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AOL Bulletin : 8th May 2019 – Embracing Change

Medicine Crow – Native American Healer and Master Shaman

Master Shaman, spiritual healer and musician, Dr Medicine Crow spoke about the path to self-empowerment and personal freedom to 50 attendees at the Academy of Light.
Coming from a Cherokee Indian background, Medicine Crow combines his ancient spiritual healing techniques with extensive knowledge in the esoteric fields. His experience as a successful musical artist also enhances his shamanic healing practices.
Medicine Crow explained his nine practical tips to achieve your dream life. He began by discussing how we create our reality. We are currently living in a system designed to disempower us. The media and society send out messages that attempt to control us. When we listen to fear and guilt, our spirit is in pain, which can lead to physical symptoms. We have the power to heal ourselves if we know how to heal the spirit.
Medicine Crow went on to describe how we can create magic in our lives by simply moving from head-based to heart-based decisions.
 ‘Energy flows where attention goes.’ Many of us have self- destructive negative thoughts that are unconsciously controlling us. When we change our limiting patterns of thinking, physical symptoms often disappear. 
He also emphasised that we need to live in the present moment. Many of our thoughts are based in the past or the future – which disempower us and lead to anxiety or worry. ‘At this moment, you are as powerful as you will ever be.’
Medicine Crow stressed the importance of self love. “Shamanic practices are about helping people to love themselves. If you feel good about yourself, you can heal instantly. “ We need to stop looking for love in the wrong places.
He also pointed out why it is important to feel connected. Humans need social interaction and connections to thrive.
He reminded us that ‘all power comes from within.’ We shouldn’t give our power away by asking others for advice. We can learn to access our own divine guidance. Spiritual messages often come through nature, our dreams or quiet contemplation.
Also, we tend to stay stuck in situations far longer than we should. ‘If something is not working, do something else.’
Many times we can be our own worst enemies. “ The future is an open road; don’t block it.“ In other words, stop sabotaging your life.
His final guidance for the evening was to make life sacred. “Be sacred onto yourself. Smudge your dreams.”
After his talk,  Medicine Crow performed a shamanic healing meditation –demonstrating the power of the drumbeat. 
“The drumbeat represents the heartbeat of Mother Earth. It can take us into deep states of relaxation.” The drumbeat also acts as an amplifier of your intent. It can be a powerful way to actualize your dreams.
During the guided meditation, we were told to visualise liquid honey filling our bodies with positive energy and love. It’s an effective visualisation technique that can be used anytime to quickly switch from a negative to a positive state of  mind.
Medicine Crow conducts spiritual workshops and one to one healings in Australia and internationally. He will be conducting a drum making workshop in Narrandera in regional NSW on the 11th of May.

For more information about Medicine Crow, you can contact him by email crowmedicine@gmail.com
Phone 0402 776 388 or website www.medicinecrow2.com.

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Where : Mosman Arts & Community Centre, Cnr of Art Gallery Way and Myahgah Road. When: 2nd and 4th Monday Night every month 7.30pm – 9.30pm



Monday 13th May 2019

Sacred Sound Event with Paulien Gort & Matthew James

Join us for this relaxing and rejuvenating Sacred Sound Event with Paulien Gort and Matthew James. Be immersed by the sounds of beautiful healing instruments like Tibetan and Alchemy Crystal Singing Bowls, Gongs, Monochord, Shaman Drum and Light Language, powerful ancient healing songs. Matthew will bring his Didgeridoo, Native American Flute, Handpan and Tongue Drum to add into the mix.
Together we will create a beautiful soundscape making you float away into different realms and facilitating healing on every level. The cells of your body will be saturated with healing frequencies and will activate the innate healing intelligence of your body helping you into a state of peace and well-being.
You will feel cleansed, relaxed and rejuvenated at the end of the night.  

Bring a rug/blanket and pillow to lie down or sit as you allow your body to be immersed in these wonderful healing sounds.

Paulien Gort is a Sound Healer who offers one-on-one Sound Healing sessions and who offers regular Sacred Toning Sound Baths in North Narrabeen and Sydney area.
www.whiteravenhealing.com.au

Matthew James is an Intuitive Sound Healer who collaborates with Meditation and Yoga teachers and Healers using Sound Harmonic Frequencies to communicate a Universal Language of Love.
Matthew: goldengypsy_3@hotmail.com 

*Tickets at the door: $20, concession: $10
Tickets via Eventbrite: $15 plus booking fees (include light refreshments), concession: $10.


Monday 27th May 2019

Using The Power of Anxiety to Amplify Your Vibration with Claudia Williams

Claudia WIlliams

Do you believe you were born anxious? Do you consider yourself a ‘worrier’? Are you feeling stuck or confused, maybe even burnt-out? Do you lack focus and joy? Do you hide your symptoms because you feel guilt or shame?
When left untreated, issues like this can lead to reaching for unhealthy ways to cope that bring relief in the short term, but rarely bring relief in the long-term. But what if you ‘flipped the script’ and instead of seeing your obstacles as a curse, you saw it as a blessing? What if you could find your way toward a life of contentment and joy?
My name is Claudia Williams and I am an intuitive holistic healer. My own journey to recover from the effects of a dysfunctional family, eating disorders and other issues led me to studying holistic healing and transforming my life. I have been operating my own private practice, conducting one-on-one healings helping people to deal with their own issues and anxieties.
What I will talk about is how you can use your symptoms as a barometer to lead you to your purpose and onto a path of joy and peace. We will do a few exercises designed to help you transform hopelessness into clarity, distress into joy, and dis-ease into contentment so that you can begin to live a life with intention and direction.
www.sacred-awareness.com

*Tickets at the door: $20, concession: $10
Tickets via Eventbrite: $15 plus booking fees (include light refreshments), concession: $10.


FYI – Meditation for Busy People

Meditation is one of the most effective ways to counter stress, normalise biorhythms and rebalance body and mind. However, many people find it difficult to block off time to meditate.

Read this short article to get tips on by Deepak Chopra on how to help the body take incremental steps to meditation. There is also a short guided meditation by Deepak that can be done anywhere and anytime in your busy day. Video just over one minute.
Click here to read and listen


How Waking Up Early Changed This Woman’s Life

Read the story of entrepreneur and life coach, Susie Moore, who was a night owl and how she changed her life by starting to get up at 5 am. As well as increases in her productivity, she also noticed it also caused some other very positive changes in her life. There is also a 44 second video.

Click here to read and watch


Thought of the Week


Together we can change the world, one random act of kindness at a time.


Affirmations – say it daily and slowly, feel it, believe it


I give myself permission to do what is right for me.


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