Lianne Raymond, M. Ed. is a certified life coach, educator, and yogini. She also has been called a free spirit, a ruthless questioner, and a giver of delicious hugs. In her coaching, her teaching, and her life, she is guided by the question What if you let your heart move you instead of living a life of forcefulness? She lives in the wild beauty of Vancouver Island with her husband of 26(!) years and delights in being Auntie to her nieces and nephew.
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I'm on a mission - there's a good chance you landed here because you are, too. Whether you are longing to love yourself more, yearning for more fulfilling relationships or hoping to feel more enchanted with your life - you have found a home for those desires.

Danielle LaPorte doesn't call me Her Majesty of Questioning Just About Everything for nothing.  It is becoming obvious that the old paradigm just ain't cutting it anymore. Like fish that are unaware of the water they are swimming in, our culture is still swimming in outdated ideas that are dragging us down. These ideas are permeating your life in ways you aren't even aware of. But you're feeling it, aren't you? Like an itchy sweater you are wearing to a formal dinner you didn't even want to attend. I question it all so you can change into something comfy. And the big, juicy question I love to ask  is...

What is it to let your heart move you instead of living a life of forcefulness?

If you're not even sure what I mean by that - well, that just gets me even more excited. Cause I can't wait to show you.

More Philosophizing Ahead →


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a love-lift for my website

Can I get a hallelujah!?!   Hail to the muses - my new site design is here. I hope it's a place where you can rest your eyes and your soul.  I hope it feels less like a big box store and more like a hammam. I hope you visit often.

And I am thrilled that this site features the work of women in design.

The magician behind the curtain is Elan at Ninjamatics.  I loved her from the get go and was so happy to find someone who knew the platform I wanted to use (Squarespace) and was a Canadian girl from the prairies (like me).

The font in the banner is Alana by Laura Worthington, one of very few women in the world of type design. Elan and I picked it out almost a year ago and it went on to become one of the top typefaces of 2011. Yay, Laura!

My writing teacher, model and inspiration is the wonderwoman of wordsmithing, Kelly Diels.

And also thanks to Sarah J. Bray for her guidance in walking the website labyrinth.

Now that this is ready, I am excited to get on with sharing and connecting and unveiling and doing my part to rediscover the love at the heart of it all.

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. 


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Hallelujah, is right! It's are you. Lovely how those two coincide - and not all that coincidental. :-) Congrats, my friend...

February 15, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRonna

Beautiful site! Feels welcoming and peaceful. I'm a huge fan of Elan's work. That team at Ninjamatics are pure genius and good juju.

February 15, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterChrisy

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