Christmas is over, your shopping for others is done and the New Year is just around the corner. Now’s the time for you to pause and decide if you want more of the same or you’re ready to live the rich & fulfilling life you’ve always dreamed of.

Do you desire to live in the home you really want (not the one you think you can afford)? To go on dream vacations? To do work you love? To have rich and rewarding relationships? To practice ultimate pampering and self-care on a regular basis?

You’ve seen others do it. And you can too!

Here’s the thing, it’s going to take both your inner and outer game to make it happen and you’ve got to raise your energy and vibrational frequency to make any positive change happen.

Everything is energy

Albert Einstein said “Everything is energy, that’s all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.”

He’s right. Everything is energy and when you think about energy, it’s in constant motion.

You’re energy. I’m energy. The trees, beaches and forces of nature are energy. Color, sound and scents are energy. So do thoughts, feelings and your state of health and wellbeing.

Energy is carried by energetic frequencies. Without getting into gadgets and gizmos or lessons in quantum physics, one of the simplest ways to “measure” your personal vibrational frequency is by how you feel, both physically and emotionally.

Feel bad and your frequency is low. Feel good and your frequency is high.

If your frequency is low and you want to feel better, do something to raise it.

Here are 12 ways you can raise your vibrational frequency

(and if you’d prefer to watch or listen to a video than reading the article, check out my Lunch & Learn episode on YouTube where I cover this same topic here)

  1. Gratitude

This is a simple practice of saying thank you for the blessings and good things in your life. They could be simple and they can be big. When you constantly focus on what is good and what is working, you can’t help but feel better.

Gratitude is both an attitude (way of living where your thoughts, feelings and actions are consistently expressive of gratitude) and a practice (action where you can pause and say thank you in a journal, for example)

If you’re new to gratitude and want to learn how to adopt a gratitude practice or you’ve been practicing gratitude and want to amplify your practice, grab my Gratitude Guide now (it’s FREE).

2. Move Your Body

Moving your body is critical to your health and wellbeing. There are so many reasons to move I won’t be able to cover them all.

First, your body was designed to move and do things like build, hunt, gather food, transport you from one location to another and generally move around. It wasn’t built to sit at a desk. Movement is your natural way of life.

Second, when your body is well aligned, it generally feels good. Your body can function and operate properly and you may not even notice it. When things go wrong is when you pay attention. Moving your body in many directions and taking part in a wide variety of activities is key.

Third, when you move your body, you get your lymphatic system going. This is like the garbage dump of the body and essential to flush toxins out of you.

My point is move your body as often as you can (especially if you sit at a desk all day) and do it in a wide variety of ways. Make it fun and do it consistently.

3. Breathe

Research shows that the brain can only go three to ten minutes (depending on which source you reference) without oxygen before brain damage begins to occurs.

Breath is life and most people do not breath very effectively.

Journalist James Nestor traveled worldwide to research the hidden sciences behind breathing practices and cutting-edge studies about this basic biological function. In his book breath, he shares how simple and slight adjustments to breathing (ensuring to breathe through the nose, exhaling fully, breathing slowly, breathing less, chewing and masticating) can improve energy, health and so much more. Check out his book Breathe for a deeper dive.

4. Be Aware of Your Thoughts

Eckart Tole says that “awareness is the greatest agent for change.” So often people try to solve their problems simply by changing their behaviours, however, that’s not what’s actually causing the problem in the first place.

When you become aware of the thoughts you are thinking (literally the words going on inside your head) and the feelings they lead to, you can take your first steps towards change. If they are not serving you, simply change them. If they are, keep them or even elevate them to even better feeling thoughts.

You were meant to feel good, so go ahead and indulge!

5. Stay Hydrated

Your body is made up of anywhere from 45-75% water and that percentage tends to decrease with age. Water is essential for health and necessary for bodily functions including temperature regulation, cellular function and waste removal.

Studies show that 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated. This can lead to fatigue, foggy memory, irritability, poor metabolic function, kidney stones and more. If you ever get thirsty, that’s a sign you’re already dehydrated.

So make sure to drink plenty of water and minimize dehydrating beverages like coffee, caffeinated teas, pops, excess salt, refined foods.

6. Take an Epsom Salt Bath

Epsom salt baths have been used for hundreds of years to ease all kinds of aches, pain and skin troubles. In the water, Epsom salts break down into magnesium and sulfate and that can be absorbed into your body through your largest organ, the skin.

These baths can be helpful for arthritis pain and swelling, bruises and sprains, fibromyalgia, insomnia, psoriasis, sore muscles after working out, sunburn pain and redness, tired and swollen feet and more. While they’re a great form of relaxation and rejuvenation, if you do have health concerns, make sure to check with your doctor before doing these.

To enhance your experience of the bath, add high quality essential oils (I recommend DoTerra or Young Living) to your Epsom salts before putting into the bath so the oils can be absorbed as well. If you simply drop them on top of the bath, you’ll only experience their aromatic benefits (which is ok too).

7. Listen to Music

Not all music is built the same and there are some amazing sounds that can soothe your soul and help you enter an elevated state.

Classical music has been found to be helpful to boost concentration, self-discipline and learning skills. It has been known to induce a calming effect and a release of dopamine to spike pleasure and prevent the release of stress hormones, thereby making focused tasks you are doing more pleasurable.

Binaural beats can help you increase creativity and cognitive enhancement, reduce anxiety and improve mood, help you enter a meditative state, improve sleep, focus, attention and memory retention. If you’ve never heard of them, binaural beats are two tones with slightly different frequencies played at the same time. Your brain interprets these two tones as a beat of their own. These tones align with brain waves to produce a beat with a different frequency and this difference between the two tones is measured in Hz. When your brain hears these beats, your brain activity matches the frequency set by the beats and allows you to train your brain to reach a certain mental state.

Sounds of nature improve health, increase positive affect, lower stress and annoyance. While it’s optimal to be surrounded by the natural sound as you’re walking through a national park, standing on a beach or near a waterfall, etc., the next best thing is tuning into a recording of nature sounds. It would be ideal to listen with headphones to be fully immersed and surrounded by the sound.

A sound bath can also have a positive effect on mental health and physical pain and this is a practice used by many cultures for thousands of years. With a sound bath, sound waves are created at a specific vibrational frequency using crystal bowls, Tibetan singing bowls, bells or gongs. Sound baths are often practiced alongside meditation.

8. Spend Time In Nature

Nature is in perfect harmony and has a naturally high vibrational frequency. The more time you spend in nature, the better. You can improve your breathing, sleep, reduce depression and anxiety, boost motivation to exercise, raise mental energy, immune health, vision, emotional wellness and more.

When possible, ground yourself and let your skin touch nature. Take your feet off I the grass or on the sand, swim in the water, touch (or even hug) a tree, garden with bare hands.

9. Eat fresh, natural, nutrient-dense foods

What you put in is what you get out. Eating a diet full of a variety of foods, minimal salt, sugars and saturated and industrially-produced trans-fats are essential for a healthy diet.

So what should you eat? This can get complicated. I’d recommend seeing a dietician, nutritionist, naturopathic or functional medicine doctor to help you set up a diet that’s optimal for you.

In general, good rules to follow are:

Eat a rainbow for every meal (there should be many colours), eat more proteins and fats earlier in the day and healthy carbs later

Be intentional about what you eat and chew your food well

Eat organic when possible

Wash your fruits and vegetables well

Minimize fish to 1-2 times per week and stick to wild, when possible (they contain a lot of heavy metals)

Eat raw and steam your food rather than fry

Drink plenty of water

10. Use Essential Oils

I used to think essential oils were things that simply made a room smell nice. Until I got educated, I had no idea of the benefits they really have. Essential oils can boost mood, reduce stress, increase attentiveness, improve sleep, kill bacteria, funguses and viruses, reduce anxiety and pain, reduce inflammation, reduce nausea and relieve headaches. There are even hospitals that administer them as a healing tool for patients.

Not all essential oils are made the same way, so it’s essential you choose a high quality oil (I would recommend DoTerra or Young Living).

You can use them aromatically (in a diffuser or simply drop some on your hands and inhale), topically (on your skin) and in some cases, internally (not all are designed for this).

My favourite go-to oils are: peppermint, lavender, lemon, wild orange, bergamot, cypress, ylang-ylang, frankincense and rose.

11. Be Present and in the Now

It’s good to learn from your past, have a direction for your future, but all that ultimately matters is now. How are you showing up for yourself, around your friends and family, in your work? Are you truly living out your fullest experience and expression of life and noticing the magic moments along the way?

If not, use this as an opportunity to recalibrate!

12. Do What You Love!

When you do things that light you up, whether for work or as a hobby, for your entire day or even for a few wonderful moments, you light up like a Christmas tree. Notice what you do love and commit to yourself to do even more of it as you step into this next year.

Take action now!

Marie Forleo says “insight without action is worthless.” Choose one of the suggestions above and commit to starting it today. What else do you want to do this week?

And if you’re a professional woman ready for her next level of success, join me for my next Unstoppable You Workshop. In just an hour a day, you’ll discover the #1 way to have the Rich and Fulfilling life you’ve always wanted and by the end of the week raise your vibrational frequency to new heights!

Don’t delay, commit to yourself today and get registered now!

Abundance isn’t something you need to sign up and wait in line for, it’s something you can have any place, any time and in as much quantity as you choose. It’s something you can have now regardless of the perceived status of your health, wealth, relationships or any other aspect of your life.

Because it’s not something you seek, it’s something you already have, abundance is inside you and all around you. All you’ve got to do to activate abundance and acknowledge it.

Know that everything you believe is true and everything that’s true to you IS true to you, regardless of what others think.

What is abundance?

Abundance is about plentifulness of the good things of life. It’s a very large quantity of something and can even be seen as an overflow.

It can also be referred to as prosperity, affluence, wealth, opulence, comfort, well-being, luxury, plentifulness, fruitfulness, profusion and plenteousness.

It’s important you seek abundance for the right reasons and make it a part of your everyday life!

People often seek abundance when they’re in a place of lack and scarcity. Here’s the thing, what you focus on expands and everything is energy.

If you truly want more abundance in your life, make it a part of your everyday and simply how you choose to live. It’s not something you want to attempt to binge on when you really think you need it. That’s when it will backfire on you.

Know that you CAN have your life go right more of the time.

Know that you CAN tune into the abundance with just a little deliberate and consistent effort.

And you CAN see your goals and dreams unfold before your eyes with absolute certainty.

Here are 10 ways you can have more abundance in your life

1. Count your blessings.

Your life is already full of abundance. Until you acknowledge and appreciate what you do have, you can’t be in a position to attract more.

Make a list and don’t hold back. Think of all areas in your life: health, wealth, relationships, your physical space, and more.

2. Add value to others

Tony Robbins says “the secret to living is giving.” When you add value to others by giving your time, money or energy, not only does it lift them up, it lifts you as well. It puts you in an elevated vibration and abundance cycle.

The key to this is to make sure the giving is for the right reasons and done joyfully. If not, don’t do it.

3. Forgiveness

Forgiveness is about you more than another person. You’re holding onto a negative story and toxic energy that’s not serving either of you.

There’s a 3-step process Michael Beckwith teaches when unfavorable situations come up. This is great to apply when it comes to forgiveness, because it paves the path for forgiveness and effective closure.

Step 1: It is what it is, accept it. You don’t have to like it or agree with it. It happened.

Step 2: Harvest the good. When something bad happens, it has the equal and opposite opportunity for something good. What good can come of this situation? What can you learn from it?

Step 3: Forgive all the rest. Here’s where you let it go. Write a letter of forgiveness. Create a picture of the bad situation and imagine it blowing it away like a dandelion or any other metaphor that’s meaningful for you.

4. Peak experience

Go out and create or have a peak experience. Something that lights you up. This can be something big or small. It needs to be different from your daily norm and something that will surprise you, delight you and engage your 5 senses in fresh new ways.

5. Feel the love through the power of touch

Gary Chapman, author of the 5 Love Languages has classified physical touch as one of the 5 key love languages we have. It’s a phenomenal way for us to connect with one another as humans, animals and even textured objects. Cuddles, hugs, hand-holding, petting, whatever your flavor is, add touch to your day and take the time to feel it!

6. Get grounded

The term grounding, also known as earthing, refers to contact with the Earth’s surface to stabilize the electrical environment of your organs, tissues and cells.

It’s been shown to improve sleep, reduce chronic pain, reduce levels of cortisol, reduce the electrical fields induced on the body, shift from sympathetic nervous system to parasympathetic activation and improve overall wellbeing.

Modern lifestyle separates humans from this type of contact and natural environmental flow, so it’s important to literally “take your shoes off and stay a while” on grass, sand, dirt and in water or any surface connected directly to the earth.

You can also step out and connect with any of the elements of nature: air, water, looking at fire, being around trees and more.  

7. Indulge – bath, facial, massage

Putting yourself first and taking the time to meet your wants and needs is key, even if they seem frivolous. When you take the time to indulge in life’s pleasures, whatever is most important for you, you are letting yourself (and your unconscious mind) know you’re number one in your life.

So take a bubble bath, go for a facial, book a massage, add some essential oils to your bedding. Let your creativity go wild!

8. Count your blessings

This world really is abundant. Your heart beats 100,000 times per day, you breathe 22,000 times per day, there are 100,000 blades of grass in a square meter and 2 million grains of sand in just one cup. Notice how amazing this world is and if you want to enter a meditative trance, count your breaths or these blessings around you.

9. Give gratitude

Gratitude is the practice of giving thankful appreciation for what you receive, either tangible or intangible. It’s a practice that’s been around for thousands of years across all cultures and religious practices across the globe.

You can write what you’re grateful for, say “thank you” and look for things that you love, appreciate and are thankful for throughout your day. The most important thing is that you actually feel grateful for your gratitudes.

10. Dare to dream & imagine the possibilities

Albert Einstein said that “Imagination is the most powerful force in the universe.”

When you step into your world of imagination,

Your unconscious mind can’t tell the difference between what’s real and what’s imagined. When you enter the world of your imagination, you can access things that are not possible in your normal and ordinary every day. Anything really is possible. And it’s real in that moment.

Take action now!

Marie Forleo says “insight without action is worthless.” So, what abundance-filled action are you going to do now? Make sure to keep letting these and other abundance-inspired actions you think of be a part of your everyday life and way of thinking.

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