how to be extraordinary

How To Be Extraordinary Part 2: Question Established Beliefs

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Dr. Mort Orman here and this week, I am publishing a 5-part series on how to be extraordinary. in this second post the series, I’m going to review Part 1 of Mindvalley founder Vishen Lakhiani’s new book, The Code Of The Extraordinary Mind. Part 1 is called “Living In The Culturescape” and it is all about how we get programmed to have certain beliefs, thoughts, ideas, rules and daily practices, …

The Code Of The Extraordinary Mind

How To Be Extraordinary Part 1: Overview

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Dr. Mort Orman here and this week, I’ll be doing a five-part series on how to be extraordinary, based on a new book called The Code Of The Extraordinary Mind, by Mindvalley founder Vishen Lakhiani. The League Of Extraordinary Stress Eliminators As you may know, I recently started a private Facebook group called The League of Extraordinary Stress Eliminators. The idea here was that there’s so much focus on managing …

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What Is Effective Thinking?

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Dr. Mort Orman here and this week, I’ve been focusing on different types of thinking or styles of thinking. Not individual thoughts themselves, of which there are infinite possibilities, but rather discernable types or styles of thinking, such as negative thinking, positive thinking, scientific thinking, irrational thinking and many others. In my first post this week, I looked at the distinction between automatic thinking and reasoned thinking. In my second …

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Unconscious Thinking .vs Conscious Thinking

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Dr. Mort Orman here and this week, I started a new challenge in my private Facebook group (The League of Extraordinary Stress Eliminators) to jointly build a list of key “thinking types” that we human beings are capable of utilizing. The premise behind this challenge is that there are a large number of thinking types or thinking styles (as opposed to specific thoughts) that we can engage in, and each …

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Knowing The Difference Between Automatic Thinking And Reasoned Thinking

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Dr. Mort Orman here and this week, I started a new challenge in my private Facebook group called The League Of Extraordinary Stress Eliminators. We are 40-strong stress eliminators…and growing, and we all share a passion for identifying the internal causes of human stress. NOTE: If you want to join this group, just look it up in Facebook, make sure you are on the Group Page and not the regular …

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Guilt, Regrets And Verbal Self-Flagellation (Part 3)

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Dr. Mort Orman here and today I’m going to wrap up my three-part series on Guilt, Regrets And Verbal Self-Flagellation by sharing some thoughts with you about the final piece of this stress-generating triad—verbal self-flagellation. Verbal Self-Flagellation is just a fancy term for “beating yourself up” verbally (not physically), which most of us are very good at and some do incessantly. Verbal Self-Flagellation: Why Do We Do It? Given we …

Regrets And Guilt

Guilt, Regrets And Verbal Self-Flagellation (Part 2)

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Dr. Mort Orman here and today I regret to inform you that I will be talking about regrets. Actually, I don’t regret this, but what if I did? What would have to be going through my mind (or body) if I was truly feeling regretful…about anything? That’s what I want to discuss with you today, as this is the second of a three-part series on Guilt, Regrets And Verbal Self-Flagellation. …

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Guilt, Regrets And Verbal Self-Flagellation (Part 1)

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Dr. Mort Orman here and this week, I’d like to share some thoughts with you about guilt, regrets and verbal self-flagellation. I recently held a one-day stress elimination workshop in Hunt Valley, Maryland, and questions related to these three problems were raised by participants several times during the day. In this article, I’m going to share some of my thoughts about guilt. Then, in my next two articles, I’ll address …

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3 Humongous Secrets For Eliminating Stress—Secret #3

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Are You Willing To Be Wrong? Dr. Mort Orman here and today I want to talk about the third humongous secret for eliminating stress, as opposed to endlessly struggling just to manage it. If you heed Secret #1 (Are You A Basket Case?) and stop “lumping” all your problems into one big basket called “stress,” then you’ll be able to focus on each of your stressful problems individually. Once you …

are you a stress factory?

3 Humongous Secrets For Eliminating Stress—Secret #2

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Are You A Stress Factory? Dr. Mort Orman here and today I want to shed light on another big (i.e. humongous) secret for eliminating stress. This secret lies in the answer to this question: “Are you a stress factory?” And once again, cutting to the chase…it’s most likely: “Yes you are!” Victim Or Causal Agent? Most people believe they are victims when it comes to stress. They believe in a …