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TRANCE STATES & FUNDAMENTAL COGNITIVE MANIPULATIONS

Trance States Trance states are neurocognitive postures which allow streamlined function of being. At work, we call these “flow states.“ In meditation, we call them “mindfulness.“ In evangelicalism, we call this a “trance,” “vision,” or …

MALE SUCCESS PATHWAYS

In researching neuroscience and working with men in my practice, it’s become clear that men possess two primary pathways for transcending their present circumstances. The reasons appear to be both cultural and neurological, distinct yet …

SUBSTANCE USE & LIFE IMPROVEMENT

As clients increasingly come for coaching while taking or having taken various mind altering substances, and as individuals in my community increasingly rely on alcohol, nicotine, and medications, an important aspect of being is increasingly …

HABITS, GOAL EXECUTION, & WEIGHT LOSS

Yesterday I noticed a famous trainer on Instagram encouraging people to “not give up with their resolutions and just power through!” to lose weight. This is terrible motivational advice. Willpower fails to compel or support …

WHAT GROWTH FEELS LIKE

A Dream of Struggle I had a dream in which I encountered all the situations that upset me in the last 15 years, projected into the future. I agonized, wondering “Did I make the right …

HOW TO CONQUER FEAR QUICKLY

Neurolinguistic programming is the art of training your brain to experience joy when a particular fearful or bad sensation occurs. Results are wildly effective at neutralizing fear by changing bad patterns into open doors of …

HOW CHARACTER FORMS NEUROSIS

(This idea, from Claudio Naranjo’s Character and Neurosis, has been one of my most powerful tools for helping clients balance their internal processes and find healthy self-awareness.)

THE MUSIC MAJOR HIRE 3: IQ EQ CQ AQ

In The Music Major Hire 3 we covered multidisciplinary talents of musicians. If you’re hiring in the tech or creative fields, you’ve likely heard about IQ EQ CQ AQ. These identifiers can be personally empowering

THE MUSIC MAJOR HIRE 2: POLYMATHS

Previously, in Hire a Music Major, I said people with music degrees “are anthropologists, journalists, scientists, and artists, with mastery in the sonic foundations of culture and communication.” Let’s unpack that statement.  

ALL MEMORY IS EQUAL

If you think other people have better brains, stop. That’s a lie. It’s false – a deception conjured by supremacists and self-declared despots intent on solidifying their own identity for their own ego by