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Thursday, May 29, 2014
A Talk with Patrick McDonnell, coauthor of GUARDIANS OF BEING
By New World Library

Guardians of Being: Spiritual Teachings from Our Dogs and Cats pairs original words by spiritual teacher Eckhart Tolle with delightful illustrations by Patrick McDonnell, the creator of the acclaimed comic strip MUTTS. We hope you’ll enjoy this interview with Patrick about his collaboration with Eckhart, his inspiration, and the importance of connecting with animals.

How did Guardians of Being come to be?

This book is a collaboration of Eckhart’s teachings and my MUTTS cartoon illustrations. As does all of Eckhart’s work, Guardians of Being teaches us about finding inner peace by living in the now, the transformation of our consciousness, and the arising of a more enlightened humanity. The primary signposts in this book are all of nature and, in particular, our beloved dogs and cats.(READ MORE)

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Thursday, April 11, 2013
Win a Free Creativity Coaching Session!
By New World Library

 Eric Maisel’s prolific, multifaceted career is a testament to his profound understanding of what it takes to live out one’s creative ambitions. A therapist who is also America’s foremost creativity coach, a bestselling author, a columnist, and a featured blogger for Psychology Today and the Huffington Post, Maisel is an expert on all that blocks the creative person. In this guest blog post, he explains the important role that confidence plays throughout every stage of the creative process.(READ MORE)

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Thursday, April 26, 2012
"Creating Time" by guest blogger Marney Makridakis
By New World Library

Pay attention to the conversations of people around you, and notice how often the subject of time comes up:

“I’m fine, just crazy busy . . . ”
“I just don’t know when I can find the time . . . ”
“I can’t really talk now — I’m running late . . . ”

People used to be tied to things like families, communities, rituals, worship, curiosity, and beauty. Now we are tied to schedules, watches, date books, computers, and keeping up with the latest gadgets that start with i. It seems like time is going by faster than ever these days, and we’re all exhaustively trying to find, chase, save, and manage time.

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Friday, March 30, 2012
A New Paradigm of Time: Changing Time Anxiety to Time Artistry by guest blogger Marney K. Makridakis
By New World Library

n the 10 years since I launched my website, ArtellaLand.com, I can honestly say I’ve never been as excited about an event as I am about the series that’s happening next week: The Creating Time Mega Event, which celebrates the release of my upcoming book from New World Library, Creating Time: Using Creativity to Reinvent the Clock and Reclaim Your Life. It runs April 2–20 and will include live webinars, daily email inspiration, dynamic time-shifting games and challenges, a lively interactive community of fellow time-travelers, and so much more. 

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Friday, January 27, 2012
"Nine Things You Were Not Taught in School about Creative Thinking" by guest blogger Michael Michalko
By New World Library

1. You are creative. The artist is not a special person; each one of us is a special kind of artist. Every one of us is born a creative, spontaneous thinker. The only difference between people who are creative and people who are not is a simple belief. Creative people believe they are creative. People who believe they are not creative, are not. Once you have a particular identity and set of beliefs about yourself, you become interested in seeking out the skills needed to express your identity and beliefs. This is why people who believe they are creative become creative.

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Thursday, November 03, 2011
"Learn How to Think Like a Genius" by New World Library Publisher Marc Allen
By New World Library

Several months ago, Georgia Hughes, our editorial director, brought in a manuscript by Michael Michalko called Creative Thinkering and passed it around. My first thought was that the title was a little odd. The subtitle grabbed me from the beginning: Putting Your Imagination to Work.

Then I started to read the manuscript, and the first sentences of the Introduction had me totally hooked:

Why are some people creative and others not?

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