The Impact of Authors
People we meet mirror us. They are our teachers. They show us who we are and who we can become. People can guide us and inspire us. They can trigger new insights and revelations. In the company of others, we find our Selves.
The following people began with themselves; then their families and communities. They now reach the world with their profound work. They present themselves globally and have changed countless lives.
Having personal experience of the methods of many of those listed, I wanted to share what it is like to interact with and learn from these amazing people. Perhaps amongst them, you too will find a true teacher and guide for your own personal path.
Maya Angelou is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director, she continues to travel the world, spreading her legendary wisdom. Within the rhythm of her poetry and elegance of her prose lies Angelou's unique power to help readers of every orientation span the lines of race.
Brandon Bays is the founder of The Journey Process and author of several books about this wonderful healing process. She holds Journey and Abundance seminars throughout the world.
Rhonda Britten is the founder of the Fearless Living Institute and author of the best-selling book, Fearless Living: Live Without Excuses and Love Without Regret. Rhonda Britten is an inspirational speaker and Fearbuster Life and Career Coach. Her second series of Help Me Rhonda is currently running on Channel 5 in the UK, and she now has an American tv series which you can learn about at www.startingovertv.com. Read some of her quotes on being fearless.
Known as "Dr Hug”, Leo Buscaglia shook up the University of Southern California in the 1970s when he started classes on love, including Love 101, combining sociology and psychology. His first book, Love, came out in 1972 and examined the phenomenon of human love as the one unifying force in life. Dr Leo Buscaglia wrote more than a dozen books and sold more than 11 million copies in 20 languages. Among them were Loving Each Other and Living, Loving, and Learning. At one time, five of his books appeared on The New York Times best-seller list.
Deepak Chopra is an endocrinologist and well known physician in the field of Mind-Body medicine. He is the author of countless books and audio cassettes. He has a healing centre in the USA and holds seminars and workshops worldwide.
Wayne Dyer is a psychologist and writer of dozens of personal development books. He left his teaching career years ago to write and lecture full-time, making popular psychology accessible to all. In recent years, his work has expressed a more spiritual view.
Robert Holden is known as the ‘happy psychologist’. He is founder of The Happiness Project and author of numerous books. He runs certificated happiness training courses in London and Oxford, as well as seminars and lectures for the public and for various organisations.
Catherine Ingram is an internationally known dharma teacher with communities serving several thousand students in a dozen cities in the US and Europe. Since 1992 she has led Dharma Dialogues, which are public events of inquiry into the nature of awareness and the possibility of living in awakened intelligence. She is the author of Passionate Presence: Seven Qualities of Awakened Awareness.
Gary Quinn is a life coach, motivational speaker, intuitive, and author of May the Angels Be With You. He has been consultant to celebrities and has appeared on numerous television shows worldwide. He’s been a guest on over 250 radio shows and has had articles in numerous high profile magazines. He has an outstanding CD series called Experience Your Greatness.
For more than a quarter of a century, Anthony Robbins has served as an advisor to leaders around the world. A recognized authority on the psychology of leadership, negotiations, organizational turnaround, and peak performance, he has been honored for his strategic intellect and humanitarian endeavors.