CONFIDENCE: A Feeling of Trust or Belief 59 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
 “Confidence” in the world of transformation (read more here ) can certainly be the result one can demonstrate after any personal development course. Interesting that this card is one of 65 happiness cards Cheryle Teni has chosen as access to happiness. (see below) and sure, if one has allayed one’s fear, confidence would bring joy. Having graduated from The Landmark Forum back in October 1993, I learned afterward that one of the top UNEXPECTED BENEFITS (see Yankelovich study) was an increase ...
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RECEIVE: To Get or be Given Something 58 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
If the context (read more here) for all these 65 blogs I am writing is transformation (read more here) using Cheryle’s Happiness cards,(see below) , then this card ‘RECEIVE’ is within the inquiry (ready inquiry blog here) of what it is to be human. With ontology (study of human being) being the foundation of Landmark Worldwide’s training and development, and having participated for over 10 years with them, I can attest to an inquiry about ‘giving and receiving’. For me, I ...
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FAMILY: Two or More People who Share Goals and Values 57 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
“Family” in the world of transformation (read more here ) can certainly be the subject matter for any personal development course. Interesting that this card is one of 65 happiness cards Cheryle Teni has chosen as access to happiness, (see below), and sure, consider if you are complete with your family, happiness is available! When I completed my Landmark Forum back in October 1993, I had no idea I was ‘incomplete’ with my parents. This ‘blind spot’ was totally revealed to ...
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LEARN: Gain or Acquire Knowledge 56 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
If the context (read more here) for all these 65 blogs I am writing is transformation (read more here) using Cheryle’s Happiness cards,(see below) , then this card spoke of the work done. One of the key facts about the work that Landmark Worldwide has developed for over 40 years is to consider that none of what they teach is the truth, (read more here). Choose the best and throw out the rest was my cheerful cry for anyone confronted by ...
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PEACE: Freedom From Disturbance 55 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
“Broke into a deep smile” on pulling my 55th card from a deck of Happiness Cards and got Peace! I am so glad to discover this card, (in Cheryle’s ‘culled from 250 to 65 words capturing happiness’ deck of cards (see below) is included. From a transformation (read more here) point of view, and what I learned in the Team Management and Leadership program , one can certainly generate (read more here) PEACE, at anytime , anywhere with anyone. How? “By asking yourself, ...
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GRATITUDE: The Quality of Being Thankful 54 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
“Gratitude” in the world of transformation (read more here ) can certainly be the result one can demonstrate after any personal development course. Interesting that this card is one of 65 happiness cards Cheryle Teni has chosen to present happiness (see below) as perhaps it is not an automatic trait most humans exhibit? Over the years, and through much of my Landmark Worldwide training courses I have undertaken, a message I often hear shared is the supposition that, as humans, we ...
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FOCUS: Pay Particular Attention To. 53 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Viewing the card “Focus” from these happiness cards, instantly gives me a thought and how I relate to the word from a “transforming human being” point of view. An instant smile indicates how happy I am with the word. One of the top 5 benefits, (that many participants report), of the Landmark Forum is: “Making the right choices and pursuing what is important to you.” Over the three days and one evening when I participated in October 1993, what I discovered ...
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DREAM: A Cherished Ideal 52 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
“Dream”; in the world of transformation, (read blog here ) points (one can demonstrate), to something new, after any personal development course. Having written about  51 previous words, picked from a pack of 65 happiness cards made by Cheryle Teni, I have to admit that sometimes the connection between the card/word and transformation is either non- existent or even obtuse. Personally, after I completed (read completion blog here) my Advanced Course through Landmark Worldwide, I certainly had a dream to stop ...
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PLEASURE: Feeling of Happy Satisfaction 51 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
“Pleasure” in the world of transformation (read more here ) can certainly be the result one can demonstrate after any personal development course. Given that this card is one of 65 happiness cards Cheryle Teni has chosen as an access to happiness, (see below), I can certainly assert there is a great access to pleasure after one participates in the Landmark Forum and yet the journey to pleasure is often quite the opposite! As I sat through my Landmark Forum back ...
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JOY: Feeling of Great Pleasure 50 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Viewing the card “Joy” from these happiness cards, instantly gives me a thought and how I relate to the word from a “transforming human being” point of view. An instant smile will indicate how happy I am with the word. Why? Well I will never forget my brother’s words, after he shared what he got out of his landmark Forum two years after I had completed it. Felix had flown over to Australia from England for a family holiday. I was living in ...
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ANIMAL: A Living Organism that Feeds on Organic Matter 49 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
 “Burst out laughing on pulling my 49th card from a deck of Happiness Cards and got ANIMAL! I am so glad to discover this card, (in Cheryle’s ‘culled from 250 to 65 words capturing happiness’ deck of cards(see below) as it spoke to me immediately and only 20 cards before , I had the same reaction when I pulled the Crazy card (read blog here) ..these happiness cards work! J However, given I am writing blogs on each card, from the ...
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ACHIEVE: Successfully Bring About 48 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Viewing the card “Achieve” from these happiness cards, instantly gives me a thought and how I relate to the word from a “transforming human being” point of view. An instant smile will indicate how happy I am with the word. Certainly one of the top 5 benefits, that many people report, after completing their Landmark Forum, (mine was in October 1993), is a breakthrough in confidence. I certainly can attest to learning about who I am being, moment by moment by ...
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GIVING: Providing Emotional Support 47 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
I smiled after pulling my 47th card from a deck of Happiness Cards and got Giving! I am so glad to discover this card, (in Cheryle’s ‘culled from 250 to 65 words capturing happiness’ deck of cards (see below) , as it does make me happy and I love giving! Indeed, generosity (read more here) is one way of “being” that provides an access to happiness as a possibility. It certainly can describe one way of giving and another way would ...
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GROWTH: Process of Increasing in Size 46 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
“Growth” in the world of transformation (read more here ) can certainly be the result one can demonstrate after any personal development courses. Interesting that this card is one of 65 happiness cards Cheryle Teni has chosen as an access to happiness. (see below). I suppose the opposite is to become stagnant with no growth being something unwanted or even being stuck. I recall that when I undertook my Landmark Forum back in October 1993, I only had one interest and ...
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JOURNEY: Travel Somewhere 45 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
If the context (read more here) for all these 65 blogs I am writing is transformation (read more here) using Cheryle’s Happiness cards,(see below) , then this card easily describes my Landmark Forum and all the personal development courses I have since completed. What I have learned and share often is a website that actually describes the Landmark Forum as one of the top 25 adventures one can take on this planet, where the owners of the website have indeed participated ...
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THOUGHTFUL: Showing Consideration for Others 44 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
I am writing these blogs from the context (read more here) of transformation (read more here), upon the word ‘Thoughtful’., based on the happiness cards mentioned below. I immediately think of the 3 days and 1 evening on my Landmark Forum (see syllabus here) where I was so present to not being present and therefore thoughtful with my family and friends. In fact, I was thoughtless with many actions I had taken in my life which ultimately impacted my life unfavourably. ...
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TRUTH: Sincerity in Action, Character, and Utterance 43 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
If the context (read more here) for all these 65 blogs I am writing is transformation (read more here) using Cheryle’s Happiness cards,(see below) , then this card ‘Truth’ requires me to generate (read more here) something of relevance. The closest I can write to the truth is when I participated in the Integrity seminar, where one looked at being true to oneself. In fact, I have learned that one can operate with power when all of one’s integrity is in! ...
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BALANCE: Put in a Steady Position 42 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
““Balance” in the world of transformation (read more here ) can certainly be the result one can demonstrate after any personal development course. Interesting that this card is one of 65 happiness cards Cheryle Teni has chosen as an access to happiness. (see below). However, does this mean to say unbalanced is bad and wrong?! Only teasing and hey, isn’t personal development all about the inquiry ( read more here ). I will never forget an excellent way of explaining a breakthrough ...
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CHANGE: Make or Become Different 41 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
“Change” in the world of transformation (read more here ) can certainly be the result one can demonstrate after any personal development courses. Interesting that this card is one of 65 happiness cards Cheryle Teni has chosen as an access to happiness. (see below). I so remember a phrase being shared in the inquiries lead at the personal development courses run by Landmark Worldwide: The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same It means that change is a constant, natural part ...
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ABUNDANCE: A Very Large Quantity of Something 40 of 65

by Charles Crawshaw Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Ahh well this happiness card ( read below) certainly points to the idea that abundance can make you happy. Given I am writing from the context (read more here) of transformation (read more here ) for each of these 65 cards, I assert that all the cards comes from the world of happiness and that some words like ‘Abundance’ can only be perhaps a great result, after one partakes in personal development and the transformation of oneself. Personally, especially after the ...
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