Tips on Keeping Mind and Body Young
By Jesse Anson Dawn

Jesse Anson Dawn (at age 63), author of the national award-winning book Never "Old," plus The Rejuvenator¹s Bible, speaks out about a most stirring subject: how to personally control the unwanted effects of "aging."

Presently answering the question:
"Can you tell me more about how to activate the rejuvenating effects of auto-suggestion? "

Dear Readers, Among the many methods and techniques I practice for self-renewal, what has come to be called "auto-suggestion" brings me the most effective and joyfully positive results. And so I am giving auto-suggestion renewed attention in this column, especially since I have discovered new ways to focus and increase its effect.

Clearly, if we consider all the amazing feats humanity has accomplished, the astounding inventions and physical skills, progressive abilities of mind-over-body are perhaps the most vitally important to human-physical life. And it¹s amid this field that I strive to make a significant contribution to humanity, doing so by revealing the vast potential of my effective approach that "aging" is, for the most part, a side-effect of psychological, dietary and environmental variables. . .

All of which brings us to the here-and-now of this article, whereby, if you care to, you can learn about the powerful mind-body procedure now known as auto-suggestion (also, less appropriately called "self-hypnosis").

But whatever you choose to call this paramount process, an important thing to remember is this: the best time to practice auto-suggestion is just before you fall asleep, for it is THEN that the mind is most easily cleared for directed results.

Also, I should emphasize that to initiate a clear path for auto-suggestion to enter the realm of deep-sleep (where the procedure takes full effect), it greatly helps to first mentally repeat this three-word mantra:

"CLEAR-SLEEP-HEAL. . . " But remember it may take several repetitions of telling yourself to "CLEAR-SLEEP-HEAL" to make your mind open and lucid enough to effectively absorb verbal direction. THEN, when you feel free of distractions and internal dialogue, and you¹re clearly ready to fall asleep, THEN is the TIME to tell your body what you want it to do.

In my case, for decades now, this practice continually works well when I direct it by repeating what I call my Pre-Sleep Heal-Up. But take note that the rhyming, song-like nature of this "heal-up" is merely my own personal recipe, and lyrical rhyming is not what matters when doing this.

What REALLY matters is the MESSAGE, TIMING and ABILITY to get your body to LISTEN and OBEY your directions, thus sparking the continuous body-cell-renewal process called mitosis (mitosis being the Creator-Healer within us, the Bodyguard I call the BodyGod). And the way I mentally jump-start this wonderfully ABLE-to-be-PERPETUAL (with DIRECTIONS) "mitosis"-BodyGod process goes something like this, via my:

HEAL dear body, self-renew,
Because MAKING NEW cells
is what you¹re SUPPOSED to do,
so any wrinkles and sags
please help them be HEALED,
and with the dawning sun,
Yes, create new skin
and don¹t say "no"
for I-the-BodyGod SAYS so!
Yes, heal those furrows
sneaking-in around my eyes,
so when morning comes
I¹ve a NEW-face surprise!
And what the heck,
tighten-up that sagging neck,
And tiny hints of white hair
better LEARN to be AWARE
that I¹ll pluck them out,
for I don¹t want them there,
And while you¹re at it,
before the new day comes,
please cure those sore spots
paining my upper gums!
So my teeth I will KEEP,
And as my healing power LEAPS
I¹ll now GLADLY fall asleep. . .

And believe it or not, if my directions are clear and willfully focused enough, by the next morning (after dousing my face with mountain-spring water), my auto-suggestions have all happened!

BUT, if I have a stressful or an unusually worried day, by the next night, I may need to do the same process again. And why not?  If a free and easy procedure does what you WANT it to do, and it¹s vital and positive, why not repeat it, maybe thousands of times, for as long as it WORKS!

And how and why does this procedure work?  It works like love works. For whenever you tell yourself you love someone or something, your mind-body reacts toward that loving-feeling. All of which enters the brain as a vibrational-effect, enters it like implanted perpetuation, like a song so good it changes you for the better.

And speaking of songs, let me share another of mine, a spankin¹ new lyric with a healing message, a composition that I call:

BodyGod, BodyGod, 
do your thing,
and as you heal me,
of your blessings I¹ll sing,
Ignite dear BodyGod
before I drift  into sleep,
But FIRST I dispel my doubts,
so my wishes will come about,
For all I¹ve got to lose
are ailments that I choose
to be cleansed and healed,
so my TRUE SELF is revealed,
And if THIS I can do,
for both me and YOU. . .

Jesse is presently on a sabbatical in the Philippines, thereby not readily available for his Hawaii Island seminars. He can be communicated with in Asia (to answer any questions about true rejuvenation), at:


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