Archive for September 2008

Killing Bugs

Many people assume I went vegetarian and then vegan because I care about animals. That’s a common perception, but as I’ve mentioned before, it isn’t the truth. The truth is essentially the opposite. My compassion for animals developed only after I made these dietary changes. Going vegetarian in 1993 and then vegan in 1997 both…

Zen Habits Interview, Facebook Page, Free Book Bonuses, and More

If you’re up for some fresh content, Zen Habits just posted a monstrous new interview with me. Leo Babauta asked really good questions, so I gave them a lot of thought. This interview is very long — nearly 7,000 words — about the length of a typical book chapter. I promise you it isn’t fluff…

Personal Development for Smart People Book Is Here

Now here’s a surprise — my book Personal Development for Smart People has launched early. The original release date was October 15th, but the book has already shipped and is available now. You can get it at Amazon.com and in many major bookstores, including Borders, Barnes & Noble, Books a Million, and Hastings. The major…

Raw Spirit Festival Review

Last weekend I attended the Raw Spirit Festival in Sedona, Arizona. This was my first time attending. I had a great time, and I’m glad I went. This festival was packed with activity, including lectures, workshops, cooking demos, 250 vendors, and of course lots of raw food. To write up a chronological play-by-play of the…

You Know You Are a Raw Foodist When…

… your microwave oven has been converted into a sprout and herb garden. … you can’t remember the last time you visited the “other side” of the grocery store. … you measure the time since your last illness in decades. … you spend more time thinking about digestion than sex. … you consume your own…

Free Sample Chapter of Personal Development for Smart People

You can now download a Free PDF that includes the Introduction and Chapter 1 of my book. Feel free to share this with anyone you think would be interested in it. This PDF doesn’t include the nice formatting and layout of the print book, but the content is the same. The subject of Chapter 1…

Physical vs. Non-Physical Reality

If you can clearly and vividly imagine what you want, why does it take so long for that vision to show up in physical reality? I’ve addressed this question once before in the article “Why Do Intentions Take So Long to Manifest?” In this article I’ll answer this question from a different angle. The first…

How to Raise Your Financial Vibration

In this article I’ll share some practical tips for raising your financial vibration and expanding your financial comfort zone. If you dislike the term vibration, don’t worry about it — it’s arbitrary anyway. Feel free to substitute other words like acuity, prowess, intelligence, or even results. Over time we tend to fall into financial patterns…