Tag Archives: Insight

Changing Habits

4 min read In The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, Charles Duhigg describes a habit as “a formula our brain automatically follows: When I see CUE, I will do ROUTINE in order … Continue reading

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Focus on What You Want

3 min read Back in July 2011 I wrote a blog post about Setting Your Intentions.  The general idea was to focus on what you do want and not on what you don’t want.  Sounds simple enough, but it is … Continue reading

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Illusion

3 min read I recently read an email from my sister-in-law where she mentioned her “baby food processor”.  When I jokingly wrote back that I wasn’t even going to ask why my babyless sister-in-law had a baby food processor, I found … Continue reading

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Preconceptions

3 min read Preconceptions … we all have them, about everything – that guy looks mean, she looks smart, that course will be hard, that jacket will be expensive.  We form a judgement “in advance of adequate knowledge or experience” – the … Continue reading

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Me and My Shadow

3 min read Up until a year or two ago, I had an idea or a mental image of how I should look that was nothing like I actually looked.  I had it in my head that other people all … Continue reading

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Choose to be Happy

2 min read We recently watched a movie called Small Apartments.  It was pretty offbeat but I’m really glad we watched it because at the very end there was a real nugget of wisdom in the form of a man’s advice to his younger brother: … Continue reading

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Incremental Change

3 min read Change can be overwhelming.  We look at where we are and where we want to be and the gap can seem huge and insurmountable.  That’s why, many times, we don’t even try.  We can’t.  The change appears … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

3 min read Have you ever sat down at your desk because you know you really need to get down to work, but you feel restless and distracted?  You check your email, you play a game of online Solitaire (just … Continue reading

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Small Actions – Big Results

2 min read There are over 7 billion human beings on this planet.  Amongst that many people it is sometimes easy to feel insignificant.  It’s easy to ask, “What am I contributing to the world?” and not come up with … Continue reading

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Commitment

3 min read This year rather than make resolutions, which I rarely keep, I’m going to set priorities and make a commitment to doing them.  This sounds fairly simple on the surface, but I should explain my current logic with regard to … Continue reading

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