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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 …

A SCARY TIME FOR BOYS?

Recently NowThis Politics posted a song by Lynzy Lab which notes the many reasons it’s scary for women and then mocks “it’s a scary time for boys” in chorus before flipping the script and repeating “it’s not …

UNSURPRISING PERSONALITY DEFICITS

Harvey Weinstein’s behavior makes my stomach turn. It deserves punishment, and Hollywood needs reform, but I leave that discussion for others. My intention is to adjust our expectations of leaders and normalize understanding of low-functioning …

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.)