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Ready to Come Back to Life?

By on Sep 23, 2012


I have found that if you love life, life will love you back. – Arthur Rubinstein

Tired of feeling numb and disconnected? Ready to wake up and start living fully?

If you’re ready to come back to life, I have a wonderful Ecourse to share with you that will help guide you back to your soul and help you reconnect with how it feels to be truly alive!

The Coming Back to Life Ecourse is a 6-week journey that begins on October 1. It is a helping hand, a set of tools, and a community all wrapped up into one loving course to support you when you are feeling numb and unsure of which way to go.

It was created by my friend, Jodi Chapman (the author of the inspirational blog, Soul Speak, and the Soulful Journals series). I’m also a course contributor. You will find me in Week 5 – At the Heart of It All. Through video, I share a deeply personal story about my path to finding unconditional love.

I’m grateful Jodi Chapman is offering this Ecourse. You can learn more about Jodi and her Coming Back to Life course in the following interview.

1. Please tell us more about yourself.

If you’re just meeting me for the first time, I would love to start by saying hello. I’m grateful that our paths have crossed, and I look forward to getting to know you better!

I am an inspirational writer. (I still pinch myself when I write that because it’s such a dream come true.) I am definitely evidence that our lives can change drastically once we make our minds up and begin to leap toward our dreams.

I write the blog Soul Speak, and I am so grateful for the loving community there. I also co-wrote (with my amazing husband, Dan Teck) the bestselling Soulful Journals series – 11 writing-prompt books that make getting to know yourself fun. I am the author of the upcoming book, Coming Back to Life: How An Unlikely Friend Helped Me Reclaim My True Spirit, which is what my new Ecourse is based on.

2. What inspired you to create the Coming Back to Life Ecourse?

I was given a helping hand when I needed it so desperately, and this course is my way of offering my own hand to anyone else who is stuck and needing to wake up to their own life.

Just two years ago, I was in a very different place. I definitely wasn’t awake. I was feeling lost and numb and completely disconnected from my soul and from all of life. Like so many of us, I was living my life on auto-pilot. I was alive in the sense that my body was functioning – my heart was beating, and I was getting up each day and going to work, but I wasn’t REALLY living. I was just going through the motions – sleepwalking through life – and I wasn’t even aware of it.

Two years ago, all of the struggles in my life came to a head – my husband and I had to move under very stressful and surprising circumstances, we were having a hard time staying passionate about our struggling gift business, we were drowning in bills with no light that we could see at the end of the tunnel, and we had just lost two people who meant a lot to us.

So we were grieving and trying to put our life back together at the same time. All I wanted to do was crawl into my bed, pull the covers up, and wake up when everything was better again. I didn’t know how I was going to keep going.

That’s when the helping hand came. My loved one who had just died began communicating with me from the other side. He was my childhood sweetheart, and we hadn’t spoken in almost 20 years. I was definitely not open to this sort of thing at all, so it took an entire year of him sending me signs and me asking for more signs and on and on before we finally could get to work. And once we did, my entire world opened up. He helped me see that being here on Earth is such a beautiful gift – a gift that we have chosen to be a part of. He helped me see that I wasn’t really living. And he helped me wake up and step back into my life again.

Our journey together has been life-changing for me. Everything changed – all because I now saw things through a different lens. I now know that my time here is precious, and I can choose to come back to life. We all can.

That’s why I created this course. I was given this beautiful gift, and I didn’t want to keep it all to myself. I want to be the helping hand for anyone who wanted to start living again and wasn’t sure how to do it.

3. Who is the Coming Back to Life Ecourse for?

The Coming Back to Life Ecourse begins on 10/1 and lasts for 6 weeks. It’s a helping hand, a set of concrete tools, and a loving support system all wrapped up into one heartfelt course!

This course is for those of us who have ever felt disconnected from life – from our soul. It’s for those of us who have felt our light dimming. It’s for those of us who know that there is more to life than simply getting through the day.

This course is for those of us who are ready to plug back into this magical universe, reconnect with our soul, and open our hearts again. It’s for those of us who are no longer willing to just “get by” and sleepwalk through our days. It’s for those of us who are ready – truly ready – to start living fully.

If you’re ready to:

  • live fully and love fully.
  • take responsibility for your life.
  • push past your fears & reach your dreams.
  • forgive, let go, and move forward.
  • see the world with childlike wonder.
  • reconnect with your soul.
  • believe in miracles again.
  • open up to this amazing universe.
  • join a community of loving souls.
  • be completely authentic and vulnerable (in a good way).
  • join a course that comes from the heart and soul.
  • come back to life.
  • …then this course is for you!

4. What does the course include?
  • Over 150 pages of love – including weekly lessons + soulful activities.
    This is where you get to show up for yourself. This is where you get to reconnect with your soul and discover who you are deep down at your wisest, most loving core.
  • Heartfelt Videos.
    This course contains over 30 soulful videos! Each week includes at least one video from me sharing that week’s message, one from an inspirational soul sharing their story, and one designed to teach, inspire, and offer concrete tools that you can apply to your own life.
  • Guided Meditations.
    Each week contains a guided meditation that is specific to that week’s message. They are grounding and calming, and I find them to be so helpful.
  • Beautiful offerings from over 35 soulful friends who are also on this journey of self discovery.
    These friends have been on a similar journey and are brave enough to share their experiences with you. Whether they share their stories and inspirational messages through video, audio, artwork, or writing – they all serve the same purpose: to help lift you up and see that you are not alone. We have all experienced the darkness, and we have all opened up to the light.
  • A private Facebook community.
    n this community, we can all join to support each other in our journeys, ask questions, and share our experiences. This community will be available to you even after the course ends.
  • Weekly chat sessions.
    This will be a space where we can go deeper into the material, truly support each other at the soul level, and really create a tribe filled with love and nurturing energy. I will commit to spending at least one hour each week there to talk in real time with you!
  • My guidance/story.
    Throughout my life, I have found that I like to have things modeled for me – it helps me retain what I’m learning if I can see how someone else implements it in their own life. With that in mind, each week includes my own experiences and what I have learned along the way.
  • Soul Art.
    I have designed printable posters to go with each week’s message. Perfect for hanging up around your sacred space and filling your soul with love each time you see it!
  • Surprises.
    Who doesn’t love surprises? I have a few fun things up my sleeve that I’ll be sprinkling throughout the course – gifts of love that I can’t wait to share with you!
  • Bonus gifts.
    When you register for this course, you’ll received instant access to over $150 in amazing bonus gifts!
    When you register, you’ll immediately have access to the private Facebook Group, where we are already getting to know each other! You’ll also be able to download all of the bonus gifts and start going through them right away.

5. How will it work?

Each Monday for 6 weeks, you’ll receive an email with that week’s goodies (the workbook, videos, guided meditation, soul art, etc.).

You can either set aside a chunk of time each day to spend on the course, or you can take one day to work through all of it. It’s completely up to you! Every Thursday, you have the option of being part of the live online chat where we can connect about that week’s content.

There are optional assignments every week where you can participate with the Facebook group, too!

All of this is completely optional though and can be completely self paced.

Some of us work better in a group, and some of us work better on our own. This course can be as group oriented or as self paced as you are comfortable with. If you find that it’s too much for your busy schedule, slow down and stretch it out. The material is yours forever, and you can go through it when the time is right for you.

6. What are the benefits for people who enroll in your course?

First, I would say that the biggest benefit for anyone who enrolls is to know that they have taken the first step toward embracing their life. They have walked toward the light and are sending a clear message to their soul that they are no longer okay with sleepwalking through life.

Through awareness comes healing, and recognizing that your life isn’t how you would like it to be is the first step toward creating the life you want to be living.

Second, I would say that knowing you aren’t alone in feeling this way is a huge relief and a benefit that will last a lifetime. Like I said earlier, I went through much of my life completely closed off to outside help, and it was a very lonely way to live.

Once I opened up and allowed others in, everything changed. I now feel love constantly pouring in, and I am constantly letting it flow out as well. It’s a much freer and loving way to live, and you’ll definitely experience that within the course. It’s always starting in the private Facebook group!

7. What can someone expect to learn from this course?

I do want to mention that this course can’t change your life unless you are willing to change the way you are living your life. You have to be open to it and you have to be willing to put in the work. That may sound harsh, but it’s the truth.

I have read tons of self-help books throughout my life and was always disappointed when nothing changed. Well, it was because I simply read the book but didn’t apply any of the teachings to my own life. I read them like I would read a novel – simply for enjoyment rather than to learn and REALLY change and grow.

If you sign up for this course and simply watch the videos and read through the workbook but don’t apply any of the exercises to your own life, I’m sure you will enjoy everything but I would bet that nothing in your life will change. You have to make the choice to take action.

8. What do you hope that people will take away from the course?

I want them to see that there is another way to live. I want them to really know that we have a choice – we truly don’t have to go through life simply going through the motions and just getting through the day.

There is an entire universe out there that we are only just beginning to tap into. Our soul is connected to such a beautiful world – and waking up is the key to experiencing this way of life.

9. What bonuses are you offering to enrollees?

I’m thrilled to offer over $150 in wonderful bonus gifts, which you’ll receive immediately after joining!

  • Entire Soulful Journals Ebook Series – $65 Value!
    I co-wrote this popular series with my husband, Dan Teck. It contains 11 books to help you get in touch with yourself and live your best life. The topics include gratitude, soulful journaling, healing through transitions, two books for couples, two books for teens, manifesting your ideal life, and keeping your commitments.
  • Emotional Awareness Workbook – $20 Value!
    My friend, Dominee Wyrick has created this beautiful workbook to help you get in touch with your emotions. It’s completely free when you register!
  • The Intuition Principle Guided Meditations – $10 Value!
    My wonderful friend, Angela Artemis is giving you 3 guided meditations from her brand new program when you register! They are designed to help you connect with your soul.
  • Best Affirmations Workbook – $27.95 Value!
    My friend, Scott Armstrong, is offering his Best Affirmations Workbook when you register! I have this program and can personally say that it’s a wonderful tool to help you use affirmations to change your thoughts, which will lead to changing your life!
  • The Bold Living Guides – $19.99 Value!
    My friend, Barrie Davenport from Live Bold and Bloom is offering her popular Bold Living Guides for free when you register! The Bold Living Guides include six essential areas for self-improvement: Self-Awareness and Personal Growth; Passion and Purpose; Positive Change and Simple Productivity; A Healthy Lifestyle for Mind, Body, and Spirit; Amazing Relationships; and Professional and Financial Well-Being. It’s a beautiful, helpful guide!
  • 3 Issues of Sprout Online Magazine – $18 Value!
    Created by my friend, Amanda Fall, Sprout online magazine uplifts and inspires through color, beauty, and meaning! Each issue explores soul-stirring themes, planting seeds of hope and healing. Receive 3 back issues of your choice for free when you register!
  • Flying by the Seat of My Soul Ebook – $13 Value!
    My friend, Tess Marshall, has written this uplifting book that will inspire you to live more passionately and pursue your heart’s desire with more conviction! It’s yours for free when you register!
    All of these are FREE and available immediately after you register for the ecourse!

10. Where can people find out more?

Please go to the Coming Back to Life page. You will learn all about the course, including each week’s content, a detailed description of all that you’ll receive in the course, and a complete list of contributors!

11. What else would you like to share?

We have all felt disconnected from our soul and the universe throughout our lives. This is completely normal. And when we feel this way, it can be hard to know how to plug back in.

When I was feeling numb, I had a friend help guide me back. That’s why I created this course – to be that helping hand for you. To offer concrete tools and a loving community to support you in your journey back home.

I would be thrilled if you joined us. Isn’t it time you woke up and embraced your life again? Isn’t it time we all did? This amazing Ecourse begins on 10/1 – I hope you’ll choose to come back to life!

The BridgeMaker Founder Alex Blackwell is the author of Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender. Join the community to connect, share and inspire: Twitter | Facebook | More Posts

  • Jodi Chapman

    Thank you so much for sharing about the ecourse, Alex! Thank you, also, for contributing to it! I can’t wait for everyone to see your heartfelt, moving video. ?

  • Wow – just a week to go Jodi! So excited for you! Hugs! Thanks, Alex!

    • Jodi Chapman

      Thank you so much, Vidya! ?

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