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The international bestseller that will help you transform your personal and professional life by changing the way you think.
Today, the pressure to achieve is intense. To be at our best, we need our minds working at peak potential. But unless you train it, your mind stays on autopilot, stuck in unhealthy thought patterns that lead to self-sabotaging habits and behaviors. As with your body, you have to exercise your mind to get the most out of it.
Sebastian Bailey and Octavius Black, founders of Mind Gym, help you change your mental default settings through a series of “workouts” that have been tested and experienced by more than one million people from around the world and from companies such as Google, NBCUniversal, Shell, Pfizer, and PepsiCo. This hands-on guide presents a fitness program for the mind that tackles the most common challenges at work and home:
- How to adopt a positive mindset
- How to repair broken relationships
- How to resolve conflict successfully
- How to influence others
- How to minimize stress and gain energy
- How to be more creative
Insightful, proven, and practical, Mind Gym is the essential mental workout that will wake up your mind and help you be your best in life.
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About the Author
Sebastian Bailey, Ph.D., is cofounder and president of Mind Gym, Inc. More than 50 percent of the companies in the S&P 100 have adopted Mind Gym, Inc.'s programs, which run in forty countries around the world. Bailey lives in New York City.
Octavius Black is cofounder and CEO of Mind Gym worldwide. He has contributed to and been featured in The Times, The Sunday Telegraph, The Daily Telegraph, and The Financial Times. Black lives in London.
Table of Contents
Introduction: A Fitness Program for Your Mind 1
Part 1 Reset Your Mind 7
1 Flip the Switch on Automatic Thinking 9
2 Think like an Attentive Optimist 27
Part 2 Take Control 49
3 Take Charge 51
4 Start a New Chapter 59
5 End Procrastination Now 73
Part 3 Deepen Connections 87
6 Get in the Right Relationship Mind-Set 89
7 Bid for Attention 103
8 Get the Best from People 117
Part 4 Persuade Others 133
9 Win Hearts and Minds 135
10 Impress Everyone 151
11 Give Great Feedback 163
Part 5 Resolve Conflict 179
12 Detox Your Relationships 181
13 Navigate Difficult Conversations 195
14 Take the Drama Out of Relationships 203
Part 6 Let the Creative Juices Flow 215
15 Overcome Creative Blocks 217
16 Master the Tools of Creativity 229
17 Tap Your Unconscious Mind 243
Part 7 Minimize Stress, Maximize Bliss 253
18 Make Stress Work for You 255
19 Combat Stress 269
20 Switch Your Mind Off 283
Conclusion: Back to the Beginning 299
About the Authors 315
About Mind Gym 316
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