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Facing Grief (Repost from the Sonoma Gazette)

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An article originally published under "Letters" in the Sonoma Gazette, September 2016 edition. Facing Grief My heart goes out to all those affected by recent tragedies, notably the recent car accidents taking lives. It is the ultimate heart break when one of our loved ones dies. How can we be with all this sorrow? In our culture, grieving is challenging, as the tendency is to go unconscious, num...
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Feeling from the Depths of Our Hearts (Repost from Sonoma Gazette)

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Original article can be viewed at the Sonoma Gazette, August 2016 edition Feeling from the Depths of our Hearts by Mardi Storm  My heart goes out to all those suffering from tragedy right now. Its a lot to process and reactions are strong, including anger and hate. What can we do to truly help change the situation we all now face? Its closer than you might think. Violence is often...
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What the Law of Attraction doesn’t tell you, that you really need to know to make it work

A bluish-white spiral galaxy hangs delicately in the cold vacuum of space. Known as NGC 1376, this snowflake-shaped beauty was observed with the Hubble Space Telescope. Concentrated along the spiral arms of NGC 1376, bright blue knots of glowing gas highlight areas of active star formation. These regions show an excess of light at ultraviolet (UV) wavelengths because they contain brilliant clusters of hot, newborn stars that are emitting UV light. The less intense, red areas near the core and between the arms consist mainly of older stars. The reddish dust lanes delineate cooler, denser regions where interstellar clouds may collapse to form new stars. Visually intermingled between the spiral arms is a sprinkling of reddish background galaxies. NGC 1376 resides over 180 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation Eridanus. This galaxy belongs to a class of spirals that are seen nearly face on from our line of sight. Its orientation aids astronomers in studying details and features of the galaxy from a relatively unobscured vantage point. One such feature is represented by stars that vary in brightness over time. In 1990, NGC 1376 was home to a supernova explosion (SN 1990go) that rivaled the brightness of the entire nucleus (as seen from ground-based telescopes) for several weeks. The story of how this galaxy came to be photographed by Hubble is somewhat unique. During the November 2006 observations of a nearby dwarf galaxy with Hubble's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS) detector, careful planning allowed for NGC 1376 to be visible in the field of view of the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) at the same time. Thus, Hubble was able to get two galaxies for the price of one. Although the use of parallel instruments onboard Hubble is not uncommon, capturing two interesting targets is rather rare. Initial ground-based observations of NGC 1376 and its nearby dwarf companion implied that the two might be interacting with each other, b
The Law of Attraction has risen in popularity over the past couple decades, similar to the philosophy as I learned: Thoughts are Creative. This is a beautiful, powerful, direct way of working with energy. What you focus on, you attract. What you think about, you create. Sounds simple, right? It's true - partially. Having high anxiety? You are likely to co-create your fears, or live like they ar...
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When “Yes” is my inner guidance, and when its something else

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A client remarks the other day "I'm not sure I can trust my inner guidance. Its led me into so much trouble!" This is a really worthy topic to pull apart. So settle in, and feel into this as we go along. How many of you have felt a "yes!" about something, got totally excited, and found yourself in a mess later, maybe a big falling out, the wrong relationship, or otherwise in hot water, o...
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Introduction to the Awaken To Your Deeper Self Program (Video)

Revisioning Primal Inheritances with Travis Wernet & Mardi Storm
Meet us directly in this video below, with a snapshot introduction of the big picture of this program. Each workshop dives deeply into an aspect of the soul's journey on this earth, from birth to death, and everything in between, including a little before and after. Deepen your relationships to Self and others, and open to your unique true path that wants to be walked here on this earth at this ti...
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I am that, too

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When we deeply react negatively to an experience or a person, its always worth asking yourself, am I rejecting that same energy in myself? If there wasn't a sore spot to poke, that person's behavior, words, or actions might not bother us so much. We might not get engaged, roped in, caught up in having a strong opinion. If something makes us want to run screaming the other direction, its worth look...
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Healing the Ancestral Tree Whilst Healing Yourself

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Today during a session with a client, he expressed having chronic back pain in part of his back. I asked him to close his eyes and feel into that part of his body, asking what the energy is, and he discovered it was the energy of "fear of the unknown" and a "deep sadness".  We uncovered the origins of this fear, how its manifested in his life, keeping him reaching for safety while also holding him...
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Healing Limiting Core Beliefs & Shifting Perspectives

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I had a client come in recently sharing the experience of not feeling seen or loved growing up, and finding themselves as an adult continuing to have this feeling, surrounded by people they feel don't truly see them, nor can they ever seem to really find people who love them. This is an example of how as a child we formulate what reality is about via our developing human brain, and take in what is...
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Primal Inheritances

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Friday eve- Sunday, September 11-13, 2015 With Mardi Storm & Travis Wernet Mamalanda Retreat Center, Sebastopol, CA Join us for the first workshop in the series where we start at the beginning - well, an arbitrary start point on the long timeline of our soul - the moment before conception. What were you thinking? In this weekend workshop we'll dive deeply into where we started, unc...
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What does “Awake” really mean?

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There seems to be a buzz around the word "awaken" and many different definitions to go with it! Seeing as I chose this word to describe the work I do, I thought I might share what I see in its meaning. "Awake" has many countless layers of opening to it. I hear this word used sometimes regarding whether someone is "awake" - its a bit ironic, as that implies there is a place to arrive at. In my e...
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