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essential wellness digital magazine Twin Cities Wellness aka Essential Wellness 4270 Honey Tree Pass Danbury, WI 54830 Publishers Dee & Lynn LaFroth ADVERTISING Dee LaFroth sales@esswellness.com 715.259.3047 EDITOR Lynn LaFroth info@esswellness.com ART DIRECTOR Sunshine Sevigny WRITING SUBMISSIONS Click here for 2013 Writers Guidelines RECEIVE ESSENTIAL WELLNESS BY EMAIL Send us your email to receive twice-monthly Celebrate Wellness e-news and Monthly digital Essential Wellness info@esswellness.com 4 www.esswellness.com

8-12 Are you ready to live your “extraordinary life”? BY LAURA ERDMAN-LUNTZ 14-15 SPECIAL FEATURED SECTION: Coaching and Counseling Directory 18-23 Grab your life before it passes you by! BY SAGE LEWIS 26-29 Live the questions of your life BY LORI KILBURG 32-35 Meta Institute offers career training in the field of coaching BY MIRTHA SOLIS


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Are you ready to live your “extraordinary life”?

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O U R “EXTRAORDINARY life” is a life that is full of purpose, deeply fulfilling, and vibrantly joyful for you. Your “extraordinary life” fits who you are and brings out your very best qualities. We all have areas in our life in which we have tolerated less than what we know we are truly capable of doing. Here are the nine signs that you are living your “extraordinary life.” Keep in mind that there is no perfection with these ideas; there is always a deeper place you can go. Where are you already living up to your full capabilities? Where are you ready to do more?

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9 SIGNS OF LIVING THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE:

3) Live Your Values

I know my values and what I need to do to live them fully. 1) Live Large What values make you uniquely I will no longer play small you? What do you really need but instead let my light shine to do to be deeply content? bright and bold. Do you know the places in your life where 4) Be Grateful you are not yet living up to I feel gratitude for my life your capabilities? Do you know and all that I have. Not only do you can be or do more and it I focus on the good things, I apis time to take the next step? preciate the challenges for what they are teaching me. Do you count your blessings? Can you I know what I want to do in see the silver lining in the clouds? life—at least the next step. And I have a plan to take it. I will not 5) Take Care of Self allow time to pass and not know I take extremely great care of what happened to it. What do myself—my body, my mind, my you really want for your life? heart. There is space in my life to Not sure? Maybe your next step do so. Do you know what you is figuring out what that might need to do to be your best self? be; do not let another year go by doing the same ‘ol, same ‘ol. Continued Page 12... 2) Know What You Want


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live consciously and with awareness.

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LIVING YOUR LIFE ON PURPOSE Are you ready to live continued... 6) Live Consciously

9) Live With Faith & Trust

I live consciously and with awareness. Do you make conscious choices about what you do with your time, your money, your energy? Nothing is done mindlessly.

I have the faith and trust that all is unfolding as it is suppose to, and I can surrender to the process. Do you believe that what you want is possible and all your work will be successful?

7) Drop Excuses

I have left excuses behind. I know that I have enough of what I need (e.g. time/money/support) to do what I want. You know which excuse is yours (the one that made you say, “But, Laura, I really do...”) Begin by stopping the words. Then stop the thoughts. 8) Take Charge of Your Life

I know that I am responsible for all that happens in my life. If something needs to change, it is up to me to change it. Do you accept this notion? Are you ready to take ownership completely and make the changes, when needed?

THE TIME IS NOW

So, what are you waiting for? ‘Til the weekend? ‘Til you retire? ‘Til you have enough time/money/support? Isn’t it time? Toni Morrison wrote her first great novel from scribbles she wrote on scraps of paper, sometimes while standing in line at the grocery store. She was a single mom working full time at the time. President Obama finds time to work out regularly. Oprah came from poverty. What’s your excuse now? Keep your eye on your “extraordinary life,” whatever it

is. Feel it. Smell it. Imagine it right here right now and watch how magically it unfolds before your eyes. The Universe is like that and your heart wants to live its dreams. Time magically opens up, money appears, people come to help, and you get greater ideas. It really works. I have seen too many miracles in my own life and the lives of my clients not to believe it. What life are you waiting for? Your life is right now; remember to live it! Laura Erdman-Luntz and the Life Coaches of Musélan work one-onone and in groups, teaching the 5 Steps (Plus One) for Living Your Extraordinary Life. You can also work directly with Laura for ongoing coaching or for a one-time Inspirational Break-Through Session. www.muselan.com for more info.

LORI KILBURG, MA, BA Life Coach, Access BarsTM Facilitator, Calling in the One Coach

WHAT ELSE IS POSSIBLE IN YOUR LIFE? Do you desire to receive more? Looking for something completely different? As a Life Coach & Access Consciousness Bars TM Facilitator I will use tools and processes to assist you in creating something entirely different. What would you like to change?

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Lori is a certified life coach, Access Consciousness Bars™ Facilitator, Calling in “The One” Coach, health/fitness instructor, and spiritual mentor. She holds a BA in Community Health Education and a MA in Family and Consumer Sciences with a specialization in Family Financial Planning. Lori believes in asking questions and allowing each person to receive the awareness of their own truth. For each person, the truth is different and when you allow people to have access to the energy of their truth without judgment they become the GURU of their own existence. For more information on Lori, visit www.lorikilburg.com.

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Essential Wellness features a number of categorical directories throughout the year for the Upper Midwest. This month features therapists and practitioners who coach and counsel in a holistic style. To be included in future editions: Dee: 715.259.3047 or sales@esswellness.com. Visit our online directory

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The Meta Institute is a MN Licensed Adult Career School providing services and certification courses in the area of Therapeutic Life Coaching, Reiki, NLP, and Hypnosis. Our Therapeutic Coaching® Program is a 500-hour, comprehensive, handson certification course (5 certifications provided). Students receive a multitude of tools for working with others.

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BY SAGE LEWIS

Grab your life before it passes you by!

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’M NOT sure whether I kicked myself in the butt or if Spirit did it on purpose, but either way, it worked like a charm. The universe has a way of gently reminding us that we’re stuck and have other options rather than spinning in circles and going nowhere. Sometimes, the universe keeps nudging until the nudges become whacks over the head. For years I had been dodging the obvious “universal whacks”—probably due to fear or not trusting myself in some way. Something needed to change. Me.

dale, Arizona during the Fall of 2007 I was reminded that I was happiest when I was working with animals and surrounding myself with like-minded humans. I was in heaven. My transition toward complete personal fulfillment began full force when I returned home, returned to my job as a full-time high school art instructor, and went back to feeling tired, grumpy, and lifeless. I had circles under my eyes, headaches at work, and was feeling unfulfilled. On New Year’s Day (2007), a friend and personal life coach called to wish me a happy holiday and check in. “How are you doing?” he asked. “To be honHEAVEN FOR ME WAS WORKING WITH ANIMALS est, I’m tired of feeling stuck.” I While visiting a group of responded. “Are you ready to be Tellington TTouch® (animal complete with that?” he asked, training colleagues) in Scotts- nudging me to question why

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I’d chosen to run in circles in relationships, family, work, and my personal life without moving forward for some time. My honest answer and his compassionate response catapulted me into many years of extreme personal growth. TAKING THE LEAP TO TRANSFORM

Within two weeks of our phone call, I was on a plane to New York City for a workshop that would change my life— learning about my pure spirit (Essence) and what holds me back when I’m feeling scared or threatened (Survival Mechanisms). During that transformative weekend, I was guided to write a manifesto to help uncover Continued Page 22...


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LIVING YOUR LIFE ON PURPOSE Grab your life continued...

what my life purpose was, figure out why I had chosen not to follow it, and how I could change that pattern. After two days of digging, searching and growing, I hired a personal life coach to help me move forward and I embraced change. WORKING WITH A LIFE COACH TO MAKE CHANGE COMPLETE

For four months, I worked with my coach on a weekly basis to chart how well I was taking care of myself, and to find clarity about what my “Ideal Life” looked like. Within a short while, I was plowing through fears about relationships, money, family, friends, my work, and my personal life, and I was mov-

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ing forward, smiling, laughing and playing. My dog, Java, was also getting the benefits of living with a human who was taking impeccable care of herself. I had reignited my inner fire and was taking leaps I had only dreamed of in the past. After four months of working with one coach, I worked with my sister, a personal/business coach and Certified Hypnotherapist and NLP Practitioner. She guided me through letting go of old thought patterns/beliefs/emotions, and helped me to organize a business plan so I could let go of my teaching job and explore the entrepreneur life I was being asked by Spirit to live. Within six months, I had

enough trust and faith to let go of my full time teaching job, and focus on my spirited work in the world. Not long after that, I met a wonderful romantic partner, and then began my training as a coach. After many years of holding back, I have finally moved into the place of living my life fully. I wonder what all of our lives might be like if the “shoulds or shouldn’ts,” “I can’ts” and “it’s not the right time” got their own kick in the butt. Kaboom! Sage Lewis is a CTI Certified CoActive Coach, Level 3 Certified Tellington TTouch® Practitioner for Companion Animals, shamanic practitioner, animal communicator, intuitive/medium and fun person. She is the author of, JAVA: The True Story of a Shelter Dog Who Rescued a Woman and in the book, Dogs and the Women Who Love Them. She is available for private sessions, workshops and public speaking for all services. 612-817-4473; www.DancingPorcupine.com


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Live the questions of your life

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H AT I F the quote by Rainer Maria Rilke is one of the greatest practical tools for living: To ask questions and live the mystery of life? Often at school, work, or home we have been taught we need an answer. What if it’s actually the opposite when creating our life and living? What if when you go to conclusion about how something has to be or is it only gives us one option. If science is correct, everything is energy and energy can

only be transformed. Then isn’t it possible that you have more choices for transformation than just the one or two you have concluded or decided are true? What if the universe actually wants to gift you infinite possibilities? Nothing new can come into your physical reality because your energy is reading this or that. What if the truth is found when Luke 11:9 is applied, “ask and you will receive”? Do you want to continue asking why questions which lead to the circular exhaustion and dizziness of never being able to get

off the wheel you’ve put yourself on—or would you like to become the wizard of your life? CHOOSE ALL THAT YOU ARE WITHOUT JUDGMENT

What if the key to joyful living is to fully choose to embrace every vibration that you are without judgment? Think about it, if you are all vibrations then aren’t you inclusive of everything? Truth: Are you willing to be all vibrations? Do you want to play and create from the full keyboard of your life or do you want to play from a broken keyboard called “your limitations”?

Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the Do not look for the answers. They cannot now be given to you because you could no At present you need to live the question. Perhaps you will gradually, without even n

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BY LORI KILBURG

e questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. ot live them. It is a question of experiencing everything. noticing it find yourself experiencing the answer, some distant day. —Rainer Maria Rilke

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LIVING YOUR LIFE ON PURPOSE Live the questions continued...

Is now the time to tune or replace those keys that are no longer working on your keyboard? Do you want to create a phenomenal piece of music using all the keys on your keyboard or do you want to limit your creation to only a select few notes? Does living a limited life sound fun to you? LIVE WITH AWARENESS

What will give you access to the fullest expression of your life and living? It’s called consciousness. What is consciousness? The best definition of consciousness I’ve ever heard was from Dr. Dain Heer of Access Consciousness when he said, “Consciousness is where everything exists and nothing is judged.” That means you can have ALL of you! What if you are willing to play and express all the keys on the keyboard of your life without judgment? What if in the moment of allowing for every vibration, you also allow others to be in the energy of the fullness of their life and have access to all the keys on their keyboard because you are willing to embody every vibration in your being? In that moment of allowance 28 www.esswellness.com

of everything, you are not separate from anything and have access to everything. What if being every vibration unlocks all the doors of separation that are limiting and creating you as being broken in any way? When everything exists within you, you no longer seek outside of yourself to find any missing pieces – you are whole. What if the most seductive, caring, and nurturing thing you can do for your body and being is to see you without any judgment? Would you be willing to do that? If you end judgment with yourself, what would every limit you again? Nothing can because you are everything. LOVE AND JUDGMENT CAN’T LIVE IN THE SAME HOUSE

Would you be willing to know that when you embody every vibration, the truth of consciousness is revealed in which everything and everyone is included and nothing and no one is judged? In that space, you will not separate, judge, or limit you or anyone else? You cannot judge and love at the same time. You cannot hate and care at the same time. You can, however, have

gratitude for every moment that has lead you to this moment. Are you willing to be grateful for every experience that has lead you to here? What if living from this place of loving gratitude, your whole world becomes the dream you have always known was possible where choice, contribution, and receiving are ever flowing? Would you allow yourself to know that exists for you and everyone when they choose it? Are you ready to choose that now? Lori Kilburg is a certified life coach, Access Consciousness Bars™ Facilitator, Calling in “The One” Coach, health/fitness instructor, and spiritual mentor. She holds a BA in Community Health Education and a MA in Family & Consumer Sciences with a specialization in Family Financial Planning. Lori believes in asking questions and allowing each person to receive the awareness of their own truth. For each person, the truth is different and when you allow people to have access to the energy of their truth without judgment they become the GURU of their own existence. For more information on Lori, visit www.lorikilburg.com


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Meta Institute offers car training in the field of co

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ERSONAL AND Professional Coaching is one of the fastest growing fields in the last decade. There are a multitude of titles used depending on the kind of coaching one specializes in. You will find Life, Executive, Wellness, Medical, Spiritual, Holistic, Fitness, Weight-loss, Career, Financial Coaching, and the list goes on.

COACHING APPROACHES HAVE THINGS IN COMMON

Most coaching approaches have several things in common: Motivating clients, clarifying values, helping people get clear on objectives and goals, setting goals and maintaining a steady movement towards them, maximizing an individual’s strengths,

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and outcome focused. Although there are national and local organizations that seek to create uniform standards for coaching there are really no governing bodies as of yet to monitor these standards. Coaching training programs vary from a weekend long workshop to a 15-month intensive program. Different than therapy or counseling, coaching offers a more dynamic and interactive process of guiding the client. Typically the client is engaged in activities or assignments to carry out the forward movement with whatever their objectives are for receiving coaching. Many coaching clients have often been to therapy and counseling and have gotten as far as they can and are looking for a more dynamic, result-focused

approach to making deep permanent change and accomplishing their goals. In fact, there are therapists referring clients to coaching because of the skills and resources the coach has that are not part of the therapist’s training. HOW TO CHOOSE A TRAINING PROGRAM

So how do you choose a training or certification program in the field of coaching? Can you receive the necessary training in a weekend or in an online course? How does one set up a successful coaching business in a fast-moving highly technology focused culture? The answers lie ahead in some key things to consider. In shopping around for a training program, consider one


BY MIRTHA SOLIS

reer oaching that will provide you with experience, practitioner/client experience, including all the tools and skills needed to facilitate permanent change. With the increase in the use of technology some approach coaching through communication and learning remotely. In my experience, I find this approach to leave both the client and practitioner incomplete in the therapeutic process that brings about the stepping off point of permanent healing and change. After 31 years of working with people, 14 years as a therapist (in the field of addictions) and 17 years as a Therapeutic Coach速, I can say that most issues clients bring relate to communication and relationships. Continued Page 34...

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LIVING YOUR LIFE WITH PURPOSE Are you ready to live continued...

People are often reporting a disconnect from self, other, Spirit, nature, etc. Communication has broken down between aspects of the self and therefore it affects how people are relating in all areas of their lives. So why wouldn’t we want to meet our clients in person and create that therapeutic space and energy that is so critical in facilitating effective change work? We live in a culture that wants fast and easy results; however, when it comes to healing deeply and effectively there are no shortcuts. PROGRAM EFFECTIVE FOR CLIENT ISSUES

At the Meta Institute, we believe clients have all the resources necessary to make the desired change. We believe effective healing and permanent change will occur best when the client can be guided to the root of their issue to release what no longer is of use and replace those old paradigms with new ways of thinking and being. For these

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reasons, we offer a comprehensive certification program that emphasizes the education and healing of each client that the coach encounters. The atmosphere is conducive to learning experientially while healing and gaining awareness of all the resources a person has. The therapeutic space is open and supportive—lending itself to deep healing and integration while students learn to use the tools from the inside out while experiencing personal transformation as they learn the intricacies of the therapeutic process (with both self and other).

niques from numerous disciplines, we provide a tool box for working with fears, phobias, unwanted habits, self esteem issues, anxiety, panic, trauma, weight loss, depressive moods, motivation and performance, couples/ family, spiritual matters, and goal setting. The Therapeutic Coaching® Program provides students with five certifications upon successful completion. So if you are looking for training program make sure its one that reflects what you value and believe about healing and change and that provides inclass and field experience.

INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT OFFERED

®Therapeutic Coaching is a Registered Trademark of The Meta Institute

Students receive personal feedback about their performance and support through their own process. Skills are layered for understanding and higher proficiency so that students are learning and applying the information immediately. Combining processes and tech-

Mirtha Solis is the co-developer of Therapeutic Coaching®, Certified Trainer of NLP and Hypnosis, and a Reiki Master. She can be reached at meta@metainstitute.com 763-533-6527. www.metainstitute.com


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