TZS229 Reincarnating Psycho-Cybernetics

Mitch HorowitzMitch Horowitz, author and vice-president and executive editor at TarcherPerigee, returns to the Zone Show to explain why he has republished a 60s classic, Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz.

Find out how changing your self image is not narcissistic but necessary.

Topics we chat about :


  • The three hats of Mitch Horowitz
  • A retriever of gems from the past
  • How a plastic surgeon ended up writing personal development books
  • The convincing sense of self image
  • ‘Amping up’ yourself image
  • How emotions ‘scar’ as much as physical scars
  • How our canon of beliefs become our destiny
  • Spotting personality traits early in infants
  • Maltz set the template for success oriented self-help books
  • Mitch’s process for bringing books back to life again
  • Could authors today read books they wrote in the past?
  • Thoughts on the current state of spiritual and metaphysical writings
  • A specification for authors who want to grab attention

Links from the podcast

Mitch’s web site
Psycho-Cybernetics Deluxe Edition
Psycho-Cybernetics : Updated and Expanded Edition

Maxwell Maltz on Wikipedia

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