Achieve Your Goals For Success Step By Step

You have a dream! Now, how do you make it happen? First, imagine that it is real. See every detail so clearly that you can reach out and touch it. You can feel the emotions of being there. For example, if you want a certain car, then what kind is it? What color is it? Imagine you are sitting in it like you will when it is brand new. How does it feel? How does it smell? Go for a drive in your car. If it’s a convertible, drive with the top down! Experience the wind blowing in your face and through your hair. Hear the sounds around you. If you can take a real test drive in one, do …

How To Develop A Motivated Mindset

From time to time, each of us will find ourselves in a rut of boredom and disinterest. We seem to lose our zest for life and feel tired, irritable and unmotivated. We want to hide under the covers rather than face the day. Perhaps you’re feeling overwhelmed by work, or sad about the pain and suffering in the world, or just bored with the routine of your daily life. You are not alone. We all go through periods like this at some point. The good news is that we can do something about it. Here are some tips to help break out of the rut and feel excited about life again: 1) Take a “Time Out” – Prolonged stress can …

7 Reasons Why It Is Important To Have Goals

I recently had a conversation with one of my former students. She has been out of school for a few years now but isn’t satisfied with the direction her career has taken. In fact, she’s not too happy with her personal life either. Her voice developed more than a touch of whine as she said: “I don’t know what to do.” So I asked her about her goals. Her response was a rather slack-jawed look of surprise. “Goals?” Well at least she wasn’t whining anymore. I asked her what she would like to see her career in a few years. I asked her where she’d like to see her life in a few years. She knew the answers to those …

4 Essential Steps You Must Take To Succeed With Anything

I believe there are 4 essential steps you must take if you want to succeed with any project. A project is anything that requires a plan. It can be simple like making a plan to go to a movie, or could be complicated like setting up an Internet business. But simple or not, if you want your project to succeed you need to take the these four steps: Step 1 Picture the Purpose. Before you start any project you need to ask yourself what you really want. This might sound obvious, but it is amazing the number of people who don’t know what they really want when they start a project. When you have answered that question you then need …

Self Techniques in Regulation and Private Speech

Most of us will have learned early in childhood the technique that is called private speech. We may not identify with the term but in fact the things that we learned as children through repetition and thinking aloud we all used private speech to accomplish. This is an accepted way of learning in childhood and aids us in getting on the right path. We are able to talk our way though situations and learn how to approach problems on our own. Independence is crucial in life and private speech propagates this in children makes them stronger and more mentally fit to deal with problems. Private speech also aided in the development of our speech. We learned the sounding out of …

Learning Through Private Speech for Self Regulation

Learning how the processes of private speech and self-regulation can benefit you: The process of learning is one that is very difficult and that is made simpler by the commitment to learn about ourselves first and to grab control of our thoughts, words and actions. In order to learn to handle life one of the most important tools that we start of with as children is the use of private speech. Private speech is talking to us and is akin to voice dialog. This is used in our development and can greatly influence the way that we think and move through life. This tool can foster our development into persons that are in control of our lives and that are …