Archive for the Inspiration… Category

Peace through a simple spiritual practice

About 14 years ago, I enthusiastically started what may be an unusual spiritual practice, one that seems very simple yet has challenged me and fascinated me ever since. This practice also has brought tremendous relief and inner peace as it has helped me see the world as […]

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You are so lovable… right?

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you have a romantic partner or not, let’s ponder and honor all the things that are so lovable about you! (Get ready for a long article.) Nah, scratch that. The details don’t matter. Here’s the truth of it: You are simply loveable. You […]

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Ode to Healing New Jersey (hurricane Sandy)

It is the job of poets, writers, artists, and healers to both uplift society in dark times and help them enjoy the good times. As a former resident of New Jersey, the photos and news of hurricane Sandy has been personally shocking and devastating. As a writer/poet […]

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Don’t knock your positive intentions

Yesterday I found myself consulting with a wonderful doctor. (Due to ironic school regulations, I had to drag a kid out of his sick bed to have someone else say, “Yep, he has a virus and should be resting.”) Here’s what struck me. Each time I said […]

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Welcoming Aries: The Spark of Daring

“I come forth and from the plane of mind I rule.” I’ve just returned from facilitating another Radiant Life Retreat in Ojai, California. We dove deep and broke through to new, rich ground. What moved me deeply was the moment each woman chose to bust through into […]

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Fastest way to clear pain and burnout

On Friday I attended a writer’s retreat and I am still floating. Because I am a writer. It’s my life purpose, the way I fulfill my divine contract. When I returned, I was quite surprised to find the pain from a recent horrible relationship blowup had all […]

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The true value we seek in a role model

I’ve been searching hard for a good quote about being a strong role model for others. It’s an important role to play. Role models shine their light brightly to help those behind them find their way. They uplift and inspire. As healers, we need to be great role […]

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Feeling blue or stuck? Be inspired by these videos

The most powerful “cure” for feeling blue, sad, tired or depressed is helping others. Now, even in the middle of the night, you can be inspired by healing and helping stories. KarmaTube.org offers videos about people who have helped others and overcome their own challenges. It inspires […]

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Open your healing channels with this simple exercise

The first step to awakening your masterful Inner Healer is to Know Yourself. It is the oldest spiritual advice on the planet and the most important. When you know yourself, you know what it is that you love to do that shares your healing gift with the […]

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Welcoming Leo: Lead with Your Light

~I am that and that am I~ We roar forth into Leo today at 9:12 pm. Do you have a party invite for this weekend? Go! It’s time to cut loose. Leo is a fire sign and has much to do with the full expression of the […]

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Healers — Yes, Healers

~ Daria’s Wednesday Wisdom column ~ This post is an excerpt from Gift of the Healer by Daria Boissonnas, reprinted with permission. (Book is due out by end of 2011 — stay tuned!) …The leaders and teachers I soon began studying and questioning — the ones producing unlikely […]

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Healing story: It was hard to become a healer, with all my doubt

It was hard for me to become a healer.  I am a child of unassailable logic and practicality.  My family of origin worships science.  And I was raised to be more concerned with what everyone else thought of me than with what I thought of me.  (Thus […]

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Memorial day dedication

God bless all those who have used their bodies and minds in service of their hearts. Who have stood up for what they believe and pushed themselves through uncomfortable circumstances to share it. Who have faced death itself, remembering why they live. Amen.    

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You are healing

In every moment, you are healing.  Your body tends constantly towards health, repairing, replacing, replenishing.  Your thinking and emotions continuously heal and you move on.  You are a walking and talking bundle of healing!  Once in a while, this process hits a snag, but think of how […]

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Joke: the gift of the wounded healer

One fine day, a person just like you is out for a pleasant walk, pondering why you feel a kind of emptiness at the same time you are putting in overwhelming effort into making your life work.  Thus distracted with your struggles, you suddenly find yourself falling […]

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FREE guided healing meditation for Japan

We’d like to share a part of our recent member-only meeting with the world! Please enjoy this 7-minute healing meditation for Japan.  Help not only Japan to recover from this difficult challenge, but help the whole world to heal with and through Japan. Our goal at GIAwaken […]

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Healing can happen Instantly, an Awakening Healing story

“Moooooom! Can you do something for my leg? It hurts!” My 15-year-old is in his tuxedo for the band concert, running upstairs for socks. “What do you mean your leg hurts?” I ask, concerned, following him to the bottom of the stairs. He turns the corner towards his […]

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Wide Awake Tip: Mastery & Inspirational Quote: Ansel Adams

“There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs.” — Ansel Adams   I love this quote because it demonstrates Adams’ mastery. He durn well knows the standard rules of how to make a “good” photo.  And as a master, he knows how to break […]

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Wide Awake Tip: a.m. Intention-Setting & Inspirational Quote: Ghandi

“I have so much to accomplish today that I must meditate for two hours instead of one.” —Mahatma Gandhi What do you do in the morning to prepare for your day? You likely clean your teeth and wash and feed your body.  But what about maintaining your connection […]

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Am I an artist? (Are you?)

Whew, I’ve been going through a major healing wave in the last few weeks!  The kind where I stop calling my friends for a while b/c I’m processing stuff.  (They are used to this, bless them.)  In mid-January, it was like a floodgate opened on a clogged […]

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