Transform Your Life: Expert Advice, Practical Tools, and Personal Stories

Transform Your Life: Expert Advice, Practical Tools, and Personal Stories

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Transform Your Life! is a co-creative book-a diverse mosaic of contributions from authors around the world-offering 60 unique perspectives on love and hope, strength and perseverance, and living and thriving. Each chapter tells the true-life tale of overcoming real-world challenges, from addiction to abuse, illness to loss, and much more. Your heart will open as authors share their personal stories of rebirth and reveal how they allowed their pain to inspire their purpose. Live your BEST life by exploring the powerful, proven methods and techniques compiled by experts who have LIVED IT. Become empowered to embrace transformation, turn tragedy into triumph, and express more of your true, authentic Self.


ISBN: 9781601660428

Number Of Pages: 202

Publisher: Transformation Publishing


About the Authors:

Transform Your Life is a powerful co-creation contributed to by over 50 experts and re-life heroes who have triumphed through their struggles and lived to tell the tale through this book!

Metamorphosis: The True Story


Natalie Rivera is a visionary speaker and entrepreneur. She is passionate about empowering others to GET REAL and live authentically. After a decade of living a life that wasn’t hers and developing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Natalie let go of everything and completely transformed. Through her journey to healing she rediscovered her true self and greater purpose—to inspire others to transform their lives. Natalie “retired” from the rat race at 24, put herself through school as a freelance designer, created a non-profit teen center, and later created Transformation Services, Inc., which offers motivational speaking, curriculum development, life coaching, event management, and publishing. She is also the Publisher of Transformation Magazine. Visit

Finding Purpose through Death


Joeel A Rivera, M.Ed., is a visionary, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker. From an early age, Joeel faced adversity, including immigrating to the United States, failing his freshman year of college, losing his brother, and being in a nearly fatal car accident. These experiences inspired him to return to college, where he earned a Master’s Degree in Education and is currently completing his dissertation for his Ph.D. in Psychology, with an emphasis on happiness. Joeel opened a non-profit teen center in honor of his brother and developed curriculums for the Juvenile Justice System. In almost a decade, Joeel has reached over ten thousand people as an educator, entrepreneur, speaker, and consultant. Visit


Beyond Success


Jeff Gitterman (top) and Andrew Appel (bottom) are the co-founders of Beyond Success, a coaching and consulting company that brings more holistic ideas to the world of business and finance. Jeff is also an award winning financial advisor and the founder and CEO of Gitterman & Associates Wealth Management. He has been featured in numerous TV, print and radio programs, including Money Magazine, CNN, Financial Advisor Magazine, Transformation Magazine, New Jersey Business Journal, London Glossy and Affluent Magazine, among others. In 2004, he was honored by Fortune Small Business Magazine as “One of Our Nation’s Best Bosses.”

Prior to co-founding Beyond Success, Andrew spent nearly a decade in the entertainment industry, both as an actor and in production and development for a variety of film and television companies in California and New York. He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has also spent time at Oxford University and USC Graduate Film School. For more information, please visit: and Jeff and Andrew are also Associate Producers of the feature documentary film Planetary:

Send Love Ahead


Noelle Sterne, Ph.D.,  author, editor, coach, and spiritual counselor, publishes widely in print and online venues, including Children’s Book Insider, Funds for Writers, Inspire Me Today, Transformation Magazine, Unity Magazine, Writer’s Digest, The Writer, and Author Magazine’s “Authors’ Blog.” With a Ph.D. from Columbia University, Noelle assists doctoral candidates as they complete their dissertations. Her forthcoming book, Challenges in Writing Your Dissertation: Coping with the Emotional, Interpersonal, and Spiritual Struggles, addresses students’ largely overlooked but equally important nonacademic difficulties. In Noelle’s first book Trust Your Life: Forgive Yourself and Go After Your Dreams (Unity Books, 2011), she helps readers release regrets, re-label their past, and reach lifelong yearnings. Visit Noelle at

Healing from Toxic Relationships


Tracey Ashcraft, MA, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor, confidence coach, and entrepreneur. After 10 years as an award-winning sales representative, she earned her Master’s in Counseling from Regis University in Denver, CO. Tracey founded Best Life Therapy in 2004, a practice specializing in helping adults and college students to heal from toxic relationships. Tracey offers a down-to-earth-tell-it-like-it-is, sometimes humorous approach that helps clients create a life they are excited to live. She is a regular contributor to Transformation Magazine and creator of the website and blog. Counseling sessions are available to individuals and couples in Boulder, CO, and coaching sessions are available via phone and video conferencing. To learn more visit

The 3 Key Elements for Empowered Thriving


Janice Carlin is an intuitive channel and the author of The Sensitivity Factor, Be Free, Toward Ascension, Empathic Sensitivity, and The Foundations Healing System Guidebook, a revolutionary healing system she developed for highly sensitive people. She is passionate about sharing information that empowers people to care for themselves, their children and the Earth in the most honoring ways possible.  She has a Master’s degree in music and is a certified Holographic Sound Healing practitioner.  A leader in teaching the direct links between science and spirituality, which empower people in their everyday lives, she can be found at Empowered Thriving,

The Precious Present: Learning to Live in the Moment


Dr. Howard Peiper is a nationally recognized expert in the holistic counseling field. His healing, health care and natural professional credentials extend over a thirty year period and include those of naturopath, author, lecturer, magazine consultant, radio personality and host of a television show. Howard, nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, has written numerous books on nutrition and natural health including 12 best sellers. Dr. Peiper is co-host of the award winning Television show, Partners in Healing. They feature guests in the alternative healing field including such names as Harvey Diamond, Dr. John Upledger, Dr. Bernard Jensen, Gary Null and Dr. Marshall Mandell. Visit

ALLOWING Transformation with the Power of ADVENTURE!


Terez Hartman is the author of Allowing Your Success!, a professional Keynote Speaker/Workshop Facilitator, Singer-Songwriter/Recording Artist, “Allowing Adventures!” & “Savor Vacation” Facilitator, true Renaissance Woman and Visionary.  She has spent the majority of her life consciously working with the Law of Attraction and “Allowing,” and owes her many years of ever-increasing professional success, constant flow of creativity, vibrant health, many extraordinary adventures, amazing relationships with positive-minded, “cream-of-the-crop” human beings and—what she feels to be her greatest allowing achievement—her extraordinary “soul-mate” marriage, to truly practicing what she teaches in her writings, presentations, adventures and music.

Using Gratitude as a Gateway to Abundance


Jim Del Vecchio, M.S., C.A.S. has authored the following books and DVDs: Manifesting Abundance: The Universal Key, Jesus Speaks, A Spiritual Path To Prosperity: For Teens To Seniors, Making 30% A Year In Stocks, Trading Secrets For Mutual Funds. He has a Master’s Degree and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Counseling Psychology and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Marketing. He has received awards and accolades for his work in career development, stock market investing, and spiritual research. He has been on a spiritual path since an out of body experience while in intensive care when he was 23 years old.

It’s All B.S.


Gregg Sanderson studied a variety of spiritual teachings before he became a licensed practitioner in the Centers For Spiritual Living and a Certified Trainer/Trailblazer for Infinite Possibilities.  He is a speaker and workshop facilitator who has worked with thousands of individuals and couples using the Science of Happiness.  Gregg authored What Ever Happened To Happily Ever After?,  Split Happens—Easing the Pain of Divorce, and Spirit With A Smile—The World According To BOB. He is co-creator of the New Thought Global Network  (, an on-line living collection of inspirational outpouring, designed to deliver New Thought teachings virtually. Contact

Take It Off the Matt: Yoga Philosophies in Life & Business


Gary Loper is a recognized Twitter Expert, Mindset/Life/Business Coach, Motivational Speaker/Trainer, former Talk Radio host, respected entrepreneur, Helping People Master the Business of Life. He teaches strategies on how to become successful, to produce and maintain positive solutions, stay in a positive mindset, attract and manifest true wealth. Connect with Gary on Twitter @GaryLoper

Heaven’s Heart Medicine: Healing from the Loss of a Beloved Pet


Sylvia Edmonds was born and raised in a small Ontario town where she learned early to love nature. Also loving the mystical side of life, the power of words and heartfelt connections, she brings these gifts together in her healing work. Focused on relations between animals and two-leggeds, she offers touch therapies, pet loss grief counseling and story-telling. Through her decades of experience as a counselor, friend and seeker, she shares her gentle humor, her understanding, a tender touch and an invitation to expand and grow. Discover more by exploring Sylvia’s website:

Transforming Divorce


Dr. Marty Finkelstein has been a holistic chiropractor for over thirty years. He is the author of several books including: DIVORCE: An Uncommon Love Story, IF RELATIONSHIPS WERE LIKE SPORTS, MEN WOULD AT LEAST KNOW THE SCORE, THE SEVEN GIFTS, A LIFE OF WELLNESS, and 8 LESSONS FOR LIFE ON HOLE 1. He is an innovative speaker and teacher who empowers people to greater wellness and healing in their lives, and created and leads the seminars. Dr. Marty plays guitar and ukulele, and has a CD called MOMENTS IN TIME. He is excellent friends with his ex-wife and parenting partners for their two extraordinary children. He is in a relationship with his soul mate and sweetheart and lives in Decatur, Georgia. Visit

Mama Drama Trauma: How to Forgive & Stop Living It


Tammy Taylor, MSc, has one job: to show people how to forgive and stop living Mama Drama Trauma (MDT). In 2012, Tammy’s world as a life coach was turned upside down when she detached from her emotionally abusive mother. Within two years, her self-talk, relationships, and coaching practice transformed through a soul guided process she calls “Loving Detachment”. Her sound therapy, books, videos, public events, retreats and private sessions bring the freedom to “BE and Speak Your Truth With Love” to people all over the world. Tammy’s highly anticipated book, Mama Drama Trauma: How to Forgive and Stop Living It is due early 2015. Visit

Walking a Path of Transformation


Elizabeth Egan holds a Master’s Degree in Education and has been a teacher in CT for 10 years. In addition, Elizabeth is also an accomplished spiritual singer, songwriter, and Reiki Master. She enjoys sharing her passion for transformation and mindfulness through her contributions to Transformation Magazine, teaching spiritual workshops, and her energy healing practice, Celtic Moon Reiki® where she gently blends the powers of sound and energy healing in order to harmonize and restore energetic balance to body, mind and spirit. Elizabeth released her first album, INSPIRED last spring, and is currently working on her first book, Gifts of Transformation. Contact

A Drop Named Splendid


Emily Rivera is a national speaker, trainer, coach, and intuitive practitioner who has guided countless individuals and groups across the United States on a journey towards self-discovery. Through Emily’s seminars and individual sessions, participants learn how to identify, connect to, and understand innate guidance and unlock the power of their personal intuition to better create the life of their dreams. Emily is also a certified Angel Healing Practitioner and author on Angle Guidance. Spirit serves as the primary guide, creating a unique experience each time, tailored for participants based on their receptiveness to healing, inspiration, and spiritual awareness. Visit

Conscious Again: Being Content with What Is


Dr. Toni LaMotta is a keynote speaker, best-selling author of “What You REALLY Want, Wants You” and spiritual teacher supporting people in growing spiritually through the process of aging consciously. She also helps coaches & speakers create, publish and market their books. Dr. Toni is also an expert in supporting people and organizations in reinventing themselves in midlife and beyond. Her experience? – from Catholic nun, to computer programmer and dinner theater actress, to professional speaker, entrepreneur, and ordained New Thought Minister. You can read her blog at and find out more about her conscious aging programs at

The Slipstream of Life


Colleen Jais, is author of Into the Slipstream: A Guide to Finding Inspiration through Grief, Loss and Change. For Colleen, life is a study of transition; life itself becoming her resume. An artist living in the real world, Colleen has always worn many hats to fulfill the practical nature of the journey of daily life and all of its evolutions. A writer, an artist, a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister, business owner, and entrepreneur, whose passage through these transitions is the fabric of her being. Colleen shows that each ‘change’ along the way is an extension of her ability to assimilate and then access the wisdom born of life experience. This capacity level or the ‘war chest of experience’ has guided Colleen through life from small town girl to a well-traveled capable soul, ready to guide others through the twists and turns of living their journey. Contact

On Letting Go


Alexandar Dolin is a Board Certified Advanced Christian Life Coach through the International Christian Coaching Association (ICCA), Alex Dolin is the Founder of Fully Alive Life Coaching and a Christian Stress Management and Self-Care Life Coach. Alex is also a Counselor-in-Training in the State of Ohio as well as a Biblical Studies Professor with Ohio Christian University. In his free time, he enjoys playing music. He plays guitar, bass, mandolin, banjo and drums. Alex also enjoys exercising and baking and in his free time, Alex volunteers with Kiaros prison ministry and at his church. Visit

Cooking for Personal Transformation


Rachael J, CFSP hosts monthly intuitive cooking classes and workshops for adults, sings with kids during their cooking class, and is a Certified Food & Spirit Practitioner using Chakra Food Healing to help healers balance their inner yumminess. She is the mother of children’s book character Netty Noo whom finds friends in nature and author of the 30 Day Social Media Detox. She lives in Tampa, Fl recovering from a 15 year corporate robot career by being human, bobbing in the pool snacking on organic gluten free sweet potato burgers at noon on Tuesday, and flirting with nature. Visit

Change Your Thoughts, Transform Your Life


Deserie ValloreoDeserie Valloreo is a Natural Health Advocate and Certified Clinical Herbalist.  She is featured in over 200 instructional videos on natural remedies. Her company, HerbalWise, LLC, is a global resource for natural health education and remedies for health and home. People suffering from pain, fatigue, insomnia and other health concerns, find natural solutions by attending Deserie’s workshops and using her natural remedies. In addition, Deserie is the founder of Holistic Workshop Academy whose mission is empowering holistic practitioners to turn their passion to help others into profit for their business. She is also the leader of the Holistic Network of Tampa Bay. Visit or

Emotional Healing as a Path to Higher Consciousness


Juliet Mathison has more than twenty five years of experience in holistic healing and human development. Her passion is to share with others the joyful process of Inner Alchemy; the transmutation of the base metal of suffering into the gold of awakening consciousness. She is a gifted teacher and a pioneer in the field of bio-energetic and psycho-emotional healing. Juliet developed and teaches the Integrative Kinesiology Training Program, an 18 month course of study in accelerated psycho-emotional healing and fifth dimensional energetics. She works with groups, individually by phone or skype, or in person at her office in Sarasota, Florida. Contact (770) 465-6294,

Outgrowing My Oppression


Victoria Hawkins, LCSW, RYT has been enjoying being a voice in the world of health and wellness for many years. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, adult and child yoga and Bellydance instructor, Meditation Teacher, public speaker, intuitive artist and author/illustrator. She specializes in fusing art, movement, wisdom teachings, and yogic practice with intuitive guidance to create a unique way of connecting individuals and groups to their own inner voice. She attributes her insights and epiphanies to her commitment to deep listening to nature, the wisdom of children, unexpected teachers and her own Spirit Voice within. Visit

7 Simple Steps to Creating My Intentions


Elena C. Jones has a rich life experience; born in Southern Italy she grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina, eventually moving to the United States over 40 years ago. She served three years in the United States Air Force. She later studied business and philosophy in academic and authentic environments. Elena has owned and successfully operated Elena C. Jones Productions, a Wedding and Event Company. She was the creator of the first Mind, Body and Spirit, “Creating My Intentions” conference that took place on October 15, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. Rev. Elena C. Jones is a self published author of “7 Simple Steps To Creating My Intentions”, and “Connecting The Dots”. Visit

The Muddy Little Lotus


Carol Hasbrouck is a consummate student of life and love. She’s been a successful businesswoman in the financial arena, a motivational speaker, a published author, Chief Passion Officer of a small business focused on helping people Live Life on Purpose, and former CEO of Dames Gone Wild, a business dedicated to serving others. She is currently offering a brand new, highly effective Facebook marketing system called K.I.S.S. – Keep It Simple & Sustainable. Check it out at Her most recent passion is Dance Walking. You may spot her around town, getting her groove on, with her happy go lucky dog, Jimmy.

What’s Your Story?


Laura Barrette Shannon is a poet, philosopher, and dreamer. Her work includes the poetry collection, Awakening Perception (2006), which chronicles her journey from hell to happiness, and Be Happy Now: Simple Steps for Enjoying Life (2012), which explains practical techniques for creating a happier life. Laura is a happy free spirit, despite the loss of her daughter, chronic health issues, and bipolar disorder. When she is not writing, you may find her discussing poetry in the park, counting butterflies in the backyard, or singing karaoke. Laura lives a life of joy and love with her husband and two dogs in Largo, Florida. Visit

Getting IN TOUCH with Your True Self


Dana Houk holds a master’s degree in Organizational Psychology and Development from Walden University. Dana owns and operates In Touch Coaching LLC, a business that specializes in Life, Career, and Relationship Coaching. She is also a certified Life and Peer Coach who works with an online university as an academic advisor/success coach. She has coached hundreds of people and has spent over 1,000+ hours speaking with them. Dana is a solution-focused life coach who provides support and practical feedback. She helps clients achieve personal growth by integrating tailored coaching techniques. This allows individuals to get IN TOUCH with their true self! Visit

The Truth Will Set You Free


Chara Free, R.Ph., is a mother of two boys, and studied at The Florida State University and graduated with BS Pharm from Nova Southeastern University. She currently practices as a Clinical Pharmacist, with sixteen years of experience. Chara currently resides in Ormond Beach, Florida. Contact

Rolling With Life’s Punches


Maggie Webber, from Hobart, Tasmania, has has 35 years of experience providing individuals and corporations tools to increase productivity, manage stress levels and achieve a greater work/life balance. Her list of clients includes professional athletes, top executives and world renowned entertainers. After receiving a Bachelor of Education and Business Leadership and a Master of Commerce, she became Dr. Deepak Chopra’s first certified meditation practitioner for the Pacific Rim. Using her NLP and Life Coaching certifications, she created her ‘3 Months to Transformation’ program, to help her clients identify their true passions and break their life goals down into bite sized and attainable pieces. Visit or

The Seven Day Media Cleanse


Joran Slane Oppelt is a blogger, musician, interfaith minister, marketer, chaplain, public speaker, father, event producer, husband and facilitator – not necessarily in that order. Joran is the founder of the Integral Church in St. Petersburg, Florida, and has spoken at many colleges and conferences including South by Southwest in Austin, TX. Integral Church is an interfaith community that encourages individuals to create their own personal transformative practice, using the tools and teachings from the world’s major wisdom traditions in a pluralistic and sacred environment. For more information, follow @joranslane on Twitter or visit

The Insurance Policy


Scott Allen has a bachelor’s degree from Florida Southern College, with training in the social sciences. Scott is an entrepreneur, writer, artist and father of three magnificent sons. He is also a practitioner of New Thought and his dedication to “ARKs” (Acts of Random Kindness) was documented in a television news segment. He is a charter member of The Burg Exchange Club and was Co-Chairperson of the Toss Out Hunger fundraising Committee benefiting local children in need. A contributing author and columnist to multiple publications, he can be reached at

Actualize Your Dreams


LINDA STEWART BSc is a #1 bestselling author, executive consultant and facilitator of transformational events for discerning professional & entrepreneurial women. From her home in the tropics of South East Asia, she runs a number of ‘portable’ location-independent businesses. Linda passionately champions and empowers her worldwide clientele to replicate the ‘portable business model’ in order to create their own sustainable businesses — marrying up what they love and living life on their own terms.Through her work with collaborative partners and her own business and lifestyle consulting expertise, she offers her international clientèle access to exclusive tropical transformational retreats, and networking opportunities at intimate events for women professionals & entrepreneurs. Visit


In the Blink of an Eye, Life Changes


Rev. Janet M. Reynolds is a Certified Spirit Medium and ordained minister with a private practice in Tampa, FL. She specializes in practical channeled guidance from the spirit world, through private intuitive consultations and group séance gatherings. She holds a mediumship certification through the College of Metaphysical Studies and has studied at the Arthur Finlay College in England. She is Certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy and has obtained advanced instruction in hypnosis and past life regression at the Edgar Cayce Foundation in Virginia. She has studied medical intuition with Caroline Myss and Dr.Shealy and is a certified Reiki Master. Contact Janet at

Being “Old”: An Octogenarian’s Viewpoint


Berenice Andrews is a shamanic teacher/healer and the author of Rebirthing Into Androgyny:  Your Quest For Wholeness, And Afterward. She writes: “although my autobiography includes growing up in a mining camp, leaving it, marrying, birthing two children, divorcing, obtaining a “higher” education and having a professional career, that’s just my personal history.  My Sacred Story is the one that tells about “knowing” the indwelling Spirit, losing that awareness, finding it again in an “awakening,” meeting my shaman teacher, learning the healer’s craft, recognizing my life’s purpose and thereafter, following my bliss.”  You may contact Berenice on her web site,

Good Grief!


Frannie Hoffman is a spiritual intuitive, educator and a transformational leader. Over the last twenty years, she has touched the lives of thousands across U.S. and Canada through her Circle of Light meditations, spiritual counseling practice, writings and compelling seminars and workshops. June 10th, 2013 brought the sudden death of Frannie’s husband and soul-mate, Steve. The ensuing year presented her with the most challenging and profoundly transformational times of her life. To share her experiences and insights she is currently working on her next book, Good Grief! Loss – The Doorway to New Life.  Frannie is also the author of From Modeling Clothes to Modeling Self. Visit

Listening to the Voice Within


Karen Castle is an Acupuncturist, a Transformational Coach and a Holotropic Breathwork Practitioner. Her Master’s degree in both Transpersonal Psychology and Oriental Medicine is the basis behind her expertise in the mind, body, spirit approach to health and wholeness. Karen hosts monthly workshops offering a style of Breathwork that opens one to his/her inner wisdom. She is author of Unveiling the Modern Goddess and The Sacred Union. Currently, Karen is a PhD candidate at Wisdom Graduate School and is working on the high seas integrating her knowledge to help others heal and awaken to self-knowledge. For more info, visit

A Christmas Promise: to Live Vibrantly


Kathy “Katica” Rivera Wallace lives her own brand, Living Vibrantly. Katica earned her degree in business and marketing. After years of the corporate grind, Katica worked with her husband to grow their family business, as she continued volunteering in her community. Her naturally giving spirit was reinvigorated through these experiences, leading her on a path of self-improvement with an emphasis on gaining knowledge and certifications that would allow her to help others Live Vibrantly. She achieved certifications in Hypnotherapy, Qi Gong and Food Healing. Through her award-winning webcast, Katica: Living Vibrantly, that seeks to help her audience live a vibrant life by aligning body, mind and spirit. Visit

Do You Want to Be Right or Do You Want to Be Happy?


Jami Lin is a world-renowned Color Alchemist, Feng Shui master, designer, Anti-Aging, Skin Care specialist, educator and seeker. Jami’s award-winning books and talents provide personal discovery for greater love, success, and wellness for Inner Balance and Outer Beauty. Enjoy her radio show and archives. Visit for hundreds of complimentary, enlightening offerings. Make 20% on Jami’s Organic Age-Reversing SkinCare, Chakra/Color products, and Feng Shui Interior Design / House Astrology with no-inventory, free web affiliation on

Lifting the Fog


Kelly Slevin, MTP, BA, PBT is the founder of the Sunflower Institute and has a Masters in Transpersonal Psychology. She is a passionate writer, teacher, adventure-seeker and works hard to push herself and others to overcome obstacles we all face. You can read about Kelly and find all of her works at

The Now: How I Lost My Head and Found My Heart Space


Rev. Elasa Tina Marie Tiernan OT, CYT had a near death experience at the age of 10 that awakened her to the healing arts. She began reading books on Energy Medicine and knew that she would assist many on the realization of the SOUL. She studied western medicine at University of Florida and practices CranioSacral Therapy, Reiki, and Yoga. She also co-leads God(dess) Retreats. Her private Soul Star Source Practice is in Palm Harbor Florida. She is currently teaching Sol Energetic and Meditation Training, Essential Oil Yoga, Healing Facilitation Certifications, and Yoga via the web and around the globe. Visit or

Finding Your Life Purpose


Dolores J. Gozzi is a speaker, coach, and healer who guides women to follow their heart and lead with their wisdom. She teaches women how to access their gifts, challenges and desires as the core thread of their life purpose. Her nature-inspired programs, oracle readings, women’s retreats and creation coaching are designed to educate and empower participants to connect to their unique sacred essence and bring desires naturally into form. Dolores’s mission is to support women in reconnecting with their inner strength for transformational change. Dolores offers coaching and healing sessions in nature’s classroom where she lives in Florida, via the phone, or online at

Realize the Life of Your Dreams


Steve Harding is a retired small business owner who found himself homeless in February of 2011. During the following 5 month period he learned the process or “formula” that he had lived to create that situation in his life. By using that knowledge he has created a life of prosperity and peace. “The pain of being homeless came not from the physical circumstances but from the hopeless feeling of not knowing how to change it.”He is the owner of OYOG, Inc., (Own Your Own Greatness!) whose purpose is to share what Steve has learned with as many people as possible through public speaking and workshops. Visit his website at Steve is an award winning Toastmaster, a published author and has been a guest on live radio.

When Your Life Changes Forever


Elliott Eli Jackson is the internationally known channel of Source energy, and the bestselling author of From God to You: Absolute Truth and The Sapiential Discourses Universal Wisdom book series. He is an inspirational speaker, Reiki Master/Teacher, Ordained Minister, and contributes monthly to the The Sedona Journal of Emergence magazine. Elliott and his wife Diane travel the globe doing book signings, the Create Your Reality workshop, and Private Sessions with Source, through Elliott, which thousands have attended. Private Sessions with Source, are also available  via phone/video chat. Visit, FB & Twitter. Elliott and his wife live in the Chicago area.

Live Life On Purpose


Dianne M. Kipp, BSN, PCC, CTT, Certified Life & Executive Coach, has empowered her clients to conceive and achieve their most important life and professional ambitions for the past 10 years. Author, speaker, and retreat facilitator she loves to ask, “Would it be OK if life got easier?” Respected as a “transformation architect”, she has profoundly shifted the lives of many. Nominated Iconic Woman 2012, Top 3 Women Entrepreneurs, Dianne’s own life is a perfect example of “courageously living ‘life-on-purpose'”. She welcomes ‘life-purpose seekers’, executives and groups, wanting to move from “good-life to great-life” while making unique contributions for the benefit and well being of all.  Visit

Coping with Chronic Illness Using the Just-World Hypothesis


Dr. Madeline Altabe, a psychologist in Tampa, FL, provides psychotherapy addressing wellness, body image and eating disorders. Her practice is designed around well- researched, evidence-based interventions. Dr. Altabe has also taught graduate psychology students for 15 years most recently as an adjunct instructor online for the University of the Rockies. She was actively involved with the Ophelia Project in the Tampa area, a school-based curriculum on violence prevention, self-esteem and positive peer relations, girls’ health & leadership development. Dr. Altabe has co-authored books & articles to include: Exacting Beauty: Theory, Assessment, and Treatment of Body Image and Body Image: A Handbook of Theory, Research and Clinical Practice. Visit

I Am Somebody


Luz E. Treviño was born in Muskegon, Michigan. At the age of three, her family moved to NYC and then to Puerto Rico. She graduated from high school in Puerto Rico and moved back to NYC and enrolled in college. Luz has a Master’s in Education and a Master’s in School/District Administration. She worked for 32 years for the NYC Department of Education. Luz taught in a South Bronx high school and retired as a high school administrator. Luz raised five girls, is retired, and lives in Boca Raton, Florida and currently works part time at Florida Atlantic University, College of Education. Contact

Awake, Alive and Ready to Thrive


Alison J. Kay, PhD is a Holistic Life Coach, an India trained YA Yoga & Meditation teacher, an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and an energy medicine healer/shifter of 18 years nicknamed “the lightning bolt” due to the power of her energy. The unique blend of credentials, use of multiple modalities, and the experience she acquired during the 10 years she spent in Asia studying subtle energy practices, make her incredibly powerful. She is a former Talk Radio host of, “Create Your Best Life Ever! What Else is Possible?” which was in the top ten on the mind-body-spirit 7th Wave Channel of Dr. Kay is the author of What If There’s Nothing Wrong?  Visit

A Path Less Traveled: Alternative Health Treatments


Angelica Love Valentine is a certified business & life coach helping her clients produce fast lasting results in business and in life by applying cutting edge technologies for change. With over 15 years of experience and 13 certifications, Angelica Love offers 13 different areas of expertise: Transformation, Manifestation, Business, Money, Life, Communication, Relationships, Belief Work, Spirituality, Health, Consciousness/ Enlightenment, and Executive Skills/ Leadership. Angelica Love is also an experienced coaches’ coach. Please give Angelica Love a call (904.377.7737), send her an email love(at) or check out her website to learn more

Authenticity—Being Your True Self


Jim Toole is an inspirational speaker, personal and spiritual development counselor, workshop facilitator, meditation leader, teacher and holistic healer. He has devoted over 35 years to working with people in their exploration and discovery of their own truth, purpose and pathway in life. His intuitive guidance, meditations, energetic healing, writing, public speaking, and workshops have assisted and supported many in their healing, transformation and personal and spiritual growth. His extensive training, certifications and experience feeds his dedication to bringing inspiration, wellness, peace, joy, harmony, balance and understanding to others through Radiance of Sarasota, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit inspiration and wellness center that he founded and is currently the Director of. Visit

Love Yourself Just as You Are


Ivanska Laureano-Tate is a former licensed massage therapist, healing Reiki Master and a poet at heart who has overcome issues concerning self-love and its effect on weightloss. Her step-father James L. Tate, a self-published author, has been an inspiration for her to write about loosing over 100 pounds of excess weight. She found freedom from dieting and fatigue by connecting with her inner-being, re-directing old thought patterns, and using Emotional Freedom Technique. Ivanska reflects on how we can find our true selves and reach our weightloss goals so that we can find that joy and love we origionally came to share with others on this journey we call life.

Awakening My True Self


Rebecca Edwards is an inspirational author thriving in a Universe that yields to her desires to be a catalyst for spiritual change. Her own journey of transformation through life’s most difficult circumstances has awakened within her a deep passion to share her personal story. The words of Paramahansa Yogananda echo her soul’s true purpose, “As the sun spreads vital rays of light, I will spread rays of hope in the hearts of the poor and forsaken, and kindle a new strength in the hearts of those who think they are failures”. Visit or

Following the Signs in a Synchronous Universe


Camille Titone‘s motives are altruistic. She has a love for all humanity. As young as three years old her life was in the realm of Dance. She veered from a creative path beginning a career in the corporate world. Camille left her comfortable position to search a path more true to her life mission(s). Camille considers herself a ‘late bloomer.’ This is her first published work in this collaborative effort to get her story out and in the hands of transformational readers. Her website is Please stop by. Camille would enjoy hearing your comments to her chapter on synchronicities.

Removing “The Box”


Darcey Pollard is a success strategist based in Melbourne, Australia who has helped clients internationally achieve new levels of success in both their personal and professional lives. He also works with business’ to improve team productivity, communication and leadership skills. A person who holds high expectations from both himself and his clients Darcey is constantly seeking those that are “doing it better” so that he can then learn their principles to success and put these into a system everybody can use. Darcey can be contacted directly at and through his website

Clearing the Path to Abundance


Rev. Spencer Rouse has been a psychic medium, teacher, counselor, writer, musician, and healer for more than 25 years. She completed Level 1 and 2 studies in Acoustic Sound, Color, and Body Movement with Fabien Maman (Father of Vibrational Sound Therapy) at the Tama-do Academy in Malibu, CA, and Switzerland. Spencer writes, lectures, and teaches self-discovery by tuning into the true self through the tools of sound, color, and ancient teachings. For more information visit or email

Who Said That?


Linda Commito, author, speaker, entrepreneur, consultant, and teacher, is passionate about her vision to leave this world a kinder, more loving, and interconnected place. Her award-winning book of inspirational stories, Love is the New Currency, demonstrates how we can each make an important difference in the lives of others through simple acts of love and kindness. Ms. Commito believes that in order to inspire a kinder world the place to start is with children. She volunteered at a Title One elementary school, working with over 500 students, to create “Kindness Starts With Me, a program, book, and web site for children. Please visit and

Honoring Colby


Kandy Magnotti is the founder of Life THROUGH Loss, LLC and is a Pre-Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist®, and a Grief, Loss, and Trauma Facilitator. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at Argosy University. After having a wonderful 10 year career in the medical and pharmaceutical industries, her last of which was with the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, she was financially successful but spiritually unfulfilled. A personal tragedy has led her to the work of grief therapy and recovery in addition to becoming spiritually fulfilled. Visit

Life After Abuse: Finding Hope through Forgiveness


Kayla Cole is a freelance writer and a psychology graduate from the University of South Florida. She believes her purpose in life is to guide others to achieve their own goals, dreams, and aspirations. She writes a weekly flyer for her company called L.I.F.E. (Live It Fully Everyday) to motivate her coworkers. Being a fitness enthusiast she also co-writes about her journey to a healthier lifestyle on WordPress at Her latest project is an abuse recovery workbook which she hopes will inspire other to grow from their past and transform their lives for a positive future.

Dance and Follow Your Passion


Arielle Giordano, M.A. M.ed., has a Master’s in Counselor Education and a Master’s in Educational Leadership and is a faculty member and Lead Faculty Area Chairperson for the College of Humanities, History and the Arts at the University of Phoenix. She is a published author of several books and magazine articles. In 2014, she published an Instructor’s Manual for Barlow Abnormal Psychology 4th ed. In 2013, she wrote Psychology, A Journey 3rd.ed. Study Guide published by Nelson Education, Toronto, ON. Arielle has been a featured guest on radio and television and other media across the US and Canada.  She offers dance classes, dancing for emotional release workshops and creative expression seminars. Visit

Letting Go of “How”


Dana Feldmeier is a certified health coach and essential oil expert.  As a former public school teacher, she witnessed the health crisis and over-use of medication first hand.  She is passionate about starting little ones on the path to wellness at an early age and believes the best way to do this is to educate and empower mothers! Through sharing essential oils, remarkable gifts from the earth, as medicine, she empowers women to heal and treat their families naturally!  Visit her website: to learn more.

Acceptance Is


Rev. Zan Benham, Butterfly Deerwoman, is an interfaith New Thought minister. She has a private practice as Spiritual Counselor, Certified Hypnotist, Shamanic Practitioner, and Reiki Master Teacher.  She integrates these modalities in her work to empower her clients to embrace their own divine gifts and powers for healing. Zan has been a student of Metaphysics for over 40 years and has been active in Native American healing circles for almost as long. She regularly facilitates shamanic journeys, sweat lodges, sacred circles, and drum circles. She leads Drum Making workshops and has the honor to be a Sacred Pipe Bearer. Visit