S:0745 Distinction: Self-Aware vs. Self-Absorbed

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Being self-aware is being conscious of your thoughts, feelings, presence, direction, desires, talents, and joys. When you are self-aware you are open to feel a connection with others. A self-absorbed person is closed off, may have…Continue Reading →

S:0744 Quote: Journeys and destinations

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “I’ve come to see that I’m both traveling and arriving in every moment. My life is a journey in which I’m constantly arriving at my destination, which is here and now. And I’m also traveling onward into a future that will become here and now. .…Continue Reading →

S:0743 Great Question: Forgive?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.)   “Who do I need to forgive?”   Coaching Point: Yourself? A loved one? A colleague? Yourself? A friend? A stranger? Yourself?   Copyright 2009 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

S:0742 Quote: What Do You Want?

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Some people have everything and other people don’t, but everything don’t mean a thing, if it ain’t the thing you want.” Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band from the song – Express Yourself   Coaching Point: What do you REALLY want? Are you…Continue Reading →

S:0741 Principle: Delegate the Discipline

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Some people simply aren’t born with the discipline “gene.” Even though they’ve heard all their life that they need to be disciplined if they want to win, they just don’t have it in them. In fact, they don’t…Continue Reading →