Power of Reframing: Choose to instead of have to

Power of Reframing: Choose to instead of have to

We don’t have to do anything. We choose what we do. This reframe will change the way you view decision-making and how people view you. Two weeks ago, we discussed how powerful replacing will with should is. Today, I urge you to replace have to with choose to. The difference between having to do something and choosing to do something […]

Why you should automate your life

Why you should automate your life

Automate everything. What can we do to automate more so we can focus on what matters? Here’s a few tips and examples on how to automate your life. It’s no secret: automation is here. How can we automate our repetitive tasks so that we can use our limited willpower to do deeper work? There are […]

What’s in the box?

What’s in the box?

Much of our life exists within a box. Does anyone want our “outside the box” ideas? Unfortunately, no, it’s mostly rhetoric. The box is king. What can we do about it? For better or worse, our lives exist within a tightly regulated box. The government and large corporations crafted a box of what they think […]

The Power of Reframing: Replace “should” with “will”

The Power of Reframing: Replace “should” with “will”

Changing what we say, even to ourselves, can have a profound impact on our mind. Today, we will discuss replacing should with will in our writing, speaking, and thinking to increase our chances of doing. How many times “should” we do something? I should go to the gym. I should stop eating chocolate. I should […]

Deconstructing Self – Emotion

Deconstructing Self – Emotion

This is the third part of a three-part series on Self. The three parts of Self are identity, power, and emotion. Today, we explore emotions.  What is emotion? Emotion is a state of mind. Because emotion is a state of mind, does that mean we can control it? Change it? Do we have complete power […]

Deconstructing Self – Power

Deconstructing Self – Power

This is the second part of a three-part series on Self. The three parts of Self are identity, power, and emotion. Today, we explore power.  What is power? “Do you feel in charge?” “I’ve paid you a small fortune.” “And this gives you, power, over me?” Bane said this in The Dark Knight Rises to […]