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Derek Rydall
Part of the new generation of spiritual visionaries and thought leaders, Derek Rydall is the author of the #1 Amazon/Barnes & Noble best-seller EMERGENCE: Seven Steps for Radical Life Change and the world’s #1 expert on the revolutionary Law of Emergence. He has trained top executives at Fortune 500 companies (from American Express to Disney) in empowered leadership and communications, and has coached celebrities and media professionals, including Oscar and Emmy winners, on creating conscious entertainment. As a regular Huffington Post contributor, and host of the top-rated Emergence podcast on iTunes, he reveals cutting-edge spiritual principles and success strategies to achieve financial freedom and abundance, master productivity and creativity, and gain true wealth and happiness. With his global platform, Derek has touched hundreds of thousands around the planet with his message on finding your path, living your purpose and making a powerful impact!

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Living a Visionary Life

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2016 | 11:25 AM

"Where there is no vision, the people perish."--Proverbs 29:18

Within you is a destiny waiting to be born. You're here to make a unique and valuable contribution to the evolution of humanity.

Look at nature. Everything serves a purpose. Everything is connected to a larger system that allows the whole...

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The Soil of Your Soul

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2016 | 8:39 AM

There is a Divine Pattern within you. And, like the acorn, when the right conditions are created, it naturally, even effortlessly, emerges. But whereas the acorn is indigenous and, therefore, can only thrive in certain external conditions not within its control, human beings are endogenous, which means your conditions are...

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The Paralysis of Over-Analysis

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 12:09 PM

"If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done." -- Bruce Lee

In the pursuit of self-help and spirituality, there's a danger of becoming too theoretical, a perpetual student of personal growth. This can be a trick of the ego to keep you the...

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Failing Forward

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 6:26 PM

"There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction." -- John F. Kennedy
One core reason we stay in our comfort zones of inaction is the fear of failure. This isn't news. It's also common advice to cope...
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Your Action Is Your Religion

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2013 | 12:21 PM

"Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask, act! Action will delineate and define you." -- Thomas Jefferson

Do you want to know what you really believe in?

Don't look at what you're thinking, saying, affirming, or praying. Look at what you're doing -- especially under pressure....

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The Ultimate 'Wait-Loss' Program

(0) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 5:50 PM

"Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along." -- Napoleon Hill

While it's not good for your health to pack on extra pounds, the...

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Growing Down: How to Cultivate the Soil of Your Soul

(10) Comments | Posted September 5, 2012 | 8:06 AM

Our attempts to pray, affirm, or visualize away all the bad, ugly, filthy parts of ourselves and our life are like a seed trying to pray away all the dirt -- which is made of everything that has died and decayed before.

If it could, and it succeeded, it...

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The Wizard of Ah-Ha's: How to Never Be a Victim Again!

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2012 | 4:58 PM

Are you living as cause, or at the effect of life?

In The Wizard of Oz, all the characters believed they were victims, beholden to some external power to give them what they needed to succeed -- in their case, it was the wizard.

But as they discovered,...

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Why Good Things Happen To Bad People

(35) Comments | Posted November 11, 2011 | 6:07 PM

"To he who is right in mind, he can do all the wrong things and it will still turn out right. To she who is wrong in mind, she can do all the right things and it will still turn out wrong."

As we watch the Wall Street rich...

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Are You Living on Purpose Or by Accident?

(24) Comments | Posted May 24, 2011 | 7:00 AM

"Where there is no vision, the people perish."
-- Proverbs 29:18

Within you, there is a destiny waiting to be born -- a life of such purpose, creativity and contribution that its light would blind you if apprehended it in its fullness. But to actualize it, you must...

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The One-Minute Mystic: Simple Things You Can Do to Stay Connected

(16) Comments | Posted May 16, 2011 | 6:00 AM

One of the biggest stumbling blocks for the spiritual seeker is meditation. For the new initiate, it can be a frustrating, even painful, experience. And for many already on the path, there's often still resistance to meditating consistently.

But meditation isn't a chore; it's a state of being that...

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Do You Suffer from the Dis-ease of Self-Improvement?

(47) Comments | Posted April 26, 2011 | 11:05 AM

There is a disease in the Western World, and it's called "self-improvement."

The fundamental sense of inadequacy so many people feel is not linked to any actual deficiency or inability to achieve; it arises from a universal belief that we're not already whole and complete.

A baby doesn't suffer...

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Do You Have a 'Broken Art'? How to Own Your Creative Power

(116) Comments | Posted March 30, 2011 | 8:54 AM

"Each word before leaving my lips seemed to have passed through all the warmth of my blood. There was no fibre in me which did not give forth an harmonious sound. Ah, grace! The state of grace! Each time it is given me to touch the summit of my art,...

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Tongue Shui: Harness the Energy of Your Words to Transform Your World

(35) Comments | Posted March 21, 2011 | 12:43 PM

"My husband and I can't say two words to each other without drawing blood," a woman cried to her therapist. "The second he walks through the door, we're at each other's throats. Deep down, I know the love's still there, but it seems hopelessly buried."

Listening intently, the therapist reached...

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The Urgency of Emergence

(36) Comments | Posted March 7, 2011 | 5:11 AM

There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.

-- Victor Hugo

The impulse for freedom seems to be sweeping the planet, from the Midwest to the Middle East. And no matter how hard people resist, nothing can hold these evolutionary energies back for long. Of course,...

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