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Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work

Dec 29, 2016 No Comments

By Natalie Rivera Here we go again… another New Year’s Resolution. Haven’t we learned by now that a declaration to change because another year ticks on the calendar is an ineffective form of commitment? The excitement and hope that surrounds the symbolic progression of time gives us all a sense of possibilities for renewal, re-alignment, […]

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Why It’s Possible to Be SPIRITUAL and Also Care About POLITICS, Government and Social Issues

Oct 20, 2016 No Comments

(I’m spiritual, I believe in the law of attraction, AND I have a degree in sociology… so here’s my perspective.) I know a lot of “spiritual” people and most of them won’t touch what’s going on in politics right now with a 10 foot pole. Why? Because they believe focusing on the “negative” only feeds […]

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What’s Eating You? What’s REALLY Going On Beneath Healthy Eating

May 27, 2016 No Comments

By Natalie Rivera   Are We What We Eat? I eat healthy…most of the time. Low sugar, low gluten, low calorie. I try to eat mostly real food, not processed junk. I drink vegetable juice and avoid sugar in beverages. But I’ll guiltlessly scarf down a brownie when the opportunity presents itself. I’m the middle […]

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UNconditional Dreams and Desires

Apr 26, 2016 No Comments

By Natalie Rivera Everything we want is because we believe it will make us feel the way we desire: good, or at least better. Everything. And this is why desire has a bad reputation. Some even believe that desire is the root of suffering. This is true, but only if you define desire as “wanting […]

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4 Steps to Goal Success

Dec 22, 2015 No Comments

By Natalie Rivera Knowing what your goals are can be more challenging than you may think. Perhaps this is why so many people don’t set them. You may have heard that most people don’t keep their New Year’s resolutions, but did you know that most people don’t even MAKE ONE. Even during peak goal-setting season, […]

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A True Story of Christmas Giving

Nov 27, 2015 No Comments

By Natalie Rivera   I woke up on Christmas morning when I was about 10 years old, grabbed my little sister—who was sleeping in my room for the special occasion—and timidly crept out to the living room. My parents had told us that Santa wasn’t going to bring us very much this year. When we […]

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Ignite Your Path

Oct 28, 2015 No Comments

By Natalie Rivera The Ride of Your Life You’re going on a road trip at night, and the headlights only show 200 feet ahead. As you go toward your destination, you don’t have to see the whole way. In fact, it’s impossible. But as you keep going, the path is illuminated 200 feet at a […]

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Break Through the Change Cycle

Sep 25, 2015 No Comments

By Natalie Rivera Nothing in life stands still. Science has shown us that the entire human body—every cell—completely regenerates itself within a span of about seven years. Brain scientists and psychologists have agreed that in each moment our brains are taking in new information and our minds are constantly assimilating this information into our neural […]

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A Tale of 3 Planets: Tomorrow, Your Vibrational Reality (Part 2)

Aug 27, 2015 No Comments

By Natalie Rivera   (Recap from Part 1: Our past experiences—from birth through yesterday—exist on another planet called Yesterday. Today, and every day, we begin life on a totally new planet called Today. The only aspects of Yesterday that exist on Today are a blueprint, or a grid structure, which contains the “isness” of now.) […]

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A Tale of 3 Planets: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (Part 1)

Jul 25, 2015 No Comments

By Natalie Rivera Our past experiences—from birth through yesterday—exist on another planet. Let’s call it Yesterday. Today, and every day, we begin life on a totally new planet called Today. The only aspects of Yesterday that exist on Today are a blueprint, or a grid structure, which contains the “isness” of now. For instance, when […]

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