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Lefkoe Belief Process

Do You Suffer From the Imposter Syndrome?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 04.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

I remember a client I had many years ago -- an executive in a large aerospace firm -- who complained about a little voice in his head that was constan...

I Don't Agree With the Thesis in Malcolm Gladwell's Latest Book

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 04.10.2014 | Books
Morty Lefkoe

I've had read and enjoyed all of Malcolm Gladwell's books, so I was really looking forward to his newest one, David and Goliath. After reading it, ho...

Are You Able to Choose What's Good for You?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Why do we so often do things that we know are not good for us? Why do we choose a career we know is not going to make us happy? Why do we choose a m...

How to Get Over Your Fear of Taking Action

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Procrastination -- putting things off as long as we can -- is nothing more than the fear of taking action. And we fear taking action because of a fea...

Are You Afraid to Approach Women?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Feeling uncomfortable around others is one of the most common problems people have to contend with. There is a subcategory of such people who specifi...

The 'Opposition" Isn't Right... But Neither Are You

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

I'm not at all suggesting you give up your viewpoints or your beliefs. Feel free to hold on to any point of view you want. And continue to argue and fight for them. Just don't claim that yours are true and that someone else's is false. None of them are "the truth." And it's fine to prefer one to the other.

Eliminate Your Negative Emotions, Keep Your Positive Emotions

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

As I've explained in many posts in the past, it is possible to get rid of almost all your emotional stress and suffering by getting rid of your negati...

Things Aren't Always What They Seem

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 12.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

It turned out that we found a much bigger house, with more light, a beautiful backyard, in a great location -- for less money than we had been paying. The need to move, which initially had seemed like such terrible news, turned into a very positive thing for us.

What Does a Coach Have That You Don't Have?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Ultimately the most important thing coach can do is not merely point out opportunities you can't see because of your different worldview, but help you change your own worldview.

Beliefs Determine Behavior, Right? Wrong.

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

At that point I realized that beliefs weren't the only cause of our feelings and that stimuli could be conditioned to cause emotions, such as being told what to do causing anger and not living up to expectations causing anxiety.

Do You Have a Fear of Public Speaking?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business
Morty Lefkoe

Now, today, we might realize that innovation is possible only if we are willing to try new things that might not work out. Mistakes are part of the process of doing something new and different.

Eliminate the Fear That Stops You

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business
Morty Lefkoe

Seth Godin did it again. I recently read his newest book, Poke the Box, and it's just the right book for our times. It probably will become his 13th...

Do You Really Want Your Child to Be Well-Behaved?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 12.24.2011 | Parents
Morty Lefkoe

By Morty and Shelly Lefkoe Remember the last time you heard a parent say, "My kids are wonderful. They always obey me." Or, "They never talk back." O...

Does Anger Make You Uncomfortable?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

If you want to discover why your anger seems so scary that you need to hide it, even from yourself, and if you want to learn how to experience anger without fear, read on.

Boy, was I wrong in my last eating blog post!

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

When I wrote my blog post on August 18 about how my new de-conditioning process would stop emotional eating, I made a few statements that I've since discovered just aren't true.

Why Self-Help Usually Doesn't Work ... and What Always Does

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

How many times have you attended a personal growth workshop, or listened to a self-help audio course, or read a book, or viewed a set of DVDs designed to change your life?

Loving Our Children Is Not Enough

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

What parents do and don't do, say and don't say, provide their children with the experiences that their children interpret into beliefs. Those beliefs affect their lives for better or for worse.