Developing bullet-proof beliefs

“For they conquer who believe they can.”

John Dryden, poet

In this chapter you will …

  • learn that, while your beliefs have a strong effect on how you feel and behave, they may not always be an accurate reflection of what is going on around you
  • come to appreciate that your beliefs and attitude are not permanent – you can choose to change them
  • discover tried-and-tested techniques for challenging unhelpful beliefs and replacing them with more helpful ones
  • learn to feel motivated and confident by changing the messages you tell yourself and the images you play out in your head
  • explore a simple yet proven method for developing your sense of optimism.

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