Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Analysis of Anything (Mostly) in order to Improve Quality of Life

Before you can improve your self or your life, you apparently have to know how to think...

I had to analyze analysis in order to be able to research self help as a subject and 1) prove that it worked or not, 2) see if there was an underlying system which enabled its efficacy where it did.

More specifically, you have to know how to analyze the world around you.

And you're in luck - I was able to simplify analysis so anyone could understand and use it to improve the quality of their own life...

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Thomas Troward Collected Works Available

Complete Thomas Troward Collection

review Complete Thomas Troward Collection Welcome to this singularly complete collection of Judge Thomas Troward’s works.

The result of studying his works is to gain an intense understanding of the underlying laws this universe operates from, quite apart from personal revelations which are welcome distractions as you read.

I’ve collected these works from years of research. I found that Troward was a singular source-point for a great deal, if not all, of American self-help classics. Charles F. Haanel (Master Key System) and Napoleon Hill (Think and Grow Rich, Law of Success) both quote Troward and amplify the underlying principles he stated in his lectures, as well as other writings. So in this collection, you have the original works which greatly forwarded the New Thought philosophic movement. Historically, had Troward been absent, New Thought would not have gained the impetus and presence it has enjoyed up to the present.

Another point to keep in mind is that Troward wrote from a decidedly Christian view. All his comparatives are with and against Biblical references, ultimately. While he learned Eastern languages and studied all the Indian religions’ Bibles in that native language (and the Jewish and Christian Bibles in Hebrew and Greek), he lectured in the Queen’s English. So for a modern American to try to simply read his works can be tantamount to trying to understand original Shakespeare straight up. There is my reason for suggesting study, not reading. The only simpler approach I would suggest is to read Hill, then Haanel, then Troward. This backwards approach gives you progressively more difficult English to work through while you already have the simple principles to hand. While you can read Hill a page at a time, Haanel is best studied by the paragraph. Troward seems best digested by the sentence. With these caveats in mind, the depth of Troward’s understanding will then be more fully accessible to you.

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Thomas Troward was Her Majesty’s Assistant Commissioner and later Divisional Judge of the North Indian Punjab from 1869 until his retirement in 1896. It is this later period for which he is best remembered and most celebrated; in it he was at last able to devote himself to his great interest in metaphysical and esoteric studies.

He had already thoroughly digested all of the sacred books of the oriental religions and they had certainly influenced his spiritual ideas. While in India, he learned the language of the country.

He studied all of the bibles of the world, including the Koran, Hindu scriptures and books of Raja Yoga. His studies in original Hebrew provided the foundation for his book, Bible Mystery and Bible Meaning.

The philosopher William James characterized Troward’s Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science as "far and away the ablest statement of philosophy I have met, beautiful in its sustained clearness of thought and style, a really classic statement."

On May 16, 1916, at the age of 69, Thomas Troward passed from this plane. He will be recognized in history as a contributing influence to Religious Science, the New Thought Movement in the United States and Great Britain, and also, to some extent, to the more liberal ideas of the Church of England.

This book contains the full text of:

  • The Edinburgh Lectures
  • The Dore Lectures
  • The Creative Process in the Individual
  • The Law and the Word

Hardcover, 779 pages.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Genevieve Behrend - Complete Works Now Available

Complete Genevieve Behrend Collection

review Complete Genevieve Behrend Collection IMAGINE you were able to sit at the feet of the greatest thinker alive – a man who had distilled the complete philosophical data from all the world’s major religions. Who lectured about his research and then wrote popular, bestselling books on those same findings. Whose published works were revolutionary in concept – while the ideas behind them were ancient and whose origins were themselves lost in antiquity, at least, until he started lecturing about them.

And then imagine that you were his only student. That you had his undivided attention for your studies. That you could ask him anything you wanted.

That is exactly the scene which Genevieve Behrend found herself in.

She had read Thomas Troward’s Edinburgh and Dore lectures and then started applying these to herself. When he defined the Law of Attraction and how to apply it to your own life – she took these words to heart and applied them to those things she most wanted.

She figured she needed a princely sum to be able to journey to England and become the student of Thomas Troward. By applying these teachings (which she describes in the books herein) she made her dreams come true. She got the money, she got her trip, she became that student.

And gave the world an insight into this legendary mind which no one at the time or since has accomplished.

Her own world changed as a result. She wrote two books, and found herself in such demand that she spent the rest of her life lecturing and traveling.

As you listen to “The Secret” DVD, you hear teachers who tell you that all this is possible. When you read the books following, you see that Behrend created – in the early 1920′s, in a male-dominated world – a dream life that any today would love to have.

She showed us that these principles are accurate, that they work when exactly applied, than anyone can use them to change their lives completely – to one which has only existed in their dreams before this point.

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How To Attract To Yourself The Things You Desire

The power within you which enables you to form a thought picture is the starting point of all there is. In its original state it is the undifferentiated formless substance of life. Your thought picture forms the mould (so to speak) into which this formless substance takes shape.

Visualizing, or mentally seeing things and conditions as you wish them to be, is the condensing, the specializing power in you that might be illustrated by the lens of a magic lantern. The magic lantern is one of the best symbols of this imaging faculty. It illustrates the working of the Creative Spirit on the plane of the initiative and selection (or in its concentrated specializing form) in a remarkably clear manner.

This picture slide illustrates your own mental picture -invisible in the lantern of your mind until you turn on the light of your will. That is to say, you light up your desire with absolute faith that the Creative Spirit of Life, in you, is doing the work. By the steady flow of light of the will on the Spirit, your desired picture is projected upon the screen of the physical world, an exact reproduction of the pictured slide in your mind.

When all said and done, happiness is the one thing which every human being wants, and the study of visualization enables you to get more out of life than you ever enjoyed before. Increasing possibilities keep opening out, more and more, before you.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Napoleon Hill - Law of Success PDF

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Law of Attraction Secrets - Revealed

Secrets to the Law of Attraction

Secrets to the Law of Attraction - Special Edition THERE IS NOTHING MORE FASCINATING than the Law of Attraction.

Like a multi-faceted jewel, you turn it one way and then another, seeking to find the most beautiful side – but they all sparkle and bedazzle.

For the oddest thing is that the Law of Attraction is both a self-fulfilling prophecy and the universal solvent. Nothing can contain it, but once you find it, everything is explained – and predicted.

My trail in this lead through “The Secret” DVD. And of course I told everyone important to me about it. Even explaining it in a single sentence (“You are what you think.”) was the easiest philosophical discussion I have ever had.

One day, I was looking for a reference and typed in the phrase “Law of Attraction” – and found that there were dozens upon dozens of references stashed on my computer from the various researches I had been doing – of course, figuring that I’d “get around to them” at some point.

And it was then I knew I had my work cut out for me. These were books in all sorts of formats and stylings – from authors who had written in the earlier century, if not earlier.

I knew that my job was to present these authors to the world again – so people don’t have to reinvent the wheel in this century.

People who were searching for information deserved to find it, simply. But most of it was unavailable for easy search – since many of these didn’t show up on any fast Google search, or on Amazon or eBay.

Our modern Internet Age is the way these books came my way – and so I had to give back. I had to dig out these authors, format their works for easy reading, and provide marketing so that people could find that they again existed.

For any student of the Law of Attraction, you deserve to be able to find the data you need – that data you want to attract into your life.

Hardback, 303 pages.

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Famous Author Best Seller Books - The Route

Newsletter October 2011

The Route of Famous Author Best Seller Books

And again, welcome to all our new members!

Famous Authors have long been a route to personal and spiritual freedom. Through using their best seller books, many people have become free of stress and effort in their lives. The logical extension of this is now the CD and DVD with video's, MP3's and ebooks. This month, we examine these for you, and I reveal our most popular books, based on the hundreds of items I offer on

First, lets get our freebie out to you - something we provide you every month: 

Best Seller Books by Famous Authors"Ideal Made Real" (free ebook download here) is a book by Christian Larson, which tells about how you take the dream inside you and enable it to become the world around you. While subtitled as a beginner's guide to metaphysics, it's 7 rules of "How to Begin" will help anyone move onto their personal path of self-improvement.

This month, as has become usual, we cover 4 main areas:

  • Ability - Best Self-Help Books

  • Economics- Wealth and Abundance, Online Business, Site Building

  • Spirit - Spritual Training

  • Nature our local Missouri farm, plus observations from simpler, natural living.

And I always include a Resources section so you can access all the proven programs in each area. And as I find more, I add them. But only the one's I find personally effective to recommend.

While I work on some more than others, there seems to be progress made on all fronts as these are all interconnected.

Ability and Spiritual Training

Famous Authors have long been a route to personal and spiritual freedom. Through using their best seller books, many people have become free of stress and effort in their lives. The logical extension of this is now the CD and DVD with video's, MP3's and ebooks.

My own route in this was in researching successful best-selling dead authors to see if there were a common ground they shared. (They had to be dead in order to ensure any personal charisma wasn't a factor - whichi is readily apparent with many modern authors.)

This study found that the majority of the best selling authors either were claimed as New Thought authors, or based their studies on New Thought classics.

ABest seller books by famous authors hold keys to success.nother commonality - which was recently reminded to me - is that all of these authors were extremely well-read, or had devoted a great section of their lives to studying the humankind condition and distilling what was regarded as "secrets" (even though they were and are quite out in the open.)

Dale Carnegie critiqued more speeches than any person known in history. Napoleon Hill interviewed over 500 of the movers and shakers in his and our day. Thomas Troward studied all the major religions in their own language while a Judge in provincial India. Modernly, Stephen Covey studied 200 years of modern self-help literature, which included the above, before he came out with his 7 Habits.

All of these authors distilled the common principles which drive people as motivations. They each distilled what would make a person successful. And their best seller books resulted.

This month, I invested time in simply rounding up the books which people have found to be valuable. While I already had a list ofFamous Authors on my site, which laid all this out, I created a new set of pages just to deal with uncommon best seller books which all fit into this category - and actually follow the criteria above, which you'll see as you check them out.

I hold that there are four areas of study which a person would get great gain by - and I held that these four areas of study formed a system which interlocked one with the others to forge a path to enlightenment, satori, cosmic consciousness, or however you'd want to describe it:

And while I went this route to get all enlightened first, I found as I studied the condition out that these same materials can restore all sorts of native abilities meanwhile - even without having achieved some personal high state of beingness. Which is a nice thing to know. I wrote this all up in a blog called "A Modern View" and have left it pretty much alone since then. I did extract all the material and put it into some sort of order in a huge book called "Winning Your Infinite Future" - which is a free download from (or you can read the nearly 800 pages there if you want.)

With any luck, I'll take up in later monthly newsletters some of the rest of these as part of that system - though it's really discussed either in the blog/book above, or in Freedom Is - (period.)


Modern business economics depends on leveraging the Internet.This month wasn't heavy on blog posts. (Hope to rectify this soon.) I've been again working on streamlining a web-publishing system I can use immediately for my day job, and later to distribute my cartoon work.

Here's some core data about SEO and a system you can develop which will help you with all those various properties you've set up and may have difficulty keeping up with now...

SEO is search engine optimizing - which is just arranging your data in a form the search engines will be able to digest it in. Essentially, search engines work in words, so you have to take advantage of all the parts to a web page which explain that page in words. Like the page title (shows up in most browser bars), and alt-tags for images. You also want to have your key words which describe the site in those places as well in the headings on the page. And the page should talk about that keyword as a subject and help the search engines decide where to put it (an article about Tiger Woods is different from tigers in the woods.)

And there are some details to this, but that's the general concept.

For those of you (like me) who have more blogs and other properties than they know what to do with, I'd suggest you check out - this has an autopost function which will accept most of the major blogging platforms and you can add your own hosted blog in there as well. (Most of them, anyway.) When you post to Posterous, you then post to all the rest of these as well. So it's a nice little system of keeping things updated. Now there are also and, but they are different ways to do this, and aren't as graphically-enabled as Posterous. If you only want to update your statuses to the microblogs, then you can try Hellotxt or Hootsuite - both have their advantages and disadvantages.

And if you've followed these tips as I've given them over the months, then you'll know the whole system I've worked up. But of course, I'm telling you but never going to actually work this up and sell it. Because the lesson of Internet Marketing guru's is just this: when you do, enough people start spamming with it that it quits working. So you are essentially in the situation of "taking the money and running." And most of these "guru's" are actually continually in search of the "next big thing". (If they'd kept their mouth shut, they could simply exploit their little system as a service and make a tidy income for years.) The philosophical base of this is that the more you can help others, the more help you'll receive. So utilizing the Internet to broadcast or syndicate your message will help everyone concerned.


The farm continues into the Fall. We had a very dry July and then some rain in August and September, but the ponds are quite low now and the grass really didn't recover after June. But my cows have generally done well, and the calves are all pot-bellied and starting to put their winter coats on as it begins to cool down.

We're now readying our last steer for processing this month, and I'll have 9 more starting next spring. Hopefully, these will be as easy to sell.

I plan to split this off into it's own newsletter next month, so we're a bit light on copy this time. However, I'll leave you with another cute picture of ione of my cow-calf pairs (her name is Sock, because it has only one white foot - down there in the tall grass)...

New calf, Socks, keeping up with mom in tall grass.

Resources for your Personal/Spiritual Improvement:

Freedom Is book now available!Again, a listing of the various online courses and lessons you can take. All these lessons are free, and many contain PDF downloads so you can print them off, or use Adobe Acrobat to search through them as part of your own studies and research. Several are based on published books, which is an inexpensive way to collect a study guide and book at the same time. Do print these off as you can, high-light and dog-ear as you want - this is one of the very best ways to apply them to your own life.

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So I hope this newsletter has found you in good health and typically abundant prosperity in all you do.

Again, your path is your own. What I tell you here is simply what I've found personally workable. You can take it and do what you want with it. 

But until next month (outside of any lessons you still have coming) - have a great life and enjoy each moment as you create it!

Robert C. Worstell - author, visionary, artist, writer, publisher