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Dr. Steve Taylor, our contributor from the UK, is a senior lecturer in psychology at Leeds Beckett University, and the author of several best-selling books on psychology and spirituality. For the last four years he has been included in Mind, Body, Spirit magazine’s list of the ‘100 most spiritually influential living people.’ His books include Waking From Sleep, The Fall, Out of the Darkness, Back to Sanity, and The Calm Center and The Leap: The Psychology of Spiritual Awakening. His books have been published in 19 languages, while his articles and essays have been published in over 40 academic journals, magazines and newspapers, including Philosophy Now, Tikkun, The Daily Express, The Journal of Humanistic Psychology and others.
Dr. Peter Russell, our contributor from UK, is on the faculty of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, and a fellow of The World Business Academy and The Findhorn Foundation, and an Honorary Member of The Club of Budapest. As one of the more revolutionary futurists Peter Russell has been a keynote speaker at many international conferences in Europe, Japan and the USA. His multi-image shows and videos, The Global Brain and The White Hole in Time have won praise and prizes from around the world. In 1993 the environmental magazine Buzzworm voted Peter Russell “Eco-Philosopher Extraordinaire” of the year. His principal interest is the deeper, spiritual significance of the times we are passing through. His work seeks to distill the essence of the world’s spiritual traditions and present it in ways relevant to the current times.
Dr. Virginia Cardozo - our contributor from Uruguay. She is a professor of Law at the University of Montevideo.
Rochelle Rice, CSP, AS, MA, is a nationally recognized speaker, author and educator. As a Health at Every Size® practitioner, she motivates people to bridge the gap between knowledge and action, information and implementation, and awareness and accomplishment when it comes to their health. Rochelle speaking at Full, Fit & FabulousRochelle regularly appears as a guest on radio talk shows and has appeared as a size sensitivity expert on Fox News, ABC World News Tonight and the CBS Early Show. Her movement program has been featured in the New York Times, the LA Times, Family Circle and Fit Magazine. She is the author of Real Fitness for Real Women (Warner, 2001).