Path of Least Resistance: Learning to Become the Creative Force in Your Own Life

A revolutionary program for creating anything, from a functional kitchen to a computer program, to a work of art, Robert Fritz demonstrates that any of us has the innate power to create. Discover the steps of creating; the importance of creating what you truly love, how to focus on the creative process to move from where you are to where you want to be, and much more.

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By Steve (Edmonds, WA) · ★★★★☆ · February 27, 2008
This is a tricky challenging read, no doubt about it. The author started out wondering how artists could bring such joy, thought and originality to their arts, but often struggled so much with routine life. One of his discoveries is that more of life should be approached as creation, rather than... ...more
By Nicholas (Charlottesville, VA) · ★☆☆☆☆ · August 04, 2009
I couldn't stick with it. It might be worth giving a second shot. Definitely worth a second shot.

Good focus on structure as opposed to intentionality.


"Rather than asking, "How do I get this unwanted situation to go away?" you might ask, "What structures should I adopt to create the results... ...more
By Laura Jo (Colville, WA) · ★★★★★ · November 30, 2008
Bumps off the whole notion of problem solving as a degenerative spiral and energy suck. Solve a problem and what you GET is 'no more problem.' What about what you WANT? Integrates appreciative inquiry into the business of creating what you want in life and work.. Good stuff ...more
By Crystal (Indianapolis, IN) · ★★★★☆ · July 04, 2008
There’s nothing I love more than a great self-help book, but this is self-help with a twist that gives the book greater significance. It’s the closest look at creativity, what blocks it and what feeds it, that you may ever read. Although it’s great for creative types or people who just want more... ...more
By elizabeth (Minneapolis, MN) · ★★★★★ · January 07, 2008
A guiding light illuminating some of the deeper questions for my unconventional mindset. ...more
By Dave (Wahiawa, HI) · ★★★☆☆ · September 28, 2013
I am a sucker for books like this. He is promising to rock my world, show me how to change the structures in my life so I can create something wonderful. Structures are desires, beliefs, and objective reality. People take the path of least resistance, which is determined by the relevant structure... ...more
By Matt (Douglasville, GA) · ★★★★☆ · May 05, 2010
The Path of Least Resistance: Learning to Become the Creative Force in Your Own Life (1984), Robert Fritz
You are the essence of creation, because without you creation is impossible. -Robert Fritz

The Path of Least Resistance is an excellent book and I highly recommend it to all audiences. Robert F... ...more
By Erin (Ridgefield, CT) · ★★★★☆ · April 16, 2014
This book is one that can lead us to realize that we are the masters of our destiny and what we create in our life. It didn't encompass my whole cosmology but it was very influential in my youth. ...more
By Bar (Southampton, PA) · ★★★★★ · August 14, 2013
Quite wordy, but ridiculously insightful. A great read for creative "types" - although when it comes down to it, we're all creative because it's a human instinct to create.

The end goal the author wants you to reach is to get what you truly want. It's just a wildly different approach from traditi... ...more
By Robin (Oxnard, CA) · ★★★★☆ · January 20, 2015
Highly recommended by moi. I learned a lot from this one. Especially about the negative effects of possitive affirmations which I was heavily into. ...more