Entries by Madisen Harper

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My Humble Contribution to the Australian Fires

You ARE Unique, and Have Gifts to Contribute

I met up with my phenomenal friend Jill, and the conversation turned to the fires in Australia and how her friend’s son is a volunteer.

She asked, “Is he getting counselling?” as she acknowledged post-traumatic stress is a by-product of these harrowing situations. Apparently, at this stage, he is not, but that’s probably because they are trying to handle the matter at hand.

Koala on the road

Over 20 People Have Lost their Lives & Close to 500-million Wildlife have Perished

The stories have been distressing and heart-warming. Thousands of people have gone through severe and life-changing trauma which consciously or unconsciously takes a toll on our mental health.

During my discussion, I said, “Maybe I can volunteer.” But as I was driving home, I realized I can do something NOW.

I decided to do a Facebook live-stream to share two powerful practices that relieve anxiety.

My aim is to be of service to those who are immersed in the situation. And also to those who are watching, hearing, and talking about the fires, and are feeling helpless.

These two practices WORK, if you believe in them or not. And, it’s in times like these where we need a little faith. The practices are:

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), and
Ho’oponopono

Here's the full version of the edited livestream


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EFT
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Ho'oponopono
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Plato said, “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”

We are all being called upon to be of service right now. How can you help? It may be through a donation or helping ease someone’s anxiety through an empathetic conversation. Reach out to friends, family or professionals if you need support, and if you’re in Australia call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

To donate, here are some suggestions, otherwise just search online.

I honor, thank and have immense gratitude to the firefighters, volunteers, their support networks, and kind-hearted souls for their contributions to save lives, homes, and our wildlife.

To the family, friends and colleagues of the 20+ people who have lost their lives, my prayers and love are with you.