What Are You Saying?

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If you say that your endeavor won’t succeed, it won’t. If you say, “I hope it succeeds but really fear it won’t,” it won’t. If you say, “I would want this to succeed but I can’t see how it could,” it won’t. On the other hand, you could say, “I am excited about this project. […]

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Fundamentally

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Fundamentally, every single thought you have is creative. Both the positive, good-feeling ones and the negative, bad-feeling ones. Even the subconscious ones. Even the thought that none of this can be true creates your future. This is why the sages tell us to become masters of our thinking. And mastery is not that difficult to […]

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Why Wouldn’t You?

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What if every thought was a self-fulfilling prophecy? What if every notion, judgment, or idea you had would eventually become a reality? If it was true but you were not aware of it, your life might appear sort of random. Positive, good-feeling thoughts about what you want and negative, yucky-feeling ones about what you don’t […]

Judgments

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In a typical week, I will hear people say things like “My boss doesn’t focus on the right things.” “My employee can’t work well with others.” “The economy is struggling.” “That’s just the way I am.” “They aren’t working hard enough.” “People don’t listen to reason.” “My kid won’t focus on school work.” “This company […]

A Thought Game

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Let’s play a thought game… Pretend you make a wish that the craziness stops and everything in your work and personal lives is exactly as you want it to be. And, pop, your wish comes true. Wow! What would you do? Probably let out a huge sigh or whoop of delight, yes? There would be […]

You are Not Your Thoughts or Emotions.

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Tools like The Flip, The Ladder, and Tell Yourself a Different Lie help you “change your mind for better results.” When you shift habits of thought that no longer serve you, you succeed faster. Yet often we avoid this introspection. We hold on to some habits of  thought, beliefs, emotions even if they have stopped […]

How to Build a New Habit

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“Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character…” –Stephen R. Covey We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle You’ve been there before, I’m sure; we all have.   You want to […]