Dr. Eben Alexander is a force field. I had the Incredible opportunity to chat with him about his new work around consciousness.
Consciousness, you say? Yes… consciousness. In about five weeks, Dr. Alexander will launch his new book, Living in a Mindful Universe.
Here’s the thing. in order to be happy, we have to really surrender to the fact that we have these big, bulky, difficult, meandering minds. So how to tame them? It’s Eben Alexander’s choice at this moment to probe all of that, and we are the better for it.
If you’re not familiar with his work, he is an academic neurosurgeon who contracted Bubonic plague, went into a coma, and managed to travel to the other side. Instead of dying, he wrote about all of this in his best-selling book Proof of Heaven.
Eben was forever changed by this experience. Today he lives to tell anybody he can find about the transformational insights he received about the mind and the soul and how they travel together through time and space.
If this sounds esoteric, bear with it. You’re going to be glad you did. Eben Alexander is the real thing.
Listen to our conversation here…
Here’s what I learned:
- The importance of developing your “Observer self” and why that’s so helpful
- The first words he uttered after coming out of his coma, and why this matters
- The spiritual roots of the placebo effect
- How he used binaural beats and Sonic meditations to change his thinking
- How anyone can develop deeper spiritual connection and greater consciousness
- How the “gift of desperation” changes us forever
I hope you enjoy this chat as much as I did.
Next Podcast: An interview with Eben’s co-author, and sonic healing expert, Karen Newell, co-founder of Sacred Acoustics. Check this one out if you’re curious about the healing power of binaural beats.
Eben Alexander, MD, was an academic neurosurgeon for over 25 years, including 15 years at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School in Boston, with a passionate interest in physics and cosmology. He is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Proof of Heaven and The Map of Heaven.
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