Topic outline

  • General

  • Topic 1

    PURPOSE

    Look again at what life is all about for you - your direction, goals, unique set of talents - the first life management step.

    purpose

    "Amid all our busyness, our impossible schedules, our frantic quests for fun and excitement, we must find time for discovery, for taking that journey into true meaning."
    Richard J Leider
    Life Skills

  • Topic 2

    YOUR RELATIONSHIPS

    Practical insights and skills that impact on friendship, marriage and career.

    relationships
    "Loneliness and the feeling of being uncared for are the greatest poverty."
    Mother Teresa, quoted in
    High Maintenance Relationships
     
  • Topic 3

    FEELINGS PART 1

    Understanding and getting in touch with our feelings so as to:

        • recognise and overcome depression
        • deal with anger and guilt
        • experience the power of positive feelings
        • build deeper relationships
        • enjoy wholeness and happiness
     Feelings

    "...You desire truth in the inner parts; you teach me wisdom in the inmost place."
    Psalm 51:6
    NIV Bible


  • Topic 4

    FEELINGS Part 2

    How to deal with anger, guilt, and manage conflict.

    Anger and guilt are  legitimate emotions that can fulfil an important and positive function in our lives. They can be equally destructive.

    The critical factor is how we accept and mange these powerful emotions.

    Feelings
    "Anger is the first emotion human beings experience and the last one we learn to manage effectively."
    Farrar as quoted by L. Huxely
    You are not the Target




  • Topic 5

    ADDICTIONS

    An investigation of some chemical, emotional and social addictions to discover:

    • reasons why
    • emotional and spiritual keys to recovery and freedom
    • life management strategies for growth
    • what to do with recurring and overpowering weaknesses
    • personal happiness and fulfilment
    • how to gain and maintain control of your life
    addictions

    "They promise them freedom, while they themselves are slaves of depravity "“ for a man is a slave to whatever has mastered him."
    2 Peter 2:15
    NIV Bible


  • Topic 6

    SUCCESS

    Awakening the giant within!

    This topic looks at success wholistically - the expression of who you are, how you relate to the people in your life, your role in the workplace, your personal life and time management.

    The goal is to assist you in achieving balanced, long-term fulfilment and happiness.

    success
    "Knowing how to manage your mind "“ how to understand and deal with stress, lack of confidence, anxiety, depression "“ is as important as knowing how to handle the strategic and organizational challenges of your business."
    Gillian Butler and Tony Hope
    Managing Your Mind
  • Topic 7

    CHOICES: THE KEY TO PERSONAL POWER

    The capacity to make choices is essential to being in charge of our lives.

    Many find themselves unable to make consistently positive decisions. Do you feel like that sometimes? You would like to be more in control but"¦

    choices
    "We are free up to the point of choice, then the choice controls the chooser."
    Mary Crowley
    Quoted in Top Performance




  • Topic 8

    CHOICES Part 2

    This lesson is designed to help you to understand:

    • How to exercise control over your habit pathways
    • Your use of freewill
    • The locus of choice
    • The subtle nature of New Age mind conditioning processes
    Choices Part2
    "Do not conform yourselves to the standards of this world, but let God transform you inwardly by a complete change of your mind. Then you will be able to know the will of God"”what is good and is pleasing to Him and is perfect. "
    "”Romans 12:2 GNB
    Quoted in Belief versus 'Spirituality'




  • Topic 9

    BALANCE

    This topic is designed to help you to understand:

    • All the items of self-awareness need to be balanced, continuosly monitored and adjusted.
    • There is a purpose to life.
    Balance
    "There is a god-shaped blank at the heart of everyman." Blaise Pascal (1623-62)