One of my major pet peeves is pseudoscience, which Google defines as "a collection of beliefs or practices mistakenly regarded as being based on scientific method." There's a lot of pseudoscience out there in the world that can spread easily and quickly via the internet, and it often astonishes me what people will believe. There's also … Continue reading How to Spot Pseudoscience
Find Your Glow, Feed Your Soul: A Guide for Cultivating a Vibrant Life of Peace & Purpose by Emily Silva, who is a life coach. It provides an A to Z of ways that you can tap into your inner glow, with quotes to accompany each entry. The interior of the book, like the cover, … Continue reading Book Review: Find Your Glow, Feed Your Soul
On a somewhat regular basis I read or hear someone talking about vibrational frequencies and thoughts vibrating and all that jazz. This is often in relation to the so-called law of attraction. This concept doesn't stay in the metaphorical realm; instead, it's not uncommon to see quantum physics being used to justify these kinds of ideas. … Continue reading Do thoughts vibrate?
At one point I had come home from an extended stay in hospital, and because ECT had wiped out a chunk of memory, I discovered things in my house that I had no idea how they had gotten there. One of those things I found was a book on the law of attraction. At first … Continue reading Is the law of attraction real?