Ask anyone to define normal and they will reference behavior. Normal cannot be determined via behavior but it can be determined via emotion, which is the driver for behavior. When making an observational subjective assessment as is done with children and ADHD one is bypassing the driver of the behavior or the root cause. The term observational subjective assessment in translation simple means one is guessing because there is a void of any meaningful data.
The current buzzword in mental health is measurable outcomes yet very few if any in mental health or coaching produce measurable outcomes. The question to everyone in the business of mental health or coaching is, “What is the reason for not producing measurable outcomes for your clients?” Every Certified Burris Coach is required not just to produce a measurable outcome but measurable improvement across a three-instrument twenty-two point checklist in order to complete their certification.
Everything you have ever seen, heard, felt, tasted or smelled since your first breath is stored in your subconscious. The subconscious uses this information to determine how you will emotionally respond to your world. How well you remember anything is determined by the emotional impact at the time of the event. The result may not be as significant as post-traumatic stress but it can still have an impact, which can ultimately bring about an unwanted behavior.
Were you watching?
Apparently, you were. According to the BBC, it was the “most watched sporting event for their country on record.” The U.S. reports that it was the “second most watched event in American TV history”, trailing only the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. With viewership like this, chances are pretty good you watched at least 1 Olympic competitive event.
Which moment was your favorite?
Was it Usain Bolt’s flashing speed in the 100 and 200 meters?
2. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.
3. I wish I had let myself be happier.
4 . I wish I had had the courage to express my true self.
5. I wish I'd lived a life true to my dreams, instead of what others expect of me.
Most of you that are consistent readers of my blog know I attempt to provide a positive and empowering approach to healing PTSD. Providing insight “through a warrior’s eyes”, I think, can be beneficial for many of the motivated clients I work with. By focusing on their Objectives, we work together using tools, encouragement, and reinforcement for the positive gains they make. Along with the tools of Subconscious Restructuring®, together, we are achieving outstanding results!