Tag: Thought & Action

What You Think

As soon as you can say what you think, and not what some other person has thought for you, you are on your way to being a remarkable man. – J.M. Barrie When I can help a client or friend break the pattern of reactive behavior and thought and really¬†express themselves authentically in their actions and behavior I know I have participated in something … Read More What You Think

Stating the Problem

The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. – Bertrand Russell This is one of the key benefits to using a coach, counselor, or having a friend or mentor that is skilled in these kinds of conversations. Often when we try to approach a problem in our lives, particularly if we are too close … Read More Stating the Problem

Keeping a Record

By what strange law of mind is it that an idea long overlooked, and trodden under foot as a useless stone, suddenly sparkles out in new light, as a discovered diamond?” – Harriet Beecher Stowe I’m not an avid journal keeper, more an occasional one, but there are real benefits to keeping some occasional record of our thought lives. Like the quote above I … Read More Keeping a Record

Thought & Action

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.” – Buddha “All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.” – Mao Tse-Tung “If you understand, things are just as they are; if you do not understand, things are just as they are.” – seemingly anonymous Zen proverb Our lives are a constant dance … Read More Thought & Action