The Sheepdog

The SheepdogI’d like you to visualise a sheep walking across a hillside. A sheepdog appears at a distance and the sheep’s path changes, very subtly. Without being consciously aware, the sheep is being herded. The dog doesn’t need to bark or growl, just keep watching and the sheep will change its course. If you could ask that sheep, would it tell you that it had changed course because of the dog? No, it probably wouldn’t (more…)

admin / June 9, 2016 / Mind Development / 0 Comments

How to Turn Cravings Into Willpower

How to Turn Cravings Into WillpowerIn the book Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength, Roy F. Baumeister says that one of the greatest drains of willpower is exercising self-control.

What he doesn’t tell you is that “exercising self-control” is a waste of willpower.

Exercising self control is battling to fulfill your conscious desires (“maintain a diet”) despite what your other desires (more…)

admin / June 6, 2016 / NLP / 0 Comments

New Year’s Resolutions: Save Your Credit and Your Marriage

New Year's Resolutions: Save Your Credit and Your MarriageBefore you whip out your credit cards this year, consider this: more than 70 percent of divorces in America are brought about due to financial problems. It’s so easy to use your credit cards to buy items you want. But stop and think first.

Overwhelming debt is stressful from a financial standpoint, but financial stress can also damage your relationship. More lovers fight over spending money than (more…)

admin / June 2, 2016 / NLP / 0 Comments

The Benefits of Having a Personal Development Plan

The Benefits of Having a Personal Development PlanEach person has different roles to play in the theatre of life. One day you’re the big boss of your company, the next say you’re changing your child’s diapers. Isn’t this what makes life exciting, though? The fact that you’re playing multiple roles means that you are living a healthy lifestyle. No one wants to live like a company drone. There’s a saying that “variety is the spice of life.” But how do you maintain (more…)

admin / May 31, 2016 / Mind Development / 0 Comments

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work!

Why Your New Year's Resolutions Don't Work!You Know The Deal? There you are having a grand old time at one holiday party after another. Eat, drink and be merry. Lulled into an indulgent haze, you collapse into a peaceful slumber. You awake groggy. Dragging your sorry body out of bed, one eye peeks in the bathroom mirror. Rude shock! Who is this person?

Something must be done about the tired hair, dull (more…)

admin / May 26, 2016 / Innovation / 0 Comments

7 Questions to Assess Life Clutter

7 Questions to Assess Life ClutterWith spring around the corner, and spring cleaning on my mind, I have been thinking about the clutter I have building up in my basement. It is physical clutter, textbooks from university, recycling I haven’t taken in yet, and old clothes that need to be donated to charity. The physical clutter affects my mental space, too. It is there, always in the back of my mind, (more…)

admin / May 20, 2016 / Innovation / 0 Comments

Forget Positive Thinking – Watch Television Instead

Forget Positive Thinking - Watch Television InsteadEvery negative emotion (i. e., flavors of fear, anger, sadness, regret, jealousy, resentment, etc.) we experience as an adult is sourced by unresolved childhood experiences (between pre-birth up to about the age of seven). While adult life events and circumstances may change, our negative beliefs about life and emotional child-ish reactivity to life remains constant. Positive thinking, affirmations (more…)

admin / May 10, 2016 / NLP / 0 Comments

Subliminal Messaging – News From The Labs

Subliminal Messaging - News From The LabsControversial Legacy

Subliminal messaging has experienced a controversial past. It was in the late fifties that market researchers such as Vance Packard and James Vicary popularized the concept of psychological, “hidden persuasion” tactics adopted by marketers; the former through his pop sociology book and the latter by claiming an experiment that he conducted on almost fifty thousand moviegoers. (An interesting (more…)

admin / May 7, 2016 / Mind Development / 0 Comments

The Odd Relationship Between Biological Mimicry and Humans’ Conformity

The Odd Relationship Between Biological Mimicry and Humans' ConformityThe evolutionary biology speaks about mimicry as being that capacity of one species to imitate, to adopt the behaviour, aspect, sound, smell and even location of another. This aspect of mimesis extends from the least insignificant insect to plants. The reason Nature gifted its organism with this characteristic may be reduced to a single concept: the interconnected chain of being hunter and hunted. (more…)

admin / May 6, 2016 / Mind Development / 0 Comments

How You Can Improve Your Life, Starting Right Now

How You Can Improve Your Life, Starting Right NowYou think you can do it all; the problem is you can’t. Has your life become more hectic than ever? Are you becoming tired more frequently, losing patience easily, experiencing moodiness, and are so stressed out that you can’t think straight? Are you losing contact with your friends; snapping at your family? Foregoing simple pleasures, taking on unnecessary burdens and, quite frankly, putting (more…)

admin / April 27, 2016 / Mind Development / 0 Comments

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