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Your Erroneous Zones: Step-by-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life

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The first book by Wayne Dyer, author of the multimillion-copy bestseller Pulling Your Own Strings and national bestsellers There’s a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem and Wisdom of the Ages, a positive and practical guide to breaking free from the trap of negative thinking and enjoying life to
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Published March 17th 2009 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published August 1976)
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Aug 29, 2007 Claudine rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: those in need of answers
I read this book while in the midst of a nervous breakdown time in my life, I had alot of questions, without answers I began to suffer tremendously...Dr. Wayne Dyer helped me to understand the reasoning behind why I put my thoughts into play and how I can move to change the way I think without compromising myself. Amazing thought provoking writing and I read this book about once every three to four years, it is definitely therapeutic and insightful!
Read or watch any of Dr. Wayne Dyers publicatio
Reem Musaed
Oct 09, 2011 Reem Musaed rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
هذا الكتاب بلغته الأصليه وليس الترجمه ..
خرافي! لو أقدر أعطيه 10 نجوم من 5 عطيته ..
قرأته في 2006 ، تغيرت نفسيتي تماما وأذكر انيتخلصت من الكثير من المشاعر السلبيه اللي مالها سبب معين الا ترسبات قديمه .. جيد جدا لمن تكون في أسوأ مراحل حياتك النفسيه "2006" كانت بداية جيده بسبب هذا الكتاب.
كنت في أول سنه جامعيه والحياه متغيره لكن هذا الكتاب ساعدني اني أشوف وين المشكله وكيف احلها ..
أنصح فيه لأي أحد في أي عمر .. وأنصح بقرائته عدة مرات على حسب الحاجه :]
Jul 29, 2012 Delnavaa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
honestly, I don't know why it received a 3 star rating. This book changed my outlook! Dyre teaches us that Approval seeking is engrained in our culture. Some feel guilt and shame and are constantly seeking approval doubting themselves and not being able to decide or process their feelings to acheive compromise or a rational result. They value peoples opinions more than they value their own especially if those people they seek approval of are close and important to them. This develops at a very y ...more
Jun 23, 2016 Mariam rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Mariam by: Ez Eziza
This book just makes a lot of sense. It completely blew my mind! Herein, Dyer presents us with a completely different paradigm, a new lens from which to look at ourselves and the world. He introduces very many fundamental principles on right living, most of which we are already aware of, but unwilling to apply or fear the consequences of doing so - being that we live in a society wherein we are constantly bombarded on a daily basis with hundreds of cultural messages that encourages us to obey, t ...more
Gloria Elena .
Jan 23, 2012 Gloria Elena . rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Este es el único libro que recuerdo, que cambió mi vida, en su momento.
Yo lo leí a los 18 años. Empecé a ver mis relaciones con los demás de manera diferente.
En ese tiempo estaba lejos de tener las experiencias y el conocimiento que tengo hoy, más aún, después de estudiar psicología, por eso ese libro en su momento me ayudó a abrir los ojos, a no caer en las trampas de los demas (que quizas crean sin intención), a no manejar culpas ni dejarmelas imponer, a no caer en manipulaciones, etc., etc.
حمد الملا
قرأت الكتاب بالعربية، الترجمة بها الكثير من العيوب، وبعض الجمل غير مفهومة. الكتاب من الأروع في التغيير، كان يغيرني في نفس اللحظة. أتمنى أن لا أنسى نصائحه، سجلتها بعناية، وسأجتهد لإزالة جميع مواطن الضعف لدي. أندم على كوني كنت مبتعدا عن هذه الكتب الفترة الماضية، كانت حياتي ستكون مختلفة. أنصح به، وبشدة!
Oct 08, 2009 Karen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-i-own, 2009
I love Wayne Dyer so when I was helping my MIL clear out and organize her huge book collection and found this old gem, I asked if I could have it. Let me tell you, it does not disappoint. Written in 1976 and his first book, it reads like he wrote it last week. Straight forward and real, this book will hit home for everyone! I'm going slow and learning, learning.
Jenny (Jenny's Book Bag) Baker
The audiobook is only an hour and a half, because it's abridged, but it's packed full of helpful information. Here are my favorite points:

We have control of our feelings. We have the choice of how we process other people's opinion. Esteem lies within you, not in other people. That's why it's called self-esteem.

"As you think, so shall you be."

"You are what you think about all day long."

If you put a label on yourself such as "I am..." and your label becomes your reality, then you're acting on tha
Gadeer Al-Shathry
Jul 07, 2013 Gadeer Al-Shathry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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الكتاب يساعدك على اكتشاف نقاط ضعفك ومعرفة مدى تأثيرها على حياتك و أسبابها وماتجنيه من حاجات نفسيه من وراء تمسك فيها ، ويلخص لك بعض الأساليب والتطبيقات للتحرر منها ..
يحتوي على 12 فصل ، كل فصل يتكلم عن نقطه ضعف ويعرضها عليك بطريقه جديده في كل مره ..
احببت طريقة عرض الكاتب للمشكله في انه يحللها ويعطيك امثله ممكن انت تقع فيها في حياتك اليوميه ، وآخر شي طُرق لتغييرها ..

تقسيم الفصول:
1- كن مسئولا عن نفسك
2- الحب الأول
3- لست في حاجة إلى استحسان الآخرين
4- التحرر من قيود الماضي
5- مشاعر وأحاسيس لانفع من و
Jul 02, 2011 Eman. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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أذكر أنني قرأته قبل ثلاثة أعوام ..
وكان واحد من أفضل الكتب التي ساعدتني على فهم
بعض نقاطي السيئة ، ومواطن ضعفي ..
أعتبرته كتاب ملهم ، وساعدني في الحقيقة على إيجاد
الحلول الكثيرة ..
ومازلت حتى الآن أقوم بقراءة بعض إقتباساته بين فترة وآخرى ..
Sep 06, 2013 Bob rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Your Erroneous Zones is simply one of the greatest self-help books ever written. For people just beginning to read self-help or spiritual books, this book is a great place to start. It is nearly imperative that if one reads any book by Dr. Wayne Dyer that they start with this book. By reading his books in order of copyright, the amazing shift in his philosophy and interests over the years can be witnessed.

Dr. Dyer has written so many books, but important books to follow with this one are "Pulli
Regina Andreassen

Fantastic! I read it when I was still a teen and then I have read it again a few years ago. The best book of its kind. All those new cheesy, overly simplistic authors who are proclaming they 'know how to find happiness and will take you there'and are now at Harvard delivering subjects on 'Happiness', should probably learn from Dyer. That said, Dyer's writing style has changed and I don't enjoy his actual work as much as I enjoyed his early work...but I don't buy 'happiness' books anymore, anyway
Jun 19, 2010 Chris is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
90 percent of our happiness is our own reaction to things and only 10 percent what happens to us.

I like this book. I don't agree with all of it but I like it. Good, positive message.
هالةْ أمين
هذه الكتب لطيفة نوعا ما في استعادة بعض اللياقة وكذلك كجرعة ودفعة معنوية بسبب التكرار الزائد لبعض الافكار
Claudia Ossa
Aug 27, 2011 Claudia Ossa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Terrible title. Life changing book if you are open.
Apr 02, 2014 Diogenes rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: self-help
While the ideas were revolutionary back in 1976 when it was first published. Today this kind of ideas have been over exploited and is difficult to judge based on who published his book first, who has the better system or who goes into more detail.

The true thing is that no matter who you like or how many self-help books you read. Is until you give it a try and start living by these ideas that you'll notice how you are actually and truly able to accomplish whatever you want.
Misa Escobedo
Mar 01, 2012 Misa Escobedo rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Aunque por lo general no disfruto mucho de leer libros considerados de auto-ayuda, este libro logró atraparme con su objetividad y su realismo, me encantó la forma en que se ejemplifican las zonas erróneas con casos de la vida real, debo admitir que me sentí identificado con bastantes zonas erróneas en las que debo trabajar. Lo recomiendo mucho para cualquier persona.
Ahmad Badghaish
الكتاب لطيف بالعموم يخبرك ببعض المشاكل اتي يتعرض لها الناس, كلامه كثير في أمور لا تستحق كثرة الكلام, أعجبني الجانب العملي فيه, بالنسبة لي .. كتب د.فيليب ماكجرو كانت أفضل وأعمق ؛ استراتيجيات الحياة و اهتم بذاتك :)
Aug 29, 2012 F.mohd rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
مواطن الضعف كتاب يستحق الاحتفاظ به بعد الانتهاء من التعمق به .. اسلوب فكري راقي سلس، يشرح ما هي مواطن ضعف كل واحد على حدى و يساعدك لفهم مواطن ضعفك وكيفيةالتخلص منها...اعجبني ^_^
Javad Khodadadi
Dec 12, 2012 Javad Khodadadi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
به جرات میتونم بگم این کتاب از بهترینهای دکتر دایر هست.
نکاتی که توی این مجموعه در 12 فصل ارائه شده در کمترکتابی آورده شده
مطالعه کتاب برام لذتبخش بود و بسیار آموزنده
M. J.
Sep 20, 2014 M. J. rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-non-fiction
I admit to being skeptical of this book before I began. I needed a non-fiction book of some sort to balance my reading diet, and this one had somehow found its way into our bedroom and been staring at me from the dresser for--well, I suspect several years--so I decided I would at least see what it said. I expected it to be a lot of psychobabble pablum of little value. It was so much worse than that.

It hit me wrong twice within the first few pages. First, it made the argument that since we are mo
Oct 04, 2016 Ego rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: in-my-possession
Un libro que leí de adolescente y que afectó profundamente a mi forma de ver el mundo pero que con el tiempo, la formación y la experiencia veo de otra manera y no me aporta tanto. Hoy en día lo recomiendo a un tipo específico de personas. Creo que abarca muchos problemas en los que mucha gente se atasca y que puede ayudar a dar un zarandeo a los que, sin padecer un trastorno mental en sí, tengan sus neurosis dando un poco de guerra. Aclara, es directivo y ameno y, por la época en que fue escrit ...more
Printable Tire
While I admit if you fostered every single piece of advice in this book you'd probably become a big fat smelly bore (or like cousin Larry when he took that self-help class on Perfect Strangers), I did find this book rather stimulating and honest. I haven't read any other self-help books that I can think of (other than maybe Quarterlife Crisis and Hero with a Thousand Faces) and I found Dyer's book surprisingly thoughtful, insightful, literary and incredibly not stupid. He is sometimes contradict ...more
This is the very first "inspirational" or "personal growth" book I read. I read it when I was a senior at the University of Miami and I was taking an inter-personal communications course, and we were required to give a presentation on a book that may have changed our life in some way. I absolutely loved this book, and to this day I still love Wayne Dyer's philosophy. I think a lot of the information in this book may be outdated now (or maybe not), but Wayne has written so many books since this o ...more
Sandra Steffy
Mar 12, 2014 Sandra Steffy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Self-help books are a low-cost, important tool for individuals who have the will to change and are able to use the prescription with discernment, courage and tenacity. Of course, that's always easier said than done, especially in a world where enculturation is highly promoted and individualism discouraged. I read Your Erroneous Zones years ago and just finished rereading it. Both times, I found it to be helpful. In it, Wayne Dyer candidly explains our negative thought processes, the payoffs for ...more
Feb 24, 2012 Anwar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"إنني أعتقد أن عناصر الحياة الفعالة هي خليط (متوازن) من العمل الجاد والتفكير السليم و وروح الفكاهة والثقة بالنفس "

كانت هذه العبارة في أوائل أوراق الكتاب .. وأعتقد أن د.واين كان يريد من قارئه أن تكون حياته متوازنه بعد قرائته للكتاب لأن تركيزه على الأغلب في العوامل المؤثرة على عناصر الخليط ..

صدقاً وبدون مباغة الكتاب غيّرني كثيراً رغم أنني لم أركز في قرائته لأنه ليس الكتب التي أحب أن أقرأها ، لكني وجدته ذات فراغ في مكتبة أخي فالتقطته وشرعت في قرائته ،
من المهم ذكره هنا أن بيئة الكاتب تختلف عن بيئاتن
Tara Brabazon
This book is O.K. It attempts to correct and manage a culture of excuses. It is a book about the self - about how the individual can activate thoughts and agency to transform their life. The problem is that the book is a context-free zone. In other words, no matter what an individual may experience, it can be changed by thinking differently about it.

Unfortunately, this is an inaccurate assumption. Certainly, there are solid elements of self empowerment in this book. But the understanding of powe
Nayereh Ahmadian
این اولین کتابی بود که از وین دایر خواندم . خیلی قوی نگاشته شده . و البته بعد از اون بود که دیگه کتابهای برایان تریسی رو کنار گذاشتم ! این کتاب حدود ده باور غلط است که به تفصیل شرح داده شده و راه برطرف کردن آن هم به دنبالش آمده . راهکارها ساده و عملی هستند . شاید قبل از این کتاب فکر کنید که هیچ باور غلطی ندارید اما توصیه میکنم نتیجه گیری را به پایان مطالعه موکول کنید !! وقتی کتاب را وق میزدم تا متن های منتخبم را پیدا کنم ، مشتاقانه آرزو کردم در اولین فرصت سراغ دوباره خوانی این کتاب بروم !
شاید جز
Dodoo Ahmed
احتجت بعض الوقت لامسجم معه لكني اعترف بمجرد ان وجدت نفسي في بعض المواطن حتى غيرتني كلماته فورا
صدمني في بعض اللحظات عندما وجدت كثيرا من مخاوفي و نقاط ضعفي تتحلل امامي رويدا رويدا باسبابها و اسباب اعتناقي لها و مكاسبي من ورائها و من ثم تفتيتها شيئا فشيء بايضاح مساوئها الخفية على حياتي و من ثم توجيهات واضحة و محددة للتخلص منها
وجدتني اسيرة منذ زمن لاستحسان الاخرين و بعد اتباع العديد من طواه شعرت بالحرية التي كنت افتقدها في ذاتي
كتاب رائع حتى و ان بدت بعض مواطن الضعف لا تمت لك بصلة تأكد انك على وشك ا
Apr 27, 2012 Esther rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A book far ahead of its time. Something along the lines of Shakespeare's quote..."there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so,"

He can teach you to realise you are a victim of your own thoughts... change your thoughts and things will start to change for you.

Read this book in 1984... it opened my eyes. Highly recommended for people who
* Feel overwhelmed by their circumstances
* feel manipulated
* Find it difficult to get on with family members

I loved it
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Wayne Walter Dyer was a popular American self-help advocate, author and lecturer. His 1976 book Your Erroneous Zones has sold over 30 million copies and is one of the best-selling books of all time. It is said to have "[brought] humanistic ideas to the masses".

He received his D.Ed. degree in counseling from Wayne State University. He was a guidance counselor in Detroit at the high school level and
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