- Local woman is
- to mind
- by James Pierre
- Staff Reporter
- Patricia Mischell believes
in the power of the mind.
- The Hartwell resident has
overcome the restrictions of arthritis and an eighth grade education
to achieve beyond what those restrictions might see to imply.
- "I had to quite my
job and to welfare," Mischell said of the time she
suffered from the disease. "It was very crippling.
My kids used to push me up the steps. I couldn't open bottle
- HER LIMITED EDUCATION hasn't prevented
her from establishing herself as a recognized parapsychologist and
- She has been utilized by
police departments to solve criminal mysteries and appeared on radio
and television talk-shows to offer advice and psychic
predictions. For two years, she appeared on the Bob Braun show
as resident psychic.
- Now Mischell has just
released her first book on the subject of mind power called
"Beyond Positive Thinking" to coincide with the opening of
her Positive Living Center in June at 8425 Vine St. in the
Hartwell Shopping Center.
- "I believe my moving
from welfare to where I am today is almost astronomical,"
said Mischell from her home in the Williamsburg of Cincinnati
- HER CENTER will stress
the aspects of thinking and living that changes lives,
- The center will house a
bookstore that she now operates from her home, be the site of
classes in such subjects as yoga, positive thinking and nutrition, a
place for weekly speaker's platforms and Sunday sessions of the Hope
Ministries which Mischell established in 1976.
- Mischell said she first
discovered the hidden powers of the mind when she met a minister who
gave her a book on the subconscious mind. After reading that
book, she read another on positive thinking.
- "Then I started using
the techniques that were in those books. I started
meditating. I would visualize myself running and doing other
things that I wanted to do. Then I started putting feelings
into my visualizations. Within six months my arthritis went
into remission," Mischell said.
- MISCHELL ALSO realized
spiritual revelations during the time she made changes in her life,
but she said she doesn't mention god a lot in her
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