Welcome to IN CONVERSATION - a series of captivating & insightful dialogues with leading writers, artists, and spiritual teachers. IN CONVERSATION is a production of Banyen Books & Sound, Canada’s most comprehensive body-mind-spirit bookstore. www.banyen.com
Dr. Shefali ~ A Radical Awakening
Dr. Shefali, bestselling author and renowned clinical psychologist, discusses her new book, A Radical Awakening: Turn Pain into Power, Embrace Your Truth, Live Free. “A Radical Awakening will be of great help to anyone who is ready to transcend the limitations of their personal as well as cultural conditioning and awaken to their true nature as the eternal presence of consciousness itself.” ~ Eckhart TolleDr. Shefali’s ground-breaking approach to mindful living and parenting has taken her books to the top of the NY Times best-sellers list. Oprah has endorsed her work as revolutionary and life-changing. She is the author of several books, including The Conscious Parent, The Awakened Family, Out of Control, and A Radical Awakening.
Gary Zukav ~ Universal Human
Gary Zukav, bestselling author of Seat of the Soul, speaks about his new book Universal Human: Creating Authentic Power and the New Consciousness. Purchase Universal Human at https://www.banyen.com/products/unive....
Gary Zukav is the internationally acclaimed author of The Dancing Wu Li Masters, The Seat of the Soul, Soul Stories, and many others. The Seat of the Soul was a number one New York Times bestseller thirty-one times, and remained on the bestseller list for three years. Zukav's gentle presence, humour, and wisdom have endeared him to millions of viewers through his thirty-four appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show and Super Soul Sunday. Published in 30 languages, Zukav is a graduate of Harvard University and a former Green Beret officer.
Gary Zukav is joined in the later part of the interview by Linda Francis. Linda Francis has been practicing the creation of authentic power since she read The Seat of the Soul in 1989. In 1993 she met Gary Zukav and they created a spiritual partnership. During this time, she co-authored two NY Times bestsellers with Gary Zukav, The Heart of the Soul: Emotional Awareness and The Mind of the Soul: Responsible Choice. They also co-authored Thoughts from the Heart of the Soul and Self-Empowerment Journal: A Companion to the Mind of the Soul. Linda Francis is a co-founder of the Seat of the Soul Institute.
Gregg Braden ~ The Wisdom Codes
Gregg Braden shares insights from his new book, The Wisdom Codes: Ancient Words to Rewire Our Brains and Heal Our Hearts.
In The Wisdom Codes the cutting edge of neurolinguistics meets the spiritual wisdom of the ages in a handbook of key words that literally rewire our brains.
Gregg Braden is a five-time New York Times best-selling author, scientist, international educator and renowned as a pioneer in the emerging paradigm based in science, social policy and human potential. He is the author of several books including The Divine Matrix, Fractal Time, Science of Self-Empowerment, Spontaneous Healing of Belief, and The Wisdom Codes. To date his research has led to 15 film credits and 12 award-winning books now published in over 40 languages.
Russ Hudson ~ The Enneagram
Russ Hudson is one of the world's foremost Enneagram scholars today. He is the co-founder of the Enneagram Institute, as well as a founding director and former vice-president of the International Enneagram Association. He has coauthored several international bestselling books, including The Wisdom of the Enneagram and Personality Types. Russ is a popular speaker at conferences and retreat centres worldwide including the Esalen Institute, the Wisdom 2.0 Conference, and the Science and Non-Duality Conference. Here he discusses Russ Hudson discusses The Enneagram: Nine Gateways to Presence.
Anita Moorjani ~ Sensitive Is the New Strong: The Power of Empaths
Anita Moorjani, New York Times bestselling author of Dying to Be Me, speaks about her new book Sensitive is the New Strong: The Power of Empaths in an Increasingly Harsh World. Moorjani offers inspiration and guidance for sensitive people looking to fully harness their gifts of intuition and empathy in today’s harsh world.
Elizabeth Lesser ~ Cassandra Speaks
Elizabeth Lesser discusses her new book, Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes.
What story would Eve have told about picking the apple? Why is Pandora blamed for opening the box? And what about the fate of Cassandra, who was blessed with knowing the future but cursed so that no one believed her? What if women had also told our guiding origin tales, spiritual parables, and hero myths?
Elizabeth Lesser is the co-founder of Omega Institute, the renowned conference and retreat center in Rhinebeck, New York. She is the New York Times bestselling author of several books including Marrow, The Seeker's Guide, and Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow, which has been translated into more than 20 languages. Elizabeth Lesser has given two popular TED talks, and is one of Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul 100, a collection of a hundred leaders who are using their voices and talent to elevate humanity.