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2024

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2023

#048 – Are you aware of your focus on what might go wrong?

Are you a realist, or does realism kill the joy?   Are there any problems or drawbacks to being realistic? If your personality belongs to the more realistic ones, then the answer would be no, but for someone, being realistic seems more negative than positive.   (How can you blind

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#046 – Are you aware of your overly optimistic perspectives?

Seeing things from the brigther side can help you with handling sorrow and solving complex problems, but…   Being an optimist might help you live longer, stay healthier, and get out of the hospital faster. Being overly optimistic might also shorten your life, be hard on your health, and keep

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#045 – Are you aware of your attachment to your sad emotions?

We might find a path of development when we understand the difference between true and false emotions.   Emotions like sorrow and sadness should not be overcome but transformed, and living with us like emotions like happiness and freedom creates the foundation for a healthy life.   (Read more about

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#043 – Are you aware of your passive aggressiveness?

The power of conscious passivity   When we do not take action, we have taken action. It is not possible not to act, but we can choose not to respond in a conscious and self-aware way so our actions do not seem passive-aggressive.   When we are passive, we can

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#042 – Are you aware of your manipulation of other people?

Have you heard about the idea of positive manipulation?   Every time we communicate, we are trying to manipulate others. At its core, manipulation is the intention to make other people agree with you and then have people take action in doing or not doing something specific.   It is

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#041 – Are you aware of your dominating energy?

Do you know the difference between “power over” and “empowerment”?   Expressing your dominating energy, whether done consciously or subconsciously, is an inherent part of our human nature.   It is an emotional structure or pattern that lets other people know your boundaries and is an expression of your autonomy.

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#040 – Are you aware of your judgment of other people?

Do you sense the difference between good and bad Judgment?   Judging, whether done consciously or subconsciously, is an inherent part of the human experience.   It’s a mental tool or structure that has aided our survival for thousands of years. However, like any tool or structure, it can be

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#038 – Transformations, going from something to something

What did you have to leave behind?   When we undergo personal development, we undergo a transformation, where parts of us are changing form, shape, content, meaning, impact, gestalt etc.   You will typically transform your identity, mindset, values, assumptions, behaviors, and personal narratives and narratives about others.   A

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#036 – Have you heard about third-generation coaching?

Co-create the solution and the path to walk   Third-generation coaching is the co-creation of a longing to initiate. The co-creation is often between the coach and the focus person, the longing is often like an awakening, urge, or spark and the initiation is often about embarking on a journey

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#026 – What is success to you?

When success is a personal matter   Success is about succeeding in something, and you can succeed in something planned and longed for, or you can succeed without even knowing it.   I travel around the world teaching leadership, teamwork, and personal growth, and mostly I know when I have

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#025 – How do you learn from your mistakes?

Can we always learn from our mistakes?   It is said that we can all learn from our mistakes, but what is a mistake and is it from all the mistakes we can learn?   In one way I have done so many mistakes, and in another way, I have

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#024 – Who could need an apology from you?

The art of making an apology   We can run so fast in our lives that we do not notice that we do or say something unintended that harms others. Or we can be so stuck in our own personality that pride prevents us from apologizing.   And there can

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