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Guest Name, Joy Idries

Joy Idries
Joy Idries
Occupation: 
Expert facilitator of deep and transformational life changes
Biography: 

Joy Idries is an internationally recognized author, mentor and expert self-realization guide, who supports spiritual adventurers along the path of letting go of limiting beliefs and unconscious sabotage to open into and maintain a life of awakened consciousness and joy. 

Her spiritual awakening and healing gifts arose out of breaking through a lifetime of her own struggles, emotional and physical pain, darkness and despair.

It inspired a quest that led to her living each moment joyfully in the ‘Now’ and for over 20 years she has been helping others all around the world uncover their own highest truth about themselves and dissolve resistance to heal, activate and align with the Divine.

Joy makes use of a wide range of techniques and processes in her work which have blended over time into her own unique approach and style. They include dynamic interactive meditation, consciousness streaming, energy work, the practice of mindfulness and inner spiritual adventures.

Guest Name, Phillip Mountrose

Phillip Mountrose
Phillip Mountrose
Occupation: 
Holistic Coach and Healer, Personal Transformation Pioneer
Biography: 

Phillip Mountrose , with his wife and partner Jane, are coaches and energy-healing pioneers who help holistically-minded people tap into “the heart and soul of success” with holistic coaching and healing techniques. They include holistic EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), their signature GTT (Getting Thru Techniques) and Spiritual Kinesiology, a method they developed to heal and guide from the soul. They focus on helping people live fully, overcome blocks and reach their fullest potential. http://gettingthru.org/holistic

Co-Founder of the non-profit organization Awakenings Institute, he has devoted over two decades to exploring the fields of personal and spiritual development and helping thousands of people through his publications and trainings. His passion in life and greatest joy revolve around helping people to overcome personal challenges, discover their life purpose, and create tremendous success both personally and professionally.

Since 1992, Phillip has taught courses in holistic coaching and energy healing in California. He and Jane have written over a dozen books and manuals that are sold worldwide. These include the some of the most popular books on EFT, as well as books on Spiritual Kinesiology, manifestation and more.  They include Getting Thru to Your Emotions with EFT, Getting Thru to Your Soul, The Holistic Approach to Living Healthier Longer and The Holistic Life Coach "Get Started" Manual.  Their newest book is “The Ultimate Paradigm Shift: A Guidebook for Creating The Life You Were Born to Live.”

Phillip and Jane enjoy living in central coast California with their two dogs.

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Guest Name, Wendy Watkins

Wendy Watkins
Wendy Watkins
Occupation: 
Entrepreneur
Biography: 

Wendy Watkins, CPCC, PCC speaks about The Mind-Body-Business Approach to building a juicy, fulfilling and successful life. This inclusive strategy focuses on a strong optimistic mindset, the all-important planning process, and fabulous self-care.

Wendy was one of the first million-dollar saleswomen for Aveda (and that’s a lot of shampoo) and the author of The Joy Factor Recipe Book – A Common Sense Approach to a Delicious Life. Wendy has coached hundreds of people to create successful, succulent lives and flourishing businesses aligned with their purpose and passions.

Wendy lives in Atlanta with her husband Matt, and their dog, Eli.

Guest Name, Kerry Kathleen Heaps

Kerry Kathleen
Kerry Kathleen Heaps
Occupation: 
Entrepreneur
Biography: 

A veteran Entrepreneur of 14 years, Kerry Heaps is the Publisher of Pageant Platform Magazine and the Host of Pageant Platform Podcast.  She is also the Founder of Pitch like a B*tch Media, an online resource for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners that want to gain more media exposure and Book.Speak.Repeat. a speaker submission service.  

She is the Author of Pitch like a Bitch, Top 10 tips to pitch like a Pro (July 2018) and the Create your own Media series for Podcasting, Publishing and Publicity.  Kerry has an extensive background in Sales, Networking, Recruiting, and Training. She is a former Model who specialized in Trade Show and Print work, and an experienced judge on the beauty pageant circuit.  

Kerry has interviewed celebrities such as Co-Host of Shark Tank, Barbara Corcoran, Authors Larry Winget, Jeffrey Hayzlett, Former Miss West Virginia and QVC Talk Show host, Kim Parrish and many more successful business entrepreneurs.  She is a sought-after guest for many media outlets.

Guest Name, Cathryn McIntyre

Cathryn McIntyre
Cathryn McIntyre
Occupation: 
Author, Natural Psychic and Clairvoyant
Biography: 

Cathryn McIntyre is the author of two unusual memoirs, the recently published, The Thoreau Whisperer: Channeling the Spirit of Henry David Thoreau (2018), and Honor in Concord: Seeking Spirit in Literary Concord (2008), and the founder of The Concord Writer, a literary and publishing concern, dedicated to the words, wisdom and enduring spirit of Henry David Thoreau (www.theconcordwriter.com).  She is also a natural psychic and clairvoyant, a UFO experiencer and a sometime ghost investigator whose blog about a ghostly experience in Maine led to her story being included in a book by Greg Latimer entitled Ghosts of the Boothbay Region.  Her UFO experiences led to her connection with a group of experiencers who worked closely with alien abduction researcher, Dr. John Mack.  She has a large and ever-increasing following on Twitter and LinkedIn. 

McIntyre has studied the literary history of Concord, Massachusetts for over 25 years, both in university settings and independently.  She holds a B.A. in English literature from Michigan State University; has done graduate work at Harvard University’s Extension School and Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts; and is a long-time member of The Thoreau Society.  She has lived in or near Concord, Massachusetts since 1984.

Guest Name, Monk Yun Rou

Monk Yun Rou
Monk Yun Rou
Occupation: 
Monk Yun Rou
Biography: 

MONK YUN ROU

Yun Rou (the name means Soft Cloud) has been called the new Alan Watts. Born Arthur Rosenfeld in New York City, he received his academic background at Yale, Cornell, and the University of California, and was ordained a Daoist monk in Guangzhou, China in 2012. Host of the hit National Public Television show “Longevity Tai Chi”, he is the author more than 15 books, including award-winning novels optioned for film in Hollywood and Asia. In recent years his non-fiction books offer Daoist prescriptions for the challenges of culture, society, and everyday living, while his novels bring a New York literary sensibility to the emerging "Silkpunk" genre, blending Chinese history, science fiction, and fantasy into rollicking, thought-provoking reads. His articles have appeared in Vogue, Vanity Fair, Parade, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal,WebMD, Fox Business News, and numerous other websites and newspapers.

Monk Yun Roubegan his formal martial arts training in 1980 and has studied with some of China’s top tai chi grandmasters. In 2011 he was named Tai Chi Master of The Year at the World Congress on Qigong and Traditional Chinese Medicine. The Action On Film Festival recently chose him for their Maverick Award (previous recipients include David Carradine, John Savage, and Talia Shire) and established an award for writing excellence in his name. In July 2014, Yunrou was the opening and closing keynote speaker at the International Tai Chi Symposium in Louisville, Kentucky. In 2016, the American Heart Association profiled Yunrou as an inspirational resource.

The Florida Sun-Sentinel called Yun Rou’s novel A Cure For Gravity one of the 10 best books of the year 2000. His bestsellerThe Truth About Chronic Pain(New York: Basic Books, 2003) was a finalist for the prestigious Books for a Better Life award for his bestseller, his title Tai Chi - The Perfect Exercise (Da Capo Press, June 2013) is widely regarded as a standard work in the field. Mad Monk Manifesto is his first book with Mango Publishing, but will not be his last. Yunrou writes, teaches and speaks in South Florida and around the world.

Guest, Lisa Pease

Guest Occupation: 
Author/Information Activist

Guest Name, Gabriella van Rij

Gabriella van Rij - founder of the Dare To Be Kind movement
Gabriella van Rij
Occupation: 
Founder of the Dare to Be Kind movement
Biography: 

Gabriella is the founder of the #DaretobeKind movement, a kindness expert, and a keynote speaker who delivers talks that provide the groundwork for lasting change. Drawing from groundbreaking science, her immense cross-cultural experience and her signature wit, Gabriella inspires organizations to tap into the power of kindness—the most underutilized skill in today’s world.

Gabriella van Rij (pronounced "ray") was plucked from a Pakistani orphanage at 3 and grew up in Holland. She learned about bullies and racism the hard way, but she refused to remain a victim. Instead, she used understanding and empathy to defeat fear and mistrust. The techniques she pioneered are even more relevant in a country that is increasingly multicultural.

Today, Gabriella speaks to thousands every month and has been seen by millions on Dr. Phil, ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX.

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