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January 2020 Journal Prompts.

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Hello lovely ones, this evening we have our first Radiant Womens Circle of 2020 and I had a think about what is relevant for me at this time of Year.

I aren’t really one for making resolutions, I like to feel into the energy and what my body wants at these turning points of the Year.

So in my Meditations and observances on a daily basis I came to the conclusion that what my body needs, and likes at this time of the Year is a focus on Wellness, we are still in a time of hibernation and restore, planning and reflection are great, but action is not so great.

Its lovely to enjoy the last part of this hibernation phase of the Year to take the time to nourish ourselves, rest up where we can and really appreciate out health and wellness. So here are the Journal prompts for this Month, make yourself a cuppa, create a Scared space for yourself and enjoy time with you.

We will be meeting at 7pm this evening so it would be great to know that you are joining us xx

QUICK FIRE PROMPTS: AT THIS MOMENT:

I FEEL

I FEEL  –

I NEED –

I CELEBRATE-

I AM PROUD OF –

I FORGIVE –

I RELEASE –

I TRUST –

I HAVE LEARNED –

I CREATE –

 

CONNECTING INTO YOUR HEART NOW; HANDS OVER THE HEART CENTER TAKE A BREATH AND ASK:

MY HEART FEELS –

MY HEART IS –

MY HEART SAYS  –

WELLNESS JOURNAL PROMPTS:

  1. WHAT IS MY NUMBER 1 WELLNESS GOAL FOR ME THIS YEAR?
  2. WHAT DO I FEEL IS MISSING, AND HOW CAN I GET MORE OF WHAT I NEED?
  3. WHEN AM I THE HAPPIEST VERSION OF ME?
  4. WHAT RESTORES ME?
  5. WHAT DO I LOVE DOING?
  6. CAN I IMPROVE ON ANY OF MY DAILY HABITS?
  7. WHAT STEPS AM I ALREADY TAKING TO REACH MY WELLNESS GOALS?
  8. WHAT UPSETS MY ROUTINES?
  9. WHAT DO I LOVE ABOUT CARING FOR MYSELF?
  10. WHICH AREAS OF MY WELLNESS CAN I IMPROVE IN?
  11. 5 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT MYSELF?
  12. WHAT NEGATIVE BELIEFS DO I NEED TO LET GO OF?
  13. HOW CAN I LOVE MYSELF MORE DAILY?
  14. ONE PIECE OF ADVICE I WOULD GIVE MY FUTURE SELF?
  15. WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO PRACTICE MORE SELF CARE THROUGH OUT MY WEEK?
  16. 5 THINGS THAT MAKE ME SMILE?
  17. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PERFECT DAY?
  18. HOW CAN I SHOW MYSELF MORE LOVE & COMPASSION EACH DAY?

New Decade Journal prompts.

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Sit yourself down, create sacred space, light a candle, make yourself a cuppa and reflect xx

1: What do you want to do this month? Write your goals for the month, and think about what you need to do to accomplish them. What are you looking forward to this month?
2: Think about all the things that have happened over the past decade. What stands out to you?
3: What were your favorite moments in the past ten years?
4: What were some difficult times in the past ten years? How did you get through them?
5: Where are some places you’ve been in the past decade?
6: Which places did you enjoy the most? Why? What did you do there? Whom were you with?
7: How old were you ten years ago? Describe your life at that time.
8: Which people were important to you then? Are those people still important to you now?
9: Which people have become important to you in the past decade?
10: Which people have come and gone in the past ten years?
11: What were you doing ten years ago? Studying? Working?
12: In what way did what you were doing ten years ago affect your current professional situation?
13: Are you in a better professional/ financial situation now than you were ten years ago?
14: If you could go back in time and talk to yourself ten years ago, what would you say?
15: Mid-month review! How are your goals coming along? What can you accomplish in the remainder of this month?
16: How old will you be ten years from now?
17: What are some milestones you will experience in the next ten years?
18: What are some milestones your family will experience in the next ten years? (Your partner, children, siblings, parents, etc.)
19: How do you envision your life ten years from now?
20: Do you expect you will still be living in the same town/ area where you are currently living? If not, where do you want to be living? Why?
21: What type of job do you want to have ten years from now?
22: What do you need to do in order to reach your work goals in the upcoming decade?
23: What do you hope your family members will be doing ten years from now?
24: There is a quote that says, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” What can you do to create your own future?
25: What are some personal accomplishments you want to achieve in the next ten years?
26: What do you think the world will be like ten years from now? Why do you think it will be that way?
27: Even though 2030 sounds ridiculously futuristic, it is only ten years from now! What inventions do you think we will have by then?
28: What are some changes you think will happen in the world in the next ten years?
29: Thinking most optimistically, what are your hopes for the next ten years?
30: What good things happened this month? What were your favorite moments this month?
31: Month review! How did this month go? Which goals did you complete? What do you still need to work on?

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Fire in the belly meditation

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Fire in the belly meditation

Sit quietly and bring your awareness to your breath.

After a few minutes, focus your awareness at your solar plexus chakra

Breathe into this chakra and connect with the pulse of energy that resides within you at this center.

Imagine yourself by an ancient campfire, you can smell the fire burning, you can feel the flames warming your skin as you gaze into the flames you feel the fire in your own belly burning brightly with each breath you take the fire within you grows

You feel yourself drawing back any power you have given away reclaiming your confidence your strength your energy

Now feel these words igniting your solar plexus

I am worthy

I am powerful

I follow my own unique path

Take a few minutes to reflect on the last year or so, see the roads you have chosen to take, the opportunities you have seized and those which consciously on unconsciously you have chosen to neglect. where have your energies been going this last year? is this in alignment with your true purpose?

And now ask yourself what is the most important thing for you to accomplish in the next 6 months of your life?

Sit with this question resting within you. feel the energy that begins to emerge. as you contemplate this question, notice the energy in your solar plexus chakra and breathe deeply into this center

When you feel a vision is unfolding, attune your self once again to your solar plexus chakra which will connect you to the energy of fire.

Begin to burn away all that you no longer need. burn away all that you are carrying that is no longer neccessary for your growth at this time. see activities, situations, relationships, issues, fears burning away, giving you the freedom to focus on your true path.

Radiant Woman Circle End of Year Journal Prompts

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Journaling prompts for End of Year Radiant Women’s Circle.

Make yourself a cuppa, light a candle, create a Sacred space for yourself and write the following contemplation questions in your journal.

2019 Reflections…

For me the last Year has been…

What I have learned is…

What are you most proud of …

What happened in 2019 that deserves being celebrated?

What did you accomplish? What dreams came true?

List all of the things you achieved in 2019.

What was the best moment of 2019?

What were you most grateful for in 2019?

What difficult things happened that you survived?

What did they teach you about yourself?

What fell away in 2019? What would you like to see rising for you in 2020?

What worked in 2019 that you want to continue doing?

What didn’t work that you want to stop doing?

Choose one word that represents the year of 2019 as a whole.

If your life was a book and 2019 was a chapter, what would that chapter be called?

What new seeds were planted in 2019 that are getting ready to bloom?

What are you most looking forward to in 2020?

If you knew you couldn’t fail, what do you think you would be doing that you are not? Why is doing this important to me? What’s my why?

What are you known for? What do I want to be known for in 2020?

What needs to fall away? What do you need to streamline to bring yourself into alignment as you move into this new decade?

My first step towards my goal for next Year is?

My word and focus for 2020 is?

Sun Salutations or Surya Namaskara to see off the Winter Blues..

Sun Salutations or Surya Namaskara to see off the Winter Blues..
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Sun Salutes are my absolute go to when Kapha stagnation takes hold. Just a few rounds after a walk in daylight can help to lift our mood, especially if you suffer with SAD as i am realizing i do in the Winter months.
 
I can soon get into low vibrational states and find that incorporating some Surya Bedhana. (right nostril breathing) followed by a few rounds of Sun Salutes really helps to shift any stagnant energy and lift my mood.
 
The benefits of Sun Salutations are great, an all around work out, tones the body,helps boost the metabolism, lift the mood, nourishes the organs and glands, is known as a complete Sadhana as it uses all the aspects of movement, breath, meditation and Spiritual practice.
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Followed by Tratak or Candle gazing, this helps to take the fire inward, also really beneficial if you suffer with hot flushes too.
Light a candle and place at eye level. Gaze into the flame without blinking for a little while, close your eyes and focus on the imprint behind the eyes, stay with it until it disappears then open your eyes and look again.
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Surya Mudra is also helpful when Kapha is out of control and weight gain becomes an issue.
Take the thumb and place it over the Ring finger, and hold for 5 mins to up to 30 minutes.