By Jesse Anson Dawn
Tips on Keeping Mind and Body Young
Jesse Anson Dawn,age 54, author of the national award-winning book, Never "Old", speaks out about a most stirring subject: how and why we age.
Presently answering the question: Dear "Youthman" Dawn: "In one of your articles you mentioned the importance of having a 'body-plan'. Can you explain more about how a 'body-plan' can change the way we age?"
Although each one of us can evoke a body plan according to the intensity of our willpower and knowledge, personally I have set out to achieve:
A Body-Plan Which Cuts "Normal" Aging in Half
Born on May 17th, 1944, I turned 54 in May of 1998, but birthday numbers mean very little to me because I have a body-plan of my own. And to attain my physical plan means that at 60 I should look and feel like someone close to a "normal" 30, a feasible plan, because at 54 (when I'm feeling my best) I can usually pass for little more than half that age (just as any accurate photo of me verifies). And to continue halving the effects of "normal" aging to 60 and beyond, simply means maintaining my CE (creationary energy) system just as I have for decades. And so I'm quite anxious to see how I look at 60, because the medicine I teach and take ' MIND-POWER CERTITUDE ' tells me with ample certainty that at 60 I will look very close to the same as now ' (a belief confirmed by pictures of me from ten to fifteen years ago which show virtually the same face and body as today).
And if my system has worked so well all these years (and it keeps working better as years go by) then why shouldn't it keep working till I'm 60 or 80 or beyond? In two words: it will. That is unless I somehow slip down into the Skeptic Tank, you know, that place of hardcore doubters who insist things like the "fact" that a bumblebee can't fly because "aerodynamic principles" say its wingspan is too small to lift its body. But of course bumblebees never get indoctrinated by "scientific facts" about whether they can fly or not, so they just go ahead and freely do it anyway. And of course trying to convince a buzzing bumblebee that he's not really able to fly would be something like trying to convince lightfooted Madonna that she really can't dance. However, I'm sure even the somewhat ageless (and also vegetarian Madonna had to put in years of practice before she could skillfully buzz her way around a stage (creatively shaking off years of "age" in the process).
Yes, "freedom is something which must be practiced in order to exist," wrote Charles Reich in his The Greening of America, and I couldn't agree more. For if we practice inner liberation instead of fearing of it, maybe we can advance from what people now refer to as the "Nuclear Age" onto what I have come to call the Mind-power Age ' an age when we begin to open minds enough to truly grasp what Ralph Waldo Emerson meant when he said: "What dwells behind us and what dwells before us are small matters compared to what dwells within us."
And it's because of each one's inner universe that I continually emphasize the importance of absorbing truth instead of merely the half-truths and fantasies pushed by TV, "news" and fiction, for it is only through the accumulation of real knowledge that we cleanse ourselves of the gaga and caca that the media continually grinds and ages us with.
And it is only through the accumulation of real knowledge that we can formulate a body-plan which addresses crucial questions such as these:
-Can a knowledge-based, creative psychology help us rejuvenate and counteract
depression (and the loss of vitality that goes with it) in truly monumental ways?
-Is there an electrical, mind-activated energy-current that we can personally focus to generate "electrogenesis" ' a process which enables a continual renewal of the entire body?
-Can knowing the truth about widespread "medical" misunderstandings keep us from being misled into unnecessary suffering and an all-too-early demise?
Read on, dear reader, read on, or forever hold your creaks. Or as the amazingly ageless Pablo Picasso was known to say: "It takes a long time to grow young." And indeed it does . . .
For the whole "anti-aging" story, Jesse Dawn's 258-page book, Never "Old" (nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and winner of the National Association of Independent Publishers Award for Content) can be quickly received by charge card. Simply call World Changing Books at (800) RENEW-22 (736-3922) or send a check for $11.95 (includes book, first-class postage and handling) made out to World Changing Books and mail to P.O. Box 5491, Hilo, HI 96720.
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