Self-control and the Mystery of Self-Mastery: Part Three

Why can’t I get it together and keep it together? So first we discussed in Part 1 the importance of personal growth as a change process or a necessary functional adaptation to a changing world.  Also, I suggested the importance of setting goals and tackling bite sized, or what I like to call “fun sized” pieces of action for greater success.  In Part 2 we discussed delayed gratification and how it helps you to be successful at change through bargaining … Read More

Self-control and the Mystery of Self-Mastery: Part Two

“Waiting is such sweet sorrow” –quip   The difficulty presented at the onset of personal change is significant and at times daunting and discouraging.  Change to the environment or ones routines can produce an increased level of anxiety, most of the time, in many people.  This only serves to remind us that life is hard,  and life is change.  You guessed it, change is hard.  Ever changing in scope and presentation we are challenged with the task of responding to … Read More