Here I am, continuing with another question I often receive from the participants in my PCM workshops (in-house or open). This time: “Isn’t applying PCM a form of manipulation, in the end?” As you might already know, PCM is a tool to help us connect to other people and build better relationships by speaking a …
“But if I motivate them when they act like that, don’t I encourage negative behaviours?”
One of the questions I receive at times, when I deliver my PCM workshops (in-house or open) and talk about motivating with PCM, relates to what we call “charging the batteries” of people who behave in rather unproductive manners, in order to motivate them and invite them out of their distress. Participants ask if, by …
Discovering PCM video series
Because I sometimes receive the question: “What is PCM?”, I decided to create this short “Discovering PCM” video series, describing PCM and how it could benefit your life. I have shared this on my social media recently, but it was about time to also create a post here to gather all 8 short videos. In …
Our four universal biological motivations
This article approaches the four universal biological motivations and challenges that every (mammal) adolescent on our planet must face on the journey to adulthood: how to be safe, how to navigate hierarchy, how to court potential mates, and how to leave the nest.
Negativity bias, Losada ratio and why negative emotions scream, while positive emotions whisper
I invite you today to look at the negativity bias: this is a very important concept, and I bet you are probably familiar with it already.
We say that negative emotions scream while positive emotions whisper.
Six Types Of Procrastinators, And How To Lead Them With Compassionate Accountability®- by Dr. Nate Regier
This is an article about how PCM can explain the different types of procrastinators and what can we do to help. It was written by Dr. Nate Regier, a PCM certifying master trainer and I am happy to share it with you.
Four Styles of Communication Every Leader Should Master – by Dr. Nate Regier
Author and Co-founder of Next Element, Dr. Nate Regier is a certifying master trainer for Process Communication Model. For years, I have been reading his articles on his company’s blog, listened to his podcasts and participated in some of the webinars he has organised. I thought it would be great to share some of his articles with you too, on my blog, as they brought me a lot of value and I bet they will do the same for you. We’ll start with an article about the four styles of communication that PCM discusses.
5 steps to help you recover from an amygdala hijack
In the book “Search Inside Yourself”, Chade-Meng Tan describes 5 steps that can prove useful to recover from an amygdala hijack and regulate our emotions.
The breathing practice that calms anxiety and increases resilience
Many of the resilience-building exercises and practices can take a lot of time to work. The good thing about the breathing practice I am presenting to you today is that you can do it ‘on the spot’, without needing to physically disengage from the stressful/anxiety-inducing situation.
The Science of Gratitude
Today I want to share with you some things I’ve learnt during the NeuroMindfulness Coach Certification with regard to the science of gratitude. I’m sure you’ve heard many times about how gratitude can really help us in many ways, but you’ve probably wondered if there’s any study to back this up. Well, yes, there are …