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We, the greatest of all creators, with capabilities to build cities and inspire nations, are squandering our time watching reruns of I Love Lucy. We have forgotten that whole galaxies exist within our grasp. –PG

Hi! Welcome to the internet home of Pam Grout. I am the author of 16 books, two screenplays, a live soap opera, a TV series and enough magazine articles that I haven’t starved in 20 years without a 9-5 job. On this site, you’ll find all sorts of information about my books and about my career as a freelance writer.

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Pamela Sue Grout

Nanu-Nanu: What Robin Williams taught us all

“The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.”–Malcolm Gladwell

Utter shock was the reaction around the world when our favorite zany comedian offed himself.

Didn’t he know how much we loved him?

How could he not see how much joy he gave us?

Doesn’t he realize how beautiful he is?

Having these thoughts reminds us of what our Source thinks about us as we go about our lives, not appreciating the truth of who we really are.

I know who you are, Robin, and I thank you for sharing your beauty and your truth with the world.

Pam Grout is the author of 17 books including E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments that Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality and the soon-to-be-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

How one reader used E-Squared to finally find Sasquatch

“Love should be ‘spread throughout the world, shouted in our ears for free.”—Stuart Kestenbaum

Thought I’d spread a little love from a reader who recently used the Einstein wands from E-Squared in a workshop at a Performing Arts Conservatory for Julliard and Broadway-bound youth. StevieAnne Petitt, a clinical hypnotherapist and life coach from Arizona, called them magic wards (actually a much better name) and used them to demonstrate the importance of being conscious of internal dialog.

In fact, she created a fabulous workshop called “Hang up your Negative Thinking,” a brilliant take since, after all, the wands are made from coat hangers.

Before she left the Conservatory, she and her students decided to conduct one last experiment, one that she called “super out there.” They asked the Universe to show them Big Foot within 48 hours.

Now, it’s one thing to find purple feathers and yellow butterflies, but Big Foot? People have been looking for the hairy ape-like creature for centuries. But StevieAnne shared on Facebook that on her plane ride back home, she found the elusive Sasquatch in her SkyMall magazine 30,000 feet in the air.

Pam Grout is the author of 17 books including E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments that Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality and the soon-to-be-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

Let bliss be your GPS

“I say always listen to your beeps.”—Necie in The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

I have spent my life seeking higher guidance. My favorite joke used to be, “Why doesn’t God work in neon?”

I finally learned that God or the universe or whatever name you want to call the Divine Buzz does indeed work in neon. It’s called joy. Or as Joseph Campbell instructed, “Follow your bliss.”

If you want higher guidance, start moving towards what makes you happy. Kids know this. They automatically seek out things that bring joy.

Until….

…their parents and their culture and the dominant paradigm insist “You can’t do that. You have to protect yourself. You have to be safe.”

I’m reading Pat Conroy’s memoir, The Death of Santini. He remembers very clearly that his dad, who was a notorious disciplinarian (read: bully), would react the most violently anytime his children were having fun. It’s as if he was saying, “Cut that out. Fun is not allowed.”

Even though most of our parents weren’t bullies, they certainly didn’t tell us that the things we’re drawn towards, the things that bring us joy are God’s guidance in bright, crystal clear neon.

Pam Grout is the author of 17 books including E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments that Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality and the soon-to-be-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

Why you should always say yes to fun. No exceptions


“What has trapped you in a belief system that says your ecstasy can only come when you have certain physical stimuli in place? We want you to understand that ecstasy is your birthright. It is not something that exists outside of you.”—Daniel Scranton
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A new member of yesterday’s power posse sent around the above quote. I had mentioned what I call “The Divine Buzz,” this sense of being joyful and filled with well-being. I often experience it just walking across the floor of my kitchen.

It’s not something that requires me to be staying in five-star hotels or meeting America’s Top Chefs. It just is…anytime I take down my preconceived mental constructs.

The first corollary in E-Cubed is called the Boogie-Woogie principle. Or the importance of NOT being earnest. It’s about the Divine Buzz, about being happy. Stated simply it says that the more fun you have, the better life works.

I found the above picture in an old computer I was going through over the weekend. I was in New York a few years ago with an old college friend and both our daughters who, at the time, were 14 or 15. Because there were four of us, we each got to pick one thing we absolutely wanted to do. Sarina, Mary’s daughter, absolutely wanted to have her picture taken with an Abercrombie and Fitch model.

So I decided, “Why not? Why should Sarina have all the fun?”

It took me awhile in this life of mine, but I have finally concluded that fun is ALWAYS the right answer. And, more importantly, I know that anything can be fun—-having my picture taken with an Abercrombie model or simply walking across my kitchen floor.

As the Course is Miracles says, “I have a kingdom I must rule.” That kingdom is and always will be my mind.”

Pam Grout is the author of 17 books including E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments that Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality and the soon-to-be-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

Three things I learned from Sean Penn

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”–Henri Bergson

Three things I learned from Sean Penn

1. Always wear sun screen.

2. Marrying Madonna is not the fast track to wedded bliss.

3. It’s impossible to judge by appearances.

Sean Penn, a brilliant actor, has played a wide range of roles over the years: he played a surfer stoner in Fast Times at Ridgmont High, almost single-handedly introducing the term “dude” into the American lexicon, he played a racist murderer in Dead Man Walking, a mentally handicapped father in I am Sam and gay-rights icon Harvey Milk who was gunned down in the prime of his life in Milk. In real life, none of us would choose any of these roles. They’re unappealing and, on the surface anyway, difficult to live through.

Penn, of course, chose these roles because they helped him expand as an actor. They helped him grow. They helped him become hugely successful, winning an Academy Award and a Golden Globe for his Harvey Milk portrayal.

As I point out in E-Cubed (yes, I’m now resorting to shameless self-promotion), our job is to create, not critique.

Judging anything as good or bad, right or wrong, black or white automatically slashes our possibilities by 50 percent.

How do we really know that this “bad” thing isn’t really the best thing in disguise?

I believe we often create holograms of “unfortunate” things for the expansion it will create, for the “Academy Award” it will eventually reap.

Our judging minds are so quick to leap to “OMG. That’s a catastrophe.” Which causes us to shut down. Become holier than though.

Take sexual abuse, for example. Who in Worldview 1.0 could withhold judgment in such a situation, particularly when the abuse is perpetrated on a child?

Yet, Louise Hay, whose life has literally blessed millions of people probably wouldn’t be the person she is today had she not gone through that particular “catastrophe.”

Through this seeming “trauma,” she was able to find her own inner wisdom and realize the monstrous love machine she really is. Many things that at face value look like difficulties end up being miracles in the end. The cancer that we might believe isn’t fair can be a pathway to Truth. It can be a door to potent opportunities. We get to decide.

So instead of asking the question “Why do bad things happen to good people?” we should ask, “Why do good people think bad things can even happen?”

Bad is nothing but a judgment call, a judgment call we’re not qualified to make. Just like American Idol hasn’t requested your services next to JLO and Keith Urban, you really aren’t qualified to judge what is good and bad.

Once we wake up every morning and say, “this is the best thing that ever happened to me” we will move into alignment where beauty and joy are free to rise.

I look forward to the day when we’ll be able to recognize and call forth the love without creating the disaster. But until then, I, like Randy Jackson, am resigning from being a judge.

Pam Grout is the author of 17 books including E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments that Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality and the soon-to-be-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

You are scary powerful


“Perception is but a mirror, not a fact. What I look on is my state of mind reflected outward.” — A Course In Miracles

Hay House just sent me an advance copy of E-Cubed. I absolutely love it and am so excited to share it with the world.

I must admit I’ve been a little nervous. I’ve only been reading it on my computer, in my editor’s notes and well, E-Squared was such a big smash that I wondered–—What if people don’t like it as much?

After ripping open the package yesterday and seeing it in the flesh, as an actual book, I fell in love with it and, quite frankly, was even more besotted than I am with E-Squared. This is a frickin’ amazing book!!

E-Cubed is deeper, takes us further into the Infinite Field of Potentiality and, quite frankly, will likely push a few buttons.

But as I say in E-Cubed, “It matters not what anybody else thinks. Believing it does is part of the old-school conditioning that should be drop-kicked to the nearest curb. The only thing that matters is what I think. Because what I think is what I get.

So I’m happy to announce. I. LOVE. E-CUBED. If any five-year-olds were around, they’d undoubtedly say, “Then why don’t you marry it?”

One of the strategies I discuss in the new book (and you’ve read it here, too) is “get a group together to talk about these all-important spiritual principles.”

Today, I met with one of my groups, that I call my power posses, and Jay Pryor, who is a fabulous, amazing life coach, told this story.

His cousin or uncle or somebody in his family has knee problems. He wants a knee replacement and told Jay that he was getting one in 2016.

Jay looked at him hobbling around and said, “Buddy, you need to get that knee replacement now.”

“But, but….” the cousin or uncle said. “I don’t have the money. I need to save up.”

Jay, who is a formidable manifester and knows the importance of speaking intentions over a situation, said “Nope, you’re going to get it now, before your 50th birthday.”

His cousin or uncle called him last night and said, “Jay, you’re scary powerful.”

An old client called him right after Jay’s intention and sent him $10,000, just enough to do the surgery….now.

We are all scary powerful, guys, and the sooner we can consciously use this scary power, the quicker we can turn this world around.

Pam Grout is the author of 17 books including E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments that Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality and the soon-to-be-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

Why I’m the luckiest person on the planet, Part 11

“You can’t buy happiness with the currency of unhappiness.”—James Altucher

I adore books. Makes sense, right? I’m an author.

Every now and then, I fall so madly in love with a book that I simply have no choice but to insist that everyone I know read it.

I just found such a book. It’s called Choose Yourself: Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream. The author is James Altucher. I’ve already moved it to my all-time favorites list and I’ve only read two chapters.

I went to the author’s website and noticed his post: “How to be the Luckiest Guy on the Planet in Four Easy Steps.”

Talk about synchronicity. As ya’ll know, I’ve been writing about BEING the luckiest person on the planet for the past 18 months.

Altucher says he has three goals: 1) To be happy, 2) to eradicate unhappiness and 3) to make every day as smooth as possible.

Does this sound familiar or what?

The universe, which constantly sends signs and blessings, had to work double-time to get my attention on this particular book.

Here’s how it went down. Silver Lining Cruises recently invited me to do a workshop. On the call to set it up, the organizers mentioned a post they’d read by Reid Tracy (president of Hay House) talking about my book.

I’d already deleted that particular mass email without reading it (sorry, Reid, I get tons of email), but you better believe I went back to my trash folder to retrieve it. In it, he not only mentioned me and E-Squared, but he mentioned Altucher’s book, The Power of No, that Hay House just released.

While I haven’t read that one…YET, I did get my hands on Choose Yourself. I started it this morning and, as I said, I’m already completely pumped. Good thing I’m about to go play pickle ball.

Altucher says everything I’ve been saying. And he says it in a way that entrepreneurs and non-spiritual types can get. This is a guy who turned the stock market around (funny story, read the book) by giving away Hershey’s kisses on Wall Street.

After starting the book (and discovering Altucher is a literary soul mate), I tried to find Reid’s email again. Being on anything (even an email) with James Altucher is like being on a list with Albert Einstein and Abraham Lincoln. So I wanted to save it.

Alas, it was permanently deleted. But I did take a screenshot from Amazon (that I tried to post here and couldn’t) of another list of bestselling authors with me right between James Altucher and Tony Robbins.

Pretty heady company, I’d say.

Enough babbling. Just do me a favor. Read this book.

Pam Grout is the author of 17 books including E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments that Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality and the soon-to-be-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

Why you should never talk smack about your body

“The body is the best mind reader on the planet.”—Dr. Joe Dispenza

People have started to ask.

What happened on your Top Chef cruise to Bermuda?

Did your intention to lose weight work?

I’m happy to report that even though I enjoyed some of the best food on the planet, my body continued to run the programming I installed from an early age.

My programming of choice says, “I can eat whatever I want and maintain a healthy, lithe and beautiful body.”

Even though the dominant paradigm tells me that food can be dangerous and that I should watch what I eat, I prefer to run my own programming.

My thoughts (and yours, too) carry an amplitude of energy that can easily override the dominant paradigm…as long as I make that conscious decision.

We all have an invisible field of information that orchestrates our cells, our tissues, the chemicals in our bodies and other physical things that play out in the material world.

Nothing is set in stone (the field is infinite and ever-changing). It is only our repetitive habits (reading diet books and articles about losing weight in women’s magazines, for example) that show us the same results. We can change all that seems like “fact” by withdrawing our attention from it and imagining a more pleasing reality.

And speaking of pleasing realities, I’d like to announce the following opportunities:

If you’re looking for something to do this afternoon at 4 p.m. California time, I’ll be answering questions on Healing with the Masters. Here’s a link:

Also, on September 13 and 14th, I’m giving a writer’s workshop in Sydney, Australia with Reid Tracy, president of Hay House, and Leon Nacson, director of Hay House Australia.

And if you’re in Europe, stop by and say hi! at either of the following I Can Do It’s! I’ll be presenting a talk on September 28 in Rotterdam and on October 4 in London.

Come by and help me override the tiresome dominant paradigm that, I’m thinking, has way over-stayed its welcome.

Pam Grout is the author of 17 books including E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments that Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality and the soon-to-be-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

Finally! The answer to the question we’ve been asking for centuries

“If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, he has not understood it.” Niels Bohr

I know it’s only Tuesday, but there’s reason to celebrate. One of the many things I’m celebrating today is Greg Kuhn’s new book which is out now. In honor of its riveting debut, here’s a guest post from THE MAN himself.

Do You Truly Know the Answer to: “Why Are You Here”? By Greg Kuhn

We now know what our universe really is: unbound energy. And I don’t mean to insult you with the title of this post because I’m quite sure you’re familiar with why you are here: to play the amazing fulfilling role of a contextual creator of your life experiences.

Continued acknowledgment is appropriate here of the fact that our role of creator can sound like a new age, feel-good, wouldn’t-it-be-nice-if-it-were true philosophy when weighed against a Neanderthal’s paradigms. It can sound, to the skeptic still trapped in the paradigms of her senses, something that all of us “new age, airy-fairy” types naively wish were true.

People who aren’t ready to take the next steps of human evolution can’t help themselves for reacting like this because this information runs counter to what their senses tell them. There is precious little indication from our senses indicating that we are contextually creating our material experiences; who can be blamed for thinking that the material world is “out there”, outside of us, existing independently of us, and merely awaiting out discovery?

But because we now know how our universe really “works”, and because we now know that the creation of the material world is not a bottom-up process, those Neanderthal perspectives have a limited shelf-life. Which is fortunate for Neanderthals, of course, because a bottom-up paradigm is pretty scary, as we all know. In fact, some of us could say that we are deliberate creators not because we want to get to paradise, but because we’ve been imprisoned by our misery and we don’t ever want to go back.

Although you have a pretty good idea of why you are here, it’s important to point out some important conceptual semantics in that question itself. These semantics are invaluable for a leading-edge creator like you. You need to always remember who “you” are. And the answer to who “you” are reveals why “you” are here.

But there is one more contextual semantic to iron out, because the term “here” must also be correctly defined in answering the question of why “you” are “here”.

“You” are not your body. Your body is finite, as far as we know; your body is a collapsed portion of the quantum field and, as such, is a time-space event. “You” are not your body; “you” are your consciousness. “Here”, however, is your physical body, a vehicle for “you” to experience human life.

In other words, “you” are “here”; your consciousness is inhabiting your physical body, which is the vessel allowing you this experience. Do you, like me, think this is probably the noetic wisdom inspiring the age-old concept of your body being your temple?

So the most complete answer to the question of why you are here involves remembering that “you” (your consciousness) are “here” (inhabiting your physical body to facilitate the experience of a human being alive on Earth). Every person on this planet is contextually creating, at all times, in every second, whether or not she knows it or believes it. Every person on this planet is collapsing the potential of the quantum field, in every single instant of her life, because that is what people do. You can’t stop collapsing the quantum field and contextually forming the material world if you try.

All “you” are doing “here”, in fact, is becoming more influential at something you’ve always done. So relax, you’re already an old hat at contextual creation; all “you” are doing “here”, right now, is becoming an All-Star in the game of “Grow a Greater You”.

Greg Kuhn, the Law of Attraction Science Guy, is the best-selling author of the popular Why Quantum Physicists… book series. His newest book, Why Quantum Physicists Play “Grow a Greater You”, a veritable blueprint for deliberate creators, is now available on Amazon and ready to guide your explosive growth. His Penny Experiment will also be included in Pam Grout’s new book. Greg can be reached at his website, http://www.whyquantumphysicists.com. His new book can be found here: You can find Greg’s newest book right here: http://www.amazon.com/Quantum-Physicists-Play-Grow-Greater-ebook/dp/B00LWTCEAC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1405679421&sr=8-1&keywords=Why+quantum+physicists+play+grow+a+greater+you

Why I trust in the big universal GPS when setting goals


“What are we believing that costs us our freedom, our happiness and the awareness of our own true nature, which is love?”—Byron Katie

My ship landed in Bermuda this morning. Even though the captain made lots of jokes about finding this little speck of an island in the middle of the huge Atlantic, his navigation equipment took us right to King’s Wharf, right on schedule.

Even though Captain Dimitrios wasn’t constantly manning the wheel (I know, because I sat next to him at dinner one night), we made it safe and sound.

All of us have navigation equipment. It works by setting a destination (a goal, an intention) and starting to move. It doesn’t even matter which direction you begin moving. Once you set sail (in any direction), the GPS will quickly tell you which way to go.

The problem with most of us is we set a goal and then immediately try to override the navigation equipment. We come up with our own ways to make things happen. We try to supervise every step of the process. We want to know NOW exactly how it’s going to work.

But here’s the deal. We CAN’T know. Our job is simple: make a goal, start moving and let the universe do the navigating.

Pam Grout is the author of 17 books including E-Squared: 9 Do-it-Yourself Energy Experiments that Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality and the soon-to-be-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

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