Our brains and body systems give us an amazing set of inbuilt guidance systems and learning tools*. These help us to meet our needs and navigate life in our world.
Check out some key resources of the mental wealth kit that nature provides us.
Lives That Work coaching focuses on using these resources effectively, applying them to make your life work well for you.
*This section draws extensively from the Human Givens model of emotional needs and innate resources.
Our basic guidance system for survival
The storehouse of our innate knowledge and continuous learning from experience
Our ability to build rapport and connect with others
A powerful sensory and language tool for solving problems and dreaming up possibilities
Conscious thinking that can check out emotions, question, analyse and plan
Unconscious processing that makes instant evaluations of experience through matching up input with stored patterns
The theatre of sleep, where our unmet emotional expectations from the previous day are acted out through metaphor in dreams
Our self-awareness, a unique centre of consciousness that can stand apart from intellect, emotions and conditioning