But I WANT to meditate. Why is it so hard?

Breathe in…Breath out…focus on your breath…(SHOPPING LIST…carrots, bread)…ahem! Breathe in…Breathe out…Connect to the light…(THAT WORK EMAIL I DIDN’T ANSWER! Shoot, should I do it now? Maybe I’ll do it now and then get back to meditating)…Ok. What was I doing again?! Oh yeah…Breathe in…Breathe out… Does this inner dialogue sound familiar? If so, you are…

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Out of the hustle and into the feeling of the season

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” sings the classic Christmas carol across the speakers. I’m rushing around the kitchen, having just finished dinner for the family and a long work day. Being a college professor, things ramp up before they wind down at this time of year and trying to keep all the…

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Meditation and the science of weekend recovery

Everyone needs a day or two to unwind in a week, but how we spend that time might be more important that we realize. A recent article in Psychology today looks at the science behind Weekend Recovery and how we can use it to make a more sustainable work-life balance. With 3 in 5 American…

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A meditation for reaping your inner harvest

Fall is here. It is a season of the harvest, where folks celebrate through giving thanks, eating turkey and taking the last of the warmth before the snow falls. I’ve always loved the roots of thanksgiving and how it connects us to the earth. The reality of the harvest is something that humanity has lived…

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The Truth of Relationships, an interview with Toni Provins

Toni Provins is a senior faculty member in the Training Power Academy, and has decades of experience in social work, executive coaching and as a real estate entrepreneur. Among the many courses she teaches, Toni teaches both Relationship 1 and Relationship 2. We sat down with her to discuss the importance of Relationships and how…

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When it’s time for Dream Interpretation

Reposted from Training in Power Reviews Blog, June 2022. Dreams have been a source of curiosity since humans were able to conceptualize the experience of having them. Some scientists claim there to be no real significance behind our dreams. Meanwhile, revered teachers like Faye Fitzgerald, who founded spiritual academies like Training In Power, are on a…

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Training in Power Reviews Spirit Guides Across Cultures

This article was originally published in the Sea Isle News, you can check it out here Training In Power Academy is an organization that teaches meditation and healing through coursework developed over decades. Topics include connecting with one’s spirit guide and in the article below Training In Power Academy reviews how various cultures throughout time…

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Making peace with the Writer’s Ego

The ego is known as a universal nemesis, the weaker or selfish part of ourselves and there are many ideas out there on how to deal with it. The correct placement of the Ego is a topic we cover in our foundational course and is key component to maturing in your spiritual journey. Hint: We…

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Clearing the way: Dreams to Reality Workshop

TIPA Blogger Elinor puts herself in the hot seat to experience a live energy read from Laura Stanley and Jean Bruce, Training in Power Academy faculty members and creators of the free Meetup event: Dreams to Reality, a workshop to help you clear the blocks between you and your desired manifestations. The Dreams to Reality…

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