The Author's Corner is a section for collaboration with people whose writings, narratives or stories have been diagrammed in an IdeaGram. There are links to their websites and places to purchase their books, material and/or workshops. We recommend these people and their content.
Hot Belly Diet
Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar is an internationally recognized leader in the ancient science of Ayurveda. This book emphasizes a comprehensive, whole body approach to health.
The Road to Character
David Brooks is an American conservative political and cultural commentator who writes for The New York Times and appears on NPR.
The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg is a Pulitzer prize winning author and columnist for the New York Times. When shown an IdeaGram of his concepts he said: “These charts are Amazing.”
Justin Kitch is the CEO and co-founder of curious.com. See the daily curio describing the concept of “Super-agers” – and become one yourself !!
Under the Buddhist Umbrella:
Do Science, Secularism and Religion
Thupten Jinpa is the principal English translator for the Dalai Lama. We are presenting an IdeaGram of his talk at the 2011 Kalachakra in Washington D.C.
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World (and other IdeaGrams)
Written with Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams (These IdeaGrams are in development.
Guided Meditations on the Stages of the Path
Clear and practical explanations of the Buddha’s teachings (known as the Lamrim – or Gradual Path to Enlightenment)
Will Power and Developing the Will
Hazrat Inayat Khan brought the Sufi teachings to the United States and throughout Europe in the early 1900’s. An amazing range of material that is presented simply and informatively. This is just one sample pertaining to the Power of Will.
Jewel – Never Broken
In addition to her amazing story of fortitude she presents her inclination toward philosophical thinking – how our thoughts form our reality, life and health. (These IdeaGrams are in development. I have responded to her invitation and invited future collaboration.)
Designing Your LIfe
We find their concepts and ideas very striking in their similarity to the methods of Chronicling, Analyzing and organizing your life that are presented within our Life & Death and Log-a- Rhythm sections.
Taijiquan: The Art of Nurturing, The Science of Power
Yang Yang is a true master with roots to the historic Chen Village in China. The book is an excellent integration of Easter and Western perspective on Taijiquan and Qigong
Recognized as one of the top big mountain extreme skiers in the world. She is also known for her mastery of other dangerous sports including rock climbing, kiteboarding, paragliding, extreme mountain biking, and even the flying trapeze. She has been referred to as “the most extreme woman athlete in North America”.
Introduction to Tantra
The Transformation of Desire
Wisdom Publications – Boston
This book is a cogent explanation of the deeper meaning and practice of tantra.
Columnist – San Francisco Chronicle
I enjoyed reading his column during my early years and throughout his life. I translated a number of his columns into IdeaGrams during the formulation period of this process. Let me know what you think about them.
John’s technique of Somato Respiratory Integration (SRI) is an exercise for using your own inner healing power to resolve pain using your breath, concentration and internal energy. The IdeaGram attached is an overview of the process. This is not offered as a replacement for medical advice from a licensed physician, nor is it intended to be used to diagnose or treat a spinal condition. If you are in doubt please seek professional help from a qualified physician.