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You can do it if you put your mind to it

You can do it if you put your mind to it
I’m sorry I haven’t posted much recently, but I’ve been very busy working on a new project. As long-time readers may know, as well as having written a couple of dozen books on computing and web development I also write about psychology and motivation, and more specifically Creative Visualization, in which I teach techniques for priming yourself to become more creative, have greater motivation and to set and achieve your goals in life (among many other things). I’ve written two books on the subject so far, Creative Visualization For Dummies, and Yes I Can!. Topics covered in both books include coping with fears and phobias, gaining self-confidence, getting other people on your side, becoming happy and fulfilled, quitting bad habits such as smoking, and much more. And this exception has stubbornly bugged me for years, and steadfastly refused to budge even after the deepest and most highly imagined visualizations and affirmations. My Toughest Goal To Date Fatty Foods Do Not Make You Fat Related:  sites on self improvement and life,worth checking out.

The Battle for Your Mind: Brainwashing Techniques Being Used On The Public By Dick Sutphen Authoritarian followers Mind Control Subliminals By Dick Sutphen Summary of Contents The Birth of Conversion The Three Brain Phases How Revivalist Preachers Work Voice Roll Technique Six Conversion Techniques 1. keeping agreements 2.physical and mental fatigue 3. increase the tension 4. Uncertainty. 5. Jargon 6. No humor Stockholm SyndromeDecognition Process Step One is ALERTNESS REDUCTION Step Two is PROGRAMED CONFUSION Step Three is THOUGHT STOPPINGTrue Believers & Mass Movements Persuasion Techniques YES SET TRUISMS SUGGESTION Imbedded Commands INTERSPERSAL TECHNIQUE Visualisation SHOCK AND CONFUSIONSubliminal Programming Mass Misuse Vibrato Extra Low Frequencies The Neurophone Summary of Contents The Birth of Conversion/Brainwashing in Christian Revivalism in 1735. I'm Dick Sutphen and this tape is a studio-recorded, expanded version of a talk I delivered at the World Congress of Professional Hypnotists Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Birth of Conversion Charles J. Alright.

Psychological ("personality") Types Psychological ("personality") Types According to Jung's theory of Psychological Types we are all different in fundamental ways. One's ability to process different information is limited by their particular type. These types are sixteen. People can be either Extroverts or Introverts, depending on the direction of their activity ; Thinking, Feeling, Sensing, Intuitive, according to their own information pathways; Judging or Perceiving, depending on the method in which they process received information. Extroverts vs. Extroverts are directed towards the objective world whereas Introverts are directed towards the subjective world. Sensing vs. Sensing is an ability to deal with information on the basis of its physical qualities and its affection by other information. Thinking vs. Thinking is an ability to deal with information on the basis of its structure and its function. Perceiving vs. Perceiving types are motivated into activity by the changes in a situation. ENTp , ISFp , ESFj , INTj , ENFj

Why you should learn to lucid dream | Yes, I Can! by Robin Nixon If you’ve never experienced it then you may find it hard to understand what lucid dreaming is all about. In fact you may be thoroughly sceptical and dismiss the whole thing as silly nonsense. But I can tell you from personal experience that lucid dreams are very real and something that many millions of people regularly enjoy. Note: Due to the huge amount of interest that this post has generated I am now seriously considering writing a book on the subject, and I would welcome input from anyone with an interest. These types of dreams are hyper-real in that when you experience one it is bursting with vibrant colour, there’s often marvellous music playing in the background (if you listen for it), the air is the freshest and sweetest you’ve ever smelled, and you are the healthiest you have ever been (or could ever be). Lucid dreaming is when you experience full consciousness while dreaming. When you ‘wake up’ inside a dream you can consciously appreciate just how wonderful dreams really are.

101 Karma Quotes | LexiYoga Home | Yoga Poses | Yoga Videos | Quotes | Toronto Karma moves in two directions. If we act virtuously, the seed we plant will result in happiness. Sakyong Mipham Give up your selfishness, and you shall find peace; like water mingling with water, you shall merge in absorption. Sri Guru Granth Sahib Like gravity, karma is so basic we often don't even notice it. I'm a true believer in karma. Sandra Bullock You must acknowledge and experience this part of the universe. Kuan Yin Still others commit all sorts of evil deeds, claiming karma doesn't exist. Bohidharma People are entangled in the enjoyment of fine clothes, but gold and silver are only dust. My Karma ran over your dogma. Anonymous When someone has a strong intuitive connection, Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma, some past connection. Richard Gere Karma, ahhh. Nina Hagen As long as karma exists, the world changes. I believe in Karma. Yannick Noah Karma is not just about the troubles, but also about surmounting them. Rick Springfield

Your weird attraction to Prince Harry: a theory Chris Jackson / Getty Images Prince Harry approves of this important research. By Joan Raymond When it comes to a man’s hotness quotient, there are the usual shallow suspects. Now, a new study published in the journal Evolutionary Psychology finds that women like their men to have a little blush to their faces. In any case, red really does rule, eliciting a range of emotions and behaviors in humans and other species, according to newly published research in the journal Evolutionary Psychology . Among some male birds, fish and primates, the color red acts as a kind of beacon, broadcasting social dominance, testosterone levels and influencing mate selection. The mystery, it seems, was whether women found that facial redness actually makes a man seem more attractive or dominant. In the (small) study, 45 Caucasian women were shown photos of 21 Caucasian men, all with neutral expressions. But when it came to attractiveness, think a little pink. More from TODAY Health:

100 Ways to Simplify Your Life (and Make Yourself Happier) I’ve been striving to simplify my life for many years now, and have recently (through my writing) been advising others how to do the same. In the process, I’ve learned that making little changes in our attitudes, habits, and environment can have a big impact. So today, I thought I’d compile a list of 100 ways to simplify your life – from the practical to the philosophical, and everything in between. Of course, not every item on the list will work for every person reading it. AROUND THE HOUSE1. WARDROBE AND STYLE21. KITCHEN AND DINING36. OFFICE AND TECH46. TIME MANAGEMENT66. ATTITUDE81. MISCELLANEOUS96.

7 WAYS TO FIGHT FAIR IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP 3 Flares Facebook 0 Twitter 0 Google+ 3 StumbleUpon 0 Pin It Share 0 3 Flares × Learning how to fight fair isn’t easy. I know that I have to back track a lot and reel myself in so that I fight fair in my relationship. If you are constantlyfighting with your partner and you’re looking for ways on how to fight fair, I’ve got them! Below, I’m going to go over the top 7 ways on how to fight fair! The first thing that you need to learn when you’re learning how to fight fair is a not bringing up the past. Just because you are fighting doesn’t mean that you can’t work together to find a solution to the problem. This is absolutely a rule in my house and should be in yours too! When it comes to learning how to fight fair there are words out there that you shouldn’t use in a fight. With Facebook, tumblr and Twitter out there, it’s super easy to be passive-aggressive right? In a fight, it can be super easy to just go off the handle in anger. Top Image Source:

Personal Development - Freestyle Mind Charles Duhigg, author of the Power of Habit