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It’s been a whirlwind here at the SpiralUp© development hub. I spent the summer flying back and forth from London, presenting my course, Full Spectrum Leadership, to women from four different countries. It was incredibly fulfilling. And, by the end I needed to refill my cup! So it was wonderful to spend last weekend unwinding […]

In Oprah’s recent commencement speech at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, she shared the secret to her success: being true to herself and finding a way to use her gifts to make a difference. Setting your sights on creating a meaningful life instead of making a lot of money is a better long term plan if […]

Bonnie, the receptionist at my dentist’s office, asked if I’d like to attend the fundraiser for the local school. My “no” was met with a huge “Thank you!” She explained, “I hate it when people say, ‘Let me check my schedule,’ as if their calendar is their decision-maker. They already know the answer but are […]

So many of us still have deeply rooted habits, inherited over time that keep us from putting our full selves out there. The cultural message passed down to us tells us not to take too much attention, appear too assertive (read “bossy”) and at all costs be humble. But this is no time to be […]

  Vacation is great in theory. In practice, many of us find ourselves doing work, thinking about work, or answering emails. That’s if we even manage to take time off. Last year, 41 percent of Americans didn’t even take a day for themselves, according to travel site Skift. Approximately 429 million vacation days go unused […]

In order to create a glorious alivelihood we need to become skillful in the domain of inspired actions. When you act from what inspires you, what feels “right” moment to moment, you self-ACTualize. It takes conscious intention to act not from “automatic” but from “choice” on behalf of the person you were born to be. […]

“The words you speak become the house you live in.” –Attributed to Hafiz This is the fourth installment in my blog series covering the five Co-Creative powers . This issue is about the Co-Creative Power of our speech. You can read about the first three Co-Creative Powers: Energy, Mind, and Feelings on my website […]

This is the third installment in my blog series covering the five Co-Creative Powers . This issue is about the Co-Creative Power of our feelings. You can read about the first two Co-Creative Powers: Energy and Mind on my website.   In Your Heart You Already Know – Zen saying Your feelings are a power […]

This is the second installment in my blog series covering the five Co-Creative powers . This issue is about the Co-Creative Power of our minds. You can read about the first Co-Creative Power—Energy here ( Everything that has been created in life began as a thought. We literally make up who we are with our […]

This blog post is the first in a series on the 5 co-creative powers: energy, mind, feelings, speech, and action. Reality is extraordinarily fluid, constantly changing, mutating, and evolving.  When we feel energy streaming through us we are living as spirit–our  core essence. It’s only when we’ve pinched off that flow that we cut ourselves […]

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