Ellen Besso is a life coach counsellor and author who helps women find new direction in their lives. Besso recently published An Indian Sojourn: One woman's spiritual experience of travel and volunteering a book detailing her travels with her partner in India and her work as a volunteer with Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala. Besso's volunteer work overseas came home with her. When the government of Canada accepted 1000 Tibetan refugees, she along with others in the community of Gibsons became their sponsors. I spoke to Ellen Besso by skype from her home in Gibson's B.C. You can find An Indian Sojourn at ellenbesso.com and at Amazon.ca.
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