S:0231 Quote: Who We Are

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “In the story of the Ugly Duckling, when did the Ugly Duckling stop feeling Ugly? When he realized that he was a Swan. Each of us has something Special, a Swan of some sort, hidden inside somewhere. But until we recognize that it’s there, what can…Continue Reading →

S:0230 Quote: Awareness

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “In ‘The House at Pooh Corner’, Christopher Robin has just asked Pooh a question: “What do you like doing best in the world, Pooh?’ “Well,” said Pooh, “what I like best —–” and then he had to stop and think. Because although, Eating Honey was a…Continue Reading →

S:0229 Principle: Detached Compassion

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   How can you be detached if you are compassionate? And how can you be compassionate if you are detached? Sounds like an impossibility. This is not an easy principle to get. In fact, it can’t be explained or…Continue Reading →

S:0228 Quote: Perspective

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Things are rarely as good, or as bad, as they first appear.” Steve Straus   Coaching Point: Think of situations from your life that illustrate this. Then, relax.   Copyright 2000 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0227 Distinction: Flexibility vs. Wishy-Washy

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   When you know who you really are, that is to say, your values, you know when to remain firm and when to yield. It’s the old metaphor of the tree with strong roots and a limber…Continue Reading →