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Six ways to balance emotions & reactive behaviours of Aquarius

Aquarius

The needs of Aquarius are for belonging, connection, community, friendships, a tribe of like-minded people, to take risks and mental stimulus through science and technology.

How behaviours of out of balance Aquarius may manifest

Fear:  Abandonment

Fear Response:  Detachment

Common Aquarius out of balance emotional statements:

  • “You never give me any space.”
  • “I haven’t withdrawn, you’re imaging it.”

In earlier posts three ways of supporting this sign focused upon daily goal setting, foods to support emotional balance and physical movement.

3 additional ways to balance Aquarius emotions  

#1.  Empathy – Awareness through Listening

  • Self empathy and empathy for others can be as easy as learning to listen effectively (replacing habitual reactive responses)
  • Begin empathy feedback for Aquarius with “I see you are….”
EFFECTIVE LISTENING

#2.  Language of connection – Awareness through Communication

  • Can be as easy as learning to turn separation into moments of connection (stop,right/wrong, blame, shame and critical statements)
COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY

#3.  Balance and calm Capricorn  environment – Awareness of Space

Aquarius do best in modern and futuristic environments.  The materials best suited for this sign bare hardwood floors and modern materials like glass and steel. An air element indicates this sign does best reflecting an airiness, while the symbol of a water-bear suggests urns, vases, water features.

EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENT

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by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness,  Living in Natures Love Blog
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Six ways to balance emotions & reactive behaviours of Scorpio

Transformation of Scorpio

Scorpio  longs for intimacy, depth, sexual fulfillment, deep connections and a tribe.    Traits of this cardinal planet are self-control, personal empowerment, will power and transformation.

The needs of this sign are for honesty, acceptance, space, privacy and autonomy.

How behaviours of out of balance Scorpio may manifest

3rd Chakra oob emotions

Fear:  Rejection

Fear Response:  Bondage, Addiction

Common Scorpio  out of balance emotional statements:

  • They will be sorry!”
  • “(He/She will regret this!”
  • “Their history!”
  • “I can stop anytime.”

In earlier posts three ways of supporting this sign focused upon daily goal setting, foods to support emotional balance and physical movement.

3 additional ways to balance Scorpio emotions  

#1.  Empathy – Awareness through Listening

  • Self empathy and empathy for others can be as easy as learning to listen effectively (replacing habitual reactive responses)
  • Begin empathy feedback for Scorpio’s  with, “You think……”

EFFECTIVE LISTENING

#2.  Language of connection – Awareness through Communication

  • Can be as easy as learning to turn separation into moments of connection (stop,right/wrong, blame, shame and critical statements)

COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY

#3.  Balance and calm Scorpio’s  environment – Awareness of Space

  • Scorpio’s is a sign of intensity which translates into their desired spaces.  Deep colours, artistic layouts  and a clear flow of energy.  Scorpios will thrive using the arts of Feng Shui.

EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENT


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by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness,  Living in Natures Love Blog
 & Renee Lindstrom Live

Six ways to balance emotions & reactive behaviours of Virgo

Virgo a mutable earth sign

Virgo is the sign of a healer that influences health and wholeness.  It is a mutable earth sign meaning that Virgo can adapt to different environments.  In balance it reflects acts of kindness and words of support

The needs of this sign are health, meaning, equality, independence, space, organization, clarity. and contribution.  Virgo’s have a deep sense of humanity.

Virgo’s are predominately analytical.

How behaviours of out of balance Virgo may manifest

Fear:  Criticism/Illness

Fear Response:  Attacking  Others

Common Virgo out of balance emotional statements:

  • “You don’t measure up.”
  • “You’re so critical.”
  • “This isn’t good enough.”

In earlier posts three ways of supporting this sign focused upon daily goal setting, foods to support emotional balance and physical movement.

3 additional ways to balance Virgo emotions  

#1.  Empathy – Awareness through Listening

  • Self empathy and empathy for others can be as easy as learning to listen effectively (replacing habitual reactive responses)
  • Begin empathy feedback for Virgo’s  with, “You think……”

EFFECTIVE LISTENING

#2.  Language of connection – Awareness through Communication

  • Can be as easy as learning to turn separation into moments of connection (stopping right/wrong, blame, shame and critical statements)

COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY

#3.  Balance and calm Virgo’s environment – Awareness of Space

  • Virgo’s thrive in clean, ordered, stress-free and peaceful environments.

EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENT


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by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness,  Living in Natures Love Blog
 & Renee Lindstrom Live

Learning Tools: Conflict Resolution Exercise through pattern of Listening

by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness, Living in Natures Love Blog & Renee Lindstrom Live

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Integration of Body, Mind & Spatial Awareness

 

The exercise is designed for integration prior to resolving any conflict.  It is educational and designed to take out the right and wrong fighting.  It organizes participants into roles that supports getting to the root of the conflict and moving through it to resolve  and move forward willingly.

PDF Download – InTouch Exercise – Conflict Resolution through Listening Skills

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Empathy from cultivating awareness from the inside out

The intent of this article is in the context of how  communication and movement can support the decrease of anxiety, stress & fear.


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  • Eating Coloured Foods:  Metal, Emotional and Physical Support
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Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Value-Based Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Founder of Greater Victoria Peace & Intercultural Celebrations since 2010 & Greater Victoria Labyrinths since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Calendar Founder – 2014 & 2015

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Learning Tools – Listening & Expressing Exercise with Music

by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness, Living in Natures Love Blog & Renee Lindstrom Live

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Integration of Body, Mind & Spatial Awareness

EXERCISE #2 – Developing Inner Listening – EXPLORING FEELING THROUGH MUSIC – Any Age Child through Adult
This exercise connects one to their somatic senses while listening to music.  It is an fun education exercise that  increases mindfulness of different feelings and puts names to them that becomes a true list of feelings versus interpretations.   A sentence with true feeling descriptions is more apt to be heard than interpretations.
 

Empathy from cultivating awareness from the inside out

The intent of this article is in the context of how  communication and movement can support the decrease of anxiety, stress & fear.


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Natural World Empathy Support 

  • Natures Love plant essences blended by Renee: support body, and minds feelings that block emotions and self-confidence
Learn more
  • Eating Coloured Foods:  Metal, Emotional and Physical Support
Learn more

Find out more on how integrating the arts of movement, communication and space compliment your experience and encompasses a holistic approach to wellness.

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Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Value-Based Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Founder of Greater Victoria Peace & Intercultural Celebrations since 2010 & Greater Victoria Labyrinths since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Calendar Founder – 2014 & 2015

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Learning Tools – Group Listening Exercise using movement

by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness, Living in Natures Love Blog & Renee Lindstrom Live

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Integration of Body, Mind & Spatial Awareness

 

Connection through movement can be a way to explore listening.  Here is an exercise that can be enjoyed by two or more people.  It is an exercise that can introduce mindfulness and increase somatic awareness.

PFD Download – InTouch Exercise – Listening together, leading and following

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Empathy from cultivating awareness from the inside out

The intent of this article is in the context of how  communication and movement can support the decrease of anxiety, stress & fear.


new

Natural World Empathy Support 

  • Natures Love plant essences blended by Renee: support body, and minds feelings that block emotions and self-confidence
Learn more
  • Eating Coloured Foods:  Metal, Emotional and Physical Support
Learn more

Find out more on how integrating the arts of movement, communication and space compliment your experience and encompasses a holistic approach to wellness.

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Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Value-Based Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Founder of Greater Victoria Peace & Intercultural Celebrations since 2010 & Greater Victoria Labyrinths since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Calendar Founder – 2014 & 2015

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Video – Developing Brain, part one

by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness, Living in Natures Love Blog & Renee Lindstrom Live

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Integration of Body, Mind & Spatial Awareness

 

Greater Victoria’s Heather Clayton, Director of Learning at St. Michael’s University School presents, “The Developing Brain.”  Three part video Presentation.

Empathy & cultivating awareness from the inside out

Go to – Part 2 of video presentation

The intent of this article is in the context of how  communication and movement can support the decrease of anxiety, stress & fear.

  • InTouch Communication:  Values & Empathy integration in communication for transforming disconnection into connection
  • Feldenkrais Movement: calming one’s nervous system.

new

Natural World Empathy Support 

  • Natures Love plant essences blended by Renee: support body, and minds feelings that block emotions and self-confidence
Learn more
  • Eating Coloured Foods:  Metal, Emotional and Physical Support
Learn more

Read more on Brain & Effects of Empathy
Find out more on how integrating the arts of movement, communication and space compliment your experience and encompasses a holistic approach to wellness.

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Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Value-Based Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Founder of Greater Victoria Peace & Intercultural Celebrations since 2010 & Greater Victoria Labyrinths since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Calendar Founder – 2014 & 2015

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