S:1213 Great Question: Judgmental?

(Great questions lead to great answers; weak questions, weak ones.) “Where am I being judgmental?” Coaching Point: You know I write and share many of these weekly S3MCs based on what’s occurring in my life, don’t you? So, yes, I’ve become aware of just how judgmental I’ve been. And I see the great cost of…Continue Reading →

S:1212 Distinction: Differentiation vs. Separation

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.) Your hand is different from your foot, but each are parts of you. They are different, but not separate from you. A leaf is different from the bark, but both are parts of a tree and not…Continue Reading →

S:1211 Principle: Events

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.) It is not the events in in your life which are causing how you feel. It is how you are reacting to those events. Coaching Point: What do you think might happen if you never blamed again? What would…Continue Reading →

S:1210 Distinction: Construct vs. Real

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.) Many people think of their eyes as windows or portals, like telescopes or microscopes, benders of light. They think they are perceivers of images which come in front of them and are thus real. Not so. What…Continue Reading →

S:1209 Quote: Splitting Rock

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but…Continue Reading →

S:1208 Quote: Past and Future

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “What I thought was my destiny was just my past running out ahead of me.” Peyton Wimmer   Coaching Point: It is so easy to have wishes for the future be based on the past. Many goals are attempts to plug holes. We can believe (read:…Continue Reading →

S:1207 Principle: Clarity

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   If you don’t have clarity, don’t make up a story. Clarity is one of the ‘secret’ tools of highly successful people. Whether taking or withholding action to do so with clarity is smart. People who struggle tend to…Continue Reading →

S:1206 Principle: Repeating

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   An issue of mine sidestepped for years became clear. (If you have never sidestepped something, you may ignore the rest of this S3MC.) The issue: I enjoy the first time nearly always, the ninth nearly never. Discovery, curiosity,…Continue Reading →

S:1205 Great Fear: Of The Darkness

(Great fears are barriers to experiencing your real life.) [There are countless fears, yet few are of the level of the Great Fears. A Great Fear is noted by its commonness and its effect; it shows up in a large part of society and can have a numbing effect on one’s happiness.]   Just about…Continue Reading →

S:1204 Quote: The Universe

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “We live in a self-organizing creative intelligent learning trial-and-error participatory interactive evolving universe.” Richard Thieme   Coaching Point: That’s quite a mouthful! Do you agree with him? Why or why not?   Copyright 2018 Steve Straus. All rights reserved.Continue Reading →

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