Archive for December, 2004

Environmental Reinforcement of Your Goals

Wednesday, December 15th, 2004

Daily affirmations are something you’ll commonly see recommended in pop-psychology books. Each day you verbally affirm your goals as if they’re already accomplished. However, you usually won’t get any results at all with this approach — in most cases it’s an utter waste of time. Why is this? Because every thought is an affirmation. If […]

The Guy in the Glass

Thursday, December 9th, 2004

One of my favorite poems is “The Guy in the Glass,” which is about integrity and honesty to oneself. I first encountered it 20 years ago. It is usually mistitled as “The Man in the Glass” and is often inaccurately credited to the enormously prolific author Anonymous. The true author of the poem is Dale […]