Month: February 2019

Intelligence was never enough for me

Intelligence was never enough for me

Childhood story time: When I was a wee lad – sometime in primary school, but that’s all I can recall – we had a simple enough class exercise. This experience, though, stuck with me. Even decades later, I can remember how much it frustrated…

How to stop yelling at shadows

How to stop yelling at shadows

What value does social media offer? Honestly? Okay, sure, it connects people across vast geographical blah, blah, blah. And, yes, I’m a hypocrite, since many of you are reading this thanks to it. Listen to what I say, not the platform on which I…

Learning martial arts at the bank

Learning martial arts at the bank

It’s funny – for some of us, we laugh at obstacles. Challenges are opportunities to prove ourselves. We’re not afraid of working harder, longer and smarter, if that’s what it takes to get results. Throw a wall in our way and we smash through…

The dumbest reason to be popular

The dumbest reason to be popular

Having a rich social life has countless advantages. It leads to better health – physical and mental. Surrounding yourself with vibrant, supportive people brings out the best in you. It works directly, as people like this make tough times easier and good times better….

The simplest (and most powerful) thing you can do right now

The simplest (and most powerful) thing you can do right now

I see a lot of judgement and hostility out there. I happened to catch a rant on social media where someone was, shall we say, expressing their concerns. It was a long list – “this industry is full of manure and that government agency…

It’s time to focus on your better relationships

It’s time to focus on your better relationships

With Valentine’s Day a week and a bit behind us, let’s put romance to the side for the moment. I hope you had a nice one but, whether you did or not, remember – there’s more to life than your love life. Like, for…

My pet theory on why Twitter is so mental

My pet theory on why Twitter is so mental

In crowded cities, people restrict their body movements. They keep their arms to their sides and their heads down. There’s not a lot of room to do anything else – if you strut with arms akimbo, you’re going to get knocked around. There’s a…

A clear example of the virtues of generosity

A clear example of the virtues of generosity

In the biggest change to my site since I launched it, I’ve taken down the paywall. Now all the content from Awakened Thought – my monthly mind training program – is out there, ready for you to use. What used to cost $29 per…

Subliminal messages are for hacks

Subliminal messages are for hacks

People are curious about anything to do with mind control. MK Ultra still reigns in the imagination. Who among us are Manchurian candidates? Is there a real truth serum? And, of course, I hear a lot of people wonder about hypnosis. On this list…

Why Awakened Thought is impossible mind training

Why Awakened Thought is impossible mind training

Let’s crunch some numbers, shall we? Each month, I upload seven hypnotic guided meditations to the Awakened Thought page. These seven audios form a collection – a journey, if you will – taking you from where you are now to amazing new places. I…

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