02/28/2017
Ask not for whom the bell tolls... The bell is a gift from the universe that is here to teach us a very important lesson about being passive aggressive.
02/27/2017
More BELL WORK, you guys....so many lessons in today's mantra. Learn from Betsy's struggles. 
Woman hiding in fort of couch cushions.
02/27/2017
Exercise: What’s Kept You From Succeeding? Sometimes it is simply your own stubbornness and stuck thinking that are holding you back. This exercise asks you to be completely frank with yourself... read more
White SUV parked on street in front of house.
02/24/2017
Regardless of one's station, there is little chance of making it through a lifetime without some amount of difficulty and pain. Acknowledging this fact is useful in potentially encouraging more... read more
Man standing on path into green hills.
02/21/2017
Growing up, I couldn't have imagined the kind of business and personal journeys I've participated in, to date. And I tell you, it's been already one of a heck of a ride going wide and deep across the... read more
02/14/2017
Gifts and candy and poetry and long-stem roses...or not. What's the proper response to a surprise Valentine's Day card? Find out today in our third V-Day video.
02/14/2017
Be the apprentice, not in a "You're fired" way but in a sorcerer's way. This Valentine's Day we learn that Love is Magical and Betsy can fly.
02/14/2017
Kicking off the day of love. Good Morning and Happy Valentine's Day! Start your morning off right with some special coffee and a side of Infinity wisdom.
Blue sky horizon across wide ocean.
02/13/2017
“Meditation is offering your genuine presence to yourself in every moment.” ~ Thich Nhat Hahn I walk the neighborhood on some Sundays … Last Sunday I was thinking about insights and how... read more

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03/28/2016
Take a moment to close your eyes and take three breaths. Simply get a sense of yourself as you breathe in and out. Gently let your eyelids fall and allow the sensation of breathing to prevail.... read more
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03/22/2016
In Yoga and Ayurveda we often seek a fixed or set experience of perfect health.  As a newcomer to Ayurveda, we try to understand the 3 constitutional types, or Doshas, and may have the idea... read more
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03/07/2016
by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance Dreams are a mystery. Scientists still cannot explain with any certainty why we dream. Dreams are magical, linking us to another world full of wisdom... read more
woman from back standing in surf, arms outstretched
03/02/2016
And as you stand there Hands clasped in front of you Eyes downcast Concealing the disobedient pounding of your heart It dawns on you: Here we go again. And while you no longer allow... read more
silhouette of lone hiker at dawn
02/22/2016
Poet, philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau had definite ideas about how to live a better life. They can all be summed up in one word: simplify. Thoreau is quoted ... read more
to do list with pen and calendar
02/15/2016
Get out a piece of paper and write “Could Do” at the top. I like “could-do” lists because I find “to-do” lists too dictatorial. They make me feel pressured and... read more
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02/01/2016
Here’s another hard truth: your talent doesn’t entitle you to anything. You will not be surprised to learn that talent is not enough. Every artist is (or believes herself to be) talented.... read more
rear view of woman overlooking cliffs and harbor
01/25/2016
“I would ask you, Julie, who are the seagulls in your life? How can you emulate the pelican behavior?" This was Beverly Winterscheid, the founding partner of Center for Nature and Leadership, and... read more
male and female hands make shape of heart
01/18/2016
When author and Nobel Prize winner V.S. Naipaul was still a boy in Colonial Trinidad, there was one opportunity to leave the island: a full scholarship to Oxford or to Cambridge. All the academically... read more

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01/13/2015
No matter who we are, we’ve all faced situations that have made us feel resentment. Whether or not we’ve chosen to do anything about that resentment is another story, but I think we all know the... read more
01/07/2015
Difficult people. Everybody’s got ‘em. For some people it’s their boss; for others, it’s their in-laws that set them on edge. Many just seem to encounter difficult people randomly…whether it’s a... read more
01/07/2015
Virtually every day people come to me with a common question: “How do I fulfill my calling?” It seems as though most everyone was born with some deep mission, purpose, or calling that they long to... read more
11/11/2014
Do you pretend to be someone other than you really are to please other people? Stop pretending and start living. 
11/11/2014
There's no easy way to win the lottery and no shortcuts to success. Do the work! Create a goal, create a plan to get there and execute it. If you do those steps, you'll save time over trying to find... read more
11/11/2014
Everyone has problems and they can be overwhelming. It can make us feel empty inside. Instead of obsessing about ourselves, we should focus on others.
11/11/2014
What do you do when something bad is coming and you can't stop it? Let go of resistance. On the other side is everything you dream of.
11/11/2014
New studies in brain science show that when we speak our goals, it triggers reward centers of the brain, so talking about something may be as far as you ever get.
11/11/2014
When we live an authentic life, we live in our own truth. If you're happy and fulfilled, the people around you stand a better chance at being happy, too.

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