Author: Jeannette

The Reconnection Challenge: Week 4 Water & Discernment

My challenge this week is to better discern when I’m not moving from my essential self. Any emotion outside of joy or love is an indicator that I am not rooted into my essential self. So, when I do have feelings like anger, frustration, or fatigue, my challenge is to receive their wisdom and use said wisdom to return to… Read more →

Reconnection Challenge: Week 3 Essential Self–Again

Why again? Because last week kicked my ass. Honestly, the past few weeks have kicked my ass. I would love to say my essence bubbled up easily and I was able to focus on it every morning until it oozed out my pores. What actually happed is that the trees gave me some qualities I had fun playing with in… Read more →

The Reconnection Challenge: Week 2 Essential Self

This week, my challenge is to become more rooted into my essential self….um whatever that is. The trees around me describe it as their treeness. That description makes sense and confuses me at the same time. I’m human. There’s all these things I ascribe to who I am. When I think of Jeannette Lancien, I think sleepy Mother who laughs and… Read more →

The Reconnection Challenge: Week 1 Eating Better

So, here I am in the lovely St. Maur des fosses reconnecting with Nature. Challenge 1: Eat better. Since moving, my diet has been crap. I mean, my American diet was crap. Sadly, I’ve not shown too much improvement since arriving here 🙂 Here are my dietary goals for the week: Cut out the whiskey. I love whiskey. It makes… Read more →

Reconnection Challenge: The French Edition

Now, that we’re kinda settled, it’s time to reconnect with French Mother Nature <3. Feel free to follow me as I spend the next couple of weeks building a harmonious relationship with Local Green. Wait, what does a harmonious relationship with the Green mean?  When I talk about The Green, I speak of the entirety of Nature that surrounds includes… Read more →

Hyacinth: creation through attraction

Or rather, manifestation through attraction; being instead of doing. Lately, I’ve been having with the the Magic of Flowers oracle deck. It’s amazing. I usually pull a card in the morning and within the next day or so, the flower featured on the card pops up around me <3 Hyacinth popped up this morning. She reminded me that creation through… Read more →

Connection Challenge: Week 4

I’ll be honest. This week really kicked my ass. Grounding into Mother Earth through my feet wasn’t too hard. At least once a day, I’d check in with my feet. Then, I’d inhale down into Mother Earth and exhale back into my feet. This practice was great for bringing me back to the present moment and connecting me to my… Read more →