SUSAN JEFFERS ~ SEVEN WAYS TO RECLAIM YOUR POWER ~ FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY ~ 1987

~ ACBOAEFFYBFAL-NOYCCYTOYA ~ Avoid Casting Blame On An External Force For Your Bad Feelings About Life – Nothing Outside Yourself Can Control Your Thinking Or Your Actions

~ ABYFNBIC-YADTBYCAYAOTWTRYP ~ Avoid Blaming Yourself For Not Being In Control – You Are Doing The Best You Can And You Are On The Way To Reclaiming Your Power

~ BAOWAWYA-PTVR-LTCTTYTYA-NBRFWYA:B/H/D/F ~ Be Aware Of When And Where You Are – Playing The Victim Role – Learn The Clues That Tell You That You Are – Not Being Responsible For What You Are: Being / Having / Doing / Feeling

~ FYWYBE-Y-C-RIW-ALIF ~ Familiarize Yourself With Your Biggest Enemy – Your – Chatterbox – Replace It With – A Loving Internal Friend

~ FOT-P-TKY-‘S’-P-OYFT-YWPBAQTB-‘U’ ~ Figure Out The – Payoffs – That Keep You – “Stuck” – Paradoxically – Once You Find Them – You Will Probably Be Able Quickly To Become – “Unstuck”

~ DWYWILAAOI-SWFSTGITY ~ Determine What You Want In Life And Act On It – Stop Waiting For Someone To Give It To You

~ BAOTMCYH-IB-AAF-IASTCYW-CTPTCTYGAMYFAPWYAO ~ Be Aware Of The Many Choices You Have – In Both – Actions And Feelings – In Any Situation That Comes Your Way – Choose The Path That Contributes To Your Growth And Makes You Feel At Peace With Yourself And Others

SUSAN JEFFERS ~ TAKING RESPONSIBILITY MEANS ~ FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY ~ 1987

~ NBAEFAYA-B-D-H-O-F ~ Never Blaming Anyone Else For Anything You Are – Being – Doing – Having – Or – Feeling

~ NBY ~ Not Blaming Yourself

~ BAOWAWYANTRSTYCEC ~ Being Aware Of Where And When You Are Not Taking Responsibility So That You Can Eventually Change

~ H-TC-TLVI-TVTTTDYC ~ Handling – The Chatterbox – The Little Voice Inside – The Voice That Tries To Drive You Crazy

~ BAO-P-TKY-‘S’ ~ Being Aware Of – Payoffs – That Keep You – “Stuck”

~ FOWYWIL-A-AOI ~ Figuring Out What You Want In Life – And – Acting On It

~ BAOTMOCYHIAGS ~ Being Aware Of The Multitude Of Choices You Have In Any Given Situation

SUSAN JEFFERS ~ TRUTH ~ FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY ~ 1987

~ T1:TFWNGAALAICTG ~ Truth 1: The Fear Will Never Go Away As Long As I Continue To Grow

~ T2:TOWTGROTFODSITGOADI ~ Truth 2: The Only Way To Get Rid Of The Fear Of Doing Something Is To Go Out And Do It

~ T3:TOWTFBAMIT-GOADI ~ Truth 3: The Only Way To Feel Better About Myself Is To – Go Out And Do It

~ T4:NOAIGTEFWIOUT-B-SIEE ~ Truth 4: Not Only Am I Going To Experience Fear Whenever I’m On Unfamiliar Territory – But – So Is Everyone Else

~ T5:PTFILFTLWTUFTCFAFOH ~ Truth 5: Pushing Through Fear Is Less Frightening Than Living With The Underlying Fear That Comes From A Feeling Of Helplessness

SUSAN JEFFERS ~ FEEL THE FEAR AND DO IT ANYWAY ~ 1987

~ YCAFASAFOLRTABTS ~ You Can Accept Fear As Simply A Fact Of Life Rather Than A Barrier To Success

~ ATBOEOOYFISTFTYCHWLMBY ~ At The Bottom Of Every One Of Your Fears Is Simply The Fear That You Can’t Handle Whatever Life May Bring You

~ IYKYCHATCYW-WWYPHTF? ~ If You Knew You Could Handle Anything That Came Your Way – What Would You Possibly Have To Fear?

~ AYHTDTDYFITDMTIYATHWCYW ~ All You Have To Do To Diminish Your Fear Is To Develop More Trust In Your Ability To Handle Whatever Comes Your Way!

~ WHTM-GAS-ICHI ~ Whatever Happens To Me – Given Any Situation – I Can Handle It!

~ I-EFFWASTNIL-Y-SMAOT-‘DI’-DTF-TWMCT-FINTP ~ If – Everybody Feels Fear When Approaching Something Totally New In Life – Yet – So Many Are Out There – “Doing It” – Despite The Fear – Then We Must Conclude That – Fear Is Not The Problem

~ IAPAIAL-IAPAIAL-IAPAILI ~ I Am Powerful And I Am Loved – I Am Powerful And I Am Loving – I Am Powerful And I Love It

~ P-T-PV ~ Pain-To-Power Vocabulary

~ TTIYRAIC-ITC-YATCOY-R-TETHTY-KRTWYANTR-YPYIAPOP-AH-DYATHTFIYL ~ The Truth Is You Really Are In Control – In Total Control – You Are The Cause Of Your – Reactions – To Everything That Happens To You – Keep Remembering That Whenever You Are Not Taking Responsibility – You Put Yourself In A Position Of Pain – And Hence – Decrease Your Ability To Handle The Fear In Your Life

~ IIAE-THTSOA-S-M-A-I-GOP ~ It Is Amazingly Empowering – To Have The Support Of A – Strong – Motivated – And – Inspirational – Group Of People

~ WPILWMYG?-TITPTT ~ Which Path In Life Will Make You Grow? – That Is The Path To Take

~ N-W-M ~ No-Win – Model

~ N-L-M ~ No-Lose – Model

~ TKT-YCHATCYW-ITKTAYTT-H-L-A-R ~ The Knowledge That – You Can Handle Anything That Comes Your Way – Is The Key To Allowing Yourself To Take – Healthy – Life-Affirming – Risks

~ YNAFIYDMI;YASBYT ~ You’re Not A Failure If You Don’t Make It; You’re A Success Because You Try

~ A-ITKTYS ~ Action – Is The Key To Your Success

~ AO-P-IVI-DID ~ Acknowledgement Of – Pain – Is Very Important – Denial Is Deadly

~ S-Y-MGUAAOYBTYCCMAPIWLHY ~ Saying – Yes – Means Getting Up And Acting On Your Belief That You Can Create Meaning And Purpose In Whatever Life Hands You

~ TWIFWPWHBH-T-W-LHTO-A-THCOW! ~ The World Is Filled With People Who Have Been Handed – The – “Worst” – Life Has To Offer – And – They Have Come Out Winners!

~ IAY-‘G’-IA-‘G’-THFYWB ~ If All Your – “Giving” – Is About – “Getting” – Think How Fearful You Will Become

~ GGINOA;IAMUFB ~ Genuine Giving Is Not Only Altruistic; It Also Makes Us Feel Better

~ WWGFAPOL-RT-FAPOE-MUCBTUTWCEHI ~ When We Give From A Place Of Love – Rather Than – From A Place Of Expectation – More Usually Comes Back To Us Than We Could Ever Have Imagined

~ GAT ~ Give Away Thanks

~ GAI ~ Give Away Information

~ GAP ~ Give Away Praise

~ YMBWYWTA-BTKOPWWWTSYW ~ You Must Become What You Want To Attract – Be The Kind Of Person You Would Want To Surround Yourself With

~ GAT ~ Give Away Time

~ GAM ~ Give Away Money

~ GAL ~ Give Away Love

~ TLITBATG-A-NITTTB ~ To Love Is To Be Able To Give – And – Now Is The Time To Begin

~ YLIA-A-YC! ~ Your Life Is Abundant – And – You Count!

~ IWDNCACFOTSPOO-WWNETKO-J-S-S-A-C-WAAS ~ If We Do Not Consciously And Consistently Focus On The Spiritual Part Of Ourselves – We Will Never Experience The Kind Of – Joy – Satisfaction – Safety – And – Connectedness – We Are All Seeking

~ WCTBRIOHWTINWTBR? ~ Why Choose To Be Right Instead Of Happy When There Is No Way To Be Right?

~ TIPOT ~ There Is Plenty Of Time

DANIEL PINK ~ WHEN ~ RIVERHEAD BOOKS ~ 2018

~ WAKT-TIE-TI-WDKMAT ~ We All Know That – Timing Is Everything – Trouble Is – We Don’t Know Much About Timing

~ OCADNRSOTCOAD-WA-S/F/S/MC/LC-ISPOTDTO-TDFAMETWR ~ Our Cognitive Abilities Do Not Remain Static Over The Course Of A Day – We Are – Smarter / Faster / Dimmer / Slower / More Creative / Less Creative – In Some Parts Of The Day Than Others – These Daily Fluctuations Are More Extreme Than We Realize

~ WWWUOBTSR-T-GBO-ELAA-A-T-EOEF-OATC-OPOD ~ When We Wake Up Our Body Temperature Slowly Rises – That – Gradually Boosts Our – Energy Levels And Alertness – And That – Enhances Our Executive Functioning – Our Ability To Concentrate – Our Powers Of Deduction

~ AAEL-PDTA-WTDCAC-FIOATRF-A-COI ~ Alertness And Energy Levels – Plummet During The Afternoons – With That Drop Comes A Corresponding – Fall In Our Ability To Remain Focused – And – Constrain Our Inhibitions

~ B-IPAD-TRLVAFI-ATLM-AFDCHUSCWMHMWOFWT-FAP-LOIC-IAB-FIP-IAF ~ But – Insight Problems Are Different – They Require Less Vigilance And Fewer Inhibitions – At Those Looser Moments – A Few Distractions Can Help Us Spot Connections We Might Have Missed When Our Filters Were Tighter – For Analytic Problems – Lack Of Inhibitory Control – Is A Bug – For Insight Problems – It’s A Feature

~ AOUETDITS-AP-AT-A-AR-WYD-DNLMTCIYPP ~ All Of Us Experience The Day In Three Stages – A Peak – A Trough – And – A Rebound – Whatever You Do – Do Not Let Mundane Tasks Creep Into Your Peak Period

~ TMPLBHTKI-A-A-D-BPAP ~ The Most Powerful Lunch Breaks Have Two Key Ingredients – Autonomy – And – Detachment – Both Psychological And Physical

~ LITMIMOTD ~ Lunch Is The Most Important Meal Of The Day

~ N-CTKB-TICP-A-TBMAPH ~ Naps – Confer Two Key Benefits – They Improve Cognitive Performance – And – They Boost Mental And Physical Health

~ SAANCRBP ~ Simply Anticipating A Nap Can Reduce Blood Pressure

~ BHAFGITMOUU-B-IF-CMTTE ~ Beginnings Have A Far Greater Impact Than Most Of Us Understand – Beginnings – In Fact – Can Matter To The End

~ IME-WSBATTPOBAATMASS-ITF-MAFS-A-ITBIBYC-WCEOTAAGS ~ In Most Endeavors – We Should Be Awake To The Power Of Beginnings And Aim To Make A Strong Start – If That Fails – Make A Fresh Start – And – If The Beginning Is Beyond Our Control – We Can Enlist Others To Attempt A Group Start

~ BSWUFLTWK-TELTTE ~ Beginnings Stay With Us Far Longer Than We Know – Their Effects Linger To The End

~ WWRA-M-SWS-B-OTWJ-AMSAUTWSHOOT-U-O-WROOT ~ When We Reach A – Midpoint – Sometimes We Slump – But – Other Times We Jump – A Mental Siren Alerts Us That We’ve Squandered Half Of Our Time – Uh-Oh – We’re Running Out Of Time

~ TEPOESMOOOASD-NBTFE-B-BCM-EATE ~ The Encoding Power Of Endings Shapes Many Of Our Opinions And Subsequent Decisions – Not By The Full Experience – But – By Certain Moments – Especially At The End

~ Y-WEBS-WWEA-AT-OAK-WSO-ERP-A-SO-AOA-N-WB-TCF-WE ~ Yet – When Endings Become Salient – Whenever We Enter An – Act Three – Of Any Kind – We Sharpen Our – Existential Red Pencils – And – Scratch Out – Anyone Or Anything – Nonessential – Well Before – The Curtain Falls – We Edit

~ PITACW-L-RLTCMMTTPWKIWS-N ~ People Informed That A Chocolate Was – Last – Reported Liking That Chocolate Much More Than The People Who Knew It Was Simply – Next

~ TBEDLU-H-I-TP-AROUI-AFMOT ~ The Best Endings Don’t Leave Us – Happy – Instead – They Produce – A Rush Of Unexpected Insight – A Fleeting Moment Of Transcendence

~ C/C/C-ITE-WSM ~ Closings / Conclusions / Culminations – In The End – We Seek Meaning

~ B-PSOTAE-IALTIE-IPTHAS ~ Belongingness – Profoundly Shapes Our Thoughts And Emotions – Its Absence Leads To Ill Effects – Its Presence To Health And Satisfaction

~ IUTBT-TWE-N-IBT-EIT ~ I Used To Believe That – Timing Was Everything – Now – I Believe That – Everything Is Timing

BRONNIE WARE ~ THE TOP FIVE REGRETS OF THE DYING ~ 2011

~ IWID-TCTLALTTM-N-TLOEOM ~ I Wish I’d Had – The Courage To Live A Life True To Myself – Not – The Life Others Expected Of Me

~ IWIH-WSH ~ I Wish I Hadn’t – Worked So Hard

~ IWIH-TCTEMF ~ I Wish I’d Had – The Courage To Express My Feelings

~ IWIH-SITWMF ~ I Wish I Had – Stayed In Touch With My Friends

~ IWIH-LMBH ~ I Wish I Had – Let Myself Be Happier

PEACE PILGRIM ~ STEPS TOWARD INNER PEACE ~ 1981

FOUR PREPARATIONS

~ ARATL-STPTLSBY-AYWFTSTCTYIG-HTSCPCATYG-ATPSNBA ~ Assume Right Attitudes Toward Life – Solve The Problems That Life Sets Before You – And You Will Find That Solving Them Contributes To Your Inner Growth – Helping To Solve Collective Problems Contributes Also To Your Growth – And These Problems Should Never Be Avoided

~ LGB-TLGHCAARATLOG-OTTLPUTH-SMOTLAACB-YCBBPIPATGTYB-NLCBIHUBAPAIH ~ Live Good Beliefs – The Laws Governing Human Conduct Apply As Rigidly As The Law Of Gravity – Obedience To These Laws Pushes Us Toward Harmony – Since Many Of These Laws Are Already Common Belief – You Can Begin By Putting Into Practice All The Good Things You Believe – No Life Can Be In Harmony Unless Belief And Practice Are In Harmony

~ FYPITLP-YHAPITSOT-WTPIYCKOFWY-YCSIIRS-YCBTLIAWIBDATGTYAMTAGTTPIYLOATSTTCOHL ~ Find Your Place In The Life Pattern – You Have A Part In The Scheme Of Things – What That Part Is You Can Know Only From Within Yourself – You Can Seek It In Receptive Silence – You Can Begin To Live In Accordance With It By Doing All The Good Things You Are Motivate Toward And Giving These Things Priority In Your Life Over All The Superficial Things That Customarily Occupy Human Lives

~ SLTBIAOW-BIH ~ Simply Life To Bring Inner And Outer Well-Being Into Harmony

FOUR PURIFICATIONS

~ POTBT ~ Purification Of The Bodily Temple

~ POTT-IINETDRTASRT-YMATRT-PTCBPIFG-NTCMYPI-BSTINUSBYAAOHB-FOWYHCTHUTCYAIH ~ Purification Of The Thoughts – It Is Not Enough To Do Right Things And Say Right Things – You Must Also Think Right Things. – Positive Thoughts Can Be Powerful Influences For Good – Negative Thoughts Can Make You Physically Ill – Be Sure There Is No Unpeaceful Situation Between Yourself And Any Other Human Being – For Only When You Have Ceased To Harbor Unkind Thoughts Can You Attain Inner Harmony

~ POTD ~ Purification Of The Desires

~ POM-TBOSTYFHMBYMBYLCCIH ~ Purification Of Motives – To Be Of Service To Your Fellow Humans Must Be Your Motive Before Your Life Can Come Into Harmony

FOUR RELINQUISHMENTS

~ ROS-W ~ Relinquishment Of Self-Will

~ ROTFOS ~ Relinquishment Of The Feeling Of Separateness

~ ROA-OWYHRAACYBRF-MTAHFU-A-AYCRWIHOIUPY-YCOLIHWYFHIYHNFTYPT-A-TDNTTRTL ~ Relinquishment Of Attachments – Only When You Have Relinquished All Attachments Can You Be Really Free – Material Things Are Here For Use – And – Anything You Cannot Relinquish When It Has Outlived Its Usefulness Possesses You – You Can Only Live In Harmony With Your Fellow Humans If You Have No Feeling That You Possess Them – And – Therefore Do Not Try To Run Their Lives

~ ROANF ~ Relinquishment Of All Negative Feelings