The Magic of Positive Thinking

With each 30 minute episode, “The Magic of Positive Thinking” takes listeners on a fascinating journey as we discuss the lives and philosophies of some of the greatest American trail blazers and how their stories will help you accomplish what you most desire in your own life. We will tackle the topics of overcoming adversity, developing perseverance and how what you think about will literally expand and materialize in your life. If you are interested in becoming a Professional Optimist, this podcast is for you! 

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Self-Improvement
Philosophy
Personal Journals
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The Importance and Power of Knowing One’s Life ...
Mark Twain once said: “The Two Most Important Days in Your Life are the Day You Were Born, and the Day You Find Out Why.” Join Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards as we discuss why understanding the meaning, or purpose of one’s life can bring powerful direction and motivation to daily living, especially when adversity strikes. You won’t want to miss this exciting episode! The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
31 min
2
Learning Powerful Life Lessons from the Dandelion
Every spring, homeowners across the nation wage war on the dandelion plant. Despite being universally hated by lovers of perfect lawns, the dandelion thrives independently of what others think of it. Join Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards as we discuss why the dandelion has so many life lessons to teach us. The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
32 min
3
If You Can Drive a Car, You Can Succeed in Life
Have you ever thought about how planning a car trip and reaching your intended destination is a great strategy for achieving what you want in life? Join Americaneagle.com founder Norb Svanascini and writer Al Edwards as we consider the similarities between making a journey to the grocery store and successfully navigating life. Buckle up! You won’t want to miss this special podcast! The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
34 min
4
Earl Nightingale’s Recording – The Strangest Se...
For our 26th episode, join Norb and Al as we go back to the original inspiration for our podcast – Earl Nightingale’s 1956 recording of The Strangest Secret. A new video version of the original recording is out on YouTube, for which we have attached a link. This timeless piece has helped millions of people lead a happier and better life. Learn more about why this special message has meant so much to us over the years. What is the Strangest Secret? Tune in to find out! Resources: Earl Nightingale - The Strangest Secret (2024 Version) The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
33 min
5
Appreciating Past Successes & Past Failures
Join Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards as we look back at some inventions that changed the world, but we take for granted today such as air conditioning and the zipper. Not all of these innovations were successful at first. Norb and Al also reflect on how past failures, looking back on them with the gift of perspective, can bring us joy today. The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
33 min
6
The Power of Laughter – Not Taking Yourself So ...
Mark Twain once said “Against the assault of laughter, nothing can stand.” Join Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards as we discuss why it’s so important to laugh every day and most importantly, laugh at ourselves. Laughter has the real power to change our brain chemistry, and contribute greatly to our enjoyment of life. If you are looking for a few laughs, this podcast is for you! The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
36 min
7
The Creative Genius Within All of Us
According to a NASA study, 98% of children born today are creative geniuses. After a few years in school, this number is reduced to 12%. Why is this? Join Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards as they examine why people’s thinking gets boxed in as they develop, and why it’s so important we never limit our minds at any time in life. The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
35 min
8
The BCD Connection
In this exciting episode, Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards discuss what has become known as the BCD connection. All human beings experience the “B’ for birth, and eventually the “D” for death. But what’s in the middle is what makes all the difference. Get ready to be inspired as you learn what the “C” is all about. The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
33 min
9
5 Great Ways to be Miserable
In this light hearted podcast, Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards take a look at 5 Great Ways to be Miserable. Join us as we explore what people do to stay stuck and deprive themselves of happiness and opportunity. The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
31 min
10
Achievement in Life is Guaranteed... But What W...
For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Join Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards as we discuss the idea that we will always wind up with results from our actions, but are these the results we want in our life? If you want to learn more about the principle of cause and effect, this podcast is for you! The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
30 min
11
How to Be an Optimistic Person in 3 Easy Steps
It’s one thing to talk about being an optimistic person, but how do you actually put it into practice in your life? Join Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards as we dive into 3 easy ways you can turn optimistic thoughts into action. The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
27 min
12
If You Could Only Learn One Thing in Life, This...
Have you ever wondered why some people always seem to reach goals in life and others struggle to attain them? Join Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards as we explore the one principle that will change everything in the pursuit of a goal or dream! The Magic of Positive Thinking is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
33 min
13
Does Positive Thinking Actually Work?
There has been fierce debate over many decades about whether positive thinking and being optimistic actually affects the outcomes of a person’s life. Join Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards as we discuss why positive thinking has a huge impact on all of us, and why it is so critical to avoid pessimism. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes.
33 min
14
Looking at Life Through the Japanese Mindset
In this special episode, join Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards as we discuss Norb’s recent trip to Japan. The journey was a very moving experience for him and it provides some very important insights about life that we can all apply to our lives. Listen in as we find out why picking up a piece of litter on the ground can transform your life. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
33 min
15
The Power of Gratitude in Everyday Life
In this thought-provoking episode, Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards discuss the concept of gratitude and how practicing it can change your life. Join us as we discuss what gratitude is, and how it affects brain chemistry. In addition, we will cover a concept called the “Iceberg of Gratitude,” and how it can expand what you are thankful for. Lastly, we finish up with some great tips on how to practice gratitude in your daily life. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
30 min
16
If I Knew Years Ago What I Know Today
In this exciting episode, Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards discuss the role of wisdom and experience in life. How would your life be different if you knew years ago what you know today? One of the highlights of this show is Norb’s thoughts on the idea of staying away from negative people and avoiding the “Negative Whirlpool” that these types of individuals create around them. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
24 min
17
Applying Universal Law to Your Life
In this exciting episode, Norb Svanascini and Al Edwards discuss how understanding and applying Universal Law to your life can bring many benefits to your daily journey. Such principles as “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction” applies to life just as much as it does in the world of physics. Join us and learn more about how applying Universal Principles can have a positive influence on your life. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
33 min
18
Change Your Thinking & Change Your Life
In this special, 1-year anniversary episode, join Americaneagle.com founder Norb Svanascini and Sr. Content Writer Al Edwards as we discuss how we all need to look at our minds as fresh, fertile soil. And like a farmer, we must plant the right things in that soil so it will return what we want in our lives. If you are looking to change some elements of your life, this podcast is for you! People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
33 min
19
Meet Four Failures Who Changed the World
As Zig Ziglar used to say – Failure is an event, not a person. Join Americaneagle.com founder Norb Svanascini and Sr. Content Writer Al Edwards as we discuss the book “Four Failures Who Changed the World”. We will be looking at the lives of Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Abraham Lincoln, and yes even Col. Sanders and the many failures they endured before achieving great success. Whatever it is you want to accomplish in life, these inspiring stories will help get you there. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
30 min
20
The Harvest
In this special episode, Al Edwards interviews Norb Svanascini about his wonderful book “Life’s Harvest”. The book is a powerful collection of the wisdom and insight that Norb has accumulated through a lifetime of experiences. He was inspired to write the book mainly for his grandchildren, but it is clear that this wonderful collection of stories and observations has proven to be extremely helpful to everyone who reads the book. Join us as Norb takes on a journey to explore the many ideas and principles that mean so much to him. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
30 min
21
Recordings and Books That Can Change Your Life
A wise man once said that staying inspired and motivated isn’t permanent, but neither is bathing! In order for it to be effective, it must be done every day. In this episode, Americaneagle.com founder Norb Svanascini and Sr. Content Writer Al Edwards discuss the recordings and books that have had not only a direct impact on their own lives, but also on millions of other people’s too. Join us as we turn to some timeless books and audio recordings that have the power to change your life. All you need to do is apply the principles found within them. Check out the Strangest Secret by Earl Nightingale on YouTube here. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
35 min
22
Pessimism Doesn’t Exist in Nature
Have you ever seen a bird sitting on a utility pole, doubting whether it can build a nest? Of course, the answer is no! That is because pessimistic thinking doesn’t exist in nature. Join Americaneagle.com founder Norb Svanascini and Sr. Content Writer Al Edwards as we look at the lessons of nature for inspiration as to why it is so important to have self-confidence in our own abilities and act with faith that our efforts will be successful. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
25 min
23
Nobody's Getting Out of This Thing Alive, The I...
All people from one time or another fear trying something new in life or having the courage to take risks. In this podcast, we explore the idea that life is truly short. If we all come to grips with the idea that everyone will one day face their own mortality, it gives us the courage to pursue in life what our hearts most desire. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
26 min
24
Positiveness Embedded in The American Spirit
No other nation in the history of the world has contributed more positive thinking and innovation than the United States. Join us as we discuss how the guiding philosophies of our country are deeply rooted in optimism, and why our Founding Fathers took great personal risks in support of the principles of which we hold so dear today. People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
29 min
25
Are You Ready to Become a Professional Optimist?
Being a Professional Optimist is not just a habit, it’s a way of life. In this episode, Americaneagle.com founder, Norb Svanascini, and Author and Americaneagle.com's Senior Content Writer, Al Edwards, discuss what traits a Professional Optimist has and how you can put them to work in your life today! People Don't Think, Let's Start Today is brought to you by Americaneagle.com Studios; follow today for exciting new episodes!
26 min