WHAT IS THE BLOG WHEEL OF LIFE?
Through The Blog Wheel of Life, the educators of The Peace Initiative inc. will share their stories of how they found lasting peace, spiritual fulfillment and awareness while living in a chaotic and demanding world and performing normal everyday activities. With this information, you will learn how to push the envelope of the norm, break the molds of mind created concepts and enter a state of timeless freedom and lasting peace.
YOGA, SPORTS AND FITNESS
Yoga - Many people of the world practice the ancient art of Yoga. People rush to Health clubs offering classes in Hatha yoga, Vinyasa Flow, "Hot Room Yoga,” or other forms of yogic practice. After exercising for about 45 minutes patrons have only a few minutes of rest and quiet reflection attempting to enter a state of deep peace for a brief moment. Once their class is finished however, it’s back to their demanding lives filled with stress and tension. The Peace Initiative will create an environment to allow students of Yoga to spend time with gifted teachers both on and off the mat. Deepen your experience of Yoga as an opening to awareness and a portal into peace that can transcend your entire life.
Sports & Fitness – Physical Activities such as exercise, team sports, golf, swimming, tennis, dance and other disciplines are practiced in an almost fanatical manner by people of all ages and walks of life. This personal time is so necessary in the development of positive character traits which lead to a healthy lifestyle. If used as a spiritual practice however, these activities can become a powerful catalyst to understand ones deeper nature and create a platform of deep peace and personal fulfillment. The educators of The Peace Initiative will share their stories, lessons and principles to open the fitness practitioners to new dimension of peace, power and performance as they tap in to their inner power of awareness.
Music is one of the most profound expressions of life. From the primordial need to embrace rhythm or the desire to express life’s experiences through song, all people share a deep love and appreciation for music. Music creates a bridge that binds the listener and performer together in unity. Allow the educators of The Peace Initiative to open the gates of music as a spiritual practice for both the listener and practitioner alike. Through this practice a person can discover the presence power, deep inner peace and awareness that music can foster for all humanity.
LITERATURE AND VISUAL MEDIA
Literature and Visual Media are one of the greatest gifts for all humanity. Living art forms such as these truly encapsulate the experience of our history, culture, achievements, downfalls and follies as individuals and a collective people. Work with the educators of The Peace Initiative to explore the creative process as a spiritual practice and discover how to cultivate inner peace, spiritual awareness and appreciation for life.
RELATIONSHIPS AND FAMILIES
Very few experiences define our lives more completely than our interpersonal relationships with family, friends, loved ones or our children. Relationships in general can be the either the most rewarding or the most challenging part of our existence. Relationships can also afford us the greatest platform of self awareness and spiritual practice as we learn to observe our interactions with these important individuals. Learn to discover your inner power, wisdom and lasting peace as you work with the educators of The Peace Initiative Inc. and discover how to create conscious relationships with those closest to you.
There is quite possibly no greater facilitator of lasting peace, spiritual awareness or deep insight than the practice of meditation. Meditation is an ancient practice that is studied by countless individuals all over the world. Many spiritual disciplines have produced systematic programs of meditation attempting to awaken their followers to a deeper connection with life, wisdom and peace. Join the educators of the Peace Initiative Inc. as they offer instruction in the practice of Meditation and discover how this practice can be a catalyst to create positive growth and fostering universal awareness.
The belief in God, practice of religion or worship of a "Higher Power" brings many people a sense of spiritual completeness and stability to their lives. Religious practice or faith is one of the most healing and spiritually fulfilling paths which can lay the foundation of peace, depth of purpose and compassion. The Peace Initiative inc. has brought together teachers of all religious backgrounds and affiliations to help bridge the gap between the practice of religion and the ability to use faith as a portal into inner peace, wisdom and spiritual awareness.
The natural world in which we live is filled with amazing wonders and untapped power. Most people however go through their daily life without recognizing the natural world which is constantly unfolding around them at every moment. Even in the concrete jungle or busy city streets of a modern metropolis, nature is constantly calling for people to awaken to presence and allow awareness to deepen. Work with the educators of The Peace Initiative inc. and discover how nature reflects the stillness within us and unlock the path which leads to lasting peace and spiritual awareness.
One of the most important aspects to enjoying a productive life filled of vitality, strength and energy begins with creating and sustaining a healthy body. Medical science has made quantum leaps in its understanding of how of our physical body system works and how symbiotically connected it is with our mind and emotions. Our physical form is truly alive and intelligent in every sense of the word. See firsthand how Medical Science and Spirituality are not at odds with each other, and allow the educators of The Peace Initiative to show you the bridge between the two. Discover how inner peace and spiritual awareness can be awakened within you through a deeper understanding of science and your physical form.
One of the primary foundations of a person’s quality of life is nutrition and how they choose to feed their body the nutrients it needs to survive and thrive. Volumes of study and research has been performed which adequately documents the health benefits of a sensible well balanced diet and the detriment of a diet that is lacking the necessary combinations of healthy foods. A healthy diet does not need to a boring diet nor does it have to lack flavor or variety. Let the educators of The Peace Initiative inc. show you how the practice of nutrition and study of food science can also be a powerful exercise in spiritual awareness and facilitator of deep peace.
Throughout mankind’s developmental history, no activity has been more revered or practiced as a catalyst for personal inner growth than the Martial Arts. On the other hand, perhaps no other activity has been as universally misunderstood or misused due to ignorance, fear or an egotistical desire to harm sentient life as the Martial Arts. To that end, the peace initiative has gathered together educators and experts who practice, teach and walk the path of the martial arts as an opening into inner peace, awareness and mastery of one's self. Work with the educators of The Peace Initiative and discover how the study of Martial Arts can become a gateway to a deep understanding of the peace that dwells inside of you.
The study of Art is the study of Mankind’s foot print during his time inhabiting the planet. Art encompasses our feelings and emotions as individuals as well as a race. Anger, complacency, joy, protest, love and fear all exist and are expressed through the creative lens of the artist who is none other than life’s story tellers. The Peace Initiative has brought together some of the most prolific artists to educate and usher you on a journey through the creative process in which you come face to face with your inner story teller.
“Business is a battle!” “Master the deal” “A good negotiation leaves nothing on the table” All famous quotes that are used to describe how one becomes successful in business. The war of financial growth and gaining a profit with ruthless determination has become engrained in our development from a young age. That notwithstanding, it is shocking for most people to discover that the truly successful business people do not subscribe to these tactics. These exceptional individuals have discovered how to harness the power of business practice as a spiritual pursuit. These people are inclusive rather than exclusive, and by doing so have created the key to their success. Learn from the Peace Initiative Business educators and discover how they have found themselves within the practice of business and reached their full potential of members of the human race.