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General Information

Name:  Sylvia Ewing  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Sylvia lives and works in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sylvia Ewing is a meditation teacher trained at the Temple of Kriya Yoga in Chicago. She is also a nonprofit executive, a media personality, and a veteran of broadcast and print.

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Titles At Your Library

Comfort & Joy: Stories of Hope, Meditations for Happiness
ISBN: 1457512203

Dog Ear Publishing, LLC. 2012

Sylvia Ewing is a non-profit executive and award-winning journalist committed to offering her life skills to help others find self-awareness and enlightenment. She is a certified meditation teacher and has had a personal meditation practice for decades. Sylvia shares humor and her intimate and accessible style on a variety of platforms, including radio, television, and blogs.

Sylvia is also a popular moderator and keynote speaker, reaching thousands of people each year on behalf of various civic and cultural groups. Learn more at

True happiness comes from within. Comfort and Joy: Stories of Hope, Meditations for Happiness, offers a look inside the faith practices of a diverse group of happy people, interspersed with step-by-step directions for meditation. Anyone who is aware of the benefits of meditation, but needs a little help to start or to maintain a regular practice, will benefit from this book. Learn to expand your awareness, to be more enthusiastic and wiser, to be a light-bringer in this life. Comfort and Joy: Stories of Hope, Meditations for Happiness provides:

- Inspiring stories of the "faith practices" of everyday happy people

- Meditation, breathing, and self-control techniques for any personality

- Reflections on how to align a meditation practice with the modern world and family life

Comfort and Joy: Stories of Hope, Meditations for Happiness provides advice and inspiration for people to live a more reflective, balanced, and happy life.

"Meditation brings a smiling heart, kindness towards others, and true knowledge of the Life Divine. Comfort and Joy: Stories of Hope, Meditations for Happiness, inspires, instructs, and helps you hear what you need to teach yourself. Meditate, meditate, meditate!"

Goswami Kriyananda

Preceptor of the Temple Of Kriya Yoga, Chicago

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