S:0491 Distinction: Aging vs. Decaying

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Most people sooner or later notice they are aging. Signs of aging appear in our face and frame, our speed and speech. Most, initially, have a negative reaction to their awareness of aging. They may think…Continue Reading →

S:0490 Quote: Change

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” John F. Kennedy   Coaching point: Do you fear change? Or embrace it? Or both?   Copyright 2005 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0489 Distinction: Living in today vs. Living for today

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Living in today means to live in the present. Conscious. Aware. Engaged. When you live in today you remember the past and learn from it, and are mindful of the future and prepare for it. You…Continue Reading →

S:0488 Distinction: Benevolence vs. Altruism

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   This distinction will take some thought because it may fly in the face of some beliefs you have. To be altruistic is thought to be a wonderful thing. An altruist is someone who serves others. The…Continue Reading →