CHAPTER 16

The Method,More Challenging

In Adopt a New Belief, I told a story about changing my belief walking to my friend’s birthday party in the rain, transforming me from crouching down in misery to striding with confidence.

I left out a few details. That cold autumn evening was almost exactly a year after my “Home Run after Three Strikes” story from the first The Method video, which was my first time implementing The Method. In the intervening year, I had practiced doing The Method many times.

My unconscious thoughts—asking if the cold and rain should make me miserable, leading to my transformation—didn’t just happen. They arose from practicing The Method. As I said I always do, I was walking down the street, gauging my level of reward, saw ...

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