Synchronicity: The Art of Coincidence, Choice, and Unlocking Your Mind

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"Synchronicity is teeming with delightful and often compelling surprises about the nature of meaningful coincidences in contemporary life. The author's prose is playful, provocative, and profound. Though you may not agree with all of Professor Surprise's conclusions, this book should be required reading for anyone wanting to understand the magnificence and mystery of synchronicity."
--Gary E. Schwartz, PhD, professor of psychology and medicine, The University of Arizona, and ...
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"Synchronicity is teeming with delightful and often compelling surprises about the nature of meaningful coincidences in contemporary life. The author's prose is playful, provocative, and profound. Though you may not agree with all of Professor Surprise's conclusions, this book should be required reading for anyone wanting to understand the magnificence and mystery of synchronicity."
--Gary E. Schwartz, PhD, professor of psychology and medicine, The University of Arizona, and author of The Sacred Promise

"An interesting mix of mythology, neuroscience, and common sense, this book takes a serious, but light-hearted look at the way synchronicity works and the degree to which it can be controlled. Going well beyond the ideas of Jung, synchronicity's discoverer, psychotherapist Surprise draws on anthropology, String Theory, and Walt Disney to make the case that our internal states do effect external events...."
--Anna Jedrziewski, New Age Retailer

The experience of meaningful coincidences is universal. They are reported by people of every culture, every belief system, and every time period. Synchronicity examines the evidence for the human influence on the meaningfulness of events, and the way the modern computational model of the mind predicts how we create meaning.

It demonstrates that these events, based on the activity of the mind, are caused by the person who perceives them.

In this fascinating work, you will:

  • Learn to use your amazing ability to create synchronistic events
  • Discover how your mind creates the reality you experience
  • Unlock your brain's vast resources of connectivity and creativity
  • Change from living as a separate being to living as a part of the unified whole

Synchronicity will show you how you already create events around you, and make you a conscious co-creator of your reality. Dr. Surprise describes the miracles of your brain's processes, merging the worlds of modern physics and ancient mysticism to reveal abilities you have always possessed, but which were not fully understood--until now.

Learn to make reality dance to the rhythms of your thoughts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781601631831
  • Publisher: Career Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/22/2012
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 424,407
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Kirby Surprise received his doctorate in counseling psychology from the Institute for Integral Studies. He works in an advanced outpatient program for the State of California where he assesses, diagnoses, and treats clients with psychotic and delusional disorders. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area. Dr. Allan Combs is author of more than 100 articles, chapters, and books on consciousness and the brain. He is co-editor of the Journal of Conscious Evolution, and associate editor of Dynamical Psychology. Combs's most recent book is Consciousness Explained Better.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Chapter 1 You Have an Amazing Ability 13

Chapter 2 Don't Believe Everything You Think 29

Chapter 3 Full Spectrum Reflection 41

Chapter 4 The Diagnostic Dilemma 59

Chapter 5 Synchronicity and Enlightenment 77

Chapter 6 Satori in a Can 91

Chapter 7 The Big Picture 113

Chapter 8 More to You Than Meets the Eye 129

Chapter 9 Mystical Mumbo Gumbo 147

Chapter 10 Tulpaware Party 169

Chapter 11 Mystery Tour 183

Chapter 12 Altered States of Consciousness 203

Chapter 13 Illusions and Anomalies 221

Chapter 14 Practical Magic 239

Last Words 263

Notes 267

Bibliography 269

Index 277

About the Author 283

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