Workshop for Teachers Fraternity at NES International School-Mulund````````````````````
Except our own
thoughts, there is nothing
absolutely in our power.
We are what We think.
All that we are arises with our Thoughts
With our Thoughts we make the world--Buddha
―The first step in the acquisition of
wisdom is silence, the second listening, the
third memory, the fourth practice, the
fifth teaching others.‖
Solomon Ibn Gabriol (1021-1058) quote
INTRODUCTION OF TOOLS/TECHNIQUES
DESCRIPTION OF TOOLS/TECHNIQUES
VISUALS ,AUDIO AND VIDEO CLIPPINGS
Introduction of Edu care Concept
Training your Marvelous mind
Introduction of Mindfulness
Introduction to Attunement of brain through Meditation
What are Daily Rituals or Day sculpting
Fear of Failure
• There is art to living with joy and a science to managing all
forms of energy including our own.
• Learning to manage the force of life
flowing through us is a worthy endeavor
and one that brings many rewards.
FIVE GREAT INTELLECTUAL
• Five Great Intellectual Professions, relating to daily
necessities of life have hitherto existed in every
• The Soldiers' Profession to defend it
• The Teachers to Teach it
• The Physician’s To keep it in health
• The lawyers to enforce justice in it
• The Merchant’s to provide for it
FIVE GREAT INTELLECTUAL
• Duty of all these men/women is on due occasion, to
die for it.
• ―On due occasion‖ namely
• The soldier ,rather than leave his post in the battle
• The Physician, rather than leave his post in Plague
• The teacher, rather than teach falsehood
FIVE GREAT INTELLECTUAL
• The Lawyer, rather than countenance injustice
• The Merchant what is ―the due occasion‖ of death.
• He has to understand to their very root the qualities
of thing he deals in and the means of obtaining or
producing it and he has to apply all his sagacity and
energy to producing or obtaining it in perfect state
and distributing it at the cheapest possible price
where it is most needed
EDUCATION TO INCLUDE EDUCARE
"Education has two aspects; the first is related to external and
worldly education, which is nothing but acquiring bookish
knowledge. In the modern world, we find many well versed and
highly qualified in this aspect. The second aspect known
as Educare, is related to human values. The
word Educare means to bring out that which iswithin. Human
Values are latent in every human being; one cannot acquire them
from outside. They have to be elicited from within. Educare
means to bring out human values. To 'bring out' means to
translate them into action."
• It comes from 'educere', a Latin word meaning to
draw out, because we draw out the values which are
inherent in a human being, rather than impose
anything on children from outside.
Educare therefore refers to a whole system of
education which provides practical knowledge for
educating for life, and not just for earning a living.
LOVE – Using the power of energy
Love is not an emotion, affected by the sub-conscious mind, but Is
a spontaneous, pure reaction from the heart.
It is the power of love which causes one person to wish happiness
for another and take pleasure in their well-being. A beneficial
energy (love) is directed towards the other person.
As this energy flows through our own body first, it also enhances
our own health. Love is having an unconditional positive regard for
the good of another.
It is giving and unselfish. Love is essential if children are to grow
up healthy in mind and body.
Love is the unseen undercurrent binding all the other four values
Peace - Using the tool of the mind
We smile when we are happy and contented.
Contentment is gained when we refuse to give ourselves all the
apparent 'good' things conveyed to us through our five senses.
When our will is sufficiently strong to enable us to discern the
difference between real needs and superfluous desires, we cease to
be driven by the urge to own more and more things.
Inner agitation stops and we are left feeling peaceful. When
there is peace in the individual, there will be peace in the family,
when there is peace in the family, there will be peace in the
In order to learn self esteem, calmness and freedom from anxiety
are necessary. These qualities are fostered by the y silent sitting and
the self-reflective exercises.
Truth – Discrimination and Intellect
Desire to know Truth has prompted mankind to
ask some of the great questions such as ―Who
Am I‖ or ―What is the purpose of this life‖?
Learning to speak the truth is a vital step in the
formation of a strong character.
Voicing an untruth is an anti-social act and
causes confusion in the mind of both the speaker
and the listener and leads to anti-social
Right Conduct - Using the tool of the body
Information is received through the five
senses, i.e. smell, taste, sight, touch and
When this information is referred to the
conscience, the resulting action will be
Every action is preceded by a thought. If the
thought is consciously seen and noted, it aims
to assist and is unselfish, the action will be
good for oneself and others.
If our minds are busy, or we are
daydreaming, the action may be useless, clumsy
or harmful to ourselves and others.
Non Violence – Awakening the Sprit Within
For the non-violent person the whole
world is his family.
When the former four values are
practised (i.e. )The conscious mind is keenly
aware, love is overflowing, there is peace
and actions are undertaken without harm
or violation to anything else.
It is the highest achievement of the
human to live and with encompassing
respect for all life living in harmony with
nature and not hurting by thought, word or
Empathy-Ability to understand and share the feelings of other
What Can You DO
–Do What You Can To Innovate, Create Jobs.
–Engage in Politics
–Help Others Understand Key Issues
• ―Those who educate children well are more to be
honored than they who produce them; for these only
gave them life, those the art of living well.‖
• The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the
desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher
must understand and feel her position of observer: the
activity must lie in the phenomenon.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The
superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
William Arthur Ward
If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of
beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal
members who can make a difference. They are the father, the
mother and the teacher.
It is the supreme art of
the teacher to awaken
joy in creative expression
IMPORTANCE OF TRAINING
“There is nothing that training cannot do.
Nothing is above its reach or below it. It can turn
bad morals to good, good morals to bad; it can
destroy principles, it can recreate them; it can
debase angels to men and lift men to angels.
And it can do any of these miracles in a year -even six months.”
FAITH COMPRISES OF THREE COMPONENTS OF SUBJECTIVE ENERGIES
• I shall discover and deliver for the world a
system of illumination that will completely
eliminate the current requirement of oil for
• Thomas Alwa Edison
Edison and Failure
I am not discouraged because
Every wrong attempt
discarded is step forward Edison
Mind sight is a kind of focused attention that
allows us to see the internal workings of our own
minds. It helps us to be aware of our mental
processes without being swept away by
them, enables us to get out of autopilot behaviors
and habitual responses and moves us beyond the
emotional traps which we have tendency to get
(14 To 32 Hz)
• Produced by thinking mind and conscious thought process
• Most common brain wave pattern
• Concentration ,logic, reasoning, alertness and critical thinking
• Necessary and required to function and navigate in your
everyday life and normal waking consciousness
(7 TO 14 HZ)
Produced during relaxed detached awareness
• Relaxation, super learning & memory retention, increased
concentration & focus, light meditation, increased health
• Enables us to remember our dreams and meditative states
• Link between conscious and subconscious mind, gateway to
• Produced by subconscious mind and present in dreaming sleep and
(3.5 TO 7 HZ)
REM(Rapid Eye Movement) state.
• Deep meditation & spiritual connection, increased creativity -‖AhHa‖ moment
• Key to meditation and spiritual breakthrough
• Long term memory, center of creative inspiration
(0,1 TO 3.5HZ)
• Produced by the unconscious mind and during deep, dreamless sleep
• Loss of body awareness and deep trance-like state.
• Intuition and psychic awareness , enabling knowledge of
information that isn’t available on conscious level
• Gateway to unconscious and collective unconscious, access to
universal psyche or mind
WHAT IS MIND ?
- Dan Siegel’s definition of ―mind‖ • “A core aspect of the mind can be defined as an embodied and
relational process that regulates the flow of energy and
• Brain –collection of cells called neurons and has a spider like
• Relationship: shared symbolic information flow with others
Your subconscious is a simple stimulus-response mechanism. It holds all the automatic
processes that make your life possible and all the conditioning that you have accumulated
through your life.
There’s a lot of good and necessary programming in there: how to breathe, how to pump
blood, how to fight off infection, how to walk, how to drive a car. You can’t live without
the million little tasks that are carried out by your subconscious mind.
If you were aware of all these activities at once, they would overwhelm you. That’s why
consciousness is set up so that you don’t have to pay attention to them. They are carried
out subconsciously. However, your subconscious also houses those little devils that get in
your way: the habitual tensions, negative emotions, and limiting beliefs that run counter
to your best and highest intentions. How do you neutralize these little devils? You’ve got
to go yet deeper into a third layer of your being, your subtle energy system
QUIET TIME MANAGEMENT(STILLNESS)
• Silence is not an absence of sound; it is the
presence of meaning,
• In an age of increasing electronic chatter —
24x7 television, mobile phones, Twitter,
SMSs — ―getting the silent bits right‖ is
becoming more and more difficult. And, for
that reason, more and more necessary.
Pranayama Breathing Technique
•Pranayama, also known as yoga breathing, is a system of controlled
breathing used to help balance the amount of carbon dioxide and oxygen in
the body. Pranayama's deeper breathing allows you to increase the amount
of oxygen you take in and purge toxic waste, including carbon
dioxide, from your body.
• By eliminating more waste from the body, states that you will improve
your digestion and immunity to sickness, as well as lower your stress
•Pranayama to calm and soothe stressful situations. The first step to
Pranayama is mastering "the complete breath." The complete breath
incorporates movement in the abdomen, chest cavity and shoulders to take
in the deepest and most productive breath possible.
• India ,China and Japan have given birth to sages who realized their
essential nature as flow of intelligence
• In India flow of energy is called Prana (translated into life force)
which can be increased and decreased at will moved here and there
and manipulated to keep the physical body orderly and young.
• Ability to contract and use Prana is within all of us.
• A Yogi moves Prana using nothing more than attention
• At the deep level attention and Prana are the same
• Life is awareness and awareness is life
is now scientifically proven to help you relax and
health, vitality, and immune response, and generate positive
thoughts, feelings, and success in your life. In addition, as
always, meditation is still a proven path for spiritual growth.
It is powerfully effective training for mind, body, heart, and
spirit. Because of the widening interest in meditation, those
interested can find a wealth of different meditative styles to
*Greater relaxation and ease
*Less negativity and subconscious interference
*Improved health and energy
*Greater mental clarity and focus
*Positive ―core heart feelings‖ such as appreciation, gratitude, and
*Deeper feelings of inner peace
*Feeling at one with who you are
*Better communication and relationship skills
*A stronger sense of connection with others, the world around
you, and the One Life that we all share.
What is Mindfulness
• Mindfulness is deliberately paying full
attention to what is happening around
you and within you –in your
• Mindfulness is awareness without
criticism or judgment.
Benefits of Mindfulness
Mindfulness Conserve Energy
Mindfulness trains and strengthens the mind
Mindfulness is good for the Environment
Mindfulness stops our struggling and conquer Fear
Mindfulness supports our spiritual life
Leaving no traces in the Bathroom
• Mindful walking
RESOURCES VS RESOURCEFULNESS
What do you want to Focus
What does it Mean to you.
What is the action you are going to take
He/She must form a clear mental picture of things he
wants and must do with a faith and purpose all that
he can do each day and each separate things in an
• Every act can be strong and efficient by holding your
vision while you are doing it and by putting the
whole power of faith and purpose in it.
Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers;
powers that would astonish him, that he never
dreamed of possessing; forces that would
revolutionize his life if aroused and put into
Orison Swett Marden
PAIN AND PLEASURE
• Nature has placed mankind under the government of
two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure - they
govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think:
every effort we can make to throw off our subjection,
will serve but to demonstrate and confirm
Neuro-Associative Conditioning or NAC
Soichiro Honda & Failure
Success represents 1% of your work which
results from 99% that is called failure
You don’t have to believe in miracles to
believe in the power of dreams
Founder-Honda Motor Co.Ltd
DON’T let the Noise of others opinion drown your inner
voice, most importantly have the courage to follow your
intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want
to become. Everything else is secondary
• WHAT WOULD YOU ATTEMPT TO DO IF YOU
KNEW YOU COULD NOT FAIL
• LIFE GETS INTERESTING WHEN WE FAIL
• Be Present mindfully
• Meditate for 20 minutes a day
• Understand 4M-power (Mind,Meals,Muscle and Motions)
• Drink plenty of water
• Accept people, situations and events as they are, not as you wish they were, in this moment
• Commune with nature: spend quality time with nature
God grant me the serenity to accept the
things I cannot change; the courage to
change the things I can; and the wisdom
to know the difference.
— REINHOLD NIEBUHR, THE
Keep your thoughts positive because they become your words
Keep your words positive because they become your behaviour
Keep your behaviour positive because it becomes your habit
Keep your habit positive because they become your values
Keep your values positive because they become your destiny
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