I’ll be writing all about BEA Chicago in my first Monday opinion column on the self-publishing advice blog, shortly. But I wanted to bring you guys this highlight. Mavis Staples was there, promoting her book and giving a secret concert. I couldn’t go because I was at the Goodreads dinner that evening (also a wonderful event) but Christine Monroe from Kobo assures me she was completely fabulous — as ever. Mavis is super busy at the moment, what with promoting her book, a new documentary and finishing Pops Staples (her dad’s) posthumous album. “Mavis sang ‘Friendship’ from it at the show, and it was so…Continue reading
Thoughts are the breath of the mind. We can no more stop our minds from thinking than we can stop our lungs from breathing. The admonition to “Stop thinking!” is itself a thought. It doesn’t work.
What does work is positive use of Mental Mind to strengthen Deep Mind and Beyond Mind. This is how we develop our creative intelligence.