Maxwell Maltz

Maxwell Maltz (March 10, 1899 - April 7, 1975) was an American cosmetic surgeon and author who developed Psycho-Cybernetics, a system of ideas through which, he claimed, one could improve his self-image and, in turn, lead a more successful and fulfilling life. He wrote several books, among which Psycho-Cybernetics (1960) was a long-time bestseller that influenced many subsequent self-help teachers. His orientation toward a system of ideas that will provide self help is consider the forerunner of the many self help books that have now become so popular

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Begin to imagine what the desirable outcome would be like. Go over these mental pictures and delineate details and refinements. Play them over and over to yourself.Rate it:
Close scrutiny will show that most crisis situations are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.Rate it:
For imagination sets the goal picture which our automatic mechanism works on. We act, or fail to act, not because of will, as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination.Rate it:
It is an old psychological axiom that constant exposure to the object of fear immunizes against the fear.Rate it:
Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we becomeRate it:
The self-image is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self image and you change the personality and the behavior.Rate it:
We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.Rate it:
We must have the courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.Rate it:
When you see a thing clearly in your mind, your creative success mechanism within you takes over and does the job much better than you could do it by conscious effort or willpower.Rate it:
Within you right now is the power to do things you never dreamed possible. This power becomes available to you just as you can change your beliefs.Rate it:
You can always find the sun within yourself if you will only search.Rate it:

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