The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 9

Within the Castle Walls Your Inner Environment Reading Part 1 Part 8 is useful to understand the overall idea How you treat your self is reflected in the warmth of your castle interior, your mind. Cold and damp is something we may endure from time to time but that is not what a strong castle represents. AContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 9”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 8

Personal Boundaries and Self Worth Reading Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4, Part 5, Part 6 and Part 7 is useful to understand the overall idea An utterly crucial aspect of your mindset and life satisfaction is your regulation of personal boundaries. I’ve covered this already, but it is such a crucialContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 8”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 7

Past Masters Reading Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6 is useful to understand the overall idea For a Scottish person, the idea of looking inwards, of self reliance and mastery has a strong Oriental association, and given that the Tao Te Ching by the legendaryContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 7”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 6

Diet Like a King/Queen Food for Thought Reading Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4, and Part 5 is useful to understand the overall idea Like water, food is necessary for survival. Within your sovereignty, within your castle, you need to maintain a steady supply of energy so you can giveContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 6”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 5

Kingdom Reading Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , and Part 4 is useful to understand the overall idea Your mind is like an operational castle. War is certain, peace is not. People have raided it and will try to raid it again and again and again.* That—is life. They will try toContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 5”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 4

Architect of Your Success Reading Part 1 , Part 2 and Part 3 is useful to understand the overall idea Continuing the castle as mind metaphor and boundaries, whatever vision you have of your meta-castle, and I fully encourage you to envision it, I will keep using some terms that relate to a typical ScottishContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 4”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 3

Self Serve Reading Part 1 and Part 2 is useful to understand the overall idea Throughout history, stories both fictional and real, are replete with the concept of mastery. How do we achieve it? A recurrent theme is of people given powers that they are not capable of handling. Or of learning a secret theyContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 3”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 2

No Game of Thrones Reading Part 1 is useful to understand the overall idea A castle needs some one to run it.Let’s continue with the concept of ruling your mind, your castle. Who owns your mind? You do. Your body is also yours. You are on the throne in your castle, or at least shouldContinue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 2”

The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 1

Castle Coaching: The mind as a castle The idea you have of a castle will be influenced by your culture. Perhaps you picture a stereotypical one to the United Kingdom*, Germany, or Japan. Or an equivalent like an Incan pyramid. Irrespective of your mental image, societies throughout history have had to evolve strategies to attack,Continue reading “The Castle Coaching Mindset: Castle as a Metaphor PART 1”