Tag: self-help

Book Review: “Soul Vows”, by Janet Conner

I occasionally peruse my bookshelves and look for “new” old books that I haven’t thought about in a while. “Soul Vows,” by Jannet Conner is a gem of a book that I did a lot of work with about six or seven years ago, and it’s struck me recently that this is a great book to read if you’re doing shadow work even though it’s technically not about shadow work at all.

Subtitled “Gathering the Presence of the Divine In You, Through You, and As You,” it comes across as a thoroughly spiritual book, not one with a psychological bent. …

Book Review: Living in Flow

Living in Flow, by Sky Nelson-Isaacs, is one of those books that’s a real page-turner; both because its message is so powerful and interesting and also because you’ll find yourself checking back to what you’ve already read because you’re not sure whether you still understand it or not. Subtitled “The Science of Synchronicity and How Your Choices Shape Your World,” it’s a mix of quantum physics, psychology, and metaphysics. It combines information you’ve probably already read about on “flow” with the idea that the universe is responsive to our actions.Ā 

“In a responsive cosmos, when we enter flow different circumstances

“Joy in Every Moment” by Tsivia Gover is, predictably, a joy to read — for much longer than a moment. It reminds me of years ago when I used to enjoy books by Alexandra Stoddard about creating a beautiful life, but it has a much more practical, action-oriented bent. The subtitle of the book is “Mindful Exercises for Waking to the Wonders of Ordinary Life” and it doesn’t disappoint. The book is a series of bite-sized nuggets of wisdom with specific things that you can do to improve the quality of your life. You’ll need a little packet of post-it …


The dictionary definition of resilience is “an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change.” Resilience is an important aspect of your emotional toolkit, especially if you’re at all empathic or sensitive. Do you take on other people’s problems? Do even small things affect you and throw you off course? If they do, it’s vital to be able to right yourself and get back to a sense of stability. This ability is often a matter of constitution, but it can be learned, though your success will depend on your willingness to practice, notice your own inner