The term ‘intention’ in medicine means the healing process of a wound. We may create plans based on any beliefs that bring us to an achievement of something out there we think is missing, or we can be drawn to deeper roots that are pulling towards internal healing and recovery of inner truth. While intuition … Continue reading ROOTS OF INTENTION (INTUITION & IMAGINATION)
In the US, one in six persons currently takes a psychotropic drug. In Switzerland, around one in ten regularly consume prescribed antidepressants. This population is a minority; all the others manage to live without, and so can you. Modern psychopharmacology began in 1950 with the synthesis of chlorpromazine. Only from then on, the industry started … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why You Might Not Need Pills (A Psychologist’s (not Psychiatrist’s) view)
IMAGINATION Can you imagine? Your agency, meaning in life, creativity, and satisfaction are depending on it “Nothing happens in the real world unless it happens first in the images in our heads” (Gloria E. Anzaldúa) “Through the inner channels of the imagination, we can see through the eyes of others, travel back to the past, … Continue reading Imagination
“Most conflicts are based on black and white thinking, the fear of devaluation, and the threat to one’s own (cultural) identity. There is one level, though, the global mindset, on which black is also white.” This text was published in the ‘Skilled Helper Collaborative’ (Thanks @Patty): https://pattywolters.com/blog/2021/05/28/mindset-skilled-helpers-collaborative/ I often hear that mindset is everything. This … Continue reading A MIND not too narrowly set: A global mindset
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How to Synchronize, Increase the Frequency, and Sustain the Rhythm of the Dance of Life Humans like stability to feel safe, and they seek preservation of their identity, whether it be good or bad. In the short-term, though, people often also do not like repetition as it leads them to boredom. In a time paced … Continue reading The Rhythm of the Dance of Life
Tunnel view on life Single-mindedness is praised and rewarded everywhere in science as well as in business and private matters. If integrating more aspects of life into one’s lifestyle, one is considered unfocused and not knowing what he/she wants. People typically educate and develop in clearly predefined, straight career paths, and socially common and therefore … Continue reading A Universalist’s Perspective
If you want to increase reliability in decision-making, you need three fixation points, respectively three sources, for a three-way match. If for a point to be confirmed, you can’t find two other reference points, verification is weak. Think about a tripod and how its three legs need to interact simultaneously to provide a stable stand. … Continue reading Three-way matches for better decision making
You get an understanding and compassionate ear here, but the most significant benefit lies in permitting me to offend you. First of all, if I didn’t dare to offend, I couldn’t be honest. Being offended offers a real-world check outside of one’s comfort zone. Second, if I solely entertained you, I’d waste your time distracting … Continue reading LET YOURSELF OFFEND. The benefits of letting you get offended.
Today’s state of consciousness and social intelligence still seems to rest on the limitation of “me and we.” Aren’t we capable of adding (especially as concerning the future) “all of them” to our social scope? Humans are social beings equipped with the mental capacity of social intelligence whose ultimate enabler is awareness. What is the … Continue reading ME, WE, ALL OF THEM TOGETHER
In 2016, Jim Haber published the ground-breaking DNA research ‘The rule of three’ revealing that nature, respectively DNA when it repairs itself, is likely working in a tripartite structure. During all my research over the years, I’ve found that there is indeed universal power in the ‘rule of three.’ The source energy that is … Continue reading THE TRIADIC PERSPECTIVE, the rule of three, or the threefold nature of life
This article is about the fascinating science of mental schemas and worldviews and how they relate to a person’s meaning and well-being. You can try out the related self-reflection tool, an exciting psycho-philosophical adventure, at www.mathias-sager.com.
Albert Bandura, professor emeritus at Stanford University, has made groundbreaking contributions to psychology through social cognitive theory and the theory of self-efficacy. Social cognitive theory is behaviorist in its approach but recognizes that the environment shapes peoples’ beliefs and attitudes, which are primarily internal processes, and these beliefs and attitudes are an important component of … Continue reading Social learning theory: Observational learning / modeling
Social Learning Theory: FactorsBandura thought that there must be more than just mechanic responses to stimuli. So he identified the following factors of learning that determines human behavior:Behavioral Factors: SkillsPracticeSelf-efficacyCognitive (Personal) FactorsKnowledgeExpectationsAttitudesSocial, environmental FactorsSocial norms (observational learning)Access in communityInfluence on others (ability to change one’s own environment)What is social learning theory? Bandura (1925 till today) … Continue reading Social Learning Theory (Bandura): Factors
Remembering something new. Again, that’s cool: remembering something seemingly new, which is intuition. Memory system beyond birth: intuition. It’s not new, it’s eternal. That’s how we access the source intelligence. Awareness Intelligence on cyclical timeMaximal temporal awareness bends the imaginary timeline into a circle in which the past and the future, both infinitely stretching into … Continue reading Going beyond
The most profound, impactful and sustainable way to change the thinking is to change the layer from where thought arises: awareness. Every movement is your decision, and harmony comes from being intelligently aware of your, your partners’, and the music’s desire to unfold. When the spirit of the music intuits your individual and collaborative intention to the imagination that the music is just perfectly reflecting the vibes of melted body and soul, Awareness Intelligence has come to play.
Is what we teach our children mutually beneficial for other children too? Is our teaching inclusive and useful to all humanity? Is it timeless? If so, these are awareness-intelligent lessons worth to be spread.
Sometimes there is no time or practical possibility to learn from experience. That’s also an argument why we need to imagine. From consumerist ‘attraction’ to awareness-intelligent ‘creation’Because consumerism focuses on seeing what there already is to consume, rather than seeing what is not yet but to create, the actual law of creation seems to be … Continue reading Imagination
Self-perception theory says you observe your own behavior respectively think about your thinking and then, after the fact, make up a story to explain it (thinking about thinking). That story is sometimes close to the truth, and sometimes it is just something beautiful that makes you feel better about being a person.Be cautious: Self-perception theory … Continue reading Self-perception theory
Albert Bandura, professor emeritus at Stanford University, has made groundbreaking contributions to psychology through social cognitive theory and the theory of self-efficacy. Social cognitive theory is behaviorist in its approach but recognizes that the environment shapes peoples’ beliefs and attitudes, which are primarily internal processes, and these beliefs and attitudes are an important component of … Continue reading Social Cognitive Theory, Modeling, and Theory of Self-efficacy