So take a deep breath and ride it out as you go to Step 2. What a lot of people do when they hit a slump is they start to flounder even harder. Let go completely of whatever result you were attached to getting. And, trickily enough, you have gotten your power back. Okay, so you deliberately took time off, getting a result you planned, which made you feel empowered again. Or go do something you know you're really good at to give yourself the ego boost -- "Yeah baby, I've still got it." Or go back to the basics and re-read what got you started (e.g."Wait, if I keep on doing the same thing that hasn't been working, maybe it'll work this time! In the dating arena, this would look like this: If you go to a party, you don't worry whether you meet anyone or not, whether you take or give any phone numbers, whether anything happens at all to move your dating along. Once you've gotten retrenched and re-centered in your power, you can venture forth again. Now amplify that feeling of empowerment by doing things that you're good at and enjoy. The Tao of Dating, available at if you don't already have it).Maybe if I go to this party, I'll meet my dream companion! Whether it's learning languages, painting or playing the guitar, you're demonstrating competence to yourself. As Kahlil Gibran said in 'The Prophet': "Verily when good is hungry it seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts, it drinks even of dead waters." So never compromise your values.Maybe if I keep banging my head against this wall, it will come down! This boosts your self-esteem, re-centers you, gets the happy juices running, makes you feel awesome, and gets you back in the saddle again. A mistake most people make in a dating slump is that they drop their standards, allowing for more and more questionable fish to be allowed into their metaphorical net. There is no better way to signal your desperation to the universe by saying, "Well, anything will do." Hell no it won't! Slumming it even once not only sends the wrong message, but can also land you in a big mess that you didn't see coming. Chapter 26 of the Tao Te Ching says: "A good traveler has no fixed plans And is not intent upon arriving.
Anyway: if all you want is sex, there are some very good seduction techniques in this program. If you want a relationship, it’s a Blueprint For Success. If you open yourself to the Tao, You are at one with the Tao And you can embody it completely.If you open yourself to insight, Aou are at one with insight And you can use it completely. I promised to post an article on how to get out of a slump. The structure goes something like this: You experience a setback. This affects your beliefs and attitudes, which actually affects your performance, making more likely -- you guessed it -- another setback. Now you weren't doing anything differently from before, but now you think you're seeing a trend.If you open yourself to loss, You are at one with loss And you can accept it completely.Open yourself to the Tao, Then trust your natural responses; And everything will fall into place." The power is within you, Dr Alex PS: I'm interested in your questions and comments regarding dating, persuasion and networking, so please do send them to me.The thing is, whether you’re looking for seduction techniques that get you sex, or techniques to pick up women and develop a relationship with them, Joshua Pellicer covers it all in the Tao of Badass e Book, the Badass videos, the MP3s, and the webinars. I was on holiday in Greece, saw a beautiful woman on a beach, went over and started chatting, took her to dinner…. I promised to post an article on how to get out of a slump. Problem was, I was experiencing a bit of an idea slump myself. That's going to be one of the themes of this article, as you'll see. Now you've got what's sometimes called a 'vicious cycle' -- bad stuff leading to more bad stuff. For example, it happens in poker all the time (and in finance, too, so I heard).Problem was, I was experiencing a bit of an idea slump myself. That's going to be one of the themes of this article, as you'll see. And before you know it, you're deep in some hole that you didn't know existed. Everything we do in life is subject to the laws of probability.