. My 133rd most favorite thing to do in a hotel: turn the toilet water valve on and off, as flushing is needed. Haha! 😉 But it was around 12:40 AM when I called him. Not sure what else he possibly could have done. He gave me a workable solution and one that I hadn’t thought of. So thank you, him! 🙂

So I guess not everything that happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas! Goodnight! Going to get some sleep in preparation of another unique day with my big little trooper. Thanks for reading this post! Have a Wild and/or Tame day!

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Rock sleeps where I sleep, but he also has beds all his own. This is his current favorite. I put my shirt in it for him to cuddle on.