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Book Review: “The Power of a Half Hour” by Tommy Barnett

The Power of a Half Hour: Take Back Your Life Thirty Minutes at a Time By Tommy Barnett WaterBrook Press, 2013 Available through Amazon in hardback and Kindle editions, as well as Audiobook CD and Audible versions. You can find it at other fine online and offline book sellers, as […]

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Book Review: “The Book of Afformations” by Noah St. John

The Book of Afformations: Discovering the Missing Piece to Abundant Health, Wealth, Love and Happiness, 4th Edition By Noah St. John Hay House, 2013 Available through Amazon in paperback, hardback and Kindle editions, as well as from other fine online and offline book sellers. Summary of The Book of Afformations: […]

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Has Social Conditioning Impaired Your Ability to Adapt to Change?

Carma Spence interviews Dr. Francois W. SauerBack in the day, before the Industrial Revolution, the pace of societal change was so slow that no one even noticed it. It was pretty much a forgone conclusion that the life of one’s children and the children of those children would be pretty much the same as your own. In this type of largely homogeneous community, ingrained perceptions and responses passed on from parent to child, one generation after another, were largely successful in meeting the situations that came up.

But the Industrial Revolution radically changed all that.

Society started to evolve and become more complex at an ever increasing rate. In fact, Alvin Toffler wrote about the reaction to this rapid change in his book Future Shock, published in 1970. And the change has only continued to accelerate since then.

Rapid advances in technology — telephones, television, computers, the Internet, e-mail and more — continuously bombard us with new information and create complex social environments, exposing us to different cultures and new ways of looking at and doing things.

In today’s world, it is no longer a good idea to rely on the perceptions and behaviors that served our parents well. This is where the new model of thought presented by Dr. Francois Sauer in his recently published book Relearn, Evolve, and Adapt can help. The book discusses a new blueprint for behavior which allows readers to examine the effectiveness of their current behavior patterns and to identify new modes of thought and behavior that will be more successful within their changing environments. The book explores

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