Alyson Charles

Alyson Charles
Alyson Charles has studied and put into practice various self-help, metaphysical and spiritual skill sets that have helped her accomplish goals such as being a national champion distance runner and running cross-country and track for the University of Alabama, where she was the first female in history to receive SEC Athlete of the Week honors and compete in the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Alyson went on to become a Division I coach, AM and FM radio host, and television producer for a nationally syndicated show. Now, she is taking her passions, inspirations and self-help knowledge to www.InAWEwithALY.com and supplying YOU with all the tips and secrets for creating your most magical life!

Astral City: Entering the Spirit World

Alyson Charles by Alyson Charles | January 25th, 2013 | 1 Comment
topic: Inspirational Media, Personal Growth

Astral City

One of humanity’s most mysterious and pondered questions is, “What happens when we die?

Astral City on GaiamTV.com poses the answer to this question in an extremely unique and bold way, using the notion of spiritualism. With spiritualism, spirits of the dead have the ability and inclination to communicate with the living. Anyone may receive spirit messages, but formal communication sessions are held by mediums, who provide information about the afterlife.

If you’re ready for a wild, mind-opening and thought-provoking ride that’s based on a true story, Astral City is your ticket. Here are the highlights:

The Shaman and Ayahuasca

Alyson Charles by Alyson Charles | December 6th, 2012 | No Comments
topic: Conscious Living News, Health & Wellness, Inspirational Media, Personal Growth

The Shaman and AyahuascaIt all starts with a simple discussion. The next thing you know, you’re off to the Amazon rainforest in South America, drinking tea made from a psychoactive plant and taking part in an ancient ceremony intended to heal and open the realms of consciousness.

That’s what happened to filmmaker Michael Wiese as he was searching for a cure after being confronted with a serious disease. Michael realized the universe was co-conspiring to aid in his mission, and soon he, his wife and his translator were off, embarking on a mysterious and deeply personal adventure.

The Shaman and Ayahuasca on GaiamTV.com follows these three on a thought-provoking journey, providing unique personal perspectives, majestic and stunning visuals of Peruvian surroundings, and wisdom from a famed shaman. It also piques the viewer’s curiosity: What does this psychoactive elixir taste like? How does it feel to be whisked away to other realms and connected to the cosmos? How does it feel to return to reality? Here are a few of the most intriguing and eye-opening moments from this fascinating documentary: