Filmmaker Tom Shadyac had everything in the world, except what he really wanted. Then he became a sacred spiritpreneur…

“Be suspicious of what you want.” ~Rumi


Hello Sacred Bombshell,

Recently I launched the new Spiritpreneur School podcast for Conscious Entrepreneurs. It is a weekly lesson for heart-centered business owners and professional creatives about how to find success going your own way.

Tom Shadyac had huge success as a director and Hollywood insider. He made the comedic blockbuster flicks “Evan Almighty” (I liked this movie!), “Bruce Almighty” and “Liar, Liar” among other films. He even had his own plane. Then he gave it all up and went from “Millionaire to Mobile Home” as Oprah described him on her show. His battle with post concussion syndrome left him depressed and over living. He decided that if he was going to die he needed to share his truth. His money and success were not helping him to heal. He realized that the ideas of competing and winning were losing propositions.

Tom’s spiritual advice guide, Life’s Operating Manual, is a series of essays and dialogues with truth and fear.This book is unique and revolutionary yet simple and easy. Shadyac says that he is not a fan of the word “happiness.” His powerful approach of aligning oneself with the highest and best good, however, is a true and clear path. The book was hard to get into at first but the issue was me— not the book. I had to make a mindset adjustment. This is a philosophy tome. Life’s Operating Manual is a book about freedom from the myth that money and success are the key to happiness. Tom, like everyone of us, learned that he had it all along.

xoxo, Abiola

P.S. Thanks Hay House for sending me the complimentary copy to review.



Watch Tom Shadyac’s “I Am”

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The Book:
Life's Operating Manual by Tom Shadyac

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From the Back of Life’s Operating Manual:

Just about everything today comes with an operating manual—from your computer to your car, from your cell phone to your iPad. Is it possible that Life comes with an operating manual, as well?

That’s the simple, but powerful premise of Tom Shadyac’s inspiring and provocative first book, Life’s Operating Manual.

Written as a series of essays and dialogues, we are invited into a conversation that is both challenging and empowering. The question now is, can we discern what is written inside of this operating manual and garner the courage to live in accordance with its precepts.