My Conversation With Dr. Albert Amao Soria, Author Of Awaken The Power Within: In Defense Of Self-Help

Click Here To Listen Albert Amao Soria The $12 billion self-help industry is under constant attack for pedaling false miracles to duped believers. But sociologist Albert Amao demonstrates that Americans eagerly support self-help books, seminars, and programs because, under the right conditions, these things work. Sociologist Albert Amao analyzes the accuracy of self-help and positive-thinking claims in this groundbreaking--and wholly unexpected--exploration of what works, what doesn't, and why. "Regarding my personal experience," Amao writes, "I can testify that positive thinking and positive action have worked wonderfully for me. Born in a poor Latin-American country into a very impoverished family with both parents practically illiterate, I was the oldest of five children. I started working when [...]

My Conversation With ABC New Anchor Dan Harris, Author Of Meditation For Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-To Book

Click Here To Listen Dan Harris THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF 10% HAPPIER Too busy to meditate? Can’t turn off your brain? Curious about mindfulness but more comfortable in the gym? This book is for you. You’ll also get access to guided audio meditations on the 10% Happier app, to jumpstart your practice from day one. ABC News anchor Dan Harris used to think that meditation was for people who collect crystals, play Ultimate Frisbee, and use the word “namaste” without irony. After he had a panic attack on live television, he went on a strange and circuitous journey that ultimately led him to become one of meditation’s most vocal public [...]

“Live From Sydney Australia”- My Conversation With Sarah Wilson, Author Of First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Journey Through Anxiety

Click Here To Listen Sarah Wilson The New York Times bestselling author of I Quit Sugar transforms cultural perceptions of the mental health issue of our age—anxiety—viewing this widespread condition not as a burdensome affliction but as a powerful spiritual teacher that can deepen our lives. While reading psychiatrist Kay Redfield Jamison’s groundbreaking account of bipolar disorder An Unquiet Mind, Sarah Wilson discovered an ancient Chinese proverb that would change her life: To conquer a beast, you must first make it beautiful. Wilson, a bestselling author, journalist, and entrepreneur, had spent years struggling with her own beast: chronic anxiety. And the words of this proverb would become the key to understanding her condition. First, We [...]

My Conversation With Nadene Joy, Author Of Uncover Your Purpose: Heal And Share Your Gifts With The World

Click Here To Listen Nadene Joy Are you feeling stuck? Lacking direction and purpose? You know you have gifts, but feel like something is missing? Each and every one of us has been given a unique God-given purpose to fulfill here on Earth. Yet you may feel like your life is at a standstill--stuck in a meaningless routine. Many obstacles and past experiences can paralyze you, keeping you stagnant for years, even decades. Every day, I experience miracles with my clients. I wrote this book so you can all experience these life-changing results. This book teaches you how to discover your life purpose and experience transformative change, one step at a time. It includes powerful [...]

My Conversation With Chester Santos, Author Of Mastering Memory: Techniques To Turn Your Brain From A Sieve To A Sponge

Click Here To Listen Chester Santos Improve your memory immediately, using these proven techniques taught by a former US National Memory Champion. Names. Addresses. Where you left your keys. What would you like to remember? Mastering Memory can help! Chester Santos, the 2008 US National Memory Champion and one of the foremost experts in the field, lays out his techniques for total recall, including the story method, the body method, the journey method, and the phonetic alphabet system. Santos presents his effective strategies in a lively and accessible way, focusing on their practical value to your career and your personal life.

My Conversation With Maia Duerr, Author Of Work That Matters: Create A Livelihood That Reflects Your Core Intention

Click Here To Listen Maia Duerr So many of us feel trapped in wage slavery and deadened to our true talents and life’s purpose. Or we’ve wandered through dozens of jobs and are left feeling adrift and without meaning in our lives. Livelihood is a source of great suffering for way too many. Author and longtime meditator Maia Duerr wandered through several professions and dozens of jobs (including alfalfa sprout packer and Buddhist chaplain) before she finally unlocked a combination of work that was deeply fulfilling and sustainable. These experiences provided her with rich material to examine the emotional, psychological, and cultural barriers to creating work that expressed her life’s core intention, what she calls [...]

Dr. Traci Stein, Author Of The Everything Guide To Integrative Pain Management: Conventional And Alternative Therapies For Managing Pain – Discover New Treatments, Regulate … Stress, and Nurture Your Body And Mind Chats On DrAlvin.com

Click Here To Listen Traci Stein Living with pain can be a daily struggle. If you are suffering from chronic pain, sometimes even small tasks can be difficult to accomplish. But there is hope. With The Everything Guide to Integrative Pain Management, you'll learn about the different options for managing pain with an integrative plan, that can include conventional therapies, such as medications, devices, or procedures, with natural and mind-body therapies, such as biofeedback, meditation, proper nutrition, exercise, and more. Including information on: Talking to health care professionals and loved ones about pain The role of diet and exercise in pain management Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to reduce pain severity and improve coping Yoga, [...]

Gretchen Steidle, Author Of Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation Chats On DrAlvin.com

Click Here To Listen Gretchen Ki Steidle-Leading From Within A roadmap for integrating mindfulness into every aspect of social change: how to lead transformation with compassion for the needs and perspectives of all people. Gretchen Steidle knows first-hand the personal transformation that mindfulness practice can bring. But she doesn't believe that transformation stops at personal wellbeing. In Leading from Within, Steidle describes the ways that personal investment in self-awareness shapes leaders who are able to inspire change in others, build stronger relationships, and design innovative and more sustainable solutions. Steidle argues that both personal and societal transformation are essential for a just society, and with this book she offers a roadmap for integrating mindfulness into [...]

Debbie Ford, Author Of Your Holiness: Discover the Light Within Chats On DrAlvin.com

Click Here To Listen Arielle Ford-Debbie Ford Introduction by Marianne Williamson Foreword by Arielle Ford A recently discovered unpublished work by the beloved spiritual teacher and #1 New York Times bestselling author in which she reflects on the astonishing holiness that resides in each of us. "What you are seeking at the deepest level exists inside of you, in the quietude of your own inner world, in the privacy of your own sweet heart. So now it’s your responsibility, your holy responsibility, to encode your consciousness with thoughts, feelings and images that will support you in creating the perfect internal environment to cultivate a deep and intimate relationship with the one you call God. This [...]