My German Shepherds rarely follow my instructions. Simple orders such as "don’t chase the cat" or “bring me the newspaper” are ignored. No matter how rational or well-presented my commands might be, I get nothing but blank faces. Now that I think of it, trying to command behavior change has never gotten me very far.
Greetings! The triumph of failure. An oxymoron? For those of us in the personal change business, successes often come after multiple failures. James Prochaska points out how constructive change becomes more likely after each failed attempt. [Read more...]
Greetings! For many people, halfway through Wednesday signifies the midpoint of their week. Two and a half days of work are complete, two and a half days of work lie ahead. If this is true for you, then by the time you are finished reading this, you might be closer to the end of your work week than the beginning. [Read more...]