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Non Fiction, Self-help, Sustainability

APR 29: Simplify—How to Stay Sane in a World Going Mad with Bob Hillary

Written pre-COVID-19 days, Bob Hillary’s newly released book Simplify: How to Stay Sane in a World Going Mad couldn’t come at a better time. He describes it as a simple survival guide to help you stay sane and thrive during these chaotic times.

Today Bob tells us his biggest takeaway from living totally off the grid for over two years in the Welsh mountains. We look at technology addiction and digital detox. Bob shares thoughts  on SLOW living, living from the heart, spirituality — and why this is a good time to look inward, so that when the Corona Virus pandemic is over, you can make different choices.

Bob Hillary is a singer-songwriter, author, earth protector, and permaculturist. He’s a passionate advocate of the Live Simply movement spreading around the globe. And a keen practitioner of yoga, meditation, and living naturally.

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Health & Wellness, Personal Development, Self-help

Oct 01: Trauma Heart with Judy Crane & Fearless Path with Leah Guy

Pivots. Turning points. A-ha awakenings. We all have them, and today’s guests’ pivotal moments changed their own lives, and drove them to help thousands of others through the power of healing.

Trauma therapist Judy Crane blends science, case studies, and her own wisdom in The Trauma Heart: We Are Not Bad People Trying to Be Good, We Are Wounded People Trying to Heal – Stories of Survival, Hope, and HealingFrom drugs and alcohol, to overeating, PTSD, and stuffing down emotions until they explode, Judy shares why we must change our trauma story, and how we can heal in ‘our own’ way.

In The Fearless Path: A Radical Awakening To Emotional Healing and Inner Peace, Leah Guy says traditional therapies kept her stuck. She’ll reveal her own awakening on today’s show, and tell you why she believes detachment is not the answer to end all suffering.

As a health educator, spiritual teacher, and intuitive healer, Leah’s also known as the modern sage.

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Health & Wellness, Personal Development, Self-help, Women's Issues

MAY 21: Dr. Laurie Nadel’s Coping with Disaster & Jalaja Bonheim’s The Magic of Circlework

Disaster strikes.  Media Swarms.  The cameras leave.  Then your real story begins.  Journalist and psychotherapist Dr. Laurie Nadel offers a psychological roadmap through cycles of shock and trauma to help readers discover new meaning, renewal, and peace after catastrophe strikes in The Five Gifts: Discovering Healing, Hope and Strength When Disaster Strikes.

After losing her home to Hurricane Sandy, Dr. Nadel ran long-term support groups for survivors.  She has reported for Newsweek, and written stories for CBS, ABC News, and Reuters.

Next, if you have ever been prone to anxiety, depression, addiction or moments of rage, you might be suffering from Spiritual Famine.  In The Magic of Circlework: The Practice Women from Around the World Are Using to Heal and Empower ThemselvesJalaja Bonheim, PhD., explains how to tap into the Circlework’s healing powers, and why the circle remains a powerful structure to connect to ancient wisdom.

Jalaja is an internationally acclaimed speaker and award winning author, and one of the world’s foremost experts in the use of circle gatherings as a tool for healing.

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Personal Development, Psychology, Relationships

Oct 10: 1] Win Any Argument While Keeping Your Cool 2] The New Science of Love 3] Break the Cycle of Sex Addiction

 

Today, Vicki talks with George N. Collins, the founder and director of Compulsion Solutions, a counseling service for men who suffer from sexually compulsive behavior. Collins is a former sex addict who overcame his compulsions, and earned his Masters in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University. His new book is titled Breaking the Cycle: Free Yourself from Sex Addiction, Porn Obsession, and Shame.

Also, become an expert in the mysterious and powerful art of the argument and win every time! And later, learn how to apply your brain to re-kindle a fading love!

Larry King says it is “one of the most important books you’ve read in a long time.” Robert Mayer is no stranger to argument. He received both his business and law degrees from UCLA-Berkeley and his firm represents clients both big and small, negotiating deals on practically anything. His vast experience shows in his new book How To Win Any Argument: Without Raising Your Voice, Losing Your Cool, or Coming To Blows. He introduces the reader to the art of the argument and how to tackle the “new normal.”

Nationally known clinical psychologist Dr. Fran Cohen Praver recognizes the simple truth that everyone wants to love and be loved. She also recognizes that it’s that very truth that causes so much hurt when love falters and relationships begin to drown. In her new book, The New Science of Love: How Understanding Your Brain’s Wiring Can Help Rekindle Your Relationship, Dr. Praver draws on cutting edge neurological findings and her twenty years as a therapist to prove that we can use our brains to pull love from the edge of the cliff and bring it back into our lives.

 

 

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