“Giving someone a piece of your soul is better than giving a piece of your heart. Because souls are eternal.” – Helen Boswell
I just returned from my Soul Retreat in Cancun, Mexico, and I’m still glowing – physically and spiritually – from the experience. We swam with dolphins, were awestruck by tropical flowers and ocean views everywhere we looked and indulged in much needed self-care. But the best part was the close soul connection that we shared.
As I spent time with the group, I loved watching lifetime friendships being born. One woman told me that although she has dozens of friends, family members and co-workers in her life, she always had the nagging feeling that there was something missing in her relationships.
Now I know what I was missing!” she said. “During this workshop, I met people who I can communicate with effortlessly. We see the world in the same way, and it feels great to make friends who have the same priorities and are on the same spiritual path- I know we’ll be connected for life!”
I know how it feels to have friends like that. My path has let me to encounters with amazing people who have appeared in my life by chance and remain there because of our special bond.
I share a beautiful soul connection with my friend Janelle Campbell. Whenever we’re together, we find ourselves in perfect harmony, laughing at the same things, finishing each other’s sentences, and noticing crazy synchronicities. From the moment we connected at one of my workshops, it was as if we had known each other forever. Janelle was with me in Cancun, and at one point I asked her, how long we had known each other. I thought it had been about 15 years – but she laughed and told me that we’ve only been friends for three years. Well it feels like a lifetime – or more!
One unique thing about our friendship is the coincidences that pop up every time we’re together. It’s as if our guides want to make their presence known, and be part of the fun we’re having. During the flight to Cancun, I was on the plane and I started doing a crossword puzzle and the first clue was Janelle. The flight was nearly full, and we weren’t sitting together, but of course, after the plane took off, I noticed an empty seat next to her. I guess Spirit saved a seat for me. We went to pick up our luggage and the drivers were all the first sign we saw was “James Campbell.” Not our driver, just a random person with my first name and Janelle’s last name. What are the odds of that? When you have a soul connection, the odds are pretty high.
Do you long to have people in your life who really “get you”? You don’t have to hop on a plane and travel to a spiritual retreat to make those connections. Your special friends might be right under your nose. Here are a few tips to help you connect with them:
Don’t be afraid to be yourself –
Making friends on a deep soul level requires just one thing. Let go of your fear and insecurity, and let your new friend see what is in your heart. Accept yourself for the amazing being that you are, and you’ll attract like-minded souls to you!
Suspend judgement – Making a soul connection isn’t about how you look, what you do for a living, or how much money you have. Soul connections are all about what is in your heart – so trust your heart to lead you to amazing new friendships.
Don’t let geography hold you back – Janelle and I are on different sides of the globe, but we chat on skype, and get together when we can. Since we have such a strong connection, every time we get together we pick up right where we left off.
Use Your Intuition – You might find a like-minded soul in an unlikely place. Be open to meeting people wherever you go, and if you feel your intuition nudging you, take the opportunity to say hello! If you feel drawn to go to a workshop, class or event, listen to your gut. Your soul-group might be there waiting for you!