No Confidence – No Personal Peace. Could you be using the wrong model?

No amount of positive thinking and positive self talk will overcome self-doubt.  This is an alarming message and one that needs to be addressed especially by  those who are anxious, fearful, and in some extreme cases terrified. Confidence is a wooly word. It does not serve to define what underpins the state that it is meant to represent. Confidence is better thought of as certainty. So...

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Words, Tones and Body-language distort with ease.

Having written about distortion in terms of language and words, I would like to bring to your attention how we can so easily distort (misinterpret) body language and tonality. Distorting information is part and parcel of maintaining our beliefs which are based on our past experiences. If we are in conversation with a person who has difficulties in maintaining eye contact with us, we could be left...

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Distortion deletes other possibilities?

The way we are able to function and the degree to which we are at ease with ourselves and the world we live in is largely dependant on our ability to distort information. The important question that needs to be asked is do we generally find that our mind is predisposed to distort for good or  bad? Lets say that we are predisposed to seeing the glass half empty.  The reality of the glass...

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Distorting what you say is easy for some.

Your attention  has been brought to how we might distort information. It is obviously important to question information that is processed by us and ensure that we have the most accurate interpretation and best outcome for our needs. In the same way we need to ensure that we minimize the possibility of distortion occurring with the message received by another person. All too often information...

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