The Top 6 Problems Preventing You From Mastering Your Empowerment …And, Their Solutions to Greater Personal Freedom
Today, most individuals would love to get their personal growth and empowerment programs online. Do you know why?
Personal freedom. They have the freedom to participate when they want. It’s convenient. This way they’re not locked into someone else’s schedule, left waiting until a workshop happens to be in their area, or tied up for an entire weekend. And, what they really want is the freedom to learn what they are passionate about, and nurtures their soul, in the comfort of their own home.
When you learn to step into greater self-empowerment and to live more in the life of your dreams, everyone benefits. You, your family, and everyone in your sphere of influence benefits because when you shine your light you inadvertently give others the opportunity to emulate your example and do the same. Everybody gets to realize a better side of themselves. I truly believe that every single person has God-given talents and hidden potentials just waiting to be unleashed.
One of the things that makes The Heart and Soul Academy unique is that we have made the majority of our information available by way of online courses, Blog posts, or in my book THE MESSENGER WITHIN: Unlocking The Secrets to Greater Freedom and a Better Life, in order to support, optimize, and accelerate your learning opportunity, so you create the life you want with greater access, freedom, and the tools you need when you need them.
Why Now? Why online?
After years of teaching thousands of workshop participants from all over the world various forms of personal growth and empowerment, I discovered some crucial things that were hindering people from mastering the skills they had just paid good money to learn. I began to see a real need for online support that would allow you to avoid the mistakes I saw 80% of all people making. As a result, what I’d like to share with you may not only change your outlook about mastering your personal growth skills, but it may also change your life. More importantly, I believe you will receive more personal fulfillment than you have ever experienced before.
Let me share with you the top 6 problems that stop you from mastering the skills taught in personal growth seminars or workshops, and their solutions…
One of the biggest inhibitors to learning is missing a vital piece of information in the classroom--the instructor said something you either didn’t hear or didn’t understand, and therefore, you missed that piece of information, yet the speaker, along with everyone else is moving forward. Or, you momentarily lose the gist of the lecture, stressing out a bit over the lost information, until your attention eventually picks up to where everyone else is. I know it’s happened to me before.
Solution: With online learning videos you get the freedom to view and review as often as you like so you won’t miss a thing!
It seems, as learners, we have two parts. One part wants to learn new things, is dedicated to practicing what we’ve learned, and sees the vision of what we can do with our new information and skills. This part is inspired to put it all to good use and is inspired by how our lives will be changed. You know what that feels like right?
Then, there is the part that distracts us from our practice and finds all the other things that need to be done--that part defeats our best efforts--maybe even an inner voice that beats us up. We promise ourselves that we will do better and get back into the swing of things, putting it all to good use soon, but our vision and best intentions slowly slips away, and we find ourselves right back to the same-old-same-old, until we get re-inspired once again with the hope that this time it really will work for us. These two parts are in a constant battle with each other all the time.
Solution: With online courses, you are led by the hand and supported in your mastery of the skills and processes. In our own online courses we share examples of how to use your skills in a variety of ways, in the areas of life that matter most, so that you really get the hang of using them and it becomes second nature. We help you hold yourself accountable for the next steps. We support you through blocks, problems, or challenge areas, encourage you as your life improves, nurture new possibilities unfolding for you, and celebrate your gains and wins. Our goal is for this be lots of fun, to give you some experiential learning, and to facilitate your mastery.
Have you ever experienced a trainer talking too much or giving so much information that you just became overloaded? Or have you ever sat so long on a folding chair that you were no longer fully engaged in learning – you just wanted to get up and move? Well, so have we.
Many instructors and trainers fall into the trap of having to deliver a tremendous amount of information in an allotted time period, such as over a weekend workshop or 3-4 day training period. This can become difficult because time is finite, and they have set schedules to meet in order to share their information. Sadly, these time-bound trainings become more about them and their information and less about you, the participant, and your learning.
They forsake their participant’s needs to truly grasp and master the information or techniques.
And, all too often, it can become quite easy for an instructor to indulge in tangents and talk about this, that, or the other scenario, which, while interesting, cuts into the practice or discussion times that participants need in order to grasp, process, and master the skills they came to learn. In cases like this one, the instructor’s information becomes the primary focus, while the group or individual becomes secondary.
Solution: Online courses where the presenter has taken the time to cut out all the extraneous talk, stays focused with presenting the learning material, and breaks the core training into short, digestible segments.
We know your time is valuable and your life is full. That’s why, for our online courses, we’ve taken the time and effort to do just that! With our academy, we no longer have the weekend time constraints – we can deliver precise information in nice-sized portions that can be viewed and reviewed, time and again, while keeping the focus on you. Most lessons are between 10 to 20 minutes long. And you can take all the time you need to practice the skills. We want you to learn, implement, and take action as quickly as possible without feeling overwhelmed or fatigued.
We believe it is better to deliver the information in a way where it is well received the first time instead of having participants feel the need to retake the course (that is, if it’s offered in their area again) or having them retain only a fraction of the information and walking away unsure if they are fully capable of putting it all to good use.
We all have different learning styles and modalities. Typically, in an instructional setting, you sit and listen to the instructor go on and on and are then told what to do. This has the potential to get boring, and it’s not necessarily the most conducive way to learn. There have been many advances in the last 30 years regarding how the brain works and how we optimally learn. A multi-sensorial approach to teaching makes information easier to understand and retain in a whole-brained way, and people are then more able to apply it and use it right away.
One of the learning methods is known as Neuro-Linguistic Programming, or NLP for short. Neuro means nervous system. Linguistic means language. And, programming means the specific choice of words and the methodology of delivering the content of the information that triggers the brain to learn in different ways.
What we know is that people are wired differently. We think in unique ways. And, we certainly don’t all learn in the same fashion. So, what we do with our programs is use all kinds of resources that work to completely set you up for success and support your optimal learning by engaging several areas of your brain. I’ve spent my life researching ways of enlightenment, the nature of reality, and how the brain works. And, what we know is that the process of learning is universal. It has to be kept interesting – the more intrigued you are, the more you are going to comprehend.
What research shows over and over again, without fail, is that the more of your brain that we can get lit up in any given moment on a topic, the more permanently you are going to retain the information. We are conscious to teach in a way that engages your brain’s circuitry more effectively.
Visual learners learn with pictures, images, and diagrams. They like to see the main points listed as bullet points, and they like lots of colors. We use lots of engaging visuals, images, and colors in our presentations to make it interesting and keep you in-the-moment. Plus, we have links to download documents, so you can create a binder for your class reference materials to support your learning experience.
Auditory learners learn by listening as well as by speaking. They need to hear what is being said. They don’t like any side-talking during a presentation – they find it disruptive. And, interestingly enough, auditory learners like to learn in a sequential order – if the sequence of information isn’t fluid, it is very difficult for them to track and piece it all back together. Our video courses are full of focused content, and since you get to view them during your own choosing you don’t have to listen to any side-talk or extraneous chatter like you would experience in many workshop and seminar trainings. You are able to listen and playback as frequently as necessary without missing a thing.
Kinesthetic learners learn by doing, taking action, and writing down notes. And, kinesthetic learning also has a feeling part to it – the chemistry of our emotions plays a role in how well we retain information. The more relaxed and comfortable the learning is, the less stress. And, the more interesting the learning is, the more permanent your learning will be.
Our emotions play a greater role in our learning process than many people think. When we become bored with the instruction (or the way it’s being delivered), then all learning stops. If we have sat too long on uncomfortable chairs, or we become tired, then our learning diminishes.
And stress is also a huge factor – from being unsuspectingly called upon, put on the spot, or unexpectedly becoming the center of attention – our emotions register stress as “a threat” in our brain. We then go into flight, fight, or freeze mode and all learning stops.
Neuroscientists say that stress-induced chemistry changes our higher brain functions to shut down. This disrupts the electrical connections being made, and we become less intelligent. We simply cannot get back to the same learning capacity as before until we regain our inner peace.
Solution: With online programs, you learn in the comfort of a place of your choosing. You engage when you want and for how long you want. Our online courses have the added feature of fill-in the blank study sheets to help you to as you follow along, therefore helping you get the most out of the presentations with the action of writing. And, we give you processes to practice at the end of most every video module that add to making this a multi-sensory learning experience.
The information and processes in our programs are designed to give you cutting-edge information in different areas of personal empowerment, but they also give you a personalized experience that engages your senses in learning. The heart-coherent, life-enhancing energetic processes (L.E.E.P.s) that we share with you actually go beyond the “current standards” of hemispheric brain-integration techniques. They are also easy to understand and learn, so that you can practice them, use them, and apply them efficiently and effectively.
Our subconscious plays a vital role in learning, many transformational processes are a failure for people approximately 80% of the time. Why? Not because they aren’t good methods and techniques, but because we’ve taken on subconscious programs that have us convinced we are less than capable, not good enough, not worthy enough, and lacking in some fashion or another that simply interferes with our best efforts. It was disheartening to learn that close to 80% of students simply stopped practicing the skills they had learned, not because it wasn’t valuable to them, on the contrary – they truly wanted to continue with their practices and master the skills, but because their subconscious programs interfered with their best efforts, it interfered with their self-motivation and follow through, causing them to become uncertain about themselves.
They had every good intention of coming back to the material and picking it up again – someday soon. The problem was, that day never came, and life continued on its way, until the material, information, and techniques were shelved.
The greatest risk to your success, challenge to your learning, and to you personally mastering the skills you want to embody lies in your subconscious mind and the programs you have stored there.
Solution: Many individuals would love to have their motivation nurtured and experience greater support in their lives as well as opportunities to be held accountable – like from a coach. In our sessions together, you get to ask all the questions you like and have them answered. And, you get life-enhancing, subconscious mind programming support as well!
Another thing that hinders individuals from mastering and applying the skills they learned in workshops and seminars is the lack of continued support. As humans, we are more empowered when we are supported by other individuals who believe in the same things we do as well as the things we choose to accomplish. We thrive when we are part of a community of like-minded individuals who join together and support each other after the workshop is over. We need emotional support, encouragement, and help with getting through the blocks or challenges that in the way. Many of the participants in my workshops (as well as my colleagues’) wanted back-end support, but it is very difficult to do when traveling and teaching all over the world. Essentially, participants received the training, but then found themselves asking, “Now what?”
With so many personal growth workshops in various modalities, I wanted to know:
Are people still practicing the skills they learned?
Are they now happy? Healthy? Abundant?
Are they doing what they love?
I looked around, and the answer was “No – not really,” – at least not to the level they could be.
They had the skills, but many still seemed to be struggling or lacked the motivation to be practicing on their own.
It was obvious that participants truly wanted community support or accountability coaching after the workshop was over. The key to success in personal empowerment goes beyond effective and efficient life-enhancing processes of change that work – it also requires participation.
Solution: The simple truth of the matter is that the more you participate, and the more you master, the more your life will change, and the more possibilities will open up for you.
We are here for you when you need it the most – after the workshop when you want to apply what you’ve learned, in your own life.
When you want support while being faced with blocks or difficulties.
When you want more depth of understanding and discussion of the material covered during the course.
When you want to make phenomenal change in your life in a surprisingly short period of time.
Coaching sessions, whether it is one, or more, are meant to take you into action with every practical, step-by-step, immediately applicable life-change process.
The New Reality of Self-Empowerment
The Heart and Soul Academy is the new reality of personal empowerment and conscious evolution. It is life changing. It transcends the typical method of training/instruction and is designed to not only inspire you, but to nurture, support, and encourage you in opening up new possibilities and taking you to the next level.
We offer OnDemand self-empowerment courses with the freedom to view and review when it is most convenient for you, so you can learn, apply, and use it right away.
You can also participate in coaching sessions where you deepen your understanding, application, and master the skills while you improve your life.
We offer One-to-One Training for Therapists, Counselors, Practitioners, and Life Coaches who would like to facilitate shamanic energy medicine processes for their clients.
With this knowledge and these tools, you have the power to create the life you want to live.
Are you ready to change your life? This is the greatest time in history for personal growth, enlightenment, and empowerment. It has never been easier to find knowledge, wisdom, and life-changing methods for improving our lives. Whether you join The Heart and Soul Academy or take a different route, thank you for being inspired to improve your life – being inspired in life makes a huge difference in how you live. …though, I do hope you will join us. ~ Dhebi
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