How Good Can You Feel?

The more intentional we become about how we spend our time, our energy and our attention; the more conscious we become about what to hold onto and what to let go of. The more we practice discernment and presence, the more we are free to live a life devoted to what matters most, embodying who we are and cherishing what we most value. 

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Chantal Russell
Travel Light, Be Rich

Everything has a cost- physically, energetically and spiritually. Even the saying "pay attention", implies that our awareness is our currency, we place our focus on what we value. What we choose to do, we must pay for with our limited time and attention.

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Chantal Russell
Healthy Mind, Happy Body

As a culture, we’ve accepted that the quality of our food affects our health. We understand that we become what we eat. You know that the substances you ingest will become the fabric of your tissues. But do you ever consider that the quality of your thoughts have as much, or even more of an affect on your vitality?

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Chantal Russell
Created to Create

Whether you identify as a “creative” person or not, you are born a creatrix, here to move, respond, weave and participate in the unfolding of your life.  Creativity is part of your innate wiring.

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Chantal Russell
On Healing

Healing means coming into wholeness by simplifying our thoughts, finding peace within the circumstances we face, and opening our deep heart and Spirit to mend our disconnection from the essence of all life- Love.

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Chantal Russell
Advice from a Tree

Although we appear as individuals, we are held together and nurtured by a structure dependant on eachother. Like a web, there is an invisible energetic network that connects us all. We support each other’s growth, and we are never alone. What we think, say and do, our intentions on the most subtle level, affects every other being.

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Chantal Russell
Don't Harden Your Heart

One of the emotions I've felt most recently has been anger. Company that I'm not accustomed to keeping, but has become like an univited guest that doesn't want to leave. Hello new friend, what am I supposed to do with you?

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Chantal Russell
Bloom

How strange that the nature of life is change, yet the nature of human beings is to resist change. And how ironic that the difficult times we fear might ruin us, are the very ones that can break us open and help us blossom into who we were meant to be..

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Chantal Russell
Less is More

I was reminded yesterday in a yoga class that all we need to "do" is relax, and trust that our body knows what it needs in order to heal. That sometimes, getting out of our own way is all that lies between our quest for wellness and our experience of this inherent wellbeing. True power lies in releasing resistance.

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Chantal Russell
Follow The Wave

Just over 8 weeks ago, I prepared for childbirth. And now, I feel as though I’m preparing for another gestation period, that of my new self. I began chemotherapy yesterday, the first of 12 treatments I will receive over the course of 6 months. I was pregnant for 9 months, and that flew by, so what’s 6 months in the big picture of life?

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Chantal Russell