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Welcome to the Official Site of Psycho-Cybernetics and Theatre of the Mind. This is where we do as the good doctor, Maxwell Maltz, did for so many years. We heal internal scars. We give you an emotional face lift. We transform the agonizing pain of defeat, failure, frustration and loneliness into courage, confidence, love, gratitude and peace of mind. We help you reach your goals by showing you how to remove the obstacles that you think are standing in your way.
As a reconstructive plastic surgeon, Dr. Maltz realized that although “plastic surgery” benefited 0.5% of the population, the other 99.5% had unresolved emotional scars from the past, and that these could be removed by changing your self-image. Once these internal scars were irradiated, what followed was a life of success and happiness with you reaching “the greatest port in the world: peace of mind.”
On this blog, I will be giving you Psycho-Cybernetics success tips for transforming your self-image, as well as making recommendations on books, courses and seminars that will take you to the next level. Make sure you subscribe to our email list as well because we have special offers that you’ll want to see.
Matt Furey, President, Psycho-Cybernetics Foundation, Inc.
April 21st, 2014
Okay, let’s forget about all this success talk for a moment and get down to the core, the essence, of what Theatre of the Mind does for you.
What major changes can you expect when you use the technique?
Well, there are many, many positive changes that take place in you – but for now, I want to concentrate on five. And all of them begin with the letter “I.”
Let’s start with the first “I” – Imagination.
When you practice Theatre of the Mind on a daily basis, you tap the greater reaches of your imagination. You become more creative. You become more inventive (another “I”). If you’re a writer, you come up with great book titles. If you’re an info-marketer, you get extraordinary ideas for DVDs and CD programs. Or seminars you can hold. You write better – and with far greater ease than most, because your imagination is no longer being held back. You’re letting it flow.
The second “I” – Inventive – I couldn’t help but give you in the preceding “I.” Why? Because those who are inventive are also imaginative. The two go hand-in-hand.
But inventing things is not the only way you become more inventive. You also start inventing ways to accomplish goals and/or tasks that once gave you a headache.
For example, last week I had a coaching call with a man who decided to use Theatre of the Mind on things like getting his car fixed free of charge as well as getting a “bonus” along with a purchase he made. He didn’t use it on bigger goals like “making moohlah.” He’s gaining confidence using it on things most people never consider using it on. How cool is that?
The third “I” stands for Inspired. That’s right. When you do Theatre of the Mind you feel inspired. You take in energy from the ethers, you bring in the heavenly forces, and then you get the juice to do things you used to prevent yourself from doing. Whether it’s taking a trip you always dreamed of, writing a book that you’ve always wanted to write or getting fit for the first time in years – when you do Theatre of the Mind, something clicks and you’re off to the races. Instead of holding yourself back – you’re letting yourself run freely.
The fourth “I” is Intelligence. By tapping into the mid-brain, which you do with Theatre of the Mind, you become more intelligent. You realize, without trying, that you can do virtually anything you set your mind on doing. You can learn to speak a foreign language, or many. You can tackle math or memory problems that used to stump you. And you can even come up with amusing and entertaining wheyz to spell werds and frazes that most cannot let themselvz do because they’re stuck in black-and-white, right-wrong only skool.
As I like to say, much of the time, there’s a little wrong in the right and a little right in the wrong.
Take a look at the Taoist symbol for Yin-Yang and you’ll see how this is true. Those who advocate a solely black-white whey of thinking tend to lead uneventful, boring (unlike the wild boar) lives.
The fifth “I” is Intuition. This is perhaps the most stunning of all the “I’s” that are developed through the Theatre of the Mind practice. Why? Because it comes to you, not by force, not because you set a goal to become more intuitive and not because you’re working on it.
When you do Theatre of the Mind your intuition increases naturally as well as spontaneously because the exercises tap the forebrain, where the seat of higher consciousness and awareness resides. Essentially, you wake up the forebrain and by doing so other gifts come to you in and of themselves.
You start getting answers to questions as you sleep. You start having flashes of what is going to happen before it does. You come up with solutions for others who are struggling,
These are just a few examples of the whirld that opens up to you when you start using your imagination. That’s where it begins.
You start by using your Imagination – the first “I” – and as a result of doing so you not only become more Imaginative, but you also become more Inventive, Inspired, Intelligent and Intuitive.
Wow. What a whey/way/wei to live.
The bottom line is this: If you think Theatre of the Mind is “just another self-help program” – think again. It’s very, very different.
It’ll change your life in ways you cannot currently fathom. Ways that go beyond “success.”
And you can take that to the bank, my friend.
P.S. Got questions you’d like to see covered in this daily email/blog – then send them my way and I’ll see if I can work them into the mix.
April 17th, 2014
First things first: If you cannot stand speling mistaykes and grammatikal errors in a daily email sent free – then you’re going to hate this one so stop reading now and spare yourself the mizzery. Or better yet, unsubscribe as I’m far from being a purfekt person.
On the other cheek, if you can put on a Cheshire cat grin, like me, and find the humore in the most insane, then keep on reading.
I have a friend, Paul, who makes an easy seven figures in the baseball market. He sends a daily email, a la the guy he
learned the method from (Matt Furey) – and most of his emails contain misspellingz and grammaticakal erors.
And do you know what? I have never sent a reply email to him pointing out ANY of his mistakes. And do you know why?
Because he’s getting paid by the word, even the misspelled werd, and if he’s raking in seven figures per year, despite his mistakes. And so, ass-uming I get the urge to write him and point out his flaws, the most obvious two words that come to mind are: “SO WHAT?”
Really. That’s what coems to mind when I see another one of his egregious typos.
And with these two words in mind, I’ve never emailed my friend to inform him that he had a misspelled word or a grammatical error.
Mark Twain said it best: “I don’t give a damn for a man that can only spell a word one way.”
Yesterday I was given ample opportunity to practice the HURRAH Technique that I’ve taught to all whom I’ve coached over the years.
The HURRAH Technique is the grand champion’s answer to those who send you criticism.
Those of who have been coached by me know how to do it.
I first learned this from Dan Kennedy, whom many of you on this list were referred by. The year was 2002. I was “smarting” from a slew of stinging, barbed-wire emails, attacking me for releasing a product that was above and beyond what anyone else in the market was charging.
How dare I?
No one is supposed to charge anymore than anyone else, right?
So on the very day I read about the HURRAH technique, i thought to myself, “This is the stupidest thing I’ve ever read in my life. How can THAT help me feel better?”
And as soon as that thought came to mind, I realized, “Hey Furey, get your arse out of your chair and try it. Then you’ll know.”
So I re-read one of the barbed-wire hate emails, then stood and used the technique.
I started to laugh and smile. Immediately. I was stunned.
The next day I got more hate mail and did the HURRAH technique again. And wouldn’t you know it, my emotional state changed once again.
On day three, more hate mail. I stood and did it again. I started laughing almost before I stood. I was definitely laughing afterward.
And my friend, the rest is history. Never again did I EVER have to use the technique when I got an email.
It started off that I sent an email WITHOUT a subject line – literally, it was completely blank. That was a first EVER. In nearly 20 years of sending emails, I have NEVER left the subject line blank.
But for sum odd reason, I left it blank yesterday.
So I was a bit stunned that I could overlook such an obvious necessity and my guard was down a bit.
And then… the emails came. In addition to having no subject line – I spelled the word “couch” as in “couch potato” wrong every single time in the email. I wrote about some lessons from a “coach potato.”
Now, in fairness, I spelled the word “world” as “whirld” on purpose. That’s something I do frequently. No biggee. I see the world whirling through space as I write the word “whirld” – and that’s why I scribe it that way.
Anyhoo, the hate, the vitriol, the nit-picking Nazi’s all showed up in full regalia – barking and screaming at me for not having the brains to know the difference between a “coach potato” and a “couch potato.”
Oh dear moi. Hot damn. Did I really write it that way? Oh crap. I did. Repeatedly.
Well, so what? Did y’all read the essence of the email? Or any of my emails?
I guess they didn’t.
Moreover, here’s what’s interesante. Not a single person wrote to tell me that I had nothing in my subject line. Not one. No Nazis watching out for me on subject lines. Go figure.
So being my defenses were down to begin with, when the emails came in, I got a bit ticked. And thank God I had remembered the HURRAH technique.
I started laughing. All was well again in my whirld.
Then late last night another email came in. The man scolded me. He told me he’s in the military and he cannot understand how a professional can spell “whirld” the way I do. He told me to “stay smart” but unsubscribe him from my daily broadcasts.
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
You’ve given me fodder for today’s email.
The truth is that these here emails, like this one you’re reading, that have typos and grammatical errors from time to time – well, let’s just say they’ve raked in the fungolas for well over 15 years – and counting.
My friend, Paul at PaulReddickBaseball.com can attest to it working for him, too. And so can Dr. Dave Woynarowski at DrDavesBest.com – and a slew of other “professionals” who misspell words from time to time – if not often.
These people are 7 figure per year breadwinners – and they sing HURRAH with me every single day.
How’d you like to be singing along with them?
Well, you CAN.
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April 16th, 2014
There’s a lot we can learn from a couch potato. If he would ever move away from the tee-vee, he might be able to write a book entitled, “How to Never Get Anything Done.”
Think about it.
The couch potato is always too busy watching what’s on the tube to do anything. Everything that is beckoning him gets met with “Wait a second. Hold on. I will when this is over…”
Even picking up the empty pizza boxes is too much trouble. Better to just slide them under the sofa where no one but the roaches will notice.
The couch potato is a ball of bad habits rolled into one big Jaba. He’d like to do something with his life someday,
but not until he’s finished watching everyone else play out their own.
In today’s whirld, the couch potato’s twin is the gizmo or gadget geek. Can’t let go of his gadgets, for even a second. Even needs them when he’s on the porcelain throne.
In and of themselves, the tee-vee and the gizmos are not BAD. But the person who doesn’t have beneficial habits installed turns them into a 1,000 pound ball-and-chain.
But what if there were a way to drop the ball-and-chain, to lose the negative pattern of being a couch potato. What if you could literally ZAP it and change into a powerful, get-things-done person.
Well, it’s a lot easier than you’ve ever thought. All you need to do is install one simple habit. You listen to the Theatre of the Mind CDs each day – you listen and follow a couple very simple ideas, and voila – you’re no longer watching life happen. You’re making it happen.
Last week I heard from a young man who’s gone from almost losing his job to being the top producer in his company. In three weeks.
A woman told me she cut her tee-vee habit in half and is almost inished writing her first book.
A young athlete went from being an average runner on his track team to breaking all his previous records by a long shot.
What about you?
Whether you’re wasting time on the couch or porcelain throne or stool at your local watering hole, your life can and will change if you give Theatre of the Mind a mere 15 minutes of your time, each and every day.
What do you think?
Get the program and astound yourself.
Yes, you really do have greatness inside of you.
P.S. Just did a coaching call with a man whose father told him, over 40 years ago, that he would be a failure. Despite this man’s many successes, he still felt that he could not get anything done, could not succeed. Guess what? We ZAPPED that old memory and transformed it into something awe-inspiring. Now I get to sit back and watch how much this man’s life changes for the better. But I won’t sit back and watch. I’ll hear from him when I’m busy getting things done.
April 15th, 2014
Yesterday I asked you to make a list of habits you’d like to break, amend or change. For those of you who made the list – or who are going to do so someday – this email may be a “keeper.”
Let me continue by giving you some examples of habits you might want to eliminate or adjust:
* watching tee-vee
* eating sugar
* talking on the phone for long periods of time
* surfing the Internet
* refusing to exercise on a regular, consistent basis
* spending all day at the gym, coffeeshop, etc.
* waiting til the last minute to finish a project
* drinking alcohol
* smoking reefer
* smoking cigarettes, rubbing snuff
* watching Internet smut
* playing video games
* criticizing others
* leaving a mess
* paying attention to everyone else’s faults instead of your own
* being the smartest guy in the room
* eating to fullness – overeating
* not getting enough sleep
* lashing out at others – yelling, screaming
The list shown above is all over the map, and probably contains at least one or two habits that almost everyone has shown a tendency toward.Some of these habits can become so deeply entrenched that they become addictions. Even so, addictions are still habits, and they CAN be broken.Years ago, I was addicted to chewing tobacco (rubbing snuff). It’s worse than cigarettes, I’m told. I began to really use this substance as a college wrestler.It was easy to jusify. Many of my heros, who were better than I was, used it. So if I wanted to be like them, better fit in.Throughout college, I’d put a dip in before practice. As soon as practice ended, I’d reach into my locker and grab a pinch, then go shower. Man, it was great.
Before I left the hotel for the finals of the national championships, I had a dip. And shortly after winning, I had another.
After college I was successful in giving up the habit, for various periods of time, but the second I had even a little bit of snuff, within 24 hours, I was dipping like I’d never quit.
The above proves the Zen Master’s wise words: “You must hold onto positive habits with all you’ve got – but negative habits, they lure you in and take hold of you. Before you know it, the negative habit has YOU – you don’t have IT.”
But is it possible to create a positive habit that takes hold of you?
Yes, it is – but even so, you still have to nurture it. You still have to remind yourself to do it.
The reminder might not be much – but it’s still necessary.
As Jim Rohn used to say, “Discipline is remembering.”
When you’re on the path of successful living, one of the biggest disciplines is remembering to do your mental-spiritual work.
You’d think this would be an automatic, but it’s not.
There are some people I’ve met who do Theatre of the Mind for a spell, and they get off-the-charts results. They get into FLOW. They start
feeling better than they’ve ever felt before.
And when this happens, the temptation to stop remembering what got you where you were, is HUGE.
You forget to remember. You lose the discipline. And then you start to slide downhill.
This, my friend, is one of the reasons for making your list of habits.
Because the truth is when you drop a good habit, you replaced it with something that isn’t quite as beneficial. You follow me?
You stop doing Theatre of the Mind because you’d rather watch tee-vee uninterrupted.
You stop working out because there’s an endless stream of parties, functions, weddings, and so on to attend.
You stop painting because there are a bunch of great movies playing.
You stop meditating because you’re on vacation.
You stop eating healthy because you’re on a road trip.
At first it seems like no big deal. You’re only going to miss a day. Or two. The time off is welcomed. But unless you’ve consciously chosen to do something else with your time, to take a break for a good reason, chances are excellent that the beneficial habit is G-O-N-E and the non-beneficial habit has you by the innards.
Getting a good habit back is not difficult – but it may feel impossible to many. Why? Because the “inner you” cannot see yourself doing what you know you need to do.
This is where self-image comes into play and makes the changes easier to come by. You start picturing and feeling yourself reverting back to your good habits.
In order to do this, you make the daily practice of Theatre of the Mind your #1 habit. And the second you do so, you will experience things flowing smoothly.
Tomorrow I’ll give you some more suggestions on the breaking or changing of habits. For now, though, make sure you do Theatre of the Mind and get yourself reacquainted with the part of you that CAN and WILL succeed.
P.S. You’re welcome to forward this email to a friend and encourage him or her to get on this list. That’s one of the ways all of us can grow.
April 14th, 2014
Here’s a fun exercise to begin your day.
Take out a yellow pad and make an honest list of habits you’d like to break – ammend – or change.
Now, I did NOT use the label “bad” when referring to your list of habits – although some of them probably are.
Even so, classifying habits as good or bad does you very little good when all you really need to know is how to break them – or how to keep them.
Reminds me of the Zen story where a young man was caught stealing. He felt badly about being a thief – but simultaneously didn’t feel that he could break his habit.
The Zen Master who was counseling him said nothing about his “bad” habit. In fact, he didn’t even tell him to stop stealing. Instead, he told him that from this point onward, he was only allowed to steal with awareness. He had to be fully conscious, observing his breath and his actions in minute detail.
The thief listened intently and obeyed. And he stopped stealing.
The great Aikido master, Koichi Tohei, wrote about counseling the father whom he saw beating his child.
The sensei told the father that he was only allowed to hit his child when he felt love in his heart for him. He was no longer allowed to strike his child when he felt angry.
The father’s habit of beating his child was broken, afterall, how can you hit a child with love in your heart?
So labeling a habit as “bad” is unnecessary. If it makes you feel good to label it “bad” – then please do so, but it’s not mandatory.
Why? Because some habits we call bad aren’t bad at all. They might just be “over-extended.”
For example, watching tee-vee for 21 or more hours per week, as the average person in the U.S. does, could be classified as “bad.” After all, think of all the things you could create with an “extra” 21 hours per week.
But what if you could cut it down to an hour a day? Or 30 minutes?
Is it still bad?
Personally, about the only thing I watch on tee-vee is sports. Is that bad?
Well, if I never get anything done, it might be – but if I’m still getting things done, maybe it’s a good thing.
Now, if you have a habit that is a flat-out addiction, and this habit is keeping you from enjoying the type of life you know you can have – then completely ridding yourself of it is a good idea. You don’t need to make it “bad” to get rid of it, though. You just need to replace it with something else.
And so, for some people, zero tee-vee is a good idea. Or zero alcohol. Or zero salt, sugar, candy and so on.
The key to ridding yourself of a habit you no longer want, though, is changing the way you SEE YOURSELF; it’s changing how you feel inside.
Change your anger to love – and your habits change.
Change your lack of consciousness to awareness – and your habits change.
Change how you see yourself in your mind’s eye – change what you see yourself doing in your mind’s eye – and anything and everything in your habit-filled life can be changed.
You can change alcoholism and drug addiction into a writing career. I know a number of authors who can make that claim.
You can change excessive eating into a fitness career. I know a number of those people too.
You can change habits that make you unemployable into being an entrepreneur that others consider a “genius.” True.
More on this tomorrow – including what to do with that list I told you to make. For now, just make the list and take a good gander at it. Nothing more.
After doing so, make sure you grab your copy of Maxwell Maltz’ Theatre of the Mind, created by “yours truly” when he wasn’t watching tee-vee.
P.S. Want some guidance in ridding yourself of bad habits – then check out my Neg Busters Coaching program.
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