My Best Relationship Advice

My Love,

It feels scary to write this. My best relationship advice? Ego says, “You’re no expert!” No. But I am a keen student. The truth is that I’ve spent the last five years  learning about and observing dating and relationships. So I am offering you some of what I’ve learnt today.

1. Go to sleep angry. The experts may disagree but for me this works. In law of attraction terms, we receive thoughts according to our vibrational reality. So when we are tired we have lower quality thoughts. Plus, when we hold a thought for 17 seconds, it gains momentum, and attracts thoughts of the same frequency. That’s why transformation gurus like Tony Robbins swear as a pattern interrupt. We’d only have to focus on something else for 17 seconds, like our lovely comforting pillow, to create that for ourselves. In the morning, we wake with new perceptions and fresh thoughts.

2. Feel your feelings and express them. Realise that the other person is most likely doing their best too. Don’t assume they have bad intentions. Communication is key. For a guy, they talk best while doing other things, like having a beer or playing golf. People are also more open to suggestions when you see the good in them also. Start with something like “This isn’t your fault. It’s just that I noticed..” or “I really appreciate how you.. and also it would be great if we could..” Saying we makes it less blameful. These are techniques of a master negotiator. I know. I’m not perfect at it either. But still.

3. Communicate your desires and needs. Otherwise we become resentful and then that seeps out or explodes at inappropriate times. The subconscious mind is seeking an outlet for these suppressed emotions. But then we hate ourselves and wonder why we are so angry. Learning to communicate my emotions and what I want has been such a game changer for me. It’s made me a much happier person and way better to be around. That’s why I created the Empower guide to help.

4. Learn how your partner experiences love and give it. Your man may protest, but if you don’t know what his love language is, you can take this test to find out. Learn what yours is too or, even better, get him to ask you. Yes he may hate it but tough. This is important to you. Express it. My love language is words of affirmation. If he forgets? You can remind him. Not all the time, just occasionally. And yes you can teach an old dog new tricks.

5. See the positive. I don’t mean blindly see the positive as I used to do. That might mean you make yourself susceptible to narcissists and players. But if you are in a happy and/or committed relationship, by making lists of their positive aspects, you begin to see it more. You could even list out their pros and cons and you’ll probably find that the pros is much longer than the cons.

There you go my dear, as I said, I’m not a qualified expert but these are five tips that have helped me. Relationships are such a key area that can lift us up or bring us down like little else. And the crazy thing is, we don’t usually learn how to be good at it. But we can.  Learning to manifest too has been so helpful in creating a constructive relationship and in becoming the person able to receive it.

With so much love,

Mireille xx

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Why Shit Happens.. Even When You’re A Manifesting Ninja!

My love,

I’m feeling really excited because I’ve finally finished Loving! It’s a transformational guide about loving yourself, loving your life and manifesting. I wanted to include all I would include if I ran a course again. I first learnt about the power of the mind and energy to manifest when I was 24. But actually I started doing it much younger, from age eight, when I started dancing.

Too tired to practise, I’d lie in bed and rehearse the steps in my head. Then when I went to do it, I’d be able to as if I had been physically practising. Then when I was 12 I won the cross-country. I hadn’t been so great at athletics till the year before. Dancing 13 hours a week made me super fit. But there was one other girl who was better than me at the cross country. I prayed and visualised winning, just like with dancing (aka imagining), and I did.

When I started my coaching business in 2014, I’d teach manifesting through my course, workshops and private coaching. But after the breast cancer metastasised, I got shy about it. I felt like I’d failed, when really it was just that Life had more to teach me.

During that period I had off, I learned about the art of simplicity and organisation and implemented it. This is a key aspect of manifesting too because when we’re stressed, we’re not in alignment. I was using ‘the power of joy’ then to build my life back up, but better than before. Soon, I learned that this was the law of attraction and I spent a few years studying and practising this.

Why does shit happen (even when you’re consciously creating)? Because the purpose of life is to awaken into consciousness and everything happens for a reason. Sometimes you are not ready for what you want so you get the letting in process. There is usually a silver lining. Feel your emotions and process. But then, know that everything happens for you and not to you. Our souls need to go on a journey to fulfil our life’s purpose.

Why am I so passionate about manifesting? Because, like you, I’ve had some huge challenges in life to overcome, like cancer, and because I have a low tolerance for living a life I don’t love. And being a person I don’t love. And being around people who aren’t good for me. I majored in psychology at uni and have been interested in the mind since before then. Plus, I hate to see other people suffering and would like to share what I know and what I do.

I’ve included my 11-step formula for manifesting in Loving and 4-step process for manifesting on the go. But first there is work to do to get to that. It’s 55 pages and available for immediate download. I’m feeling very happy and proud of this guide. It’s a transformational journey.

With so much love,

Mireille xx

 

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The Art of Flow in 2021

Sometimes my heart works faster than my brain. Last Monday was such an experience. I’d been working on Loving, a new guide I’ll be bringing out in a few weeks, and loving it. But I woke up on Monday feeling tired physically. I realised I needed a break and wanted to head to the beach. Instead, I ended up following my heart to buy a bean bag and there I found some storage containers. I came home to take apart this big cupboard in my office and, five hours later, was still unscrewing it.

One week later, the whole room is being repainted. It turned out to be a bigger job than I could have imagined but the right support showed up and I ended up manifesting the exact thing I was visualising the week before! Often I think about something I want and it ends up happening. But sometimes what I want looks like something I don’t want at first. And that can be scary.

In August last year, not only did I find out I had tumours in my spine and was having treatment for it, as I wrote last week, but then I realised half my face was numb. I couldn’t taste food or drinks on that side, which was the worst part, and couldn’t feel my eyelid when I was putting makeup on. Plus, I’d be drooling out of the right side when I lay down. On top of the shit that was already going wrong, it was a lot to take.

At first I thought it was from the steroids to reduce the swelling but then realised it wasn’t that. At the end of 2019, I had a wisdom tooth removed  and thought it could be related. My mum said to find a certain dentist but I couldn’t and so I ended up at this other one with an expert, who wouldn’t do anything for me because I’d been on this medication for bone metastasis, but he sent me to an oral surgeon instead.

Basically, I was supposed to come off the medication six months prior to having any dental work done. The medication stops the bone cells from eating away the old cells, so that the cancer doesn’t cause even more deterioration. But when you have dental work, you need the old cells to be eaten away so the new cells don’t grow on top of the old. So that was causing the issue. But first I had to get another scan because it could’ve been from a tumour in my jaw and, meanwhile, I still had half a numb face.

Because I decided to stop all medication that December of 2019, as I was doing the NORI and all my tests were good, I didn’t write that I was on that bone medication, so the dentist who took my wisdom tooth out didn’t know. But if I had stayed on the medication, the problem could have been a lot worse! The oral surgeon said that the oncologists don’t see the end result of the medication. Patients sometimes have to have part of their jaw cut out because of it and then their sinus collapses.

But my numb face saved me from going back on the medication. And the diet also, even though it didn’t work out as I’d wanted it to. That’s why I always say that things are working out for the best. This is what my mum told me when I was really down at the end of 2016, something that had kept her going through some very tough times. Everything happens for a reason. We only have to see it. When we do, life can be quite magical, despite the hard bits. Or because of this.

Naturally, it feels really bad when we’re going through it and presence is all we can manage then. Practising it. I share my process in Empower : a free guide to help process emotions, change thoughts and return to peace and happiness. So much feels like it’s going wrong right now as we are being invited, in the Age of Aquarius, to awaken into greater consciousness, from 3D to 5D reality, apparently. I can believe it. 

As my ‘break’ that turned into a renovation exemplifies, the heart leads us, one bread crumb to the next, to where we are going. Uplift is a transformational mini-guide to turn your life around, create an upward spiral and spark high-vibe conversation.

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Lots of love,

Mireille xx

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NORI Diet for Cancer : Why I Quit

Last year I wrote about my love for the NORI diet for cancer and today I am writing about it again because it was a very popular post and I occasionally have women going through breast cancer write to ask me about it. I am not an expert in any way, but I have had hormone receptive breast cancer for seven years, with metastasis for the last five. So I have tried a lot of different diets, as well as being on oestrogen production inhibitors, Zoladex and Kisquali, and Exemestane, which is similar to Tamoxifen. I am simply sharing my experience here.

What is the NORI Protocol?

To recap, The NORI Protocol is a therapeutic four-month vegan low protein diet with a lot of supplements and no alcohol. It needs to be done with a practitioner, who will look at monthly blood tests to see if levels, such as Vitamin D and magnesium, are high enough. The theory is that the diet starves the body of methionine, an amino acid that the body doesn’t produce itself, and this mimics the effects of fasting.

Did you stick to it?

I started the NORI in September 2019 and finished on January 9th of 2020. And I stuck to it almost 100%. I think there was only one occasion when I drank a cider and at the end, on a trip to Phuket, that I ate some rice. This was not allowed on the diet, except for the four days out after every ten when vegan methionine- containing foods were allowed. Like olives and starches besides potatoes.

What was the effect?

The diet had a really positive effect on the tumour marker in my blood tests. A healthy marker is considered below 50 and mine had always been less than 20. But after a few months on the NORI, it went to 6 and remained there even after I stopped and was eating a mostly vegan diet with a maximum of one alcoholic drink a week.

However, the tumour marker is not the whole story.  I had clear scans too in February and was thrilled that everything was so great. My reason behind wanting to do such a diet and then adopt veganism and little alcohol was because I wanted to go off the medication, and be cured for good.  So that eventually I could realise my dream of falling pregnant and having a baby.

Why did you do the NORI again?

Without going into all the details now, in July last year I ended up in hospital. The knots in my glutes that wouldn’t come out and pins and needles in my right leg, both of which had started in January, turned out to be more tumours. I started on the NORI as soon as I found out and once again it had the great effect on my blood tests, lowering the tumour marker straightaway.

Then I started the medication again and had radiotherapy for the tumours. Because of this, they went. But I continued to do the NORI as well, since it’s meant as a complementary therapy, even though it was extremely difficult to deprive myself when I was going through so much. I felt like I had Herculean will-power but it wasn’t very fun.

Why did you stop?

After a few months of the diet, I quit. The first time was because I started crying at the dinner table. Tears were running down my cheeks as I faced one more potato salad, while my parents were eating something regular and delicious. I put my head down so they wouldn’t see, but my dad asked if I was alright. “I hate this food!” I cried. “Well don’t eat it then,” he said. “Just eat what you want.”

So I did. I stopped the diet. And I was so elated to be able to eat a tuna sandwich again. Still, after paying so much for all the supplements, I thought to take them. Well, after vomiting fifty times, no exaggeration, I decided Life was trying to tell me to stop and so I did. That was in early September and I have been eating a regular diet since, with meat, dairy and alcohol, back on the medication since July, and have had increasingly low tumour markers and a recent clear scan since.

What else do you do?

Besides diet, I meditated for two hours a day in September and October but since then back to 30 minutes daily. I exercise a few times a week and mostly go swimming and walking at the beach once or twice a week. One thing I didn’t like about the NORI protocol and the particular course I did as part of it was the overload of exercises to accompany it, like the Wim Hof breathing method. After being in this for seven years, as I said, I have come to value simplicity and ease more than anything. Trying to do it all caused stress and confusion for me. But of course, it’s a journey.

What have you learned?

One thing I realised is that perhaps NORI is effective for cancer that doesn’t have to do with hormones. Because if oestrogen and progesterone stimulate my tumours, why would a diet affect it, if the diet doesn’t affect my hormones or not to the extent that is needed? Secondly, if there was one thing I’d definitely do differently, it would be to go on Zoladex and have the induced menopause when it was first recommended to me in 2014. That would have saved me a lot of metastasis perhaps. But maybe not. It was only with the addition of Kisquali in 2018 that the metastasis seemed to stop. In any case, Life has taught me many things in this time and I am extremely thankful for that.

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I’ve created Empower : a free guide to help process emotions, change thoughts and return to peace and happiness and Uplift : a transformational mini-guide to turn your life around, create an upward spiral and spark high-vibe conversation. They go together really well. Stay tuned for Loving, coming in a few weeks and subscribe to hear more from me.

Lots of love,

Mireille xx

 

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Break-ups, Crisis & Daily Mishaps to FLOW & Happiness

My dear, last year someone broke up with me for being too “spiritual”. I know what he meant and that’s perfectly fine. I was actually really thankful that he was so clear and honest with me. But still, for a while, and with the events of last year, it rocked my confidence. When I started seeing a psych in September, I expressed that I didn’t know what to believe anymore. But as life and our sessions progressed, I came to realise that I actually do have many beliefs and practices that are helpful to myself and to others.

So that’s why I’ve started sharing them more. Each time there is some mishap or some difficult person or situation to deal with, I use my practices even more and give them to those who need help. I know of people going through really tough situations right now, like a dad who’s not been able to see his two young sons for a year because his ex has made false claims about him. I would like people who are going through stuff like that to know that it’s entirely possible to turn your life around, but you have to believe you can affect the outcome.

One thing to know about the law of attraction is that the vibration of the problem is not the same as that of the solution. When you’re sitting there trying to figure stuff out, the solution is elusive, but when you go for a walk or go do something else, it comes. Last week I had a really strange thing happen. My car registration was due and had been paid but the money returned to the bank account. I got on the phone to pay or figure out what was going on and while I was waiting, I heard some useful information on the recorded message and knew that I needed to go to The Department of Transport.

So off I went. It was a Wednesday afternoon and Perth was in a semi-lockdown so  all the social distancing procedures were in effect. I was a little stressed by this situation because I didn’t know what was going on and by the time I got to the counter, I could tell this was not the right lady to get. She kept telling me to stand back when I moved from my spot and then told me I had to take my car to the pits because the number plates had been cancelled. When I told her I still had the number plates she was confused and went to get advice. Meanwhile I stood on my spot, masked up, till she came back and told me to return with my number plates.

In a panic, I thought to go home and get back there that day, but there was a lot going on, school-hour traffic, and so I decided to return in the morning when I was fresh. So that is what I did. The problem was resolved easily and effortlessly, with my new energy, and I didn’t have to wait long. The lady said that it had been an error and I accepted that, knowing everything happens for a reason, including this. I actually ended up with a few added bonuses, including money saved.

Thinking that “It shouldn’t have happened” or how annoying it was that I had to run around when it was their fault would have been a waste of time and energy. It should have happened because it did. But I know when you’re going through something big or small, it can be hard to get to this place of peace and flow. That’s why I’ve created a couple of guides to help. Uplift is a transformational mini-guide to help anyone wanting to turn their life around,  get out of a slump and start going in an upwards direction or for those who would love some High Vibe Conversation starters. The other is Empower : a free guide to help process emotions, change thoughts and return to peace and happiness.

Lots of love,

Mireille xx

 

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Love to feel peaceful and happy but too busy to do anything about it? Tired of the turmoil? Discover how to train your mind in 20 minutes a day to experience presence and flow, happiness and harmony, no matter what is happening around you with metastatic breast cancer warrior and author, Mireille Parker.

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Your Life Purpose

Friend, once again, at the risk of seeming like a complete dork, I shall share with you my truth. Oh yayyy! I’m feeling so excited to have finally found my life purpose and will share with you how you can find yours too. Last week especially I was really asking for this, affirming/praying in the form of “Thank you that I am living my life purpose!” as I went on my beauty walk. The next day I felt extremely on purpose but then on Tuesday evening I felt really down, wondering when it was going to happen and why it hadn’t happened yet.

Interestingly, as part of my life purpose I can swing between mania or confidence (I can do anything!)  and self-doubt or overwhelm (Why did I think I could do this?). Don’t I know it.  But because of feeling that insecurity on Tuesday, I  decided to do a 21-day daily meditation challenge. I’ve been a bit slack in that arena lately. Well, already that started me feeling so clear and joyful again on Wednesday and then on Friday morning as I was standing at the sink, thinking about a problem, I received the idea (the thought popped in my head) to go check this particular website, which led me to a book I have on Kindle, The Life You Were Born To Live. Actually, it wasn’t the first time that little voice had mentioned it lately but this time I listened.

Wow. This was a revelation! It is a calculation based on your date of birth and though it may sound far fetched, I tested the calculator against at least ten relationships, including with family and friends, and found it very accurate. So then I went to look at the book and found that as a 30/3 my life purpose is self-expression through emotional sensitivity and intuition, helping others to feel their emotions and experience the full expression of their humanity. 

“At the summit, the emotional connection 3s can feel to life and to others generates a rising energy that, once expressed, can uplift everyone around them, revelling in emotions the way dolphins revel in the sea. At the highest levels, 3s serve as an open channel of loving energy, moving others to joy and inspiration, becoming a force of light in the world.”

Couldn’t agree more! Lol. But because life purpose doesn’t come easily, the obstacles we face help us to deal with the issues associated with our paths. So it was that I came to writing as a way of expressing my emotions when I didn’t know how to as a child, teen and young adult. 3s make the best orators but also the best manic-depressives. I know the effect of blocking my emotions too and have been on a journey of expressing them in constructive ways. In fact, each time I have gone to the psych, post breast cancer metastasis, it has been with the intention to feel my emotions more. As a teacher or coach I was very in tune with how my students or clients were feeling, but had to learn to pull back also, to better serve them and myself.

There is a lot more in the book and in my books but you can start off with the calculator and find out yours. I’d love to know what your numbers are too. Try the calculator with your relationships and let me know how you go in the comments if any of it resonates. What have you got to lose?

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Lots of love,

Mireille xx

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Sarah can’t escape herself, even overseas. Will she call hot Oliver? Who doesn’t even know she’s there! But who is this beautiful artist Bonnie? Set in Lucerne, Switzerland, and starring a travel agent from Perth, Australia, Wonderlust is a unique modern philosophical romance about creative women.

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Love Your Life To Love Your Life

Friend, is it ok to love your life? I’m writing to you today because I wanted to explore some feelings that are coming up over admitting I love my life and also to share the practice that I do to love my life. I am in creative phase of my cycle and bucking to write more. I tried to hold out but hey, I’m going with it.

Lately I have been posting some of my journal on my Instagram author’s page while I work on my next book and wait for the others to be published. Sometimes I post a practice I do that starts out “I love my life, I love..” and then I list out all the things I love. I love being organised. I love sitting at my desk on a Sunday evening, I love espresso in that orange cup and choc-coated ice-cream..that kind of thing. But admitting I love my life aloud, where people can see and judge me, brings up so many feelings. I am conscious of this and then do it anyway. I do it even more so. Even though it is scary. It is not scary like walking through a dangerous part of town at night by myself but almost.

What if what we want is on the other side of this fear of judgement? That’s what I’m exploring. I mean, look at any one with popularity on the gram. It’s who dares wins. Or so it seems. If you are willing to post a picture of yourself every day, you may stand a chance, like one French lawyer who became popular for posting her fashion and had to override thoughts of “my family are going to be wondering why I’m posting a picture of myself in this white t-shirt”.  It’s scary to put ourselves out there and the fears are deep seated. If you got kicked out of the tribe you stood no chance of survival and some cultures are still very tribal.

But the “I love my life” practice is a way I built myself back up from when I was feeling so down at the end of 2016 when my life was in a mess. What I do know is that most of what we experience all comes down to perception. We filter out 95% of life and remember according to our beliefs. So by practising with the I love my life filter, we actually start to experience it. Whether you believe in the law of attraction, like attracts like and what your focus on grows, try the I love my life filter every day, writing it down, and see how good it makes you feel for one.

Feel your feelings of course. In my journal I also write out how I’m feeling every day and sometimes it’s good and necessary to be down for periods and go through what needs to be felt. But to be there every day endlessly? It’s not that helpful. Well, that’s what I found anyway.

How about you? Are you a feeling feelings type? Do you practise loving your life?

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Lots of love,

Mireille xx

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Love to feel peaceful and happy but too busy to do anything about it? Tired of turmoil? Discover how to quickly train your mind to experience presence and flow, happiness and harmony, no matter what is happening around you with metastatic breast, cancer warrior and author, Mireille Parker.

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Sarah can’t escape herself, even overseas. Will she call hot Oliver? Who doesn’t even know she’s there! But who is this beautiful artist Bonnie? Set in Lucerne, Switzerland, and starring a travel agent from Perth, Australia, Wonderlust is a unique modern philosophical romance about creative women.

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Married At First Sight : Intuition & Receiving

Dear friend, have you been watching Married At First Sight? I didn’t know what to write to you about today so I will write about this. Last Monday I woke at 4.30am and couldn’t get back to sleep so I ended up reading Rich As Fuck  and then I felt the urge to look at Amanda Frances’s instagram, which I resisted at first, and from there I had the urge to look at Katrina Ruth’s account, which I resisted at first too. But I read a post from her saying to teach what has been most transformative in your life.

At first I wasn’t sure what has been most transformative in my life. There are things that I’m practising but am not 100% sure about, like the law of attraction. Then there are things that I’m writing my books about but haven’t wanted to write here because I’d rather tell it as a full story. But over the week, it became clear that learning about love and relationships has been the most transformative thing in my life. I started off so bad at it and was for a very long time. But in the last five years this is really what I’ve been studying and practising behind the scenes.

And though my ego was saying “no, no.. I don’t want to teach!” that little call of the soul was saying go on, step in gently. So today, I again had no clue what to write but here it is. My head wanted to write about Married At First Sight but it was only a way for my heart to speak. Intuition feels like a push from the heart to me. It’s a physical feeling, which I practise tuning into. If I have to decide between two things or where to park, what to eat, I’ll ask my heart and listen to the feeling. Left or right, I ask, and I get an impulse or an answer of right or left. Know what I mean? 

Jess Lively has said, “The ego pushes, the soul calls” and sometimes I haven’t been so clear on what this means. But I guess it is exactly what I’ve just written about. My mind wants a good night’s sleep and decides I shouldn’t look up the Married At First Sight cast before bed because I wake up at 4.30am alert, my brain churning with ideas. But sometimes this is a good thing. One thing I feel for sure is true from the law of attraction (Abraham) teachings is that we receive thought, according to our vibrational frequency. That’s why I don’t think about important things at night when I’m tired or have critical discussions then.

But these little bread crumbs, one thing leading to the next, that morning at 4.30am, felt like part of a manifestation for sure, leading to me here, with more to come. Over the week other pieces started to come together, as ideas formulated out of the abyss. Abraham says that thought is manifestation, and sometimes you are not ready for your desire so you get the letting in process instead. These past five years have been a letting in process, a learning, an education, stepping stones on a path of discovery, still continuing. But getting closer it seems.

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Lots of love,

Mireille xx

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Love to feel peaceful and happy but too busy to do anything about it? Tired of your turmoil? Discover how to quickly train your mind to experience presence and flow, happiness and harmony, no matter what is happening around you with metastatic breast, cancer warrior and author, Mireille Parker.

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Sarah can’t escape herself, even overseas. Will she call hot Oliver? Who doesn’t even know she’s there! But who is this beautiful artist Bonnie? Set in Lucerne, Switzerland, and starring a travel agent from Perth, Australia, Wonderlust is a unique modern philosophical romance about creative women.

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How Hindi Vinyl Made Me A Writer!

‘To act but not to grasp.’

~ Wisdom of the Tao

When I was in my late teens, one of my friends did photography as part of her art program and then degree. She sometimes used me in her shoots and I really enjoyed the process and would input my ideas on the day. As I shared in How a Breakup Changed my Life, I was a very creative child but didn’t have an outlet for it after starting high school and turned myself into the art project, developing disordered eating, obsession with food and always trying to diet, over-exercise and perfect myself.

So when I met Satheesh the sound engineer in India, following the breakup, and he offered to teach me to use an SLR camera, I was thrilled. I love taking photos (as you’d know if you follow Wonderlust_intheworld or MireilleParkerAuthor). So I spent the month practising round the suburbs of West Mumbai. My parents, by this stage, had gone home, while I stayed on to see how this all played out and it was just so awesome really, with my dream of developing creativity coming to fruition.

My mum had said that I should go into advertising as I was good with words and images but I didn’t want to sell people stuff I wasn’t passionate about or work long hours. However, Life has its way of leading us to our path. All we have to do is ask.

Because of Satheesh, I got to be the still photographer on a documentary shoot about a matrilineal society for the U.N. in Nagaland, an undeveloped area in the north east of India where tourists were normally not allowed to visit due to tribal conflict.

What I learned there is that it is really very tough working in film. We had to be up before dawn and no one cared about our breakfast. No one seemed to think about food for ten hours or so! Even so, it was an amazing experience being with these local villagers in a society where, unlike in the rest of India, women ruled. And sat around smoking home-grown tobacco and chewing betel-nut.

In Mumbai, Satheesh left me at the studio one weekend to upload old Hindhi vinyl while he went away for a shoot. To do this I’d been learning about sound and Protools, the software. Well, I got so bored that a novel started coming out of me! Words flowed, streaming through me and I just had to get it down. I spent the rest of the weekend on the laptop and, when Satheesh returned, I showed him what I’d ‘caught’.

As Life would have it, he had dated a Canadian-Indian screenwriter for three years and said that, for a first draft, it was amazing and I really had to focus on this now. So that is what I did. The all-seeing I. How magical is Life?! This is the power of mastering the mind. This is the power of tuning into instinct/ intuition. You don’t have to try to paddle upstream, As Abraham says, you only have to put your boat in the river.

I’ll be doing the 30-day Master Your Mind : Create Peace Within practice. If you’d like to join, simply follow these steps.

1.Get Master Your Mind : Create Peace Within.

2.Follow MasterYourMindBook on Instagram.

I’ll be posting the daily updates and insights there. And plus you can ask questions and receive personal help.

Love,

Mireille xx

p.s.  On Thursday I’ll share the brilliant #ArtofFlow synchronicity that happened this weekend. It is the perfect example of ask and it is given. Join my community here to receive it.

 

 

 

 

 

The Breakup That Changed my Life!

“Ask and it is given.”

~ Wayne Dyer

When I was twenty four, a breakup led me to become a photographer for the U.N., write my first novel and a whole lot of other amazing opportunities that I couldn’t have dreamt up as a kid – or as an adult. Growing up in suburbia, I dreamed of living an interesting life. Perth, my home city, has been described as a “little strip of civilisation between the desert and the sea” (Shaun Tan) and the most isolated city in the world.

At the University Of Western Australia I majored in psychology and English literature and minored in Ancient Greeks and Viking history, after failing my final history exam in high-school. I hadn’t studied but had been up all night, obsessed with a guy, consumed by him. He was my boyfriend, a cheater, and my mind was going crazy with worry. I figured I’d get into university anyway and walked out of the exam.

But this was not the breakup that changed my life. Five years later, after fifteen months in Europe and living in London with my friends, I’d been going out with an English guy and thought my confidence was pretty great for the first time in my life. I felt very attractive and, a year into our relationship, couldn’t understand when his feelings or attention seemed to wane. I tried to talk him into being more into me but when this didn’t work, I broke up with him.

That’s when my mind started going crazy. It no longer had control. So round and round it went. What if he’s with someone else? Why not drive by his place and see?! and blah blah blah on and on. Literally, going mental. And I just wanted it to Shut. Up. I just wanted peace! Then I found out he was now seeing someone else. Whoa. It hurts to think about my emotional state. But ask and it is given. 

One day I saw an ad in the newspaper for a talk on Absolute Happiness, on how to use the power of your mind. I attended the talk with the ex and my mum but I was the only one who bought the book and started applying the principles immediately. In little time I had created relative peace within and soon extraordinary things started happening.

A  few weeks later, I was on a trip with my parents to Mumbai to visit nana Hazel and, after reading Holy Cow as well, felt inspired to try out all that India had to offer. So it was that we attended a laughter’s club in Bandra West, where we were told to come back the next day too because an Australian film crew would be there filming for a documentary on happiness. That is how I met Satheesh.

The class had finished and the director said to him that he wanted to interview me, a young Indian woman, the youngest by thirty years at least. But Satheesh, the sound engineer, knew from the way I dressed and carried myself that I was no native. He came to talk to me anyway and that’s how we became friends.

I’d been a very creative child but since high-school, had had no outlet for my creativity. I craved the artist’s life, but, with several friends who were artists, was so shy about it. It had never been encouraged in me. But Satheesh was the one who had the confidence and know-how to see some talent in me. He was the first to encourage me creatively because he could.

When Satheesh saw my photos, he said I had good perspective so he taught me to use an SLR camera. In the next post I’ll share how this led to becoming a U.N. photographer and to the day at the sound studio when a book started coming out of me. This period of good fortune lasted for quite some time but as I added more to my mind power practice, things got complicated.

Then, after the brain surgery and radiation on my head for metastatic breast cancer had me feeling so down and hopeless, I realised that when I was happy and just going with the flow, not trying so hard, amazing opportunities really did come to me. And I believe it’s part of my purpose to share this with others.

Or why would this have happened?

That’s why I created Master Your Mind : Create Peace Within to help people at this time or whenever life is not going as planned. Because it’s the perfect time to consciously create and manifest.

At just 37 pages, it’s a book for busy people! Because I know how it is and it actually requires simplicity more than anything. 

Get the Master Your Mind : Create Peace Within book here.

Love,

Mireille xx

p.s. On Tuesday I’ll send you another #ArtofFlow story on how I became a U.N. photographer and how uploading Hindi vinyl turned me into a writer! Join my community here to stay tuned.


The witty and intelligent novel about a travel agent from Perth, Australia, who goes to Lucerne, Switzerland, seeking a deeper experience of life and finds love in a most unusual place. Set in 2007, Wonderlust is a journey of food, sex, body obsession, refugees, writing and reality TV. It’s the really interesting conversation you wish you were having!

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