Want things to change? Release is a natural process toward wholeness

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Change begins with letting go of what does not work.  Triggered by feelings of restlessness and discontent, release is a natural process that lightens the load of change. When I made the huge move from Colorado to Arkansas, there was a lot I needed to release first. You may already know I have this thing for glass jars with lids; it’s impossible for me to throw one away, or even recycle.  Looking at the many shelves loaded with empty glass jars in my garage I remember thinking they didn’t stand a chance on a moving van.   Yes, I actually conside...

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Three paths toward abundance that work

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Next week, here in the USA, we indulge in our annual feast of Thanksgiving. We celebrate the harvest of our summer’s work and the many paths toward abundance available to us in our land. Many of us, though, don’t feel very abundant right now. I say, enough with thinking about what’s missing!  Instead, here are three habits I’ve discovered that open paths toward abundance.

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Get rid of discipline! Here’s a better way

golden river through the Grand Canyon
To me, discipline sounds like the sledgehammer of Getting Things Done!  The message it sends is that the only way we move forward in our lives is to hold a gun to our head.  Ugh.  Let’s get rid of discipline!   Are you with me?  It’s time. This time of year invites us to examine what should stay in our lives and what should go. We look at crowded closets and plan how we will clear them. We look in the mirror and vow to drop unhealthy habits.  We determine what we need and set goals to attain it. For the month of November, I have ...

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Bring back the value in what Once Was Lost

woman in front of her workshop
Visiting Ashdon Downey, owner of Once Was Lost, is like standing at the edge of a tornado.  You’re not so close as to be swept away, but the energy pulls you steadily into her vortex.  Her passion to bring back the value is contagious. I bring her story to you to illustrate how Dreams work.

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The Power to Create Any Dream: guest post by Tama Kieves

When I first decided to change my career, I had no idea that I would be diving into a spiritual adventure. But really, any time we go beyond what we think we know, we are opening up to our own vivid powers. Living an inspired life will be the smartest choice you ever make. And yet, this choice will not come from your brain. Welcome to the heartland—and the spirited power of love.Many of us are now being pushed out of the nest of the old ways of living. We are being invited to trust our own core intelligence and discover new information. Your own beautiful life is ...

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Five fun ways to easily add creativity to your life

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To me, being creative means connecting unconnected dots, or connecting the same dots in a different way. There are many ways we are already doing that right now.

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