A meditation gift from me to you …

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Many of you have been asking me about my personal meditation practice and asking me to shoot something that you can follow, so here it is.

I have very recently changed my daily practice and am currently using a ‘Who Am I’ meditation at the beginning and end of each day. This meditation strips back the layers and connects you back to your essence and true self. I have seen a huge shift in my energy since I started this meditation practice so I am very excited to be sharing it with you all.

Enjoy!

If you like this video and would like to see some more of this kind of content then leave a comment and I will get on it 🙂

Love and peace,

Kirsty x

Ps. Notice how the light increases behind me during this meditation – gives me goose bumps!

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In the boat of myself …

“Late, by myself, in the boat of myself,
no light and no land anywhere,
cloudcover thick. I try to stay
just above the surface, yet I’m already under
and living within the ocean.”

Rumi

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Image by Kirsty Kianifard

Super Genes, Super Star …

If any of you follow me on social media (links above), it will not have gone unnoticed that I attended the event of my life at the weekend. I got to meet my idol, my spiritual mentor and the inspiration for what I am doing today. The man himself, Deepak Chopra (if you have never heard of this great man, click the link, you will be pleased you did!)

He was in London to speak about his new book ‘Super Genes – the hidden key to total wellbeing’ which he co-wrote with Rudolph E. Tanzi, a professor of Neurology at Harvard.

Like the good student I am, I was rigorously taking notes throughout the six hour seminar so I could share some of the wisdom from the day with you. But where to start! I have pages upon pages of notes, most of which are much more articulately written in the above said book. So, as Deepak was sharing an unbelievable insight into super genes I am going to share some super quotes that stood out to me over the course of the day. Hopefully they’ll live up to their ‘super’ name … Ok, I’ll stop saying super now. Super! 😆

#1 Super Gene, Super Quote 

“There is no such thing as a ‘thing’, only an activity of the universe. By the time you identify something as a ‘thing’, it no longer exists.” Deepak Chopra

This was fascinating, we were discussing the solidity of form and the idea that it really has none. That once our human brains identity something as a ‘thing’ the experience of that ‘thing’ has already passed. We also discussed the enormous potential we have to create a world we want to live in. We identify with our experiences yet we are the ones who create them. We’ve got to use that power for our own pleasure of experience.

#2 Super Gene, Super Quote

“You’re a being that has an experience of something you call your body.” Deepak Chopra

Your body is as ever-changing as everything else around us, it is not fixed. By the time you finish reading this post, your body will be different, in fact absolutely everything about you and the world around you will be different. Think of the potential in that. Think how you could change the experience you know as your body.

#3 Super Gene, Super Quote

“Consciousness transcends individual biology. Consciousness transcends species.” Deepak Chopra

We are not separate from one another, nor are we separate from those we share our planet with. Our bio-fields interact with everything and everyone around us. Contemplate that, and imagine the power collective consciousness can have. You only need to study the behaviour of crowds or gangs to see how this collective consciousness and shared bio-field influences experiences around us. So, if you feel good, feel happy, feel loved and feel connected, you are already doing a huge service to those around you and to our beautiful planet.

#4 Super Gene, Super Quote

“Your biology is an expression of your consciousness.”Deepak Chopra

Now, imagine turning things around. How about not focusing on your aches, pains and physical stress but working on nurturing your spirit. If we are led by our core fundamental being or as some call it, spirit, we are led to a world of opportunity and excitement. If we follow this deeper calling, listen to its wise choices we will in turn see a positive but effortless shift in our physical being.

#5 Super Gene, Super Quote (my fave!)

“We are timeless beings having a time bound experience.” Deepak Chopra

Time is not real. We are not running out of time. We have plenty of it because time is a concept. Time is created by us and measured by us. Time is simply ‘the movement of thought’ (Deepak Chopra). So don’t be bound by time, don’t allow it to rule your life and remove your choices. Slow life down, open your eyes and notice the space that has always been there – all you have to do is step into it.

I hope you get a glimpse into the wonder that was spending a day with Deepak Chopra. The knowledge he holds, both scientific and spiritual, seems almost ethereal. But hey, from what I learnt this weekends, perhaps it could be.

With love and awareness,

Kirsty X

Learn how to get in touch with your fundamental core, your inner being, your spirit. Book a coaching package or 1:1 session with me to ignite your passion for living. KK x

Living from a place of integrity … 

Sorry I haven’t blogged for a while! I’ve been going through one of those ‘everything happens at once’ phases. So, although it has been a super busy time it has been a productive and inspiring time too, so now I’m back to share some thoughts with you.

Recently I attended a local Brighton business event at the beautiful and iconic Grand Hotel. Amongst the usual networking, zebra dancing (?!?), food and wine were three rather impressive speakers to inspire the socks off everyone. These fine individuals were Linzi Boyd founder of Brand Famous, Kevin Byrne founder of Checkatrade and the really wonderful Lord Karan Bilimoria founder of Cobra Beer. These three were speaking to us about business, brands and a new way of serving our customers which left a fresh buzz in the minds of all who listened. BUT, that isn’t what I am hear to talk to you about today. Today, I am here to talk to you about the meaning of integrity.

During all the exalting talks I listened to that day, it was as though each speaker had been asked to use the word integrity as many times as possible. This of course, was an absurd notion, so was it me? Was I just hearing this word more than any other because I had something to learn from it? Well, with the unquestionable belief  that I have in things showing up exactly when we need them to, I got to googling (in the break of course 🤓). I wanted to know the true definition of the word ‘Integrity’. And here it was …

I got it! I realised why this word had been screaming out to me all day and why I needed to take notice.

To give you a little bit of personal background on me, I find it very difficult to understand when people aren’t coming from a place of truth / honesty / authenticity. I often feel my head physically aches when the feeling and energy I am picking up on doesn’t match the words that are coming out. I feel I am receiving a total mash up of information, none of which is cohesive or simple. At this point I usually make a swift exit and find myself doubting myself. Am I wrong? Is this person messing with my head? Did I place too high an expectation on this situation? Ultimately I am left questioning what is real, what is authentic and who is being honest.

I’ve often wondered, why does this matter so much to me? Others seem to be able to float around in this chaos of seemingly colliding words, thoughts and feelings, so why can’t I just jump in?

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Now I knew why. It was because of my integrity. My commitment to being who I was through and through and feeling rather fraudulent if I tried any other disguise. You see, it wasn’t honesty, authenticity or truth that I was looking for. It was more simple than that, it was integrity.

I have come to realise that I honour that in myself and others extremely highly. I am lucky enough to have built a business and life on this foundation and what I once saw as hindrance to ‘fitting in’, I now see as a life lesson and spiritual lesson for me at this time.

It’s ok not to accept things simply as they are presented. It’s ok to trust the feeling rather than the performance and it’s ok to be you.

With love and integrity,

Kirsty x

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