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The Rules that Give Your Mind Its Power.

Hi. Thank you for visiting Better Mindset for the first time. Look around all you want. I love to get real comments from you. Additions, correction, disagreements are welcome. Register as a user if you like. Stephen“What sorts of ‘rules’ could possibly capture all of what we think of as intelligent behavior however? Certainly there […]

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Success according to Tony Robbins. A quote

My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.”

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About connecting with people. From the excellent blog, Raptitude

This excerpt  is from the excellent blog, Raptitude. Dave writes about getting along with people. http://www.raptitude.com/2009/04/the-secret-to-connecting-with-people/ “For a long time I didn’t feel like I had a lot of people to relate to.  Being shy, I didn’t find myself in a lot of conversations with people I didn’t know, and when I did, I was […]

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A Simple example of “Mindset Programming “

It’s been about a month since I’ve written anything here. My father died on December 30, and I made a trip from Massachusetts to the state of Washington to work with my sisters and friends on a memorial service that would do him justice. Here is a quickie. It is based on something that happened […]

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Steve Jobs. A Truly Inspirational Commencement Address

This is a commencement address at Stanford, Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and PIXAR Animation. He talks about a terrific mindset that has made him rich, famous and happy. He talks about being diagnosed with cancer, being fired from Apple and how he triumphed over all of these. More important, he tells you about a big piece of his mindset.

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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Tests?

Big bad tests at school. Question: Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Bests at school? Answer: Nearly everyone who has their head, sand. Students are afraid they won’t pass, and will be held at will be held back, perhaps not graduate. They sometimes fear that stumbling on the Big BadTest will damage their or daughters […]

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Pema Chodron about our self image.

“We proceed as if we were separate from everything else, as if we were a fixed identity, when our true situation is ego, self. We insist on being Someone, with a capital S. We get security from defining ourselves as worthless or worthy, superior or inferior . We waste precious time exaggerating or romanticizing or […]

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Some common mindsets – by other names

Some common mindsets Some common mindsets: Republican Democrat Black White What do you think is good about each? What do you think is not so good about each?

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A change of mindset with “Magic Glasses”

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The unconscious mind as an operating system. An analogy between the mind and a computer.

The analogy I have outlined here is only an analogy… The symbol <==> between body parts and computer parts means something like, “have some functions in common”. I hope that when you ponder this set of analogies, you will not substitute, “Equals” or “is the same as” etc. I have included links to definitions and […]

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