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The Chimp Within

The Chimp Within

Having a Chimp is like owning a dog. You are not responsible for the nature of the dog but you are responsible for managing it and keeping it well behaved. Stop and think about this as it is crucial to your happiness and success in life.

The Chimp within your head is a separate entity to you. It was born when you were born but has nothing to do with you as a Human.

It is simply part of your machinery.

You didn't choose your Chimp, it was given to you and you need to accept it.

It has a mind of its own and thinks with original thoughts which aren't yours.

Its purpose is to ensure the next generation

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One of the secrets of success and happiness is to learn to live with your Chimp and not get bitten or attacked by it.

To do this, you need to understand how your Chimp behaves, and why it thinks and acts in the way that it does.

You also n...

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Speaking steadily helps us to get our message across in the way we intend and helps others to listen.

KEY POINT

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Introducing The Chimp Pt1

Introducing The Chimp Pt1

The frontal (Human) and the limbic (Chimp) the emotional machine, are not always in agreement with eachother.

Either one of these parts of your brain can run your life for you, although they try to work together, it is a problematic task.

The Human and the Ch...

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Science Explains The Chimp Paradox Pt1

Science Explains The Chimp Paradox Pt1

When people have accidents that damage the frontal lobe or where they have a disorder or illness affecting the frontal lobe, their personality alters.

Effectively, the Human part of the brain stops working and the new personality that presents is the Chimp. People a...

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Communicating Effectively

Communicating Effectively

When two people communicate together, either person is in Chimp mode or in Human mode, alternating between these modes very quickly.

Chimp mode = emotionally charged conversation and not necessarily...

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Technology Proves The Science

Technology Proves The Science

Brain scanners show the blood supply in your brain going to the area that is being used. When you think calmly and rationally then we see the blood going to the frontal area, the Human in your head, and you become the person you want to be and truly are.

When you become emotional an...

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Assertiveness or aggression?

Assertiveness or aggression?

You may fall into the trap of moaning and complaining to lots of random people, inadverdently making your self the problem.

Speaking to the right person can save alot of time, effort and emotional stress! The usual reason ...

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The Square Of Communication

The Square Of Communication

The centre of the Square contains the 'right person'.

The corners include:

  • The right time
  • The right place
  • The right agenda
  • The ri...

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Successful people don't make demands from others, but set the scene, so that the Human in others may respond, rather than their Chimp.

KEY POINT

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Snow White Mindset Part 1

Snow White Mindset Part 1

A basic understanding of this mindset - being an innocent, passive victim at the hands of others and circumstance, completely devoid of any responsibility/accountability and has no power to change things.

The general behaviours and beliefs displayed are as ...

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A golden rule for understanding people and situations is to ALWAYS attempt to establish the FACTS before you make your assessment.

KEY POINT

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Snow White Mindset Part 2

Snow White Mindset Part 2

They try to show you that you are selfish and owe them greatly. If challenged, they either become aggressive and accusatory or they become suitably depressed and tearful. Ofcourse, its your fault that they are depressed and tearful!

These t...

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The Never Ending Wrong Person Trail

The Never Ending Wrong Person Trail

If you don't get the centre of the Square right, then you are most likely wasting your time and not doing your self any favours.

This 'never ending wrong person' trail is VERY COMMON.

If someone has ...

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Mind Your World

Mind Your World

The way we present ourselves to others cannot be changed by others. We have to want to change for the better ourselves, for our self.

Unrealistic expectations of others can be shown by shouting, getting frustrated easily, angry or u...

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Inside Your Mind

Inside Your Mind

The Psychological Mind also has a storage area for thoughts and behaviours, called the Computer, based on the Chimp Management Model.

The Computer stores information that the Chimp or Human has put into it. It then uses this information to act for them in an automatic way or as a re...

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Science Explains The Chimp Paradox Pt2

How many times have you talked to yourself? Reassured yourself or had battles within your own head?

You often have thoughts and feelings you don't want and even carry out behaviours that you know are not really what you want to do. So why do you do...

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Returning To A Healthier Mindset Part 1

Returning To A Healthier Mindset Part 1

It is tough for all those involved when someone has become a Snow White sufferer. Escaping this means a real change of approach in life.

The sufferer must be helped to see exactly how they are presenting themselves to other...

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Thoughts Worth Considering

Thoughts Worth Considering

In order to help you to keep the Snow White Mindset from developing:

  • Nobody likes a victim.
  • Nobody owes you anything.
  • Everybody likes a positive acting person.
  • You don't have to be guilty for b...

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Returning To A Healthier Mindset Part 2

Returning To A Healthier Mindset Part 2

Be proactive and make it work to get the best out of life. Change what needs to be changed of your reality and the world you have made for your self, so that you won't be resigned to suffering any further.Β 

Find and

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Introducing The Chimp Pt2

The Chimp is an emotional machine which we all possess. It thinks independently from us and can make decisions for us. It offers emotional thoughts and feelings that can be very constructive or very destructive! It is not either good or bad, it is a Chimp.

The Chim...

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The power over your self is with you and no.body.else

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Breakdown Of The Psychological Mind

Breakdown Of The Psychological Mind

Want to understand whats inside your head and how it works?

The human brain is complex so I will simplify it for you.

Within the Chimp Management Model, we outline three parts to the brain:

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