The Secret Brain

The Secret Brain

Your brain holds the secret to how we grow, when we grow, and when we don’t.  Using modern brain understanding and tools, we can dramatically change ourselves over time.  The cast-in-stone nature of personality of behavior can be reshaped. We’ve all heard...
Five stages of personal growth

Five stages of personal growth

Abraham Maslow created a widely referenced hierarchy of needs.  There is little doubt that satisfying our basic physical and security needs are a precondition to awareness and growth of higher levels.  I’m assuming people who read this have already passed through most...
Am I Sleeping?

Am I Sleeping?

There is state of being that I call emergence.  It bears much resemblance to terms such as transcendence, flow, heightened awareness, or spiritual awakening.  I refer to a balanced gestalt of all these facets and many more.  Emergence is the upper band of achievable...

The Secret – Rhonda Byrne

“The Secret,” by Rhonda Byrne is an influential book that deserves both one star and several stars.  It deserves one star for being simplistic and weak on pedagogy.  You won’t get much of a real message by reading the book. It deserves several stars for popularizing a...