[Harlem] Wizards, Symbols and Signs and What about that Shade?

I am sharing this post with you so you can see how much those of us who are sensitive try to balance so much all at once while trying to act like nothing behind the scenes is going on. As well as how Spirit can help you out with even the little things.

Last night our school district put on a fundraiser where the Harlem Wizards performed and did some interactive activities with the audience. A day or two before the event, I wasn’t sure that I wanted to go as large crowds can still be exhausting to the Empath in me no matter how I protect myself. I asked that, “My family only still go to this event if we have a fun time and make a happy memory by going.”

Last night I got selected from the audience to play a game called “Shazam” which was like “Name that Tune” for theme songs to old T.V. shows. They gave a practice song at the beginning of the game.  It was the theme song to the show “Fresh Prince of Bell Air.” I saw the top half of Will Smith’s body dressed in 90s garb with his hat jumping out at me. I said, “DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince of Bell Air.” (I gave more than I needed to, but you get the idea of how the game works.

One of my children were also called up to play along. He was placed in front of a basketball hoop.  For every song that I named correctly, he was going to get to move closer to the basket in the hopes that he’d be close enough to make a basket and the end of the game and win a prize.

So much went through my head in a matter of seconds, which seemed much longer as I was taking care of so much at one time in my head. First, I was trying to listen to the directions that I was being given in front of a gymnasium full of people. At the same time, I threw up a request for some divine assistance. I asked that “I get most of the answers right and that I not make a fool of myself in front of this gym full of people.”

Winning the game was furthest from my mind as I don’t think that even registered at that point. I was more concerned about following directions and not falling flat in front of a gym full of people.  Technically we (those of us who have a strong gift of intuition) aren’t to use our “gifts” to win things that we benefit from (you don’t see a bunch of intuitives hitting it big in Vegas now, do you?), but I wasn’t asking to “win” just act with “dignity and grace” in front of the crowd.

When it registered that my son (who doesn’t like to be the center of attention) was also being called up and that he was going to have to make a basket in the game (and that basketball isn’t exactly his specialty, let alone in front of a gym full of people), I sent up another request that “I can do my best at this game so that he can get as close as possible to the basket.” Again, not for the sake of winning, but to spare him from not making it with all eyes on him. I asked that “he please have assistance in making the shot when it comes time.”

Playing “Shazam” with “Swoop” 1.18.2020

During all of this, the MC was doing his spiel and giving me and the crowd directions. (I was to relay on the audience to help me with answers if I needed assistance.) I was trying to keep one eye on my son but yet be alert enough to know what I was supposed to be doing, all while sending up a few requests to the other side…and then I felt it…the shade being thrown at me by two female individuals who were to the right of me in the audience, toward the center, in the bleachers. While being told where to stand by the MC, I asked that I not absorb the negativity that they were sending in my direction and that it be reflected back to them. (Which really, wasn’t the right thing for me to do. The protecting of my energy was, but what I should have done was ask that the negative energy that they were sending my way be turned into positive energy to help somebody who needed it.) Under the circumstances I didn’t think that far or rationally.

Harlem

Then the songs started and the game began and images started popping into my head. (The gift of Clairvoyance.) The first song was from the show “Golden Girls.” I got an image of the kitchen table and wall paper that was in the show. (Got that one right.) Next was the theme song from the show “Friends.” I first saw some letters that I couldn’t make out, and then some dots between the letters jumping out at me and then I saw the word “Friends.” (Got that one.) Then the theme song from “Full House” played. I saw a gray town house and then I saw hilly streets and a trolley, like you would find in San Francisco. (I got that one correct as well.) Next, the theme song from the show “Cheers” played. When the song started, I felt like I was sitting at a bar and looking at the door. First a man walked in who I didn’t recognize and then as I was blurting out the answer, I saw the character “Norm” pop up.

The next song, I had issues with but looking back, images were given to me. I saw a bring wall, a sidewalk and it was dark like it was at night. I also saw some kind of a moving line or conveyor belt. I knew the images that I was seeing, but I couldn’t interpret them. I tried asking the audience for the answer but due to the acoustics in the gym, I was unable to make out what they were saying. Time ran out and I didn’t get that answer correct. The answer was “Lavern & Shirley.” As I said, the images were right, I just didn’t know how to use them. In the beginning of the show, Lavern and Shirley are shown walking down the street arm in arm, at night, alongside a row of brownstones singing “schlemiel, schlimazel, hasenpfeffer incorporated!” They also worked at a beer factory in the show which was also shown at the beginning of each show.

The final song was from the show “Different Strokes.” I got an image of my children watching TV in my family room. In the image the TV was on and I saw the back of my kids heads. My kids recently were into watching Different Strokes and the Facts of Life. (One played right after the other.) I first answered “Facts of Life” based on the image I got but then quickly changed my answer to “Different Strokes.”

I got all but one answer correct. My son was able to take multiple steps closer to the basket to attempt his shot. I am happy to say that he made it!!!

It wasn’t until later in the evening when I got home that it hit me. I had assistance from the other side. (I still get “wowed” when this happens.) What I asked for help with was granted. I asked to not look like a complete fool and for my son to make the basket. Both were a success. More importantly we had a great time and made a great family memory.

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Here is one Example How I use Mirrors to Deflect Negative “Stuff” or Bad Vibes Away from Me and My Home

Here is one Example How I use Mirrors to Deflect Negative “Stuff” or Bad Vibes Away from Me and My Home

I have three mirrored balls on display in the front of my house. To most, they probably just look like lawn ornaments, but they really have a purpose for being there.

As a reminder, the stories and topics that I share are as I have observed them, as I have lived them, and as they have happened to me, along my journey. They are not intended to hurt anybody and they are told as I have experienced them. Without my experiences, I wouldn’t be where I am now. If you find yourself reading something and suddenly question: “Is that about me?” If that is the case it probably is to some degree because there’s absolutely some kind of lesson in there for you.

Bad vibes such as negativity, bitterness and envy are everywhere and can’t always be avoided. As my gifts and sensitivities have increased, I have noticed that negative energy affects me more and more. As I have learned some tips and tricks that have helped me along the way and I have shared them with others in this blog, as well as in different social media groups. Today I am going share with you how mirrors have helped my personal space.

A few years ago, I went to have a reading done from my regular, go-to gal, and she picked up on some negative energy that was coming into my home (also known as a “Psychic Attack”) from a neighbor who lived across the street from me.  A psychic attack is when someone intentionally or unintentionally directs harmful energy (either mentally or physically) at someone else. This usually happens while they are in a state of anger, jealousy, envy or hate.

Symptoms of a psychic attack can include: Aches, pains and/or migraines; Feeling angry at others or yourself for no logical reason; Feeling draineExamples of a Psychic Attack-2d; Lack of memory and concentration; Nightmares; Panic Attacks; Pressure in your chest or in your third eye chakra; and/or sensing negative energy around you

I went through the neighbors who lived across from my house and described them. Through my descriptions and the information that the intuitive was receiving, we figured out which neighbor it was. (I wasn’t surprised.)  The Intuitive suggested that I put a mirror on the wall that faces her house, across from the window, to reflect the energy that was coming in. Another alternative that she suggested was to place a compact mirror in the window and have it face outward.

I took this advice seriously. At the time of this reading, I was at the beginning of my Awakening Journey and my body and health never felt right. I figured it can’t hurt and what do I have to lose? I tired and I tried to decorate the room that faced this particular neighbor time and again with a mirror on the wall, but it never seemed to feel quite right to me. I’d re-arrange the furniture in the room time and time again, trying to get the room to accommodate a mirror.  I also explored the idea of putting a mirror on a stand and on a table that would reflect the negative energy back out. When that wasn’t coming together, I looked into getting some sort of mirror that I could hang in the window, but I figured that would look odd when looking at the house from the outside so I gave up on that idea.

In the meantime, through other energy work sessions that I had done, this particular neighbor kept coming up. In one secession it was explained to me that the back pain that I was experiencing had to do with the “back-stabbing” that this particular neighbor was doing to me. Another time the topic of psychic attack came up and this particular neighbor came up as the person who was behind it.

fountain 2Then one day, about a year after being advised to reflect the negative energy out of my home, it hit me! Why couldn’t I put something outside that would reflect the energy? Realistically it probably isn’t a bad idea to put such mirrors reflecting all around the perimeter of my house, they do get pricey, so I figured that I would start with the part that faced the neighbor.  I found some mirrored spheres and put them in a fountain that I used as a flower bed. It is raised up in front of my window of the particular room that was allowing this energy into my home. Ever since then, the energy of this particular neighbor has no longer bothered me and the feeling in the rooms that face her house are much lighter.

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Black Tourmaline is an Excellent Stone for Repelling and Blocking Negative Energy!

As an Empath, I absorb other people’s energy, including their negative energy. I have discovered that black tourmaline is an excellent crystal that aides in repelling and blocking both negative energies, as well as psychic attacks.  (It is also an excellent grounding stone!) Negative energies don’t need to be that of Spirit form, which is where I think that many people’s minds go when they hear, “negative energies.” Negative energy can come from people or places in the physical world that have a low energetic vibration. A low vibration can be associated with qualities such as hatred, fear, constant complaining, greed, drama, and even depression. This can be challenging for Empaths; however, energy is contagious and you don’t need to be an Empath necessarily to be affected by someone else’s energy.

I usually carry black tourmaline in my purse or my pocket. I also have a few pieces of jewelry that contain black tourmaline. Another way that I use black tourmaline is by burying it in my flower pots and in my flower beds around my home. It helps to repel and absorb any negative energy of others coming into my house or my yard.

blackIt is important that you cleanse your black tourmaline. You can do so by running your crystal(s) under cold water for a few minutes. When I do this, I ask, or set the intention that “all negative energy be washed down the drain.” I also rest my black tourmaline stones on a selenite plate, as that is another method of clearing the negative energy that the stones my have picked up.

If you haven’t given black tourmaline a try, I urge you to do so. Or at the very least, research it! This stone is readily available at retail places where stones and crystals are sold. If you don’t physically live by a shop, seek one out online.

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An Empath Can Never Have Too Much Space Between Them and Negative or Toxic People

As an Empath, it can be challenging to manage your energy, especially when you are in settings where there is a negative or toxic person or group of people. I have found that the simply moving away from the source of negativity does wonders for me.

What is a negative or toxic person you ask? Well, they tend to be people who have issues with maintaining relationships. They judge others, dwell on the past, have anger issues, they can never be wrong and tend to be brown-nosers.

These types of people like to be the center of attention even if it is negative attention. They will do anything to get you to pay attention to them and see their point of view even if they tell you lies or fib to you.  They also tend to leverage themselves into a position where people have but no choice but to pay attention to them.

Negative or toxic people tend to either stir up drama or feed off of others, and at times will even help it to manifest. They manipulate, they like to control, and they like to withhold information that can be a benefit to others. They also like to blame others for their circumstances.

Do you know anyone who fits this bill?? A relative? A co-worker? A hair-dresser? A class-mate? A stage mother? A sports parent? A drinking buddy?

It is nearly impossible to avoid negative or toxic people all together, especially at social gatherings, in the workplace, at school or church functions, or at your child’s extracurricular activities. As an empath, physical closeness can increase the absorption of a negative person’s feelings or energy. With that said, I have found it extremely effective to distance myself physically from such people. And by distancing I mean at least twenty feet or more. In cramped quarters, that isn’t always possible but in the least, it is helpful to avoid as much contact as possible with negative or toxic people. Give yourself permission to change where you are sitting, stand on a different side of the room, or take frequent breaks from the crowd if need be. Sure, it can come off looking anti-social or snobby, but I have let go of being worried about what other people think as my own energy, or how I feel physically, outweighs other people’s opinions. And really, if it is a negative person that one is trying to avoid, that person isn’t giving you a second (positive) thought anyway. Right?

Are You and Your Social Media Account(s) Putting Positive or Negative Energy out into the Universe?

How many of us take a step back and observe what we put out onto our social media accounts? How many of us stop and think before we hit the “like” or “share” button, or offer our two cents on in the comments section of someone else’s status?

I recently had someone suggest to me that social media isn’t real, therefore it doesn’t matter what we post. (It’s not real? Then why are we are all spending a crap-load of time on it these days?)

b0cc205a7f3f6b4d94493ec7fd43ba1aSomeone else suggested to me that social media doesn’t necessarily reflect who you really are. (I’m calling bullsh*t on this, too.) If it isn’t really reflective of who you really are, perhaps your evil twin is posting things on your behalf?

Another person I know tells me that she likes to post funny things, mean things and political things but that it DOESN’T MEAN ANYTHING just because she posted it –  I disagree.

If you posted it, you put it out there.

Not just on social media.

Not just on the internet.

But you put it out THERE…into the Universe.

You see, we are all made up of energy and energy moves from one person to the next. Everything we do is filled with energy including your thoughts and actions. Energy can have different frequencies and those frequencies can change. Lower frequencies are negative, heavier energies, while higher frequencies are positive or lighter energies. Energy is always in constant motion and it continually can move from dark energy to light energy or from a lower or to a higher vibration.

no neg energyWhen you allow your focus or your attention to be on something, in this case images, comments, memes and articles…You are feeding the energy. So for example, if you if you are spending time posting something mean or negative, forwarding something mean or negative, and even if you are spending time reading something mean or negative that you have allowed in your news feed, you are feeding the negative energy. And better yet, you are keeping that negative energy alive by doing your part to feed it.

By spending time with “negativity” (even on your electronic devices) you are allowing negativity into your energy field. And in return, when you send out energy to the world around you, you are sending out negativity.  In the physical world, we experience the echo of the vibration that we emit. We attract “like” or similar vibrations to the vibration that we are putting out.

What if you take a moment and review the energy on your social media account(s).  Does your news feed have a negative tone to it? After you evaluate your news feed(s), I want to you take a look at the energy in your life right now. How are things in your household, personal or professional life? What about your finances or your love life? Are there any situations that continually pop up or don’t go away?  Are you on edge or angry a lot? Are you surrounded by negative relationships? What about anxiety or depression? Though there can be many reasons why you are suffering from one, the other, or both, negative energy has been known to bring on anxiety and depression in some. Do you feel like you are constantly trying to swim against the current of life? Have you injured yourself, had accidents or been clumsy lately? All of these things can be a reflection of negative energy in your life.

be postive vibeOn the flip side, if you want to attract more positive things into your life, start sending out sending out positive energy in lieu of negative. Did you know that *Love* is the highest frequency that we can emit? So in a world that needs more love, why do we spend time sending out, posting and commenting with negative energy? Why not vibrate at the highest frequency possible? I’m here to remind you to level up.  Everything a person puts out, even on social media (images, comments, memes, etc.) IS energy, just as one’s actions and words are energy as well.

Be responsible for the energy you put out.

#VibrateHigher