Jeanne’s Insights



Confusion About Finding Happiness

Learning about being happy in life is often like finding our way through a maze. As often as not, our childhood didn’t give us a compass. Many of our impressions and beliefs about ourselves were born when we felt powerless. We assumed adults were all-knowing and...

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Reconsider Play Time

In our every-day-lives, we often find ourselves walking a million miles around old beliefs that no longer serve us. Deeply embedded, they are so familiar we no longer recognize that we can question them. See them from a new perspective. Change them. They are so solid,...

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Finding Our Way Back to Our Authentic Self

In the ordinary events of childhood, our mind protects us when we encounter emotional trauma. That jolt, when looked at through the lens of our adult years, is often dismissed because it feels like it shouldn’t have been such a big deal. But the wound continues to...

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Manifesting’s Adversary

Maybe you’re like me. You’ve tried manifesting a change in your life by focusing on your desire. You see the details. You dream it, feel it, and connect to it. And, over time, you start believing it just isn’t going to happen. You might feel more powerless than ever...

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The Best Kind of Friend

In the undercurrents of our childhood, we were learning how to manage life. Using the tunnel vision of youth and feeling disempowered, we shaped our thoughts, feelings and beliefs. We determined how we fit in the world. Defined by the people around us, we watched...

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Daydream Into Your Future

It is our instinct to experience life in a way that supports what we believe to be true. If I believe retail clerks are unfriendly and ineffective, my choices, actions, and responses will support that reality. On the other hand, if it is my belief that clerks are...

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Be Guided by Your Truth

Maybe the question that nudges survivors to their healing path is this… do I want my truth to guide my choices? That truth is held within your body. It can change what you believe is possible.

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Old Thinking or New Thinking

“We’re in a Christopher Columbus kind of time. Back then, many believed the world was flat, but he caught the winds of new thinking and set sail into new possibilities. Today, old thinking seduces us into believing we are responding to what is happening around us. Yet...

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Recognizing Your Teacher

" Your obstacles are your school teacher – it’s a learning experience One of the things my wife has taught me is to reframe the tough times and trauma I have faced in my life.  To view each of them as a classroom and to learn the lessons I could from them to...

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“Doing Nothing”

It’s a challenge to simply sit. So much easier to check emails, call a friend, or get going on this day’s plans. Life has taught me that if I’m not doing something... I’m doing nothing. Experience keeps challenging that old belief. When I wake up for the 4:00 a.m....

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This is Your Life

“This is your life. Do what you love, and do it often. If you don’t like something, change it. If you are looking for love, start doing things you love. Open your mind, arms, and heart to new things. Get lost, so you can find yourself. Live your dream. Wear your...

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Allow Change

It's oh-so-common and very understandable that most of us hesitate to sail into new waters. We want change as long as it doesn't change our lives. Quantum Thinking assures us we get to tweak our energy shift each step of the way. It can be a gentle experience, more...

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Shifting Out of Neutral

"I don’t want to be neutral because I’m very much aware that I’m in the minority of women on this planet who have freedom of expression. I want to use that freedom." Agnes Bhil “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” Oprah Winfrey

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My Truth

My life became more clear when I realized there is more than one truth. In that moment, I released that travel was not connected to my inner needs, passions, desires, delight, curiosity. I had relied on a universal truth that this was the kind of thing that would...

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Gift Yourself

alrighty here’s the plan. i’m gonna smile at me in the mirror, wear whatever makes me feel purdy, sing out loud in the car, tell 3 people they’re awesome, do something cheesy, notice stuff that makes me happy, expect good things and rock this day like there’s no...

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Think Beyond Practical

I’m often asked, “So do I focus really hard on what I want?” The answer is, “No, it’s a lot more fun than that.” When you're making changes using energy, it’s time to play with your thoughts, feelings, and beliefs. Fly beyond what you believe is possible. Letting your...

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Giving the Best of Ourselves

Woven through every day, tight and strong, is our thread of giving. As mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, friends, citizens, employees, and employers, we guide our choices by that thread. Although we each create a tapestry of life unique in color and texture, the...

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Be Boldly Vulnerable

Old Thinking has us believing we do best when we navigate the stream of life with a paddle and a plan. Quantum Thinking encourages us to release control, so we can respond to the flow of possibilities. When we think of change, our fears bubble up. We think about what...

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We are Part of a Flowing Ocean of Energy.

We are part of a flowing ocean of energy. Our limitations are the rafts we create to help us feel secure. Our thoughts, feelings, and beliefs are energy! Vibrating molecules of energy are constantly communicating with us in a dimension that has no distance. You've...

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Live Your Dream

“The secret to living the life of your dreams is to start living the life of your dreams today, in every little way you possibly can.” Mike Dooley

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Depend on Doubt

Uncertainty is an ally of change. It opens doors to new possibilities. It invites new insights. Ambiguity is a friend of quantum change. When it comes to creating new realities, it gives us the possibilities of a blank sheet of paper with a plethora of paints rather...

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ALL Our Emotions

Survivors often feel their emotions are attacking them. Surprised when they arrive out of no where. Overwhelmed by their force. Scared they will change our lives. Our healing journey helps us realize ALL our emotions are allies when we let them guide us to...

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Serendipity

“Serendipity will take you beyond the currents of what is familiar. Invite it. Watch for it. Allow it.” ~ Jeanne McElvaney

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Inviting Faeries

From "Time Slipping" by Jeanne McElvaney When the large bowl of pods had become a small bowl of peas, Elizabeth sat and listened to another challenge between old beliefs and what was possible. Old Maggie told her about the faeries who waited at mirknight, should she...

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Fairy Quotes

John Lennon ~ “I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons.” C.S. Lewis ~ “Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” Ralph Waldo Emerson ~ “A lady, with whom I was riding in the forest, said to...

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Listen to the Creatures

It is wise to heed the messages of the creatures who share our world. Like us, they have their usual patterns and, when their behavior is out of the ordinary, it is clear they are speaking to us in the language of spirit. We are, every time, served by responding. "Old...

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