The Art and Science of Effectively Living Together

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 ...

The Art and Science of Effectively Creating Value

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 Art and Science of Effective Hypnosis and Meditation

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.

The Art and Science of Effectively Optimising Living

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 .....

The Art and Science of Effectively Managing Emotions.

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.

The Art and Science of Effectively Managing Problems

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.

The Art and Science of Effective Communication and Developmental Negotiation.

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....

The Art and Science of Effectively Developing from Setbacks.

The DBM® Developing from Setbacks Framework This integrated framework is designed to work developmentally with all stages of working in relation to setbacks from preventative through to managing different types of Coping, different types of righting things (Recovery) and Developing form Setbacks.

DBM® Psychology, Change and Transitions

All of us have a viewpoint on the world around us. We create this throughout our lives. The shared reality of our culture can obscure the uniqueness of each individual. We can say that each of us creates our own model of the world. By a model we mean “an organised dynamic representation of our world”.