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2.0 out of 5 stars Way, way too out there for me, February 19, 2012
This review is from: Finding Your Way in a Wild New World: Reclaim Your True Nature to Create the Life You Want (Hardcover)
I consider myself a somewhat new-agey person. I believe in things I am far too embarrassed to admit to my agnostic brother, my Catholic best friend, and basically anyone who I've heard mock any metaphysical stuff, ever. I have an open-mind and love the quote, "there are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy."
And I've been a very strong fan of Martha Beck through the years. I loved Finding your North Star, the Joy Diet, and the Four-Day Win.

But this book was way too far out there for me. Bending spoons and "being one" with objects and things...sorry, I'm not buying it. At times it did seem like an ad for her uber-expensive Africa coaching sessions. I really love her O magazine articles, but I strongly suspect the editors there (wisely) keep her more woo-woo ideas out of them. If you want her advice, Finding Your North Star is far and away her best book.

The problem, I realize, might be *me*-that I'm just not open-minded or metaphysical enough-but I think most Americans will find this book too out there.
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Initial post: Feb 27, 2012 11:22:20 AM PST
i agree. this book is a bit out there for an author who proports to be a rational person who believes that everything hasa rational explanation. i found this book out there as well. glad to know that others feel the same.
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