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The Awakening Course: The Secret to Solving All Problems

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Awaken to what's possible in your life with a complete mind, body, and spiritual transformation-based on a highly successful course!

The Awakening Course is Joe Vitale's most recent breakthrough program explaining the four stages of awakening. This thought-provoking book builds on everything Vitale has written and recorded to date, taking you to a whole new level of personal and professional transcendence.

Not only does Joe give you a proven step-by-step approach for finding and achieving your goals and desires, he shows how you can reach these goals while pursuing complete mind, body, and spiritual transformation.

  • Discover new perspectives on money, role models, and the power of your unconscious

  • Re-state complaints into positive life-changing intentions, and turn your fears into a catalyst for success

  • 5 steps for attracting anything or anyone into your life

  • Joe Vitale is the author of the bestselling The Attractor Factor and The Key

  • The Awakening Course goes beyond money and material concerns to take you to a place of transcendence. Discover your own beliefs about money, love, and most everything else-and align them to reach long-term, holistic success using Vitale's signature wisdom.

    Table of Contents

    1. Copyright
    2. Acknowledgments
    3. Introduction
    4. 1. What to Expect
      1. 1.1. This, Too, Shall Pass
      2. 1.2. There Is Another Way
      3. 1.3. It's Only a Story, After All
      4. 1.4. It's All Good When You Look Deeper
      5. 1.5. Stop Struggling—There's an Easier Way
      6. 1.6. The Missing Secret
      7. 1.7. You Can "Take It to the Bank"
      8. 1.8. Fear Will Only Stop You if You Let It
      9. 1.9. Transcend Your Fear
      10. 1.10. Inventory Your Fears
      11. 1.11. Mine Your Fear for Buried Treasure
      12. 1.12. Money Is Good
      13. 1.13. Contribute a Happy, Healthy, Wealthy Person to the World
      14. 1.14. Spiritual Marketing
      15. 1.15. Love Is the Essence
      16. 1.16. Practical Benefits
      17. 1.17. The Key Is Happiness
      18. 1.18. Four Stages of Awareness
      19. 1.19. Endless Possibilities
      20. 1.20. Meditation
    5. 2. Stage One: Victimhood
      1. 2.1. Confusion before Clarity
      2. 2.2. Learn to Recognize the Victim Mind-Set
      3. 2.3. The First Stage: It's All About Being a Victim
      4. 2.4. Only Victims Blame and Complain
      5. 2.5. Seven Keys to Breaking Out of the Victim Pattern
        1. 2.5.1. 1. Take 100 Percent Responsibility
        2. 2.5.2. 2. Unconscious Absorption
        3. 2.5.3. 3. You Are More Powerful than You Know
        4. 2.5.4. 4. Become Aware of Your Thoughts
        5. 2.5.5. 5. You Are Limitless
        6. 2.5.6. 6. Emotion Is the Fuel
        7. 2.5.7. 7. Let Go
      6. 2.6. Everybody's Doing It
      7. 2.7. A Sense of Freedom
      8. 2.8. It's Not about the Past
      9. 2.9. A New Sense of Power
      10. 2.10. Even Victims Have Choice
      11. 2.11. You Don't Have to Wait to Find the Good
      12. 2.12. Challenge Yourself to Stop Complaining
      13. 2.13. It's Okay to Feel Uncomfortable
      14. 2.14. Change Your Language
      15. 2.15. Pain Can Be Your Friend
      16. 2.16. Go for Your Dreams
      17. 2.17. Focus on What's Right in Your World
      18. 2.18. Believe in Yourself
      19. 2.19. Inventory Your Strengths
      20. 2.20. There's Always a Positive Reason
    6. 3. Stage Two: Empowerment
      1. 3.1. From Victim to Wizard
      2. 3.2. The Law of Attraction
      3. 3.3. The Attractor Factor Process: Five Steps for Creating Anything You Want
        1. 3.3.1. 1. Know What You Don't Want
        2. 3.3.2. 2. Declare an Intention: What Do You Want?
        3. 3.3.3. 3. Clear Limiting Beliefs
        4. 3.3.4. 4. "Nevillize" Your Goal
        5. 3.3.5. 5. Let Go and Take Inspired Action
      4. 3.4. The Power Is in You
      5. 3.5. Putting It into Practice
      6. 3.6. Expand Your Thinking
      7. 3.7. Beyond Incurable
      8. 3.8. "Impossible" Is Just a Word
      9. 3.9. How to "Get Clear"
      10. 3.10. Focus on Gratitude
      11. 3.11. The Story of Kirk
      12. 3.12. A Clue to Your Millions
      13. 3.13. Become a Belief Detective
      14. 3.14. Question Everything
      15. 3.15. "Is It Really True?"
      16. 3.16. What Are You Grateful For?
      17. 3.17. It's the Feeling That Matters
      18. 3.18. You Attract More of What You Are Grateful For
      19. 3.19. Meditation: Make Your Life Bigger
    7. 4. Stage Three: Surrender
      1. 4.1. But That's Impossible: The H'oponopono Story
      2. 4.2. We Don't Have as Much Control as We Think
      3. 4.3. Let Go of Ego Consciousness
      4. 4.4. The Four Phrases
      5. 4.5. Ego Intention or Divine Intention?
      6. 4.6. An Unconscious Storehouse
      7. 4.7. New Self-Talk
      8. 4.8. You Are "In" the Problem
      9. 4.9. Take It to the Divine
      10. 4.10. It's Not Your Fault, But . . .
      11. 4.11. Each Stage Changes Your Perception and How You Play
      12. 4.12. You Can't Control Everything
      13. 4.13. Follow Your Passion
      14. 4.14. "Not My Will, but Thine, Be Done"
      15. 4.15. P.T. Barnum Knew
      16. 4.16. You Can't Know Everything
      17. 4.17. A Practical Tool
      18. 4.18. Trust That It's Working
      19. 4.19. You Can't Argue with Success
      20. 4.20. No More Worry
      21. 4.21. List Your Concerns
    8. 5. Stage Four: Awakening
      1. 5.1. The Witness
      2. 5.2. God Realization
      3. 5.3. Beyond Questions
      4. 5.4. The Whiteboard
      5. 5.5. Satori Moments
      6. 5.6. Make Time Daily for Meditation
      7. 5.7. Your Whole Life Can Be a Walking Meditation
      8. 5.8. "Meditation Is Not What You Think"
      9. 5.9. Three Ways to Awaken
        1. 5.9.1. Meditation
        2. 5.9.2. Gratitude
        3. 5.9.3. Be Happy Now
      10. 5.10. Detachment Allows More Richness
      11. 5.11. Cues That You're Not in the Moment
      12. 5.12. Daydreams Are Like Training Wheels
      13. 5.13. Ways to Help You Move through the Four Stages
        1. 5.13.1. Gather Your Satori Moments
        2. 5.13.2. Ask for Help from the Masters
        3. 5.13.3. List Your Gratitudes
        4. 5.13.4. Meditate Daily
        5. 5.13.5. Notice What Is Happening
    9. 6. The Awakened Millionaire
      1. 6.1. Introduction for Joe
      2. 6.2. What Does It Mean to Be an "Awakened Millionaire"?
      3. 6.3. Joe's Story: Homeless to Awakened Millionaire
      4. 6.4. It Didn't Happen Overnight
      5. 6.5. Coming Out of the Fear Closet
      6. 6.6. Awakening from Being a Victim
      7. 6.7. The Signs of Victim Mentality
      8. 6.8. Responsibility Leads to Empowerment
      9. 6.9. Mind Shifts Begin with a Leap of Faith
      10. 6.10. Set an Intention
      11. 6.11. Take Inspired Action and Then Let Go
      12. 6.12. Trust Even If You're Not Quite Ready
      13. 6.13. What Is an Intention?
      14. 6.14. Align Your Body and Mind in the Same Direction
      15. 6.15. The Universe Responds to Your Clear Signal
      16. 6.16. Check for Limiting Beliefs about Money
      17. 6.17. Clear Limiting, or Counterbeliefs
      18. 6.18. Beliefs Are Not Facts
      19. 6.19. Scarcity Is a Victim Belief
      20. 6.20. Inquire into Your Beliefs
      21. 6.21. Make a New Choice
      22. 6.22. Change the Belief, Change the Reality
      23. 6.23. The Law of Attraction Is Only a Start
      24. 6.24. Two Parts: Yours and the Universe's
      25. 6.25. The Universe Loves Speed
      26. 6.26. The Secret Is to Act Now
      27. 6.27. If You Don't, Someone Else Will
      28. 6.28. The Early Bird Makes the Money
      29. 6.29. Awakened Millionaires Run with Their Ideas
      30. 6.30. The Law of Attraction Is Not Enough
      31. 6.31. Awakened Millionaires See Opportunities Everywhere
      32. 6.32. Your Wealth Is Hiding under Your Fear
      33. 6.33. Apply the Five Attractor Factor Steps to Money Problems
      34. 6.34. The Power of Coaching
      35. 6.35. Welcoming Money into Your Life Is Key
      36. 6.36. Giving Opens Your Heart to Receive, and Giving Is Essential to Attracting Money
      37. 6.37. Giving Is Tied to Your Beliefs
      38. 6.38. Awakened Millionaires Walk in Gratitude
      39. 6.39. Awakened Millionaire or Billionaire? Your Financial Set Point
      40. 6.40. Spiritual versus Material
      41. 6.41. Awakened Millionaires Never Stop Growing
      42. 6.42. Dare Something Worthy
    10. 7. The Awakened Relationship
      1. 7.1. An Awakened Relationship Is Love
      2. 7.2. Real Friends
      3. 7.3. Relationships Are Mirrors
      4. 7.4. Mutually Beneficial
      5. 7.5. The Key to a Lasting, Intimate Relationship
      6. 7.6. Ruthless Honesty—No Secrets
      7. 7.7. Working Together—Personality and Soul
      8. 7.8. The Ego Is Your Friend
      9. 7.9. Children Show Us the Way
      10. 7.10. We Can Help Them Be Aware
      11. 7.11. Focus on What You Want for Your Child
      12. 7.12. Fear Just Means You Haven't Done It Before
      13. 7.13. Stretch Past Uneasiness
      14. 7.14. Move into a Relaxed Mentality
      15. 7.15. You Don't Have to Handle It All Yourself
      16. 7.16. Beyond the Busyness
      17. 7.17. It's Never about the Other Person
      18. 7.18. If You Work on the Inside, the Outside Changes
      19. 7.19. Group Consciousness Creates Anything and Everything
      20. 7.20. It's Yours if It's in Your Experience
      21. 7.21. "Whose Energy Is It?"
      22. 7.22. There's Nothing to Be Afraid Of
      23. 7.23. Is There a God?
      24. 7.24. Could This Be the Greatest Thing That Ever Happened?
      25. 7.25. Even at the Top, You Never Stop Growing
      26. 7.26. Authenticity Is a Key
      27. 7.27. Denial Gets You Nowhere, Except Where You Don't Want to Be
      28. 7.28. Balance Is the Key to Breaking Addiction
      29. 7.29. The Greatest Leaps: Getting Help When You Need It
      30. 7.30. Accountability Is a Big Thing
      31. 7.31. The Difference between Knowing and Experiencing
      32. 7.32. It's Not Work
      33. 7.33. Share the Fun
      34. 7.34. When You're Done, You're Done
      35. 7.35. Unconditional Love Is the Goal
      36. 7.36. Forgive Everybody for Everything—Including Yourself
      37. 7.37. Make a "Forgiveness" List
      38. 7.38. Radical Forgiveness
      39. 7.39. Ask the Divine to Help You Forgive
    11. 8. Bonus Chapter: What Do You Want?
      1. 8.1. Miracles Can Happen in an Instant
      2. 8.2. The Universe Rearranges Itself around You
      3. 8.3. The Universe Is Always Listening and Responds to You Every Time—No Exceptions
      4. 8.4. You Are Not to Blame—You Are Simply Responsible
      5. 8.5. We Live in a Belief-Driven Universe: Change Your Beliefs and You Change Your Life
      6. 8.6. Stage One of Awakening Begins with a Victim Mind-Set
      7. 8.7. Stage Two: From Victimhood to Empowerment
      8. 8.8. Stage Three: From Empowerment to Surrender
      9. 8.9. As We Evolve, New Doors Open
      10. 8.10. 100 Percent Responsibility Changes Everything
      11. 8.11. You Create Your Own Reality
      12. 8.12. You Are Connected to a Power That Is Bigger than You
      13. 8.13. We Are All Connected—We Are One
      14. 8.14. "I'm Sorry; Please Forgive Me; Thank You"
      15. 8.15. "I Love You"
      16. 8.16. With the Divine's Help, Everything Can Be Erased
      17. 8.17. Be Happy First
      18. 8.18. Your Point of Power: Happy Is Here Now
      19. 8.19. Miracles Are Happening in This Moment
      20. 8.20. When the Universe Dials Your Number, Answer the Phone
      21. 8.21. Shhh . . . the Divine Is Talking
      22. 8.22. Let the Divine Speak through You
      23. 8.23. Let the Divine Drive—It Will Take You Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
      24. 8.24. You Can Trust in Inspired Action
      25. 8.25. God Wants You to Be Abundant
      26. 8.26. The Secrets of the Universe Are Simpler than You Think
      27. 8.27. Your Level of Deservedness Matches Your Bank Account
      28. 8.28. Ask for Help: Ask and Ye Shall Receive
      29. 8.29. You Can Change Your Beliefs: Just Decide
      30. 8.30. The More Money I Spend, the More Money I Receive
      31. 8.31. Everything You'll Ever Need Is in This Moment
    12. 9. Special Bonus Report: Zero Limits Answers
    13. Bibliography
    14. About the Author
    15. Special Miracles Coaching Offer: Free Session