1. Snacking non-stop, even when not hungry. 2. Spending too much time on the couch watching TV. 3. Overspending your way into debt. 4. Eating too much fast food. 5. Getting sunburned a few times every summer. 6. Behavior that leaves you angry, worried, or stressed all of the time. 7. Skipping breakfast. 8. Drinking…
All of us have so much more reserve capability in us that we often fail to realize. It is not limited to just our physical strength. It is true in all areas of our lives. Just like Lauren, often we don’t believe that we are capable of incredible feats unless a crisis or an emergency acts as a catalyst and brings out our hidden strengths, capabilities, and potential.
Often, one of the attendees of my training session would approach me and comment – “I have read many self-help books. I have also attended several training programs. They don’t seem to help. What am I doing wrong?”
Why does the brain convert repetitive patterns into habits?
The human brain weighs approximately 3 pounds – which is about 2% of the body weight. However, when it comes to consuming the energy this tiny little organ uses up 20% of the body’s energy output.
The amount of money we make or the personal benefits of our job or business – are not enough to motivate us to put in our best efforts. Adam Grant concluded from the call-center experiment that workers underperform their potential due to lack of one key factor.
Change is hard! Without us becoming aware of the hidden sources of influence working against us, and getting them to work in our favor – change might as well be impossible!
Work with a change coach who can help you harness the power of these six sources in your own life and make the change you want not just easier but inevitable!
She is disappointed, sad, and wonders – “If only I had more willpower, I would be able to stick to my new habits and lose 20 pounds.” Have you gone through this cycle yourself? Probably many times? Have you blamed your lack of willpower or self-discipline for not being able to make a lasting change in some area of your life?
It is much easier to recognize other people’s limitations – very difficult to recognize our own!
Before we start judging these people in a harsh manner, let’s think about our own idiosyncrasies, quirks in our own behaviors, and limitations that hold us back! All of us have these quirks in our behaviors in our own life. They are the blinds spots we cannot see.
As human beings, we have our ups and downs. Things often don’t turn out as per our plans. Some days, we feel on the top of the world, on other days we have to drag ourselves out of the bed. My teacher in elementary school used to say – “Man proposes, God disposes!” No matter how…
It is not fair! If you are a parent of two or more children, I bet that you have heard this line thousands of times! When you divide the last piece of cake into two halves (for your two children) and if the two halves are even slightly unequal, you would hear the line –…