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How Do You Know if It’s a Sign or Merely a Thought?

Hello, Spiritual Warrior, welcome to this edition of The Source in which we explore tips for distinguishing thoughts from signs from the Universe. Coincidences are the universe tapping you on the shoulder whispering to pay attention! As we live our lives in the material realm, coincidences are “signs from the universe” that we are actually united with realms … Continue reading How Do You Know if It’s a Sign or Merely a Thought?


Flowing the Divine Energy of the Universe Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! Over this next week, let’s progressively quiet the fluctuations of the mind, slow the swirl around us, relieve our stress and open our heart to trust by awakening the Shakti energy that flows through us. Mantra: Raam shakti om Want to add this to your personal meditation library? Download it here.


Finding Ourselves at a Crossroads

Welcome, Spiritual Warrior, to another edition of The Source in which we explore what happens when we find ourselves at a crossroads. It never fails. Life tosses you a curveball; throws off your mojo; lays difficult decisions at your feet.  And, we find ourselves at a crossroads feeling confused and overwhelmed about what we really want. We … Continue reading Finding Ourselves at a Crossroads


Elevating My Life Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! We’re doing some serious heart searching this week, elevating our life, stepping into our power, and owning our impact more than ever!!! I just launched the new 30-Minute Commitment, and I invite you to join me and hundreds of like-minded individuals (and growing!) who are ready to take their lives to the next … Continue reading Elevating My Life Weekend Meditation


When the Student is Ready the Teacher Appears

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Source in which we explore treating every precious moment as a teacher. Some of the most profound messengers of peace, awakening and truth have graced the planet for thousands of years; and as we have evolved and grown, we have resonated with differing voices and different messages depending … Continue reading When the Student is Ready the Teacher Appears


Mastering Uncertainty Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Om Moksha Ritam Happy weekend Spiritual Warrior!!! Let’s allow clarity to unfold this weekend by settling uncertainty about something in your life that is creating anxiety, pain, or emotional turbulence.  We can start this process by identifying a starting point and an end point of the issue, which allows us to begin to grasp … Continue reading Mastering Uncertainty Weekend Meditation


Stepping into Clarity Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! This week you’ve noticed, if you follow me on facebook or on Instagram, that I’m at the Meditation Nest in the Sweetspot of the Universe with 30 of my Masters of Wisdom & Meditation Teachers-in-Training. Today is the fifth day of the in-residence portion of my 4-month long certification course. We’ve been … Continue reading Stepping into Clarity Weekend Meditation


Awakening Your Healing Power Weekend Meditation

Photo: Taken at my Awakening Your Inner Healer Weekend Immersion in 2015. The next Inner Healer is coming up in October 2017. You can learn about it here >> Mantra: Ananda Maya Moksha Surrender to the power of our own healing: the power of the word, the power of our thoughts, of the meaning we’ve … Continue reading Awakening Your Healing Power Weekend Meditation


You Have the Power to Heal from Within

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore awakening our power to heal from within. Throughout our lives we have distanced ourselves from the whole by resisting, protecting, pushing back, guarding, defending, preventing, and stopping. But we could – just as easily – allow, receive, and accept that this moment and … Continue reading You Have the Power to Heal from Within


Resist Nothing and You’ll Receive Unconditional Love

Hello spiritual warrior! Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore the concept of resisting nothing. Peaches the Buddha Princess teaches that if you resist nothing you will receive unconditional love. What that really means in our real lives today is that if we just show up, put our very best … Continue reading Resist Nothing and You’ll Receive Unconditional Love


All NEW Secrets of Meditation is now available!!!

Welcome Spiritual Warrior!!! Five chapters, and 150 pages later… I’m excited to announce that the second edition of my award-winning book Secrets of Meditation is launching in March. But the best part? You can pre-order your copy on Amazon today and get it before everyone else!!! In 2012, I wrote Secrets of Meditation as an invitation for … Continue reading All NEW Secrets of Meditation is now available!!!


Cultivating Right Speech Weekend Meditation

Artwork by Kari Anapol www.bloominglotusstudio.com Mantra: Sankalpa samma vaca We live in a crucial time of identifying needs & consciously sharing them. Not so easy when we reflect on all the ama – the toxic residue – we leave out there throughout the day… in emails, texts, phone calls, and innocent conversations. The Buddha taught 2600 … Continue reading Cultivating Right Speech Weekend Meditation


How Present Moment Awareness Can Increase Your Mindful Performance

Hello, Spiritual Warrior! Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore present moment awareness & mindful performance. Around the 5th century, the ancient Hindu text, the Bhagavad Gita was written. Chapter 2; verse 48 says, “yogastha kuru karmani,” which means establish yourself in the present moment, and then perform action. Right … Continue reading How Present Moment Awareness Can Increase Your Mindful Performance


Healing Your Heart (Anahata) Weekend Meditation

Photo by Nancy MacLeod Mantra: Om Yum Ritam To find your heart, or anahata, chakra simply place your hand on your heart. That’s where your loving energy radiates from. This is your center of compassion. This is where your ability to be peace, love unconditionally, trust in the divine, and, most important, to forgive reside. … Continue reading Healing Your Heart (Anahata) Weekend Meditation


There Really is Good Stress… and It’s Called Eustress

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore the idea that there really is something called good stress… and it’s called eustress. In my video, you probably heard me mention something called eustress. As I briefly described, good stress is the thrill that we experience when we feel excited but not … Continue reading There Really is Good Stress… and It’s Called Eustress


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Getting Lighter Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, spiritual warrior! Join me this weekend in getting lighter. This week we’ve been exploring several scientific studies that I outline in my book “destressifying.” You can watch my most recent video on the subject here. Researchers have shown that a regular meditation practice actually changes the physical structure of our brains by shrinking that … Continue reading Getting Lighter Weekend Meditation


How Meditation Affects Your Brain & Shrinks Your Amygdala!

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore the scientific results meditation has on the brain. Imagine that some random stranger rushes up to you and starts yelling unintelligible words right in your face! You might interpret it as a scary, potentially violent threat. And you’d have all the emotions that … Continue reading How Meditation Affects Your Brain & Shrinks Your Amygdala!


Set Your Course for New 2017 Weekend Meditation

Artwork by Kari Anapol www.bloominglotusstudio.com Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! This week we’ve been exploring how to get clear on what we really want for ourselves in the new year and setting our course for the best year yet, and we talked about it on this week’s episode of “LIVE! from the Sweetspot” on Hay House … Continue reading Set Your Course for New 2017 Weekend Meditation


The End of a Year: Becoming Who I Might Be in 2017

When I let go of who I am, I become who I might be. –Lao Tzu Welcome to the last edition of The Source 2016!!! Many of the guests at my November retreat in Maya Tulum, participated in a unique experience with me… a Mayan temazqual. It’s essentially a sweat lodge in which we go through … Continue reading The End of a Year: Becoming Who I Might Be in 2017


A Holiday Blessing to You

Share this holiday blessing with your friends! Good tidings spiritual warrior!! Do you know how beautiful you are? I think not my dear… But I can feel your courage right here in the sweetspot as you step into your power thousands of miles away I can hear your mighty voice expressing your tender heart with divine whispers … Continue reading A Holiday Blessing to You


How Can an Archetype Help Me Become My Best Version?

Hello Spiritual Warriors, and welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore the idea of invoking archetypes and how they can help us on our journey to be the best version of ourselves. It’s often said that . If we can envision an archetype of us that is growing, trying to … Continue reading How Can an Archetype Help Me Become My Best Version?


Soothing Your Heart Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Aham Brahmasmi Happy weekend, Spiritual Warriors!!! I’m traveling to Miami to be participate in the first-ever mass meditation at a sporting event at the AmericanAirlines Arena for the opening of the Miami HEAT vs. Boston Celtics!!! Only a day left to get your tickets for this historic event!!! Join me, Miami Heat, Shelly Tygielski Meditation + Mindfulness, lululemon & … Continue reading Soothing Your Heart Weekend Meditation


Embracing the Wholeness of Life

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. —Leonard Cohen Excuses, excuses! We have a million of them; a million reasons why we haven’t started that project, why we haven’t made that commitment, why we’re waiting for the right moment. … Continue reading Embracing the Wholeness of Life


Release All that Weighs You Down Weekend Meditation

The truth you believe in and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new. -Pema Chödrön Mantra: Om ganapataye namaha Today is the seventh day of my retreat in Maya Tulum with 40 spiritual warriors going deep into the Five Realms of Existence and exploring the fifth Pancha Mahabhuta, prithvi, or earth. This master element represents the … Continue reading Release All that Weighs You Down Weekend Meditation


Heart-opening Sutras Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Om Yam Ritam Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good. ―Maya Angelou Happy weekend, Spiritual Warriors! I’ve landed in my other SweetSpot of the Universe — Tulum, Mexico — for my 7-day Get … Continue reading Heart-opening Sutras Weekend Meditation


Sacred Power of Intention Weekend Meditation

Mantra: San kalpa ritam The Sacred Power of Intention and Attention is a powerful tool for manifesting our dreams and making solution-oriented, conscious choices. Wherever you shine your light of attention, that thing will be become more prominent in your life. And that’s why intention is the partner of attention. If our intention are to raise our … Continue reading Sacred Power of Intention Weekend Meditation


Realization of One-ness: Exploring the Concept of Non-duality

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we, in the spirit of the recent super moon, explore the concept of one-ness. What part of the world are you in? Can you see the moon (weather permitting)? Can your family 2,000 miles away in another part of the world see the same moon? … Continue reading Realization of One-ness: Exploring the Concept of Non-duality


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Divine Light Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Om jyoti ritam Merging ourselves with the divine – the divine light – is our perfection. Opening our heart just a little bit more, is our perfection. If there aren’t cracks, slivers, weaknesses, sadnesses, and moments of disappointment how can the light get in? Your perfection is in your growth, in your evolution and allowing … Continue reading Divine Light Weekend Meditation


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Slowing the Swirl Weekend Meditation

Photo Credit: lennox_mcdough via Compfight cc Share this meditation with your friends! Mantra: So hum Happy weekend, spiritual warriors! So much of our lives is a giant swirl of family, work, kids, friends, commutes, grocery shopping, cooking, dog walking, holidays, texting, facebooking, and more. This weekend, let’s take some time to slow down… to nourish our … Continue reading Slowing the Swirl Weekend Meditation


Learning to Resist Less So You Can Receive More

Hello Spiritual Warriors! And welcome to another transformational week of learning to resist less so we can receive more! As the Seventh Dalai Lama wrote: “All things found in the world and beyond are illusions created by one’s own concepts. Grasping at them but further distorts perception. Give up grasping and see things as they … Continue reading Learning to Resist Less So You Can Receive More


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What Stress Does to Your Mind: The Reactive or Ego Response

“90 percent of our physical toxicity is emotionally derived.” —David Simon, MD Welcome, Spiritual Warriors, to this week’s edition of The Source on what stress does to your mind. A couple weeks ago we examined the body’s ancient fight-flight response. I talk about it regularly because stress is such an important topic in our society, and I … Continue reading What Stress Does to Your Mind: The Reactive or Ego Response


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Leaning in the Direction of Your Dreams Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Aham Brahmasmi This weekend I’m in Philadelphia speaking at the Hay House I Can Do It! Conference. I’m so excited to connect with everyone in the great City of Brotherly Love!! Philly is a city with a deep and rich American history and has played integral roles in the founding of our nation. It’s a … Continue reading Leaning in the Direction of Your Dreams Weekend Meditation


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Goal Setting: Performing Brilliantly in the Present Moment

Share this video with your friends! Hello Spiritual Warriors!! and welcome to this week’s edition of The Source on goal setting. In his timeless classic Walden, Henry David Thoreau wrote: “We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and did not spend our days in atoning for the neglect of past opportunities. We … Continue reading Goal Setting: Performing Brilliantly in the Present Moment


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Healing Vibrations Weekend Meditation

Photo Credit: Old Mister Crow via Compfight cc Mantra: Yaam haam om This week’s healing vibrations meditation will help us lighten our heart and awaken our voices. All compassion starts with self-compassion. If we are not rooting for ourselves in every moment, how can we root for others? If you can’t empathize with your own plight, then you are not … Continue reading Healing Vibrations Weekend Meditation


Moving Through Life’s Challenges with Greater Ease

Hello Spiritual Warriors!!! and welcome to another week of self reflection in The Source. This week we’ve been diving into the power of listening. Listening to the world around you and listening to your Self. But, it’s really hard to listen when the noise around you and the noise inside of you is really loud. It … Continue reading Moving Through Life’s Challenges with Greater Ease


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Tonglen: Becoming a Conduit of Divine Energy Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Om Moksha Namaha We have the ability to become a conduit of divine energy — whatever energy we desire. Tonglen is the ancient Buddhist practice of giving and receiving — or energy exchange. When we are calm, relaxed, aware, and unconditioned, that is our energetic expression. Meditation, conscious communication, forgiveness, (self) compassion, and empathy are important … Continue reading Tonglen: Becoming a Conduit of Divine Energy Weekend Meditation


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