Wisdom Department

Living the Goddess Lifestyle: Make Way for the Queen!

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In the past I was a compulsive people pleaser… my personal vibration and self-esteem used to vary from moment to moment depending on the incoming compliments and moods of those around me. I remember feeling downright awful if someone I cared about was sad, mad, hurt, or in crisis. It seemed like I was putting out fires in someone’s life every day! I wanted to fix EVERYTHING for everyone; wanting their happiness at the expense of my own because I allowed their emotional “stuff” to take me out of alignment every time. I spent my twenties and early thirties restoring and decorating a 1780’s farmhouse, that I formally named Bantam Hill Farm on the Gold Coast of Long Island. I owned, bred and did the husbandry for dogs, cats, parrots, … [Read Full Article...]

Healthy Living: Blue Zones

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Living in a blue zone is healthy living. Have you ever been to a blue zone? What is a blue zone? Blue zones are places where people lead exceptionally long, happy, and healthy lives. Five blue zones have been identified worldwide: Okinawa (Japan); Sardinia (Italy); Nicoya (Costa Rica); … [Continue Reading...]

What My 8 Year-Old Son Taught Me about Tuning into My Inner Wisdom

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It wasn’t my or Doug’s hope or plan for our son Griffin to skip 4th grade (we were not ready to be parents to a 5th grader!), but we quickly realized that he was committed to his goal, and we supported his decision. As it happened, the teachers and administrators at his school were not as quick … [Continue Reading...]

7 Tips to Tap into and Trust Your Inner Wisdom

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My best friend was a professional psychic. She made her living at it—and she was good. But by the time I became friends with her she had given up the profession that she was so skilled at. This was bad timing for me. I loved psychics. From my very first encounter, when a 90-year-old soothsayer … [Continue Reading...]

Clear Your Clutter to Clearly Hear Your Inner Wisdom

Clear Your Clutter to Clearly Hear Your Inner Wisdom by Laura Clark

To live a life based on our inner desires takes time to understand them. When we allow life to become so full and busy that it becomes cluttered it is difficult to hear and understand what our inner wisdom is telling us. Our inner wisdom is our truth.  It is that which speaks softly to us of our … [Continue Reading...]

The Key Benefits of Pushing Past Your Comfort Zone – Thrive While Creating Change

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As a Success and Purpose Coach, I’ve seen that the worst thing you can do in your career is to stay where you are “comfortable” for years, without taking any steps to live a more fulfilled life. I was there myself, and what usually happens is that you begin to doubt your alignment with your job and … [Continue Reading...]

Increase Your Awareness – Be Like a Tree

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Have you ever had the experience of buying a car, and then all of sudden it seems like you see that car everywhere? And you would even swear that prior to purchasing the car there were not very many of that model on the road. After all, that may have been one of the reasons you picked it. Or … [Continue Reading...]

How to Make the Most of Your Defining Moments

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I think the first time I heard about the concept of a defining moment many years ago was from Dr. Phil. I am not even sure if it was a term he coined or if he got it from someone else. I like the idea of being able to identify a moment in time, when you had to make a decision that truly reflects … [Continue Reading...]

How Prayer Works Like Driving Thru In-N-Out

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Have you ever had the experience of going through a Drive Thru, paying for the food, and collecting your bag only to discover later that the order is all wrong? Well… I’ll tell you what, that does not happen at In-N-Out Burger TM. You want to know why? The answer is simple.  You are asked … [Continue Reading...]

3 Step Procrastinator’s Challenge to Help You Move Forward

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Side note to start: That title made me laugh when I wrote it because depending on how I read it, I am a procrastinator challenging you OR I am challenging you, a procrastinator. Either way you interpret it, that title is probably right. Yeah, I said it. Own it. It is a waste of good energy to … [Continue Reading...]

5 Quick Steps to Get Yourself Out of that Rut

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Every now and again you find yourself in a rut. The routine gets to you. Your joy is zapped and you may wonder how you ended up in this rut. You don’t expect someone like you to continue to be in a rut. You’re kind upset about it all and you just really want things to be different. Let me share 5 … [Continue Reading...]