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Amanda Owen is the author of "The Power of Receiving: A Revolutionary Approach to Giving Yourself the Life You Want and Deserve" (Tarcher/Penguin, 2011) and "Born to Receive: 7 Steps Women Can Take Today to Reclaim Their Half of the Universe" (Tarcher/Penguin, 2014)

With a background in social work and a twenty-five year practice as a counselor, Amanda has been presenting lectures and workshops since the mid-eighties.

N.Y. Times best-selling author Christiane Northrup, MD calls Amanda’s power-of-receiving philosophy “brilliant, elegant, profound, and enormously practical,” Maria Shriver calls her work “insightful,” and Elaine Shamos, the Director of The Women's Health Resource Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center says “Amanda's presen
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Are you more comfortable giving than receiving? For many women, the answer is “yes.” Even though every giver has a receiver – there is a recipient for every act of giving – we are taught to overvalue one and devalue the other. This Mother’s Day, let others give to you. Here are six reasons to … Continue reading The Gift of Receiving Read more of this blog post »
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“When you ask for what you need and receive what people and the world have to give, you reduce stress and gain energy. ~Amanda Owen”
Amanda Owen, The Power of Receiving: A Revolutionary Approach to Giving Yourself the Life You Want and Deserve

“The only possible match for someone who doesn't know how to receive is someone who doesn't know how to give.”
Amanda Owen, The Power of Receiving: A Revolutionary Approach to Giving Yourself the Life You Want and Deserve

“Once you get used to people giving to you as much as you give to them and receive all of the benefits of a less stressful life, you will not consider putting yourself last. ~Amanda Owen”
Amanda Owen, Born to Receive: Seven Powerful Steps Women Can Take Today to Reclaim Their Half of the Universe

“Once you get used to people giving to you as much as you give to them and receive all of the benefits of a less stressful life, you will not consider putting yourself last. ~Amanda Owen”
Amanda Owen, Born to Receive: Seven Powerful Steps Women Can Take Today to Reclaim Their Half of the Universe

“Our feelings and intuition are two of our greatest gifts. Too often we don't trust, rely, or act on them. ~Amanda Owen”
Amanda Owen, Born to Receive: Seven Powerful Steps Women Can Take Today to Reclaim Their Half of the Universe

“If you want something, you need to initiate an activity. However, if you never pause to watch the results and to assess what you have set in motion, you will miss information that will help you. ~Amanda Owen”
Amanda Owen, Born to Receive: Seven Powerful Steps Women Can Take Today to Reclaim Their Half of the Universe

“While the Giver archetype is celebrated in our culture, the Receiver is almost wholly unknown. The result? Busyness is a virtue. ~Amanda Owen”
Amanda Owen, The Power of Receiving: A Revolutionary Approach to Giving Yourself the Life You Want and Deserve

“I have a saying: Receive everything—decide later, which reminds me to be open to possibilities instead of closing the doors too quickly before I've had the opportunity to sit with something new. ~Amanda Owen”
Amanda Owen, The Power of Receiving: A Revolutionary Approach to Giving Yourself the Life You Want and Deserve




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