Burt Goldman – accomplished author, photographer and musician – is not your typical 84-year-old by any means. His secret? Quantum Jumping.
Otherwise known as an advanced meditation and visualization technique that allows you to tap into the power of your subconscious mind and step into a new reality… or even another Universe.
Yes, we agree, this does sound a little far-flung. But when you hear how it’s transformed his life (at such a late age), and unearthed skills of people all over the world, you can’t help but be blown away but it’s power.
Daniel Suelo lives in caves in the canyonlands of Utah. He survives by harvesting wild foods and eating roadkill. He has no job, no bank account and does not accept government welfare. In fact, Suelo has no money at all.
Mark Sundeen, author of The Man Who Quit Money, admits many people would regard Suelo’s alternative lifestyle as bizarre. But the 2008 financial crash has led many to question the value of money. He explains some of the lessons found in Suelo’s philosophy.
Burgess Hill was a progressive boarding school in Hertfordshire, England in the 1960s. In this one-of-a-kind British boarding school nothing was forbidden and students were “allowed to find out for themselves whether conventions are good or bad.” In other words, plenty of cigarette smoking, mod styles, R&B dancing, abstract painting, and motorbike races.
Beneath the America we think we know lies a nation hidden from view – a nomadic nation, living on the roads, the rails and in the wild open spaces. In its deserts, forests, mountain ranges and on the plains, a huge population of modern nomads pursues its version of the American dream – to live free from the world of careers, mortgages and the white picket fence.
Harry Lee McGinnis could easily pass for 60 – he is, in fact, pushing 81. His secret? Never keeping still; a wander lust that impelled the American to set off on foot around the world.
“You want to live longer, go out and see the world. When you retire, don’t sit in front of the TV set and gain 20 or 50 pounds and drink the beer and eat the sandwiches and can hardly get out of the chair. Go see the world!”
One rainy afternoon an inspired 15-year old boy named John Goddard sat down at his kitchen table in Los Angeles and wrote three words at the top of a yellow pad, “My Life List.” Under that heading he wrote down 127 goals.
These were not simple or easy goals. They included climbing the world’s major mountains, exploring from source to mouth the longest rivers of the world, piloting the world’s fastest aircraft, running a mile in five minutes and reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica.
Now, a generation later, he has accomplished 109 of these quests, and has logged an impressive list of records in achieving them.