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For the first time, a neuroscientist and Senior Lecturer at MIT reveals the surprising science that supports The Law of Attraction as an effective tool for self-discovery and offers a guide to discovering your authentic self to access your best life now.

Self-help books like The Secret show us that if we can tap into “The Law of Attraction,” we have the power to change our destiny simply by reshaping our mind. Millions of people have used the ancient systems of manifestation and visualization to find health, success, love, friendship, wealth, and more. But does the “Law of Attraction” actually work? And more important, is this kind of life-changing philosophy within reach for everyone, even the most skeptical among us?

As Dr. Tara Swart, psychiatrist, neuroscientist, and Senior Lecturer at MIT shows us in The Source, if we can strip away our skepticism, these ancient tools of manifestation and visualization are fundamentally powerful and incredibly effective at freeing us of self-limiting behaviors and propelling us toward our truest, most authentic selves. Swart reveals how and why these systems actually work by offering the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience and behavioral psychology, including lessons in neuroplasticity, magneticism, emotional and logical thinking, and even hydration, self-care, and relaxation. Next, she describes her own journey from skeptic to believer, and guides listeners through the scientific breakthroughs and personal revelations that changed her from an unhappy, close-minded, and disconnected woman wanting more from life, to a successful entrepreneur living with confidence, purpose, and joy. 

The truth is, most of the things we want - health, happiness, wealth, love - are governed by our ability to think, feel, and act - in other words, by our brain. Dr. Swart combines the insights and inspiration of The Secret with the practical lessons of The Master Key System to help a new generation fulfill their dreams. The Source is a rigorous, proven toolkit for unlocking our minds - and reaching our fullest potential.

©2019 Tara Swart (P)2019 HarperAudio

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Get your rewind and bookmarks ready

I really enjoyed this book and the applicable real world advice for manifesting positive flow.

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Wonderful book!

Dr Tara Swart did a great job by explaining how the brain works, what fuels it and how to get the best out of it. This book will help you gain the confidence to think for yourself and also believe in who you are and what you can do as a human being. This a most have book, a book that can be past down to the next generation to come. Very powerful!

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If youre impressionable its a great book!

The book was a bit too preachy and not backed by too much science. However some of the Journaling exercises were interesting to gain awareness into subconscious thought patterns. Even though I thought a lot of the manifestation talk was pretty hippy dippy I still completed my action board and over all got a pretty good listen out of the book. It motivated me to make some changes in my life and although I don't believe that you can attract things simply writing them on a board, it is true that if you focus on the things that you want to become they start becoming more apparent in your thought patterns and it's easier to form habits that support those behaviors. Initially this book was recommended to me because one of my friends knows that I am a neuroscience major and I enjoy anything related to brain and behavior. I give it 4 stars because over all as ridiculous as it sounds a lot of the things that are on my action board are actually slowly materializing, it's not 5 stars because there were parts where I felt like I would have appreciated a little more turn technological terminology and underlying science. However, I like the author's personal story and I think it is inspiring. She also definitely convinced me not to become a doctor and to pursue my desired writing/health coach career instead :)

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Take Control of Your Life Direction

This book has such terrific insights and strategies for consciously moving in a positive and proactive direction to improving your life. It is not fluffy and coddling, just lays out a specific actionable plan to improve yourself based on neuroscience and research. Do the work, reap the reward.

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I liked this book a lot. I like how she mixed the spirituality of manifestation with the scientific proof

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Helpful and soothing to listen to

I started listening to Dr. Tara from the To Be Magnetic podcasts and her book fits so amazingly in with it.

The information is presented into super digestible pieces while keeping the big picture in mind. Inspirational and realistic- highly recommend for anyone who is genuinely curious about neuroplasticity and how to organize your life in a manner that is conducive to you accomplishing your goals and living your best life :)

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overall this was a great book to listen to. I definitely recommend this book to anyone on the journey...

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Life changing

Thank you Tara, Great book well written! Open your mind and change your life! The Source

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Within a couple of days of listening to this I saw a difference in my actions and thoughts.

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Authentic story of life's modality

In my opinion Tara did a wonderful job of connecting with the reader. You could feel the decisions and anxieties that she went through to make some of her life changing decisions. What I loved is that she was patient and allowed the fulfillment of her dreams to come to fruition. Too often authors talking about the power of the universe make it sound like it just magically happens overnight. Tara's story is real, it is believable, she executed her plan with her eyes wide open which made it inspiring.