S:1221 Principle: Focus

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) There is an old bit of wisdom – “When a pickpocket meets a saint, he only sees his pockets.” It’s about where we choose to put our focus. Since we tend to see what we look for it’s important…Continue Reading →

S:1220 Great Fear: Of Loss

(Great fears are barriers to experiencing your real life.) A fear of loss can have at least two major ways it diminishes your freedom, your happiness. First is the constriction you feel about losing something you have. A classic example is inherited wealth. There are plenty of case histories showing 2nd and 3rd generations who…Continue Reading →

S:1219 Quote: Trading Lesser For Greater

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.) “Let go of the lesser in order to experience the greater. This is not a bad bargain.” Ernest Holmes Coaching Point: This would seem the perfect example of a no-brainer. Who wouldn’t make that lesser-for-greater trade? Most of us, it turns out. We get stuck in the…Continue Reading →

S:1218 Distinction: New Mattress vs. New Sheets

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.) New sheets are a simple way to freshen up a bed. Of course. But if the mattress is worn out, putting new sheets on it won’t improve your sleep. Yet that’s exactly what we do sometimes: we…Continue Reading →