Book review Merlin Stone Remembered, Her Life and Works by David B. Axelrod, Carol F. Thomas, and Lenny Schneir
Biography , Feminism , Uncategorized , Women Studies / November 2, 2014

Book review Merlin Stone Remembered, Her Life and Works by David B. Axelrod, Carol F. Thomas, and Lenny Schneir By Dawn Thomas Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd 9780738740911 Before I began reading this book, I did not know Merlin Stone for the woman she was.  The book has several authors but the most important to me was Lenny.  He was her partner for more than thirty years and knew her better than anyone.  Lenny describes himself at the beginning of the book as someone we could easily despise.  But he tells the story of how his life changed all because of meeting Merlin.  She changed his life and his way of thinking and seen the world. Merlin was a very quiet woman and did not need the limelight that comes from being famous.  There are stories in the book of how she touched other women’s lives with her writing.  She brought the goddess back from obscurity.  She was one of the front runners for the feminist movement in the 1960s and 1970s. She was a carefree spirit and did not have a need for worldly things.  She spent years hitchhiking through Europe, traveling with only a backpack, while researching her first book. …

Book Review Clairvoyant Psychotherapy by Susan Feinbloom
Health , Mind & Body , Self-Help , Uncategorized / November 2, 2014

Book Review Clairvoyant Psychotherapy by Susan Feinbloom Review by Dawn Thomas Smith Publicity ISBN 9781492963042 Health, Mind & Body, Self-Help I didn’t know what to expect when I started this book. I found several statements to be very powerful. One is “We are responsible for our own reality.” She talks about emotional wounds not being the same age. When we get defensive about something the wound reacts at that age level. We have to break through this wounded pattern in order to move on with our lives. She also states, “There is no blame.” This is another powerful statement. Another is “Healing begins when we are willing to look at ourselves without defensive eyes.” Section One introduces the reader to mediation, grounding and energy. The author believes meditation is the foundation of psychic psychotherapy. She also believes clearing the chakras will remove static energy that has built up in our bodies and open up to movement. In clairvoyant psychotherapy she looks at core beliefs, fear, original pain pictures, defensiveness, and the holding on to old energy of past imprints. Ms. Feinbloom discusses the process she uses while working with clients. She correlates the pain or fear with the static in…