SOME BASIC GROUNDING READINGS
model to understand all the basic overview in psychology and in relationships.
This should clear up which part of you needs to be in charge and will add insights
that will help you see how certain practices and ways of viewing things will
enhance your life tremendously.
dramatically increase your higher brain functioning so that it is automatic and so
that life runs much more smoothly and effectively for greater happiness.
handle this and your relationship with yourself and others will dramatically
(See also the Criticism, Blame, Negative Communication section under
ability to change one's "ways."
Understand and know these personas (roles, ways of being) so that you are not
inappropriately in them - so you can live a much, much, much better life.
order to develop a greater ability to spot what is going on and to "get off it".
THE PERSONAS AND "WAYS OF BEING" -
Little Me) - Has its own section
Readings per interest (Read per interest, see above for key pieces for everyone to read. Read
especially those titles that are capitalized. The pieces on child are also now in the special
section and reorganized for possible order of reading.)
operate from beliefs that work and from a paradigm of what works,
instead of right/wrong, good/bad. This piece tells us how we can live it
much, much more effectively.
Knowing this model and how these pieces work together can make the
difference between operating at a lower level and operating at the
highest in life and for happiness. We derived certain strategies and
beliefs that were very poorly thought out and are very dysfunctional -
and it is our job to use this model and process to elevate them to
highly functional. LOOK AT THIS FIRST.
The Outer Child - This is "The Other" Us that we create to protect us, but which can
be highly dysfunctional. Learn what it is and how to better manage life.
you are engaged in - you may wish to make some new choices, however!
you ready to give them up?
what compassion really is, rating yourself as you go. Most people don't know
what compassion really is!
what they are and how to stop having them use you!
Victimhood only begets being a victim, with its poor payoffs and horrendous costs.
and damage your relationships or do something about it? First take this test to
see what reality is.
Moved to its own page: Personality Types. See also "Personas" (above), as many of these become "personalities".