Archive for the Resources for You Category

What vastly improves your life (and the world) that you could do much better with a little focus?

A radio with a poor receiver plays a lot of static.  It’s hard to hear what’s going on.  Details are lost.  The station fades in and out and needs constant attention to retune it.  A poor receiver is tiring to use, and a lot of work with less enjoyment. In your […]

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FREE AUDIO: “How to Change the World”

How can you help heal the world?  Where do you start?  What does it take? Listen to this 30-minute call as Daria Boissonnas, Founder of the Global Institute for Awakening, tells her story of how she discovered the answer to this question and how she knows YOU can change […]

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Inspiration: You’re never too old or too young to start to change or heal the world

Sunday I cracked open the newspaper and got SO inspired I had to share.  Check out these kids who have made a big difference by starting amazing services to empower and take care of others!  They are changing the world, and have been selected by Parade Magazine […]

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Better writing tip: What’s the difference between i.e. and e.g. anyway?

There are many deep, unknowable mysteries in life, but the difference between “i.e.” and “e.g.” is not one of them.  For some Friday fun, let’s get these obscure terms straight. The abbreviations are so ancient they come from Latin.  Once I learned what they stood for, they made sense and […]

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Great news: even a short meditation program can make you smarter

Are you looking for a way to sail more smoothly through life’s knock-down events, have more patience with your kids and coworkers, and rev up your thinking?  Try mindfulness meditation.  Lots of meditation research has touted its powers to de-stress your approach to life, but new research […]

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The best coffee in the world

Here’s a fun Friday resource for you.  I like this roaster!  Ancora coffee, here in Madison, Wisconsin.  Even the beans are pretty.  Ancora’s brews make Starbucks’ beans taste dry and burned — and I have loved Starbucks since my first sip!  My Ancora faves: Black Thunder and Black […]

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The world’s best dandelion digger

'Tis the season for dandelions!  This is the world's best dandelion digger: Hound Dog Products HDP1-6 Weed Hound.  You retract the prongs, put it over the plant and step on it, which pushes the prongs into the ground.  Then pull up to lift dandelion and most or all […]

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Can you answer the hardest question on the planet?

My four-year-old took me out for a walk today.  She rode her scooter (no brakes–what were they thinking?!)  I kept up on foot. After finding my MP3 player in my jacket pocket, I popped in an earbud and pushed play blindly.  Ah, Timothy Ferriss’s The 4-Hour Work […]

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Inspirational Quote: Sheri Keys

“The only way to fail at anything is to quit.” —Sheri McConnell, the Institute’s coach/mentor for 2010 Sheri has been empowering women for over 10 years. She is a powerful wounded healer and a highly realized business teacher/coach, especially if you are forming a group or association. […]

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The bittersweet truth about calories and unsugar

Counting calories may not be the key to losing weight. Calories is what happens to food when you put it in a machine and burn it, not a body.  This video also offers good info on un-sugar sweeteners like corn syrup. They are best avoided. How can […]

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Create your best year ever in 2010

Happy new year!  What are your goals and hopes for 2010?  We at Global Institute for Awakening wish for the best and happiest for you and your spiritual journey in the new year, and we would like to share a powerful exercise for spiritual acceleration. We’ve put together […]

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Quote: Is there something more?

“I used to think that people fell into one of three groups: those who don’t believe in anything beyond their basic five senses, those who are open to the possibility that there might be something beyond those senses, and those who definitely believe there’s something more.  Yet […]

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Your motivation: Why are you a healer?

Healers, why are you in business?  What motivates you?  Why do you practice your healing techniques and processes?  Why do you do what you do? I don’t mean why are you a healer…  For most of us, healing is what we can’t not do.  We know we […]

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Share your gifts to reclaim yourself

Healer to healer, thanks so much for your patience at my absence here while I finish up my book draft.  Meanwhile, I've also been creating a program for healers to express their true purpose, to really do what they came here to do!  FIrst we identify your […]

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“Stay strong and be of good cheer”

Inspirational words to live by, from a healer who is here to tell you there is no such thing as death.  Dannion Brinkley was one of the amazing collection of speakers and scientists at The Reconnection Mastery Conference in LA, from which I just returned and which […]

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Healing, coaching and creating can be done abundantly

The Secret To Success for Healers  (from March 2008 Healer to Healer Newsletter) Are you doing what you are meant to do… and thriving?  Are you thrilled with every aspect of your career, office, family, and romantic situation? If you are called to healing, teaching or another form […]

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