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There is something about the way we think about the challenges in our lives that make them easier or harder to deal with. If we call something difficult, painful or a struggle, we set ourselves up to ...

There is something about the way we think about the challenges in our lives that make them easier or harder to deal with. If we call something difficult, painful or a struggle, we set ourselves up to experience difficulty, pain or struggle.

Fortunately these same descriptions can give a way to effectively work with these situations.

This webinar will give you a simple, step by step, process to help you process these limited responses to challenging situations into a much more resourceful state of mind.

You can watch a recording of the webinar here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgMA_ePcIk8

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  • From Description To Solution Using A Problem Against Itself By Andy Hunt © Andy Hunt, Practical Wellbeing, 2013
  • What to expect How descriptions cause problems and How to use descriptions to find creative solutions
  • Everything Has A Label Image courtesy of Allspire View slide
  • Would you like an apple? View slide
  • Would you like a delicious apple? Image courtesy of Axiraa
  • Would you like a rotten apple? Image courtesy of Alison E Dunn
  • The label tells you how to respond to the object
  • Labels ● Description – What 'it' is like
  • Labels ● Description – What 'it' is like ● Prescription – How we should think and feel
  • The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy
  • The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy ● Housework is a struggle
  • The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy ● Housework is a struggle ● I am upset
  • The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy ● Housework is a struggle ● I am upset ● I am devastated
  • The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy ● Housework is a struggle ● I am upset ● I am devastated ● Work is interesting
  • The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy ● Housework is a struggle ● I am upset ● I am devastated ● Work is interesting ● Work is boring
  • The Problem With Labels How we label the problem contributes to how we think and feel about it.
  • Problem Goggles Image courtesy of Atomic Mutant Flea Circus
  • How can we use these labels to help us?
  • The Nobel Art Of Label Jitsu
  • Step 1: Find The Labels
  • Step 1: Find The Labels This situation/problem is: ● … ● … ● … ● … ● ...
  • Step 1: Find The Labels This situation/problem is: ● hard ● … ● … ● … ● ...
  • Step 1: Find The Labels This situation/problem is: ● hard ● painful ● … ● … ● ...
  • Step 1: Find The Labels This situation/problem is: ● hard ● painful ● a struggle ● … ● ...
  • Step 1: Find The Labels This situation/problem is: ● hard ● painful ● a struggle ● unfair ● ...
  • Step 2: Find The Strongest Label This situation/problem is: ● hard ● painful ● a struggle ● unfair ● ...
  • Step 3: Defuse the label If the emotional charge on the label is high, this needs to be softened before moving on.
  • Step 3: Defuse the label If the emotional charge on the label is high, this needs to be softened before moving on. Use regular tapping: “Even though … etc”. to bring down the charge.
  • How do you go from problem to solution? ● Problem state
  • How do you go from problem to solution? ● Neutral state
  • How do you go from problem to solution? ● What's next? ?
  • Why not use the Choices Method? Pat Carrington's Choices Method: “Even though I [problem], I choose to [solution]”
  • Why not use the Choices Method? Pat Carrington's Choices Method: “Even though I [problem], I choose to [solution]” Two disadvantages:
  • Why not use the Choices Method? Pat Carrington's Choices Method: “Even though I [problem], I choose to [solution]” Two disadvantages: ● The choice is made by your conscious mind
  • Why not use the Choices Method? Pat Carrington's Choices Method: “Even though I [problem], I choose to [solution]” Two disadvantages: ● The choice is made by your conscious mind ● The choice is just one choice.
  • What's an alternative? Paradoxical Tapping
  • What's an alternative? Paradoxical Tapping ● Creates many alternative solutions
  • What's an alternative? Paradoxical Tapping ● Creates many alternative solutions ● Engages the creative unconscious mind
  • What's an alternative? Paradoxical Tapping ● Creates many alternative solutions ● Engages the creative unconscious mind ● Side steps the doubting conscious mind
  • What's an alternative? Paradoxical Tapping ● Creates many alternative solutions ● Engages the creative unconscious mind ● Side steps the doubting conscious mind ● Taps out any problems with the solutions
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 1: Find The Opposite
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 1: Find The Opposite a struggle ...
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 1: Find The Opposite a struggle … a delight
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 2: Create the paradoxical tapping statement
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 2: Create the paradoxical tapping statement I [label], and in how many different ways could I [opposite]?
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 2: Create the paradoxical tapping statement I [label], and in how many different ways could I [opposite]? It is [label], and in how many different ways could it [opposite]?
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 2: Create the paradoxical tapping statement I am discouraged, and in how many different ways could I be enthusiastic?
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 2: Create the paradoxical tapping statement It is a struggle, and in how many different ways could it be a delight?
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 3: The setup statement Even though it is a struggle, I accept myself and how I feel. x 3
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 4: Alternate tapping the paradoxical phrase ● EB: It is a struggle,
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 4: Alternate tapping the paradoxical phrase ● ● EB: It is a struggle, SE: and in how many different ways could it be a delight?
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 4: Alternate tapping the paradoxical phrase ● ● ● EB: It is a struggle, SE: and in how many different ways could it be a delight? UE: It is a struggle,
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 4: Alternate tapping the paradoxical phrase ● ● ● ● EB: It is a struggle, SE: and in how many different ways could it be a delight? UE: It is a struggle, UN: and in how many different ways could it be a delight?
  • Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 4: Alternate tapping the paradoxical phrase ● ● ● ● ● EB: It is a struggle, SE: and in how many different ways could it be a delight? UE: It is a struggle, UN: and in how many different ways could it be a delight? repeat through the tapping points
  • Step 5. Test ● ● Test how you think and feel about the problem now. Rinse and repeat as necessary
  • Paradoxical Tapping Results ● Original problem eased
  • Paradoxical Tapping Results ● ● Original problem eased Thinking and feeling about the problem situation becomes more resourceful and flexible.
  • Paradoxical Tapping Tips ● It works best on negative thoughts and emotions to help you be more resourceful.
  • Paradoxical Tapping Tips ● ● It works best on negative thoughts and emotions to help you be more resourceful. It doesn't work on external factors
  • Paradoxical Tapping Tips ● ● ● It works best on negative thoughts and emotions to help you be more resourceful. It doesn't work on external factors It is a tactic not a strategy, best for dissolving/resolving components of bigger problems.
  • Next webinar: What Works For Me How I approach using EFT to work on everyday issues and challenges. Some of the strategies and tactics I've developed over the past 10 years tapping Thursday, December 19th, 3pm GMT