Scream, shout, kick, yell and yet things stay the same.

It is sometimes the most obvious things that can go unnoticed.  We get ourselves into situations without realising that the situations were of our own making and likely to be caused by thoughtlessness,  miscommunication, same-old thinking and perhaps even wishful thinking. It seems that often we want things to be different, yet we keep repeating the same patterns and experiencing the same...

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Unfortunately his perception was faulty and misdirected his thinking.

Perception is what the mind does with what it sees.  How often we forget to check the basis of our assumptions and land up thinking something that is inaccurate, yet experience it as right and true. It is interesting that having made the decision that something is so, we often are defiant when it is suggested that we might have misconceived the idea. It is as if the mule inside of us...

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Thinking about change is not enough.

So many of the people I meet and treat are trapped by a simple yet illusive misconception; that thinking about change is enough. Whist thinking about change is admirable there is no substitute for action. Often I hear about what people are going to do. The thing where attention needs to be focused is the action that people take and the steps that follow. So many people squander time with wishful...

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Changing direction is compelling for some and virtually imposible for others..

Change is not easy at best and virtually impossible at worst. Changing behaviours or situations is not designed to be easy.We are designed to find stability  and hold on to it;  In some cases, for dear life. Change is about things not being the same. It is about having things happen one way and deciding to do them differently. It is about removing ourselves from one environment to...

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Change in directions creates more resistance for the European than for the American.

Let’s be clear. If you are an American living in the US, the chances are that you will be less likely to fail at Changing Directions.  With the launch of Change Directions in the US through Amazon.com, it was a timely reminder for me to point something out . Change Directions: Perceive it, Believe it, Achieve it is designed to cause great shifts for anyone seeking change. Having said this,...

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