Create your Vision -respect the problem

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PATIENCE links and more

Here’s where we will add helpful links, research articles, book titles that relate to the content from the PATIENCE program.  

N Module 6: Nonsense or not.

  NONSENSE – ‘Invest where?’ ‘Sooner or later a false belief bumps up against a solid reality, usually on the battle field.’George Orwel As humans we are connected to our habits, patterns and the way we have come to view and experience life. It often appears as an automated response. Often there is little time[…]read more

T Module 3: Thoughts.

  THOUGHTS: ‘Follow or not’  ‘Our thoughts create our reality – where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go.’ Peter McWilliams It is estimated that we have anywhere from 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day, many of which we are unaware of their presence. Research suggests, as many as 98 percent[…]read more

It’s personal. PATIENCE. Introduction.

  NOTHING in life is static. As humans we experience a range of thoughts and emotions, some of which support wellbeing and some that work against it. In our lives and workplaces, we experience the ebb and flow of events and situations that support wellbeing and some that work against it. Why have a tool[…]read more

The possibilities.

With an open mindset, the lid to the ‘boxes’ open.  When you decide to open the lid, the very things you identified as obstacles to achieving the wellbeing environment, become the pathway. You are now looking for ‘how’. We say that with the lid off, it has now become an open bucket. The great thing[…]read more

Respect the problem.

Often problems are perceived as bad. That is largely due to the discomfort felt when they are present. This discomfort however is an important part of life. Just like in our lives those memories that are not pleasant yet they are important in our learning and development. Similarly in an organisation. The problems that exist[…]read more

Create your Vision – introduction

Welcome to the Vision Creation approach The Vision Creation approach is designed to nurture you – your whole self as you engage life. To create the vision that fulfil the things that are really important and valuable to you. We recognise the complexity that exists with striving for anything in the future whether it is[…]read more

E Module 8: Escape.

  ESCAPE – ‘Take a break’ ‘A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe.’ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi When you’re feeling ‘out of sorts’ and you can’t explain or decipher what you need to change things up, ‘escaping’ by doing something you know brings instant calm and relief can be helpful[…]read more

E Module 5: Emotions.

  EMOTIONS: BREATHE ‘The reason we suffer from our emotion is not because of the emotion itself, but because of the resistance to that emotion.’ Teal Swan. When emotions (which are often described as energy in motion) are intense, they exert great force. Often the force is reflected in the nature of the motion /[…]read more

A Module 2: Attention.

  ATTENTION – ‘Focus elsewhere’ ‘Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.’ ― Susan Sontag In any one moment, there are an abundant of things happening at once, all of which are vying for your attention. Thoughts, beliefs, intentions created within your mind, sensations felt in your body, feelings[…]read more

Make things visible.

  Everyone is doing something. Making things visible is the pathway to the growing success of creating the wellbeing environment. Watching the responsibility take place. Observing the contributions that people are bringing towards understanding and meeting the needs of individuals and the organisation. Responding and shaping together as a team – the wellbeing vision –[…]read more

The obstacles.

  Once a vision is established, it won’t take long for the obstacles (stopping the vision) to arrive. These obstacles are important AND valuable to draw out. Obstacles path the way for a new course of action. We see that nowadays, people tend to place obstacles in what we call ‘boxes’. Just like a box,[…]read more

Creating a wellbeing platform – introduction

  Wellbeing Platform introduction from Realtime Enhancements on Vimeo. This introduction highlights the simplicity of wellbeing, yet the complexity surrounding and attaining it. Using the simple definition of ‘feel good, do good’, the transient nature of wellbeing is evident. Sometimes, we  just don’t feel good! For many reasons: physical / mental / emotional stress, challenges,[…]read more

R – Regroup – Know your support network

REGROUP This is about exploring from who and where the support and inspiration can be activated. In this house you will find   Memories around active moments you’ve enjoyed in the past   Ideas to increase incidental activity within your day to day life   Ideas to gather support for an active approach   Ideas[…]read more

Related links and more

    Here’s where we post links, articles, books and videos that have relevance to the process we have been through to establish the wellbeing platform that takes shape as the ‘workplace body’.

C Module 7: Communication & clarity.

  COMMUNICATION: ‘Listen / check’ ‘Good communication is the gap between confusion and clarity.’ Nat Turner Communication is a network of pathways that combine to serve a specific purpose and intention. Some of those pathways occur naturally (or with little conscious control over: e.g. the communication between our cells, our bodily functions and our body[…]read more

I Module 4: Intention.

  INTENTION – ‘My reason?’ ‘If you use the inner path, following your truth and clarity as your compass points, the outer world cannot help but respond to your intention.’Deepak Chopra  With demands arriving from many directions, it is no wonder it can feel overwhelming with where to start and what to give energy to.[…]read more

P Module 1: Perspective.

  Perspective “Each person does see the world in a different way. There is not a single, unifying, objective truth. We’re all limited by our perspective.”  Siri Hustvedt     Which way does the ballerina spin? (1:28)   It is often stated that ‘perception is reality’. When perceptions are influenced by what unfolds each day,[…]read more

The action

  With buckets in place, the reality is you are on your way to creating the workplace vision. You are now in the process of creating the wellbeing environment. You have your collective vision as agreed by the workplace or team and you know ‘how’ to take steps towards it. You are ACTIONING the vision.[…]read more

The common vision.

    Take a moment Group or shared visions When you are creating group, work, family future directions, it is vital to find the ‘common values’. Why?  To attain the buy in from everyone. Everyone is flowing in the same direction, despite differences. The vision creation has commenced. Without a shared approach, there is no[…]read more

B – BREATHE – Know your emotions

B – BREATHE – Emotions can play a huge role in the choices we make in all aspects of our life and especially in relation to actions that affect our wellbeing (exercise, food, sleep and engagement). So take the time to discover more about how emotions live in you and the role they play, The[…]read more