Are You Tapping Into Your Metacognition?


I recently was a guest on a webinar, speaking to entrepreneurs about how to hack their brains.  We covered so many cool hacks and shared quite a few laughs.  Today, I want to focus on one comment that I made which really resonated with the participants.  In fact, one of the participants wrote that she needed to make a t-shirt with this quote! 


“Just because you have a thought, doesn’t mean it’s true.”


It’s interesting how we often don’t question the thoughts that run through our mind, and often just blindly accept that they are true.

 I’m just no good at marketing.  I’ll never lose weight.  I can’t do anything right.  I’ll never get ahead.  No one wants to buy what I’m selling.  

We all have times when self-limiting beliefs run through our mind.  Deb recently wrote a blog post challenging you to think of yourself as being...

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Stop the Shoulda, Coulda Mindset!

What’s a busy entrepreneur to do when faced with the shoulda, woulda, coulda mindset?                                            

We’ve all been there, judging or criticizing ourselves or perhaps, being unable to let go of a mistake. When these thoughts happen every-day, it is a slippery slope into negativity and avoidance.

Procrastination is the thief of time and is often triggered by these types of thoughts and feelings. It’s fairly simple really. Negative thoughts of shoulds, oughts or musts imply a sense of obligation and lead to guilt if we don’t follow them.

Here are my satisfaction guaranteed tips to flip your mindset, reset your thoughts and get you back on track. They work, as long as you work them.


  • First, ask yourself, would I ever speak to another person this way?  Probably not.Asking this question can help you show...
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