5 Rules of Thought: How to Use the Power of Your Mind to Get What You Want

( 4 )

Overview


MARY T. BROWNE is an internationally renowned psychic, teacher, and the author of Love in Action, Life After Death, and The Power of Karma. For over twenty-five years she has used her psychic gift to counsel thousands of men and women who have come to her for private consultations. She has dedicated her life to teaching people how to uncover life's hiddenmysteries, as well as helping them achieve their desired goals.
Now, in The 5 Rules of Thought: How to Use the Power of Your ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (26) from $1.99   
  • New (4) from $14.95   
  • Used (22) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$14.95
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(13)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
1416537341 FACTORY BRAND NEW, SEALED, NEVER SOLD, NEVER USED, NO MARKINGS.

Ships from: Peoria, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$17.96
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(4)

Condition: New

Ships from: Sheldon, IA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$36.79
Seller since 2011

Feedback rating:

(4)

Condition: New
2007 Hardcover New Cover artwork may differ; *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be ... able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** Read more Show Less

Ships from: Herefordshire, United Kingdom

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$50.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(178)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
The 5 Rules of Thought: How to Use the Power of Your Mind to Get What You Want

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$10.20
BN.com price
Sending request ...

Overview


MARY T. BROWNE is an internationally renowned psychic, teacher, and the author of Love in Action, Life After Death, and The Power of Karma. For over twenty-five years she has used her psychic gift to counsel thousands of men and women who have come to her for private consultations. She has dedicated her life to teaching people how to uncover life's hiddenmysteries, as well as helping them achieve their desired goals.
Now, in The 5 Rules of Thought: How to Use the Power of Your Mind to Get What You Want, Browne turns her attention to the subject of thought -- the most powerful tool we have for bringing the things we want into our lives. Like the teachers who contributed to the bestselling book The Secret, Mary T. Browne takes what she has learned from studying the ancient wisdom of The Masters and from her more than two decades of experience as a spiritual counselor to offer readers a precise program they can use to apply the Power of Thought to get the things they want. The 5 Rules of Thought take you beyond positive thinking, creative visualization, and the law of attraction to an understanding of what you can do to transform your life by transforming your thought. Mary T. Browne will teach you how to use the 5 Rules of Thought to get the money you desire, the true love you crave, and better health. In short, the life you've always dreamed of.
This life-changing book will take you on the most exciting adventure of your life.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416537342
  • Publisher: Atria Books
  • Publication date: 10/9/2007
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary T. Browne is a renowned psychic and the author of Love in Action, Life after Death and The Power of Karma. She has appeared on Weekend Today, CNN, and Good Day New York, and has done over 400 radio interviews. In addition, she has been featured in many magazines and newspapers including New York Magazine, Worth, American Health, Elle, Vogue, and the New York Times. She lives in New York City.

Read More Show Less

Read an Excerpt

What Is Thought?

A thought is an image projected into the ether. It is vibration. It is force and energy. It is creative power. It is spirit. It has color. It has sound. It has substance. Thoughts are completely alive. There is nothing more powerful than thought. You are what you think.

Every aspect of life is generated by thought. There are noble thoughts. There are mean thoughts. There are low thoughts. There are elevated thoughts. There are good thoughts. There are evil thoughts. All success and all failure are the results of our thoughts.

Everything you love is thought. Everything you hate is thought. Everything you feel is thought. Emotions are brought on by thought. Everything you see is materialized thought. Everything you hear is a sound wave composed of thought. In order to create anything, you must begin by seeing it in your mind. The thought is always first. Action is a direct result of thought.

You can get anything you want if you learn how to control your thoughts. In order to learn how to do so, it is important to understand that thought produces a dual effect: vibration and form.

Vibration

A vibration is a wave of feeling that comes from the mind of the thinker. It expresses the character of a thought. For example, it may be kind, loving, generous, or angry. A vibration is also known as a thought wave.

Vibrations tend to impact the minds of others who are vibrating at a similar frequency. In other words, they cause the same kind of thoughts in the receiving minds as those sent by the original thinker. Thought acts as a magnet that attracts similar thought. Like attracts like.

Have you ever gone to a party and found yourself drawn toward a stranger for no apparent reason? It was not because of the person's looks or clothes. You had not spoken a word to that person. Yet there was something sublime. You could not put your finger on it, but you were drawn toward this individual like a magnet to a refrigerator. The person's energy drew you in. The person had good vibrations. If you got to know that person, you'd discover an individual who had a fine character and was a nice person.

A vibration emanates as long as the thought is held. Every vibration is instantly followed by a form, which is a picture. This is known as a thought form.

Form

Thought forms are mental pictures in the mind. If you think about an apple, the mind produces an image of an apple. If you think about a friend or a lover, the mind produces a picture of that person. If you are trying to write a novel, you will think about a concept. You will form ideas that bring the story alive. Once you have an idea, you can begin to write.

The intensity and the clarity of the thought determine the weight, power, and shape of the form. We have a million passing thoughts every day. These quickly come in and out of our minds. In the morning, the alarm sounds to wake us up. We think "alarm" and quickly turn it off. By then the thought is gone. You think, "Open the door." You open the door and then forget about it a moment later. You did not create a heavy form because you did not hold the thought, and you likely did not put much emotion behind it.

On the other hand, if you are really angry at someone and you keep holding the thought, it will intensify and take on a nasty form. This will then provoke an action. Maybe you will yell at that person, gossip, or start a fight. This type of thought form vibrates for a long time, even after you stopped thinking about it. Your actions were the direct result of the intensity and the duration of the thought form. Just because you say you are over your anger does not mean the results of the anger are gone. An angry thought form can live long after the action.

Thoughts create a form. The form becomes a picture. The picture may not be instantly apparent to the physical eye, but it is living in the "mental" plane. That is why thought forms are sometimes referred to as "elementals."

Thoughts that are directed toward someone move from the mind of the originator to the other person. A self-consumed thought will hang around the originator. This type of thought is completely about yourself or something you desire. For example, you have a strong desire for certain foods that are fattening and unhealthy. You think intensely about these foods even though you are disciplining yourself not to eat them. This intensity produces a distinct type of thought form known as a "hanging" thought form. It is called hanging because it persists as long as you have the desire for something. You created a form that hangs over you even if you focus your mind on other matters. As soon as your mind is free, the hanging thought form will become apparent again. You will have an overwhelming urge to consume the foods you were trying to avoid. You will go to the bakery, buy a cake, and eat it, even if you are not hungry. You will call this temptation, but in fact you created this yourself. Nobody tempted you. You were the one who created this thought form. Strong thought forms always manifest. Therefore, it can be very difficult to stay on a diet. A clear thought, visualized and repeated will manifest itself in the physical world. Sometimes it may take time to manifest, but it will happen.

This is the same with addictions. Any addict will tell you how difficult it is to overcome an addiction. The physical craving can stop long before the mind lets go. The body will no longer crave them but people still cannot quit. The memory and desire for the addictive substance are still there. The person may stop indulging for a period of time, but the thought form is alive and waiting to be activated. In order to treat an addiction successfully the thought form must be changed. It must be rendered powerless. If the thought form hanging around the addicted person remains forceful, a relapse is inevitable. Thought is powerful. In order to avoid a relapse, a new even more powerful thought form must be created. The addict must learn to focus the mind on a clear, intense, detailed picture of being happy and free of the addiction. These positive mental pictures will help a great deal as one takes the active steps needed for recovery. These steps could include joining a specific program, consulting a medical expert, or even hospitalization. Any support system that works for the individual could be used.

Hanging thought forms aren't only connected to food, alcohol, and drugs. I have seen them hanging in the auras of clients who were obsessed with an ex-lover or spouse and could not get over these relationships. These types of obsessions can lead to mental and physical problems.

The age-old advice given by our grandmothers, "It takes time and someone else to help us put our past relationships to rest" is very potent. When we are able to replace the thought of our ex-love by the happy thoughts connected to a new love, the hanging thought form starts loosening its hold on us. New thought forms are sent out from us to our new loves. I know it isn't easy to focus our thoughts on a happy future while we are involved in an unhappy personal situation. But change can be more easily enacted if we use the power of our minds to get rid of any hanging thought forms. I am not suggesting that you deny your feelings. Denial will only put the hanging thought forms out of your mind for short periods of time. The moment your mind is free, the hanging thought form will be apparent.

If you don't have a new love in your life, you must learn to see a clear picture in your mind's eye of yourself happy and in love. See this picture as many times a day as possible. Don't try to see a specific person whom you are in love with. Just see yourself happy and in love.

You can develop thought forms that will bring to you what you want. This is a skill. Like any skill, it takes desire, discipline, time, and effort. You have to acquire good habits of thought. This takes concentration and patience. You must see what you want clearly and learn to focus on it with intensity and faith. These are the first steps toward bringing your desire into form. You get what you think.

Copyright 2007 by Mary T. Browne

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction ix

one

What Is Thought? 1

two

There Is a Divine Force Within You 77

three

The 5 Rules of Thought 111

four

Tools to Help Implement the Rules 169

five

Using the Power of Thought to Get What You Want 191

six

Only the Soul Survives 269

seven

The Afterlife 287

Acknowledgments 297

Index 299

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 4 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(3)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(1)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 20, 2008

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)