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  • 1. Recognizing When You Are Off Course
  • 2. Neptune
    Leverrier predicted that an invisible planet was pulling the planet Uranus off its predicted course around the sun. Likewise, human beings are pulled off course by the invisible forces of their unconscious minds
  • 3.
  • 4. Amygdala stores unconscious memories sometimes making us react like we are in crisis but we aren't.
  • 5.
  • 6. Many people sabotage their goals and dreams by unconsciously choosing actions, thoughts, and/or emotions that get them off course from their goals and dreams.
    This can happen if we take our eye off the path for just a moment.
  • 7. When inner critics and inner defenders are off course, they tend to
    deny it
    make excuses
    blame others
    give up
  • 8. Creator and inner guides ask
    What habits do I have that sabotage my success
    What believes do I have that get me off course
    How can I make wise choices
  • 9. One characteristic of Creators is that they are able to recognize and acknowledge when they are off course.
  • 10. The story of Jerome
    Jerome was an accounting student,
    the story illustrates that once a person has a clear goal they can get sidetracked with
    work, bad relationships, partying,
    Jerome crammed the night before and flunked because he was tired.
  • 11. Identifying Your Scripts
  • 12. Eric Berne, the creator of a mode of counseling called Transactional Analysis, referred to our invisible inner forces as scripts
  • 13. Anger
    The world is safe or dangerous
    People can or cannot be trusted
    What we form early in life
    I am worthy or unworthy
    I am or am not smart
    I’m too busy
    I’m good at math
    I always screw up
    I can’t write
    Always arriving on time
    Never asking for help
  • 14. As part of our script, each of us has developed three kinds of habit patterns:
  • Our habit patterns are motivated by our unconscious core beliefs.
    • Created when we were a baby early in life through experience
    • 26. Is the world safe or dangerous
    • 27. People can or can't be trusted
    • 28. I am worthy of unworthy
  • We seem to create our scripts as a result of….
    • how others responded to us.
    • 29. what significant adults said to us.
    • 30. observing the behavior of significant adults in our lives.
    The purpose of our scripts is to minimize our pain and our maximize pleasure
  • 31. Rewriting Your Outdated Scripts
  • 32. Diana, the student in a writing course, had a script from her childhood that said her brain didn’t work well. Diana was told that only half of her brain worked. So she accepted she couldn't learn or think.
  • 33. When our core beliefs about ourselves, about other people, or about the world are inaccurate, they can sabotage our success.
    A good core belief is I can succeed in college if I am willing to do the work and give it my best.
  • 34.  
    Diana’s core beliefs about her inability to think caused her to hear what she expected to hear rather than what her teacher actually said.
  • 35. Human beings can revise their limiting beliefs and change their self-defeating habit patterns.
  • 36. The parts of our scripts that are available to our conscious minds are our patterns of self-defeating actions, thoughts, and emotions. By revising these three patterns we can help revise our limiting core beliefs.
  • 37. Believing in Yourself: Write Your Own Rules
  • 38. According to psychologist Virginia Stir, we are all living by rules, though we may not be aware of them. (So become aware of the rules you have set for yourself that are holding you back so you can revise them.
  • 39. Some of the unconscious rules that
    we live by are helpful.
  • 40. The author of On Course has polled thousands of college instructors who identify three behaviors that their most successful students do consistently.
    • Attend every class from beginning to end (SHOW UP!)
    • 41. Do their best work on all assignments
    • 42. Participate actively in class
  • At Baltimore City Community College, a study found that, on average, the more classes that students missed, the lower their grades were, especially in introductory courses.
  • 43. A personal rule is your conscious intention. You may need to break one of your rules if something of a higher _VALUE_ conflicts with it.
    • Health
    • 44. Financial responsibility