Cheryl Melody Baskin is a “you can change your life” author, playwright, healing arts and creativity specialist, motivational speaker, educator, intuitive life coach, workshop facilitator, performing artist, award-winning recording artist and sound healer. She has always been a starry-eyed dreamer of dreams and is a strong believer in listening to life’s wisdom-whispers, trusting in the magical mystery of the unknown, healing from inside-out, holding a vision for peace, and walking the path of love. Her passion is to inspire anyone with a dream to take a leap of faith towards living it.
In addition to the children’s play, “Peace Begins with You and Me,” Cheryl Melody Baskin is also the author of a bestselling motivational self-help book entitled “Heart-Dreamer: Stepping into Life, Love, Creativity and Dreams - No Matter What.” Its purpose is to inspire readers to discover, honor and actualize their innermost truth, hopes and dreams. “Heart-Dreamer” overflows with encouragement, life wisdom, experiential self-discovery activities, healing tools for inner peace, creativity exercises and an abundance of unconditional love and support. It also contains the voices of wisdom from people all around the globe.
New York Times bestselling author and innovative physician, Dr. Bernie Siegel said, “As soon as I saw the sentence, “allow your heart to guide you,” I knew Melody’s words contained the truth about life.” United Nations Humanitarian Artist, Conservationist and Grammy award winner, Ricky Kej said, “This brilliant and life-changing book causes us to do a bit of soul-searching to find answers to our innumerable inner questions. Heart-Dreamer is not just a book, it is a way of life.”
“Shift of Heart - Paths to Healing and Love” is Cheryl Melody Baskin’s first book, and as award-winning writer, Zorina Frey states, “It’s like getting a big hug.” Bestselling author, Tama Kieves says, “She urges us, at any age, to fall in love with our lives, even in chaos, and to experience inner healing and a shift of heart.”
As a musician with the stage name of “Cheryl Melody,” she has recorded six award-winning albums with positive messages for children and three albums with healing and positive messages for adults. The albums for adults include “Listen to the Whispers,” “Lullabies of Love” and “Voice of the Angels - A Healing Journey,” along with a multigenerational album entitled, “Celebrate.” The albums for children include "Peek-a-boo, I Love You, "Let's Pretend and More," "Songs that Make the Heart Feel Good," "Friends Forever," World Peace - The Children's Dream," and "Celebrate.
Her preferred first name is “Melody,” and of all the songs that she has written, her favorite song is “If You Have a Dream.” She is also the founder and moderator of a large Facebook community called “Shift of Heart.”