Clark Eide is a former financial services entrepreneur and professional singer. He is an American-born monastery devotee and writer who lives in Uruguay and France. His travels around the world are driven by a conviction toward spiritual and cultural learning. He has been a long-time student of Transcendental Meditation, and he continues to be a student of alternative therapies such as Healing Touch, massage, hypnotherapy and EFT, and has studied with yoga masters in several countries. For more information about the author, please visit www.clarkeide.com and follow him on Twitter @clark_eide.