Serge Beddington-Behrens MA (Oxon), PhD., KOML is a life coach, spiritual educator, author and transpersonal psychotherapist and his new book, to be published in August, is all about how to live in changing times, and is called GATEWAYS TO THE SOUL: Inner Work for the Outer World.
Alasdair Philips is an electronics engineer, scientific researcher and projects manager. He has run Powerwatch (small UK NGO, www.powerwatch.org.uk) for over 25 years. A founder member of UK Dept. Health’s EMF SAGE process; a past member of Sir William Stewart’s HPA EMF Discussion Group and of an EC Expert Group on public advice regarding EMF and Health. He has advised local authorities and given High Court & Public Inquiry evidence and is the author of several books on EMF and health. Roger Coghill, Chris Busby and Alasdair Philips took a case to court in 1998 on the need for Warning Labels on mobile phones, resulting in the setting up of the Independent Expert Group on Mobile Phones (Stewart Report). He has appeared many times of main-line media (radio, TV and press). In 2018 he was lead author on a widely read scientific paper showing the concerning rise in fatal glioblastoma frontal and temporal lobe brain tumours in England during the period 1995-2015.
Alasdair has had a long-term interest in spiritual, soul and personal development matters, deep ecology and has a long-term association with Rudolph Steiner’s Anthroposophy. He was a Member of the Iona Community and in charge of maintenance at Iona Abbey for a time. He is currently a Trustee of Children with Cancer UK with specific responsibility for overseeing over £6m of new scientific and medical research grant spending each year. He lives in south west Scotland.
Shakti Caterina Maggi is a spiritual leader and internationally renowned meditation teacher. She has been collaborating with various nonprofit organizations, holding retreats and seminars worldwide, concerning human development and personal growth. She is among the authors of The Mystery of Being, a New Harbinger anthology.
Dr. Larry Dossey is a former physician of internal medicine and former Chief of Staff of Medical City Dallas Hospital. He received his M. D. degree from Southwestern Medical School (Dallas), and trained in internal medicine at Parkland and the VA hospitals in Dallas. Dossey has lectured at medical schools and hospitals throughout the United States and abroad. In 1988 he delivered the annual Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi, India, the only physician ever invited to do so. Dr. Dossey is the former co-chairman of the Panel on Mind/Body Interventions, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health. He is the author of twelve books dealing with consciousness, spirituality, and healing, including the New York Times bestseller Healing Words: The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine, and most recently One Mind: How Our Individual Mind is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why It Matters. His books have been translated into thirty languages. He is the executive editor of the peer-reviewed journal Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing. Dr. Dossey lectures around the world. He lives in Santa Fe with his wife Barbara, a nurse-consultant and the author of several award-winning books. www.larrydosseymd.com