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Jan Frazier

When Fear Is Gone with Jan Frazier

Jan Frazier was your average working mother, living your average American life, dealing with the same issues we all deal with—child care, making ends meet, trying to take care of a pressing health concern. Suddenly all the worries and fear fell away, and all that was left was the present moment and an endless state of peace and joy. Jan Frazier was awake.  Oddly enough, her new, unexpected state of enlightened awareness felt more normal than [...]

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Sherry Ruth Anderson

Aging: A Tender And Ferocious Time with Sherry Ruth Anderson, Ph.D.

What does the territory of aging look like in a society that worships youth? When a realization flashes into our consciousness that we are aging, we tend to tighten up with fear. Negative images of our parents, grandparents, and friends loom before us. Anderson counsels us to move from that gripping fear into curiosity, “If we could begin to have enough support to turn toward our questions and feel our curiosity or our interest and begin to [...]

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Connie Baxter Marlow and Andrew Cameron Bailey

Trusting A Loving Universe with Connie Baxter Marlow and Andrew Cameron Bailey

“Our fundamental thesis is that we filter our entire life experience. Everything we think, everything we say, everything we do is a result of our beliefs.  Our core assumptions, our fundamental belief system, determines how we perceive reality, and this actually results in the world we experience, the world that we individually and collectively have created.”  Coming from divergent life experiences, they challenge a number of basic assumptions which have driven humanity’s behavior for millennia. The main [...]

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Deidre Combs, Ph.D.

The Four Seasons Of Moving Through Tough Times with Deidre Combs, Ph.D.

There are four phases that show up again and again in order to thrive in challenging times and Combs equates them to the seasons. We get a medical report, we’re facing a divorce, or coping with the death of a loved one. It’s in the autumn when things are falling apart. Combs describes the other seasons thusly, “We recognize there’s some period where things get really dark. We are feeling helpless; that’s the winter of tough [...]

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Brooks-Palmer

Clutter Busting Is More Than Cleaning Up Our Junk with Brooks Palmer

We all have some clutter in our lives. Whether it’s in our drawers, closets, garages, or computers, we can all do with some letting go of possessions we no longer need. Some of us put off making decisions about our“stuff” by renting storage units–Out of sight-out of mind–Or is it really? Palmer tells us that paying for storage locker is like paying, “junk alimony.”  He describes clutter as “Anything in your life that is no longer serving you. So that [...]

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Steve-Bhaerman

Taking Back Our Democracy with Steve Bhaerman AKA Swami Beyondananda

Bhaerman discloses the current political landscape and how may we move beyond our present polarized positions. He believes that we won’t get to a new political culture by bringing opposites together in their differences, but to jump over those differences and find the virtues and values that 95% of Americans have in common. He says, ”The only thing that will make a difference is a unified moral authority of ‘We the people’ recognizing that we are [...]

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Nicki-Scully

Intelligent Evolution with Nicki Scully

Healer Nicki Scully, tells us how it is time for us to move from healing ourselves to healing the planet. We can do this collectively by joining together in circles, in phone-bridges, and in our own personal meditations. Now is the time for us to make a quantum leap in consciousness. We must co-create this movement; we must allow spirit to come in through our hearts and minds. Scully says, “Now is the time of tremendous opportunity [...]

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Isha-Judd

True Transformation Is An Inside Job with Isha Judd

We are often trapped in the matrix of our intellect telling ourselves that we are victims of circumstances: it’s the economy, it’s my upbringing, it’s my job, my co-workers. Judd says, “[T]his moment is the only moment you can change and this moment defines your future moments. So when I focus on praise, love, gratitude, and giving . . . I create more of that.  If you are focusing on what is wrong, what is missing, or [...]

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