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S:1067 Quote: Change

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “All permanent change is internal.” Steve Straus   Coaching Point: When you want to affect a change in your life it’s useful to have some supporting processes and systems in place to assist you in the change. Such as goals, reminders, scales, timers, meetings, etc. These …
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S:1065 Quote: Constructive Doubt

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Constructive Doubt is to doubt the values valued by unhappy people.” Vernon Howard   Coaching Point: All of us demonstrate our values, consciously or not. Happy people value certain things which tend to be different from what unhappy people value. While we don’t normally think of …
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S:1060 Quote: Attention

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Being still, I learned to listen. Listening, I learned to see. Seeing, I became an invitation and people completed their own sentences. Listening to their narratives through the feedback loop of my attention, they saw possibilities emerge as if we were at the terminator on the …
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S:1049 Quote: The Present

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “It is actually more exciting because one learns to live on the crest of the current moment, instead of on the back of the wave (which is the past) or on the front of the wave (which is the future). There is …
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S:1036 Quote: Humility

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Humility does not mean thinking less of yourself than of other people, nor does it mean having a low opinion of your own gifts. It means freedom from thinking about yourself at all.” William Temple   Coaching Point: I always had discomfort with humility believing it …
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S:1018 Quote: Personal Power

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Up to a point a man’s life is shaped by environment, heredity, and movements and changes in the world about him; then there comes a time when it lies within his grasp to shape the clay of his life into the sort of thing he wishes …
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S:1017 Quote: Self-Esteem

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “People with adequate self-esteem have no need to hate others.” David Hawkins   Coaching Point: What better is there to say about self-esteem? Or about hate?   Copyright 2015 Steve Straus. All rights reserved. …
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S:1016 Quote: Intuition

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “There’s a direct correlation between practicing kindness and the development of intuition.” Belleruth Naparstek   Coaching Point: Kindness. Toward others. Toward yourself. It’s pretty common to have been told to practice kindness. That advice usually sounds like a ‘should,’ as in, “To be a good person …
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S:1013 Quote: Lucky

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Do yah feel lucky, punk? Well, do yah?” D. H. Callahan   Coaching Point: Skipping over the “punk” part (and ignoring Dirty Harry’s sneer) do you feel lucky? Well, do you?   Copyright 2015 Steve Straus. All rights reserved. …
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S:1004 Quote: Impolite

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “The unconscious mind is not polite.” David Hawkins   Coaching Point: It’s not. The unconscious mind is rigid, demanding, unchallengeable, strident, perplexing, unwilling to change, hidden, self-perpetuating, in error, filled with stuff of questionable value, and out-of-date to your current situation. It may be scary, guilt-ridden, …
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