Category Archives: Books

Release of Mother of the Unseen World: The Mystery of Mother Meera

I’m excited that Mother of the Unseen World is coming out next month! It’s the mysterious story of Mother Meera — the most powerful spiritual presence I’ve encountered — and her profound effect on the hundreds of thousands of people (including myself) who visit her each year.

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Writing to Awaken: Now Available in Paperback

Writing to Awaken: A Journey of Truth, Transformation, and Self-Discovery

An inspirational investigation of the self through expressive writing, guiding you along the path of awakening through radical truth-telling and self-inquiry. More information.

 

“This Mortal Coil” on ABC Radio, Sydney

What a terrific conversation I had with Sarah MacDonald at ABC Radio in Sydney. Sarah is a media fixture down here, having had the top-rated interview show in the country, and has just debuted a new program called “This Mortal Coil.”  She’ll be doing in-depth, hour-long pieces on psychology, philosophy, spirituality, and the arts, and I was honored to be her first guest on the program. Lucky timing — being in Australia teaching this month. Listen to the interview here.

When You’re Falling, Dive at Watkins Books: Trauma and Soul Contract

Here’s an excerpt from my talk When You’re Falling, Dive at Watkins Books in London. This clip on trauma and soul contract is in response to a question about the creation myth that each us carries through this life.

Watch the video here

How To Be A Healthy Friend

The Chicago Tribune interview about  Ethical Wisdom for Friends just came out.  I’ve been having great luck with reporters on this book so far!  Jenniffer Weigel was so well informed, enthusiastic, and curious about the subject.  Jen made the interview a cinch.  Here’s the article:
How To Be A Healthy Friend

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Tips On Having Healthy Friendships

I’m very happy with the interview in today’s Chicago Tribune! Jenniffer Weigel did a great job on the piece and in this companion interview.  I’m amazed by how interested people are in the complexities of friend relationships – the great overlooked love affairs in our lives.  We talked about gossip, erotic attraction, forgiveness, fair-weather friends, and the necessity of minding our own business.  We discussed how to break up with a friend, what to do when friends walk away, and the harmful effects of social media on intimacy.  Watch Chicago Tribune Segment