What’s your secret?

March 2nd, 2007 by kathy

I recently met a woman in my yoga class who quit her day gig and was embarking on a new professional journey: yoga studio business manager/yoga teacher. A great move she tells me. She’s on her way to one day owning her own wellness center. I tell her how thrilled I am to hear that she’s going to be doing something that she loves for a living. Imagine that. This, of course, begs the question: how did she do it? Her reply: The Secret.

Now, ever since this woman at the yoga studio uttered those two words I have been hearing and seeing The Secret all over the place—a colleague at work talked about it, People had a blurb on The Secret, Oprah dedicated an entire show to The Secret, and there’s a blog that’s all about The Secret. Natch. Even Newsweek featured a review of the The Secret by Rhonda Byrne—of course, the mag gave up some of the secrets.

So what is The Secret? Well, according to Byrne (who’s life changed after uncovering the secret), you can transform your life by visualizing a new life. She calls it the “law of attraction.” Yep. If you ask, the universe shall answer. It’s kind of a “you reap what you sow” deal.

OK. I confess. I started to wonder if this was some sort of sign (think The Celestine Prophecy—there are no coincidences). Maybe the Universe was trying to reach out to me through my colleague and Oprah. Maybe this book would help me discover my true potential.

Think I’m off my rocker? Well, almost 2 million copies of the book are projected to be in print by today and 1.5 million DVDs have been sold (says Newsweek).

So what are you projecting into the Universe?