Momentum(ise) Yourself

by Dermot Mc Donough Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
When I think of momentum, I think of a roller coaster, very slow to start as it climbs to the highest point and then gravity takes over and it runs at great speed until it comes to a stop at the finish.  That in a nutshell is momentum, but we are not roller coasters, so what does it mean for us? Like a roller coaster, to get to a point to achieve momentum, we have to firstly put in the work or ...
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Let your Emotions Flow

by Dermot Mc Donough Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Self Improvement, Home and Family
Hi all you wonderful people in recovery from addiction. Where ever you are in learning affiliate marketing, you need to keep working on your “Meta Story”. Now this isn’t just about focusing on the positive only, but becoming aware of all your feelings. The reason that I am writing this now is that I’m actually feeling it right now, what may you ask? Well today we sold our camper van “Betsy”, and although it was my decision to sell her, it ...
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How Are You? Fine!!, really?!

by Dermot Mc Donough Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
"How are You?" - "Fine" Don’t we ask and answer this question all the time. It is almost an automatic question, with an automatic answer, It is habitual. But do you know, it has no meaning or substance. "How are you?" is an open question which could be answered with one word, like "fine or grand(as we say in Ireland)", or you could tell a "whole life story" as the answer. 90% of use the shortened answer of “Fine”. What is “Fine”, ...
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Reject Rejections

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Investing, Self Improvement
When you are starting up an online business or anything new at all, there is nothing worse than rejections. We all have experiences of other people saying to us "It won't work", "It's already being done, so you missed the boat", "You don't have enough, knowledge or experience".......... Just hearing all this negativity is enough to make anyone be full of self doubt and self rejection. Overwhelmed I know that in my short experience on line I've beaten myself up more than ...
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Don’t Let your inner skeptic shut you down

by Dermot Mc Donough Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Where are you now? Are you skeptical to start something new, for fear of failure? If you are in recovery from addiction, fear (F---k, Everything And Run), of uncertainty would have been paralysing. But now you are in a position to face your fear (Face Everything And Rise) and grow. Like the Papa Roach song. The Skeptic I am in the process of building a website for my blogs and boy it is very frustrating (for me). When I’m hit with all these ...
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Don’t be bamboozled, just blog it!!

by Dermot Mc Donough Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
Hi there if you are new to setting up a blog or website or looking to content market, then you DO need to take this advice on board. Do Not let your emotions get the better of you. If you are anyway like me then you find the process of setting up an on line business, very stressful and overwhelming at times. My emotions range from sheer frustration, to anger, to self pity, to not good enough, to f__k this shit, then ...
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You are not an internet loser!!!

by Dermot Mc Donough Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Home and Family
Are you new to affiliate marketing?, new to the internet in general?. Trying to get that first lead, app or even sale?. Are you still trying to get your head around just how it all works? Here are a few tips I have from my journey thus far.... I know, it can be extremely frustrating and even demoralizing, especially if you have watched endless promotional marketing videos of people who have succeeded and make it look easy. Isn’t that what attracted ...
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Affiliate Marketing, your expressway to the laptop lifestyle

by Dermot Mc Donough Business, Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online, Investing, Self Improvement
Hi there its Dermot here and if you are like I was you are sitting on the fence of ambivalence not really knowing which way to go. Yes you are at this stage probably as you are fed up to your back teeth with the mundane humdrum day in day out, same old shit life that you are living or in other words, are you working or middle class? "Welcome to my world", as my wife always sais. Working for money that ...
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Beware of Internet Addiction

by Dermot Mc Donough Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Can You become addicted to the internet? I know it seems quite ironic that I’m posting a blog about internet addiction (A) on the internet, (B) that I am an On-line Affiliate Marketer and (C) I did my research on-line also. But I feel that it is a very important subject that could, if unchecked, become an epidemic in our society. I am an alcoholic in recovery and also an addiction counsellor, specializing in alcohol, drugs & gambling, and I know that ...
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Growing with the internet

by Dermot Mc Donough Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
There is absolutely no doubt that the internet is growing and it is doing so at an astronomical rate. If you even stopped to think about this or even track its growth, the overwhelm would cause your head to spin right off your shoulders. So I'll let the experts do it. A brief History The internet was first thought up in 1945 and up until 1995 it was very much in an experimental infancy stage. You can read more about it's history ...
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The Old Habit of Blame and Excuses

by Dermot Mc Donough Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
“Passing the buck” is a learned behaviour, linked to our fight or flight response, which does eventually develop into a habit over time. As kids we used blame and made excuses as a defence mechanism, so as not to get into trouble when we had been naughty or done something wrong. The rest so to say is history. Hi there it’s Dermot again, I found myself going down this road lately, fault finding, blaming and making every excuse under the sun. ...
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Overwhelmed with Overwhelm

by Dermot Mc Donough Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement
I don't know if you find when working on line, in whatever you are doing, you become Overwhelmed with Overwhelm, I know that I do. You want to look up something specific and unless you use a long keyword (and know how to) you end up being bombarded with endless other sites and adds. I find it very distracting and unless I am ultra focused and extremely disciplined, I can wonder off in another direction and be lost for hours ...
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Be Your Own Gift To Yourself

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Hi There, it's me again. For those of you who where following my Recovery from Addiction Series and waiting my next blog, I appologise for the delay.  An area I am passionate about is the Law Of Attraction, as I do believe that it works, even by default, so its very important for all of us to up the anti and heighten our own self awareness and belief to make ourselves happier and hopefully our World a better place, if not ...
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Please Bear With Me

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Self Improvement, Home and Family
To everyone who have been following my blogs, just a quick word to say please bear with me as I'm doing maintenance work on my blogs, thus have not been posting new ones. I will start posting articles on personal or self development soon once I've it all sorted. and thank you for following my postings Recovery is about growth and everyone does grow at a different pace. My advice to anyone in early recovery is to wait at least 2 years ...
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X Addiction in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
Cross Addiction - When you switch from one addcition to another addiction, bei it a chemical or behaviour. Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 12th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on: X-Addiction What is cross-addiction ? “The Transfer from One Addictive Substance or Behaviour to Another”. In Early Recovery, this can be due to being Un Aware of the Possible Dangers. Why do ...
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Spirituality in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
spirituality spɪrɪtʃʊˈalɪti,spɪrɪtjʊˈalɪti/noun the quality of being concerned with the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or physical things. "the shift in priorities allows us to embrace our spirituality in a more profound way" Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 11th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on: SPIRITUALITY Spirituality is wide open to each individuals own interpretation. There is no wrong ...
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Self Esteem in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
self-esteemˌsɛlfɛˈstiːm/ noun confidence in one's own worth or abilities; self-respect."assertiveness training for those with low self-esteem"synonyms:self-respect, self-regard, pride in oneself/one's abilities, faith in oneself, pride, dignity, morale, self-confidence, confidence, self-assurance, assurance; amour propre"assertiveness training for those with low self-esteem" Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 9th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on:   LOW SELF-ESTEEM What is Self Esteem We tend to go through life evaluating ourselves and others according to a scale of ...
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Shame in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
shame ʃeɪm/ noun 1.a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behaviour."she was hot with shame"synonyms:humiliation, mortification, chagrin, ignominy, loss of face, shamefacedness, embarrassment, indignity, abashment, discomfort, discomfiture, discomposure  Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 10th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on: shame Shame in early recovery can be extremely paralyzing as suddenly without the cover of your drug of choice or alcohol you are raw. ...
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Relapse Prevention in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Relationships, Self Improvement, Home and Family
Relapse prevention (RP) is a cognitive-behavioral approach to relapse with the goal of identifying and preventing high-risk situations such as substance abuse, obsessive-compulsive behavior, sexual offending, obesity, and depression.[1] It is an important component in the treatment process for alcoholism, or alcohol dependence.[2][3](Wikipedia) Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 8th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on:  Relapse Prevention LOOK AT WHAT IS RELAPSE & RELAPSE PREVENTION -Lapse-Prolapse-Relapse-Relapse Prevention-Relapse Management LAPSE -A ...
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Powerlessness in Recovery

by Dermot Mc Donough Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement
powerlessnessˈpaʊələsnəs/ noun lack of ability, influence, or power."the feeling of powerlessness due to poverty" Hi it's Dermot again. If you read my last blog from 6th May, you will know that this is a follow up to that blog and part of a "Recovery from Addiction Series", If not read on: Powerlessness Step One of the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous states: "We where powerless over alcohol- that our lives had become unmanageable" Anyone who is or has suffered from active addiction can identify with the ...
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