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Personal Development Blog by Sam Lloyd | The Sam Effect

Inspiring Quotes

There is a strange race of people described as spending their lives doing things they detest, to make money they don’t want, to buy things they don’t need, to impress people they don’t like. … finish reading

Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming. … finish reading

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Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy created in the 1970s. The title refers to a stated connection between the neurological processes ("neuro"), language ("linguistic") and behavioral patterns that have been learned through experience ("programming") and can be organized to achieve specific goals in life. I've studied NLP quite a bit. From Charles Faulkner, to Chris Howard, to Tony Robbins (much of what he teaches was … [Read More...]

Quick Thoughts on Cause and Effect


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