I am a Success now! Ignite gratitude.. Celebrate the little successes!

My twin sistar and I have been checking in every morning via phone or skype for the last few weeks in a commitment to show up fully each day and express what we desire to create and contribute, in alignment with our intentions and goals for 2012 and beyond.  It is an amazing practice and one that is absolutely holding me accountable and keeping me motivated on a daily basis! In my life I created a story about what I believe success is.. that I will be successful when I am making a lot of money, working on major projects which are receiving recognition worldwide, owning my own home, in a committed and thriving intimate partnership etc etc.. This story of what I ‘think’ success should look like has created many limitations to my life, caused me much grief and has also been an excuse to be very hard on myself for what I perceive to be ‘not making it yet.’ I was feeling triggered the other night before I went to bed.. old stories running through my head.. Wondering when my life will change?  When will it take on a whole new meaning?  When will I be doing what … Continue reading

Year in review ~ 2011 ‘I am no longer a student learning.. I am a Master remembering..’ Nila Keith

2011 was an incredible year.. My journey took on a whole new meaning.. reached an entirely new level and my awareness and overstanding of life and the cause (me) and effect (life) became crystal clear.  The year started with the first Peace vigil I’ve ever coordinated in support of the Sudanese elections held this past January. Here are some of the other highlights in the order they appeared in my life: 1. Collaboration between all 5 Haykel siblings to plan and coordinate a surprise birthday weekend for our Mom’s 75th.  It was the first time that we all worked together in this fashion.  What a wonderful experience to connect via conference call monthly or weekly and share ideas, inspiration and our talents to create a celebration fit for a Queen 🙂  It went off without a hitch! 2.  Took my daughter on her first International globe trot.. we journeyed to Senegal West Afrika, and it was the adventure of our lives thus far!!!  From Dakar to the Casamance and back.. sharing part of the trip with my friend and her children.  Kaya fully embraced Senegal.. she learned the language, engaged with the people and is truly a Cultural Ambassador.. this … Continue reading