Begin the new year on a positive note with Dreamland and Whitley Strieber! We've all tried positive thinking techniques, and have all discovered the same thing--they often don't work. But what DOES work? Find out on Dreamland's New Year's special with expert Mitch Horowitz.
It's likely that almost all of us have read at least one book such as 'the Secret,' and made an unsettling discovery: positive thinking techniques are flawed, in the sense that many of them don't work. And yet the positive thinking movement is a powerful undercurrent in modern thought. This cannot be because it doesn't work. In fact, for some people under some circumstances, it does.
Mitch Horowitz has made a study of positive thinking, and has come to understand what works and what doesn't and why certain techniques can have a powerful and life-changing effect if used correctly. In this interview, he discusses his new book, One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life.
Mitch is vice-president and editor-in-chief at Tarcher/Penguin, the division of Penguin books dedicated to metaphysical literature. He frequently writes about and discusses alternative spirituality in the national media, including CBS Sunday Morning, Dateline NBC, All Things Considered, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, BoingBoing, Time.com, and CNN.com. He appears in recent mini-documentaries on the history of positive thinking
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He is also the editor of Whitley Strieber's books the Key and Solving the Communion Enigma.
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