Journeys of the Spirit® Newsletter September 3rd, 2014
WHAT’S NEW? Something I love for building heart-centered businesses!
If you have a business and you’re not using JV partners to build your business you’re missing out on a very important part of your marketing and list building efforts. If you don’t know what JV partner is – it simply means joint venture. In other words you promote a person who you really like that aligns with what you teach (but is not what you teach) to your list and return they do the same. It’s a very powerful strategy.
If you would like to learn more about it I recommend you download the free report and read more about it. In addition you’ll have the opportunity to listen to a webinar Tues Sept 9th that goes into more depth about it IF you feel you’re interested. I’ve met some of the most amazing people using this strategy that I’m so grateful for. It’s truly about being open to new ideas and perspectives.
Get the report here:
Blessings and love, Sheri Rosenthal
Mastering the Buddha Nature Within, Bhutan
Dec 7-18th, 2014
Not many people have actually heard about Bhutan – Land of the Thunder Dragon, or even know where it is located. For many years this little country about the size of Switzerland has been off limits of foreigners. You must realize that Bhutan is not like any place you are likely to travel to. The people are Tantric Buddhists who have a Shamanistic background called Bon – and a fantastic history filled with legends and mythology.
Everyone who visits is touched in the most astonishing ways, by the landscape, the heart of the people, and their philosophies. By the time we leave, the experience will have opened your heart in a manner that that is totally unexpected. Author Sheri Rosenthal and Lisa Tully invite you to join them on this magical and sacred pilgrimage – through meditation, chanting, prayer and ceremony we will expand our consciousness and cultivate the compassion and loving-kindness of Buddha within.
This trip is designed to strengthen your connection to your inner wisdom, love, and compassion. In this challenging world of ours learning to put the Buddha’s teachings into practice (in the most practical of ways!) is the focus of our group time together.
You’ll have the opportunity to spend a day at the Druk Wangyal Festival. Held at the Dochula Pass which is an incredibly scenic location – you’ll have a panoramic view of the Himalayan mountain range – simply stunning! You’ll also spend time visiting the very rare and endangered Black Necked Cranes in Phobjikha. And as a special gift, a Lama will be preparing a prayer and blessing ceremony just for us. We also suggest honoring your body after our pilgrimage to Tiger’s Nest with a visit to the spa at the 5 star Zhiwa Ling hotel (the last 2 days of our journey).
Trip tuition: $5599 USD per person double occupancy, all meals, and your flight from Bangkok to Paro is included (~$850 USD)!
Do You Have Fear of Taking Chances?
I was skimming through an issue of O magazine recently and the results of an interesting poll they took of their readers. The poll asked: What would you do if you had no fear? They posted quite a few of the reader’s responses which had me feeling – sad. In fact it was rather heart-breaking.
There were around a dozen lovely women who had all kinds of dreams that they fettered away due to some fear-based thought forms that they were allowing to control their lives.
This saddens me because for the past 10 years I’ve been helping people take action to create amazing lives – and to teach the skills necessary for dealing with the very thought forms our minds generate that keep us stuck in mediocrity. The common thread in all the comments was the fear of taking chances.
So let’s talk about that for a bit since we all suffer from those kinds of thoughts. So, what are a few of the proposals our minds might put forth regarding this fear? See if any or all of these are familiar to you.
- What if it doesn’t work out?
- What if everyone says “I told you so?”
- What if I don’t like the outcome I thought I wanted?
- What if it doesn’t work out and I can’t go back – then what?
Well my question is – what if you live your entire life doing something you don’t like? If you aren’t enjoying your life right now – if you aren’t passionate about what you’re doing – then you can be absolutely certain that you’re going to live a lifetime suffering. That you can be sure of!
And if certainty is what you want in life, and if you’re willing to stick with what you think is safe as opposed to taking a chance of having an audacious, amazing, joy-filled, and passionate life – then go for it. But please don’t be complaining about it in my company.
If you’re not willing to take action regarding your circumstances then why talk about something you’re unwilling to change. No one wants to hear the same story of woe over and over again.
So here’s the thing. No one said life was certain. You can lose that cushy job you hate tomorrow. Right? Better you take control of your life than be at the mercy of the winds of a boss, the economy, or whatever. True you can leave what you have right now and there’s no guarantee that what you want to do is going to work out.
But if it doesn’t – you can do something else. And if that doesn’t work you can do something else. And you can keep doing something else until your life is incredible.
Let go of your belief that if you leave what you have now – you have to immediately move into the perfect career next. Creating a life you love is NOT (read my lips here) – not necessarily a straight path.
If you understand that it’s filled with twists and turns and unexpected outcomes – then you won’t get nervous when you leave what you think is certain and end up starting 3 different businesses or change what you are doing several times before you create your dream job. In the end it doesn’t matter what anyone thinks about you.
It only matters about what you want to do in your life, and what your deepest desires are. The ones coming from your heart that are guiding you to manifest the talents and blessings only YOU were imbued with from birth.
So if you’re one of those people who are saying: “If I wasn’t afraid I’d be doing x,y or z” – please get someone to help you change that right now rather than waiting years and suffering a slow and painful existence. Truly there’s no reason to not to be creating miracles in your life.
You deserve it, you’re worth it, and there are plenty of people in your life to cheer you on and help you when you’re feeling lost.
All you have to do is take advantage of all the universe has placed in your path to assist you! If it’s really meant to be – you might find your life crumbling to pieces around you in a conspiracy to push you to be all you can be in life. And why wait for that to happen?
Blessings & love, Sheri Rosenthal
If you’re ready to take your life to the next level and you know you need a breakthrough right now AND you’re ready to step out and claim it – join me in Teotihuacan, Mexico October 22-26th for my Unleashing Your Power, Purpose & Audacious Success retreat!
Dr. Sheri Rosenthal left behind clinical success as a podiatric surgeon to find her life’s passion as a coach, international retreat leader, speaker, and author. Along the road from doctor to coach, she studied eight years with don Miguel Ruiz, author of The Four Agreements. Sheri’s studies inspired her to write The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Toltec Wisdom, Banish Mind Spam! and create amazing retreats worldwide.
Leaving medicine and reinventing herself was life-changing, empowering her to help others envision their possibilities with clarity, break free from confusion and indecision, and take positive action without self-sabotaging inner dialogue. If you feel trapped by a career, a relationship or limiting beliefs that no longer serve you, Sheri can help you break free + create the audacious life and business of your dreams.
OUR UPCOMING JOURNEYS
~SOUL-STIRRING SEPTEMBER SOJOURNS~
The Heart Wisdom of Whales & Wild Dolphins
Trip Leader: Anne Gordon de Barrigón
Multiple dates: Sept 14-19, Sept 28-Oct 3, 2014
Transcend-Transform-Thrive Women’s Retreat
Trip Leader: Lauretta Zucchetti
September 20-27, 2014
The Spirit of the Ancient Etruscans
Trip Leaders: Cameron + Glenn Broughton
Sept 25-Oct 2, 2014 – Pre & Post trip extensions to Venice + Florence
~BOLD OCTOBER EXPEDITIONS~
Awaken your Creative Spirit Through Art, Ceremony & Meditation
Trip Leader: Carol Cumes + Jill Segal
October 15-25th, 2014
Unleashing Your Power, Purpose & Audacious Success!
Trip Leader: Sheri Rosenthal
Oct 22-26th, 2014 (DATE CHANGE!)
Kindfulness – a Healing Retreat in the Himalayas
Trip Leader: Sharee James
October 22-31st, 2014
~NOURISHING NOVEMBER RETREATS~
Take Your Power Back Now! Women’s Retreat
Trip Leaders: Vanessa Simpkins + Melissa Macky
Nov 9-16th, 2014
Want to see our whole line-up for the upcoming year?
Visit our Trips at a Glance page.