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The Source: Open Your Mind, Change Your Life

Dr Tara Swart

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Neuroscientist Dr. Tara Swart shows how we can transform our lives - and manifest opportunities for ourselves - through understanding how our brain works.


The Source: Open Your Mind, Change Your Life

The Source: Open Your Mind, Change Your Life

by Dr Tara Swart


Dr Tara Swart is not just the author of best-seller The Source - she's also a neuroscientist, executive advisor, and Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan. So she knows what she's talking about, and not only because of her education.

In her early 30s, Dr. Swart decided to leave medicine, and quit her job as a psychiatrist. During this period, her marriage also broke down. Thanks to her experiences, Dr. Swart understands what it's like to struggle with your identity - and how you can feel trapped by it. To help her through this unpredictable time in her life, Dr. Swart turned to Charles F. Haanel's book, The Master Key System, for help. Although it was written in 1916, she was astounded by how useful the book's exercises were. Haanel's book enabled Dr. Swart to consider and challenge the thought patterns that had controlled her life.

Partly inspired by The Master Key System, Dr. Swart started to explore the science of brain optimization, and applied herself to understanding the brain and its relationship with our emotions and actions. Through exploring her cultural heritage and her medical background, Dr. Swart has learned that we can fulfil the potential of our brains and lives. Here she shares with us the secret of mastering your brain to transform your life, through practical exercises and tips.

Favorite quote

Life-changing opportunities pass you by every day… But with the right help we can train our minds to notice them and to seize them - and learn how to transform a split-second into a lasting change.

- Dr. Tara Swart

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