In Print by Kayla Hancock
The Smell of Rain on Dust: Grief and Praise, by Martín Prechtel (North Atlantic Books, $16.95, Paperback)
In today’s society, individuals most often experience grief without much support from others. Our inability to properly outwardly express our feelings of grief has manifested in a variety of ways, creating social issues, behavioral issues, cultural issues, depression, and more. In this book, Martín Prechtel explains how generations of repressed grief shows up as ghosts that inhabit later descendants and can cause physical ailments such as tumors. Prechtel inspires us to live through our losses, heal generations of pain, and end the destructive cycle of silent grieving.
Toward the Light: Rescuing Spirits, Trapped Souls, and Earthbound Ghosts, by Amy Major (New Page Books, $14.99, Paperback)
This book acts as a guide for healing earthbound spirits who have not yet been able to peacefully move on from their past lives. Amy Major provides useful techniques and tools for spirit rescue, or healing spirits on the other side. She also helps readers understand things from the perspective of ghosts and covers basic topics such as psychic protection and energy clearing.
Your Journey to Love: Discover the Path to Your Soul’s True Mate, by Simra (New Page Books, $16.99, Paperback)
Love is an experience unlike any other. In this book, Simran reaches readers how to discover that they “in the experience of love” and how to embrace this gift throughout all walks of life. She stresses that, after we connect with our true selves and engage in self-discovery, our soul’s true mate will appear into our lives.
Mudras for Modern Life: Boost your health, re-energize your life, enhance your yoga and deepen your meditation, by Swami Saradananda (Watkins Publishing, $14.46, Paperback)
Mudras are hand gestures that boost well-being and can even be used to help specific ailments such as stress, headaches, and insomnia. Swami Saradananda provides various photographs of healing mudras as well as easy-to-follow instructions on how to use them to improve your life. Also provided are meditations, yoga poses, and visualizations that maximize the power of mudras.
Sex, Love, and Dharma: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Relationships, by Simon Chokoisky (Destiny Books, $19.95, Paperback)
Focusing on living our dharma, Simon Chokoisky shares with readers ancient advice on sex, love, and health in order to help us attract fulfilling relationships. Self –tests are provided to help readers in order to help them determine their own dharma type. Based off of these assessments , the readers are also given advice fitted to their own dharma type. Chokoisky also explains how certain dharma types together can create either harmony or disharmony. The ancient Vedic knowledge provided in this book allows readers to enhance their health and vitality and reclaim their sexiness.
The Spirituality of Age: A Seeker’s Guide to Growing Older, by Robert L. Weber Ph.D. and Carol Orsborn Ph.D. (Park Street Press, $14.95, Paperback)
Aging is a gift, and in this book, by Robert L. Weber and Carol Orsborn explain why.
There are great spiritual opportunities that come with aging.. By working through difficult questions such as loss and mortality we continue to grow and to realize our full spiritual potential. Drawing from religious and psychological theory, Weber and Orsborn provide answers to 25 key questions that will help readers connect with the dark side of aging. Multiple anecdotes, spiritual readings, and exercises are included that also support their work.
When Life Cried Out: One Woman’s Spiritual Quest to Be Fully Alive, by Paddy Fievet (Cloverhurst Publications, $14.95, Paperback)
This book is about one woman’s journey through agoraphobia, metaphysical experiences, revelations, and divorce. Patty Fievet takes readers all around the world as she fascinates them with her beautiful stories of self-discovery. Sharing her painful, yet rewarding journey, Fievet speaks to the heart of seekers and allows readers to perceive life from higher perspectives.
Angels: The Definitive Guide to Angels from Around the World, by Marie-Ange Faugerolas (Tarcher, $16.37, Paperback)
Angels are all around us. This book serves to provide knowledge about these beautiful beings such as: who the angels are, what their roles are on earth, and their origins. Practical tools to clear negative energy and to bring more light into our lives are also included, as well as multiple rituals and prayers to invoke your angels.
Aboriginal Secrets of Awakening: A Journey of Healing and Spirituality with a Remote Australian Tribe, by Robbie Holz with Christiann Howard (Bear & Company, $16.00, Paperback)
In this book, Robbie Holz shares with readers her journey through pain and illness to discovering her very own healing powers. Holz talks about her time spent with an Outback Aboriginal tribe and what she learned from them: how to create transformation in your life. She touches the hearts of readers sharing her story of personal growth which involves healing from brain damage, experiencing miraculous healings with her late husband, Gary Holz, and meeting her own team of spirit guides.
The Dynamic Truth of Being, by Warren Avery (Kingdom Come Publications, $26.95, Paperback)
In Does it ever strike you as odd that all religions claim that their teachings are the “one Truth”? Warren Avery reassures readers that there is a true God and that, alas, Jesus is real. He explains how every religion is only partial to divine truth and reminds us that Jesus himself told us we can only know truth from within. Spiritual practices such as various prayers and meditations are included to help readers for their grand transformation toward the Truth.
Kayla Hancock is 21 years old and humbled to be able work for both Conscious Community Magazine and a healthy carry out restaurant. She is a certified Deeksha blessing giver and loves helping others find guidance using her tarot cards. She also loves to write and is interested in astrology, holistic health, and dreamwork.