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- Becoming part of the community
November 5, 2014
Somehow there seems to be what I call “the grapevine effect” where numerous people spontaneously start interacting with me in a new way. What I find so interesting is that this change in relationship takes place in various different settings all within a short time frame. It is as if a message got transmitted across ...
- The woman with a broken arm
October 7, 2014
There is a store in my neighborhood that I am very intrigued by. It is quite a rundown shop with the front awning looking like it will collapse any day now. Indeed the awning is so bent over that I have to bend over to make my way inside. There aren’t any doors or windows ...
- Ultradian Rhythms and Peak Performance States
September 16, 2014
When you attune to your Ultradium Rhythms you learn how to go with the flow of energy your body produces over the course of every day. This will enable you to work smarter, without needing to work harder. This will be the last podcast for a while for Seishindo. We may come back in the ...
- Wake up feeling refreshed and energized
September 3, 2014
We teach you how to wake up feeling rested and energized by focusing on the positive aspects and relationships in your life.
- An interview with Stephen Gilligan – Part 2
August 19, 2014
We finish our interview Stephen Gilligan, Ph.D, a leader in the field of generative psychology, and learn his thoughts on how we can live a life that is less stressful and thus more emotionally fulfilling. Due to the length of the interview, we split our talk into two parts. This is Part 2.
- An interview with Stephen Gilligan – Part 1
August 5, 2014
We interview Stephen Gilligan, Ph.D, a leader in the field of generative psychology, and learn his thoughts on how we can live a life that is less stressful and thus more emotionally fulfilling. Due to the length of the interview, we split our talk into two parts. This is Part 1 and we finish our ...
- Overcoming occasional insomnia
July 16, 2014
If you have trouble sleeping from time to time, then I think today’s podcast will offer you definite value. The exercise I walk you through in the podcast will support you in getting the kind of rest you desire and need.
- Mushin Breathing- A Japanese technique for lessening stress
July 3, 2014
When you are experiencing mushin you are centered and calm, yet active. You do neither too much or too little, as you release all extraneous action and thought. Nothing comes between your thoughts and actions, and nothing is left over or undone. Thought, action, and breathing occur simultaneously, and this is the exercise walks you ...
- Learn from your past, rather than being defeated by it!
March 18, 2014
Learn how to resolve your inner conflicts – when one part says yes and the other says no – to achieve your goals, e.g. weight loss, going to the gym, etc.
- Tapping in the the Potential Benefits of Stress
November 1, 2013
When you change the way you think about stress, you will change your response to stress, and this will enable you to use the signs of stress that show up in your daily life as a way to help you become healthier and happier.
- What to do when facing failure
July 15, 2013
What if we looked at failure as feedback, rather than as a sign of incompetence? We engage in an activity or relationship and the world around us gives us feedback. Sometimes positive and sometimes not so positive. We need to adjust and adapt based on the feedback we receive.
- Reframing your relationship to change
July 1, 2013
This week’s newsletter and podcast is about “Reframing your relationship to change”. We look at how to reframe our relationship to change and engage our challenges from a positive, self-empowering perspective.
- Thoughts to Ponder – 7
March 15, 2013
“When we find inspiration, we need to take action for ourselves and for our communities. Even if it means making a hard choice, or cutting out something and leaving it in your past.” Aron Ralston
- Thoughts to Ponder – 6
February 28, 2013
“If we could agree that for six months we would not ask How?…this might elevate the state of not knowing to being an acceptable condition of our existence rather than a problem to be solved. – Peter Block
- Thoughts to Ponder – 5
February 15, 2013
Is there anything in life, that is really worth doing, That is “easy” to accomplish? When you say, “But it won’t be easy!” Are you really saying that you doubt whether or not you are capable?
- Thoughts to Ponder – 4
February 1, 2013
Do you spend a good deal of your time recounting stories of difficult times you have had in the past? Or do you spend a good deal of your time telling stories of positive outcomes you are expecting in the future?
- Thoughts to Ponder – 3
January 16, 2013
Do you feel like something is missing in your life, that something is missing within yourself? Realizing that you are always changing, how can you feel complete when your life is yet to be complete? It is important to regularly update your perception of who you are.
- Thoughts to Ponder
December 1, 2012
“In the measurement world, you set a goal and strive for it. In the universe of possibility, you set the context and let life unfold.” When desiring to be more successful, rather than trying to push through life, allow life to unfold.
- Neural Networks
November 15, 2012
Recent scientific research shows that people find it difficult to be empathetic and analytical at the same time. When your brain activates the neural network that makes it possible for you to feel your emotions, it suppresses the neural network used to be analytical
- 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 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.
- Stones of Wisdom
October 31, 2011
The more you talk about what you don’t want; The more you think about what upsets you- The more you feed these circumstances and relationships, with the energy of your thoughts. Whatever you imagine over the course of time, you’ll wind up manifesting.
- The experience of “being centered”
September 15, 2011
Today’s newsletter is a Seishindo exercise to help you feel centered and calm.
- Never underestimate the power of your original self
June 2, 2011
We increase our suffering by failing to appreciate the opportunities and learning our current challenges offers us. No one lives a life without challenges, and indeed our challenges make us who we are.
- Fundamentals of Happiness
May 14, 2011
In Japanese culture we are taught to celebrate success in a subdued fashion, keeping in mind that tomorrow brings a new set of challenges. We are taught that success is fleeting and doesn’t last all that long.