How can we make Conscious Choices?

Posted by on May 25, 2020 in Chances to change

There is an ongoing, never-ending weaving happening between our true self and all the aspects of our human self. This kaleidoscope creates our reality. It is often so hard for us to make a conscious choice. What does that mean to make a conscious choice? For those of you who have played the C2C game, you will already be familiar with the steps that take us through the game, and for those of you who have yet to play, we felt that including all the steps would perhaps be too much information and detract from the unfolding story.  When you have the opportunity to play with one of our facilitators, the rhythm of the game will become clearer. This is the story of a woman – let’s call her Anna – who has trouble choosing whether to move to a new house with her partner or to stay where she has been living and loves to live. She’s all too aware of these opposing sides within herself:  one side absolutely doesn’t want to move and is afraid of losing her ground if she does. She experiences the new house as too open, unable to protect her.  Anna feels she will be disconnected from her family and friends if she lives there as she sees herself as someone who doesn’t easily create new relationships. On the other side is a part of her that looks forward to having a new adventure and exploring a new environment – this part loves to have new experiences and is excited about life. To help her understand these opposite sides of herself, Anna agreed to play the ChancesToChange board game. Two aspects, two blue cards Anna’s first insight into her reserved side was through the painting on the card of ‘being’. It spoke to her of being ungrounded and yet feeling completely safe and at home. Something very precious was being held in her hands. On reading the card, Anna was struck by the realisation that what she, Anna, is protecting is her true self – “it’s precious and I care for it” she said. As she sat with this awareness and the question offered by the card, she also realised :  “I want to be seen and I don’t want to be seen – I have both sides.” In her next card – the card of ‘relationships’ – representing her adventurous aspect, Anna had the impression of an outwards expanding form and an inwards contracting form, holding a tender place in the middle. Reading the card, what touched her most was the importance in relationships to first care for her own self and from that place move out into relationship. We imagine that many of you can relate to Anna’s dilemma.  Let’s take a moment to sit with what is unfolding here. The magic of listening to our human self Our human self...

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The magic of one meeting with the ChancesToChange board game

Posted by on Apr 25, 2020 in Chances to change

How the actual vibrational state of a player is affected in a subtle way through imagination inspired by paintings and the sound of carefully chosen words. We already know that magic happens as you play the board game – it functions as a ritual, assisting you to pass through specific aspects of your life. And we’ve been wondering what the mystery is that unfolds? In this article we will follow two women who both played with the game; they played with a different version of the game on two consecutive days. The first woman played with the version for organisations and the second woman played with the full vibrational version. What happened in common to both is that they had the same blue card. Let’s start by bringing them both in with the question “what’s here now”. They were then invited to blindly choose a blue card from the deck and share their reflections on the painting. When complete, we invited them to read the text of their blue card out loud followed by any reflections. Their turn was completed as always by asking them to check the matrix. Let’s get started! What’s here now Our first player is dedicated and highly skilled. She loves the organisation she belongs to and at the same time feels she loses so much time in preparing and learning new skills that she doesn’t get to the things that really matter to her. The Coronavirus crisis at this moment offers enormous freedom to her and her colleagues; they need to reinvent how they do their jobs and set their own boundaries. Everything is available in this enormous library of life and which book is the one you need? She doesn’t perceive herself as a leader – she is a part of the greater whole and that requires a great deal of compromising with many needs and expectations. What she brings to the game today is: “I lose my own voice in service of the ‘we’!” The second player also connects to what’s here now for her. It is her experience at this moment that she still hesitates to stand in the light. What she brings to the game is: “What is my fear to be in the light?” Reflections on the painting Both women blindly choose a blue card from the deck. They both receive card number 10. The first woman comments on the painting of the card are: “I want to bring in my own colours which I can see at the right side of the painting, and there are strong algae like structures that are invading me. My own colours disappear.” The second woman has a different perception: “I perceive cheerful colours, joy and fire. I discern three parts in the card which are inspiring each other; here and there I see how they gently touch each other. I see waves...

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How can the ChancesToChange board game be of service to you?

Posted by on Apr 1, 2020 in Chances to change

We are listening to your unique experience and how you give meaning to what is happening. We are shapeshifting a field of fear into a flow of joy, ease and love. These are special times. What is your current story? What is underneath the Coronavirus outbreak? What might really be happening? What is the essence of the Corona outbreak? Maybe it is the choice either to go for fear or to go for joy, ease and love; the choice to stay in survival mode or to go for new opportunities.  Fear brings more fear and limitations on all levels of our being. Joy, ease and love create health and the possibility of new beginnings.  What if we experience the Coronavirus outbreak as a flow where we can choose which forms with their related functions we create. What will we cover in this article: Experiencing the Coronavirus outbreak as a flowThe major players of the board gameWhat gives you strength and power in these timesThe dance between our small self and our true self Experiencing the Coronavirus outbreak as a flow Flow, form and function is the movement in all of existence. If we are willing to consider the possibility that the Coronavirus outbreak is a flow of life force we open up to many possible choices with regard to the forms and functions that are able to unfold. We give our self the possibility to be responsive to what happens in our life and to live with ease and joy. Yes there is the fear and yes there is the reality of people dying. It is important that we don’t underestimate the fear in the collective field, it is dense and sticky. It is invisible and contagious. Our small selves are very susceptible to fear. Each of us has his or her unique way in which our small self processes fear. Some of us experience panic attacks, some of us try to control, others stay calm and try to fix, analyse, rationalise. Some will become angry or blame. These are all survival modes related to, and triggered by, the field of fear. There are a lot of ramifications caused by a collective field paralysed by fear or being governed by fear.  Fear has no power in itself, but when so many people, organisations and systems invest in fear, it becomes overwhelming. We are allowing fear to have authority over us, creating a loop of fear. The only solution is to move our attention from fear-based choices towards our true self, aligning us to what really matters to us. What is the underlying message of the outbreak, what is it bringing us? If we consider this outbreak as a flow of life force, we are able to see it as part of the intelligent design of the earth and all life on it and as part of our evolution. This is the...

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THE MANIFESTATION OF A WILDLY ORIGINAL BOARD GAME

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Chances to change

You play with two dice and journey through a theory of everything to find your place in all of life and to discover how to live your life to the fullest. This is the story of how everything I have done in my life has coalesced into the creation of a platform for the emergence of the “ChancesToChange board game”. This game was birthed in December 2016. Guest House Facilitation practice manifesting as a U wave. A three-dimensional view of the Life Pulse. Adding deep human aspects to the infinity symbol. Flipping the orientation of the infinity symbol. Theory U shape-shifts into an infinity symbol. A specific colour code in alignment with the emerging knowledge. A two-dimensional board emerges.   Guest House Facilitation practice manifesting as a U wave Guest House Facilitation is a complex, interconnected and continuously changing practice, it is fluid and smart-flexible. It is a process of experiencing which can only be expressed in words afterwards. The Guest House Facilitation mission is to listen to all voices, even to the whispers. The main ingredients of Guest House Facilitation are Theory U and the Life Pulse Theory U (top of the picture above) has been developed by Otto Scharmer and his team, it is a change management method where leaders move through a process of inner knowing and social innovation. Theory U is a framework indeed a method and also a way of being. The Life Pulse (bottom left in the picture above) is a cosmic principle with different phases: stasis (red), contraction (green), stasis (red), expansion (blue). Stasis or pause is stillness and emptiness. It is an inward movement connecting with our inner being. Contraction is an outward movement where we enter into relationship with our personality. Expansion is an outward movement, where we enter into relationship with the collective field. The first representations of the Life Pulse and the Theory U during our Guest House Facilitation gatherings were U forms with waves (picture above on the right). The U process is what happens as Guest House Facilitation (GHF) unfolds. The U process transforms and shape-shifts GHF and vice versa. We create space for this fascinating and wonderful process through graciously bringing our attention to the cosmic principle of the Life Pulse.   A three-dimensional view of the Life Pulse  Panarchy is the study of the interactions between economic growth and human development and how they depend on ecosystems and institutions. In a step-by-step process by adding the ingredient of Panarchy to the Life Pulse, the Life Pulse naturally emerged as an infinity symbol (April 2016). Contraction (green) and expansion (blue) become loops and both meet in the middle where the phases of stasis (red) are superimposed. The emergence of the Life Pulse as an infinity symbol happened very quickly and from that moment on, the infinity symbol became an integral part of the Guest House...

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