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Aleta St. James
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Aleta St. James is an internationally renowned emotional healer, dream maker and top-selling author of Life Shift: Let Go and Live Your Dream. Aleta travels the world giving lectures, private seminars and hands-on private sessions with a wide variety of clients who want to excel in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. In recognition of living her “winding up and not down” philosophy, Aleta was recently named one of the “people who inspire” by AARP Magazine.

At age 57, Aleta made international headlines in late 2004 when she gave birth to twins, accomplishing her dream of being a mother. She has been featured on the cover of New York magazine as a forerunner in the alternative healing field, and also featured in The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Mirabella and has appeared on hundreds of television and radio programs, including The Today Show, NYC's Dateline, Good Morning America and CNN.

Aleta lives in New York with her twins Gian and Francesca. And when asked if there is a downside to having twins at 57, Aleta answers “ I never thought I would be bossed around by 4 year olds.”

Entries by Aleta St. James

Tips to Power Up and Stay the Course for Your 2012 Intentions!

(2) Comments | Posted January 12, 2012 | 6:12 PM

Almost everyone starts off the first few weeks of a new year with great intentions and excitement, and then slowly but surely, the enthusiasm starts to wane. Sounds familiar, right?

You don't have to have that happen this year.

When I work with my clients on setting their intentions for...

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Dog Days of Summer: 'Chosen One' Challenge--Break Through Desperation!

(5) Comments | Posted August 6, 2010 | 4:01 PM

It's that time: August. If we aren't lucky, we'll feel as if we're walking through a fever dream again this month as the temperatures heat up and the economy heads back south.

What's your secret fantasy in these dog days of August?

Telling your boss off? Binging on Ben and...

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April Chosen One Challenge: Love Your Money, Love Your Debt

(16) Comments | Posted April 14, 2010 | 1:28 PM

When I issued The Chosen One Challenge on Valentine's Day, I challenged you to spend one year choosing yourself before worrying about whether or not someone else chose you.

Last month, I asked you to write a love letter to your body. This month, with Tax...

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March "Chosen One Challenge": Write a Love Letter to Your Body

(22) Comments | Posted March 10, 2010 | 3:45 PM


Let's start with a question: Do you know anyone with a wonderful body image?

It's pretty difficult to love and be proud of your body when we live in a society where Jessica Simpson is mocked for being fat and wearing "mom...

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Be Your Own Chosen One for Valentine's Day, and the Other 364 Days of the Year!

(22) Comments | Posted February 14, 2010 | 3:33 PM

Valentine's Day can be challenging if you're single. OK, that's an understatement.

Sometimes it can be downright painful, watching other women get deliveries of flowers or chocolates at the office or hearing about their plans for an intimate dinner with their beloved. It can be a "trigger day" for feelings...

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Move Over Brangelina! Here's a Real Fairy Tale Romance

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2009 | 1:33 PM

Move over, Brangelina. This is what I call a real fairy tale romance.

Once upon a time and far away, there were no such things as, say, sex tapes while dating, Instead, there was something called "courtship." It worked like this: a man found a woman that he liked and...

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Move Over Brangelina! Here's a Real Fairy Tale Romance

(5) Comments | Posted October 7, 2009 | 5:17 PM

Move over, Brangelina. This is what I call a real fairy tale romance.

Once upon a time and far away, there were no such things as, say, sex tapes while dating, Instead, there was something called "courtship." It worked like this: A man found a woman that he liked and...

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Too Old To Live Your Dreams? Don't Make Me Laugh

(2) Comments | Posted June 25, 2009 | 7:00 PM

Here we go again. Elizabeth Adeney is making waves around the world because she's going to set the record as the world's oldest first-time mother when she turns 67 this month. Quelle scandale! L'horreur!

But wait. Why was it OK when Larry King, Anthony Quinn and Tony Randall all had...

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Fear and the Sour Grapes of Sarah Palin's Wrath

(29) Comments | Posted October 10, 2008 | 3:56 PM

There's a saying among the optimistic - fear is courage that has said its prayers.

But there are those - like the world's most opportunistic hockey mom Sarah Palin - who use fear to fuel pessimism and hate. Sarah Palin's brand of fear can be like a virus. Contagious. But...

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Aleta in the City: A Mom at 57? Before You Judge Me, Read This!

(11) Comments | Posted September 30, 2008 | 7:39 PM

I've spent the last 40 years of my life becoming an Indiana Jones of the soul. I was on a quest - everywhere from Peru and India to Bali - to discover who I was and the secrets to living a fulfilled, happy, and successful life.

Today I work as...

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