Gary Johnston's "A Flourishing Life"
By Gary Johnston
Gary Johnston's "A Flourishing Life"Jan 16, 2023
EQ and Connection to our Environment Pt1
In this episode we explore the tendency for humans to disconnect emotionally from our environment and the consequences for the way we view our industrialized / mechanized agriculture practices. Our survival depends on our food chain, but we have disconnected from the realities and the damages our systems are causing. It's time to reconnect and re-look at working with nature.
The Future and Risks of Artificial Intelligence
The much hyped development of AI platforms like ChatGPT have created much excitement around the world as people scramble to test and find uses for it. Microsoft and Google, among others, are throwing billions into its development because the potential profits are so high. This alone should ring alarm bells as the necessary checks and balances are thrown out the window.
This discussion with ChatGPT about its own potential is frightening.
Decisions and Consequences - the danger of self-interest
In this episode I explore the consequences of our decisions and living a self-focused life, on family, friends and business associates.
All actions and decisions have consequences that we often don't consider or ignore
This applies to personal decisions and decisions by management, community leaders and politicians.
THERE ARE ALWAYS CONSEQUENCES!
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Understanding Your Mind and its Influence on Your Life
In this episode of A Flourishing Life we explore how your mind processes your belief and Values system, and how that influences your thoughts, beliefs and Values on a daily basis. Learn why you think the way you do and why we keep repeating the same behaviours over and over again.
We explore how memory groups or beliefs are formed
What consistutes your Values
How your Values drive your daily behaviour, even if it hurts you
What you need to do to take your life back
#mind #unconscious #conscious mind #senses #self-development #relationships #family #childeducation
Emotional Memory and the Formation of Self
This episode of A Flourishing Life explores the formation of self, and the unconscious emotional memory that drives most of your thoughts, emotions and behaviour for the rest of your life.
The presentation was made to a hypnotherapists conference in New Zealand in 2010, and remains as relevant today as it was then.
Psychonutrition - Its role in your emotional wellbeing
This interview with Gary Johnston introduces you to a critical component of the emotional intelligence puzzle.
Your ability to react to circumstance and be aware of the emotional state of others is a foundation of emotional intelligence, so if something like your diet can have such dramatic, and sometimes devastating, effect on thoughts, emotions and behaviour, you must know about it!
EQ Part 3 - The Principle of Edification
In this episode of "A Flourishing Life" we explore another practical implementation of EQ skills that you will find positively life changing, both for you and everyone in your life.
EQ Part 2 - Beginning the practice
EQ as a theory is useless. Learning the practical aspects of living in an emotionally intelligent world is incredibly valuable in all parts of your life. In this episode we begin to explore exercises that will help you create a new world for yourself, with all the benefits of an increase EQ.
Emotional Intelligence - An Introduction
Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a hot topic, but often misunderstood. This short podcast looks at what EQ really is, and how it affects your life on a day to day basis. Make sure you subscribe to this podcast as I will be digging deeper into the practical aspects of EQ, or lack thereof, on your relationships, workplace and well-being over the months to come.
For more information or to connect also take a look at https://eq2030.com.
The State of Humanity 2020
Exploring the state of human sadness and lack of connection in 2020, and what to do about it.
The Untrodden Path
A story of realisation of the power of not creating ripples.
This introduction to "The Flourishing Life" is the beginning of a fascinating journey.