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Is Your Dial Stuck on a Setting? How a simple shift can re-set anyone

  Anyone else spend half of high school comparing yourself to other people? And feeling like a loser as a result? Yes, it’s normal, but it’s also a habit that some people never lose. Or it gets replaced by a … Continue reading

How People Change: The difference between our approach and the wildly popular cognitive-type approaches

We are re-posting this blog as it has been a very popular topic. At Pransky and Associates we talk about a set of principles that help people make sense of what’s happening in their own minds. Although we do talk … Continue reading

Why it Never Works to Bully Yourself

No matter how much self-development you’ve done in your life at some times (maybe even often) you find yourself in a state of mind that you don’t want to be in and you pressure yourself to feel differently in that … Continue reading

Parenting can be a challenge during the holidays… a full house, so much to do…

  If you could use some Parenting Pixie dust, here’s a recent talk we gave at a conference in Minneapolis on the Four Big Parenting Traps and how you can avoid them. Hope this makes your holidays happier!  Click here … Continue reading

How People Change: The difference between our approach and the wildly popular cognitive-type approaches

Erika Bugbee explains how the point of cognitive approaches is to try change or manage the way someone thinks. This process usually involves reframing or giving instructions, answers, or explanations.  In contrast, the principles-based approach (the approach we use at … Continue reading

A teleconference on parenting

This is a teleconference that I did with Rudi Kennard of 3 Principles Movies.  It is part of a relationship series and the subject is relationships in parenting.  I’ll post a teleconference with Erika Bugbee next month. Click here to play and … Continue reading