Discover Your Calling: An Inspiring Mastermind with Willow McIntosh
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Wow, this was a powerful event that moved me and several of us to tears. Willow has an extraordinary gift of facilitating a connection of HSPs to their gifts!

You are invited to a mastermind with Willow McIntosh showing you how to turn your high sensitivity into high sensory intelligence for service, business and soul fulfillment!

Until we witness for ourselves what it is like to see the world as a deep sensory experience, it is very difficult to bring our purpose into action.

What is the process?

It is a facilitation designed to bring you into ownership with your high sensory intelligence and alignment with your purpose.

There will be a presentation about the process with a live facilitation included with the sole focus of empowering you into the recognition of who you are and you are here to serve.

The process itself is a guided facilitation using a unique process of deep inquiry based on years of research and experience.

It includes:

01. A direct experience of your unique cognitive reality

The way in which you see the world through the eyes of high sensory intelligence is unique. It is accurately designed to support the very way in which you are here to serve. This process enables you to witness it for yourself (often for the first time) allowing you to take full ownership.

02. The journey of your life holds the key to your transformation

As a high sensory lightworker, life will have been challenging you in a particular area. By seeing this in an entirely new light you will be able to reframe it in such a way that it will reveal your area of expertise. Furthermore, you will get a powerful insight into who your ideal clients are.

03. The cause in your life that is most important to you.

Ever since you were a child there will have been a calling that you hold most dear. Everything pivots around the discovery of this from a place of deep acknowledgment. Once this is seen with higher awareness the meaning of your life will take on a whole new perspective.

What are the outcomes this is intended to give you?

  • A direct experience of your gifts & purpose
  • A new relationship to your own past
  • A clear strategy for career and business
  • Clarity on who you are born to serve
  • How to benefit from your gifts financially
  • An empowering sense of coming home to yourself, your purpose and meaning in life.


If you felt inspired to grow a business out of your calling, you might be interested in Julie's course, How to Grow a Heart-Centered Online Business

Watch the video version of this session at HSPblog.com

Listen to other sessions, learn more about Willow and Julie and leave comments on episodes at HSPpodcast.com 

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Unapologetically Sensitive
Unapologetically Sensitive
Patricia Young
101 Everything Is Love; I Love Myself with Sarah Buino, LCSW
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Shann Vander Leek & Ananga Sivyer
Be Mighty with Jill A. Stoddard PhD
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The Anxious Truth
EP 140 - We Do NOT Accept And Float Through Abuse (w/Joe Ryan)
I am often asked an important question. "How do I learn to float and accept when one person makes me anxious?"  This question is asked by people that will often explain that they experience anxiety or even panic when in the presence of a specific person or group of people.  Often, there is a history of abuse, or there is ongoing abuse of varying types (mental, emotional, or even physical).  So the question I am really being asked is, "How can I float through being with someone that has harmed me or is harming me right now?" The answer is simple.  You are not required to accept and float through abuse.  Not now.  Not ever.  I am teaching you how to become non-reactive to irrational fear.  Fear that feels real, but has no basis in reality. This is why we learn to accept that fear and float through it.  This is why we surrender to it.  Because in doing so we learn that there is no real danger, and that we no longer have to be afraid.  When in an abusive relationship, there is REAL DANGER.  REAL HARM is being done.  Your fear and your anxiety are justified!  I am not teaching you how to float through that. My old friend Joe Ryan joined me to discuss this important topic and share his experience with abusive relationships. For full show notes on this episode: https://theanxioustruth.com/140 My books, podcast, and social media links: https://theanxioustruth.com/links Music Credit: "Afterglow" by Ben Drake (https://facebook.com/BenDrakeMusic) with permission --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theanxioustruth/support
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Your Anxiety Toolkit
Kimberley Quinlan, LMFT
Ep. 173: Things to Know When Starting Therapy
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19 min
The Adult Chair
The Adult Chair
Michelle Chalfant
246: Transform Your Life Experience Using The Adult Chair with Anita
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