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How to Adjust Your Attitude by James Mapes

How to Adjust Your Attitude by James Mapes

“A strong positive mental attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.” -Patricia Neal, American actress   How does your attitude meter read?   Do you generally have a good attitude towards life, expecting the best and tossing aside READ MORE
HOW TO ”LET GO” …OF THE ROPE (Part 2)  BY James Mapes

HOW TO ”LET GO” …OF THE ROPE (Part 2) BY James Mapes

Some of us think holding on makes us strong;  but sometimes it is letting go. -Hermann Hesse, Poet    I strongly suggest you read Part 1 of this series:. http://www.jamesmapes.com/how-to-let-go-of-the-rope-part-1 FYI:  (The Conscious Mind=The Rider; The Unconscious Mind=The Elephant)   READ MORE
HOW TO ”LET GO” …OF THE ROPE (Part 1)

HOW TO ”LET GO” …OF THE ROPE (Part 1)

 “In the beginning, it is difficult letting go. But as you get into the swing of it, you will feel lighter and fresher and better able to see what you really need. That is what I imagine spring cleaning is READ MORE
HOW TO REFRAME YOUR THINKING: A CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE

HOW TO REFRAME YOUR THINKING: A CHANGE OF PERSPECTIVE

Sow a thought, reap an act; Sow an act, reap a habit; Sow a habit, reap a character; Sow a character, reap a destiny. –Anonymous   When my doctor told me, “You need heart surgery immediately,” I thought it was READ MORE
How to enhance your life: See the invisible

How to enhance your life: See the invisible

Having put a woman into a deeply relaxed hypnotic state, I make the following suggestion to her: “You cannot remember the number seven. In fact, you cannot say the number seven, see the number seven or hear the number seven. READ MORE
HOW TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE: UNLEASH THE POWER OF A “GRAND VISION” IN 5 STEPS

HOW TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE: UNLEASH THE POWER OF A “GRAND VISION” IN 5 STEPS

“The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision. “ -Helen Keller, American author, political activist, and lecturer. I’m concerned that many leaders today lack a Grand Vision which causes confusion, fear and lack of hope READ MORE
9 STRATEGIES GUARANTEED TO REDUCE HOLIDAY ANXIETY AND KEEP YOU SANE

9 STRATEGIES GUARANTEED TO REDUCE HOLIDAY ANXIETY AND KEEP YOU SANE

It never fails that when the holiday season rolls around, stress and anxiety rear their ugly head.  Apply these 9 strategies and keep your sanity:   Let go of guilt and… Don’t “Should” On Yourself   Guilt, guilt, guilt is…the READ MORE
TAKING A QUANTUM LEAP OF FAITH: FIRE WALKING

TAKING A QUANTUM LEAP OF FAITH: FIRE WALKING

Get action. Do things; be sane, don’t fritter away your time . . . take a place wherever you are and be somebody; get action. —THEODORE ROOSEVELT, twenty-sixth president of the United States     In 1973, on an eighty-nine-day READ MORE

The Magic of Personal, Family and Organizational Values

He who knows much about others may be learned, but he who understands himself is more intelligent. He who controls others may be powerful, but he who has mastered himself is mightier still. —LAO-TZU I have a beautiful handcrafted brass READ MORE
HOW TO MANAGE CHANGE IN 13 STEPS

HOW TO MANAGE CHANGE IN 13 STEPS

If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong. —CHARLES KETTERING, inventor of the electric starter for automobiles/ Founder of the Sloan-Kettering Foundation In my previous blog I addressed how and why resistance gets in the way READ MORE
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