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Letting Go: The Self-Indulgent Nature Of Forgiveness

Forgiveness can be really hard for people in relationships. It can feel like when you forgive your partner you are condoning their behavior, or you are allowing them to get away with something that isn’t fair. But what if forgiveness … Continue reading

Getting Over Yourself: Why You Need To Do It

Ever feel like your emotional reactions are controlling your relationship? Like you’re constantly trying to avoid upsetting your partner, and when one of you does get upset, it’s really, really hard to get over it? Some couples call this state … Continue reading

Start Anywhere: Talking About The Three Principles With Others

Have you ever really wanted to share the Three Principles with a friend, but weren’t sure how to bring it up? Have you ever felt like some practitioners seem to have this magical ability to always know the right words … Continue reading

Why it Never Works to Bully Yourself

No matter how much self-development you’ve done in your life at some times (maybe even often) you find yourself in a state of mind that you don’t want to be in and you pressure yourself to feel differently in that … Continue reading

A post for Practitioners – collective knowledge from George and his colleagues

We try to make every blog post relevant to the general public. The work that we do is relatable and easily understood so we feel like our blog should reflect that. This post is a bit of an exception. It … Continue reading

How People Change: The difference between our approach and the wildly popular cognitive-type approaches

Erika Bugbee explains how the point of cognitive approaches is to try change or manage the way someone thinks. This process usually involves reframing or giving instructions, answers, or explanations.  In contrast, the principles-based approach (the approach we use at … Continue reading

Very Warm Wishes from Pransky and Associates

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An Interview with George Pransky, Linda Pransky and Aaron Turner

Here is a panel of George Pransky, Linda Pransky and Aaron Turner interviewed by Judy Sedgeman.  We appreciate Judy creating a forum to discuss the principles in a community prevention context and look forward to more interviews.   Next Step … Continue reading

Doing v. Understanding

An interesting dialog between two of our consultants, Linda Pransky and Keith Blevens and a client. The conversation began on the subject of awareness and once a person becomes aware of his or her thinking, how do you change? What … Continue reading