Open to Receive

Do you tend to feel rushed, depleted, overworked, achey, exhausted

Are you constantly in the hustle or striving for your desires?

Does part of you feel pride in being the one that “gets things done” but often feel under-appreciated?

Are you experiencing recurring symptoms of chronic fatigue, overuse injuries, or frequent acute illnesses like colds, sinus infections, UTIs, constipation, migraines, or flared up allergies?

If you’re raising your hand or even giving me a  “well…maybe?” to any of these, then it’s time to check in on your energetic alignment.

In my last blog about sound healing, you were introduced to the fact that everything, including you and your thoughts, are made of energy and your energy is vibrating at a frequency. Get ready to take this and your vibration to the next level.


What does it mean to be open to receive?

Let’s use a tiny piece of my story to illustrate this concept

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The Sounds of Healing

 Did you know that everything is made up of frequency….including you

All of life vibrates. It’s the law of nature.

Solids, liquids, and gas vibrate. Sound vibrates. Words vibrate. Thoughts vibrate. Your energy vibrates. These vibrations create waves (frequency) which intermingle and balance.

I used to be the person blaring loud music to improve my moods. In my car. At my job. While I’m at home cleaning. During all social gatherings. Lil Wayne, Tiesto, the occasional Bieber. 

The beat inspired me to move. And about 50% of the time, the lyrics seemed relatable - sort of. My vibration shifted because of the energy surrounding me. My natural inclination to follow the rhythm and dance further shifted my frequency.

All of this occurred naturally without having a clue about the power of sound. 

Fast forward-

My life is unofficially divided into many phases, but the two most prominent; before my dad died by suicide and after

Shortly after...

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Harnessing the Energy of the Sun ☀️

As you slowly begin the descent from the peak of the summer solstice, you might be wondering, how do I hold on to this

How do I store all of the energy, the beauty, the freedom, the feeling of summer far past the brevity of the season? How do I hold onto the uplifting glow on gloomy days or as the daylight slowly shortens

Maybe these questions linger in the back of your mind…or maybe you don’t even consider these thoughts until well into September. Either way, I’m here to tell you that now is the time to absorb the true abundance of the summer sun.

If you take just a few steps to consume the goodness the sun brings, your efforts will sustain you well past this short season and nourish you into fall and winter.


These 5 simple steps are key to harness and maintain the summer sun within you:


Absorb the Sun (& Ditch the Chemical Sunscreen) 

The easiest way to capture the power of the sun is to absorb the rays through...

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What Does it Mean to "Live Unprocessed?"

That’s a great question.  And I can’t answer it for you.

Weird, right? Let me explain…

First, let’s break it down. 

To live: to have life, as an organism; be alive; be capable of vital functions: to practice, represent, or exhibit in one's life: to live one's philosophy.

Unprocessed: not having undergone a process to preserve or purify

Hmmm, okay? Let me continue by asking you this...

Are you alive? Like really, truly alive? Practicing, functioning, representing, and exhibiting your philosophy in a way that's completely raw, authentic, without being preserved or purified by someone or something else’s process?

It’s a deep question….and I can only answer from my perspective in hopes to offer you the spark to explore the way you define your own meaning. Because ultimately, though this is my chosen business name, this question, “What does it mean to live unprocessed?” isn’t a question for me. It’s...

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Shannon of Live Unprocessed is sharing her take and tips on wellness through food, movement, and mindfulness.