The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – October 2014, Week Two, “Relax Deeply Using Open Focus”

Welcome back as we continue to follow Kevin with an actual practice. In fact, what Dr. Joe seems to be suggesting is that Open Focus is a necessary starting point for all the healing or growth we want to experience in our lives. This is not just conjecture on his part. He first learned it […]

The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – October 2014, Week One, “How Your Mind Becomes Matter”

Welcome to a new month and new topic, as we follow Kevin Schoeninger’s exploration of our mind’s ability to create physical changes in our bodies. To do this, Kevin introduces us to an amazing new book, You Are The Placebo: Making Your Mind Matter, by Dr. Joe Dispenza. We’ve all heard of the placebo effect. […]

6 Easy Tips to Manage Desk Job Stress

When you think about stress, does your mind immediately jump to your job? After all, work is where we spend the greatest amount of time. It is the place where our ability to meet the demands of productivity and efficiency impact our ability to support our families, and enjoy some material rewards. It is all […]

The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – September 2014, Week Four, “Raising Your Wealth Consciousness” Meditation

To wrap up September’s theme of how to raise our wealth consciousness, Kevin Schoeninger’s guided meditation takes us back through the new ways of thinking about possibilities we’ve been discussing, and how it feels to try on these new ideas. I say new ideas, but they may only seem new when we open ourselves up […]

Sticking With a Stress Free Life Sometimes Means Starting Over

I just saw an email article about “backsliding.” It looked catchy, but now it’s lost somewhere in the enormity of unread mail. I could stress about missing it, but hey, life goes on. Stress happens when we think we’re supposed to have everything under control, and we beat ourselves up getting off track. As humans […]

How Great Stories Help Heal Depression and Stress

One of the side effects of anxiety, stress, and depression, is the vague feeling that we can’t fix whatever is bothering us, because we don’t really know what it is. People may ask “what are you depressed about,” and we want to scream that it’s not about anything. It just is. But we don’t have […]

The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – September 2014, Week Three, “9 Beliefs to Raise Your Wealth Consciousness.”

This month in Spiritual Growth Monthly, we have been following Kevin Schoeninger’s exploration of the relationship between higher consciousness and wealth. It is worth noting again that Kevin is defining wealth as “everything that is valuable” to us. If you tried his exercise about imagining a perfect day, then you might visualize real wealth as a […]

How the Power of Focus Can Help You Deal with Stress

When you are under stress, do you feel sometimes like you just can’t focus? You may have deadlines, or a to-do list that is a mile long, but your mind doesn’t seem to want to get in gear. I think there is a good chance, though, that we can’t focus on what we want to […]

The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – September 2014, Week Two, “3-Step Conscious Wealth Creation Formula.”

What does wealth mean to you? Lots of money? Or a life rich in experiences, full of loving family and friends. This week in Spiritual Growth Monthly, Kevin Schoeninger takes a closer look at how we define wealth, and how that determines if we attain the life we really want. When I think of “the rich,” […]

The Secret Diary of an Aspiring Meditation Master – September 2014, Week One, “Money and Higher Purpose.”

When you read or hear the word “money” do you cringe just a bit? And when you hear it in conjunction with spirituality, does it make you uncomfortable? Well, this month in Spiritual Growth Monthly, Kevin Schoeninger explores our beliefs about money, using the book Conscious Millionaire by bestselling author, entrepreneur, and business coach JV […]