Couch Potato Contemplation: Really Wanting to Be Happy

Hunker down in your favorite chair, get comfortable on the couch, or settle into your BarcaLounger and put it all the way back, on “full Barca.” Let go of all the activities, plans, and anxieties of the day. They’ll all be there when you come back in a few minutes! Relax every part of your Continue reading


Thank You For Dying, Jess

Thank You For Dying, Jess By KC James Recently I was invited to attend a business networking event. Since I have been trying to work out of my accounting career I was going to decline. However, a chapter I submitted for the new book “When Heaven Touches Earth” had been chosen for publication and the Continue reading


Logic, Love & Enlightenment: Navigating decision making with spirit in mind

Logic, Love & Enlightenment: Navigating decision making with spirit in mind By Dr. Christie Melonson Decision making can be elusive, especially when we face challenges or forks in the road of life. Technology can also bombard us with images of what life should look like and how we should think, behave, and feel. Emotions can overflow Continue reading


Combining The Spiritual and The Physical Realms

Combining The Spiritual and The Physical Realms By Michelle McDonald Vlastnik “We are totally interconnected… the minute you change your consciousness the  consciousness of the entire universe changes.” ~ Ram Dass When I say ‘Universe’ and I use that term most of the time, for me-it includes the Highest Power and all of the White-Light Continue reading


10 Ways to Bathe with Your Angels

After having breast cancer in 2012 I began to work with angel intuitive Christopher Dilts of www.AskanAngel.org weekly for four years. I wanted to learn more about my soul’s mission and my spiritual purpose here as a healer, plus I wanted to learn how to connect regularly with my angels and my Divine team for Continue reading


(Don’t forget to) take yourself with you when you travel by Nick Inman

Tourism – “travel for pleasure” – has become a human right for anyone who lives in the western world. We go away as often as we can, because we can. We go where we want in the way that we want and we expect our needs to be catered for. An estimated 1 billion of Continue reading


The Blank Canvas

I spent most of today, a day off, facing a blank page – just like the blank canvas facing all of us humans fortunate enough to wake and begin anew. Right out of the gate, we are all off to a fresh start. Except it didn’t feel fresh and new. I didn’t feel fresh and Continue reading


Seiðstafr: The Norse Shaman’s Staff of Power

Shamans have always functioned as intermediaries between our ordinary human world and other beings. These could include the denizens of nature as well as the many other spirits. This work was accomplished by traveling between these worlds in a state of trance. A shaman’s work benefits the human community while keeping harmony with the environment, Continue reading


Take the HeartGlow Challenge: Wear White for Peace

We, at the HeartGlow Center, strive to make our world a better place through our dedication to conscious living. We promote love, unity, diversity, holistic wellness, understanding, and peace. We celebrate family, friends, animals, freedom of expression and our environment…we celebrate life. At this time of great unrest in our world, we ask you to Continue reading


Reflecting for Creativity, Growth, Change and Perspective

When life becomes busy to the point when I am no longer able to make or take the time to reflect, a sense of being unmoored sets in. If I go too long without putting pen to paper, a feeling of malaise actually sets in. I begin to feel involuntarily swept up in life, denied Continue reading


Spirit Walking: Finding Our Way To Power

The choice to explore a spirit walker’s life requires that you not only learn spiritual methods, but also how to be a true person of power. The path of a shaman—or indeed any rich spiritual path–is not one of ego or grandiosity; instead, it is the humble walk into a deeper relationship with All That Continue reading


Caregiver Diaries: An Unbroken Man

When I was young I loved sitting under my parent’s desk, tucked away in my quiet cubbyhole, writing poetry. In school, instead of listening to my math teacher, I spent too much time daydreaming and writing. I still avoid numbers, but adore words. This is one reason I am attracted to Eric Fischer’s story. Eric’s Continue reading


Spirit Walking: Transforming Toward Transcendence

The shamanic journey is an ancient method for exploring hidden realms beyond the limits of our senses and our ordinary perceptions of time-space. The journey functions as a bridge between our everyday state of awareness and an expanded state that provides access to deeper worlds of consciousness, which hold the wisdom of Nature, of the Continue reading


Relatively Speaking: The Cycle of Change

Thanksgiving day in 1985 was dreary and cold. My son, our first child, had been born eight days earlier but spent his first six days of life in the hospital. He had contracted viral meningitis shortly after being born making the joy of his birth short-lived. His young, first-time parents hadn’t prepared for that possibility Continue reading


Love and the Natural World in Mary Oliver’s Blue Horses

Reviewed by Teresa Piccari BLUE HORSES By Mary Oliver Published October 14 2014 Penguin Press ISBN: 978-1-59420-479-1      $24.95 In Blue Horses, her new poetry collection released in mid October, lyric poet Mary Oliver continues her conscious relationship with the natural world, embraces a new love as she approaches 80, and encounters cancer. In Continue reading


Ignite CALM in 4 Simple Steps

Everything in life is connected. Our home life influences our work and our work can dictate our level of day-to-day happiness. We simply can’t expect to live happy lives if we’re miserable at work. Not only do we spend at least 50 hours per week at our jobs, we end up wasting precious energy complaining Continue reading