100 Ways to Develop Your Mind: The Psychology of the Mind and How to Develop Your Mind to Change Your Life

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Steven Aitchison, Dec 9, 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 144 pages
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Everybody wants to live a life which has meaning, a life of wonder, and a life of richness. So few of us take the time to experience life to its fullest. 100 Ways to Develop Your Mind will take you by the hand and show you ways to open up your mind to life's treasures. In 101 short essays, Steven Aitchison shows us, in a gentle and subtle way, simple ways to enhance our mind and let go of our beliefs and inhibitions. We can all learn to let go and enhance our mind, Steven shows us: * Do the thing you fear the most - how to face your fears head on. * Stop contact with your down people - letting go of the negative people in your life * Ask for a discount - let go of your inhibitions and start ask sales staff for discounts * Don't talk just listen - A way to listen more to friends, colleagues and be a better listener. With 100 Ways to Develop Your Mind you will be taken out of your comfort zone with a little gentle prodding and encouragement from the author. Your mind will be enhanced but more importantly you can change your life using simple steps each day.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Do the Thing You Fear the Most
3
Stand up For Yourself
5
Stop Talking
7
Strengthen Your Strengths
9
Take A Walk Around an Art Gallery
11
Blindfold Yourself for a Day
13
Stand on a Chair for 5 Minutes Per Day
14
Change Your Thinking Style
79
What Do You Really Want To Do In Life
81
Pass On Your Knowledge
83
Ask For What You Want In Life
84
When Someone Does You A Good Turn Pay It Forward
85
Always Have A Good Breakfast
86
What Would People Say About You If You Died
87
Sing Your Heart Out
88

Dance When Theres Nobody There
15
Give Money to Someone Unexpectedly
16
Strengthen Your Thoughts About Yourself
17
Take A Risk
19
Talk To A Stranger
20
Walk Around The House Naked
21
Read A Book By An Author You Most Avoid
22
Write An Article About Yourself
23
Stop Contact With Your Down People
24
Believe In Yourself
25
Meditate Every Day
27
Ask For A Discount
29
Risk Embarrassment
30
Work Toward What You Think Is An Impossible Goal
32
Practice Gratitude
34
Do Something Nice And Dont Tell Anyone About It
36
Share Your Skills
37
Dont Talk Just Listen
39
Write Your Future Life Story
41
Give Someone A Gift For No Reason
42
Pass On Your Good Books
44
Spend More Time With Your Kids
45
Forgive Behavior
47
Allow Yourself To Be A Lazy Git
49
What Is Your Best Quality Today
51
Write A Comment
53
Tell Your Friends And Colleagues How Good They Are
54
Make A Video Of Yourself And Post It To Youtube
55
List All Your Worries
56
Work On Each Worry In Turn
60
Read About Successful People
64
Tweet Your Moods
66
Stop Watching Soaps
67
Have A News Break
68
Do Something Spontaneous
70
Write To An Author
72
Follow your instincts
74
If You Find Some Money Give It To Charity
75
Your Thoughts Really Do Have Power
76
Always Admit It When You Have Made A Mistake
77
Do Something Every Day To Improve Your Mind
78
Love The One Youre With
89
Pacing Whilst Studying
90
Make New friends
91
Make Love Regularly
92
Listen To Music
93
Listen To A Book Instead Of The Radio
94
Have A Sleep In
95
Turn Off The TV
96
Look For Evidence Of Your Beliefs
97
Take Micro Naps
98
Travel Often
99
Tidy House Tidy Mind
100
Exercise Your Mind Not Just Your Body
101
Read Philosophy
102
Ditch The Credit Card
103
Watch A Motivational Video On Youtube First Thing In The Morning
104
Keep Up To Date With New Theories
105
Take One Action Toward Your Goals Every Day
106
Never Let Your Mind Go Out Of Fashion
107
Confronting Your Stressors
108
Drink Coffee And Tea
109
Carry Yourself With Confidence
110
Make Up Your Own Mind
111
Take Up Yoga
112
Change Your Hands
113
Eat Plenty Of Fish
114
Reduce Your Alcohol Intake
115
Quit The Smoking
116
Practice Deep Breathing
117
Get A DogCat
118
Break your Pattern
119
Try New Food
120
Stimulate Your Brain By Going To A Concert
121
Join An Internet Group
122
Volunteer To Help Others
123
Read The TaoTe Ching
124
Practice Patience
125
Practice Divergent Thinking
126
Put On A New Hat
127
Stop trying To Multitask
128
Write A Short Essay On The Books
129

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Steven Aitchison

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