5 Powerful Tools for Busting Through Resistance

Resistance, I realized, is the inability to trust that life is unfolding according to divine plan. It is the holding on to thoughts and feelings that no longer serve us. It is the struggle between your high-est self and that part of you that wants to control. Your highest self, your essence, always trusts in the divine unfolding of your life. It lives in faith. It lives in the moment. It lives in joy. The part of you that wants to control, your Ego, lives in a place of fear, anxiety and control. That part of you believes it has the answers for how life should unfold. It holds on to people, it manipulates to get what it wants and it plans incessantly. The bigger the divide between your essence and your ego, the stronger and deeper the level of your pain.

Releasing Judgment to Invoke True and Lasting Change

When we want to change old patterns will rise up and we fall victim to them and the judgement and shame cycle. Some tips on learning to release judgement to allow for the change to happen.




5 Steps to Renewing the Commitment to Yourself

Personally, I see spring as a time of re-birth, growth, and new beginnings. A time for reflection, and see where I am, so I can course-correct if I need to. We can always change things around if we’re not where we would like to be, but we also need to check how committed we are to the life we say we want.




Shift Your Perspective to Transform Your Relationship

In part two of the Transforming Your Relationship column series, How to Create Your Unshakable Love & Unleashed Passion in 8 Simple Steps, Relationship Expert and #AspireMag Expert Columnist Stacey Martino shares step two: Shifting. In order to create transformation you must experience a shift in how you SEE things before you can implement the tools and strategies that really work!




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.




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

When we learn to shift time, our relationships become more rewarding, our time spent alone is richer, our aging is more satisfying, our work is more fruitful and our stress and anxiety are less paralyzing, or even nonexistent.




Take Stock of Your Life: The Art of Self Reflection

As we step through the doorway from one year to the next, it’s natural to do as Janus does: look back and ahead. But this year, instead of just reflecting on the past year or making New Year’s resolutions, consider using this first part of the year to take stock of your life.




The Art of Letting Go

Whether you’re letting go of a cherished idea or person or a vision of how life was supposed to be, it can feel excruciating to leave something or someone behind. It can feel as though you’re losing a part of yourself. Sometimes you might even feel attached to your anger and resentment.

However, letting go can be an empowering act, as it forces you to develop important resources like courage, compassion, forgiveness and love.




Surrendering Our Sorrow

All of us yearn for happiness and love. Yet most of us are visited at some point by sorrow as well. In this special feature Marianne Williamson shares her insights on suffering and sorrow from her new book, Tears to Triumph.




Energy Gathering: Intention, Creativity and Hawaiian Teachings

In order to create anything, we have to have the energy to do it. Using intention, creativity and Hawaiian teachings, learn a powerful practice to tap into energy and find support you never knew you had.