S:0058 Distinction: Define vs. Defend

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Most of us have grown up in a world where we feel we have to defend our actions, our reasons, even our beliefs. There always seems to be someone who is ready to judge us and…Continue Reading →

S:0057 Quote: Life

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them… I shall use my time.” Jack London (1876-1916)   Coaching Point: LIVE!   Copyright 1996 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.  Continue Reading →

S:0056 Quote: Gratitude

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The expression of gratitude is a powerful force that generates even more of what we have already received.” Deepak Chopra   Coaching Point: You always attract energy similar to the energy you send out.   Copyright 1996 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0055 Quote: Life

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The one serious conviction that a person should have is that nothing is to be taken too seriously.” Samuel Butler (1835-1902)   Coaching Point: Are you having fun?   Copyright 1996 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0054 Distinction: Intuition vs. Instinct

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Intuition refers to your ability to accurately process stimuli from your heart and soul. It is subtle, powerful information. Instinct is a primal, survival reaction and is frequently fear-based. You rely on instinct to get out…Continue Reading →