Category Archives: Seven Day Mental Diet

Staying positive when sad things happen…

Yesterday, we all woke up to the terrible news that someone had opened fire with an assault rifle in the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, killing 50 and injuring 53. It was a cold and windy day here and I was already … Continue reading

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Did you hear the news? How to protect yourself against bad news

Did you hear the news this morning?  A gunman opened fire near the Empire State Building.  Two people, including the shooter, were killed and eight were injured.  And did you hear that Hurricane Isaac is bashing the Dominican Republic and … Continue reading

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Dispel the Cloud of Negativity That You Live Under

In 1969, on my way to the first day of my first ‘real office’ job, I stopped at a corner store and bought a pack of cigarettes.  I didn’t smoke and had never smoked.  Oh, in high school, I tried … Continue reading

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A Sunday Morning Whine and a Great Idea!

This morning I was trying to set up autoresponders for my new email system and, after struggling for a while and feeling extremely stupid and inept, I decided to go sit on my deck and have breakfast.  I had also … Continue reading

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Before My Coffee Gets Cold

Here’s a great idea I picked up this week as I browsed the web:  every day, before my coffee gets cold, I should do one thing to move me closer to my goals. In my book, Future Pull, I suggested … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home – Applying Past Lessons

It’s great to be home after four days in a hotel.  Although it was a great week, it’s just nice to sleep in my own bed, have my car, play with my dog and cat, make my own food in … Continue reading

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Want to be happy? Try smiling

  “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”’ – Thich Nhat Hanh Neville Goddard (1905-1972), a New Thought leader popularized by the interest in the Law of … Continue reading

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Crowd out negative thoughts with the Law of Substitution

One of the ‘mental laws’ conceptualized by New Thought teachers in the early 1900’s is the ‘Law of Substitution’.  Brian Tracy, in his book Maximum Achievement, explains the Law of Substitution this way: “It states that your conscious mind can hold only … Continue reading

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Five Guiding Principles that will change your life

I’ve been working on my new book, The Seven Day Mental Diet.  Originally, it was intended as a slightly revised version of Emmet Fox’s little booklet from 1937, but as I started making minor changes, updating the language, etc., my … Continue reading

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