Experience a profound engagement with life through the transformational power of spiritual awakenings. Presenting a simple and safe system that can be applied to daily living, Radical Awareness shows you how to achieve the mystical state of oneness. Join author Catherine Dowling as she offers meditation techniques, hands-on exercises, and breathwork methods for enlightenment and expanded awareness.
Exploring five practices for turning everyday experiences into opportunities for spiritual growth, you will learn to move past fear and self-sabotage, break the bonds of anger, understand the expectations of others, honor your own values, and more. Grounded in the knowledge of ancient and contemporary world wisdom traditions, Radical Awareness is a down-to-earth, workable guide for living with passion, abundance, and serenity.
"There is much learned and practiced wisdom here!"--Fr. Richard Rohr, author of Falling Upward and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation
"When you've read this book you will understand what mysticism and spirituality are . . . Everyone will grow with [Radical Awareness], even the most experienced. It is a truly excellent book."--Joy Manne, PhD, author of Conscious Breathing in Everyday Life
Catherine Dowling is one of the leading writers in the field of breathwork psychotherapy. Her book, Rebirthing and Breathwork: A Powerful Technique for Personal Transformation, is essential reading for students of breathwork therapy and has attracted thousands of readers to breathwork as their path of spiritual and psychological development.
Catherine is a former president of the International Breathwork Foundation in addition to being a founder and former chairperson of the Irish Rebirthing Psychotherapy Association and co-founder of the Federation of Irish Complementary Therapy Associations.
As the author of influential articles on the training of therapists, she was one of the developers of the International Breathwork Training Alliance, a standard setting body for breathworkers based in Wisconsin. She developed the nationally accredited Rebirther Training Program for the training of therapists in Ireland and was a member of the Irish Department of Health's national working group on the regulation of complementary and alternative therapists. She was also a consultant to the Irish Health Services Executive on the issues of suicide prevention and residential child care.