Tag Archives: Values

That is why I succeed

‘I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot . . . and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. That is why I succeed.’ – Michael Jordan

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To be free

A day late, but it is never to late to reflect on what freedom means to each of us, and how so many around the planet (including the USA) are much less free than I am. Check out the vid- not super music but it is an emotional message that might move some of us […]

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Changing Patterns

Hey- I posted this about a year ago. This version is an update. Enjoy. Post your feedback in the ‘comments’ below. Thanks! This handout outlines ways you can change your behavior patterns. But first, some words from a former President of the United States: “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I […]

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Observe your mind before you react

Our unconscious automatic reactions make us miserable. What’s wrong when you’ve tried and you just don’t seem to change? Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) sees psychological flexibility as central to living a mentally and emotionally healthy life. Managing the moment you are actually living in right this second requires you to be psychologically nimble and adaptive. […]

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Reading Material – Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck

Here’s a good book– Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck.  It hsa been around for a few years but it is definitely worth a read if you have not read it yet. If you read it and your life did not change for the better, read it again- this time, do the exercises. […]

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