The Surrender Experiment

The Surrender Experiment

My Journey Into Life's Perfection

Book - 2015 | First edition
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From the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller The Untethered Soul comes the astonishing true-life story about what happens when you just let go.

* A thriving spiritual community on over six hundred acres of pristine forest and meadows in Florida
* A cutting-edge software package that transformed the medical practice management industry
* A billion-dollar public company whose achievements are archived in the Smithsonian Institution
* A book that became a New York Times bestseller and an Oprah favorite
* A massive raid by the FBI that would lead to unfounded accusations by the U.S. government

How could all of this spring from a man who had decided to live alone in the middle of the woods, let go of himself, and embrace a life of solitude?

Michael A. Singer, author of The Untethered Soul, tells the extraordinary story of what happened when, after a deep spiritual awakening, he decided to let go of his personal preferences and simply let life call the shots. As Singer takes you on this great experiment and journey into life's perfection, the events that transpire will both challenge your deepest assumptions about life and inspire you to look at your own life in a radically different way.

The Surrender Experiment is now a New York Times bestseller!
Publisher: New York :, Harmony Books,, [2015]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780804141109
Branch Call Number: ANF 158.12 SIN
Characteristics: 252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

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eribelle
Sep 04, 2019

The story of a privileged white male who was able to buy 10 acres of land and build a meditation house for himself at the age of 23 because he had the equivalent of 100k in his college savings account. Aside from spending time meditation he contributes little to society. He writes an out-of-touch, egotistical account of surrendering to his white male privilege with zero concrete tools or techniques to help others "surrender". I loved the concept but this was an obnoxious read.

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westward
Apr 26, 2019

Setting concrete goals and making careful plans to obtain them is the success formula that was drilled into me from a young age. Many people get great outcomes this way, but for me it just wasn't working. Through pure exhaustion, health setbacks and constantly feeling forced to act out of desperation, I was looking for some new ideas. This book was a real paradigm shift for me. I look forward to experimenting with surrender in my own life.

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moknamor
Mar 24, 2018

I'm half-way through the book and I love it! M.Singer helps to understand how surrender experiment practically works and shows how it changed his own life. Inspiring.

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my2kidsandme
Feb 26, 2018

A very good book about not letting emotions or thoughts dictate your decision making process and surrendering to life. I'd read this again. Looking forward to reading his other book!

JCLBryanV Feb 13, 2017

It's easy to overlook the underlying radical-ness of what Michael Singer is writing about here. Totally giving in, throwing yourself to the ultimate will of the universe, saying yes to everything that comes your way, regardless of the strength of the will that seeks to deny and refuse, none of these things are exactly hard-wired into our bio-blobs. Singer's style of writing is so acutely nonjudgmental, so stubbornly plain -- this is a ultimately a memoir that only wants to paint a picture of his particular example of surrendering to life, not document a rise to fame or showcase triumph over adversity. It's a startling read.

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CMZak
Dec 12, 2016

All - Inspiring!

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t_26
Jan 30, 2016

Fascinating story of one man's life. I've only had the courage to surrender to certain circumstances (where there was no other choice) but wonder what would happen if I willingly surrendered to all circumstances as the author had... Highly recommend this book!

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joe24642
Jan 15, 2016

This book showed up just when I was ready for it. It is worth re-reading several times. I bought the book.

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