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Morty Lefkoe

How To Lose Weight Without Dieting or Pills

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Between our obsession with our looks and the national crisis involving obesity, losing weight is constantly on the minds of tens of millions of people.

Why You Should Be Concerned About Your Beliefs

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

You can make massive positive changes in your life -- such as taking actions you were afraid to take and ridding yourself of such negative feelings as anxiety and anger -- by eliminating your limiting beliefs.

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.

Why Are Sweets a Particular Problem for Some Emotional Eaters?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Some emotional eaters specifically crave sweets. They will eat non-sweets if that is all that's available, but they prefer sweets when they have been triggered (or when beliefs drive them) to eat.

Are Your Beliefs Making You Ill?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 04.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

One of the best proofs that beliefs have a powerful impact on our health has existed for years right under the noses of every physician in the world: the placebo effect.

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...

Would You Like to Improve the Performance of Your Salespeople?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business
Morty Lefkoe

On any given day thousands of salespeople are being trained to be more effective. They are taught how to listen to their customers, how to handle obj...

Why Managers Tell People What To Do

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business
Morty Lefkoe

Despite the fact that younger members of the workforce are demanding the opportunity to think for themselves and contribute their brains as well as th...

Do You Feel You Don't Deserve Your Success?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 02.21.2012 | Business
Morty Lefkoe

Are you one of the many executives who secretly feels that you are an impostor who doesn't really deserve your success? If so, you are not alone.

How to Get Your Employees to Embrace Change

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business
Morty Lefkoe

Today an organization's management either recognizes the need to change or it will watch helplessly as market share and profitability slowly (and in some cases, quickly) disappears.

Do You Have a Hard Time Making Decisions?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 01.31.2012 | Business
Morty Lefkoe

A recent survey of entrepreneurs and small business owners that I conducted revealed that most of them were afraid of making a decision. One of their...

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...

Don't Blame Human Nature

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 09.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

The basic beliefs that underlie common psychological traits were almost always formed in childhood, in our interactions with our parents.

How Our Perceptions Shape Our Reality

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

In order for anything to exist, it must be distinguished from everything else. If no distinction is made between a specific thing and everything else, then there is only an undifferentiated everything -- which is another way of saying nothing.

Creating Your Own Happiness

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

The meaning you give to what happens to you totally determines your reaction to what happens to you. One meaning can lead to suffering; another meaning of the same event can lead to excitement and happiness.

Can Beliefs Keep You From Financial Success?

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

Eliminating the relevant beliefs definitely will change your behavior and feelings. But having wealth involves much more than beliefs, although getting rid of crippling money beliefs is certainly a precondition.

How To Build Your Confidence

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

How does a low level of confidence affect us? What changes in our lives when we gain confidence? What is confidence anyway? Where does it come from? Why do some people have more of it than others?

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.