Chapter 4: Video interview with personal effectiveness coach Carol Thompson

The chapter 4 website bonus is a video interview with personal effectiveness coach Carol Thompson on gaining positive patterns that can result in dramatic changes in your life. To watch, click on the play button, then allow a few seconds for the video to go to the beginning and start:

Carol Thompson is a Communications Skills Trainer with a background in education, theatre, psychology and business. She is a Play and Laughter Leader, an NLP Master Practitioner and a therapeutic counselor with more than 25 years’ experience in helping people communicate creatively. You can contact her at:

ACTION TIP: Researchers have found that often when we assume the physiology of a mood (for instance, smiling), it helps actually creat that mood. Therefore, try applying Carol’s joyful attitude to something you normally don’t like to do. Initially you will just have to “act as if” you were enjoying it. But you may find after a time that you actually DO enjoy it–at least more than you used to.