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The term highly sensitive person (HSP)dolphins jumping is used to describe 10 - 20% of the population who are more sensitive than the average person.

This sensitivity can be seen externally in various ways:

  • emotional, for example gets deeply upset from criticism
  • physical, responds to certain foods with intolerance such as headaches, migraine, skin problems...
  • mental, finds it hard to think in new company or certain vibes and environments, for example loud places or people can feel uncomfortable

In the link below there is an audio talk by specialist, Elaine Aron, on "highly sensitive people". It is a lovely talk and well worth the listen if this is a theme in your life or someone you know. Here is some of what she has to say:

  • Your trait is normal. It is found in 15 to 20% of the population–too many to be a disorder, but not enough to be well understood by the majority of those around you. It is innate. In fact, biologists have found it in over 100 species (and probably there are many more) from fruit flies, birds, and fish to dogs, cats, horses, and primates.

  • This trait reflects a certain type of survival strategy, being observant before acting. The brains of highly sensitive persons (HSPs) actually work a little differently than others'.You are more aware than others of subtleties. This is mainly because your brain processes information and reflects on it more deeply. So even if you wear glasses, for example, you see more than others by noticing more.

  • You are also more easily overwhelmed. If you notice everything, you are naturally going to be overstimulated when things are too intense, complex, chaotic, or novel for a long time.

  • This trait is not a new discovery, but it has been misunderstood. Because HSPs prefer to look before entering new situations, they are often called "shy." But shyness is learned, not innate. In fact, 30% of HSPs are extraverts, although the trait is often mislabeled as introversion. It has also been called inhibitedness, fearfulness, or neuroticism. Some HSPs behave in these ways, but it is not innate to do so and not the basic trait.

  • Sensitivity is valued differently in different cultures. In cultures where it is not valued, HSPs tend to have low self-esteem. They are told "don't be so sensitive" so that they feel abnormal.

Click here to go direct to audio and other blog a new way to think

I have been highly sensitive all my life. I have learned various ways to deal with this
from altering my diet, to meditation to changing my lifestyle to cleansing to spiritually awakening. It has been my crux and my guide and I am forever grateful. 

This is an invite to anyone who resonates with this to meet in March and share our gifts, insights and create a nurturing and healthy environment where we can comfortably support each other and thrive. It is for people of all ages including children.

It will take form as a social morning from 11am to 1pm on Saturday the 28tth or March  at Clifton House in Dublin City. 

Share stories and your various ways of managing this beautiful state of being!

Please drop me a note or call and come along if this of interest :)

5- 15 euro donation or whatever feels right.

With love,

Orla

 

 

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Friday, 02 January 2015 19:42

Embracing the Divine Masculine

A friend in New Zealand, an amazing healer who I used to work with, Bernie Melhuish posted this picture recently. He is a spiritual healer who works throughout New Zealand, totally humble and yet respected and loved by so many.

A few weeks ago he did some art work, that is channeled, he starts and then gets guided...

here is one of his pics

Bernie divine masculine

 

Here is what I saw, Sun ~ Sirius ~ Earth in alignment. Crown chakra open. masculine and feminine coming into balance. 'Perfect imbalance in balance' meaning however you are/feel right now is perfect even if it feels askew, it is the observation of one state shifting into another. The masculine energy is shifting as we open to, accept and welcome the masculine energy into the heart. Looks like everything is lining up for some great super quantum shift ~ March 2015!

Here is the follow on:

Embracing the masculine energy.

I have spent years working with the Divine Feminine force, feeling it, embodying it, bowing to it and observing it. The divine feminine had indeed been arising through out the world, and today many women and men are embodying this. Hurray! But it's not over...

The Divine Masculine energy is shifting now and it's time for realignment within each of us has come. Of course many may be already in harmony with this energy and I am so glad of this. In my case and that of many I know it is currently happening- but what does this mean?  Talking to a 'spiritual' male friend about the feminine and masculine roles in society, he said,

'The masculine role in society has not just been hard for women, it's also been hard for the men. Men have had to play to a role that for many didn't feel right, and maybe they didn't want to be that way. but there was little choice or room for understanding for them to behave in any other way, they had to fit in and 'be a man' to survive in society...'

Such clarity, that made so much sense and can be seen right through society, I could only bow and smile to this person.

In this picture the darkened circle on the lower right represents the Divine Masculine and the slight askewedness it has been experiencing on Earth. It is shifting though, a lot now and will continue over the next two years and as it comes more into alignment and people will find themselves changing in their belief structure, thoughts, words and actions regarding the masculine role. This will affect women as much as men as the Yin Yang reminds us that within each is the opposite. What we think of the male race, what we imagine the male role to be, in ourselves and others is all changing. I can not tell you how it will affect you, but expect revelations, insights and more peace. The only difficulty might be if you have resistance to this new energy,  for example keep trying to to push your 'old' viewpoints and approach, and they will probably just collapse and not work any longer. I for one am so happy that we are at the dawning of this time. I have been guilty of great judgement up on the male role in society and I am sorry.

yinyang yinandyang slow 6217960 oI am so happy to ease up on that now and attune to a more loving, respectful and kind way. I didn't even realise I had these judgments, I am by all means a fairly balanced and decent person(!!), but as I sat down and really opened to this, I feel so much more at ease, real, unafraid and open. I feel happier and am enjoying the opportunity this gives to be really kind to the masculine role, supportive and see what happens. The heart is expanding and that is something wonderful to celebrate! I've outgrown my old self, and I truly believe this shift is a cosmic one that is affecting all on Earth at this time. Even the masculine in me is shifting and I am so happy. I went out today and as a matter of necessity, 'the mother of invention,' I broke down a load of wood for my fire and stacked it up in the house. One small feat for man one massive leap for this woman! I am so thankful for this expansion, this opportunity we are all being blessed with. May we embrace both the masculine and feminine energies in ourselves and others, giving each the space to be perfectly as we are. May we expand in peace, acceptance, understanding, compassion, consciousness and joy!

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