Heart-Dreamer

Stepping into Life, Love, Creativity and Dreams - No Matter What

Non-Fiction - Motivational
267 Pages
Reviewed on 09/18/2021
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Author Biography

Cheryl Melody Baskin (www.cherylmelody.com) is an author, recipient of a Silver Medal for her book, "Heart-Dreamer: Stepping into Life, Love, Creativity and Dreams - No Matter What" from readersfavorite.com, playwright, peace and spirituality educator, intuitive life coach, musician, motivational speaker and sound healer.

Her books and plays include "Peace Dreamer: A Journey of Hope in Bad Times and Good," "Heart-Dreamer: Stepping into Life, Love, Creativity and Dreams - No Matter What (First Edition, 2019; Second Edition, 2021), " "Shift of Heart: Paths to Healing and Love," and "Peace Begins with You and Me - A Musical Play with Life-Changing Messages for Every Generation."

As a musician, she is a performing artist and has nine award-winning albums with positive messages for both adults and children. She is also the founder, moderator and intuitive life coach of "Shift of Heart," a large and inclusive Facebook community of peace, love, support and hope.


“Melody” enjoys a balance of quiet contemplation, meaningful social interaction, dreaming new dreams, and the healing power of nature. She is also a strong believer in peace, diversity celebration, listening to life's wisdom whispers, trusting in the magical mystery of the unknown, healing from inside-out, and walking the path of love.

Cheryl Melody Baskin was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Visioneers International Network.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Tammy Ruggles for Readers' Favorite

Heart-Dreamer: Stepping into Life, Love, Creativity and Dreams - No Matter What by Cheryl Melody Baskin is a wonderfully inspiring and motivating way to think with your heart instead of your head, which will automatically have you pursuing your dreams or returning to the lost dreams you've left behind. We're born creative creatures, but sometimes life, goals, work, and other obligations get in the way of building our dreams. Baskin shows us how to return to our first loves - our dreams - to achieve happiness and success. Yes, we all face challenges, and it seems that fulfilling our dreams might be a fruitless venture. But with determination and a plan (and this book, of course) you can head in a positive direction toward healing and personal satisfaction.

Baskin has crafted the perfect guide for those who have lost a dream, and I like her idea that those who think they have no dream can find one if they allow themselves to look inside and are open to it. The author writes with a concise, personal style that is highly enjoyable and relatable. The life advice within these pages can help you attain self-awareness, better health, self-forgiveness, and a solid foundation for moving forward. You'll find inspirational quotes like "A life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit," and other thought-provoking prompts to get you thinking about your own needs, goals, and dreams. I especially like the author's concept of finding your inner child or going back to the joys and dreams you had as a child and using them in your dream journey. The cultural references are entertaining and inspiring as well. This book would be great for anyone in a slump or anyone just starting out in life and wondering how to choose the right path. If that is you, pick up Heart-Dreamer: Stepping into Life, Love, Creativity and Dreams - No Matter What by Cheryl Melody Baskin.