Jim McDonald
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Jim McDonald
Student-of-Experience
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Spiritual Life Coach
Group Coaching
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Who Would I Be Without by Jim McDonald
Who Would I Be Without
Illusive Secrets
Discovering the Power of
Self-Honesty
What would your life be like if you had NO secrets?
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Jim McDonald
Author of:
  • Who Would I Be Without: Based on a True Story of a Little Willingness -  Fiction -
  • Illusive Secrets: Discovering the Power of Self-Honesty - Non-fiction -
  • Illusive Secrets II: Embracing Your True Self - Non-fiction -
  • Guided Practices: Volume I - Guided Meditations to Facilitate Your Peaceful Awakening - Audio CD - 

Jim shares his powerful message of expanding self-awareness and inner peace by becoming students of our experiences in his books, workshops, and personal coaching sessions.
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Illusive Secrets 2 written by Jim McDonald
Illusive Secrets 2
Embracing Your True Self
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Self-Discovery
Have you seen any of the endless supply of quotes, affirmations, and books telling you about the joy that comes with following your passion? Reading such a quote, or affirmation can evoke joyous feelings. The feeling of joy we experience while reading and pondering the quote or affirmation, while pleasant in that moment, lasts only a few seconds.

Unfortunately, the joy we sense while contemplating our passion is not the joy to which the quote or affirmation point; it is not the joy that comes with actually following our passion. For many of us, that momentary feeling of joy is enough, and we return to life and doing shortly after. Occasionally, if the conditions are just right and we are ready, a simple quote is all we need to shift us in a new direction. 
Based on A True Story of a
Little Willingness
Jim McDonald
Student of Experience
Author
Spiritual Life Coach
Group Coaching
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Illusive Secrets written by Jim McDonald
Jim McDonald, LIMC
True strength comes from openness and
vulnerability, not from an image of strength
and invulnerability.
- Jim McDonald, LIMC
When writing and sharing my experiences with others emerged as my true passion, I remembered the joy I felt when I used to write in my youth. I did not follow the passion then, and I spent much of my life denying my passion in favor of doing what I thought I was “supposed” to do...  more

I got a piece of paper and did the following simple exercise. I offer it here for your use if you find yourself so inclined.

Passion and Priorities

1. What I THINK Are My Priorities (what the soft, quiet voice in my head says I “want” to do)

2. My Priorities Based on Recent Behavior (what I’ve actually been doing day to day)

And there it is!  more...
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