Soul Contracts: Find Harmony And Unlock Your Brilliance By Danielle MacKinnon chats with Dr. Alvin

Danielle MacKinnon Click Here To Listen Stop worrying and start living. This entirely new approach to life helps you recognize and release hidden barriers in your soul that are blocking the way to true happiness and success. How many times have you wondered why, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t keep a relationship? Can’t stay healthy? Can’t make enough money? Can’t find happiness? Have you ever stopped to think—perhaps there is some other force at work? In Soul Contracts, intuitive coach and consultant Danielle MacKinnon helps you recognize and release the energetic barriers lodged deep in your soul, called soul contracts. Born out of despair, fear, pain, or anger, a soul contract [...]

Change Your Story, Change Your Life: Using Shamanic And Jungian Tools To Achieve Personal Transformation By Carl Greer chats with Dr. Alvin

Carl Greer Click Here To Listen Change Your Story, Change Your Life is a practical self-help guide to personal transformation using traditional shamanic techniques combined with journaling and Carl Greer’s method for dialoguing that draws upon Jungian active imagination. The exercises inspire readers to work with insights and energies derived during the use of modalities that tap into the unconscious so that they may consciously choose the changes they would like to make in their lives and begin implementing them.

Be Nobody By Lama Marut chats with Dr. Alvin

Lama Marut Click Here To Listen This follow-up to A Spiritual Renegade’s Guide to the Good Life calls for the biggest revolution of all: the overthrow of our obsessive quest to be somebody. Like boardwalk tourists poking their faces through two-dimensional cutouts of the muscle man and bathing beauty, we are all desperately trying to be somebody, to be “special.” No one wants to be a loser, a small fry, a big zero. But maybe we’ve got it all wrong. With an edgy tone and radical perspective, Lama Marut shows that the quest to distinguish ourselves is the true cause of our dissatisfaction, and it continually leaves us feeling isolated and alone. Drawing from the [...]

Sea Trials: A Lone Sailor’s Race Toward Race By Peter Bourke chats with Dr. Alvin

Peter Bourke Click Here To Listen Three years after his wife's death, Peter Bourke bought a boat--even though he had never learned to sail. In 2009, Peter entered the Oldest Singlehanded Trans-Atlantic Race at age 58. Sea Trials is the account of those 40 days of racing on his 44-foot sailboat Rubicon. Told with grace, insight, and humility, the book bares both the boredom and adventure of racing solo and provides insights to the value of going to sea. The author is donating all author payments to the Semper Fi Fund, an organization that provides assistance to injured soldiers, sailors, and marines and to their families.  

One Small Step Can Change Your Life By Robert Maurer chats with Dr. Alvin

Robert Maurer-The Kaizen Way Click Here To Listen   The essential guide to kaizen—the art of making great and lasting change through small, steady steps—is now repackaged as an impulse paperback with a dazzling new cover that speaks to its proper positioning as a self-help/inspiration title that’s applicable to business as well. Written by Dr. Robert Maurer, a psychologist on the staff of both the University of Washington School of Medicine and Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center, and an expert on kaizen who speaks and consults nationally, One Small Step Can Change Your Life is the gentle but potent way to effect change. It is for anyone who wants to lose weight. Or quit smoking. [...]

Happiness: The Art Of Living With Peace, Confidence And Joy By Douglas A. Smith chats with Dr. Alvin

Douglas Smith Click Here To Listen In the midst of a successful business career, Doug Smith received life-altering news that set him on an entirely new journey to understand what leads to truly joyful, meaningful living-in other words, what leads to happiness. Through research and study, he began to understand that what the most joyful among us have in common is that they remember the past with peace, anticipate the future with confidence, and live in the present with joy and exuberance. Additionally, he discovered that what gives them this perspective is a set of skills that they consistently, even if subconsciously, practice. He also realized that he is not particularly good at several of [...]

First Intelligence: Using The Science & Spirit Of Intuition By Simone Wright chats with Dr. Alvin

Simone Wright Click Here To Listen   Each day, we are bombarded with data and opinions, and each day we must make choices that steer us toward our own best approach to life. And, according to Simone Wright, we often forget or don’t understand how to use the best tool available: our intuition, which is our “first intelligence” that can cut through the chatter to inherent wisdom. She explains that intuition is an innate and universal biological and energetic function that can be used like a human GPS system to guide us toward effective action and peak performance. Riveting examples and powerful exercises demonstrate how we can use this “sixth sense” as naturally as any, [...]

The White Boy Confessions By Marcus Valdespino chats with Dr. Alvin

Marcus Valdespino   Click Here To Listen The White Boy Confessions is the powerful autobiography of Marcus Valdespino and deals with gang life and violence in San Antonio and such controversial subjects as race relations, poverty, and interracial crime. The first 29 years of Valdespino's was compelling and tragic. He witnessed his father's drug dealing to high profile people and Marcus, unfortunately followed in his footsteps. Valdespino's story shows the worst of humanity and is chilling in its depiction of sex and violence and heartfelt, poignant and sad in its betrayal of the rite of passage of a young person growing up in this world. The White Boys Confessions is also extremely powerful in its [...]

Discovering Your Soul Signature: A 33-Day Path To Purpose, Passion & Joy By Panache Desai chats with Dr. Alvin

Panache Desai Click Here To Listen   Your soul signature is your spiritual DNA—it is who you are at your core, the most authentic part of you, your singular contribution to this world. And yet we reject our authentic selves. We allow our soul signature to become blocked by any number of emotional obstacles that life throws in our path: anger, fear, guilt, shame, sadness, despair. Any or all of these feelings overtake us and create a density, a heaviness that doesn’t permit us to embrace who we truly are, deep inside. We are energetic beings, Panache Desai reminds us, and emotions are energy in motion. When we are blocked we feel unworthy, less than, [...]