S:0507 Distinction: Disappointed vs. Discouraged

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   There can be a fine line between being merely disappointed and being discouraged. When you re disappointed you re unhappy because something you hoped for or expected didn t happen. That s not fun, but it…Continue Reading →

S:0506 Principle: The next step

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   It s easy to get caught up in today s noise and dramas and forget the bigger picture. Yes, there are problems. Yes, they need to be handled, so do what you must. Then step back, breathe, and…Continue Reading →

S:0505 Principle: Thinking bigger

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Nearly everybody has the capacity to think themselves small, in fact, nearly everybody does exactly that most of the time. Why? Mainly because it s convenient, simple, and safe. Of course they don t think they re thinking…Continue Reading →

S:0504 Distinction: Standard vs. Habit

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   These two words are very close in meaning and usage, but they do have a distinction worth noting. [This is about useful habits. “Bad” habits are the subject of other S3MC s.] A habit is something…Continue Reading →