We tend to get along just fine with those whose beliefs parallel ours, and not so much with those who are so intellectually challenged that they have beliefs that differ.
How many of us spend countless days, if not years, of our lives feeding ourselves a constant diet of negative self-talk?
I have long believed that the first secret to a happy life is to accept that whatever we believe to be true, regardless of how deeply we are committed to that belief, is nothing more than our opinion. While it may be shared by many others, it remains our opinion and will be strongly opposed by those who think otherwise.
Whenever anyone asks me about boosting confidence, my advice is something they never expect. But then, my definition of confidence is unexpected too.
We can’t wish for the past. But that certainly isn’t stopping many people from doing just that during this difficult era. On three separate occasions recently, I spoke with people who witnessed a near-identical scenario unfold in their workplace.
In my role as a coach I frequently find myself having a discussion with my clients about what they hope to achieve through the coaching process
Invariably the conversation begins with them stating what they believe to be their goal, the thing that they really want to achieve for themselves.
Despite how important beliefs are to the way we live, they pop up in a very casual way. The world around us exists, we interpret it based on our life experiences and personalities, and we form our beliefs. Many of us don’t think about where our beliefs come from at all. They just sort of seem to…show up.
Diverse opinions. Do you hear many of them? Or are you surrounded by people who think like you?
Facts vs. Opinions. I was recently on a Zoom call with a group of friends and I found myself enthusiastically participating in a heated discussion of politics that had its share of both.
There is a question we ask each time we are contemplating making a buying decision. We seek the answer to this question so as to provide ourselves with the information …