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Deborah King
New York Times best-selling author, attorney and spiritual teacher, Deborah King is featured regularly in broadcast, online, and print media. Deborah makes frequent appearances on national TV. W magazine calls Deborah's work "electrifying."

Deborah was a successful attorney in her twenties when she was diagnosed with cancer and began a quest for healing that would radically change her life. Her amazing recovery led her to leave the corporate arena for the field of energy medicine, where she mastered ancient and modern systems, ultimately developing a powerful technique of her own. Her New York Times best-selling Be Your Own Shaman,, Truth Heals, and Entangled in Darkness take you on a one-of-a-kind journey into the powerful esoteric world of energy healing. Deborah's books and courses both teach and transform.

Entries by Deborah King

The Secret of Life

(2) Comments | Posted June 3, 2015 | 8:54 AM

As a spiritual teacher, I'm often asked for the "secret of life." The one asking the question is probably expecting some deep esoteric answer, coming from the higher spiritual realms. But the truth is that I subscribe to Walt Whitman's version (from his Poem of the Road): "Now I see...

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Why Do These Celebs Meditate?

(3) Comments | Posted February 3, 2015 | 2:23 PM

What do Oprah Winfrey, Katy Perry, and LeBron James have in common? Along with a host of other celebrities, these people are at the top of their game. And what helps them navigate the treacherous realm of stardom in their respective fields is one unifying factor: they all meditate.

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Bill Cosby: Are We Getting It All Wrong on Sexual Assault

(386) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 2:10 PM

It seems like every day there are new accusations coming out against Bill Cosby, once America's favorite dad and comedian, suggesting that he has sexually assaulted more than a dozen women over the years.

As an attorney and a survivor of sexual abuse, two things strike me. First, it's...

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Respecting Our Elderly Parents

(69) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 6:10 AM

"R-E-S-P-E-C-T" Aretha Franklin spells it out. Call it respect or call it dignity. If only my mother had been approached that way. Here's what happened: some family members decided it was time for my mother to stop driving. True, she is in her late eighties, hasn't been in the best...

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Facing the Great Unknown

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2014 | 7:35 AM


When I got the call on Christmas Eve, I thought, "This is it, my mother is dying." But with hands-on care, this 89-year-old woman fought off yet another round of pneumonia and held death tenaciously at bay. The time I spent with her...

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David Bronner Versus the GMO Goliath

(16) Comments | Posted November 8, 2013 | 1:52 PM

Do you want to know what's in the food you're eating? I do. Right now, the state of Washington is counting votes on Initiative 522 to determine if genetically-modified food will have to be labeled as such. It's a David-versus-Goliath fight, as the deep pockets of the Grocery Manufacturers Association...

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Bipolar Comes Out of the Closet

(27) Comments | Posted October 22, 2013 | 2:32 PM

In Homeland, Claire Danes portrays a brilliant CIA analyst who is determined to prevent another 9-11. Her portrayal of Carrie Mathison, the female protagonist of the cable show, has been lauded with Best Actress awards for two years in a row. Much of the buzz stems from her spot-on depiction...

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Death by Prescription

(31) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 11:13 AM

People were saddened, but no one was really surprised back in the glory days of rock n' roll when Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison all died of drug overdoses, or when Richard Burton, Jack Kerouac, and Billie Holiday all died from alcohol-related causes. Their deaths may have been...

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Ready To Be a Hero?

(13) Comments | Posted August 30, 2013 | 10:38 AM

It's tough to watch the news. It feels like there's no escape from the violence and tragedy, and you can't help but wish you could do something, big or small, to spread a little light and make the world a better place. Sometimes, when you least expect it, the world...

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Mother Dearest, Mother Damnedest

(18) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 2:46 PM

Mother's Day is around the corner, when you celebrate all the picture-perfect moments you're supposed to have enjoyed with mom. You know, the woman who waited up for you when you were out on dates, held your hand when boyfriends stood you up -- the "best friend" type of mother...

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Mothers: The Tie That Binds

(25) Comments | Posted May 4, 2012 | 4:10 PM

Mothers. Without them, we wouldn't be here. Yet what travails we often have with our own mothers. It doesn't matter if she's alive or dead, if you were adopted or abandoned -- your relationship to your birth mother is still a major factor in your day-to-day life. That umbilical cord...

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Whose Body Is It Anyway?

(74) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 7:30 PM

Daddy walks his daughter down the aisle and the blushing bride is handed over to the smiling groom -- it's a sentimental moment, but it harkens back to a time when women were chattel, property to be bartered and passed along the chain of male command. But far from being...

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Inspiring Futures

(21) Comments | Posted March 7, 2012 | 11:24 AM

This year's International Women's Day theme is Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures. I was thinking about what this meant when I saw the news story about James Hooker, a 41-year-old high school business teacher who quit his job and left his wife and three children to move into an...

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Can't Sleep? 7 Steps to the Land of Nod

(21) Comments | Posted March 1, 2012 | 10:52 AM

Can't sleep?

Well, according to his interview in The Hollywood Reporter, neither can George Clooney. Don't you feel better already? Clooney goes to bed by 10 p.m. (very un-star-like) and wakes up five times a night. And he has trouble falling asleep unless he keeps the screen...

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Three New Movies that Shed Light on the Holocaust

(3) Comments | Posted September 27, 2011 | 11:46 AM

What changes in your life, what happens to your soul, when you are dealing with those who have committed heinous crimes, such as those inflicted by the Nazis against the Jews in the concentration camps? In the espionage thriller The Debt, three young Israeli Mossad agents set out to find...

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Capital Punishment Punishes Everyone

(84) Comments | Posted September 25, 2011 | 4:03 PM

I vehemently believe that there is never a reason for capital punishment. Any time we reduce the value of life by killing someone, no matter how much we think that person might "deserve" to be executed, we reduce the value of life for everyone. Of course it's true that we...

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Mr. Manx, Cat Extraordinaire

(12) Comments | Posted September 9, 2011 | 3:28 PM

More than 10 years ago, we moved to yet another horse ranch; a sprawling 20-acre spread backing up to a nature preserve, a magnificent property covered with high grass and ancient oak trees just a few miles from the shores of the Pacific. We no sooner arrived with our horses...

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Three Ways to Keep Loving Your Father, No Matter What

(7) Comments | Posted June 14, 2011 | 9:00 AM

As women, our first love is usually our father. Then, over the course of our growing up, we experience an inevitable disillusionment: we realize that this man, who could do no wrong in our young eyes, is really somewhat less than what we believed him to be. We see his...

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Weiner: Shame on Him, Not on Huma!

(11) Comments | Posted June 9, 2011 | 12:28 PM

There's a lot of finger wagging going on these days in the news. There's Weiner of the weenie tweets. Then there's DSK, the French politico and IMF leader who is accused of strong-arming a hotel maid into oral sex. There's Arnold and his love child. And let's not forget John...

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Busy? 5 Ways to Make Time for Meditation

(19) Comments | Posted May 4, 2011 | 8:57 AM

You're running so fast and juggling so many balls in the air at once that you're scared you're going to trip and fall flat on your face. Your report for work is overdue, but you've had to take time off to plan for your dad's care. Your teenager is falling...

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