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Willpower, and why the best ideas come from within

“People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come into the mind of others.” – Blaise Pascal This is a foundational truth of coaching – that people respond better when they form an idea in their own head rather than having someone else hand it …

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Reframing, or Perspectives revisited

Let’s start with a definition of terms, from Wikipedia: Cognitive reframing is a psychological technique that consists of identifying and then disputing irrational or maladaptive thoughts. Reframing is a way of viewing and experiencing events, ideas, concepts and emotions to find more positive alternatives. In other words, reframing is taking an issue, situation, or interaction …

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