Is Work Life Balance Really Dead?

There are those that would say that work life balance is dead or, there is no such thing. Some even go so far as, “You can’t have your cake and eat it too”. Are they right?

The Work/Life Balance Myth

Do you know anyone who has truly achieved work/life balance? I don’t! We have been sold a myth! Terry Wildemann shares, “Work/life harmony replaces work/life balance and flows easily between the five pillars of life; health, career, finance, spirituality and relationships.” At times, you may be called to pay more attention to one area than another. When we learn how to move between these five pillars, with heart-centered focus, we can flow with it – if we choose.




Making Friends With Our Shadow Selves

Our darkness provides us with valuable insight. When we embrace this insight, we stop suffering by believing we should be different than we are. Loving ourselves and the lives we are in, gives us the freedom and space to enjoy the journey.




Finding Yourself In Transition

Yes, transitions are hard. Would it not feel wonderful though, to look back at what was a painful transition and be able to say to yourself….YES! I rose to the occasion and the Universe met me there.




Let Go To Experience Real Growth

Often, we hold onto old behaviors, thoughts and stories yet desire to move forward in our lives. Letting go of these anchors is a clear step towards experiencing real growth.




Ten Ways to Cultivate Your Intuition

We don’t get much education in developing or trusting our intuition, and like a muscle, it gets stronger with practice, so here are ten fun, easy ways to cultivate your intuition.




Living a Radically Engaged Life! Set Down Your Phone & Turn ON Your Senses

In our information age it becomes more challenging to turn off the sensory overload and go within. Life and Business Coach and Expert Columnist Marianne MacKenzie shares 3 of her favorite go-to ways to unplug from information overload and connect with your inner wellspring of knowledge.




Letting Go of What You Think Should Happen

Many of us are caught up in the “making things happen” kind of mindset. We push ourselves and try to force things to happen. There’s a lot of tension and a lot of trying to control and manipulate things in a way to force them to happen. There isn’t a level of trust there.

To get into a truly creating kind of mindset we have to be willing to let go. We have to surrender a little bit and trust in the process. We have to trust that while something may not make sense right away, that it is going to all come together someway, somehow.




Connecting with the Energy of the Seasons

Living in harmony with nature is essential to nourishing our soul and feeling more balanced and joyful in our lives. We have the ability to use our homes as a tool to connect us to nature. This connection to nature will make us feel less isolated, less stressed and more in tune with ourselves as well as the world around us. If we reflect upon the seasons, each one brings its own characteristics, associations, and energy that we can use as a foundation to bring more balance, joy, and anything else we desire into our lives.




How to Create Powerful Springtime Altars and Sacred Spaces

Spring is magically about rebirth, renewal, new beginnings, planting seeds, and the promise of new things to come. Part of living the Goddess Lifestyle is following nature and bringing all of her natural beauty and magic into your life. I harness that magic and power by creating powerful intentions, altars and sacred spaces by design. Creatrix Lisa Marie Rosita shares some suggestions on how you can call the magic of spring into your life and living spaces.