Under the right conditions coincidences pop up like mushrooms.

They alert us to the mysterious, hiding in plain sight.


ConnectingWithCoincidenceCoverWe’ve all had a “goose-bump” moment in our lives— when much-needed money suddenly appears out of nowhere, a fluke of an idea turns into a life-changing solution, or we bump into our long-lost friend or soulmate on a trip we rescheduled on a whim. We can increase the frequency of these events to enrich our lives and catapult us from our current course. Each of us possesses more ability to influence synchronicity and serendipity than we realize. Dr. Beitman describes the key personality traits and situational factors that contribute to creating meaningful coincidences, how to best use them, and how to access our own hidden abilities.

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  • Autism String


    On March 14, 2016, Carole Thorpe was interviewing me on her Charlottesville, Virginia radio show, “The Fat Lady Sings with Carole Thorpe”.  Carole described a coincidence involving her best friend from young adulthood who died 25 years ago, at age 29, and his sister whom she had never met.

    The day before and unrelated to our interview,

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Bernard BeitmanBERNARD BEITMAN, MD is the first psychiatrist since Carl Jung to systematize the study of coincidences. He developed the first valid scale to measure coincidence sensitivity, and has written several coincidence articles for Psychiatric Annals. The author or editor of 16 professional books, he is a visiting professor at the University of Virginia, attended Yale Medical School and completed a psychiatric residency at Stanford.

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