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From Description To Solution - Webinar Slides

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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 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 - Webinar Slides

  1. 1. From Description To Solution Using A Problem Against Itself By Andy Hunt © Andy Hunt, Practical Wellbeing, 2013
  2. 2. What to expect How descriptions cause problems and How to use descriptions to find creative solutions
  3. 3. Everything Has A Label Image courtesy of Allspire
  4. 4. Would you like an apple?
  5. 5. Would you like a delicious apple? Image courtesy of Axiraa
  6. 6. Would you like a rotten apple? Image courtesy of Alison E Dunn
  7. 7. The label tells you how to respond to the object
  8. 8. Labels ● Description – What 'it' is like
  9. 9. Labels ● Description – What 'it' is like ● Prescription – How we should think and feel
  10. 10. The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy
  11. 11. The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy ● Housework is a struggle
  12. 12. The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy ● Housework is a struggle ● I am upset
  13. 13. The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy ● Housework is a struggle ● I am upset ● I am devastated
  14. 14. The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy ● Housework is a struggle ● I am upset ● I am devastated ● Work is interesting
  15. 15. The Power Of The Label ● Housework is easy ● Housework is a struggle ● I am upset ● I am devastated ● Work is interesting ● Work is boring
  16. 16. The Problem With Labels How we label the problem contributes to how we think and feel about it.
  17. 17. Problem Goggles Image courtesy of Atomic Mutant Flea Circus
  18. 18. How can we use these labels to help us?
  19. 19. The Nobel Art Of Label Jitsu
  20. 20. Step 1: Find The Labels
  21. 21. Step 1: Find The Labels This situation/problem is: ● … ● … ● … ● … ● ...
  22. 22. Step 1: Find The Labels This situation/problem is: ● hard ● … ● … ● … ● ...
  23. 23. Step 1: Find The Labels This situation/problem is: ● hard ● painful ● … ● … ● ...
  24. 24. Step 1: Find The Labels This situation/problem is: ● hard ● painful ● a struggle ● … ● ...
  25. 25. Step 1: Find The Labels This situation/problem is: ● hard ● painful ● a struggle ● unfair ● ...
  26. 26. Step 2: Find The Strongest Label This situation/problem is: ● hard ● painful ● a struggle ● unfair ● ...
  27. 27. Step 3: Defuse the label If the emotional charge on the label is high, this needs to be softened before moving on.
  28. 28. 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.
  29. 29. How do you go from problem to solution? ● Problem state
  30. 30. How do you go from problem to solution? ● Neutral state
  31. 31. How do you go from problem to solution? ● What's next? ?
  32. 32. Why not use the Choices Method? Pat Carrington's Choices Method: “Even though I [problem], I choose to [solution]”
  33. 33. Why not use the Choices Method? Pat Carrington's Choices Method: “Even though I [problem], I choose to [solution]” Two disadvantages:
  34. 34. 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
  35. 35. 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.
  36. 36. What's an alternative? Paradoxical Tapping
  37. 37. What's an alternative? Paradoxical Tapping ● Creates many alternative solutions
  38. 38. What's an alternative? Paradoxical Tapping ● Creates many alternative solutions ● Engages the creative unconscious mind
  39. 39. What's an alternative? Paradoxical Tapping ● Creates many alternative solutions ● Engages the creative unconscious mind ● Side steps the doubting conscious mind
  40. 40. 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
  41. 41. Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 1: Find The Opposite
  42. 42. Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 1: Find The Opposite a struggle ...
  43. 43. Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 1: Find The Opposite a struggle … a delight
  44. 44. Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 2: Create the paradoxical tapping statement
  45. 45. Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 2: Create the paradoxical tapping statement I [label], and in how many different ways could I [opposite]?
  46. 46. 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]?
  47. 47. Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 2: Create the paradoxical tapping statement I am discouraged, and in how many different ways could I be enthusiastic?
  48. 48. 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?
  49. 49. Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 3: The setup statement Even though it is a struggle, I accept myself and how I feel. x 3
  50. 50. Step 4: Paradoxical Tapping Part 4: Alternate tapping the paradoxical phrase ● EB: It is a struggle,
  51. 51. 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?
  52. 52. 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,
  53. 53. 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?
  54. 54. 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
  55. 55. Step 5. Test ● ● Test how you think and feel about the problem now. Rinse and repeat as necessary
  56. 56. Paradoxical Tapping Results ● Original problem eased
  57. 57. Paradoxical Tapping Results ● ● Original problem eased Thinking and feeling about the problem situation becomes more resourceful and flexible.
  58. 58. Paradoxical Tapping Tips ● It works best on negative thoughts and emotions to help you be more resourceful.
  59. 59. Paradoxical Tapping Tips ● ● It works best on negative thoughts and emotions to help you be more resourceful. It doesn't work on external factors
  60. 60. 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.
  61. 61. 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

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