• 01:59

    power of perception with Paul Hume Brewster

    in Spirituality

    had studied to be an accountant, but found the business world not to be of my liking, so became a teacher of accounting instead, and taught for 22 years before retiring at 57 to write about what I had learned over a period of approximately 25 – 30 years. I had bought many spiritual books in which I found the answers I was seeking, and spent many years studying them, particularly A Course in Miracles and Love Without End – Jesus Speaks, authored by Glenda Green. I came to understand that much of what we have been taught by the church and the sciences that dealt with the universe was open to question, and in the end, had a strong desire to put my thoughts about the universe, the mind/body relationship, ego, and consciousness into a book where I could draw all that I’d read in other spiritual books together so as to bring a more unified understanding of who we are, what our purpose is, and the reason we are here to the people, and so wrote The Profound Truth of Divine Existence – A New Modern Teaching.
    I have not openly discussed much of what is in the book I have written with people, except for my youngest son. He became a sounding board for my concepts and ideas, and I spent a number of years talking with him during the evenings at home here, in order to hear what he thought of them, and to also clarify in my own mind how to present them in a manner that could be understood by those who sought the spiritual path to life. Some of it is quite complex, and requires an open mind if one wishes to accept the concepts into their being.
    I have written my second book Innocent and True Perception, but it has not been published yet, and probably won’t be until later in the year, as I wish to see how my first book goes.

  • 02:00

    Power of Perception with Jamie Blue Sun Yellow Sky

    in Spirituality

    Here's a little bit about the book:


     


    Hailed as “One of the best technical painters of our time” by an L.A. Times critic, 27-year-old Aubrey Johnson is finally gaining traction with her work. But as she weaves through what should be a celebration of her art, a single nagging echo of her doctor’s words refuses to stay silent—there is no cure. In less than eight weeks Aubrey is going blind. 

    Traveling on a one-way ticket around the world with childhood friend Jeff Anderson, Aubrey is in complete denial. But a blindfolded game of tasting foreign foods in China jolts her into confronting the reality of her situation. So begins her quest. 

    In this adult coming-of-age story, Aubrey struggles to make sense of her crippling diagnosis. But on her journey she finds a deeper understanding of herself and her life—sometimes fragmented and complex, but always with relentless truth. 


     


    The theme of the book is perception. It's about how our perceptions are changed by circumstances we have no control over and how overcome obstacles by changing the way we perceive new challenges

  • 01:00

    power of perception with Alina Sayre

    in Spirituality

    Alina Sayre began her literary career chewing on board books. Now she is the award-winning author of The Voyages of the Legend, a fantasy series for ages 9-14. Her first novel, The Illuminator’s Gift, won a silver medal for Best First Book in the 2014 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards and received a 5-star review from Reader’s Favorite. Book 2, The Illuminator’s Test, released in December 2014. Her books tell stories of kids who demonstrate courage, faith, and imagination amidst fantastical settings and adventures. Alina is a member of the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and wears many different hats as an author, editor, educator, and speaker. On her blog, she writes about everything from teaching kids to love reading, to the snafus of the writing life, to the love of all things orange. When not writing, Alina enjoys hiking, photography, and reading under blankets. When she grows up, she would like to live in a castle with a large library.


    Check out Alina's books on Amazon: www.amazon.com/author/alinasayre


    And visit her website: www.alinasayre.com


    My 2nd book, The Illuminator's Test, is now available on Amazon!


     


     


     

  • 00:57

    power of perception with S.C. Alban

    in Spirituality

     


    Short Bio.


    S.C. Alban was born and raised in Northern California. After graduating from San Francisco State University, where she majored in English literature, S.C. Alban travelled for a year. She ultimately moved back to Northern California where she obtained two Education Specialist credentials and a M.A. in Education. However, her passion for writing never died.


    After reading an article about another writer’s success story, she was inspired to write again for pleasure. Motivated to push her skills to the next level, she began to develop her first novel. Her first break came when some of her poetry was published in Coalesce Literary Magazine, an online publication. And though it took many years of revision and re-crafting (and many rejection letters), her novel, A Life Without Living, was picked up by Solstice Shadows. A Life Without Living is a paranormal urban fantasy and debuted on December 5, 2014.


    Most recently, the first of five short stories in a series titled The Woman Inside was published in February 2015, by Summer Solstice. Unlike A Life Without Living, The Woman Inside series comments on various contemporary women’s issues. The first story, Sara, has had a stretch in the Amazon Best Sellers Top 100 List for its specific category.


    These days, S.C. spends every minute she can squeeze into imagining fantastic realities for her characters, who are very real parts of her life. She is an avid hiker, loves to garden and a relentless dreamer. Both of S.C.’s titles are available through Amazon and the Solstice Publishing website. Additionally, A Life Without Living is available on Barnes and Noble online.


     

  • 00:01

    power of perception with Jimmy Packers

    in Spirituality

    Jimmy is a unique artist with over 20 years in the music industry. He has worked with such artists as Zebra, the Good Rats, Steve Morse, Robin Trower, Blackfoot, Wendy O. Williams, Loudness, Queensryche and producers Nile Rogers and Tom Werman.
    Don't bother looking for a pigeonhole into which Jimmy Packes will fit. He just lives to rock and he rocks out how he wants. Which means he gets heavy with hard rock and metal, lays out the soulful blues grooves and just keeps it real with honest, straight up rock-and-roll energy. Packes packs a sound that sucker punches you in the gut and leaves you bleeding and begging for more.
    Packes has been courted to play guitar for Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N Roses, Never the Bride, Faith No More, David Lee Roth, 21 Guns and others. Touring has carried him across the country and around the world. Packes is also the co-owner of Azimuth Jag Records (New York and London). The UK press declared him one of the leading instrumental guitarists on the globe following the release of his “Axxe to Grind” release and he was also invited to the Montreaux Jazz Festival. He has announced the forthcoming release of new music and is spending time teaching guitar, bass, band classes and vocal coaching at The Music Vault Academy in Southern California. Packes co-owns and is head engineer/producer at Holy Grail Studios at Nyack, NY.  
    “Guitarists at the pinnacle of their craft are few and far between. Let's just say it's been a long time since someone like Packes has come along and there aren't too many like him.”


     

  • 01:00

    power of perception with writer Tannis Laidlaw

    in Spirituality

    Bio for Tannis Laidlaw


    Tannis was born in Canada then emigrated to New Zealand to do various degrees in Psychology/Psychiatry. She started writing early (a soppy poem published in her High School Yearbook) but quickly turned to academic writing. Some sixty publications on, she began the fun of writing fiction.


     


    In the meantime, she worked as an OT, a psychologist or a researcher in large mental hospitals or universities, in community psychiatry, in forensic psychology, and in private practice.


     


    Somehow she accumulated eight novels on her hard drive before she thought some might be publishable. Recently her agent has found her a publisher, and she now has a contract to write two murder mysteries. She published PUMPKIN EATER with a small NZ publisher, then self-published BYE BABY BUNTING and recently HALF TRUTHS AND WHOLE LIES.


     


    PUMPKIN EATER is the story of the aftermath of a woman who snapped, a woman who was both physically and emotionally abused in the past, who broke away from her awful husband by throwing him down the stairs leaving him in a pool of blood, then escaping. Great fun to write!


     


    BYE BABY BUNTING centres around a young university student who becomes an ‘unwed mother’, is pressured to give up her baby for adoption, then steals her back again. Like PUMPKIN EATER, this is a psychological thriller.


     


    HALF TRUTHS AND WHOLE LIES takes place in an English medical school where our protagonist has been head-hunted to lead a research team. She encounters a bully for a boss, a woman who will stop at nothing to gain the prestige she wants. Workplace bullies have long fascinated Tannis…


     


     She also wrote and published CUT THE CARBS, CUT THE GUT, a review, put into layman’s language, of the science behind a largely unacknowledged diet for health and weight loss.


     

  • 01:00

    power of perception with Dr. Nicola Bird

    in Spirituality

     


     


     



    Dr. Nicola Bird is a new generation psychotherapist who successfully pioneered Self-Imaging Therapy™ (SIT), her ground-breaking approach to personal transformation and brain retraining. During her twenty years of practice, Dr. Bird has introduced innovative techniques to help people change and empower their lives in a fast moving pace. Her one-of-a-kind method gives people the tools to free themselves from negative tapes, limitations, and fears. And the great news: she can work with you wherever you are via Skype or online video. She is the host of the web series, “Out on the Limb with Dr. Nicola Bird” and the radio show, “Out on the Limb Radio”. She is also the author of “The Boomerang Effect: How You Can Take Charge of Your Life.” Dr. Bird has been featured in magazines throughout the world and has been interviewed on international radio and television shows.  


     

  • 00:59

    power of perception with Joel Hunter Gun

    in Spirituality

    Joel Hunter Gun Bio -


    As a horror fiction writer of the macabre, dread, and terror, I’m also a father of one, a freelance copyeditor and proofreader, a BBA student, and a recording engineer graduate. For the past ten years, I have been bouncing back and forth between living in Ohio, Arizona, and West Virginia. Aside from working to publish new and upcoming short stories, right now I’m working to release my debut horror fiction novel. Considering it a work of art more than a novel, for over twenty years I’ve meticulously planned and structured its inner workings to make it a masterpiece that horror fans will deem irresistible.


    It took me a while to figure it out, but after jumping around with heavy metal and rap music dreams for so many years of my life (writing hundreds and hundreds of song lyrics), I discovered that, all along, writing horror fiction stories was my true calling. I cannot think of anything better than to spook, scare, terrorize, and to morbidly entertain my horror craving fans. I have always lived for my writing, and my hope is that my fans can see that in my work."

    In the past, envisioning it to be a learning experience, I have published close to a dozen short stories on my former website at joelhuntergun.com(currently, joelhuntergun-horror-fiction-stories.com).

  • 01:00

    power of perception with Doctor Terry Gordon

    in Spirituality

    Dr. Terry A. Gordon graduated from Emory University with a degree in Psychology. Having completed his medical school training at what is now known as the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, a rotating internship at Doctors Hospital, Internal Medicine training at Akron General Medical Center, he then completed his Invasive Cardiology Fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.


    One of his missions in life is saving the lives of our most precious resource, our children. After the tragic death of Josh Miller, a 15-year old football player at Barberton High School, Dr. Gordon, as then president of the Summit County Ohio American Heart Association helped to raise the funds to place automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in every junior and high school. His community became the first county of its size in the nation to do so. For his efforts, the American Heart Association named him the National Physician of the Year 2002.


    Through God’s direction, Terry has continued on his life’s path. In 2005, he was instrumental in procuring from the state of Ohio, $2.5 million. With a partnership with the American Heart Association and Akron General Medical Center, over 2,200 AEDs were placed in schools throughout the state of Ohio. He then convinced the state legislature to allocate an additional $2.5 million needed to complete the task of placing over 4500 devices in Ohio schools. This initiative included the cost of the AED, training five individuals in each school in the use of AEDs and CPR, as well as aligning the schools with their local paramedic units. Over 15,000 individuals received this training. Fifteen lives have been saved as a direct result of this initiative.

  • 01:56

    power of perception with Anicca

    in Spirituality

    Anicca is a visionary and seeker of truth. She is a holistic health leader and raw food/superfood, cleansing/juice fasting and fitness expert. Her innate understanding of the importance of tending to not only the physical body but to the mind and the soul as a requirement of health and consciousness is what sets her apart from many. She is innovative and sees beyond the limitations of duality.
    Anicca draws her expertise in fitness and athleticism from a background in figure skating, Ice Dance.
    Having trained in ballet, modern, yoga, gymnastics, swimming, track and field and weight training she has developed a unique style and method of training that involves a lot of variation and incorporates plyometric, functional training, interval training, yoga , pilates, dance, to improve balance, flexibility, agility, cardiovascular endurance, increase strength, power and speed while increasing long lean muscle mass. She trains with precision, discipline, focus and motivation, helping to break down physical and mental barriers and achieve new levels of health and fitness. She is a living example of how a vegetarian/vegan/raw diet supports not only anti-aging but athletic performance and overall vitality.
    Anicca holds certification in Personal Training, National Level Coaching- Figure Skating, Lifeguard/Swim Instructor and BFA. Her professional development includes 20 years of study and practice of Yoga philosophy/asanas, meditation, the use of medicinal herbs/plants, and Reiki. She is inspired by ancient civilizations of Egypt, the ancient teachings of India and Tibet, Quantum Physics, New Biology and has studied the work/teachings of Bruce Lipton, Tom Campbell, Gregg Braden, Paramahansa Yogananda, Kirpal Singh, Barbara Ann Brennan, and Tom Kenyon. Her writing has been published in various online publications and she has worked with National Level competitive athletes. Anicca is available for educational and public speaking events

  • 00:52

    Power of Perception with Carol McKibben writer

    in Spirituality

     


    Carol McKibben Bio:
     


    Carol McKibben was a magazine publisher for 20+ years. She has published Luke’s Tale, Riding Through Itand Snow Blood Season 1. Luke’s Tale and Snow Blood are targeted to a YA market. Luke’s Tale was included in the Summer Solstice Top 12 Book Pick List. Carol writes from the heart of a dog’s eyes. Her books help support her dog rescue efforts and focus on unconditional love. Carol and her Labradoodle Neo and Labrador Retriever Binks are currently working on Snow Blood Season 2. Go tohttp://www.carolmckibben.com or email carol@mckibben.com.


     

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