Tag Archives: Motivation

Mindfulness therapy – Visualize your success with this technique

Mindfulness therapy : When you do Mindfulness therapy exercises you are asked to become more focused on something that you are normally less aware of.   As a result, you become more aware of your reactions.  An example would be asking you to become mindful  of your breathing, sense of smell or body tension during … Continue reading Mindfulness therapy – Visualize your success with this technique

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Fight off Learned Helplessness & Depression by enlisting Motivation

Fight off Learned Helplessness & Depression by enlisting Motivation

Motivation is not about desire it’s about effort. The more effort, the more motivated!
Fight off Learned Helplessness & Depression by enlisting Motivation through Challenge and Reward.

If you are feeling bland about life, then stop to take an inventory of your environment for the necessary challenges and rewards needed to feel motivated.

What to do..

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Stop Procrastination: An Interview with Dr. Jayme Albin, of “Ask The Cognitive Behavior Therapist”!

Procrastination is more than just being lazy or inability to follow through, its about self control problems and a belief that there is one ideal way to approach a problem or task.

If you are looking to work towards overcoming these habits the first place to start is by UNDERSTANDING your mental rules and automatic thoughts that overlay your behavior and then DECIDING FIRMLY to do something about it.

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Cognitive Skills: A simple approach to Meditation

Many people who have not been exposed to meditation in the correct manner discount its value simply because they do not understand that meditation is a skill that needs to be developed. The concept is similar to learning to stand on a balance beam: every time you “fall off” you must get right back on and attempt to refocus your attention. If you are committed to multiple trials within a set period of time (say 15 minutes a day), overtime your ability to mediate will increase and you will reap the many mental and physical rewards.

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