Listen with the full body and never miss reading between the lines. In this segment we explore how we broadcast our emotions and how these are received before we even verbalize our thoughts.
A space shuttle needs to overcome earth's gravitational forces in order to 'escape' into space. We can use this metaphor to describe what is needed to 'escape' from emotional turmoil
What compels individuals to break out of their current unwanted situation? In other words, what would inspire them to 'cross the road' to the other (unknown) side? A mystic would explore this line of thinking and conclude that one might cross the road once the pain of status quo is greater than the fear of the unknown.
Our bodies are very efficient. When we have a strong emotional response to an event, or experience emotional responses to a particular event over a period of time, our bodies learn to associate similar event with the emotions. In this case, if an individual were to experience a similar event, the body would automatically produce the learned emotion. This stimulus - emotion association can be unlearned and replaced with one that better serves the individual.
I had an angry exchange with a member of my family. Afterwards I wondered how quickly I could feel compassion for her. Would it be hours? days? weeks? It took me only one minute by applying the tools I teach others. Listen to the video for the steps.
One study demonstrates the importance of having an accountability partner to help individuals overcome challenges easier than if attempted alone.
When you are experiencing a bad day, you will likely view everything around you in that same light. Listen to an example of how one individual turned this situation around in a matter of two hours using simple approaches
Sometimes the emotional pain you feel may not be yours. In this presentation, we explore the guitar string metaphor which explains why this may be so. We also practice techniques to help you manage this effectively.
Finding a way to forgive yourself is the only real option. You cannot control forgiveness from others but you can reach deep inside and release yourself from punishment