Tarot for Self-transformation by Sahar Huneidi-Palmer

Tarot for Self-transformation is a wonderfully concise guide to learning the Tarot.  Sahar Huneidi-Palmer’s many years of studying, coaching, and  giving readings for others shine through this book, and we reap the benefits of her learning. Through examples and exercises, the author really shows how it is possible to turn imagination into intuition to transform and craft the life that you want.

Tarot for Self-transformation is beautifully illustrated, inviting the reader to linger over the images and reflect over their meaning. Using simple exercises, Sahar teaches us how to use our fascination with the images and our imagination to open up to our own inner guidance to interpret the cards. There are concise depictions of the role and symbolism of each card, as well as modern takes on each ancient symbol.

Throughout the book the author builds our understanding layer by layer, from the Major Arcana through the importance of the numerology of the minor cards. What could be daunting for the beginner is made easy, and the reader is rewarded with growing confidence in their own skills at working with the cards. Tarot for Self-transformation will amply repay reading and re-reading several times.


The Story of Gaia by Jude Currivan, Ph.D.

Gaia is a quiet powerhouse of research and consciousness. Jude Currivan’s premise, that the earth is a sentient, evolving being that has been supporting and participating in our own human evolution for thousands of years, is luminous in scope and hopeful in its message for navigating these changeable times.

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Tuesdays in Jail: What I learned Teaching Journaling to Inmates by Tina Welling

Incarcerated men and women have little to with their time. They are alone with few distractions outside of meals and bed checks and so there is opportunity for one’s attention to go inward. Journaling is a wonderful tool for examining the inner life. Writing with pencil and paper engages the body, the mind, the emotions. Putting language to thoughts and feelings brings them from the unconscious where they can work us to our awareness where we can work with them. I

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The Full Spirit Workout by Kate Eckman

We all understand the basics of physical fitness, and many resources teach mindfulness, business skills, and entrepreneurial chutzpah. But often undermining these goals are less-tangible roadblocks — mental and emotional baggage, deep-seated insecurity, self-judgment, and overwhelming stress and anxiety.

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Life is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age

| by Cheryl Shainmark

In his new book Life is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age Feiler notes that the idea that we’ll have one job, one relationship, one source of happiness for most of our lives is outdated, and that we now live in a non-linear world that forces us to make transitions. While this trend has been occurring for some time, what is new right now is that the whole world is going through these transitions at once. How we face these life altering changes, and what tools we can use to help the process these events is at the core of this book.

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Spiritual Experiences in Lucid Dreams by Clare R. Johnson, author of Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Lucid Dreaming

In lucid dreams, we are aware that we are dreaming, and with this awareness, we can guide and shape the dream, or go with the flow of events. We may find ourselves flying over magnificent vistas, breathing underwater, transforming into an eagle, hugging a much missed deceased friend, or simply soaking up the astonishingly real imagery and sensations of being conscious in a dream world. When we engage lucidly with our dreams, we illuminate them from within.

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Coyote Wisdom: The Power of Story in Healing by Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona

| by Cheryl Shainmark

According to the author, we each contain our own hidden wisdom for how to change or heal, but it is the healer’s job to pull that knowledge out. The right story challenges our hidden assumptions, (that change is not possible, or that there is no way out or only one way out), by presenting us with new possibilities. Mehl-Madrona says that stories are alchemy — if we hear enough stories about transformation then we can’t help but transform. This is powerful stuff, as is the idea that biology follows context — and Coyote Wisdom is a beautiful and powerful book.”

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The Mouth-Body Connection by Gerald P. Curatola, DDS

| by Cheryl Shainmark

The Mouth-Body Connection is a must read – whether you are suffering from chronic disease, or just want to bring your health to a new level, the information and insights in this book can help. Dr. Curatola has brought together thirty years of dental experience along with the latest science and developed a program for oral and body health  called The Curatola Care Program.  As detailed in the book, the program consists of learning about the natural micro-biome of the mouth, the hazards of inflammation, and the role of diet, exercise and stress reduction.

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Q&A with Dan Millman, Author of Peaceful Heart, Warrior Spirit

Those who seek a greater spiritual dimension may be searching for glasses that are perched upon our head. Now, after all the experiences I describe in my new book, I see and feel spirit everywhere. We swim in spirit, we breath it, and it breathes us, interpenetrating every cell. We need only open our eyes and hearts in moments of free attention.

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Someone Else’s Yesterday by Jeffrey Keene

| by Clarissa Tallon

Shakespeare’s famous words, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women are merely players” serve as the foundation for Jeffrey Keene’s book, Someone Else’s Yesterday. It is the story of a proud warrior who discovers his past life from another century. It is the story of reincarnation, and opens up a Pandora’s Box (or rather Pandora’s War Chest) of the unconscionable sufferings of the American Civil War — a time in American history when a great nation turned against itself and endured the slaughter of well over 600,000 lives — more American lives than any other conflict in the nation’s history.

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