Pain as Our Teacher

by Joeel A. Rivera, M.Ed.

Within painful experiences lie the seeds of purpose.

We all have a greater purpose to our lives, and the key to unlocking it often begins with accepting  and healing our pain. Many times I meet people who live a life filled with pain and don’t even realize it. This happens because they...
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Money is the Root of All Awesomeness

By Natalie Amsden In the United States, everyone grows up hearing “money is the root of all evil,” and at an unconscious level most people actually believe it. This is evident based on the general consensus that any heart-centered field (education, social services, personal growth, etc.) should be “low paying.” After all, these people should be...
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Are You Committed to Being Non-Commital?

By Joeel A. Rivera, M.Ed. Why do some people fear commitment? Most people have a misunderstanding about what commitment truly is and the power it has in their lives to help them create success, be happy, and develop functional relationships. When most people think about “commitment” they associate it with romantic relationships, but what I’m talking about...
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