Thought for Today #12

Posted: 10 May 2012 | thought for today, coaching, motivation, doing, knowing, theory, practice, theoretical, practically

"In theory there is no difference between theory and practice.

In practice there is."

- Yogi Berra

- Thought for Today


Zero Context

Posted: 23 Apr 2012 | coaching, motivation, actions, NLP, context, content, minor irritation list

Zero, numerically, means nothing.

Zero, in the language sense, also means nothing.

So, Zero is, well, zero.

Seemingly insignificant, zero can make a difference when the context changes. Similarly, minor irritations that we encounter daily, we can live with those. However, when context changes, a small issue may be the catalyst for certain actions that may change lives. After all, every snowball starts as a snowflake.

Zero, doesn't really count, right? I mean it is zero, zilch, nothing.

Zero become significant when there is a...

Someone Sometime

Posted: 17 Apr 2012 | coaching, motivation, actions, someone, sometime, everyone, all the time, perfect, perfectionist, nlp

Recently, I read an article about the challenges of being a perfectionist in today's society. I was reminded of Roy Hunter's words, "Not all therapies work for everyone all the time. However, some therapies work for someone sometimes." If we only focused on therapies that worked on everyone, all the time, the world would be a much poorer place.

Some of my clients are anxious to see immediate results when they come to see me; well, there is nothing...

You dare to be responsible for your life?

Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | coaching, motivation, actions, choice, responsible, taking charge, take charge, life

There is a saying that goes “When we do not take charge of our life, someone will. Since it’s not their life, they will almost certainly always mess it up.”

How do you view your life? Do you make and standby the decisions in your life? Are you and have you been responsible for who you are today?

Today, an interesting discussion came up that “not everyone is willing to make conscious decisions about their lives.” Most people know what they DO...

insomnia due to fear

Posted: 14 Apr 2012 | coaching, therapy, insomnia, sleep, car accident, conscious unconscious subconscious

All of us manage our lives relying heavily on both our conscious and unconscious minds. Doing so allows us to operate efficiently, and automates much of our everyday life.

Our automatic response sustains us, allowing normal responses such as breathing, drawing away from hot objects etc to ensure our safety. However, this same system is a double edged sword, as we will see from the story below.

At the time of the mishap, Desmond had been working so hard that he slept...

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