Category Archives: Book Review

Shakti Review brings you the latest most innovative science, herbalism, health, and social commentary of our time that you won’t find in the mainstream media.

Shakti Book Review: Quantum Leap

Outkina instructs readers to enter a mindless state in order to attain a more optimal life experience.

Shakti Book Review: Who Do We Choose to Be?

Margaret Wheatley’s Global Insights Inspire Virtuous Leadership Who Do We Choose to Be: Facing Reality, Claiming Leadership, Restoring Sanity  Margaret J. Wheatley, Berrett-Koehler Publishing, Copyright 2017, $24.95 From earning her doctorate in Administration, Planning and Social Policy at Harvard University to sitting with the Dalai Lama, retreating to a Tibetan Buddhist monastery with her teacher Pema

Shakti Book Review: Unleash the Beast!

Modern Lessons on Self Reliance Unleash the Beast: 127 Radical Thoughts on Self Reliance Author: Polina Outkina Review by: Shareshten Senior   How many of us wage our ‘success’ on the world’s receipt (or lack of) of our creativity? We can control our own reward feedback loop in the brain, and I have decided that

Shakti Review: Snow Flower & The Secret Fan

Lisa See's Cultural and Historical Cues Illuminate Chinese Womanhood By Rising McDowell Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Lisa See, Penguin Random House LLC, Copyright 2005, $17.00 Lisa See paints a gripping portrait of Chinese womanhood in this historical-fiction memoir of a 19th-century rural Chinese girl. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan follows the life

Shakti Book Review: End of America

Warning Drums are EchoingBy Shareshten Senior The End of America: Letter of Warning to a Young Patriot Naomi Wolf, Chelsea Green Publishing, $19.95 While The End of America was published in 2007, it could not be more relevant and essential for every U.S. citizen to understand; it is the most comprehensive book documenting the legislation, covert tactics and manipulation of the masses used to destroy

A Friend for the Wintertime: The TAO Mat

A Friend for the Wintertime: The TAO Mat A review of HealthyLine's InfraMat Pro®: The Small 18x18 TAO Mat By Rising McDowell The first time I used my Heated TAO Mat I didn’t want to turn it off. It was a cold and rainy evening and I had been chilly for a while. I set

Shakti Book Review: Salt Sugar Fat

“As a feat of reporting and a public service, Salt Sugar Fat is a remarkable accomplishment.” —The New York Times Evidence Prompts Deeper InquiryBy Moriah Hope Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us Michael Moss, Random House Trade Paperbacks Taste, cost, convenience. These are the standard points of focus for the processed food

Shakti Book Review: Curious

The Hard Way Will Be Easier Later By Rising McDowell CURIOUS: The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It Ian Leslie, Basic Books Publishing, $16.99 Have you ever read an interesting article hoping to learn something new, but looked back a week later feeling like you hadn’t absorbed the information? We often

Shakti Book Review: The Code of the Extraordinary Mind

Author: Vishen Lakhiani Publisher: Rodale Wellness Book Review by: Moriah Hope Maybe you’re like me and you’ve read a multitude of self-help books. They served you well in the moment but for some dang reason you just keep falling into the same old limiting patterns in your life. You’ve read books on chakra balancing, sound

Shakti Book Review: WTF Happened?

By Citizen Journalist: Claudia Stauber of hit YouTube & Bitchute show ’Cabin Talk’Reviewed by: Shareshten Senior WTF Happened… No Time to Build a Goat Shed is a comprehensive yet short and sweet book by Claudia Stauber of hit online show Cabin Talk. Stauber disclaims sourcing and journalism (pointing out she would rather not end up

Shakti Book Review: Heal Your Life

25 Ways to Unleash Your Innate Healing Powers by Finding Your Purpose and Connecting With a Higher Power By: Carolle Jean-Murat, MD Review By: Rising McDowell Thinking back to many of the self-help books I have referenced, a distinct feeling of overwhelm resurfaces. Just a couple weeks ago, I purchased a book on herbal antibiotics

Shakti Book Review: The New Feminine Evolutionary

The New Feminine Evolutionary  Published by: Flower of Life Press Book Review by: Shareshten Senior “When you hide, shield, or pretend to be something less, you can not obtain balance. Instead, you create a loathing or shameful existence for yourself. Not willing to accept all sides breeds shame for who you are and attracts less

Shakti Book Review: The Soulful Child- 12 Years in the Wilderness

I think many of us have thought at some point, “What if I just took off and lived in the woods?”

Shakti Book Review: POWER- Surviving & Thriving after Narcissistic Abuse

POWER: Surviving & Thriving after Narcissistic Abuse Buy The Book Follow Shahida @selfcarewarrior Power: Surviving and Thriving After Narcissistic Abuse is the recovering empath’s almanac. Packed from cover to cover with sourced research studies, anecdotal wisdom and accessible healing tools, Power takes the healer on a journey of understanding their own inner resources, delving deeper into the chemical

Shakti Book Review: Awakening Warriors of the Light

By: Elspeth Summers with Art by: Daina White This book is a fantastical alchemical journey into the ethereal realms and rooted in our present time dilemma of humanity. This book is the perfect book to bring camping or to a nature hike. It is short and sweet and keeps you turning the pages through Elesai's