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The Illusion of Money
Why Chasing Money Is Stopping You from Receiving It
By (author): Kyle Cease
9781401957445 Hardcover English General Trade SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / Success Sep 03, 2019
$25.99 CAD
Active 5.75 x 8.81 x 0.7 in 192 pages Hay House Hay House Inc.
New York Times best-selling author and comedian-turned-motivational speaker, Kyle Cease, shows how your obsession with money is actually preventing you from living the life of your dreams.

“I can’t afford that.” “Now’s not the right time…I need to save up.” “Quit my job? Are you nuts?!”
Sound familiar? Money is one of the biggest excuses we make to not go after what we really want. Our fixation with money—the desire for more of it, and the fear of not having enough of it—is often really just a longing to feel safe. But this obsession with money is coming at a much bigger cost: our sanity, our creativity, our freedom, and our ability to step into our true power.
This book is about eliminating the need to seek safety through the illusion of money, and learning to see ourselves for the perfection that we are—so that we can bring our gifts to the world in an authentic way, and allow ourselves to receive massive, true abundance as a result.
Kyle Cease has heard excuses like the ones above countless times at his live events, and he has shown people how to completely break through them. In The Illusion of Money, he shares his own experiences as well as practical tools to help readers understand their ingrained beliefs and attachments to money, and how they can tap into our infinite assets and talents.

“After 25 years as a successful comedian, actor, transformational speaker, author and junior-league amateur bowler, I’ve experienced many times how chasing money is not an effective way to create an abundant and fulfilling life. The most alive I’ve ever felt was after I left my comedy career at its peak to become a transformational speaker. I left tons of guaranteed money and so-called security for a complete unknown. It was terrifying—but what was on the other side of that terror was a completely different life that is not only more abundant financially, but has more freedom, more ease, more passion, more impact and more joy.”—Kyle Cease

Charismatic and irreverent best-selling author: Kyle’s first book is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestseller.

Fresh take on self-help and spirituality: Kyle brings offbeat humor and much-needed levity to the self-help world. Jack Canfield called him “a comic genius who possesses a deep wisdom about how to a more fulfilling life.” Kyle’s perspective on money is intriguing and provocative.

Target audience includes Kyle’s core fan base as well as followers of Wayne Dyer, Tony Robbins, Esther Hicks, and other motivational speakers. His live events often sell out; he uses his 25 years of performing and signature humor to help audiences move past their anxieties, limitations, and self-doubts—and into a new vision of what is possible in their lives. His work appeals to both men and women.

Veteran comedian and mediagenic actor: Kyle has had two #1 Comedy Central specials. He is very comfortable on camera and on stage. Kyle continues to produce popular YouTube videos. His videos have received 90 million views this year alone.

With two #1 Comedy Central specials to his credit, comedian and transformational speaker Kyle Cease is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal best-selling author, igniting sold-out audiences at his Evolving Out Loud events with his unique blend of comedy and personal evolution. He has been a guest speaker at thousands of colleges, summits, and Fortune 500 conferences, including Agape International, GATE, Revelations, the Sun Valley Wellness Festival, Sedona World Wisdom Days, and the Longevity Now Conference. In addition to leading his own live events, he has spoken with renowned teachers like Eckhart Tolle, Jim Carrey, Michael Beckwith, Tony Robbins, Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, and Louie Anderson. He has made more than 100 various TV and movie appearances, including 10 Things I Hate About You, Not Another Teen Movie, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Chelsea Lately, The Martin Short Show, Comics Unleashed, and numerous VH1 shows.

Author Residence: Seattle, WA

Marketing: Kyle is a New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-selling author.

Well known for two #1 Comedy Central specials, Kyle’s YouTube videos have received 90 million views.

Kyle has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Chelsea Lately, numerous VH1 shows and Lewis Howes’ podcast

Scheduled Events: Wanderlust (10/26; Palm Springs, CA), Infinite Love (11/13; McAllen, TX).

New membership program will tie in with book launch; he’ll host weekly live interactive video calls and offer members access to online courses.

Hay House support: PR campaign (focusing on national tv, online, and podcast), E-mail campaign, and Social Media campaign.

Hay House reach: Hay House (777K followers); Heal Your Life (1.9M followers); Daily Affirmations (883K followers); Daily Meditations (1.4M followers)

Author Website:

Author Social Media: Facebook Followers: 407,917; YouTube Followers: 69,917; Instagram Followers: 3,481
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