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Today I have the great pleasure of being the host on Day 5 of the Virtual Blog Tour of author Mal Duane whose book Alpha Chick: Five Steps for Moving from Pain to Power launches on Amazon on Tuesday February 14, 2012.

Mal Duane has triumphed over devastating life challenges to become an Alpha Chick extraordinaire. After having struggled with alcoholism as a young woman, Mal now has a dream marriage, a highly-successful business, and as a certified Professional Recovery Coach, is deeply involved with helping women discover and use their connection with the divine power to redefine their lives and step away from their pain. She also serves clients through the multi-million dollar real estate company that she built from scratch. As she strongly believes in educating women, she built a school in Konjila, West Africa that educates a hundred students annually, and created Holly’s Gift, an educational assistance fund, which will receive proceeds from the sale of each copy of Alpha Chick.

Alpha Chick, Five Steps for Moving from Pain to Power is a mAlpha Chick: Five Steps for Moving from Pain to Powerodel for any woman who dreams of having happiness, success, and fulfillment. It clearly guides the reader step-by-step in the process of becoming her own unique brand of Alpha Chick, using Mal’s simple 5-step formula for self-worth, freedom and transformation. The book is coming to Amazon on Tuesday February 14th, 2012 – Valentine’s Day. Mal says, “I chose Valentine’s Day because I wanted women to give themselves the gift of self-love on that day.”

Yesterday, Mal visited Stephanie Rainbow Bell, where she shared her recent interview with Mal on the subject of a couple of power questions and spiritual practices.

Today, I’d like to share with you a recent interview I had with Mal when I got to ask her some questions on the subject of law of attraction, personal power and gratitude. I hope you enjoy it.


Debra Simpson: What are the basics of the law of attraction and how does one begin to incorporate it into their daily lives?

Mal Duane: The basic principle behind the law of attraction is that like attracts like. Negative thoughts will bring negative results and positive thoughts will bring positive results. Essentially, what we focus on in life, we create.

In Step 3 of the Alpha Chick Process, Identification & Intention I encourage women to identify 3 negative behaviors that block their potential, then set intentions for positive actions so they can change them. The intention attracts the manifestation of the request.

The main idea behind the Identification & Intention step is to map out ways to actively change your life within the Mental/Emotional, Spiritual, Financial/Career and Physical realms. By setting intentions and actively seeking to change her life, a woman will learn to work positively and consistently to get the things she wants out of life, whether it is a new love, a bigger house, a better relationship with her boss, or a closer bond with her family.

Debra Simpson: How does one discover their personal power and how do they use it once discovered?

Mal Duane: Personal power is that authentic voice, higher consciousness that we are all born with. The best way to access that power is through meditation, prayer or journaling. You quiet the ego voice which is always telling you that you can’t do something and the real voice will emerge.

In Step 1 of the Alpha Chick Process, Focus, I ask women to find their authentic voice through prayer, writing or meditation. Your higher voice is inside of you, and you’ll know it when you find it, because it’ll just “feel right.” If you take the time to ask yourself poignant and revealing questions, your subconscious will make room for the answers. Your transformation begins when you have the courage to honestly examine your beliefs and addictive behaviors – and this is what Focus is all about.

Debra Simpson: How do you incorporate gratitude into your life if you feel things are working against you at the moment?

Mal Duane: People tend to repeat patterns in their lives. One of those patterns is reverting back to past negative feelings when you are in a place of insecurity. I ask people to shift their thoughts to the present when they find themselves reverting to past pessimistic thoughts and damaging feelings.

Everything has a lesson, or a form of learning attached to it. When something goes wrong, we have to remember that it is not that things are working against us but what have we unconsciously attracted to ourselves. We have to use our appreciation and positive attitude to move through challenges. The gratitude comes from knowing that you have the ability to deal with what comes your way.


I hope you enjoyed this interview with Mal Duane and that you’ll check out her book Alpha Chick: Five Steps for Moving from Pain to Power.

Here’s why:

Alpha Chick Telesummit

Alpha Chick:

10 Alpha Chick Mentors Share Their Wisdom on this
FR*EE 3-Day Online Event
February 7th, 8th & 9th, 2012
12pm Pacific/3pm Eastern/8pm UK

Over the course of 3 days, Mal and her guests will be exploring the journey of AWAKENING your inner Alpha Chick, discovering your true MAGNIFICENCE, and learning how to TAKE ACTION to achieve your dreams.

Here’s Mal’s wonderful guest line-up:

  • Mal Duane – Certified Professional Recovery Coach; author of Alpha Chick: Five Steps for Moving from Pain to Power
  • Lynn Serafinn – Coach; marketer; author of The 7 Graces of Marketing and The Garden of the Soul
  • Christine Kloser – award-winning author; mentor to transformational authors and conscious entrepreneurs
  • Paula Tarrant – Transition/transformation coach for women; Founder of Inspired Women Work
  • Auriella ONeill – teacher, empowerment coach, radio host
  • Dr. Joe Rubino – personal development trainer, success & life-optimization coach, bestselling author
  • Brenda Adelman – MA in Spiritual Psychology, forgiveness coach, recipient of a Hero of Forgiveness Award, an award-winning actress
  • Krystalya Marie’ – Energy healer for body, mind and spirit
  • Lissa Coffey – Lifestyle and relationship expert, author of What’s Your Dharma and 5 other books, founder of
  • Chaney Weiner – Media expert, authority on human potential and personal development, founder of the Chaney Institute of Human Potential

This special 3-Day telesummit is Mal’s FR*EE gift to you,
to celebrate the launch of her book, which is coming
Tuesday February 14, 2012.

When you buy Mal’s book on Tuesday February 14, 2012, Mal would like to give you the MP3 downloads of the Alpha Chick telesummit, PLUS invite you to attend a special teleclass at where she will personally take you through the five step process of transformation from the book Alpha Chick.

PLUS… you’ll also receive a complete library of beautiful personal development gifts from authors, speakers, coaches and other enlightened professionals from around the globe including one from me;

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To claim your FREE pass to the Alpha Chick Telesummit
and read about the free gifts, go to:

Thanks for reading! As usual, please feel free to share your comments and thoughts below. I love reading your feedback.

AND… be sure to follow Mal tomorrow when the next stop on the Virtual Blog Tour is Dr.Duanita Eleniak, who will be interviewing Mal on the subject of healing/transformation, group support work and dealing with setbacks. To visit that “stop” on the tour, go to