7 Coaching, mapping motivation, and changing values

Everything in life depends upon our beliefs, and the primary reason for this is that they become self-fulfilling prophecies. What we believe – the mental and emotional constructs that the mind forms – becomes either the cage in which we imprison ourselves with our own limitations, real or imagined, or it becomes the clear blue sky in which we can soar, be free – or freer – and realise our full potential. Essentially, beliefs lie at the heart of exceptional performance, but they have to be positive beliefs, aligned with how reality works. Research in Positive Psychology over the last three decades has conclusively shown that the belief, for example, if you work hard then you will be successful, ...

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