Monthly Archives: February 2009

Thought Attacks That Cause Heart Attacks

Mark Twain once said, “I’ve been through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.” I call this “Thought Attacks.” Thoughts attacks are fearful thoughts that, when believed, escalate into negative emotions that produce perceptions of threats. … Continue reading

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Can People Under Pressure Sustain Highly Creative Levels of Performance For Long Periods And Not Burn-Out?

Recently I was asked: Can people work ten hours a day, five and sometimes six days a week for extended periods of time and enjoy high levels of creative performance without burning out? The answer is yes . . . … Continue reading

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Perfection Is Not An Option

On the Discovery/Health website there is a test to determine whether or not you are a “perfectionist.” The preface to the tests asks: Are you putting unreasonable demands on yourself by setting the bar too high? Do you expect too … Continue reading

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