Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One (Paperback)
Discover how to reprogram your biology and thinking, and break the habit of being yourself so you can truly change your mind and life.
Best-selling author, international speaker, chiropractor, and renowned researcher of epigenetics, quantum physics, and neuroscience, Dr. Joe Dispenza shares that you are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life.
New science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose.
In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, Dr. Joe Dispenza combines the fields of quantum physics, neuroscience, brain chemistry, biology, and genetics to show you what is truly possible and how to recondition the body and create better health.
Not only will you be given the necessary knowledge to change your energy and any aspect of yourself, but you will be taught the step-by-step tools to apply what you learn in order to make measurable changes in any area of your life.
Foreword by Daniel G. Amen, M.D.
Introduction: The Greatest Habit You Can Ever Break Is the Habit of Being Yourself
PART I: The Science of You
The Quantum You
Overcoming Your Environment
Overcoming Your Body
Survival vs. Creation
PART II: Your Brain and Meditation
Three Brains: Thinking to Doing to Being
Meditation, Demystifying the Mystical, and Waves of Your Future
PART III: Stepping Toward Your New Destiny
The Meditative Process: Introduction and Preparation
Open the Door to Your Creative State
Step 1: Induction
Prune Away the Habit of Being Yourself (Week Two)
Step 2: Recognizing
Step 3: Admitting and Declaring
Step 4: Surrendering
Dismantle the Memory of the Old You (Week Three)
Step 5: Observing and Reminding
Step 6: Redirecting
Create a New Mind for Your New Future (Week Four)
Step 7: Creating and Rehearsing
Demonstrating and Being Transparent: Living Your New Reality
Dr. Joe demystifies consciousness and ancient understandings to bridge the gap between science and spirituality. Through his powerful healing workshops and lectures, thousands of people in 24 different countries have used these principles to change from the inside out. Once you break the habit of being yourself and truly change your mind, your life will never be the same!
“In this book, I want to share some of what I learned along the way and show you, by exploring how mind and matter are interrelated, how you can apply these principles not only to your body, but to any aspect of your life.”
— Dr. Joe Dispenza
“Anyone who reads this book and applies the steps will benefit from their efforts. Its cutting-edge content is explained in a simple language that is accessible to anyone, and provides a user-friendly guide for sustained change from the inside out.”
— Rollin McCraty, Ph.D., Director of Research, HeartMath Research Center
About the Author
Joe Dispenza, D.C., the author of Evolve Your Brain, studied biochemistry at Rutgers University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in neuroscience, and earned his Doctor of Chiropractic from Life University in Atlanta, Georgia. He has received postgraduate training and continuing education in neurology, neuroscience, brain function and chemistry, cellular biology, memory formation, and aging and longevity.One of the scientists, researchers, and teachers featured in the award-winning film What the BLEEP Do We Know!?, Dr. Joe has lectured on six continents, educating people about the functions of the human brain. He has taught thousands how to reprogram their thinking through scientifically proven neurophysiological principles.When not traveling and writing, Dr. Joe is busy seeing patients at his chiropractic clinic near Olympia, Washington.
“Dr. Joe Dispenza wants to empower you to let go of negative beliefs and embrace the positive. This intelligent, informative, practical book will help you be your best, freest self so that, as Dr. Joe puts it, you can‘step toward your own destiny.’”
— Judith Orloff, M.D., author of Emotional Freedom
“In Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself, Dr. Joe Dispenza explores the energetic aspects of reality with sound science and provides the reader with the necessary tools to make important positive changes in their life. Anyone who reads this book and applies the steps will benefit from their efforts. Its cutting-edge content is explained in a simple language that is accessible to anyone, and provides a user-friendly guide for sustained change from the inside out.”
— Rollin McCraty, Ph.D., Director of Research, HeartMath Research Center
“Dr. Joe Dispenza’s entertaining and highly accessible manual for rewiring your mental and emotional circuitry carries a simple but potent message: what you think today determines how you live tomorrow.”
— Lynne McTaggart, best-selling author of The Field, The Intention Experiment, and The Bond
“Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself is a powerful blend of leading-edge science and real-life applications woven into the perfect formula for everyday living. The hierarchy of scientific knowledge tells us that when new discoveries change what we know about the atom, what we know of ourselves and our brains must change as well. Through the 14 concise chapters of this book, Dr. Joe Dispenza draws upon a lifetime of experience to describe how subtle shifts in the way we use our brains are the quantum key to life-affirming changes in our bodies, our lives, and our relationships. In a responsible, well-researched, and practical manual that you’ll want at your fingertips for your personal practice, Dr. Joe’s easy-to-use, step-by-step techniques give everyone the opportunity to experiment with their own quantum field to discover for themselves what works best. From the powerful exercises highlighting the thinking that keeps us stuck in old beliefs, to the simple practices that catapult us beyond our limiting beliefs, this book is the owners’ manual to a successful life we wish we’d been given in first grade. If you’ve always known that there’s more to you than you learned in Biology 101, but find yourself intimidated by the technical language of science, this is the beautiful book you’ve been waiting for!”
— Gregg Braden, New York Times best-selling author of Deep Truth and The Divine Matrix
“As a semiretired psychologist who has thought about many of these issues for years, I have to admit that [Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself] will likely change some long-held beliefs in the field of psychology. Dr. Joe’s conclusions, which are well grounded in neuroscience, challenge our ideas of who we think we are and what we think is even possible. A brilliant and uplifting book.”
— Dr. Allan Botkin, clinical psychologist; author of Induced After-Death Communication
“We’re in the midst of an unparalleled new era of personal growth, in which a productive feedback loop has been established between the latest discoveries of neuroscience and the ancient practices of meditation. Dr. Joe Dispenza’s new book masterfully yet clearly explains the ‘hard science’ of how our brains and bodies work. He then applies it practically in a four-week program of fundamental personal change, showing how we can use a structured meditation program to consciously rewire our neural network for creativity and joy.”
— Dawson Church, Ph.D., best-selling author of The Genie in Your Genes
“Dr. Joe Dispenza brings us the manual for becoming a divine creator! He makes the brain science practical; he shows us how to break free of the grip of our emotions to create happy, healthy, and abundant lives, and how to finally dream our world into being. I’ve been waiting for this book for a long time!”
— Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D., author of Power Up Your Brain and Shaman, Healer, Sage