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Full Esteem Ahead Part 12 of 14: Emotional Blind Spots

Friday, January 28th, 2011

The latest Podcast see’s John discussing emotional blind spots. As he explains; “These things only occur because of our lack of awareness. And our lack of awarenss only occurs because we’ve not been taught how to be aware in the first place.”

Full Esteem Ahead Part 11 of 14: Forgiveness a Key to Karma

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

The principle of forgiveness is that you’ve got to be able to forgive yourself, because otherwise you won’t be able to learn from your mistakes in a good and healthy way.

Full Esteem Ahead Part 10 of 14: Vital Understanding of Cause and Effect

Friday, December 10th, 2010

If you think a negative thought about someone else, who feels the discomfort first? We do. Instant Karma. So anybody who is aware enough to realise, “Oh my God, I do it to me first!” has the opportunity to stop.

Full Esteem Ahead Part 9 of 14: Who’s in Control of Our Emotions?

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Emotions come from the most dominant thought in that moment. Most people are completely unconscious victims of their own emotional states. So they’re, as I would say, in the classroom of learning how to become more responsible and conscious about their own choice over the state of emotions they create.

Full Esteem Ahead Part 8 of 14: The Nature of Respect

Friday, November 26th, 2010

In this Podcast, John explains about the nature of respect for self and others; We can’t have respect for others when we simply don’t know how to have it for ourselves. How can you?! Anyone who is constantly under their own self-criticism, attracts other criticism.

Full Esteem Ahead Part 7 of 14: Esteem, Purpose and Work

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

In the early years, if you learn to have a fairly major self doubt, when you’re told you’re no good, useless, you start telling yourself the same thing. Then you might start to respond to this, and you then become clumsy and lacking in confidence, which seems to prove the very thing which actually you know isn’t true of yourself.

Full Esteem Ahead Part 6 of 14: How to Reverse Low Self-Esteem

Friday, November 12th, 2010

The most painful thing to do in the beginning is to recognise that you’ve got low self-esteem. And then it leads on to how to change your thinking. If we live our lives by seeking approval by “this and by that”, we have a core vulnerability.

Full Esteem Ahead Part 5 of 14: Overall Education

Friday, November 5th, 2010

In this podcast, John explains that the intuitive side of learning goes hand in hand with the academic side of learning – a sincere attempt to bring a holistic approach to education.

Full Esteem Ahead Part 4 of 14: Building Character (Audio)

Friday, October 29th, 2010

“Well, it’s very clear, we all need to hear these things a great deal, don’t we.” These are the words of one of the parents of the children at NatureKids where John has been working. You’re invited to click on the link below for the audio podcast and more on building character.

Full Esteem Ahead Part 3 of 14: Feeling Understood Gives Hope (Audio)

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

One of the reasons my work with NatureKids works is that the children feel understood. Also that they have hope, and they feel save, and no-one is there to judge them, which is what they’re used to.

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