POSITIVE THOUGHTS, WORDS AND ACTIONS

Happy Hump Day my GOGI Peeps! Streetwise GOGI Tamara here to share about my ongoing GOGI journey.  Our thoughts and emotions are outwardly expressed through our words and deeds. Therefore, when we are happy and our thoughts are positive, our words and actions will display this happiness and positivity. The same would be true of the other emotions we feel. If we are sad, angry, bitter or negative our words and actions follow suit. I am naturally a very upbeat, positive person. In my world the [...]

By |2019-02-06T14:33:42-07:00February 6th, 2019|GOGI's Blog, Streetwise GOGI, Team GOGI 4 Life!, TOOLS|Comments Off on POSITIVE THOUGHTS, WORDS AND ACTIONS

“What is GOGI?”

"What is GOGI?" I get that question a lot from friends, family and people I meet as I work to grow our GOGI community ‘outside the wall’. I found that an explanation of the benefits of GOGI for the ‘free’ community was needed since GOGI was created ‘inside the wall’ by prisoners for prisoners. The ‘rehabilitative’ benefits of the 12 Tools of GOGI are well explained and documented. What the ‘free’ community needs to hear about are the ‘preventative’ benefits of GOGI. The ‘healing’ benefits of [...]

By |2018-11-07T16:47:53-07:00November 7th, 2018|Streetwise GOGI, Team GOGI 4 Life!, TOOLS, Video|Comments Off on “What is GOGI?”

Tool: Week of November 5, 2018 — POSITIVE WORDS

Image Credit: Art is a gift to GOGI from GOGI student KEITH ERICKSON On a recent site visit to Salinas Valley State Prison in California a GOGI student stated that his favorite tool was POSITIVE WORDS. He told us a story about his youth. He was subjected to a lot of negative comments. He was told he was stupid, no good, a problem, unwanted. He was told he was destined for prison and that he would never change. This experience for him gave him [...]

By |2018-11-05T09:00:23-07:00November 5th, 2018|GOGI's Blog, TOOLS|Comments Off on Tool: Week of November 5, 2018 — POSITIVE WORDS

The GOGI – Living a Life of Service to Others

Hey there GOGI Nation! Streetwise GOGI Tamara here.  We all know ‘the GOGI gets its power by Living a Life of Service to Others’, right? But are you ever hesitant to share GOGI tools with friends or family? Are you uncertain of how to do it? Well, I’m here to tell you to take a GOGI Chill Pill and just let the GOGI Flow Go, Man! Tool Talkin’ with friends, family and even co-workers doesn’t have to be difficult or overly serious. In fact, GOGI is [...]

By |2018-09-12T06:41:25-07:00September 12th, 2018|GOGI's Blog, Streetwise GOGI, Team GOGI 4 Life!, TOOLS|Comments Off on The GOGI – Living a Life of Service to Others

GOGI Crossword Puzzle Time!!!

Hey there GOGI Guys and Gals! Streetwise GOGI Tamara here with a GOGI crossword puzzle. Can YOU find all of the GOGI Tools? Click the link below the puzzle to download a pdf copy.  GOGI Tools Crossword Puzzle - CLICK HERE P.S. - Please come visit us at the Team GOGI 4 Life! Facebook group to get your GOGI on and learn how YOU can help us bring the GOGI Culture and Way of Life outside the walls and into your community! Just click [...]

By |2018-08-22T08:03:52-07:00August 22nd, 2018|GOGI's Blog, Streetwise GOGI, Team GOGI 4 Life!, TOOLS, Video|Comments Off on GOGI Crossword Puzzle Time!!!

Victim or Solution?

 Greetings GOGI Nation!  Streetwise GOGI here to ask you a question: "Do you view yourself as a victim or part of the solution?"  If you are using POSITIVE WORDS, you are part of the solution! Why? Because when you use POSITIVE WORDS in the face of negative situations, you have an uncommon control over the outcome. You no longer need to be the victim of circumstance. You can create the outcome you desire with POSITIVE WORDS. You can use POSITIVE WORDS by asking yourself the THREE P’s. Are [...]

By |2018-08-13T10:05:59-07:00August 8th, 2018|GOGI's Blog, Streetwise GOGI, Team GOGI 4 Life!, TOOLS|Comments Off on Victim or Solution?

TOOL: Week of August 6, 2018 — POSITIVE WORDS

Image Credit: Art is a gift to GOGI from GOGI student KEITH ERICKSON On a recent site visit to Salinas Valley State Prison in California a GOGI student stated that his favorite tool was POSITIVE WORDS. He told us a story about his youth. He was subjected to a lot of negative comments. He was told he was stupid, no good, a problem, unwanted. He was told he was destined for prison and that he would never change. This experience for him gave him [...]

By |2018-08-13T09:46:59-07:00August 6th, 2018|GOGI's Blog, TOOLS|Comments Off on TOOL: Week of August 6, 2018 — POSITIVE WORDS