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Re-Create Your Life
by Morty Lefkoe
The book describes something that most people think it absolutely impossible. It explains how people can quickly and permanently eliminate the beliefs that are responsible for virtually all of their undesirable behavior and emotions. When the negative beliefs are eliminated, people are able to thrive, not merely survive. The book describes personal, organizational, and soc...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 10th 2003 by DMI Publishing Division Of Dec
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Uncommon commonsense exploration of how our interpretations of events shapes our beliefs, and ultimately our view of reality, or of THE truth of our lives. Many self-esteem problems, addictions, and mood disorders stem from these beliefs that become fears. Mr. Lefkoe describes the Decision Maker process: a systematic identification of the fears and core beliefs we have about the world, their origin, and how we mistakenly see these beliefs as THE truth about reality, not A truth with multiple exp...more
This book essentially focuses on one premise: When you eliminate a belief, you change your reality and create new possibilities. In theory, it is brilliant; however, lasting change is far more difficult to sustain. Lefkoe attempts to explain - through case studies and his rhetoric -- how to accomplish this in your life. I am not sure he succeeded in this endeavor, which is why I gave it 3 stars. However, he does make a few fascinating and worthy recommendations on parenting, health care, and edu...more
I found some nuggets in here, the workings of the mind are subject to our interpretation of our events which might have many meanings. He uses some references to linguistics and language structure that really set this off for me. I would be interested in trying some of his stuff, changing your beliefs seems like it would give you some significant behavioural advantages.