Thursday, August 28, 2008

Loving Yourself Enough!

I am back from a yearly vacation to the beach! We had a great time, once I reminded myself to love "moi!"

When we got to our roomy condo, everyone started to relax. There were eleven of us who took this trip! Our three girls, their families and my husband and myself.

I had set some core values before we arrived. I set the intention for:

1. Fun

2. Harmony between all

3. A connection with nature

4. Deeper spiritual connection

The second day we were there, I found myself in the kitchen most of the afternoon. I cooked the evening meal, cleaned the kitchen twice and made a breakfast casserole that needed to be refrigerated overnight. I also had put three loads of towels (mostly beach towels) in to wash, dried them, folded them & put them away.

While I was toiling away, everyone else was on vacation!!!! They were at the beach, reading a book, watching a movie, etc....

The thought came to my mind "Hey, Teena I love you too much to let you do ALL the work!" So....I took a long, hot bath, checked my e-mail and began a new book that I really wanted to read. I began to recognize things about me that I loved (some I already knew, but I began to add to that list). I took some deep breaths and decided the next day would be much different!

When I awoke the following morning, my oldest daughter announced that they had talked and I was not going to do any cooking that day! She had set up a schedule for who would cook which meals and everyone took turns! She said "that way, we will all get beach time & have time to relax!"
Thank you, Sweetie! and.....thank you, Teena, for loving yourself enough to let the 'good stuff' in!

One of our son-in-laws took care of the laundry that day, while the other one tidied up the condo! Hubby was the overseer and did a variety of things himself!

From that time on.....we all had a lot of time to relax, go to the beach & enjoy our vacation!

Wow! Things open up when we are being good to ourselves, no doubt.

Louise L. Hay says "Loving yourself is the most powerful thing you can do, then everything else flows!"

Loving yourself is simply respecting and appreciating "YOU!"

Are you being really good to yourself? Hope so! That's when the 'good stuff' flows right to you!

Teena Mason
Flowing Vibe Coach

Sunday, August 3, 2008



Santa Fe (pictured).....Such an awesome place to go! Full of ART...all kinds. I have a friend/family member who loves Santa Fe! She and her hubby frequent this 'piece of heaven' often.

She is a very talented Artist. She makes jewelry, belts, and one of a kind AWESOME furniture. In fact, my living room is full of it and there isn't a person who walks in who isn't in awe of it's beauty! She designed every piece of it.

Awhile back, she went to Santa Fe to check into putting her work in some of the high end shops. They were not receptive to her at all, even though her talented work speaks for itself. That didn't stop her. She went home and began to visualize, write about, think about her work being in just the right place to sell. This was not an overnight process (but not far from it), so in the meantime, she began loving everything and everyone, especially herself. She became busy conversing with silence, which then took her to creating, just the right place for her work. All the while, she was enjoying life and the little things took on a deeper meaning (in extremis.....watering her flowers, taking time to notice the birds, the butterflies, breath, smile, ice cream, naps, reading, painting & sipping tea on her Santa Fe-style porch......). She then began to visualize her shaking the hand of the owner of the perfect store, looking them in the eye, being confident, etc. So, is it any wonder when she went back this past weekend, one of the highest end shops of Santa Fe, accepted her work and were very receptive to her? This is a shop who takes on Shirley McClain's chakra healing jewelry. She left the shop an inch taller, with a new spring in her step, thanking the Universe for matching her vibe.

This did not happen by chance. It played out just as she planned, just as she created! She is in the flow....I'll say!

We can all be where Jude is.

Have you ever heard of Pray Rain Journaling? My friend Jeannette Maw has an e-book that she wrote and it is worth checking out!!! It brings awesome results. I could go on and on and tell you success stories that I have had with it, but I will save that for next time! Check it out

Until then....Namaste!

Teena Mason, Flowing Vibe Coach, Pray Rain Journalist, and a friend to all!

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Loving Yourself

I was watching our seven year old grandson tonight, at a restaurant. When he ordered his drink, he asked the waitress to bring it in an "adult" glass, not a kid's cup! He was very polite, yet specific. As we were leaving, there was a kid's ride outside. I asked if he wanted to ride it. He looked at me in disbelief and answered "No, that ride is for kids!" Our four year old grandson (pictured above) however, loves rides for "kids!"

Wow....when I was seven years old, I was still begging my older brother for piggy back rides!

It was obvious to me that our grandson was in a mode of feeling older and it felt good to him.

Why then, could I not be in this same mode of feeling younger????? I can! I can be any age I choose to be. My face is as beautiful as I want it to be, and my body......Oh I love this perfect! With this thought in mind, is it any surprise that when I weighed recently on vacation, I had lost six pounds? In all the right places! WooHoo!!!!

I love pampering myself.....I love looking in the mirror, giving myself a wink, and saying "Hey you....have I told you how much I love you today?"
or...."My, aren't you gorgeous?"

Self love is so important. I have a sign hanging in my closet where I dress every day (my closet is HUGE) that reads: "TREATING MYSELF LIKE A PRECIOUS JEWEL WILL ONLY MAKE ME STRONG!" I once read this sentence in a book. I wish I could remember the author so I could give them credit, but the quote spoke such loud volumes to me that I "forgot to remember" anything else!

Now, when I hear someone entering the battle field of "disregarding themselves," I often step up and correct them! I know I am a little bossy, but I can hardly hear anyone partake in negative self-talk, without it hurting my ears....

My sister recently stopped by. As she was leaving, she said "I feel fat!" OUCH!!!!! I asked "What are you talking about, have you looked in the mirror today?"........"YOU are beautiful and it is important that you tell "YOU" that!"

When we begin to see the "greatness" in ourselves, we begin to see the "greatness" in others. Try it, it works! When we love is then that we are truly capable of loving others.

My friend, Jeannette Maw, has a perfect article on the subject. Use a potty break to love yourself!

Find a way to give yourself a hug today! You'll be glad you did, and so will I!

Teena E. Mason

Friday, August 10, 2007

Feeling Another's Pain

Recently a childhood friend of mine called me in tears. She had been physically abused by her husband once again. I opened my heart and home to her and wiped away her tears. I listened for what seemed to be hours, while she unloaded a portion of her pain and fears. Many times in the conversation, I noticed that I was feeling angry at the pain that had been heaped upon her. I asked myself, "Did she create this?" We all know the answer to that question. Of course she did, every ounce of every detail, she had created. We all create our own lives.

After her drama had taken 48 hours of my time, she announced that she was going back to her husband, because she loves him. Wow.....I tried to muster up a little thankfulness that she could still feel love for him, but what about loving herself? If she loved herself, she wouldn't allow these familiar conditions.
She asked me if I thought she was crazy. I wanted to shout "I don't THINK you are crazy, dear friend....I KNOW it." Instead, I told her that only she could answer that question. I then suggested that she still her mind and listen to what her higher self had to say to her.
She is new to the awareness of Law of Attraction, and I highly doubt that she is up for listening to herself. She is running from her own voice of truth. The one voice that will never fail her. I also highly doubt that she realizes at this point that we all are experiencing Law of Attraction. We attract the desired experiences and the undesired experiences.

All I could do for my friend, was send her love, and allow her to live and create her own life.

Part two of this story is the effect that it had on me later....I was leaving the next day for our family vacation. I had intended for a time of total harmony between all members of our family who were making the trip on this fabulous beach retreat. That is EXACTLY how it unfolded. The ocean was awesome (and so was the dolphin that swam up to my husband), the beaches were uncrowded, and the 6:54 a.m. sunrise that my daughter took our grandsons to see, was priceless (see picture above)! So, why in the midst of a time that I needed to be shouting "Thanks" to the Universe, was I feeling a "nagging" at my heart and soul?
Hmmmm.....let's think this out.'s the answer....loud and clear....I had bought into my friend's pain, so much so, that I was actually experiencing it with her.
Whoa.....time to reach for something better..... What could I have done differently?
That still small voice that I call "me," gave me the answer, but I would like to know what my reader's would say! Please click on comment below or send me an e-mail What could I have done differently?

Happy Creating to all!
Teena E. Mason

Thursday, August 2, 2007


Ok..time to be honest here. Lately, I have not had healthy thoughts. If you refer to my last blog, the theme of it was just that.....feed ourselves with good, healthy thoughts.

Yet, here I was doing the opposite.
I had let worry creep did that happen? I knew better. Now, how do I get out of it?

After feeling this way for a couple of days in a row, I allowed myself to get into a bit of a "funk."

Wonder what the real meaning of that word is? To me, it is a fog and not being able to get to the place of feeling good. Help!!!!! I was having a hard time seeing or feeling anything healthy.

What about "loving what is?" That sounded good.

I began to pay attention to EVERY LITTLE DETAIL of things that were good. When we learn to be "in the moment" and be happy no matter what, EVERYTHING seems good. EVERYTHING IS GOOD.

I listened to the harmonizing of the birds. It was very soothing. I began to enjoy watching my fish swim. He is in complete harmony with all that is. Swimming back and forth and around in his own delightful element. He is so graceful as he comes to the top to be fed. Then, he is off to make his rounds again.

I then took time to look at the bright red blooms on my geraniums that adorn my front porch. Their beauty is breathtaking. They too, seem to be allowing all that is.

I also noticed an heirloom pin, given to me by my Great Aunt, Johnnie. I noticed EVERY LITTLE DETAIL in the pin. There are actually a couple of tiny jewels missing from it, but it doesn't mar the beauty of it as a whole. It is a vintage peice, I'm not sure of it's value, but overall, it is very whole because I am paying attention to EVERY LITTLE DETAIL.

I then, walked out to our backyard and LO & BEHOLD.....the locusts were making music of their own. What an amazing symphony they possess. I walked through the green grass, noticing every wide blade that led me to a tall pine tree (pictured above), yes we do have pine trees in Texas! The dew covered tree is sporting the same energy that I do. We had quite a silent conversation. In looking at EVERY LITTLE DETAIL, I noticed it's beauty in completion.

One more thing I enjoyed in my quest for beauty.....a painting that my mother painted for me when I was 16 yrs. old. I noticed EVERY LITTLE DETAIL of each brush stroke she had made. I could feel the effort of love that she had put into her gift to me. It was many years ago that she had joyfully painted this picture, yet here I am enjoying it "here and now."

Before long, I had created many things to be thankful for and I was definitely smiling and "in the moment." From here, I was feeling happy and a bit creative. I had a lot of things that I was looking forward to. Being in the moment and enjoying EVERY LITTLE DETAIL of all that is, had brought me to a happy place and it showed in the smile across my face!

Teena Mason

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

What are you Thinking?

Just this morning, I was talking to a friend who said she was "fine." Not too far into the conversation, she revealed a lot of her frustrations. Hmmm.....feeling fine, huh? It was easy to identify the root of her frustration. She was pondering on things that fed it.
Here is a thought to consider....If we fed a hungry beast with food that was not good for it, it would most likely accept it, due to it's hunger. However, the food that wasn't good for him, could cause him to feel sluggish and cranky. Right?
Sometimes, we get caught up in thoughts that don't feel good and they can take us to a place of manifesting just that.......more things that don't feel good. The choice is always ours.
When I go to the grocery store, I find myself looking for food that is good for my body because I want it to feel it's best. The fruit and vegetable departments hold a lot of nutritional choices. Juicy red apples, bright thick-skinned oranges that are mouth-watering, and ripened yellow bananas (just to name a few). Then the vegetable department.....WooHoo! What is better than snacking on fresh crunchy carrot sticks? There are other departments in the market, which offer foods that might have a WONDERFUL taste (such as "junk" food)....but are they going to take our bodies to the place of feeling good? Even so, I sometimes still make those choices, because chocolate is so yummy!!!!!
For the most part, I opt to choose food that will reward my body with health, so why not do that with our thoughts??
If we feed on something that is nutritious for our thoughts, things that bring incredible joy to think upon, we go to a place of feeling good every time....No exceptions.
What will you choose to think on today?
A positive thought for the day is an effective means for utilizing Universal Laws to bring what you desire. Imagine that you can create anything that you desire in life!!! You CAN!

Teena E. Mason
Law of Attraction Coach