About Satya Colombo

I help change-makers and emerging luminaries awaken to their highest truth and do their greatest work through self-healing, creative expression and spirit-driven entrepreneurship. I love playing the ukulele, meditating, writing, diving in the ocean, exploring new worlds, and helping shape the transformation of society.

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Do the Work That Matters.

That woman in the red dress — at the Acropolis in Athens

 

I was burning so hot on all ends I couldn’t see straight. It was this great sadness in my heart that needed to be shared. So I made more art…I was driven, it was good. But the pain was still there and in some ways the pressure was growing even stronger…

I think I speak for at least a few thousand million of us here on earth when I say:

*We’d like to see and know more of who you really are.*

What is the song your spirit cries to be sung? What holds you back from your song? What holds you back from exploring and expressing this Creative Self?

Your heart and soul burn hot. Follow that trail inside to the creative expression your Spirit longs for and you might find something good. Vital. Basic. Necessary… –let these exchanges of personal and creative exploration open the relief valve to your creative furnace. Open the floodgates. Break the flow. Open the words that long to sing in conversation…

with yourself,

with the one you love,

with all of us.

Or…

just keep on waiting for the right time.

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Amy Palko: Practical Magic and Connecting with the Goddess {Soul Rebel Series}

This is the third in a series of interviews with Creative Soul Rebels—in particular those who are transforming society through the calling of their Spirit. I’m doing this primarily to get a better sense of how these remarkable friends and colleagues bring their magic to the world, but also as a form of “continuing education” for my own healing and brand consulting + development work.) 

Amy Palko’s Practical Goddess-Infused Magic:

In this 15-minute interview you’ll learn…

  • Practical and straightforward guidance on connecting with the Goddess(es) in your daily life to support your life goals and work — nuts and bolts of Amy’s approach, and how to cultivate a closer relationship with the goddesses and spirit guides that would like to work with you.
  • The delightful story of Amy’s journey in learning to work with her own goddess guides.
  • Amy’s approach to Practical Magic, based on her own experience of fusing masculine structure and form with feminine flow to express what she’s here to deliver through her business. Finding the balance between these two different aspects.
  • How she went from wanting to be a published author to creating her own publishing house, Red Thread Voices — “where the wild woman’s howl is given free rein to be articulated in the world.”
  • And the first release from Red Thread Voices—FROM REVOLUTIONARY LIPS—why she did it, and why it matters!

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It’s Never Too Late.

At play in the fields... Kotor, Montenegro

At play in the fields of Love… Kotor, Montenegro —@satyacolombo

 

It’s never too late to live the life you have imagined. The greatest work has always been created at the edge of impossible. The greatest artists have all found their voice “well past their prime.” The great spiraling galaxies of existence are your playground. Have some fun with it! Start where you are and begin modeling the future you’re stepping into now. Like an architect or painter, your life experience is your palette, your imagination the brush and the world your canvas. Make it count!

Start with what you have. Make some good. Build your dream house and start living in it. Let your life become that marvelous work of art we’ve all been waiting for.

We’re worth it.
;)

Love,
Satya

The Edge Flow Project Is Live! (Changing the World From Inside Out)

edge flow cover wide

After nearly four years from the time this project began, EDGE FLOW is finally here. (It’s been quite a haul!)

“The Edge Flow project brings together dozens of leading thinkers, artists, social scientists, healers, entrepreneurs and change makers to reflect on how personal transformation and creative innovation can help solve the single greatest crisis we now face as a global society. Taken as a whole they give testament to a strong new narrative of positive change emerging around the world:

In pushing the edges of creative exploration, self-knowledge and personal empowerment, we become a stronger force for good—driving innovation and social change in the world. And this simple truth may well be our greatest hope in saving our civilization from extinction.”

I’m overjoyed to see this work released into the world, at a time when we need this uplifting message more than ever to counter the dark and destructive forces at play in the world.

The artist’s hand holds a spiritual tool of evolutionary vision, and every creative act empowers every other creative act. We can look at the magic, mythic, rational, integral and transcendental thrust of art history and see the entire arc of the evolutionary consciousness going on when we look back through our history. The painter channels the creative force into the artifact, and this artifact then becomes a battery…ready to zap the viewer into a new way of seeing the world.” —Alex Grey, Cosmic creativity (TEDxMaui)

The EDGE FLOW ebook can be downloaded here. The iBooks version is underway. Here’s to creative joy, flow and the positive transformation of society.

Love,
Satya

No More Eyes Wide Shut — We Must Out-Create the Horror With Creative Strength

eyes wide open

Street art in Athens — October 2014 — #eyeswideopen

 

The truth of injustice in this world is almost too horrific to look at. Like the Tom Hanks character in Stanley Kubrick’s “Eyes Wide Shut”, the absolutely confounding madness of what we see in our world causes us to wander through our lives in a state of denial or confusion about what’s really happening around us.

In my preface to the forthcoming EDGE FLOW collaborative book project, I wrote:

The thing is— the truth is frightening, ugly…and just plain horrible to face. If you read the world news on any given day, it’s clear that humans are pretty wretched beings. Selfish, self-absorbed, despotic, fundamentalist, racist, sexist, murderers, baby killers and psychopaths. And those among us who are most needed to show up, to step up our game and do what we can to make a difference—the highly creative, empathic, change-oriented, good-hearted, mindful people—we’re often the ones who suffer most deeply from seeing all this. And so we turn away.

How often have you heard these words, or told yourself even: “It’s just too much, I can’t handle it!” Or, “I haven’t watched the news in years, it’s too depressing.” But it’s only because we’re not strong enough in ourselves that we can’t handle this stuff. Because when you have a stronger handle on the truth of who you are, and can stay grounded in that longer, you can really see all this stuff and not let it be a complete headf*ck. We need that, so we can roll up our sleeves and say,

“OK, I see what’s going on — I know I can’t fix it all myself, but my heart is pulling me to do _this_, and I feel pretty strongly that it might make a difference. And I can handle this, I got this….”   

And then you do it. And it does make a difference. And it’s good.

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Two Books and a Box of Precious Soul-Fire Gifts From Me and My Friends to You

FLOW BOX

Last weekend I announced two new books I’m so excited to release to the world, and a special set of pre-order packages for my birthday. Today I’m releasing the SOUL FLOW virtual gift boxes I promised, and I’m super excited — they are epic! Handpicked gems from my friends and luminaries — each resource is like a mini-love bomb and takes about 20 minutes or less to process. And that’s what I wanted — not to overwhelm you with STUFF, but to give you powerful little treasures to jumpstart your FLOW.

Order any of the pre-order book packages by tomorrow, and you’ll get the gift box delivered instantly via email.

The SOUL FLOW Virtual Gift Box Contains…

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Sharing Your Story With Soul — Online and In the World (Crystal Street: Soul Rebel Series)

Crystal in India

On the ferry at dawn, Indonesia (Image by Crystal Street, click to enlarge)

This is the second in a new series of interviews with remarkable Creative Soul Rebels on how they bring their magic to the world. 

The Soul Rebel Interview Series peers deep into the lives and workings of a remarkable group of colleagues transforming society through the calling of their Spirit. Focused and concise, they are made to accompany the full-length private interviews we’re doing for the Fire of Love Project. (And a great source of “continuing education” and inspiration for my own Spirit-driven healing and business consulting work.

Today I’m excited to feature my dear friend and colleague, Crystal Street a remarkably grounded, inspiring and talented human on the subject of telling your story online and sharing your message with True Soul…. Here we go!       Continue Reading →

SOUL FIRE & FLOW—Big News, Co-Creating Your Reality and Celebrating…My Birthday!

Sunrise at the top of Tres Piedras, New Mexico

Sunrise at the top of Tres Piedras Crags, New Mexico – future home of the Creative Healing Arts Center

The way the universe works, it’s just kinda crazy and so very beautiful…right?

Since arriving in North America a few weeks back I’ve been spending a lot of time finding my roots and opening my heart to dissolve the virtual reinforced steel walls that inevitably want to lock down around me when I return! So many beautiful moments have unfolded in the past month — from Albania to Athens to Stockholm and especially landing on that sacred land in New Mexico just last week — but with those thick hard walls I just wasn’t making a ton of progress in many areas at all…

Then suddenly a couple days back, one day to the next, something shifted. In a seismically big kind of way. Time and everything else was still moving fast as ever, but it was like I suddenly shifted back into the cockpit and traveling along with it. And not getting swept away in overwhelm. What had changed…?

A sprinkle of magic, a splash of intention, and suddenly everything was different…

First I picked up a very special book on ENERGY MEDICINE that inspired me to do a quick scan on my energy field. I was shocked to discover I’d developed an energy block that was causing my whole left RECEIVING side to stagnate, causing total congestion in the flow of energy through me. (It was connected to those steel defense walls upon returning back home.) There are so many different factors that can block up the universal flow, but it’s hard to sometimes pinpoint the problem let alone know what to do about it. With a few clearing sweeps and some good old fashion energy healing I was able to clear the energy and snap back in vibrant good form.

Then I made a decision to bring my imagination and intention into CO-CREATING my reality around my birthday and how I would be approaching not only the day itself, but everything around it, including what I’m bringing into the world over the next couple months.(OK that’s two things and a sprinkle of DIVINE GRACE that made it possible.)

So, that’s what happened, and here’s what I was so graced to come out of it with…

1. I decided on an ACTUAL launch date for my two next books, which I’ve been working on for more than two years. (FINALLY the clarity and FLOW I’ve been waiting months for!)

2. I decided to announce AND pre-release them both ON my bday (After thinking long and hard it just popped as THE most fun and exciting thing I could possibly do).

3. And I decided to plan my birthday: Prepare all this birthday book magic to be ready in time; have a brunch with my family; go out on an afternoon adventure with my friend’s wolf-dog near the sea; invite another long time dear friend to meet me in the evening (and we’ll do a sunset walk!); dinner and maybe some sacred live music in the evening (another friend sent me the perfect invite after I set that intention); reach out to a few more close friends to contribute to a virtual gift bag for my birthday celebrations (plus they all responded with a resounding yes + delivered the goods… WHAT?!)

What made this possible — am I a superhuman? Nope I don’t think so! Am I that person who writes three chapters of their novel before breakfast and then goes out to fight fires + do a little emergency brain surgery operation in-between while taking care of five kids? No!

It’s pretty much just like I said: Clearing the energy to FLOW + Setting intention for CO-CREATION with IMAGINATION and a sprinkle of divine GRACE.

And — surprise! — this is the exact process I’m exploring in the two books I’m Pre-Releasing to the world today. (Two books I’ve been working on for more than two years!)  

Interested in hearing what these book projects are about + how you can have some of this love + magic in your hands with one of my limited time PRE-ORDER BIRTHDAY PACKAGES I put together on this little burst of creative inspiration…? :)

Then you must read on! — Drumroll please…  …………………………………………………………………!

Book 1 – EDGE FLOW: Pushing the Edges of Creativity, Flow and Personal Power for Global Transformation (Release date: January 9th, 2015)

Edge Flow Concept Cover

Edge Flow Cover Concept

This book has more than 30 contributors, with the likes of Danielle LaPorte, Don Miguel Ruiz and Douglas Rushkoff, and I’ve been working on it off and on for several years. It’s epic, and yet TOTALLY concise, FUN to read and easy to put to use in your life. The bigness of this has had me spending many sleepless nights, and I’ve resisted it all the way. But, yeah, it’s SO TIME NOW.

 

Book 2 – SOUL FIRE FLOW: [Subtitle TBD] (Release date: February 15th, 2015)

Cover Concept (TEST MOCKUP for inspiration!)

Cover Concept (Just a quick TEST MOCKUP I put together for inspiration!)

This book is a complete overhaul of my popular book FLOW, originally published in 2011 and no longer available. The new book integrates a whole new body of work I’ve developed over the last couple years with a new approach to ENERGY HEALING, CREATIVITY and tangibly connecting with the UNIVERSAL ENERGY FLOW for stepping through resistance and stepping into your HIGHEST SOUL CALLING.

Both books are part of my new Soul Fire Series, with the third secret title in the series planned for release in 2015.

And this is my special Birthday gift to you: (for the next week only)

Pre-Order SOUL FIRE FLOW now, and get the Advance Review Copy of EDGE FLOW before anyone else in the public on December 12th.

  • Plus my exclusive “Aligning With Fierce Presence: Core Practices” mini-guide and Practice Sheets to get started now.
  • AND a virtual gift bag with a handful of special and super powerful surprise resources from me and some of my dear friends — delivered on this Friday November 21st! (This will only be available as part of the premium upgrade after next Friday, but it’s my Bday gift to you now. :)

Note: All content for these packages in digital format for reading on computer or any mobile device.

SOUL FIRE FLOW BDAY PACKAGE PRE-ORDER:
$14 — Click here to order now!
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Premium upgrade:

Order SOUL FIRE FLOW now, and get the Advance Review Copy of EDGE FLOW before anyone else in the public on December 12th. Along with:

  • My exclusive “Aligning With Fierce Presence: Core Practices” mini-guide and Practice Sheets to get started now.
  • A virtual gift bag with a handful of special and super powerful surprise resources from me and some of my dear friends — delivered on this Friday November 21st!
  • PLUS my new program, 40 Days of Fun & Flow For Your Creative Soul to bring you into 2015! To be released on December 27th so you can start before New Years.
SOUL FIRE FLOW PRE-ORDER PREMIUM PACKAGE:
$25 — Click here to order now!
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Deluxe Upgrade:

Order SOUL FIRE FLOW now, and get the Advance Review Copy of EDGE FLOW before anyone else in the public on December 12th. Along with:

  • My exclusive “Aligning With Fierce Presence: Core Practices” mini-guide and Practice Sheets to get started now.
  • A virtual gift bag with a handful of special and super powerful surprise resources from me and some of my dear friends — delivered on this Friday November 21st!
  • PLUS my new program, 40 Days of Fun & Flow For Your Creative Soul to bring you into 2015! To be released on December 27th so you can start before New Years.
  • And THE SOUL-FIRE CODE: ($75 retail) My *un-course* for super sharp, Spirit-driven creative rebels and entrepreneurs to help you tap into your Soul-Fire Flow and successfully launch your epic projects into the world. With a handful of really special FLOW-sheets, audio recordings and interviews to help you get organized and moving forward with your Soul Work!
SOUL FIRE FLOW PRE-ORDER DELUXE PACKAGE:
$69 — Click here to order now!
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So that’s what I’ve got for you on my bday today. Packed with gifts and goodness for you (and the incredible journey into the life of your highest calling!) Join me in celebrating LIFE today!! :) 

You totally deserve this. But you don’t have to buy anything to celebrate my birthday! Share this page with your friends — SEND THEM A PERSONAL MESSAGE. You can use this text/link:

Satya Colombo just announced his new SOUL FIRE FLOW book series and some special birthday gifts — thought you might appreciate this! http://satyacolombo.com/soul-fire-flow-2

(Email, Facebook, share with the buttons below…I SO appreciate it!)

And you can find me here any time, sharing my adventures with traveling the world in search of truth and paradise, working with your energy, and stepping into a strong co-creational relationship with your life.

It’s all about getting into the cockpit and choosing how you want to show up — clear mind and clear energy. Every day.

:: CHOOSE YOUR LIFE ::

Love,
Satya

 p.s. this special bday offer runs for one week only from Saturday November 15th through Saturday, November 22nd at Midnight Pacific Time. Secure payments processed through Paypal — NO ACCOUNT NECESSARY (look for the “Pay with a Debit or Credit Card” link). Happy birthday to me…happy birthday to you! :)  

 

The Craft of Writing & Content Creation for Thought Leaders (Sarah Peck: Soul Rebel Series)

This is one of a new series of interviews with remarkable Creative Soul Rebels on how they bring their magic to the world. 

The Soul Rebel Interview Series peers deep into the lives and workings of a remarkable group of colleagues transforming society through the calling of their Spirit. Focused and concise, they are made to accompany the full-length private interviews we’re doing for the Fire of Love Project. (And a great source of “continuing education” and inspiration for my own Spirit-driven healing and business consulting work.

Sarah K. Peck: Introduction

SarahSarah Peck is a storyteller, writer, open-water swimmer, designer-entrepreneur and urban nerd who is on a mission to find and capture insights from everyday, extraordinary living, and share them with others. Her popular courses, including Content Strategy for Thought Leaders and The Writer’s Workshop are the jumping off point for our interview.

“In the world I imagine, people live meaningful, deliberate, sustainable lives, full of serendipity, spontaneity and joy. Join me as I unpack the psychology and stories of who we are and why we do what we do, and dream of what the future world can look like. If we can imagine it, we can make it.”

What you’ll learn:

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