Reflection of Change

This summer has been a time of uncovering some beautiful facades for upcoming blog post, surprisingly living in Walnut Creek I keep discovering more.

For the past few months, I’ve capture a seasoned restaurant and personal favorite Scott’s Seafood at the Plaza. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 they had to close their doors permanently after nearly 25 years of business. Over the past years, I have had the opportunity to experience and dine at Scott’s countless times and had always found their dinner house exterior to have the perfect ambience.

Lending on the corner of what was Scott’s patio dinning room, which is now unoccupied made me think to myself how change is inevitable. Despite if you wish to stand still, you must understand nothing around you stays the same for long. Change is the process of life and for those that can’t change their mind will never be able to change the future.

What we perceive about ourselves is greatly a reflection of how we will end up living our lives.

Stephen Richards

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The Director, The Actress

What if I told you, you could change the narrative of your life – would you believe me? Well, there is a way by the method of scripting.

The law of attraction is real, just as real as gravity. From the words we speak, the thoughts we think and the emotions we feel, we are projecting all of these as film does to the silver screen. Each scene exists for a reason, there is nothing that just happens as everything happens for a reason. The feelings you feel are called intuition, these are often the ones that tell you to do something that feels abnormal yet destined.

When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen.

We are all distilled a purpose upon birth, some of us must find it through pain while others write it into their script and act it out throughout their day. A former playwright, I find scripting an effortless method of manifesting. Instead of embodying the life of a fictional character you would take yourself from being the actress and/or actor to taking the seat as the director. Begin by replaying your movie in your head and asking yourself if the plotting and sequence of events thus far are how you want to continue the narrative. Then close your eyes and imagine the life you desire and remember nothing is unattainable. While you step into this higher frequency with no limitations you are now in control, you are the director.

to be continued…..
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Me Time

The importance of “me time” is as precious as the air we breathe. Me time is about being present with yourself, mind & body. It’s the conscious effort of taking that much needed time-out to find balance with our inner-self. Believe it or not, your body & mind are connected and for them to function properly in sync you must be aligned. When Owner, Jen Doerger of Woodhouse Day Spa in Walnut Creek invited me to experience an afternoon at her luxurious two-story location in the heart of Downtown, I of course couldn’t resist the opportunity.

Self-care is how you take your power back.

Lalah Delia

Upon arrival into their spacious grand lobby upstairs, I was greeted by the front desk staff which were oh so inviting to say the least. After a quick chat I was escorted through a set of double glass French doors passing by an exquisite water feature. As I made my way through the dim lite hall to the women’s dressing room I was informed that my massage therapist, Adam would meet me across the hall in their quite room.

From inside the dressing room it housed two private bathrooms, a sizable private shower room, and an open locker area with sinks and amenities. As a guest to the spa you are gifted a lovely logo tote bag where you are able to gather all of you belongs in and place into a 4-digit locker. Slipping into one of their plush robes and slippers I freshen up for a quick moment before exiting. When I opened the door there stood Adam my message therapist with a fresh bottle of water. While we made it down a series of closed doors to the one that lead to my private oasis Adam asked a few questions about areas that needed more attention than others in additional to any limitations he should be aware of. I highly appreciated his subtle questions as they elevated the experience, providing me the opportunity to share areas I needed more attention to.

Their 80 minute Deep Tissue Massage ($200) was just what I needed and long overdue. Adam used strategic strokes to increase circulation and release muscle tension with a combination of trigger point therapy, sports massage and other unique modalities working to relieve strain, stress and inflammation. During my massage I laid in a mediation state as the spa music played softly in the foreground, I literally felt myself in a trance of pure tranquility.

I highly recommend Woodhouse Day Spa to anyone that is seeking “me time” and as I previously mentioned above, its something we all need to gift ourselves so why not experience it with Jen and her skilled staff in Walnut Creek. To book your well deserved me time or to purchase a gift card for that special someone in your life, click the link below & prepare to be pampered.

Woodhouse Day Spa Walnut Creek  
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