Category Archives for "Mindset Shifts"
Being a father has taught me the importance of self-love and self-compassion.
When people look at my 3-month-old baby boy, they often comment how he looks just like me. I feel happy whenever I hear that comment, but I also let that sink into my mind – as I cherish the beauty, innocence and purity of my baby boy, I remind myself that I also need to be more attentive, kind and compassionate to the little boy that lives inside me…Continue reading
It was a research project that no one really expected to last so long, but it did.
For over 75 years, the Harvard Study of Adult Development has studied the lives of 724 men to understand what keeps people healthy and happy.
Since 1938, the researchers have been tracking the lives of two groups of men – one group was sophomores at Harvard College and the second one was a group of boys from Boston’s poorest neighborhoods…Continue reading
I was once asked to help out with organizing a Sales workshop for Life insurance agents.
This workshop was to help a group of agents who were struggling with sales and needed guidance and training to help sell more policies and increase their book of business.
I reluctantly agreed…Continue reading
Positive thinking is great, but it has it’s limitations.
What if I told you that positive thinking can backfire on you and make you less likely to reach your goals?
Sounds hard to believe?Continue reading
Here’s a fascinating scene…
With lose hope and despair in her eyes, the patient sadly declares, “I just don’t see the point.”
The doctor asks, “In what?”
After a brief pause, the doctor continues…Continue reading
Here’s an intriguing letter…
Dear Mother and Dad,
Since I left for college I have been remiss in writing and I am sorry for my thoughtlessness in not having written before.
I will bring you up to date now, but before you read on, please sit down…Continue reading
When taking the first step toward a new habit, a key question from the Strategy of Distinction is “Do I prefer to take small steps or big steps?”
Many people succeed best when they keep their starting steps as small and manageable as possible; by doing so, they gain the habit of the habit, and the feeling of mastery…Continue reading