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Tom Gunsmoke

Carson City, NV, United States
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  • Living with Intention

  • The Science of Using Thoughts to Change Your Life and the World
  • By: Lynne McTaggart
  • Narrated by: Lynne McTaggart
  • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

Is intention simply wishful thinking, or is it a force that can actually change the world around you? Nobody has made a more comprehensive investigation of the power of the mind to influence the universe than Lynne McTaggart. Her conclusion: Thought does shape reality, but much depends on how skillfully the thinker can use his or her intention. With Living with Intention, this groundbreaking author builds upon her findings from The Field to explore what makes mind-over-matter work, what can interfere with its effectiveness, and how you can use focused thought to enhance your life, help those around you, and transform your world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Different View - The Intention Experiments

  • By Tom Gunsmoke on 04-08-13

A Different View - The Intention Experiments

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-08-13

Any additional comments?

An interesting view on intention from a more scientific perspective and not without useful spiritual efficacy. The Author presents findings from her research on the use of intention, participation in "Intention Experiments", and what appears to be the most effective way to utilize setting ones intention from a results oriented outlook. Not much in the way of New Age-y, what some might consider "woo woo", slant in this audio. Though I've not seen the actual data, the presentation gave me no cause to believe the results, both observed and quantifiable, would be suspect. There is an associated web site that includes some additional information which I have yet to review. Part of the presentation includes the actual steps which have seemed (again both quantified and observed) to produce the best results. Overall, probably best described as a Spirituality - Science link up type in the same vain as Dancing Wu Li Masters, though focused on intention.

Read by the Author, I found the presentation to be ok, nothing to write home about, but not irritating either. Suggest listening to the sample as some may not like the reading. For me, the information included was well worth overlooking that the reading was a tad dry.

I found this audio book to be worth the credit and the listen.

9 of 9 people found this review helpful

  • Understanding Women

  • Unlock the Mystery
  • By: Alison A. Armstrong
  • Narrated by: Alison A. Armstrong
  • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 527
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 455
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 453

After more than a decade of helping women understand men, Alison Armstrong has unraveled the complexities of women. With this audio workshop, you will: Be surprised by the reason women are compelled to multitask. Note which conversational details need remembering and which don't. Discover the true source of women's jealousy and competitive behavior. Learn to repair hurt feelings and save you both from the "Rage Monster"...and much more!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful and Perceptive Counsel

  • By Tom Gunsmoke on 03-24-13

Delightful and Perceptive Counsel

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-13

Any additional comments?

This audio is a live recording of a four and a half hour workshop. I found the majority of the Author's presentation to be both charming, humorous and witty. One negative is that there is some sort of "puzzle" diagram that is referred to during the workshop, for which there is no supplemental material (?), however, in my view this is a minor annoyance and certainly does not significantly detract from the substantive message. Loved the format whereby Alison periodically breaks the performance to review the previous 30 minutes (or so) of topic (I found this to be really helpful for processing the pearls of wisdom throughout).

For most Men, I'd venture they'll receive many A-ha's, Wow's and OMG's from the material presented, as I did. Regularly discovered myself thinking... Holy Crap, that makes SO much sense, no wonder I'd get that (fill in the blank______) response from her when I said or acted that way. I certainly have more tolerance and admiration for Womanly facets that I'd previously not understood (and what used to, at times, become exasperating... now seems more like... charming - particularly Berry Markers).

It's efficacy is not only for Men either. Alison also offers ways in which Women can understand and appreciate the quirks instinctively built into Men, and enjoy a more joyful partnership.

Overall an excellent listen, informative and well worth a credit (or purchase).

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • 417hz Solfeggio Meditation

  • Resolving past traumas and facilitating change for a wonderful life
  • By: Harrold Glenn FBSCH Dip C.H., Calderwood Ali
  • Narrated by: Harrold Glenn FBSCH Dip C.H.
  • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182

This is the second of a series of six meditation recordings by Glenn Harrold and Ali Calderwood, which are based upon the ancient solfeggio musical scale. Each note in this scale has specific healing properties and this recording uses the second note, which resonates to a frequency of 417hz. This particular frequency works to dissolve emotional patterns and imprints from the past and facilitate positive changes. It will also help to clear other emotional patterns, such as low self-esteem, self-rejection, overindulgence, jealousy and emotional instability.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Exceptional Series!

  • By Tom Gunsmoke on 03-18-13

Exceptional Series!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-18-13

Any additional comments?

This is the second in a series of six solfeggio meditations. Each is related to a chakra, element, color and has purported healing benefits. For some reason, audible does not seem to have the one I'd found to be the best of the series (528 Hz - Solar Plexus - fire - yellow), though all are well worth the purchase price. Sacral chakra, water, orange and facilitating positive change are the aspects that are associated with this meditation recording.

Two guided meditations are present in this audio book, the first with a wake ending, the second with a sleep ending. The listener is guided across a meadow to a river (water element) where a boat awaits to take you down the river. Background sounds, music and a calming guided meditation are signature techniques in this series, as well as affirmations. Solfeggio sounds are supposed to be rooted in an ancient scale partly derived from, and used in, Gregorian chant, originating in the 8th Century, when Paulus Dioconus wrote the hymn “Ut queant laxis” in honor of John the Baptist.

All of the meditations in this series are wonderfully calming, well presented, seem to produce results and have some efficacy for their intended healing. Though I can't be certain the solfeggio scale has added to the effectiveness, meditation has been known to have benefits spiritually and science has validated there are physiological changes resulting from meditation (as seen on a brain MRI). Sound has also been shown to have physiological effects in some studies (on the genes of flowers). In any event, I have certainly noticed beneficial changes in my perceptions and spiritual/mental state from using this (and other) guided meditations, but I find this series to be top quality and regular "go to" listens.

19 of 19 people found this review helpful

  • How to Communicate with Your Spirit Guides

  • Connecting with Your Energetic Allies for Guidance and Healing
  • By: Marie Manuchehri
  • Narrated by: Marie Manuchehri
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 369
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 325
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330

"You are always supported. You are never alone. From before you were born and throughout your whole life, you are accompanied by your spirit guides." This is the pivotal insight that Marie Manuchehri has to share: that we all have unseen allies who are always present and ready to provide us with the aid we need. With How to Communicate with Your Spirit Guides, this gifted intuitive presents a practical training course to help you tap into the vast resources your guides have to offer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful, comprehensive listen

  • By Tom Gunsmoke on 12-02-12

Wonderful, comprehensive listen

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-02-12

Any additional comments?

This audio book is read by the Author, who I found to be calming, charming and passionate. At times, it may seem like she speaks a little quickly, but overall, I found her presentation to be wonderful and well delivered. The Author is an RN who has transitioned to Energy Healer - Intuitive and is clearly quite gifted.

Content in this book is quite comprehensive providing insights on quite a bit more than just guides. Insights on meditation, healing, intuition development, chakras, grounding, manifesting, releasing negative beliefs and much more are included in this audio. Along with the personal experiences and information provided there are many guided meditations, which are presented throughout, as exercises for the content which was just discussed. As indicated in the book description, this really is a comprehensive training like course. Outstanding addition to the library worth many repeat listens.

69 of 70 people found this review helpful

  • The Journal of Best Practices

  • A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to Be a Better Husband
  • By: David Finch
  • Narrated by: David Finch
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 367
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332

At some point in nearly every marriage, a wife finds herself asking, "What is wrong with my husband?!" In David Finch's case, this turns out to be an apt question. Five years after he married Kristen, the love of his life, they learn that he has Asperger syndrome. The diagnosis explains David's ever-growing list of quirks and compulsions, his lifelong propensity to quack and otherwise melt down in social exchanges, and his clinical-strength inflexibility. But it doesn't make him any easier to live with.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I wish I had read this many years ago

  • By Patrick on 05-02-12

Can you fold laundry?

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-09-12

Any additional comments?

Wonderfully real (especially... if you might be an Aspie). Mr. Finch's stories are touching, humorous, sad, enlightening and heartfelt. As an Aspie myself, I found this audio to be a goldmine of insights into behaviors of those on the spectrum, and the relational challenges which accompany the syndrome. The Author relates, with moving and witty examples, just how some of the relational challenges affected his neuro-typical loved ones and acquaintances, his path to realization (with the help of his loving Wife) of how different Aspie perspectives are, and offers practices which helped him mitigate the effects. For me, helped make sense of many of my life experiences and presented some practical ways to adjust my view and actions for the benefit of loved ones. Great listen.

11 of 11 people found this review helpful

  • Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 1

  • By: Neale Donald Walsch
  • Narrated by: Neale Donald Walsch, Edward Asner, Ellen Burstyn
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,850
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,478
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,466

Suppose you could ask God the most puzzling questions about existence, and God would provide clear, understandable answers? It happened to Neale Donald Walsch. Conversations with God is Neale Donald Walsch's account of his direct conversations with God, beginning in 1992 while Walsch was immersed in a period of deep depression. He composed a letter to God in which he vented his frustrations, and much to his surprise, even shock, God answered him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This book changed my life.

  • By EliseN on 08-30-11

Insightful for Introspection

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-27-12

Any additional comments?

Listened to with an open mind, this audio is almost certain to provide some pretty significant insights for introspection. One need not even accept that the conversation is actually with God in order to receive gems of wisdom which can be useful both practically and spiritually for improving self. Parts may be hard to listen to and accept if the listener is more sectarian. I found the content and performance to be excellent, though there were times if my attention wandered, even the slightest, I'd need a rewind to grasp some of the more esoteric discussion.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • How Can I Get Through to You? Reconnecting Men and Women

  • By: Terrence Real
  • Narrated by: Terrence Real
  • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55

Innovative, powerful, and eminently helpful, How Can I Get Through to You? is the book that every couple has been waiting for - and our culture needs. In it, Terrence Real offers a radical new vision of love and the practical tools with which to achieve it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • How Can I Get Through to You?

  • By Ileana on 08-04-05

Profound - for Men and Women

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-04-12

Any additional comments?

A real eye opener, spirit shaker for me. Only wish I'd heard and known 20 years ago. Not all specifics are totally in alignment with my experience (and failures) but the vast majority are. Am grateful for getting it when I did. The authors description of the dynamics may be intuitively known, but are presented in a fashion that resonates and gives substance to how they are created, allowing those with inhibited awareness to see more clearly (and get it at the core).

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Heal Your Past-Life Fears

  • By: Ainslie MacLeod
  • Narrated by: Ainslie MacLeod
  • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17

Welcome to a journey from your soul's path. Ainslie MacLeod is your personal guide in a past-life regression to liberate you from the unhealed experiences that hinder you from your potential today. On Heal Your Past-Life Fears, the author of The Transformation presents a two-part program for completing the life plan your soul has created for you before this incarnation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Authentic and effectual

  • By Tom Gunsmoke on 01-08-12

Authentic and effectual

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-08-12

Any additional comments?

Narrated by the Author, I found his voice and style to be a very pleasant listen. Compelling real world cases are integrated with causal analysis for seemingly irrational fears experienced by the individuals of the studies. A clear and concise system is explained (based on the Authors in-depth experience) for identifying possible past life blocks the listener may have encountered.

The guided regression (second part) initially produced no results for me on the first couple of attempts, but, then hit on the third time through. Pretty profound emotional cleansing as a result. Also, revealed possible reasons for some seemingly irrational anxiety I had experienced throughout my life, which certainly affected some close relationships. The guided regression is probably best something to undertake when meditations are a comfortable experience for the listener (and can steer the ship if necessary) but is very well guided.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • A Chakra Meditation

  • By: Glenn Harrold
  • Narrated by: Glenn Harrold
  • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 509
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240

A superb, high-quality hypnosis audio program combining skilled hypnotherapy techniques with state-of-the-art digital recording technology. This empowering audio will help the listener feel energized and uplifted by guiding you on a powerful healing journey through the seven main energy centers of the body, called the chakras. You will hear angelic vocals and sounds tuned to the frequency of each chakra while you visualize a healing process through each stage of the meditation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really good to relax and meditate!

  • By Andrea on 02-10-05

Powerful

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-14-11

Any additional comments?

I have several of Glenn Harrold's hypnotherapy/meditation audio books, for me, this was the most powerful I've heard. His style took a bit of getting used to at first (this is my 4th one), but glad I stayed with it. I can't deny the results from this particular one, deep physical and spiritual shifts.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful