Ep. #25 Creating Change and Embodying Your True Self w/ Nina Camille

Nina Camille is a modern mystic, medicine woman, healer, teacher, mentor, and coach who guides people to discover their truest, freest, and most loving Selves. In this episode, Nina and I discuss how change and difficulty in life are opportunities for us to grow and deepen our sense of spirit. We often know what is good for us, and yet we resist actually implementing the changes. This internal conflict can often generate significant suffering for ourselves and others around us. Nina explains how embracing change and embodying your truth can have a profound transformation of your life. It is possible for us to recognize and embrace the sacredness of life – to live a life of peace, joy, and love. We can embrace life’s challenges as opportunities for growth and connection with Life itself. Ultimately, it is through connecting with our true selves – our authentic being – that we can begin to create a reality for ourselves that is joyful, harmonious, and free. 

We are here to honor the fullness of the human journey and be guided by the eternal Spirit within. We are here to remember ourSelves – that we are pure Love consciousness – and to live our lives in alignment with true inner freedom, our own intuitive wisdom and joy. I help all beings come home to their truth and remember who they really are so they may offer their unique expressions of love, freedom and service to the world. Our life is our art. We came to be all here, to remember, to play, to be fully alive and awake. We are Love in form. We are Divinity in form. We are Oneness in form.

Nina Camille

Nina and I discuss how she has found great fulfillment and joy in her work as a spiritual healer. Finding and using the tools each of us has to create our own reality is an enormously powerful practice for bringing peace and fulfilment to our lives. Presence/Mindfulness is one of the most important, if not the most important, practices to discovering inner peace. For many of us, we have spent a lot of time trying to learn how to make our lives better, but have not yet started embodying and living the truth. This is to say that there is a marked difference between conceptually/mentally knowing something and practically/pragmatically living the truth through experience. Nina explains that in order for someone to actually start making a change in their life, the pain of the situation must be great enough that one is compelled to do something differently or the inspiration (i.e. the ‘why’) has to be strong enough to lead one in a new direction. 

Navigating the world as a human being is very strange, and often very scary. Our minds are an amazing tool that has evolved for our survival. However, sometimes, the mind can get stuck in old belief systems about ourselves, others, and the world around us. All too often we remain in the “hell we know” rather than risking making a change because we are afraid of the unknown – and the unknown, according to the mind, is potentially worse than the current known (even if the known right now isn’t great). However, if we take the leap of faith into the unknown, and allow ourselves to start experiencing new possibilities, we often find that we have the power to make amazing changes in our lives – changes that can lead to a wonderful life of peace, joy, and love. 

Nina and I also discuss how we grow and deppen through adversity and challenges in our lives. Life has a way of always putting new challenges in our lives – challenges that will force us to discover our strengths, and will ultimately lead to growth. In the same way that building muscle strength requires challenging those muscles with strenuous exercise (and continually pushing your limits), so too do we grow spiritually when faced with life challenges. We will often look back on challenges we’ve faced in the past and recognize that that challenge played an essential role in shaping who we are today. By accepting, and even welcoming challenge and change in life, we can begin to have a different experience of challenge; instead of resisting and resenting the challenges we face, we can begin to accept and even welcome the difficulty because we recognize that it is an amazing opportunity for growth that has been afforded to us by life itself. 

Nina Camille

Nina Camille is a modern mystic, medicine woman, healer, teacher, mentor, and coach who guides people to discover their truest, freest, and most loving Selves.

“I live my version of ultimate freedom. I do what I want, when I want, where I want, with whom I want to do it. I spend most of the year traveling and working from beautiful retreat locations, with dear friends and co-creators. My body, mind, emotional state and spiritual practice are my absolute top priorities. My health, business, money and relationships thrive as a result. I live in alignment with my teachings, I take incredibly good care of myself every day and prioritize my own well-being so I can be of massive service to the world. I genuinely love myself, hold myself gently, show up to my own work and allow others to do the same for themselves. I live what I teach, every single day.” – Nina

Ep. #12 Shaken Not Stirred: Living with Parkinson’s Disease w/ Larry Linton

Larry Linton (B.A., LL.B., C.S) was progressing steadily through his career as a corporate immigration lawyer when, at the age of 49, he was confronted with a life altering event that changed his life forever. In this episode, Larry and I discuss his journey of living with Parkinson’s Disease over the last 10 years. We discuss some of the physical, cognitive, and emotional aspects that being diagnosed and living with Parkison’s has had on his and his family’s life. Larry’s journey has had a profound transformation on how he lives his life. Running, drumming, and meditation are just a few of the things that have had an incredibly positive and healing effect on his life. Larry’s battle exemplifies the fact that through facing life’s challenges head on and with a positive attitude, it is possible to find meaning and happiness in life. Larry now works with people who are affected by Parkinson’s and is a speaker, author, and group facilitator. 

Find more info at: https://www.parkinson.ca/

Larry Linton (B.A., LL.B., C.S)

Larry Linton (B.A., LL.B., C.S) was progressing steadily through his career as a corporate immigration lawyer when, at the age of 49, he was confronted with a life altering event that changed his life forever. In his first book, SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED: Living with Parkinson’s  Disease, Larry shares with us how he managed to change his focus and to enjoy living a life that is more fulfilling, rewarding and meaningful after his diagnosis. His book provides inspiration and advice to others who’ve been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. If you or someone you love is fighting the biggest battle of their lives this inspirational and informative book will transform your life.

SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED: Living with Parkinson’s Disease is the story of a reluctant hero navigating the trauma of a life-altering diagnosis.

After going through a long-term, debilitating stage of grief, Linton emerges to find life worth living and enjoying again.

Read how simple changes Linton made to his daily life have improved his physical and mental health, his happiness, his life, and the lives of his family members, who stood bravely by as he waged his battle.

Despite the seriousness of the subject, Linton shares inspiring stories and important information about Parkinson’s Disease in a surprisingly entertaining and engaging manner.

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