Why It Is Essential That You Have Mentors, Coaches, And Master Teachers If You Are To Prosper In Life.
And what can they do for you?
The purpose of a mentor or coach
A mentor or coach can help you explore what is going on and why; Where you are developmentally and what specific help is needed in:.
• Finding tools to achieve specific results.
• Resolving personal struggles.
• Overcoming obstacles.
• Making discoveries and insights.
When you commit to this process a transformation unfolds from:
- Fear to Love
- Struggle to Ease
- Delusion to Truth
- Confusion to Clarity
- Knowledge to Wisdom
- Scarcity to Abundance
- Seduction to Attraction
- Procrastination to Action
- Being Alone to Community
It doesn’t matter whether it is a school teacher, a skilled artisan, the clergy, a psychotherapist, or a spiritual teacher. The goal is for this teacher to guide you in creating a life of joy, love, celebration, kindness, and compassion while not being imprisoned by a hunger for continual short-term gratification. The role of this teacher is to help you to be at the moment, sans regrets or expectations, in contentment and detachment.
A skilled mentor or coach can help you explore what is going on and why; Where you are developmentally and what specific help is needed.
They can guide you in;
- Finding tools to achieve specific results.
- Resolving personal struggles.
- Overcoming obstacles.
- Making discoveries and insights.
If one meditates regularly, studies kōans, and applies all the tools one has been introduced to here, miracles will happen. The key is to develop your own consistent Practice -This is where transformation takes place.
This is a personal journey that needs to be engaged with patience, an open heart, an inquiring mind, and with love and compassion as a foundation. Where does one find a Wisdom Sage to guide this process? When the student is ready, the teacher appears.
The best teachers seek to support the student and seeker on their journey.
You can find the wisdom path community group on Facebook.
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I’m the author: I am a game theorist and a teacher of Mystic and Essential Zen and Taoism. I am also a self-improvement coach offering advice for innovators of all levels who are dealing with obstacles and constraints in their work (and play).
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Most of my Medium stories, when related to natural healing. self-improvement, life lessons, mental health, and Eastern Philosophy are anchored into the concept of Applied Game Theory. This idea explores how and why people make certain choices, including decisions related to their health, well-being, and self-awareness.
Researchers into game theory have won over twenty Noble Prizes. The movie “A Beautiful Mind” is about the life of John Nash, one of the pioneers in game theory. Of course, the most sophisticated competitive and strategic game in existence is the Chinese game of Go. Learn more about the powerful tool, game theory, for self-improvement. I explain it in the Medium.com article below.
The article was written so that a 12-year-old can easily understand and apply the simple 3 step system. The article also includes a short video interview of me with Jim Selman a pioneer and thought leader in leadership, business success, and innovation.