How to Determine Your Core Values

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So, over the past four weeks, I have been lucky enough to work with Estelle of Florescit Reiki & Life Coaching. She has boosted me from a place of stagnant frustration and thinking small, to a place of taking action steps and feeling momentum in my life and career. I’ve been encouraged to look at different areas of my life, and how satisfied I am with each area in the Wheel of Life. These areas include, Relationships, Family, Career, Money, and more. I told Estelle that I felt like I needed a boost in my career, because I wasn’t where I knew I could be as a recent graduate of Drexel University.

Why take the time to think about your core values, and what is important to you? With this foundation of self knowledge and understanding, you can look back on your core values while making any sort of decision in life. You may be thinking, where do I even start?

So after about 3 weeks of working with Estelle, I saw an ad on facebook for a webinar on how to land the perfect job and the Limitless Career Lab. I attended the webinar and asked my angel cards as well as followed my intuition to determine whether to sign up for the complete course with Ashley Stahl. I took the leap and felt that no matter where it took me, I would be making huge strides of progress, based on the positive energy that Ashley was putting out to us as well has her expertise on the subject.  I received an email from Ashley called How to Find More Energy in Your Life, and of course was fascinated since it had the word energy in the title. The article resonated heavily with some of the things I had already been going over with Estelle. In the article there is a handy PDF guide from Ashley International on Identifying Your Core Values. I’ve attached the link to the complete article for you here:


Here’s How to Find More Energy in Your Life

After the initial brainstorm session with my coach Estelle, and then a weeks of narrowing down my selections, I met with Estelle again to narrow down my selections even more. The process was thorough because Estelle asked me what the words really meant to me in my life. My homework was to write my 5 core values on index cards. I didn’t want to leave anything out, so luckily I was able to write brief descriptions on the back of the cards to give some extra detail.

  1. Self-Expression
  2. Spirituality
  3. Progressiveness/Growth
  4. Community
  5. Wellness
  6. Self-Love

Initially, my 5 values were Self-expression, Spirituality, Progressiveness/Growth, Wellness, and Self-Love. After a few days going over these cards, and after reading Ashley’s guide to Identifying Core Values, I decided that Community has always been an important aspect in my life. I grew up in a neighborhood where we shared brunches on Saturdays and Sundays with neighbors, and we were able to ask for a helping hand if need be. What this means to me in my life now is that I realize we are all in this together, aka I couldn’t survive on my own, and life is way more fun with friends! I came back the next week to ask Estelle if I could keep a 6th core value and she said of course! That’s the beauty of working with Estelle, as she really holds the space for you to have the freedom to express however you dream and envision your life to be and  then guide it into a concise, real world focus. If you feel lost and confused, know you are not showing up to your full potential, or are just looking for some friendly guidance, I highly recommend Estelle!

 

Love & Light

-Victoria

 

What are the Akashic Records? & My Defining Moment

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I was selling singing bowls at The Mind Body Spirit Expo in April 2015, when I experienced my first metaphysical healing. I paid $40 for 1 minute, but it was well worth it. I thought about receiving the healing on my first day there, Saturday, but the healer, Art Gutkin, said, you have to be open to it, if you are skeptical it won’t work. As someone who had never experienced any kind of energy healing before, I was a bit skeptical or even scared. But I told him about the pain I had been experiencing in my back, and right shoulder, and he placed his hand on that spot. I could feel the energy streaming through my body, mind and consciousness. I let out some tears. And I could feel a sense of newness in my life.

Later in that same day, the lady I was working for received an energy healing from Mark Ingenito. After they were finished, he gave me a piece of black tourmaline, and said that I could hold it in my hand and say “Archangel Michael, please protect me from any and all negative energy”.  That was the first time I had heard of Archangel Michael in the modern sense. He also said to me, “You know you have good energy, you should learn reiki!” And that’s where it all started.

I am still eager to learn more about the Akashic Records, but I haven’t found a teacher in the Philadelphia area.

“The Akashic records are a compendium of thoughts, events, and emotions encoded in a non-physical plane of existence known as the astral plane.”- Wikipedia

I’m also excited to announce that I will be taking the Usui/ Holy Fire II ART/ Reiki Master Teacher Certification at The Prana House in West Chester, PA on February 17th, 18th and 19th. The teacher of the course reached out to me through my website to let me know about the course, and I expressed my interest. Once I started reading more on the Reiki.Org website, I felt the Holy Fire energy coming to me as I was reading. Of course this was just the beginning, but it was a sure sign that I should sign up for the class!

“It is also apparent that the Holy Fire, once ignited in the student, continues to grow in strength and vibration, cleansing more deeply and healing and empowering in ever more powerful ways.”- William Lee Rand