Your host, author Janis Harper, reads from Chapter 12 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 expressive arts 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 talks about reincarnation and how all of your lives really exist simultaneously—and some, in other dimensions. She calls these incarnations or expressions of your greater self “partner selves,” and invites you to tap into a partner self through a short creative writing activity. If you choose to participate, all you need is pen and paper or a keyboard, for writing.

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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