The undertakings of a mythical dragon slayer is perhaps an example of courage that many people hold in their minds. But what is courage – really?
For starters, everybody wants to have courage. It’s an attribute of good character that makes us worthy of respect. Stories of courage abound in our books and entertainment. From Bible to fairy tales; ancient myths to Hollywood movies, our culture is rich with exemplary tales of bravery and self-sacrifice for the greater good. From the cowardly lion in The Wizard of Oz who finds the courage to face the witch, to David Read more ›
Why is it we can think something’s a great idea one day , then the next wonder what the heck we were thinking? That’s how it works when you make bad decisions.
It’s true that a decision can feel so right, but later ‘in the cold light of day’, is so obviously one of your bad decisions. Read more ›
We all know how to use our left brain. After all, it’s what school is mostly about. It’s facts and figures and knowledge and logic.
But the right brain, now that’s something entirely different. That’s the wellspring of creativity, of flashes of insight, of more subtle perceptions. It’s artistic, creative, musical imaginative. Read more ›
Do you do your best work in the morning? Most people do. But often the same people that are sharpest in the morning begin to fade after lunch. That’s when you need and energy surge to power yourself through the afternoon.
Now you can get an energy surge after lunch with a simple, self-hypnosis technique. All you have to do is learn to deeply relax for a few minutes, sometime after you’ve eaten. After your little ‘personal break’ you’ll feel sharp, alert – and on it! Read more ›
“Never think that you’re not good enough. People will take you very much at your own reckoning.” – Anthony Trollope
It’s like we all have a sixth sense for confidence. When we’re around it, we know it. And we also know that we have a tendency to like confident people (one has just got himself elected as US president against all the odds).
And now, there’s even scientific evidence to show that Read more ›