Monday, September 28, 2009

"Let there be peace on Earth, and let it begin with me..."

Beautiful photo by Leprechaun Art

As what I see in the world lately is more chaotic rather than harmonious, I am seriously considering a major life revamp. After all, what is mirrored back at us is but a reflection of decisions we've made and circumstances we've allowed to be a part of our life experience.

Even though I believe that chaos plays a role sometimes in breaking down old ways that are sorely lacking in integrity, I would love to not be surrounded mostly by disorder, especially for extended periods of time. What brings me relief is that we can choose to take care of the state of our hearts and minds regardless of what is happening on the outside.

I know it can be challenging sometimes to maintain our cool when someone is being rude, disrespectful, self-righteous and what have you, but it is revealing at the same time how this behavior from others shows up more in our lives at certain times but not so much in others. Have you noticed how when you're in a state of feeling good and grateful that the world overall appears to be a better place? It's not that mean people cease to exist for a few moments, it's more like you're attuned to a different kind of energy that you don't cross paths at the time with anything that's so far beyond your current state; even if you do, you're less likely to notice it or are quicker to forgive or to brush off what would be unpleasant or unfavorable on another day.

So yeah... my personal reality as of late is pointing the way towards a shift in priorities. Not that I've ever given up on the things that have always meant a lot to me, such as spirituality, the Arts, and beauty--it's more like the manner in which I've been living could be healthier in the sense that I focus less on what society in general seems to be giving importance, when it doesn't feel right to me if I want to be true to my personal compass.

In the U.S. for instance, money appears to be at the top of the list. I wouldn't say there's anything wrong with money itself, as it can be instrumental in helping the world or in paving the way for someone to live the life of her dreams; however, when your whole life revolves around acquiring money and/or material things, especially to the point where this is all you do and you ignore other aspects of living, where's the balance? Whatever happened to going beyond merely existing, and what happens to your inner self? If you choose such a life, what happens if you lose all these possessions due to circumstances that are beyond your control, such as forces of nature--who will you be then?

I don't know yet exactly what I'll be doing to shift my reality into something that's more peaceful, regardless of what is going on elsewhere in the world. At this point, I'm thinking more along the lines of simplifying. Whether this means merely taking the time to enjoy what has always been there--like to sit among the trees--or to actually live in a more quiet and less busy location, I have yet to find out.

Peace be with you,

Only a couple of hours after I wrote this entry, a possibility/option immediately opened up to me. Thank you, Great Spirit. I'll let you know how it goes, dear readers, in case you're looking for an inspiring true story. Much love to you today and always.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

The Your Most Beautiful Life Website

Click HERE to go to the Your Most Beautiful Life website.

It's here.

At long last, there's a hub for Your Most Beautiful Life online. While this blog is a major part of the website, now there's a one-stop site for all my projects and other pages on the web.

You can find this central spot at

For all who've been asking about my services, everything I offer is condensed
under the "Book Lea" tab, so it's more convenient for you now to specifically select whether you are coming to me for makeup artistry services or instruction, or energy and intuitive work.

Currently, I have a special for anyone wanting her makeup done who's never come to me for this purpose before. Although my regular rate of $149.99 for glamour/bridal makeup is already discounted to begin with as compared to others' rates of $300 and above, I offer a trial makeup consultation or application for only $49.99.

There will be freebies in the near future, but another gift from me to you at this point are my very affordable intuitive consultations (click on this link for a backgrounder blog on that aspect of my work; here's a video for even more information). You will see $4.99 and $9.99 e-mail readings in the pull-down menu for my services if you simply want to get a feel for what I do before booking a full in-person or e-mail session.

Even at this very moment, I'm working on the website still, so take a look around, but know that there's always more to come.

Thanks for stopping by today, and I'll check back here pretty soon (especially now that this blog has a tab of its own for all to see on the website, hahaha!) :)

Love to all,

Thursday, September 17, 2009

My Other Beauty Editor's Page

As I post this blog entry, this is my photo on my newer Beauty Editor's page.

I've told you in a previous post about which I manage. This is where you can find beauty tips and tricks for your life as the "everywoman." Fast fixes and do-it-yourself-right-in-the-comfort-of-your-own-home advice are what make up this page.

Now there's another beauty-related site of mine that you can visit. It's and it differs from the previous one in that it caters to your questions on more sophisticated matters. Whether you enjoy pampering yourself or getting dressed up in super chic fashions on a frequent and regular basis, or you need some guidance on certain beauty rituals you reserve only for special occasions, this is the place to go.

I compile articles and videos on both these links from all over to bring you the best beauty and fashion content from the site, and the maintenance for both is daily or on an almost-daily basis.

Thanks for stopping by, and I'll keep you updated on any other ongoing projects. Enjoy the rest of your day or night. :)



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Saturday, September 5, 2009

No Contest

Letting go and being still can be so freeing.

I've had an epiphany.

I'm dropping out of the rat race once and for all, and I hope to always remember I've made that choice.

I mean, sure... I haven't been working in a conventional job for quite some time now, and I never was a big believer in that entire set-up even as a child. However, until just a few minutes ago, I realized something about how I've been operating.

Following yet another high-strung reaction that's been coming up as a defense mechanism after something I do or did has been questioned
, I felt drained; finally I was tired after responding in this way one time too many. This was my signal to explore what, on a deeper level, could actually be going on aside from people criticizing me a little too frequently for my liking (ego coming through!).

It just hit me how I've been doing practically everything in life as a means to get ahead. No wonder I created a personal reality reflecting that experience of "not quite making it yet" back to me. After all, I was subconsciously coming from the place of not having arrived at my destination yet, hence I've been pushing myself to work very hard. It's true that I've been engaging in activities I love, but I'd turned them into mere chores and routine eventually. What helped me finally realize this and see it as clear as day are my
defensive reactions. These led me to ask myself, "What is there to defend?" as that is how I'd been unconsciously leading my life.

Of course, the answer to that is: Nothing.
I am who I am and that's the end of it.

I don't have to prove to myself that I am better than anything else out there because we're all awesome in our own ways. I know these concepts intellectually, as you may too, but hey... Familiarity blindness had crept up on me.

So yes... As long as I remember that it is so, life is simply to be enjoyed, even as I go about what I consider "important" tasks. There is no race here. No contest.

Wishing you all the best,