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A Speck of Light: How to Free Yourself From Emotional Darkness

A Speck of Light: How to Free Yourself From Emotional Darkness

by Deanna McDaniel

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“A Speck of Light: How to Free Yourself from Emotional Darkness is hands down the most user-friendly, practical (and funny) book ever written on elevating your mood and walking into the light. I loved it.” – Christiane Northrup, MD, author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom; Mother-Daughter Wisdom; and The Wisdom of Menopause.

Whether you’re just going through a confusing time or you feel like sticking your head in an oven, this collection of therapeutic practices will help you find your way back to the light – back to the real you – back to the joy-filled life you know is available to you (okay maybe you only kind of know this). But it’s true!

One of the essential techniques in this book, The Lifeboat™, is a tool to help you focus on exactly who you are and what you want in life. This daily Lifeboat practice has made an extraordinarily positive impact on the lives of the people I coach, as well my own life. Now, I want you to experience it too!

You’ll also discover:
• How to reach out for help.
• How to take one simple step in the right direction.
• How to deal with change.
• How to turn negativity upside down.
• Why supplements can be “supple-mentals.”
• How to shed negative people, places and things.
• How to find the essence of who you are.
• Why releasing can create real-ease.
• How to let nature help.
• How to use prayer and meditation.
• What you can eat to help your mood.
• The funny stuff you must peruse.
• Why you’ll look better today than you did yesterday.
• How you can raise your vibration.
• And twenty small things you can do immediately.

Oh, and you should know that I really care about you, and I care that you come out of the darkness, that is why I've written, “A Speck of Light” -- a down-to-earth, positive, and accessible guide for making your way back to the light.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940013849228
Publisher: A Speck of Light
Publication date: 12/16/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Writer, director and producer Deanna McDaniel started her career by working for two years in Central America developing programs in mental health and education for victims of war. She then went to Boston where she began a filmmaking career at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. There she produced and acted as assistant director on four short films. She went on to complete the Independent Feature Film Program at The University of Southern California and immediately produced and directed the feature documentary, Courage: Profiles in Creativity (1998), featuring actor John Lithgow, director Bille August, opera diva Suzanna Guzman, Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Joe Quesada, and singer Michael Franti among others. Additionally, she wrote and directed two plays in Los Angeles including First Last No Security.

Shifting to the Hollywood studio system, Deanna became Vice President of Internet Marketing for The Walt Disney Company. She built the studio’s first Internet Marketing department creating and implementing marketing strategies, media campaigns, movie and branded websites, interactive games, promotions, research, publicity, email campaigns, and a movie-user database. Ms. McDaniel was responsible for marketing over 80 films.

She then went on to work as Executive Vice President for Christopher R. Coppola Enterprises. During her tenure she created and produced original content for emerging media, film, and television inlcuding DigiVangelist (2011) for ReelzChannel. She also produced and directed the feature documentary The Duke City Shootout: Filmmaking in Seven Days (2006), featuring Coppola, actor Talia Shire, director Mary Lambert, and director Patricia Cardoso. Forming her own company Clara Luna Productions, Deanna directed the award-winning short film Bedrock (2007), and wrote and directed the short film thriller Veiled (2009). In 2011, she produced Christopher Coppola's television show, DigiVangelist.

Her diverse work experience also includes management consulting for Symmetrix, Inc., a re-engineering firm based in Boston.

Ms. McDaniel’s Bachelor of Arts in Communications is from Westmont College in Santa Barbara.


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