James Patrick McDonald is the author of:
  • Interference - Finding Harmony and Fulfillment in Everyday Life (coming soon)
  • Who Would I Be Without  (Based on a True Story of a Little Willingness)
  • Illusive Secrets: Discovering the Power of Self-Honesty.
  • Illusive Secrets 2: Embracing Your True Self

He shares his powerful message of self-awareness and inner peace through printed materials, books and audio, presentations, workshops and coaching sessions.
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Whether speaking to groups or working with individuals, James embraces and demonstrates the philosophy that ultimately makes himself unnecessary:

A true guide receives only when giving all that has been given him.
James Patrick McDonald
Student of Experience™
Recent Blog Posts
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"Letting Go and Acceptance become our natural experience rather than techniques to practice when we are unable to let go or accept!"

~ James Patrick McDonald
As a sought-after Coach, Speaker, and Facilitator, James uses an enriching blend of teaching styles and traditions.  He draws on his professional training, personal experience and humorous insight as the foundation for his dialogues, workshops and individual coaching sessions in a manner that fosters and supports expanding awareness.

After acquiring a Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in Interpersonal Communication and Group Leadership, James spent sixteen years honing his group facilitation and public speaking skills as a corporate Training & Development professional.  His continuing education includes an 18-month Gestalt Experience Training Program, and Gestalt Appreciative Inquiry approach to Personal Coaching.

James has recognized personal victory over his lifelong struggle with codependency and addictions through the active synthesis of openness, honesty, spirituality and willingness into his daily living. His daily practice is dependent upon the suspension of judgment through looking directly at it - a process that continually deepens his joining with others.
His practice of being willing to look honestly at himself, combined with his life and professional expertise, have shaped James into a dynamic and inspirational Student of Experience™.
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Simple Meditations to Facilitate Your Peaceful Awareness
GUIDED PRACTICES 
Who Would I Be Without by James Patrick McDonald
WHO WOULD I BE WITHOUT
ILLUSIVE SECRETS
What would your life be like if you had NO secrets?
Based on A True Story of a Little Willingness
Guided Practices by James Patrick McDonald
Illusive Secrets written by James Patrick McDonald
INTERFERENCE
INTERFERENCE by James Patrick McDonald
AUDIO
Finding Harmony and Fulfillment in Everyday Life
Discovering the Power of Self-Honesty
BOOKS & AUDIO
"It is through our experiences that we discover the
barriers preventing us from knowing
harmony and fulfillment."
- from INTERFERENCE
ILLUSIVE
SECRETS 2
NEW RELEASE!
Illusive Secrets 2 by James Patrick McDonald
Embracing Your True Self
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