Talking Down About Yourself

Talking Down About Yourself

“It’s not attractive to be talking down about yourself all the time. All you continue to do to yourself is pull yourself further down into a deeper place of depression and sadness and insecurity and fear and hopelessness, so it’s like, having God in your life is important, accepting who you are is important, regardless…

Say Something Positive

Say Something Positive

“The critical inner voice refers to a well-integrated pattern of destructive thoughts toward our selves and others…” – Dr. Lisa Firestone  Introduction It’s interesting how you come to accept a view of yourself that says, “I’m not ok,” or “I’m not good enough.” You grow up accepting this distorted view as normal, “that’s just the…

Take The Challenge

Take The Challenge

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” ― Steve Maraboli In my last post, I asked the questions, “Are you just paying for a high priced listener?” Therapists are very passive, reflective, and patient. Where as self-coaching is active,…

Who’s Your Listener?

Who’s Your Listener?

“Who you are, what you are, and where your life is going are all choices” Introduction  In my previous posts, I’ve talked about change, how to change for success. Many including, myself, have thought that counseling or psychotherapy is the answer. Yes, it helps to have someone to talk to, but too many times, people…

We Feel What We Believe

We Feel What We Believe

“Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. —William Jennings Bryan” Introduction  In my last post “I Confess” I stated that your core beliefs dictate your expectations. Your core beliefs also dictate your feelings….

Are You Stumbling In The Dark

Are You Stumbling In The Dark

“Allowing yourself to see the good in the world almost magically creates clear spaces where you can begin to grow again!” – Joshua Moore Introduction  If you’ve been reading my posts, you will remember that I’m always saying, “Do the Opposite.” If you find yourself in a position where things seem to be going wrong…

Planting Your New Mindset

Planting Your New Mindset

You’ve been ridding your garden plot of weeds and garbage. Have you started planting yet? Introduction  In the last post Harvey started looking at his negative core beliefs and how to change them into a postive ‘mindset.’ The roots of  negative core beliefs go very deep into the soil. If we don’t pull get all…

Being Rich Will Really Make Me Happy

Being Rich Will Really Make Me Happy

Rich Dad Benny’s rich dad paid his court-ordered child support and a round-trip ticket for Benny’s yearly visit. “What does everybody expect? I do have three kids and I have more than a full-time job,” dad used to say about his role in his kid’s lives. Benny often thought about his dad’s statement. Yes, the…