As individuals we “find” ourselves in a specific family, community, culture and country. Through this experience we learn how the world works and how to work the world. This includes our learning how to live with others; and with ourselves. Unfortunately many people do not find effective ways of living in the situation they “find” themselves in. Even those that do find effective ways can later be challenged because our rapidly changing world introduces new challenges …
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Como personas nos “encontramos” en una determinada familia, comunidad, cultura y país. Mediante esta experiencia aprendemos como funciona el mundo y como “hacerlo funcionar”. Esto incluye aprender como convivir con otros; y con nosotros mismos.
Antes de la existencia de los humanos actuales no había valores en el mundo. Es decir, no hubo valores tal como los seres humanos los experimentamos y entendemos. Aunque muchos animales claramente experimentan placer y dolor y desarrollan preferencias por ciertas experiencias, otros animales y cosas, aun así no demuestran la experiencia añadida de “valor” que es prevalente en la experiencia cotidiana humana.
Before modern humans there were no values in the world. That is, values, as we humans experience and understand them. While many animals clearly experience pleasure and pain and develop preferences for experiences, other animals and things, they do no exhibit the additional experience of “Value” that are prevalent in everyday human experience. They are not motivated, or respond to punishment or reward in relation to values. They do not crave “value” in life.
The purpose of this training is to develop a whole mind approach to thinking, feeling and behaving through developing an integrated use of meditation and hypnosis.
Everybody is different. What makes one person happy or fulfilled does not work for other people. Our main needs in life may be very similar but each individual will have a unique combination of life attainments that will optimise their life. This is a challenging combination, if we go looking for success, happiness, fulfilment, the best way for us may not yet exist so we may need to …..
Increasing our sensory and emotional sensitivity means that there is more of the world available to us; increasing the range and depth of feeling and emotional experience increases our potential quality of life.
In this workshop John will introduce 24 common types of response to problem situations all of which are useful sometimes and of which can make things worse if inappropriately applied.
We use language to make sense of the world. Our thinking and feeling is strongly influenced by the linguistic sense we make. The greater our accuracy in language the more effective our thinking and feeling will be. The selection of individual words, the relationship between words and thinking and feeling can result in inaccurate understanding, unnecessary problems and conflicts.
Effective communication saves time and effort, increases our productivity, increases our understanding, and improves our effectiveness in all areas of our life. Effective communication is necessary in love and relationships, in poetry, prose, music, dance and art, a fundamental in all our highest and greatest pleasures in life….