There are three central values in life: the experiential (that which happens to us), the creative (that which we bring into existence), and the attitudinal (our response to difficult circumstances). What matters most is how we respond to what we experience in life.
Our mission statement is to train individuals who have issues with addictions. Similar to the concept that it takes an entire village to raise a child, it also takes an entire community to train individuals about health and wellness.
Steven Covey says that we are predominantly determined by our conditioning and our conditions. He says in our society, we have accepted 3 theories of deterministic explanations of the basic nature of man: genetic determinism (we are determined from our grandparents, we inherited it, we are Aboriginal and we got it from there), psychic determinism (parents did it to you, upbringing, childhood experience personal tendencies, character structure – emotional scripting, emotional punishment, rejection, comparisons) and environmental determinism (current situation, spouse, children, economy, national laws – someone or something in the environment).
In the book Psycho-Cybernetics the author Maxwell Maltz asks his readers to examine their beliefs. He says the way to examine our beliefs is to ask ourselves if there is some task which we would like to do, some channel in which we would like to express ourselves, but we hang back feeling that “we can’t.” When we feel like this he asks us to ask ourselves “Why?” Continue reading Ask yourself why?→
Force field analysis, according to Steven Covey, states that in any current level of performance or being as a state of balance between the driving forces that encourage upward movement and the restraining forces that discourage it.