The Dash: A Lesson from a Life Well Lived

The Dash: A Lesson from a Life Well Lived

A few weeks ago, I witnessed my grandmother take her last breath. She held on, remarkably, until her youngest daughter arrived, defying medical explanation given the weakness of her vital organs. It was her last selfless act as a mother. She left on her terms, after 99 years of grace, wit, charm and a healthy dose of sarcasm.

At the funeral, the celebrant referenced a poem entitled “The Dash”, which referred to the small horizontal line between the year of one’s birth and the year of one’s death.

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New Moon Wishing with Theresa Reed, The Tarot Lady

New Moon Wishing with Theresa Reed, The Tarot Lady

Everything in my life is timed via the cosmos. I’ve been doing this ever since I discovered astrology, back at the tender age of 15. At that time, I was simply trying to understand who I was.

Over time, I began to see that I was part of the Universe and when I learned to work with the energy, my life became magical. Instead of swimming upstream, I moved with the flow. Sometimes that meant taking bold action. Other times, I needed to sit still and wait.

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Finding The Meaning In Coincidences

Finding The Meaning In Coincidences

I’m standing in the cafeteria of Oprah Winfrey’s office building, staring down at my receipt and laughing to myself. There, printed in purple ink, was my personal good luck number: $11.11. What? If you’ve ever had your own experience with serendipity or looked for meaning in a coincidence, you’re probably already noddi...

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Want to hear true stories? Our podcast is here!

Want to hear true stories? Our podcast is here!

What makes for a good self-development podcast? I don’t know about you, but I want to hear smart, interesting people talk about the law of attraction, the power of intention, and how to manifest your dreams.

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Your guide to finding the perfect stone

Your guide to finding the perfect stone

Choosing a Wishbeads bracelet is the first step toward manifesting your wish. Each stone has different properties that can be key in making your wish come true. One stone might bring clarity and allow you to more clearly visualize your goal, while another stone may have grounding properties, rooting you in the here and...

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Do the Wishwork with the Wishbeads APP

Do the Wishwork with the Wishbeads APP

Are you ready to experience the “Wishwork” from the convenience of your iPhone? Our Wishbeads App is FREE and gives you that extra nudge of support as you embark on the Wishwork. First, you’re given the opportunity to visualize your wish - in vivid detail - with an audio meditation. Then, every day—for 21 days—you’re i...

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The Best Advice I Ever Received

The Best Advice I Ever Received

In honor of Mother’s Day (May 13th!), I thought I might share a conversation I had with my mom - Billie - that changed the course of my life. She and I were taking a walk together, discussing my future. I was about to graduate college, and with only a few months of classes left, it was time to figure out what I was goi...

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How To Set Intentions In 8 Sweet Steps

How To Set Intentions In 8 Sweet Steps

Did you read the title of this article, lean back and squint, and ask yourself “How to set intentions? What now? I intend to drink this coffee - why do I need to ‘set an intention’ about it?” Or maybe you’ve read everything you can get your hands on about goal-setting, resolution-making, and motivation mindset. You kno...

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How To Make People Feel Appreciated: 5 Lovely Ways To Show People You're Grateful

How To Make People Feel Appreciated: 5 Lovely Ways To Show People You're Grateful

Here at Wishbeads, we spend a lot of time thinking about the work we all need to do - individually - to make our wishes come true. Send that email! Apply for that grant! Make that phone call! But the truth is: wishes that come true are often a group effort. Maybe your dream house wish comes true because your sister tel...

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Empowering Our Future Leaders at GALSLA

Empowering Our Future Leaders at GALSLA

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of bringing the Wishbeads experience to 100 6th graders at GALS - The Girls Athletic Leadership School in Los Angeles. As I'm sure you can see from the video, these incredible ladies are full of light, energy, and optimism. From the moment I set foot on campus, their hearts opened up...

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2 Surprising Tips For Overcoming Perfectionism

2 Surprising Tips For Overcoming Perfectionism

So many of us chase perfection. The perfect home, the perfect hair, the best at a sport, or immediately excellent at a new hobby. Ironically though, perfectionism is a form of self-sabotage—it prevents us from living in the moment and having meaningful experiences. I promise you this: you can get past your perfectionis...

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True Story: The Power of Visualization

True Story: The Power of Visualization

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4 Common Limiting Beliefs + How To Silence Them

4 Common Limiting Beliefs + How To Silence Them

I want you to think about something for a moment to see if this is true for you. When you have your mind fixated on something, do you start to see it in life? Let’s say you’re interested in a new car. You’ve got your eye on a certain make and model, and suddenly you see this car everywhere! This phenomenon is at the co...

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