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Robert Collier's The Secret of the Ages: A modern day interpretation of a self-help classic

Book Description

After overcoming an illness through what he felt was subliminal means, Robert Collier became fascinated with the power of the mind and how to use it to create success in every area of life. Collier believed that our subconscious mind is like a sleeping giant. Once awoken it can bring us fame, fortune and happiness. He set to work on a series of texts, the first of which was 'The Secret of the Ages', to explore his theory. In this book, first released in 1926, Collier plots a course for his readers to follow in order to achieve their ultimate goals. It proved fantastically popular, selling over 300,000 copies. Much of his insight is still relevant today. Karen McCreadie's interpretation of 'The Secret of the Ages' illustrates the timeless nature of Collier's insights. By bringing them to life through 52 modern case studies, this brilliant interpretation of 'The Secret of the Ages' is an entertaining accompaniment to one of the most famous books on self help ever written.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Other Titles in The Infinite Success Series
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Table of Contents
  6. Introduction
  7. 1. Find Your Own Truth
  8. 2. We All Have Superhuman Abilities
  9. 3. The Evolution of Knowledge
  10. 4. The Conscious And Subconscious Mind
  11. 5. The Power of Intuition
  12. 6. The Peculiar Characteristic of The Subconscious Mind
  13. 7. Collective Consciousness
  14. 8. The Amazing Abilities of Mind
  15. 9. Your Subconscious Never Sleeps
  16. 10. What Is Prayer?
  17. 11. We Can Do Only What We Think We Can Do
  18. 12. A Little Bit of Physics
  19. 13. Don't Think of Abracadabra
  20. 14. Garbage in, Garbage Out
  21. 15. Unused Talent Decays
  22. 16. A Fairy-wishing Ring
  23. 17. Mental Brownies
  24. 18. The Law of Visualisation
  25. 19. It's The Little Things That Count
  26. 20. The Danger of ‘Truth’
  27. 21. It's Written All Over Your Face
  28. 22. Take The Pebble Out of Your Boot
  29. 23. Thinking Vs Association
  30. 24. Seek Growth – But Avoid The Golden Handcuffs
  31. 25. On Marriage
  32. 26. You Don't Need to Know The Detail
  33. 27. The Importance of Perception
  34. 28. Be Optimistic
  35. 29. Good News For Couch Potatoes
  36. 30. The Law of Attraction
  37. 31. Make The World Better
  38. 32. Karmic Justice Will Prevail
  39. 33. The Discouragement Disease
  40. 34. Things You Can Control Vs The Things You Can't
  41. 35. Fear Is Creative Thought In Negative Form
  42. 36. Mind Over Matter
  43. 37. First Mind, Then Body
  44. 38. To Fear or Not to Fear, That is The Question
  45. 39. Ups And Downs of Life
  46. 40. Wipe The Slate Clean
  47. 41. Relax
  48. 42. Life Will Find A Way
  49. 43. Thought is The Direction, Emotion is The Fuel
  50. 44. The Time is Now
  51. 45. It's The Invisible Things That Really Matter
  52. 46. Assume A Virtue
  53. 47. Specialist vs Generalist
  54. 48. Initiative
  55. 49. Priceless Wisdom of Books
  56. 50. Age is Irrelevant
  57. 51. The Medicinal Delusion
  58. 52. And Finally… The Mindbender
  59. Conclusion
  60. Reference Material
  61. Index