Psychology & Self-Actualization

How to Change Your Behavior: A Definitive Guide

by Scott Jeffrey

Imagine your life without impulse control issues:

  • You get everything done when you decide.
  • The word “procrastination” doesn’t exist.
  • You stay focused on tasks without getting distracted.
  • Temptations and addictions to food, TV, media, alcohol, sugar, shopping, and other drugs disappear.

It’s fair to say that humans would evolve and develop in ways beyond our imagination.

But why does it seem so difficult to change behaviors, create good habits, and stop bad ones?

I know of one executive behavioral coach who Fortune 500 CEOs pay over $100k to change their behavior.

Can you imagine? They only focus on only ONE behavior—and their work together takes over a year!

Crazy, right?

So what’s going on here?

This definitive guide reveals the findings on the science of impulse control and outlines specific strategies you can use to change your behaviors for the better.

Let’s dive in…

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Repressed Emotions: A Guide to Understanding Feelings Hidden Within Us (And How to Transmute Them)

by Scott Jeffrey

OVERVIEW: This guide explores how repressed emotions affect us and provides a step-by-step process for transforming negative emotions into positive energy.

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I’ve always felt at home with thoughts and ideas; I play with them every day.

But emotions were like aliens inhabiting my body and mind. Like many others, I didn’t know how to relate to them or what to do with them.

As is the case with all psychic content, that which we can’t deal with often gets swept under the rug.

And although this approach may seem to work in the short-term, over time repressing our emotions reaks havoc on our mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing.

So what are repressed emotions? What are they doing to us? And how the heck can we work with them?

Towards the end of this guide, I’m going to show you a powerful process you can use to become conscious of your repressed emotions and to transmute them.

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How to Use Spiral Dynamics for Psychological and Leadership Development

by Scott Jeffrey

Why do you humans have so much conflict with one another?

How can two intelligent beings be unable to see eye to eye?

What’s at the root of so much of our internal conflict and our frequent inflexibility to adopt different perspectives?

Spiral Dynamics addresses all of these questions and more.

If you’re interested in understanding human behavior, psychological development, cultural dynamics, leadership, and communication, jump in!

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The Magician Archetype: The Knower and the Creator of Worlds

by Scott Jeffrey

What does Gandalf from Lord of the Rings, Yoda from Star Wars, the Architect from The Matrix, Albert Einstein, and Nicola Tesla all have in common?

They are all expressions of the Magician archetype.

But what is the Magician? And what’s the vital role it plays in our lives?

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A Wildly Practical Guide to Authentic Spiritual Awakening

by Scott Jeffrey

What is spirituality? Are there actual signs or symptoms of spiritual awakening?

Of all the topics we cover here, spiritual awakening is perhaps the most misunderstood.

Let’s resolve that confusion now and ensure that we’re on the path to authentic spiritual awakening.

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The Hero Archetype: Friend or Foe?

by Scott Jeffrey

The Hero begins the journey in the ordinary world.

In truth, he isn’t a hero just yet. First, he must enter a special world that challenges everything he is and believes himself to be through trials, tribulations, and initiations.

The hero often refuses his call to adventure and fails many times along the way. Then, the hero can return home with some of great value, not necessarily materially, but spiritually.

What is this hero archetype? Why is it so popular? What is its purpose? And does it really serve us?

Let’s take a deeper look …

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The Ultimate List of Archetypes (Over 325)

by Scott Jeffrey

Archetypes are everywhere.

They are guiding, inspiring, possessing, ruling, and living through us each day.

Archetypes influence 99% of human behavior.

It’s not a question of whether archetypes are influencing your behavior; it’s a matter of degrees.

To the extent you’re aware of the archetypes operating within you is an indicator of your level of consciousness. With greater self-awareness, you’re able to navigate the emotional landscape of archetypes skillfully.

To complement my guide to archetypes, here we’ll explore a comprehensive list of archetypes so you can get to know your psyche.

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The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom

by Scott Jeffrey

Like street vendors in New York City pitching fake Prada handbags in Time Square, credit card companies set up tables along South University Avenue in Ann Arbor.

Every September, the University of Michigan allowed these financial vendors to promote their brand of credit cards to students.

The cards were free. All you had to do was fill out an application, which they conveniently handed you on a clipboard. And in exchange, they gave you a cash-credit bonus for signing up—maybe $50 or $100, and some freebie, sometimes a pen or a frisbee. Now, what financially strapped college freshman is going to say no to 50 bucks and a frisbee?

I had three credit cards by my sophomore year. I launched my first business a year after graduating in 1997. And when that company failed to take off, I started another one a year later. Things were going well until funding dried up when the Internet bubble popped in 2000.

In the end, I racked up $45k in credit card debt by the age of 24. Feeling lost, angry, and confused, I resolved to eliminate that debt within a year. And I swore to myself that I would learn how to manage my finances and never be in that position again.

I’m going to share strategies and insights for achieving financial freedom.

First, let’s explore the psychology of money.

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