Let me start out by saying that this wasn’t meant to have anything to do with the US election. I recorded it in September. But I felt it might be timely, and so here it is. And I’m not going to say anything political because there is enough of all that going around and my voicing my opinion here doesn’t matter as much as just sharing what I know can help if you’re feeling upset by this, or by anything else in your life.

So video above explains spiritual things you can do to get grounded and regain hope when you feel crushed and powerless. I’ll sum them up, and add a few, below:

  • Breathe
  • Breathe some more
  • Listen to music
  • Keep your vibe light by eating clean foods
  • Hydrate with water or coconut water
  • Take care of your body: shower, bathe, groom! Get a wax, get a facial, a mani/pedi, a body scrub, get your hair done (but nothing you might later regret girl), get a massage, soak in sea salts, get into a wood sauna or steam room, get some acupuncture or acupressure or cupping and any and everything else you can think of for your PHYSICAL BODY!
  • Do something for someone else
  • Donate your time or money to a charitable cause
  • Pray to higher power, angels, ascended masters, and guides
  • Watch a good movie or 2 or 3
  • Read a good book
  • Talk it out with friends or family or your therapist or healer
  • Go running, swimming, cycling, or do yoga or anything physical
  • Rest
  • Meditate
  • Keep breathing
  • Get an energy healing (any kind that resonates with you)
  • Garden, walk, hike, swim: commune with nature
  • Talk to or pet animals
  • Shop
  • Sing and dance if you can
  • Do any other self-soothing, self-caring ritual your intuition guides you to

Remember, too, that you’re not alone. You’re never alone. We all go through things and there is always a cycle to the way events occur in our lives. Let’s just hold the space for each other now, share the love and light, and be good to one another. In the end, love and light always prevail.


ARCHANGELS!

Note: I recorded this video last December, so when I say I just started working with the 4 major archangels this year, I meant last year – 2015.

I don’t know why it didn’t occur to me to connect with angels earlier. Maybe I just didn’t think they’d have time for me. Or maybe it wasn’t the right time. Wait – I have a correction to make on that. I DID call them into the delivery room when my son was born, and I know they were there and overseeing things because a) you can tell and b) the birth was really easy and amazing. I guess I did have a feeling that angels were just for times like that. But now I don’t think that’s necessarily the case. They are here for us all the time, and the best part is, they LIKE to help us. They WANT to help us.

In any case, and I don’t think this comes through clearly enough in the video (I’m still learning how to do decent videos here!), but once I tuned into the archangels last year with major intention to connect, the love and guidance…and SIGNS! I received from them was nothing short of miraculous.

The 4 major archangels are Raphael, Michael, Gabriel, and Uriel. They represent the 4 earth elements and directions, among other things. Raphael (whose colors are yellow and violet) represents the air and the east. Michael (red and green) is fire and the south. Gabriel (blue and orange) is water and the west. And Uriel (black, brown, olive and lemon) is earth and north.

From my personal experience, Raphael is light and fast and fun. Michael is very serious and strong and he doesn’t mess around. Gabriel is, to me, the embodiment of protection, understanding, and flexibility, and Uriel is wild, sincere, fierce and wonderful, like the earth, and like the animals of the earth. I didn’t really talk about all that in the video, because I’m trying to keep them under 5 minutes. But I could talk about angels for ever and ever!

If you want or need hope, protection, love, strength, or inspiration, just ask the angels to help you. Meditate on them, and try and get a sense of what their energy is like. Notice what you feel. And then look for signs that they will give you – because they WILL!!! Once after praying to Gabriel, I saw his colors (blue and orange) everywhere – in fact a man with cobalt blue hair and an orange shirt was walking down the street the moment I left my house in my conservative neighborhood. Angels will give signs through the radio (a piece composed by Arcangelo Corelli, for instance, or Gabriel’s Trumpet). They’ll show you clouds that look like angels. Or birds that fly right in front of you. Or anything else that you will recognize and understand.

Yes, the 4 major archangels are intense energies, and larger and greater than I think we can even imagine. But they will answer when called upon, and it doesn’t have to be at a time of great crisis. Though it would be nice to start asking them to help and intervene on behalf of all of humanity, don’t you think? So we can avert wars and save the planet and just focus on bringing more love and light into the world.

What are your experiences working with angels? Have you seen one in real life? I’d love to hear from you!