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- Wide-angle Perspective
November 1, 2012
Your physiology plays a major role in determining your emotional state and how you perceive the world. You and your world change when you slow down and allow yourself to have an open focus, wide angle perspective.
- Unlocking “Brain Lock” – Part 4
October 16, 2012
We have many, many emotional reactions in our lives prior to thinking, Because we have a visceral response to emotionally charged events or relationships prior to thinking, we often wind up reacting in a way that defies logic, even when we desperately want to be logical.
- Unlocking “Brain Lock” – Part 3
October 1, 2012
We have an evolutionary predisposition to pay attention to anything and everything that concerns our safety and well-being. If you had to think before you jumped out of the way of a speeding car, chances are you would not be here to read these words!
- Unlocking “Brain Lock” – Part 2
September 18, 2012
Jim took the signal of anxiousness as a sign that he needed to, A. Stop what he was doing. B. Become mindful of his intention to perform with excellence, and C. Engage himself in a pleasurable activity as a way of unlocking his brain.
- Unlocking “Brain Lock” – Part 1
September 3, 2012
Recent scientific research tells us that compulsive behavior occurs when three different areas of the brain “lock up” and thus fail to act in a solution oriented, life affirming manner. When our brain “locks” we wind up believing that is no way to act differently.
- The language of your body – Part 2
August 17, 2012
Jim begins to understand experientially that to a large extent his emotional responses to circumstances and relationships, are initiated by his body. When he changes the way he uses his body, he changes the “conversations” his body engages in, which leads to a different understanding of his circumstances.
- The language of your body – Part 1
August 3, 2012
The language your body uses to communicate, is at least as sophisticated, systematic, and complete as the verbal language you speak. The “wiring” for your somatic language begins its development while you are inside your mother’s belly.
- A Description of the Seishindo MindBody Coaching – Part 4
July 3, 2012
“Symptoms” or “problems” alert you to the fact that what you are currently doing is not working all that well. Every symptom or seeming problem is thus a communication of a positive need for change.
- A Description of the Seishindo MindBody Coaching – Part 3
June 15, 2012
As we begin today, I would like to borrow a concept from Self-relations Therapy, and invite you to use each and every event and experience you encounter, to awaken to the goodness and gifts of the self, the world, and the connections between the two.
- A Description of the Seishindo MindBody Coaching – Part 2
June 1, 2012
What I want to make clear, is that anyone who is wanting to help another person change can use the principles I describe. A parent, a spouse, a manager, a friend. Indeed, most of the “change conversations” we engage in do not take place in a professional coaching setting.
- A Description of the Seishindo MindBody Coaching – Part 1
May 16, 2012
Much of what I do when coaching has developed with a certain amount of serendipity. I started out with concepts from NLP and Ericksonian Hypnosis, and then I added principles from Aikido, Noguchi Sei Tai, Gregory Bateson, and Self-relations Therapy.
- You are an Orchestra
May 2, 2012
Our brainwaves, heartbeat, enteric nervous system, craniosacral system, breath, blink rate, and swallow rate, are all metronomes that beat at different speeds and rhythms, creating a musical pattern similar to the interaction of various percussion instruments in an orchestra.
- Suffering and happiness
April 16, 2012
A paradox is a thought, belief, or statement that appears to be contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a truth. We often get caught up in the paradoxical differences between “What we think is best and what we actually do.”
- The experience of “being centered”
September 15, 2011
Today’s newsletter is a Seishindo exercise to help you feel centered and calm.
- The Ebb and Flow of Life
April 15, 2011
“A single drop of water, has no power. A single drop of water moving with the flow of the ocean forms a wave. The power of the wave comes from joining with. The same is true of me and you.”