Know what you really want, stop overthinking it, and live your extraordinary life starting now.

What if you could genuinely love who you are and how you're living?

What would it be like to feel confident about yourself and your decisions? 

What if you finally found validation, peace, and happiness on the inside?

These were the questions in my heart, and this is how I answered them.

Hi, I'm Leslie Ralph, author of There, I Might Find Peace and featured writer on sites like Positively Positive, Tiny Buddha, and Mind Body Green.

 


 
 
 

Over the last 15 years, I've immersed myself in all things healing - from positive psychology to spiritual development, and everything in between. In my work as a psychologist, my writing, and art, I help sensitive spirits fill their hearts with peace and love themselves for life

It's my job now, but I have to admit...when I started, I just wanted to fix myself. I always saw myslf as too much or too little. Too quiet, too hyper, too sensitive, too dark. (Why couldn't I just be normal?)

I spent so much energy on changing myself that I lost myself. I had no idea what I liked much less who I was - and for the longest time, I didn't even know it. 

Even as I checked off the boxes on my life's to-do list, things I'd spent so long planning, I couldn't shake the feeling that I still didn't feel the way I expected. On the outside, my life looked exactly like I'd pictured, right down to our pizza Saturdays and my blue hybrid. Nothing was "wrong," so how could I feel so not right?

Today, I know there's something in me worth nurturing. It's the spark of hope when I fail, that steady conviction when no one gets what I'm doing, the reliable breath that anchors me to the truth of who I am. 

How'd I do it?

By listening to that little voice in me that I'd pushed away for so long. It was quiet at first, but once I started listening, I discovered that it had been there all along.

It said it wanted to write a children's book (much to my surprise), so under the cover of darkness, I grabbed a pencil and a sheet of paper from the printer. And I drew...and drew...and drew.


And I self-published these...without asking for anyone's permission:

 
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The little voice asked, what if you wrote a poem? So, I decided to find out...in secret...on the back of an envelope I found in my purse. That one poem grew into this:  

 

I have to be honest, it was real awkward at first. A lot of this felt silly, delusional even. But those small decisions brought me back to life.

Now, I see nothing but possibilities.

Does any of my story sound familiar? 

Have you ever felt restless, empty, or confused? Do you wonder how to get unstuck?

Every week, I send emails to over 1,000 readers, and I hear back from so many of them saying these same things. Things like...

"I want to trust myself again, even after all the bad, bad mistakes." 

"I don't want to feel so restless."

"I don't like who I am right now. How do I even love myself?"

"I'm lost and floundering."

"I want to put one foot in front of the other without worrying so much about what other people think."

So many of us wind up in this place, listening to an inner critic that tells us we're unlovable and a past that won't let us move forward.

Even with my years of practicing psychology, it wasn't until I found my way through it that I really understood this one simple truth:

 

When the questions is how to get over fear, let go of self-sabotaging behaviors, stop procrastinating, forgive, find yourself, reprogram your inner critic, or move on from the past, the answer is always this:

begin with love.

 
 

And this is how. 

Meet the Beloved Flame Practice.  

The Beloved Flame Practice is based on my years of working as a psychologist. I specialize in positive psychology, mindfulness, meditation, and self-compassion, and I've clocked thousands of hours helping others find their own path to inner peace and love. 

And this is the practice I've used in my own life to call upon a healing, loving energy in my life.

I use it when I'm feeling lost, fragile, or frozen. These are the questions that help me remember what it is I intend to do with this life, and these meditations bring me back to my truest self, open, loving, and certain of my connection to others.

The Beloved Flame Practice is a 4-week meditation and journal practice all about nurturing the light in you so you can live a happy, fulfilling life - authentically.

A life of appreciation, not dissatisfaction.

A life of looking upon yourself with love, not criticism. 

A life of meaning and purpose, not emptiness and restlessness.

This is the practice that returns you to your truest, clearest self.  

You CAN feel bright, brilliant, and brave.

 

Even if right now...

  • You're feeling restless and blah.
  • You have no idea what you want, what you like, who you are.
  • You are *so* on autopilot.
  • You're in the middle of a world-famous existential crisis (believe me, I've been there!).
  • You don't know how to love yourself.

Without...

  • Reading every self-help book on the planet. 
  • An elaborate morning and evening routine that takes over your life.
  • Quitting everything and starting from zero (and still not knowing what you want).

 

All you need is the willingness to begin with love...and you don't even need to know how.

 
 
 
 
 

Here's what others are saying about the writing and exercises I've shared:

 


 

How does the Beloved Flame Practice work?

The Beloved Flame Practice is a 4-week meditation and journaling practice that you complete at your own pace. Start and end each week aligning your actions with your heart in the journal. Complete each meditation however it fits in your schedule during the week and use the corresponding journal questions to deepen the experience. The journal also includes daily reflection questions to keep your fire burning the entire four weeks.


What's inside: 

 

BELOVED FLAME MEDITATIONS

Through uplifting visuals and healing self-talk, these meditations bring you deep into the feelings of peace, love, and light. This series of meditations takes you on a journey of setting deeply felt, sincere intentions, invoking the healing of self-compassion, and offering the light in you to the world through loving-kindness.

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BELOVED FLAME MEDITATION

10 luscious minutes of getting deep into the feelings of your intentions and nurturing the sacred flame in you. It's all about the light.

 

 

LIGHT OF LOVING-KINDNESS
MEDITATION

A radiant 20-minute loving-kindness meditation rooted in the feeling you wish to cultivate in your life and spread throughout the world. Everything is illuminated in this meditation.

 

HEALING LIGHT MEDITATION

Bring the healing energy of compassion to your body, mind, and spirit with 15 minutes of love and reverence for yourself. This is the start of letting go.

 

 

SPARK MEDITATION

Get yourself off autopilot with this 3-minute meditation for feeling clear, decisive, and alive. It's a burst of heartfelt purpose just when you need it.

 

And spoken word poetry and prose about the light in you sprinkled in to awaken your spirit.

BONUS: I've included printable written instructions and cues to use as your map when you're ready to go solo or want to get into the piece of the practice your spirit needs on the fly.

 

BELOVED FLAME JOURNAL

Meant to be used together with the Beloved Flame Meditations or on its own, this 4-week journal will take you on an illuminating journey. 

INTENTION-SETTING

Begin and end your Beloved Flame Practice from a place of purpose. Clarify your why and set an intention for this experience.

MEDITATION REFLECTIONS

Complete these questions after each meditation to capture the light and take it with you. Put the imagery, the emotions, and the aha moments from your meditation into words and use that to inspire life- and light-affirming action.

 
 

WEEKLY REFLECTIONS

Get grounded and aligned with your heart as you start and end each week. You don't have to wait for a new week - use these questoins as often as you like to fan your fire.

 

SPARK QUESTIONS

Make a declaration - you are worthy of being seen and heard. These are your truths. These are your desires. This is your story. Get reacquainted with the sound of your own voice and tap into your natural wisdom. I hand-picked 28 questions from my own journals. They are my very favorite way to remember the joy of being me. 

 
 
 
 

The Beloved Flame Practice is $27, with $5 from each sale going to the Love and Blessings for Mother Earth fundraiser benefiting Rainforest Alliance. As a special thanks, I'm also including the Love and Blessings for Mother Earth Meditation to every order.

Ready to feed your spark? Click the button below to order the Beloved Flame Practice.

 

Your beautiful heart will change this world,

Leslie

FAQ's:

Do I need to have experience in meditation?
No experience needed! All you need to do is listen. The meditations will guide you through every step of the way. 

 

Do I need to be a good writer to do the journaling?
Absolutely not! Journaling isn't about writing style, grammar, or talent. It's about setting aside the time to get in touch with your voice and the wisdom it holds. 

 

What if I fall behind during the 4 weeks?
This practice is completely self-paced. The journal is broken up into four weeks, but you can take however long you need. If you ever fall behind, remind yourself of your intentions when starting this practice and find your way back on a schedule that works for you.



How do I access the meditations and journal questions?
Once you order, you get instant access to the entire practice. Everything is fully downloadable so you can take the meditations and journal anywhere. I've also formatted the journal to be printer-friendly so you can easily print as many copies as you like.

 

Do therapy or coaching sessions come with this practice? 
Right now, no. The Beloved Flame Practice includes meditations and four weeks of journal prompts for you to use at home however you like. If you have questions along the way, you can always reach me by email.

 

What's your return policy?
I put this together to help you find your way to inner peace and love. If you're not satisfied with this practice for any reason, just contact me at leslie@leslieralph.com to request a full refund.

 

Ready to bask in the light?
Click here to order your copy of the Beloved Flame Practice now.

 
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