Our self-image defines and limits our possibilities. The only way to lose self-imposed limits is by changing the self-image.
So what is the self-image? It’s your sub-conscious picture of who you are, what you’re capable of, and what you deserve. We make it from things we’ve been told about ourselves, past experiences, and beliefs we’ve developed about ourselves.
The name “psycho-cybernetics” doesn’t turn my crank. The psycho-cybernetics impact on my life makes me more tolerant of the name.
Today is my birthday, and I’m looking back at 47 years of living. There are happy, sad, negative, positive, angry, and joyful memories. While talking with Sandi after the writer’s workshop, I told her I cherish all the memories. Sure, there’s a natural part of me that would like to have skipped over the bad stuff, but I recognise and appreciate that I would not be the man I am without ALL of my experiences.
Everyone wants Peak Performance. We want to beat the competition, grab the brass ring, and have everyone see us as successful, right? But what happens if our best use of peak performance is to live a happy, confident, and satisfied life?
You see, I think the two go hand in hand. There’s not much point being Willie Robertson or Willie Nelson, if you’re not happy. Whether your goal is to be a better parent, make more money, or just have more friends, these 6 master keys
Psycho-cybernetics sounds like something from the Borg and Star Trek, right? It was decades ahead of every other concept of self-development when Dr. Maltz developed it in the 1950’s. But it isn’t science fiction. It’s a real, practical way for us to achieve happiness and self-confidence.
Maxwell Maltz’s First Career
Dr. Maltz started as a plastic surgeon. Plastic surgery was a new, almost unheard of
Dr. Maxwell Maltz
medical discipline, in the 1930’s. Maltz even had to travel to Europe to complete his training.
As he treated patients, Maltz removed scars and gave people the new, beautiful faces they wanted. Yet he also noticed that some people had no change in how they saw themselves. The physical scar was removed, but some Continue reading →