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any act that rejects immediate gratification

In other words, any act that rejects immediate gratification in favor of long-term growth, health, or integrity. Or, expressed another way, any act that derives from our higher nature instead of our lower. Any of these acts will elicit Resistance. … Continue reading

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Bin: Pressfield quotes from Goodreads 3

QUOTE “He who whets his steel, whets his courage”― Steven Pressfield, Gates of Fire “You know, Hitler wanted to be an artist. At eighteen he took his inheritance, seven hundred kronen, and moved to Vienna to live and study… Ever … Continue reading

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Bin: Pressfield quotes from Goodreads 5

QUOTE “Fear conquers fear. This is how we Spartans do it, counterpoising to fear of death a greater fear: that of dishonor. Of exclusion from the pack.”― Steven Pressfield, Gates of Fire “Turning pro is like kicking a drug habit … Continue reading

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Bin: Pressfield quotes from Goodreads 4

QUOTE “He who whets his steel, whets his courage”― Steven Pressfield, Gates of Fire “You know, Hitler wanted to be an artist. At eighteen he took his inheritance, seven hundred kronen, and moved to Vienna to live and study… Ever … Continue reading

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Bin: Pressfield quotes from Goodreads 2

QUOTE “The hardship of the exercises is intended less to strengthen the back than to toughen the mind. The Spartans say that any army may win while it still has its legs under it; the real test comes when all … Continue reading

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Bin: Pressfield quotes from Goodreads 1

QUOTE “If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends), “Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?” chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death.”― Steven Pressfield, The … Continue reading

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BTL 1: 2-19-21

BTL 1: 2-19-21 Quote: (emphasis mine)Day 1: Why are you here?Pain is inevitable. Misery is a choice. The journey here starts with an honest look within. Slow down. Stop running from your pain. Stop numbing what needs, instead, to be … Continue reading

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BTL 0: QNQS Template 2-18-21

BTL 0: QNQS 2-19-21 QUOTE: (emphasis mine) NOTE QUESTIONS SOURCES[1] Scott, Chet, Becoming Built To Lead: 365 Daily Disciplines to Master the Art of Living (Powell, OH: Ethos Collective, 2020), page ?. Please review the page How and Why We Use … Continue reading

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Norwood Recovery x 10 steps copy

LINK: SP.SP.SP 1. Surrender. Go for help. 2. Prioritize recovery: Make your own recovery the first priority in your life. [Key Point: redirect my energy to meeting my needs. Keep my commitments to do that.] 3. Find a Support group of peers … Continue reading

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If a miracle happened in today’s session, what miracle would she be hoping for?

I thought of you when I read this quote from “Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety” by David D. Burns – “At the start of the session, I listened and provided empathy while Maria described how … Continue reading

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