Category: Self Help & Empowerment

Ten Steps to Finding Fairytale Love

Finding the partner of your dreams isn’t that difficult. The Grimm brothers’ fairy tales contain a wealth of useful guidance, but only if you read the original stories and forget the Disney movies version. Once you cut through the misunderstandings that our society has held onto for so long there is some real wisdom we […]


 I AM: The Power of Discovering Who You Really Are

Just when I was losing faith in the veracity of the principles of spiritual enlightenment, I opened this brilliant book, I AM by Howard Falco (Tarcher), and all faith was restored. I opened the book randomly, anticipating a quick read of yet another Cliff’s Notes variation on the you-can-create-your-reality theme, and instead was instantly transported […]


The Last Adventure of Life

From Julie’s Desk As Reviews Editor for NCReview, I am privileged to see many of the inspiring books and films at the growing edge of conscious media, often before their release date. And while there are perennial themes of new consciousness, there are also distinct, new edges of growth. One that has emerged recently is […]


Furry Zen Masters

Eckhart Tolle wrote, “I have lived with many Zen masters, all of them cats.” In her delightful book, Choosing to Be: Lessons in Living from a Feline Zen Master, Kat Tansey takes this concept to another level. Her Maine Coon cat and his kitten “channel” Buddhist wisdom and philosophy, guiding the author’s meditation practice.  In […]