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Entries from November 2014

Desire drives action

November 25th, 2014 · Comments

You can ride the lazy river of other people's expectations and circumstances beyond your control. You can notice that there is much that is already right and valuable in this moment's experience. But if you glance just once beyond the edges of the flow, you will awaken the hope that more is possible - more control of your direction and your momentum, more control of your results. And then hope will awaken desire - the fire in blood and bone and thought that drives you to action.

Tags: Motivation · Focus · hope · nlp

How will you know your heart’s desire? An old story about the power to choose

November 17th, 2014 · Comments

The stories you hear and remember become your stories. They are anchors to what you believe and what you expect and what difference you think that a choice can make. If you were a storyteller, you would find that some stories stick and some stories slip through your ears and are gone. You would find that the stories that stick, the stories that become your stories, are about you even when they are stories of another time and other people. If you hear a story and remember it, then it is your story. Your brain does not remember without a reason. So listen and notice what sticks and what other stories come to mind to tell you what you believe about finding your heart's desire.

Tags: · Focus · storytelling

Sharpen Your Axe with NLP

November 10th, 2014 · Comments

In this episode produced for the 2014 HOPE Symposium, Linda Ferguson engages you in sharpening your axe - preparing the relaxed and ready state that is associated with high performance.

Tags: Motivation · Focus

How to build mental toughness

November 3rd, 2014 · Comments

Mental toughness is a combination of a fierce focus on what you want and perseverance through pain and obstacles. It begins with desire: the breakfast of champions, the air that high performers breathe. Spend a few minutes to focus on what you want enough to want it when you've been knocked in the mud and you hurt all over.

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