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Interview with Christina Rasmussen | Aspire Mag

Interview with Christina Rasmussen ~ Life after Loss Pioneer

Aspire Magazine is honored to introduce you to Christina Rasmussen. Christina is a bestselling author, speaker and philanthropist on a crusade to change the way we live after loss. As the founder of Second Firsts and Life Starters both organizations to help people create a pathway back to life after loss, Christina has helped thousands of people rebuild, reclaim, and relaunch their lives using the power of the human mind. Her thriving Facebook community intimately connects with over 200,000 … [Read More...]

Wisdom & Self Growth

Live Your Purpose: Are You Living on Purpose or Hiding in Fear?”

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It’s agonizing isn’t it? You know you don’t belong in your job. Sure, it puts food on the table and keeps a roof over your head, and with the economy the way it is, you should probably feel grateful for having a job at all, but you wonder… Could you make it on your own? Could you take the leap and be your own boss? Could you get up every morning and actually be paid well to do what you absolutely love? A part of you thinks you could. A part of you thinks you would be great at it. A part of you believes doing anything less would be a waste of your God-given talent. But that’s the problem: it’s only a part. The rest of you thinks about quitting your job and wants to throw up. It worries about being homeless, looking like a loser, and ruining your … [Read More...]

Health & Wellness

The Untold Story of Inflammation and Weight Gain

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Depending on how many decades you’ve been alive—and how many of those decades you’ve spent trying to control your weight, you’ve probably seen many diet fads come and go. The 1990s had the low-fat revolution, the cabbage soup diet, and the lemonade cleanse, to name just a few. The 2000s had the high-protein, low-carb obsession. You may even remember the high-protein, low-carb thing going around in the 1970s as well. One of the basic principles that well-meaning health practitioners have promoted for years is that weight loss always comes down to calories in versus calories out—that whether you eat a balanced, health-promoting diet of vegetables, fruit, whole grains and lean protein or a bunch of processed junk, as long as the calories are right, you’ll lose … [Read More...]


Blessing and Releasing Unhealthy and Unfulfilling Relationships

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Maintaining unhealthy and unfulfilling relationships can drain a person’s life force, while letting go of them empowers us to shift our reality and create space for new relationships that enhance our growth. Blessing and releasing such relationships with unconditional love and integrity can teach us how to forgive our past, heal ourselves, and generate positive energy to progress on our spiritual path toward greater growth and fulfillment.  If we do not break clean from an unhealthy relationship and stop investing energy in it, we will continue to desperately keep it alive while knowing in our hearts that our spirit has already left it, causing us to feel dead inside. Many relationships come to a pivotal point where one person has grown to such a degree that the … [Read More...]

Career & Business

Feng Shui Your Desk for Business Success

Messy Desk

“Clutter creates chaos and cleanliness creates clarity.”  My mother used to say that all the time. I pretended not to understand this statement especially when she was insisting that I clean up my room.  However, my soul knew exactly what lesson she was trying to impart: ‘With free flowing energy in and around you, choices based on your inner wisdom come easily and anything your heart desires is possible.’ I may have pretended not to understand my Mom’s statement, but I remember standing watching her orchestrate my families’ life from her desk in her alcove off our kitchen.  It was a small space and she always kept it neat and tidy. On one side of this alcove was the pantry of dining room linens and tableware. On the other side was her desk.  Files for projects … [Read More...]