Friday, May 21, 2010

TGIF May 21, 2010, Patrick Ryan

TGI Friday!  I have uploaded a new show to my podcast this week!  Author Patrick Ryan will be joining us on Writers in the Sky Podcast today to discuss his latest book, Awakened Wisdom.

Patrick Ryan is an executive coach, leadership trainer, author, and founder of Awakened Wisdom Experiences™ Inc. Ryan died from a drug overdose in his late teens, only to be revived with a new understanding of the Divine. He went on to be a successful entrepreneur, a Buddhist monk in Burma, and now an executive coach, trainer, and author. As a former Buddhist monk in Burma (now Myanmar), he practiced the path of awakened living, according to Buddhist philosophy. Patrick works with executives and entrepreneurs, focusing on questions of personal effectiveness and leadership. He powerfully integrates his rich life experiences with ancient teachings and modern applications to help deepen his clients’ understandings of their own experiences.

Awakened Wisdom blends Buddhist, Native, and collected wisdoms into a beautifully crafted healing message for our modern culture. Patrick Ryan’s own life experiences greatly inform this work, and his message to his readers is simple and profound: we are at choice when it comes to how we want to live our lives during our brief time on this planet. In addition to sage teachings about ways of understanding our Selves, he also dedicates an entire half of the book to understanding and embodying the eight states of an awakened life. With exercises, daily practices, and plenty of anecdotes, Awakened Wisdom is sure to resonate with spiritual newcomers and advanced practitioners alike.

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