11 episodes

Powerful tools for a flourishing future. Gary uses his 40 years of clinical experience and understanding to bring relevant comment to your life. For more information go to https://eq2030.com

Gary Johnston's "A Flourishing Life‪"‬ Gary Johnston

    • Education

Powerful tools for a flourishing future. Gary uses his 40 years of clinical experience and understanding to bring relevant comment to your life. For more information go to https://eq2030.com

    EQ and Connection to our Environment Pt1

    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.

    • 8 min
    The Future and Risks of Artificial Intelligence

    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.

    • 8 min
    Decisions and Consequences - the danger of self-interest

    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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    • 33 min
    Understanding Your Mind and its Influence on Your Life

    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

    and more.



    #mind #unconscious  #conscious mind   #senses  #self-development  #relationships  #family  #childeducation

    • 10 min
    Emotional Memory and the Formation of Self

    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.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Psychonutrition - Its role in your emotional wellbeing

    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!

    • 14 min

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