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Standing on stage with your pants down

“Adventures don’t begin until you get into the forest. That first step is an act of faith.”—Mickey Hart Launching a new book is like standing on stage with your pants down. You feel kinda vulnerable, wondering if anyone’s gonna like it. Even after 17 books, I totally relate to Maya Angelou who once said, “Each […]

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“The sidewalks are littered with postcards from God.”—Walt Whitman

“We’re surrounded by things we cannot see.”–Louie Schwartzberg An old boyfriend of mine, a rational, left-brain advertising man, was sitting at his office desk one Tuesday when he suddenly got up, jumped in his car and drove home. This never happened. He had trouble leaving work at day’s end. He pulled into his driveway at […]

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“Live out of your imagination, not your history.”–@StephenCovey

“You must never allow something that happened to you to become a morbidly treasured heirloom that you carry, show people, put back in its black velvet pouch and then tuck back into your jacket where you can keep it close to your heart.”–Augusten Burroughs You know that story you tell about yourself? The one that […]

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Why @BizStone is my new hero, Part 2

“The good in the world isn’t just my hallucinogenic optimism. It’s science.”—Biz Stone again Remember Snuffles the dog from Quickdraw McGraw? Every time, he was given a doggie treat, he’d float up into the air. That was me yesterday, blogging about Biz Stone’s new book, Things a Little Bird Told Me. It was such a […]

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Why Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter, is my new hero

“We’re heading toward something big and it’s going to be good.” Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter I have no idea if 40-year-old Biz Stone, the guy Time magazine called “One of the Most Influential People in the World,” has read E-Squared. But I do know this: he practices the principles with a vengeance. In fact, […]

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Blessings are everywhere—even in your driveway

“Standing on the corner of awesome and bombdigity.”—Shared by a reader on my Twitter feed In E-Cubed (that comes out in 13 days, not that I’m counting?), there’s a chapter called “Well, duh!” In it, I share miracle stories from readers of E-Squared who wrote to me with the awesome results of their experiments. Hearing […]

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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? […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 A new member of yesterday’s power posse sent around the above quote. […]

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