Inspired by an ancient hermetic text, tech entrepreneur Robert Riley sets out in search of wisdom, navigating divorce and fatherhood along the way. His desire to discover and share universal truths about politics, culture, religion and science is fuelled by rising tensions around the world and the pressing need for unity.
Riley goes on a shamanic quest into his inner being - aided by the formidable plant spirit medicine ayahuasca - seeking to get more in touch with himself and the world around him. His journey takes him through past, present, and towards a new future, from his lakeside home to protest-wracked Hong Kong, the temple at Angkor Wat, and into the deepest corners of the mind. Now feeling the love - in a new relationship and with humankind as a whole - Riley speaks of connection, compassion and hope for us all in the evolution of our species on this planet.
Part rumination on the unprecedented crises of our time, part reminiscence of a family man, part exploration of consciousness and the sacred, Freedom's Call shares what it means to be human in the 21st century. Riley’s sharp, witty and, at times, emotional storytelling, mixed with philosophical meditations, sound an earnest plea for engaged civic action, a new spirituality and a call to unity.
ABOUT ROBERT RILEY
If I could write effectively anonymously I would, but folks like a little background on a writer before they read. So emphasis on 'a little' background. Robert Riley is my pen name. My real name doesn’t matter. I’m one of ‘us’; the silent majority; one of the many who are quiet and busy keeping the lights on and the taps flowing; driving kids around and getting taxes paid on-time.
By day I'm a dad, husband, entrepreneur, corporate guy; but in the early hours of the morning, just before sunrise, my heart... my heart belongs to you. To anyone that wants to wake-up, to help, to restore this world, our times, us to a cohesive whole. I can't sing, I'm terrible at prayer and meditation. What I care most about, what I write about and share is the beauty in us, in our shared striving, to grow, to become a little less raucous and a little more chill with each other and this world we are living in.
Control, Conquer, and Prevail! Everybody's biased. The truth is, we all harbor unconscious assumptions that can get in the way of our good intentions and keep us from building authentic relationships with people different from ourselves. Tiffany Jana and Matthew Freeman use vivid stories and fun (yes, fun!) exercises and activities to help us reflect on our personal experiences and uncover how our hidden biases are formed. By becoming more self-aware, we can control knee-jerk reactions, conquer fears of the unknown, and prevail over closed-mindedness. In the end, Jana and Freeman's central message is that you are not the problem—but you can be the solution.
Bone Broth is packed with many nutrients and long-term benefits for your well being. After being on the diet for only 3 weeks you will:
Start losing weight and boost energy
Get rid of sugar or junk food cravings
Lower your blood sugar and stabilize your insulin level
Detox your body from years of eating processed foods
Lower your blood pressure and your cholesterol
Increase your stamina and libido
Cutting Onions shares restaurant executive Bobby Shaw’s journey from starting out as an hourly employee at McDonald’s to becoming a senior executive in the restaurant industry, what he learned along the way, and how it changed the course of his life and countless others.
The importance of culture is referenced by many leaders trying to build an organization, but it isn’t always reflected in the day-to-day actions of that organization. This leadership guide chronicles the journey of one leader through one of the most challenging and rewarding industries, eventually inspiring hundreds of other leaders along the way to do more than they ever thought possible. Bobby dives into the challenges he overcame and how, along the way, he learned the importance of building a strong culture in which people wanted more for each other than they wanted for themselves. Cutting Onions tells the story of a restaurant that figured it out and tied the results they achieved right back to their culture, represented by the simple, everyday things that, as all leaders learn, are the most important.
Designed specifically for women, this book will introduce the system of Ayurvedic medicine, one of the most ancient and holistic forms of medicine known in human history. Developed in India over 5,000 years ago, Ayurveda is a complete system for healing and rebalancing the body.This fascinating book features an A-Z of herbs with their description, history and uses, and easy-to-prepare home remedies. There is also an A-Z section of ailments that details symptoms and how to treat them using Ayurvedic remedies.Authoritative text, an easy-to-use format, and delightful original botanical illustrations will make this volume a pleasure to own and a useful home reference.
All around us, older women flourish in industry, entertainment, and politics. Do they know something that we don’t, or are we all just trying to figure it out? For so many of us, our hearts and minds still feel that we are twenty-something young women who can take on the world. But in our bodies, the flexibility and strength that were once taken for granted are far from how we remember them. Every day we have to rise above the creaky joints and achy knees to earn the opportunity of moving through the world with a modicum of grace. Yet we do rise, because it’s a privilege to grow old, and every single day is a gift. Peter Pan’s mantra was “never grow up”; our collective mantra should be “never stop growing.” This collection of user-friendly stories, essays, and philosophies invites readers to celebrate whatever age they are with a sense of joy and purpose and with a spirit of gratitude.
EFT Founding Master Judy Byrne gives you practical advice on how to use Emotional Freedom Technique to improve your emotional well-being and change your life. In Introducing EFT, through the proven method of ‘tapping’ you will learn how to remove negative feelings, let go of the past, improve willpower and aim for a positive future.
CLEAR AWAY NEGATIVE EMOTIONS and find inner peace
CURB CRAVINGS and take back control of your life
TAP INTO YOUR POTENTIAL and eradicate those nagging doubts
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