THE GODDESS AND THE SHAMAN by J.A. Kent

Kent, an Australian author, explores the resurgence of magical and shamanic healing in the world today (published 2016). She talks about how recovering from disease, pain and mental illness can mean addressing otherworldly causes such as soul loss, soul fragmentation or invasive spirits. She shares how ritual practice and mystical experience can be used as […]

INTO THE MAGIC SHOP

A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart by James R Doty Every now and then one comes across a book that cannot be put down until the last word has been read. This is such a book. James Doty shares with us his difficult and troubled […]

Within TheoSophia: Life After Death

This audio program, recorded at Radio Adelaide, is one of the episodes of Within TheoSophia (Theo means divine, Sophia means wisdom). This episode explores the concept of life after death from a philosophical point of view. The program is led by Lilly Leaver with guest, Nancy Inkster. Lilly begins by asking Nancy what does Theosophy […]

Within TheoSophia: Introduction to Theosophy

This audio program, recorded at Radio Adelaide, is one of the episodes of Within TheoSophia (Theo means divine, Sophia means wisdom). This episode explores what Theosophy is and what the Theosophical Society in Adelaide has to offer. The program is led by Stephanie Apps with guests, Nancy Inkster and Kevin Davey. Stephanie begins by noting […]

THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma by Bessel Van Der Kolk

In this book, one of the world’s experts on traumatic stress offers a new paradigm for treatment for trauma, moving away from standard talking and drug therapies and towards an alternative approach that heals mind, brain and body. Van Der Kolk argues that trauma is an urgent public health issue. He talks about how developmental […]

EARTH ACUPUNCTURE Healing the Living Landscape by Gail Reichstein Rex

One day, out of the blue, and during a meditation class, author and professional acupuncturist, Gail experienced a vivid and compelling vision of the environmental damage being done to the Hudson River, near her home. Simultaneously, she heard an inner voice assuring her that she was capable of healing these wounds. These events made an […]

READY, SET, BREATHE by Carla Naumburg

This is an easy to read book on how to practice mindfulness with children aged 3-10 years. Naumburg writes about how mindfulness can give children the skills they need to better manage stress, difficult feelings and attention problems. She offers games, activities and exercises to support “fewer meltdowns and a more peaceful family”. An example […]

MEDITATIONS ON INTENTION AND BEING by Rolf Gates

From the author of the very popular ‘Meditations from the Mat’ and based on the teachings of the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali and the Buddha’s instructions on mindfulness and compassion, Meditations on Intention and Being offers a series of daily readings to provide guidance and practices designed to effect positive change in every aspect of […]

PHANTOM SELF (And how to find the real one)

PHANTOM SELF (And how to find the real one) is the latest book from David Icke (2016). Icke credits a widely publicised spiritual transformation with giving him the courage to speak out fearlessly against lies and deceit. He travels extensively, offering public talks and discussions about the belief systems and clandestine interests that shape our […]

SEEKING JORDAN by Matthew McKay

Respected social scientist, psychologist and author Matthew McKay is best known for his best-selling books on communication skills and self-esteem. However, the tragic death of his 23-year old son in a random shooting event initiated a sometimes intellectually challenging and painful journey in a completely new direction. Seeking Jordan contains the fruits of an, eventually […]