Stephanie Dowrick talks with Bill Idol

Stephanie Dowrick talks with Bill Idol Audio Download – provided in mp3 format – this file is 25MB and runs for 54 minutes Click here for the file In this wide-ranging interview, Bill Idol talks with Stephanie Dowrick about her life and work.  Bill recorded this interview after the 2006 Easter Retreat for his regular […]

Book of the Month

The Universal Heart back in print! A No.1 best-seller, The Universal Heart is the ultimate psychological and spiritual relationship book that can lift ALL your interactions with other people – and your own spirits and wellbeing. The Universal Heart’s chapters include Love Generously, Live Encouragingly, Know What’s Going On and Light Up Your Shadow. In […]

Courage: A Powerpoint Postcard

Stephanie says “”Those of you who have read my book Forgiveness and Other Acts of Love will know that one of the most powerful qualities that I wrote about in that book was courage. This chapter has resonated with many readers and one of them – Jessica Perini – has been inspired by it to […]

Choosing Happiness published in the UK and Canada

Choosing Happiness: Life & Soul Essentials is now available in the UK and Canada, published by Random House UK under their wonderful Rider imprint. This means a great deal to me as Rider is also the publisher of books by many of the writers I most admire, including the inspirational Zen teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh. […]

Meet the author in 2006!

Stephanie says, “”What follows are just some of the public events planned for 2006.  The list will be updated from time to time.  And do keep in touch via the Universal Heart Network for the latest news. I have had a number of enquires about Melbourne and country Victoria.  I’m working on it!  Meanwhile, if […]

The Universal Heart Network

The Universal Heart Network is the key way that Stephanie keeps in touch with readers. Monthly newsletters let you know about events, services, publications and news. The Network reflects the values that are at the heart of all Stephanie’s books, and in a special way, The Universal Heart, which inspired the founding of this Network. […]

Choosing Happiness events – a great success

Stephanie says, “”I have met so many of you at the Choosing Happiness events all around Australia and New Zealand over the last five or six weeks [from 10 October 2005].  It has been a tremendous experience to be talking about such a relevant, far-reaching topic and I feel so encouraged by your enthusiasm and […]

Food for thought

photo Stephanie with Coleen Clare, Vice-President of IWDA, and Suzette Mitchell, Executive Director, at the IWDA World Food Day Feast. Food for thought: the International Women’s Development Agency Stephanie is a keen supporter of Melbourne-based IWDA – a non-government organisation which undertakes practical, co-operative projects in partnership with women from around the world, and especially […]

Choosing Happiness e-cards

Choosing Happiness e-cards available free from choosinghappiness website From you can send wonderful free e-cards with messages as various as “”Give happiness a chance””, “”Mistakes are not deadly””, “”Trust your parenting””Are you having any fun?””, “” Slow down, breathe, think, act””.   As I have been going around speaking at events I have been giving […]

Reader’s response to Choosing Happiness!

First reader’s response to Choosing Happiness! Robert Maron of Canberra bought a pre-publication copy of Choosing Happiness and sent this wonderful response, the very first from a reader! Thank you, Robert! I sent my wife out today to see if she could buy me a copy ( I was working, no bookshop nearby) and I […]