Meditate like a kitten

Happy July everyone! For those in the US I hope you had an amazing fourth of July. I decided to have some fun and went with my niece and nephew to Zoo Miami. We spent the day hanging out with animals, playing in the water park, and just being silly.

Speaking of being silly I recently came across this picture on social media and I thought it was the cutest and most practical truth. So, I decided to share it with you my awesome community.

As I mentioned last week, this month I’m dedicating every day to posting something fun on Our Wheels of Life Facebook page. The reason is simply to remind myself every day to be child like, not childish.

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In a world that competes for your attention from so many different directions it’s very important to ensure you take time to nourish your inner child. By finding different ways to have fun and being curious about life you engage your happy hormones which help you to release stress.

Do you remember the last time you laughed? Really, really laughed? Laughed so hard your belly hurt or tears came out of your eyes? If you don’t, well then it’s time that you find a way to make that happen. My favorite way is to hang out with my niece and nephew. As young children they love to have fun, be silly, and get dirty.

I pledge this month to be as silly as I can in as many ways that I can. Will you take the pledge with me? All you have to do is join Our Wheels of Life Facebook page and post pictures, images, videos, etc. about you having fun.

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Paty, La Mariposa
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Celebrate your independence

Can you believe it? We are now more than half way through 2017! If you haven’t yet, go ahead and take a few moments now or schedule some time to reflect on your intentions for when you began the year and where you are now. Don’t complicate it, simply think about what you stated and where you are now.
Have you accomplished what you set out to do? Or are you still feeling as though you’re gasping for air?
I’ll be honest, I’m not a big fan of new year goals, but I do make it a point of creating a theme for the year. For 2017 it’s “limitless abundance and reflecting back I feel that I’m doing very well as my business is growing, I’ve been offered a part-time position within social work, I’ve moved into my own apartment, my physical health is great, and I’m dedicated to doing the best that I can.
As we move forward into July and approach Independence Day let’s focus on gratitude for what we do have, the freedoms, the abundance, the family, the opportunities, etc. Yes, it’s not perfect, however, when we focus on what we do have that’s going well then it begins to dim what we are struggling with. Afterall light does outshine darkness. It’s also about continuing to take imperfect action. If you don’t like something or someone, what are you doing about it? Complaining or taking action?
All seriousness aside, this July I want to put some fun back into the summer with a Fun in July Challenge 2017 (#funinjuly2017) which will happen within Our Wheels of Life Facebook group. The challenge is for each day you do something fun and post it, either via video or picture in the group. I created this challenge as a push for me to ensure that I have more fun and to be creative. So I double dog dare you to join me and have more fun as we embrace our inner child’s silliness.
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My purpose is to empower you on your healing journey and my mission is to offer you health-related insights, practical tips, inspiration and stories that will support you in living balanced towards a happy and healthy life as you embrace your joy and purpose.
Thank you for being a part of my expanding family.
Paty, La Mariposa

Inner Ease technique

I have to admit that one of my favorite movies is Ever After with Drew Barrymore. I admire her role as an independent woman who focuses on her extended family, and is dedicated to do what’s right even when others think she’s wrong.

The movie is a remake about Cinderella yet it definitely isn’t appropriate for kids under 13 years old. Anyways, there’s a scene in which Drew is about to make a bold entrance into a large group of people and she says Just Breathe.

Those words are an excellent reminder that all we could control is our breath and not the reactions of others when faced with challenges. Recently I was reminded of that as I transitioned into a new living space had so many unexpected changes thrust upon me. There were numerous times I would become overwhelmed and had to remember just to breathe. Fortunately, I’ve been offering Reiki at least a few times a week which has also helped me relax.

However, there’s another technique I practice either with or without Reiki called the Inner Ease Technique from the Heart Math Institute. I teach this technique to my clients who struggle with anxiety and aren’t attuned to Reiki.

After discussing it with a client a few days ago I was inspired to share it on my weekly Wednesday morning Facebook Live stress less broadcast in my public Facebook group called Our Wheels of Life, click here to join.

Now, I want to share it with you for your self-care tool box. Click here to watch me sharing how to practice the technique.

PS if you’re in Miami next Saturday then come and receive a donation based 5 minute chakra balance chair session at the Coconut Grove Farmer’s market. All of the funds will benefit the American Association of Hispanic Health Coaches. We are a non-profit organization of Hispanic health coaches dedicated to improving the lives of Hispanic, especially children and reducing chronic health issues.

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Paty, La Mariposa

5 Lessons I Learned From Living With Papi

Just the other day I heard someone groan, “Oh, I sound just like my mother/father.” Have you uttered these words before? This is a fear many of us have yet it’s important to really take an honest look at what it is we fear. Within my life I’ve heard this time and time again and I believe it’s fair to say that most if not all have mommy/daddy issues that cause them to struggle within their personal relationships. Granted our parents (or lack of) greatly impacted our lives as we grew up, especially if we held certain expectations of them or compared them to other parents. Honestly, I used to say the same thing until life circumstances and personal choices brought me back to living with Papi, my dad the man I had emotionally struggled with for many years. So, those daddy issues I had were about to be faced head on and it was my responsibility to identify the tools and resources so I could move forward.

As the youngest child of 3 I tethered most to Papi during my childhood, always feeling as though I was daddy’s little girl. I would always envision us spending time together and craved his attention whenever he was home from a business trip.  Yet that dream was shattered when the childhood home I grew up in was taken by the bank due to a bad business investment my parents took part in. For years I resented and blamed Papi for losing my home (never occurred to me to inquire how he felt about it) and then how he focused more on work than being with his family.

I didn’t realize then that my expectations of my dad and how I wanted him to be clouded my vision of what was reality. I knew in many ways I was very much like my dad, and was also told by others how similar we were in looks. For years, I would become upset whenever someone mentioned our similarities until I decided to look more closely at what characteristics we shared. Since 2014 I have been living with my dad which has been both a blessing and a challenge yet one I appreciate now every day for the lessons I have learned. Just this month I took the next step to move out on my own as we are both more emotionally and physically stable within our personal lives.

As I celebrate Father’s Day I am grateful for the opportunity the universe offered me and to learn how to accept him just as he is. I’ve taken 5 top lessons I’ve learned from Papi, which once drove me crazy yet now I realize how much they have positively influenced me. Most importantly though, the challenges I have faced while living with him from his sometimes egotistical behavior to his negative attitude towards life have encouraged me to focus more on compassion then frustration. After all, being annoyed with him for how he looks and experiences life is my problem and he has chosen how he wants to live his life even if I can’t always understand it.

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I thank him for being one of my teachers in life and am so grateful that he’s still with us today. I love him unconditionally even though I don’t always like or appreciate his actions or words.

5 lessons learned from Papi

1) It’s okay to talk to strangers: For as long as I could remember, I always saw my dad striking a conversation with just about anyone. We could be in the line at the airport, grocery store or eating a meal and he would begin to speak about anything and everything. He was so engaging with everyone. So naturally it was a skill I adapted to as I’ve always engaged with children and adults while traveling, waiting in line or just out and about. I’ve met amazing people by talking about the weather or comment on whatever they had in their hands. Simple conversations sometimes led to long lasting friendships. As a primarily solo traveler it’s been these conversations that have enhanced my trips and encouraged me to withdraw out of my sometimes introverted shell.

2) Delegate: I would always get so annoyed (sometimes still do) with my dad when he would call upon anyone (sometimes various times a day) in our family to help him even with the most simplest tasks. Seriously, I would think to myself as I pounded a nail into the wall or fixed something around the house, why couldn’t you just do it. Recently I learned that he would even pay the neighborhood kids to teach us how to ride our bikes during our childhood. Now instead of getting annoyed I actually marvel at how this man could delegate just about any task that he didn’t want to do and people would say yes. As I became more independent in life I took pride in being able to do just about anything myself yet that has also been a drawback as I would usually do things by myself rather than ask for help. However, I’ve been changing that pattern as I’ve come to recognize that asking for help builds community and shares the responsibility of accomplishing a task. It’s actually so much more humbling to ask for help than to do it on my own all the time. It’s still a work in progress for me but one I’m more aware of thanks to my dad.

3) Family is everything: Since living with my dad I’ve been able to see much more clearly how he shows his love towards his family.Whenever I returned home for long periods of time I would walk on the beach with my dad. We established early morning walks as time for us to talk. This was my chance to ask him questions without distractions. It was during these walks that he shared how he regretted not spending more time with us kids as we were growing up because he was traveling. He admitted that his focus was only to provide for the family. As he’s become older and since my mom passed away I’ve seen a more tender side as he’s been more engaging with his grandchildren. I have come to appreciate how he shows his love for each of us in his own way thus releasing expectations of how I think (or would prefer) he should show it.

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4) Travel to learn cultures: I give credit to my dad for encouraging my gypsy spirit (although I know it’s not one he would take pride in accepting). I could remember traveling on an airplane since I was a little girl to visit family in Puerto Rico or travel to Latin America for a business/family trip. Our trips were about learning new cultures and seeing new sights, which I continue the tradition to this day. Traveling for me has always been a way of life and I am doing all that I can to incorporate it into my business and personal lifestyle. Because of my dad’s joy of traveling with the family I have been able to visit numerous countries and regions growing up and then found new places that I enjoy traveling to. I am grateful and very fortunate to have experienced this because I know many have not.

5) Stay focused: Throughout my life my dad only had employers working as a sales engineer for Latin American countries selling welding and then medical equipment. He began with Hobart Brothers shortly after leaving Cuba while living in Puerto Rico and remained with them for over 20 years until the business was sold. He then took over the company my mom started while I was young, Servitech Corp while she focused on building South Florida Medical Equipment, a family business. He loved selling these products and traveled extensively to share his knowledge with companies around Latin America and the US. His goals were always to provide for his family and stay committed with his tasks at hand. Although my path as an entrepreneur wavers as I figure out all the ins and outs of running my own business, I’m focused on creating a freedom based business that empowers others to release stress naturally. As he was able to stay focused and committed towards his goals in life, which has always empowered me to have goals and objectives within my life.

In summary I am grateful for the opportunity of living with my dad and the challenges I encountered while living there, both personal and professional. I’m grateful that I was able to be present with my mom as she transitioned and then supporting my dad however I could and still do. I’ve learned to view challenges as opportunities with lessons to learn while also taking responsibility for my life and what I can control. I know my dad does not view life in this manner yet that is his choice and I love him unconditionally even though I may not like all of his actions and viewpoints.

If you have been struggling with a relationship with your mom or dad which you know is holding you back in life, then I encourage you today to book a complimentary stress release session with me and share your story. Then we can identify a supportive plan to assist you in releasing your frustrations so you can lead a balanced life towards health and happiness.

Join me every Wednesday at 8:00 am in my Facebook group, Our Wheels of Life, for a new weekly meditation tip to help you feel more balanced within your life through your chakras. Or join my YouTube channel to receive the meditations each week in your email.

 

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Graduating through transitions!

As we head into summer many of us are celebrating the end of school with graduation ceremonies for our loved ones. Many schools choose to hold celebration ceremonies to honor each student for their hard work and dedication, regardless of what school year they are in. For parents it means their children are transitioning into a new grade with more responsibilities or a new lifestyle if they are headed towards college.

Within the school of life, however, there isn’t an official graduation day which identifies the ending of one chapter and the beginning of another. Life just continues to flow with daily responsibilities and challenges, with some feeling the weight of what we are learning or experiencing heavily on our shoulders or feeling it elsewhere in our bodies.

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The school of life is a concept I use and that of being a perpetual life student. This frame of mind encourages me to remain curious about each experience regardless of its intensity and it is one I share with my clients. Each problem I believe is really a challenge that requires you to approach it with curiosity and compassion for yourself and others. If you think of each situation as your worst teacher, say one that criticized you often or even slapped your hand whenever you didn’t answer correctly, then you will stay with the fear of doing the right thing that works for you. However, if you recall your most supportive teacher who listened and encouraged you to make your own decisions regardless of it was right or wrong you would be optimistic of making your own decisions. It works the same way in regards to looking at the problems you are facing. You have a choice of how you are going to react. If you choose to blame others, stay angry or upset when situations don’t go as you expect and focus on frustration because you can’t control others, you are prime for a breakdown either mentally or physically due to the stress you keep on yourself. Yet, if you view it as a student and you’re trying to figure out the best possible solution you can save yourself lots of pain and suffering, especially when you reach out to others for help.

Recently I was speaking with a new client about a problem she was facing. She was stressed about her current situation because she felt burdened about taking care of someone she wasn’t expecting to. Her anger carried into focusing all of her attention on this other person and neglecting her own self-care. Throughout our discussion I listened as she released, which she admitted she hadn’t shared with others before and then we identified at least one self-care technique she can bring back into her life in a realistic way.

After our discussion she received a stress release energy session and said she felt so much better and at ease. She admitted the knot in her throat was gone (talking and the energy release supported that) and she felt better, especially now that she had someone to release to and an activity to plan in her week.

The point is the problem didn’t go away that she was having but she found solutions that would help her manage the situation and release some of the stress she was carrying. Looking through the eyes of a student you become more powerful as you realize you have more options in front of you then the feelings that were holding you back.

By remaining locked in feelings of anger and resentment you actually give your power to others, whether they know it or not, yet when you problem solve and talk it out (not think it out for it mainly goes round and round without resolution) then you identify what is important to you, what are you able to control, and what are some solutions that you can bring to the surface that can help you move through the situation.

Stay curious regardless of what age you are and embrace the School of Life and the lessons it offers you every day.

To all the graduates, congratulations on your next venture and may you have continued success in all that you do.

Join me for meditation time every Wednesday at 8am for Facebook Live in Our Wheels of Life Facebook group, or watch the recording after.

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Paty, La Mariposa

Embracing change without fear

Change, do you embrace or fear it? 

Within my holistic healing practice change is a major reason my clients first come to see me because they admit they are unable to deal with their current situation. They share with me their fears about change happening in their lives which entail dealing with loss due to moving, losing a loved one or employment, relationship issues, etc. They explain how the loss, whether unexpected or they knew was coming, felt like they were knocked over by a tidal wave and they are still struggling for air. Transitions such as these are to be treated as as a trauma because it can cause the body and mind to react with either anger, disbelief, guilt, resentment or even feelings of numbness, shock.

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Other reactions to change can be anxiety, nervousness, insomnia, substance use, depression, and self-doubt to name a few. These are normal reactions to trauma through the freeze response as the person is unable to fight (verbally or physically) or run away from the situation.

Throughout our discussions we break down these responses to understand the core issue which is fear of the unknown. Before this situation or trauma happened life was going according to the plan that they created or rather expected. Therefore, when a big change or transition occurred they were left unprepared much like a storm coming unannounced and uprooting everything in its path.

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Can you relate to this?

However, change and transitions are a normal part of life. There is no guarantee that you will always have the same job forever or that your loved one will be present each day. By accepting that change is inevitable and it’s reality it can be easier to process life changes without feeling as though your heart is going to jump out of your chest or your world is falling apart for the rest of your life.

My earliest memory of a life transition was when I was 12 years old and I felt my life had changed forever because my parents lost the mortgage to the house I grew up in due to a miscalculated business plan. We didn’t have a family discussion, we didn’t have a choice, we were just told that we had to leave the house by a certain date. I fell into a deep depression, so deep I even considered suicide. However, the thought of my parents finding me kept me from following through because I didn’t want them to be sad about losing me too. It took me years to move through the resentment I held against my parents for taking my house away, although I never realized I resented them, especially my father, until someone else pointed it out. That experience has taught me that all I can control is myself and my reactions towards changes and transitions. By looking within I was able to take hold of that resentment and let it go (with lots of support of course) because it was eating me up inside.

If you’ve been following me for awhile then you know my life has been filled with abundance and losses of all kinds, just like I know yours has. Change has been a constant in my life due to the choices I’ve made (lots of moving) and also losing loved ones through various reasons. Once again a life transition is happening in my life as I will be moving into my own apartment in South Miami. Honestly, I have mixed feelings because for the last 3 years I have been living with my dad in his beautiful apartment facing the ocean and I have been hesitating on moving because I was unsure of where I wanted to go (US or Latin America). Finally, the universe has pushed me out of my nest and into a new experience. The hesitation comes from fear of not having it all figured out financially as I have been putting all of my resources and attention into my business and I wasn’t sure if staying in Miami was where I wanted to be. Yet I also knew it would be in both of our best interests for me to leave and be independent again. So, I pushed through my fear and doubts by choosing a date (I wanted August but the universe decided June) by when I wanted to leave.

Life is about how we handle transitions and situations, meaning your reaction towards them and the faith in the universe. By viewing change as inevitable and ensuring you have support, such as friends and family or other outlets to release pent up stress then you’ll be able to accept change easier.

As I have identified the root causes of my fear I am now able to embrace any kind of change easier and most importantly by accepting it. I’ve regressed at times when change has been unbearable by feeling angry, lonely, and frustrated yet by holding onto these feelings and blaming others or situations only hurts me. The same applies to you.

If you’ve been struggling with changes in your life and you’re unsure how to embrace it, let’s discuss it through a complimentary stress less phone conversation. I’m here to support you with a step-by-step plan to balance your life, embrace your power, and focus on health.

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Pass this blog along to someone who may benefit from it as we all need love everyday!

Paty, La Mariposa

She’s been gone 7 years

May 21 is marked forever in my mind as it was the date Yoli, my older sister, transitioned. The years continue to move forward yet I remember as if it was yesterday the last words we shared as we snuggled in the hospital bed brought by hospice to our parents’ home, whispering silliness and laughing at funny movies. Yoli has always been a clown and I was her biggest fan.

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Reading her decree she wrote about me when on my graduation day as an Eckerd’s Wilderness camp counselor.​​​​​​​

Last week I talked about how Reiki helped me through my grief with Yoli. By learning Reiki I was given a practical self-care tool I could grab onto when the earth felt as though it was shaking below me. Also, it gave me the opportunity to believe in the spiritual aspect of life which is separated from religion. Within in the first class of Reiki, the attunement process is all about opening the meridians and chakra channels so the spiritual energy can enter your body and clear it of toxins. Which is so fascinating!

During Yoli’s last week with us she was in and out of a coma state of consciousness as she was given medicine to help her body relax. I would give her Reiki every now and then to help her as well, and myself to feel as though I was doing something. Watching someone die in front of your eyes is challenging yet with Reiki it was easier for some reason. A couple of days before she was to transition I was standing by her head with my hands on her heart. I felt called to glance into her eyes and suddenly her face and body softened. Her eyes glowed with understanding. She looked straight ahead as though she could see something. Quietly she said, “it’s okay, they’re coming for me.” I asked who but then her eyes closed and she was off to sleep again.

A few moments later I realized that she meant the angels were coming for her. Growing up Catholic I have always believed in angels yet learning about Reiki allowed me to understand that angels are around us at all times.

As I was headed to tell my parents I wondered how could I explain what just happened. So, I said that her vital signs are showing that she’s passing on soon and it’s time to say goodbye.

Reiki has been one of my favorite self-care tools along my grieving journey. Since Yoli has passed I have been to countless healing sessions, personal growth workshops, days spent in isolation, and so much more. I miss Yoli everyday and yet everything I do from my work to my travels, I do in her memory for I know she would have been with me throughout.

Other ways I keep her memory alive are through pictures, writing and talking about her, meditating with her, and doing things she would have liked to do. Oh and a tattoo on my back of her as an angel.

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How do you keep the memory of loved ones alive?
What technique (s) has helped you move through grief in your life?

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Thank you for being a part of my expanding family.

Paty, La Mariposa


PS, Yep, the Reiki Love On Program is close to being released this summer. Stay tuned.

Going Live tomorrow

Excuse the intrusion so early into the week but I wanted to share an important announcement. Tomorrow, I’m breaking through my fear of showing up by doing 2 live videos via social media. Excited?? You should be because you get to participate in discussions with me about forgiveness and energy medicine. Details below!
Part of my fear of showing up is due to insecurities since childhood of being laughed at or worse not taken seriously when I had something to say (I was bullied often). So, now I’m taking imperfect action and know I will improve each time I show up.
Join me in taking imperfect action through a fear you have.
I’ve been wanting to do videos for awhile now but I keep coming up with excuses for why I come with excuses of not doing more videos (which I’ve been asked to do). So, tomorrow night I’m taking an idea out of my head and presenting it for the world to see, releasing attachment of who will see. I want to show up in the world with my message of releasing stress through natural healing techniques.
As my tribe of mariposas, people constantly transforming towards greater love, I would love your support and honest feedback. Please show up tomorrow or put it in your calendar to watch for later. Share my message with others if you find it useful. Most importantly, let me know what you thought of my webinar and what more would you like to hear (inspire me).
Tomorrow I’m excited to share that I’ll be doing two live videos.
Video 1; First I’ll be doing a Facebook Live at 9am about forgiveness through an inspiring Facebook group called Lightworkers Rise Up, click here  to join. .
Video 2: In the evening I will be doing a Youtube Live video with a slideshow presentation on Energy Medicine, Real or Woo? It’s at 7pm. Click here to join live.
I’m really excited about stepping out of my comfort zone so I can gaze into your eyes through whatever screen you’re using. It’s an amazing concept.
Pass this email along to someone who may benefit from it as we all need time to focus on ourselves everyday!

Love and hugs,

Paty,  La Mariposa  ​​​​​​​

Let’s discuss ways to include more self-care into your life.
I’m here to support you with a step-by-step plan to balance your life, embrace your power, and focus on health.

Grateful for Mom every day

It wasn’t too long ago that around this time I would be searching online for flowers to send to my mother for mother’s day and a heartfelt card, regardless if I was home or traveling. Now, I stand on the beach where she used to walk and imagine her next to me. My mother passed away in 2014, 3 years after her body battled cancer and chemotherapy. Every day I give thanks that I was by her side when she took her last breath. Every day that she was in the hospital I would give her Reiki to help her body relax.
Reiki, Japanese energy healing technique, has empowered me to be more in tuned with my body and become more sensitive to energy. Usually I feel my mom (and other loved ones who’ve passed) when I sit outside on the beach (or nature). I close my eyes and just breathe. Sometimes I cry and sometimes I smile. Whatever I feel I just allow it to be without judgement as I know it’s my body releasing pent up stress, otherwise known as energy.
Recently, I began to work with a new client who lost an adult child a few years ago and is really struggling. The pain has been intense yet this client is finding hope in various ways, which I support. One of the techniques I will be teaching this person is Reiki as it allows the body to heal naturally by removing blocked energy. I will be teaching my client Reiki remotely, a new opportunity that the universe recently placed in my lap.
In 2013 I became a Reiki teacher as I was on a mission to share this amazing healing technique with whoever wanted to learn. I was inspired by Reiki to help with stress and grief after learning the first level in 2009. Honestly the reason I learned was to help Yoli while she was finding the best way, her choice were natural techniques, to defeat the cancer that was consuming her body. Since then,I have been incorporating it into my life and my profession with a long break after Yoli passed. Yet once I began to understand Reiki the more I embraced being a teacher.
My first Reiki workshop was alongside my friend and yoga instructor, Libby in Costa Rica. It was a successful weekend workshop on a quiet beach on the Costa Rican coast. My parents came as my mother was taking the class and to support me on this endeavor. I had the honor of teaching her Reiki and Libby taught her yoga. It was amazing on so many levels.
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That’s my mom to my right.
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My mom back right. She gave it all. 🙂

To me, Reiki is a spiritual love connection. It doesn’t always offer a direct explanation yet it helps the body to chill so it can heal however that needs to be. It helped me move through my grief whenever I lost a loved one or was struggling through emotional stressors. Now, I’ve created my own reality with a successful healing business so I can continue to serve people in a way that’s unique and beneficial too so many people. I know my mom would be so proud of me. Shoot, I’m super proud of myself. 😉

So this Mother’s Day we (brother, his family, and my dad) will raise a glass of wine in my mother’s honor and celebrate her life. I’ll send her a blessing into the heavens along with a kiss.
This mother’s day give a mother (your mother or any mother you love) a big hug and say thank you for her dedication to ensuring you are fed, taken care of, and loved.
How will you celebrate Mother’s Day this year?
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Pass this email along to someone who may benefit from it as we all need love everyday!
Paty, La Mariposa
PS. Join me on YouTube Live on May 17 at 7pm as I talk about Reiki; real or woo woo. Click here to join live on May 17.
If you’re in Miami join me for my upcoming Reiki 1 class in English and Español.

Trusting intuition saves me from disaster

As a social worker one of my responsibilities (and most adults) is a duty to warn if I believe someone will be harmed. Sadly, I was on the receiving end recently of two attempts from strangers who wanted to harm me financially and emotionally. Fortunately, through my intuition, loving friends, and internet access I was saved from disaster.
I want to share my story so you or someone you know won’t fall victim to the horrific scam I’m about to share with you. I allowed my vulnerability to show through which has left me rather emotionally raw yet I have the tools to assist me in releasing the stress the events left upon me. I incorporated Reiki, palo santo (cleansing smoke), my crystals, and determination to not allow these malicious people to cloud my optimism in life.
I am continuing to be vulnerable as I share my story with you because it is also part of my healing journey. I no longer want to hide within and keep my secrets to myself. By sharing my story I also heal my heart so I can move forward in life with more confidence and awareness.
Earlier this week I received a phone call from an unknown number (rarely answer these, red flag) from a man calling himself Sun. He mentioned that he received my phone number during a meditation (red flag, I have never heard of anyone receiving such detailed information during a meditation). I was skeptical from the beginning yet he reflected my deepest struggles with such ease. He told me how Spirit guided him to me because I was seeking a spiritual teacher. Honestly I had just prayed earlier today asking Spirit for a spiritual teacher. The timing was uncanny. So, I continued to hear what he had to say waiting for the joke to come out because I really thought it was a friend pulling my leg. For the next hour he talked about how I could receive the White Light from him through Tantra Sexyes he said sex numerous times, huge red flag. The reason for tantra sex was due to my first and second chakra being blocked which I recently came to the same conclusion before he even called.  Throughout the conversation he pinpointed my biggest fears and stated that once I received the White Light, through tantra sex only, I will then be more open to financial abundance and achieve the healing center that I envisioned. He was even detailed on how that would look like which aligned with my beliefs which I never even shared with him. 
Honestly I was skeptical from the first moment I said hello and heard a man with an accent on the other end. It was too good to be true but I decided to push through my doubts because I was limiting myself, so he also reminded me. He was very good at challenging anything I had to say, causing me to doubt myself numerous times. Wednesday I reached out to my best friend and asked her about tantra sex. Immediately she responded with tell me more. So, we talked on the phone and I explained about the odd experience that I had. She was also at a loss for words yet thought what he was saying was true because she knew of my past struggles with male relationships. What I know of tantra sex is that it is a spiritual form of making love to someone. It’s not about rushing towards orgasm but really enjoying and learning about the person on a spiritual level.
In each call he asked me to perform rituals with a white candle and in the nude, we got into major disagreements about it because I felt really uncomfortable. He said it was important for me to be free of anything. It was the oddest sensation yet I obliged because he couldn’t see me and I wanted to push through my blocks, one of them being around sexuality. I was in the dark with only a candle and the phone camera facing the floor. I really wanted to believe he could be my teacher, sign of desperation is a red flag and easier to fall victim to. After all he said he couldn’t meet with me at least for a couple of months and by then I would have had a better handle on this situation because I just knew tantra sex was not the only way to “wake up the kundalini,” which my best friend also agreed to. All of this took place over 3 days. Throughout this time he offered me many has into limiting beliefs I carried and clarified some questions yet my gut feeling that something was off was always present.
Have you experienced this gut feeling or sensation within your body like alarms wailing around?
Yesterday morning my friend who I told all of this to, called me about her recent online research. She admitted she had an uneasy feeling too and felt called (intuition) to research about him. As I was en route to my mechanic because my check engine was on (turns out I didn’t close the gas tank correctly yet my oil was really low and needed changing, so I was saved from another disaster) she read me the first report about a scam involving a man from Tibet who claimed to be the Master of White Light. As she read out loud every cell in my body screamed it’s him, it’s him.
Emotions from fear, to gratitude, to anger, to shame, to relief flowed through me. I was crying as I realized how close I could have been to becoming another victim because I was following my heart (compassionate and dutiful student) rather than my head (or gut feeling).
I share this with you because even I as a spiritual healer I still struggle with listening to my own warning signs and intuition as I want to think the best of people. Unfortunately, there are those who wish to harm others for their own benefit. This was the second time I was close to falling victim to fraudulent activity in less than 2 months. Since these two situations I am more determined to listen to my intuition and follow through with it rather than listening only to my heart. I’m so so so thankful that I am spiritually protected (we all are) and I have placed in my life people and opportunities that protect me from harm, especially when I fail to listen to my intuition.
For more information about this man Sun, especially if you are an energy healer or coach, please read through the website links below. Let’s keep sharing this information and stop this man from hurting others. He’s been doing this since at least 2004 and his story remains the same.
As a social worker, energy healer, and compassionate person it is my duty to warn you and inform you of the importance of listening to your intuition or gut feeling.
This experience has taught me that even though I may begin to stumble towards victim hood I have numerous resources around me to sustain me from falling. I would like to be one of your tools if you too have realized that you are stumbling and doubting yourself in life.
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Love and hugs,

Paty,  La Mariposa  ​​​​​​​

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