3 Crucial Reasons to Live with No Shame to Your Game

I was always fascinated by a couple people in my life who seemingly had absolutely no cause to be ashamed ever. Like no filter…embarrassment would be a foreign language to them.

It’s like they never felt it. If they made a mistake or said something out of place, it was just…oh well. In fact they couldn’t wait to tell that comical story of how much they embarrassed themselves. Even though you never got the sense they were actually hurt by it.

This attitude intrigue me so much over the years. It haunted me in a way. Wishing I coul be like that…a man without shame! Why couldn’t I be like that…even a smidgen. Continue reading 3 Crucial Reasons to Live with No Shame to Your Game

Is the Information You Read Repetitive or Are You Simply Out of Practice?

What does it mean to be repetitive? Sometimes I laugh at the comments of reviewers who bash authors saying they’re book is repetitive. They really hammer them stating that they’re book isn’t saying anything new. Or that they’ve heard it all before.

So I often wondered whether the author is repetitive or is it just that the reviewer that’s simply out of practice?

So in order to make themselves feel good, they let that author have it. I mean seriously…why come out with a book that says everything they already know?

“Are these authors kidding me?”

“Are they for real?”

Continue reading Is the Information You Read Repetitive or Are You Simply Out of Practice?

Taking Tests is Not a Necessary Evil…It’s A Necessary Good

We all grew up and got whooshed into school. Most of us at the kindergarten age of 5 but some of us start even earlier than that. We are infused in the reality that tests should be a normal way of life for us. No matter how we felt as youngsters about tests…

  • We knew they were coming after so many classes.
  • We knew we would have to study for them.
  • We knew we had to get prepared for them.
  • We knew we had to take them for an hour or so each time.
  • And We knew we had to wait to get graded on them.

What kinda  life was this anyway? Was it Necessary…? Continue reading Taking Tests is Not a Necessary Evil…It’s A Necessary Good

Why You Should Focus on The Relapse…

The Six Stage Model of Change introduced by Carlo C. DiClemente and J. O. Prochaska about 20 years turned out to be the breakthrough process for helping those with addiction.

The six stages of the model are:

  • precontemplation
  • contemplation
  • determination
  • action
  • maintenance
  • termination

All of these stages are critical to getting someone to change.  But the trickiest one to master is the Maintenance stage or the Relapse.

No matter how much you try to change, there will be something that’s always trying to get you back. Continue reading Why You Should Focus on The Relapse…