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Either use as a checklist or insert a rating on a scale of 1 to 10 (10 = 95+% implemented).
___ Knows and engages in rational thinking. False/harmful beliefs cleared up asap.
___ Does not engage in blame, rightwrong, judgmentalism, rationalization/excuses
___ Uses words precisely and appropriately
___ Knows that emotions are caused by the filter (beliefs/evaluatingthoughts), and not
___ Quickly and completely corrects beliefs when he/she notices negative emotions
___ Knows the difference between made-up and reality - Doesn't believe "mental
___ Accepts reality in a balanced manner (doesn't resist it)
___ Lives in the real world, not a made up world (vs. insane person)
___ Knows he/she has a "safe base" psychologically.
___ Knows happiness is not dependent on circumstances or what other people do.
___ Life has very good order to it
___ Takes 100% responsibility for his/her life, including all that happens in it.
(Fearlessness, cause in the matter of his life)
___ Criteria for life is "what works"
___ Independent (provides to oneself what is needed), yet uses interdependence
appropriately and well.
___ Speaks precisely with the truth, not sloppy in language (as it confuses the mind)
___ Has worked out a strong philosophical foundation
___ Knows who he is (not actually personality)
___ Equanimity as a key commitment - Returns to balance asap, not letting off balance
continue and cause harm
___ Kind and generous - Not for others per se, but for what it triggers in oneself
___ Service for the benefit of others
___ Builds skills by focus, practice, and consolidating a new level - Instead of sporadic, not
consolidated, disappearing learning
___ Takes care of the physical affectors of psychological health
___ Operates off of reasonable expectations, like 80% right/good is ok, but does not
rationalize deliberate violations
___ Corrects course often, noting feedback
___ Has no substance misuse and is in the healthy range on all physical measures
How basic psychology works