Finally, it’s happened!

It’s a bittersweet day today.

As I launch my new website www.maiya.com.au out into the world I need to say goodbye to www.healingsteps.com.au and I’m feeling all the feels.

I will be eternally grateful for Healing Steps and for what it has brought into my life. There’s a huge emotional attachment to it as the first logo I had were the footprints of my eldest grandchild. 

It has taken a long time for me to be ready to let go of it but now feels like the right time.

After 25 years it is time to let go of what no longer serves me and is energetically holding me back.

When I began all those years ago I was a massage therapist, then I added Reiki and Bowen therapy to my skill set and my offerings. The rest were added to as I went along

Now I no longer offer bodywork, after all that time my fingers had had enough.

It’s been a very long gestation period!

Longer than a human baby but not as long as an elephant baby.

The reason it took so long was mainly I wasn’t ready.

Now finally I am. 

I have announced to the Universe that I’m prepared to step into my soul purpose 

Yet I can still feel a change coming.

I wrote what’s below on 31st January 2018 but it’s only now, on the third attempt, that the website is happening.

……………………………………………………………………………………………

I tried doing it last year and it didn’t work.

Yes, the planets weren’t aligned yet obviously … but I wasn’t ready.

I spent money and time on a new website and then didn’t do anything with it.

But the bottom line is … I wasn’t ready. I was waiting to lose weight, for my short hair cut to grow out, for my wrinkles to disappear etc, etc, etc. There were so many excuses.

But now I am ready.

The power of this year numerologically, the timing, it’s my birthday today, so it’s now or never.

I am coming out … of the basement.

I have been in the basement, the engine room, running the show all this time. Now it’s time to be seen.

I have been hiding behind Healing Steps for 22 years and now I’m going to rebrand as Maiya.

Maiya is who I am. Maiya is me.

No surname, which belongs to my in-laws. 

But Maiya which belongs to me and me alone.

It’s a big step and I’m ready to take it.

I have had the business name Healing Steps for the past 20 years. Over that time it has changed so much.

I started out in my own business as a massage therapist after I left full-time employment.  

The name Healing Steps worked on so many levels. For me and for my clients.

My first grandchild was born and the imprint of his feet became part of the logo. His birth was a huge healing for me (but that’s another story), my continued study to add modalities I could use on clients was a healing for me. Clients needed to take the first step to make the decision to come and see me, to begin their healing journey.

Since the end of last year, I have been ‘pushed’ by such a strong force inside me to remove everything from my house that I no longer use or need. I don’t consider myself a hoarder, I clear out clutter continually. This was on a much deeper level.

I have a storeroom next to my clinic and in there are plastic boxes, a filing cabinet, things that are used seasonally. A box filled with stuff for when I run retreats. Boxes of Christmas decorations. Boxes of photo albums. Boxes of things I need for courses plus a box for textbooks. A box for expos. Battery lights and candles for lighting up the path for events. On the shelves were Australian Bush Flower Essences.  A library of reference books. You get the picture!

So I pulled everything out of the storeroom, cleaned it and then went through every box and got rid of things I no longer needed or used and cleaned out the box before returning only the stuff I required.

It was a huge job and it took me days. But the feeling of relief and power when it was down felt awesome!

I was pushed on by a sense that I had to be rid of the things that were holding me back/not allowing me to move forward, before the start of the new year. There was to be nothing that would hold me back or tie me to the past.

We had Christmas early this year and were home alone on Christmas Day. So I spent the entire day in the storeroom, I was so determined I kept going through lunch! The first Christmas Day I have not had lunch! My husband was not driven by this compulsion and had a hard time understanding my determination, nor my frustration when he wouldn’t clean out the papers of the boxes he owned. Eventually, we got there and I can say there is nothing in that storeroom that is holding me back.

I then moved on and cleaned out every cupboard in the house! All that is left is under the house. We have a council cleanup in March and he has promised that it will be done by then.

I feel so much lighter. Clear-headed. Powerful even.

And I’m ready to step out and be seen!

Hi everyone, I’m Maiya

Share:

Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest
LinkedIn

Leave a Reply

More from Maiya

Maiya's Latest Musings

Our body is always talking to us?

Sadly, most of us don’t listen.   Or we only listen when we are brought to our knees.   I admit that even though I have known this for a long time and have been teaching it for the past twenty years I don’t always

Read More »

Gratitude is an Attitude

A funny story from a long time ago …

When I first heard about gratitude, years and years ago, I thought

that if I was grateful for what I had in that moment that meant I would be stuck there and never have anything better!

And because that was my belief at the time I didn’t carry out the act of gratitude for many many years.

Definitely not a smart move

I was living in Sydney at the time and wanted desperately to move out of the rat race to somewhere quieter that would feed my soul.

Twenty years ago next month the dream I had held onto for so long came to fruition

and we moved to Kiama, the best decision we ever made!

Before that eventuated I had to sit in the situation I was in at the time and have gratitude for all that I had in my life then and there

I had let go of the belief I’d had such a tight grip on that to be grateful in the moment meant I would be stuck there

So not true!

In fact it was the reverse

Once you begin to have gratitude for what you have in your life then more things start to flow to you

The most important thing is to know what it is you wish to manifest in your life

Most people when asked what they want in their life come up blank

We all have a great long list of all the things we don’t want and nothing on the ‘do want’ list

So what happens is we are focused on the ‘don’t want’ and surprise, surprise that’s what keeps on showing up!!

The lesson here is to have gratitude for everything you have in your life now (just look around you) and focus on what you do want in your life.

Gratitude is a powerful manifestation tool.

TIP: if you have a list of what you don’t want it is easy to flip it to what you do want

📷 by Donald Giannatti on Unsplash

Read More »

I love Christmas!

I’m not embarrassed to admit it. I love the feeling of Christmas … the decorations, the trees all dressed in their finery, the shops all fitted out for the season, the movies, the songs (I have them playing while I write this), I even collect

Read More »

Ho’oponopono

You may or may not have heard of Ho’oponopono, here is a very brief explanation.It’s not a religion. There are no teachers, gurus, high priest or middle men. It is simply a prayer from you to the Creator / God. Ho’oponopono is an Hawaiian and

Read More »

Are you having fun?

During a workshop I was a participant in I had a huge revelation . . . I realised that I had stopped having fun!  We were taking part in an exercise in pairs and afterwards I noticed that my jaw was aching and that’s when

Read More »