“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” Albert Schweitzer

“Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” Napoleon Hill

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 [...]