About the Author

Carla R. Mancari is an author, life guide, teacher, speaker and a leader of retreats who improve individuals’ (from all walks of life) self-confidence, self-esteem, and how to meet life’s challenges. For more then thirty years, she has guided individuals in understanding of spiritual principles, activities, and rising emotions in their private and daily lives. Her expertise with the Minute Method is unsurpassed. She is the founder of The Minute Method teaching and cofounder of the Contemplative Invitation teaching.

Traveling worldwide, for many years, Carla studied with Christian, Hindu, and Buddhist masters. She was a guest on the Larry King Show, guests lectured at Colleges, professional groups, book clubs, books signing, and gained national recognition when featured in Good Housekeeping, “The Education of Carla Mancari, 1969” chronicling (1967-68), when she was the first white woman to receive a degree from the all black South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, South Carolina (published: Walking on the Grass: A White Woman in a Black World). She is the author of many books including The Lessons, Vol. One, which contains more than 200 practical day-to-day useful topics.

Although labeled a retarded child, and is a high school drop out, Carla attained two University degrees, B.A. from the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina, MEd from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, studied at Brigham Young University, and the School of the Americas in Switzerland, served as a certified psychologist, led a class action suit in the United States Supreme Court, for the protection of minorities rights, Morton vs. Mancari, 1973, and served in the United States Air Force.

Carla’s greatest joy is helping individuals to realize their self-worth, special gifts/talents, and full potential.

Carla’s contacts:
websites: theminutemthodpractice.com and contemplativeinvitation.com,
Email: charmcarla@gmail.com.