Illuminating Stories - Blog

New Moon in Virgo - Energy Update
  The energies of the last full moon and tonight’s new moon has been particularly strong and experiential.I pulled out one of my most treasured crystals admiring how much it reminds me of the universe- check it out: We’ve collectively...
✨Energy Update✨: Mindfulness & Conscious Living | ❗️IT MATTERS❗️
The past few posts have been focused on how to navigate uncertainties, receiving clarity and awareness, and the importance of taking inspired actions towards your heart’s desires. But if you’re being led to start over in a completely different path-...
How to Manifest Your Life’s Purpose
Do you know your life’s purpose but struggling to step onto your path fully?Most of us get so excited when we first discover our life’s purpose that we sometimes think things will instantly manifest with minimal effort. We take appropriate steps...
Ground with Me: Mini Reiki Healing (Root Chakra)
I will be delivering beautiful Reiki energy directly to your root chakra for approximately 5 minutes using guided relaxation and beautiful 🎶 meditation music 🎶 while transmitting this energy.
New Moon Fire Ceremony- Navigating Uncertainties | Release Overwhelm | Receive Clarity & Awareness
In this video, I wanted to tune into this month's Full Moon in Pisces energy.Powerful Energies around Navigating Uncertainties 👉🏼 Release Overwhelm & Need for Control 👉🏼 Receive Clarity & Awareness👉🏼 Take Inspired Action Towards Your Life’s Purpose If you're...
Dear Universe: What is Uncertainty Teaching Me?
Have you been feeling unsettled lately?  Today, I've been tuning into the energy of uncertainty and feeling unsettled, and wanted to share this reminder with whoever needs to hear it.  Feeling unsettled brings about a sense of instability and loss...
Energy Update: Self-Expression
Anyone else been feeling the pull towards exploring interests outside of work lately?  I've been really pondering and getting lost in how so much of our lives revolve around our work.  How so much of our identities are tied to...
What You Do Doesn’t Define You
We're so conditioned to define ourselves by our careers that we often forget that's not what defines who we are as individuals. Ever realize that whenever we introduce ourselves, we have a tendency to lead with our professions and/or societal...
Healing Energies | Reduce Anxiety, Love Transmission & Reiki
This video captures the channeling of healing energies in sacred space to help you reduce anxiety, with extra emphasis on the heart chakra so those open to receiving transmissions of the love frequency can receive them in a sacred and compassionate space.  
My Shamanic Awakening Experience
On 3/9/2019, the most surreal experience changed my life as I knew it forever.  In this video, I walk you through high level events leading up to my shamanic awakening experience, what that experience was like, and how I was...
The Creators- A Must Read!
This book 📖 has left such a strong impression on me, had to share. I’ve been following Talia @gratitude1st for a while now and have always been so inspired by her drive, creativity, beautiful energy of her content, and messages.When...
Life Update- We Moved!
The past three months has truly been a blur.  The way things fall into place even in the most challenging circumstances is truly incredible.  We knew at the end of 2019 that it was time for us to relocate back...
Illusions of the Ego
Our perception of reality can shift as quickly as we shift our thoughts and emotions. So much of our perceptions are based on subjectivity and man-made illusions that have nothing to do with humanity and how we really should be...
About Self-Love...
"Our Thoughts Feed our Soul, so Please Choose Wisely." I posted this on my Instagram almost 3 months ago, and felt like this would be a good post to share here on my blog.  Our thoughts, emotions, and the words...
Mother Earth’s Prayers
  I realized I haven’t made a blog post in over two months.  I’m going to make a better effort to make unique content on each of my social media platforms regularly, including my blog on this website.  I’ve been...
Emotions = Power
When it comes to taking back your power and feeling empowered, it requires your mind and your heart to come into alignment.  It’s easy to intellectualize it, but it’s a totally different ball game when it comes to actually embodying...
How Reiki Changed My Life
Did you know that Reiki is now being offered at major hospitals and care centers?  Johns Hopkins, Mayo Clinic, and Cleveland Clinic to just name a few.My first experience with Reiki happened spontaneously.  I was at a point in my...
Remembering My Father
Today marks three years since my father's passing. I feel like each year since his departure has brought so much change, lessons, growth, and blessings. The past year has challenged me the greatest, but also allowed me to release all...
What to Expect in Your Healing Journey
Many people suffer in silence due to fear of judgement or when traditional methods have not worked for them.  That was once my story as well and I’m here to tell you it doesn’t have to be that way. 
Welcome, I'm Anna
I'm Anna, and I've always been able to see, hear, and feel the unseen world as a child, until I learned to block it out as a teenager when it got too overwhelming.  I never really spoke about to anyone, out of fear of judgment and my need to fit into a normal life.  I think there was a part of me that hoped this was all normal, and that's why no one really talked about it.