Dan Millman is a speaker and author of popular self help books including the
bestseller, "Way of the Peaceful Warrior." His books offer personal
development advice as it relates to finding purpose in life and becoming a
peaceful warrior for change.
His teachings culminated after a 20 year spiritual quest and he continues to
refine his message to keep it current with the changing times. His work has
touched millions of readers around the world and even inspired a Hollywood move
called "Peaceful Warrior" that starred Nick Nolte.
The Background of Dan Millman
Dan Millman was born
on February 22, 1946 in Los Angeles, California. He found a
love in martial arts and gymnastics at an early age. He won
awards for his gymnastic abilities in high school and college.
He attended U. C. Berkley and graduated with a degree in
After graduation, he became director of
gymnastics for Stanford University, and later became an
assistant professor at Oberlin College. He taught physical
education and continued his own education into various martial
arts and yoga techniques.
By the 1980s, Dan Millman had
become a sought after public speaker for the personal
development advice he offered, and was a popular author of
self help books.
Books By Dan Millman
"Way of the Peaceful Warrior:
A Book That Changes Lives
" is available as an audio book,
book, and ebook. In this work, Dan Millman tells the story of
an athlete mentored by an old warrior named Socrates. The
story is based on events in the life of Dan Millman, but like
his other works, it is a blend of fiction, fact, imagination,
and biography. It explores the universal quest for truth and
happiness and offers bits of wisdom and advice along the way.
"The Life You Were Born to Live: A Guide to Finding Your
" is an ebook and book that helps readers find
purpose and direction. In this book Dan Millman discusses the
37 paths of life and offers personal development advice on
career choices, money, health, and relationships. Millman also
outlines his Life Purpose System that helps readers clarify
past events, understand the present, and create a future they
"Living on Purpose: Straight Answers to
" is a book and ebook that provides answers
to many common life struggles such as questions about money,
parenting, marriage, destiny, and spiritual growth.
"The Laws of Spirit: A Tale of Transformation
" is a book, ebook, and audio book that tells the story of an encounter
between Dan Millman and a sage. This sage challenges him to
examine spiritual principles that govern the human race and
teaches him how they can be applied to individuals to improve
relationships, finances, health, and careers.
Purposes of Life: Finding Meaning and Direction in a Changing
" is an ebook, audio book, and book that explains the
purposes to life. Dan Millman explains there are four: to
learn life's lessons, to find your calling, to fulfill your
life path, and to attend to the present. He further teaches
about the 12 lessons required to be learned in the school of
life, how to be a good leader, how to master your most
important purpose, how to make wise decisions, and how to
discover your hidden calling.
"Sacred Journey of the
" is an ebook and book that continues the tale
of the athlete and Socrates. The story takes Millman on a
journey deep into a rainforest in search of a mysterious woman.
Dan Millman explains his journey in this story is like the one
we all share, a sacred journey, filled with shadows and light
that leads to life changing revelations about life.
of the Peaceful Warrior: A Story About Courage and Love
" is a full color, illustrated children's book suitable or ages four
and older. It tells a story about love and courage when a boy
and his family move to a new home and the boy meets a
mysterious old man with a wonderful secret.
the Crystal Castle
" is a children's book that tells the story
of Danny Morgan and his adventurous summer as he searches for
a crystal castle.
"The Inner Athlete: Realizing Your
" is a book by Dan Millman that offers
personal development advice to sports enthusiasts. It combines
sports training with Eastern philosophy. This book helps
athletes develop their mental and physical capabilities so
they are able to perform at peak intensity and avoid injury.
"No Ordinary Moments: A Peaceful Warrior's Guide to Daily
" is a book, audio book, and ebook that is based on the
idea that when individuals change themselves, they can change
the world. In this book, Dan Millman offers personal
development advice as it relates to balancing the body, mind,
and emotions while opening the heart to life's learning
experiences. He provides practical advice for dealing with
issues related to money, health, and relationships.
"The Journeys of Socrates: An Adventure
" is an ebook, audio
book, and book that tells the story of Socrates, a character
in other books by Dan Millman. Socrates fled into the
wilderness when he was just fifteen and began a quest that
would forge his character as he experienced love, faith, loss,
and courage while on the path to peace.
Mastery: Training For Sport and Life
" is an audio book, ebook,
and book that focuses on personal development advice as it
relates to excelling in sports. Dan Millman draws upon his
life experience as a stellar and accomplished athlete and
offers a regimen that combines physically demanding tasks with
"Everyday Enlightenment: The
Twelve Gateways to Personal Growth
" can be enjoyed as an audio
book, book, or ebook. In this work, Dan Millman offers twelve
steps that can lead to personal growth. Some of these are:
energize your body, trust your intuition, discover your worth,
manage your money, tame your mind, and face your fears.
"Wisdom of the Peaceful Warrior: A Companion to the Book
That Changes Lives
" is published as a book and a calendar. It
offers key passages of wisdom combined with comments and
examples that help provide insights into the teachings of Dan
"Bridge Between Worlds: Extraordinary
Experiences That Changed Lives
" is a book and ebook written
with Doug Childers. This book was previously titled, "Divine
Interventions: True Stories of Mystery and Miracles That
" This book is filled with stories about people
who had their lives forever changed by unexpected events. For
Dan Millman, it was a motorcycle accident that put an end to
his Olympic dreams. For Doug Childers, it was a chance meeting
with two armed thugs. Other stories describe events that can
only be classified as resulting from a bridge between two
worlds that temporarily merge in order to set life-changing
events into motion.
"Peaceful Warrior: The Graphic
" was written by Dan Millman and illustrated by Andrew
Winegarner. This is suitable for gift giving. It retells the
tale from the original "Way of the Peaceful Warrior
" book but
this version is accompanied with beautiful illustrations.
Further Teachings of Dan Millman
Dan Millman is very
active as a speaker and teacher in addition to the time he spends
writing self help books. He holds workshops all around the world
from simple half-day seminars to weekend long retreats. Millman has
participated in events in Costa Rica, Switzerland, Canada, and
several states in the USA. He also offers teleclasses and online
classes as well.
Some of his seminars teach The Four
Purposes of life as outlined in his books, while others, such as the
4-Minute Peaceful Warrior Workout, deal with developing an athlete's
discipline and fitness.
Dan Millman also operates a website
where you can enter your birth details and find your life path. He
also offers e-courses, and is active on Twitter and Facebook where
he offers bits of personal development advice to his fans.
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