MIXED REVIEWS

 

 

THE JOURNEY TO WILD DIVINE, THE PASSAGE
By The Wild Divine Project
A Transformational Multi Media Product
This is the first “inneractive” computer adventure that combines ancient breathing and meditation with modern biofeedback technology for total mind-body wellness. The game helps to integrate mind and body to reduce stress, improve mental and physical performance, increase focus and creativity, and promote total wellness. Deepak Chopra  says  “The Journey to Wild Divine allows people to influence what is happening in their body, in their mind, and the world they create everyday.”

The Journey to Wild Divine is the Wild Divine Project’s first computer game, and the only game currently on the market offering a biofeedback component. Launched less than a year ago, it helps players relax and relieve stress by turning breathing and meditation exercises into entertainment. Chopra has endorsed this game and will incorporate his personal teachings into future offerings from The Wild Divine Project. A bonus CD-ROM including excerpts from Chopra’s new book, The Book of Secrets, is an added bonus sold with all versions of The Journey for a limited time.

Software installation is easy on any computer. Wearing three finger sensors that track your body’s heart rate variability (HRV) and skin conductance, you move through enchanting and mystical landscapes using the power of your thoughts, feelings, breath and awareness. Wise mentors guide you throughout the realm, empowering you with yoga, breathing and meditation skills needed to complete over 40 biofeedback ‘energy’ events.

Not just a game, it’s a really cool and fun way to reduce stress and improve physical and mental health. You can see the results of your breath right on your own computer. Allow yourself at least two hours at the beginning to get going and build up your progress.

If you need to relax or energize — the Journey has it all. Read the tutorials, read in the different areas of the forum and check out the demo. Build stairways with your breath, open doors with meditation, juggle balls with your laughter, and so much more. The Journey makes biofeedback, a popular method of alternative healthcare, easily accessible and empowers you to take mind-body wellness into your own hands.

The game includes biofeedback hardware, CD Rom software (for both PC and Mac), Companion Guide, User’s Manual, and bonus music CD. Cost is approximately $160.00 but will deliver hours and hours of reusable enjoyment and experiences.

Available online at their website: www.wilddivine.com, or 1 (866) 594-WILD.
Reviewed by Kathy DeSantis


Soulebrate
Greeting Cards
By Tara Walsch
Tara Walsch has created a uniquely expressive line of greeting cards providing rarely seen personal and deep messages to fit real life situations. Walsch created the cards to fill a void in expression that she refers to as the Pretending Hole between us all. Her line of cards communicates what people don’t say, and what other cards won’t say. She calls it “Soulebrate” which seeks to improve communication and understanding, strengthening our connections with each other.

Soulebrate is designed to place a new level of consciousness into the world with heartfelt messages, which are visually beautiful, utilizing brilliant colors and patterns. They tap into real life topics. For example, one card reads: “It’s amazing how just hearing your voice calms my anxiety and cheers any moment.” The inside reads:  “Sometimes I can feel so lost in the world — then we talk and suddenly everything feels better.” “I love the way you always seem to center me and bring things back into perspective. My heart sings this thanks.”

Soulebrate cards capture that elusive emotion and full _expression; a true celebration of the soul that reveals who we are on the inside.

Tara Walsch is the daughter of New York Times bestselling author, Neale Donald Walsch, and the founder and spirit behind “Soulebrate.” Her “conscious” cards have been on the market for less than a year, and are selling in stores worldwide.

For more details and ordering information, please contact Tara-Jenelle Walsch at her website:  www.soulebrate.com or e-mail:  tarajenelle @soulebrate.com
Reviewed by Kathy DeSantis



THE MASTERY OF LOVE CD
A Practical Guide to the
Art of Relationship
By don Miguel Ruiz.
The Master of Love CD is an abridged reading of the book by the same name. Actors Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker (of “LA Law” fame) lend their beautiful and soothing voices to the Toltec Wisdom teachings of author, don Miguel Ruiz, who was raised in rural Mexico by a curandera (healer) mother and a nagual (shaman) grandfather.

The teachings in these 2 CDs primarily address the last of the three fundamental masteries of the Toltec tradition: awareness, transformation and love. Once we master awareness and transformation, love is the result. Everything in this reading provides a beautiful illustration and solution for active thinking.

Through stories and examples, Ruiz points out that as a society we learn by domestication that is based in fear as well as a philosophy of perfection. The story of the divine huntress shows how a misguided pursuit for meaning and significance in our lives may be the very thing that destroys it.

Ruiz points out that our dreams should be a basis for hope, not hindrance or fear; however, in our society our dreams actually manifest and may become the biggest piece of what we perceive to be hell in our lives. These faulty processes lead to pain, suffering and trauma in our relationships.

Our life is the manifestation of our personal dreams. Mastering our dreams may be our biggest challenge, but in doing so we create positive choice and awareness. By learning and understanding the Toltec messages we can learn to heal our wounds, recover love, and eliminate destruction of our relationships.

Published by Amber-Allen Publishing, Inc., this CD is available at www.amberallen.com.
Reviewed by Sonia von Matt Stoddard
 


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