Wisdom Department

Busy Entrepreneur? Color Mandalas for Meditation and Relaxation

Busy Entrepreneur? Color Mandalas for Meditation and Relaxation by Minette Riordan

“From Native American and Tibetan sand paintings to Gothic rose windows and Hindu yantras, mandalas are used as symbols for meditation, protection and healing.” - Clare Goodwin, 1996 I admit, I am a bit obsessed with mandalas, but science and history are backing me up on this one. Coloring mandalas has become part of a regular mindfulness practice in my life and this practice has had a positive impact on growing my business, too. If you are a busy entrepreneur who is struggling to find creative time to meditate and relax, then read on! There is something about the act of coloring that keeps my hands occupied and allows my mind to settle, especially when work and family are wearing me out. Have you noticed the coloring craze and the … [Read Full Article...]

11 Powerful Tips to Keep Your Spirits Bright

11 Powerful Tips to Keep Your Spirits Bright by Emily Madill

It is easy to keep your spirits bright when life is going along smoothly and good news seems to turn up at every turn. It is an entirely different picture when life goes off course or bad news obstructs our path. Life is kind of like that. Bumps and obstacles are cast throughout our life journey, … [Continue Reading...]

Moments of Perfection: Creating a Miracle Mindset

Moments of Perfection: Creating a Miracle Mindset  By Michelle Lemoi

Miracles can be life changing big events or small gifts.  I like to call them “Moments of Perfection”!  In these moments, we experience wonder and joy, we can be reduced to tears, our heart swells, and we feel completely connected to the person, place, or event.  These moments can be life changing – … [Continue Reading...]

7 Spiritual Ways To Escape Negativity

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FaceBook, work, PTO meetings - they are all mired with drama and negativity. But all that negativity really brings down the vibration that those of us on the spiritual path try so hard to elevate. Unless you are moving to a Buddhist temple in the mountains of Tibet, completely off the grid; it’s … [Continue Reading...]

How to Have More Time: Simple Shifts to Have More Time For What Really Matters

How to Have More Time: Simple Shifts to Have More Time For What Really Matters by Angela Joyner

Want More Time? Change Your Mind.If time were an animal, it would be on the endangered species list. At least that’s how it seems: Too much to do, too many places to be, too little time to do it all.On the job, in school, at home, we are increasingly imprisoned by the perception that time is a … [Continue Reading...]

Take Stock of Your Life: The Art of Self Reflection

Take Stock of Your Life: The Art of Self Reflection by Angela Joyner

Ancient Romans named the month of January for Janus, their god of gates, doors and beginnings. Always pictured with two faces—one looking toward the future, the other back at the past—Janus is a fitting symbol for the turning of a new year.    As we step through the doorway from one year to the … [Continue Reading...]

Do More Of What You Love: Living On Purpose

Do More Of What You Love: Living On Purpose by Angela Joyner

Two bricklayers are working alongside one another at a building site. A man walks by and asks one of them what they’re doing.The first bricklayer replies, "I don't know and I don't care. All I do is slap this crummy mortar on these crummy bricks and pile them up in a crummy line."The other … [Continue Reading...]

3 Powerful Practices To Ditch Your People Pleasing Cape For Good

3 Powerful Practices To Ditch Your People Pleasing Cape For Good by Emily Madill

There is nothing pleasing about being a people pleaser.I walked this path for longer than I care to admit. The upside is I learned a lot about myself during the process of getting back into the driver’s seat of my life. The most striking lesson now deeply imprinted on my soul is that, “We teach … [Continue Reading...]

Mediocre Living is a Blessing, Not a Curse

Mediocre Living is a Blessing, Not a Curse by Emily Madill

Have you ever felt paralyzed in a cycle of monotonous living? Is the very idea of being bored terrifying?I have often wondered about the space between the highs and lows of life. It can feel beyond uncomfortable to settle into a quiet, contented pace of living.Our highlight reels and low points in … [Continue Reading...]

Finding Joy in Loving Yourself: A Delicate Love Affair

Finding Joy in Loving Yourself: A Delicate Love Affair by Angela Joyner

Mary thinks she’d be happy if she could just change her weight, her looks and her job. Sean believes that he’s an okay person except for certain personality traits, such as anxiety, impatience and his quick temper. Yolanda’s shelves are bulging with self-improvement books; she’s read them all but … [Continue Reading...]

5 Signs that You’re Ready to Live a Purpose-Driven Life

5 Signs that You’re Ready to Live a Purpose-Driven Life By Patricia Young

I firmly believe that we’re going through a shift in consciousness on the planet, and it’s pushing a lot of people to take part of this transformation by “being the change”. Some of us, can hear this inner voice calling us to live our purpose louder than others. We’re being called to live life … [Continue Reading...]