S:0062 Distinction: Giving vs. Pleasing

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Thanksgiving and the holiday season accent the energy around giving. When you give it just feels good. You give because you want to; there is no attachment to the results. Giving honors your values. It is…Continue Reading →

S:0061 Top 10 List: Ways to Know That You’re Working Or Trying Too Hard

1. The results are not showing up fast enough. 2. You’re suffering. 3. You spend more than 10 minutes on a problem without asking for help. 4. You’re justifying or rationalizing why things are taking so long. 5. You keep giving up, yet coming back to the project/problem. 6. You get angry. 7. You get…Continue Reading →

S:0060 Distinction: Declaration vs. Hope

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   A declaration results when one takes a stand about who they are AND has the resources to back it up. Hope is just that. Hope is a declaration without resources.   Coaching Point: Give up Hope!…Continue Reading →

S:0059 Quote: Present

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “What we should do is not future ourselves so much. ‘Now thyself’ is more important than ‘Know thyself’. Reason is what tells us to ignore the present and live in the future. So all we do is make plans. Listen, now is good. Now is wonderful”…Continue Reading →