I got the most wonderful phone call this morning from Carrie, who did her Soul Adventure 3 weeks ago. She said she just wanted to tell me how wonderful her Soul Adventure was and to thank me. The first thing she said was “it was life changing. Just like the web site said it would be”. She said, “I’m so skeptical and I didn’t believe that’s what could happen, but that’s exactly what did happen”.
We had the most amazing conversation. She told me that in her short time here her life was literally transformed:
Wow! I asked her to tell me what happened. She gave me permission to use her full name and to tell her story, but she went so deep in her conversation with me and told me so many private things, that I want to protect her privacy.
She wanted me to share her story with you and she told me that if anyone ever wanted to talk to her directly about her Soul Adventure, she would be happy to do that.
She said she wanted other people to experience the happiness and joy that she is now experiencing as a result of her Soul Adventure. I love that so much.
Suffice it to say her name is Carrie, she is married and has a daughter who is in her 20’s and and a young son who is 7 years old. She has been a nurse but just left that because she somehow knew it wasn’t what she was supposed to be doing and it was making her more and more unhappy.
She said that before she came to Sedona she was living her life from fear. She was unhappy and afraid. She said she was so afraid that she wouldn’t even go anyplace by herself, she would only go places with her husband, she would never take her young son anywhere.
She said that very often she would wake up in the middle of the night just completely afraid for no reason. That this happened a few times each week and was very disruptive and scary.
She said she was feeling she had to do something and she didn’t want to live her life this way anymore. She said “as soon as I found you and started reading about what you do, I started to feel better. And then after I spoke with my Angel Guide, I knew this is what I had to do, I just knew it was right.”
Carrie told me the retreat was so perfectly put together and she said, “I could have never planned something like this on my own”.
She said that in one of her first sessions, a special type of Emotional Clearing, the practitioner saw what was causing most of the fear and anxiety that she always felt. When Carrie was a child, her mother attempted suicide. Her mother locked herself in the bathroom and Carrie couldn’t do anything about it, she was completely powerless and helpless.
She told me that in the session “suddenly I was crying and moaning exactly the way I was when that happened with my mother. I had no idea I was still holding all that”. She said she felt this huge release and all this old scary energy was just gone.
She told me that she has not had another episode of waking up frightened in the middle of the night ever since the session. She said “I’m not waking up my husband anymore, which is great”.
I said to her “isn’t it amazing to find out that we’re still carrying around stuff from things that happened to us decades ago and it’s even more amazing what happens after it’s no longer controlling us”.
She told me that before her Soul Adventure she wouldn’t ever go anywhere by herself without her husband because she was too afraid. A few days after she got home from Sedona she suggested to her son that they go and spend the day together, which they did, including seeing a movie together. Last night he said to her “remember when we went to that movie together? That was so much fun”. She said she feels like she has the beginning of a completely new relationship with her son.
She went through how each of her sessions gave her tremendous healing and fantastic insight.
She learned how to move energy in one session and in her breath session she saw visions and felt a huge connection to her inner strength.
In her Enneagram session, she understood where her skepticism comes from and how healing for her is about having faith, especially in herself.
She connected with her inner child in a way that had never happened before and now that child knows that she is loved and taken care of and safe.
Then she excitedly told me that when she came to Sedona she was hoping for some clarity on her work. She just left nursing but wanted to find something where she was helping people. She told me that because of her Soul Adventure she wants to explore being an energy healer. She feels called to it and she’s just enrolled in an intensive class that will start in a few months. She said this is something she would have never even thought of just a few short weeks ago.
Here was my favorite part: she told me that since she’s been home there are still times that fear will start to come up, but her reaction to it now is completely different. Now, instead of being paralyzed by it, she looks at it and starts to ask herself questions such as “is this my fear?” “where is this coming from?”, “Is this somebody else’s fear?”, “Is there really something to be afraid of here?”
She said that in some instances she’s discovering that the fear isn’t even hers, that sometimes it’s actually coming from the person she’s with and she’s just feeling their fear.
She said “I’m feeling a joy and happiness I’ve never felt before”.
Because of course, that’s the entire point of all this. Even after the Soul Adventure, life is going to continue to happen, stuff will continue to be going on. We’ll feel fear and anxiety and all kinds of things. The key is how do we respond to it? Do we allow it to paralyze us and keep us stuck, or do we move through it and deal with it? Carrie got the tools to do just that.
She told me that before her Soul Adventure, making decisions was almost impossible. Even small decisions were excruciating, especially because she was afraid she was going to make the wrong decision.
Now she can see a big difference in this just in the few weeks since she’s been back home. She’s seeing that she’s no longer driven by fear, so that’s made the fear drop away in making decisions.
She went on to say she bought my book “The Journey to Happy” which just came out last week. She’s already recommended it to 3 people! In the book I talk about how unhappy I was when I first came to Sedona. I feel like I have a lot in common with Carrie — coming to Sedona made us both a lot happier!
There was even more that we talked about, it was such a fun conversation and I told her to please stay in touch and let me know how she was doing and she promised she would. After I got off the phone, I went onto my email and Trustpilot had just sent me a message saying “You have a new 5 star review”. It was from Carrie, she had written it last night:
I contacted Sedona Soul Adventures because I was feeling unhappy. I knew I needed to make some changes in my life but I felt stuck. When I contacted Sedona Soul Adventures, I was set up with an Angel Guide who spent some time talking to me about my current situation. She set up the perfect 3-day personal retreat. Every session was valuable in my growth and I know that I could not have planned this retreat without Sedona Soul Adventures. I was supported emotionally, spiritually and mentally in every session. I left Sedona with an enthusiasm for life that I have never felt before. I highly recommend Sedona Soul Adventures.
If you’re unhappy, fearful, anxious, stressed out, or just want to have a new enthusiasm for your life (or your relationship), please come to Sedona and do a retreat. I promise you, life can be different.
Contact us, connect with an Angel Guide and they’ll explain how we can do that for you. Click here and one of our Angel Guides will call you. Or if you’d prefer, call us toll free at 1-877-204-3664 (US and Canada). For our friends outside the US and Canada call 01 928-204-5988 or click here and one of our Angel Guides will call you. (Remember, we’re here for you on Sundays).
Wishing you a week filled with joy and happiness,
Debra Stangl / Founder
Sedona Soul Adventures – Transforming Lives One Soul At A Time
You can still get the special deal on my book The Journey To Happy — get the Kindle for 99¢, plus get 6 free videos (including a Sedona Chakra Meditation)
I’m so happy! My new book The Journey to Happy – How Embracing The Concept That Nothing Is Wrong Can Transform Your Life went to Amazon #1 Best Seller in 5 categories including Spirituality, Meditation and Happiness! And then we went to #1 International Best Seller in 4 countries — Canada, Great Britain, Germany and Australia.
There are still a lot of people who haven’t gotten it, so we’re extending the time to get the Kindle version for 99¢ plus the free bonus videos. Buy the book now and you’ll get the Kindle for 99¢, plus you’ll get 6 free bonus videos (including a Sedona Chakra Meditation). Go to http://TheJourneytoHappy.com/
Get it now. You’ll be happy you did.
Watch the video on why our Egypt trip is so special — Feb. 12-26
The Egypt trip is so incredible. Can you imagine seeing the Sphinx or the Great Pyramid for the first time? Can you imagine doing ceremony inside the Great Pyramid? Don’t miss your chance to join me on this amazing journey!
Watch the video about why our trip is so special – click here
If you have questions about the trip, please send me an email at:
What a week this has been! First of all, if you bought my book that came out on Wednesday, thank you so much! With your help, The Journey to Happy – How Embracing The Concept That Nothing Is Wrong Can Transform Your Life went to Amazon #1 Best Seller in 5 categories including Spirituality, Meditation and Happiness! And then we went to #1 International Best Seller in 4 countries — Canada, Great Britain, Germany and Australia. I’m so happy!
Here’s the screen shot from Amazon. That was so exciting!
So thank you — without you this wouldn’t have happened.
The most amazing part has actually been the outpouring of love that has happened over these past few days. So many people were sharing the book with their friends and posting things on Facebook and saying so many sweet things.
Jack Canfield, the author who I think is so amazing (he wrote the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” books that have been so incredible) sent out a tweet which I greatly appreciated:
Isn’t that fantastic?
But the best ones were hearing from Sedona Soul Adventures grads. I heard from people who had been here years ago writing to congratulate me on the book but then going on to say things like “my Soul Adventure really changed my life” or “Thank you for giving me my life back”. I love that so much!
Then the real kicker happened. I went into my hair salon to tell them the good news (you know how intimate we get with our stylists!) I walked in and I started to tell Nikki and she said “you won’t believe what happened. Yesterday I started talking to one of my people as I was doing her hair and she started telling me about all this difficult stuff that has started happening in her life and then she said ‘but one of my friends told me to get this book and it’s by this woman here in Sedona who has Sedona Soul Adventures, her name is Debra” and Nikki and I just hugged each other as she finished telling me how excited the woman was just at the prospect of reading the book and feeling better. I said to Nikki, “my gosh, it’s really happening”.
I sat back on Friday morning and just felt so much gratitude. Gratitude for all of you and gratitude for the fact that it’s really possible for someone’s life to shift and completely change. When I think about how unhappy and beat down I was the first time I came to Sedona, it’s almost unbelievable. If anyone had told me back then that all of this would happen, I would have said they were crazy. It just shows you what can happen when we clear out all the blocks and gunk and move back into connection and start living our life purpose. It makes me so happy!
It’s been quite a Journey (pun intended!), but wow, what a ride! Thank you for coming along on the ride with me.
And of course, if you want some of that for yourself, to be living your best life, to be living your life on purpose, please come to Sedona and do a Soul Adventure. If you’re reading my book, you know that everything in my life was messed up when I first came here — my work, my body, my money, my marriage — everything was not where I wanted it to be. And the turn around all started with coming here for 3 days.
Give yourself the gift — take the first step to start living the life of your dreams. I want that for you so much!
Click here and one of our Angel Guides will call you. Or if you’d prefer, call us toll free at 1-877-204-3664 (US and Canada). For our friends outside the US and Canada call 01 928-204-5988 or click here and one of our Angel Guides will call you. (Remember, we’re here for you on Sundays). Connect with the happiness that is your birthright.
Wishing you a week bursting with happiness,
Debra Stangl / Founder
Sedona Soul Adventures – Transforming Lives One Soul At A Time
You can still get the special deal on my book – get the Kindle for 99¢, plus get 6 free videos (including a Sedona Chakra Meditation)
We’re extending the time to get the Kindle version for 99¢ plus the free bonus videos. Buy the book now and you’ll get the Kindle for 99¢, plus you’ll get 6 free bonus videos (including a Sedona Chakra Meditation). Go to http://TheJourneytoHappy.com/
Get it now. You’ll be happy you did.
The next happy thing I’m doing – going to Egypt Feb 12-26 – come with me!
Going to Egypt makes me so happy! This will be my 17th time going to Egypt (!) and just thinking about it makes me smile. This is definitely another part of my life that amazes me – that I get to go to Egypt every year and share it with people who are as awe-struck about it as I am!
If Egypt is on your bucket list, then decide now to come. We go to all the must-see places (the Great Pyramid, the Sphinx, Abu Simbel, Karnak, Luxor), but we also do things the typical tourist doesn’t do — 2 hours of private time just for our group inside the Great Pyramid, the Isis Temple at Philae, the Hathor Temple at Dendara (where they are doing a restoration project that is showing the amazing colors that are still vibrant and alive after 2000 years!), doing a 5 day cruise down the Nile on a 5 star ship, staying at the 5 star Mena House (which is right next to the Pyramids), etc. And beyond that, going to these places with other like-minded adventurers, doing ceremonies and meditations, making friendships that last a lifetime, it is the trip of a lifetime.
“I’ve traveled all over the world and I have to say my trip to Egypt with Sedona Soul Adventures was the most incredible experience I’ve ever had.”
My first book is coming out Wednesday, October 19. I’ve worked on it for 6 years (!) and I’m hoping to make a splash (and specifically to make Amazon #1 Best Seller). I hope you and I have a good enough relationship after all these years that I can simply ask you to buy my book (for just 99¢) to help make that happen.
It’s called The Journey To Happy – How Embracing The Concept That Nothing Is Wrong Can Transform Your Life. It’s part memoir and part self help book – I tell the story of how I went from being an unhappy, stressed out, burned out divorce attorney who was $50,000 in debt, 40 pounds overweight, and in an unhappy marriage to happy, $50,000 dropping out of the sky, dropping 40 pounds (in 5 weeks without diet or exercise) and doing the work of my dreams with Sedona Soul Adventures. The best part is, then I tell you how you can do the same thing in every area of your life.
The book will be available for 99¢ for 3 days. After that it will be $9.99. To sweeten the deal, when you buy the book during the launch, I’m gifting you with 6 free bonus videos that I think will be of huge benefit to you:
1. Embracing the Concept of Nothing Is Wrong (what it is, how it works)
2. Get Happy Right Now (this works!)
3. Find Out, Clear Out, Bliss Out (a proven process to happy!)
4. Sedona Chakra Meditation (clear & balance your chakras)
5. The 51% Rule (it’s easier to get happy than you might think)
6. The Sedona Effect (find out how this can transform your life!)
Each of these gives you something you can do right now to get happier. And that’s my goal. If I can help you to feel just a little bit better, that will make me very happy!
I’m going to send you a short email on Tuesday as a reminder. And then I’ll send you another one on Wednesday so you can click and buy the book.
Thank you for help in bringing my book to the world.
Debra Stangl / Founder
Sedona Soul Adventures – Transforming Lives One Soul At A Time
I’ve been thinking a lot about happiness lately. My book The Journey to Happy is launching on October 19 and I’m so excited! (and I’ll be sending you emails so you can buy it that day for just 99¢ (Plus you’ll get 5 free transformational videos and a meditation — it’s a great deal), so happiness has very much been on my mind.
I love the quote from Benjamin Franklin:
“The U.S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness,
only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.”
First of all, do you find it as amazing as I do that our forefathers thought that happiness was so important that they included it as one of our rights that needed to be protected?
Here’s the entire quote (and [spoiler alert] it’s actually in the Declaration of Independence):
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
As I pondered this, I clicked on the “definition of pursuit of happiness”:
“The pursuit of happiness is defined as a fundamental right mentioned in the Declaration of Independence to freely pursue joy and live life in a way that makes you happy.”
Wow! So again, I find it so incredible that our forefathers thought that it was so important that we be able to pursue joy and live life in a way that makes us happy that they designed our country around it. That means not only do you have the right to the pursuit of happiness, but I think you have the responsibility to pursue happiness. Because happiness makes you better, it makes everyone around you better and it makes the world a better place
It’s so funny to me how when I’m writing these newsletters that some kind of synchronicity will very often happen. I get Abraham’s Daily Quote and this morning as I was writing this newsletter, I opened up their quote for today:
“The best thing you could do for anyone that you love, is be happy!”
It’s just so true. Doesn’t being around a happy person make you feel better? And doesn’t being around an unhappy person just drag you down? That may seem pretty simplistic, but it’s so important. As I talk about in my book, it’s all about energy. When we stay in the higher, faster (happier) vibrations, good things come to us. When we’re in the lower, slower (unhappy) vibrations, things in our lives just keep on getting worse and worse. The trick is to figure out how to get into those higher, faster (happier) vibrations and stay there as much as possible.
That’s what my whole life has been about and that’s what I talk about in the book. I tell the story of how I went from an unhappy, stressed out, burned out divorce attorney who was $50,000 in debt, 40 pounds overweight, and in an unhappy marriage and how everything started to change for me after I first came to Sedona.
The secret is in the subtitle of the book – “How Embracing the Concept That Nothing Is Wrong Can Transform Your Life”.
After struggling for so many years, I finally discovered that it was the struggle that was creating all the problems. The more I worried about money, the deeper in debt I went. The more I hated my body, the fatter I got.
What we resist persists. When I was finally able to drop the resistance, everything changed:
• $50,000 dropped out of the sky.
• I dropped 40 pounds (in 5 weeks without diet or exercise)
• I went from doing work I hated to doing the work of my dreams with Sedona Soul Adventures.
How did I do it? That’s what I talk about in the book and even better — I tell you how you can have the same results. I give you 9 Stepping Stones — simple, but incredibly powerful processes to transform every area of your life.
All of this was the basis for how Sedona Soul Adventures was created and is devoted to helping people like you to completely transform your life. To bring you the happiness that is your birthright.
It’s your responsibility to pursue your happiness. No one else and nothing outside of you can make you happy. It’s all an inside job. That’s the pursuit.
I’ve written the book so that more and more people know about Sedona Soul Adventures and the amazing transformations that happen here. What can happen in 3 or 4 days still astonishes me, even after all these years.
If you want to pursue your happiness in a big way (and who doesn’t want to pursue their happiness in a big way?) come to Sedona and do a Sedona Soul Adventures retreat. We’ll figure out where the resistance is and what’s holding you back from the life (or the relationship) of your dreams. We’ll take you through the process of learning how to drop the resistance and move into connection. We’ll give you the tools to get you into those higher, faster (happier) vibrations and stay there all the time. Too good to be true? Actually, it does even more than that!
Contact us, connect with an Angel Guide and they’ll explain how we can do that for you. Click here and one of our Angel Guides will call you. Or if you’d prefer, call us toll free at 1-877-204-3664 (US and Canada). For our friends outside the US and Canada call 01 928-204-5988 or click here and one of our Angel Guides will call you. (Remember, we’re here for you on Sundays). Connect with the happiness that is your birthright.
Wishing you a week filled with happy,
Debra Stangl / Founder
Michele says her Soul Adventure was “life changing” and now “happiness is here to stay”
“The universe decided that I was going on this retreat on 11.11.11 and from the moment I made that decision, so many parts of my life started falling into place. I decided to do this trip completely alone and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. This was a life changing experience and now that I am back home, I am “just happy” and I now “get it”. Never in my life did I have the ability to be happy without a reason, but I do now. In the 4 days I have been back, I have been put to the test. I fell back into an old pattern just yesterday but I now have the tools + the ability to snap out of it and get back to the place where I was back in Sedona. Doom + gloom is a place I never want to return back to + happiness is here to stay. When I turned 40 this past summer, I knew that I needed a big change in my life and Sedona Soul Adventures was exactly what the doctor ordered. All of the practitioners I met were all such remarkable, inspirational healers. I had amazing connections with all of them and I learned something different from each one. =)”
Michele Z., Lawrenceville, New Jersey
“Science Proves That Travel Makes You Happier” –
The Traveler eMagazine reported on this study from Cornell University “spending money on experiences is more likely to bring you lasting happiness than spending money on material objects. The reason being that people “adapt” to physical objects – meaning the things you’ve bought will bring decreasing amounts of happiness as time goes on and you get used to having them around – whereas those one-off experiences [like travel] will be looked back upon with joy that only increases.” So traveling to wonderful places makes us have a joy that continues to increase.
I know that is certainly true for me. Some of the most spectacular experiences of my life have been on our trips to Egypt and Peru.
Which one is on your bucket list?
Egypt: Feb. 12-26 Machu Picchu & Peru: June 17-30
Both the trips are so fantastic. Seeing these amazing places, traveling with other like-minded people (and you don’t have to be a Sedona Soul Adventures graduate to come with us – no previous experience required!), doing ceremonies at these sacred sites, seeing Machu Picchu for the first time, seeing the Great Pyramid and Sphinx for the first time, cruising down the Nile, it’s so fantastic.
Watch a video to see why our Egypt trip is so special – Click here
Get all the information on the Machu Picchu trip – Click here
Email me with questions – [email protected]
Travel makes you happier. Sacred Travel transforms your life – Join me!