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Martina Faulkner - Published Author

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I finished my FIRST BOOK! Woo-hoo! (for specific details of my work, see the bottom of this message)

~~ What If...? How to Create the Life You Want Using the Power of Possibility ~~

Now, it's time to share it. To do that, I need your help. Which, of course, begs the question... why help me publish?

To begin with, let me tell you a bit about me: I help people. It's what I do, and I love it. I'm grateful to be able to do it. I help people create change, so that they can live happier, healthier, and better lives. I do this in various different ways. I write (check out my weekly blog at ), I coach, I counsel, and I help them heal.

Technically, I am a certified Life Coach, a licensed pyschotherapist, and a Reiki Master. I have many other "official" credentials and numerous unofficial ones as well. The bottom line is that I have spent the better part of the past decade learning, exploring, understanding, and using (!) everything I've learned about living more authentically, and now I share it with others to help them do the same. Whether it's one-on-one coaching, workshops, or writing, my goal is always to be of service in sharing what I've learned to help others in a meaningful way.

Like the rest of the world, I'm a work in progress, and I am always learning. I then share what I learn, have tested, and experienced myself, in a way that is accessible, digestible, and understandable. Hence... my FIRST book! (Can you tell I'm super excited about this?!)

My goal is to raise at least enough money to fund the publishing of this first endeavor. My hope is that I will raise enough to do that and more. (Book #2 is already halfway done!) Every penny I raise will go toward supporting this and future projects. $5,000 is just a start, the sky truly is the limit! I've offered some "rewards" for your donation, at varying levels. Please know, though, that every bit helps as I am funding this project entirely myself.

With your help, I will be able to share even more, and help more people who are trying to change their lives and live more fully. So, by helping me, you're helping others, too. Win-win! I have a motto: We can change the world, by changing lives, one person at a time. Let's help change lives together.

Join me in doing just that. And, from my heart...



My current projects and their status:

What If...? How to Create the Life You Want Using the Power of Possibility (COMPLETED, due out early 2015)
This is a how-to manual that guides the reader through theories and exercises on creating lasting change in their lives, examining existing obstacles and using powerful terminology to create something new. Life-changing, for sure! (and received unanimous "two thumbs-up" from my beta readers)

Landing On My Feet: A Journey From Codependency to Authenticity (work in progress, working title)
My personal story of growth, from codependent to authentic self, told in a narrative form with humor, sincerity, and support for others experiencing a similar journey.

The Muse: A Spiritual Novel (work in progress, working title)
I flex my creative muscles in this novel and write a story that incorporates many of the spiritual principles I have learned over the years. It's along the lines of Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist" or "Brida" - a work in progress that I love writing.

In Active Pursuit of Change (work in progress, working title)
Another how-to book specifically focused on the anatomy of change.

I've written 7 children's books for which I am currently searching for illustrators. (With more in the works!)

P.S. As you can see, I love what I do. If you want to learn more about me, visit my website:


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Martina Elena
Wilmette, IL

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