The Broad Perspective

Anna Gatmon, PhD, author “Living a Spiritual Life in a Material World”..

February 13, 2019

This week on The Broad Perspective we welcome:

Anna Gatmon, PhD


Living a Spiritual Life in a Material World

Four Keys to Fulfillment and Balance



“People don’t necessarily want to give up material comforts in order to pursue the promise of spiritual fulfillment. At the same time, we all have an intrinsic need to lead meaningful, purposeful lives that contribute to a better world. Happiness lies in finding the spiritual value in our material desires and bringing our inner longings to physical realization” -Anna Gatmon, PhD


Anna Gatmon, PhD, is a visionary educator and spiritual motivator. She comes from and eclectic background that spans the USA, Israel, Sweden and France. Her rich life experience includes careers as a fashion model, founder of an alternative elementary school, counselor, speaker and author.


When asked to explain spirituality in simple terms, Dr. Gatmon replied:

“You’re flying in a plane…suddenly there is turbulence and everything is shaking, with the plane bouncing up and down….to get out of turbulent air, the pilots often climb to a higher altitude, where the atmosphere is calm…That is what spirituality is all about – rising to a higher altitude of emotional and mental stability, where there is no turbulence and you can sail over the disturbances of daily life with greater ease.”

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