Author Name: Patricia Karen Gagic
Book Title: Karmic Alibi, Gaining expedient wisdom by leaving your excuses behind
Book Synopsis: Karma is a potent law of the universe. Karma literally means action, is the sum of your intentional and deliberate consciousness, which prescribes your thoughts and thus determines your actions. In this soulful and insightful book, Patricia examines her own beliefs and describes how she transformed them. By using examples from her life, and thanks to the trail of markers she leaves along the way, she it easier for each of us to create the life we wish to live.
Author Bio: PATRICIA KAREN GAGIC: BIO
Patricia is an accomplished International Contemporary Artist and Award winning Author. She is represented by Gallery on the Bay in Hamilton and Artworld Fine Art in Toronto. She has exhibited with BB International Fine Arts in Switzerland with her work accepted to Art Fairs in Geneva, Berlin, France, Austria and Zurich. She has exhibited at the Coda Gallery in New York and the NY Art Fair. In 1999 Patricia began her studies with Master Artist Dragan Dragic in Savoillan, France culminating in a joint exhibit in Sault, France.
Karmic Alibi her first book published by Bettie Youngs Books was an Award Finalist in the 2014 USA Best Book Awards and a Finalist in 2015 International Book Awards in the Non-Fiction Narrative category. She is a Co-author in the Amazon Best seller Voices of Inspiration with Marlon Smith, RockStar Success stories with Craig Duswalt, Sexy without Boundaries with Hidi Lee, Rock Your Life with Craig Duswalt and How to Take Action and Get off the sidelines with Dr. Deborah Hrivnak. Karma and Cash her first fiction book was released in 2015. Patricia is currently working on several other book projects including The Black Snowflake , Thirsters and Quenchers and her Rewired series.
Patricia is a Certified Meditation Specialist/Facilitator completing her Certification in Applied Mindfulness and Transformative Mindfulness and Mindfulness without Borders from Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto. She has enjoyed an extensive career in Banking, Finance, Small business, Property and Medical Management and Retirement homes. Patricia is the Chief Financial Officer of the Hamilton Vein Clinic. She is a Level 3 Feng Shui Consultant and a Reiki Master and loves playing computer Chess.
In 2013 she was Knighted as a Dame of the International Order of St. George Grand Prior of Canada and is the Director of Public Affairs for the Niagara Commandery. She is a Co-founder of the Colours of Freedom Foundation inspired by 9/11 supporting Round Square Schools, Classroom Connections and Free the Children. She serves as a member of the Ontario Cabinet for Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and is a member of the Sir Edmund Hilary Foundation Board of Directors.
Patricia is the recipient of many awards and nominations, including Absolutely Fabulous 40 over Forty, Status of Women's -Woman of the Year, YMCA Peace Medal, YWCA Women of Distinction and the Award of Excellence by the Toronto Women's Expo. She has a long-time volunteer history with Junior Achievement, Ronald McDonald House, Hamilton's Mission Services, Bach Elgar Choral Society, Interval House, HHSC, Juravinski Cancer Centre, the John Howard Society and the Centre for Compassion and Wisdom. In 2017 she was presented the Excellence in the Arts for courage and commitment to human rights, dignity and freedom by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. She is recognized by WXN (Women's Executive Network) as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada awarded the BMO Arts and Communication category in 2015. In 2016 Patricia was again recognized in the category Royal Bank Champions. She supports a library and school in Angkor Wat Cambodia. With a new project in Boeng Mealea, Cambodia. http://www.inspiredtoberewired.com
Publisher Name: Bettie Youngs Books, B/B burres books