I came across this recently in a book and I’ve been pondering it ever since: Steve Chandler is a transformative coach. He teaches his clients that situations themselves don’t cause our feelings. Only thinking can do that. E.g. Thrust a microphone towards a group of people and some will run a mile while others will… Continue reading What if our fears aren’t quite what we think they are?
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The Crystal-ball Gremlin and the snow mountain
I am reading an interesting book at the moment - The Chimp Paradox (The mind management programme for confidence, success and happiness) by Dr Steve Peters. Amongst other things, it talks about the dangers of “crystal-ball gazing”; looking into the future and trying to predict what is going to happen. “This typically leads to unhappiness.”… Continue reading The Crystal-ball Gremlin and the snow mountain