Category Archives for "Mindset Shifts"
Here’s a fascinating scene…
With lost 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
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
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
“What holds you back is not fear, but your attitude towards it. The tighter you hold on to the attitude that fear is something ‘bad’ and you can’t do the things you want until it goes away, the more stuck you will be.”
– Russ HarrisContinue reading
“Perhaps the biggest tragedy of our lives is that freedom is possible, yet we can pass our years trapped in the same old patterns… We may want to love other people without holding back, to feel authentic, to breathe in the beauty around us, to dance and sing. Yet each day we listen to inner voices that keep our life small.”
– Tara BrachContinue reading
“The willingness to think what you think and feel what you feel—without necessarily believing that it is true, and without feeling compelled to act on it—is an effective strategy for treating anxiety, depression, food cravings, and addiction. As we consider the evidence for each, we’ll see that giving up control of our inner experiences gives us greater control over our outer actions.”
– Kelly McGonigalContinue reading
You can’t have an up without a down. You can’t have a left without a right. This is duality. If you have a problem, you must already have the solution. The question is, do you really want the solution, or do you want to perpetuate the problem?”
– Byron KatieContinue reading
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
Recently, one of my colleagues trained for, and then ran, a 70 mile-long mountain ultra-marathon. Just a few years ago, he didn’t run at all, and in fact, running was a sport he didn’t like. I now consider this formerly irresponsible procrastinator to have one of the strongest willpower muscles of anyone I know. By gradually building habits, he was able to get his elephant into gear.
Many things you need to do in life are unpleasant at first…Continue reading