Cognitive Restructuring

DOWNLOAD TOOL {PDF} There are tools — and then there are super-tools! I’m currently sharing this tool with my University of California, Los Angeles Law School students — whatever you worry most about when it comes time to give your presentation — write it in the “fear, worry, doubt, concern, stress” column. Example: I’m worried…

SURENESS: Developing a Confident Mindset to Live Life Fully

Sureness (noun) : A state of mind in which one is free from doubt. Synonyms: certainty, confidence, conviction, positiveness, satisfaction Related words: decisiveness, determination, firmness, purposefulness, resoluteness On a recent trip to Hawaii, I walked by a statue of a Burmese standing Buddha. The resort I stayed at was filled with spiritual sculptures and ancient artifacts, but this…

Success Secret: Detached Involvement

One of the most powerful personal and professional tools for successful living is the consistent practice of detached involvement. Focusing on the process, and not on the outcome, is difficult for many of us. That’s because we tend to be future-focused rather than presently involved. Whatever it is we’re trying to accomplish and achieve, we’re…