Donna's Blog
  • We are in the midst of a very special time in the evolution of the planet and it is time for each soul to find its path, it’s purpose. “How do you do that?”  you ask. Listen to your heart. The heart is your Divine connection to Spirit. You each have an important piece in […]

  • The phone call early Christmas Eve morning came as a surprise. The gentleman on the other end of the line was calling to tell me my radio show, InnerViews with Kimmie Rose and Donna Visocky was being cancelled. Our host station had decided to switch to an all music format and all talk shows were […]

  • I knew that BellaSpark Magazine, and by that I mean the soul of BellaSpark Magazine, wanted to do/be something very special. I am always intrigued by the direction it goes and the people and opportunities that show up. It’s fascinating to see it unfold in a way that I could never have imagined. So when […]

Foodie Corner
  • By Alan Roettinger Who doesn’t want to be healthy? It’s central to our sense of well-being that our bodies function well and support our activities.  Most people intuitively understand what it takes to build and maintain a healthy body. It’s not complicated: eat right, exercise regularly, get rest. There is a little more to it […]

  • By Jordan Danz & Clare Jacky I’m beginning to think that that cooking is like a muscle. Now I know that sounds weird, but hear me out. When you exercise you are working your muscles and the more you do so, the more toned they become. Cooking is the same way: the more you do […]

  • By Jordan Danz, Claire Jacky One of our favorite topics to discuss over food, is, well… food. Food can be quite a loaded topic of conversation. We wax poetic for hours on the merits of locally procured food vs. America’s industrial food system. We debate the pros and cons of the Paleo diet, the vegan […]

Green Living
  • By Donna Mazzitelli An Associated Press investigation, reported in early 2014, announced that state regulators have confirmed more than 100 cases of well water contamination caused by oil and gas drilling over the past five years. The AP report by Kevin Begos was based on information provided by state regulators in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia […]

  • By Donna Mazzitelli About half of the liquid hand soaps sold in the U.S. contain antibacterial chemicals. The FDA announced in December 2013 proposed rules that could eliminate unnecessary and potentially dangerous products from the market — antibacterial hand soaps like those marketed by Dial, Softsoap, and CVS. If the FDA’s rule becomes final, it […]

  • By Donna Mazzitelli The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has called for cosmetic manufacturers to shed ingredients that disrupt the hormone system, cause allergies, and may accelerate skin cancer. EWG is challenging cosmetic companies to finally do away with the following culprits: 1. Phthalates. 2. Formaldehyde releasers. 3. Parabens. 4. Triclosan and triclocarban. 5. Retinyl palmitate and […]

New Perspectives
  • By Beth Buczynski Each year many of us vow to spend less, save more, and take more time to support the things that really matter in life. Perhaps you’re feeling the sting of holiday expenditures, or simply looking for a way to consume less. There’s no need to let these resolutions fade like your promise […]

  • By Cheryl Parker There is a new trend that many people feel is a great way to support local business while spreading good cheer to others and it may be coming to a coffee shop near you. It is called Suspended Coffees and this is how it works. A customer can tack an extra order […]

  • By Cheryl Parker When most countries celebrate a rock star, it is not usually a Buddhist nun, but in Nepal, Ani Choying Drolma is just that. The so-called “rock star nun” is not only treasured in Nepal but has been honored by fellow musicians all over the globe. Her fans include American singer Bonnie Raitt, […]

Spirituality
  • By John J. Murphy Whatever it is we do, whether we run a household, our own business, or work for a company, there is a “zentrepreneur” within us all: a soul seeking release and a creative idea seeking expression and manifestation. This is the heart and soul of our being — our human being! It […]

  • By Linda M. Potter Betsy Chasse opens her new book, Tipping Sacred Cows, with an in-your-face preface she calls, “How to Get Coldcocked by an Epiphany (or Waking Up Can Suck or Not Suck Depending on How you Handle your Shit).” It’s an appropriately loud introduction to a book (and an author) that’s anything but […]

  • By Phyllis Kennemer Dolphins are the most attractive and intriguing form of marine life. Jacques-Yves Cousteau  Although Jacques-Yves Cousteau garnered a lot of attention for his work with dolphins, he was not the first to become enchanted with these amazing creatures. Dolphins have held fascination for people since prehistoric times. They appear in ancient myths, […]

Wellness
  • By Leslie Carol Botha Our bodies operate by means of an exquisite network of communication, and when functioning properly, they provide us with a sense of peace and well-being. The communication network is a transfer /relay of signals from the brain through the nervous system to every cell in the body. Not only is our […]

  • By Ellen Wood Sometimes it’s the little things that make life so wonderful, and sometimes they might be as big as a cow! That happens to be true for me. There is a cow in my life and she brings me and others much joy and delight. What does a cow have to do with […]

  • By Phyllis Light Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Tired? Like you don’t have enough time or energy to get everything done? Life in today’s world can be quite exhausting, but perhaps not for the reasons you think. The culprit could be completely invisible and easily escape your awareness. Think about how often you interact with […]

Monthly Horoscope
  • ARIES (March 21st-April 20th) This is a month of romance and bliss!  You will feel like you are on a high and it is important not to jump too quick into relationships. Take time to get to know what it is you want.  Taking time to process new relationships and even new beginnings with old […]

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