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Emotions & Essential Oils by Ronnie Robertson

November 13, 2018

Essential oils are also used in a variety of cleaning products we may purchase for use in our homes to add an appealing fragrance to mask many of the harsh chemicals in many common formulations. Did you know that in some over the counter supplements, essential oils may be added to formulas to provide therapeutic benefits which impact health? Many users of these products may not even realize they are ingesting essential oils and don’t realize what a profound effect they can have on their body.

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My 9 Safety Nets by Neil Anderson

October 26, 2018

The Enneagram’s scope of possibilities seem to open to us as we loosen our fixations and identifications with the groove of habit we’ve set up. This is an article of faith in the work. However,we may wind up in a place we did not anticipate with much delight,anxiety surprise or even humility. However our introduction to the work occurred, we encounter growth that was not conceivable (or perceivable) before we started the journey home.

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Code of Ethics by Deborah Ooten

September 26, 2018

During these changing times, it’s essential that we reflect on what’s important in life. At thousands of years old, the Native American Code of Ethics continues to provide spiritual wisdom on living well. Living by these guidelines will help you treat others compassionately, stay in contact with yourself, and remain connected to the physical world.

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LDN Therapy Benefits; What’s It All About? by Ronnie Robertson

September 17, 2018

Many people deal with chronic pain on some scale each and every day as a result of something known as autoimmunity. This can be recognized as rheumatoid arthritis, chronic degenerative disc disease, IBD, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis Fibromyalgia and more. The diagnosis of autoimmune disorder can come in many forms diagnosed by a physician.

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Nine Tips For Psychological Growth by Ron Esposito

August 28, 2018

1. Develop A Self-Observation Practice Through a self-observation practice we are better able to witness and notice our habitual ways of thinking, feeling and behaving as well as the underlying motivations. Without self-observing we are operating unconsciously. Self-observing enables us to notice without judgment what is arising in consciousness and make more conscious choices. Self-observation is never habitual. It is a conscious act. Being in the breath as much as possible aids in self-observation and helps loosen egoic fixation, bringing about a more expansive inner state.

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MBTI and Enneagram – Their Relationship and Complementary Use by Tom Flautt & John Richards

August 9, 2018

Why do we need another typology system, particularly one built on a system of 9 types? The hypothesis which seems to fit the two systems is that each system measures a different part of our mental apparatus which Jung calls the psyche. MBTI appears to be concerned with the conscious, cognitive part of the psyche, while the Enneagram is focused on unconscious, motivating forces in the depths of the psyche, perhaps associated with its archetypal structure. The two systems come at the psyche in two contrasting ways.

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MBTI and Enneagram – Their Relationship and Complementa

July 24, 2018

Every time we use an “always” or “never” statement, we are actually encouraging our partner to view this behavior as a part of themselves. It must be who they are, after all, since they are “always” or “never” engaging in this behavior.

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Frozen Images by Bonnie Brinkman

July 24, 2018

Every time we use an “always” or “never” statement, we are actually encouraging our partner to view this behavior as a part of themselves. It must be who they are, after all, since they are “always” or “never” engaging in this behavior.

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2018 IEA Conference Presentation: Go Digital With The Enneagram by Kacie Berghoef

June 29, 2018

Over the last several years, the digital world has become an increasingly important method of attracting business and building connections. Whether we’re employees, own our own business, or a little bit of both, having a solid online presence is more important than ever.

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The Art of Storytelling by Tina Neyer

June 19, 2018

Storytelling is an intricate part of working with the Enneagram. Once we begin to develop the essence of who we are through the practice of the ancient tool, we develop reasoning that leads to the why and how of our personality.

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The School of Conscious Living Middle East is formally established!

June 14, 2018

Dr. Deborah Ooten is pleased to announce that she and Dr. Khaled ElSherbini have have established an exclusive relationship that formally establishes The School of Conscious Living Middle East! Congratulations to all as the mission to spread consciousness goes global.

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Dr. Deborah Ooten Keynote Speaker at the 2018 TriHealth Senior Symposium

June 8, 2018

Mark your calendars! Our founder, Dr. Deborah Ooten, will present Enneagram: Understanding Your Personality Type For Effective Communication, as the keynote speaker for the 2018 TriHealth Senior Symposium in Cincinnati.

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Break Free of Your Unconscious Patterns With This FREE Virtual Event

May 25, 2018

Join Dr. Deborah Ooten and other master Enneagram teachers at the 2018 Enneagram Global Summit!

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Nature’s Medicines: Marijuana, Hemp and Copaiba by Ronnie Robertson

May 14, 2018

The endocannabinoid system is one of the most important physiologic systems involved in human health. As research continues to unveil, it is also one of the body systems that can be most positively influenced through the use of therapeutic essential oils.

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Where am I Moving From? by Neil Anderson

April 30, 2018

It isn’t necessary to delve deeply into metaphysics or deep meditation to notice that we can be self observant. The simple act of taking our mind off the usual circus of scattered,random thoughts, feelings and sensations to focus on a desired area of our body or the flow of impressions we receive makes for subtle but profound changes in our state of mind,and it is in my personal practice of Tai Chi where I’ve come to appreciate this especially, both as an enhancer and reinforcement of the lessons of the Enneagram. This gentle remnant of a Chinese martial art has swelled in popularity worldwide not only as a health enhancer but as meditative tool that quiets the mind, grounds the body and directs the will.

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How Each Enneagram Type Can Build Healthy Habits by Melanie Bell & Kacie Berghoef

April 13, 2018

Each Enneagram type has a basic motivation or desire, and our habits are ways we unconsciously try to get our needs met. But it’s all too common for us to form self-talk and behaviors that end up hurting instead of helping us. There’s good news, though: with the right structures and support, all of us have the ability to form long-term habits that help us meet our fullest potential.

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Beth O’Hara’s Exciting Next Steps by Deborah Ooten & Beth O’Hara

March 30, 2018

To all, It is with great sadness that I write to you. At this time, our beloved Beth O’Hara will be leaving the Conscious Living Center and School of Conscious Living. Please read Beth’s note below to learn more about her future plans.

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The Lifelong Quest For Longevity & Vitality by Ronnie Robertson

March 14, 2018

One of the most frequently asked questions that I receive is “What supplements should I take each day?” I often respond to this by asking the individual what their personal goal is and what they hope to achieve as a result of supplement usage. And what I have experienced over the last twenty plus years of working in the profession of health & wellness that there is a general desire to simply feel better and to have a boost in energy and stamina without the use of stimulants or anything that may stress the already stressed body and mind. As a Wellness Professional I am very selective of what I use for myself in my own daily practice. I do not sacrifice quality to save a few bucks and my health in my number one focused investment. This is what I share with clients and quite honestly anyone who is interested in improving their health and well-being.

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2018 International Enneagram Association Global Conference Cincinnati Presentation- The Heart Reoriented: The Enneagram of Virtues by Ron Esposito

February 26, 2018

I am grateful that I will be doing a presentation on the Virtues at the upcoming IEA Global Conference in Cincinnati, July 20-22 at the Westin Hotel on Fountain Square. The conference is a great opportunity to meet Enneagram teachers and practitioners from around the world. Check it out! https://www.internationalenneagram.org/2018-iea-global-conference/

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9 Natural Remedies to Alleviate Allergies by Beth O’Hara

February 12, 2018

For those with overactive immune responses, allergy symptoms can be miserable. In addition to the ones list above, high histamine levels can also contribute to diarrhea, nausea, cramping, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, depression, anxiety, difficulty sleeping, rashes, hives, acne, asthma, painful periods in women, flushing, chills, low blood pressure, and urgency to urinate. Here is an overview of some of the top steps that can support your body in reducing histamine levels.

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So, What Is This Imago Stuff? by Darcy Jack & Bonnie Brinkman

January 31, 2018

We use Imago Relationship concepts and skills in counseling because we have found them to be the most effective way to reconnect couples who have become disconnected emotionally. We have seen couples take a marriage or relationship on the brink of break-up, and transform it into something stronger and more fulfilling than ever.

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New Years Resolutions & Healthy Solutions by Ronnie Robertson

January 15, 2018

Here we are once again, another holiday season has passed and a brand new year is right in front of us! If you are anything like me, you have probably created a list of all the goals you plan to achieve in 2018 including those pesky inches you want to lose around the waist, and let’s not forget about that detox cleanse you’ve been meaning to get too. Maybe the detox should come before I start my new workout routine at the gym I just signed up for or maybe I should just start yoga first because I really want to get a good Yoga practice started too, right after I meditate each morning because I know my chakras are way out of whack! Wow, so much to think about! If figured I would share with you some of the resources and tools I use for myself as well as with my clients, to help support your efforts and help push your success into overdrive, without driving you mad and crazy!

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