Category: Spiritual practices

For a Breakthrough Vision, Get Naked

There’s a great reason many visionary geniuses get their best ideas naked in the shower: being divested of your usual social masks, ou’re not worrying so much about what others think. You’re just focused on coming clean, more receptive to new ideas, more relaxed. Here’s how to be “naked” emotionally and spiritually so you can access your own best wisdom.

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If Congress Were the Visionaries We Need Them To Be

The recent debt deal shows how un-visionary Congress and the electorate are. Here are a reminder that without vision we perish; with it we can thrive. Here are a call to action for Congress and us to get past our distortions and divisions, then find a vision that solves problems and guides us into something better. Includes wisdom from Abraham Lincoln, who knew a lot about leading a divided country.

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Inspiration for Work and Life from Olympians By Guest Blogger Kimberly Weichel

The Olympics are about so much more than winning or the feelings that go into it. For me it’s about doing one’s very best after many years of focused practice and extreme dedication. It’s about the ability to be centered enough to perform at one’s peak in front of the world watching. It’s about the drive and passion to be the best we can be at something and going after it. It’s about the ability to perform with precision despite any pain or obstacles that get in the way. And these lessons are applicable to all of us, including the spiritual practices that we can bring to our work, money and other important matters.

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7 Workplace Spirituality Tips from An Undercover Boss

“There are two main ways that people find meaning through work,” Elizabeth Doty told me in about 2001 while I was researching Work with Meaning, Work with Joy: Bringing Your Spirit to Any Job.  “One is giving your gifts to

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Being in the Flow By Guest Blogger Kimberly Weichel

Flow is what happens when we are fully involved in what we are doing.  We derive energy from this experience.  Our creativity heightens, and we feel a sense of fulfillment. Flow is the opposite of what happens when get stuck

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Taming our Inner Critic By Guest Blogger Kimberly Weichel

According to our inner critics, we are not good enough, not smart enough, not accomplished enough, too old, too fat, etc. Sound familiar? I bet we could each add to this list. Amazing how that inner critic can get in

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Praying the News

How can reading or hearing the news be as much a part of your spiritual practice as studying sacred scriptures or everyday prayer?  How can the news help you clarify your particular service work when the needs and opportunities are

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Creativity By Guest blogger Kimberly Weichel

Practical steps for being more creative — even if you believe you’re not creative.

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Seeking Common Ground at Work By Guest Blogger Kimberly Weichel

It’s amazing how little things can really fester, whether at work or at home. Someone speaks to us in a less than respectful tone and we jump to conclusion that they are a ‘mean’ person, or they interrupt us and

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The Best Book on Spirituality and Work is Back!

Transforming Practices: Finding Joy and Satisfaction in the Legal Life is the best spirituality and work book ever. Thanks to the American Bar Association, it’s back in print!

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