Category: The Monkey

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...

Free audio Exercise 1 Meet your Monkey

For those of you unsure about who or what the Monkey is –  join the club – nobody really knows but what we are interested in is how to make the most of them if they can be of use to us. The first step in this process is...

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...

The Misaligned Monkey and your Meditation or Mindfulness Practice

The Goal of Meditation and mindfulness? Students of meditation or mindfulness learn that an empty mind is an ideal one. An empty, quiet mind creates the conditions to allow us to experience an expanded consciousness of our real awareness. This provides us with opportunities to exist in the moment...

Meet your Monkey

We have all met the Monkey before. That voice or urge that can come as words, feelings, sights, or sounds. The thought that gives us good reasons to dither, to procrastinate, to become anxious about a future event or that can remind us of our past mistakes – It...

Misaligned Monkey Why / Background to the book

  How to get better results faster. At Sales Academy we were paid to help sales people get better results faster. We learnt that hard work is important in some situations but sustaining a frantic pace to get the results you need is not something that is sustainable. Excellent...