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Do you love books and want to apply what you read to your life, but are tired of doing it by yourself? We’d like to make it easier for you! Welcome to the Change Your Energy's Online Book Support Group . . . I mean Book Club.

This book club is totally online and free—except for the book.

Why Join Us?
  1. We’ll be here for you.
    Once a month you’ll be able to connect genuinely with like-minded people—guaranteed. It’s a reliable space and time regularly waiting for you.

  2. We’ll keep you inspired.
    Explore different perspectives by discussing your thoughts with a group of supportive people.

  3. We’ll keep you going.
    Get ways of making changes in your life easier and share how you’re doing. Get an energy boost from the group to help you stay on your path.

  4. We’ll help you see yourself.
    Sometimes other people notice things you can’t. This is a place to really be seen and heard.

  5. We’ll accept you completely.
    Whether you’ve read the book or not, whether you’ve taken any action or not, we love you anyway! We love all of your quirks and foibles. Just be yourself.

What We’re Reading Now

BOOK: The Art of Coexistence

Coexistence is natural and inevitable say authors Ilchi Lee and Steve Kim—if we choose it. And with the current state of the world, making this choice is absolutely necessary. What does coexisting peacefully and sustainably with all life really mean? How can we as individuals step out of our comfort zone and make it happen? Let's talk about it together.

Click here to get a copy of The Art of Coexistence.

About the Authors
ILCHI LEE is an impassioned visionary, educator, mentor, and innovator; he has dedicated his life to developing and teaching methods to nurture the full potential of the human brain, particularly Body & Brain Yoga and Brain Education. Author of more than 40 books, including the New York Times bestseller, The Call of Sedona, he is also a well-respected humanitarian who created the Earth Citizen Movement and has been working with the United Nations and other organizations for global peace. He serves as president of the Korea Institute of Brain Science (KIBS), the University of Brain Education (UBE), the Global Cyber University, and the International Brain Education Association (IBREA). For more information, visit ilchi.com.

STEVE KIM is a writer, educator, and life-long practitioner of mindfulness and sustainable living. He currently serves as the executive director of the Earth Citizens Organization (ECO), a non-profit dedicated to promoting mindful living, natural health, and world sustainability.


WHERE: Come here to join

WHEN: Tuesday, April 25, 2023, 5:30 pm PT, 8:30 pm ET

HOW: First, reserve your spot by pressing the green button above. We'll send you an email with the link to join an hour before each session on the scheduled day, so look out for it in your inbox. It could end it up in your Promotions or Spam box so be share to check there and save our address so you never miss those notifications! Our live classes are compatible to watch on any device. All sessions will be archived on this page, so if you miss one, you can catch up later, but we would love to see you in real time.

You don’t need to have attended a previous session to join. Come as often as you can!

Previous Books and Sessions

BOOK 1: I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years: The Ancient Secret to Longevity, Vitality, and Life Transformation by Ilchi Lee
About the Book: Although people are living longer and longer nowadays, our current ideas about life after 60 are stuck in the last century. In this book, Ilchi Lee paints a different picture. He says life after sixty can be a time of renewal, important contribution to family and society, and focused inner growth. But these years can be wasted if we don’t make a goal and plan. It starts with deciding how long you want to live and why, and then laying out the best path to get there. It’s a roadmap and a toolbox for a long, healthy, and fulfilling life.

  • September 22: Reflecting on Past Habits and Values
    Choosing your lifespan, evaluating your habits, choosing what habits you want to change, evaluating your values so far, deciding your values going forward, what does completion mean, feeling your soul

  • October 6: Using Death to Resuscitate Your Life
    Thoughts/feelings about death, energy principles for completing your life, living a soul-centered life, reflect on the first half of your life and design the second

  • October 20: Making Healthy, Happy Habits
    Physical exercise for longevity, evaluating your level of happiness, ways to create your own happiness, concrete ways to experience the joys of awakening, benefitting others, and creating your life

  • November 3: Freeing Your True Self
    Checking your inner peace, understanding attachment, freeing yourself from attachment, understanding loneliness, how to enjoy brilliant solitude

  • November 17: Making the Best Mindset for a Complete Life
    Thoughts on aging, the power of hope, living a purposeful life, meditation for positive energy, three essential realizations about life, what it means to live a spiritual life, how to incorporate meditation into your day, your ideal self-image

  • December 1: Living as a “Natural” Person
    Checking whether your soul is satisfied and how to satisfy it, how to share with others to be fulfilled throughout your life, how nature can help you let go of your ego, realizing you and nature are one, why you should be friends with nature and how, living as a natural person

  • December 15: Finalizing Awakenings and Plans
    Final plan for a 120-year life, living as an Earth Citizen, making an authentic connection to others, final thoughts on your journey

BOOK 2: Connect: How to Find Clarity and Expand Your Consciousness with Pineal Gland Meditation by Ilchi Lee
About the Book: Ilchi Lee proposes that a deep-seated mindset that separates me from you, humans from nature, and, especially, you from yourself is the root cause of every problem you face. The solution, then, is simple: connect. This awe-inspiring new book shows you how to make authentic, deep connections to your body, soul, and divine nature through Pineal Gland Meditation.

  • June 16: Experiencing Oneness
    We all need to feel connected in order to be fulfilled and happy, but feeling connected doesn’t need to come from large gatherings or an obsession with social media. It starts with having an unshakable connection with yourself. When you have that, you can feel the sense of oneness talked about by mystics and gurus. We can heal our division and separation if we foster a sense of oneness from which empathy naturally arises.

BOOK 3: Meridian Exercise for Self-Healing: Classified by Common Symptoms by Ilchi Lee
About the Book: This book contains dozens of meridian exercises you can practice from the comfort of your own home. Includes full-color photos of exactly how to do meridian exercises to relieve ailments such as headaches, stress, the flu, high blood pressure, thyroid disorders, and more.

  • July 21: Personalized Exercises
    Discover and experience meridian exercises that will improve your condition and the principles through which they operate.

BOOK 4: Living Tao: Timeless Principles for Everyday Enlightenment by Ilchi Lee
About the Book: This book is a comprehensive study of ancient Korean Tao principles through the lens of the author's experience with meditation, teaching, and life practice. It explains esoteric concepts in an easy and concrete way.

  • August 18: Everyday Enlightenment
    How can Tao principles make a difference in your own life for better health, happiness, and peace.

BOOK 5: The Power Brain: Five Steps to Upgrading Your Brain Operating System by Ilchi Lee
About the Book: Recognizing the limitless potential of our brain, Ilchi Lee created a comprehensive self-development system with five steps called Brain Education. The Power Brain serves as a user’s manual for your brain from a holistic and personal perspective that anyone can understand. It gives you the skills to improve your life by changing how you use your brain.

  • September 15: Our Relationship with Our Brains
    Let's discuss the basic tenets of Ilchi Lee's Brain Education method of personal development and how we can implement them in our lives. We'll explore what brain potential really means and the ways in which we can think of our brains to improve how they operate.

BOOK 6: The Brain Power Classroom: 10 Essentials for Focus, Mindfulness, and Emotional Wellness by Dave Beal
About the Book: Through expert guidance and inspiring stories from the field, Dave Beal gives you what you need to help students cope with stress and take charge of their emotions and behavior. The mind-body exercises in this book help them strengthen and integrate their whole brain. They are divided into 10 Essentials for student development and incorporate various modalities, such as movement, music, and writing, to stimulate students’ multiple intelligences.

  • October 20: Keeping Students Engaged
    Whether you're a student, parent, or teacher, let's discuss ways to stay focused, engaged, and empowered while learning, especially in today's online educational environment.

BOOK 7: Water Up Fire Down: An Energy Principle for Creating Calmness, Clarity, and a Lifetime of Health by Ilchi Lee
About the Book: Just as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west due to the Earth’s rotation, there are natural laws your body follows. One law, discerned by traditional Asian medicine, can decide the health of your body, mind, and spirit. How can one rule affect all this? Because it is an essential principle of energy circulation in the body. No matter what physical or mental issues you may have, if you apply the Water Up, Fire Down energy principle in your daily life, you can make progress toward clearing them up. The book has illustrated proven mind-body exercises and lifestyle recommendations so you can apply this energy principle to your body and your life.

  • November 17: Make Your Head Cool and Your Belly Warm
    Together, we'll explore how the energy principle of Water Up, Fire Down affects our body and lives. We'll look at it on a practical level and try some exercises to experience it for ourselves.

BOOK 8: The Chun Bu Kyung
About the Book: The Chun Bu Kyung is an ancient 81-character text of Korean-Asian tradition, similar to a sutra in Buddhism. It is essentially a numerical representation of the laws of the cosmos and is therefore difficult to interpret literally. The letter “Chun” of Chun Bu Kyung refers to heaven. “Bu” means to fit or to comply with, and “Kyung” means a book or the way. Together, Chun Bu Kyung means sacred text of heaven, or sacred words of the principle of heaven.

  • December 15: Applying the Ancient to the Everyday
    We'll be able to experience the energy of the Chun Bu Kyung through sight and sound. And we'll discuss how to apply the meaning of the wisdom of thousands of years ago to our lives today.

BOOK 9: Change: Realizing Your Greatest Potential
About the Book: Change goes into depth about how unconscious thoughts, behaviors, and emotions have created our lives and the world that we live in today. It also offers practical methods for us to look at our current thought patterns and insert the ones that will steer our lives in the directions we want to go.

  • January 26, 2021: Change from the Inside Out
    We'll consider who we really are and what habits and thought patterns we are using in our lives today. We'll also support each other in the changes we want to make in the future

BOOK 10: The Secret of Mago Castle
About the Book: The Secret of Mago Castle is a fantasy novel that addresses the real issues humanity currently faces. It is a call to bring out the best in the human spirit to save the planet we all call home.

  • March 23, 2021: Be Your Own Hero
    We changed the pace with this work of fiction. We talked about how the themes in the book can apply to our real lives and had a reading of the final chapters to understand the spiritual and energetic potential of human beings.

BOOK 11: Earth Management
About the Book: Earth Management: A Dialogue on Ancient Korean Wisdom and Its Lessons for a New Earth is a discussion between Change Your Energy founder Ilchi Lee and Dr. Emanuel Pastreich, an American scholar of East Asian cultures. They talk about aspects of traditional Korean culture that would help us solve today's problems.

  • April 13, 2021: We're in It Together
    We discussed the concept of Hongik and how we can consider the bigger picture in the small actions in our lives.

BOOK 12: Healing Chakras
About the Book: Healing Chakras: Awaken Your Body's Energy System for Complete Health, Happiness, and Peace helps you understand the nature of chakras and what they mean for your overall wellness. It also provides mind-body-energy exercises and meditations for awakening and balancing your chakras.

  • June 8, 2021: Chakra Meditations
    We discussed how we can become more aware of the health of our chakras and how we can take care of it. We also did a chakra meditation and told each other how our chakras have been affecting our lives.

BOOK 13: Mago's Dream
About the Book: Mago's Dream: Meeting with the Soul of the Earth elps us reconnect with the soul of the earth. By doing so, we become more aware of the earth's wisdom and its nurturing, motherly energy. By connecting with the earth, we can heal ourselves.

  • August 17, 2021: Dreams of the Earth
    We discussed our experiences with the earth at a deeper level, what we were doing to help the earth, and how we can strengthen our relationship with it.

BOOK 14: The Solar Body
The Solar Body: The Secret to Natural Healing presents the secret to maintaining your natural healing power at an optimal level. It’s about raising your body temperature and keeping your body's perfect energetic balance. With this condition, you let your body’s systems work at their best.

  • October 12, 2021: Solar Energy Meditations
    We talked about our personal experience with the Solar Body Method described in the book and experienced one of the Solar Energy Circuit meditations to help clear our energy.

BOOK 15: The Call of Sedona
The Call of Sedona: Journey of the Heart by Ilchi Lee takes readers on a journey through the magical landscape of Sedona, Arizona, illuminating the path to self-discovery and opening readers to a higher purpose and potential—from one of the world’s most renowned meditation teachers. With practical advice on meditation and profound insights on the healing power of the earth, this New York Times bestseller gives you the guidance you need to embark on your own journey of the heart.

  • December 7, 2021: Solar Energy Meditations
    In this session, we discussed how nature helps us change our mind and our energy, and how we can apply the secrets of Sedona in any natural environment. We also talked about meditation for manifestation of our intentions and the use of LifeParticles and the MindScreen, which Ilchi Lee first introduces in this book.

BOOK 16: LifeParticle Meditation
LifeParticle Meditation: A Practical Guide to Healing and Transformation by Ilchi Lee provides targeted visualization techniques for waking up your mind’s abilities and making the changes you want in your life. Rather than being dragged by life’s inevitable flow of change, the meditations and ideas in this book allow you to understand, manage, and direct that flow.

  • April 26, 2022: Practicing LifeParticle Meditation
    In this session, we explored the nature of LifeParticles and how we can use them in our lives. We also practiced a LifeParticle Meditation and sent LifeParticles to the goals we wanted to achieve.

BOOK 17: Magnetic Meditation
Magnetic Meditation: Five Minutes to Health, Energy, and Clarity by Ilchi Lee shows you how to use the feeling of the attraction between two magnets to enhance your ability to feel and focus on energy. It also demonstrates how to use magnets to amplify and circulate your body's electromagnetic field.

  • June 28, 2022: Experiencing Magnetic Meditation
    In this book club session, we learned how to do Magnetic Meditation and tried it out ourselves.

BOOK 18: The 100-Year Golfer
The 100-Year Golfer: 7 Arts for a Lifetime with the Game by Ilchi Lee demonstrates how the author's type of mind and body training can help you upgrade your game and enjoy a lifetime of golf. It shows you qigong, golf meridian exercises, and breathing and meditation methods to help you develop a subtler, richer feel for your game along with greater strength and balance. Lee’s captivating stories and proven mind-body techniques inspire you to see a new way to play with greater fulfillment and less stress. Discover how much this new perspective can change the way you swing a golf club, and how much more confident and gratified you’ll feel doing it.

  • August 23, 2022: Golf for Longevity
    With the help of avid golfer and Body & Brain Yoga national trainer David Driscoll, we got a taste of the concepts and techniques of The 100-Year Golfer. We also got a better sense of how to use them for any activity for a long and healthy life.

BOOK 19: The Art of Coexistence
As the world faces multiple global crises, authors Ilchi Lee and Steve Kim invite readers of The Art of Coexistence: How You and I Can Save the World to reflect, tap into their inner wisdom, and take courageous action. With a focus on coexistence, the interconnectedness of all life on Earth, and the importance of caring for each other, this book offers practical methods and inspiring ideas to create positive change. Discover the natural conscience, empathy, and ability to reflect within yourself, and learn how to apply them for personal and societal transformation.

  • April 25, 2025: Q&A with co-author Steve Kim
    We talked about how important and natural coexistence is and what we can do to live in a state of coexistence with each other and the earth. We were able to ask Steve Kim questions about how he sees coexistence and how far we need to go to really "save" the planet.

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Don O
Don O
3 months ago
Change Your Energy Book Club
“Change your Energy Book Club is excellent! Michela is an outstanding lead instructor for the book club. It is great connecting with the change your energy book club members during the book club sessions. There are so many great Ilchi Lee books to talk about and apply to our lives. I would love to see the CYE Book Club more often on a regular basis. ”
Helena Kantorowicz
Helena Kantorowicz
Aug 17, 2021
Mago dream
“Couldn't enter, .It said free class Saw only white background with previouI's session. Do you have some support, or help ,if there is some problem and need some help. Very disappointed. Helena Kantorowicz”
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Michela Mangiaracina
Michela Mangiaracina
Michela Mangiaracina is passionate about empowering people with positive information so that they can make the best decisions for their lives. For this, she brings together a background as a Brain Education and Body & Brain Yoga practit more >
Michela Mangiaracina is passionate about empowering people with positive information so that they can make the best decisions for their lives. For this, she brings together a background as a Brain Education and Body & Brain Yoga practitioner and instructor and study in neurobiology and health communication. She strives to bring together music, messages, and movement to create an environment in which all can thrive. For the past 10 years, Michela has helped produce and market books at Best Life Media, the independent publisher that brings Change Your Energy founder Ilchi Lee’s books to the United States.
Michela Mangiaracina
Michela Mangiaracina
Oct 24, 2018
I thought of something after this session that is related to the topic of joy. While we can feel joy when we create something (Joy of Creation) or make something, joy helps us create as well. This is the same principle as the Law of Attraction. So if we can make joy out of nothing, then we can create what our true selves want. Sounds good to me.

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