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The Ripple Effect: Amplify Your Impact Through Online Wellness Courses

Jun 04, 2024

A Lesson from U Revata: Understanding Different Paths

Ever heard of the ripple effect? One small action can create waves of impact, and when it comes to wellness, online courses are your ticket to amplifying that effect. Let me take you on a little journey that highlights just how powerful this can be.

Back in my days in Burma, I met a meditation teacher named U Revata. Picture this: a young Thai Chinese guy in his late twenties or early thirties, standing in for the renowned Pa Auk Sayadaw. U Revata shared a story that stuck with me. During his intense meditation training, Pa Auk Sayadaw had one strict rule for him: no reading, just practice. The goal? Zero distractions, pure focus on the path to enlightenment. Only after reaching a certain level of enlightenment did he allow U Revata to read, study, and eventually teach.

Why this strict approach? It was all about understanding different paths leading to the same enlightenment. Once U Revata found his way, he saw that many other...

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The Mind Beyond the Brain: A Journey into Interconnectedness

Apr 01, 2024

As a psychologist with a background as a Buddhist monk, I've had my fair share of thought-provoking encounters with the scientific community, particularly when it comes to understanding the mind. I remember a moment in a health psychology class that really stood out to me. One of the students, confidently beginning their argument, stated, "We all agree that the mind is composed of the brain." I couldn't help but raise my hand and say, "Sorry, I disagree."

The room fell into a stunned silence, as if questioning, "Aren't you a scientist? Don't you agree that the mind is held within the brain?" I decided to illustrate my point with a simple demonstration. I took a cup and placed it on the edge of a table, where it teetered precariously. The tension in the room was palpable. "Right now," I said, "as I let go of that cup, you're interacting with me. You're feeling something, recognizing that it was me who put that cup there. And even if I leave the room, you're still, in some way,...

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Inhale Evolution, Exhale Stagnation: A Breath of Fresh Momentum

Mar 28, 2024

It's effortless to recognize when we're riding the high wave of a good day—when the birds are serenading us, the colors around us seem more vibrant, and the universe seems to whisper in our ear that all is well. Conversely, it's equally easy to acknowledge when we're trapped in the quicksand of a bad day—when the world feels gray, and every step forward feels like a battle against an invisible force.

But what about those subtle shifts in momentum? Those moments when our vibrant energy begins to wane, and we start to drift away from our self-care rituals or our positive affirmations? It's all too easy to dismiss these signs with excuses like "I'm just too tired today" or "I'll take a break from my self-care routine." These rationalizations sound familiar, don't they?

For me, this often manifests as a small but persistent voice that concocts excuse after excuse for not engaging in activities that fuel my self-evolution. It whispers things like:

  • "Maybe I'll skip calling my...
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Our Biggest Fear Is Our Own Greatness

Feb 15, 2024


In both my personal and professional life, I've realized that fear often keeps me from pursuing success. Just the other day, I found myself pondering why I hesitate. The truth hit me: achieving my goals would mean shedding the excuses that have become my comfort zone. No more self-pity, no more feeling powerless over my circumstances.

Last summer, as I lay recovering from recurring Lyme disease infections, I faced a similar truth. Why wasn't I healing despite months of treatment? Deep down, I feared recovery would strip away my “poor me” narrative, forcing me to acknowledge my own strength and control over my life.

Staying Safe 

Blaming others and circumstances felt safe, a familiar refuge where I didn't have to acknowledge my own power and choice. Bedridden with Lyme, I faced a stark realization: recovering meant accepting that I already had everything I ever wanted. Surprisingly, that terrified me.

Why so scary? For years, I had clung to a "poor me"...

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What Do You Want to Create This Year? 5 Questions

Jan 08, 2024

This past weekend I got to go sledding with my kiddos and truly, I cannot remember the last time we had that much fun doing an activity as a family.

Now that my kids are getting a little bit older (no longer in diapers) it feels like the years of nap schedules and constant home life are over and a new chapter awaits. My heart feels so full thinking of this coming year and how many more moments like this that we have to look forward to together this year as a family.

At the end of every year and at the beginning I like to take some time to reflect, contemplate and dream. It’s such a perfect time to look back at the past year and also look ahead at what’s to come (or what you’d like to take the first steps to bring into your life this year in 2024)!

Looking back at this past year, I learned a lot about myself and how to take my own personal self-care to the next level by setting clearer boundaries about what I need in all areas of my life (work life, personal...

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Overcoming Niching Anxiety as a Wellness Practitioner

Nov 04, 2023


I’m sitting on my porch as I write this all bundled up in a blanket with a warm drink in my hand feeling the cold winter air on my face. I think that what I love most about Winter is the invitation the cold weather brings to hibernate. The cool air beckons me to go inward, to stop doing so much and start the process of germinating something new.

Can you relate? When was the last time your own creative juices started flowing?

What happens if you brainstorm and get all excited and then when it comes time to share your idea or new creation with your clients you get tongue tied with questions like…"how will I share about my new project?" How will it help address your clients problems? How can you communicate that to them in a clear and succinct way? 

For health and wellness professionals, niching down is a topic that can stir up a plethora of emotions, from anxiety and fear to excitement and inspiration. 

So if it’s such a mixed bag...

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