Mindful Money by Jonathan K. DeYoe

Mindful Money by Jonathan K Deyoe

Being wealthy might not make you happy but it is near impossible to make money unless you do so by focusing upon happiness first. Such is the tenet of Buddhist and financial advisor Jonathan DeYoe who, in his book Mindful Money sets out to guide his readers through the intricacies, obstacles, challenges and pitfalls of wealth creation. In his book DeYoe poses that fundamental question that everyone working a spiritual path has had to face at one time or another which is “How do we develop a serene relationship with…

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Psychotherapy East and West by Alan Watts

Psychotherapy East and West by Alan Watts

Psychotherapy East and West was originally published in 1961 and was the culmination of the author’s thirty years research into the varying divergent nature of Eastern and Western spiritualities. At the point of the book’s inception very few had dared to attempt to reconcile the loose Western approach to self-analysis through psychotherapy with the stricter disciplines inherent within Buddhism, Vedanta, Yoga, and Taoism. Inspired by such works as Richard Wilhelm’s The Secret of the Golden Flower (1929) and Geraldine’s Yoga and Western Psychology i(1934) Watts felt encouraged to share his own ideas in…

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Finding a Way to God and Thomas Merton with author Matthew Fox

Matthew Fox

In this interview author and theologian Matthew Fox discusses his search for God and his fascination for Thomas Merton. Matthew Fox is an internationally acclaimed theologian and spiritual maverick who has spent the past forty years revolutionizing Christian theology, taking on patriarchal religion, and advocating for a creation-centered spirituality of compassion, justice, and resacralizing of the earth. He has written more than thirty books, which have sold over 1.5 million copies in sixty languages. He lives in Oakland, CA. Q. What inspired you to write a book about Thomas Merton?…

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Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself – An Interview with Roger Housden

Roger Housden

Does life need to be so hard or can we afford to ease up a little? Author Roger Housden explains why he thinks we can and must stop the struggle. Roger Housden is the author of Dropping the Struggle and numerous other books, including the best-selling Ten Poems series, which began in 2001 with Ten Poems to Change Your Life and ended with Ten Poems to Say Goodbye in 2012. He offers writing workshops, both live and online, with an emphasis on self-discovery and exploration. Visit him online at www.RogerHousden.com.…

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Stay in the Moment with Tom Sterner

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Q. What inspired you to write Fully Engaged? A. In 2012 New World Library published the second edition of my first book The Practicing Mind. In that book I discussed what I had learned through many years of studying both Eastern thought and modern sports psychology. The main reason I had put so much time into this study was a quest to solve my own struggle with lack of discipline and impatience about reaching my goals. One of the things that fascinated me was the fact that both entities had…

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From Broke to Happiness – An Interview With Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett

Sam Bennett is the author of Start Right Where You Are and Get It Done. She created The Organized Artist Company to help creative people get unstuck and achieve their goals. She is a writer, actor, teacher, and creativity/productivity specialist who has counseled thousands of artists and entrepreneurs on their way to success. Visit her online http://www.startrightwhereyouare.com. Interview Q. Just twenty years ago, you were depressed, broke, exhausted, and fed up with yourself. What changed? A. I realized that the only way to be happy in the future was to…

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Discover the Life You Were Born to Live by Chetan Parkyn

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I can remember quite clearly a moment in my life when I realized nothing made sense to me, that everything I had done and was doing seemed out of tune, even meaningless. I was sitting alone at a campfire in the shelter of a small group of pine trees in the highlands of Kenya, enjoying the first opportunity to be by myself in over a year. My father had died eighteen months before, and I knew I had not come to terms with his passing, especially considering how I had…

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