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Currency: What are you Willing to Expend? by Tina Neyer

November 30, 2020

We find ourselves in a place of great chaos. Grasping for answers to serious questions. Grappling with emotions from anger to joy, sadness to panic, hurt to confidence, strength to weakness. We are caught behind the veil of online connections, when we are starved for human touch.

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What is the Enneagram? by Shay Bocks

November 17, 2020

You keep hearing the word “Enneagram” and wonder if you should check it out. Then maybe all the Instagram memes might make some sense, right? Sure, go ahead, but chances are you’ll actually feel a little slapped in the face with hard truths once you do. Just a fair warning: the Enneagram is for people who are ready to commit to deep inner work. It’s not really a party trick.

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New Podcasts with Dr. Deborah Ooten on The Enneagram and Awareness

November 5, 2020

Dr. Deborah Ooten was recently interviewed twice on The Enneagram and Awareness for the Awareness Houston podcast! Listen to or watch her interview with Jennifer Christian.

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Stop Expecting You from Other People by Neil Anderson

October 30, 2020

While scrolling through my Facebook page recently, I came across something rather poignant and prickly that arrested my attention. It was one of the many countless drive by memes shared in the flow of social media posted by a friend. This one was different… It simply said Stop expecting you from other people.”””

While scrolling through my Facebook page recently, I came across something rather poignant and prickly that arrested my attention. It was one of the many countless drive by memes shared in the flow of social media posted by a friend. This one was different… It simply said “”Stop expecting you from other people.””

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The Fall of the Father – Return to the Mother by Dahlia Dowler

October 15, 2020

We were betrayed by the longstanding rule and dominion of the Father. The one who carries “The Word”. The one who carries “The Truth”. The one who knows “The Way”. But we have reached the apex, the peak, the summit and extreme of a regime that can no longer reign. The rule and influence of the Father has become tainted over centuries of corruption, abuse and destruction.

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Sermorelin Peptide: The Anti-Aging Solution by Ronnie Robertson

September 10, 2020

I would like to introduce you to a remarkable age-management therapy called Sermorelin. It has been a critical tool in my own healing process and something that I regularly recommend to clients. It has become so popular, that many athletes and those who are looking to better their health, are incorporating it into their daily health regiment.

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Discover how your personal shadows hold the key to your spiritual evolution

September 4, 2020

On Saturday, September 12, Enneagram teacher, psychotherapist, and author Beatrice Chestnut will provide a fascinating glimpse into the shadow sides of your Enneagram type, as well as the gifts that await when you learn how to illuminate and allow these parts of yourself to surface and accept yourself more fully. Register now for access to the complimentary session and a downloadable replay sent later.

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Four Yogic Paths by Ron Esposito

August 31, 2020

Yoga is a Sanskrit word meaning yoke or a joining together. In Hinduism this has the sense of harnessing oneself to God, seeking union. Since any path to knowledge of God can be called yoga, there are in Hinduism many names for the different yogic paths that accommodate the basic makeup of individual seekers.

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Cultivating Basic Trust in a World of Uncertainty by Keith Kristich

August 14, 2020

We live in a time with unprecedented questions. With these questions comes an awful lot of uncertainty, uncertainty leading to an awful lot of fear, anxiety, and doubt. But these uncertainties and the many negative emotions emerging from them ought not have the final say over our lives. We can intentionally and consciously choose to cultivate what Enneagram and spiritual teacher A.H. Almaas calls “basic trust.”

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(More) Reflections on Us and Our World Today by Bonnie Brinkman

August 2, 2020

I don’t like much of the new I’ve been experiencing, and I’m leaning, more than ever, on many sources that resonate with me, that can help me appreciate being in the here of the new & now; the only place I can be my real self. The following are some words I’ve read, thought, been told, and get some sanity from, so I can roll with the New.

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Vitamin B-12: An Invisible Epidemic? by Ronnie Robertson

July 13, 2020

So, what does Vitamin B-12 deficiency look like? Would the symptoms be obvious? Well, not necessarily, which is why I am an advocate for supplementing with this remarkable vitamin. Often times I have met clients who tell me about medications they take for certain issues and I ask them if they feel much improvement from the prescribed drugs. My question is generally met with a less than satisfactory response.

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Dear Mama Coco, I Love You by Cathy Hudson

June 29, 2020

Once upon a time in a far-off land 2 beautiful beings met. One was divine black being (Mama Coco) and one was a divine white being (Gaga Lala). A magical box called a Xerox machine brought them together. It was apparently a box that made magical noises and you could put your face on it and feel a bright light all while getting your picture taken!

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Living Through the Pandemic and Looking For Hope by Tina Neyer

May 29, 2020

Writing is a critical tool for helping you get through this crisis of time and faith. Journal writing gives direction to a seemingly endless time continuum where nothing seems to change; our minds are consumed by the virus. Here are a few tips to approach this type of writing.

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Support CLC Scholarships By Shopping on Amazon!

May 19, 2020

At the Conscious Living Center we’ve always been committed to bringing consciousness to everyone. Our nonprofit organization, Consciousness in Action, aims to bring educational opportunities to diverse communities through education, awareness, and the creation of a supportive community. Now, you can help us grow our scholarship fund while you do your usual shopping at Amazon using Amazon Smile.

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Smiling With My Eyes by Neil Anderson

April 30, 2020

Self-care now becomes more prominent in these times. How are you taking care of yourself as a doorway to the availability of self and others? For example, I continue with my daily walks, usually in the morning when my energy is a little higher, and it’s proven to be a great way to connect with neighbors who are out doing the same. We smile or nod from behind a mask or render a muffled hello, and I have learned to smile a little more with my eyes, something I had not paid much attention to before.

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Covid-19: Dr. Ooten’s Message to the CLC Community

March 27, 2020

In Response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Dr. Deborah Ooten, CEO and Co-founder of the Conscious Living Center, has a video message for our community.

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Dealing With Anxiety: A Basic, Practical Guide by Leighah Beadle-Darcy

March 23, 2020

In this booklet, you will learn some basic ways to help you regulate and deal with your anxiety when you feel out of control with it. See which work best for you and start practicing them regularly until they become a part of your regular way of being.

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Coronavirus: Pandemic Protection Over Panic by Ronnie Robertson

March 16, 2020

The recent news about the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has been a huge shock to all of us, and I am not going to pretend that this situation is anything less than alarming and heartbreaking. My heart goes out to all who have been affected by this outbreak now being referred to as a pandemic. In some way, whether infected or not, we are ALL being affected in some way by COVID-19.

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CLC & CD Faculty Presenting at IEA International Conference Stockholm

March 12, 2020

The Conscious Living Center and Conscious Dynamics, LLC are pleased to announce three faculty members are scheduled to present at the IEA International Conference Stockholm. CLC and CD co-founder Dr. Deborah Ooten will co-present with CD trainer Jandie Lane.

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The Holy Ideas by Ron Esposito

February 27, 2020

The ideas of Holy Perfection, Holy Will, Holy Law, Holy Origin, Holy Omniscience, Holy Faith, Holy Plan, Holy Truth and Holy Love are cornerstones of the mystical tradition that cut across all boundaries and dogma to reveal what is Real.

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The Only Way Forward: Conscious Evolution by Keith Kristich

February 17, 2020

There are so many people stuck in old ways of thinking, with outdated worldviews that no longer fit our ever more complex and globalized world. I know how difficult it is to shed old ways of thinking and being. Like the skin of a snake, my personal worldview holds my ‘me’ together so intimately and tight, it can be hard to let it go when the time comes.

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A Unique Valentine’s Gift by Bonnie Brinkman

January 28, 2020

On February 14, Valentine’s Day, we often give gifts of chocolates, flowers, or romantic dinners to those we love romantically. However, none of these material gifts is powerful enough to help us in creating the lifelong, loving relationships that most of us long for. So, in addition to the chocolates, let’s take a look at a gift that heals and unites hearts from generation to generation: a better way of talking and listening.

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Essential Oil Breakthrough For Stress & Anxiety by Ronnie Robertson

January 10, 2020

You’ve all heard me speak about and praise the AWESOME benefits of therapeutic essential oils. I’ve personally used them as a primary and supportive form of daily medicine for pain relief, stress, anxiety management, and to help keep me focused as well as to support sleep quality at night.

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Dr. Ooten to Present at IEA Egypt 2020 Conference

January 7, 2020

Dear CLC community members, we are thrilled to announce that Dr. Deborah Ooten, the CLC’s founder and lead faculty member, will present at the IEA Egypt 2020 Conference. The event is one of the International Enneagram Associations’s official regional conferences in 2020 and will take place from February 7-9.

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Children and the Enneagram: A Dog is a Great Way to Loosen the Ego! by Cathy Hudson

December 31, 2019

I started out life with a dog. His name was Burney and he and I would be put outside together. Me in my playpen, Burney leashed to a tree beside me. I really do not recollect this, but my older sister likes to tell the story of the 2 of us out in the backyard. Unattended. Yep. In those days this is how Mom took a break!

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