Category Archives: Abundance & Prosperity

Seven Emergent Questions in Giftivism

Nipun Mehta, a friend and colleague in ServiceSpace community circles, recently returned from a four-month journey through India sharing Giftivism. He wrote an inspiring blog post sharing his travel stories about seven emergent questions that came up during his visit, … Continue reading

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Universal Foundations to Wellness

January is National Financial Wellness Month. In collaboration with my mentor, Coach Helene Van Manen, we focused in on this theme during this first month of 2014. It’s a great time of year to take a fresh look at our … Continue reading

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New Moon Wisdom Circle

Are you aware that 2014 brings a rare 13 new moons, each one with its own unique energy that will inspire new beginnings, transitions, and re-boots of universal energy? Would you like to be more attuned with the lunar cycles … Continue reading

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Self Love the Hydro Way

Stuck in Customs / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA Some of my most pleasurable moments are spent in HOT WATER! When I used to live my life at a faster pace, I viewed bathing rituals as an indulgence and would more … Continue reading

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Dreaming Time

A couple of weeks of a rich and wonderful personal retreat into radical self-care at the end of 2013 made for a gentle and satisfying transition into 2014. Simply Being with my Self and Slowing Way Down can be a … Continue reading

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2014 Cosmic Initiation: Saying “Yes”

SonOfJordan / Foter.com / CC BY-NC With clear skies many nights of this end-of-year personal retreat, I make time to go out and look at the cosmos in the middle of the night and ponder my place. A powerful dance … Continue reading

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Historic Pine Ridge Retreat

Since 2009-10 when I worked on and received my professional Retreat Coach certification, I’ve been a member of the powerful Retreat Coach Network.  In addition to sharing many tips, resources and guidance, each month our Founder and Mentor Coach Helene … Continue reading

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Expressions of Gratitude

Ahimsa Gratitude – ceramic art by Lotus Happiness is not what makes us grateful. It is gratefulness that makes us happy. ~Brother David Steindl-Rast KindSpring’s 21-Day Gratitude Challenge was an awesome opportunity to take a closer look at gratitude practice … Continue reading

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Day Five: An End and A New Beginning

Day Five marks the end of this shared exploration of Thich Nhat Hahn‘s poem with Coach Helene Van Manen. It’s also a bright and lovely first day of autumn in the San Francisco Bay Area, following a much-needed cleansing rain … Continue reading

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A Life Without Struggle? Day Four

Thich Nhat Hahn’s fourth line of his poem says, There is no need to run, strive, search, or struggle.  I haven’t posted for the past two days because I intentionally chose NOT to strive to get it done. And because … Continue reading

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