MindPT Blog

How Long Does It Take to Create a New Belief?

21 May
“21 days to a new habit!” There's an unfortunate myth floating around, that it takes just 21 days to create a new habit (or a belief, which is a thought habit). That's music to our ears! We love to hear that in 21 days we'll have a new belief that will magically erase the old belief and make us into a new person. The reality is a bit more complex than that (in a good way).
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How to Get Into the Manifesting Zone, Fast!

15 May
There's a way to get into the Manifesting Zone (where you deliberately create the reality that you desire), that involves your eyes, and a little science. Take a moment to reflect about how miraculous your eyes really are. They take in millions of bits of information every second, and the brain processes that information to create your reality. But if you were consciously aware of all of the information your eyes took in, you would be completely overwhelmed and unable to function.
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Give the Monkey Mind a Banana!

07 May
You’ve heard about the “monkey mind,” right? It’s what we call a mind that is "unsettled; restless; capricious; whimsical; fanciful; inconstant; confused; indecisive; uncontrollable.” (Wikipedia) The monkey mind is the nonstop chatterbox that starts up the moment we open our eyes in the morning to the moment we close them at night, and sometimes it fires up, most unwelcome, in the dark hours of the night.
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What's the One Thing?

31 Mar
What’s the one thing you can do today that will make all the difference? And can you even make a real difference by doing just one thing? Yes :-) Have you heard about the domino effect? I’m not talking about playing with a thousand same-sized dominoes carefully laid out in intricate patterns on the floor - that's amazing to watch, but... ...I’m talking about the power of one tiny domino to topple another domino that is 50% larger.
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5 Practical Ways to Use Your Thoughts

27 Mar
“The mind is everything. What you think, you become.” – the Buddha Sometimes it's hard to think in terms of thoughts becoming things so let's think about it in practical terms: cause and effect. Do you believe your life is a series of reactions to stuff that happens to you - like the whims of the economy, the mood your boss is in, your genetics, your hormones, the weather, new competition, an accident, a heat-of-the-moment thing that can't be unsaid,...
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What's Your Selfie Like?

18 Mar
“If you want to climb a mountain, start at the top.” - Zen proverb Okay, that makes no sense wha--     Wait a minute. When you think about climbing a mountain, what do you think about? Standing on the… Top. Looking around at the immense landscape below you - even clouds below you - how cool is that? Rising above the cares of the world and standing on top of it is a rush, isn’t it? Even if you never...
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3 Secrets to a Billionaire Mindset

06 Mar
I have recently become very fortunate to find myself working with some extraordinarily successful people - billionaire entrepreneurs, movers-n-shakers and visionaries… What’s really crazy is that in my head, before I met them, I was thinking to myself, what do they know that I don’t? How come they’re jetting around in private Lears while I drive beat up ‘05 Honda? Are they really that much better at something? Or just lucky ? I thought they would be very different.
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Stopping the Mental Chatter When Your Mind Won’t Shut Up

27 Feb
Are you sick of the constant chatter your mind comes up with all day long? Does the "monkey mind," as my good friend puts it, keep you in an infinite worry loop that messes with your sleep and work? I’d like to share a really cool trick that will silence your mind fast, anytime. If you practice this consistently, you’ll achieve a truly magical state of mental silence that is nothing short of bliss.
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What Is the First Thing You Do Every Morning?

26 Feb
What is the first thing you do every morning? The alarm rings, or your dog’s cold wet nose nudges you awake… and then what? You start talking to yourself. Slowly, the mind generates a thought or two about the upcoming day and everything you need to, what you’re worried about, excited about... or if you’re upset about something, or back to that topic that didn’t get resolved by the time you went to bed last night.
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Will You Do This ONE Thing to Be Happier Now?

22 Feb
What if there was one thing you could do, starting right now, to be happier, no matter what's going on in your life? Would you do it? Before I tell you this one amazing step to happiness, promise yourself this: you will open yourself to the possibility that you can be happier if you just follow this to the best of your ability. The reason I say this is that when you’re chronically sad, angry or stressed and anxious, you literally rewire your brain to favor those kinds of thoughts.
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