Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
—ANTHONY ROBBINS, AWAKEN THE GIANT WITHIN
For now, mentally shelve the definitions given in chapter 1. Go back and review them if you have to. Here is a representation of the Reality Model, without labels. As you read what each figure represents, think about the flow of the model, and how the five pieces relate to each other.
Let’s start with the first part of the model: Human Needs. Now, ...