Celebrating how it works: Synchronicities and the living universe

I’m loving how my friend Mike Cohen, founder of the Center for Brain Training*, ended up at a Joe Dispenza event a week ago — when I’d only begun reading Dispenza’s massively compelling second book days before.

(How’s this for a title: Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself.)

Mike and I met twice upon his return so he could download what he’d picked up. And I could listen and upload . . . . (More tomorrow about this.)

Attending the event was a surprise to Mike himself. It wasn’t the kind of thing that was on his radar. Or as brain people might put it, it wasn’t the kind of thing his recticular activating system would seek out. 

The recticular activating system being the brain’s search engine. It only seeks what we’ve deemed important. It filters out all the rest — millions/trillions of bits of sensory data overload. 

Which is how the self-absorbed can miss all kinds of social cues, and how I can miss Monday Night Football for decades.

A last-minute invitation brought Mike to the Joe Dispenza event, so he could witness a large-scale brain mapping of the attendees. That’s catnip for a neurofeedback junkie. 

I love these synchronicities, these little nods we get from the living universe. The illusion of an impersonal cosmos falls away in those moments . . . 

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* The Center For Brain Training’s tagline explaining their mission: 

Neurofeedback Trains Your Brain
Changing Your Brain Changes Your Life

Pssst: The World Is Freaky Beautiful changes your thoughts, which changes your brain, which changes your life. Because positivity (and spirituality) (and creativity) (and whee) are life changing . . . .

For you 

Evan Griffith
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