The Year of Magical Dreaming

Post Archive:July, 2014

Settling is Selfish

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The very real thing about fear is that when we are stifled by it, we are not sharing with the world our true talents and giving forth the gifts we’ve been given. Each of us has our own very unique and special talents. One of my favorite Martin Luther King quotes: “If a man is called to be a street... Read More

because I said I would

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Since 2008, I’ve read hundreds of personal development books. (You should check out the latest book I’m reading, btw … it’s amazing.) After a while, as you can imagine, you start to see similar themes. One consistent theme, discussed directly or implied, is being impeccable with your word: Randy Pausch in The Last Lecture, Don Miguel Ruiz in The Four... Read More

Don’t You Go Pointing Your Bone at Me

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For as much as I’m intrigued by the placebo effect–I still can’t wait till Dr. Joe Dispenza’s new book You Are the Placebo gets to audio–the nocebo effect, although studied much more infrequently, is also fascinating. As opposed to the placebo effect–an ingested inert substance that creates a positive (or negative) effect in the body–nocebo, on the other hand, is... Read More

Be You With No Gimmicks

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I never imagined I had much of anything in common with Kobe Bryant. I’m not much of a bball buff, so beyond the big headlines, he hasn’t come across my radar. In this interview though, I’m definitely picking up what he’s putting down. I might even be a new fan. Turns out he’s also obsessed with other people’s vision, drive, success–picking... Read More

We Call Bullshit On “I Have No Good Ideas”

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“Those who are certain of the outcome can afford to wait and wait without anxiety.” –A Course in Miracles Seth Godin, author, entrepreneur, visionary, dreamer, posted “I Have No Good Ideas” on his blog the other day. I love his short posts, quick wit and no bs approach. He wrote, when you think, “I have no good ideas,” what you... Read More

Flow Mojo

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“Most people live in a very restricted circle of their potential being. They make use of a very small portion of their possible consciousness, and of their soul’s resources in general, much like a man who, out of his whole organism, should get into a habit of using and moving only his little finger.” –The Rise of Superman by Steven... Read More

Just Keep Showing Up

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We essentially have two jobs: dream and show up. Dreaming can include things like visualization, musing, mapping, manifesting, diagramming, inventing, dialoguing, monologuing, singing, dancing, chanting, seeking flow state, seeking no state (meditation), intuitive recall, stream of consciousness writing, reading, gratitude, praying, and the list goes on. Showing up is a little different. Getting out of bed, making calls, coursework, networking,... Read More