What is Inside Your Emotional Self-Care Tool Box?

The following article is now appearing in Aspire Magazine.  You can read it and a lot of other wonderful articles written by people you may know:  Crystal Andrus, Chantal Beaupre, Susan Weed, Kris Steinnes, Debara Skye King, Cari Murphey and others.  Click the following link to subscribe to Aspire – It is a no cost subscription!   http://www.aspiremag.net Aspire Magazine is published by Linda Joy. You can find her on Twitter: @LindaJoy Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/linda-joy/6/b4a/425 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PublisherLindaJoy What is Inside Your Emotional Self-Care Tool Box? By Janet Nestor for Aspire Magazine I am in the midst of change. I just moved…

Your Power-Packed Smile

Interested in smiles?  Here is my June 2012 article (including some research facts) written for Sibyl Magazine.  If you are a woman and enjoy spiritual topics, you’ll love this magazine! BIG, HAPPY SMILES ARE FREE and they are instantly understood regardless of language or culture. Receiving a big smile, complete with twinkling eyes, is a gift. My heart opens wide to all the possibilities that shine within your smile. This quote by philosopher Emil speaks to me and is the quote that motivated me to explore the smile as a mindfulness based stress reduction activity. “Learn to smile in the…

A Spirit of Healing

The Essence Of Spiritual Life Janet’s latest article for Sibyl Magazine (April-May 2012) HAVE YOU EVER MET SOMEONE WITH A PRESENCE SO POSITIVE they seemed to vibrate with spiritual strength and love? The first and only time I met Dr. Ralph White he was sitting at a table waiting to talk with me. As his eyes looked into my soul I knew he was preparing to speak directly with my soul. He reintroduced me to my childhood imaginary friend, letting me know she was an ascended master. I was shocked he knew about “Gently”, that he had a photograph of…

Rebirth

This article first appeared in Sibyl Magazine, February-March 2012 issue.  I thought you might enjoy reading it too.   EACH NEW YEAR WE ARE REBORN. The slate is clean. You choose the canvas, the medium, the brush and you’ll paint 2012 with your own colors. The result of your art, the final product, is up to you. You build your new year one brush stroke, one thought at a time. Regardless of your past history, regardless of the problems you face today, your finances and the quality of your life, you choose how you live your life. You choose the…

A Spirit of Healing – Peacefulness Within

“WHEN YOUR SENSE OF SELF IS NO LONGER TIED TO THOUGHT, is no longer conceptual, there is a depth of feeling, of sensing, of compassion, of loving, that was not there when you were trapped in mental concepts.  You are that depth.”   ~ Eckhart Tolle You are that depth.  You have within you an inner oasis, a place of harmony and love.  It is there to provided you with the comforting feelings of self-love, including the feelings of peacefulness. We all have a memory, or an experience that defines peacefulness for us.  Can you remember a special moment when things…