Why we’re creating an epidemic of love


“What is yours will come to you when you are ready.”—A Course in Miracles

Although I forgot to mention it to my power posse in today’s blessings text, I feel extremely lucky that I was able to get back in the country yesterday. I was so high from the London I Can Do It! that the drug dogs must have been wondering what I was on.

Hanging out with Anita Moorjani, Jessica Ortner, Mike Dooley, Dr. Joe Dispenza, Kyle Gray and all the other fabulous speakers was beyond spectacular. Who would have ever predicted (especially those from my college disco days) that I’d someday dance on stage? Granted it was with Dr. Robert Holden who conned all the speakers into joining him during his closing presentation, but still?

I plan to share here on the blog some of the awesome things I learned. But for today, while playing catch-up with my laundry and email, here’s three quick stories from London.

First, I learned there’s someone in British parliament that is a psychic medium—how cool is that?

Second, one of my readers told me she was in the Irish countryside while doing the Abracadabra experiment from E-Squared. She made the intention that the cows, grazing in clumps, would suddenly form a straight line. Well, guess what? No sooner did she say that then the cows looked up from their nibbles and moved into a line as straight as the Queen’s guard.

Last story came from Dr. David Hamilton, a Scottish scientist who as he says, uses science to inspire. He was doing one of the E-Squared experiments, feeling the love and, as a joke, said, “I feel so powerful I could probably stand here and a bottle of Dove deodorant would just fall into my hand.”

Believe it or not, a couple days later, while waiting for the Tube (the London subway), he helped a woman with her bags. And what fell out, right into his hands? Yep, a bottle of Dove deodorant.

Have a fantabulous day, my friends and stay tuned for lots of great inspiration from London I Can Do It!

Oh, and here’s a British take on “What a wonderful 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 just-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

Shazam or Suffering Succotash: you decide

“Happiness is where you start from rather than where you go. God, I sound like Yoda.”—Simon Pegg

In E-Cubed I talk about the power of words, how we literally foretell and create the future by what we say. When we talk smack about our lives, even little things like, “Oh, I wish I’d gotten up earlier and wasn’t running so late” or “Ah shucks, I just spilled coffee on my tie,” we create an energetic resonant field of problems.

But since I believe we should take our attention off problems and animate a different possibility, I’d like to tell you about two words I have just added to my vocabulary.

The first is “Shazam!” I’d heard this word before. Captain Marvel uses it to transform into his superself. But I just had breakfast with the awesome Jessica Ortner (from the Tapping Solution—check out her new book on tapping for weight loss here) and she told me that she and her friends always “Shazam” each other as a way of sending positive energy.

For example, Anita Moorjani (who was at breakfast with us—Am I a lucky camper or what?) is finding out today whether or not her extraordinary person visa for the U.S. will come through. Jessica sent some Shazam her way!

The other word I learned is brand new, or was when Phil Parker made it up. He’s a brilliant London osteopath who is able to transform we humans’ “issues” seemingly overnight. He uses something he calls “the lightning process.”

And it starts with the word du with a ^ over the “u.” Instead of saying “I am exhausted” or “I am poor” or “I am…. (whatever you don’t want to be), he suggests saying, “I am du^ing exhaustion” or “I am du^ing poor” which makes it a temporary state. It reduces the energetic charge.

The reason he chose not to use the already familiar word “do” is because it smells like blame. Last thing any of us want to do is point fingers at ourselves. Guilt and its accompanying comrades are what started the “issues” in the first place.

Remember–whatever is happening now is only temporary unless you continue to harp about it.

Two tiny words—huge possible change.

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 just-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

Houston, we have a winner or “Why it’s time to play with a lion’s testicles.”

“Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.
“ — Emory Austin

E-Cubed launched 14 days ago. And already, it has gone into a second printing and, even more miraculously, the Red Pill experiment has already produced a winner of the Hay House prize pack.

Not five days after it’s release, Melissa Haynes, who describes herself as an adventure junkie, conservationist and ink slinger, found all eight signs and tweeted me whilst I was on my way to Rotterdam.

She wrote a wonderful blog post about her experience with E-Cubed which I am including here.

But first, I have to tell you about her amazing book that both Jimmy Fallon and Ellen DeGeneres have raved about. Well, Jimmy actually put it on his list of books “not to read,” but he was just riffing on the unusual title: Learning to Play with a Lion’s Testicles. It’s a South African saying that means, “By all means, get out there and take risks.”

I can’t wait to read it. It’s about Melissa’s journey from exhausted executive to volunteer in a South African conservation project. Here’s an Amazon link if you feel so inclined:

But in the meantime, here’s Melissa’s blog about her experience with E-Cubed’s Red Pill corollary. To see the actual pictures (which I couldn’t figure out how to post on my blog), go here:

In the meantime, take it away, Melissa:

“I’m currently reading Pam Grout’s fantastic new book, E-Cubed. It’s a series of experiments that prove the FP (Field of Potentiality) exists and what we want to see, we do.

Experiment #2 The Red Pill Corollary

The Theory: My beliefs and expectations impact what I draw from the FP.

The Question: Is it possible I only see what I expect to see?

The Hypothesis: If I decide to look for the eight things below, I will find them.

Time Allowed: 72 hours. Start Date: Sept 21 9:00 am

1) A Belly Laugh

I had a huge belly laugh while watching Orange is the New Black on Netflix but had no idea how to take a photo of that. I also had a huge belly laugh every time I found one of the things I was looking for – but again, how do I photograph that? But then I saw this guy in my local Vietnamese restaurant – guy (Buddah) with a big belly and laughing.

2) A toy from your childhood

My little pony – not only did I have the identical one in my childhood, it was my favorite. A little girl was playing with this one and I snapped a photo.

3) Favorite song from high school – OK this is when it starts to get weird!

On Monday I was walking down Main street and passed by an old vinyl shop. In the window several covers were displayed – including a Prince album. Yes, I loved, and still love Prince. But, I was rushing and didn’t take a photo! It wasn’t until several hours later I was kicking myself. But then, low and behold while listening to the radio, Prince’s Raspberry beret came on (all his songs were my favorites, but especially this one – I even had a raspberry beret!). I screeched over to the side of the road to take a photo of the radio information listing – and the funny thing is, this radio’s songs NEVER come up on the information setting, it just lists the name of the radio station.

4) The Number 222

I was driving down the street with a big smile on my face because I just knew that as soon as I stopped desperately looking for the number 222 it would jump out at me. The next red light I came to I looked over and there was a bright yellow awning with the number 222 glaring at me.

5) A Beach Ball

With time running out I was searching high and low for a beach ball to no avail. I came home and was sorting through a pile of stickers and kazam! A whole sheet of teddy bears holding beach balls. I laughed because the whole time I had been looking for a big beach ball and these stickers were in front of me every day.

6) A senior citizen in a fashionable hat

On the first morning we went to a coffee shop and at the table behind me, in the middle of the shop was a senior in a fashionable hat. I discreetly took and photo but then questioned how fashionable her hat was, and wondered, is she really a senior citizen? (first photo below). I walked outside and across the street was another senior citizen, also in a fashionable hat with a big red bow. I took her photo as well. The FP was saying, not good enough? Here’s another one for you then!

7) A Smile from a baby

The first morning while in the coffee shop, a young mom walked in with her six month old in a car seat. She plopped the seat down on the floor in the line behind me. I looked at the baby and sure enough, bug gummy smile. But I couldn’t bring myself to take a photo of a stranger’s baby and risk getting arrested. I was struggling with how I was going to complete this one while at the hair salon, flipping through a magazine I came across a whole page of smiling babies!

8) A Billboard with a message for you.

OK, so with all these amazingly cool things happening, I thought, hmmm, there aren’t really any billboards near where I live (or so I thought). But I was thinking how cool it was that when we change what we’re looking for i.e. things that piss us off versus things to be grateful for or amazed about, this billboard nearly slapped me in the face! I drive by it every day but had never even noticed it before. The message was clear, this way of thinking is a brighter choice!

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 just-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

The two magic words that can change your life forever

“Resistance is futile.”—The Borg from Star Trek

Sherlock Holmes, if he were to get involved, would probably surmise that I learned the magic words I’m about to dispense from one of the speakers at the Rotterdam I Can Do It! Conference.

And he’d be right about one thing. I did learn these words at the conference. But not from one of the speakers.

On one of the breaks, I met this really cool volunteer named Natasja Frowijn. Write that name down. You will be hearing from this fabulous 29-year-old (yes, a mere 29 years old!) who healed her body after a near-fatal scooter accident. For five years, she was bed-ridden in excruciating pain. After doctor after doctor told her she would live the rest of her life in a wheelchair (if she was lucky), she was ready to take a boatload of morphine and call it a life.

But instead, she decided that she would heal herself–not for her family, not for her husband–but for herself.

“I decided that that not only would I heal myself, but I would go on to live an awesome life,” Natasja told me.

She appealed to her grandfathers on the other side. She said to the universe, “Show me.”

That day, she “just happened” to turn on Oprah (yes, Oprah is even in Holland) and saw Louise Hay talking about how she healed herself from cancer. Natasja had never heard of Louise Hay, but that was clear enough guidance. She was on her way.

That week, a woman knocked on her door offering an 8-week course on Louise’s “You Can Heal Your Life.” From that moment on, Natasja has been able to draw into her life pretty much every thing she ever wants. For her, it’s a game.

Today, she’s completely healthy and whole. She works part-time as a nurse and part-time as a medium, talking to folks on the other side. She’s beautiful and fabulous and I’m so grateful I was able to meet her.

As we were talking, I thought, “Wow, this girl should write a book” and guess what? She has already started. Not five minutes later, a publisher came up and said she wanted to see her book. Although Natasja is holding out for Hay House (and believe me if Natasja wants it, it’s as good as a done deal), I was amazed at how quickly she drew this to her. Many people spend decades trying to attract a publisher.

So you’re probably wondering, what are the magic words? Don’t let their simplicity fool you. The words are “It’s okay.”

No matter what. No matter what is happening to you, it’s important to acknowledge that, “it’s okay.

No matter how you feel, “it’s okay”. No matter what you think, “it’s okay.”

Most of us, instead of being “okay” with our lives, get all balled up with judgment and fear. We exhaust ourselves trying to make things different.

The loving intelligence, the big Quantum playground knows exactly how to play out in your life. But when our little pea brains get involved (“Oh, no! I shouldn’t feel this way. I must stop this now.” Kick-kick-kick. “I’d better call my friends and hash this out. Or join a support group, start a blog.”), we put out a murky energy that blocks the healing current.

Our thoughts emit an electrical charge. And when the thoughts are busy “not being okay,” we put up a roadblock to our good.

“It’s okay” is the energy of love. So whatever is happening in your life, simply say, “It’s okay” and let the loving flow of the universe do the heavy lifting.

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 just-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

Why aren’t we awesomer?–a guest Ted talk by Michael Neill


“Think left and think right and think low and think high! Oh the things you can think up if only you try!” –Dr. Seuss

In the dining hall at my daughter’s college the other day, a student stood up, clinked his drinking glass with a spoon and said, “Attention please. I have an important announcement.”

With everybody looking, he went on to say, “I just want you to know that I feel really awesome today and I’d feel even more awesome if everybody would stand up and hug the person next to you.”

I love that story and I also love this Ted Talk, called “Why Aren’t We Awesomer?”

It’s by Michael Neill who is one of the many people I get to meet the next two weekends at I Can Do It! events in Rotterdam and London.

Dr. Joe Dispenza, Anita Moorjani, Mike Dooley and Lynn McTaggert will all be there. I mean, these are authors whose books I have read and LOVED and getting to present on the same stage is about as exciting as it gets for a girl from small-town Kansas.

I think ICDI organizers are calling my talk, “How to Make Your Wish Come True in 48 Hours” which is a compelling title, but I’m actually conducting a Reverse Finishing School, meaning I’m planning to reverse all the “things” we learned from our culture, most of which are wrong. I’m hoping to take us back to our childhoods when we knew how awesome we were.

In the meantime, enjoy this awesome Ted talk:

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 just-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, Episode 12

“I never understand when people make a fuss over me as a writer. I’m just the garden hose that the water sprays through.” –Joyce Carol Oates
evil dead
I’d like to interrupt this blog with a non-commercial announcement.

Yee-haw! (Yes, we say things like that in Kansas)

As many of you know, my new book just came out—8 days ago as of today—and already, it has gone into a second printing. That’s what I call awesome!

So thank you. But mostly, thank you for sending me all your amazing emails and manifestation stories. Today, for example, someone told me that Katharine Hepburn used to get up every day and say, “Lucky, lucky, lucky.” Who knew?

One of the many reasons I feel like the luckiest person on the planet is because every morning I get up to find real-time stories that confirm what I know to be true: that the universe loves us unconditionally and sends us exactly what we order through our beliefs and expectations. If we believe in blessings and miracles, that’s exactly what we get.

Here’s a fun story that came in early this week from a fabulous Emmy-nominated stunt driver and happiness blogger named Sarah-May Bates.

Take it away, Sarah-May:

“I just began my Boogie Woogie Corollary experiment and also redid a few of the E-squared ones along the way, and among other things I manifested two second row tickets to Evil Dead, the Musical.

Tickets are worth $160, but more that, it’s usually sold out. My fiancee Adam and I walked over to the Long Theater in Austin (I’m here on business) because we knew the show was in town and we wanted to buy tickets to the 10 pm show. Literally as I walked up to the ticket kiosk at around 4:45 and a man immediately walked up to us and said, “Do you guys want tickets? Here’s two – they’re in the second row.”

We stared at him in shock. We didn’t have any time to respond before he said, “I’m GIVING them to you. My friends chickened out. They’re in the splash zone! Enjoy!” And walked away. We thanked him profusely and immediately belted out, “Thanks universe!!” even snapping this photo so I could send it to you. (BTW, the splash-zone is where you get sprayed with fake blood and needless to say, I am a HUGE horror movie fan and Evil Dead 2 is in my top 5.)

The play was AWESOME and hilarious and I will treasure the experience for the rest of my life. We both toasted to you over a cocktail that night and I want to thank you for your writing and gifting of this amazing connection to the FP you have passed along to me. I keep getting gift after gift and blessing after blessing and I try to share this knowledge with anyone I who will listen!

Check out Sarah-May’s blog, “>Teaspoon of Happy, here:

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 just-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

Move over, Garmin! Following your joy is the best GPS

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.”—Emily Bronte

One afternoon, when Taz was four, she was playing “mom” in the backyard with her friend, Ashley. Ashley had taken her turn being “mom” and had dutifully washed the pretend dishes, hung up the pretend laundry and ordered her pretend daughter, Taz, to pick up her toys.

When Taz’s turn came, she said, “Okay, now I’m the mom. I’m going to go meditate.”

It was one of my proudest moments. My daughter believed that’s what moms do first.

I don’t remember her friend’s response, but I do know this. The most important thing anyone can do for themselves is to get in tune with the Divine Buzz.

You can read all the books, follow all the steps, write affirmations to the moon and back, but unless you begin to feel this invisible, yet palpable buzz, this infinite force that flows through you and connects you to all that is, you will spend your life searching.

It’s all right here. In this moment.

Meditation is one way to feel the Divine Buzz, but there are countless paths. Above all else, align with whatever feels most joyful. This instinctual, incurable buzz is the best GPS I know.

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 just-released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

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 time I write a book, every time I face that yellow pad, I think, “Uh, oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody and they’re going to find me out.”

So thank you everybody for “finding me out” and supporting me anyway. All your oh-so awesome emails, your congratulations, your “likes” have really rocked my world.

I cannot tell you how much it means.

And if you’re still not sick of me, stop by Facebook on Monday from 3 to 4 pm EST for a chat on the Hay House website.

Now, get out there and have the best weekend of your life.

To get it started, here’s one of my favorite videos, for those who haven’t seen it in a while. I interviewed Matt years ago for one of my National Geographic books.

I dare anyone to watch it without breaking into a smile.

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 just -released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

“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 the unheard of hour of two in the afternoon…just in time to thwart a thief making off with his new TV.

This was a guy who wouldn’t dream of uttering words like God or grace or guidance. As I recall, his favorite description of me was “way-too woo-woo.” Yet, even though he’d never before left his office in the middle of the afternoon, he somehow picked up a signal to stop work immediately, to drive home now.

In E-Cubed, my new book, I talk a lot about signs, about the fact the universe constantly leaves bread crumbs, even sends up roadside flares when we’re not paying attention.

Last weekend, I was in Sydney at the Australia Writer’s Weekend with Reid Tracy, president of Hay House, and Leon Nacson, president of Hay House Australia.

Leon told a funny story about his unlikely entry into the world of spirituality. Not that you can ever NOT be touched by the Divine. But a lot of us pretend not to notice. As for Leon, he was busy booking rock shows and running night clubs.

One day, while watching his favorite footy team, his stomach started rumbling. Eager to get back to the game, he reached into his cabinet and grabbed what he thought was Maalox. After downing nearly the entire bottle and noticing it tasted a bit weird, he took a closer look. It was calamine lotion and his stomach, he was aggrieved to admit, was now coated with 10 ounces of anti-itch meds.

He tried everything over the next few months to get rid of this nasty stomach coating, even agreeing to accompany his P.A. (personal assistant) to an after-work body cleanse that she had enlisted in her never-ending quest to drop LB’s.

To make a long story longer, the P.A. ditched the body cleanse, but Leon, who was desperate, attended and was introduced to the incredible world of mind, body, spirit, a field he had no idea even existed. He went on to write a book about dream interpretation, to meet and eventually promote Deepak Chopra (although when Deepak first called about coming Down Under, Leon thought he was saying Six Pack Chocolate, which he still calls him today) and, of course, to eventually join forces with Hay House.

The point I’m trying to make is we are all being guided, all being given signs, all the time.

Once we surrender, let go of the struggle and let the universe take the lead, everything starts to fall into place.

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 just -released sequel, E-Cubed, 9 More Experiments that Prove Mirth, Magic and Merriment is your Full-time Gig.

“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

Watch out, world! I just wrote my intention for E-Cubed in the sand at Manley Beach in Sydney, Australia.

Watch out, world! I just wrote my intention for E-Cubed in the sand at Manley Beach in Sydney, Australia.

You know that story you tell about yourself? The one that describes yourself as dysfunctional or poor or desperately in need of something you don’t have now?

That story is only true as long as you: a) continue to tell the story, b) continue to believe the story c) and continue to live from that story.

At any time, you can use your imagination to create a whole different stage play. At any time, you can use the power of your focus to animate a brand new reality.

Each of us is the creator of the world we inhabit.

That being the case, tell me in the comment section below, “What is your grandest, juiciest, most satisfying story?”

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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