Ayni Books

Fear, Shame, and the Light of Truth: Disclosing Past Sexual Assault

Sep 20th, 2018 | By

By Matt E. Jaremko, Ph.D. and Beth Fehlbaum Our book, Trauma Recovery: Sessions With Dr. Matt,   features a fictional character named Felicia who experienced attempted sexual assault at age 14. For two decades she lived in constant fear and avoidance, developing unhealthy habits along the way. She finally seeks treatment after 20 years because attempts

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How Does One Identify an Experience as a Trauma?

Sep 5th, 2018 | By

By Matt E. Jaremko and Beth Fehlbaum Our title might sound somewhat nonsensical. Of course, if you have experienced a trauma, you will know it. However, admitting that you have experienced trauma may not be as straightforward as you might think. Folks can tend to underplay the extent to which they deserve care and attention. It’s almost as

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“There’s a Cockroach in My Ear”

Aug 17th, 2018 | By

by Louis M. Profeta Now, before you think it’s funny, trust me, it isn’t. Anyone who has ever had a cockroach or any other bug in their ear can tell you it is horrifically painful. Picture that little insect with its sharp, hairy claws, replete with hooks and nails to allow it to climb up

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Reclaiming Yourself from Binge Eating

Jul 19th, 2018 | By

Releasing Your Fear of the Binge Food by Leora Fulvio Diane, a 34-year-old woman, believed that once she started eating chocolate, she would not be able to stop until whatever she was eating was gone. Unfortunately, she had the problem of consistently bingeing on chocolate. During a session that we had during the spring, I

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The Made Easy Series

Jul 15th, 2018 | By

BUILD YOUR OWN SPIRITUAL /SELF-HELP LIBRARY – INSTANTLY ! John Hunt Publishing’s various imprints have built a series of Made Easy titles.  They cover a whole multitude of spiritual ideas and disciplines.  It is a collection of brief introductions which reveal alternative spiritual insights, paths and truths to new and experienced seekers whatever their current faith, practice

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Blessing Prayer for the Universe and Humanity

Jul 6th, 2018 | By

by Carolyn Bowyer reprinted in Pierre Pradervand’s new book 365 Blessing to Heal Myself and the World Image: lumina_obscura, Pixabay Let us bless the Universe that we reside in, all the planets and their satellites, the asteroids and the comets and meteors and all the stars beyond.. Let us bless the Earth, our planet, the air

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Symbols and Mantras the Japanese Way

Jun 7th, 2018 | By

by Frans Stiene Many symbols and mantras are used within traditional Japanese spiritual teachings. By looking at these traditional Japanese spiritual practices, we can start to see how Mikao Usui used the symbols and mantras in his teachings. Within the teachings, the symbols are focus tools; they help us to stay mindful. Now we can

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Reiki Precepts Chanting by Frans Stiene

May 20th, 2018 | By

Today’s Meditation is Chanting with Frans Stiene   Precepts are Instructions At the heart of the system of Reiki are the precepts: Do not be angry Do not worry Be grateful Practice this diligently Show compassion to yourself and others There are many layers within the precepts and one of these layers is instruction, as

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Abiding in Awareness: A Tribute to Russel Williams

May 11th, 2018 | By

by Steve Taylor and Paul Shambrook Russel Williams died on April 9th 2018, at the age of 96. He was a remarkable man, who lived a remarkable life. Although he was a spiritual teacher for sixty years, he remained largely unknown until three years ago, when the book Not I, Not Other than I was

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BUILD YOUR OWN SPIRITUAL /SELF-HELP LIBRARY – MADE EASY !

Apr 17th, 2018 | By

John Hunt Publishing’s various imprints have built a series of Made Easy titles.  They cover a whole multitude of spiritual ideas and disciplines.  It is a collection of brief introductions which reveal alternative spiritual insights, paths and truths to new and experienced seekers whatever their current faith, practice or creed. All titles are available now

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