100 Ways to Motivate Yourself: Change Your Life Forever
by Steve Chandler
start at the 13:48 and stop at the 19:30 minute point
to drive s.o. crazy
to read aloud
to make an impression on
to run out of
to be born
to break down into
to allow oneself
to be aware of
to walk away
to support goals
to have a way of doing s.t.
narrow sense of
to settle in
to open oneself up to
to respond to
the other way around
in advance of
to run a play
to commit to
to become accustomed to
all day long
to be channeled into
to be designed for
1. What question does Chandler suggest we ask ourselves regarding television watching?
2. What are Chandler's reasons for the suggestions he makes regarding television watching?
3. In what way did comedian Groucho Marx say he considered television 'educational'?
4. What advantage is there in reading something we consider important out loud?
5. Why, does Chandler suggest, is it useful to think often of our own death?
6. Describe the 'paradox' Chandler refers to in his suggestion #16.
7. During what part of a task does Chandler suggest we be 'lazy'?
8. What is the 'irony' in his suggestion that we be lazy?
9. What kind of 'friends' should we avoid?
11. What does Chandler say is 'contagious'?
12. What is the advantage of planning things in advance?
13. What evidence does Chandler give that this approach works?
14. How can we develop our 'inner Einstein'?
15. Why is this often difficult for grown-ups?
16. What, according to Chandler, is worry?
17. What can we do instead with the energy we use to worry?
18. Which of Chandler's suggestions did you find most useful to you personally, and how might you put them into practice in your own life?