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Your subconscious never rests

“Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep.” — Napoleon Hill Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, and digestion. It controls all the vital processes and functions of your body and knows the answers to all your problems. What happens on your subconscious level influences what happens on...
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Procrastination and new habits

“A new habit should not feel like a challenge. The actions that follow can be challenging, but the first two minutes should be easy. What you want is a “gateway habit” that naturally leads you down a more productive path.” - James Clear, the author of Atomic Habits Remember, the action itself is not easy. But as James says, the first two minutes should be easy. And what you’ll find is that you c...
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Changing the Inner Critic

That internal voice ...a constant presence ..... The voice inside our heads that constantly chatters away... ... Telling us... We are not good enough. We are not going to succeed. There is no use trying since we are just going to fail anyway. And this inner voice causes fear, doubt and worry to build until... A tsunami of negative emotions comes crashing down on your head. It can become so...
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Seven Ways To Relax That Still Serve Your Purpose

Reading Reading educational or fictional books allows us to abstract and leave our minds, just for a little bit. Expand your knowledge means you are spending your time in a fulfilling and useful manner, sparking creative thoughts and stretching your imagination. If you read a book a week in your specialism, you’ll have read a full degree worth of information within just one year. Within just f...
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Avoiding Hell: Five Tips To Handling Life’s Hurdles

Tragedy can hit you anytime. Family members will die and those around you will undoubtedly suffer. Relationships fall apart, careers get stagnant and business (and people) often fail. It's not how hard we fall, it's how quick we are to get back up and rebuild our lives that really matters. When these tragedies hit, it's up to us. Do we make them worse, or do we help resolve them? Do we escalate...
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Self-awareness and self-development: Two of the same?

Self-awareness and self-development are both parts of the same package. As we learn more about ourselves, we are slowly tearing back layers of mental barriers that we’ve attributed to the experience we call life. Our limitations are our own making. Looking at those who we believe to be successful in society, they are extremely self-aware. They have developed a true (authentic or congruent) imag...
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Escaping your comfort zone: Taking advantage of chaos

Put simply, our comfort zone is a behavioural space where our activities and behaviours become part of our routines. This helps to lower risk and stress, giving us a natural state of mind in which we can function and perform our routines habits on a daily basis. The problem is that, when we do try to leave our comfort zones, we face uncertainty, which manifests as anxiety and worry. Anyone who ...
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Addiction – how does it work?

Stuart Downing DMH CPNLP DHyp EMDR Dip. MNACHP Cht Until recently, very little was known about how the brain can turn off the desire for addictions and how the subconscious mind can stop addictive urges. We know that the brain is constantly changing. The neuroplasticity of the brain allows focused treatment to create new neural connections. Without treatment the brain uses neural pathway...
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