Jean Houston

Conscious Connection is proud to present the latest book in our bookshelf column for cultural creatives. We strive to provide you, our reader, with amazing reading recommendations that are designed to enhance your life and help you reach your potential.

Answer the call to transform yourself and your world. The beloved classic, The Wizard of Oz, can be your mythic lens, showing how Dorothy’s adventure in a magical land inspires our lives today, offering valuable tools to guide us through our challenging times where we can learn to thrive rather than merely survive.

In the WIZARD OF US: Transformational Lessons from Oz (Atria Books/Beyond Words; November 20; $24.00), visionary thinker, teacher, and philosopher Jean Houston helps readers discover the powerful, unique skills and qualities embodied by the beloved characters of Dorothy, the Wizard, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Lion that live within each of us. With specific, easy-to-follow exercises and incredible “aha!” insights, you’ll begin to expand your thinking, open your heart, and build the courage to truly connect with your own Hero’s Journey.

JEAN HOUSTON is a visionary thinker, teacher, and philosopher who pioneered the Human Potential Movement during the late seventies and developed the Social Artistry leadership model used by the United Nations Development Group.

Over the course of her work, Houston has developed a worldwide network of social leaders, educators, and philosophers such as: Aldous Huxley, Joseph Campbell, Carl Jung, Helen Keller, and Margaret Mead, giving her unique insight into the human potential.

Houston reaches millions of people throughout the year via her teleseminars, lectures, and symposiums. According to Evolving Wisdom, the author is the single most successful teleseminar giver (with the exception of Oprah) in the industry.

Houston has worked with UNICEF, the United Nations, NASA, and others. She has written over 26 books in her lifetime. Be sure to check out our exclusive interview with Jean.

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