Supermind in DC

Super Mind DC Book Launch Talk & Signing

This event is live: Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT).   The award-winning journalist, Candy Crowley, has interviewed every sitting president since Ronald Reagan over her illustrious career as a political news anchor and correspondent in Washington. Thursday, May 19, she will sit with Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal to talk […]

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Personal History of Memorial: A Tribute to Veterans

As Memorial Day approaches, it is fitting that we think of those who have fought, suffered and died to keep us safe. In these troubled times for veterans – and those who care about them – we have been engulfed by stories of physical and mental disability– the horrors of post-traumatic stress disorder and the […]

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Adversity is a Gift with Dr. Norman Rosenthal

The simple way of looking at adversity is that it is really bad news and something to be avoided. I would rather not have adversity. However, as I personally looked over the lessons of my life it occurred to me that what I learn the most from, was when things went wrong.

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The Thumbs Must Go

Author and psychiatrist Dr. Norman Rosenthal tells a funny story from a childhood art class where he learned (for the first but not last time) that sometimes perfectionism can be your worst enemy.

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From Transcendence to the Gift of Adversity

I had a 10 year hiatus between a book that came out about 12 or 13 years ago and my latest batch of books, because in the last 5 years I have written 4 books and those happened to be the 5 years when I have been doing Transcendental Meditation. And, what happened as I […]

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When All Goes Terribly Wrong: The Gift of Adversity

When we think of adversity, we often imagine the worst kinds of horrors, but we may forget the regular adversities that we navigate every day. No matter what the level of adversity, it provides a common bond between us all — as none of us escapes misadventure and misfortune. We also have the potential to […]

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A Sneak Peek at the Paperback Version of Transcendence

I wrote Transcendence: Healing and Transformation Through Transcendental Meditation (Tarcher-Penguin,2011) because I simply had to. Transcendental Meditation (TM) had done so much good both for my patients and myself, had such strong research backing, and was so pleasant and easy to do that I felt the urge to share these experiences as seen through the […]

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