The Godzilla Trap

EASY for ME, but A HARD LESSON for HER

Today as I helped my 81-year old neighbor set a trap for the canal rats, the corner of it got caught on something, and the trap slammed shut on my first knuckle and finger. Rat traps* are huge versions of mouse traps – they look like they could trap Godzilla.

Man! Did that SMART! In a nanosecond, swelling rose up a good half inch with an awful black and blue bruise with a big dark red bruise in the center appeared on the side of my knuckle near my thumb.

I ran inside and grabbed some ice and held it on it tightly, but I couldn’t hold the ice on very long because it made it hurt worse.

(See image #1. I had to photoshop the image to show how it looked, because I didn’t have time to take a picture of it in that state. It actually looked worse than how it looks in the picture.)

SLAMMED-HAND

Then I remembered – oh yeah! I can tap!

YELLING WORKS!

I couldn’t think of any words, so I just kind of yelled and roared.

And then my thinking started to come back, and I tapped ‘it hurts it hurts it hurts it hurts’ and ’I’m so sorry hand! I’m so sorry! Man this hurts! Oh this hurts the pain the pain’…until I felt a big sigh.

I had tapped for maybe two minutes. I looked down to see that the swelling had stopped, the dark spot had shrunk, and the pain was about half gone.

So I kept tapping, just saying ‘the pain the pain’ and ‘I’m sorry,’ over and over again, until after about 5 minutes, it looked like #2 in the image below.

I tapped for a few minutes more on ’this remaining pain,’ and finally there was no more pain, no more dark mark, and no more swelling.

I’m typing this right now with the same hand, about 3 hours later, with zero pain. Now my hand looks like #3.

If I had not tapped, I’d be in sorry painful shape.

WHAT IF I HADN’T TAPPED?

Last year a friend tripped and fell on her knee on the concrete. I ran over to her and tried to get her to tap, but she furiously pushed me away saying, ‘you know I don’t believe in that stuff!’

Within minutes, her knee was so swollen it looked like a softball covered by a huge black, blue and purple bruise.

As I drove her to emergency, she passed out from the pain.

They admitted her overnight for observation, and she picked up MRSA.

They plied her with an elephant’s weight in antibiotics, made her do a two-week stay in the hospital before allowing her to come home, and because of the MRSA, she did another two-week stay a month later.

It took six months for the swelling to go all the way down and the pain to leave.

Imagine if she’d allowed me to tap.

TRAUMA & THINKING

Have you ever wondered why you can’t think straight when you’ve been shocked or traumatized?

It’s because your body and mind are in full survival. No thinking! You’re all the way over in right brain mode.

That’s why when you ask someone who’s been shocked or traumatized, ‘are you OK’ or ‘how do you feel,’ they often cannot speak at all. Especially if it’s a kid.

Once you remember, ‘oh yeah, I can tap!’ and then do so, your ability to think and verbalize comes back.

REMEMBER TO TAP!

If you don’t know how to tap, go here and go through the little freebie demo: EFTinEveryHome.com.

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* In case you’re thinking “oh she should use humane traps!” Well, we use traps of all kinds here. I used to catch the critters and release them, but … island. They just came back. So don’t go putting me down for not being a nice guy – my neighbor is a cranky old thing who won’t have things any way but her own.

Are You Using Your Dreams to Improve Your Life?

Have you ever had an intuitive urge to do something that would be really cool and exciting…

anger…and in a flash, your inner nay-sayer shreds it into so many ragged, frayed threads with so many arguments against it that you push it to the back of your mind, saying, “well, maybe some day I’ll get to it….”?

And later, you think to yourself, “I shoulda done that!” But it’s too late, and now you add another I-could-have-done item to your regret pile.

That inner voice is your lovely subconscious, trying to keep you from taking risks so you can be safe. It wants you to maintain the status quo. It’s heartily against change.

It would rather you stay stuck in a loveless, harsh, abusive relationship than risk going out on your own and creating love, safety and fun for yourself at last.

BUT WHAT ABOUT DREAMING?

Last week on the Hunting Your Power Through Dreaming Teleclass, K.P. told us about her dreams of kissing her ex (ew!). We did some tapping, and we did some re-dreaming, and she went off very happy.

She contacted me to say that she awoke feeling light and free the next day, because for the first time she can remember the heaviness and fear were gone.

And a week later, not only does she not dream about him anymore, but she realized that she was the one who had kept herself imprisoned in her long relationship with this loud, angry, narcissistic, abusive man.

Imagine what it would be like to erase your own sabotaging voice!

That’s what we did for her, and now she feels great, and says,

“I released myself from that self-defeating pact, and I actually felt all of the oppression leave. I feel free!

I feel that I will move forward in my career at a record breaking pace now. I can be and do exactly what I want now.

Oh happy day! I feel so different than I did yesterday. I am really me now! I am still flying high. I don’t know if I can sleep tonight.

You should feel good— you just gave me my life back. BOOM!”

kickhimout-5hWHAT ABOUT YOU?

Want to get released from old stuff that keeps sabotaging you, too?

I’ll show you how to use Active Dreaming to:
•  stop that inner nag saying “no you can’t do that”
•  remember your dreams even if you don’t dream now
•  use inner portals to other realities so you can bring back
treasures you can use in this reality
•  heal almost any kind of pain or imbalance
•  work out karma without getting hurt
•  discover re-dreaming so you can can completely upgrade
your experience of life
•  stop nightmares and chase dreams
•  find out what your dreams really mean (not by using one
of those dream interpretation books!)
•  meet inner guides who assist you in amazing ways…

YES!

Then you’ll want to listen to the FREE Intro to Hunting Your Power Through Dreaming Audio from last week’s Teleclass! You can do the tapping with us, and read the totally cool and very funly illustrated by me Transcript! Get it HERE.

WHY WOULD YOU WANT THEM?

Because I reveal what the Top Most Important Dream Types are, and start you off on how to use them:
Even if you think you’d don’t dream
(I show you how to start them up again).
Even if you don’t remember your dreams
(I show you how to start recalling them).
Even if your dreams right now are scary and not fun.

You’ll see how we created a whole new dream for one of the women who said she hadn’t had any new clients in six months.

Want more clients? Make more dough?

YEAH!

So – I invite you to check out the Audios for the
Hunting Your Dreams Course/Mastermind

I want you to be able to not just cruise through your night
with any old dreams, but have purposeful, intentional dreams.
I call it Active Dreaming.

GET THEM HERE

Hunting Your Power Through Dreams

Did you know there are many types of dreams?
Do you remember your dreams, or know what they mean?
Did you know you can re-do dreams?
Do you ever have chase dreams or nightmares?
Do you have a personal, in-house Dream Guide?

WHY ARE DREAMS SO CRITICAL?

What’s the big deal? Why are dreams so important? Rather than tell you, I’ll show you something that completely altered my whole life, because it changed how I felt about myself.

As a kid, I felt like a cringing wimp – both in and out of my dreams. If anyone even looked at me askance or said a critical word, I’d put on a brave front, but in reality, I felt like I was dying a thousand painful deaths inside. You’ll see how that changes….

SCARY BEAR!

thebigbear5hMy family lived on a hill, at the foot of which was a narrow stretch of beach. It was a huge long climb back up, but I went down there often to swim and play in the sand.

I was about 9 when a repetitive dream started: a huge black bear would burst out of the bushes as I climbed up the hill. It chased me – screaming my head off – all the way up the hill, only stopping when it reached the edge of our lawn.

I had that dream over and over until I was 14 years old. Sometimes the bear would just chase me up the hill; others we dashed through a long narrow rose trellis shaped like an arched tunnel. A thick growth of bright red roses with long thorns hung down and seemed to reach out to scratch me as I sprinted through.

I don’t know how I was fast enough to beat that bear every time, but I did, even when I had one of those running-but-going-nowhere versions.

FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENS NEXT….

 

People Ask ‘Why the Women’s March’? Here Are 26 Reasons Why

This is a comment from my friend Lyn StClair, in a beautiful post she wrote on Facebook. Thank you Lyn!

I invite you to notice that she says ‘for’ rather than against – we used to say, ‘we protest against ___.’ But we were – and still are, metaphorically – actually marching for issues to be addressed and resolved.

This was a march FOR rights and people and freedom. There was not rioting and there were no arrests.

zeroarest012217So here’s Lyn’s comment, as she posted it on FB:

What are you marching for?

“Saturday [January 22, the day of the march] was one of my prouder moments as an American. This introvert braved a crowd of over 10,000 in Helena, MT to walk in solidarity with an estimated 4 million women, men and children across the world.

Among the likes, loves and positive words from friends, there was one question that required an answer more substantial than a simple few sentences framed in a “reply” (the same question asked by others who are overtly critical of the march): “What are you marching for?”.

Despite the negative intent, it is a good question.

What am I, a white American who is pretty happy with her life and work, marching for? My answer, in no particular order…we marched for:

•  for all the bullied children who cry themselves to sleep…or, worse, think suicide is the only way out.
•  for the protection of our public lands, wild places and wildlife.
•  for science over opinion.
•  for LGBTQ Americans and my many friends among them, who now may fear losing basic human rights that were too long coming. Continue reading

March for Women’s Freedom and Human Rights

The Women’s March! Wow, the Women’s March was so awesome! 

Had me in tears. 3 Million world wide. 70 countries – even including Antarctica! Over 700 marches. I could go on – but check these out (and this is San Francisco last night – is that a thing of beauty or what?!?):

san-fran-5hSome of the best signs:

•  Fight like a girl!
•  Silent No More
•  I will NOT be silenced!
•  Donald J Trump will Lie about this
•  Keep your tiny hands off my Rights
•  Same shit, different century
•  Equality hurts no one
•  A woman’s place is in the Boardroom
•  Men of quality don’t fear Equality
•  You can’t comb over Misogyny
•  Girls to the front
•  The whole world is watching
•  I’m not usually a sign person but geez
•  Bisexuals are just confused – by your ignorance
•  Can’t believe we still have to protest this crap
•  I’m Really Quite Cross About This (love that!)
•  Those of us with Ovaries Need A Press with Balls
•  My arms are tired from holding this sign since the 60s
•  Women are the Wall and Trump will pay!
•  They tired to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds
•  Hey Donald, don’t try to grab my pussy, it’s made of STEEL
•  Respect existence or expect Resistance
 •  I am woman, hear me ROAR!
…and a sign saying, I’m with Her, with arrows pointing all around to the other women and men who were marching.

No other time in our world history has there been such a massive, globally attended protest for women, overall freedom and human rights.

We are so fortunate to have social media! I know, it’s a waste of time how some people use it. But this! This was amazing.

WANT TO SEE?

If you are on FB, I have collected a slew of pix of the march that will inspire you – see them here:
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10155022481407342&set=a.10155022411082342.1073741846.520267341&type=3&theater

SO WHAT’S NEXT?

First of all, all of us need to stop complaining about Trump, the elections and what has already gone by. It’s a waste of breath and creative energy. Continue reading

It’s About Time

I remember when this song by John Denver first came out. It got me all weepy then, and it still gets me all teary-eyed. Yep, I’m still a dream-filled, peace-loving hippie. Dig it.

It’s About Time

look-to-the-moon-igThere’s a full moon over India
and Gandhi lives again.
Who’s to say you have to lose
for someone else to win?
In the eyes of all the people,
the look is much the same,
for the first is just the last one
when you play a deadly game.

It’s about time we realize it,
we’re all in this together.
It’s about time we find out,
it’s all of us or none.
It’s about time we recognize it,
these changes in the weather.
It’s about time, it’s about changes,
and it’s about time.

There’s a light in the Vatican window for all the world to see
and a voice cries in the wilderness and sometimes he speaks for me.
I suppose I love him most of all when he kneels to kiss the land,
with his lips upon our mother’s breast, he makes his strongest stand.

It’s about time we start to see it, the earth is our only home.
It’s about time we start to face it, we can’t make it here all alone.
It’s about time we start to listen to the voices in the wind,
it’s about time and it’s about changes and it’s about time.

There’s a man who is my brother, I just don’t know his name.
But I know his home and family because I know we feel the same.
And it hurts me when he’s hungry and when his children cry.
I too am a father, and that little one is mine.

It’s about time we begin it, to turn the world around.
It’s about time we start to make it, the dream we’ve always known.
It’s about time we start to live it, the family of man.
It’s about time, it’s about changes and it’s about time.
It’s about peace and it’s about plenty and it’s about time,
It’s about you and me together and it’s about time.

© John Denver

Dream Dissection

Thank you for your letters about the dream I recounted to you last weekend. I appreciate your feedback tremendously. You might be interested in some of the comments….

•   “So Angela, why did you send out that newsletter with your dream? Seems odd. What does your dream have to do with EFT-tapping?”

I sent it out because someone I respect had read it and said they thought it would be a good note for my readers. So I did. And it felt Right.

Tapping comes in when you feel scared or upset by a dream. You can either train yourself to tap inside a dream, or you can tap after you wake up.

•   “Did you make that up?”

No, very definitely not! It would be silly to try to make up a dream – our conscious minds just don’t work the way our dream minds do. I don’t think I’d ever be able to write a script as crazy as some of the dreams I’ve had.

•   “Why didn’t you give us forewarning of the possibility that the ‘bad guy’ could be melted? Having the Divine come in at the end seems like a corny device.”

That’s because you’re looking at it from a literary context. Dreams are not literary, by any stretch. I wasn’t going for any intended result other than wanting you to read the dream and get your own perspective.

 •  “What use is a dream like this? I was surprised at the violent nature of it.”

frustratedwithhim-siteYes, I can understand that. But remember, the nature of dreams is mysterious, and much of the time, far beyond our comprehension.

I studied for years with a Druid Dream Master in the 80s. She said that often we will work out unpleasant karma in our dreams so we don’t need to get bloody in real life. I can attest to that one! One day I’ll write out one of those dreams –

And many times, a dream’s purpose is to clue you onto something you need to pay attention to in your waking life.

If your dream messengers can’t get you to ‘get’ something with a feather, they will use a 2×4. If that won’t work, they’ll use a Mack truck. In this case, it was a Mack truck.

THE DREAM IS YOU

One of the precepts I was taught was that every aspect of your dream IS you. If you dream of a house, the house is you. If you dream of a mouse, the mouse is you. If you dream of a cake, it’s you. And so on.

This is useful if you can meditate on your dream and ask yourself,
•  What does that house-me represent?
•  How does it feel?
•  What parts of it was I paying attention to?
•  Does it have a specific message for me?
•  What does it remind me of?
There are plenty more questions you can ask of your dream in order to make sense of your waking life.

The dream I shared with you pointed out to me that I was done with the abusive men in my life. In the dream, I didn’t try to fight him; beyond asking question arising from my initial confusion, I didn’t try to argue with him; and I didn’t give in – all three of which I would have done in the past.

The little boy up in the loft was my little inner boy, who had been too scared up until then to make a peep, even after losing his toy out on the street. He only looked at me in the dream, wondering if he could trust me.

That meant to me that it’s now time to cultivate my inner little boy and help him grow up and have more fun, without fear.

There are a lot of other aspects I could go into, but the part I was mostly interested in was how I finally allowed myself to >not< be my own hero.

In the past, I wouldn’t have asked for help. From anyone. In my 20s, I had decided that if I was going to get something done, it was me who was going to do it. I perceived that no one wanted to help me. (I was wrong, but that’s a whole other story….)

So at the end of the dream when I tossed the whole thing to the Divine, that meant to me that I could trust that there was some one or some thing that was much bigger than me that would come to my aid if I asked.

(Which is kind of funny, seeing as I have been doing that for years – remember I told you about asking the Divine to send pink love when people tailgate you? It works. By the time I look again in the rear-view mirror, they have already backed off, and don’t repeat the tailgating. How could I forget that?)

I had been playing god by trying to do it all myself, and it was time to stop that and let miracles in.

KEEP DOING YOUR BEST ANYWAY!

I’m not saying, by any means, that we ought to just throw our hands up in the air and say, “god, YOU do it!” at the first sign of trouble! Ever hear of the saying, ‘god helps those who help themselves’?

To me, that means that I do my utmost best, and if even that doesn’t work, ask in the Big Help.

THE MESSAGE

The message of the dream was that I needed to regain a sense of authority and sovereignty of my mind/body complex. It had been threatened by an Other-then-me Being, and I had to rise out of helplessness and succeed by using the power of Love. I also needed to honor the fun part of me more often!

The best thing about this dream was the feeling I awoke with – I felt great! I had gone through what was a serious breach of my privacy and my personal sovereignty, and come out feeling fantastic. That was worth gold to me.

I’ve learned a lot by studying dreams. I’ve been wiring them down since I was nineteen – that’s 50+ years. You know you have to learn something from studying something that long!

DREAM READINGS?

I was thinking this morning that I’d be happy to do some dream readings for you – would you be interested in that? Or….

DREAM MASTERY?

If you are interested in deepening your ability to read your own dreams, I can also show you:
•  how to see if there is a message in your dream
•  what the message is
•  how to dissect your dream
a shorty quick way for fast answers
a longer, in-full way to get the most out of it
•  how to go back in and change your dream if it feels heavy, scary or incomplete
•  how to use tapping to de-escalate highly charged emotions – both right in your dreams, and afterwards
•  how to use your dream messages to impact and improve your life

Are you interested in either a reading or a series of teleclasses?

Yes? Then please contact me at Lyon at AngelaTreatLyon dot com.

Put any of these in the subject line, depending on what you’d like to get:
DREAM READING,
DREAM MASTERY TELECLASSES or
DREAM BOTH

Melt the Bad Man! A Dream

I’m upstairs in my bedroom about to go to bed, and hear a strange noise outside. I look out my window.

outthedoor-siteDown in the alley I see a motorbike stop just barely out of sight. A teen boy gets off and runs around the corner.

I dash downstairs and outside, and see the boy climbing into my kitchen window.

I grab a handful of his disappearing pant leg and hold tight.

I call Help! Help! to the man I know is upstairs, expecting him to come help me catch this kid who is intent on stealing from me.

The man comes downstairs, reaches outside the window and disengages my hand from the boy’s pants. He helps the boy off the sill, and sends him out the front door.

I’m livid.

I go back inside and scream at him, What the hell did you do?
I pull out my phone and start to call the cops.
He strikes the phone out of my hand, and says, You’ll do nothing of the kind, I’m in control now.

I say, This is MY house, and simultaneously realize it’s in his name.
He laughs, and says, Oh really?!? You’re broke and have no right to this house, it’s mine.

frustratedwithhim-siteI start to feel deflated, but still enraged.

I say, Then I’ll buy it out from under you.

He laughs and says, You can’t. You’re overdrawn. You have nothing.

I feel as if I’m about to burst with fury and helplessness.

I have no one to turn to. I want to run away screeching my pain.

I run to the front door and step halfway out, onto the steps in the dark.

I see a toy the young boy from the loft has dropped.
I pick it up and step back in to hand it to him.
He takes it from my hand. He is silent.

I start to go back out the door, but realize that if I leave this house – MY house – the man will take it and I will have nothing, and nowhere to go.

Frustrated beyond imagination, I feel my body start to blow up into a huge scream.

Suddenly, I know that’s the secret – sound! I can just scream the right frequency, and I can propel the man out of my house faster than light can travel.

But what I really want to do is kill him, so he can never perpetrate the same kind of abuse on me or anyone else ever again.

I imagine kung fu-ing him; beating him to a pulp; seeing a red dot on his forehead and a consequent laser beam melting his brain….

Then I realized that if I kill him, I lower myself vibrationally to his level, and I will have to repeat this energetic scenario over and over until I create a high frequency solution.

I knew that sending clouds of pink love would stop him, but I was so mad that I couldn’t do it.

So I decided that I wanted to melt him.
So I asked the Divine to do it for me.

Melt him with such an enormous amount of love that he can no longer function as a ‘bad person’ ever again.

After all, this is what ‘bad people’ want – to fill their empty hearts and missing souls with love. They try to force us to give it to them – squeeze it out of us – which of course never works, because we reflect their own anger and fear back to them magnified.

thkyouspirit-siteI can’t do the love thing, because I’m still so enraged, but I say, Divine Whatever You Are, please melt him with your love and mercy.’

And it does.

And he is gone.

And I feel awesome.

 

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© Angela Treat Lyon 2016 All rights reserved

Should I Do the Age Regression? A Dream

Pondering....I’m in an apartment 42 floors up with a man and a woman.

We are about to be age regressed 30 years.

I think to myself that if we are regressed here, we may end up in mid air and come crashing down, so I suggest that we leave immediately. We rush into the elevator and slide down to the ground floor.

The woman wants to go to her apt to get some stuff she wants. As we start to go into the foyer of her place, we see some construction guys come in with their tools and equipment.

We hide behind a big brick column, and decide to do our regress thing in an outside field instead.

As we leave, I see my own apt building start to unbuild –
*whoosh* the windows were all gone…
*whoosh* the ceilings disappeared…
…and so on; and I could plainly hear a crackling sound as a fire blasted high into the disappearing structure.

We go to a secret meadow nearby.
We lie down in the soft grass.

I have all these memories – hundreds and hundreds of them – of my life, all scattered little tiny scenarios. I try to figure out what age I want to regress to.

sm-playBut I see that if I do, I’d not-meet some of my favorite people, and not-do some of the things I loved or was proud of, or that were huge lessons for me during the last 30 years.

I decide that there are only 2 options: erase all of it, and start over; or stop the process and cherish every memory and every person and circumstance.

I chose the latter.

It was clearly obvious that sending love to every part of my life, my body, my self, my friends and people I’d met, and every last thing I’d done, was the only way. It felt Right.

I woke up.

© Angela Treat Lyon 2016 All rights reserved

It’s Holiday Giftie Time!

HOLIDAY GOODIES!

holiday-tree-bag-igSometimes I forget to tell people about the wonderful gifts and goodies you can get at my print sites!

You can get everything from pillows (long and square) to mugs, to tights to tote and clutch bags – and more – it’s amazing how much cool stuff there is.

So if you want gifts this year that are bright, colorful and totally unique, here’s where to go!

PRINTS for the wall, plus shower curtains, pillows and more: HERE

MUGS, PILLOWS, TIGHTS, etc.: HERE

GIFT BOXES, PILLOWS, etc.: HERE

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Happy 2017!!!

love2How many years have you set great goals for the new year…and ended up not doing them – and then feeling bad about it?

Ugh! Me too. And not only that, but on top of not doing what I said I’d do, I felt bad about it, and then felt bad about feeling bad!

How silly is that?

So I decided to come up with something that would make me feel good. Here’s what I did.

IT’S A 3-BIG-THING FEELING INTENTION

Last January, I set feel-good goals. It worked.

I asked myself two questions:
1. “How do I want to feel about myself, my life and my biz at the end of this year?”

2. “What three things will really make me feel fantastic if I do them by year’s end?”

My answers were:

1. feel light, happy and proud.
2. a. create/publish 5 excellent books that I love and feel happy about
b. do something I’ve never done before & learn a lot
c. feel really healthy by the end of the year

And I did it all!

1. I feel light, happy and proud of myself, my life and my work.
2. And I did not 3, but 4 big things that I feel really awesome about:
a. I wrote, illustrated and published a fantastic course (with video!) on how to get on the radio so you can get the word out about your work
b. I did over scads of new paintings
c. I found and got on a really strong road to health
d. I learned how to use Instagram!

What will YOU feel really great about at the end of this year?

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

I wish you the very best, happiest, most fun, successful and outrageously creative and unique year ever in 2016.

Change Your Mind! with EFT: the Basics – Revised!

112815-CYM-BAS-COVER-3D-5hI’ve gone over and revised  my Signature EFT book, Change Your Mind with EFT, the Basics.

When I revised it, I was frankly amazed at how good it is!

I expected to have to change and update a whole lot of stuff in it, but all I did was rewrite a few sentences and reformat it. It’s as dynamite as it was when it first came though me in 2002.

In case you have never read it, it’s a simple, clear manual on how to use EFT: what it is, how it came to be, and how to use it easily, rapidly and effectively for what ails ya and for creating new options and possibilities.

If you’ve been struggling with fear, anger, irritability, pain, illness or food cravings; if you have trouble staying on track or can’t quite stay focused on your action plans, you’ll want to get it for yourself. Or even as a gift for someone else.

I have it in ebook and on the Kindle for all you ipad and e-device users, and in print format for you if you love marking and underlining books, and holding them cozily on your lap.

If anything is bringing you down off what could be a wonderfully enjoyable life experience and you don’t have this book, I invite you get it now and use it! CLICK HERE to get it!

Remember I love you!
aloha –
Angela

“She Betrayed Me!”

My friend “Benji,” a coloring book artist, told me that, after discussing with her friend an idea that she was working on, that same friend went off and created and published the very same kind of work.

crying-500w“What really bugged me was not just that she stole my idea, but that she posted it as her own idea, without giving any mention or credit to me!”

Benji said that she felt “like someone gut-kicked” her. Totally betrayed. “Now I’m thinking, how can I ever trust her again?”

WHAT to DO?

After we took a bit to process and defuse her feelings about this incident, Benji’s next question was: should you share your ideas with people when you get the idea, or while you’re in process? Or do you keep your ideas to yourself until they’re signed and sealed?

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COLOR: Special Collector’s Edition

Celebrating!

LYON-color-3d-5h-coverMy first hard-cover collector’s edition of my abstract paintings is finally out!

This is huge for me! Huge! I’m so very excited about it!

I’m adding pix of a whole bunch of pages below to let you see how I’ve taken the alcohol inks, which are featured in this book, in many directions.

I hope it inspires you to do something huge in your own life.

The book:

COLOR: Special Collector’s Edition
A Feast of Color-Rich Abstract paintings by Angela Treat Lyon
• 132 pages
• the book measures 12” x 12” and is about .75” thick
• has very thick, rich quality lustre paper
• hard-bound with black end sheets front and back
• 60 full color abstract painting images
Limited Collector’s Edition
$224.99
Signed & Dedicated Limited Collector’s Edition
$267.99
Contact me if you want to order one. I’m limiting the edition, so act now.

(See the inside pix by clicking on ‘continue reading’ – and you can click on each image to see a bigger view)

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Do You Allow Your Inner Guidance?

LYON-BEAMING-LOVE-TO-YOUHave you ever wanted to keep doing something you love, but it just seemed like something was in the way?

I’ve felt like that. I couldn’t figure out what what to do. Finally, I made a very simple, very powerful decision: that I’d let my intuition and connection to Spirit guide me more than ever.

And what did my inner guidance say when I bitched and moaned when I started missing what I had been used to doing?

It said, “patience.” And I said, “Hm. OK – well, that’s easy for you to say, but I miss my peeps and I need something to DO!”

It said, “paint, draw, books.” That was it – simple, nothing fancy.

So, since I had just found a new kind of ink that was absolutely amazing and awesome fun to use, I started there. I did over 100 (small) paintings in about a 2-month period. Some were horrible, a lot were fantastic. And then, zap! The energy for that disappeared.

So instead of whining about why I wasn’t getting inspired anymore for these paintings, I asked, “OK, what’s next?”

And Spirit replied….

I was moved to take a class on how to use photoshop in a new way to illustrate books. The idea to write and illustrate a fairy tale book came right out of the blue. I said, OK, I will. And I did, and it was way fun, so I did another, using this new method to tweak my illustrations. I published them using print-on-demand publishing. They were beautiful, and it was such great fun.

People like them and they continue to sell – and – I have moved on. That’s the cool thing about books – you write and publish them, and the books stay ready and able to help or entertain people in the background. Passive income can’t be argued with, either.

Again, I asked, “What’s next?” And Spirit replied….

“Take this class on creating coloring books.”

3D-LOVEColoring books? Are you nuts? Well, OK. I did. And – oh my. Fun isn’t the word – try mega-master-monster-huge-incredible fun! A whole new world opened for me!

So I did one, then another, and a third…and a fourth…. I’ve created over 1000 drawings and published 7 coloring books (two of them hot steamy erotic ones! hah!). That’s amazing for me – I usually paint or carve, but hardly ever draw.

Then, I saw how I could use the same drawings for other stuff – like pillows, totes, leggings, duvets, even fabric, wallpaper, wrapping paper – you name it. Oh boy – more fun!

Listen to your inner guidance!

Can you see how listening to spirit got me into something I adore and have tons of fun at – and can actually make some dough at it, too – and never let me down?

Instead of whining about why you’re not getting inspired anymore for something, ask, “What’s next?” And Spirit will whisper something to you, the way it does with me.

Listen more deeply

Something else – when I first decided to expand my connection with Spirit, I also committed to listening more deeply, and >taking action immediately< on what I heard – not putting it off or ignoring it. That made a huge difference.

So if you’re at a standstill, or about to go on a new adventure, or wanting to boost your adventure to a higher level, maybe your deep inner guidance knows something you don’t.

Trust it. Ask it what it wants for you.

Because it’s doing its best to aim you towards the fulfillment of your heart’s deepest desire.

Allow it, and watch and appreciate as the magic unfolds right before you in your own life.

When asking for guidance, what do you hear?

The answer should be short and fun and easy – no fancy or huge earth-shaking or people saving goals. Just small things, each of which stack up with the others you’ve done to suddenly be a Big Thing you’ve wanted to do for a long, long time.

Down the road, after you have asked and done as your inner guidance has said, I’d love to hear what you’re doing that hits the Deep Spot of fulfillment for you.

You know I love you!

Aloha –
Angela

p.s. I decided to make a list of all the things I’ve done this year (below). I’m blown away – I never thought I’d ever do as much stuff in ten years, much less one!

I’m also giving you the link to the class I took on coloring books – it’s the best class I’ve ever taken from anyone. He’s a no-fluff, amazingly smart and  knowledgeable teacher, and we have an incredible FB page where we participate every day. (Yes, it’s an aff link. I’m proud to share it.)

If you’re an artist, I suggest you check it out – you might just find yourself a new stream of income you never thought possible. I love my monthly amazon payments!

If you’re not an artist, check it out anyway – he tells you how to make books even if you’re not arty at all. Just in the intro video alone he shows you some awesome info.

What I’ve done this year:

(Sounds like my English teacher’s request for stories about “What I did this summer”! Can you hear me laughing?)
•  Created 100+ alcohol ink paintings
•  Created and published COLOR, the Collector’s Edition, a huge (12” x 12” x .75”) high-quality book with 60 pages showing my alcohol ink paintings that sells for $224.99 (think of it like this – if you bought all 60 images as prints, it would be $2300 plus!)

•  Wrote and illustrated 2 fairy tale books
Harlan and Griffyn Get Lost
The Big Bad Wolf Steals the Magic
TwistedOldTales.com

•  Created over 1000 drawings for coloring books
•  Created and published 7 coloring books (so far)
Delight (50 images)
Horses (15 images)
I Love You (50 images)
Simplicity (50 images)
Wild Things (50 images)
Erotic:
Lovers (30 images)
Play with Me (30 images)
ColoringBookQueen.com

What about YOU?

So. Do you see how allowing my inner guidance has enabled me to do more stuff in one year than I’d have ever dreamed, myself? And there’s still a month and a half of the year left!

What would it be like if you allowed your Inner Guidance to speak up and guide you even more than it does now?