The Shaman’s Guide to Power Animals by Lori Morrison – Review

The Shaman's Guide to Power AnimalsThe Shaman’s Guide to Power Animals
by Lori Morrison
Publisher: Four Jaguars Press (March 19, 2019)
ASIN: B07LHBG3FL
ISBN-10: 0998737895
ISBN-13: 978-0998737898

The spirit world is alive and well through the generosity and concern that Power Animals show us. From the voices of the animals, we can learn the lessons of our connection to all things. Listening and learning, we come to know ourselves.

Throughout history, Power Animals have served humanity as our spiritual protectors, guides, companions, and helpers. Whether in the mystery schools of ancient Egypt or in the emerging contemporary shamanism movement, the embodiment of animal spirits, the revelations of their symbolism, and the profundity of their lessons is a gift that can bring us a deeper truth and empowerment. Shamans rely heavily on the guidance and wisdom of Power Animals. Continue reading

Fit for Joy: The Healing Power of Being You by Valeria Teles – Review

Fit for Joy: The Healing Power of Being YouFit for Joy: The Healing Power of Being You by Valeria Teles – publication date September 1st, 2018 by RowePub. In this intimate memoir, first-prize fitness competitor and personal trainer Valeria Teles invite you to reflect on the idea that joy is an ever-present choice.
From a young age, Valeria yearned for a life that would bring her joy. She hoped to find it in relationships and a successful career, but neither brought a genuine smile to her face. She then discovered fitness, which became her escape—keeping her even further from the truth, until she could no longer live without joy. Continue reading

Reader, Come Home: The Fate of the Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf – Review

Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital WorldReader, Come Home: The Fate of the Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf has an expected publication date of August 2018 by Harper Collins. From the author of Proust and the Squid, a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative epistolary book that considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies.

A decade ago, Maryanne Wolf’s Proust and the Squid revealed what we know about how the brain learns to read and how reading changes the way we think and feel. Since then, the ways we process written language have changed dramatically with many concerned about both their own changes and that of children. New research on the reading brain chronicles these changes in the brains of children and adults as they learn to read while immersed in a digitally dominated medium. Continue reading

Reader, Come Home: The Fate of the Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf – Review

Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital WorldReader, Come Home: The Fate of the Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf has an expected publication date of August 2018 by Harper Collins. From the author of Proust and the Squid, a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative epistolary book that considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies.

A decade ago, Maryanne Wolf’s Proust and the Squid revealed what we know about how the brain learns to read and how reading changes the way we think and feel. Since then, the ways we process written language have changed dramatically with many concerned about both their own changes and that of children. New research on the reading brain chronicles these changes in the brains of children and adults as they learn to read while immersed in a digitally dominated medium. Continue reading

Battle Ready: Train Your Mind to Conquer Challenges, Defeat Doubt, and Live Victoriously by Kelly Balarie

Battle Ready: Train Your Mind to Conquer Challenges, Defeat Doubt, and Live VictoriouslyBattle Ready: Train Your Mind to Conquer Challenges, Defeat Doubt, and Live Victoriously by Kelly Balarie has a publication date of July 3rd, 2018 by Baker Books. We don’t know what’s coming tomorrow, and usually we live unprepared, just going through the motions of life and practicing a reactive rather than proactive faith. This means that when trouble inevitably comes, we find ourselves mired in disbelief, uncertainty, and doubt rather than ready to endure and triumph over trials. Who wants to live that way? In discouragement, fear, and defeat?
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