Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Book Review : Indigo Awakening by Dr. Janine Talty

Indigo Awakening: A Doctor's Memoir of Forging an Authentic Life in a Turbulent World by Dr. Janine Talty

Product Details

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Energy Psychology Press; 1 edition (June 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1600700632
  • ISBN-13: 978-1600700637
My review:

This book is truly fantastic! Dr. Janine Talty has written an incredible book about her experiences as an Indigo and her journey to find out the answers to the questions that had been lingering in her mind since childhood : Who am I? What is the purpose of being born?

Indigo Awakening has given me a deeper understanding of the special kind of people known as Indigos. This book is written from an adult Indigo's perspective, so it is not hard for us to understand how Indigo individuals view the world. They are more advanced in thinking and are able to grasp higher-grades Mathematical concepts easily, but they have problems excelling in studies in the current way of education.

They don't feel belonged easily, and this often leads to isolation. But, they will always receive guidance from their mentors, which will eventually lead them to the right path. I think, maybe some of them enjoy being solitary, since ordinary people don't understand them.

Indigo children are alleged to possess uncanny traits and abilities, like having memories of past lives, using non-verbal communication (telepathy), and displaying talents in arts, music and science. They have a feeling that they are here, incarnated as humans, because they have a special yet unknown mission to carry out.

In a chapter, Dr. Janine also mentions about auras, and seeing it with peripheral vision. Although I don't really understand how it works, it really intrigues me. So, I googled about it and a source says that actually everyone can see auras with a little practice. I did for a few days, but alas, I saw nothing. Have you ever seen it?

Dr. Janine Talty uses her own words to deliver her story in detail, giving us a better insight of Indigo individuals' world and their special traits and personalities. Some of the events in the story cannot be described scientifically, but I believe they are real, because this memoir is written by a doctor who is an Indigo herself and is wholly based on her own experiences. If you are interested in knowing more about Indigo kids and adults, then this book is your best choice!

Favourite lines:

"No matter how many people are there to support us throughout life's ups and downs, when you get right down to it, we make the real journey on our own." (pg 234)

"Good teachers never preach; they lead by example, and they never stop being students either." (pg 245)

Rating : 10/10

A great THANK YOU to Jeff Anderson for sending me a paperback copy of Indigo Awakening! And to Dr. Janine Talty, thank you for willing to share your thoughts and experiences with everyone!

About the author:

Dr. Janine Talty, today a successful osteopathic physician, as a child found herself bewildered by a world full of challenges that she could not understand. She felt isolated, unable to cope with the regular life issues that other children managed easily. She could not comprehend math or spelling—yet she could see energies that others could not see, and had levels of awareness than no-one around her possessed. She exhibited unusual artistic and healing talent. She spontaneously remembered and drew pictures from “old memories” of places her family had never visited. Only as she grew into adulthood, painfully learning to cope with her challenges, did she realize she was an "indigo," one of a generation of people with unusual talents and abilities, yet who rarely fit neatly into societal roles.

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Mary in Wonder said...

oooh I know so little about indigos. They are so unique! We should cherish them, and their talent. Ugh I talk like they were objects X_X

I'm no indigo or that other type...what was it...crystal? But one I did see someone's aura. It was one time and with only one person. If I remember correctly it was a greenish or blueish haze around the person's skin. Maybe 1 cm or so...Auras are waaay thicker, but I only could see that little. Back then I didn't know what it was and didn't pay attention to it. But later I found out....wish I could still do it.

I heard it really is possible for "normal" people to see auras with practice. But what am I supposed to do to see them? o.O

Anonymous said...

I've never read any memoirs by doctors before. This one looks great!

Aik said...

Hi Mary,

Did you really see it? That's so AWESOME! Wish I have that kind of ability too! When Dr. Janine saw Dr. Bracken's aura, it's also greenish-blue.

Google results:

GREEN: healing, peace, nurturing, new growth, fear, need for security, jealousy and envy, balance

BLUE: verbal communication, freethinking, relating to structure and organization, emphasis on business, male energies, sadness, possibilities

The ones in bold should be the real meaning of Dr. Bracken's aura, since he was treating a patient at that particular moment.

*~ Have a lovely day with lots of luck and fun! ~*

Aik said...

Hi Wanda,

You should get a copy of this book. I highly recommend it to teachers, the medical profession, people who are interested in knowing more about Indigo kids and adults and those who are Indigo themselves.

*~ Have a lovely day with lots of luck and fun! ~*

cabin + cub said...

Oooh... I'm always looking for new reads during the winter months here. Thanks for the post!

susan gale said...

Since everyone has a soul, everyone can do this. All it is is linking the physical consciousness to the soul consciousness. It is simply that some people remember better than others just like some can draw better than others, but all can learn to the best extent they can!

It really is not amazing or special, but a natural and normal part of our existence.

dance in the light!

Susan Gale

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J. Lee said...

Wow sounds interesting