Category: Choices

Why would you want to change anything ?

Why would you want to change anything ? This may sound like a crazy question if you think your life sucks now but why do you think this is true? Perhaps someone who wants to help you has to ask you a tough question – does it really really...

Hidden thoughts – Motivated Champions?

If you haven’t yet it’s worth reading some of the background to this in our other posts on thought streams These are collections of thoughts we can begin to see as related, perhaps following a similar vein and having a similar purpose. When we reengineer our relationship with our...

Why ‘mastering the monkey’ is the wrong thinking pattern

In our book The Misaligned Monkey  we talk about the appropriate style you could adopt for working with your Monkey. Those of you who have tried telling them or bullying them know that this just doesn’t work. Self Help There’s a trail of techniques and tools that litter the...

Beyond the new relationship – What happens when things get quieter?

New Developments to look forward to “1” It’s been a couple of years since I felt that I had successfully reengineered my relationship with my Monkey. The changes have been significant and remain effective to this day. However, the process has begun to give me more than ‘just’ a...

Why believe anything that slows you down ?

Beliefs Are A Choice! Here it starts just suppose that even this one was a choice. You could go through your life knowing that what you believe is what you believe and you can’t change it or you could stop for a moment and have a quiet think. Suppose...

Is taking ‘Control of your Monkey’ possible?

The Short answer is:                   Yes! we think so but, maybe control is the wrong word?   We think it’s certainly worth a little contemplation and study before you write off the possibility……..   What if I told you something you...

Looking for challenge participants who will share results

The 12 Week Challenge. As you may know we have created a 12 week challenge to help you implement what’s in the book. Most people are playing with it on the own and although we have had some encouraging emails we would like to know more about your progress...

Procrastination

Procrastination how does it happen? why do we do it ?   Nobody says it better than Tim Urban   As you watch it see what it tells you about your relationship with your Monkey – Its also fun to retake the survey after watching it and see if...

Stop Start Continue

Life Choices –   All who wander are not lost…. Of course there is always the options to just enjoy what comes our way, to accept life and what it brings and run with it.   Having said that, if you do want to actively make some changes then Stop...

Towards and Away

Motivation Think about your motivation. Why do you do all the things you do? Some of the things we do make sense others aren’t so obvious. Why do some of us constantly do things that don’t give us what we want? Motivation can be a complicated subject and every...