Dave, The Blind Poet, is KindaProud that his tunnel of darkness has inspired him to provide the light of hope to others all over the world

Do you have an ‘Eye Inspire’ story of #Emerging Proud through Eye Sight Loss you’d like to share?

Please GET IN TOUCH HERE

Or contact: yvette@syncinspire.org

Sometimes it’s going through our darkest times that directs us towards our inner light which we can then use to shine bright and lead the way for others out of their own darkness. This is exactly the journey Dave found himself travelling… 

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Please note; Important changes to upcoming online events

We wanted to let you know about a couple of changes to our online offerings;

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Unfortunately Jordana who was due to host a live online Akasha Yoga session for us this coming Sat 16th May is poorly… This session is now CANCELLED. We send our apologies… 

We’ll let you know as soon as Jordana is fighting fit and able to re- schedule. 

We all wish you well very soon Jordana ❤ 

Updated sign-up link; For Elizabeth Sabet’s live online regular

Global Gathering of Light Meditations 

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR A FREE PLACE 

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Look forward to seeing you in the meditation space to gather some light together ❤

 

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A Day in the life of Julian of Norwich; fortnightly story series

One of our regular offerings for the Caravan of Unity bridging events between today, #EPday2020events, and the World Peace events series throughout September is this story series based on the theme of ‘Awakening’;

A Day in the life of Julian of Norwich; fortnightly story series hosted by ISISIALLTHINGS

Julian of Norwich was a 14th Century mystic and visionary who understood the power of mindfulness and contemplation on our higher nature and sense of gratitude for life itself.  She became fully awakened when she had an NDE (near death experience) at 30 and was shown the totally unconditional love of the Source of all that is. The 16 visions she received sustained her spiritual inner world for over 40 years in self- isolation through many plagues, during which time she was inspired to write a book, “Divine Revelations of Love”.

Our host for this series, Denise, says;

I feel it is paramount in these challenging and fear based times, that we look to what sustained her fierce tenacity now that we find ourselves in long-term quarantine and economic downturn for many years to come.  To focus on our inner light is of paramount importance to sustain us.

Shocking as it may seem that she willingly chose this self-isolation, there were many benefits to the Anchorite life in medieval times which we will see, as I narrate her story as if I were Julian herself. My book “Rising from the Ashes of Jehovah’s Witnesses” on Lulu.com https://www.lulu.com/spotlight/Freespirit369

Email: isisallthings369@gmail.com

Facebook: Isisi Allthings

Twitter: @IAllthings

Instagram: @isisiallthings

Part 1 “Morning Rituals”

What was it like to wake up in 1413 in a medieval stone church cell as a Catholic Anchorite and begin the cold light of dawn with prayer and thoughts of gratitude? Find out how A Day in the Life of Julian of Norwich might have felt.

Follow the blog to keep updated on this story series, Part 2 will be shared on 26th May.

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Some of #EmergingProud’s history; Honouring the Rethinking Madness Movement in Brazil

 Honouring the Rethinking Madness Movement in Brazil

Written by Ligia Splendore, Transpersonal Psychologist in Sao Paolo;  

The Rethinking Madness Movement in Brazil was inspired by the #Emerging Proud Campaign idealized by Katie Mottram. We launched the movement in the first annual event which took place on May 11th and 12th of 2017 in the city of Sao Paulo.

This initiative was only possible because of the perseverance of three people, Sean Blackwell (Canadian who lives in Brazil and is a Holotropic Breathwork facilitator), Ligia Splendore (Brazilian, Sean’s wife and a Transpersonal Psychologist) and Maria Cristina Barros (Brazilian and a Transpersonal Psychologist).

Our first event was also supported by a few associations, primarily ProSER – Health, Spirituality and Religiosity Program. ProSER is part of the University of Sao Paulo Institute of Psychiatry, which was also the location of our first event. ProSER has continued its support of our annual event until today.

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It is important to point out that Sean had a spiritual emergency for which he was hospitalized in 1996, at the age of 30. In 2007 he decided to create the YouTube channel, bipolarORwakingUP to share his experience and complete recovery. After receiving thousands of emails from people all over the world, we became very intrigued as to why so many people undergoing difficult spiritual experiences were diagnosed with bipolar disorder and put on medication, usually for life. We have been researching and teaching about the spiritual dimension and healing potential of bipolar disorder ever since.

Sean published his book, “Am I Bipolar or Waking Up?” in 2011, where he tells his story in details. He created more than 60 videos graphically illustrating topics such as spiritual emergency, transpersonal psychology, and the spiritual evolution of consciousness, always demonstrating how these themes relate to transcending the bipolar condition.

 

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In 2009, we launched the social network, Alma Bipolar (Bipolar Soul), intending to raise awareness, as well as helping people to gain a deeper understanding of their experiences which goes beyond their diagnosis.

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While working on this subject independently for a decade, we got to know other people and groups which were also interested in understanding these experiences more broadly. Sean helped to connect some people in the Netherlands and to organize the CRAZYWISE Conference in Rotterdam, which has been happening annually since 2014. The name CRAZYWISE was inspired by a documentary produced by Phil Borges which was shown in every country that held the first #Emerging Proud Day – May 12th, 2017.

In the midst of connecting with different initiatives, we discovered that Katie Mottram’s #EmergingProud Campaign had a purpose that was very much aligned with our social network, Alma Bipolar (Bipolar Soul). So, in 2017, these two movements merged into a new initiative, Repensando Loucura (Rethinking Madness).

Since the first Rethinking Madness event in Brazil, we have been developing a series of actions, always maintaining a safe space to talk about our spiritual/anomalous experiences. Although these experiences can be overwhelming, what may cause a lot of suffering, we validate how they can also hold enormous potential for transformation when integrated in a healthy way.

During the first event, we conducted a survey with all participants and used the results, which followed below, as a basis to build the Rethinking Madness website. Other countries that participated in the first #EmergingProud Campaign pointed toward the same needs:

  • INCREASED SAFE SPACES FOR LISTENING / SHARING / PEER SUPPORT
  • CHANGE IN LANGUAGE USED: EDUCATION TO NORMALISE DISTRESS
  • IMPORTANCE OF AUTHENTIC STORY SHARING AND EMOTIONAL EXPRESSION
  • INCLUSION OF PEER SUPPORT: LIVED EXPERIENCE IS VITAL IN SUPPORTING THE PROCESS
  • BRIDGE-BUILDING WITH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: TO EDUCATE IN THIS ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVE
  • VALUE OF HOLISTIC METHODS OF HEALING, AS WELL AS AN INTEGRAL VISION BRINGING THE BEST OF EACH AREA (PSYCHIATRY, PSYCHOLOGY, SPIRITUALITY AND PEER SUPPORT)
  • COLLABORATION TO REDUCE ISOLATION OF VISION; LOCALLY + INTERNATIONALLY

The conclusion was that the need for change is consistent at a global and transcultural level. Outcomes from each country were consistent and quite simple considering the complex topic.

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Here is the Repensando a Loucura  website where we have been making available all the information about these subjects in Brazil and abroad:

After the first event, we started a closed Facebook group, which now has 530 members, where people have been sharing their own experiences in a very free and open way, as well as different resources that helped them to overcome their crises. In the first two years, we did a series of live videos within this group, sharing a lot about Transpersonal Psychology, Spirituality and Wellbeing.

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Our peer support community has been holding regular meetings for about four years. Besides creating opportunities where we can interact in a more enjoyable way, like having a picnic in the park, going to concerts or exhibitions, visiting Buddhist Temples, and even having year-end get-together, we also organize more structured monthly meetings.

In our meetings we use all kinds of arts to express and talk about our spiritual experiences: mandala drawing, poetry, dance and theater. We encourage the participants to share activities they feel helped them to deal with their crises, like yoga and meditation. We also bring opportunities to work in non-ordinary states of consciousness (for example, through shamanism or breathwork), so that we can explore the different aspects of the spiritual realm.

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2018 and 2019 end of year parties…

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The main purpose of the Rethinking Madness Movement is to bring validation to the entire spectrum of our experiences, showing that they are an intrinsic part of human subjectivity. While we work in our self-knowledge and self-development, we evolve as human beings and species.

As a way to inspire more people to see that our evolution of consciousness is only possible when each of us does our part by bringing your own expressions to the world, we had been developing a variety of products, such as a guide inspired on the ISEN guidelines, bookmarks and a booklet with poetry, mandala drawing cards and books written by the experiencers.

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All of this is being made possible because of the support of a small group of people in Brazil, all volunteers, some of whom have been with us since the beginning of our Bipolar Soul social network. We have also been supported by some international references in the field, such as, American Transpersonal Psychologist Dr. David Lukoff who participated through video conference in two of our annual events. Oryx Cohen, a peer support activist in the U.S., who in addition to participating by video in our last event, also took part in one of our monthly meetings:

It seems that the time for a paradigm shift is becoming increasingly urgent because the current global crisis calls for solutions to mental health issues beyond pathologization. Finding new ways to understand the depth of our spiritual experiences demands a radical change in our model of consciousness, a new paradigm and a new model of understanding human experiences.

For that it is essential to seek a more open dialogue which should include: Psychiatry, Psychology, Spirituality as well as Peer Support Groups – the experiencers. Introducing this Integral Vision into the mental health model is the first step for us to have an impact on helping people who are facing deep emotional distress and feeling so alienated and misunderstood.

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So, besides raising awareness, Rethinking Madness aim is to bring new approaches that can help us understand and deal with these experiences in a more helpful and safe way. One approach that is worth mentioning and was also presented in our last event by video conference is Open Dialogue, developed by Jaakko Seikkula and Markku Sutela in Western Lapland in the 1980s. It includes meetings involving the patient together with his or her family members and extended social network. Once again, giving more voice to the experiencers, as Katie Mottram #EmergingProud campaign proposes, is mandatory for this global change to take place.

Another approach based on this Integral Vision initiative is Sean’s latest project, The Bipolar Awakenings Healing Retreat, which is designed to help people, who are currently medicated, work through their unconscious bio-energetic material. Sean’s retreat is unique in that it is solely focused on releasing the trauma and other emotional blockages, that are at the root of many mental disorders.

The Rethinking Madness (Repensando Loucura) annual event in 2019 was a confirmation that there is a growing number of people looking for opportunities to take the next step in trying new approaches that could help them explore their “disorders” safely, or that could at least give their dignity back by letting them speak up about what is important for them.   

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After 13 years, we plan to continue, presenting our initiatives at conferences in Brazil and abroad, always innovating, exploring different approaches and therapeutic techniques, and most importantly, giving voice to the experiencers through movements such as, Rethinking Madness, #EmergingProud, as well as the Caravan of Unity to whom the #EmergingProud movement will join forces from this year.

The time for change is now! With the global coronavirus pandemic in 2020, spirituality is finally being integrated as one of the main aspects of human evolution, helping us to comprehend that all the phenomena in the human psyche are an inherent part of our consciousness.

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A video depiction of the Rethinking Madness Brazilian movement over the last year ❤

 

The Brazilian team have made HUGE efforts to inspire change over the last few years, and the #EmergingProud community is SO grateful for this and the ongoing collaborations… Viva Re-thinking Madness! ❤

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4th, and final, International #EmergingProud day; we’re evolving into 2021!

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Today, 12th May 2020, sees the 4th annual International #EmergingProud day commemorated virtually around the globe. This year, however, is all about honouring the history of the movement; a nod of gratitude to all of the dedication from those who have pledged to Emerge Proud for the cause, and those who have hosted or taken part in activities which have given the campaign its solid roots.

From this year onwards, these roots will be growing further outwards and intertwining with the solid foundations of other visionary movements, in order that in collaboration we can create an even stronger network of nutrient exchange, mutual support and envision the emerging world on the other side of this pandemic- induced ‘falling apart’ we are currently amidst …

This blog will contain;

  • A reminder of the free live online events happening TODAY!
  • An overview of the project
  • A look at the happenings to date; the magical history of the movement
  • Information about where we’re headed; what’s next?
  • Another reminder of the free live online events happening TODAY!
  • A video message from me, Katie, Founder of the #EmergingProud movement

CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT WHAT IS HAPPENING LIVE TODAY, AND HOW YOU CAN JOIN IN

Let’s start at the beginning; What’s it all about?

#EmergingProud is a not-for-profit, Grassroots Social Movement

Aimed at: Re- framing ‘madness’ as a possible catalyst for positive transformation 

How could it be more timely to honour this sentiment?

Our ethos: 

#Emerging Proud is ultimately a campaign about providing hope; that breaking down does not mean we are broken; it means that we can be amidst a difficult journey to ‘breakthrough’. In the same way that the caterpillar completely dissolves before emerging as a butterfly from its chrysalis, the human ‘emergence’ process can look exactly the same. #Emerging Proud aims to add to the voices aiming to create a society in which it feels safer to speak out about our extreme experiences without fear of being told there is something wrong with us, or that we are “crazy”.

 #Emerging Proud acknowledges, in equal measure, both the extreme crisis and positive transformation potential contained in the ‘emergence’ process; what we consider important, is to shift the focus away from something being ‘wrong’, to the growth potential, deep meaning and wisdom that chaos and crisis can contain.

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Our history – what has happened so far? 

In October 2016 I was given the guidance during a meditation to start a new Human Rights Campaign to normalise mental distress. I took logic out of the equation and just went with my intuition; the rest is history… well, His STORY, Her STORY, many people’s STORIES all over the world.

Between Oct 2016 and May 2017 a website was set up, a blog was started, stories were collected from people who resonated with the ethos of the campaign and wanted to provide hope to others who may be going through a difficult transformation. Interviews were conducted online and the #EmergingProud film was made with no funding, just through people with shared passions coming together to share their personal journeys, art, music and dedicated time… it was a film made with love birthed through pain ❤

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On the 12th May 2017, 17 film screening and discussion launch events were facilitated throughout 12 countries with the focus on Open Spaces to discuss the question;

Rethinking Madness: How can we create a society in which it’s safe to talk about our ‘madness’?”

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FILM 

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We are HUGELY eternally grateful to all of the Organisers and Attendees in all of these locations whose efforts have created such a solid foundation for the movement ❤

To read the full report from these launch events,

CLICK HERE 

  • Overview: Main focus points of action needs highlighted at an International level
    • INCREASED SAFE SPACES FOR LISTENING / SHARING / PEER SUPPORT
    • CHANGE IN LANGUAGE USED: EDUCATION TO NORMALISE DISTRESS
    • AUTHENTIC STORY SHARING AND EMOTIONAL EXPRESSION
    • PEER SUPPORT: LIVED EXPERIENCE IS VITAL IN SUPPORTING THE PROCESS
    • BRIDGE -BUILDING WITH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: TO EDUCATE IN THIS
      ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVE
    • VALUE OF HOLISTIC METHODS OF HEALING
    • COLLABORATION TO REDUCE ISOLATION OF VISION; LOCALLY + INTERNATIONALLY

Bongo, Uganda, Africa, said: Sharing stories of experiencers is not a new thing with HEARTSOUNDS members as it’s what service users have in common…however, on the International #EmergingProud day, participants realized that they were experiencing similar challenges with other Mental Health Participants globally.”

A decrease in feelings of isolation for people experiencing extreme spiritual experiences is vital and this is one outcome the Campaign aims to achieve.

More history to honour! 

The dedicated Brazilian team who have been involved since the very beginning have  provided their own personal history and update for you, so watch out for the next blog coming later today to read all about their Rethinking Madness Movement and how it’s all coming together…

Later in 2017 also saw one of our original Proud Emergees, Anne-Kirstine Klitmark from Denmark, submit her Masters Thesis containing research on the stories in the campaign;

Grounding Spirituality and Transformation in Health Communication; Mending the Gap between Spirituality and Psychiatry – An analysis of narratives in the International #Emergingproud Campaign

What an honour, thank you Anne-Kirstine ❤

#EmergingProud continues to be featured in various academic research studies worldwide, and it’s thanks to each and every person who has dared to stand proud and make this possible… Together you are helping moves towards better understanding and much- needed change.

2018 International events 

Volunteers #Emerged Proud and shared their personal stories across 14 countries

Over 600 people attended these global events

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In 2018 the focus was on the impact of personal story- sharing, and we collaborated with The Outsiders who invented ‘SoMe’; a mechanism for facilitating 1-1 conversations about specific social, community or environmental issues. The concept used the things that work well in online social media to bring people together in face-to-face discussion. At an event there are three SoMe spaces: The Wall, The Chat Room and The Message Board. The ‘trending topic’ of the day was;

‘Reframing mental distress as a possible transformation process’

Volunteers who resonated with having experienced their own crisis as a catalyst for a meaningful life transformation engaged in conversations with interested strangers with the aim to change perceptions that being diagnosed with a mental illness can actually lead to the start of a new, more positive and authentic life…

CLICK HERE TO READ the moving feedback and see the pictures received from the event Organisers and Attendees all over the world at the end of the day…

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Our 2019 #EmergingProud day saw a LIVE book launch event for the first Pocket Book of Hope in our KindaProud series

 

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Watch the recording of the online event HERE

 

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2019; We started a not-for-profit

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The KindaProud stories of Hope and Transformation series was birthed in May 2019, and to date, 64 inspirationally brave Contributors have shared their personal stories in publications by #EmergingProud Press  over these 4 titles; 

#EmergingProud through NOTES

#EmergingProud through Disordered Eating, Body Image and Low Self Esteem 

#EmergingProud through Suicide

#EmergingProud through Trauma and Abuse 

Proceeds from book sales go towards distributing FREE books to those in need. We are delighted that, thanks to your purchases, so far over 480 FREE Pocket Books have delivered HOPE to people all over the world; please keep supporting our not-for-profit venture by buying the books in order that we can continue to help others, thank you ❤ 

Our planned titles for 2020 are;

Eye Inspire; #EmergingProud through Eye Sight Loss

Muslims #EmergingProud through Mental Distress

#EmergingProud through Psychosis and Schizophrenia

So WHAT’s NEXT? 

It’s been a busy 4 months for us, planning our biggest collaboration to date. It’s time for #EmergingProud to join forces with a bigger movement for social change…

*Drumroll*

As from Sept 2020, #EmergingProud will be merging with Co-Creating Europe’s Caravan of Unity 

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1-21 SEPTEMBER 2020 | ONLINE AND IN-PERSON | TOGETHER ACROSS EUROPE, in collaboration with UNITY EARTH’s CARAVAN

Join us to create one of the largest collective actions for peace in human history

 

What travels in our caravan is the energy of peace and the spirit of unity, finding expression through the actions and events of our Europe-wide and gobal network of members, friends and co-creators during the first three weeks of September 2020 and culminating in the global celebration of World Peace Day on September 21st. This will be a perpetual movement, which we aim to grow annually.

At this time of unprecedented global challenge and change, we will take collective action for a regeneration for humanity that is rooted in the values of peace, unity and transnational solidarity!

Follow Co-Creating Europe’s Facebook page HERE to get the latest news on the Caravan’s progress

A reminder about what FREE online events you can join in on, TODAY!

 

1.) 7.30am PT / 3.30pm UK / 4.30pm CET

DEACTIVATE YOUR STRESS; FREE LIVE ONLINE HAVENING SESSION HOSTED BY JOINHER

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR FREE PLACE

2.) 11am Central Time (US and Canada), 5pm BST, 6pm CET

Emerging Proud Day LIVE Gathering of Light Meditation

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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR FREE PLACE

3.) 11am Pacific Time, 7pm UK, 8pm CET

LIVE ONLINE GROOVE SESSION, HOSTED BY AMY WOODS

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Join in the Zoom Meeting room at 7pm on Tuesday 12th May

https://zoom.us/j/93280283652?pwd=Zm4wOFkxaThvZ3ZuYkNBbUx2dERldz09

Meeting ID: 932 8028 3652

Password: Groove

Amy’s GROOVE sessions will be a monthly event – watch the bog to find out the date of her next shimmy sesh!

I look forward to connecting online today – In Solidarity, Unity and Peace, Katie ❤ 

Additional offerings;

Also starting today;

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF JULIAN OF NORWICH, fortnightly story series hosted by ISISIALLTHINGS – watch out for the blog coming later today!

Akasha Yoga session hosted by Jordana; DATE TO BE CONFIRMED, THIS SAT IS CANCELLED DUE TO SICKNESS 

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Akasha is in the throat chakra, which holds space for the elements of earth, water, fire, and air, uniting them in their diversity into the one space of ether. Yoga is Union. In Akasha Yoga we unite the feminine with the masculine, accepting and loving unconditionally our shadow by shedding the light of our soul on it. When we can embrace both our darkness and our light we become whole human beings, transcending the war of duality and uniting in peace and Oneness from within and throughout.

What you will need;

Please make sure you have a warm, peaceful space with a good internet connection, a yoga mat, a blanket and cushion, some water and only practice as far as your body will allow. This session is about being loving and kind with yourself, no pushing beyond your limits.

Meditations of Light Series, a fortnightly message

Hosted by Denise (ISISI ALL THINGS) and Sandy Veneziani.

Sign up to Denise and Sandy’s channel Peaceful Minds, HERE 

 

And finally,  a little message from me to you…

The Caravan of Unity is open to ALL – please join in HERE 

Keep watching the blog to follow #EmergingProud’s transition into the Caravan of Unity,

My deepest gratitude for all of your much- appreciated support on our travels together to date, Katie ❤

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12th May; Free Online #EmergingProud events – SIGN UP!

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Tuesday 12th May will see our 4th annual #EmergingProud day celebrations – do join for this years FREE LIVE ONLINE SESSIONS – scroll down to find out how to sign up for each one. 

This will be the final #EP day annual event; as from 2021 #EmergingProud will merge with Co-Creating Europe’s Caravan of Unity – the biggest movement for peace in human history. The future is all about uniting…

Until then, join us on Tuesday for some embodied self- care, meditation and dancing!

Here is what is happening, and how you can join in! 

Session 1.) 7.30am PT, US / 3.30pm UK / 4.30pm CET

DEACTIVATE YOUR STRESS; FREE LIVE ONLINE HAVENING SESSION HOSTED BY JOINHER

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Join us for a 45 minute collective group havening session to connect people from all over the world. Havening is a psycho-sensory approach to self soothe in the moment, reducing any stressful or anxious response and allow your body and mind to glide safely into a state of personal balance. We are inviting you to take some time to just be and place the focus of your attention on who you would like to become after all of this has passed, will you be Emerging Proud?

CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR FREE PLACE

Session 2.) 11am Central Time (US and Canada), 5pm BST, 6pm CET

Emerging Proud Day LIVE Gathering of Light Meditation, hosted by Elizabeth Sabet of ACISTE 

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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR FREE PLACE

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Session 3.) 11am Pacific Time, 7pm UK, 8pm CET

LIVE ONLINE GROOVE SESSION, HOSTED BY AMY WOODS

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Join in the Zoom Meeting room at 7pm

https://zoom.us/j/93280283652?pwd=Zm4wOFkxaThvZ3ZuYkNBbUx2dERldz09

Meeting ID: 932 8028 3652

Password: Groove

For more info see HERE

Please see the live blogs at http://www.emergingproud.com throughout the day on 12th May for what has happened so far, stories and more of the good stuff!

Additional offering;

Akasha Yoga session hosted by Jordana; DATE TO BE CONFIRMED, THIS SAT IS CANCELLED DUE TO SICKNESS 

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Akasha is in the throat chakra, which holds space for the elements of earth, water, fire, and air, uniting them in their diversity into the one space of ether. Yoga is Union. In Akasha Yoga we unite the feminine with the masculine, accepting and loving unconditionally our shadow by shedding the light of our soul on it. When we can embrace both our darkness and our light we become whole human beings, transcending the war of duality and uniting in peace and Oneness from within and throughout.

Each class is a fusion of Hatha and Kundalini Yoga, mantra, pranayama breathing exercises, spiritual philosophy, meditation, and relaxation. There is an emphasis on the bandhas, the locks that tone our core strength and raise our healing energy, as well as the chakras, our energetic anatomy that keep us balanced in nature with the five elements of ether, air, fire, water, and earth. Akasha Yoga helps to relieve dis-ease, pain, tension, stress, anxiety, depression and more. Classes focus on balance, strength, flexibility, and openness, while honouring each student’s potential as well as their limitations. Intention and effort are valued over level in our classes, making them available to anyone who wants to practice.

Please do join us for a session of inner and outer connection….

What you will need;

Please make sure you have a warm, peaceful space with a good internet connection, a yoga mat, a blanket and cushion, some water and only practice as far as your body will allow. This session is about being loving and kind with yourself, no pushing beyond your limits.

Follow the blog at http://www.emergingproud.com to discover more regular offerings between 12th May and the launch of the Caravan of Unity on 1st September 2020

To find out more about the progress of the Caravan of Unity, follow Co-Creating Europe’s Facebook page HERE

We look forward to connecting with you in virtual space ❤

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Meditations of Light offering to bridge #EmergingProud and the Caravan of Unity

The 12th May 2020 will see the 4th International #EmergingProud day celebrations;

This will be a year to celebrate what has gone on so far in the movement, and to mark our merging with Co-Creating Europe’s #CaravanofUnity 

To follow the progress of the Caravan of Unity please follow Co-Creating Europe’s Facebook page HERE 

We have a schedule of FREE ONLINE events to offer you on the day courtesy of some of our wonderful #EmergingProud community members.

One such offering creating a bridge from #EmergingProud day up until the official launch of the Caravan of Unity in Sept with a fortnightly series is;

Meditations of Light Series 

Hosted by Denise (ISISI ALL THINGS) and Sandy Veneziani.

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About your Hosts; 
Sandy and Denise ‘Isisi’ have known each other since they were twelve years old and were both raised from that age in the fundamentalist christian religion, Jehovah’s Witnesses, by their single mothers. By their thirties each of them had managed to find their way out of the strict rules and regulations of the sect, to start a new life of freedom.
Independently and in different countries they each found a new pathway to becoming more aware. By a strange coincidence their paths joined again when they decided to move Norfolk in the UK a few years ago.  Aligning now on their spiritual self-development outside of organised religion, they are launching their own conscious counselling and healing businesses under the banner “Peaceful Minds” and this series, “Meditations of Light” is designed to create a safe holding space for others to join in with the raising of consciousness.
This is much needed in these times of COVID19.  Each meditation is  created with the various challenges we all face in mind and as a beacon of hope to those who need support, upliftment and companionship on the journey back to inner peace.

Sandy Veneziani is an accredited psycho-therapeutic counsellor and hypnotherapist who offers regression and counselling methods for healing of present and past issues. It can be useful to understand your repeating patterns which hold you back from reaching out for your fuller potential and present peace of mind. Isisi Allthings is a Holistic Mentor, Author of a book about overcoming a traumatic and abusive religious upbringing and also a Reiki Master Healer. Her current work is a supportive free listening service during COVID19 for her clients so please book yourself in for a free session to talk, using our email below. email: peacefulmindsandsouls@gmail.com Website “All Is Well” 

The first offering in the meditation series

  1. “Overcoming Fear” meditation

This meditation will help you to gain mastery over any fear or anxiety and return you to your true centre and grounded presence, which is your true nature.

Sign up to Denise and Sandy’s channel Peaceful Minds, HERE 

 

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