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In Our Shoes: Seven Women Reveal Their Soles
In Our Shoes: Seven Women Reveal Their Soles
by Charlotte Rogers Brown
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 16.24
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5.0 out of 5 stars Powerful Stories from Women about Life, June 29 2003
If you're a woman having a hard time with life...like the friend who shared this book with me...this book is especially for you. If you're a man having a hard time understanding life or women, this book is especially for you too! The stories of these women are riveting, as they take you through the lowest lows and highest highs of their life experiences on this planet. But best of all, these accomplished women show us how they triumphed over their adversities and healed themselves so they could create new lives of personal fulfillment and spiritual contentment. And those lessons are what so many of us need as we try to find happiness and fulfillment in these turbulent times. Highly recommended.

Pocketful of Miracles: Prayer, Meditations, and Affirmations to Nurture Your Spirit Every Day of the Year
Pocketful of Miracles: Prayer, Meditations, and Affirmations to Nurture Your Spirit Every Day of the Year
by Joan Borysenko
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 12.27
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Miracle a Day Lifts You Up Each Day!, May 19 2003
I love being inspired each morning by the selection for the day from this great book, plus Alan Cohen's Deep Breath of Life, and Daily Word from Unity. Joan goes deep to lift you up, with seed thoughts and suggested meditation and prayer practices for the day. If your life needs a lift now and then, I highly recommend this pocket book of daily miracles...and the other two too!

I Had It All the Time: When Self-Improvement Gives Way to Ecstasy
I Had It All the Time: When Self-Improvement Gives Way to Ecstasy
by Alan H. Cohen
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 11.51
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5.0 out of 5 stars Self discovery and empowerment made clear and easy..., July 30 2002
A great, clear, and easy introduction and guide for self discovery as the path to the really awsome being you know you are. The perfect follow-up book for people who have read and enjoyed Alan's: Why Your Life Sucks, And What You Can Do About It. More great self empowerment teaching and exercises to work on to help you apply this stuff to your real world. You've tried the rest...now read the best!

The Heart of the Soul: Emotional Awareness
The Heart of the Soul: Emotional Awareness
by Gary Zukav
Edition: Hardcover
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2.0 out of 5 stars More Zukav reform school of Earth vs. better alternatives, June 21 2002
This book was sent to me by a dear friend. She's an intelligent, accomplished person with some major personal challenges...just like you and me and Gary and Linda. She liked the book, so you might too. Its first 111 pages are basic metaphysics shaped by the Zukav view of authentic power and life as Earth school, and now, emotional awareness. From that point on, both the psychological and metaphysical descriptions of how and why we humans behave are quite negative and questionable. Its the Zukav reform school view of life in Muddville...and there is no joy in Muddville or in this book.
So do yourself a favor and read more enlightened and upbeat alternatives. Books like Why Your Life Sucks and What You Can Do About It, by Alan Cohen, and Excuse Me Your Life is Waiting, by Lynn Grabhorn, provide an upbeat path to our authentic power to create lives of celebration and fulfillment. Loving What Is, by Byron Katie, provides a powerful process for reframing and healing our most debilitating mental and emotional states. And in The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle simply and exquisitely gives us powerful metaphysical keys for a life of inner peace and joy right here and now on planet Earth.
What these authors are telling us is that attendance at the Zukav reform school of life is optional...there really are better alternatives.

Why Your Life Sucks: And What You Can Do about It
Why Your Life Sucks: And What You Can Do about It
by Alan H. Cohen
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars Stop a life that sucks---get a life that rocks!, May 11 2002
An awsome, in your face but straight to the heart book by a master real-life teacher. Alan rocks you--not sucks up to you--on every page, challenging you to stop and change your life if it sucks in any way, and get a life that completely rocks. Alan covers ten basic reasons your life may suck in ten easy reading, but hard hitting chapters, with liberal doses of humor to boot. He loads each chapter with classic insights from great teachers from many traditions, and real world examples common to anyone's life. Alan also provides many great ideas of how to get you out of suckville. So whether your life completely sucks, or only sucks in an important area (like relationships or prosperity, for example), this book can be a powerful catalyst and guide to help you start living the life you fully deserve.

Soul Stories
Soul Stories
by Gary Zukav
Edition: Hardcover
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3.0 out of 5 stars Recommendations for Gary, Oprah, and the Rest of Us, Sept. 6 2000
This review is from: Soul Stories (Hardcover)
1. Maybe you liked Soul Stories, or part of it like I did. The first 132 pages were a great quick review of our soul's life journey, tailored for the metaphysically challenged like me. But I much prefer Miguel Ruiz's The Four Agreements, Alan Cohen's I Had It All The Time, or Wayne Dyer's Your Sacred Self. 2. Maybe you didn't like Soul Stories, or part of it like I didn't. The rest of the book on Spiritual Partnerships seemed forced, grim, and sophomoric in its writing style. Gary makes it sound like a spiritual partnership is a grueling climb up Mt. Everest roped to your partner. Doesn't sound like much fun. I think a spiritual partnership can be fun, don't you? Gary should read Stewart Wilde's Life Was Not Meant To Be A Struggle, Alan Cohen's Joy Is My Compass, or Ariel and Shya Kane's Working On Yourself Doesn't Work. 3. Maybe you wondered how someone could write two books on spiritual partnerships and never discuss the magnificent spiritual role and awsome spiritual power of the divine gift of sacred sex in an intimate relationship. Maybe you would want to know why Gary only briefly mentions sex three times in Seat of the Soul, and only as an example of the bad addiction he had and you may have. Or only one time in Soul Stories, and only in the context of sexual promiscuity. Maybe Gary should read Dr. Victoria Lee's Soulful Sex, Margo Anand's The Art Of Everyday Ecstasy, or Charles and Caroline Muir's Tantra: The Art of Conscious Loving before he gives us any more advice about how to empower each other in spiritual partnerships. No wonder Gary's descriptions of the work of spiritual partnerships sound so grim: he never includes fun and sex!

Shortcuts To Bliss
Shortcuts To Bliss
by Jonathan Robinson
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 15.29
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5.0 out of 5 stars Short, Sweet, and Outstandingly Useful, Dec 8 1999
This review is from: Shortcuts To Bliss (Paperback)
If you're tired of having to wade through pages of blah, blah, blah to find real nuggets of wisdom and useful tools for self empowerment, then this book is for you. Jonathan has done a wonderful job of distilling the wisdom from many self empowerment gurus and practices, and his own personal and professional experiences, to present outstandingly easy to use and powerful tools for success and happiness. All this in a book that's short, sweet, and enjoyable to read. Its my choice as the best self-help book to give friends and family as we enter the new millenium.

A Deep Breath of Life: Daily inspiration for Heart-Centered Living
A Deep Breath of Life: Daily inspiration for Heart-Centered Living
by Alan Cohen
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 12.56
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5.0 out of 5 stars The best daily inspiration book out there--it has it all!, July 14 1999
I think A Deep Breath of Life is the best daily inspiration book out there. It has it all--heartwarming and humorous stories, with inspiring messages and powerful prayers and affirmations that gently lift me from any feelings of anxiety or sadness to that loving, peaceful place of empowerment and joy. What a wonderful way to start the day! I have also made Alan's book my number one gift for all occasions to family, friends, colleagues, and others I meet who may appreciate its daily dose of loving, spiritual nourishment. In fact, since I bought my first copy several years ago, I have given away 48 copies of A Deep Breath of Life!

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