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Summary

The revolutionary program that teaches you how to use meditation and visualization to change your life.

First published in 1978, The Silva Mind Control Method has helped millions of people create better, happier, and more successful lives. Based on the extraordinary course pioneered by José Silva in the 1960s, this accessible guide uses meditation and visualization to help you alleviate stress, overcome bad habits and emotional insecurity, increase creativity, develop concentration, harness your dreams, and deepen your relationships. Featuring transformative advice and fascinating case studies, this revolutionary book teaches you to use your mind at a deeper and more effective level and reveal its extraordinary power.  

©1977 José Silva. All rights reserved. (P)2022 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Very good book

I have started to practice the exercises and my life, my mindset has changed for the better. I am so grateful that I came across this book. it is truly inspiring!

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This is not the course just an overview of it

Well what a waste of my time and money,! I expected to learn at least some of these techniques put paid for a long winded advert!

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amazing audiobook

Love it, started using the chapter and practice 🙌, very easy to apply 😀.
I am still listening to it while I am driving!

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  • heather wagner
  • 08-06-22

It's basically a long advertisement to take a mind control course.

I saw a course listed on Mindvalley that sounded interesting and figured the book would have most of the pertinent information, it had some exercises listed and described in a cursory way but the majority of the book consisted of case studies and anecdotal examples that seemed designed to convince the reader that the techniques were legit. The tone feels dated and overall it seems designed for an audience who has never heard of meditation before. I'm sure there is a way to present the techniques in a way that is updated for a contemporary audience but as the book repeatedly reminds you, it's really better if you take a mind control course.

One other note, one of the techniques had practitioners project their minds into the bodies of other people without their explicit consent which seems ethically suspect. I'm sure a more updated version of the book would resonate more deeply with contemporary culture. I'm bummed I wasted an audible credit on it.

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  • Justin
  • 14-05-22

First half VERY useful; 2nd hald a bit woo woo

The first half of this book is worth the entire book! Lots of great practices to lead to healing and positive self growth!

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  • Enrique M.
  • 05-07-22

Not what I was looking for…

This book is more a description of “the marvelous things” that can be learned in the Mind Control Silva Method Program which you need to attend later on. This guys have learnt a lot from Kiyosaki and friends…which are more busy talking about the other things they have to sell, than giving away the knowledge with the current product/service you are consuming.

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  • Aunt Val
  • 13-06-22

Misses it for me.

Probably need to have the book to do the meditations.
Hoe do you find the pdf?

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  • Heather
  • 10-08-22

Third time reading

I love this book so much, it’s concise, instructive and doesn’t give off a new age woo woo vibe. Nothing wrong with those vibes, it’s just refreshing to hear a more scientific approach to mind/energy/frequency control. I’ve listened to the audiobook three times now and just ordered the hard copy.

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  • L. B.
  • 23-07-22

This book is just a sales pitch

this book contains stories of results of the seminar program and none of the program itself. it is nothing more than a sales pitch to get you to attend the seminar.
this book is a con job and a rip off.
do not buy it!

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  • Bless My Farm
  • 16-07-22

BASICALLY AN INFOMERCIAL

I looked forward to getting my monthly credit to get this audiobook. I heard it discussed and it sounded positive. The reality is you will learn basic terminology and not much beyond that point. The audiobook sounds like a flat out infomercial. I wish I could return it and get my credit back. You're better off downloading Dr. Seuss. #facts

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-07-22

Book felt like a promotion to a Seminar

The book offered few examples and fewer step by step how to accomplish mind control. It does drive you to a seminar / in person training. However, it does provides a getting to know mind control.

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  • Bee Bee
  • 01-08-22

I want to know more!!

loved it! if I don't relax and meditate each day I miss it.. I'm looking forward to learning more and I can feel the benefits in my thought process.

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  • Posh
  • 31-07-22

very practical solution

These are life time learnings, must read.I will read it over and over again.