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Break the Spell of Fear

To me the Awakening Women Way is both an inner journey as well as an outer journey, and the outer journey has taken me around the worl,d and I’ve been meeting with thousands of women in many countries by now. Together we are exploring, like we are exploring together here, how we can live a [Read More…]

Feeling All the Way to God

I have been in sorrow’s kitchen and licked all the pots. Then I have stood on the peaky mountain wrapped in rainbows, with a harp and sword in my hand. Zora Neale Hurston Most people are surprised when I talk about being with feelings as a spiritual practice. How can our feelings, which so often [Read More…]

About Commitment, Passion & the Masterpiece

My passion, my mission if you will, is to inspire women to reconnect with the magnificent power, wisdom and joy of the feminine. This is my work and in my view I have created the most incredible work for myself. It is of course not perfect for everyone but for me its the best work [Read More…]

“I did not meet Jesus, I met a dog.”

I just read a wonderful story by spiritual activist Andrew Harvey about a faded movie actress who reclaims her will to live when she one day meets a homeless dog. In serving and taking care of this and other homeless animals she finds meaning. “Her life did not change because she had a vision or [Read More…]

the manifesto of encouragement

Danielle LaPorte made my day today. She writes my heart open. Below is the article from her blog SPREADING THE RA-RA, Chameli right now: There are Tibetan Buddhist monks in a temple in the Himalayas endlessly reciting mantras for the cessation of your suffering and for the flourishing of your happiness. Someone you haven’t [Read More…]


I am back home, after a looong tour.  More than any trips before this one was a radical deepening of my own feminine embodiment practice, and stronger than ever before I feel a longing to move even deeper in the practice together with women who also long for this  (I am having a vision of [Read More…]

Your Feminine Leadership Instrument

I wanted to share with you this little practice that I love and that I use a lot when I am on the road You can do this practice sitting down, standing up, I love to do it while walking. Your Feminine Leadership Instrument Earth Breathing – Imagine a point a few feet inside the [Read More…]


By Cinda Stevens Lonsway It began as a whisper, of one woman leaning into the ear of another, “Do you feel it?” she asked. Then whispered to another, “Do you feel it?” and it began to spread, this whisper, from one woman to another, to another, whispering, “Do you feel it?  Do you feel it?” [Read More…]

The Trap of Postponement

In our attempt to live up to everybody’s expectations, time disappears like sand through our fingers, and our true passion is nothing but a faint shadow in our dreams. We all have very good reasons for postponing the expression of our creative gifts. There is the floor that needs to be mopped, the phone calls [Read More…]

When you give up your joy, you give up your power

You have heard me before, raving about my  women’s temple group here in Nevada City. Yesterday it was Monday, and Monday night is Temple night. I don’t know how it happened but all of the sudden we were taken over by a powerful divine force. It did not happen while meditating, or while praying, it [Read More…]

Love Grows When You Trust

Hi beautiful ones, as many of you know last week I took a short trip to Germany to meet with Eva Maria Zurhorst and an amazing group of Awakening Women.  During the weekend together we played this deep reminder from Tina Turner (wow, she is such a juicy embodiment of the wise woman). We kept [Read More…]

Where do you find your worth?

In these days of “get- your- dream- sports- car- using- the- law- of- Attraction” and “I-do-it-my-way” , the Deep Feminine is calling us to sincerely investigate what is true wealth. What is success? Lakshmi is a Goddess of prosperity, she has 108 names, and each name represent a different aspect of wealth.  She has names [Read More…]

To live with nothing to hide

We all know the feeling we get in our bodies when we are compromising something truly important to us. The body always lets us know, even when the mind is in denial. We shrink in on ourselves…more specifically we can feel it in our solar plexus and we cannot, in all honesty and integrity, meet the world [Read More…]

The Future of Love

A New tele class series on Love. Our host is Ken Wilber and some of the guests are experts like Deepak Chopra, John Grey, Carolyn Myss, Jean Houston as well as Arjuna and Chameli Ardagh and many more. “I Love You” Consider the impact that these words—spoken in the right place, at the right time, [Read More…]

The Feminine Face of Awakening

By Rita Marie Robinson, M.A. For the first time in thousands of years, women spiritual teachers are emerging.  And their perspective is unique. Yes, on an absolute level, there is no real difference between men and women. But on a relative level, there is indeed a difference between the feminine and the masculine expression. And [Read More…]

Why I celebrate the International Women's day

In Norway where I grew up March 8th was a big day. We marched in parades through the city, we dressed up in nice clothes, we said congratulation! In Norway women have as close to equal rights as it gets at this time on our planet, so one could easily say, “whats the big deal”, [Read More…]

How would your life have been different?

(Photo by Mikaela Larm) Guestblog by Jennifer Wynne How might your life have been different, if, deep within, you carried an image of the Great Mother? And, when things seemed very, very bad, you could imagine that you were sitting in the lap of the Goddess, held tightly… embraced at last And, that you could [Read More…]

8 Easy Ways to Overcome PMS (and Your Other Womanly Woes)

Guest Blog by Sara Avant Stover Pesticides in your food, working long hours, stifling your emotions, air pollution: what do all of these things have in common? They all contribute to you health (or, I should say, ill-health) as a woman. Infertility rates, the early onset of menopause, irregular menstruation, and cancers of the breasts [Read More…]

Touch My Heart and My Body Opens

By Lisa Schrader Our breasts are the gateway to our heart. How do they want to be loved? As women, we are energetically positive at the heart chakra and negative in the sex chakra. It means we often need to be touched and “meet” at the heart—both emotionally and physically—before the energy can drop into [Read More…]

Every Day Enlightenment

A while back I heard of a Buddhist center in America where they have a practice to stop what they were doing every time the phone was ringing, not to rush to pick it up, but to do their breathing practice: Breathing in calmness- Breathing out calmness At our office at Awakening Women Institute we [Read More…]