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The Divine Download

Posted by csy11 on November 23, 2014 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

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A week or so ago, I was channel surfing and happened upon an episode of Ancient Aliens on the H2 cable channel entitled "The Genius Factor".  To my delight, the entire episode was dedicated to the very notion I have been speaking about for years! Actually, it is two ideas that are basically first cousins if not siblings.  First is the idea that problem solving and creative concepts are born from our dreams while we sleep. Second, is the closely related belief that these same tools may be accessed from meditation.  Thank you H2!

Which geniuses use this technique?  Likely many more than we can identify.  Besides Albert Einstein, which I have written about on numerous occasions, how about the brilliance of Nikola Tesla?  Much has been written about Tesla, but most recently H2 did an episode called, "The Tesla Experiment."

How do geniuses get their ideas?

Normal awakened thought patterns are considered beta brain waves.  This is the brain waves we normally experience when we are fully awake and going about our day.  Beta is necessary for tapping into logic and reasoning.  It is how most people go about problem solving.  

However, it is essential to change the pattern of brainwaves in order to tap into the consciousness of the Universe. Brain waves such as alpha, theta, and delta are the waves that are desirable for the resonance required for a Divine download. Moving from one wave to the next is not a matter of effort so much as it is a matter of being.

The best way I can describe what it feels like to be in alpha is to "zone out."  Most can get into alpha by simply staring at a point on the floor or a wall.  It is the perfect state of "day dreaming."  Creative ideas come much easier this way.  My artist daughter uses this technique when she is creating.  Intuitive hits come while in this state or even deeper.  

Theta waves are a deeper state.  It is what I refer to as a grounded or meditative state.  This state may require a solid teacher, practice, and patience.  Theta waves are doubtlessly the state that Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs used to obtain remarkable ideas.  In fact, Jobs credited his meditative practices to his success.

My medical intuitive and healing sessions are conducted while in theta.  I cannot speak enough about the wondrous events that can occur while in this state. Truly it cannot be underestimated.  

Delta waves are obtained while in the sleep state.  While in delta, we dream and receive valuable information for a gamut of reasons.  Dreams have the propensity to solve countless issues and may also procure countless ideas.  Srinivasa Ramanujan, and Indian mathematical genius from the mid 1800's, received mathematical theories while sleeping.  Amazingly, he had no formalized training in mathematics and flunked out of college twice!  Ramanujan's theory regarding black holes has been proven one hundred years later.  

These are just a few but powerful testaments to the benefits of tapping into information that is readily available to us all.  You don't have to be a genius! 

Why Me?

Posted by csy11 on April 8, 2014 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

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Last night, it was time to chill-out a bit after a hectic day, so I turned on the television and decided on Long Island Medium, starring Theresa Caputo. (Yes, I do watch TV). Theresa, who is a medium and specializes in connecting with those whose bodies have died and have since gone into the Light, was questioning her role in this particular lifetime. In essence, why does she have this gift? I like how easily she roles with the punches and accepts her role as a medium. In order to help answer this question, "Why Me?" Theresa underwent a past life regression in hopes of answers and found them.


There is not a week that goes by when I am not discovering a client who embodies some type of sixth sense that they are either unaware of or have chosen to ignore for a variety of reasons. Sixth sense abilities cover a variety of senses, including clear seeing (clairvoyance), clear hearing (clairaudience), clairsentience (clear feeling aka empath), claircognizance (clear knowing), and smelling and tasting as well. Most are dominant in 1-2 areas, but abilities do develop over time.


It can be unpleasant to find oneself ultrasenstive! Imagine going through life feeling what other people feel - their energy, their emotions, whether they are truthful or not. Imagine what it is like to see things that others cannot see or hear voices that others cannot hear. Most sensitives keep this to themselves for fear of being labeled crazy.


There is a reason for the sensitivity. Prior to incarnation, the soul agreed to this set of circumstances usually for the ultimate purpose of helping/serving others. This is what Theresa discovered via her soul searching.


A life of service, whether it is human, animal or the planet, does not mean you have to quit your job or join a monastery. Perhaps the call to assist others is every now and again but is just as magnificent.


How does one manage a sixth sense? Like anything, a combination of knowledge and support is a good place to start. Developing your sixth sense is incredibly helpful. How?


  • Find credible teachers in your locale.
  • Use your intuition and dreams to determine if this teacher/mentor is a match for you.
  • Practice, practice, practice.
  • Learn to ground into the earth as this is the means to clarity, peace, and accuracy.


A sixth sense can feel like a double-edged sword. It is bitter-sweet, no question. However, if you decide to lean more toward the sweet, you will find that it is an amazing feeling to help another out. There just needs to be a willingness.


No more deploring your gifts! Start embracing.


An Unexpected Visitor

Posted by csy11 on April 26, 2012 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

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Last weekend, I worked serving in the capacity as medical intuitive and healer at the International Holistic Lifestyle Expo in Geneva, OH. During the course of that time, I met many interesting people and predominately served in a teaching capacity, but the situation was reversed for one individual.


A young man in his early thirties named Rob sat in the chair meant for my clients, smiling from ear to ear, clearly inspired. He was genuine, radiated a high vibration, and for whatever reason, was drawn to me. Relying on my perception, I did not get the sense he was full of himself or egotistical, but truly there for a reason. Others, I noticed, thought differently as he spoke mainly about himself, but for a purpose. Rob told me of his enlightenment experience - one of those rare occasions where a human is instantaneouly enlightened. This was the second time I had heard such a story, different from the first, but with the same result. An enlightenment experience is akin to an instant, full awakening where the human remembers his true purpose for his incarnation in this life.


He spoke of fantastic sychronicities always involving the number '9' - the number of completion. In fact, the day his sister's body died was the very day he was completed or awakened - an unusual, but true blessing. Again - not the first story I ever heard.


Finally, at the end of his story, he held both my hands and said nothing. Immediately, I felt a strong, loving energy course up my arms and immediately I knew the Being but could not recall his name. Choked up, I said, "I know you." Rob explained, "I am the Archangel Michael." It was true! I knew Michael well from having worked with him so often, but I had always seen Michael clairvoyantly rather than felt his energy. I guess the best way I can explain it is that it is a soul recognition - a knowing. Rob himself was not Michael, but Michael used Rob as a vessel for the purpose of an attunement - something that was due and necessary for my vessel. Think of it as a tweeking of the way in which we are wired.


Even the healer needs healing, and it was really wonderful to be on the receiving side - it is rare. I am both grateful to Rob for his willingness to put himself out there is such a way that the perception could easily have been miscontrued, and to Michael for his endless service, love, and support.


Not surprisingly, the remainder of the day flowed like honey.


In Light,


Cindy Yoakum


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Einstein and Intuition (Part I)

Posted by csy11 on April 10, 2012 at 7:40 AM Comments comments (0)

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On numerous occasions this week alone, I have been reminded repetitively of this vast truth, "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." (Albert Einstein). I find his teachings to be pinpoint on! Many of us remember Einstein as the father of modern physics, and perhaps a mad genius, but he was much more than that. In fact, Einstein knew that if he flaunted his intuitive side he was likely to lose credit with his peers, so he guarded this aspect of himself. However, some of his most brilliant moments came while zoning out in the bathtub, sometimes for hours actually forgetting he was submerged in water. (biographical source.) His greatest epiphanies likely came while he was in an altered state of consciousness or a meditative state, only he may not have verbalized it quite like that.


As a means of demonstrating the truth, after Einstein's death, he donated his body to science where science found that his corpus collosum, the area of the brain that connects the left hemishpere to the right hemishphere was extremely wide, whereas most humans have a narrow corpus collosum since most humans are either dominant left brain or dominant right brain.


Our Western culture highly values logical thought, after all, how often do you hear, "I'll think about it,"? In fact, we have become so obsessed with thinking that it seems our Western minds have difficulty turning off. A good example of this is our culture's dependency on prescription drugs and over-the-counter sleep aids. How many "need" to have a drink to relax? Or, even far more common, how many people do you know need white noise? The TV or some other device must be playing constantly. This is in an effort to quite their noisey mind. Once the mind starts, it is like a hamster running on it's wheel...a bit difficult to stop.


Eastern cultures understand this and actually coined a phrase which describes the incessant mind chatter called "Monkey Mind." Monkey mind, from Chinese xinyuan and Sino-Japanese shin'en 心猿 [lit. "heart-/mind-monkey"], is a Buddhist term meaning "unsettled; restless; capricious; whimsical; fanciful; inconstant; confused; indecisive; uncontrollable." (Wikipedia)


Sound familiar?


The question is: How do you stop the maddness and follow your intuition?


Find out in my next blog...


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Spiritually Gifted Sensitives and Beyond

Posted by csy11 on February 28, 2012 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (3)

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Over the course of the last five months, I have had the honor of working with numerous teen aged girls, and some young women in their twenties, who have spiritual abilities. It has become very clear to me, that it is time to write more about this as new faces are surfacing weekly and nearly all young ladies are having a similar experience.




What is happening? The young women are experiencing phenomena that is difficult to put into words. For instance, they may have "seen" something they cannot explain logically. In other words, they may have seen a shadow in their peripheral vision yet have no body to associate the shadow. Some may hear a disembodied voice, and again, have no body to explain the source of the sound. Sometimes it is a feeling of being watched, or perhaps it is simply a knowing. These experiences may be shared with a parent or friend that is open minded, but all it takes is ridicule for the person to never share that experience again. Young children are more likely to be blatantly honest with such phenomena, but as the child ages, they keep their experience to themselves since they have learned to keep quiet or suffer the consequences. Borrowing from Joanne Rowling's Harry Potter, which is a fabulous frame of reference, the wizard never reveals his/her world to the Muggle (non-magic folk). The "wizard" lives a quiet existence so not to upset the Muggle world. The spiritually gifted are metaphorically like Rowling's wizards, often keeping their world quiet as the Muggle often, but not always, does not understand as the Muggle is five sensory. Along with that silence can come suffering because we lack a Hogwarts School so there is little or no interaction with other wizards, hence you have loneliness and a desire to belong. (Please note I am using this word strictly as a metaphor. It has nothing to do with witchcraft or the practice of Wicca.)


Since the spiritually gifted have a means to communicate outside the five senses, Beings understand this! Often, they have a longing to communicate and once the Being finds a willing or unwilling participant, the Being now "hangs out" at your house. Your new guest may come and go, or perhaps they never leave. Some Beings come with the house (or in some situations, come with the land.) Some travel with antiques or jewelry, and others are just passers-by.


This can be a frightening experience, especially if no one can relate. The person may begin to feel victimized or afraid of their own house. Sometimes, they may begin to feel like they are crazy. They are not! What they do have is a developing sixth sense.


Often, the situation becomes overwhelming and is ignored with the hope it will go away. If there are "disturbances" in a house, rarely do the disturbances stop without assistance.


Why now? Along with the highly significant year of 2012, the year of change has ushered in the thinning of the veil, and in fact, the veil has been progressively becoming thinner even prior to 2012. Think of the veil as the thin membrane between worlds where those in spirit live right along with us embodied humans. For those who are coming into their gifts, this can be surprising, as the sensitive may rarely feel alone even when he or she is the only one in the room. The sensitive simply may not have yet learned to be in the "off" position.


In addition, I am also finding a pattern of unusual circumstances either in the house or on the land. Cases where clients are bombarded with spirit, some malignant and some benign, there is often a portal (a door) that is open allowing Beings to travel with ease to our world, but these Beings are frequently unsavory. The portal is typically unbeknownst to the homeowner, but often the more sensitive members of the household dislike an aspect of the house or yard as it does not have a good "feel" to it. Hence a new set of issues!


Identification of the Being is crucial and a novice may have no idea, and now the sensitive trends in dangerous waters without the proper guidance. This is just the tip of the iceberg, but with the proper guidance, all can be well.


Words of Advice:


A few tips to maneuver through the unknown:


1) Denial is not the path to wisdom. The experiences/disturbances will not lessen by ignoring it.


2) Do not challenge/bargain with that which you do not understand.


3) Trust your senses! Most sensitives second guess themselves until they have received some form of acknowledgment from a practiced hand.


4)Calmness is key.


5) Never, ever use a Ouija Board. If you have one, dispose of it in such a way that no one may ever use it again.

6) Avoid seances at all costs.


Remember the movie, The Sixth Sense, with that cute little boy and Bruce Willis? He says, "I see dead people!" It frightened him immensely, and no matter how hard he tried, he could not hide from them. Why? The Beings KNEW he could see them and they desperately wanted help. Imagine what it is like to pass from your body, not go into the Light for whatever reason (and there are many), lose the Light because it only lasts so long, and then become stuck on the earth plane. That is what happens - they just want our help!


Here are some examples of what I would consider phenomena that is NOT aggressive but is nonetheless, characteristic of an earthbound being: electronic issues such as cell phone batteries draining much faster than normal, computer issues, lights either blinking or burning out with ease, TVs turning on by itself, the sensation of someone sitting on a bed/couch/sofa and yet "no one" is there, electronic toys going haywire, missing keys, children holding conversations with seemingly no one, and more. Also characteristic of the presence of an earthbound spirit(s) are health issues, most especially respiratory issues such as sinus, asthma, ear infections, and lung issues.


These issues above are reason enough to seek help. No one should have to share their home with a spirit. On occasion, I will speak with someone who thinks it exciting to have a spirit; it is as if it makes them feel special. I would suggest seeking help with the spirit - let the special come from another less harmful avenue.


Some do not want our help and their intent is to harm. If you or your loved one is experiencing unexplainable, hostile phenomena, seek help immediately. Let me give you some examples: waking up with bruises that surfaced for no known reason, a sense of violation whether sexual or physical, pinned down while sleeping, being pulled off a bed or thrown off a bed, or worse such as thoughts of suicide or homicide. These are extreme situations that I have seen on many occasions, and it does not have to happen to a sensitive person. It can happen to anyone.


These harmful beings are a vast array of characters; their origins are sometimes unclear, but their intent is not. Absolutely, positively, do not attempt to tango with them. Seek professional help. (Be wary of mainstream assistance as the Muggle psychiatrist may be apt to prescribe drugs or even worse.)  Also, it is crucial that you do not use the mindset of "going into battle."


I have been on the receiving end of both malignant and benign beings, and the observation that I draw is that the beings that make the most noise, create the most disturbances, and tend to show themselves are usually, but not always the ones that want assistance. The beings that lurk in the shadows and make an effort to stay hidden often do not want to be found, but this isn't absolute.

Some things/situations/beings we simply do not understand.


Take heart! There is hope!! There are many trained practitioners that can assist and clear the beings, allowing for healing on multiple levels.

Start with a search, but avoid what may be deemed as adversarial as darker or heavier energies tend to like a fight, and those are not favorable conditions. Look for a healer or a shaman - someone who works compassionately for the highest good of all.


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