Evolutionary biologists write about vestigial organs and how they’ve lost most of their original function through evolution. What about the possibility of an organ that has an extraordinary new function waiting to evolve INTO? I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately in terms of my new skill, Upsight. I’ve been thinking about the possibility that I
The holidays are upon us — that wonderful, magical, terrifying, triggering time of the year! Fa-la-la-la-la, and all that jazz, as a dispassionate Lucy deadpans in the holiday classic, “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Mental health professionals know all too well that the holidays can be a tinderbox for people battling mental health issues — even
There was a time I fully believed the ad agency I owned with my wife had become a front for a secret porn empire she was running. I was also pretty sure my kids were replaced by shape-shifting aliens and government satellites were monitoring my every move. There was nothing anyone could do to make
In a previous blog, A Peek Into My Brain And The Gift I Call Upsight, I described how I see things through my brain’s new, multi-dimensional way of thinking. I explained that Upsight is a form of visual consciousness, a layered network of always moving, never static, images that are available to me any
After losing my mind and eventually finding my way back, I found myself with some incredible new gifts. I call my brain’s new, multidimensional way of seeing things “Upsight,” and it has led to some extraordinary insights and accelerated solutions. I’m now combining my marketing know-how, my first-hand experiences with mental disorders, and my “out-of-your-mind
Before I lost my mind, I was a successful marketing executive, business owner, husband and father. I had it all and I lost it all. A cocaine addiction led to mental illness that eventually landed me in a psychiatric hospital and ultimately left me homeless. For two years I was “lost,” literally and figuratively.
Earlier this year I stumbled across a phenomenon known as the ganzfeld effect. From Wikipedia: The ganzfeld effect (from German for “complete field”) or perceptual deprivation is a phenomenon of perception caused by exposure to an unstructured, uniform stimulation field. The effect is the result of the brain amplifying neural noise in order to look