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Grounded cognition a fairly new theory in cognitive psychology that has been the subject of much research and discussion just these past 10-15 years. Grounded cognition is the understanding that that cognition is not merely a computational process in the brain in a central module separate from ... Views: 107
"Remember the guy who gave up? Neither does anybody else." ~ Anonymous
It’s totally human to think that everybody out there is having an easier time of it than we are, that somehow we aren’t measuring up. You might be surprised to learn that they feel the same way you do. It takes having some ... Views: 114
A while ago I attended a workshop/retreat entitled "Let's Manifest" given by Krysta Gibson, an amazing coach/mentor. The information and exercises she guided us through were by far the most effective I've experienced of all the manifesting workshops and seminars I've experienced.
What made it ... Views: 205
How do you mean to utilize creative visualization?
An excellent bulk of individuals use it to acquire product belongings. And naturally, there's not a thing incorrect with this, however exactly what you might not know is that creative visualization permits the symptom of far more than simple ... Views: 206
In the previous decade or more, there has actually been much discussion of something that has existed but not clearly defined, and now has a name. That name is "creative visualization".
You've most likely heard the term prior to in the news, maybe online , or checking out a publication. ... Views: 199
We pretty much all know that painting or repainting houses and offices are imperative to keep them in good shape. Buildings which have been recently painted can easily be distinguished from the ones which have been untouched for years. It’s all about the aesthetic appeal and presentation ... Views: 221
From 1994 through 2013 I worked out of my home. Like many homebased business owners, I prided myself on the fact that the walk from my bedroom to my office was a very short distance.
This all changed when I moved my business out of my home to an office space a few miles from away. The greatest ... Views: 236
Photography is a craftsmanship, and product photography is an artistic work. Surprisingly, not everybody appears to understand this, and a considerable number of small and even medium sized businesses are neglecting to value the immense showcasing potential in promoting photography. Part of the ... Views: 185
How you talk to yourself about your body and how you believe others see you directly affect how confident you are concerning your body and your looks. Here are two people who use negative self-talk and are extremely unhappy because of it.
Riana's Negative Thinking
Riana can only think ... Views: 985
Ava goes throughout her day putting herself down. She looks at herself in the mirror in the morning and thinks how ugly her hair and nose are. She arrives at her job and tells herself how much she dislikes doing this work but that she’ll never find anything better. At lunch, she doesn’t sit ... Views: 758
Imagination is a significantly complex concept. This is one particular thing that some individuals seem to have in spades which others seem to lack entirely. It's hard to identify on precisely what imagination is really, but what we do recognize is that it is preferable and can help you to ... Views: 379
“If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone,
then you are forced to expand your consciousness.”
-Les Brown, author, speaker
“Why would I hire a life coach? I’m intelligent, aware, strong-willed and can make my own decisions without someone ... Views: 260
Despite May feeling calm, it had a challenging intensity. Particularly the last week, inducing almost a sense of lethargy. Simply wanting to go slow and allow the days to unfold rather than the next item on the "to do list"! A moment to allow transition to take place.
Transition ... Views: 225
The Purity Of Intent
Here is a suggested Code of Conduct that transcends all social, religious, scientific and political beliefs while bridging the gap between the mainstream and the miraculous.
The Code is specifically designed to empower you so that you can bring fulfillment into your ... Views: 297
Most people oftentimes believe that children and young teens need to study nothing but the main curriculum at school. Adults believe that studying math, science, history, and social studies are the most important, and while they are, it's vital to remember the creative side of children. In most ... Views: 422
"Positive visualizations also create powerful energy from within you. The universe will take notice of your positive energy and you will be able to meet your goals quickly with help from the universe." – Dr. Steve G. Jones
One of the questions that is often asked about manifestations is ... Views: 573
What is the first thought that pops up in your head when you hear the word ‘Dreams’? Are your dreams something which you truly believe can come true or is it just a wish upon a star that only exist when we fall asleep?
Many people have dreams; or ‘wishes’ as they call it. It’s normally the ... Views: 608
It's important and valuable to have life direction. However, there seems to be a lot of confusion about how to create or connect with your personally inspired vision for life. In this article, I hope to provide some insight in just what a life vision comprises, and the qualities of a life ... Views: 455
Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. ~Albert Einstein
Many of us have drama cycles that recur in our lives. It might be a situation we often find ourselves in that causes a great amount of stress or pain. It might be a particular type of person ... Views: 556
If watching HGTV has you dreaming of a new decor, perhaps your home is in need of an update.
While most experts recommend that you should redecorate your home every 7 years, many of us are overdue for some redecorating. In fact, nearly half (47%) of North Americans haven’t updated their home ... Views: 438
I know if I stay focused on the goal I will find a way. Often the way comes to me in silence or when my mind is at rest. As I stop thinking about it, the idea appears, every time.
There is no clear path to your goal. Even the best plan may not bring the result you expected. But the goal is ... Views: 743
Have you ever made an irrational decision, and then wondered what made you do it? It went against every logical aspect of your being, but you did it anyway. You justify it with statements like ‘it felt right’, or you ‘just knew’ that it was the right choice for you.
Have you ever stopped to ... Views: 754
Our mental muscles give us the abilities to take charge of our life, change the course of habitual actions and achieve the results we desire!
In the Thinking Into Results program I teach my clients, we cover the six powerful mental muscles everyone has and how to use them. They are as ... Views: 1022
After working for many years in health care as a physical therapist and health care executive, I have witnessed peoples’ life-changing events, illnesses and recoveries. I have seen how powerful the human mind is and how much our mindset affects our mind, our body, our spirit, and, most ... Views: 704
In the movies after the spies load up on gadgets and get behind enemy lines they take on a cover identity. We can use cover identities as well, whether to blend in with locals, negotiate for the boss, or for any other reason you want to pretend to be someone else.
In the movies they don't do ... Views: 866
Faith is an inner conviction and knowing based on a clear understanding of Universal Law. When you understand the truth of life, your own self, and the creative process then you have a valid foundation for faith. When you act from this knowledge then you are living with faith. It is not ... Views: 854
A client recently bought an expensive new car. He hasn't been the same since. He's been ranting about how expensive it is, how he shouldn't have spent so much, and on and on. I asked him about what type of options he put into it and he angrily spewed, "A - - - king navi system."
A navigation ... Views: 791
I love business and I love what I do. What I don’t love, and truthfully, don’t even like, are the people who really don’t get what running a successful business is all about.
Sure, they may think they do, but when they are asked to do something that is inconvenient, they throw up their arms ... Views: 846
This month’s theme is about Intention as a leadership practice. I recently visited Bhutan, a fascinating, tiny country in Asia, just south of Tibet and north of India. Famous for its breathtaking natural beauty and unique architecture, Bhutan was closed to the West until the early 1960’s. ... Views: 911
By Carolyn Ellis, Visual Coach and Founder of BrillianceMastery.com
Is doodling a sign of an idle or distracted mind or a key to creativity and breakthrough thinking?
Many folks doodled as children, but as we grew up a lot of us lost that willingness to scribble and draw. When we grew up ... Views: 1126
It can be so easy to look at what is in front of you and say "that's it". Our lives are a reflection of what is happening inside of us and what we think about often. Our life highlights the current limits that we might place on ourselves, or don't. If your current life is reflecting back to you ... Views: 1161
Ahhh…the comfort zone. That comfy familiar place where we feel safe. Here we can kick back, relax and pat ourselves on the back. Livin’ seems easy…but there is an underlying restlessness as if something is missing. Is this the comfort zone or…are we “zoning out”?
Recently, I was asked to ... Views: 1891
Sometimes in life, we think we are being our authentic self. We get up in the morning, go to work, do what is expected of us and come home and then do what needs to be done and finally relax and go to bed. So many of us, day in and day out play this role 5 days a week and then the weekend comes ... Views: 783
“Why do you think you’re not pretty?”
This was the question asked of me from one of our long-time clients-turned-friend after I finally got the nerve to get professional photos done and posted several of them on Facebook.
More on answering that thought-provoking question in a moment but ... Views: 843
Start Doing This Immediately to Train Your Brain for Success!
What I’m about to share with you in this article cannot be ignored. It has literally made the difference in my clients’ ability to gain control over their lives in remarkable ways.
You may have heard of visualization or maybe ... Views: 1035
You are a busy entrepreneur. Your to-do list is endless. There is always more to be done; yes, indeed. There is knowledge to be gained. There are marketing strategies to be employed. There are programs to be launched.
Ever feel like that?
Ever wonder why you're doing what you're doing on a ... Views: 889
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
- Woodrow Wilson
Some time ago I ... Views: 874
It has been said over and over that if you are able to visualize your goals and believe them, then over time you will achieve them. After all, man becomes what he thinks.
Visualization has many favors. You can find a quiet place and basically day dream about what you want. Or, you can journal ... Views: 992
Your feeling is the period at the end of the sentence. It’s the result of what you thought to a conclusive state, and it is the only way things can manifest in your life. The way to gain control of your feelings is to return to your second position and re-think what you’ve thought there because ... Views: 808
You may have many pockets of unsettling feelings inside of you. I’ll make a list of some of them and you can indicate if this particular one is something that makes you uncomfortable and unable to change. Only honesty here will help you. You cannot hide yourself from you.
I would like to ... Views: 747
A while back, I picked up a couple of self-improvement books to help me in the change I wanted in certain areas of my life. Interestingly, they had one key message. Visualise your success. Visualization, the theory went, not only opened up your sub-conscious mind to the opportunities out there, ... Views: 742
We banter the word feelings around blithely. Have you ever sat down and looked more deeply into just what feelings means? We have learned as children to answer “How are you feeling today?” We use the word in our workaday life: “I’m feeling overwhelmed with all this work.” We use it around our ... Views: 765
I used to think I wasn't creative. Any time I would try to come up with an "original idea" either it would have already been done, or more often - I would draw a complete blank. This was pretty frustrating because everyone knows that in order to stand out you have to be completely original. But ... Views: 824
This article is about a powerful reality-making tool, that most of us have been trained to undervalue and dismiss.
To initiate manifestation of an internal image, i.e. to make that image a reality, you must either, get inspired or get fearful by that image. In both cases you'll initiate ... Views: 1064
Upon reading – Seeing the Glory, as Mental Preparation for the Winter Games in the February 23, 2014, New York Times, I let out an internal whoop of joy. The validation of mental rehearsal by Olympian athletes leaves no doubt that visualization and imagery contribute enormously to athletes’ ... Views: 863
Intention is something you hold, having formed an idea out of the contrast, that which you have chosen to remain focused on. Intention by this definition incorporates the use of the buffer of time regarding the commitment, dedicated by the individual to the intention. The time deliberately used ... Views: 953
Recently, one of my career coaching clients, let’s call her Nina (not her real name), came to her coaching call feeling discouraged. She had run into a seemingly insurmountable barrier since our last conversation.
At the end of her last coaching session she had committed to contact several ... Views: 1073
One of your greatest powers is ... your imagination.
Let me explain. William James was a philosopher and one of the leading thinkers a century ago. He said this about the power of the mind: “Anything you may hold firmly in your imagination can be yours.” He believed there was tremendous power ... Views: 1051
Every human being will face stressful times. That is not a question. Today I have some personal development training on how you can develop your resilience.
Being resilient means that you are able to bounce back from defeat or setbacks. Bad things may happen in life, but rather than ... Views: 1007
Consider this- you start your weight loss journey all motivated and pumped up. For a week straight you have been eating clean and working out. But as soon as the second week starts you land a huge deal and your entire focus is on the deal now. Good for you, but what about weight loss? Down the ... Views: 1584