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Your Sacred Self: Making the Decision to Be Free

4.21  ·  Rating Details  ·  832 Ratings  ·  45 Reviews
Bestselling author Wayne W. Dyer
reveals a three-step plan for finding joy
and taking strength from ourselves.

In this liberating and enriching book, Wayne W. Dyer teaches us:

To tap into the power of our higher selves
To live each day, regardless of what we do, with a greater sense of peace and fulfillment
To develop a sense of satisfaction with ourselves and others
To move fro
Paperback, 400 pages
Published June 5th 2001 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published January 1st 1380)
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Brittany Love
Apr 23, 2009 Brittany Love rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is one of those books that you can pick up, flip to a random page, and immediately gain something personally from it. Although everything wasn't appealing, the parts that were worked wonders. This book really helped me in my college years when my mind would be racing about what major I was going to choose, who/how I wanted to be, or what I was going to do after I even graduated college! I would be racing about decisions that didn't even have to be made for 4 more years! The book really give ...more
Jun 05, 2011 Sarah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Basically, 1) the nagging voice in our heads is Ego, which likes to keep us generally poisoned with bad emotions: fear of failing, judging others to make ourselves feel bigger, competing for fancy things to prove our worth, and feeling ugly/fat/stupid so we stay locked in our ego-prison. The premise of the book is that 2) we are all made of the same energy particles and are therefore, divine. Like in yoga, "namaste" means "the divine in me salutes the divine in you" or the like. So this metaphys ...more
The first two parts of the book (up to 'The Four Keys of Awareness') were great. Then it got into Transcending our Ego Identities which became a lot of Ego vs Our Higher self and the war with our Ego. It made me question 'so why do we even have an Ego in the first place' (which I answered for myself. While I believe we need one, I agree we should put it aside to live with our higher self).

Pros: I did earmark a lot of pages in the first 2 parts. And the examples of how we can rise to our higher s
Anne G
Jan 26, 2008 Anne G rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I saw Wayne Dyer on an infomercial once and was pretty impressed with some of the things he was saying. Hence, I bought this book. I learned a great deal from it and looked at particular things in different ways than I had in the past. Parts of the book seemed boring to me but for the most part I enjoyed it.
Jan 25, 2008 Danial rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was mesmerized by the beauty and wisdom in this book.Wayne Dyer takes us on a journey where the spirit triumph over ego. This book will serve as an extremely valuable guide to all those who seek the exultation of the spiritual experience and who value total freedom as the ultimate goal of life.
Cameron Sullivan
Eye opening book for spiritual Guidance.
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Mustafa Bilal
Feb 13, 2015 Mustafa Bilal rated it really liked it
A wonderful step by step guide to the higher self, to know God, to know oneself, to know the falseness and authenticity present in us. Dyer gives a new definition to an individual.
What I really loved about this book was its straightforwadness and its practicality. Not only is it a brilliant addition to the spiritual or self-help shelves, but it is a book to be always kept with oneself and always go back to it when your life is in turmoil.
Lynne Tull
Feb 13, 2011 Lynne Tull rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
From my journal dated December 21, 1996:

"The Four Keys to Higher Awareness"
1. Banish the doubt-I rid myself of my doubts by remembering there is a valid reason for everything that happens.
2. Cultivate the "Witness"-I realize that I am free to let go and observe my life. "I was thinking to myself...that phrase implies there are two people rather than one. One person is the "I" doing the thinking. The other person is the "self" receiving the thinker's thoughts. The "I" is talking to the "Self". Wh
Feb 02, 2015 Adriana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I have yet to read a book by Dr. Wayne Dwyer that does not make me think, analyze and accept myself and my life as it is. He is absolutely inspiring and motivating.
by Ax

Non mi ha particolarmente colpito, ma lo rileggerò, perché Dyer riesce sempre a sorprendermi.
May 03, 2016 Sarospice rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think i've read everything Dr. Dyer has published. This is my favorite.
Philippe Isler
I read this many years ago; had a profound impact on me.
Jan 06, 2015 Kasey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was just the book I was looking for. Lots of helpful hints on how to manage your ego and how to shed old, bad habits so you can start to hear your inner voice speak more clearly. I didn't power through this like a regular book. I more or less used this as a study guide, reading a chapter at a time, then taking a week or several months to practice the concepts. Strangely enough, anytime I picked up the book to move on to the next chapter, the text always seemed so fitting for the time and pl ...more
Spiritual smorgasbord approach to spiritual teachings. Short with suggestions on how to integrate ideas he provides into one's life.
Feb 22, 2008 Alisa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Oy...I should write a review. I could not stay awake. For the parts that I was able to stay awake for, there was some stuff that I thought "No DUH!", and others that I thought "Wow....that is cool". Maybe when I finish reading all of it, my rating will change and my review will be worth something more than what I just wrote. The good news is, Wayne no longer has that awful mustache.
Nov 05, 2007 Aiyaruk rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: everyone
Shelves: read-nonfiction
Dr. Wayne Dyer has a LOT of books, so I'm always getting asked which ones I recommend. A lot of them do tend to repeat themselves, so I'm pleased to recommend this one at the top of my list. This is, I think, the one that has the most guts to it. It's authentic and real, and will definitely help make you a better person.
Feb 04, 2014 Rachel rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fictrion, 2014
THis was a slow book to read cause there was so much to think about and relate back to myself. So far all of his books have been very worthwhile to read.

I love his referrals to other books/writers.

Great book - helpful in living a very calm authentic life
Aug 27, 2013 Nora rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing book by all means .... It discuss man's struggle between ego & higher self throughout his life ...also it deals with the development of human spirit & it's journey searching for peace,happiness ,satisfaction & a real meaning, in a very objective way .
Aug 25, 2008 Amy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: enlightening
I like watching Mr. Dyer on PBS. I have a hard time reading his books. I like them, I just can't read very much at a time. I have to let them soak in.
Chitra Divakaruni
May 16, 2012 Chitra Divakaruni rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: influences
Excellent and clear, this book in Wayne Dyer's simple, conversational intimate style is filled with meaningful examples and transformative exercises.
Jun 27, 2011 Dwayne rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
it helps a lot on me...taming the ego...the importance of silence in one's life.
it changed me a lot on how i view life on different it!!!!
Abdul Latheef
This is a great book, not easy to get these information that easy, normally you go to a guru and spend year to listen to these information.
Mar 10, 2010 Nicole rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I started reading this a few years back and finally picked it back up again. It's actually making sense this time.
Apr 27, 2008 Sarah rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I've read a lot of self-help books in the past 3 years and this one really changed my everyday thoughts.
Gabriella Barle
Mar 01, 2015 Gabriella Barle rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: livsåskådning
Läs och läs igen! Håller lika bra nu som för 15 år sedan när jag läste den för första gången.
Sep 26, 2011 April rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Dr. Dyer writes as though he is speaking directly to the readers. He is a fount of knowledge.
Kathy Jackson
Can't seem to get into this book so am giving it a break - it is due back to the library soon.
Omer Tariq
Apr 02, 2012 Omer Tariq rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of my all time favorite spiritual books. I read it often when I am facing issues in life.
Jan 01, 2011 Sandi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: personal-growth
He is one of my favorite authors in the self-help field. He's a great source of inspiration.
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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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