Where Did The Time Go?

It’s been a while!

I have a new, wonderful, full-time job with people that I really like, spring is blooming all over the place (literally overnight as usual with the crepe myrtle in front of the house), we have a new dog that’s been added to the household (his owner died and he was going to be put in the pound…hell, no!)…and I haven’t been here or doing much healing work of late.

I miss it. I miss the wonderful feedback, I miss helping people and critters, I even miss blogging.

I hope to be more consistent and hang around here more. 🙂

And get used to this new editor WordPress has…

With hope,

Pip 🙂

Begin as you mean to go on…

I once dated a guy who had that as his motto, and it’s quite fitting for the beginning of a new calendar year, isn’t it? 🙂

Woke to blowing snow, frigid temps, and wanting to stay in bed all day long! Instead I got up, fed the pets, wrote 3 things I’m thankful for, pulled cards, made breakfast for my guy, and now I’m drinking a cup of tea and writing this.

I intend to blog more, keep a simple morning ritual (most likely exactly what I did today), and, as the card says, make time for spirit. No yoga because of a bad knee, but more tuning in to myself and Spirit. Transformation doesn’t have to come in a Tower-like incident, it can build slowly and comfortably until it’s such a part of you that when you look back you really can’t tell when the shift happened.

So many of us make resolutions, big ones usually, and they fizzle after a few days or weeks because it’s such a huge change that we have a hard time incorporating it into our lives. So take small steps. Go for slow and easy. Bring comfort, joy, and courage to what you do, and it will go much easier.

Here’s to new beginnings!

©Pip Miller – January 2019

PS: A wonderful way to start things fresh is with a Dare session. It unblocks the energies of your bottom 5 chakras, opening new paths in your life and allowing you to speak your truth more easily. Curious about it? Read about it here. 🙂

 

In 2019 I want to feel…

My word for next year is, as mentioned before, transformation, but how I want to feel is just as important, thanks to Danielle LaPorte. Last night I was pondering the idea, and “lighter” popped into my head. Lighter physically, emotionally… just in every way. Life has become heavy and I want to let that go.

“Comfort” was the next word, and then another popped in, and before I knew it the words from the definition of hygge that I found “comfort, joy, and courage” completed the list. Four simple words that mean so much to me.

And the thing is, by feeling those three words, I’ll feel lighter, too!

Do you use feelings as your guiding light in life? Not in the Law of Attraction way, but just as signposts to help you along your path? What words come to mind for next year?

©Pip Miller – December 2018

PS: On Twitter GetGonetheMovi1 posted a response to Ed Solomon’s tweet concerning the correct pronunciation of Happy New Year (I can’t find his tweet now and suspect it was deleted because people took it seriously), and now I can’t get it out of my head. I’ve been adding specific calendars to it, so, Joyous Gregorian Calendar Renewal to you! 🙂 Let’s hope next year is better beyond imagination!

Admitting That I Want Things

Most of my life has been financially strapped, you know, the ‘paycheck-to-paycheck’ lifestyle. With too many times that were behind by two paychecks or so. It sucks. It’s a scary way to live, the stress ebbs and flows but never quite disappears because how will you pay rent this month is never, ever far from your mind…

Since my word for next year is transformation, I’m going to sit down today and do something I’ve never, ever, ever done before: I’m going to write a list of things that I really want. Things that I never admit to because “I’ll never have the money for it” is the first thought after, “Wow, wouldn’t that be cool?!”, followed by, “There are other things that are more important than that”. It never ends. So I pulled out my Passion Planner and started this page.

I’m going to write down every single thing, no matter how frivolous, like Funko Pops which I never buy because ‘no, spend the money on necessities’ overrides the desire for joy in my life. Even if it comes from a mini Funko.

What do you want to do differently next year? Something that seems small but in many ways is the biggest leap you can take? By writing these things down, I’m putting it out to the universe that I’m READY to live abundantly. That I am so over being poor. That I never want to have to ask for financial help ever, ever again (thanks, Mom, as always). That I want to experience things that I’ve never allowed myself to. That yes, living abundantly actually does mean spending money on more than what is necessary to live, and that by doing so, I open the door for more income to flow to me.

I’m ready. Are you?

©Pip Miller – December 2018

BTW, I have a session that shifts all the energies of your lower five chakras, one that can bring about big changes over time. What a perfect way to ring in the new year, right? Check it out!

Word for the Year and a Bit of Divination

Last week I pulled a card from the Osho Zen Tarot, seeing what it had in mind for me for my word for 2019. It came up with this:

I wasn’t quite feeling it, so later I tried again. Same card. Hmph.

The next day I was watching this weird show a friend mentioned that’s called Kentucky Ayahuasca, and one of the clients mentioned “transformation”. Ok, that’s 3 times. Fine.

Then yesterday another friend gave me a card reading, and what did she say during the reading? Yeah. So. Guess what my word is for next year? Lol

I pulled a few cards on the 20th to see how the winter season was going to go for me, and these came up:

That’s not a great picture, sorry. They’re incredibly reflective.

Mentally, oh, definitely it’s been a 10 of wands time, and it looks like the next 3 months won’t change much. Gorramit. I’m going to have to make shifting that a focus.

Physically, feeling fat and blech. Yup. Time to address that, too.

Financially, oh, I like this!!!! My greatest wish is that Hygge Lightwork gains footing and all the clients who need my help around the world find me.

Not too bad for an outlook, and coupled with my friend’s reading, it’s going to be an interesting few months!

May the rest of the month and year be good to you, and let’s set the intention that next year will be SO much better. Because I don’t know if I can take another year like this one. You?

©Pip Miller – December 2018

With hope,

Pip 🙂

Why Did I Choose “Hygge Lightwork”?

I recently mentioned hygge, a Danish word meaning “to give courage, comfort, joy” (*from Wikipedia, source noted below), a concept resonates so strongly within me. The more I thought about it, the more it felt connected to the healing work I do, and the heavens parted, the sun shone, and the angels sang!

Yeah, that was a bit over the top, I know, but it totally cracked me up to write it. 🙂

I’d written about something similar last year, and while the feeling was close, it didn’t quite nail it for me.  Also, whenever I mentioned ‘comfortcrafter’, people thought of Martha Stewart and scrapbooking and the like. Not at all what I was going for. What I am going for is this:

“Hygge Lightwork is bringing the feeling of hygge

to your body, mind, and soul using energy healing.”

That feeling of being at home, safe, warm, and peaceful, only energetically instead of outwardly. Does that make sense? It’s feeling that inside, without need of the warm socks, the flickering candles, the hot chocolate (I have hot chocolate on the brain today…need to buy more). It’s sleeping better, it’s the release of the tightness in your shoulders that you didn’t realize was there constantly, it’s being able to move because the migraine is gone: it’s that feeling of “ahhhhh.” That inner sigh when everything is just right. That is the feeling most people experience when receiving healing light (which I will now call hygge lightwork), and that’s the concept I want people to intuitively get when they find my website.

©Pip Miller – December 2018

 

Here It Comes!

The new name!!!

Curtain, please…

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HYGGE LIGHTWORK!!!

I’ll change the website address later today (the 8th), so don’t forget to follow the new name. Remember, it won’t redirect from ThisHobbitsLife to HyggeLightwork; you’ll have to do it yourself! ETA: the ever-wonderful WordPress support made it so that it does redirect!! Both names will be valid, so you can type in either and get where you need to be! Wooohoo!

Hygge on, everyone!! 🙂

Newsflash!!!

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I’ve been thinking about this for a while, and the time has come to get some new life into this space! Next week (or maybe Saturday, I’m that excited) this website’s domain will change to a name that is oh-so-perfect, and you’ll have to follow that name because there will be no redirection from thishobbitslife as it will no longer exist.

I could have set it up so both names exist, but as I just paid for a new year, I’d rather not have to pay a another fee to keep both names. I’ll let you know the night before the change….I’m so excited I can barely keep from happy dancing all over the house…so you can follow the new name!

Oh, and my Twitter and Instagram account names will change, too.

With barely contained glee,

Pip 🙂

 

Hygge and This Hobbit

A while ago I came across a post by Dominee about Hygge, and I loved the concept. I didn’t know there was a name for something so comforting (isn’t there one for everything, though), and the idea has been stuck in my head ever since.

Yesterday at the library I came across “The Hygge Holiday” by Rosie Blake, and as with some other words, ‘hygge’ jumped out at me, and I brought it home. Devoured it in a few hours – it’s a cute romance, just what I needed after some heavy reading lately.

Now I won’t tell you what happens in the book, but there is an idea the main character has that must have burrowed its way into my head, because I couldn’t sleep last night and that idea blossomed into something pertaining to what I do, and I was so excited I don’t think I fell asleep til the wee hours of the morning.

You all know me; how I bounce from one thing to another, not in search of the perfect something, just in search of…

I found it. 🙂 As the month goes on, you’ll see little changes in my website and social media accounts. I’m so excited! This feels so very, very right!

With excitement,

Pip 🙂

©Pip Miller – December 2018

 

 

This Wounded Healer Takes On Building A Healing Business

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In my last blog post I mentioned breathing problems, and, as with so many of us who live with chronic conditions, adding a new problem to my admittedly small list is a bit overwhelming. I shake, I have pain, and now I have compromised lungs. Woohoo. Not.

Three bouts of bronchitis and one of pneumonia over the past three years has done enough damage to my lungs that working in a manufacturing environment meant that the chemicals in the air necessitated inhalers, which didn’t help. More than once I got into my car at day’s end and sat there, gasping for air. After literally nearly choking to death on congestion while sick with bronchitis (the most terrifying thing you never want to go through, let me tell you), the fear of not being able to breathe is a constant, and as I tweeted, “You don’t realize how much you take breathing for granted until you can’t!”

What this has done – again, touched on in my last post – is create a determination to live the life of my dreams, helping others with my healing work. Planning isn’t my strong point, but I’ve turned my Passion Planner into a business planner, keeping track of blog and social media ideas, as well as client appointments and feedback. I’ve got my eye on a guide for business and blogging from Blessing Manifesting, too.

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I’m taking the need for little physical activity as message from the ‘verse to knock my shit off and run this business as a business, otherwise what’s the bloody point, right? Squandering my ability would be such a waste, and if I don’t do this, I’m going to look back one day and regret being too scared to really step up and make a serious go of it. I’ve done it half-assed over the years, having that “it will all work out” mentality, but in reality it hasn’t, and it’s because I blithely expected a successful business to just fall into my lap with as little effort as possible on my part. I tend to go through life that way, as I’m sure many of you have noticed. 😉

This journey is going to be something new for me, and I hope to be of service to you as I build this dream bigger than I could have ever dreamed!

©Pip Miller – November 2018

PS: All healing sessions (except Dare) are 30 minutes for $35. And you don’t even have to leave your home!