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Enlightened Women Enlighten Women

By Linda Dierks | September 27, 2019

I do this wonderful work today because enlightened women believed in me and mentored me. I’m sure they’re unaware of the depth of their impact or my level of gratitude for making this life of joy and fulfillment possible. Be a mentor. Give help with one hand behind you and receive help with one hand in front of you. Become a link in the chain that ignites both the giver and receiver and amplifies the abundance available to us all.   In his book, The Grace Factor, Allen Cohen wrote, “If even one visionary friend finds the light in you and fans the flame your life becomes a whole new...

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Energy, Relationships and Universal Peace

By Linda Dierks | September 4, 2019

When I first started working with energy my understanding of relationships with others skyrocketed when I learned about our “home frequency” – the resonance of our energy field that is unique to each of us. And, like a musical note, you are in harmony or discord with the people around you.Like a magnet, if you instantly fuse and feel comfortable with someone you have similar or harmonic frequencies. But if you feel friction with certain people, it’s likely you have discordant frequencies and another opportunity to exercise your higher consciousness skills.Engage with the person, look deeper to find something you have in common or a...

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The Colors of Spirituality

By Linda Dierks | August 8, 2019

The Colors of SpiritualityI was thinking of spirituality as a blend of many different qualities; primarily love, joy and beauty. Then my guide chimed in saying, “Yes! The qualities of spirituality are like the colors of nature. When you blend them you get richer results.”It looks like this:               Primary Colors                          Secondary Colors               blue + yellow               =                   green               blue + red                    =                   purple               red + yellow                 =         ...

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Are You the “I” of the Storm?

By Linda Dierks | July 6, 2019

Conflict doesn’t come to us, it comes from us. If there is a storm in yourlife, step back and take a deeper look. We see things not as they are butas we are.Do you recognize these four winds in your storm? defensivenessmisunderstandingcompetitionfear Ask, “What’s knocking me outside my comfort zone?” Identify the sourceof the threat and examine your negative knee-jerk responses and attitudes. You calm the storm when you seek to understand and find common ground. Place more importance on peace than on ego and the need to be right.    Real transformation comes from facing our dysfunctionsand seeing our role as the “I” of...

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Yowza! Let’s Play!

By Linda Dierks | June 20, 2019

Yowza! Let’s Play! After releasing my book I made a conscious commitment to not work and just play for a while. This is not my natural M.O. But as my mind settled it broadened, absorbed, and generated higher perspectives. I mean, some real Yowza stuff!Let go. Seek the mind-refreshing purposelessness of play. Rid the need to always be productive. My guide chimed in, “Observe what you do when you can do anything – nature, arts, intellectual interests. These are your natural conduits to higher awareness and the means to bring greater guidance, intuition, and creativity into your life and work.”You...

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Ghosts From the Past, Who You Gonna Call?

By Linda Dierks | June 6, 2019

Ghosts are those long-ago incidences of mistreatment, oppression, outrage, and fear that still haunt you. For the offender, they manifest as guilt. For the offendee, they are blamed for poor self-esteem, living in victimhood, and a catch-all for life’s hardships. Who you gonna call? You can’t change the past but you can change your attitude about it. Look more closely and you’ll see that these challenges hold a greater lesson for you. My challenges generated valuable life-skills of grit, determination, and personal empowerment. Changing your perception comes from a place of higher consciousness. It is the completion of the lesson...

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Finding More Beauty in Life

By Linda Dierks | May 2, 2019

My Panda Express fortune cookie said, “You see beauty where others see only ordinary.” Hmm, that’s true. I find beauty in both the ornate and the simple. And when I raise my awareness by choosing joy, appreciation, and looking for the best in others, the more beauty I find. When I align with this higher frequency I lift the veil to reveal more.   My guide tells me: – Beauty is that which both elevates and restores you. – Beauty is coming into yourself – finding your genuine nature, your purpose, your voice. – The more beauty you see in...

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Weaving the Fabric of Life

By Linda Dierks | April 11, 2019

When I was a kid, I wove potholders out of nylon loops on a metal frame. I gave my grandmother a zillion of them and she still “oohed” and “aahed” over every one. The weave of your life is also created with the same care and attention. Hold the fabric of your life up to the sun and examine the intertwining threads, like cheesecloth. The vertical warp represents your character and the values that give structure to your life. It is fixed. But the weft is something you consciously choose. The weft are the attitudes you carry, the memories you...

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You Have the Ruby Slippers

By Linda Dierks | March 31, 2019

Dorothy: Will you help me?Glinda: You don’t need to be helped any longer. You’ve always had the power.Dorothy: I have?Glinda: Just close your eyes and tap your heels together three times. You also have always had the power. The power of the Ruby Slippers lies in your thoughts. Every thought you think, every word you speak, every attitude you project, has an energy that attracts the identical match to you.Focus your thoughts on what you seek and you are on the fast track to the Emerald City. Entertain doubt or limiting thoughts and you’ll be trapped in the forest. There is...

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Am I Guided?

By Linda Dierks | March 14, 2019

Happy birthday to Creating Joy and Wellness. In this first year our tribe has nearly doubled. Much gratitude to you all, I’m continuously inspired by your comments and encouragement.Am I Guided? Absolutely! Everyone is guided. Surely, you’ve had instances of uncanny coincidences or déjà vu. Divine guidance is the knowing in your heart, the tug of intuition at your sleeve, the still voice within. To become a receiver just Open, Ask, Listen and Discover. – Ask – Declare your availability. Invite your guides in and request their assistance. They will not intrude, but are eager to help. – Listen – Look for a...

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Honor Your Voice, Expand the Tribe

By Linda Dierks | September 29, 2018

I was overjoyed, honored and downright dumbfounded with this morning’s news that two of my Step Into Your Power programs with Dr. Ruth Anderson on her Walking With Spirit broadcast ranked in the top 10 as the shows most listened to on the International Angels Network. Two of ten! (Catch them here: A year ago I had no idea I’d be doing radio, publishing articles, posting a blog or writing a book. Who would be interested? But by honoring and expressing my true voice I join thousands of others as a force, part of the momentum that builds greater consciousness, joy and wellness for...

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Your Heart is Your Crystal Ball

By Linda Dierks | September 13, 2018

Love and Spirit are synonymous. Take a moment and feel this Godforce within you. Sink into your deep heart and feel the energy of the Divine well up and embrace you in its warm, vibrant glow. This Divine force is the source of endless joy, wellness and abundance, yours for the asking. If you can conceive it, the Universe can deliver it. Plant the seed of your desire in your heart, unite with this Divine force and the Universe says “yes.” Your heart is your crystal ball, the fertile medium where ask meets answer, the creation of what will be....

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Step Out of the Current and Into the Flow

By Linda Dierks | August 30, 2018

Are you pushed by the current or pulled by the flow? The current is driven by the external forces of responsibility and shoulds. Flow is following the gentle pull of your inner voice. Our lazy brain loves to cruise on autopilot. I laugh out loud when it finds me trying to unlock my house with my car key clicker, change the TV channel with my cell phone, or the notorious, “Who’s been driving this car!?” Flow comes from your heart and represents newness, freshness, listening to the pull of “more” tugging at our sleeve. Make magic. Step out of the...

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More Perks From Your Thoughts!

By Linda Dierks | August 16, 2018

I learned something interesting recently. I’d taken a mindfulness course but never received that “Aha!” moment. It occurred to me that I didn’t experience a shift because I was generally anchored in the Here and Now. It was another one of those connect-the-dots moments when I recognized another perk from my thought-management practice. I let go of the past when I let go of regret for opportunities missed, unmet expectations, self-flagellation for my multitude of sins, forgave those who had harmed me and accepted mistakes as a natural progression to learning. I let go of the future when I let...

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Chopra Publication and Book Release

By Linda Dierks | August 2, 2018

Confetti time! I’ve been published on the Deepak Chopra website! Read 5 Tips to Cultivate Personal Power and Self-Confidence below. My friend and talented colleague Dr. Ruth Anderson launches her second book, Walking with Spirit: Divine Illuminations on Life, Death and Beyond, Tuesday, August 7, on Amazon. Yippee and sincerest thanks for this bounty! Exhale gratitude and inhale more. When you step up to the plate Spirit steps up to answer you.   “Hold out your basket and allow the Universe to fill it.”                                ...

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The Indelible Spark Within

By Linda Dierks | July 26, 2018

Last week my beloved Uncle Judd passed at the ripe age of 92. He was the consummate slow-moving, dry-witted Vermonter, the model of the George Utley character on the TV Vermont bed and breakfast sitcom, The Newhart Show. It reminds me that we all have a spark of the divine, the Godforce that glows in each of us. It is completely unique having never lived before or will again. It’s the essence of our spirit and the ceaseless two-way interplay with our source. Upon death this spark returns to our creator. Emanating from the heart, this diamond-pure spark is invincible....

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The Art of Allowing

By Linda Dierks | July 12, 2018

I was a go, go, do, do, goal-oriented, results-driven, multi-tasking wizard. My father called me the Hurricane Kid. You get the picture. But when I started doing higher-awareness work I discovered a new process that reaped richer results. When I paused I created an energetic opening, a pregnant portal through which Spirit had free reign to express. By allowing and not striving I am telling that divine presence, “I am listening.” Through the art of allowing you create a synchronicity that gently but powerfully flows to you, a positive expectancy that feeds creativity, intuition, opportunities, possibilities and potential that expands...

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Body Positive

By Linda Dierks | June 28, 2018

I saw you. You got up this morning, looked in the mirror and told yourself for the 1,000th time how beautiful you are. No? Today you start a new ritual of self-love. How you view your physical self reflects in every aspect of your life. See your unique flavor of beauty. Beauty isn’t just one style; beauty is an attitude that is one-size-fits-all. Scarecrow or snowman, bald or bushy, smooth or wrinkly love the gift by loving the wrapping it came in. Beauty is the light you shine. I recently saw a generously proportioned woman in the supermarket who “owned”...

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Joy is My Compass

By Linda Dierks | June 21, 2018

Happy Solstice as the sun starts a new direction. Pray for new directions for our country and the world. “Joy is the most infallible sign of the presence of God.” – note on Stephen Colbert’s desk I turned the corner when I let joy be my compass. And I mean kick-ass joy that continuously bubbles up from my core and becomes part of my every-day life. Joy that makes me grin in the supermarket and sing in the garden. Joy that springs from genuine love of myself, the life I’ve purposely created and my connection to my higher power. Joy...

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Step Into Your Power – Engage, Expand, Express

By Linda Dierks | June 7, 2018

Like a cork rising to the surface, it’s our nature to expand to our fullest expression and potential and our foundation for this growth is personal empowerment and self-esteem.  Embrace all of life’s possibilities by incorporating these tools.  Balance stone upon stone to build a stupa of personal power. – Know Yourself – establish a platform by defining who you are. – Embrace Your Gifts –  honor your skills and grab the fruit of boundless potential and possibility. – Love Yourself – trade the blockages of doubt and uncertainty for calm and confidence. – Walk With Spirit – you are...

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