Recording of the Creating Positive Affirmations webinar is now available

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  1. davidcoforum

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    We have posted the recording of Creating Positive Affirmations, which was presented live a few days ago.

    Ana Maria Gonzalez and Marian Bateman talk about how valuable affirmations are as a tool for higher horizon visualization. They present specific keys for creating positive affirmations. They also discuss how to convert irrational beliefs into useful affirmations. And they show several of David Allen's own affirmations about his GTD practice.

    Video with slides
    https://gtdconnect.com/multimedia/video.php?titleid=873&trackid=1506

    Audio only
    https://gtdconnect.com/multimedia/audio.php?titleid=872&trackid=1505

    References for further reading:
    Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life, by Winnifred Gallagher
    Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, by Cal Newport
    The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking, by Oliver Burkeman
    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, by Albert Ellis and Debbie Joffe Ellis
     
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    Thank you for this, and also for listing the books referenced in the session!
     
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    John Forrister Moderator Staff Member

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    You're welcome!

    When I first read some Albert Ellis, I learned a song that he made up, to the tune of Funiculi, Funicula.
    Per-fect, per-fect, rationality,
    Is the only way for me to be.
     
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    I just read a quote from Todd Brown: “Your projects list is a composite picture of the future you want to create.”

    I think of my project titles as mini affirmations of what I want to be true when each project is complete. I don't add the emotional dynamism that was mentioned in the webinar, but several of the affirmation recommendations fit for good project titles.
     
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    He must be an irrational optimist! ;)
     
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