(This is mostly a rehash of all my old posts, but told and shown in brightly new ways!)
I want to write about The Secret and how it compares to my enlightenment with ayahuasca.
Back in 2006, Rhonda Byrne published The Secret and it quickly became a self-help bestseller. After hearing about it from my brothers girlfriend, I hopped on the new-age bandwagon and borrowed her audiobook, then bought the movie.
I understood the concept, I thought frequently about the science behind it before ever having heard of the book (I’ve read a lot of books on physics and string theory). I fully understood how and why it worked – but I did so on the superficial level. I haven’t actually experienced it. I didn’t have the feel for it. The feel that can only come with experience.
Feelings are felt in the limbic system – a place of no…
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