Phil wrote this before he had his own show, but he still has the wisdom, intelligence, and no-bullshit attitude that someone like me needs when it comes to improving myself and taking ownership for the wrong turns I've made. Phil has carried his message from the senate chambers of Washington, D. Get real with yourself about your life and everybody in it. Instead, it is a mandatory process that we must implement in pursuance of inner peace and total life satisfaction. This is one of those books that I'm not going to finish.
No doubt, there are many such. Open your eyes to what anger and resentment are doing to you. McGraw's 10 Life Laws will empower you to take responsibility for your own actions and break free from self-destructive patterns. The self-help industry is pumping inner inquiry books, but it seems like there is no improvement considering the current situation and increased level of intolerance among the people. Strategy: Learn to take charge of your life. Get clear about what you want and take your turn. With a seven-step process for achieving your goals, Dr.
Just another example that we have very, very different values. This is one of those times. For those of you who are serious about making some significant life changes and work to becoming your true self, this is a great beginning. You have to name it to claim it McGraw's straightforward and powerful advice will speak to the hearts of readers who are tired of being told to wallow in self-pity. I think it is also really helpful for when you just really are not sure what is wrong with your life but you feel like it could be better and something is holding you back and needs to change but your are not really sure what to change or how. Ask yourself some of those hard questions about what you would rather not think about. Identify the payoffs that drive you and others.
You can play the wolf game, be nice and sincere until your target is close enough and then wolf them down, eat them, destroy them, come out the 'winner'. I could list more laws, but you really need to read the book. McGraw does a good job of identifying many self-defeating behaviors, but it will be up to readers to determine for themselves the efficacy of his methods of changing them. Many I knew, either through other readings or instinctively. McGraw has written The Life Strategies Workbook to go along with the text. And I'm one of those compulsive 'gotta finish it' kind of people that usually waste too much time on books I'm giving the benefit of the doubt, hoping to find at least a little bit of value in.
Acknowledge and accept accountability for your life. Life Law 1: You either get it, or you don't. They are all things which This book is another self-help guide, but—unlike others—held with good intentions. This book describes 10 life laws, and asks us to build a strategy to work those laws to our benefit. Learn them, use them, and improve virtually every aspect of your life, from work to home to spiritual to physical. Written in a tough-love, sometimes cantankerous tone, this self-help book is not for those looking to explore their inner child or visualize away negative energy.
The principles in this book are so empowering. Strategy: Become one of those who gets it. I really liked that this is an easy to understand book and that it helps you look at things in your life that you might not have thought of before. In the book, the author describes the ten Laws of Life that every person needs to know. Although he is blown away by the woman who lies before him as she professes to love the man who did this to her, Phil is able to feel compassion for her and bring a message home to millions of other women who are going through the same sorts of horrors. McGraw first forces you to take a good hard look at who you are by dissecting your personality. Strategy: Get real with yourself about your life and everybody in it.
Then she had a talk with Dr. One time Oprah was having this hard situation with a lawsuit. One time Oprah was having this hard situation with a lawsuit. Another point where I severely disagreed with McGraw is when he's listing all that is wrong with the world, including the teenage murder rate 4000 a year , but in the end of the paragraph he claims that the saddest statistic of them all is. McGraw is results-based and measures success in terms of changed lives, not rhetoric.
. But, supposing you are one of those who really would like to stay focused and have a desire to fulfill your potential, this is a nice little starter kit. There's not a lot of new ideas, but he offers new ways of looking at old things. Life Strategies will give you the most honest explanation of your life and how you got where you are. The power in forgiveness chapter seems to contradict earlier statements about not victimizing yourself. McGraw, who is best known to Oprah Winfrey audience as Dr. Your life is your responsiblity; the choices you made yesterday brought about the life you have today.