Finding the Yin-Yang balance in relationships

Be it romantic, friendship, family or business, relationships are a cornerstone of the human experience. We are all made up of male and female energies, described in the East as Yin and Yang. We reached out to Faye Fitzgerald, founder of the Training in Power™ Academy to chat about how we can better understand Yin and Yang…

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A new world vision: School replaces detention with meditation

A Baltimore elementary school has been getting a lot of praise and web-traction lately for their use of meditation instead of detention. For the past year, children are sent to the “mindful moment room”, when they have misbehaved or need to wind down. Here they are coached to breathe and reflect on their feelings and actions. The…

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Resistance: Know your Enemy!

Waboom! The epiphany descends, a glorious new creative idea. In a Technicolor flash I see the spectrum of my next great screenplay, sure to be success, the best I’ve ever done. I scribble down the first few lines and resume my day, satisfied I’m still on track towards my dream of becoming a filmmaker of…

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Sensitivity? In this harsh world? Why?

Students who are drawn to spiritual study often find themselves to be coined “too sensitive”, which can feel like both a blessing and a curse. We reached out to Faye Fitzgerald, founder of the Training in Power Academy, to gather her unique perspective on how to manage our sensitivity while opening up to our greater gifts. Were…

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Finding your Silence: A natural balance

In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves – Rumi “Inner silence” is a well-used catch phrase relating to the core of most spiritual practices. The idea has become so commoditized that we don’t blink if we see them on a cream cheese commercial and yet, what does it mean?…

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Anxiety and Depression: What is Your Spirit Saying to You?

Faye Fitzgerald is the founder of the Training in Power Academy, a spiritual education system that offers over 20 courses in meditation, spiritual healing and self-empowerment. She has counseled and worked with hundreds of clients over the years and recognizes the common struggles that many have with anxiety and depression. Recently she launched a day-long…

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5 essential keys of a Spiritual Warrior

  “The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is  that a warrior takes everything as a challenge, while an ordinary  man takes everything as a blessing or as a curse.” Don Juan, the Carlos Casteneda series As a teacher of Level 1, I always welcome my new students by congratulating them for having…

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Reflections on Being Highly Sensitive

I recently read an article on the Quiet Revolution website that prompted a cascade of reflection on my own highly sensitive nature. It brought up a lot of emotion as I recalled various experiences in my childhood. For instance, I have a vivid memory of my first day at Kindergarten. I cried in the cloak…

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Why is "Self First" so hard?

One of the key concepts that we cover in our foundational course Level 1: The Prophet, is the Divine Law of Self First. Self-First refers to the fundamental importance of taking care of your self, before tending to others or all the other demands that come from the external world. Simple, right? They even tell…

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