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Spirited: Connect to the Guides All Around You

4.17  ·  Rating details ·  549 ratings  ·  59 reviews
The Secret meets Skinny Bitch in Spirited, the fresh, hip new book by popular psychic medium Rebecca Rosen. A prescriptive program that has worked for celebrity clients including Jennifer Aniston and Courtney Cox Arquette, Spirited empowers readers to heighten their intuition, connect with deceased loved ones, and surpass the psychological roadblocks holding them back. ...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published February 2nd 2010 by HarperCollins e-books (first published 2010)
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Susan
Jan 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I read this book because I do believe in spirits, angels, saints...God. I know I am not alone. I know I can do better. I care about being a good mother, a good grandmother, good relative and friend. This book allowed me to take inventory of what I do well and what I need to improve on.
No surprises...but what is very interesting to me is the exercises for meditation. This is hard for me but the most rewarding. Quieting my mind is no easy task. This book guides you to take a serious look at the
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Aclosson
Jun 01, 2012 rated it it was ok
I don't even know why I bought this. Basically, I saw this woman on Dr. Phil and thought she was kinda amusing. The book was awkward and seemed to consist of three distinct narratives smooshed together.

The first narrative was her story. This was actually entertaining and if the book had only had this narrative, I might have given it three stars. She talks about her life, and about how she first started connecting with spirits through the ghost of her grandmother. The family stories were rich and
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Lisa Shultz
Feb 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: spiritual
The author is a medium and is able to communicate with spirits who have passed on. In working with her clients, she often helps them find peace by sharing messages that the departed want the living to know. Often, that message is that they are still with the living in spirit.
She also helps the reader increase their intuitive sense so that they can also receive guidance from the spirit world. She advocates meditation and gives instruction for different types of meditation. Very interesting book!
Susan
Jan 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I believe that you have to be ready for this book for it to help. I was searching for a book to improve my intuition when I found "Spirited". It turned out to be more than I asked for. (I mean that in a good way). Even though this is an easy read, it's the type of book that you take your time reading. I savored it over a couple of months. When I first started reading it, I had borrowed a copy from the library to read on my Kindle. I realized though, that I would need to own a hard copy to ...more
Dave Zebian
May 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Between the lines, you can feel the warmth and wisdom that Rebecca transmits in this excellent work that speaks of soul to soul.
Death does not change anyone, you only change of address, and consciousness is transferred to other plan beyond physicality.
You are a cosmic traveler; your body is temporary, but its essence is eternal...
It seems that we are passengers in eternity, but the truth is different: we are eternal within the temporary.
The experiences go, but the learnings remain...
You will
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Emily
Sep 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014
So good. She explained certain questions to spiritual questions I didn't even know I had - and I read a lot of spiritual material. For example, no one else has ever explained that usually we don't receive any wisdom or guidance while were meditating; rather, we meditate to receive this guidance later. It's like that quote, "do something your future self will thank you for." I read it in the time surrounding my grandpas death, and it served as reassuring validation that death is not the end. ...more
Susie Nee
May 19, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fascinating book about how to connect with the spirit world written by a local psychic. Though her story in itself is fascinating, Rosen's goal is to help readers hone their psychic powers: she includes meditation exercises (a primary way of connecting with spirit energy) as well as other techniques.
Brittany Titus Benson
May 09, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Rebecca Rosen is the real deal. Her gift has helped me move on after the loss of my father. I am grateful for her knowledge and encouragement. For a first book, I was absolutely blown away- definitely a must read.
Sunny
Aug 27, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm a little unsure about giving it a full three stars. Maybe 2.5 will be better. I liked her story. Didn't care much about the testimonial that keep coming up every few pages it seems (what is the need for so many anyway? I already bought the book. Didn't I?) The part that I was most interested in, connecting with the guides, and what the title is - is the only part where the book doesn't deliver fully. Maybe it needs better explanation or maybe it is not for everyone, but instead of being told ...more
Sonia
Apr 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Spirited is very interesting and not as woo woo as one may assume. In fact, it's primary focus is practical measures for being more mindful, present, and self-aware. Basically, Rebecca Rosen warns us to deal with our "stuff" now because not even death will give you a reprieve from your issues. This is great advice whether you believe in an after life or not. Unaddressed negative thoughts and feelings will always come back to "haunt" you and Rebecca has a very personable and relatable manner of ...more
Beverly
Jul 15, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This book may have had some good information, but I could not get past the way it was written, throughout the book the author has a dialogue with an anonymous reader- "wait, I don't get it", or I hear you", etc. For some reason this annoyed the crap out of me and had me throwing the book down after only a couple pages. I found the only way I could get through it was to skim. Oh well.
Stacey James
Jul 03, 2019 rated it it was ok
A quick read, but it was just "okay." I'm still skeptical as to whether or not she's the "real-deal." It would have been more compelling with a different format. Including testimonials about her specific practice at the end of every chapter hindered the book's believability. It read more like a plug for her business.
Kathy Pickett
Sep 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this book! I am close to having my first book published soon on spirituality so decided to join Goodreads! I am a new author so am hoping to connect with like-minded readers. I actually got some inspiration from Rebecca's book and highly recommend it!
Wendy Jonah
Feb 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Great read, very interesting. Always thought one was born with these special talents, not everyone could have these connections. I still need to put this to work. I am not reading Seven Cups of Consciousness by Aleya Dao and then will start experimenting.
LemontreeLime
Nov 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: new-agey
Actually very down to earth concerning intuition (no pun intended). I enjoyed her story and point of view.
Jennifer Onofre
I'm not sure it changed my life but it was a good and interesting read.
Oksana Fore
Dec 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Great story
Blanche
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: awakening
I downloaded this from Kobo after the audio version from Hoopla disappeared... Fascinating book! Thoroughly enjoyed both versions. So much to consider and learn. I would highly recommend this book
Holly
Jul 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
As the author states, she didn't come up with these things. But, it was interesting to hear her put them together in her own way. The book drew upon the teachings from many sources.
Teresa Christensen
Aug 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Will be reading this on over and over. I would like to read the next one too.
Nicole
Feb 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great listen! If you are into metaphysics and interested in afterlife as well connecting w spirit in this life, this is a good one!
Mika
Oct 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book so much.
Maria
Nov 09, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People interested in new age stuff
I appreciated the author’s strategic, practical approach to incorporating psychic ability into her daily routine. As with any muscle we want to strengthen in our lives, psychic ability is something that needs to be exercised daily.

The author had many crisis issues to deal with, and it seemed that when she wasn’t able to figure out how to heal, she turned toward tuning inward. She received guidance from sources that offered her comfort, yet were not the type of sources readily available without
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Jilly
Jan 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
I was pleasantly surprised by this book. In the beginning, it seemed like it would be just another run-of-the-mill book written by a psychic medium, where they all give only VERY basic information regarding spirituality, spirit communication, and the afterlife. This is great info for someone new to the topic, but when you have read many books of this nature, it becomes boring and repetitive.

Still, I had heard this author speak on a radio show and I really connected with her style. I am glad I
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Libby In Libraryland
Sep 19, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: spiritualism
At first I thought this was just another book written by a medium that basically says, "Wow, I can talk to spirits and you can too!" I kept reading because I found it interesting that Rebecca Rosen has a background in advertising. When I got to the point in the book where she offered up mental exercises to try, I was actually fairly impressed with how she targeted specific life challenges. I would suggest this book to people with an interest in life coaching, and for those who have an interest ...more
Kdevoli
Jul 17, 2010 rated it really liked it
This woman is a candid, likeable "medium" who is in pretty much contstant touch with those who have "passed over". The most striking thing about the book is the contrast to the other book i am currently reading, "Someone will be With You Shortly." Boy, these 2 women could not be any more different. Rosen tries very hard to be zen, and she really does have to work at it, but ultimately she leads a contemplative and balanced life with a very loving husband. It's funny when I then pick up "Someone ...more
Elaine
May 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
Friendly, straightforward writing about what should be a common topic. The first half of the book should be summarized to a short chapter, though. The author is not a qualified therapist. The appendices should be enlarged and added to the second half of the book. The value of this book is in the exercises that bring you in contact with spirits.

I don't understand why publishers think all self-help books should be made appropriate to everyone. Some books are for those who are not beginners. This
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Nicole
Jan 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: intuition
This book is well worth the read. It contains a lot of wonderful thought provoking exercises to help you heal and change your life. It took me quite a while to finish the book. There is just so much to digest.

The best part of the book to me were all the different meditations. It gave me some interesting ways to connect with Spirit. I will take all that I have learned from this book to keep going forward.
Kate Kobbermann
Jun 30, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Easy to understand...for subjects at times bit complex(W/personal author exp.&client testimonials)giving reader tips,tools,exercises for tapping into innate intuition, path & enlightenment. To strengthen your inner self & spiritual life... you not only heal yourself... but seem equip&open to sensing the needs of others&how to help.***Rebecca's life exp.s are liken to the now popular "New Jersey Medium". (On TLC's: Teresa Caputo).
Joanne
Mar 20, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I went to see Rebecca Rosen at a local bookstore. She is a psychic medium and I thought it might be interesting. I bought her book, which she describes as a book to get you in touch with your own psychic abilities. I find it more of a self-help book and I love it! She gives good advice for quieting the mind to allow spirits in but also helps you devise steps to work on whatever it is you need to work on.
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REBECCA ROSEN, the author of the national bestseller Spirited, is a spiritual medium and has served as a bridge between the living and those who have crossed over to the other side for the last ten years.

Known for her ability to provide accurate, quantitative, and detailed information, Rebecca’s graceful and healing delivery to those she reads is a testament to her accessible style and unique
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“Many of us have pain, regrets, and disappointments buried so far deep down inside ourselves, we have no idea they’re there or how they’re manifesting in our everyday lives.” 3 likes
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