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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Self-Image: Its Value

This self-image becomes a golden key to living a better life because of two important discoveries:
1. All your actions, feelings, behavior-even your abilities-are always consistent with this self-image.
In short, you will "act like" the sort of person you conceive yourself to be. Not only this,  but you literally  cannot act otherwise, in spite of all your conscious efforts or will power. The man who conceives himself to be a "failure-type-person" will find some way to fail, in spite of all his good intentions, or his will power, even if opportunity is literally dumped in his lap. The person who conceives himself to be a victim of injustice, one "who was meant to suffer," will invariably find

Ways to Enable your Success Mechanism

You do need to be familiar with the following, however, because having memorized, they will throw "new light" on what is to follow:
1. Your built-in success mechanism must have a goal or "target." This goal, or target, must be conceived of as "already in existence by either (1) steering you to a goal already in existence or by (2) "discovering" something already in existence.

2. The automatic mechanism is teleological, that is, operates, or must be oriented to "end results," goals. Do not be discouraged because the "means whereby" may not be apparent. It is the function of the automatic mechanism to supply the "means whereby" when you supply the goal. Think in terms of the end result, and the means whereby will often take care of themselves.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

The Secret of "Hypnotic Power"

Dr. Theodore Xenophon Barber has conducted extensive research into the phenomena of hypnosis, both when he was associated with the psychology department of American University in Washington, D.C, and also after becoming associated with the Laboratory of Social Relations at Harvard. Writing in Science Digest recently he said:
"We found that hypnotic subjects are able to do surprising things only when convinced that the


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