This technique has the power to completely and totally relax your mind and body while energising it, leaving you in a state where you are able to do anything and everything. Sahaja Yoga or “spontaneous union with one’s self,” was created by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi in 1970 to bring self-realization to the masses through meditation. This method transforms human awareness through techniques that promote a more moral, united, integrated, and balanced self. Practitioners claim that hundreds of thousands of people in over ninety countries have experienced the transformation of becoming more peaceful and joyous in life through Sahaja Yoga.
In order to really understand a situation including the thoughts, needs, problems and hopes of the people you are innovating for, one of the easiest and most direct ways is to talk to them. Empathic interviews are a gentle and effective way to do that.
“Open Sentences” is an easy-to-lead interactive process in pairs. It is a structure for spontaneous expression and attentive listening. The Open Sentences Process helps explore a topic and often brings to light surprising thoughts, feelings, and new ideas.
Soft shoe shuffle is a group conversation in motion. It is an effective and energizing method for -sharing insights or discussing controversial topics in a group, -for group decision making -and to bring a fresh wind into encrusted conversation habits.
The object of the money exercise is to create an experiential field for people to observe themselves and gain consciousness, primarily in regard to their relationship to money but also in a wider sense.
The act of group remembering, looking back over a just-completed workshop or project, can be a bonding way of synthesizing an experience, particularly one that is complicated.
After a program, course, or project, the organizing team can use this method to reflect on each person’s role and effectiveness. A powerful tool for internal use amongst a team that has worked closely and trusts each other.
Backcasting is an approach to planning innovation that is based on moving backwards from the vision to the present to explore its feasibility and implications. It can be done as a participatory process but it can also be used by an individual.