Colette Baron-Reid is an internationally acclaimed Oracle expert, thought leader, and speaker in the personal transformation space. With over 30 years of experience as an Oracle & intuition expert, Colette’s greatest joy is teaching people they can have a direct and personal dialogue with the Universe to help them create their best lives. Colette is a best-selling author of multiple life-changing books including The Map, published in 27 languages. Her popular meditation apps and Oracle Card decks are worldwide hits, and she was the star of the hit TV series, “Messages from Spirit” and highly popular Hay House call-in radio show, “Ask the Oracle.” Colette is also the founder and creator of Oracle School—where people learn to transform their lives using Oracle Cards as a guidance system.
“We are in co-creative relationship with a conscious Universe.”
In this lively, eye-opening conversation, intuitive and oracle Colette Baron-Reid talks about how intuition is available to each one of us and how we can use it to navigate our lives, about why we need to practice radical acceptance now more than ever, about facing our shadow to find our biggest gifts and liberate our lives, about what it takes to cultivate hope and override fear, and about the transformative power of the Twelve Steps. Colette’s deep, practical, psychological wisdom comes like a transmission: “I am not a mistake. Nobody is broken. I trust in my partnership with the Universe. Who can I impact in a positive way?” Colette also tells stories from her past with verve and humor, and we discover how she came to be the wise and popular teacher, guide, and healer she is today. Recorded on November 22, 2021.
Topics & Time Stamps
- What is intuition? (07:42)
- Colette’s early years: finding out she was Jewish, her psychic Scottish nanny, and all the confusing things that led to addiction (10:59)
- Tasseomancy, Spirit and symbolism, ancient practices of divination, and how nature speaks to us (18:40)
- An inherited sense of lack of safety and Colette’s book The Map (20:26)
- The evolutionary gift is in the shadow (21:07)
- Our invitation right now in these times of pandemic is to be present to all of it and not judge any of it: radical acceptance (23:24)
- What do we do with our anger and how do we make it work for us? (28:28)
- Filling our minds with what is important: who can I impact in a positive way? (30:29)
- Compassion and kindness…micro steps are the way to change (31:50)
- Make curiosity your superpower (34:43)
- Hold life as an experiment: we’re not always going to get things right (35:12)
- How we weaponize our emotions, project feelings, and create polarization (36:59)
- Respons-a-bility plus trusting in our partnership with the Universe is where hope lies (39:54)
- Colette’s spiritual awakening: I am not a mistake. Nobody is broken. And the fundamental flaw fallacy (41:12)
- Being hopeful is harder than being fearful (47:31)
- How Colette found her path as a healer: “it chose me” (49:54)
- Following the crumbs is the evolution of Colette’s world (54:04)
- The power of the Twelve Steps could change the world (56:46)
- Today’s problems are yesterday’s solutions (1:00:40)
- The need for nuance and innovation in our conversations (1:02:28)
- Step 3 and Step 11: Surrendering to the will of the divine (1:05:15)
- Service is enlightened self-interest (1:08:08)
- Colette’s daily practices to help her stay in touch with Source (1:10:01)
- The underestimated effects of practicing gratitude (1:12:03)
- The Twelve Steps in a nutshell (1:13:03)
Resources & References
- Colette Baron-Reid.com, Colette’s books, The Oracle School
- Helen Palmer, Enneagram expert
- Ryan Goldman’s Enneagram*
- Wayne Dyer, author and speaker in the fields of self-development and spiritual growth
- Princeton University, The Global Consciousness Project
- Colette Baron-Reid, The Map: Finding the Magic and Meaning in the Story of Your Life*
- Jungian psychology, and the concept of active imagination
- Joseph Campbell, The Hero with a Thousand Faces*
- Bruce Lipton, The Wisdom of Your Cells*, The Biology of Belief*
- Ruth King, Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out*
- The fundamental flaw fallacy
- Colette’s Oracle School of transformation
- Thomas Hubl, Gabor Mate on collective trauma
- The Haindl Tarot
- Leigh Spusta and iAwake Technologies’ Alpha Arising
- Brother David Steindl-Rast, Gratefulness.org
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Podcast produced by Vanessa Santos and Show Notes by Heidi Mitchell
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