Spring Cleaning!

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Welcome to Spring, a time of renewal, rebirth and growth.

It’s such an exciting time, every time I go out, there’s something different blooming and something has already bloomed and faded.

It’s no co-incidence that people spring clean, the energy is all about getting rid of the old, the “stuff” we’ve been holding onto and looking forward to what we want to create, how bright and shiny we want ourselves and our lives to be.

It’s been a magnificent spring here, because we’ve had sunshine and less rain than usual, so everything has taken the chance of growing, blooming, being out in the world and then  we had a frost and the apple blossom which was so magnificent turned brown on the top.

And that’s what can sometimes happen to us too. We are in a good space, we dare to grow, to bloom, to show the world who we are and then something happens that “damages” us. That feels as though it hurts or harms us and we wonder if the growing and blooming was a mistake. Should we have protected ourselves better? Should we have stayed small and hidden, would it have been safer?

And yet, the apple tree has already shown the world it’s magnificence, it’s added to the joy. It will continue to grow, it’ll still have fruit, even if it’s less, but the blooming was worth it and how could it not have done that, it’s what it’s here for.

And it’s the same for us. We’re here to grow and bloom and share who we are with the world. To add to the joy of the world and when the knockbacks come, as they will, remember, it’s still safe to shine, to be our glorious selves and anything that tells us different is just the younger parts of us that were hurt when they were young and who chose the only way they could see, to stay safe, probably because their parents did that, and their parents, parents right back through time.

Remember it’s not what happens to us that causes us problems, it’s the meanings we make of the feelings that are created and the one thing we can really be in control of is our feelings and the meanings we give them:)

So, if life is feeling a bit difficult right now, if you weren’t carrying your own old “stuff” and your families old “stuff”, if you’d had an emotional spring clean and you were looking at your now with clean, clear, fresh eyes, how would you choose to be seeing yourself? How would you be choosing to see the situation?

And remind your self you have the right and the ability, to decide what’s the most helpful way for you to see things and yourself and you can do that. It’s not only the best gift you can give to yourself, it’s the best gift you can give the world, because you’re adding love and joy to the world, which can be borrowed by anyone who needs it. Much more useful than wallowing in all the old feelings that we’re so familiar with and still, have compassion for yourself feeling those old feelings and give yourself permission to acknowledge them and let them go, they’ve served their purpose, they got you here and you’re here now and it’s finally safe to do things differently, that’s what tapping’s for:) !!!

If you fancy a spring clean, here’s a youtube video to guide you. Happy tapping:)

And of course if you want a really good, in depth clear out, you can book a session with me, I’m an expert at spring cleaning:)

With Love from Jacqui

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Put the big rocks in first!

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Hi Folks,

I hope you’re enjoying the wonderful summer? Here in the UK, we’ve actually been having a summer after so many months of grey and wet. It’s been wonderful spending so much time out in the garden, swimming in lakes and the sea.

Yesterday was especially beautiful, warm, without humidity and I could feel my spirit was so uplifted, until I remembered all the work I’d planned to do that day! I was going to write the blog, try out facebook live streaming, look at my book and yet what I really wanted to do was to lie on the swing under an umbrella and watch the world go by.

Eventually after doing nothing and not enjoying it because of the “shoulds,” I decided to gift myself the day to enjoy as it felt good to me.

So I lay on the swing, with the bees buzzing above my head in the flowers. I listened to the trickling of the fountain, the sound of the buzzards circling over head. I got up and watched the bees in the lavender, it seems bumble bees like lavender and knapweed and honey bees prefer geranium and codlins and cream, who knew? I certainly didn’t until I gave myself time to watch the small things going on around me. So many butterflies, peacocks, tortoiseshells, a red admiral and of course so many whites. I even saw a speckled wood for the first time:)

It was such a satisfying afternoon, topped off with a lovely client session and a swim in the nearby lake.

The extra reward was waking up today with rain hammering down. If I’d put off that gentle time, I’d have missed it.

How many times do you do that? Put off the things that you really want to do, that light you up, until you’ve done the mundane, boring things?

We were talking about work life balance in network a couple of days ago and I was reminded of this story.

A business coach was working with a client on work life balance.

He had a jar on his desk and water and a pile of sand and gravel and some rocks, then he got the client to fill the jar with the water.  “can you get any of the sand, gravel or rocks in now?” he asked. As soon as the client tried, the jar overflowed and everything got very messy:)

He put another large jar on the table and asked if he could fill it with the rocks that were on the table. The client filled the jar to the top with the rocks and when the coach said is the jar full now, the client said yes.

The coach then pointed to a pile of gravel, do you think you could get any of that in the jar? And of course he could, because the small stones fitted around the big rocks and filled the spaces.

Is the jar full now? Of course!

The coach pointed to a pile of sand, could you fit any of that in? And he could, the small specks of sand filled any tiny left over spaces.

The client smiled and said finally, it’s full. Then the coach poured in the water to fill it to the brim.

These things represent your life. The rocks are the things that are really important to you, your family, friends, health. The other things are those that are less important. You can see that if you want to fit into your life the things that are the most important, you have to start with them, then you add other things in order of importance and you find it all fits in. When you fill your life with the unimportant “busy “ stuff, there’s no room for what really matters. Put that play day in the diary now!!:)

I’ll be doing some facebook live sessions shortly and I’d love to know if you have any questions you’d like me to answer. I’ll send out a reminder of times on the newsletter and if you come up with something you’d like me to talk about, or answer questions on, please email me at mailto:Jacqui@jacquicrooks.com and I’ll look forward to saying hi to you then:)

Meanwhile, enjoy the summer, whatever the weather and be kind to yourself, do the things that make you feel good first, then you’ll be in a better place to do the rest:)

My next series of EFT Expert trainings. teaching the cutting edge techniques, that no one else is, starts on 17th September.

If you’d like to upgrade your EFT skills and  become even more of an EFT expert, I’d love you to join me and this small group of lovely people for an intensive learning and clearing experience:)

With love from

Jacqui

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Being kind to yourself:)

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Hi Folks,

I hope you’re enjoying spring:) It’s beautiful here right now, everything is so green and growing and the garden’s looking wonderful. Lots of red and blackcurrants on the way. I wonder if I’ll get them before the birds this time:)

IMG_1512Here in Leicester, we’ve had exciting times. You may have seen that our football team have won the Premier league for the first time in history, against all the odds. I’ve had some very excited sons. I think part of the reason may be the clearing of negative energy that my friend Jean did for the stadium and the area around it, last year:) And it seems part of the reason is the way the manager deals with them. He’s so supportive and if things go wrong, he acknowledges it and they learn and move on. Just what we tell our clients to do:)

 

Do you remember to do that for yourself? How different would your life be if you could accept, as David Hamilton says, “you can only do it right.” So you learn from the things that happen and then move on. When we get into trouble with ourselves it’s usually because we’re not moving on. We’re holding on to the “stuff” that caused a problem for us and we’re making it mean someone’s at fault, either ourselves, or someone else.

I’ve been really good at doing that in the past and I’m mostly doing it differently now I’m glad to say:)

Here’s a tapalong on being kind to yourself, allowing yourself to me the authentic you.

I’m just back from Slovenija where I had a lovely time again. The one day workshop on IMG_4589Money programs went well and the 4 day Bled retreat was lovely, with a great group who were so ready to move forward. It was a joy to work with them.

We even managed to change the weather. It was forecast to rain heavily for the whole of the retreat, and we managed to persuade it to only rain for 1 afternoon! Ljubliana had the whole 4 days of heavy rain! It’s amazing what you can do with intention. When you’re really clear what you want and all parts of you are in agreement, the universe moves things around to support you.

If you’re not finding it easy to be kind to yourself, or you’re not manifesting your life in the way that you’d like it to be, there are always things you can do about it.

When you can see it as just information, letting you know that you’re not completely in alignment, that some part or parts of you are scared, then you can use your tapping tools to reassure the scared parts and get yourself back to your authentic self. That’s where you’re safest, that’s when life becomes a joy.

If you need a helping hand with any of that, why not email me and set up a session? jacqui@jacquicrooks.com Working with yourself is great and sometimes, working with someone else, an observer, can speed things up for you. It’s what I do when I have something big I want to clear. It’s not cheating, as I used to think, it’s a valuable way of taking care of yourself:)

whatever you’re up to, have a happy Spring and may you use the energy of growth to grow yourself into more of who you are than you’ve been before:)

With love from Jacqui

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Someone’s eaten my Violets! And Grow your own business workshop

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Hi Folks,

Springs sprung here in the UK. It’s a beautiful day and before I started to work outside I had a meander round the garden. I was surprised that the violets hadn’t appeared yet, so I got right down to see if I could find any flowers and what I found were the remains of flowers! Someone’s been snacking on them. I have no idea who, though I wonder if it’s the same someone who grazed my Brazen Hussy celandines to the ground, leaves, flowers and all.

There are always compensations though. I’m watching pairs of newts swimming in the pond and I have bees hovering around me, Maybe they think I’m a flower.)

It’s such a lovely day. I had decided to go for a walk and then work in a café and then I allowed myself to decide to stay in the garden and enjoy it while the weathers fine. I’ve recently been doing a lot of work on my need to do what I’ve said I’ll do, whether it makes sense or not!

I think it probably goes back to childhood and having to say where I was going when I went out, and maybe to dad wanting to make sure that I didn’t let anyone down and that I kept my word. All good things in their place, but with the understanding of a child I’ve obviously created my own rules about it and I’ve been sticking to them come hell or high water!

I noticed just how often I was doing things that I no longer wanted to do, because I’d said I would. These are not things that affect anyone else you understand, I’m not talking about letting people down. Things like I’d decided to go for a walk in a particular place and then I thought of somewhere I’d prefer to walk and still went to the first place because I’d said, (to myself!!) that I would. Last week I’d signed up for a walking network which I was looking forward to. I woke up with a streaming cold and still got out of bed at a ridiculous time and set off. I tapped on the way and realised that it was ok not to go. No one would be hurt, no one would judge me, this was my stuff and I could deal with it! I went back to bed:)

It appears to be a small thing, but it impacts on all sorts of areas in my life and definitely disempowers me. It means that I don’t listen to myself, I over ride what I’m feeling and that’s not helpful.

We all have things like this going on for us. Decisions that we made when we were too young to have the understanding or the information we needed, so I thought I’d create      a tapalong to release the rules that we created for ourselves that are no longer for our highest good.

Some of those rules and decisions we made can be affecting our life and our businesses.

If you’re finding that you’re not being as successful as you’d like to be in any area of your life, there’s always a reason that feels good to part of you.

I’m running a one day workshop on 20th April

Grow your own business

And if you’re ready to free yourself form the limitations you’ve created, or others have helped you to create, I’d love you to join me.

If you always find yourself short of money or clients,

If you attract new clients and old ones leave,

If you attract money and then an unexpected bill arrives,

If you always earn so much and no more, however hard you work, i

If you’re wanting to make changes in the business and you don’t know how and you have no clarity,

There is always a good reason for it and in this workshop we’ll explore why.

We’ll clear all the old ancestral and family beliefs that you’ve inheritd.

Then we’ll explore what’s going on for you and clear it so that you leave feeling clearer and inspired to do things differently.

If you’re ready to move life to another level, please come and join me. We’ll have a lot of fun while we clear the unwanted “stuff” away.

With love from

Jacqui

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Celebrations!!

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Happy Belated New Year to you all.

As I always do, I took the opportunity of New Year to look back over the past year and forward to 2016 and this year, for a change, I actually noticed and acknowledged just how far I’d come!

I don’t know about you, but I’m great at focusing on what’s not working and what I don’t think I’ve done well and the things I’m not happy about, about myself and the world and much less good at focusing on what’s worked, what I liked, what I’m happy about!

 I’m great at getting clients and trainees to see the good things, just not so good at doing it myself:))

This year I made a conscious decision to do it differently and it was amazing. I could see how much I’d achieved, I could see the life I’d created and I could see how I’d grown. It felt so empowering. If I could do that, in 2015, I could do even more in 2016 and that felt really positive. It was a great start to the year.

As I considered what I wanted to achieve in 2016 what I found was that I didn’t want to set practical targets. I didn’t want to make decisions of what I would do with the business, what courses I would offer, I was most interested in my feelings and how I wanted to feel about myself and the world. There was a real sense that when I felt good, I’d be open to new opportunities and that they would be easy and things would flow, so long as I was in a good space.

So I started focusing on how I was feeling when I thought about what I was doing. I made decisions based on the feelings and it led to a lot more me time, a lot of moving gently and slowly through the days, than I would normally allow myself.

I was amazed at the lack of stress and how little time it took me to do things when I decided to do them. When I hadn’t been thinking of doing something and then resisting doing it, for days, the energy was there to get going and things took no time at all.

I had to do a lot of tapping as I went along. Parts were in panic because they weren’t being asked to rush around, they told me it wouldn’t work, I wasn’t being a good girl, I’d get into trouble, all the old voices saying all the old stuff and it was so good just to go in and love those frightened parts until they felt safe. As always, it’s all about safety.

So the result of all of this is a relaxed Jacqui who feels more trusting of the universe and herself:) and who allowed herself not to post anything till it felt right and already new ideas are percolating.

The first is a Celebration day. I would love to offer you a day where you can come together and celebrate who you are and what already works in your life and then to use that energy to focus on the coming year and the rest of your life:)

You’ll get into contact with the feelings that are good for you. Find the things that light you up, help you to feel confident and empowered, open you to new magnificent possibilities.

You’ll leave with a guidance system to help you create your life, as you’d like it to be and then we celebrate the year to come and envision the fun, the joy, the glory, the excitement that will be there for us.

If you’d like 2016 to be the most magnificent yet, please come and join me at a live workshop and there will be an online version for those not in the UK starting on 29th March.

I wish you a glorious year, full of fun and laughter and joy and peace and excitement and wonder.

And if you’d like to set that in motion with me, please come and have fun with me and a lovely group of people on 26th March:)

And if you’re not able to come to the workshop, there’s an online program running over 3 weeks from 29th March.

Meanwhile, here’s a tapalong on celebrating who you are

PS, For those interested in the baby saga, Bean, now known as Ben is sitting up, has found his voice and weighs 14lbs and the new baby due in June is also a boy, Riley is very pleased, “because girls scratch!”

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12th February, another chance to Look forward – creating the life you want to lead

12th March the next series of EFT Masterclasses begins with EFT and Timelines you can take these separately or together.

18th March Abundance -Creating new money patterns and habits

26th March Celebration day

29th March Celebration online 3 week program

With love from Jacqui

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Coming home to yourself – Reconnecting to those missing parts!

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A reminder that the content of the blog and the newsletter is the same, no need to read both:)

Hi Folks,

This blog/newsletter is all about parts this week. They are such an important part of us and of the work we do with our clients.

I hope you’re enjoying Autumn? We are having wonderful colours here in the UK, probably because of the warm summer and I’m so enjoying being out in the colour, smelling that unique Autumn smell. I’m sure I can tell which season it is with my eyes closed, just because of the smell, the child part of me just loves jumping in leavers and collecting conkers and acorns. I always have a plate of autumn leaves and berries on my desk at this time of year, it reminds me of how magical this world is:)

I’ve just had a lovely week with a friend from the States, visiting beautiful places, tapping as we travelled.:) This is me in Eton, by the river. IMG_3922

I feel so lucky living this life I’ve created. I get to have fun with friends and then I get to have fun with work, a win/win situation:) (and the part that thinks it’s not OK to have so much fun, I send love and acceptance to and it settles down and allows me to have my fun! )

This week I’m planning for the rest of the year. I’ve just done a video on Coming Home to yourself – Reconnecting with the missing parts of you, which is the title of my Presentation at the EFT Gathering in York, 30/31st January.

I’m really looking forward to it as EFT Gatherings are very special. It’s a wonderful community and I get to reconnect with old friends and make new ones, even while I’m finding out what people are doing with their EFT. It’s a great source of inspiration, (and hugs:) ) All my inner children are jumping up and down just at the thought of it:)

This weekend I’m going on a Samhain retreat in deepest darkest Lancashire. I’m wondering if the outdoor compost loos will be as much fun in November as they were in May! I think I’ll have to work on a reframe for that somehow. Something to encourage the part of me that would much rather the loo was in the warm cabin.

Then on the 7th November it’s my ever popular workshop   P1020737

Working with Parts and the Inner child.

Those who have seen me work, or watched my videos will know that this is an integral part of the way I work. It makes such a difference to results for clients and it can be integrated so easily, in a conversational way that allows the client to be in an empowered place, to make changes.

If you’d like to explore this work in depth and clear your own deep “stuff” come and join the group on the 7th November. You’ll have a lot of fun while you clear and you’ll get to reconnect to all those younger parts of you that need some love and understanding.:)

And on the grandchild front, s/he is in position and the room is ready. I’ve finished the rabbit I was knitting and nearly finished the blanket, so any time now!! The due date is 6th November, but you know babies, they have a will of their own:)IMG_3928

Have a wonderful week, whatever your parts are up to and I hope we get to connect soon:)

With love from Jacqui

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Trusting yourself and a very special offer for you :)

A reminder that the content of the blog and the newsletter is the same, no need to read both:)

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Hi Folks,

I’m just back from the AMT conference in Eastbourne. I do love EFT gatherings, you meet so many lovely people there and this time I had a bonus and was the demo for Tamara Donn on her session EFT and Family Constellations. It was so powerful I had to go and sleep afterwards!! I love how so many different ways of working blend with EFT.

Deborah Donndelinger from the States is presenting on Family energetics at the EFT Gathering in York In January, so that’s another opportunity to find ways to work with family “stuff.”:)

It’s a really great lineup at the Gathering this year, (and it’s in my favourite city York!) and international too:) apart from Deborah there’s Kris Ferraro from the US and Yvonne Toeset from the Netherlands and a whole bunch of interesting people from the UK. If you’d like to join us, check out what’s on offer.

My presentation in Eastbourne was on “Trusting yourself.” It went well in spite of dropping a tea bag right down my front seconds before I started!! If anyone knows how to get tea out of linen, please let me know, vanish doesn’t work!

In fact 2 people told me my use of EFT was exquisite!! You can imagine how great that felt:)

I love sharing my work with people who will take it and use it to make a difference for their clients, so when I present, I aim to help people clear whatever is in their own way and also share ways of working that they can use.

Trusting yourself is so important, both as a therapist as in our lives. We start out knowing who we are and why we’re here and then we see what people around us are doing and saying and we get confused. We end up with conflict inside us between what we know and what we think others know and part of us believes that the big people must know best, because they always tell us that!!

So we start to doubt ourselves and our abilities. EFT can help us to let go of all the stuff we picked up from our ancestors, in the womb and before and also unfinished stuff from past lives. When we clear that, it’s so much easier to clear what’s going on for us right now and begin to connect again to the beauty of who we really are. That’s what happens for our clients when we have a good session and it’s what we can gift ourselves, so that we can share that in our client sessions and with the people in our lives.

Here’s a tapalong on trusting ourselves

I’m so excited about the new series of EFT Expert online Masterclasses, starting on 22nd October.

And now, here’s a special offer, just for the people who read my newsletter or blog, because I know how dedicated you are to being the best you can be :)

From now until Sunday evening the 18th October, midnight in the UK, I’m going to offer you the chance of taking these classes for £449 for the whole series, a reduction of £100, or £95 for each, rather than £125, if you take them singly.

I already have feedback about the difference it’s made to people who have done them and how it’s changed their clients experience.

From a client to someone who took these classes “I’ve had such a wonderful 24 hours since our EFT session yesterday, it’s been better than I could have ever hoped or expected. That sense of strength and peace and happiness I felt by the end of our session has stayed with me every moment since, and I can already see it spreading to the people around me! It’s such a contrast to the dark, stressful depression I was living in day after day – I can’t thank you enough for your help and support.”

From a client “Thanks so much for Wednesday’s session, it was really incredible and has already been life changing- it’s like we dug up the roots on Weds and the whole dandelion plant had been weeded out in just one day!” 

From a therapistI warm to your style of making things normal and conversational, rather than e.g. a slightly stilted formal parts process. 

From a therapist “I was really surprised how much sense this made for me and it has rocketed me on a journey that I would not have expected.”

I look forward to connecting with you whenever we do and meanwhile, have a good week and trust yourself to be enough….you always are:)

22.10.15 EFT Expert toolkit – Masterclasses online – EFT and Timelines

 Working with parts and the inner child – Masterclass Live Learn how to relax and connect with your clients inner children and the rebel and the scared parts, in a simple, conversational, non threatening way. It can be so easy, come and find out how.

30/31st January 2016 EFT Gathering in York

And of course if you’d like to work with me 1 to 1, email me at Jacqui@jacquicrooks.com

With love from

Jacqui

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Clearing SAD syndrome, enjoying the Autumn

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Hi Folks,

First of for those of you who receive the blog and the newsletter, this is to let you know that I’ve decided to put the same info in each for now, to see how that works. For months I’ve been trying to decide what to write on which and working out who reads what and then I had the brilliant idea that if it’s the same on both, you get to read it whichever comes your way and you don’t have to click over to anything at all! Phew, what a relief, I hear you say:)

It certainly takes the guesswork out of it for me and you only have one thing to read. I’m hoping it’ll prove to be a win/win situation.:)

And I wonder what is is about me and newsletters at the moment, this was ready to go yesterday, I tried to add an extra picture and the whole lot froze and I lost it! Mmm more tapping I think!!

So… back to business….

The weather has changed here overnight. We’ve had a wonderful week or 2 with perfect autumn weather. Cool mornings, warm and sunny days and magnificent colour. As we had a warm summer, the tree colours are wonderful.

I was driving through the grey drizzle today, watching the trees thrashing in the wind and leaves whirling down and I realized yet again what a beautiful world we live in, whatever the weather.

It reminded me that many years ago, I used to suffer from SAD syndrome, the depression that comes with lower levels of light and I sorted it with EFT and it’s obviously still working!

I taped on how I felt on grey days and then I tapped on how I felt on sunny days and then I tapped to tell my subconscious that I wanted to have the sunny day feeling, even on the grey days. So simple and it works:)

I remember at the time suddenly realizing that I would be halfway through a day before it dawned on me that it was grey. It felt so wonderful to be able to keep my usual optimistic self in place whatever the weather was doing:)

I thought I’d do a video tapalong on changing those feelings, so you can ride the season’s changes more easily. And I accidentally found out how to add the video without you clicking on a link!! Hurray, maybe I’m finally getting the hang of technology!!

It truly is a beautiful world when we allow ourselves to notice it.

I’m really excited to be getting ready to launch the new round of the

EFT Expert Toolkit – EFT masterclasses Online on the

22nd October.

This is a way for those of you who can’t get to the live workshops to learn all the things that I teach. I’ve set it up so that you can feel part of a community. You can connect with other participants in a facebook group to share ideas and experiences and maybe find tapping buddies. You will have email support from me and there will be chance to ask questions. At the end there will be a tapping session to clear any blocks you may have to using what you’ve learned, so that you’re in a good place to move forward.

I’m offering it as a complete package, though for those of you who just want a particular session, you can have that too, you just don’t get the bells and whistles with it:)

If you want to check out the possibilities, here they are.

I had a lovely time at the weekend on the Language for change workshop and for those of you who are interested, the next one is

7th November Working with Parts and the Inner Child

This work is essential in any EFT session and I love to make it seamless and effortless. It works so much better for you and your clients that way.

In this workshop you will learn how to:-

  • Take the client back to early times when they felt the same feelings that they feel now.
  • Work with the client at the age they were then, to clear the initial trauma.
  • Include any other time that they felt those feelings, into the healing.
  • Work with the parts of the client that don’t want to change, or are afraid to change.
  • Listen for the “yes but’s” and the “what if’s” that can keep the client stuck.
  • Include the possibility of clearing past life issues in a sentence.

“I LOVE the easy effortless way you integrate parts!”

I may see some of you at the AMT conference in Eastbourne this weekend.

If you see me please come up for your free hug:)

 And don’t forget the EFT Gathering in York 30/31st January.

There’s some great speakers, (including me:) ) and more free hugs to be had. I do think EFTer’s give the best hugs. IMG_3812

with love from

Jacqui

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What a wonderful World! (when you’re kind to yourself:) )

What a wonderful world!

I’ve just been driving through the beautiful autumn countryside, seeing all the colours of Autumn creeping through and now I’m sitting at my desk looking out at the garden, which is full of the last flowering of plants with the apples shining like lights on the tree and I’m just so full of joy and gratitude for this wonderful world of ours and so grateful to be here and enjoying it.

My new regime of giving myself space and listening to myself is paying off. I finally have non- negotiable time for myself every morning, (and yes, sometimes I have to get up early to do that and that means earlier nights, which also feel good:) ) I was prompted by reading Rebecca Campbell’s book, Light is the new black. I met her a while ago and her energy is amazing.:)

I spend some time just breathing, into my belly, pause, out again, pause and surprisingly I found that it made a difference when I walk, I have more breath when I go up hills!

I journal. I’ve always found that I get so many insights when I just write about what’s going on in my life and often I get the solutions too. It feels like I give space for my higher self and source to get through to me.

I ask for help from my higher self, source, guides and angels, something I’ve not been very good at doing, so I must have cleared some of my “ I have to do it on my own,” stuff, which feels good.

I breathe in the light and energy of source and imagine it clearing out anything that’s not for my highest good, from my chakras, my bodies, my aura, my cells and if the sun’s shining, I can imagine it as the light from source and that really helps:)

Lots of simple things, that don’t take a great deal of time, but I feel so much more connected to myself by doing them and that’s what it’s really all about. Whatever we’re not happy about in our lives comes down to our lack of connection to ourselves and of course to source. If I’m unhappy about something, part of me is making it mean something about me and that means that I’m not connected to my real, complete self, I’m connecting to a part of me, often very much younger, that created a belief as a means of survival in difficult times. It means that I can’t see the bigger picture, I can’t connect to my current resources and life becomes difficult. Taking time to connect to your real self, that eternal shining being, gives you a more helpful perspective and a chance to use the tools you’ve gained over your life. Life becomes so much easier. You may not be able to change a situation, but when you change how you feels about it, everything changes. And it’s not about getting mad with the part of you that was so under resourced it’s about loving it and all the shadow side of yourself.

YOU ARE DOING THE VERY BEST YOU CAN ……. ALWAYS!

So be gentle with yourself. Celebrate who you are and where you are. Allow yourself to enjoy the world in whatever way works for you. Bless yourself, you’re doing such a great job of living your life, in your unique way, and that’s what you chose to be here for:)

Here’s a tapalong for you on being gentle with yourself:)

May your week be wonderful and may you let your light shine, just that little bit more than usual:)

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With love from Jacqui

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If you’d like to work with me, here are some ways of doing that:)

One to one sessions

3.10.15 Language for change – EFT Masterclass

22.10.15 Creating an EFT Expert Toolkit, Online training.

10/11th October AMT Conference Eastbourne

30/31st January EFT Gathering in York

When the conflict goes you’re back in the flow!

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Hi Folks,

If you read last weeks blog you’ll know that I was clearing conflict between 2 parts of me that were trying to keep me safe in different (and very conflicting!)  ways.

I thought I’d share with you the difference it made. Suddenly I had more clarity about how I wanted my life to be. I remembered the things that light me up and recharge me and did MUCH more of them.:)

I not only finished knitting a bunny for the new grandchild due in November, I bought stuffing for it and some beautiful cashmere and merino wool to make it a blanket! I’m planning on signing up for some knitting classes, as I’m really self taught and basic and I’d like to do things that are interesting. I’m even sorting out my projects cupboard that’s stuffed with all the things I started and didn’t finish, to decide what excites me enough to start again and to tidy it so I can find those things!!

I seem to have won myself a lot of time. I’ve been going to bed early and getting up early, and allowing myself space in the morning for journalling and breathing.

Suddenly it feels as though I’ve got my life back again and of course, it was only me who let it go in the first place:)

It was a really good reminder to me that when things start to get out of kilter it’s time to take a look at what’s going on, clear the things that are stopping you being in the flow and then go out and live your life more joyfully, focusing on really being in the moment.

I was at the seaside in Staithes in Yorkshire at the weekend, it’s one of my favourite places and I had such a great time just pottering, doing what felt good and meeting interesting people. It’s so great how soul connections pop up everywhere when you’re connected to yourself. I spent time hunting for fossils and watching hermit crabs in the rock pools and walking and even went whale watching, (no whales though, just a very curious seal:) ).

Here’s a tapalong about giving yourself permission to be you and do what excites you.

And if I can be any help in resolving any conflict that your parts might be experiencing, let me know and we can do a session together. jacqui@jacquicrooks.com

Or you could join us on 3rd October at the next EFT masterclass Live, which is “Using Language for Change”. There you’ll get to clear your own deep stuff while you learn new tools. We had such fun on the last workshop and here’s what one attendee said, ” I thought I was coming to gain a tool but I see I’m going to gain so much more than that :-) Bless you for a wonderful day and I look forward to sharing the next sessions with you and the others.”

Have fun with your week and may you go with the flow:)

With love from

Jacqui

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