Rabbit Hole nr 1: “The Power of Now!”

My research of different worldviews let me down some interesting rabbit holes, to use the Matrix (or Alice in Wonderland) metaphor.

I looked at Eckart Tolle who dropped out of conventional life, with depression, ended up as a homeless person sitting on a bench and having the most blissful experience of his life. Creating a bestseller that resonates with millions around the world. “The power of now!” Looking back the breakdown became his breakthrough. (…)

Emotional Intelligence Model re-written, on a Micro-Level: Your Solid Foundation.

This morning, sitting quietly and to see what bubbles up to my mind, it was this.
Rewrite the Life-positions model: Have a look on a micro-level. It dawned on me, the model should be re-written, relating it to thoughts, emotions, body sensations as ‘object referral’ or ‘others’. Then it becomes an exciting twist, that gives you a solid foundation in Life that never leaves you, out of which the traditional model then develops. So I started to write. (…)

Powerful Relationships – and HOW to build them.

Everyone can remember playing games as a kid, and some of these recollections are so powerful they shape our lives. One member of my extended family loved playing with dolls. Today, she is a highly respected senior children’s nurse in the UK.

We sometimes need to think outside the box of conventional stifling rules that we were bamboozled into accepting as the norm. Being a prisoner to your emotions is not the norm!  Inside every one of us is a “Hero.” We just need a few pointers to give us a new direct experience. (…)

YOU must move up to become the Horse Whisperer!

Who is running the show?

Your Thoughts?
Your Emotions?
Your Body Signals?

Or are you in control of all three? Especially when they run wild, can you stop them from doing damage, either by calmly settle them down, or at least let them go until they calm down by themselves?

Thoughts of revenge, feelings of rage, a panic attack. As impossible as it may seem at times, the answer is ‘Yes, you can!’. (…)

How to improve all your ‘Essential Skills’ by curing ONE root cause.

This morning I overheard a short sequence in a podcast, saying that the term ‘Soft skills’ is not a good choice. Better would be the term ‘Essential Skills.’ That resonated with me and I decided to pick that up on today’s blog.

I had only a chance to listen for ten mins, just enough to realize, that the conversation focused on working on the ‘symptoms.’ How to develop certain Essential-Skills one by one. (…)