Painting GLOBAL MINDSET (M. Sager, 2021. Acrylic on canvas, 50 x 70 cm)
“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
While people emphasize the need for body-guards in different forms, I think there is a need for spirit-guards even more.
How virtuously technology will serve humanity depends on how people grow in their awareness. There is no digital divide if there is no human divide. Only human minds share universally distributed intelligence. We cannot count on technology alone to reconnect and save us.
Takeaways from our event on October 24th, 2018. Thanks for the discussions. Please see also https://www.facebook.com/colorfulgrowth/ Slides:
Objectives To understand the psychological and behavioural processes on which lasting learning results from experience. Description In this course, participants will get input about major learning theories and get to understand of how humans do learn, process and remember information. Course participants will also consider and get examples on how practitioners can use these theories … Continue reading THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPING A GROWTH MINDSET
Summary There are individual, organizational, and societal human and technological approaches available today. However, there is little integration of these dimensions into a coherent mindset, educational concept, or cooperative platforms. Therefore, I’ve dedicated the last couple of years to the study of leadership, learning & development, psychology consequently from cross-culturally, multi-disciplinary, and inter-generationally cooperative perspectives. … Continue reading The Tripod Mindset (TM)
Summary. This article critically sheds light on current socio-economic challenges for Japan and the need for developing a global mindset for companies in a globalizing world. With little chance for getting a management position before the age of 40 and confronted with dominating domestic demand for a monolingual male workforce, Japan’s youth gets blamed for … Continue reading Global Mindset in Japan: A Critical Evaluation
Of course, it is impossible and unwise to withdraw from environmental influences, because a lot of information and persuasion is necessary and useful. However, I am continuously interested in learning what influences are, for example, one-sidedly commercially motivated rather than seeking the well-being of all. I listed some main mindfulness points that I apply to avoid getting … Continue reading Mindfulness strategies for avoiding undesirable persuasion
In this article I detail out a bit further the link between meditation and its therapeutic effect on anxiety and depression and apply it to a case example. Mindfulness meditation seems to be suitable to shift the perception of life-uncertainty and adjust “from rumination to present awareness and acceptance” (Li et al., 2016, p. 12). Mindfulness … Continue reading Therapeutic effect of mindfulness meditation
Assessing the mind-brain debate Introduction To assess the importance of the mind-brain debate to the science of psychology, I will in this essay first try to clarify what the differing point of view between the psychological theories of dualism and monism are. I will explain the so-called ‘explanation gap’ based on which I don’t consider … Continue reading The mind-brain explanatory gap
Do we have a dark side that we can’t help it? The self-responsible answer is no. It’s a character choice that needs to be consistent over time. The process between the conscious and the unconscious goes as follows: Every action and thought is motivated by the unconscious at some level. Some motives are temporarily not … Continue reading The Subconscious: What we plant, we harvest
Lifespan Development: Cultural norms or personal needs? Which one would you choose to visualize your life? They may seem quite similar and yet be very different. Both go along nine stages of a lifespan but in different directions and different coloring. Birth Kindergarten, school Work-life Marriage Having children Building/buying a house Career/Personal development Retirement Death … Continue reading Lifespan Development: Cultural norms or personal needs?
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)
The awareness for and about humanity as a whole is deliberately removed from the educational and journalistic framework. Instead, scare tactics, celebrity cults, groupthink and stereotyping are encouraged. Herd thinking seals off the boxes in the stables of the mind farms owned by the one percent that owns ninety-nine percent of global resources. In these … Continue reading Industrialized
Learning for life, for one’s own identity, is learner-led and requires conditions of personal freedom; this also applies when learning from the past. The free Self (one’s intrapersonal level), not culture, societal history, religion, and judgment of others around us, teaches us about our true Self. There are three main obstacles to self-reflective learning from … Continue reading Learning from the Intra-Past
BENT TIMEAcrylic on wood panel, 60 x 60 cm”All-inclusive and endless knowing requires to mentally stretch enough into the time before our physical birth, as well as into the time after our death to bend the timeline into a circle of perpetual and unified life.”Psychology & Art post (click image)View it on Instagram Acquire FLIGHT … Continue reading Spiritual Awareness (Acrylic Paintings)
Identity: Who are you? What a significant purpose of life: Life isn’t about learning to fit in somewhere; it is about creating somebody new. Socio-cultural identities Of course, you may want to stay social and cooperative with people in your life. However, with time, the nature of these relationships might transform as your awareness regenerates. … Continue reading Identity: Who are you?