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Calibration implies the continuous making of a series of finer adjustments to let things run, operate or function smoothly once again. Thus, a deliberate and focused effort to ensure that "our instruments" (i.e. the different components of our bio-computer) are running and operating at their optimal best and are most trust worthy to sustain a healthy psyche equilibrium and healthy energy balance.

The incompatibility between two cognition’s (i.e. our levels of awareness, which can manifest as any element of knowledge, attitude, emotion or behaviour combination) results in an uncomfortable tension that stems from holding two conflicting thoughts at the same time (frequently due to change and conflicting believes and beliefs). This conflicting thoughts initiate cognitive dissonance... that often develops into stress, which may gradually turn into constant feelings of fear, frustration, depressed emotions and anxiety. When it isn't efficiently calibrated in a proactive manner, it gradually develops into, establish and firmly maintains an active Newton's cradle trap.

The "process or procedure" of calibration states that contradicting cognition’s serve as an initial driving force that compels our minds to acquire additional knowledge, invent new thoughts (i.e. other relations and patterns) and to adapt or modify our existing believes (i.e. our present reference structure or GPS), perspectives, views and ideas about the world around us, as to reduce the amount of dissonance between these conflicting cognition’s.
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Catch-22
The phrase "Catch-22" is common idiomatic usage meaning "a no-win situation" or "a double bind" of any type, originating from a satirical, historical novel by the American author Joseph Heller, first published in 1961, about the later stages of World War II from 1943 onwards.

Catch-22 is a self-contradictory circular logic that when someone try to avoid his/her duties, actually prove that he/she is fit for executing such duties. For example...

If there is a concern for one's safety in the face of dangers that are real and immediate, is the process of a rational mind. When a pilot is crazy he could be grounded. All he had to do was ask; and as soon as he did, he would no longer be regarded as crazy and would have to fly more missions. Thus, the pilot would be crazy to fly more missions and sane if he didn't, but if he was sane he had to fly them. If he flew them he was crazy and didn't have to; but if he didn't want to, he was sane and had to.

Some catch, this Catch-22 and the best there is. Another less "complicated example", also from the military....

When soldiers are required to run for kilometres to obtain a certain level of combat fitness, no matter what they reply to the question "Are you tired?"; they WILL continue running. Because...
  • If they answer yes, they lack the necessary fitness levels and must keep on running to improve their level of fitness, or
  • If they answer no, they are fit enough and to continue running shouldn't be a problem.
CellularMemoryInOrganTransplants
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Cellular memory also can be referred to as automatisms. The purpose or goal of cellular memory are to free our brain from mundane-routine functions that occur within our body numerous times during each and every day; and allowing us to focus or pay attention to higher order thinking and actions.

A POPULAR VIEW:
Cellular memory is the "unproven hypothesis" that things such as memories, habits, interests and tastes may somehow be stored in all the cells of the human body, and not only in the brain. The cellular memory theory surfaced, following a number of organ transplants in which the recipient was reported to have developed the memories and interests of the donor.

An article, "Changes in Heart Transplant Recipients That Parallel the Personalities of Their Donors" - published in the Spring 2002 issue of the Journal of Near-Death Studies without peer review, sources or evidence - reported cases in which recipients "inherited" a love for classical music, a change of sexual orientation, changes in diet and vocabulary, and one reported case of the identification of the donor's murderer.

The academic and medical organ transplant community, rejects this notion as pseudo-scientific and totally absurd, as it has never been illustrated in a scientific observable manner. There is also the fear that such notions may eventually hinder organ donation.

ANOTHER perspective:
Body Memory is a theory, that the body itself is capable of storing memories, as opposed to only the brain. This is use to explain the recollection of memories for events, where the brain was not in a position to "record" and "store" memories. Body memory sometimes serve as a catalyst for repressed memory recovery. These repressed memories are often associated with phantom pain in a part or parts of the body... the body is capable of remembering a past trauma.

Characteristics of Body Memory are:
Recurrent behaviour patterns, flashbacks, emotional responses, pain or other sensations, generally associated with certain triggers (e.g. events, people, colours, sounds, skin pressure, ...etc). and there isn't any reason for nor logical explanation for the phenomena in the present situation.

In order to establish a body memory - according to the body memory theory - one simply needs to go through a traumatic experience and the body could store this memory any place in the body that was involved. The arm, for example, when the arm was severely burned in a horrific car crash. Some also believe that a Body Memory can be from a past life and might have a physical present day manifestation, such as skin blistering or spots for instance.

Body memory is sometimes cited as evidence for sexual abuse. When this is the only evidence that the person has, it may be because - at the time the abuse is claimed to have occurred - normal memory formation was not possible and the victim, possibly, was unconscious during the attack, a baby or in severe shock. Body memory does not need to preclude actual memory, an ongoing disability after a known trauma, can at times and in context, be regarded as body memory.

For those individuals who believe in repressed memories, body memory often forms part of the package of evidence. When a sexual abuse survivor - recalling the events - suddenly finds it difficult to breathe. Under the body memory theory, this is the body remembering a moment during the abuse when breathing was difficult. In this manner, a person who suffered past traumas, continues to link present day ailments to the past trauma, regardless of the time that elapsed since the trauma. There seems to be no particular time nor quantity limit to the memories that the body can store.

One explanation is that the "memory" of the trauma is stored within the body's "energy fields" which is a pseudo-scientific explanation. Body memory could be an ad-hoc explanation for normal body reactions. It could be a way of disassociating responsibility for a personal condition. Very few studies have been conducted on the subject.

Clinicians often use the terminology of body memory to refer to implicit memories - memories that are encoded in the unconscious and unavailable to the conscious mind - which are evident in emotions and in the senses. Implicit memories might be encoded when an experience occurs which is too traumatic for the conscious mind (memory) to hold on its own.

SAFE AND WORKABLE APPROACH?
Ever since I embarked on my quest to obtain a deeper understanding of the body-mind symbiosis and its impact and influence in our lives. I have encountered - and still do - plenty of different views and opinions regarding the subject of cellular/body memory.

Unfortunately information on the subject is either TOTALLY for... or TOTALLY against... the notion that body cells could store memories and information. When considering (i.e. study) the "evidence" provided by both sides. I realise that both sides put forward some compelling and valid arguments. I also learned through experience that - even when things seem to be impossible - there is always some merit or truth to it (where there is smoke there is a fire). To unconditionally accept or reject a hypothesis, purely because one either believe or do not believe it (despite possible evidence/facts to the contrary)... often prove to be a bias attitude that contribute very little to solve the "mystery" and uncover a possible answer.

Using the arguments of both the supporters for and critics of the Cellular & Body Memory theory, I attempted to compile a workable point of view that might deal effectively with the "unexplained" difficulties (e.g. phantom pains) that some individual tend to experience from time to time.

The working theory, as a result of my research, and which prove to be quite successful in a number of cases, is described below.

Basic Premises:
The key principles acting as foundation and point of departure for a workable Cellular Memory theory are...

Apart from the fact that our bodies have an impact on our minds, just as much as our minds have an impact on our bodies, we now know - with relative certainty - that the body does store information (i.e. have cellular memory). Not intelligently so and merely functions as an on/of switch when triggered (either externally or internally) by something. This trigger could - literally - be anything... a sound, smell, incident, colour, emotion, an event, person, action, smell, a memory, ...etc., which result in an involuntary reaction by the body, often identified as instinctive behaviour to stimuli received from the outside world. The intensity of the reaction remain the same, regardless whether its a real or perceived trigger.

These reactions - often regarded as instinctive - have the sole purpose to intelligently react fast and efficient in times of great danger to either prevent and/or minimise possible negative consequences such as harm to the body, pain or death.

Cellular Memory is a complex, intriguing and fascinating compilation of creation's "pre-programmed software" (DNA), programs established by the prevailing collective consciousness (societal culture, values and ethical codes), programs as a result of nurture (education and training), personal experiences (e.g. what comfortable and what is uncomfortable), the experiences of other people (mirror believe system) and modelling people we admire (teach by example).

At this point in time, we know that cellular memory does exists. There is more than enough evidence available to the effect. However, how its established, functions and its true purpose for human survival, isn't all that clear. Advances in Neuroscience will probably shed some light on this phenomenon in the years to come. But until then, what we presently understand is as follows...
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Our unconscious-mind is directly linked to our body allowing us to react in the fastest possible time in the most threatening and adverse circumstances, often - so it seems - without thinking. Once the unconscious-mind set a series of reactions in motion, it execute to the T; regardless opposition from the conscious-mind. Cellular Memory mostly deals with functions and processes that happens "routinely" on a daily basis within our body and to free our minds (i.e. brain) to concentrate on tasks that requires levels of higher order thinking.

The execution of cellular memory (i.e. automatisms) takes place without the brain interfering in the process, unless... something goes terribly wrong. Then the brain (i.e. first our subconscious and then our conscious-mind) assume immediate command of the situation, address the crisis and once resolved; hand the reins back to the responsible automatism.

The interactivity of the above principles can be pretty confusing, because we sometimes fail to understand the dynamics of the body-mind symbiosis in its entirety. The symbiotic nuances are very subtle and not always clearly distinguishable as a "standalone process or occurrence". Therefore it is quite difficult to explain exactly and in much detail the role and function of cellular memory within our "energy system" and the impact/influence of cellular memory on the choices we make and the actions we take. However, the following explanation - although limited in its extent - will provide us with some understanding as to how cellular memory is initiated, establish and applied in our everyday life's:

It all started long ago at a very young age - an infant turning into a toddler to be precise - we are confronted with some of life's "serious" problems. At that age physical self-reliance (i.e. independence) is a major goal, of which moving our bodies from one place to another, without the continued help from others, is compelling us to learn how to walk.

Firstly we enter into a observation phase in which we "investigate" the process of walking as done by the "successful walkers". Once we have "research" the topic of walking to our satisfaction, we then initiate a planning or structuring phase. This is the phase in which we start "experimenting" with our own muscles to determine which muscles or combinations of muscles will produce the desired result. When we are relatively sure which muscles will provide us with the required outcome of a walking movement, we start to implement what we have "learn" by first sailing on our stomach; once mastered, we up our movement-standard and start crawling on all fours. When success is achieved, we attempt the delicate balancing act of propelling ourselves forward using only our own two feet. We will practice this for a while, till we achieved a competency level of using our muscles to propel us forward, without constantly losing our balance and dropping to the floor. When we master the skill of walking we continue our quest for physical self-reliance by "learning" to run, jump, climb, etc.

Now where does the cellular memory fit into all of this? Well... lets use programming as a metaphor to explain to some extent the manner in which these process functions. Firstly we identify a problem to be resolved using our conscious-mind. The conscious-mind "study" the problem and put together a process (i.e. writing the program dealing with walking), the program is tested to determine its functionality and when it seems to operate fine, send it to the subconscious-mind for debugging purposes. There the program (i.e. source code) remains "dormant" for a while, just to make sure that this program will operate without a glitch under most circumstances which require moving from one place to another and to iron out any bugs that may still be present. Once thoroughly tested, the "walking-program" is compiled (i.e. an exe file is created) and placed in the unconscious-mind for execution on demand, automatically and without the conscious-mind being involved in the process - of walking that is.

Fine, but where is the cellular memory fitting into all of this? Sticking with our programming metaphor, one must keep in mind that the "walking-program" is a massive set of "command lines" that involve almost all the muscles in our body, and also including our senses. Remember the goal of an automatism is to (i) execute automatically without entangling our mind in the process of walking, (ii) commands should be executed as swiftly as possible and (iii) most commands should run simultaneously. When we have one huge command file that needs to be executed from the "line 1" down to "line 1089407235183" it may very well happen that (a) it will take quite a while for the "components" to obtain a fully operational status (no good when a hungry lion is sniffing at your butt) or (b) our legs is already moving forward at full speed (e.g. command line 1000 start to execute) without the directional support of our eyes (e.g. command line 950769 isn't evoked yet). Thus, one lengthy "walking-program" isn't practical for speed and efficiency. So what happen? Being aware of this restrictions: A program is written containing all the necessary "sub-routines" (i.e. the eyes function, leg muscles, the foot, arm, hands functions, etc.) and once verified... each "sub-routine" is compiled as a separate and independent "walking-module" that are stored in the muscle group it is meant to manage (i.e. the "eye sub-routine for walking goes to the eye muscles", the "leg sub-routine for walking goes to the leg muscles", ...etc.)

In essence: The compiled "Main walking program" is stored in the in the unconscious-mind (for a lightning fast reference of the relevant belief system) in order to accommodate the choices initiated by certain "variables" (e.g. environmental conditions, possible obstacles, walking surface, etc.) to formulate and finalise a "walking-strategy" that is then "multi-threaded" to all the appropriate "components" (i.e. cellular memory) for simultaneous and swift execution of the required "walking subroutine". Thus, the main program for walking is "stored" in the mind and all the relevant "walking sub-routines" is stored as cellular, muscle or body memory.

Application of automatisms: The command centre issue a command - "Go and fetch the book from the table and place it in the shelve with the other books" (i.e. the brain or conscious mind) - that require the activation and execution of the "walking-program". Based on previous experiences, the command needs to be "broken-down" into practical and executable specification via the subconscious-mind by recalling all possible and relevant parameters for this particular context (e.g. how to locate the book, what does the different signals mean, what exactly is expected, how to recognize the book, the shelf, where am I, where is the book in relation to the shelf, etc.) When the "break-down" process is completed, "situation specifications" is send to the unconscious-mind that "populate the variables" with the specification received and evaluated against prevailing believe systems. The required specification is then send of to the different "walking-subroutines" as "stored" in cellular memory for a prompt and co-ordinated execution... and... bob's your uncle; the bio-computer jumps into action without us even being consciously aware of all the choices and processes that took place, and our minds are free to discuss the material of the book while we are walking.

Automatisms run independently without any conscious efforts made to control the course of execution. That is, if all goes well and a sudden crises doesn't develop unexpectedly. Assume for a moment that you trip (i.e. message from legs that they can no longer move forward as required) while walking, and to prevent you from falling and hurting yourself, all higher order activities is seized immediately and a deliberate effort is made by the conscious-mind to prevent the crises from developing into a full-blown disaster. Unbelievable? Ever try to continue an intellectual discussion while tripping? Bet you... that the chances are good that the only intellectual phrase that you would utter under these circumstances are, "Oh, shit!"

As stated previously, automatisms are mainly responsible for processes and functions and it is generally assumed that automatisms are primarily physical in nature. Partly true! The major segment of automatisms are habits (i.e. actions and behaviours), but just as important is our automatisms that control our attitude (e.g. emotion and feelings; our perceptions and mind-set; our skills, abilities and competencies) and our believe system (e.g. our norms, expectations and priorities; our motives and payoff's) in symbiosis with our life scripts. Thus, automatisms executing within context can be nourishing to our life scripts. Once automatisms is executed continuously out of context and not considering the present circumstances (i.e. the changes that took place since the original establishment of the automatism), such an automatism poison or toxify life scripts and transform it into a sabotage program.
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Presently change is the only sure thing in the world to day. Things are presently changing rapidly - often much faster than we can cope with - because of the following...
  • The death of permanency, in all spheres of life... from relationships to the equipment we use, nothing lasts "forever" anymore.
  • Standardizations of activities and processes, which often are based on norms rather than principles; which minimally accommodate the context of the situation and subtly restrict individualism in favour of our bureaucratic driven capitalistic social straightjacket.
  • Specializations based on differentiation and categorization, always trying to develop and establish a new absolute, final or "ultimate" answer.
  • Synchronization based on time schedules determined by created deadlines, which is the unfortunate residue of the industrial economy, and NOT natural cycles (i.e the processes of life ).
  • Concentration and focus on doing the right thing (based on a legal system), rather than doing what is right (based on a moral/ethical system).
  • Maximizing based on a statistical-analytical cause and effect and not seen within context or in a holistic manner, while often disregarding the basics of a harmonious environmental fit.
  • Centralization efforts to keep "responsible" choices with a "learned few" - experts in their respective fields - while the "ordinary less informed folk" need to follow or execute "expert" decisions unconditionally and without questioning it.
Frequent change, duality's and inner conflicts are the direct result of a disturbance regarding our views on dependency, independency and interdependency and our inability to synchronize or calibrate these three components of our lives.

Important Changes is a natural part of creation, all things come into existence, develop and grow because of change; changes can be either natural changes (growth and development) or introduced changes (education and technological advancements).

Change is the only certainty in life!

Key Changes in life - which lies at the very foundation of Future Shock - are mainly focused on climate results and much less focused on process results.

THEREFORE...
Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
What man thinks, is where man goes...

The above view on change is essentially based on natural changes taking place and which confronts all people, each and everyday. However, there is another side to the dynamics of change that we should be aware of... and that are changes as a result of technological advancements and education (i.e. introduced changes). Where natural changes are mostly specific and confined to individual growth and development, introduced changes frequently are non-specific and impacts on communities, societies and civilizations as a whole.

Throughout human history there were plenty of such "introduced changes" that eventually change civilizations. Trying to compile a substantial list of significant "change occurrences" in human history...
  • are nearly impossible and would take many years of research and study by countless people to do so accurately.
  • the impact and/or influence of "Introduce Changes" varies substantially from country to country. Trying to accommodate these change variables and dynamics, are well beyond the scope of AltanaESP Pty Ltd and, therefore, only certain noteworthy "introduced changes" (i.e. inventions and/or events that resulted in a global consciousness shift) are listed in the table below.
Noteworthy "Introduced Changes" (and/or inventions) of human history in a Nutshell.
ESTIMATED DATE INTRODUCED CHANGE BRIEF DESCRIPTION
2,600,000 BC Stone Age First evidence of tools made of stone and used by people to accomplish certain tasks with less difficulty.
7,500 BC Agricultural Revolution Clear evidence that people changed their life-style from being hunter-gathers (i.e. nomads) and settle down in communities to cultivate crops and farm with animals.
3,500 BC The Wheel Before the invention of the wheel people were severely limited in how much stuff they could transport over land, and how far. Wheeled carts facilitated agriculture and commerce by enabling the transportation of goods to and from markets, as well as easing the burdens of people travelling great distances.
3,000 BC Bronze Age Significant evidence that people start using bronze for various articles, especially for decorative purposes.
1,200 BC Iron Age People developed the ability to cast and shape metal to make tools and weapons, which is a more durable metal to use than bronze.
900 BC Nails Without nails, civilization as we know it would surely crumble. Previously, wood structures had to be built by interlocking adjacent boards geometrically, a much more tedious construction process.
600 BC Money The first coins was likely minted by King Alyattes in Sardis (Lydia, Asia Minor - present-day Turkey).
900 AD Compass Ancient mariners navigated by the stars, but that method didn't work during the day or on cloudy nights, and so it was unsafe to voyage far from land.The Chinese invented the first compass and soon after, the technology passed to Europeans and Arabs through nautical contact. The compass enabled mariners to navigate safely far from land... increasing sea trade and contributing to the "age of discovery".
1440 Printing Press The German Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press. Printing presses exponentially increased the speed with which book copies could be made of documents and manuscripts, and thus it resulted the rapid and widespread dissemination of knowledge for the first time in human history.
1492 Discovering "other" worlds Christopher Columbus discovers south-eastern North America, mistaking it for India.
1850 Internal Combustion Engine Combustion engines convert chemical energy into mechanical work. Decades of engineering by many scientists went in to designing the internal combustion engine, which took its (basic) modern form in the latter half of the 19th century.
1876 Telephone Several inventors did pioneering work on electronic voice transmission (many of whom later filed intellectual property lawsuits when telephone use exploded). However, Alexander Graham Bell was the first to be awarded a patent for the electric telephone.
1879 Light Bulb When all you have is natural light, productivity is limited to daylight hours. Light bulbs changed the world by allowing us to be active at night. Thomas Edison is credited as the primary inventor because he created a completely functional lighting system, including a generator and wiring as well as a carbon-filament bulb. As well as initiating the introduction of electricity in homes throughout the Western world, this invention also had a rather unexpected consequence of changing people's sleep patterns. Instead of going to bed at nightfall (having nothing else to do) and sleeping in segments throughout the night separated by periods of wakefulness, we now stay up except for the 7 to 8 hours allotted for sleep.
1903 Aircraft After years of experimenting by many people, Wilbur and Orville Wright take the first successful flight in a craft heavier than air.
1904 Cinema Movies come of age with the first cinematic picture of Edwin Porter’s film “The Great Train Robbery” and forever change the way in which people relax and entertain themselves.
1905 Theory of Relativity Albert Einstein juggles the known laws of time and space with his epoch-making Theory of Relativity.
1908 Industrial Revolution Henry Ford mass produce cars for “the people” and by doing so introduce the world to the concepts of speed and efficiency in the manufacturing of things.
1928 Penicillin The Scottish scientist Alexander Fleming noticed a bacteria-filled Petri dish in his laboratory with its lid accidentally ajar. The sample had become contaminated with a mold, and everywhere the mold was, the bacteria was dead. That antibiotic mold turned out to be the fungus Penicillim, and over the next two decades, chemists purified it and developed the drug Penicillin, which fights a huge number of bacterial infections without harming people.
1933 World War II Rise of Adolf Hitler to take charge of Germany. Giving a new meaning (view of..) fascism, exploitation and manipulation which resulted from the rising and falling of Nazi Germany.
1939 Television The first television broadcast from New York City which introduced a complete new angle to the idea of mass communications.
1945 Atom Bomb First Atomic bombs were used over Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These cities had not previously been bombed, and thus the bombs' damage could be accurately assessed. The realization dawned on the human race that their inventions and technology might - perhaps - one day result in the extinction of the human race.
1946 Computer The computer revolution start with the launch of ENIAC - Electronic Numerical Integrator and Calculator - by John P Eckert and John W Mauchly.
1960 Birth Control Pill Not only have birth control pills, condoms and other forms of contraception sparked a sexual revolution in the 60's, but allow men and women to have sex for leisure rather than procreation. Families also drastically reduced the average number of offspring per woman in countries where they are used. With fewer mouths to feed, modern families have achieved higher standards of living and can provide better for each child.
1962 Double Helix The double helix and the highly complex genetic code contained in the DNA molecule - pieced together by James Watson and Francis Crick - gradually change the way in which science view and deal with organisms.
1969 Micro-processing
The first microprocessor from INTEL act as a basis for the first desktop PC and the subsequent computer "revolution" that followed.
1970 Internet The Internet really needs no introduction... the global system of interconnected computer networks known as the Internet is used by billions of people worldwide. Countless people helped to develop it and presently busy to expand its used an capabilities.
2001 911

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as September 11, September 11th or 9/11) were a alleged series of four coordinated suicide attacks that were committed in the United States on September 11, 2001, striking the areas of New York City and Washington, D.C. This was the first time in human history that the unfolding of events, in one country, was followed by people across the globe... in real time!


Apart from the fact that the above nutshell list of "Introduced Change" give rise to some fascinating questions and views, it also indicate the following...
  1. Introduced Changes did and still does take place... and; when set in motion, waits for no one, and have an impact on everybody!
  2. Significant change take place, when information is shared, accessible for many and no longer confined to an exclusive and "elite" group of people.
  3. Taking the date time line of "Introduced Change" into account, is fairly obvious that change is drastically speeding-up and people are increasingly confronted with the unpredictable when going about their everyday lives.
Taking into account the significant contributing factor of the Internet, what changes are still awaiting us...?

What is next...?

Finally... changes - whether natural or introduced - always have the following dynamics as part of any change and when we ain't aware of, or willing to accommodate both "sides of the coin". Any effort to efficiently deal with change will most likely result in plenty of frustrations, confusions and helplessness. This change dynamics can be indicated as follows...
  1. Processes of Change: The process of change determine the effectiveness of change activities. Process deal with aspects such as identifying a problem, understanding problem dynamics, exploring possibilities, select a strategy, take action, and so on. These processes are vital to maintain a rising line of skillfulness, progress and - through frequent assessment - we could monitor how effective PEOPLE do things, cope with or deal with change.
  2. Climate of Change: The climate of change are less easy to assess, measure or evaluate, and have more to do with the efficiency of dealing or coping with change. The climate of change is dictated by aspects such as feelings, emotions, mindsets and perceptions of individuals. The climate include facets like commitment, motivation, determination, guts, team or group co-operation, interdependency, job satisfaction, loyalty and many more nourishing factors, AND, unfortunately, some toxic factors as well which including aspects such as conflicts, apathy, avoidance, rebelliousness, lack of discipline, absenteeism, ignorance, unwillingness, isolation, rage, frustration, resentment, dependency, ...etc. The climate of change (culture) provide any group (i.e. organization, institution, company, team or family) with a favourable setting in which change processes can be efficiently attained. Change climate touch the lives of everybody - minute by minute, day in & day out - and have a huge impact on our everyday existence.
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As with driving a vehicle, steering through life naturally creates blind spots in life and when we are unaware of it, it normally result in unnecessary frustrations, troubles and stresses.

Change blindness is a human phenomenon that occurs when we consciously fail to detect changes happening in our environment. Change blindness is the consequence of our environmental noise filter processes. Once our ENF digested the data and filtered information, the "information" is then "handed over" to our conscious mind for further processing and attention. This "transmitting process", frequently leaves an opening for change blindness or creates a blind spot for change.

As humans we cannot pay adequate attention to all the many things that happens simultaneously in our environment, we need the ability to prioritize and focus our attention in order to get things done systematically. The ability to focus and pay attention is the real value of change blindness as the "by product" of ENF processes.

Change blindness when synchronized with coping mechanisms, normally allows us to take productive actions, providing that we are in touch with who we really are. When we are not balanced (i.e. a sustained peaceful inner life and psyche equilibrium) change blindness synchronize with defense mechanisms and become an adversary that efficiently alienate us from who we truly are and block personal growth and development by confusing, derailing and/or distorting our perspective on life, our vision and expectation for the future and - finally - the choices we take in the present.

Change blindness in synchronicity with coping mechanisms allow us to grow and develop (i.e. become enlightened and acquire an Oryx focus on life) to effectively apply the 10-90% principle, daffodil principle, the ADKAR-Model, AltanaESP combo pack, AltanaESP primers, coffee bean principle, common sense and evoke the ripple effect in the process.

Change blindness in synchronicity with defense mechanisms derail us to stagnate and get stuck (i.e. acquire a Wild Horse focus on life) to effectively play the blaming game, use SEP defenses (i.e. its is Somebody Else's Problem) strategies, fall into the bonsai trap, head for burnout, develop an addictive mind, establish an Introspection Illusion and become a victim of the domino effect that manifest as numerous Traps of Life.
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