S:0758 Distinction: Meditate vs. Medicate

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   We medicate in order to not feel. We use TV, food, sex, drugs, low-calorie literature, and alcohol. We even use so- called positive addictions like exercise and work. It doesn’t matter what we use, the point…Continue Reading →

S:0757 Quote: Self-Image

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Our self-image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become.” “Self-image sets the boundaries of individual accomplishment.” “The ‘self-image’ is the key to human personality and human behavior. Change the self-image and you change the personality and the behavior.” “Your most important sale in life is to…Continue Reading →

S:0756 Principle: Choices

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   You can either make your own choices or let someone else make them for you. It’s your choice! Of course there are times when it’s useful to let someone else make choices for you — when they have…Continue Reading →

S:0755 Quote: Elevating Life

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.” Henry David Thoreau   Coaching Point: The key to this quote is not “endeavor” it’s “conscious.” You can work hard, endeavor, on the wrong things and…Continue Reading →

S:0754 Distinction: To Best vs. To Beat

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   There is winning and losing, but in the winning, there is being better than them or there is beating them. Being better than, or besting, is a different energy than beating. Each is a choice. When…Continue Reading →