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Inner child

  1. 1. Where is Your Inner Child <br />When I grow up I want to be a little boy.  ~Joseph Heller, <br />MalihehTaheri<br />mali@malihehtaheri.com<br />www.malihehtaheri.com<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br />Greetings & Introduction: 4mins<br />Childhood Memories and Clip: 3 mins<br />Definition: 10 mins<br />Children Within US 10: mins<br />Hound-out<br />Eric Berne Theory: 10 mins<br />I’m Ok. You are Ok: 5mins<br />Clip 2<br />
  3. 3. The great man is he who does not lose his child's-heart. ~Mencius, Book IV<br />Greetings for New Year 2011<br />Congrats for Ashwin and Rotary’s achievements in 2010<br />Why we should know our “Inner Child”?<br />First 8 years of our life = 80% of a person's personality<br />3 in one or 40 years, 27, 17, 7, 1<br />
  4. 4. In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play. ~Friedrich Nietzsche<br />Charles J. Fillmore, American linguist<br />Psychological Definition<br />Carl Jung referred to a similar concept as the "Divine Child".<br />Emmet Fox called it the "Wonder Child". <br />Some psychotherapists call it the "True Self“.<br />Charles Whitfield dubbed it the "Child Within". <br />Transactional Analysis calls it simply “Child”.<br />
  5. 5. Examples of some of the Children you might find inside are: Hand out<br />The Playful Child<br />The Spoiled Child <br />The Neglected Child<br />The Abandoned Child<br />The Fearful Child <br />The UnbondedChild<br />The Discounted Child<br />The Wise Child <br />"Wise Nurturer" or "Inner Parent Self"<br />
  6. 6. The Inner Child refers to that part of each of us which is ultimately alive, energetic, creative and fulfilled; it is our "Genuine Authentic Self", who we know deep within us, our "Real Self.“ <br />
  7. 7. Eric Berne Theory of Transactional Analysis<br />interpersonal relationships to three ego-states of the individuals <br /> Parent<br /> Adult<br />Child<br />
  8. 8. Eric Berne Theory of Transactional Analysis<br />
  9. 9. Eric Berne's Transactional Analysis<br />Parent is our 'Taught' concept of life<br />Nurturing (positive) and Spoiling (negative).<br />Controlling - Structuring (positive) and Critical (negative).<br />Adult is our 'Thought' concept of life<br />Adult remains as a single entity, representing an 'accounting' function or mode, which can draw on the resources of both Parent and Child.<br />Child is our 'Felt' concept of life<br />Adapted - Co-operative (positive) and Compliant/Resistant (negative).<br />Free - Spontaneous (positive) and Immature (negative).<br />
  10. 10. Knowing how to operate from the I'm OK You're OK model will transform your interactions with others <br />
  11. 11. A grownup is a child with layers on. ~Woody Harrelson<br />
  12. 12. Peace to you on your journey to loving to yourself.<br />You can encourage your Inner Parent to cuddle your Inner Child when it is crying or needs to be heard. Soothe you Inner Child when he or she is under emotional stress. <br />Use the awareness of the Inner Dialogues that are going on and become apart of the path you are on instead of being lead where you might not want to go.<br />Ultimately you can heal and be a happy person in your life. <br />
  13. 13. O men, grown sick with toil and care,<br />Leave for awhile the crowded mart;<br />O women, sinking with despair,<br />Weary of limb and faint of heart,<br />Forget your years to-day and come<br />As children back to childhood's house.<br />~Phoebe Cary<br />
  14. 14. References:<br /><ul><li>Harris, Thomas. I'm OK, You're OK. Harper 2004..
  15. 15. Games People Play - Eric Berne
  16. 16. What Do You Say After You Say Hello - Eric Berne</li></li></ul><li>Questions?<br />He who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe is as good as dead; his eyes are closed. ~Albert Einstein<br />
  17. 17. Thank you <br />For your patience and curiosity to participate in my presentation<br />A grownup is a child with layers on. ~Woody Harrelson<br />
  18. 18. My childhood may be over, but that doesn't mean playtime is. ~Ron Olson<br />By Maliheh Taheri<br />© 2010 haiku Centre Pte Ltd<br />

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