We move toward what we picture in our mind. If there is no goal (no target), there is no way of knowing if you are on track. In fact, those with a goal gravitate towards what they want. Those without a goal simply stay stagnant, they literally become what they “used to be”. A YaleContinue reading “Want to be a High Performer? Start Here …”
If you have listened to How to Fight Depression and Win you have some great strategies to be in control of almost any situation. And if you have enjoyed our Mental Strength and Brain Chemistry program featuring Dr. Brittany Rummel (Ph.D in Psychology and Cognition, with a Masters and Bachelors in Biochemistry), you have discoveredContinue reading “A Simple Strategy to Make Negative Thoughts Vanish”
At Mental Strength we refer to the Pareto principle often. That is, your biggest results in life often come from focusing on doing less – but more higher-value activities. Said the opposite way … 80% of your activities bring you just 20% of your results. The Law of 80/20 is infamous and implemented by theContinue reading “How to Skyrocket Your Positive Results Using Price’s Law”
Everybody has heard of grey matter: It’s the brain’s pinkish-grey color, literally containing the brain cells and all the goodies so cells can communicate with each other. Grey matter is especially handy when it comes to memory. (3) But many have not heard of white matter. White matter is much deeper in the brain andContinue reading “Are iPad’s Reshaping Kid’s Brains?”
Listen to this on our Spotify podcast here: How We Are Conditioned From Childhood For Failure Or Success – And how this affects your mind, beliefs, confidence and self-doubt your whole life! As adults, we experience four brain wave frequencies: Beta, Alpha, Theta and Delta depending upon the time of day and our activity. (1)Continue reading “How We Are Conditioned From Childhood For Failure Or Success”
Neuroscientists have established that every person in the world carries an ongoing inner dialogue with themselves between 150 and 300 words per minute. That works out to be 45,000 – 51,000 thoughts a day! In fact, researchers say you can’t go more than 11 seconds without self-talking. Much of our inner dialogue is neutral. YouContinue reading “What You Say Is What You Get”
Listen to this podcast here: The Dirty Secret of Chinese Water Torture – And how your own self-talk can literally turn into your own worst enemy We’ve talked about the power of negative emotions, but this one’s a doozy. What is Chinese Water Torture?Chinese military strategists developed Chinese water torture as a way to continuallyContinue reading “The Dirty Secret of Chinese Water Torture”
Want to listen to this coaching lesson in a podcast? Listen here: https://anchor.fm/mentalstrengthdotcom/episodes/Mental-Strength-How-to-Give-Your-Brain-a-Bath–Literally-e14v4um Researchers at Boston University did some absolutely fascinating research about … Cleaning Your Brain They didn’t focus research on the effect of negative words. Nor on listening to the chatter spewing from the media. And not even self-talk. They didn’t research diet,Continue reading “How to Give Your Brain a Bath – Literally”
“Give me 6 hours to cut down a tree, and I’ll spend 4 hours sharpening the axe.” – Abe Lincoln You’ve probably heard the story about the two woodcutters: Jim and Rob The team at Mental Strength enjoy reviewing their story often. Here is their story: Starting at sunrise, Jim began busily chopping wood, swingingContinue reading “Time to Sharpen Your Axe?”
You’ve probably heard the comparison between your mind and an iceberg. In case you haven’t, here’s a refresher… Your conscious mind, the thinking, logical part of your mind is visible atop the water just as the tip of the iceberg. But the far greater portion of your mind is found under the water and isContinue reading “Don’t … do that. Do this.”
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