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The three M's of beating stress

As we come to the end of September, I find myself thinking about summer as if it was long long ago. In our household, back to school also means back to work and to the super-busy routines of fitting everything into a day. The easy days of summer seem far away as stress starts to…

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Gratitude: Life's precious teacher

              Every night when I put my 4 year old son to bed, he asks me to recount the events of the day, often with excruciating detail. When we finally say goodnight, there is a sense of completion. No matter how good or bad the day was, in the…

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Imagine re-imagined

When John Lennon wrote “Imagine” in 1971, it was a call to peace and unity in a tumultuous time. Yet, here we are in 2017 and the song has never felt so relevant. Countless artists have covered Imagine, adding their own tone to the universal message of the song. With the raw power of their…

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Survival of the sisterhood: working from the inside-out

After the historic women’s marches that took place across the world on January 21, 2017, the global consciousness was reminded of what women, when united, can achieve. For those who participated, there was a palpable power, a healing quality to the experience. It was a macrocosm of what many of us feel when we come…

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Mother to Daughter: Take care of YOU first

In the video below, Jada Pinkett Smith breaks down the key concept of Self First to her daughter and how it effects our balance as individuals and especially, Mothers. Clearly spoken from well earned experience and self exploration, take 6 minutes and watch this testament to the power of meditation, self responsibility and leading from…

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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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