2014 evergreen & mind-body-spirit winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Living Now Book Awards!

Below you will find the winners of the Mind-Body-Spirit honors, followed by the Evergreen medalists.


Each year, we recognize a few outstanding books that exemplify the spirit of the Living Now Awards. Listed below are this year's selections in the categories of Mind, Body, and Spirit. All three receive a gold medal. 


Living Now Mind Award

Your Mind is What Your Brain Does for a Living:
Learn How to Make It Work for You 

by Steven Jay Fogel with Mark Bruce Rosin
(Greenleaf Book Group Press)





In Awe of Being Human:
A Doctor’s Stories from the Edge of Life and Death

by Betsy MacGregor, M.D.
(Abiding Nowhere Press)





Living Now Spirit Award

Akashic Alphabet
by Trenace Rose
(Dementi Milestone Publishing)


Evergreen Medals

evergeen medal for World Peace

GOLD: Global Emergency Actions: For a Small Urban Industrial Planet, by Alan Wittbecker (Urania Science Press)

SILVER: Three Testaments: Torah, Gospel, and Quran, by Brian Arthur Brown (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

BRONZE: To Find the Way of Love: The Purpose of Our Existence, by Oliver E. Deehan (Barett Publishing)



evergreen medal for Health and Wellness

GOLD: Little Changes: Tales of a Reluctant Home Eco-Momics Pioneer, by Kristi Marsh with Rachel Vidoni (Lil’ Red Cardinal)

SILVER: Mother Om: Connect with Yourself and Your Child in One Mindful Moment a Day, by Leonie Percy (Self-Published)

BRONZE: Creating Healthy Children: Through Attachment Parenting and Raw Foods, by Karen Ranzi, M.A., CCC-SLP (SHC Publishing)



evergreen medal for Personal Growth

GOLD: A Beautiful Death: Facing the Future with Peace, by Cheryl Eckl (Flying Crane Press)

SILVER: You Don’t Have to Be Buddhist to Know Nothing: An Illustrious Collection of Thoughts on Naught, Edited by Joan Konner (Prometheus Books)

BRONZE: Achieve Anything in Just One Year, by Jason Harvey (Amazing Life Press)


evergreen medal for Spiritual Leadership

GOLD: Unbound Intelligence: Discover the God Within, by Rajeev Kurapati, MD (Pranova Publishing)

SILVER (tie): Tree Spirited Woman, by Colleen Baldrica (Beaver’s Pond Press)

Message from the Mountain: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose, by Chuck Gallagher (Life Paths Publishing)

BRONZE: The Biography of Sakyamuni Buddha, by Venerable Master Hsing Yun (Buddha’s Light Publishing)

evergreen medal for Nature Conservation

GOLD: Mother Earth: Through the Eyes of Women Photographers and Writers, Edited by Judith Boice (Sierra Club Books)

SILVER: Failsafe: Saving the Earth From Ourselves, by Dr. Ian Prattis (Manor House Publishing)

BRONZE: Nature’s Secret Messages: Hidden in Plain Sight, by Elaine Wilkes (Hay House)