Manhattan Holistic Chamber of Commerce President Michele Risa

Vocation, The Place Where Our Unique Gifts Meet The World’s Deepest Need

Next Manhattan Holistic Chamber of Commerce Meeting:
Thursday, September 14th, 6 – 8:30 PM

“Vocation, The Place Where Our Unique Gifts Meet The World’s Deepest Need”

The time has come, given the challenges we face on the earth today, for more of us to offer our unique gift.  Activism is the name we give to sincere efforts to transform the world and create a more livable universe for all beings and for the earth itself. Introspection, inquiry, contemplation, meditation and breathing are all vehicles for understanding our inner worlds and to putting words to our deepest yearnings.

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Throwback Thursdays- Farming Miracles

For over 30 years, Martin Ping has delivered organic farming and a holistic lifestyle to the Hudson Valley.
I had the pleasure of visiting his farm, seeing his innovations first hand and hearing how he is sharing his model with others to do the same!

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Feel Good Stories

Summer networking has been hot, hot hot! I have been hitting the conference and networking scene building awareness about mindful business practice and community engagement!
Michele Presenting at Global Forum

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Deepak Chopra and Marianne Williamson- Magic in ABC Home, 2017

I breathed in Deepak Chopra and Marianne Williamson’s magical energy at ABC Home’s “Deepak Chopra Center” on the mezzanine.   The topic: activism in 2017.

Marianne began raising the temperature of the room with her passion.  She reminded us that, “love says ‘NO’…or yells ‘fire’ when the building is burning down.”

“We have touched the environment and started a Marianne
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What is to be revealed with the firing of James Comey, FBI Director

Last night I learned that President Trump fired the FBI Director, James Comey. These are challenging times filled with change, uncertainty, confusion, and the unknown.
MR&LightAs a spiritual being, I asked, “What is this really about?”  The answers are many and yet maybe one: asking and allowing the deeper meaning or lesson to be revealed so we can gain the insight and wisdom from it. Pema Chodron said it this way.

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Taking Power Partners to a New Level

With Leadership Experts, Naketa Thigpen and Michele Risa
There are other experts who share some nymhcc1of your skills and are vying for the same client or budget that he or she sets aside to receive your type of expertise.  How do you grow your business, reach more people and share your gifts while so many others around you offer similar services?

In 60 minutes, Michele Risa and Naketa Thigpen will demonstrate the power of “Building Better Together” to help you experience how to actually create Power Partners- even with people you once thought were competitors.

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Perfect for busy executives, and overworked moms and dads. Quick and easy release to do at your computer, prep for a meeting, or before a holiday gathering.

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What People Are Saying. . .

I just completed Michele’s 90-day MORE program. As Michele will remind you, if you decide to study with her, things don’t happen to us; they happen for us. Michele happened for me just when I needed what she is committed to teaching. Commitment is the key word because she is always thinking of what she can do to help others live happy, successful lives filled with joy. She takes care to really understand what each of her students needs and instinctively suggests just the right message, yoga exercise, meditation, food, experience, etc., that will resonate with them to help them courageously live the life they want. Michele is a gift you deserve to give yourself when you’re finally ready to live your best, authentic life.
- Sheri Robbins, New York

...I have suffered from emotional eating for 6 years, during which I have juggled and switched through different therapists and treatment options. I continued to feel "stuck" as the approaches focused on the past and why I acquired my disease. ...Michele's plan of remaining present- right here, right now- in addition to helping me choose love for myself, has allowed me to grow physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually... Michele is a true gift from God.
- Michele Messina, New Jersey

The benefits have been significant. My reason for doing this yoga is to improve and maintain good health. Each morning class provides me with the motivation to get up and improve my physical and mental strength. I also think one of the greatest things about Michele’s 365 Yoga Course is I can join a class any day of the week, drop in at any time during the class and leave at a time that works for me and my schedule, from anywhere I am.
- Philip Swanton, New York