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Hypnosis, Love, & Religion

Hypnosis can be defined as an intense focus, on a single idea (monoideism). Another definition is ‘a highly suggestible state’. Some argue that hypnosis is not a state at all — but a condition. So, what is hypnosis, really? And how do we talk to people about hypnosis in a way that makes sense? What […]

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You Don’t Know Better

I once had a potential client contact me because he wanted to pray more. He was praying 6 hours a day, and he wanted to pray 8. But that’s not what this post is about. I didn’t take him on as a client, but I sometimes use the story as an example to point out […]

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Part II: How To Never Give Up — Well-Forming Your Compelling Goals

never-give-up-ii-smHow do you make a goal rich and compelling so that you’re automatically motivated to achieve it? What can you do to get yourself out of a rut and take action consistently? How do you avoid that syndrome of having an angel on one shoulder, telling you to exercise and the devil on the other, telling you to stay on the couch? What is “well-Forming” a goal and how can it help you and your clients reach your goals?

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Part II: How To Never Give Up — Well-Forming Your Goal

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How To Get 80% To Stick To A Goal

goal_memosIn a recent study posted in The Journal of Consumer Research, Authors Vanessa M. Patrick and Henrik Hagtvedt found that changing one word helped people stick to their goals 266% better (from 30% to 80%)! What was that change in wording and how can we use it to help ourselves stick to our goals and help our clients stick to theirs?

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How To Get 80% To Stick To A Goal

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — And What To Do About It

ChocolatesA friend of mine put out a bowl of chocolates in her office with a sign on it, “New Year’s Resolution Test.” How long was it before the candy was gone? Less than 1/2 of the New Year’s resolutions made on January 1st will still be in effect on June 1st. Why do so many fail and what can you do about it?

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail — And What To Do About It

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