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How to spot them — and what to do when you do

This essay on predatory personalities is adapted from my forthcoming book Cosmic Habit Force (Jan 2022). I am providing it free and in full because of the urgency of its message. If you find it useful, please consider preordering the book. — MH

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Success author Napoleon Hill…

Mitch in Brooklyn, 2021. Pic by Ebru Yildiz.

What is owed to today’s readers and listeners?

What is the role of spiritual language today? Many great figures in spiritual history have communicated in profoundly simple or parabolic terms, from Lao Tzu to Zen master DT Suzuki, while others, from philosophers Immanuel Kant to William James, have navigated the rapids of complexity.

What is owed to the…

A new talk on mind power with a highlighted passage.

“The essential purpose of life is self-expression”

“If I am right about ability of thought to concretize experience then it begs the question: what is mind causation for? …

On the road in Queens, New York.

How riding can return you to yourself

Wellness means dealing with both psyche and physicality. The two are not different. After years of spiritual and therapeutic experiment, I can offer one simple life change that can prove that to you — and dramatically improve all facets of your life.

Get a bike. Nothing fancy, it can be…

One of Major-League Baseball’s Iconic Pitchers Reveals the Not-So-Secret Source ofHis Success: the Metaphysics of Thought

The following article appeared in the September 2003 issue of Science of Mind magazine.

By mid-summer of 2001, 23-year-old Barry Zito was in a major slump. The Oakland A’s star young pitcher was winding down his second big-league season with a 6–7 win-loss record and an earned-run average of 5.07…

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All you need to do is try

American philosopher William James (1842–1910) yearned to find a practical spirituality, one that produced concrete improvements in happiness.

The Harvard physician grew encouraged, especially in his final years, by his personal experiments with New Thought, which he called “the religion of healthy-mindedness.” I challenge today’s seekers to continue James’s search…

Mitch Horowitz

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