J. A. is an award-winning author, speaker (including TEDx), teacher, and host whose talks and workshops create a safe and inspirational space for attendees to immerse themselves in topics as diverse as mindfulness, ancient wisdom, world religion, personal growth, spirituality, publishing, and more. His own journey of personal and spiritual growth pulled him out of battles with anxiety and depression and now J. A. seeks to inspire others on their journeys.
He has taken his passion for inspiring others to the next level through his multi-award-winning book, "The Nobody Bible: Uncovering the Simple Wisdom in Ordinary Life" and podcast and video series, "The Nobody Guide to Life."
J. A. holds advanced degrees in comparative religion, social work, and the law, and has had careers as a religion and philosophy instructor, counselor, and attorney - so no matter the audience size or background, J. A. brings a great diversity of scholarship, real-world experience, and teaching ability to any gathering, meeting attendees wherever they are in life and helping them discover the power within them to change their lives.
J. A. can speak about:
-Personal and spiritual growth
-The extraordinary power of ordinary life
-The power of ancient wisdom in modern life
-Using ancient wisdom to increase happiness and joy
-Simple ways to harness the power of mindfulness right in everyday life
-Inspirational talks that share a personal story of how a seemingly impossible event turned his life around
-The road to independent publishing
-A custom topic to fit your audience!