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Self Development Authors

Below you'll find listed some of the greastest minds in the varied fields of self development. Whether you're looking to improve your health & nutrition, you're interested in learning meditation, or you just want some powerful motivation for your life, these authors will empower you to develop yourself into your full potential!

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama
His Holiness the Dalai Lama has long stood as one of the world's foremost advocators of peace. The Dalai Lama's embrace of the world and continuous search for peaceful understanding between nations have served as an inspiration for generations.

Daniel G. Amen

Daniel G. Amen
Dr. Daniel Amen is a Board Certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist. Daniel Amen is the author of over 30 professional papers, and 22 books, including the NY Times bestseller, Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, Healing ADD, Healing Anxiety and Depression, Preventing Alzheimer’s, Making A Good Brain Great, among others.

Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield
Jack Canfield is a motivational speaker and author, best known for his contribution towards the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series of books. His idea for the series came about in 1990, when he shared his collection of 68 stories with his writing partner, Mark Victor Hansen. The books the two wrote together now comprise almost 200 titles, with 112 million copies in print in over 40 languages.

Pema Chodron

Pema Chodron
Pema Chodron is interested in helping establish Tibetan Buddhist monasticism in the West, as well in continuing her work with western Buddhists of all traditions, sharing ideas and teachings. She has written over a dozen books and recorded dozens of audio programs of her live teachings.

Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra is a world renowned writer on spirituality, healing and alternative medicine. He is widely recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda. Chopra, a fixture on various talk shows, and other media outlets, is the prolific author of over 100 audio and video titles, which have been translated into 35 languages with over 20 million copies sold worldwide.

Ram Dass

Ram Dass
Dr. Richard Alpert, now known as Ram Dass, has become one of America's most prominent practicing Hindus as well as a major advocate of Eastern thinking and meditational practice. Since 1968, Dass has been a major force in a variety of spiritual practices, the support of psychedelic research, increasing environmental awareness, and fostering political action.

Wayne Dyer

Wayne Dyer
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, affectionately called the "father of motivation" by his fans, is one of the most widely known and respected people in the field of self-empowerment. LearnOutLoud.com has collected every audio and video title currently available by Dyer, including classics such as The Power of Intention and Your Erroneous Zones.

Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Clarissa Pinkola Estes
American writer Clarissa Pinkola Estés draws upon her life experiences to express her views on culture, social justice, spirituality and the human soul. A thoughtful political activist, Clarissa actively promotes the respect of ethnic groups, religion, and culture. Having been raised in a rural village near the Great Lakes she shows us the wisdom gleaned from families of immigrant and refugee decent.

Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman
Daniel Goleman is the originator of the concept of Emotional Intelligence. This idea argues that human emotions like self-awareness, self-discipline, persistence, and empathy are worth more than someone's IQ level when it comes to much of life's major concerns. LearnOutLoud.com has almost everything available currently on audio by Daniel Goleman.

John Gray

John Gray
Beginning in 1995 with his groundbreaking Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the New York Times number one best-selling book of the last decade, John Gray launched a Mars-Venus book series that changed the way men and women will forever view relationships.

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson
As the Chief Philosopher of PhilosophersNotes, Brian is responsible for studying, embodying and sharing the universal truths he’s so passionate about.

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn
Jon Kabat-Zinn is a leader in the emerging field of mind/body medicine. This form of medicine is focused on the clinical, social and human performance effects of mindfulness meditation training in various populations. LearnOutLoud.com has many audio titles to choose from, including not only Kabat-Zinn's classic books on audio, but also meditational practice programs as well.

Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield
Jack Kornfield, PhD, trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught worldwide since 1974. He is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practices to the West.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti
Krishnamurti spent his adult life speaking to people around the world on the eternal questions of life. One could say he was a philosopher in the original sense of the word, not an academic or intellectual, but a lover of truth. But who Krishnamurti was is probably not as important as what Krishnamurti said, or rather the exploration we can take through the words he has left.

Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow
Abraham Maslow was the creator and leader of humanist psychology, a new school of thought that emerged in the 1950s and 1960s. He is remembered for creating the 'hierarchy of needs' with physical needs at the bottom and self-actualization at the top.

Dan Millman

Dan Millman
Dan Millman has been a world champion athlete, a coach, a martial arts instructor, and even a college professor. His books, including "The Journeys of Socrates", "Way of the Peaceful Warrior", and "The Life You Were Born to Live", have inspired millions. Millman's work is well represented here on audio.

Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore
With a bachelor's degree in music from DePaul University, a Master's degree in Theology from University of Windsor, and an honorary doctorate from Lesley University, Thomas Moore is a spiritual polymath. This former monk, musician, psychotherapist, and university professor writes on the everyday cultivation of soul.

Caroline Myss

Caroline Myss
Caroline Myss is a five-time New York Times bestselling author and internationally renowned speaker in the fields of human consciousness, spirituality and mysticism, health, energy medicine, and the science of medical intuition.

M. Scott Peck

M. Scott Peck
Morgan Scott Peck was an American Psychiatrist and celebrated Christian author. After serving as a psychiatrist throughout the 60's and 70's, his first book "The Road Less Traveled" appeared in 1978 and instantly became an instant classic.

Bob Proctor

Bob Proctor
For 40 years, Bob Proctor has focused his entire agenda around helping people create lush lives of prosperity, rewarding relationships and spiritual awareness. Bob Proctor knows how to help you because he comes from a life of want and limitation himself.

Anthony Robbins

Anthony Robbins
Anthony Robbins is an award-winning speakers and best-selling author in the Self Development field. His audio and video programs cover a wide variety of optimal living topics including achieving your dreams, improving your health, and utilizing the full potential of your mind.

Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn
Jim Rohn has been hailed as one of the most influential thinkers on human potential, and he is certainly one of the most popular motivational speaker of all time. From Top Executives to Everyday People, Rohn has devoted his life to studying fundamental human behavior and how this can help everyone achieve what they want in life.

John Selby

John Selby
John Selby is a psychologist, life coach and spiritual consultant who has developed a number of new techniques for consciousness management and short-form meditation. He is the author of over two dozen books with half a million copies in print. His current focus is delivering his new mind-management methods via experiential-audio guidance on the web.

Daniel Siegel

Daniel Siegel
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is also on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the Co-Director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA.

Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle
Eckhart Tolle has become quite visible as one of the most gifted and inspiring spiritual teachers of the early 21st century. LearnOutLoud.com is the best gateway for Tolle's audio programs to help you find The Power of Now & much more.

Brian Tracy

Brian Tracy
Brian Tracy is one of the world's most visible authors on success in the business world and in the personal development sphere. LearnOutLoud.com features everything available from Brian Tracy on audio and video formats and it is with these programs that you will gain insight from Tracy's 25+ year experience in the business world.

Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla Vanzant
Many ordinary people cannot tell tales of tragedy, struggle, strength, courage and triumph in the same way Iyanla Vanzant can. Much of what she has seen, heard, and lived through would have devastated the ordinary person. Through her life's experiences Iyanla has uncovered her life's purpose, discovered the power that lies within soul, recovered her cultural and her spiritual self, to emerge shining, sharing her stories, her gifts, her discoveries and her love with the world.

Joe Vitale

Joe Vitale
He's an author, a motivational speaker, a marketing professional, and a doctor of metaphysics. He's Dr. Joe Vitale, a real life success story. Vitale is known as "Mr. Fire" and his website, mrfire.com, offers a comprehensive look at the many ways he shares his secrets for creating a successful, happy life.

Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch
Neale Donald Walsch has become known all over the world as a modern spiritual messenger. As the celebrated author of the highly successful Conversations With God series, he enjoys a regular seminar schedule around the world and is the author of 12 other best-selling books that relate to his spiritual awakening.

Andrew Weil

Andrew Weil
Andrew Weil has devoted his life to practicing the most natural and preventive medicine possible. LearnOutLoud.com has plenty of offerings from Andrew Weil on audio and they are here for you to get started immediately on your road to better health.

Ken Wilber

Ken Wilber
Ken Wilber is a widely translated academic writer in America, with 25 books translated into some 30 foreign languages. Wilber is an internationally acknowledged leader and the preeminent scholar of the Integral stage of human development, which continues to gather momentum around the world.

Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson
Marrianne Williamson is one of the most influential spiritual, philosophical, and political trailblazers of our time. She is the leading proponent of "A Course in Miracles", claiming it's value as a kind of spiritual psychotherapy for thirsty souls. Her best selling audio books, including the popular A Return to Love are all featured here for you to browse.

Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda
Paramahansa Yodananda was born in West Bengal, India in 1893 and died in Los Angeles in 1952. As a child, he was initiated by wise Hindu masters such as Sri Yukteshwar Giri to thoughts and practices that would in the future shape his own interest for spirituality.

Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar
The topics of Zig Ziglar's audio titles range from instructional guides on how to improve in sales & business to how to be a better parent and spouse. Since he began in the early 70's, a massive bibliography of audio titles by Ziglar have come out at a regular pace. Now with LearnOutLoud.com, you too can benefit from Ziglar's message in the best way possible!