Healing psychiatrist, David R Hawkins explains human psychology using chaos theory, nonlinear physics dynamics and particle physicals. He focuses on how to understand the decisions humans make to help readers better navigate the world. He explains human consciousness, free will within the matrix of our reality and the forces outside of human control. Anyone looking to be humbled, fascinated by the human mind will be fascinated by the truths within this book.
Key Takeaways from Power vs. Force by David R. Hawkins
Takeaway #1 Force Is Not Power
We have been conditioned to think that force is power I.e. by controlling others but force is a false material level that always has to be backed up by a reason. True power comes from the spirit and is attained through personal development and spiritual practices.
Takeaway #2 Force Is Needed
Force is necessary, in small doses, because you cannot get power without first using some force. Force creates the momentum – just think about this, to be brave, you first need to be scared and to be powerful, you first need to feel powerless... It takes force to create a change. But only a little of it is needed, once force has done the legwork, momentum takes over and once power has been achieved force crumbles.
Takeaway #3 Finding Your Energetic Frequency
Are you operating from a state of force or power? Based on his research into kinesiological measuring of consciousness, David Hawkins shows us that our energetic frequency levels of consciousness pertain to a variety of emotions and these emotions all depend on the amount of truth. Force is re-active and below the level of courage, it arises when we feel shame, fear, anger, and pride. Power is above the level of courage and is pro-active, it comes when we operate from a higher consciousness of love and live with courage, will, and reason.
If you find yourself operating from force more often than power don't worry, you can make positive changes in moving towards your true potential simply by leaving the feelings of blame, hate, and anxiety behind and instead switching to affirmation, optimism, and trust one step at a time.
Through David Hawkins' study of kinesiology, you'll learn how to use muscle testing to determine a truth or a falsehood by asking a yes or no question. This can be done time and time again to make you spiritually sound, healthy, and strong so that you're being true to yourself, acting from true power and not living by force through your ego.
About The Author
David R. Hawkins is Director of the Institute for Spiritual Research Inc. He is a known authority within the field of consciousness research. He writes from the unique perspective of an experienced clinician, scientist, and teacher. Dr. Hawkins has lectured widely at universities including Harvard and Oxford. His life is devoted to the upliftment of mankind.
Book's Key Details
Genres: Psychology, Nonfiction, Spirituality, Self Help, Philosophy
Synopsis Summary: David R. Hawkins details how anyone may resolve the most crucial of all human dilemmas: how to instantly determine the truth or falsehood of any statement or supposed fact. Dr. Hawkins, who worked as a healing psychiatrist during his long and distinguished career, uses theoretical concepts from particle physics, nonlinear dynamics, and chaos theory to support his study of human behavior.
Book's Top Reviews
"One of the most interesting self-help type books I've ever read. It's packed with advice on how to stay in good physical, mental and spiritual shape. It's like a toolkit with all sorts of good advice on how to live your life." (Stephanie Beacham, Editorial review)
"Power vs Force is the culmination of a lifetime's work and study, a brilliant fusion of the mystical and the scientific, and the most thorough exposition yet of the art of kinesiology and its connections with both the new physics and ancient Eastern philosophy." (From Publisher)
"This is a discourse of what it means to understand and act upon one's intuitive and higher mind capabilities. The premise is that our bodies will respond to things that are "true" or have power, with a level of ease. Alternatively, when something is "false" it will have an element of forced nature to it- trying to make something that it isn't or shouldn't be. I appreciated the simplicity of the conversation and also the scale in which we move through the levels of that sensitivity. It is not a scale to be graded on, as some reviewers may suggest- but rather a road map of how far we have ascended from complete unawareness.." (From LibraryThing)
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Editor and Founder
Tal Gur is a location independent entrepreneur, author, and impact investor. After trading his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, he spent a decade pursuing 100 major life goals around the globe. His most recent book and bestseller, The Art of Fully Living - 1 Man, 10 Years, 100 Life Goals Around the World, has set the stage for his new mission: elevating society to its abundance potential.