Connect with Your Spirit Guides and Past Lives: Chicago Workshop Feb 27

We are all divinely guided by and connected to an abundant source of energy. In this class we will discover how that energy manifests itself for us as guides (Angels, Ancestors, Animals etc), and how this manifestation has evolved with our soul since the beginning.
Your spirit guides are extensions of yourself. How can they help you on this part of your life journey? What parts of your soul’s journey need to be re-collected in order to have the experiences that create your best life? The answers lie within you, and we will begin to dig them out together.

Sunday February 27, 2013

11am- 5:30 pm

Chicago, IL (Lincoln Park)

Class will be held at a private residence and address will be given upon registration.

These classes are available for groups of 5 or more as part of our Bliss Tour. Contact us at Gina@BlissedLife.com to host a class in your space.

Spirit Guides and Past Lives

6.5 hours

$99

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$55

(Special Reiki Master Teacher Discount for Graduates of our Reiki Master Teacher Courses)

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Learn how to let go of past-life blocks that prevent your growth in the now, and embrace the help of your inner guidance. We are in a heightened time of transformation, and we are welcoming back parts of ourselves that may have been abandoned over the ages.

This workshop is all about embracing our individual needs for this transformation.
You will Learn and Remember:

  • Your Karmic Path and how to Undo Karma that is Finished
  • Your Soul’s Purpose and Stops along Your Journey
  • Your Soul’s Hidden Skills
  • Meditations for Connecting to Your Highest Self
  • How to use Past-Life Memories to Heal Now
  • How to Distinguish Spirit Guides, Ghosts and Toxic Energies
  • How to Break-Free From that which doesn’t Serve You

Please register by Feb 25, 2013 by paying the applicable fees and contact Gina@BlissedLife.com with your questions.

See You There,

xoxo Gina and Doug!

Chicago Event: Tea and Readings

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2013 is the first year of the Golden Age. We are all looking for the guidance to connect with our lives and get a deeper understanding for our purpose.

Join us for an afternoon of enlightenment, as we share psychic intuitive readings and delicious organic tea and treats over conscious conversation.
Do you want a clearer understanding of your life’s path and purpose? More connection with relatives who have passed? Insights on your health, career and relationships? An intuitive reading allows you to open up to messages from your higher self and your guides. With Gina as your intuitive interpreter, you will be able to see and understand the answers to your most pressing questions! Bring those questions with you!

January 6, 2013
Buffalo Grove (Private Residence: email Gina@Blissdlife.com for address)
10:30 am -4:30 pm (Open House)
RSVP and secure a time-slot for your personal reading by emailing Gina@BlissedLife.com and paying through PayPal or in person. Readings are only a discounted $33 per person!

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Gina LaVerde is a Reiki Master Teacher and Intuitive Healer who helps people from all over the world find Bliss by owning the magic of their intuition. She has guided people to overcome cancer, autism, weight problems, debt, depression and more through tuning-in to the healing power within. She offers medical intuitive consultations, psychic development and energy healing classes and private coaching. Find out more here.

Guiding Lights Workshop (Chicago): Connect with Your Spirit Guides and Past Lives 12/2/12

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Do you ever wonder where some of your “gut feelings” come from and how you can use them to find more balance and relief in your life?

Let’s Explore Your Soul Connections and Soul Purpose. And Let’s Dig Deeper into Knowing Your Helpful Guides through Time.

We live in a reality where very few people actually connect to and understand the many dimensions of creation and HELP available to us. We are here to help YOU wake up and understand that YOU have so much power to connect.

In this class we will explore Your Soul Purpose and the Guides who have been with you through your journey. We will adventure into past lives, dream lives and the many dimensions you experience on a subliminal level.

Join us for Guiding Lights and Discover:

  • What helpful energies are guiding you
  • How to easily raise your vibration and connect with them
  • How to translate the messages being given to you and discern intuition from “imagination”
  • Where your soul has been in a sense that will Help You Today
  • What hidden skills you can connect with and use to enhance your life
  • How to make peace with fears, regrets, resentment, and life long questions
  • How to find your soul contracts
  • How to integrate into your most whole and fruitful reality

You will be able to “tune-in” to the deeper messages that lie in your intuition and learn how to differentiate between various forms of helpful guiding energies and translate them into Practical Solutions in your Real Life. You will have the tools to answer life-long questions and overcome deeply rooted fears. All of this information is already a part of you — we simply use the workshop to uncover it. Join us!

Plus — We will share some really cool Atlantis and Lemuria connections that will bring clarity and BLISS to your soul-searching!

Register by November 25th, 2012

Sunday December 2
Chicago (Beverly Neighborhood)
11:30 am-6:30 pm
$99 ($55 due as deposit through PayPal to Gina@BlissedLife.com to reserve your seat).
(Private Residence. Address given upon registration).

To Register, send an email to Gina@Blissedlife.com and you will receive an invoice. or simply log into Paypal and send $55 to Gina@BlissedLife.com

Psychic Skool Alumni Give LOVE

 

Over the years, we’ve had such an awesome opportunity to work with brilliant people around the world. Some in-person and some over the phone, email and Skype. Now that we’ve upgraded our Psychic Skool Classes, we get to work with you all at once… and of course continue the important one-on-one sessions too. We’re so excited because our clients and students can meet and mingle even more-so than before. I want to give great thanks to all of you for your support over the years, and I’m so happy to have many of you are back to join us!
Take a looky at their beauteous faces. These are some of the people who make my job and my life a better one. I love all of you and am so grateful that you allow me to teach and share what’s important to me. Much more to come, as always!

 

Gina

I truly believe that Gina and Doug are heaven-sent to the rest of us on this planet to help raise all our consciousness and awareness to LOVE, better health, healing, and self-studentship. Their non-judgmental patient teaching style allows the student to embrace their teachings, no matter their level and also allows them to continually deepen their appreciation for and amazement with the beautiful couple, as they grow on their own path and raise their own vibrations. Knowing Gina and Doug has been the utmost privilege. They are not stingy with their knowledge or love – on the contrary, they go above and beyond for their clients and friends out of a genuine desire for their happiness and well-being, and understanding and truly applying good karma – recognizing that the world does not turn based on stinginess, rather free-flowing love and generosity, gratitude and humility. These two are an exceptional example of the kind of human being I aspire to be and deserve an endless and limitless expanse of blessing and abundance for the rest of their days, for how much they’ve already begun to touch my life and the countless others they so graciously give to. HELL YES!!!! 🙂 — Leia
I could talk about them forever, but here’s a little scoop if you don’t know them and you are thinking about seeking their help or learning with them… 😉 The first time you meet Gina, Doug and Dougie you know how fortunate you are to have them in your life. I call them The Bliss Family. They are living their purpose, they are following their bliss, they are inspiring you to become more of your self. I’ve taken several of their amazing classes already – wow, what a profound experience each one turned out to be… Emotional, deep, opening… You connect with your Higher Self, re-member your wisdom, your gifts, your powers… and you’re left thirsty for more! Gina and Doug are always listening to you and to their inner truth, so that they can manifest the next class, the next journey, the next big idea in order to serve YOU – the fellow spiritual being, having a human experience.:-) I love how gently they guide, how lovingly they express, how passionately they exist… I tell all of my friends about them. I lighten up every time I think about them. My heart is beaming with love for them. I’m so proud of their life. I’m so blessed to call them my dear dear friends and my beautiful teachers. I’m eternally grateful for them and so excited for our future classes and adventures together… Join us – together we awake! Sat nam! Gergana P., Chicago, IL
Dearest Gina & Doug, I would like to express my gratitude for all you are and all you do! Meeting you and Super Dougie, spending time with you, taking your classes, having fun with you… it’s been such a powerful experience for me. I’ve been able to find new important pieces of myself. I’ve released emotional baggage, past experiences, false beliefs that are no longer serving me. I’ve reconnected with my true self. I’ve found my freedom to move and expand. I’ve discovered new old gifts. I’ve become better friends with my intuition. I’ve created more reasons to grow. You 3 are unbelievable people, friends and teachers. My time with you is ever-sweet and oh so full… I’m so looking forward to our next classes and gatherings! I love and appreciate you. Thank you for being beautiful channels of light in my life. Let’s laugh in infinity, we do it so well. 😉 Let’s step to the next level and the next level… through the Oneness we are. I’m stoked more and more humans are joining the Bliss tribe – NOW is the time of our lives. Namaste! Hugging you in admiration. Todor C., Chicago, IL.
I’m super excited to be working with Gina and Doug again. They have been a HUGE part of me being a better me and I look forward to learning even more!--Maureen

 

Psychic Skool and You

Being Psychic Has Never Been So Much Fun!

With Doug and Gina

Yes, We know you see, hear and FEEL things that you’ve WONDERED about!

Truth is… You are Magic!

In fact, we’ve all got the power. But, you want to do something more with it. You know that you can change your world with it!

There is a new kind of knowing that is making its way into our collective consciousness. And, that is the knowing of your inner feelings, and how to translate them into YOUR BEST LIFE.

We want you to know that You absolutely can TRUST your Intuition and build that innate knowing into your most useful tool for manifesting the life you desire. And, we’ll be here, making you think deeper, live louder and act on those dreams. It’s not time to be quiet anymore. There couldn’t be a BETTER time to be YOU!

Join us for the First SKOOL to EVER ROCK Your Foundation! Where each lesson is an un-learning of everything that ever held you down. Where every exercise brings back soul memories! Where, as if for the first time, you feel POWERFUL in your purpose! You will discover skills that are as old as they are new– because NOW you have that inner WISDOM. Now, you are Awakened!

 

In the Words of Our Amazing Clients…

Gina on her own is an intuitive powerhouse sharing her gut, her learning, her messages with gentle confidence. She is a perfectionist and a superior fact checker. Adding Doug’s wit, intelligence, savvy, creativity and presence to Gina, you now get an unbeatable combination for your foundation of support for you, your health and your personal and professional growth and healing. I am awed by their unshakable faith in the laws of nature, themselves and their family. Thank you Gina and Doug for living as you teach. — Lisa Reichert (Chicago, Energy Healer/ Acupuncturist)

In a world of no’s, Gina and Doug gave me a big fat YES. In the midst of lies, they are helping me find my truth. I couldn’t be more grateful. And, I am able to apply many things that I learned in Psychic Skool to my everyday life. — Maria Perez (Chicago, Massage Therapist)

If you are looking for the best Reiki and Psychic Teachers available, sign up.  Do not stop and think, just let go and trust.  You’re in safe and loving hands.  You’ll be taken on adventures that you may at first question, but take the advice given and try everything offeredYou’ll be so glad you did.– Amanda Hodgson (United Kingdom)

6 Modules of Learning:: 12 weeks of SKOOL:: 1 Year Of Access

We designed Psychic Skool so that you can learn with us while taking your time to go deeper into the areas that you wish. You will receive an intro packet upon sign-up, and then we will dig in to 12 weeks of SKOOL together. You receive lessons at the beginning of each week, and then choose to participate in the group call OR simply listen to the recordings.

You keep all lessons, hand-outs and recordings!

You also Receive a personalized intuitive healing session to start you off, personalized coaching with Gina and Doug AND access to weekly group calls and updated information for one year!

Sowing the Wisdom Seeds:: 6 Modules:: 12 Weeks

Module 1:: You Write the Story of Your Life:: Where Do We Come From? What Are Our Roots? What Does it Mean to be Rooted?

2 Weeks

Let’s Discover:

  • Possible Creation Stories
  • Your Creation Story
  • Your Divine Energetic Essence
  • How to Get Grounded and In-Tune
  • Earth Energy…Universal Energy…
  • Earth’s Shamanic Roots and Altar Building
  • Energy Sensing Exercises
  • What Kind of Psychic are You?

Module 2:: You Are The Vibration:: Dance, Sing and Feel Your Way to Balance

2 Weeks

Let’s Feel:

  • Sensing Energy in Nature
  • Raising Your Heart Vibration
  • Chakra Activation
  • Tapping into Source
  • Energetic Protection
  • The Rhythm of BLISS — How We Move and Mingle with Mama Nature
  • The Sound of Your Soul — What Sounds Soothe, Ground, Heal, Inspire, Release?
  • Ancient Practices for Honing-In and Feeling Connected
  • Animal Spirit Communication

Module 3:: You Are the Dream:: Interpret Your Dreams, Begin Lucid Dreaming, Heal Through Dreams

2 weeks

Let’s Create:

  • Maps of Your Dreams
  • Symbolisms
  • A New Vision for Manifestation
  • A New Way of Seeing
  • A Waking Dream
  • A Focused Mediation or Trance
  • Past-Life Regressions and Healings

Module 4:: You Are the Universe:: Understand and Live the Laws of the Universe

2 Weeks

Let’s Open Up To:

  • The Laws of the Universe
  • Astral Travel
  • The Powers of Your Brain (3 Brains)
  • Forgiveness Exercises
  • Hypnosis
  • Begin Project Manifestation to Bring Forth Your Soul Purpose

Module 5:: You Are the Alchemist:: Become the Medicine Maker You Are Inside

2 Weeks

Let’s Connect:

  • Bliss Alchemy: What Kind of Medicine do You Need?
  • Understanding and Using Nature’s Medicines
  • Working With Essential Oils, Herbs, Flowers, Healing stones, Crystals and Food
  • Sacred Geometry
  • Intuitive Eating and Healing Foods
  • Use of Divination Tools such as Tarot Cards and Pendulum
  • Letting Go to Embrace

 

Module 6:: You Are Guided:: You Are Free:: Embrace ALL of YOU

2 Weeks

Let’s BE:

  • Channels for Useful Energy and Information
  • Conduits of Peace and Understanding
  • Communicators with Spirits, Guides and all that Serves YOU
  • Wise in the Study of the Ascended Masters and Symbolism of Ancient Religions and Spiritual Practice

Connect with ENERGIES who are guiding you and learn to use discernment in interpreting and sharing energy at this level.

As a Psychic Skool Student, You will Also Receive

  1. A personal Welcome Session with Reiki Healing Attunement, Intuitive Reading and Q+A
  2. 2 personal 1/2 hour sessions with Gina
  3. 2  personal 1/2 hour sessions with Doug
  4. Weekly on-going group call for one-year with recordings
  5. 12 Weeks of email support (to answer your questions, share feedback etc)
  6. Updates on all Information for one YEAR ( if we add anything, you will get it)
  7. Invites to Online and In-Person Events for Our Students
  8. Practice Time with “Clients” of Your Own
  9. A Certificate of Completion

This is both a personalized program that we design for each student, AND a very well-written, researched and experienced gift we share as a whole in order to REALLY GIVE YOU OUR BEST and SERVE THE BEST OF YOU!

Use these tools to help improve your life as well as the lives of those around you. You may decide to start or expand your healing or coaching practice, or simply use your new magnified intuitive magic to enhance your career, health and DREAM LIFE. You can accomplish whatever you can imagine. You’ll See!

We are Excited to Announce that We are Offering this Special Price until 11/12/12. Following that the regular price of Psychic Skool will be $1111

Payment plans are available, and you may start right away! You can also use this special price offer to pre-book your future classes, if you are not yet ready to begin your sessions. Your year of access begins when you have your intro session, begin receiving and completing the exercises, and joining the calls.

Email us Now to Receive Your Intro Packet and Get Going!

New Classes Begin on the Third Monday of Every Month!

To Apply for Psychic Skool Click Here

$777

We meet you exactly where you are on your path, so we can create the perfect sessions for you.

Learn more about Reiki Certifications

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Reiki Certification for Families

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We hope you will join us for this beautiful family healing adventure. Adults, couples and CHILDREN 😉 are all welcome.You don’t have to be a parent to attend.

Children, especially children of the now, have such a strong connection to source energy, and they can teach us so much just by being themselves. Our beautiful son, who was once sick with so many environmental toxins, is now a thriving angel who helps us uncover our truths more each day, We dedicate this class to learning from our children, our inner child guides, future children and our own childhoods –in order to bring more light and joy into the world.

We will incorporate Reiki healing how-to’s and history, with inspiration for connecting deeper to your own soul families and bringing healing to our children where it is welcomed.

In this workshop, we will come together as a group for discussion and family exercises, and we’ll also offer special children-only energy exercises while “grown ups” hone their skills and meditate.

The year 2012 lives within an energy field of rapid advancement into higher consciousness for our planet as a living being and all of us who live within Her. There are also major galactic shifts that influence our expansion. We are truly coming into an integration period where we are calling back the parts of our selves that have been lost over lifetimes, and realizing that each one of us holds parts of each other. We are One. And, we are figuring that out.

Ancient Shamans and “medicine people” understood how to live with our planet and use and restore her gifts for the growth of all. Integrating these teachings with modern experience, we can learn to transcend our problems by transforming our perspectives and heightening our vibrations.

We have more than just the power to heal. We have the inner power to shift. This connection offers one of the deepest, most satisfying feelings we have ever experienced and that is why we are sharing it with you now. We know that if this class is calling you — you will really dig it too.

It has changed our family in amazing ways and we are so excited to see how it works for you.

Class Details:

This is a Certification Course in Usui Ryoho Shikki Reiki

When you complete the course you will be certified to practice Reiki on yourself and others. This can be included into your healing practice or can be the foundation for a new healing or meditation practice. This certification may be used professionally, but is not licensed in the State of California. Please see your own state’s laws for using Reiki professionally.

You may want to become attuned and certified if you:

  • Love helping others
  • Need your own deep healing
  • Have sick children or family members in your care
  • Work in the medical field
  • Work with people with special needs
  • Would just LOVE to share your amazing vibrant gifts with the world.
  • Reiki is great for doctors, nurses, acupuncturists, massage therapists, yogis, parents, police officers, teachers, realtors, cooks and… YOU

Saturday August 25: Reiki Level 1 Advanced Certification plus Family Reiki Healing Techniques

10:30 am -5pm

Chicago, IL — South Side (Private Residence. Address will be given upon Registration).

Prices:
$222 per adult (each adult may bring 1 child at no cost. Additional children are $22)

Please register by paying through PayPal using the button below, and enter the correct amount for your family.

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Please contact Gina@BlissedLife.com to register by August 15. We will discuss your needs and be certain that these classes are meant for you. You will receive your class handouts and some homework upon registration, so please register early.

Classes must be paid in full unless other arrangements have been made.

All former Reiki students are welcome to audit these classes at no cost.

Here’s the breakdown of what each level includes:

Level 1 Attunement and Certification: Heal Yourself and begin to Share the Vibes

Learn the history and principles of this ancient healing art, and begin to experience the flow of energy through your own body. We will also cover:

Reiki hand positions
Energetic protection
Self-treatment
Using Reiki in your healing practice/with clients
Practice time with fellow students
Unlocking your own healing power
The difference between Reiki and other energy healing practices
Support for post-attunement 21 day cleanse (foods to eat, affirmations, journals etc)
You were born with the ability to heal and the ability to feel energy. In Reiki Level 1, we help unlock that ability.

Bliss Tour Summer 2012: Come See Us in Chicago, Cleveland,North Carolina, California, Mexico and More!

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We’ve spent the last 5 months touring the west coastline of Mexico, and really healing up after some challenges last year. Doug is completely free of seizure meds and hasn’t had a seizure in well over 2 years! We’ve met new and lasting friends, learned so much about the value of family and our beautiful planet’s gifts, and we’ve taught classes and given healing sessions in some pretty magical spaces. Unschooling is the bomb. Dougie is uncovering his true abilities, and it’s amazing to witness and experience with him.

So, we’re ready to Bring the BLISS to YOU!

Do you long for MORE ENLIGHTENMENT?

Do you want to be MORE in-tune with your body?

Would you like to reach your ideal weight and feel great?

Would you like to feel SOURCE ENERGY COURSING through your VEINS?

Whatever you’ve been wanting to experience– We’ve got something to LIGHT Your Path!

Each Day we help people from across the world find their BLISS. Our clients have overcome everything from autism to debt, from cancer to personal & professional relationship slumps — and so much more.

We have a DREAM to create a New BLISS HEALING MOBILE where we can travel the world and bring our services right to the doorsteps of those who desire. ( if you’ve been following us, you know that our first House on Wheels didn’t make he trip, Bless Her Heart). I can just imagine finally hugging in-person some of the lovelies who I’m BLESSED to work with from a distance every day! It’s already happening! And we just want more. Bliss is addictive like that.

So, we decided to go ahead with our tour even before the new House on Wheels comes into fruition! Why wait? We’re going Eco-Style — which means we’ll be taking public and mass transit whenever possible. We’ve got our bus passes and our plan to Be the Change!

We hope you will come out and see us or even help us host an event in your town!

We begin in Chicago on July 14-15 with some high vibe Reiki Certification Classes, and then we travel east, south and west!

Places that we plan on taking by storm are:
Chicago, Illinois

July 14-15: Reiki Certification Classes

Beach Potluck and DreamScape Workshop TBA

Autism Undone Talk TBA

Cleveland, Ohio

New York, New York

Hartford, Connecticut

Asheville, North Carolina

Florida

Utah

Portland, Oregon

Los Angeles, California

Sayulita, Mexico

Canada

We are so STOKED to announce that we have a new FREE Autism Undone Talk available to present in any of these locations. So, for those of you who are in need of autism recovery support and information…. Stay tuned!

We will also be offering Reiki Certification Classes and several special consciousness and intuition building workshops such as “Working with Spirit Guides” and “Dream Scapes”– uncovering the hidden messages in your dreams and using dreams as a healing tool!

So, if you live in, around or between these beautiful places and want to arrange a gathering in your space, let us know.

The first round of travel through the US will culminate with a week-long Reiki Retreat (All Level Certifications) in a beautiful energy vortex town called Sayulita, Mexico in late September. This amazing opportunity was gifted to us through a new friend here in Mexico, and we just can’t wait to share it.

We’ll have plenty of notices for individual events as they arise and we will continue to update our tour page so that you know where we are.

Thank You For Your Support. We Believe Your Support Means More Healing for the Planet!

Love,

Doug, Gina and Doug

My Spiritual Growth through Challenge

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From fall 2011

I thought I would’ve waited much longer to write this post. Usually, I like to get a good distance from my challenging moments before I share their messages with you. But, it seems that that this last season’s happenings have turned out to be something that inspired the greatest consciousness shift I’ve ever experienced. Since that’s what this site is all about, I know it will help us all if I share it now.

My life has been full force into Bliss Consciousness since at least the time when we really discovered that Dougie was healing  from autism, and our family would thrive. This was about the same time that messages from guides and angels became a constant presence in my life, and I knew Everything is just as it should be. Somewhere around 2008, I read Elkhart Tolle, Louise Hay, discovered Abraham Hicks and decided that loving myself was an option. I even began to feel love for myself.

Since then, I endured a real-time week-long journey into my past lives — where I saw many of the places and people I’ve been. This included 24 straight hours in a trance-state where spirit both spoke through me and shared insights with me about my purpose, my health, and messages for friends that all proved to be true. I’ve had seizures. I‘ve experienced great healing of physical illness through diet change, energy healing and positive affirmations. I’ve spent days without money for food. Months without rent money. Changed careers. Hit ultimate financial lows and highs. Connected with amazing people on the same path. I’ve struggled through the disapproval of family members – wondering how I could remedy the pain that they inflicted on me just for being me. And, I’ve felt an increasing urge of gratitude pouring through me for all of these experiences. I would love the easy way out. I would. But, I’ve been programmed for the hard lessons and there has been so much joy through these challenges. I’ve recently been allowing for that thought-reprogramming to take place too 🙂

I began 2011 knowing that this was my year. And, by this time, I was more comfortable than ever with my psychic and healing gifts and how they play a role in my purpose here. My guides told me that I am here to help raise consciousness. The details by which I do that are my choice. But, I’ve noticed that I get instant karmic rewards when I make the choices that mean standing in my own power.

This week, I have finally learned that standing in my own power and the ultimate truth that we are all one – brings me closer to God, makes me feel eternally protected and grateful, and also fills me with whatever I need to keep doing my work. This week that translated into a boatload of funding for our Bliss Tour, excellent chiropractic work to help heal us from our car accident, a humongous increase in my psychic ability, a brand new iPad which makes business infinitudes easier, great sushi dinners with friends, angel-inspired encounters with government institutions, amazing and very informative dreams, and most importantly, a sense of inner peace that I never had before.

And I thought I was  already pretty Blissy.

This past summer really marked the beginning of the rest of our lives as healers and earth-loving consciousness boosters. We believe that when you chose to live a life in service of humanity, everything should be universally provided. It only takes allowing the flow. It always proves right for us. So, we came out to Chicago to buy an RV for living, working and traveling.  So that we can share and explore more of our purpose with you. This carefully crafted choice also reduces our expenses by 2/3 AND allows us to completely eliminate bills for things that harm the earth (working on the gasoline issue).

Our extended families live here. And, they  met us with instant opposition. I’d forgotten that not everyone lives divinely inspired lives because they block that inspiration. They block their beauty.  Sure, I too have blocked my beauty for so long…. Even now, I’m still feeling it more, daily.
I’d forgotten that we left Chicago having been wrongfully judged and blamed in the first place. I’d forgotten that most of the people we know here are not in agreement with our lives. Some of them wish us harm. Some spend time disapproving of us. We’ve been here for what seems like too long for my heart, but the reasons are so divinely amazing. I needed a breakthrough and I got one.

I will recap the events that I thought broke my heart, so that I can more quickly get to the Blissy part. 12 people in my friends and family passed away in the last 6 months. Most were younger than me. 2 were people who asked me for help, but didn’t find the time to make the changes I suggested even though they wanted to. 1 was a baby cousin who I thought was the absolute most beautiful girl I’ve ever seen, and her passing was accidental. Many of these people passed from cancers that grew almost overnight, and were not caused by smoking, overeating, or heredity.

Some family members have admitted loudly and angrily that they believe with all of their hearts that I am being manipulated, and therefore won’t accept me in their lives unless I make the changes they need for me to be acceptable to them. This may include divorcing the man God and Goddess sent to be with me on our Blissful mission. I received a text from a relative whom I had hugged in tears one month prior, while promising that nothing should ever come between us — warning me never to contact him again until I grow up. Another relative accidentally called me, and hung up right away when I told him I love him. I gotta tell you right now that the rumors got so bogus, I soon began to laugh at them. I’ve been called lazy, disrespectful, and “psychic” oooooooh!

Seems that my bliss doesn’t equal bliss by their standards. They equate love with worry and see me as a great target for their blame and baggage. Where people only passive-aggressively put me down in the past, the poop hit the fan this summer, baby.

I accidentally cut off my finger-tip one nigh on a razor, while fishing through a toiletry bag. And screamed at the top of my lungs at the moment – only to find that the 3 in-laws in the room next-door didn’t budge. Didn’t ask what happened. I was given a third-party account about how much of burden I am to the in-laws. I overheard that I do not take care of Dougie like I should. I got into a painful car accident. While we remodel our RV, we’re currently staying with some extended family who do not like me or love me and would rather I was gone. And, for the icing on the power-challenging cake- my son was harmed by someone close to the family, and we were chastised for even addressing the matter. To endure, because I know that I am always in the right place at the right time, I send myself and them love, light, protection, forgiveness and Reiki. I call upon the violet flame. I surround my thoughts with people I love and who love me. I have daily convos with St. Claire and St. Francis. And, I stay out of the energy field of people who have wrongfully accused me of being a burden. I send love in silence and I spend most hours away while getting my life lived. In other words, i live in a self-created light bubble. But, stuff was starting to painfully creep in.

Saturday evening was the most lovely amazing experience. Someone who wrongfully blamed me for being in their way, and hasn’t spoken to me in 6 weeks, passive-aggressively said I was rude (for not speaking to her). Hahahahahaha. This was either rock bottom or nirvana depending on how I look at it.

I didn’t at all connect with that accusation. It didn’t feel real. Think, false timeline stuff. I see these false realities all around me these days. But, I allowed myself to respond to her passive-aggressively by asking my husband out loud if we could leave. But,  I quickly realized the un-bliss in my reaction and turned it around right away. Doug would’ve taken me anywhere I wanted to go. But, both of us were crazy crashed after a day of working on the rv and with clients –our bodies needed to rest. That’s when my guides appeared around me. It was as if they were holding me up…. creating a backbone.

As long as I know that this person’s views of me are really not my concern and by no means define who I am, I had no reasons to leave that night. What was my need for being passive-aggressive? Did I want to cause her pain because her words stung me? No, I didn’t. I don’t wish her harm, I don’t care what she thinks of me. Woah ! Have you any idea what a breakthrough this is for me? I’ve always cared about what others think. I’ve always want to please. While that thought pattern has healed over the years, I’ve never allowed myself to feel so completely in the right despite being accused, as I did the other night.

I’ve been done fighting for a while now. I don’t really argue angrily with anyone. But, silence says so much. I was previously programmed for my silence to say that I am but a little piece of poo on the grand green mountain of abundance that was those people who put me down.

Saturday night for me was about giving myself permission to be me, and whatever that means is fine.  And, it can change/ It’s permission to let my light shine no matter what. I stayed because it was the right thing to do at the time. No one should endure such criticism, because it can take energy away from the Bliss Work we are here for. The point is that for whatever reason, I needed that particular challenge to really just feel awesome for being me.

Knowing that I am only bringing light into this world. I am only a mirror for those who judge me. And this was apparent on emotional and logical levels.

Wow! I’ve waited longer than my whole life to feel this way. That person, who has been in my life for centuries as a murderer and vibe stifler, just became one of my most valuable teachers.  And who wouldn’t love their teachers? She represents my shadow and my doubts. And she brought all my fears out to the surface. I’ve always been over-cautious of being rude or hurting people’s feelings. I thought it was what would make me a good person. I thought I had to belittle me in order to serve them. This was a pattern I set long ago, and lived with unconsciously.

I’m on this huge spiritual ride, and I know that the Universe will clear out all the junk that I don’t address myself. Those self-doubts were serious. They were deep. Nobody said anything about me that I didn’t secretly worry about myself anyway.

Everything that occurred in my life this summer happened only to help raise me up. There is no death or time. Energies that represent greed, fear anger, doubt, worry, shame, etc are fizzling away. Naturally, they grasp for life by stifling the ones who are here to change things. They resist change. It’s been a challenge for me because the people involved were people I cared about more than anyone (besides Doug and Dougie). The Universe had to get through to me somehow.

After a few days, I’ve been able to think about this whole situation and laugh…Rather abundantly too. I mean, think about how people really look when they are putting you down. When they are scowling their faces or making a point to judge you and ‘hate on you’ while you Bliss out with all of the miracles in your life. Here I am helping people on the other side of the globe heal a hole in the heart, while worrying that my Eco-fied priorities bug the heck out of people who find money, cars and exclusivity to be their thang. They don’t care enough about me to hate me. I know their blaming and poo-throwing is because they are uncomfy with themselves.  How silly am I? And, how silly are they?

We all play this silly game so we can learn.

It’s time for great change and great courage. Time to step into our power. You will know you have done the right thing if your truth doesn’t involve hurting anyone else in any way. Of course that is not to say that people won’t get hurt or blame you for it. But, you must know in your heart that your intentions are pure. Then, stand in the power of that purity and accept the gifts the Universe dishes out for folks who stand up for what is right. There are always signs and rewards. After my decision not to run from the false a accusations, I did some energy work on myself. Then, I was gifted with amazing new levels of psychic accuracy. I can only interpret that to mean that my path is being cleared of gunk that used to cloud my mind. There is so much freedom in finding that balance.

I’m so grateful for this summer and am so excited for Today!

 

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Gina

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No More “Guilty” Pleasures, I’ll Take Plain and Simple Regular Pleasure

The other night a friend and I laughed at how I knew all the words to some obscure Air Supply song. I’ll always have a soft spot in my heart for those tunes my younger bro and I sang  in front of the TV while watching “Solid Gold.” Up until 2 days ago, anything 1980’s or chocolate, or crocheted,  or anything resembling a cupcake were all guilty pleasures. Not anymore. The guilt is gone and I’m jammin with my Trader Joe’s gluten-free vegan ginger snaps– that I am eating sans guilt despite the sugar.

A lot of guilt goes into and comes out of changing to the “healthier” side of things, you know what I mean? But, the worst I’ve created for myself comes from what I decide I want to eat. Once  you dive into learning what goes into our food — from the ingredients to the energy, processing, and scams behind who is making money by poisoning us with chemicals, gmos, and godknowswhat, your higher self doesn’t want to go back. Healthy food makes you feel food. It tastes good. And us smart and savvy peeps have found ways to even make it cost less, prevent and heal illness and give us enough energy to stay feeling young for long.

Coming to Chicago to visit family and  make our first Bliss Tour stop has taught me that I’ve had to let go of a little bit of my  “healthy” eating. That is because ultimately, I have to eat. I have these ideas of what I am supposed to eat, what I want, what I need, what I crave and all of that. But, my experiences here have taught me just how hard it can be for the average person to make these healthy choices. Whole Foods Market is more full of processed and sugary foods, than it is of “whole foods.”  The Farmer’s Markets cost 3x as much as the one in Santa Monica, and the discount organic market has older produce that is ready for the trash.  Believe me, you can find good, organic and healthy options here. I know it. I used to live here. But, living in California spoiled with variety, convenience and price. I never had to shop at Whole Foods in California. We bought everything at the farmer’s markets.

I initially felt guilty for making choices to buy fruit and veggies that I knew were sprayed with chemicals. Our family has gotten  sick for the first time in years. We were exposed to mold. And, I originally blamed that on my poor meal planning and poor shopping decisions.

But, I think the guilt hurts more than the pesticides.  It’s proven  that not only are emotions connected to our physical health, but that our heart vibration is the strongest vibration  we emit. If our hearts are heavy with guilt, that has the potential to harm us even more than what we eat. 

Pleasure, on the other hand… pleasure has the power to raise your heart vibration and actually bring physical healing into your body. So, what if I eat my chemical-laden grapes with the utmost gratitude and pleasure? What if I just enjoy them today because they are what I have? What if I give gratitude for the experience that helped me better understand how  most people have to struggle to get healthy food? It’s gotta work.

So, that’s what I am doing now. It’s important to me  to eat the best I can because it does make me feel my best. But, if I live rigid-style how am I going to help anyone? Diets stink.  I’m glad I discovered my guilt because I realized I was living in a diet mentality. When  you are on a diet you have “forbidden’ foods. This is never going to work in reality.

Guilt is one of those complimentary emotions granted to the good-hearted, bleeding hearts. Believe it or not, it’s one of the hardest emotions to get a handle on. It took me forever to realize how selfish it is to be guilty. How that emotion strips us away from ourselves because it often involves pleasing others. The only real remedy for this is joy — doing whatever truly makes the real you happy.

 

The next time you feel a tinge of guilt coming from your mama, your spouse or your inner critic, try smacking that experience in the face with some pure happiness. Stop what you are doing. Stop right in the middle of doing it and focus your attention on the happy part of it.  Be thankful that you have that experience.

It may be natural to feel guilty. But, that doesn’t mean it always has to be so. You can change your story. You can find the Bliss in any moment. I’m erasing guilty feelings all day long with a simple thought, and sometimes a bite of cookie.

Rock on!

 

Gina

Chicago Fermenting Class: 6/5 Cultured Foods/Intuitive Eating Class

We’re taking our healing machine hearts on the road to talk, teach, learn and share with you. So, let me know if you are interested in having us come to your neck of the woods.

June 5 Cultured Foods Class with Sass

Gut Health Marries Gut Instinct

2 – 5:30 pm

Chicago, North Side private Res. email Gina@Blissedlife.com for details

$44 

I’m bored with the same-old fermenting classes where I shred some cabbage, and show you how to handle the precious probiotic bugs.

This class will teach you everything you need to know about making your  own DELICIOUS fermented foods at home. But, I also have to show you why you’ll love them.

Discover how to use and improve upon your intuition, and create the most satisfying diet for yourself! Join me for an interactive workshop that will totally Bliss your socks off.

You’ll learn how to nourish and listen to your “gut feelings” in order to align with what foods are right for you.

We’ll ferment vegetables, coconut kefir, nuts, seeds, butter and even CHOCOLATE!  Plus get the heaping scoop of fermenteds that will make animal products more digestible, and help turn toxic by-products of meat into useful amino acids.

For centuries, people have fermented foods for the sake of preservation. Now, we realize the importance and DELICIOUSNESS of adding them into our daily lives.

Fermented foods are full of healthy bacteria (probiotics) that make your gut happy. And, a happy gut means that you can digest your food better.

Fermented foods were a Major factor in my family’s healing from autism, candida, seizure disorder, fatigue, acne and more. I can’t wait to share them with you.

The Intuitive Side:

  • Intuition Building exercises
  • Gut Health and Gut Instincts
  • Getting Grounded
  • Asking and Receiving Intuitive Answers
  • Using Your Dreams to Guide You
  • Eating Clean (what does that mean for your body?)
  • Food  Energy (yin/yang) and Healing Powers

Everyone leaves with

  • A jar of cultured veggies
  • A recipe book
  • Tons of info on how to easily incorporate fermented foods into your busy life.

Plus enjoy some of my fave fermented food treats

Can’t wait to see you!

The class is $44/person. Prepay through PayPal to secure your seat.

xoxo Gina


photo credit: Maxime Vallette