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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!. The former is a comprehensive tutorial starting from first principles, while the latter takes a selection of 20 different aspects of life and provides techniques for working on each (it also made the UK WH Smiths Top 20 in 2012). 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 How You Get Fat

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