Life & Soul Insights Blog


On the Importance of Having Healthy Boundaries 2

IMAGE: Breaching boundaries can leave us a bit wrecked… © Louise A. Shilton (Shipwrecks in the Phoenix Islands Protected Area, Kiribati.) Developing healthy boundaries is hugely important on the journey of awakening, as we open ourselves up to greater feeling and love. As a highly sensitive person who is acutely tuned […]


There’s Knowing the Path & There’s Walking the Path… 2

IMAGE: Walking the path at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, I unexpectedly stumbled upon The Queen and her special consort Bond © Louise A. Shilton   “Sooner or later you are going to realise, just as I did, that there’s a difference between knowing the path and […]


Destiny Rescue―When Free Will Takes Us Off Plan

IMAGE: The further we veer off track, the bigger the lifebuoy required! © Louise A. Shilton (2005)   "Our lives are not the result of random acts or events. Lifetimes are wisely and carefully scripted to enhance our learning and spiritual evolution… Destiny points are part of the plan, but […]


Honouring Spirit―Life Goes On… 2

IMAGE: Tides of life © Louise A. Shilton   A few days ago marked the ninth anniversary of my dad’s passing over. In the months and days leading up to his passing, he shared his emotional state with me energetically. And in the moments before he passed over—before his soul […]


Pets Have Souls Too―And Sometimes They Alert Us to Others

IMAGE: Solly being a typical dog―freshly rolled in mud and fox shit! © Louise A. Shilton I have just finished reading the wonderful book Pets Have Souls Too by Jenny Smedley―an animal communicator and past life therapist based in the UK. I was delighted to find this book recently, as pets and […]


On Opening Our Hearts to Greater Love

People who truly loved once are far more likely to love again… Today’s SNAPPY INSIGHT is a quote of the fictional character Doctor Marcia Fieldstone, in the ultimate romantic comedy “Sleepless in Seattle”. My dad was a man of few words, and like many men of his generation, he struggled […]


Astral Travelling & Lucid Dreaming 4

IMAGE: Astro-travel painting in a Boston cafe © Louise A. Shilton Although I had heard of astral travel (aka astral projection), I really hadn’t given it much thought until quite recently. I was probably still a bit skeptical about it to be honest—although this was tempered by recalling some experiences I […]