Awaken From Mind is about breaking our identification with the mind and its habitual patterns. We’ll be guided to be proactive and focus on what we want, rather than on what we don’t want. In other word, we use mindful techniques so we can use the mind as a tool and not let it be our master. This is both are our greatest learning and our biggest trial.
We deal with the First initiation of the Hero’s Journey, where we encounter the Road of Trials. Through our many tests and ordeals, we learn to strengthen our thought processes, expand our sense of reality, and learn to communicate effectively and nonviolently with our relationships.
Susan Campbell, Ph.D. Author of Getting Real, Saying What’s Real, and Five-Minute Relationship Repair
“Awaken From Mind boils the spiritual hero’s journey down to its essence. Filled with inspiring teaching stories, real-life vignettes, and quotes from master teachers, author Karen LaPuma has put together a self-help program that guides the reader to transcend habitual mental patterns and identifications in order to embrace our true essence. She offers tools and practices for all phases of the journey—from admitting the need for change to learning to cultivate presence to co-creating our desired reality. It is such a comprehensive book—something I will refer back to again and again whenever Life’s challenges remind me that there is always more to learn.”
Donna Hamilton, Ph.D., Author, Hypnotherapist
“A beautiful synthesis of ancient and contemporary wisdom, such clarity and depth of understanding is reflected in the writing style that is interesting, engaging, and enjoyable makes this essential message so available.”
Cathy Weber-Zunker, Certified Clinical Hypnotist
“This book is a beautiful gift to the world! The presentation is quite unique and powerful. The many quote/photos create a visual image that go deeply in the mind and soul.. Even after reading it the first time, I found myself pondering ideas in a new way, and opening it up randomly to absorb even more.”
Ty Koizumi, Poet, Journalist, Artist
“Brilliant! Delivers an appreciation and understanding of how to awaken! Karen’s creative eyes and colorful words bring a beautifully seasoned intelligence into wisdom, and the love of life into true passion and purpose. Like a magical bridge of generous, easily digestible teaching, it inspires and empowers us in a loving and caring way. And most importantly it “unleashes,” refreshes, and revives our soulful parts.”
Deanna Nagle, Yoga Trainer, Leader of Woman’s Circle
“Eye opening! I love the format of Karen’s books, plenty of food for thought without being overwhelming, Each of her books in the “Toolkit for Awakening” series helps us wake up from the trance we all tend to live in, so that we can live to our fullest potential. As a yoga teacher, I find her books really resonate with many of the teachings of yoga as well.”