Author Archives: Douglas Cartwright

About Douglas Cartwright

Douglas Cartwright is a Certified Meta-States Coach and Trainer who engages in radically transformative coaching to enable you to create the meanings that help you 'live your words' and claim your outcomes. Contributing author to 2 published books, and author of over 80 articles on the internet, Doug has created the Personal-PowerPack for people wanting to reclaim their self-control and self-esteem. If you want to talk about a free explore your breakthrough session, contact him at Living Words to find out how your life could change for the better.

Recent Articles


Yes, but does it work? How to Avoid Frustration and Get Things Done

This article is based on a simple question and an even simpler premise. Is what you are doing working? No? Then you can just stop it. And do something else. r

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How to get Unstuck in Life: Fixed Versus a Growth Mindset

Problem: a fixed mindset causes undue stress
“It’s not how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit and keep on moving forward.” Rocky Balboa.

What is a key difference between those who dust themselves off and keep ‘moving forward’ after one of life’s ‘hits’ and those who drop like a stone? r

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What to Change in 2012

It’s fair to say that most people reading this will want 2012 to be better than 2011. This isn’t necessarily negative nor am I talking recession, gloom and downturn. It’s simply in our nature to want to grow and develop – we’re designed to want to reach beyond our grasp and make things better. r

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The Awesome Power of Two Words

The working of the human mind naturally lends itself to metaphor as in: the playground of the mind, the battlefield of the mind, the mind as a prison. What all these allusions depend upon is framing – the mind’s natural process of capturing an idea and using it to define and focus your attention on whatever is within its scope. r

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You are Unique: Live it Well

That is what happens when you poison your growth through letting others diminish, marginalize and demoralize you from reaching your potential. Let me tell you, living in fear of other peoples’ opinions sucks. I know. I’ve done it. r

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How to Create and Live Out New Convictions

All well and good: – if you are satisfied in determining your future based purely on what interests you in your head right now. But this approach doesn’t always work because sometimes you don’t value all the things or skills you need to in order to pursue the career you want. r