Mental Chemistry

Adaptability is key. -  Marc Andreessen

Early 20th century experiments with parasites on plants found that when infested rose bushes were brought into a room and placed in front of a closed window and allowed to dry out, the parasites, previously wingless, changed to winged insects. After the metamorphosis, the insects left the plants, flew to the window, and then crept upwards on the glass towards slight cracks in the window frame.

Unable to secure nothing more to eat or drink from this now dead source, the tiny insects found that the only method by which they could save themselves from starvation was to grow temporary wings and fly.

The parasites desire changed their molecular structure through mental chemistry.

Mental chemistry was a term popularized by spiritual author Charles Haanel and was defined by him as the science of undergoing the changing of conditions through the operation of the mind.

Haanel indicated that even the lowest order of life makes use of mental...

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Dwell On Possibility

You are not the same person you were 365 days ago.

There is cell, blood and tissue regeneration. People have come and gone. Countless miles traveled. Physical adventure and immeasurable displays of emotion. Old beliefs discarded and new ones nurtured.

Change.

Some of it conscious, most of it, not so much.

Every one of those “365 day – 24 hour” time-capsules carried equal importance. Day 148? Just as significant as day 241 or 300. So that third Thursday last Spring (the one you can’t remember) was just as beneficial as say New Year’s Day or the anniversary of your sobriety or cancer-in-remission checkup. And that arbitrary Monday last month holds as much significance in your growth as the day you walked across the stage and accepted your diploma or held your newborn for the first time. Every day contributed to where you are in this moment. And if you LIKE where you are at this time, then keep feeding your days with the same fuel of thoughts, words and...

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