Finding Joy in the Ordinary Moments: The Importance of Present Moment Awareness

I just celebrated my birthday and as I was blowing out my candles I immediately thought about my wife’s birthday and then our upcoming twenty-five year anniversary celebration of being in business and…..

I almost out loud said STOP. Life is not just going from planning one thing to planning the next. What about all the breaths in between?

And I took a breath. I reminded myself of all the reasons, seasons, and times that we are not celebrating and decided right then to celebrate the moment for no particular reason at all. How...

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Recently I shared a story on my adventure going south for the winter as it has been a dream of mine. This year I got to watch that dream unfold in real time as I packed up my car, drove down to Virginia, and headed on the Amtrak rail south to Florida.

This was a true law of attraction for me. Each year I have been extending my trip a little longer and a little longer and each year I have even been calling myself a Florida snowbird. This season I have been thinking why? Why do I find freedom there? Why do I find freedom in traveling? It prompted me to ask you,...

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How important is it to know what direction you are going in life?

We have been traveling south each winter since 2010 when I was 36 years old. And each year since we have slightly increased our southern exposure. Sometimes flying, cruising, driving and this year we wanted to try the Auto Train.

Well, today, my wife and I packed up our belongings, loaded up the car, drove to Virginia and we are about to board the southbound Amtrak train to Florida without a return ticket.

As I am sitting here in the passenger check-in area watching all the cars being loaded onto the...

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Do you wonder why the things you want most in life are the things you spend the least time devoting to? A Vision Board is an excellent tool to remind you of your wants and desires on a daily basis, keeping these dreams fresh in your mind. Vision Boards are recommended by life coaches, trainers & scientists as the most effective techniques to turn your goals & dreams into your reality!

1. Get clear on goals

You can use a vision board to clarify your life goals. As you work towards your goals, it can help you focus on what matters most.


feng shui chinese new year

Have you been wondering what is to be expected as we transition from the Yang Water Tiger year to the Yin Water Rabbit Year? Are you getting confused as to what to do and what to expect? Here is your no-nonsense Feng Shui of 2023 practical guide to the New Energy.

Let's start off with a question - What Is Feng Shui? The Chinese words "Feng" and "Shui" translate to mean “wind” and “water," respectively. This concept is derived from an ancient poem that talks about human life being connected and flowing with the environment around it.

What we do as we transition from the energy...

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I hope this finds you at Peace during this holiday season...

Can you believe 2022 ends this Saturday night? So my question to you is, “What will you be in 23?"

I just reviewed some of the year-end review rituals we teach inside our online and in-person programs and set up some workshops to welcome in 2023. I wanted to share all of it with you so you do not miss out!

As we all make our way towards wrapping up 2022, you may feel yourself falling into the comparison trap, focusing on where you are NOT and that is the exact opposite feeling that will attract what...

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As the holidays approach, we are sending you a few reminders and a beautiful invite from our coaching and mentorship programs to help you heal through the holiday season. You are just one thought away from that being your reality.

Take a breath in and let it go. As the holidays approach, we are sending you a few reminders and a beautiful invite from our coaching and mentorship programs to help you heal through the holiday season. You are just one thought away from that being your reality.

Question- How does life feel for you right now? How do you mostly...

expert wellness blog

Before you say to yourself “what the heck is that” a new type of economy I have to start fearing. I’m already in full fledge stress…

It is not that AT ALL. This might very well be the first of hopefully many discussions we will have around a new non-fear-based approach to dissuading the word “Economy”. So many of our clients who are business owners, employees, employers, and people in our spirit-based communities are experiencing fear-based communication about what is happening or what might happen or could happen.

If you are like most people on this planet, you might have...

cbd  depression remover

Anyone who has dealt with fear, anxiety, stress, or insomnia knows just how difficult it can be to treat these common conditions, especially if you want to avoid going the pharmaceutical route. In the past few years, cannabidiol (CBD) has been widely hailed as a solution. So here’s what we have found out during our research.

Consumer Concerns:

Most people share the most significant reason they haven’t tried CBD yet is that they weren’t sure what to look out for and they were insecure about what brand to trust.

The top questions our clients are asking us...

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What is normal? A standard; usual, typical, or expected.

What is common? Occurring, found, or done often; prevalent.

Ok, so why do you care that these two words have different meanings? Here is a story that will shed some light on the topic of why understanding the difference between what is actually normal vs what is common in our society, our behaviors, and how we feel.

Have you ever heard that common sense is not so common? After being a massage therapist for over 2 decades, I found out that knots in my client's shoulders, neck, and back are extremely common. At the...

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Choosing to share this information after the pride balloons have faded and the celebrations come to an end is important as so many families are struggling with their emotions around this family affair. Coming out does affect the entire family.

Happy pride to all of us who are or love someone that’s part of the beautiful rainbow that represents love beyond all labels. Love is Love regardless of what “haircut” it shows up in.

When we share love, we are love, we become love. Everyone can celebrate pride month and pride in general just by learning and becoming more aware of what...

dealing with trauma

Dealing with the ups and downs of past trauma.

Flying up, grounding down.

As I write this, I am on a flight from New York to Michigan. I thought it to be a little ironic to write about grounding down into your root chakra when I’m flying through the air at 30,000 feet above the ground.

May is mental health awareness month and is right on the heels of June which deals with PTSD. PTSD stands for “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder” which usually stems from past experiences of trauma that lives on in future experiences usually caused by “triggers”.

One major trigger I...

live the life you imagined

At certain points during your life, you might find yourself taking inventory of where you are. You might find yourself facing a difficult decision or at a crossroads, a place where you are asking deeper questions. Questions like “I thought I would have been further along in my life by now, what’s next or even why me, why can’t I seem to change my life’s circumstances?”

When you start evaluating your life, it’s ok to ask these questions to yourself- that can actually be a good thing. No really, it’s ok not to be totally fulfilled in life or 100% clear on where you are going. Even...

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Stress is our fear reaction to life and to the constant change that consistently unfolds all around us. You may have heard people say the only constant in life is changes. Change is inevitable and it does not mean that Stress has to rule over all of our lives, shrinking us into a less than existence filled with fear at every turn.

It's time to create a new relationship with Stress. It has become a catchword: we use it as an excuse for not taking responsibility for our true feelings of; distrust, taken advantage of, anger, regret, grief, frustration, and above all our fear. If you...