The Tools has ratings and reviews. Loy said: Let me break down the Phil Stutz,. Barry Michels. · Rating details · 2, ratings · reviews. The groundbreaking New York Times bestseller featuring five uniquely effective tools to help you embrace your shadow, learn the secret of true confidence. The Tools by Phil Stutz and Barry Michels. K likes. The Tools® is a dynamic, results-oriented set of practices created by psychotherapists Phil Stutz.

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Also, there is an assumption that all of you stupid readers will wish to discard the stuyz, once written, because you are lazy creatures of habit. The patronising attitude towards the reader is not.

Feb 23, Deb rated it liked it. Nov 09, Richard Jespers rated it really liked it. I get that at a certain point, we need to screw our courage to the sticking place to, uh, murder Duncan. They require an ongoing effort. I will try using the tools, but I took the rest of the book with a grain of salt.

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Every day barry challenges—big and small—that the tools transform into opportunities to bring about bold and dramatic change in your life. I thought it was outstanding!

However, in order to fully enjoy this book, I highly recommend to read chapters and stop there. He found a mentor in Phil Stutz, a psychiatrist who years before devised a methodology that arose from a similar disenchantment. If I have to swallow a little sugar barry get the dope, than OK. Some of the techniques they offer seem promising, though, so there must be a way to incorporate the method without having to buy into the intense spirituality.


I wonder if how I felt is similar to how the likes of Michael Shermer and Richard Dawkins feel when they read works by Christians–If so I pity them as they research.

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Stuzt 28, Colleen Wainwright rated it liked it Shelves: He insists that the tools use these higher powers to transform us, help us evolve and grow. Books like this bring out the skeptic in me, it was hard to get through it. I didn’t expect to find Yoda sharing the secrets for how to tap into the Force. The emphasis is always on immediate and felt change. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. This book gives you practical ways to conquer some of life’s biggest issues!

The Tools discussed in this book, while useful, are not based on a solid foundation. I flew through it and I have a five month old baby, with no extra time because it makes so much sense. The Life-Force is a sort of tame God. And maybe a number of people. A groundbreaking book about personal growth that presents a uniquely effective set of four tools that bring about dynamic change in the present and impart a greater understanding of the depth and complexity of the human condition over the longterm.

The Reversal of Desire—basically, a way to kick your own ass out of torpor and into action—is mean. I’ve also used them to avoid arguments and worry. That requires much stronger forces.

Very hard to read. They note that a consumer would read the book through and not take any real meaning away from it, likely forgetting the tools and never using them again, if ever.

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When you tge toward it, pain shrinks They found they hadn’t been trained to do anything else and so were forced to devise 5 visualisation exercises of their own that anyone miches apply and practice for lasting inner change.

Again, this is guru talk: Some interesting ideas, but I found the emphasis on the “higher powers” pretty off-putting, particularly during the second half of the book, where the authors seem to go out of their way to denigrate skepticism, the scientific method, and science in general.

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Jun 15, Susan Davis rated it it was amazing. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I ap Where do I even begin with this book. Don’t want to discourage anyone from finding the help they need.

Without randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trials, it’s really hard to know whether or not an intervention is effective, or exactly why it is or isn’t effective. In fact, this is one of the most important books I have ever read! If there is a task you dread doing or social event you dread attending, you repeat the following mantra.

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