Inspirational Podcasts from alternatives.org.uk
Summary: Listen to an amazing series of podcasts with top authors, coaches and teachers in the personal development and spiritual awakening fields.
Imagine walking away from a £70k a year job, experiencing a nervous breakdown, living under a tree in Battersea Park. Then nearly dying, losing a leg and being faced with $16,000 in medical bills! Listen as Chris describes this as the best thing that ever happened to him!
Jackee Holder is an experienced creative writing tutor and writing mentor. She works as a Leadership and Management coach and is an Ordained Interfaith Minister and author of three books: Be Your Own Best Life Coach and Soul Purpose and her latest 49 Ways To Write Yourself Well.
Tim refutes the traditional belief that you require 10,000 hours to become world-class at something new. In fact Tim challenges people to do it in six months or less. He has applied his style of ‘meta-learning’, otherwise referred to as 'learning to learn', an informal concept of cognitive psychology, to master such wide-ranging skills as languages (he speaks five); tango dancing (he is a world record holder); Chinese kickboxing (he is a national champion); fitness (author of No.1 New York Times bestseller The 4-Hour Body) and lifestyle design (author of No.1 New York Times bestseller The 4-Hour Work Week).
Amoda Maa Jeevan is a leading light and a powerful feminine voice in the new consciousness movement. A spiritual teacher and the author of How to Find God in Everything and Change Your Life, Change Your World: Ten Spiritual Lessons for a New Way of Being and Living, she is a frequent radio & TV show guest and travels to teach Radical Awakening to a growing global audience. She is also the founder of the Foundation for Conscious Change, a non-profit organization dedicated to personal and planetary awakening.
William Bloom is Britain’s leading author and educator in the mind-body-spirit field with over thirty years of practical experience, research and teaching in modern spirituality. He is founder and co-director of The Foundation for Holistic Spirituality and the Spiritual Companions project. His books include The Endorphin Effect, The Holistic Manifesto. And his latest book is The Power of Modern Spirituality.
Uta Demontis assists men, women and couples who desire to overcome sexual concerns, enhance their sex life or resolve difficulties in their relationship. She has studied at the IASHS (Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality). Uta is an expert in the cultivation of sexual energy, for both men and women. She is a certified Universal Tao instructor, teaching the Taoist practices brought to the West by Mantak Chia. As teacher of the Tao of Love and Sex and Relationship Coach, Uta offers workshops, talks and personal consulting in the UK and abroad.
Justine Huxley has a Ph.D in psychology. She has worked at St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace for 7 years- here she has helped bring people together in new ways, and building bridges across differences. She has also developed the Centre's model of conflict coaching, working with individuals supporting them to respond more effectively to personal and workplace conflict.
Andrew Harvey is an internationally acclaimed poet, novelist, translator, mystical scholar, and spiritual teacher. Harvey is a Fellow of All Souls College Oxford from (1972-1986) and has taught at Oxford University and a number of US Universities and the University of Creation Spirituality, as well as, various spiritual centers throughout the United States. He was the subject of the 1993 BBC film documentary The Making of a Modern Mystic. He is the Founder of the Institute for Sacred Activism in Oak Park, Illinois, where he lives. Andrew Harvey has published over 20 books including The Hope: a Guide to Sacred Activism and Heart Yoga: the Sacred Marriage of Yoga and Mysticism.
Sidra Jafri is a gifted international speaker having worked with over many people in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Russia and Pakistan. She is an intuitive workshop facilitator and an energy healer. She specialises in addressing the messages from the body triggered by life events and limiting beliefs that give people that “stuck feeling” in life. She has worked with the clinically depressed, professional sportsmen and high profile CEO’s to everyday people who feel like they are missing life’s purpose or feeling stuck in certain areas of their life. She effortlessly leads her clients to “wake up” and transcend the underlying patterns that keep them stuck. Her gift is to allow a cellular shift that goes beyond intellectual understanding.
Julia McCutchen is an author, conscious creativity coach, intuitive mentor, and the founder & creative director of the International Association of Conscious & Creative Writers (IACCW). After a successful career as a publisher of books on spiritual and personal development (Element and Random House), a life changing accident in 1999 was a major turning point in her own spiritual awakening. She left the world of publishing to explore the mystery of conscious and creative truth. Today, Julia teaches conscious creativity, conscious writing and a holistic approach to writing. She is the author of The Writer’s Journey: From Inspiration to Publication.
Pippa Merivale is an author and the originator of Metatronic Healing. Metatronic healing combines the high frequencies of light from Archangel Metatron with a range of methods and techniques that assist us in making contact with a much deeper place within ourselves, it wakes us up to our intrinsic power and love within us. It is with this awareness that real transformation takes place.
Listen to this interview conducted by Alex, the editor of Prediction magazine, with Steve Nobel, coach, co-director of Alternatives and the author of his latest book, The Enlightenment of Work (Watkins Publishing Sept 2012). This interview was recorded in July 2012.
Jane Meredith is an author, ritualist and teacher who lives in Australia and works internationally. She is a regular presenter at the Glastonbury Goddess Conference. She is a Reclaiming teacher. She is best known for her innovative, powerful and interactive approach to myth, magic and ritual. inviting others to step Her books are Journey to the Dark Goddess: How to Return to Your Soul, and Aphrodite's Magic: Celebrate and Heal Your Sexuality.
Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University School of Medicine, is the internationally renowned researcher who first described seasonal affective disorder (SAD). He is the author of Transcendence.
In 1992 Brandon was diagnosed with a basketball-sized tumor. Having a background and strong belief in natural medicines and holistic healing, Brandon put into practice everything she had learned about nutrition, herbology, kineasiology, meditation and guided visualization with a carefully planned natural healing regimen. Amazing herself and her doctors she completely healed in only 6 ½ weeks. No drugs, no surgery, no pain! Brandon Bays is the author of three books includingThe Journey.