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Module 4 understanding your mind


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Here is an actual module from one of our training programs on mind and mindset

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Module 4 understanding your mind

  1. 1. Understanding your brain and itsrole in successHint - it can help and it can hinder!
  2. 2. Our typical willpower approach
  3. 3. Conscious brain is just 10%
  4. 4. Understanding our brainsDate
  5. 5. •Willpower •Analytical Conscious Mind •RationalDefence Mechanisms •Strategies •Hungry •Habits •Angry •Impulses/Emotions Sub Conscious Mind •Physiological control •Lonely •Tired When you have conflict between any two you will feel stress. If all three are in conflict you will be HIGHLY STRESSED NLP model of our brains
  6. 6. Hello EgoIt is your personalityIt helps you surviveIt’s strongest argument againstchange is you are still alive!Gatekeeper to your beliefsystemsEnsures events prove that yourbeliefs are correct“I know that”
  7. 7. Hello ReticularActivating Systems(RAS) A very important brain function In essence it is a filter It helps you find references It is a key channel to the subconscious
  8. 8. RAS helps define consciousnessYou are aware of things in the room right nowYour brain has processed informationIt has probably processed around 130 bitsHow many bits of information do you think are in the room? Millions!!
  9. 9. Awareness / consciousnessYou can see that “reality” is very personal processYour perception is driven by what bits of information youare allowing to be processedThe rest of the information exists - you have just discounteditRAS is the gatekeeper to your Subconscious - it lets inwhat you tell it is importantYour beliefs are stored in your subconscious
  10. 10. Up to 60,000thoughts per day –what percentage isnegative?Are your thoughts + or -?
  11. 11. A look at emotionsDate
  12. 12. EmotionsThey do not define youYou attach them tothoughtsYou attach them to events
  13. 13. Sample negativeemotionsAggressiveAgitatedAlarmedAngryAnguishAngstAnnoyedApprehensive
  14. 14. Dr Masaru Emoto
  15. 15. EmotionalbaggageIn your workbook list anyemotional baggage you arestill carryingList negative emotions thatkeep recurring
  16. 16. A closer look at beliefsDate
  17. 17. An idea gets Money does not References create planted grow on trees roots and the Subconscious looks belief is fully for references formedHow beliefs are created
  18. 18. RogerBannisterThe 4 minute mileBelieved to be impossibleDoctors said that the human heartwould explode if running at that speedIn 1954 Roger Bannister ran the mile in3 mins 54.4 secsBy end of 1957 16 other runners hadbroken the 4 minute “barrier”The old belief was simply not true
  19. 19. What about theflat earth belief? The ancient Greeks figured it out However there is still a flat Earth Society alive and well today!
  20. 20. One simple approach to change a belief....... Don’t keep beating the same drumDate
  21. 21. Exercise - Part 1 List any beliefs that you think are holding you back Where did that belief come from? What has this belief cost me over the years? What has it prevented me from doing/ having/ being?
  22. 22. Exercise Part 2-Success What does it mean to YOU? What would it look like? How would you “feel”? What resources will you need? What do you need to BELIEVE
  23. 23. We need to examine our beliefs - what do we need to support our success?
  24. 24. Tools forchangingbeliefs The good news is that beliefs can be changed!
  25. 25. EFT (emotionalfreedom technique) Mixes psychology with acupressure Primarily uses “tapping” to stimulate acupuncture points Balances the energy system Appears to relieve psychological and even physiological pain
  26. 26. NLP (neuro linguisticprogramming) A set of tools that marry psychotherapy with behavioural change There is a relationship between thought patterns and behavioural patters Benefits: Self -motivation Behavioural change State change
  27. 27. DialoguingAcknowledge the existence of thenegative belief or feelingThank it you need to acknowledgeits presenceTell the feeling or belief that it is nolonger required. It was then this isNOW - letting it remain takesyou AWAY from what you desireThink of the feeling or belief youDO WANT that leads to whatyou desire
  28. 28. Sedona MethodIn a nutshell Allow the negative emotion to appear Examine it “Could I let this feeling go? “Would I let this feeling go?” If so when?
  29. 29. ExerciseJust grip ittightly ........
  30. 30. The Power of QuestionsThey can be life enhancingThey can be life detracting
  31. 31. The Power of Questions • Is this situation as bad as I am making out to be? Why me? • What is the worst thing that could happen? How likely is it? Why does it always go wrong? • What is the best thing that could happen? When will my luck change? • What is most likely to happen? Why does my life suck? • What can I learn about this situation? • Will this matter in five years time?
  32. 32. Tony Robbins - morningpower questions What am I happy about in my life right now? What am I excited about in my life right now? What am I grateful for right now? What am I enjoying in my life right now? Who do I love and who loves me?
  33. 33. Evening powerquestionsWhat have I given today?What did I learn today?How has today contributedto my future?What did I feel grateful fortoday?
  34. 34. Transformancepower thoughts“What if ......?”“What else is possible?”“How does it get any betterthan this?”“Wouldn’t it be nice if...?”“There is plenty morewhere that came from”
  36. 36. Mind and body are connectedBreathingHow you speakHow you hold your bodyMuscle tensionHead upHow you move
  37. 37. Act as if..... “Assume a virtue, if you have it not” - William Shakespeare (Hamlet)
  38. 38. ExerciseList the virtuesyou think youneed to achieveyour desires