April 2013 - Sedona Soul Adventures


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Wellness Retreats for the Modern Woman

Modern Women Today

Older societies have always expected women to assume their role as someone’s mother, daughter or wife.  Due to limitations placed on them, they were unable to completely fulfill their aspirations to become more active participants in many socially significant activities. They were perceived as weak and easily swayed. Back then, men were also unwilling to acknowledge any potential that women have over fields which they consider as ‘predominantly rational’. However as time passed, women were granted the right to education and along with that came some empowerment. Women grew confident and daring in their undertakings. They were also able to provide remarkable contributions in science, literature and even politics. Eventually, they were able to successfully overcome the prejudice that the old world had of them.
The women of today are undeniably more skillful and reliable. They are now encouraged to take roles which are almost at par with men. They also managed to become mentors of people from their own professional communities. Modern-day women have definitely come far from being just home-makers; they are also their own boss, their own agent, their own independent person. They can now offer suggestions without the fear of being rejected.  They can now make decisions without the worry of being questioned. In other words, they can finally follow their dreams and hopes without unreasonable restrictions. Women can get into any career that they want and still take care of household matters, especially the family.
However, being a modern woman has its own challenges. The stress which usually comes from work, family and society can take its toll on your body and make you feel extremely exhausted. Since women have so many roles to fulfill nowadays; it is obvious that they deserve a much-needed break on their free days. Retreats for women are highly recommended because they offer the body and mind the chance to rejuvenate. A wellness retreat allows you to pamper yourself and detoxify physically, mentally and spiritually.
Having health holidays is highly popular nowadays and it is a great way to take care of you. Health holidays offer activities that help you focus on the revitalization of your inner glow and energy. These wellness retreats do not only address your physical relaxation but can also help you clear your mind by having a time off from all the demands of your role as a woman.

A Wellness Program for Women

As part of maintaining holistic health, wellness retreats offer de-stressing through physical and mental relaxation. If you’re exhausted with the demanding tasks of everyday life, take a chance to relax, re-energize and reconnect. Bring back the healthy glow of your tired body and soul by treating yourself to a health holiday.
Sedona Soul Adventures offer healthy retreats, especially retreats for women who have been worn down by the stress of the daily grind. With wellness retreats aiming to relax and revitalize your body and mind, it is guaranteed that you’ll come out physically, mentally and spiritually recharged. Contact Sedona Soul Adventures by visiting their website for a chance to experience an unforgettable health holiday!

Ways to Find Inspiration

Finding Inspiration Everyday

There are times that we indulge in the luxury of being lazy, unmotivated and even postpone most of the tasks in our to-do list for the day. We mirror this lack of motivation to other things. The truth is that we are simply not inspired. Finding inspiration in our everyday life can be challenging. Overcoming this sense of being “un-inspired” is possible if we open our minds and get out of the box to see that the “little things” can set us on fire to be inspired.

Here are some pointers how we can be inspired:

  1. Find a way to help others. Ask other people if they need help or simply ask them what can you do for them. You’ll be surprised at the responses you’ll receive and this can get you redirected and inspired.
  2. Put up a challenge, for you or somebody who seems to be bored with what they are doing at the moment. It will spark up the inspiration to finish that challenge.
  3. Tidy up and declutter. A simple way to overcome procrastination is to tidy up your work area from any distractions and clutter that would hinder you to move freely. When you are focused on one thing without any disruption, you’ll be inspired to create.
  4. Meditate and take small steps. When you’re feeling lazy to motivate yourself in a task, take it one step at a time. Contemplate or stretch. Start moving, small actions at a time, motivation will follow.
  5. Surround yourself with music, art, great books, and fascinating people. These are main sources of inspiration
  6. Be thankful and appreciate small miracles in daily life. Life itself is inspiring! Don’t waste any moment of it in laziness and worthless things, instead, seize every moment and make it worthwhile for you and for others.
  7. Inspire yourself and you will be an inspiration to others in return. Inspiration won’t strike you unless you meet it halfway. Create an idea to set as a dream for you to be inspired regardless of the outcome.

The key to finding inspiration is learning how to connect yourself with the positive things around you. A lot of people can find inspiration in the simplest things. Understanding what motivates and inspires you requires a good understanding of yourself.

Get to Know Yourself Better

Spiritual retreats are good opportunities to get to know yourself better and reconnect with your spirituality in order for you to see life in a positive light. Sedona Soul Adventures provides customized life-changing spiritual retreats for people who want to transform their lives. The beautiful landscapes of Sedona, Arizona serve as an inspiring setting to a spiritual vacation that people need to re-energize themselves. With professional guides to help you reconnect with yourself and the things around you, you can expect to gain positive energy and a better understanding of where and how you can draw inspiration in this life. Visit their website at sedonasouladventures.com and get the vacation that could change your life now.

Learn How You Can Get Your Life Back On Track

Creating an Optimistic Life

It is often perceived that creating optimistic life changes follows a straight line. But life teaches us that the journey from point A to point B is usually not as clear cut as we usually perceive it to be. When we pursue a new interest or a specific goal, we tend to easily give up when things that we have planned start to fall apart. We are more inclined to quit when life gets difficult. We get discouraged and depressed when things or problems get in the way. But it’s not how it should be.

Here are some pointers to remember how you can turn things around and get back on track:

  • Find focus and breathe. Take a pause and re-channel thoughts to yourself. Be aware of who you are and where you are right now. Take some time to reflect.
  • Take a break. Give yourself some space. When problems start to hinder us in pursuing our goals, take some rest. Allow your mind and body to be relaxed and get plenty of sleep.
  • Recognize that everything has a downside, even our carefully planned goals, even if we expect them to be easy.
  • Let yourself experience the downside of life. By letting yourself experience pain in the chaos, you’ll have more appreciation of joy and beauty.
  • Share the experience with someone. Ask help from a friend or a loved one to help you get back on track. They will be there to guide you and help you think clearly. Two minds are better than one.
  • Smile at life’s surprises. There’s nothing more reinforcing than your ability to smile amidst the chaos and uncertainties. When you learn to smile at them, you are telling yourself that you can overcome anything.

Challenges can meld us into a better individual. However, some of these hurdles can be too much to handle and we may find ourselves at the end of our rope. This can be a very confusing state and getting back on track may need deeper work in terms of spiritually connecting with ourselves.
Spiritual retreats can offer the opportunity for you to have the time and setting for a deeper reflection. Aside from this, it can help you rest, relax and rejuvenate up to your most inner core. Spiritual retreats can help you re-center your life and find purpose.
Sedona Soul Adventures offers customized spiritual retreats that can help people cope with a loss, find purpose in life or simply re-energize the mind, body and spirit. They have helped to transform many lives and helped clients to get their lives back on track. With professional guides to help people find that lost connection within their inner self, one has the opportunity to rediscover who they are and get that much needed inspiration and motivation to live life to the fullest.

Getting Life Back On Track

If you think that you need to get your life back on track, simply start the process by calling 877-204-3664 toll-free and an Angel Guide will discuss the possibilities for getting your life back on track.

Knowing Yourself by Finding Your Creative Voice

Finding Our Inner Self

We, as creations, are gifted with the ability to create as well. As creators ourselves, we must know ourselves and learn how to find our own voice. We can effectively express ourselves in many ways as individuals provided that we know the tone, style and personality that we choose in conveying the message we want to communicate. Our distinctive, individual creative voice reflects our soul for the world to perceive.
Finding your voice is not an easy task. As a creator and creative being, this pursuit contains vast changes. Finding your creative voice means discovering yourself as you channel your inner thoughts to manifest in many ways. To reflect truth in your voice requires continuous rearrangement of your real meaning and your perception.

Here are some ideas on how we can find our creative voice as individuals:

  • Allow yourself to practice expressing your thoughts in different mediums. This is a good way to understand your own thoughts and views. From scribbles, to diaries, sketches, dances, painting, etc. The more you express your thoughts in diverse mediums, the more you hone your skill in discovering yourself.
  • Dare to experiment. Do trial and error, try to mimic and personalize. Develop your own voice and individuality by experimenting with the existing inspirations and mediums.
  • Listen to your mind talk, try to write it down, express it through drawing or singing. When you get these gush of ideas in your head, let it flow through your hands, be heard through your voice – capture it and express it.
  • Most of your thoughts and ideas will probably be nonsense. This nonsense is important so you can separate the logical from what you feel is the truth. Letting it flow can help you distinguish the ones worth expressing.
  • Aim to achieve clarity. It reflects clear thinking. Express simple thoughts in simple manners. Your individual voice should be clear and it doesn’t have to be complicated.
  • Shut the noise. You won’t be able to hear your voice if there is too much noise in your head. Learn how to get your inner voice heard and separate the noise from it.
  • Use your creative voice to articulate yourself, to help others, and make a difference.

Re-connect With Your Inner Self

Discovering your creative voice as an individual establishes a sense of identity and purpose. This journey to discovery may require a deeper understanding of yourself. Most of the time, this journey requires a chance to reflect and establish connection with your inner self. Spiritual retreats by Sedona Soul Adventures can help you know yourself and find your inner creative voice. They offer life-changing retreats to help you discover the purpose in your life, re-energize your mind, body and spirit as well as rejuvenate, relax and re-center. With professional guides to help you reconnect with yourself and the things around you, they can lead you in finding that creative and individual voice in you.
Expect to understand yourself more in order to effectively express your voice. Check out Sedona Soul Adventure’s website at sedonasouladventures.com or you can call 877-204-3664 toll free and a Retreat Coordinator will discuss the details you need for a free consultation with your Angel Guide.

Learn How To Embrace Life And Open Yourself For It

Dealing with problems

Sometimes, our initial reaction to get away from the noise and chaos in our daily lives, especially from those we can’t control, is to simply shut ourselves off. We use it as a self defense mechanism to escape the possibility of being hurt. Closing ourselves down because of our fear of experiencing pain can lead us to miss a lot of opportunities in life. When we let this happen, we’re not helping ourselves to deal with the problems and heal the inner wounds. Opening up to life is a slow process, yet we have to allow ourselves be open to learning, to accept things without judging others and most of all, let ourselves be happier regardless of what comes our way. By doing this, we will be able to appreciate life’s daily wonders.

Learn to accept more and judge less

Our tendency to judge other people seems natural, but by doing so, we’re preventing ourselves in discovering the wonderful things about them. Be aware if you notice that you are judging people based on stereotypes. Pause, strive to understand and accept, then learn to love and let go of the expectations of the people around you. Accept and see people as they are. It doesn’t mean you can’t change things, instead, you don’t get upset, irritated and frustrated if things are not what you’d like it to be, and by accepting, you are relieving your suffering.

Be aware of fear and defence mechanism

There are several defence mechanisms that people develop against painful experiences. They vary and oftentimes so they are instinctive, thus powerful. Learn to recognize them. Nudge yourself when you notice you’re doing or not doing certain things to encourage openness. Ask why you hurt people and examine the reasons why you are shutting people or experiences out.
Fear triggers our defence mechanisms. If we guard our fears by knowing how to address them and shed light to their cause, we free ourselves to open up to new things.

Be less in control

Trying to control everything is impossible.  Just imagine if we let go of that control, the possibilities open up, walls break down and we’re left with freedom to explore. Walk with open hands, a simple practice to show you are ready to accept the world as it is.
Opening up your life takes some reflection. This time for reflection is a good way to confront why we are closing ourselves to what life has to offer. Most of the time, it is us who unconsciously imposes the limitations in our lives. Understanding your own value and potentials can help you grow into a happier individual.

Overcome Life Diffuculties

Spiritual retreats are great opportunities to have this time of reflection. By having the chance to recuperate, we can evaluate our motivations and fears and understand why we are not opening to life. Sedona Soul Adventures provides customized life-changing spiritual retreats for people who are rejuvenating their sense of self. Simply start the process today by calling 877-204-3664 toll free or visit our website at sedonasouladventures.com.

Ways To Rediscover Your Purpose

Ways To Rediscover Your Purpose, Life’s Meaning and Your Motivation

Many of us struggle in finding purpose and meaning in our lives as well as having the motivation to do things. This is rooted from the lack of direction that we have. When you hit this state of emptiness and feel that you’re trapped in a limbo or crossroads, it can be challenging to move forward. Most of the time, this happens when we are not spiritually connected with ourselves. One can easily get lost in the daily grind and wake up one day, questioning the value of your daily routine because it has lost its meaning. Here are some of the things you can do to find meaning in your life:

1. Help other people

Sometimes, we’re so absorbed with our own emptiness and we what we really need is to shift the focus away from us. This is like getting out of the box to explore what’s out there so we won’t be suffocated of our own internal struggles. Helping other people can open our eyes to the vulnerability of our human nature; it helps us to realize that we all go through the same struggles, challenges and choices. Knowing that you are not alone, and that you’re making someone else’s life easier can be a rewarding and motivating experience that can promote a sense of meaning in life.

2. Simplify your life

De-clutter, disconnect and do one thing at a time. Remember that you cannot have it all, if you have everything, your plate will be too full for you to focus on what is really important to you. Simplifying your life means reducing distractions, doing lesser tasks with more focus. This will help you reduce anxiety, worries, panic and other stressful things that can eventually wear you down and lose your motivation.

3. Take care of you

Stop chasing expectations. You are your own person so take care of yourself. Get enough rest, nourish yourself and put your own needs first. A person with a positive and healthy disposition knows how to take care of their body, their mind and their soul before being able to take care of other people. Listen to your body, calm your mind and focus on the positive side of life. Surround yourself with positive energy and positive people to help you be inspired and motivated.

4. Retreat and rejuvenate

Sometimes, we need more than just a trip in the spa to really relax our minds and bodies. Most of the time, we need deeper healing of exhausted spirituality to find purpose and motivation again in life. Spiritual retreats are excellent ways to reconnect with yourself and rediscover your purpose and motivation.
Sedona Soul Adventures has been providing customized spiritual retreats that transformed many lives in the span of over a decade. With the retreats being held in Sedona, with its breath taking and serene landscapes, people can have that meaningful journey to rediscover their purpose and renew their life motivations. Visit their website or call 877-204-3664 now for more information.

Overcoming The State Of Being Tired

Are You Feeling Tired

It’s very rare for people not to get tired on almost a daily basis nowadays. Most of us feel like a hamster running in the endless wheel of life. This is such a sad thing since life is more than just about our work and the things we need to do. Being tired all the time can have serious effects in our physical, mental, social and emotional health. Feeling constant tiredness may mean the lack of rest. This causes us to have to make a conscious effort on our part to be at our most energetic state. Here are some tips on how to overcome the state of being tired:
1. Learn how to walk instead of doing sprints
The demands of the modern lifestyle literally make us run as fast as we can. The truth is no one can withstand continuous sprinting in everyday life. Most of the time, we’re chasing something that is not going away, we just want to get it done right away. This mentality, aside from being unhealthy, pushes people to be always on the edge and therefore results to being less productive, anxious and constantly feeling exhausted.
2.    Listen to your body
Many of us trade the moments of nap or going to bed early with other activities that may not be really healthy for us. If your body feels like it needs some rest, disconnect from your computer or smartphone and take a nap. Relieve yourself of all the visual clutter and just go get that rest. Skip that TV program or night out with friends and get more sleep. Listen to what your body’s needs and simply follow it.
3.    Nurture your body
Exercise, healthy food and hydration are important factors in having an energetic body. When our physical body is nourished, we tend to have more energy in getting things done. Avoid unhealthy foods and drink a lot of fluid to have the needed nutrients to keep you going.
4.    Include inspiring people and creative activities in your routine
When people are inspired, they tend to have more vigor in their daily lives. Make it a point to do something creative rather than just sitting in front of the television or spending time in social networking sites. Spend time with people who inspires you and do creative activities. This should relax you mentally and emotionally.
5.    Give yourself spiritual nourishment
The core of our energy is in our spirituality. Sometimes, no matter how much sleep we get, if we’re not spiritually nourished, we always feel tired and overwhelmed. Make it a point to take a break, do meditations or go on a spiritual retreat to re-energize, refocus and heal our tired body and mind.

Revive Your Energy

Having a spiritual retreat is an important step to help us experience serenity and relaxation. Being in a peaceful environment with a lot of time to de-clutter mentally and emotionally can give us that sustaining energy to face the stressful demands of our daily lives. Sedona Soul Adventures provides customized spiritual retreats to those who are exhausted in keeping up with a fast paced life. Visit their website for more information.