I highly recommend it! Rather than trying to convince you of the validity of thought control, Eldon peels back the layers of your own mind and helps you separate yourself and your beliefs from those foisted upon you by society. If you truly wish to do more than just give lip service to personal empowerment, this book is a must!
The scenarios and questions posed by Eldon Taylor in this courageous work will have your mind spinning with deliberation, punctuated with periods of self-righteousness and maybe even indignation. You've entered the twilight zone; and if you don't squirm even a little, I'd be surprised. As Dr. Taylor points out early on, this book isn't for the 'faint of heart.
For select others, however, it will be an awakening of the Spirit, an opportunity to fully experience our world of uncertainty and contradictions. Prepare to be awakened to truth as Dr. Taylor leads you on a journey of self-discovery. By shining light on false assumptions for a revealing look beneath the surface appearance of things, What If?
The book is both a remarkable achievement and a valuable contribution at this time in human history when so much is at stake! By using Socratic questioning, he challenges readers to inquire more deeply into the murky gray areas of their lives. After artfully presenting this multidimensional overview of the human condition, he then provides us with specific ways to transform our experience of both the world in general and of ourselves in particular. Uplifting, readable, and highly recommended. In effect, we've devolved into a 'dumbed-down' society, one disconnected from reality—one in which the gap between who we think we are and who we really are seems to be widening all the time.
He masterfully examines the causes of this gap by discussing some of life's most difficult issues and concerns, then asking 'What if? Tymn, journalist, author, and vice-president of the Academy of Spirituality and Paranormal Studies. Eldon Taylor poses questions that force us to examine our inner being. In this wonderful book, Eldon allows the reader to provide answers that may be quite surprising— even shocking—as one's true nature comes forth. I highly recommend this book as a step toward enlightenment.
Read it and read it again. I followed the instructions, putting the book down for a time after each chapter. I believe my second reading of the book will generate even more thoughts as days, months, or years from now, my outlook may change in interesting ways. It's said that if a man thinks now as he did ten years before, then he has wasted ten years.
To read the book after some time has passed will be interesting. I suspect it's a volume that one can read again and again and extract a different meaning each time— somewhat like Musashi's The Book of Five Rings. The book offers an emotional and spiritual journey into self-discovery. Each chapter serves as a catalyst for personal growth. With his usual ease, depth, and creative style, Eldon Taylor explores current as well as timeless topics. No doubt readers will encounter the ultimate—themselves. Read this book. And lovingly come to your own conclusions. That most elusive of subjects, the Self, is tackled brilliantly and thoughtfully by one of the master thinkers of our time.
The Challenge of Self-Realization covers concepts like traveling through thought not time with a deep examination of humanity and the quest for common human values. By the way, any mentor named SPA gets my attention! Eldon has a surprise chapter with treats to delight your mind in a book that brought both tears to my eyes and hope to my heart.
Eldon Taylor never fails to compel his readers to question reality and the role they play in their perception of it. The very best educator is one who inspires his students to think things through for themselves!
This is especially relevant when living in community with others who are prone to the same challenging dilemma. This book is an insightful, provocative view of how conscious decision making includes perceptions, emotions, and choices, and how we think, how we act, and how we experience life in its multiple expressions. To know oneself is the greatest challenge of the life experience because self-evaluation is a moment-to-moment thought experiment. How much of the way we think is governed by the outside programming of popular media, family dynamics, or deeply embedded cultural and historical influences?
Eldon Taylor's new book What If? This provocative book helps us look at all the What-ifs in our own lives.
This guide to finding your authentic self will have you question your assumptions, think outside the box, and grow personally and spiritually; and it will provide you with the ability to better understand yourself and come closer to achieving enlightenment. I recommend it most highly for everyone wishing to break through limiting beliefs, put an end to resignation and apathy, and be fully challenged so as to achieve greater happiness and fulfillment. Eldon Taylor's books, CDs, and other products are always cutting edge.
I highly recommend his latest pearls of wisdom. Bold, forthright, and most certainly profound, What If? The Challenge of Self- Realization takes the reader on a number of thought experiments to expose how much of our power we've given away. The lessons in this book are vital if you wish to experience what it is to be free to reach your highest level of self-actualization. The Challenge of Self-Realization consists of a series of thought experiments that will move you out of the rigid beliefs you didn't even know you had, into a way of life that allows you to fully express your amazing uniqueness and gifts.
I highly recommend it. Eldon Taylor has done it again! He covers every corner of spirituality and then takes it out of the box for all to comprehend. Chapter 13 is a mind stopper. It gives the reader a chance to quiet the mind and understand the pursuit of happiness and peace with integrity. Taylor's new book, What If?
The Challenge of Self- Realization, is a must-read for all those who are learning to read outside the box. It's one of his most insightful and provocative books yet. He guides us to look at ourselves, our actions, and our values through fresh eyes. The implications for our society are far-reaching.
Once I started to read, I couldn't let the books out of my hands until I finished them. As with his previous works, What If?
Designed as a remarkably dynamic inner dialogue, the book continually challenges readers to always be aware of all possible motivations behind their choices. When a decision to act is made, it should be done from the highest level of consciousness. Through numerous examples of refining choice analysis, readers are offered a gift of learning—an invaluable life skill. We're ultimately invited to look inward with honesty, detachment, and an open mind; and to start the process of re-creating ourselves with wisdom while being aware of all the subtleties of the subconscious mind.
The ultimate goal is the re-creation of the real self, free from imperfections induced by the illusions of this life. Knowing that this is a long process, we have to learn patience and develop consistency. With each book, continuing to offer us the tools for self-realization, Eldon Taylor proves again to be a great teacher. His contribution to the continual empowerment of the human race on its way to spiritual ascension cannot be disputed.
Once again, Eldon Taylor takes us on a journey of deep not always easy reflections that reveal the vast inconsistencies of our own beliefs, values, and perspectives—and the conditioning that shapes the reality they appear to have created. A worthy, albeit at times uncomfortable exploration, What If? This book will help you access an intelligence that exists beyond the conclusions, assessments, opinions, and judgments that have conditioned you to believe things you don't really agree with; and in the process, you'll wake up to a more authentic you!
It's a black belt in how to discover your true essence. It turned me inside out and chopped me on the head!
Don't get this book unless you're really willing to find yourself where you can't believe you are. The Challenge of Self-Realization is too soft a title for this book. Reading it is living it, and you must prepare yourself for the challenge. The power to be confident and comfortable with oneself as an individual without blaming others brings great freedom. Well done. Part life manual and part reminder of who we are, I Believe, will teach you ways to re-direct your belief systems and live the life you always wanted. Enjoy the journey I did.
I Believe is everything I teach: self-responsibility, self-creation and self-love. Eldon gives you the keys and guidelines to all three, which is creation Itself. In this engaging and provocative book, Eldon Taylor provides his readers with specific ways in which their beliefs can lead to success or failure in their life undertakings. Each chapter provides nuggets of wisdom as well as road maps for guiding them toward greater self-understanding, balance, responsibility, and compassion. This emerging picture honors the power of belief, meaning, and purpose, and brings with it stunning possibilities of human potential.
Eldon Taylor's I Believe is a no-nonsense invitation to experience this domain for yourself. This book deserves a wide readership, especially for anyone who's interested in self-responsibility and prevention in health. In the end, it's this vision that will turn around our nation's faltering health care, which makes this book all the more important. Whether it's a matter of relationships or wellness, prosperity or self-satisfaction, this book will open a new vista of understanding solidly connected to scientific evidence.
You'll read it and re-read it, sharing its valuable content with everyone you love. Past wounds, disappointments, poor choices, and a gnawing awareness that we are not living life to its maximum potential in a state of harmony and joy are a direct result of this self-limiting myth. In this book, Eldon Taylor encourages us to activate the inner reservoir of our untapped potential and to question our prior beliefs and patterns of behavior. Creating a 'new' story can liberate us to become our most authentic selves and to celebrate the miracle and adventure of life, in a world of infinite possibilities.
Taylor's newest book clearly demonstrates that there truly is an emerging trend to return to this Divine awareness. This is exemplified in his intelligent, caring language, ideas, and methods to help the reader to achieve subtle but powerful spiritual awareness to dissolve the fear while finding personal balance in one's life. Promoting 'love is the great equalizer,' his obvious appreciation of being a curious and vibrant human, immersed in a joyful, supportive universe, brings delightful buoyancy to the pages, transmitting his inescapable exuberance and positivity to the reader.
Since we all unfold our human lives out 'into' the beliefs we have, this book is a very useful road map for how to live both gracefully and authentically. He provides information that will help readers to monitor and shape their own thoughts in ways that may potentially change the readers' lives. The power of our minds shouldn't be underestimated. He takes generally accepted ideas and turns them inside out so that we can examine our own beliefs in a new and fresh way. I'm reminded of what a late Native American teacher once said: 'If your philosophy doesn't grow corn, I'm not interested.
I Believe not only can enrich our lives but also teach us to fully embrace our humanity. Absorbing his words is always enlightening, but this time, something's different. In this wonderful book, I Believe, Eldon's tone is softer and more heart-led than usual. Because that's how unity consciousness can start. Connection to others is what helps us reveal our divinity, and from there, we get to live the life we were destined to.
We can start the process by accepting our whole self, as we can't connect fully to others if we haven't connected fully to ourselves. That allows the divine being within to shine! Thank you, Eldon. You are one mega connector in our world, and I'm so grateful for the love you poured into this book! He's a master 'sense-maker,' transforming lofty metaphysical concepts into something we can apply and use in our everyday lives. Eldon's belief that 'Tigers can change their stripes' will be evident on every page as he unfolds to you the magnificent value of this journey called living.
In working with Eldon on several of his inspiring productions, I was struck by his use of the "awe" factor—awe for all of life. As Eldon does, I believe that you're a miracle. He'll persuasively remind you and lead you to that conclusion. When you're ready for your highest potential, you're ready for Eldon's latest. Don't wait a second longer! Have you taken 20 or 30 years to really examine your beliefs? We have free will only when we examine our beliefs. Reading this book will help you discover and examine your real intent and understand what's truly important to you.
Eldon takes us on a journey of self-discovery of the highest order. The path will lead you to observe your innermost decisions. Experience the most important relationship in your life. This is your pathway to enlightenment. Eldon will make those introductions. He'll show you the way to genuine peace and a life that gives birth to freedom, and most important, your connection to others. Eldon Taylor's I Believe is a brilliant analysis of how our thoughts, our decisions, our character, and every other aspect of our lives are determined by our beliefs and are therefore responsible for shaping our reality.
Read this book, clarify your own beliefs, and manifest your best life deliberately. I Believe expands humanity's understanding of what it believes.
The book teaches us that 'Our beliefs rule our world' is a more correct thing to say than that intention rules our world. You won't think of yourself the same way after reading I Believe. Though a deeply personal revelation of the full wealth of one man's life experience, I Believe touches on subject matter deeply significant to all.
Never assuming his reader needs yet another 'how to' book, Eldon Taylor shares his wisdom in such a fashion as to gently reawaken the master within each individual. Taylor has Yoda-ized us once again! We stumble, we struggle, we stagger, we suffer, and we sometimes surrender. It often seems like our hopes will go unrealized and our ambitions unattained. Yet we stand up, we settle down, we strive, we surmount, and hopefully, in the end, we soar. With much insight, Eldon Taylor takes us down life's twisting and treacherous path, closely examining the focus and resolve required to help us move from surrendering to soaring.
Eldon Taylor's new book I Believe shows how the beliefs that we choose affect our outer world, our health, and our well-being on every level. This prolific author lives what he believes—a successful, fulfilled life. That success is there for all of us when we change our beliefs. It carries on his life's work in helping individuals find their way to their highest potentials, letting go of fear and holding the balance that transforms us so that we, together, can change the world.
Created in the image of the Creator, with so much potential in everyone of us, Eldon Taylor reminds us of what we are and where we can go and provides the practical tools that so many need now. This is a wonderful book and road map for reaching our very best. When we truly forgive, we dispel fear!
So forgiveness is actually a powerful tool that we have the agency to use throughout life. I've learned from Eldon's book that when we're quick to forgive— and it becomes a way of life to just 'let go' of circumstances that in the past would have bothered us or caused us to freeze up with anxiety— we find that we have complete and total objectivity in any situation. The natural consequence to this is the dispelling of fear completely out of our lives in all relationships, circumstances, and events.
There are no more unspoken agreements or contracts in relationships, no more expectations of others. Instead, there's a complete and total balance of objectivity, a real experience of peace and happiness. The first real step to accomplishing all of this is truly letting go, forgiving, and believing in yourself. As I read Eldon Taylor's I Believe, I kept wondering how Eldon was able to take the 'golden nuggets' of wisdom that I've collected over my lifetime through books, courses, workshops, and personal training and distill them so elegantly into a single volume.
Those already deeply into spiritual development and introspective inquiry will truly appreciate what a gem this book is, not only because of the wisdom within its pages but also because of how Eldon brilliantly weaves stories, history, and science together in order to gently invite the reader into a new state of awareness.
Another masterpiece by Eldon Taylor! He's given us tools to transform our minds and therefore our lives. Eldon Taylor's guide for self-hypnosis and subliminal messages will show you how to liberate the creative power of your mind to realize success, self-improvement, health, happiness, and well-being. Create your own program with Eldon's proven tools for easy use at home, on the road, anywhere! So read this book and gain confidence in using subliminal-learning strategies.
Accepting Criticism 27 affirmations — Does it annoy you when people pass judgment, even if their intentions are in the right place? It'll immediately begin flashing subtle, unobtrusive messages around your computer screen while you work. Eimer, M. Banish negative behavior patterns, for good! Unfortunately, most of the examples are purely coincidental. Have trouble talking to or meeting your potential mates?
They are powerful techniques for manifesting your highest potential. Eldon Taylor has made this technology very accessible. Myers, another pioneer of the subliminal, was more focused on the hidden or buried treasures ignored by Freud. Eldon Taylor continues in the tradition of Myers, searching below the threshold of consciousness for meaningful processes and powers that enrich our lives and give purpose to them.
If you know what you want, feel ready for change, or sense there is a repeating cycle in the works, this is the workbook that can change your life. This treasure is filled with brief yet complete explanations of the means by which we can quantum leap through a lifetime's worth of mental and emotional debris with the latest technologies.
In fact, Eldon, the world's leading authority on subliminal communication, actually includes instructions on both self-hypnosis and subliminal modalities you can custom fit to your needs to empower any area of your life. I've used his techniques for years, and believe me—they work! It's the best how-to book I've read in a very long time. Self-Hypnosis and Subliminal Technology documents the research done on the mind, how hypnosis works, why it works, and how to use self-hypnosis to build a strong mind and belief system.
This book also goes on to give you the tools necessary to build a solid foundation for changing your own self defeating DNA, social programming, and other negative thoughts that are preventing you from reaching your highest potential or inner savant. A must read for all those truly interested in creating a life that is fun, exciting, and filled with adventures of the spirit.
You owe it to yourself to learn and use the powerful tools Eldon provides in this impressive book. Eldon brings his fascinating life experiences to bear in a genuinely inspiring and uplifting way. I think anyone with my professional interest will find this book very helpful. Fortunately, I have had the privilege to meet Eldon and to read his wonderful books. Every seeker's bookshelf should have this book! This book tells me that what iconoclast Karl Popper has been in science, Eldon Taylor is being so everywhere else.
The quirkiness that escapes the notice of all of us is collected together and presented in a manner to evoke subtle humor. Beginning with our beginnings, the affairs of our gametes, where he poses the question 'when does an embryo become a person? The book ends also in a remarkable way with one of the most profound questions ever asked, 'What is the meaning of Life?
The relevance, I think, of books like Gotcha! Latest results from these areas show the border between things that we used to consider as black and white becoming rather hazy, promoting a rethink on many of our early notions. This book is in that direction; today the ideas presented here may evoke good humor, but in time, they might be more than mere ideas.
This is a good book; it prepares one to be in step, philosophically too, with the changes taking place everywhere. Roy of Reader's Favorite wrote, "Gotcha! In this book, Taylor presents why it's time for the 99 percent to get up, get together, reunite, and speak up, responding wisely, acting without reacting. It is a cosmic dare to reclaim our conscience and free ourselves from the tyranny of fear and greed that has led to narcissistic neediness. Today we have the knowledge necessary for humanity to evolve.
The question is, do we have the courage to fuse conscience and competence and come together to ignite a resolution, rather than ignite a revolution? Compassion, liberty, and justice are values that are worth living for. Once again Eldon Taylor delivers a penetrating look into our minds and behavior. Providing detailed insight into the nature of influence and shining a revealing light into its sources, Eldon's research and findings offer the reader an opportunity to break free from their conditioned limitations and ignite a life-changing awareness.
This is a must-read for the empowered mind! So who is it for? It is for enlightened souls who are on a mission to change the world for the better. A stimulus can influence us subconsciously without being subliminal. When researchers played music in a liquor store, they found a startling result.
On days when German music was played, German wine outsold French wine. Did people know that the music was influencing their behavior? Nope — they were subconsciously influenced. Did people hear the music? Indeed, they did. Thus, the music was supraliminal, not subliminal. Need more evidence? However, subliminal factors are a different animal.
Subaudible messages — low volume audio cues that are inserted into a louder audio source, such as music. Backmasking — an audio message that is recorded backwards, with the intention of playing it forward to disguise the reversed message. Regardless of type, subliminal messages often involve sexual cues. The reason?
People claim that associating a stimulus with sex can enhance the appeal of the overall content. A pretty bizarre claim, I know. But is there merit to it? Keep reading…. People claim that subliminal messages have shown up in advertising, movies, and music. Unfortunately, most of the examples are purely coincidental. The cues are just supraliminal stimuli disguised within a visual.
You can blame the subliminal advertising chaos on James Vicary. People became scared that mind control was possible, and the hoax gave advertising a bad rap. Since then, people have been on the lookout for suspicious ads containing subliminal messages. Here are a few examples that sparked some attention:. Movie editors from Disney — yes, Disney — have been criticized for putting subliminal messages in movies.
Here are a few examples. One famous example of subliminal messages in music can be found in Judas Priest. And those messages allegedly caused the suicide of two male teenagers. In fact, I was and still am very skeptical about the influence of subliminal cues. A few decades ago, researchers would have agreed that subliminal messages were BS.
For instance, new research has shown that subliminal messages in advertising can, in fact, influence our purchasing behavior. Pretty cool. Murphy and Zajonc found that people developed a more favorable opinion of ambiguous symbols after they were subliminally flashed with smiling individuals.
In fact, this effect was stronger when the exposure was subliminal. Bornstein, Leone, and Galley found that people agreed more with a person after they were subliminally flashed with a picture of him or her. Those people found a message about tap water consumption to be significantly more persuasive.
With all of these findings, subliminal messages sound pretty promising, right? For subliminal messages to influence behavior, people must already want to do that behavior. For example, researchers found that subliminal messages relating to thirst were only effective toward participants who were already thirsty Strahan, Spencer and Zanna, The takeaway? They can only guide your decision e. In addition to advertising, another common area of debate involves self-help audios. There are a whole slew of subliminal audio programs that are supposed to help people lose weight, stop smoking, improve their memory, and the list goes on.
Do they work? Research shows that subliminal messages in self-help tapes are effective. The subliminal cues, themselves, are essentially useless. Subliminal messages have garnered a lot of skepticism and rightly so. Nonetheless, emerging research has given this field a new outlook. While some aspects have been debunked e. Can subliminal messages influence your thoughts and behavior? Yes, they can. So everyone can finally put their fear to rest.
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