Listening to My Body

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So the other day, during our Faerie Card Reading for this week, The Faeries gave us a really strong message to listen to our body. I have to say, this is a really great message for me this week. I’ve been trying really hard to pay attention to my body and the messages that it has been sending me. Honestly, I’ve been ignoring my body for quite a long time. I mean, yeah, I pay attention to it when it hurts because I don’t really have a choice, but for the most part I’m really not paying too much attention to it.

For the last two years I have been exercising more regularly that I used to. I go to gym a few times a week, and walk to work every day, so I know I am being active. I’ve also been trying to eat very healthy, but sometimes I get caught up in my old patters with food. I’ve had a pretty deep pattern of emotional eating ever since I was little. Whenever I feel stressed out, or sad, I immediately reach out for the sugary-carby snacks. I love to “reward” myself with lots of treats whenever I get the chance – and I somehow find an excuse quite easily to eat some sugar. My body has tried telling me for a long time now that eating all these treats just isn’t that great for me. Besides the excess weight I carry around, I have also developed strong symptoms of candida, and I often feel terrible after eating sugar.

I’ve noticed that in the last few weeks, my body has been telling me an even more strong message: Don’t eat meat. I was a vegetarian for a very long time, and then I wasn’t, and then I was, and then I wasn’t…well right now eating meat is a no go. The smell, the look, the texture – everything about meat – is making my stomach turn. I can’t stand the idea of biting into flesh. It wasn’t a problem even just a few weeks ago, but it’s just not happening for me.

I’m not sure how long I’ll be eating vegetarian. I imagine it’s probably going to be quite some time. When I asked The Faeries why my body is telling me not eat meat, this is what they have to say:

“Meat is a very low vibrational food. When you eat meat, yes it has protein and nutrients that can help you body, but there is the consciousness of that animal that is being slaughtered. There is a lot of fear and other low vibrational feelings inside the flesh of these animals. The animal is often sick or unhealthy because it is living in substandard conditions. If you were living more in harmony with animals and treating them with love and respect, and you ate the animal after it died of natural causes, this would be a bit different, but even then – you are eating something that had a soul – it had a consciousness – it had thoughts and feelings, just like you do. Meat is a low vibrational food.

Plants have a consciousness as well, this is true, but most vegetation doesn’t carry the vibration of fear. Plants vibrate at a very high frequency. It is especially beneficial to eat plants that were grown with lots of care and love, or that grew free in the wild, but this is not possible for everyone. You are much better off eating a diet that is rich in plants. This is the highest vibrational food you can eat.

You are what you eat, and the more you are open to vibrating at a higher frequency, the more your body and spirit will guide you eating food that is very clean and healthy.”

What is your body telling you these days? I would really love hear your stories.

Much love,

Erin xoxo

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2 thoughts on “Listening to My Body

  1. I like being a vegetarian but suffer from anemia levels of iron without massive supplementation. I have just started eating a little organic grass fed beef, bison and lamb as per my Naturopaths recommendation but wish I wasn’t. Once a week for now…then we shall see. It goes in cycles doesn’t it? Keep up the healthy living Erin!

    • Hi Lisa, I too have been anemic in the past, as well is b12 deficient and even low folic acid. I think it’s important to do whatever works best for each person. The Dalai Lama says he wishes to be vegetarian, but he gets deathly ill every time he has tried to stop eating meat. It’s not for everyone, that’s for sure. We have to do what’s best for our body, and I’m glad you are listening to yours. There are many awesome farms around here that take good care of the animals 🙂 And yes, it does go in cycles. Ah life…

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