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NATURE’S UNIVERSAL LAWS
We are nature. We are part of nature. We are the environment we create. The environment within and the
environment without are one-in-the-same.
Life’s pretty simple really. Once we didn’t have to learn all this. It was automatic: we worked
the soil with our hands, so we understood life, really understood life.
But now, with our digital worlds, our isolated ofﬁces, television and
Good life, good work and good health it’s all very natural. We can
over ﬁlled minds we struggle to differentiate between virtual reality and
make it complicated, we can make it less than intended, but if our real
reality and we pay a high price for it.
mission is to have a good life and make sure others do too, then it’s not
My aim is to bring this simple understanding of life to the whole
world. I’ve seen how it changes people, families, companies and whole
By simplifying things we cut to the chase. We solve issues, deal
communities. However, it’s really up to you.
with troubles and stay on track. And the great thing is, you do it fast.
If you are ready, and have the commitment to help bring a new
Why wouldn’t you want to get happier, better faster? Why not take
reconnection to the nature of life, to help reverse the dependencies on
the fast train? That’s what you get from the Laws of Nature.
drugs and medicines to cure the ailments that are nothing more than
In this program you’ll discover how to reverse our growing
disharmony with nature, we can really make change.
disconnection to nature which is creating increased social, relationship
You can begin to make this change starting your work-life by ﬁnding
and personal disharmony. You can learn what this new understanding of
balance, harmony, evolution, vision and connections. The shift is
the Laws of Nature can do to change all that. Fast...
immediate, the beneﬁts outstanding. Let’s begin.
MASTERY Day 1. Qi to Life
Body Qi2 life
Day 2. Innerwealth
2 feet solid on
1. Personal Harmony
2. Personal Change - Growth
Day 3. VIP
1. Law of Attraction
2. Dreams for the Future
Life’s pretty simple really...
Many years ago people were in tune with
a great attitude
nature. Nature’s harmony and human happiness
were considered as one. They observed that what
happened outside of us, was already happening
Mind within. But now, with time and technology, we
have lost touch with this awareness. As our culture
evolves into this current era, we suffer the
separation from having worked with the land,
understanding natures rhythm and a dependency
on nature for her sustenance. As we modernise,
we have moved away from that harmony.
The outer world has risen and taken
precedence in our life, we look for solutions
instead of awareness. We can all beneﬁt from a
Spirit more honest and deeper approach to life. If we
can re-connect with the harmony of nature, while
remaining a part of the evolution of humanity, we
will be able to celebrate both worlds, inner and
Everything you’ll ever need to learn about life,
We are nature. We are
A thousand years of love and business can be learned from nature...
part of nature. We are
learning distilled into the environment we
three days of personal, create. The environment
business and spiritual A thousand years of learning distilled within and the
change/growth. into three days of personal, business environment without are
and spiritual change/growth. one in the same.
Inner Peace - Stillness
THE QI TO LIFE
balance starts with
two feet ﬁrmly planted
on the earth”
BUILDING RESILIENCE - FINDING BALANCE
People are surprised to hear that life force comes from the earth. If we are out of balance, we block it or lose it.
So, we begin with an understanding of personal energy, life force.
If you come home from work with less The Qi to life - Finding your real centre.
energy than you had when you went to work, Your centre is both a physical and a mental
you’ve got a self-management problem (unless thing. Physically it sits just below the navel,
you are a weight lifter by profession). belly button. This is the Hara and the power
Many people are surprised to ﬁnd that food source of the human condition. This is where
and drink are only a small percentage of our your seat is, energetically.
energy source. So, if you are in a meeting or doing help for
If we block our energy we lose the juice someone and you lose connection to this
that makes work enjoyable and sustainable. physical place in your body you become un-
So, let’s explore the real human power, the centred and ungrounded.
material earth beneath our feet and how to tap
it, store it, use it and direct it. Stand with your feet hip width apart, feet
facing forward, outer sides of the feet parallel to
Building Energy each other. Unlock the knees and tuck the tail
Storing Energy bone in, under the pelvis. This grounds you.
In Tai Chi you are taught to
Stopping the loss of Energy
move and play with energy.
Directing Energy - Manifestation Try a HA Breath..... in the mornings... Drawing in, pushing aside,
directing life force.
Life Force - vitality
THE QI TO LIFE If you come home from work
with less energy than you
came to work with,
something is wrong.
If you think that food is
the primary source of life
force, something needs to
If you know how to hold,
build and stop the loss of
nature’s Qi you are very
THE QI TO LIFE
Manage your energy - life force - build it, store it, save it and direct it.
If we translate all the teachings about management and spirituality By far, the most critical of those three is the stopping the loss of
into one single topic, it would have to be the management of energy, life energy. If we cannot stop the loss then building the energy levels and
force. holding the energy levels are going to be very difﬁcult. So, this is
If we are able to focus our energy we have a very great why we are going to spend signiﬁcant effort on this topic in
achievement because we will get things done with a the program.
minimum of fuss. Building Life force – Natural Vitality
The Qi to life
If we are unable to focus our energy, we will become There are many techniques we can use to build up our life
tired and, as a result potentially cause ourselves illness, force. Those techniques are valuable because really, this
emotion, cloudy thinking and more negative consequences. essence of who we are, our energy, goes into everything we
So, in this program we plan to focus on three different issues do. If that energy isn’t clean, then we can accidently corrupt
around energy. what we do with a good heart.
YOUR LIFE FORCE - QI ENERGY BUILDING QI STOP LOSS QI STORAGE QI DIRECTING QI
We are like human batteries, Natural Potential Living Life
filled with energy, sometimes We can build As vitality Directing the
We can stop
short circuit but in a healthy enormous starts to energy into
the leakage of
person, a total power house. energy inside build there’s those things
our body. a temptation we really want
our body and
to blow it to create.
Breathe Deep Connect
Of all the issues of workplace ill-health, I Your life force comes from your
think I can trace about 90% of them back to connection to things outside yourself. So,
poor breathing practices. We sit badly so our connecting to nature, your God, the universe,
lungs starve, hence, we lower our blood friends, family, lovers and your bigger self are
oxygen content, hence we starve the brain, the most potent way to build Qi.
and bingo, we get sick. Ultimately it doesn’t matter what it is, as
Every now and then take a deep, long as it’s bigger than you, is outside your
beautiful breath. I’ll show you how in this control, and for you, is the source of your life
workshop. Most people don’t know how to force.
breathe. Funny isn’t it! Breathing affects When we get stressed, worried, or ill we
everything, our work, mind, love life, health, become self absorbed. This is essential
mood, longevity and yet, most people don’t because it draws us down into the survival
know how to breathe properly. mode of life. So, a person under self imposed
Half a breath, is half a life. pressure or externally imposed pressure can
easily become completely self-obsessed. That
Yogi Breath means the only source of life giving energy is
Nadi Sodana from their small self.
Anti Depressant Connecting to the source of your life
Re-Energising Breath force means acknowledging that you are a
part of a pool of massive resource and that
this resource is yours for the borrowing. You
can tap it. This is the abundant mind,
Relaxation is not watching TV or standing
expanding out from the tiny conﬁnes of the
at the bar with a beer (or wine) in your hand
head cavity or the heart cavity and out into the
drawing back on a long cigarette. Although
wider deﬁnition of Self. One that’s connected
x these things are time out they are not
la to all things, a part of something bigger.
Re producing the recovery of vitality or building
Qi. I’ll show you how to do that...
When you look at the world
and people around you,
what do you see? Mirrors or Connecting to
paintings? a self bigger
The art of connectedness
is really the art of
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
Posture Physical Loss
STOP LOSS QI
Conserving energy begins with your Trembling, tapping, stopping,
posture. If you are bent all out of shape, so, uncontrolled movements, ﬁdgeting, nervous
your idea of balance will be compensatory. movements, habitual actions (like bum or nose
scratching) are really just ways we use to
Nobel Prize winning work was done by release stored and vital energy. Hyperactivity
Posture Candice Pert in her book Molecules of is the result of an overcharged battery without
Emotion. Her work only served to consolidate a purpose. I’ll show you how to conserve this
what yogi’s and nature masters have known energy.
for millennia. The body and the mind are one.
Nature’s Anti Depressant Nervous loss
Know your mind, check your shoes.
Shocks, constant alert, excessive
Left side - Right side brain function
stimulation, over exertion, excess tension,
Front body - back body
rigidity, defensiveness put the body on red
Neck - The vitality of Youth
alert. I’ll show you a technique for nervous
Do you put your best foot forward?
tension that is healthy. Never give 100%...
Joy - Pain and Suffering
There’ a vast difference between pain
Fun By far the most common cause of lost
and suffering. Pain is something that comes
vitality comes from the mind, mental loss. Low
and goes, you know it will leave eventually.
self-esteem, self-importance, self-indulgence,
Suffering is something that you don’t know
self-improvement, self-criticism. Add to this,
when it will leave. So, it’s both painful and
anxiety, judgement, criticism, anger, pain,
debilitating because it feels like it may last
emotionality, grief, uncertainty and you’ll start
forever. Pain borrows energy. Suffering
to get a picture of why people go home from a
completely erodes it. Pain can be healthy in
job in which they did very little all day, but feel
that it can show us where we need to direct
exhausted from it. I’ll share the skills of mind
our attention for healing and care. Suffering is
mastery so you can, if you choose, prevent
not healthy because we don’t necessarily
know where the cause is.
What you don’t appreciate,
you lose... We are given a
We are a
gift and this is the energy of
life. To blow it away seems a
don’t waste the
slap in the face to the
source that gave it to us.
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
a singular topic. We can’t be a loving person
at home and an arse at work. There is no
You have no doubt witnessed the hand
exclusivity here. We treat people and conﬂict
movements of healers, priests, saints in
with people and those we are responsible for
history and holy people.
with the same attitude at home or at work.
To the majority their movements are
Sometimes the way we treat people is
Mudra spontaneous but to the educated eye, they are
expressed or repressed.
deliberate science called mudra (and other
The key here is to see that we treat
labels.). Mudra are hand, body and internal
others as we treat ourselves. Although we
organic positions that are believed to store,
might have short term aberrations of attitude
build and distribute energy.
we are generally trapped in this.
So, the greatest self-help program on
Simple Bundha earth comes in the form of how we treat
people. That’s attitude.
What do you notice about people when
There are four attitudes that are
they lose their spirit for life, get tired, burned
considered to be the ﬁnest in the land. They
out or depressed? So, we can clearly say, that
if we don’t do those things, we’ve got a good
chance of not getting burned out, exhausted
or depressed. In the science of yoga those
things are called the Bundha, and they are
designed to store more Qi.
Sleep deprivation causes mood swings,
Few things store more juice than
depression, mistakes, emotional instability,
happiness. Two people doing the same job
Attitude tiredness, exhaustion, hunger, and addictions
can come out of it totally different based on
- so it’s important to get it right - we sleep
their attitude. Anything done with resentment
about 1/3 of our life ....zzzzzzzzzzzzz
kills us. Whether it’s in relationship, work,
The keys to great sleep are...
cleaning the car, washing the cat, cutting your
nails or changing the diaper. But attitude is not
Sleep deprivation causes
mood swings, depression,
tiredness, hunger, blood
addictions and grumpiness.
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
PEACE OF MIND
The Other Shore
Every outcome has a balance of good
news and bad. I walked to the water’s edge
A balanced mind is a peaceful mind. A and dove in. I wanted to ﬁnd a new world, one
scattered brain, chattering and fragmented
Perspective with less pain. I swam and swam for thirty, forty
can’t focus and therefore wastes huge years. I rested on Islands along the way but I
amounts of Qi. It begins with an awareness that never stopped swimming on the journey to the
can only be achieved with a helicopter other shore.
perspective. You can’t manage anything you One day, out of the blue I saw it: that
are in. other shore. I swam and swam and ﬁnally
There are inﬁnite possibilities to change exhausted I crawled up on that beautiful
the world and for every change that’s sorted shoreline. I lay there transﬁxed at the beauty of
out, another one evolves. So trying to ﬁx things it, I couldn’t believe that, after all these years of
is like coating the world with leather instead of exploration and search and fear and struggle,
wearing shoes. This perspective requires three I’d found it.
things: I lay there basking in the Sun. I rolled over
onto my side to touch the sand and it was then
1. Imbalanced Perspectives that I noticed something weird.
Perspective 2. Nervous Tension My old footprints were there. They lead
3. Righteousness into the water.
I soon realised I was back, right where I’d
Another alternative is to come to peace started thirty - forty years before.
with the world, as it is. That’s a massive But everything felt different. What had
change of heart. It requires three things: changed? The wars were still there. The pain
was still there. The human drama, including my
1. Balanced Perspectives own were still there, but it was different.
2. Ability to see order in chaos Maybe the only thing that changed in all
3. Humility those years of swimming, was my perspective.
Maybe this was all it needed - a change of
One of these two brings with it a focused, heart a different perspective.
productive, sustainable state: peace of mind.
Peace of mind
comes from your
Peace cannot exist in a
You may see things in the
world you would love to
change, this is your
purpose and vision. But
there is a vast difference
between purpose, vision
and being right.
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
There are four states of “life alert” we can
place ourselves in.
Black - Frozen
Red - Fight - ﬂight
Now the importance of meditation is well
Yellow - Attentive
documented. The beneﬁts are well
Perspective Green - Na-na land
documented. The only question is about the
The crazy concept is to live in Red or Black
process. Is sitting on your butt, with pain in
and sit on a cushion in the morning or night for
your knees staring at a statue of some sort,
the Green... This burns huge amounts of Qi for
snifﬁng smoky incense and lighting candles
very little return.
What if there’s a short cut through all the
hullabaloo and reverence for meditation? What
if there’s a way to meditate while you walk, talk, Whatever success means, the ultimate
sleep, eat, fart and play? experience is to be in total contentment, to
Meditation is actually the ability to put want absolutely nothing, to desire nothing, to
your mind in a certain brain wave frequency. be totally content with yourself where there is
2-4 mz to be exact. In that state your mind is nothing lacking; there is no desire, no
calm and receptors are open. That state of motivation to ﬁx, or repair, or change. Then
mind does not require a meditation stool, from this place all actions are taken voluntarily,
smoke, ﬂames, statues, crossed legs or even a inspired, not reactive. With contentment,
head shave. whatever you touch, whatever you are doing or
not doing -- even just existing -- is a peak
Life Meditation experience. You are alive and that is enough.
Then life can occur with inner harmony.
You can meditate by learning stillness.
Now this will seem to be contradicting the ideal
Stillness means that your body is frozen like a
Perspective that we must aspire to be the best we can or
block of Antarctic ice before global warming.
that we must continually evolve in order to give
Your inner stuff is running rampant and you are
and serve others but we are not talking about
watching it. You are watching it and bit by bit,
doing things here, we are talking about, being
that inner stuff starts to go where you direct it.
complete before we act. That means totally
content, comfortable with who we are.
therefore I have
Peace of mind
comes from a
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
This is the perfect state of consciousness
at work. It is neither unconscious nor deluded.
In fact, it is ambivalent. You might be surprised
Black Hole Consciousness that I use the word ambivalent to deﬁne a great
There is a state of anxiety and fear that state of mind, but ambivalent is, without doubt
renders a person inactive. It’s a state of the most powerful place you can sustain.
Delta -Theta Wave Mind overwhelm, too much information, too much Here’s why. Anything you can’t see the balance
state (Meditation, emotional drama and the mind goes to glug. in runs you. Now, if you see the balance in
Intuition, Memory 1-7 There’s neither the instinct to run nor the something you can take it or leave it. Like a
Hz) wisdom not to. This is the black hole and we new car or a new relationship. If you can say, I
can call it unconscious,depression, bipolar, and can take it or leave it, this doesn’t sound
in extremes, schizophrenia. When a person romantic or enthusiastic, but what it does mean
enters the realms of the unconscious, they are is that you have the power.
lost to action.
Red Consciousness There’s a truck rushing at on you. The
Alpha Wave Red consciousness (Mini Me) is low business is going bust. Your health is going to
consciousness. This is a state of mind very ruin. If you are in black consciousness you go
close to bipolar. The individual is high one down with the ship. If you are in red
minute and withdrawn the next. Here people consciousness you have a panic attack and get
7-12 Hz) become quite deluded, believing in their own emotional, if you have yellow consciousness
Beta Mind States infallibility and sometimes taking extreme risks. you sit and work out a solution. If you are in
green consciousness you don’t give a damn.
In less extreme Red Consciousness, the Green consciousness (Maxi Me) is like the
individual is highly emotional, prone to burst of captain of the Titanic, “full speed ahead, she’ll
Cognition 12-40 Hz) temper, sadness, tears and joy - often in the be right, the universe will look after us. OOPS,
same day. This consciousness is often the oh, goodness what’s that big white thing?
consciousness of artists and highly excitable
Gamma Wave (High
alert, Clarity, Perception !
Not enough tension?
We will demonstrate the
power of mental tension
and nerve tension in
creating a “healthy
state” of productivity.
We call this state
“intensity.” You want
something done, ask a
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
Inner peace, mental resilience, personal
magnetism all come from the art of stillness
the essence of who we are. A closed
“Give me a few hours by
heart just creates trouble.
myself, leave me alone, shut out all Following the laws of nature
you will rid yourself of clutter,
interruptions, and I can bring
physically and mentally which brings
myself down to my work. It is here a purity to your life. If anything or
anyone starts to obstruct your
that my true nature comes alive.”
journey, by letting nature guide you,
your work, you will automatically be bringing
Chris Walker then you will be able to transform those
the best to the world and your own life.
In our complex world, we have the challenges back to inspiration, spontaneously.
opportunity to simplify our understandings by Through this awareness, there is an
The goal of life is living in
relating everything to nature. The implied merging of stillness and
agreement with nature.
forest, the ocean, the sky, species, ﬂuidity. Stillness is vital because
rocks, plants, animals and insects unless the mind is still, it cannot Bringing these ﬁve laws of nature into your
all have a voice. It requires ﬁnd truth. Fluidity, because the life you can tap your inspiration any time. It’s
silence and wisdom to hear it. world itself is endlessly simply a matter of rising into that state by
The Laws of Nature bring the changing around us, in busy ordering your mind, creating the right
harmony of nature into everyday chance events. Yet your mind, at environment, distancing yourself from any
life. Evidence of those laws can be the heart of all this restlessness, overriding emotion and then concentrating on
found in music, in dance, in business as must remain still, motionless, holding the task at hand. It is automatic when we do
well as relationships. The universal laws are harmony with nature. what we love to do, with people we love to be
found in every walk of life. around. Nature’s law frees you to be inspired,
Knowing those laws will create harmony in even when those perfect circumstances don’t
“When one tugs at a
your work, stimulate the environment you exist. It’s a great power.
create, direct the exercises you do and help
single thing in nature, he
create the depth and silence to open your inner
or she ﬁnds it attached to
ear to your own life inspiration.
When you run your ﬁngers over the solid
A stressed, emotional individual cannot
the rest of the world.” trunk of a tree, pick up a stone and notice its
create healthy environments. If we become
aged patterns, examine the fragility of a leaf,
emotional and insecure we loose the foundation
The laws of nature bring the silence that is and let water ﬂow through your ﬁngers you
on which we live. Nature’s Law provides an
necessary for inspiration into your life. We do allow yourself to let your real inspiration for life
alternative: Stillness, harmony and beauty are
not make the world a better place by running ﬂow through you. You simply feel the wonder of
our connection to our own inspiration. We
around trying to ﬁx things, this just adds to the it, and see how every object of nature can guide
cannot do what we love if we continually loose
problem. If you can learn to be still, immersed in you and help you manage and understand.
1st law of nature - learned from the outside – wisdom comes experience have been adopted as truth.
from within. They are simply collections of data and
Balance knowledge that can be unlearned.
It is said in the East that the ﬁrst thing to be To live and work inspired and in harmony Wisdom
learned is to unlock what has already been with nature we must be willing to surrender
learned and then unlearn it. This unlearning to the awareness that one’s ideas and Balanced Body
is what is called real wisdom. Knowledge is opinions are just a collection of erroneous Balanced ideas
facts that, through conditioning or
the world. Honesty with yourself is essential, discrepancy in human judgement as a new
every un-needed calorie, everything taken in disease. Every time someone lacks the will to
that is not needed is a step closer to the grave. stop eating or thinking a certain way they design
Why not be honest about it, most people’s a new drug to help those people lose weight.
Only 5% of people die from old age, the
health is suicide. Can you see the fallacy in this?
rest die from ignorance, accidents and abuse.
If you are carrying excess weight, stressed, No drug can give vitality, stamina, health
Think through your health habits and eliminate
worried, feeling emotionally disturbed and endurance. No drug can give self respect or
anything that is making you more acidic.
acknowledge that you are doing the wrong thing wholesomeness. No drug can build families or
Be Honest – Are you Sick?
by yourself. It’s a human choice to do bad businesses. Drugs can only counteract effect.
Is everything you do a big effort?
health. Some do it quick and some slow. Un And they have side effects. No drug has not side
Have you started to lose your skin tone?
healthy people are choosing body pleasure over effect. They all ultimately deny truth. Humans
Are you forgetful and confused?
life, they are doing suicide faster than most. For can heal, humans cause their reality.
Has your hearing begun to deteriorate?
every cubic inch of fat on the overweight Empowerment begins with this knowledge.
Has your vision begun to dim?
person, the body must have 700 miles of ﬁne Haphazard living is the true reason why
Do you wobble a little when you walk?
tubes to nourish and sustain this excess fat – people feel dragged out, weak or worn or
Do you get out of breath when you climb
this puts a huge burden on the breathing prematurely old, full of aches and pains, headed
apparatus and the normal function of the heart. for the human scrap heap.
How limber is your lower back?
The pulse and blood pressure are forced to raise We can change all this.
Do your joints creak?
to dangerous heights. We can choose to
How well do you adjust to cold and heat?
Are you slipping and not quite yourself any
Getting out of your head
Be a professional ‘rester’ We live most of our lives in our head and in
this realm of seemingly inﬁnite possibilities it
It’s hard to do good if you don’t feel In our competitive business world we build
becomes so easy to be deluded.
up tremendous pressures, tensions and strains
good Delusions un-ground us and take out
and try to project a healthy image – it takes
Sickness is Nature’s way of showing you energy from our being that could, if channelled,
tremendous energy to project an image and
that you are ﬁlled with toxin. Dead people do not be directed toward love, inspiration, friends,
uphold this image. Rest is something few people
catch colds. Today, take the time to drink two care, compassion and our wellness.
know how to do. Being still is something few
glasses of the most beautiful water, sip it slowly, The ﬁrst step is to detect our delusion. We
people enjoy. We must schedule into our day
smile each time you sip, really enjoy two glasses must be open to observing where we are lost in
time to rest. Begin to live as nature wants you
of water, and give yourself the 20 seconds it our head.
to live. Demand of yourself a higher standard of
takes to celebrate it. If we are deluded it is like being mentally
health and happiness. You cannot receive higher
Healthy lifestyles dispel the wastes and and physically constipated. In this state we
health unless your body gets its rest periods to
toxins that kill many people. Make time to work, cannot absorb new nutrients and the old
develop new vitality and energy. Regard your
think, play, read, worship, help, love, dream, becomes toxic.
body as a machine under your care and
laugh, beautify, health, plan. The greatest enemy First, we must learn to get out of our head
supervision and every machine must have rest
of long life is lack of respect for the needs of in order to ﬁnd inner balance and calm. Second
periods or you will build up too much nervous
good balanced lifestyle. we can learn to get back into our head and to
friction and tension. Seek a life of peacefulness
There is little doubt that people born with a think without delusion.
and serenity as you grow older, away from the
sound constitution can, without difﬁculty, live to
pressures and stimulation. Put yourself in
“all human problems (including violence)
be 120. Ageing is a myth. Keep away from
Nature’s hands and let her run your machine,
come from our inability to sit quietly in a
greasy food. Greasy food makes you sleep
heal your ailments. Your rewards will be many in
longer, have less energy, think slower and feel all room, alone.” Pascal
renewed health, a calmness of spirit and a new
rebound sluggish, plus your digestion will be
awareness of the perfect natural beauties that
slow and cause toxicity in the body.
nature has bestowed upon us so generously.
A great way to cultivate life force is by
systematically teaching your body to obey you,
Choose to live or Die? Vitality is a choice - balance begins in other words. Sit still. You can teach your
Rewards are granted by nature alone. She
body to sit in the posture that you prescribe to
Physical weakness, ﬂabbiness, are
can give you long life and health. Food and
it, and not move. Or, it can stand in a place
choices. No excuses. They are short-term
lifestyle must merge in a natural way to build the
where you want it to, and not move. You can
choices with long-term repercussions. We either
foundation for your being. The healthy person
train your body not to become restless, or
choose to listen to our dumb habits or we
never dies young; rarely by accident, for nature
fatigued by what is asked of it, simply by
choose to follow our will. The medical
takes care of those who are on purpose. Totally
learning not to ﬁdget.
profession is a looking to name every
healthy people live as long as they are useful in
Avoid over cooked food.
Eliminate Dairy other than skim milk
The second method is one of my
Minimise wheat and processed ﬂour.
favourites when I am under pressure. Drop
Balanced mind - Balanced Breath your arms by your sides, open your hands,
Feed yourself well
and feel the anger drain out of the ends of
We are air machines. Oxygen not only
your ﬁngers. The tingling in your ﬁngers is the The body requires only 14 do 15
puriﬁes our body but is also one of the great
release of emotion and the opening in your elements, and when these are supplied the
energisers of the human body. We are air
chest is often the recycled energy, freed from needs of life are met; but if you send down
pressure machines. We live at the bottom of
the emotion that generated it. into the system a massive thing that the body
an atmospheric ocean approximately 70 miles
cannot use, then it will be stored as fat or
deep. The air pressure is fourteen pounds per
overload the system. An internal war
square inch. Between the exhalation and the
develops. This takes vitality away from the
inhalation of a breath, a vacuum is formed. As If we can’t control what goes in our
other functions of the body. In other words if
long as we continue to have this rhythmical mouth, if cannot stop smoking or drinking or
you eat improper foods, or meals that are too
intake and outgo of oxygen, we will live. We eating chocolate for a day or two, then the
big, your blood will become toxic, you
know that we can go without food for 30 days notion of following one’s inner guide is
become vulnerable to disease, get irritable
or more and still survive, but we can only go ridiculous. Mastering the fundamental
and lose energy. Sometimes, the more you
without air for a very few minutes, so air is one principles of life, the disciplines of good
eat, the more tired you get.
of the important energisers of the human eating, exercise and self control are the
body. The more deeply you breathe pure air, foundation stones from which higher
Good Decision making
the better your chances are for extending your explorations of life are possible.
years on this earth. Today, do a don’t do. Don’t do Of all the energy draining possibilities,
Long-lived people have one common something that you always do. Park the car in emotion is the largest consumer of human
denominator – they are deep breathers. The a different place, walk sideways, put the other power, life force and vitality.
deeper and fewer breaths a person takes in leg into your pants ﬁrst or stay silent all day or I am sure you have witnessed the
one minute, the longer they live. Take long, leave the computer off, skip coffee. Do obvious drain on energy that comes from
slow, deep breaths ﬁrst thing in the morning something small but signiﬁcant and become depression, worry, sadness, anxiety, grief.
and during working hours take periods to aware of the mindless habits that might be There are others too; anger is the most
practice long, full, deep breaths. running your life. hidden and yet, one of the largest consumers
of personal vitality.
Breathe through anger Let’s examine ways to prevent the loss of
life-force through accidental emotional
When you are angry, ﬁnd where it is in Intestinal poisoning due to bad diet is
your body that you feel it most. Is it in your one of the most common diseases and
Balanced mind - More Love - Less
stomach below the navel, or the chest, ﬁst, demagnetising inﬂuences in society. 99
jaw, or throat? These are areas of your body percent of people suffer from bad digestion.
that have become contracted, and in this Foods that poison the intestine, aggravate the A loving person is never one-sided. Two
state they cannot function. Literally, they are intestine-- poison the body and mind. You sides is love, one side is emotion.
blocked energy centres. One method to can’t hold concentration or mind control with Righteousness comes from imbalanced
change anger is to focus one by one on the a mind that is under the affect of toxic food. thinking, it will have signiﬁcant swings of
areas of blockage and begin to release them Do not over eat at any time. Two emotion from infatuation to resentment,
one by one using the breath. If you can sense handfuls per meal is ideal elation to depression, attraction to repulsion,
the energy within your anger, and if you can Beware of nightshades. Especially this is not love.
concentrate on feeling that, then let it ﬂow Eggplant, raw onion, mushroom, tomato. Loving living is neither excess or
down the front of your body like a current, and Beware of excess sugar and sweets. It is deﬁciency. Neither overeating nor under
then up your spine. not a food. eating. Never too much, never too little. The
This is the life force re-directed, and Beware of excess coffee, tea, alcohol, result is balanced living. A balanced person
instead of releasing and wasting that vital tobacco and the other stimulants. will be at ease because there is always
force, you are re directing it. This is not to Beware of processed food. Especially awareness of love in their heart. No matter
suggest that you should repress the anger or white ﬂour and Salt. what the situation, this loving attitude will not
hold it within. To turn anger inside means to Don’t eat animal organs. be lost.
channel the energy and reclaim the energy Don’t put excess food in the fridge to eat
that is being wasted, and use it to uplift you tomorrow.
and others. Avoid excessively hot or cold food or
If the body starts to compensate for a one Then it’s wake up time.
shouldered load, the compensations go all the What time, and what to do?
way to the ankles, knees, hips, lower back, What to eat?
kidneys, middle back, neck and shoulders. Exercise?
This is the chiropractors dream. The one
Take a smoko (without the smoke) shoulder, a shoulder bag...and now, add a nice 3 Then it’s about getting to work
kg computer, a water bottle and some coins. Arrival time
One of the hidden beneﬁts of smoking is Self time
the forced time out it gives people. You can see Step one each day
Don’t bring it home
those people just standing there, looking up to
the sky celebrating the toxins that ﬂood into
If there is a trace of frustration, elation,
their lungs and make them feel calm.
depression, sadness, self adulation in your
Well, no one is advocating the need for
emotional being when you walk in the front door
cigarettes, but we still need to take the ﬁve
of your home, you’re polluting the people you
minutes smoko every hour or so.
love. And what’s more, they are goinng to react
Stop. Take ﬁve minutes for yourself every
to it and then two people at least, are messed
hour and in that ﬁve minutes, just stand, stop,
enjoy the view, chill out, rejuvenate your heart
If you think you are better than anybody
and soul. Then go back renewed.
else, people are going to put you down. If you
are down on yourself people want to put you up.
The Power nap So, if you don’t want to screw up your home life
because of your work life. Learn to let go of it.
There are ﬁve different levels of brain wave I’ll give you a few ideas as to how to do it.
activity. Some restful, some not. You can learn
how to drop into the deepest of these levels, far First, note that you can’t do good things
deeper rest than most sleep provides, at will. that have no bad news built in. This is the ego’s
Power naps are a vital and important nightmare. It screams, “oh, how dare you spoil
ingredient of lifestyles that demand high levels my upper.” but I promise, you won’t regret it if
of interaction, emotional response, and personal you simply balance down your uppers by ﬁnding
availability. what you could have done better.
We have seen remarkable results from this On the other side, the ego loves to criticise
skill in company cultures where the beneﬁts are you. So, that very same ego that builds us up,
understood. Power naps are not sleeps. They puts us down. Now we don’t have to wait till we
last a maximum of 10 minutes. They are not a get home for all this. Simply take those things
“gee I need to go lie down for the afternoon.” that are downers in your day and ﬁnd the
beneﬁt. In other words how did those things
Shoulder bags happening cause you to live more of your
dreams. If you just take a second to do it, more
often than not, you discover that your greatest
Do you see those business people running
downers are actually your greatest support on
through air ports with their garment bag on one
your path. That’s nature...
shoulder, overcoat dragging under their arm and
an overloaded brief case on the other.
Before you start work
Now, if you were a scientist building a
structure to handle those forces, would you
make it like a human body? Little vertebra all Self nourishing starts before you hit the
one on top of the other and compressible front door of the ofﬁce.
sponges in between them carrying nerves and
vital fuel to the rest of the body? It begins with how you went to bed the
I doubt it... night before.
The one shoulder bag is a cantilever on the Did you sleep well?
spine that has disastrous effects on health, If not, what can we do about it?
mind, body and amazingly, spirit. What affects a good night’s sleep?
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
Choose to live or die, to be healthy or not. Let’s see
how we are so far...
Your New Food Plan Your new thinking plan
Your Coaching others plan
Your New Exercise plan Your new wake up plan
are thoughts -
ideas are ideas - Your New Decision making plan
promises but results
are the only
Your New Rest Plan
Your New Energy Conservation plan
Your new sleeping plan
a global expert within 2 years (if you could
If you don’t plan ahead Wisdom
remember the content).
you plan to fail •
The pain of regret always outweighs the Long term thinking
pain of discipline. So, why not commit
Habits today cause life tomorrow. There’s Health is a priority
Body ﬁrst mind second
yourself to a way of being that is
short-term thinking, medium-term and
long-term. Did you know that if you read a
No one can do it for you
book a week, stayed on one topic, you’d be
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
INNER BALANCE Taking Responsibility
If you can understand
the nature of the human
body, you have a guru in
nature, a way of knowing
yourself far deeper and
more honest than the ego
mind. Where does the
body begin and the mind
How do I know if I am out of balance? Read nature’s bible - your body.
All illness, disease, pain, and mental disturbance comes from excess now make a doctor of the body, and a psychologist of the mind, two
or deﬁciency. Too much or too little of something. In other words an separate professions. Understandably so, because they are highly reﬁned
imbalance. So, your body is one of the most powerful feedback technical areas.
loops you have regarding the balance of your mind and body. Over specialisation leads to extinction and in the case of
In dealing with physical illness, disease or pain ﬁrst we health it is not the extinction of the practitioner that is at
must address the effect. The whole science of health is to stake but the life and wellness of the patient. We must stay
heal the body ﬁrst. When this is done, or at some stage open to the full diversity of health and healing otherwise
during that process, it can be wise to heal at a deeper level. we become dependent on the drugs and pharmaceuticals
For thousands of years in human history the mind and which are being invented as fast as new diseases are being
the body were not treated as separate. They were considered a named. All to repair our disconnection to the balance of nature.
part of the same science of healing and health. A healthy mind creates I encourage you to keep a broad outlook on the value of both mind
a healthy body they used to say... But, we’ve drifted from those times and and body in the process of wellness.
BODY MIND SCIENCE ANKLES KNEES LUNGS MIGRAINE
Core values Beliefs Emotion Inspiration
Uncertainty or Stuck or Attachment to Intuition
confusion in stubborn the past - arguing with
direction attachment Asthma - can’t reality and we
leads to causes knee let go the just don’t
sprained or pains or last breath.. want to admit
painful injury. it.
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
Although we like to think of
ourselves as an integrated
human being, under different
circumstances we function
quite differently. So one key is
gaining mastery over all ﬁve
“selves” not just one.
GOOD LIFE IS PRETTY SIMPLE REALLY
BE IN YOUR ELEMENT Earth
There is a part of us
all that is earth. This
part of our personality
loves to get its hands
dirty, is trustworthy,
fun, reliable, faithful,
and can manage the
complexities of life.
Earth energy is the foundation of all good management - ambivalence
What would happen if you gave the following full time tasks to an surface. These might not be “nice” according to your self projection of
earth energy environment? Nursing, Care giving, Human Resource who you are, but this is the art of emptiness. To just watch your thoughts
management, Visionary, Creative design, Imagination, Sales, without expectation or judgement. It sounds boring to some
Change leader, Therapy, Healing, Government. people, a waste of time to others, but please, tell those ego’s
The power of Ambivalence - Grounded. it’s OK, you will return to your ego after you ﬁnish.
Once you have learned to be “dead still” the second decisions
discipline is to kill the power of the ego. “dead thinking” – In Helicopter Mindset - balanced mind
a state of dead stillness, and preferably only after you
earth. You can’t manage anything that you are in. You can’t
master that skill for 10 minutes, you start to withdraw yourself
manage anything your can’t see the balance in. Sometimes we
from your thoughts. You achieve this by just watching them.
need to do a helicopter on our life. In other words, step out of
Now, this is more challenging than it sounds because you must not
things and look back, objectively. I wonder what you’d see?
try. Therefore, you must let any thought that chooses to be in your head,
EARTH CONSTITUTION BODY SPACES FOOD THOUGHTS MOTIVES
Environments: Grounding: What Strength:
Wood, leather, Red meat, deep Tell me what Security,
book shelves, sea fish, you are going strength,
history, night shades, to do. Then resources,
strength, pumpkin, tell me how responsibility
solid, quiet, potato, ice- and when. sustainability
predictable, cream, long term.
WHAT DO YOU WANT?
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
There are no half
HARMONY AT WORK - PUT YOUR HEART INTO IT 100%
People say put your heart into it; it means to become fully invested. It means to throw the full weight of your
humanity behind something. We must be vigilant. When the heart goes out of something we sabotage it.
There’s low emotion and there’s high When we explore the term heart in
emotion, and your heart is the highest of them common language we ﬁnd that 'heart' means
all. the central or innermost part of something such
We speak of the heart as if it were a as the ‘heart of the city’, it also means the
spongy weak mushy place that opens at essential or vital part of something such as
movies, dribbles that tear down your cheek at quot;what is the heart of the matter?quot; A person with
the worst of moments, and makes us so a ‘lot of heart’ is someone with determination.
vulnerable. But the heart is without doubt the To ‘lose heart’ means to be discouraged so we
be true to yourself and others. It all begins with
most powerful human centre that can exist. All see that the will of a person emanates from their
gaining a true sense of your being. It’s a way to
humanitarian power comes from the heart - all heart. We refer to the heart when we talk about
think and feel that reﬂects your true nature, it is
compassion, motivation, consideration and generosity or sincerity as well as consideration,
natural, and, it creates an inner happiness.
care. This is the experience we have in the understanding and helpfulness as when we say,
As soon harmony is felt within the human
presence of a powerful individual, a leader, quot;He has a big heart.quot; or quot;She is a dear heart.quot;
heart it comes alive in the form of graciousness.
performer or lover. An open heart is the greatest When a person is cruel or mean or when
You feel it in a person who is:
power any human can contain within their body someone shows no regard for others we say,
and it is the human heart that can make or quot;His heart is closed or small or cold or that he
break harmony at work. has no heart at all.quot; To ﬁnd your heart is to ﬁnd
your path, it’s also to hold a certain centre, and