Monthly Archives: October 2012

Day 6 New self talk

Yesterday I addressed the question of negative self talk. Those repetitive negative statements block alternatives and prevent growth and goal achievement.. If you are constantly being bombarded with statements that deny new possibilities it is reasonable to follow those dictates. … Continue reading

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Day 5 Identify the Negative Speech

This part of the process requires you to identify the goals that you wish to achieve. Once these are identified write any negative statement that is in the way of achievung that goal. An example of this would be if … Continue reading

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Day 4 Negative Speech

” I am terrible at language”,I have never been a good speaker”,”It is impossible for me to lose weight”. These kind of statements to ourselves and others strongly influence our behavior. Self talk is the foundation of behavior and if … Continue reading

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Day 3 Positive Dissatisfaction

The foundation for any significant change in life is that we change because we are dissatisfied with the current situation.We exercise because we are sluggish or feel a lack of energy or because we are having physical issues.We are willing … Continue reading

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day 2 What does finish look like

On Day 1 I requested that you select one to three areas that you would like to change.It can be something like “I wish to lose weight” or ” I would like a better relationship with a loved one” or … Continue reading

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Day 1

Today ,if you choose,you are about to embark on a thirty day venture to examine personal and life setting goals. This is not a touchy feely process, and it is about you and not a competition.The process is based on … Continue reading

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30 Days to Change

A friend sent me the following request: In many conversations with you over the years I often heard you mention ways to alter behavior and seek new goals. Do you have any process that I could follow? In response to … Continue reading

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100% are missed

Wayne Gretsky’s great line was”you will miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”That line is so poignant because every human being has dreams and to never take a shot on at least one is sad.Take a few minutes and … Continue reading

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The rancor will pass

In the midst of the hoopla surrounding the presidential election there is the overriding concern about how fractured we are as a nation. I must admit that in my lifetime I have never been aware of such rancor and lack … Continue reading

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You can go home again

Last Saturday I returned for a book signing to a place that was most special for me. I spent five meaningful years in Westfield, New Jersey and had some trepidations going back there. To my joy the people that attended … Continue reading

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