The Lost Art of Daydreaming: How to Use Your Imagination to Realize Your Dreams
In this post, I want to talk about the lost art of daydreaming and how it can be used to improve our mental health. When we were kids, our imaginations were full of curiousity and creative energy. As we’ve gotten older, our imaginations have become jaded by life and circumstance. When we were younger, our…
Bipolar Disorder: Mental Illness or Creative Superpower?
Since resceiving my diagnosis in 2004, It has always been fascinating to me that many eastern cultures view mental illness differently than medical professionals in the western hemisphere. Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia aren’t viewed so much as psychotic breaks as they are spiritual awakenings. In Shamanism, those who struggle with these mental illnesses aren’t considered…
Emotional Alchemy: Trauma Cannot Be Created or Destroyed, Only Transformed
In my previous post on emotional alchemy, I shared 3 techniques to convert toxic emotions, pain, and trauma into therapeutic offerings that benefit others. I also shared how, at the heart of emotional alchemy is this concept of energy transference. Where we take an emotion, painful memory, or traumatic event and we repurpose it. With…
BOTW #3: You Are The Placebo By Dr. Joe Dispenza
For this weeks, Read This: Book of the Week, I’m encouraging you all to read You Are The Placebo by Dr. Joe Dispenza. If you’re someone that’s serious about personal development and enjoys reading about the inspiring science outlining the power of the human mind and how to maximize human potential, this book will NOT…
QOTD #16: The Case For Scientific Mysticism
Rather than being at odds, it’s possible for science and spirituality to work in concert to advance humanities understanding of the world. To this, I say, “long live the scientific mystic!
QOTD #3: Einstein’s Day Dream – The Science of Creative Visualization
For today’s quote of the day, we’re examining how, arguably, the world’s greatest scientific minds of all time, harnessed the faculty of his imagination to make one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs. In our last installment of our QOTD posts, we talked about some of the negative ways our imagination can express itself and how…