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Elizabeth Bishop

Elizabeth Bishop is the creator of the Conscious Service Approach designed to support helping professionals to reconnect with and fulfill their desire to make a difference in the lives of those they support. Following the completion of a diploma in Developmental Services and a degree in Psychology and Religious Studies, she completed a Masters in Adult Education through St. Francis Xavier University, providing the opportunity to test and refine the elements of the Conscious Service Approach. Elizabeth is the host of Serving Consciously, a new show on Contact Talk Radio.

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    Your Service Signature: Creating Your Personal Style

    What makes you stand out in the crowd? Is it about learning a new approach? Brushing up on best practices? Achieving another credential? In the helping professions, we share similarities in our formal training with some variation, of course. We learn about relevant theories, best practices in our particular field, various techniques and strategies. When […]

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    The Capacity for Resilience

    How would you rate your bounce-backability? When life hits you hard and you find yourself on your knees, how quick are you to stand back up? It can be tempting to stay down there, face buried in the dirt, hands over our heads, wishing it would all go away. And sometimes, that is necessary for […]

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    Enlightened Communication and The Role of Humour

    “The surest signs of enlightenment are joy and laughter.” Alan Cohen Humour puts the light in enlightened communication. Experiencing a moment of enlightenment is sacred but not solemn. It is transcendent and yet very human. And I say, “experiencing a moment of enlightenment” because I am wondering if this is not in fact, the goal. […]

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    Walking The Walk is The New Activism

    “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein In times of change, challenge, and disillusionment, you might be feeling like you want to stand up, speak up, and protest. If you are a helping professional that urge might be so strong and very deeply rooted in […]

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    Self-Connection Through Journaling

    I think I may be hearing some groans. I know, journaling is not for everyone and that might include you. I have used journaling exercises over the years in classes and workshops ~ sometimes met with excitement and readiness and other times with rolling eyeballs. Bear with me and keep an open mind. Many years […]

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    Self-Connection Through Yoga

    I have never thought of myself as flexible ~ at least not physically flexible. I don’t think I have ever been able to touch my toes without bending my knees. So, when I first began to learn yoga, it was mostly for the benefits that I knew my body would love in terms of stretching […]

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    Develop Your Personal Philosophy in Four Steps

    We all operate from a personal philosophy, whether we are aware of it or not. When our career is in the helping professions, it is important that we take time to explore this notion of personal philosophy as it relates to our work; and further, as it relates to vocation as an opportunity for self-expression. […]

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    Self-Connection: The Power of Music

    Have you ever heard the first note of a song and been suddenly transported to another place and time – a distant memory – an emotional reprisal? I have experienced that throughout my whole life, and I love it. Music is a powerful force in my life in a multitude of ways. Maybe, you can […]

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    Serving Consciously with Jivi Saran Founder of Winds of Change

    I am so excited to welcome Jivi Saran, Founder of Winds of Change and Mindfulness expert as my next guest on Serving Consciously airing live on Friday October 14 at 12:00 (PST) at www.ctrnetwork.com. Jivi Saran is a Corporate Consultant with a PhD in Spirituality and an MBA specializing in Leadership. A Master Facilitator of meetings, […]

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    Talking to Deona Hooper About Inspired Intention

    I love talking about inspiration. To me, there is nothing like that feeling. Any action that flows from a place of inspiration is easy even when it might look impossible. It is fun and joyful even when it may involve profound applications or impact. It contains all the creativity and courage that you could ever […]

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    Exploring the Components of the Conscious Service Approach

    The Conscious Service Approach is a process designed to help integrate all aspects of professional engagement to deepen experiences of authenticity, fulfillment, enthusiasm, and peace! It is not a step by step process – there is no right or wrong way to engage. The four components of the Conscious Service Approach is self-connection, enlightened communication, transformative […]

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    Vocation as an Expression of Your Soul

    Have you done the math? If you are employed full-time that generally means that you are at work an average of 8 hours per day, 5 days a week, for a total of 40 hours. Give or take. So, 40 hours a week multiplied by 50 weeks a year – accounting for some much-needed vacation […]