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Entries for October 2013

Thursday, October 31, 2013
5 Reasons I Take Retreats by guest blogger Renée Trudeau
By Samy AbulEla

Are you listening to your life? What is it trying to tell you?

Stephen Cope, MSW, author and director of Kripalu’s Institute for Extraordinary Living says retreats don’t change our lives as much as they change where we stand in relationship to our lives — and our capacity to see the hidden possibilities there.(READ MORE)

health & wellness
Friday, October 25, 2013
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE DIE — A talk with Echo Bodine
By Samy AbulEla

Psychic medium, spiritual healer, and bestselling author Echo Bodine talks about her new book WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE DIE: A Psychic's Exploration of Death, Heaven, and the Soul's Journey After Death.


Thursday, October 17, 2013
By Samy AbulEla

What’s your book, Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations about?

It’s about how people are rediscovering ancient philosophy today and putting it to use in their lives. People are realizing that philosophy for the ancient Greeks and Romans was not some abstract theoretical exercise but a very practical and accessible form of therapy for the emotions. Cicero, the Roman politician and philosopher, said, “There is a medical art for the soul, and its name is philosophy.” Socrates said that all he taught his students was how to take care of their souls — which is the origin of the word psychotherapy, which literally means “care of the soul.”(READ MORE)

personal growth
Thursday, October 10, 2013
THE CREATIVE COMPASS — An Interview with Dan Millman and Sierra Prasada
By Samy AbulEla
We hope you'll enjoy this interview with Dan Millman and Sierra Prasada, authors of The Creative Compass: Writing Your Way from Inspiration to Publication.


Dan Millman
Thursday, October 03, 2013
Two Fears That Are Bad for Your Health by guest blogger Nancy Anderson
By Samy AbulEla

If you suffer from chronic health problems, your distress may be rooted in the fear of poverty and the fear of criticism. These two terrorists can keep you stuck in a job or business you hate, and relationships that drain the life out of you. To get past these gatekeepers to healthy living, confront your fears head-on. Once you look at what you fear and why, you can take the action that moves fear out of the way.(READ MORE)

personal growth