Your host, author Janis Harper, reads from Chapters 10 and 11 in her visionary novel, Jonas and the Mountain: A Metaphysical Love Story. In this second segment of the series, “Press Pause with Anamika,” Janis Harper reads in the voice of the psychic teacher Anamika, from the chapters where she is giving her teachings and offering activities to her students as a way to bring her teachings home. You’ll discover ways to engage with your own body’s healing, your past lives, your relationships, and other intriguing areas of self-exploration.

Anamika says that your life is like a novel or movie, and to truly understand what’s going on in it, on a deep level, you can interpret it just like you would a movie or novel. After her talk, she takes you through a short but powerful expressive arts activity that will help you to explore your life in this way. If you choose to participate, all you need is pen and paper for writing and drawing.

Press pause in your day, in your life, and listen in to yourself. There are worlds waiting to be discovered.

Jonas and the Mountain: A Metaphysical Love Story is available in print and ebook at online bookstores everywhere.

Janis Harper is a former adjunct English professor turned expressive arts therapist, as well as a writer, singer-songwriter, and actor. Her lifelong passions for the arts, metaphysics, spirituality, and philosophy come together in Jonas and the Mountain. Although she has published mainly nonfiction, she considers this novel to be the truest work she’s ever written. Janis lives in BC, Canada. For more about her, visit her website:

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