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Asa Don Brown

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Dr. Asa Don Brown is an author, professor, clinician, advocate, and an inspirational and motivational speaker. Asa worked in private practice in Canada and the United States. He has taught at Thompson Rivers University, Royal Roads University and Grant MacEwan College. He currently serves as an Advisory Board Member at the Brain Technology & Neuroscience Research Centre, BTNRC and has served as the Bylaws and Ethics Director for the Washington Counseling Association, as well as having served as the Director of Promotions for The Society for the Arts in Dementia Care, and many others. In the Summer of 2013, Dr. Brown was named a Global Presence Ambassador, which is the humanitarian community service arm of Parenting 2.0, and has been inf ...more

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Waiting to Live
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Brown, A. D. & Weiss, S. (2015) Developing a positive life. Retrieved November 1, 2015, from Sober World Magazine 4 (11), 32

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“All children should be taught to unconditionally accept, approve, admire, appreciate, forgive, trust, and ultimately, love their own person.”
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“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. Ideas have endurance without death.

[Remarks Recorded for the Opening of a USIA Transmitter, February 8 1963]
John F. Kennedy

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

[Address in the Assembly Hall at the Paulskirche in Frankfurt, June 26 1963]
John F. Kennedy

“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
William W. Purkey

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
Bernard M. Baruch

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Asa Don Brown Please feel free to join me on LinkedIn.

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Susie Sexton thanks for the add!

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Robin Clark Hello Asa, I am really happy we have connected.

Thank you for adding me to your friend's list - it was very nice of you. I look forward to reading your book reviews, comments, and recommendations. Keep living the good life! If you want to review any of my books, please let me know :)

Peace and happiness be with you,

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Elaine hi Asa , thankyou for befriending me.looking forward to chatting about books with you

Harlequin Books Hello Dr. Brown, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador

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Asa Don Brown Upcoming November 21~11 AM PST ~ LATalk Radio ~ Author Discussion ~ Waiting To Live with Dr Melody Foxx & Allen Cardoza

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Asa Don Brown Williams Lake Tribune - Column about parenting a help to families - via @BlackPressMedia

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Asa Don Brown Developing A Relationship With Your Child’s Teachers And School

by Dr. Asa Don Brown

CCPA Author: Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association

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Ellen Maze Hi Asa! It is nice to meet you! I look forward to sharing book reviews and recommendations. I put your top book on my shelf to read when I can.
Have a great day!

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Jesse Hanson Namaste Asa, Thanks for including me among your friends on Wishing you the best in all things.
Want to invite you to consider my spiritual allegory, Song of George: Portrait of an Unlikely Holy Man. It's definitely fiction, but it's sincere and inspired by my own personal experiences.
Truly, jesse s. hanson

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Asa Don Brown Event: 'Dr. Asa Don Brown Discusses “Waiting To Live”'

Dr. Asa Don Brown will discuss his latest book “Waiting to Live” his doctoral research on The effects of childhood trauma on adult perception and worldview, as well as his professional and personal pursuits. This is a free presentation Thursday March 17 at 7:00 pm at TRU’s The Gathering Place.

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Ed Rambeau Thanks for accepting my friend request, Asa. It's greatly appreciated. I am an actor/singer/songwriter recently turned author who is very fortunate to be getting rave reviews and 5 stars across the board for my first outing, FORBIDDEN STEPS. I guess the best way to introduce myself is through my website:

Thanks again and have a a terrific day, Ed

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Tracy Dr. Asa Don Brown has been recently nominated for an Award in Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada

EZRead eBookstore Hello, Asa! Glad to see you like "Crime & Punishment", it's one of my favorites as well!

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Tracy Today will be the last day that Shaw Cable will be airing Asa's on Channel 10.

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Tracy I'm thrilled to announce that Shaw Cable is currently running an interview of Asa, his latest book, his professional work, and his personal and professional backgrounds. The interview will be aired for the next week on Shaw Cable Channel 10 in Williams Lake, British Columbia.

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