Monthly Archives: August 2009

Don’t Let The Losers Stomp On Your Dreams.

by Wendy Streater

Do you have a dream? Is it a little ambitious? Is it a little risky? Does it make you feel alive?

So many of us have had a dream and let others tell us our dream is impossible. Even worse is the humiliation, when we are told to act our age, or laughed at for being the wrong shape or size to follow our dream. The embarrassment of having our dreams ridiculed is usually enough for most of us to stop dreaming, to give up hope, to stop trying to live a fulfilling life.

There are very few like Thomas Edison, who can keep on trying, even after failure and ridicule. There are not many like Galileo, who are willing to risk death and dishonour for their dreams and ideas.

Most of us are regular people who are afraid of....

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How Some People Sabotage Their Own Success

By Kenneth Ho

The subconscious mind is basically sensitive to three things: Affirmation, Visualization and Emotion. These are the three basic ways through which the subconscious mind is programmed and reprogrammed.

All the three ways to reprogram the subconscious mind are important. But if you were to point a gun at me and force me to rank their importance in terms of their effectiveness in influencing the subconscious mind, I will rank Emotion, followed by Visualization and then Affirmation.

Unfortunately, not many people understand how the subconscious mind works and how their emotions play an important role in their success or failure in life.

As a result, they always sabotage their own success. Here is how......

Let me ask you a question.

When was the last time you were worried about something? How long did you spend worrying about it? 1 day? 1 week? Forever?

Now, when was the last time you were happy about something (for example, achieving something of significant importance)? How long did you spend indulging yourself in that happy moment?

I remembered when I got my first-class honors degree, I was only happy for a short while. On the other hand, when my business did not do well, I spent weeks worrying about anything and everything under the sun.

The point I'm trying to make here is most people spend a lot of time pondering over their problems rather than remembering their successful experience.

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