If you like to know the theory behind the suggestion, you’ve come to the right place. Take your time with the articles below. You’ll learn a ton about the self-actualization process and about how people become stalled in their growth. You’ll learn about Contact, Existentialism, Attachment Theory, and The 5 Ways You Block Contact with Yourself, Other People, and the World.
Articles like these put you on the path to becoming an internal expert, a concept I discuss in The Upside Field Guide, for the subject of lifestyle design. You’ll know more about these topics than 99% of the herd, more than anybody without specialized training. You can use this info to kick ass in your own life, you can teach it to your friends, or use it to add value to your coaching or counseling practice. These are the powerful underlying theories, concepts, and tools that counselors and coaches use to organize their work, but rarely share with clients. All articles © 2018 Alec Wilson. Please link and cite appropriately. Enjoy.
Laying the Foundation, Essay Series 1:
Existentialism, Essay Series 2
A Workable Theory of Human Health, Essay Series 3
Avoidance, Essay Series 4
The 5 Ways You Block Contact, Essay Series 5
Lawnmower Parenting and Related Issues, Essay Series 6
The Linear Social Script