Out Now: Path Of The Warrior-Mystic

My latest book, The Path Of The Warrior-Mystic, is now available in the USA. Mitch Horowitz, PEN Award–winning author of Occult America and The Miracle Club, has said that “As steeped in magic, rite, and hidden history as he is in good sense, Angel delivers the book on positive manhood for which our culture has been yearning.” Here is a little about the book.

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Freud, Jung And The Influence of Hypnotism

The founders of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung, both practiced hypnotism early on in their careers. And, it has been claimed, they, and psychoanalysis, were influenced by it. Here’s how hypnotism affected Freud and Jung, for better or worse.

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Awakening And De-Hypnotizing From False Beliefs

“This world is one of hypnotisation,” said Swami Vivekenanda (1863-1902). “Whatever you tell yourself that you become.” Yet, Vivekenanda claimed, we must “de-hypnotize” ourselves from wrong beliefs. In this, he was in agreement with the Western fields of hypnosis and positive thinking, though he departs in significant ways from them. Here, we look at de-hypnotizing ourselves from negative influences and negative, internal, self-talk and becoming our true Self.

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Take Manageable Risks

“Thinking which does not connect with constructive action becomes a disease,” said Henry Ford. That disease is fear. We all have fears, of course. But the lives of some people are determined by their fear. Others are always trying something new. But, in facing our fears, we have to distinguish between taking manageable and unmanageable risks and between mindful and mindless risks.

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Papus: Magician, Martinist, And Medical Hypnotist

Known today for founding the ritualistic Martinist Order, and for his writings on magic, Gérard Encausse was one of France’s most prominent, pioneering, and respected medical hypnotists. Indeed, for Encausse (and for 19th century France) there was a great deal of overlap between the magical and the medical. Here, we explore some of the stranger connections.

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Ten Healthy Ways To Let Go of Stress

Increasingly, we live our lives in a state of stress, worried about the future. Yet, being stressed doesn’t help. In fact, long-term, stress can cause serious health problems. Here are ten healthy ways to reduce your stress.

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Aim Further Than You Need To

A moderate aim is often just a compromise that we make with ourselves. And it won’t excite you for long. If you want to take consistent action, you need to think further. Here’s why.

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Quitting Addictions: The One Big Mindset Shift

Addictions can take numerous forms: from injecting illegal drugs to smoking, from alcoholism to habitual eating (and habitual sugar consumption in particular), and from depending on coffee to wake up to binge-watching television at night. Here, we look at the one big mindset shift that needs to happen if you’re not only going to quit an addiction but are going to become the very best you can be.

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