We The People ARE The Heartbeat Of Hope

We The People ARE The Heartbeat Of Hope Last night I was watching “Finding Your Roots” with host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. I absorbed the word ‘hope’ with each ancestral story. The family roots of three featured guests were researched and compiled by genealogists. Each guest was presented with a … [Read more...]

Complex Challenges On Our Home Planet & Exploration Beyond

It's January 1st, 2019 - Congratulations, we made it! Once again, we are embarking on our next orbit around the sun together. The journey can continue brimming with possibilities or… Sure we have complex challenges, but what era on this planet has not? Time will march on in our NOW (Naturally … [Read more...]

My Personal Q & A To You

The end of  2018 is fast approaching. I've felt the impetus to reflect on this years journey, which has been quite remarkable. A culmination of my husband Cody's life, and mine, for over 30 years is coming together like a jigsaw puzzle. It's been a montage of life events, hence the reflection on my … [Read more...]

Adaptability In The Modern World

Josh Kaufman in his new book How to Fight a Hydra states: "People strive to make their world comprehensible, predictable, and rewarding, but their locus of control extends only so far. No matter who you are, what you do, or the resources you have at your disposal, you have to learn to live with … [Read more...]

Peace IS Your Action Hero

"I AM blessed in peace and harmony. I AM a fascinating symphony." — Debra Oakland  Peace is not weak or powerless, and neither are you. No one is you and that is your superpower! Choosing peace taps you directly into your inner power station. Peace is your action hero, a concentrated activity … [Read more...]

Soulful Satisfaction

Brene Brown says, "When we are looking for compassion, we need someone who is deeply rooted, is able to bend and, most of all, embraces us for our strengths and struggles." The world needs compassion on many levels. We carry our baggage - taking it all very serious, oft times with much disdain, … [Read more...]

Sustaining Anything Requires Rhythm

The potential hidden within you is staggering. Shed the old layers, and devote yourself to something of value that sings to the passion in your soul. Now you become the master of your destiny. — Debra Oakland  Sustaining anything requires rhythm. The 7 Concepts in my book Change Your Movie, Change … [Read more...]

Illuminate Your Consciousness

Absorb yourself in each moment slowly savoring the gift of life, remembering miracles are available in every moment. Your Naturally Occurring Wonder exists NOW! — Debra Oakland Concentrated illumination is focused energy infused with inspired light. Combining thought, feeling, and action in a … [Read more...]

15 Ways To Stop Arguing For Your Limitations

When we stop arguing for our limitations by re-framing our view, clarity prevails. How about living a better life, beautifully self-imposed? By affirming limitation, we add fuel to the fire. We are not here to follow one narrow path, or to live a life of overwhelm, frustration and defeat. If someone … [Read more...]

“Bye-Bye, So Long – Enjoy Your Life!”

Letting go of people who drag you down…just thinking about it feels good, doesn’t it? Everyone needs a good ‘lifestyle well-being clutter clearing’ now and then. We learn through life experience what we want and do not want in our lives. Contrast is a powerful teacher and an important one. Without … [Read more...]