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AUTHENTICITY & MINDFULNESS: Letting our guard down and becoming vulnerable is a courageous practice we must all consider if we want to coexist in a world that encourages connected, conscious, open-hearted living. To be vulnerable is to be close to or intimate with; allowing ourselves to be vulnerable or close to something is an act of courage. It is to know undeniably that we are grounded in our Truth, regardless of what another’s version of reality is.
The practice of vulnerability is against the grain. However, standing firm in our Truth is precisely the reason we need to bring the idea of vulnerability and safety home to heart and integrate it in our personal practice.
If you've every wondered what good it would do to give thanks, or if you have wondered whether giving thanks is worth a try, this article will provide you with compelling, irrefutable benefits to turn practice into habit.
Giving thanks will fuel your soul ... and your good!! Learn more about Gratitude as the Key to Happiness!
Many have asked how they can support me, this blog and the work at Path of Presence.
Financial contributions (gold coins, and the like) to continue this blog is always welcome! Just kidding! Your generous support goes much further than just monetary gifts. It is the intent and energy of how we come together as a community that fosters goodwill and continued blossoming. LEarn more about how to support your favorite blogger and be part of the consciousness he or she fosters.
I received amazing news that I have been nominated for the prestigious Blogger Recognition Award. Aniela-Maria Codita of https://www.puntodistile.com, nominated me and while I am grateful and thrilled, I am also terrified to share this publicly. Albeit, here I am.
The Blogger Recognition Award is given to bloggers by bloggers to encourage and acknowledge the hard work and effort that goes into creating posts. It’s an opportunity for bloggers to recognize one another for our respective contributions through our blog, and to the blogging community.
The 5 Love Languages is a framework of expression.
It is a system to process how we understand love, how we express ourselves (and our love), and what we understand as Love.
Using this framework as a foundation for healthy relationship enables heart-to-heart communication about what you need (and what the other needs) to give and receive love. Read on and take the quiz(zes) to see what your Love Language is!
The radical and triumphant practice of following your bliss is a total reversal of what we have been taught. Yet, in this consciousness of life, there is space. The practice of slowing down is against the grain. And in the space between the space is where we find our bliss.
We get the opportunity to truly live: present and awake. This is what you need to know as you step away from the regimented scheduling and planning of life.
Shift the energy from which your resolutions come and give thanks. Beginning this year with sufficiency by thanksgiving for the abundance that flourishes in your life, will support you, shift your mindset and your entire way of living from lack of abundance, from insufficiency to overflow.
This embrace of your personal power will empower you to allow life to flow easily through you, and as you as you live another fantastic 525,600 minutes of 2018.
Whether you are a baseline optimist or pessimist, there is a path to positivity.
Awareness of whether you lean toward being the grouchy cynic or the Mary Poppins in life will help you connect the pieces from your starting point to the end result you desire. This is especially applicable during times of resolutions, renewals and goal follow-throughs.
Instead of setting yourself up for disappointment, choose to be crazy happy by implementing and integrating these 5 tips to increase positivity.
This time of year and is generally really positive and encouraging and I love it. Yet, in the midst of overflowing optimism of new year’s resolutions is the big white elephant in the middle of the room: the majority of resolutions poop out by month #2. They don’t work. Rather than setting goals and focusing on a tangible outcome, set resolutions to change your mindset.
It seems that when we are busy, and our schedules are full, we may not hear quite so well, the distinct voice that is the (inner) authority within.
If you find yourself needing self-care, running on autopilot, or worse, running on coffee and eggnog fumes, you might be mindlessly trying to survive the holiday season.
When you find yourself giving too much, it may be time to receive.
These seven priceless gifts foster inner peace & self-mastery, creating the mindfulness of time. These presents are a path to yourself: creating space for breathing, for your inner authority to speak to you, allowing you to shine brightly through the holiday season and not be completely depleted of the life force that sustains you.
Creating pins that will get shared on Pinterest is all about using great images and the words you use to convey your message. You want to attract the reader’s attention so they will stop and click on your pin to share it and to click through to your blog post or sales page. We've got 7 easy ways to create pins that will make you smile.
How do you stand out in a sea of crowdedness when it seems that have to share is already online?
How do you create space for yourself in the digital world when it seems that there is ALREADY duplicates of you out there in various forms?
Well, here's the good news: there is NO ONE out there like you.
There is only one you, ever in existence - unrepeatable, unique and vital - whose energy is absolutely needed right here, right now.
What you have to share, what you are here to do, only you can do it. It is up to you whether you take action... here are the three things you need to embrace with a resounding "YES!"
Many people say driving is a reflection of your personality. Posting on social media is also like driving in that how you post and what you post on social media is a reflection of your attitudes, behavior, and action: your personality.
This article addresses 5 Reasons for Boomers to Adopt Social Media, and to raise awareness of behaviors, whether conscious or unconscious, of how we, as a collective, show up in the space of social media. After all, if we do not know what our patterning is, there is no hope for progression.
In social media, as in life, there are certain aspects of human interaction that we universally experience. When you post an accomplishment, it feels good to share the excitement, and have others root for your success. When you are sharing about challenges you are having encouragement from others creates a feeling of validation.
Social media allows us (individually and collectively) to feel seen, heard and understood. Until we don’t.
Communication breakdowns on social media are similar to ones we have face to face. And I dare say that due to the sheer volume of people you are interacting with each day, you may feel irked by some of the seemingly rude and inconsiderate people you might come across.
What do you do when your online interactions make your hairs stand up? How do find harmony when you are triggered?
For heart-centered entrepreneurs, digital success is not just about sales, but also about community and freedom to live the life of your dreams!
Social media and blogging enable me a lifestyle that supports my vision of presence for my children, time with my spouse, and success in the world - to make an impact with those whom my work and message resonate.
I started to think deeply about a business that would enable me to work anywhere, anytime I wanted, and I realized that a digital business, fueled by marketing channels via social media is much like the American Dream.
Different things matter now, and I find myself looking deeply at what really is important and continuing to drink in every moment of life. Every breath with a deep abiding appreciation for all the blessings I have in my life: my beautiful family, my loving husband, my health and my amazing support system.
Look deeply at what's really important to you. The desire to build a lifestyle business is a soul's call, but, in addition to making things work, presence to the inner journey is of great value.
I'm Going...You Wanna Come? | I'm Ready ... Are You?
Well, ya know that nudge that I'm always talking about on my radio show "The Call of Spirit: Tune In toPossibility?”
Sweet Jesus, the nudge is real!!
For a couple years now, that nudge has evolved a push, and not necessarily a gentle one, ya know?
The following nine steps are efficiency reminders for busy entrepreneurs. These nine simple steps give order and strategy to the monster we call social media. It helps us to hone in our campaigns and provides a process so that we can see the trees from the forest.
This article focuses on the 5 visual components of brand that will help you create a distinct look and feel, and to attract the right and perfect people to you. Be sure to download the social media strategic branding guide as a practical workbook to accompany you on your process of getting clear of what visuals you want to utilize to be express your brand.
Those who are entrepreneurs love the lifestyle: freedom, the ability to make your own decisions, and unlimited income. Along with the awesome lifestyle and freedom of an entrepreneur, one must be disciplined around some of the challenges of entrepreneurship. This article addresses the self-management of an entrepreneur. With so many issues that arise on a daily basis, there are a number of things that effective, smart entrepreneurs deal with that allow them to be productive. This article addresses the 10 most important traits that every smart, effective, productive entrepreneur possesses. More
If you are posting content on social media, and want to be successful marketing your business online, it will serve you to know the difference between what an organic post is and what a brand post is.
If you are interested in a wide reach when you post there are 6 easy actionable step that MUST be taken to assure results. In order for it to break through the algorithms set in place by the social media platforms, it is really important that the steps are taken daily, on a consistent basis, for organic reach to go further.
The content you produce must be able to cut through today's noise and it must stand out from the abundance social media postings online. Stop back and evaluate your service, program, or product. What problem does it solve? How does it educate? Does your content entertain the reader? Your unique high-quality, authentic, content should have 1 of 3 goals ...
Of the various schedulers I have tried over the years to streamline my social media content, nothing comes close to the robust capabilities that CoSchedule offers. CoSchedule is a web-based social media management system that is not simply a scheduler but also a marketing calendar that provides organization for my content. Five powerful reasons convinced me to convert to CoSchedule as my go-to social scheduler of choice for social media...
As of January 2017, there are 2.8 active social media users world wide, with an increase of 22% since 2016. They are not all on the same platforms, so where are your peeps?
Which social media platform(s) are your people most like to show up? If you have a clear idea of who your ideal client is, the following statistics and information from Pew Research would be all the more meaningful for you.
Social media is a wonderful platform to build community online. If you are interested in truly building an engaged and active community, it's time to take a leadership role in gathering your tribe. Coupled with deciding on a theme, the use of hashtags help greatly in your quest to grow your audience. Hashtags and social media are wonderful for joining in on discussions and conversations allowing others to find you.
If you have decided to build community through social media, social media schedulers are a MUST HAVE tool. Social media schedulers help you sort, organize and plan your campaigns so that you can engage with your audience.
With soooo many options out there, where do you start? In this article, I’ve created 3 sections of distinction, based on price, which is also a function of capacity.
The key to content marketing success is it’s shareable factor. When you share information that speaks directly to your tribe, it resonates like a universal truth.
Your interesting, totally relatable, highly applicable content is considered valuable, quality information, and begs to be shared.
Social media today has become visually intensive. It is imperative to have great pictures when we submit a post to our Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. Our mobile devices have become more and more sophisticated to support this function. Yet, when we run out of storage space on our device, what can we do?
The solution for lack of storage on your phone is to back up it and move your precious photos to another device. How do we do so without much effort?
Now, more than ever, producing share worthy content as part of your digital marketing strategy is integral to success. For the solopreneur, infopreneur and entrepreneur, it is even more critical to make content the foundation of your services and offerings. For the entrepreneur, content is the soul of small business