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Book Review: The Shambhala Guide To Aikido

The Shambhala Guide To Aikido, by John Stevens Martial arts are quite interesting in the way that they focus on different elements of conduct and behavior, and this particular book does a good job at pointing out how Japanese martial … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Power Of Off

The Power Of Off:  The Mindful Way To Stay Sane In A Virtual World, by Nancy Colier It is to be regretted that so many book which urge for mental health come with a New Age spin.  Indeed, it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Purposely Positive

Purposely Positive: How to Live an Intentional and Inspired Life, by Joel Lindeman [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.  The original copy of this review can be found … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Hardwiring Happiness

Hardwiring Happiness:  The New Brain Science Of Contementment, Calm, And Confidence, by Rick Hanson, read by the author It is easy to be disappointed with a book like this, especially the audiobook version.  The author combines bogus evolutionary just-so stories … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zen Vows For Daily Life

Zen Vows For Daily Life, by Robert Aitken I want to make it clear at the outset of this review that I am not endorsing the author’s approach or the book’s contents.  This is a volume that was promoted as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Healing Night

Healing Night:  The Science And Spirit Of Sleeping, Dreaming, And Awakening, by Rubin R. Naiman As someone whose sleep problems are pretty openly acknowledged [1], I frequently read books that talk about sleep.  Most of the books, quite sensibly, talk … Continue reading

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Book Review: Elephant Complex

Elephant Complex:  Travels In Sri Lanka, by John Gimlette I am not unfamiliar with the author [1] thanks to being a fond reader of travel books.  Admittedly, Sri Lanka is not a nation I am familiar with myself [2], although … Continue reading

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Book Review: Zen Camera

Zen Camera:  Creative Awakening With A Daily Practice In Photography, by David Ulrich [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Watson-Guptill.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] When I first read this book I was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of The Unknown God

Secrets Of The Unknown God, by Nicky Verster [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In order to best understand this book, it is worthwhile to know … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bodies On Raw

Bodies On Raw, by Marisa Ignacio Hormel, photography by Melinda Lerner [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Books Go Social/Net Gallery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I must admit that I was surprised and not … Continue reading

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