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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 […]

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How to Experience the Incredible Energy of Authentic Optimism by Greg Kuhn

“Dumb suffering is the kind of suffering you’re compulsively drawn back to over and over again out of habit. It’s familiar, and thus perversely comfortable. Smart suffering is the kind of pain that surprises you with valuable teachings and inspires you to see the world with new eyes.”—Rob Brezsny Happy Hump Day. Or that’s what […]

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What Could Be Worse Than Being a Zombie? Guest post by the inimitable Greg Kuhn

“OMG YOU GUYS it has come to my attention that SOMEONE on the internet is saying that my fictional 19th century zombies are NOT SCIENTIFICALLY SOUND. Naturally, I am crushed. To think, IF ONLY I’d consulted with a zombologist or two before sitting down to write, I could’ve avoided ALL THIS EMBARRASSMENT.”―Cherie Priest I am […]

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How You Can Use Quantum Physics to Become a Real-Life Superhero

“What’s the use of old and frozen thought?”—Rumi If you’ve shown up at the party of this blog, you already know I’m a superfan of social media. Since I dove in 10 months ago, I have heard so many AMAZING stories, greatly expanded what I believe is possible and am flooded now (in a good […]

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What if tragedy and unhappiness are nothing but a rumor, cemented into our consciousness by years of faulty conditioning?

“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.” –Marie Curie 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 […]

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What The Hangover Part III taught me about quantum physics

“There’s a certain delusional quality that all successful people have. They have to believe that something different can happen.”—Will Smith Okay, true confession. I didn’t see The Hangover Part III. Didn’t even see the second in the trilogy. But what this one-star summer bomb demonstrates is our tendency to repeat ourselves again and again, day […]

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“There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”—Arthur Conan Doyle

“Really, weren’t these facts just placeholders until the long view could really assert itself?”—David Levithan I’m a journalist, trained, degreed, the whole nine yards. In fact, I stated my illustrious journalism career at the Kansas City Star, the same newspaper where Ernest Hemingway and Walt Disney started their road to fame. The last few years, […]

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That was easy!!

“Our thoughts hold more medicine than many of the astonishing breakthroughs of our time.”– Kris Carr I am so happy to be back home and ready to ease back into my regular writing routine. Traveling is so much fun, but so is talking about it. Or rather writing about it which I do on my […]

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“My mind is a bad neighborhood I try not to go into alone.”–@Anne Lamott

“Thinking the physical world is all that matters is like shutting oneself up in a small closet and imagining there is nothing beyond it.”—Eben Alexander One of the great joys in my life is knowing the universe is so much bigger than anything I can conceive, in knowing that miracles (or what we call miracles) […]

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“Whether we love, or close our hearts to love, is a mental choice we make, every moment of every day.”—Marianne Williamson

“Observations not only disturb what is to be measured, they produce it.” Pascual Jordan, German physicist This is a story about a speck and infinity. Since infinity is a rather difficult concept to grasp, I’m going to use the metaphor of this familiar painting: For the sake of argument, let’s pretend Mona Lisa here is […]

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