What is spirituality and why it can be as annoying as the gum on your shoe

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Spirituality – what is it? Been reading some interesting articles about spirituality and its’ definitions. Like many general terms it can be many things to many people. My favorite definition to date comes from Brené Brown’s book The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to…

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Authenticity and what it means to me on Brené Browns Online eCourse the Gifts of Imperfection

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Week 2 of Brené Brown’s Course – the Gifts of Imperfection Things they are a-changing. I believe many people would benefit from this course – and many have stepped up so far. Wholehearted and Open-hearted First of all, I was blown away by Oprah’s open-hearted sharing on the introductory video…

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Digging deep on Brené Brown’s new LifeClass ECourse – the Gifts of Imperfection

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Who is Brene Brown and what gifts does she have to offer us? Brene Brown is a researcher who collected data for 13 years or so on the nature of shame and fear. She had a big moment around 2008 where she correlated a lot of data and realized that…

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Do You Know How To Use Affirmations? Learn From These Simple Tips

Using Affirmations

Affirmations – the best affirmation you can use The best affirmations start with I am. I recently found an affirmation which I used for a week, one of the most powerful and useful affirmations I’ve ever discovered! If you’re reading this and are not sure what an affirmation is, here…

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Where to start on the Spiritual Journey? Some book recommendations from my new Astore at Mom On A Spiritual Journey

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What to read on the Spiritual Journey If you are an inveterate reader like myself, then you’ll be reading a lot of books on your Spiritual Journey. I’ve often joked on this blog that I’ve developed an SBH – Spiritual Book Habit. Some books though have impacted me more than…

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My shaggy dog story – or how I found the perfect dog for us using energy

Pickle the rescue dachshund from Kansas Human Society

Our shaggy dog story Our rescue dachshund Pickle has been with us for two years now. Our family had wanted a dog for a while, but my oldest girl was definitely dog nervous after a couple of bad experiences so I knew we needed to pick the right dog, both…

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Cracking the Nocebo Code | Mind Over Medicine by Lissa Rankin – change your mind, change our medicine

mind over medicine

Mind Over Medicine – you may have heard about the Placebo Effect – but what about Nocebos? I’m part way through Lissa Rankin M.D’s new book now on the New York Best Seller list Mind Over Medicine: Scientific Proof That You Can Heal Yourself. I’ve been looking forward to this…

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Peace from Broken Pieces – ancestral patterns, the Akashic Records, Past Lives and family pathology

Peace from Broken Pieces and the way my mind works I was fortunate enough to read this book around Christmas time – Peace from broken Pieces by Iyanla Vanzant. Iyanla relates the story of her childhood and life as a woman – and how being treated as unworthy as a…

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Now Discover Your Strengths | Connectedness as a strength on the spiritual journey

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Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham and Donald O Clifton PhD I’m currently studying online at Marie Forleo’s business school to learn more about how to develop my online practice. One of the suggested books on the reading list is Now Discover Your Strengths. Based on the research work…

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Kundalini Meditation – An Update by Mom On A Spiritual Journey

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Kundalini Meditation by Kathryn McCusker I recently wrote this review of Kathryn McCusker’s book and since then have undertaken to practice this type of meditation on a daily basis for 40 days (even if as a part-time SAHM I could only manage a few minutes per day). It appears to…

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