Access Point <What Do You Think?> "Almost all of what we demonstrate in our life starts with a thought. And just because we have a thought; it doesn’t mean that it is true." - James K. McPartland We are what we are, where we are, and who we are because of what we believe about ourselves. Our beliefs are the thoughts that we keep consciously or unconsciously accepting as the law in our lives. Our thoughts have consequences so great that they create our reality. Discovery of
Access Point <The Resistance> "Everything we seek on our life’s journey is on the other side of resistance." - James K. McPartland From a strength-training perspective, resistance serves to make a muscle bigger and stronger. From a life perspective, what we resist tends to get bigger and stronger. When confronted by events, people, or information that challenges us, we are inclined to resist that which goes against our belief systems or rules of how the game of life is to b
Access Point <Angels or Demons> "When we struggle to let go of being right, the friends who arrive to liberate us show up as our enemies." - James K. McPartland We all live inside a "body of beliefs", a set of rules and opinions on how things are supposed to be. If we look back, we come to recognize the source of our beliefs and have the opportunity to ask which ones no longer serve us. And because we have an innate need to "be right" about many of our beliefs, we see and par
Access Point <Own [Or Be Owned] By Your Story> "We have power over our story, the one that rules our life. We can retell it, rethink it, deconstruct it, change it, and even upgrade it whenever we choose. The story we tell ourselves is the future we live in to each and every day. Until we recognize that, we are truly powerless." - James K. McPartland Today we are the net result of the words, images, pictures, and thoughts that have dominated our mind. It is as if we write a m
Access Point <It Is Vital To Know When Less Is More> "Gathering the facts is often the result of great effort - while the truth tends to reveal itself effortlessly." - James K. McPartland There is great wisdom inherent in the phrase - "the truth shall set you free" - and for many of us this knowledge results from becoming absolutely clear about "who" we are and "why" we do what we do. Recently I released a mini book titled: "Your Life is Your Story, Your Story is Your Life" a
Access Point <WHAT DO YOU TRULY BELIEVE?> "Access to lasting change is not about our behavior as much as it is about the beliefs we hold that drive our behavior." - James K. McPartland The great majority of us use willpower to initiate new behaviors, as we all endeavor to attain specific results, goals, dreams and the mastery of our life's purpose. Consider the underlying force that is at the root of our behavior - our beliefs. No matter what we promise ourselves, if we don'