Positivity vs. Negativity – Battle of the Fittest

Martial Arts Art takes many forms; as an author, I consider myself an artist. In my free time, I am also a ‘martial artist’. The term ‘martial arts’ is closely associated with the fighting arts of East Asia; the term is however derived from Latin and means ‘arts of Mars,’ the Roman god of war. … Continue reading Positivity vs. Negativity – Battle of the Fittest

Book Review from London – The Most Interesting Self Help Book I Came Across

"This Is Your Quest" is a self-help book, I despise the phrase because it describes pop-psych, hippy nonsense, espousing spiritual mantras and upper colonic irrigation. If those are your tools for leading a kinder, simpler life, then so be it. However, if you want to read a book, you need something a bit more cerebral. … Continue reading Book Review from London – The Most Interesting Self Help Book I Came Across

Book Review – Jan Haringa from Holland

"Interesting reading from beginning until the end, now and then I felt like being at school again. I am familiar with the name Beguine women but never realized their background. I lived in Netherlands in a city called Haarlem about 20km West of Amsterdam. Haarlem is an old city with a long history and still … Continue reading Book Review – Jan Haringa from Holland

Breaking News! Joanne Reed’s Interview with Ariana Diaries

My gratitude goes to Ariana Diaries for giving me the opportunity to talk to her about "How to discover your Life's Quest". When asked why her self-help book is different from others Joanne Reed said: "People who read self-help books are interested in personal development and self-actualization. Most self-help books are written from the perspective … Continue reading Breaking News! Joanne Reed’s Interview with Ariana Diaries

Chinese Wisdom

To celebrate Lunar New Year, I would like to share with you some Chinese wisdom provided by Lao Tzu who was an ancient Chinese philosopher, writer and founder of Taoism. His name means "Old Master". The Year of the Pig promises to be a year filled with prosperity, good fortune & abundance. I explained in … Continue reading Chinese Wisdom

Media Exposure 📰 – Conquer the Long & Winding Road to Happiness

Thank you 😀🙏 to the Indian Magazine INDIDNA (www.indidna.com) for writing 8 articles on "This Is Your Quest" and for recommending my book 📖to their readers!  According to the journalist Dipsikha Samantaray "This Is Your Quest" is one of the best and most inspirational books of all time. In fact it is one of the best self-help book … Continue reading Media Exposure 📰 – Conquer the Long & Winding Road to Happiness

Anyone for a little controversy?

07 May 2018 by Joanne Reed Extract  - This is Your Quest – Chapter 7 – So you think you are free? According to Jean-Jacques Rousseau: “Man was born free , and everywhere you look he is in chains”. According to Neal Donald Walsch “ People can, on their own, build their own jail. Human … Continue reading Anyone for a little controversy?