It’s a Habit

Do you sometimes have the feeling that you’re running into the same obstacles over and over again? Many of my conflicts have the same feel to them, like “Hey, I think I’ve been here before,” but I can’t figure out how I wound up in the same place. The situation is different, but the conflict feels the same. I first read this poem in “The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying” by Sogyal Rinpoche. When I “Googled” it, I found fourteen pages of links. It’s clearly a favorite with many people; I know it speaks volumes to me. “Autobiography in Five Chapters” 1) I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk I fall in. I …

10 Best Low Calorie Foods That Help You Lose Weight Fast

One of the most challenging aspects of weight loss is cutting back on calories. Many low-calorie foods can leave you feeling hungry and unfulfilled between meals, making it much more tempting to overeat and indulge. Fortunately, plenty of healthy foods exist that are both filling and low in calories. Here are 10 low-calorie foods that are surprisingly filling and you want to stock your house and office fridge with. 1. Greek Yoghurt Greek yoghurt is a great source of protein that can help curb cravings and promote weight loss. Though the exact numbers vary between brands and flavors, a 2/3-cup (150-gram) serving of Greek yoghurt typically provides about 130 calories and 11 grams of protein. One study in 20 women …

In search of Confidence

What is the big deal with confidence. Why do some people have so much and others are struggling just to get their name out wondering why they missed out or something. Well we’re all living in this box, and until we realize that we’re not and then here we are… “obstacles are the things we see when we take our eyes off our goals” Is it possible to teach confidence? Well, yes. Anything is possible! Take drinking for example. Drinking is of course a way of releaving stress but really in turn most of the time creates more…much more…? who would tend to agreee with me? Like you had a long week or exams or life just isn’t getting you …

INDIVIDUALIZED POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS FOR IMPROVING SELF-ESTEEM

Positive self-esteem is very important if not crucial to our happiness and well being as a human being. Having positive self-esteem can make the difference in that which we take on in life, in that which we go about achieving and creating. Having positive self- esteem also allows us to have healthy and joyous relationships with others, to experience true intimacy. One could also assert that having positive self-esteem gives us access to genuine spirituality. Poor self-esteem, on the other hand, creates the space for us to experience a great deal of negativity in life including depression, anxiety, fear, stress and loneliness. Negative or poor self-esteem is also highly correlated with alcohol and drug dependency. Some even believe that a …

5 Signs You Should Seek Help for a Drinking Problem

Drinking culture can have a significant impact on your daily life, whether you enjoy visiting bars with friends over the weekend or enjoy drinking with your coworkers or social peers to cement working relationships. Some studies suggest that social drinking can even be rewarding for those who participate, but for some, it may turn into daily drinking that leads to alcoholism. The line between social or casual drinking and having a problem with alcohol can be a fine one, and there are a few signs to watch for that may mean you need help.  1. Reduced Attention To Other Leisure Activities  One way to gauge whether you are drinking more than usual is to think about the hobbies you enjoy and if …

Increasing Prosperity With Positive Thinking

Increasing prosperity in our lives can be accomplished by having the right frame of mind. The truth is, our thoughts are very powerful. They are capable of influencing every aspect of our daily lives, from our physical health to our social behaviors. I’m sure you’ve heard the adage, “As you think, so shall you be.” If we want to improve our lives, we must first improve our thoughts. Harnessing the power of thought in a positive way has the ability to create great change in our lives, including our financial well-being and prosperity. But how? How do we take something as intangible as thoughts, and manifest them into a physical reality? We must first understand that being prosperous is more …

How to Follow Your Passion and SucceedPick the Brain

Both in the physical and digital world, people would describe me as a nomad. Some would even say I’m a troublemaker, but not in a mean-spirited way. The reality is that for me, it’s all about the view. By that, I mean literally and figuratively in my perspective. Because my passions are travel, connecting people, and beauty, I do everything to have all of it in my life. For instance, in following my passions, I have the chance to travel for business and pleasure when I have the opportunity to steal a weekend away someplace warm. And, aesthetic beauty is found almost anywhere—especially when I have the chance to work from a splendid beach. I will share that sometimes people …

Impact of extrinsic motivation on intrinsic motivation

Motivation can be simply defined as the things that induce us to take certain actions or behave in a certain way. It is the why or the reason that drives a person towards a desired goal. The reasons can be categorized into something that is within us i.e. intrinsic / internal motivation, or something that is external to us i.e. extrinsic / external motivation. Internal motivation in performing a task occurs when the task in itself is experienced as rewarding and there is no need for any external reward before it is performed. Examples are love of the task, self-satisfaction, sense of achievement, relaxation purpose, etc. External motivation in performing a task occurs when the task is performed because of …

Imagine Yourself As…

Imagine yourself as a deep sea diver, a ballroom dancer, a professional athlete, a famous artist, or whatever you can’t imagine. “No, that is not me”, your timid little voice inside your head escapes into your conscious thoughts. Take a moment to reflect on how many times per day your mind rejects what your imagination dreams up. It then may dawn on you as no surprise that many of us live our daily lives with self-limiting behaviors. When we come to realize that it is our own self-limiting thoughts that are creating and constraining our realities, which are keeping us from embodying our imagination, we then can start to take action and move from a restrictive mindset to one where …

Self-Awareness Is the Key to Unleashing Your Potential

The young Prince knocked the poisoned arrow on his bow, pulled back the heavy string and, for a brief moment, held his breath while aiming before shooting it towards his brother’s killer. The arrow Paris released entered the only vulnerable part of his body, the heel, and led to death of the swift-footed, godlike warrior, Achilles. Although Homer, the legendary Greek poet, doesn’t tell us about how Achilles died in Iliad, one of my all-time favorite books, later ancient Greek myths describe the scene similar to the above. Achilles’ heel was his only weak spot because that’s where his mother, Thetis, held him while dipping his body into the river Styx to make him immortal. Had he known this about …

Hypnotize Yourself Into The Ghost of Christmas Future.

You will begin to realise why this exercise is called the Dickens Pattern (with reference to the ghost showing Scrooge some different futures) as you notice that the idea of this exercise is to hypnotize yourself to be aware of two very real possibilities for your future. Two distinct pathways that you could take for your life this very day. Have a think about something that you do that you are maybe not motivated to change about yourself. Prior to running through this technique, just have a think about something that you know you need to be doing, but are not. Then with that thing in mind, follow these simple steps. Step One: Get yourself nice and relaxed and settled. …

Quotes about Patience and on Becoming Patient

Patience means forbearance, self-control, being tolerant, and able to accept delays and obstacles without getting angry. It also mans being courteous towards people, even when they are impatient, slow or difficult to get along with. Patient people do not lose their temper easily and do not get irritated quickly. Being patient also means the ability and willingness to suppress restlessness or annoyance when confronted with problems, obstacles or delays. May these quotes motivate and help you gain patience. Quotes about Patience “A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.” –George Savile “You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” –Franklin P. Jones “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret …

Hypnotherapy For Motivation – Getting The Drive Back!

Motivation is the key to positivity in our lives. If we were not motivated enough, we would just not have the will in us to go about our daily lives. Its motivation that helps us get through the most mundane things – motivation for working harder, motivation to have a healthy relationship, motivation to earn more, motivation to have a happy family. And yet sometimes we find ourselves lacking in motivation; I think we have all had days when getting out of bed to get ready to go to work seemed like a Herculean task. Sometimes lack of motivation can really bring people down, and hinder their efficiency and ability. This may lead to frustrations and further breakdown of communication …

Hypnosis – Money and 3 Major Motives of Our Lives

The purpose of all life is development and enrichment. Every Human Being, in fact, every living thing, has an inalienable right to all the development to which it is capable. A Human Being’s right to life implies his right to have the free and unrestricted access of all things, which may be necessary to assist him realize his fullest mental, spiritual, and physical potential. In other words, every human being has the right to be rich and enjoy everything life has to offer. There are three major motives for our lives: We live for our body. We live for our mind. And, we live for our soul. These three constituents are, at the same time, both highly distinctive of each …

Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset: 9 Distinct Differences

Whether you are leaping into learning through college, university, or on your own time, there is one thing that is key. That is your mindset. While these experiences in life will challenge you, it is your mindset that will determine whether you will succeed or fail. But also how much you grow. In the end, our learning capabilities boil down to two mindsets that we must choose. Either a growth mindset or a fixed mindset. This growth mindset vs fixed mindset relationship is everything and is your key to success. What we might not be aware of is the fact that we’ve already selected that mindset years ago. So to help out, I’ve put together differences between these two mindsets …

Hypnosis – 12 Steps to Acquire Mind-Power

The 12 steps to acquire mind-power is intended to build positive visuals, acquire mind power and help you achieve your dreams and desires that may be as varied as improving your personality, increasing your wealth, attracting love and making yourself attractive. Follow these steps I have specifically found to help anyone who is new to Power of Creative Visualization. Step One: Choose a quiet place, which is free from all distraction, interruption or disturbance. This may even be inside a bus or in your own room. The idea is to be able to concentrate in any environment that you find is suitable. The ideal is to be able to concentrate in any environment that you find is suitable. The ideal …