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Bruce Lipton, a world famous physician, educator and writer is often quoted by his fans as an icon of self-help and fitness. Born in 1906, Bruce Lipton obtained his medical degree from Harvard University and worked for the U.S. Public Health Service for over twenty years. He is famous for his research into the human mind and the world of human consciousness.

In his book The Biology of Belief: Research on the Changing Self, Bruce Lipton shows how our thought processes are linked to the physical body. In this book he explores how belief can shape and control our conscious information processing and our behaviour patterns. To understand how this works you will need to examine how we think and why. According to Bruce Lipton, once we believe, our brains release chemicals known as neurotransmitters, which flow through pathways in our brains. These neurotransmitters are responsible for organizing all our thinking, communication and bodily functions.

Our thoughts, emotions, memories, skills, wisdom and creativity are all produced by these neurotransmitters. However, it’s important to realize that our thinking isn’t solely a function of our brain. Our body, including our thoughts and unconscious mind also affects our thinking. Weaker thinking can manifest in a variety of ways, from poor concentration and problem solving to cranky, anxious and angry.

Because our conscious mind does not always control our conscious information processing, sometimes we’re forced to rely on our subconscious mind for help. For instance, if we’re solving a problem or developing new skills, we might start by using logic and rational thinking. But as soon as we get caught to our own”logical mystery” we revert to our emotional memory and behaviour patterns. And before we know it we are back at square one, with another problem and potentially another round of frustrated and angry response.

Bruce Lipton believes that the way we consider problem solving goes much beyond our intellectual abilities. Instead, he believesour unconscious mind provides the important information that guides and directs our behavior. And although this portion of our mind is much more difficult to influence than reflection and logic, it is also more resistant to negative manipulation. This means that we can change undesirable behavior patterns much more easily and effectively than we could with logic and rational thinking alone.

Bruce Lipton recommends using several problem solving techniques along with his classic ones. He says you must be ready to go outside your comfort zone when solving complex problems, and he advocates using intuition as an additional tool. Intuition comes into play as it helps us connect what we know to our subconscious mind, which in turn helps us make connections to the unconscious mind. Another tool he suggests is to create an inner filter to get rid of conscious information and focus all attention on the instinctive part of the brain. Because mindful information tends to limit our intuitive abilities, consciously processing too much information at once can have a severe inhibitory effect.

Bruce Lipton offers several practical steps to help people solve their particular issues. These measures are based on his years of clinical practice and research. These steps are especially valuable for people who cannot afford or do not need to spend money on counselling sessions. In fact, if you believe that you need more help with problem solving, Bruce Lipton can often be a great source of support and inspiration.

Bruce Lipton’s problem solving techniques go beyond mere tips on how to solve problems. Furthermore, he teaches that there are two parts to a problem; the physical problem and the emotional problem or concern. And he believes both of these parts can be separated because the physical problem is only a symptom of deeper emotional issues. . .so if you ignore the emotional problem, you will not be ignoring the physical one .