5 thoughts on “Creative Visualization

  1. If The Secret left you rolling your eyes, try this book instead. Gawain invokes more spirituality and less judgment by focusing on tools to help readers uncover what they really want out of life. She doesn’t assume that everyone wants to live the Richistani life, and she certainly doesn’t accuse the reader of being too lazy, uninspired, or ignorant to be rich and famous.

    Yes, Oprah, I think your book recommendation SUCKS.

  2. Shakti Gawain describes that every moment of life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly giving. So what you need is to just put forth a clear and goal-oriented request and everything you truly desire comes to you.

    Creative visualization uses meditation techniques to help shape positive attitudes towards life and change your everyday experience into a more loving and happy one. It’s fully applicable to the humanity in every age or era. (And it’s not at all a new age-y cliché!) Esse

  3. A great intro to imagery and guided meditations however, I would not recommend this book to anyone who is not clear or certain about what thier spiritual beliefs are. The book takes the approach that ‘if you think right, life can be in your hands’ and that philosophy has proven itself fatalistic throughout history. There is one great small section on affirmations that can be integrated into changing our thoughts to plant seeds of new growth.

  4. I came across this book years ago and was skeptical, didn’t really apply the methods and didn’t get any results. After several years and a lot of work on self, I now believe this approach doesn’t work for many people due to blockages and ego attachments to suffering. Much of those same blocks are now behind me. I’ve tried this approach again, and I’ve had one amazing result which has completely blown my mind. I’m now a true believer.

  5. I think this is a good book to read every few years, and even just keep as a reference book. I recently RE-read it over the holidays — which was a wonderful time to because of the natural instinct to VISUALIZE the new year and this new decade! A very positive, simple, straightforward guide on setting intentions, goals and realizing what you truly want ~ or maybe DON’T want. I feel like 2010 is off to a great start for me and I also think it’s because I read this book again! Great birthday gift

Leave a Reply