About Agapi Stassinopoulos

Agapi Stassinopoulos is the author of the best-selling book: Unbinding The Heart. She was born and raised in Athens, Greece. At age 18, she entered the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and afterward became a member of the Young Vic. She moved to the United States to do film and television, and later attended the University of the Santa Monica, where she completed her Master’s in Psychology. While her sister, Arianna Huffington, was doing research for her book about Greek mythology, Agapi’s love for the gods and goddesses was ignited which led to two books of her own – Conversations with the Goddesses and Godsand Goddesses in Love – as well as a one-woman show and a PBS special. She also coproduced and cohosted a documentary called “Quest for the Gods,” shot on location in Greece. Agapi has been invited to speak at various international events and global conferences, and has also spoken about health and well-being for The Spirit of Women organization, which represents hundreds of hospitals around the country.
An inspiring teacher, Agapi conducts seminars worldwide for both men and women, empowering them to recognize their individual gifts and create the lives they want. She is a frequent blogger for The Huffington Post.

Unbinding The Heart: Healing With Hurt Feelings!

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Hurt Feelings. They’re like noses. We all have them. They come in all shapes and sizes. They can come suddenly like a cloud and bring the rain or build up slowly and then consume us like a tornado. They can be so powerful that they can make us lose complete perspective of our reality. You… Continue Reading →

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Unbinding The Heart – Breaking The Spell Of Sisyphus: How To Let Go Of Negative Thoughts!

We all have habitual, negative thinking, feeling and doing patterns that sabotage our success, happiness and well-being. They become so ingrained that we think we have no power to change them. They simply become part of our daily life. Being passionate about Greek mythology and archetypes, I thought of how the myth of Sisyphus might… Continue Reading →

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Unbinding The Heart: The Heart Is Letting Go Of Comparisons – Enough Already!

In the theme of unbinding the heart, I have found that one of the most self-binding and defeating, hazardous habits that many of us have is the tendency to compare ourselves to others. These comparisons work on many levels: comparing our physical appearance, material possessions, personal life, romantic relationships, career and many other variations. I… Continue Reading →

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Is Your Longing Preventing You From Actualizing Your Dreams?

I was recently out with some friends and I found myself sitting next to an exuberant, wonderful woman who was visiting from Florida. We got to talking about the things that matter very quickly. She told me that she was divorced, had adult children and was running her own business in Florida. She had been… Continue Reading →

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The Dalai Lama’s Message To The Students Of Hawaii!

They prepared the stage for His Holiness to arrive by filling it with break-dancing boys and girls dancing with gusto, playing guitars and singing. We were in Honolulu, awaiting an appearance by the 14th Dalai Lama, spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism and Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist, at an event put on by Pillars of Peace…. Continue Reading →

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The Dalai Lama's Message To The Students Of Hawaii!

They prepared the stage for His Holiness to arrive by filling it with break-dancing boys and girls dancing with gusto, playing guitars and singing. We were in Honolulu, awaiting an appearance by the 14th Dalai Lama, spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism and Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist, at an event put on by Pillars of Peace…. Continue Reading →

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How To Rekindle Your Enthusiasm!

 “Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.” – Samuel Ullman I love the word enthusiasm. It is a Greek word that actually means “within God” (theos meaning God). Enthousiasmos literally means to… Continue Reading →

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A Sabbatical From Men

It was on a beautiful spring afternoon in New York that a close friend introduced me to someone she thought would be the perfect man for me. He was creative, successful, soulful, sensual and single – and he was into me. I had lived in the city before, with my mother and sister, but now,… Continue Reading →

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Loneliness: A Bridge To The Heart!

For some people, loneliness comes and goes. For others, it is a chronic condition. I was talking to a good friend of mine, a successful businessman who travels extensively, and he confessed to me that he keeps himself busy every moment because he cannot bear the thought of being alone. I see loneliness as a… Continue Reading →

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The Power Of Offering: How Offering Can Instantly Unbind The Heart

We hear a lot these days about “empowerment,” people looking to find someone or something to help them realize their inner strength, or reach their hidden potential. But I would like to suggest a simpler and more immediate way, a sort of short cut to empowerment: rather than looking outside yourself to find something, look… Continue Reading →

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You Get By With A Little Help From Your Friends!

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I was raised in Greece with olive oil, feta cheese, and the principle of synchronicity as fare.  I had a mother who lived it, breathed it, and affirmed it daily.  And my own life was synchronicity in action, from the very start. It was synchronicity that brought  my friend Mastin and I together.  We met… Continue Reading →

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