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Political Power of Positivity

Peruvian Shamans Send Good Karma to Obama

— November 2, 2008 — Social Good
With the 2008 presidential election pushing every envelope when it comes to the bizarre, the extreme and the strange, it comes as no surprise that Peruvian Shamans gathered on October 29th to send some positive energy Obama's way, while clearing casting out John McCain.

If you can get past the Myan mythological ambiance of the skulls and chanting, what you begin to realize is that the people are speaking out from all corners of the world, in support of Barack Obama.  They are not alone. Three fine gentlemen from Iceland--including Trend Hunter's own Hjörtur Smárason--are hosting the website iftheworldcouldvote.com.  The result?  Obama by a massive landslide.

Perhaps there is something to be said about the power of positive thinking after all.
Trend Themes
1. Positive Energy Rituals - Exploring and commercializing traditional rituals of positivity and good karma, such as the Peruvian shamans' energy sending ceremony, to promote well-being and positive outcomes.
2. Global Support for Political Figures - Utilizing online platforms and initiatives like iftheworldcouldvote.com to engage people from around the world in expressing their support for political leaders, fostering a sense of global unity.
3. Influence of Positive Thinking - Recognizing the potential impact of positive thinking and its role in shaping outcomes, opening opportunities for businesses and individuals to harness positive mindset practices for personal and professional growth.
Industry Implications
1. Wellness and Spiritual Practices - Engaging in the integration of traditional rituals and spiritual practices into wellness services and products, offering holistic approaches to mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
2. Social Media and Online Communities - Developing online platforms that enable global conversations and expressions of support for political figures or causes, promoting social engagement and shared values among diverse communities.
3. Self-development and Positive Psychology - Creating tools, resources, and educational programs focused on positive thinking, resilience, and personal growth, empowering individuals to cultivate a positive mindset and enhance their overall well-being.
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