Dr. Phil McGraw's 10 Life Laws Life Law #1: You either get it, or you don't. Strategy: Become one of those who gets it. Life Law #2: You create your own experience. Strategy: Ackowledge and accept accountability for your life. Life Law #3: People do what works. Strategy: Identify the payoffs that drive your behavior and that of others. Life Law #4: You cannot change what you do not acknowledge. Strategy: Get real with yourself about life and everybody in it. Life Law #5: Life rewards Action. Strategy: Make careful decisions and then pull the trigger. Life Law #6: There is no reality; only perception. Strategy: Identify the filters through which you view the world. Life Law #7: Life is managed; it is not cured. Strategy: Learn to take charge of your life. Life Law #8: We teach people how to treat us. Strategy: Own, rather than compain about, how people treat you. Life Law #9: There is power in forgiveness. Strategy: Open your eyes to what anger and resentment are doing to you. Life Law #10: You have to name it before you can claim it. Strategy: Get clear about what you want and take your turn. Author: Phillip C. McGraw, PhD From the book "Life Strategies"