Easy Change Of Meta Programmes

Move to a meta-position and listen for style or structure of someone's thinking (yours or another's). By directing our consciousness above the content level of the messages, we will (or can) begin to notice the various styles and processes that we and others use in thinking and communicating. Identify the operating Meta-programs by going meta and using the Meta-program list (Figure 8.1). Keep going meta. Almost everybody has problems staying out of content, especially at first. When this...

The Belief Change Pattern

Beliefs develop over time via our experiences, as we entertain thoughts and representations, and then, at a meta-level, say Yes, to them. Once thoughts have transformed into beliefs, they function as our perceptions about things. These grown-up ideas then become habit and drop out of our awareness. Beliefs, as grown-up understandings, become durable maps by which we code meanings. Then, as perceptual filters, we see our beliefs everywhere. This describes how we endow beliefs with a...

The Decision Destroyer Pattern

Sometimes, as we move through life, we make some poor decisions. Afterwards, those decisions become part of our mental map and begin to operate as a major psychological force in our life as a Meta-state . This pattern destroys such limiting, destructive, and unenhancing decisions. Decisions function as part of our mental maps that provide specific instructions about what to do. And, while a decision in one context and at one time may function very well for our benefit, as contexts and...