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Deep Relaxation & My Place of Tranquillity CD

Conquer Stress
Deep Relaxation
and your own inner
Place of Tranquillity

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My Place of Tranquillity

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Deep Relaxation

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Broken Heart
by B. A. Llewellyn

Self Esteem
and Confidence
with the flick of mental switch.

All of us are conditioned
to keep a series of
emotional triggers - 
which is why people and events can trigger
our emotional buttons.
The Second Trigger is
your own personal release
from all of these buttons.

Take back control of your life now!

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Breathing Deeply CD - your own personal coach

Breathing Deeply
is the natural and simple path to happiness.
Breathing Deeply

promotes confidence,
and good health.
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Married and Loving It! book for anyone wanting a seriously happy marriage.

Do you want a 
seriously happy marriage?
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13 Myths that Murder Marriage CD Cover - don't let them kill your love.

Is your relationship being
destroyed by  the
Marriage Murdering Myths?
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Prepare to cry and laugh out loud and feel good all over with "Letters to Michael"

Letters to Michael
(A visionary novel)

Want to know what happens when you die?

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Starry Hearts
By B. A. Llewellyn

Prepare to cry and laugh out loud and feel good all over with "Letters to Michael"

Letters to Michael
(A visionary novel)

Want to know what happens when you die?

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If you want to live up to your potential then you need to learn to love reading now!

Learn to Love Reading
Start improving your life right now!
The person who
does not read
 has no advantage over
 the person who
can't read.
Do you know someone who really needs to
Learn to Love Reading?
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Be enchanted
by the power of True Love
 transporting you to
romance and joy.
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Prepare to cry and laugh out loud and feel good all over with "Letters to Michael"

Letters to Michael
- a visionary novel -

If you've ever wondered
what will happen
when you die
 … if you've ever wanted to meet your Guardian Angels
and learn the lessons of
freedom and love,
then it's time to read
"Letters to Michael".

Prepare to laugh out loud
and  cry
and feel good all over.

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Let Your Talent Shine!

Shine Your Light!
Poets, Writers,
Artists, Musicians

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Voice Over Artists, Actors/Actresses
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No human yet exists who can use all the
potential of his brain. This is why we don't
accept any pessimistic estimates of the limits
of the human brain.  It is unlimited!

Professor Petr Kouzmich Anokhin


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Water  by B. A. Llewellyn (167 words)  Speaker broadcasting Showcased Talent

A few facts about our favourite liquid.  Includes a weight loss tip.
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Having Fun Together  by B. A. Llewellyn  (279 words) Speaker broadcasting Showcased Talent

Part of loving someone, and being in love with someone, requires us to thoroughly enjoy each other and our selves.
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Affirmations (Part 3) - The Big No No  by B. A. Llewellyn (289 words)

Positive Affirmations are powerful personal tools.  They become increasingly effective with an increasing belief in their effectiveness.  They demonstrate, in a simple and effective manner ...
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Bill and Betty Atom by B. A. Llewellyn  (298 words + graphics)  Speaker broadcasting Showcased Talent

Bill and Betty were a happy atom family until they were split into their positive and negative selves.
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Affirmations (Part 1) by B. A. Llewellyn   (326 words)

Positive Affirmations are powerful personal tools.  They become increasingly effective with an increasing belief in their effectiveness.  They demonstrate, in a simple and effective manner ...
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And it felt so good, I want to do it again! by Sheryl Llorente   (391 words)   Speaker broadcasting Showcased Talent   Read Reviews

People react differently to heartbreaks. Some hold on to their pain for such a long time that it seems the pain is the only thing that keeps them alive. For others, they easily get up after the fall and move on with their lives, or so it seem
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Solo Fun by B. A. Llewellyn   (404 words)

Presents a fun selection of things to do as a solo.  Your own company can be the best company of all.
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Affirmations (Part 2)  by B. A. Llewellyn   (413 words)

... No one can create our most powerful affirmations but our own self.  We know who we are, and what we want, better than anybody else.
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Brain Power  by B. A. Llewellyn  (414 words)

Our brains are comprised of neural networks creating endless patterns of energy.  Every time we think, we literally ‘spark up' ...  Our brains 'spark up' so often we produce enough electricity to light a light globe.
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The Benefits of Breathing Deeply by B. A. Llewellyn  (521 words)

Breath is life! ... As long as we breathe in a shallow manner, we are inviting depression and anxiety and sickness into our lives. ...  Deep breathing can increase confidence and self-esteem.
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How to Breathe Deeply by B. A. Llewellyn  (568 words)

Most people fill only the top third of their lungs, and most people breathe with their focus on their chests. ... Shallow breathing is the same as any other bad habit.  Here's how to break it.
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22 Facts About Breathing Deeply  by B. A. Llewellyn  (576 words)

Did you know ... Nearly three-quarters of our lung (or liver or kidney) tissue can be lost without noticing any substantive loss of function.
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The Magic of Turning 40  by Allie Ochs  (578 words)   

The countdown begins and soon you will no longer belong to the 30-something group. While some may dread crossing 40 threshold, others may greet the event with anticipation and excitement. Regardless of how you feel, you will probably do what everyone does at this juncture: take stock of your life. What have you done with your life? Are you the person you intended to be and are you living the life you want? 
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Relaxation by B. A. Llewellyn  (599 words)

Our bodies and minds require regular maintenance to give us their best performance.  7 useful tips to help you achieve daily relaxation.
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A Jacqueline of all Trades by Sandra Lynn Evans (601 words)Speaker broadcasting Showcased Talent 

Diversity. I like that word. It rolls easily off my tongue and sounds rather exotic and important.
I am diverse ... a Jacqueline of all trades. I have been from an early age. As a child I would immerse myself completely in whatever activity took my fancy at that time, spending every spare moment engrossed in it. 
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The Joy of Being Dumped  by Allie Ochs (610 words)

Kleenex boxes, sleepless nights and endless conversations with your girlfriends! You are convinced that the world is coming to an end. He dumped you! He said he loves you and two days later, checked out. You consulted relationship experts, books and advice columns. They all told you the same thing: It takes time to get over it!
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Positive Affirmations - Rules 2, 3 & 4 (Part 4) by B. A. Llewellyn  (618words)

Affirmations must live in the present tense to be effective.  Repeating an affirmation deliberately magnetises our desires into our present. We are calling them into our now.  We want our positive objectives to happen as quickly and efficiently as possible.  The aim of positive affirmations is to achieve and experience the affirmation, right now.
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Good Heart  by B. A. Llewellyn  (661 words)

My doctor informed me that my blood test had come back.  He picked up a sheet of paper, frowned, and shook his head as he perused my blood's evaluation.  He then passed the test results to me, while pointing out, with words and gestures, that my cholesterol reading was 8 millimoles per litre.
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The Power of Five  by Rachelle Arlin Credo  (667 words) 

A few days ago, I was having another fretting day. I had so many conflicts to deal with and personal affairs to attend to that I was eating my heart out the whole day I was moving around. I could almost hear the song playing in my head: "Fretty woman walking down the street, fretty woman ... la la la la ..."
That night, after retiring from the day's toil, I remembered the time when I was diagnosed with SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) a.k.a. Lupus, an incurable autoimmune disease. I started re-grieving over the part that SLE took away from me. I began to fret about all the things I used to do so well.

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The Actors' Muse  by B. A. Llewellyn  (671 words)

I was born into the world of acting and have always felt it to be a deeply sacred profession.  Acting requires a dedication beyond the ordinary job.  It demands total dedication.  It demands that its disciples commit themselves to constant self-exposure, and total self-awareness.  All inner questions must be answered and no leeway is given for any reason.
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Use Fowl Language to Relieve Stress by Ronda Del Boccio (686 words)Speaker broadcasting Showcased Talent  

You have probably heard or read, more than once, that stress is bad. You know you should not take things too seriously and that you should take time to relax, but I would like to share something unique with you. Something nobody else has ever told you 
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The Pit of the Ex-Boyfriend by Kathyleen Rivera  (780 words)   

It’s been a few weeks now since you parted ways. The reason for your break-up was the same reason you and he got together in the first place - you're a woman, and he's a man!  Luckily your friends were there to aid you through the soggy pillows and empty shot glasses.
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The Titanic and "Our Babe"  by B. A. Llewellyn (806 words) 

... Emilia Maria Ojala married Juho Panula on February 14, 1892.  They immigrated to Coal Center, a small community near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, America in 1904, and saved enough money to return to their native Finland in 1911 and buy a small farm.  Tragedy soon struck them, when their 9-year-old daughter drowned in a local river.  Husband and wife decided to return to America.
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Sub-Atomic Energy and Us  by B. A. Llewellyn  (809 words)

Our minds and bodies, and everything else we call "reality", are actually ever-moving, ever-spontaneous, interconnecting networks of energy, when viewed at the sub-atomic level.  These networks of energy are infinite.  They don't end at our skin or skull.  They don't end anywhere.
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Greek Myths - Prometheus  by B. A. Llewellyn (813 words)

Prometheus was an “elder god” before The Olympians took over the heavens.  He was a Titan, the powerful giants whose entire first generation was conceived by Gaea, the Earth goddess.
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The Benefits of Positivity  by Rebekah Lyell  (826 words)

I suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a lovely disease (not) that affects every aspect of your life. It causes, obviously, extreme fatigue, (I was sleeping 32 hours at a time then being awake 15 minutes only to fall back asleep), skin infections, stomach ulcers, loss of appetite, irritable bowel, muscle pain, joint pain, muscle wasting, loss of hair, lack of concentration, dizziness, migraines, just to name a few.
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Fresh Air File  by David King  (880 words)

Feeling depressed by the Evening News, and election campaigns, and various other negative influences prevalent in modern society, I decided to start a Fresh-Air file - little illustrations of benevolence, kindness, rationality and human decency ... things to lift your spirits, rather than depress them. Here it is for you. 
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First Five Rows  by Norma Jean Kawak  (911 words) 

As children we don’t always perceive the evil intentions of some, seemingly friendly, adults towards us. But it’s equally true that we don’t always recognize genuine concern for our welfare, especially when it’s bestowed upon us by an authoritarian adult.
We can all remember at least one: Perhaps it was a teacher who insisted on sunhats when they were out the fashion. Or maybe it was an angry driver who sprang from his car to enlighten you about the dangers of playing in the road.
There was one such person in my life many years ago in England. “Grumpy old George” we kids called him. I first became acquainted with old George at the children’s Saturday afternoon matinee at the cinema just a couple of blocks from where I lived. I was nine.

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Perfectionism -The Dangerous Trap by Allie Ochs (948 words)

Just when I have something figured out, along comes another how-to-article telling me how to be or do something better or even change my entire life. No matter where I turn, I am constantly reminded that I am not good enough in more ways than one. I am not smart enough, not rich enough, not slim enough, not efficient enough, not pretty enough, not powerful enough, not “with it” enough and probably “out of it” altogether.
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Are Women From Utopia And Men From Wal-Mart? by Allie Ochs Speaker broadcasting Showcased Talent (954 words)   

It is surprising how many writers, psychologists, or scientists have made it their life’s work focusing on the gender differences. In our male-dominated society it is no coincidence that men have undertaken the bulk of this work. They made an effort to help men and women get along, but deep down the sexes are much more alike than the world cares to admit.
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Breathing Deeply  by B. A. Llewellyn (977 words)

... Every time we are taught to hold back our thoughts and feelings, we are being taught to breathe in a constrictive manner.  Rather than learning to breathe into our pains and emotions and release them, we are usually taught to "suck it in" and hold onto our concerns.
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Chinese Valentine  by Tanja Cilia (1,018 words)    

ONCE upon a time, as all good stories go, on the seventh day of the seventh month in the Chinese lunar calendar (July 30th in North America and July 31st in China in the year 2006), the seven daughters of the Goddess of Heaven were visiting Earth and caught the eye of a Cowherd called Niu Lang.
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Stretch Your Soul This Year  by Allie Ochs  (1,129 words) 

The holiday season is when people show the best of humanity and step up to the plate. At no other time are we so compelled to make donations, adopt a pet, tip the waiter and let others change lanes. We are ready to connect and share our love. The holidays are the season of relationships and a time when we take stock. For singles, having no “significant other” with whom to share the special days can be a paramount concern. This year again, many couples that have lived in emotional distance were trying to bridge the gap. However, their efforts to re-connect competed with the material and social distractions of the holidays. Before they knew it, they “toasted-in” the New Year and got back to their old ways.
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The Power of Being A Woman  by Allie Ochs  (1,237 words) 

The American Poet Ralph Waldo Emerson once said: "What lies behind us and what lies before us, are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Little did he know that his quote would sum up the past, present and future of women everywhere.
He also didn’t know that once-oppressed women would emerge as powerful pillars of society.
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Sidewalk Cafe Observations - Emotional Centres  by B. A. Llewellyn (1357 words) 

The first step in an afternoon of character analysis, is witnessing the variation on the walking techniques of each individual.  Men walk from their knees.  Women walk from their hips.  They also walk from their emotional centre. 
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Writing to a Brief  (1.298 words) by B. A. Llewellyn 

Writing for money is a job … just like any other job where you want to succeed.  It requires self-discipline, focus and total dedication, as well as talent and desire.  And just like any other job, there are a set series of tasks you must be able to complete before you can add the creative touches that turns your work into a masterpiece.
One of the most fundamental tasks a writer must accomplish to earn their taxable dollars is writing to a brief.  If you want to write for money then you must to be able to write to a brief.  If you want to write a jingle, article, story, novel, poem, screenplay or song then an elementary requirement will be your ability to write to a brief
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Africa Vs Europe: Oral Tradition and The Comic Books  by Daniel Gbemi Akinlolu   (1463 words)

In European literary endeavours, the epic is certainly the most ambitious of poetic types because of the demand it makes on traditional poets’ knowledge and creative skill in order to sustain the scope, grandeur and variety of aspects that tend to encompass the totality of the epic work.
However, in Africa, history is marked by its transference through oral tradition from one generation to another because verbal testimony is the basic form of preservation especially in the pre-literate communities.
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True Nature  by B. A. Llewellyn  (1520 words)

I was born understanding the flow of Nature.  I feel it as a fountain of awareness.  Refreshing me.  Caressing me.
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Sky's Music Review (includes "10 albums worth owning")  by Sky  (1606 words)

...The title reads as a double entendre, but the album itself leaves no questions as to its intent. A dark lullaby, perfectly pretty ... 
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Loving Without Losing Yourself  by Allie Ochs  (1,687 words) 

You are in love and it feels wonderful. This love is different and you are prepared to do anything to make it last. To prevent this ship from sinking you work hard to steer this relationship into a safe harbor. In the process you lose yourself and your romantic relationship becomes all-consuming!
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Karma  by B. A. Llewellyn  (1,810 words) 

... Imagine we’re in a marathon.  We begin at the starting line … and now we’re off.  We all move at our own pace.  Each of us is in complete control of our running style and our individual potential.  We know whether our personal physical, emotional, spiritual and mental energy is high or low, and we adjust our abilities to fit with this information. 
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We Like Aeroplane Jelly  by John Godl  (2,250 words)   

Few foods have become as synonymous with Australian culture as Aeroplane Jelly, a simple yet delicious desert treat which has been perennially popular with generations of adults and children, an iconic product like Vegemite or Fosters Lager.
Aeroplane Jelly was invented by Adolphus Appleroth (1886-1952), born Adolphus Herbert Frederick Norman Appleroth in Melbourne, third surviving child of William Appleroth, a Russian-born driver and wife Emma, daughter of a Melbourne wine merchant.

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Picnic at Hanging Rock - The Unseen Voices  by John Godl  (2,261 words)   

Few movies in Australian cinematic history have stood the test of time to become as celebrated as "Picnic at Hanging Rock", let alone generated the international cult film status Peter Weir’s 1975 classic has achieved.
Based on a novel of the same name written by Joan Lindsay (1896-1984) it details the complex, interwoven lives of teachers and students at Appleyard College, a posh turn of the century girls’ boarding school which is turned upside down by the baffling disappearance of three girls and a teacher during a St Valentines Day picnic in the shadow of the enigmatic Hanging Rock. The event sends shockwaves of suspicion and anxiety through the local community, who are unable to come to terms with events due to the mysterious nature of the disappearances preventing closure. First published in 1967 by F. W. Cheshire Ltd, it was a critical success in its own right and has never been out of print since, selling well over half a million copies world wide to date.

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The Deadly Powder  by Norma Jean Kawak (2,787 words)     Read Reviews

My Stepfather, James, died at home in June 2003. He was sixty nine. He had been officially diagnosed with Asbestosis some ten years earlier. Actually, he had probably suffered from it much longer but had been told he had a heart complaint. When he collapsed at work for the second time in 1987 he was told to go home and not to come back. Part of his job at the time was insulating pipes with asbestos.
(Bright Light Café Editor:
This article is inspiring and shows the power and strength of the human spirit and the love of family and friends - but please be warned, it could also be considered to be somewhat depressing.)
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I Am Very Well, Thank You  by Norma Jean Kawak (3,118 words) 

I came to know David through my association with my local scout group. David, in his capacity of group leader, had placed a notice in the local paper inviting boys to become scouts. Having a seven year old son just itching to join something, and two younger sons eager to follow, I was immediately on the phone.
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Screenwriting By Actors: What are the Benefits? by B. A. Llewellyn  (3,435 words)    Read Reviews

I started my career as an actor.  I studied hard for my profession and was consumed by its joys and frustrations. ... gaining intimate knowledge of varied and unfamiliar human experiences.  I loved learning to understand other people and their motives.  I loved the way every character I portrayed increased my understanding of myself, and my world. 
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