Raphael Cushnir is a leading voice in the world of emotional connection and present-moment awareness, with a heartfelt mission to share practices that support people on their journey to greater healing, success, and joy.
He has shared his unique approach to personal and professional development with millions of readers in O, The Oprah Magazine, Spirituality & Health, Psychology Today, and on Beliefnet and the Huffington Post.
Raphael’s own heart was opened by an experience of profound grief. He is author of six books, including The One Thing Holding You back: Unleashing the Power of Emotional Connection. His first book, Unconditional Bliss: Finding Happiness in the Face of Hardship, was nominated for the Books for a Better Life Award.
He lectures worldwide and is a faculty member of the Esalen Institute and the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health. In addition, he coaches individuals and teams at Fortune 100 companies, governments, religious organizations, and leading nonprofits.