Ellen Besso


Ellen Besso is a coach, counsellor and social worker specializing in women’s issues. Ellen has traveled and volunteered extensively throughout India. She worked for the Tibetan Women’s Association, facilitating an English and women’s empowerment program for new arrivals from Tibet, editing refugee stories, and leading mixed-gender conversation classes at the Tibet Hope Center. She and her partner Don are currently sponsors in the Canadian Tibetan Resettlement Program, which expects to bring 1000 displaced Tibetans to Canada over five years. Ellen writes about her experiences in An Indian Sojourn: One Woman’s Spiritual Experience of Travel & Volunteering which is available on Amazon in both Kindle and print versions. Besso’s first book, Surviving Eldercare: Where Their Needs End and Yours Begin chronicles her pilgrimage with her mother who had Alzheimer’s and offers a body, mind, and spirit approach to care giving. For more about the author Email midlifewriter@ellenbesso.com

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An Indian Sojourn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,220. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Holistic Life Coach Ellen Besso always wanted to travel to India. Her memoir, An Indian Sojourn takes the reader on a spiritual journey as she & her partner tutor Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala & travel through the fascinating yet paradoxical country that is India. An Indian Sojourn is for women who are looking for a deeper travel experience & for arm chair travelers who enjoy reading about India.

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