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How to win a free trip to Ireland

“If your mind isn’t cluttered by unnecessary things, this could be the best day of your life.”—From a message left on my voicemail by The Zing of the Possibility Alliance Some authors write about changing your life through healthy eating. Or meditating. Others suggest writing affirmations or visualizing As for me, I offer one easy […]

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Tragedy, chaos and unhappiness are an unfortunate rumor we can throw overboard at any time

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds.”
–Bob Marley Most of us think life is some sort of boot camp for heaven. We believe this short life span is “only a test” for the paradise we’re eventually going to earn. If we hang on and bear up, we’ll someday walk through […]

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Invite the Universe to show up in living color

“Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything you call life was made up by people no smarter than you.”—Steve Jobs As some of you know, I’m full swing into writing my next book. Despite the persistent rumors, it will not be called E-Quadrangle. But it’s in the same vein. It’s […]

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Be recklessly generous and relentlessly kind.

“All right is almost always where we eventually land, even if we fuck up entirely along the way.”–Cheryl Strayed 
I decided to headline today’s blog post with those words of wisdom, not because it’s exactly the topic I’ll be discussing, but because those two intentions match mine. My topic today is Gabrielle Bernstein’s e-Course “God […]

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Change your perception. Change your world

“What keeps the world in chains but your beliefs?” –A Course in Miracles Every town has one. The mumbling guy on the street. The woman in all-black who frequents coffee shops carrying a three-foot cross. Those intriguing characters that always make you wonder.  In Lawrence, Kansas, where I live, we have a whole contingency of […]

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George Washington was wrong. Sometimes it’s essential to tell “a lie”

“Talking about yesterday’s wrongs keeps each detail alive in your memory.”—Tai Moses Janet walked into yesterday’s power posse a bit late. She told us later. “I just love walking in here—it feels like I’m walking through a doorway into magic.” What a cool image! Walking into magic. And that’s what happens every time I open […]

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Why Freaky Friday has become “Well, duh!” ……or….Miracles, it’s just how we roll

“I thought my life would include more impromptu sing-a-longs.”—Susan Kristiansen Happy Friday, my friends. Thought I’d head into the weekend with a couple stories from the Twilight Zone. Only these days, we fully realize that what used to be dubbed miraculous or coincidental or beyond the natural order is nothing but the universe saying, “Psst. […]

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Sting, Deepak and Steve Jobs all had a Day One. The question is how do you get to Day Two

“What would constitute a perfect day for you? Why do we always go home and watch Netflix instead?”—Susanna Wolff I love Jessica Ortner. We just recorded a podcast for her new series, “Adventures in Happiness.” Stay tuned. Our episode will run soon. In the meantime, I decided to listen to Episode One which she recorded […]

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The two magic words that can change your life forever

“Resistance is futile.”—The Borg from Star Trek If you’ve read E-Cubed, you know that one of the experiments involves asking the universe for an inside joke. Here’s a funny story that came in yesterday. “As I was sitting by my pool reading the first experiment, I had just finished the part about asking the universe […]

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The secret of people who love their jobs

“The purpose of life is to fart around. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.”—Kurt Vonnegut Happy Wednesday!!! As many of you know, I just gave my first TED talk. It was extremely nerve-wracking, because, instead of viewing it as an opportunity to fart around, I took it very seriously. I tried really hard to make […]

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