If you’ve been trying to be a frog when you’re really a swan, chances are you feel depleted, unfulfilled, inauthentic, and exhausted. It’s tough trying to develop strong jumping haunches, stick out your tongue and catch flies, and ribbit like all the other frogs around when all you want to do is glide peacefully on the still waters, or spread your wings and fly to where your tribe and purpose reside, and trumpet joyfully back and forth among all your friends.

Be honest with yourself

It’s time to stop trying to jump, croak and catch flies, and instead allow yourself to soar gracefully – whether on the water or in the air. That means you must be honest with yourself. Where are you trying to fit in and be accepted, when it’s clear that your efforts would yield bounteous fruits elsewhere (even if you don’t yet know where ‘elsewhere’ is)?

I know it’s tough when you first begin to believe that you are, in fact, a swan and not a frog, to find things you appreciate – even love – about yourself. And if you don’t feel safe or *ready* to do this exercise it’s a clear sign that it’s high time to do so.

So get out your pen, pencil, quill or preferred writing utensil and a notebook. If you’ve been reading my posts you should have a good journal going by now.

Start with something easy. When I first did this exercise several years ago the only thing I could find about myself that I appreciated was my toes. Over the years, I’ve grown to love (even adore) myself. But it didn’t start that way, so I understand if this feels scary or challenging for you.

But it must be done.

Every day for an entire month (because it takes 21 days to establish new thought patterns and habits, so I’m challenging you to extend it to 30) you must find one new thing you appreciate about yourself. It can be the way you pinch your pie crusts better than your grandma, whose pies are legendary in your family. It can be how your eyes crinkle up at the corners and light up when you’re really happy. It can be how you’re able to say just the right thing when someone you know is having a tough day. It can be that your nose and freckles are rather adorable, thank you very much. Or that your curly unruly hair is truly amazing. Or that your smile lights up the entire room when you walk in, or that your presence makes people feel peaceful and at ease around you. It can be that you know how to rally and wrangle a room full of elementary age kids.

It can be a skill you have, a quality you’ve cultivated, a talent, or something about your body, your intelligence, or anything you choose.
But you must select one new thing each day for 30 days, and then fully feel into the feelings of appreciation, love, adoration until every cell in your body is vibrating with drippy, melty buttery feel-good joy for an entire minute (five is better) each and every day.

This will go a long way toward helping you to stop pouring your energy into things that continue to make you feel like a misfit, like there’s something wrong with you or that you’re somehow lacking. Instead, your inner swan will begin to redirect your energy toward things that deeply feed and nourish your heart and soul – things that perpetuate the feeling of drippy melty feel-good buttery joy.

To your freedom,
Jennifer

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I have over 20+ years of specialized training in multiple healing methods and modalities, earned numerous certificates, and invested more than 25 years of my time, energy and resources into mastering my own personal, professional and spiritual development. As a result, I have cultivated a completely customized synergistic synthesis of spiritual life coaching, intuitive energy healing, spiritual counseling, resilience psychology, neuroscience, intuitively guided somatic bodywork and a plethora of quantum & spiritual growth-accelerating practices that I use to help my clients heal from trauma, resolve long-standing issues that are blocking their happiness and fulfillment, come into greater alignment with their soul’s purpose, and craft a life that makes their heart and soul sing. I don’t really fit into any one category of coach, therapist, healer, minister, psychic or intuitive counselor because I bring all of my skills to the table when working with clients. I select and use the appropriate ‘tools of transformation,’ with a high degree of specificity and accuracy, depending on where each client is in his or her journey. My background and professional experience include: - Master Spiritual Teacher - Medical Intuitive, Intuitive Counselor & Energetic Intuitive Healing Practitioner – certified in numerous energetic / intuitive healing modalities and spiritual communication - Clairvoyant Channel / Medium / Spiritualist – In addition to being clairvoyant (able to “read energy”) I have also fully developed my entire intuitive and spiritual faculties. I see, sense, smell, hear, feel, and intuitively “know” what is normally beyond the normal five human senses. I am also able to channel energy both in spoken messages and vibrational frequency through my body to whomever I am working with (even at a distance) so that you benefit from the vibrational frequencies in a body-felt way. - Soul Seer – I see who you are as a soul, your lessons and agreements, who you are and what you are here to contribute (what you might call your purpose) - Certified Law of Attraction Practitioner – Global Sciences Foundation - Certified Professional Coach – Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching - Interfaith Minister – School of Peace Ordained by the Colorado Interfaith Seminary, I specialize in teaching transformational spiritual principles, spiritual healing and counseling, officiating ceremonies & holding sacred space for your deep personal and spiritual transformation - Somatic Bodywork Practitioner - Licensed Massage Therapist – trained in a number of modalities I specialize in offering an intuitive integrative approach, guided by your body’s inner wisdom - #1 Best-Selling Co-Author of Women Living Consciously Book II - Workshop / Retreat Facilitator - B.A. Communication, Regis University - Currently pursuing an MA in Counseling at Southwestern College, specializing in Grief, Trauma, Resilience My intention is to provide you with expertise, tools, guidance and support to align your unique talents, skills and abilities with your Soul Purpose and craft a life that makes your heart and soul sing!

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