It doesn't. They're worlds apart.
That said, what I'm attempting here in this conversation is describing transformation. What I'm attempting is describing a stick by telling you about holes in the sand made by the stick. In this conversation, the holes in the sand are the top seven results of Werner's work ie the magnificent seven results of Werner's work as shared by people over the last forty years who have participated in Werner's work. My intention in telling you about holes in the sand made by a stick is you'll get a sense of what the stick looks like ie you'll get a sense of what transformation is like.
This approach is one of the best approaches I know for sharing transformation. Transformation is only valid when it produces results. It's only useful when it's shared. This implies if you're not producing transformed results in Life, then you're not transformed ... or, as Werner points out with bang on the money accuracy, "If you don't take it out into the world, you didn't get it in the first place.".
Courage isn't overcoming fear. It's distinguishing the machinery of fear ie it's noticing fear, and acting anyway. The opportunity created by participants in Werner's work to distinguish the machinery of fear (to distinguish any human machinery, actually) provides an access to acting even when you're afraid to act. This is courage. Being afraid and acting anyway is courage. Said another way, courage is knowing who you are in the face of fear. It's choosing to be who you are in the face of fear and acting anyway, regardless of fear, unstopped by fear.
It's not easy walking on slippery ice. It's not easy crossing a stream on wobbly stepping stones. Similarly it's not easy being confident without a firm foundation of Self on which to be grounded. Having an in depth experience of Self, having an in depth experience of who you really are (and being able to tell the difference between who you think you are and who you really are), grokking the enormity of it (as Robert Heinlein may have said), and realizing it's available 24 / 7 / 365, is the bedrock of confidence. Confidence isn't a matter of psyching yourself up for living. Confidence is a function of the certainty which comes from being who you really are. Participants in Werner's work have an opportunity to realize this, and to step into this way of being.
Freedom is freedom to create. Freedom is freedom to choose. Freedom is freedom to invent possibility. Freedom ie real freedom is a function of being unfettered by who I think I am and it's self-imposed significance. It's the significance I impose on Life which in turn imposes on my freedom. Once I'm clear I'm the source of the significance in my life, then I'm free.
I'm free when I grant space to the significance I ascribe to Life. Why? Freedom isn't a function of eliminating ascribing significance to Life: given our nature as significance making machines, that's not an option. Instead, I can give space to the significance I ascribe to Life, to be what it is. Therein lies my freedom to be and to express my Self.
It's comes as no surprise to me when people who have participated in Werner's work over the last forty years report freedom to be one of its magnificent seven results.
PEACE OF MIND
With a subtlety so sublime it can be completely missed at first, Werner's work paves the way for enduring peace of mind not by taming the mind, not by silencing the mind, not by reprogramming the mind, and not by finding ways to avoid its tyranny. The secret to peace of mind is simply to distinguish the mind, then let it be without interfering with it, without getting your fingers in the machinery. Man! Do we have a temptation to mess with the machinery, or what?!
Once distinguished and allowed to be (as opposed to being fixed, trained, treated, deprogrammed etc), it still chatters. But it isn't as distracting any more, given the emergence of the authentic Self. The radio playing in the background isn't as distracting any more, now that Life itself has spontaneously come forth and presenced itself and is extraordinarily attractive.
THE ABILITY TO FULLY EXPRESS MY LOVE
To be able to say "I Love You" when I do, is an awesome freedom. "I Love You" is a statement of truth and acknowledgment. In it's pure expression it's not an indication of dependence. To be able "to allow people to be the way they are and the way they aren't, so they can change if they want to - and they don't have to" is what love really is. To be able to fully express love this way as an acknowledgement of peoples' beings is one of the most remarkable and heartfelt results Werner's work produces for people - regardless of age, sex, culture, country, creed, and social standing.
THE ABILITY TO MAKE DECISIONS WITHOUT DOUBTING MYSELF
For me, just this one result is worth ten times the registration fee alone. How often have you made a decision, and then immediately doubted it was a good decision? How often have you wanted to be able to make a decision with no doubt it's a good decision? When realized, this one result returns the registration fee tenfold, a hundredfold, and more. It's this particular result Werner's work produces for people (or if you prefer, you could say it's this particular result people produce for themselves in Werner's work) which leaves people clear to choose freely and confidently without doubting themselves later. You're clear about who you are in the matter of what you decide. There's no doubt.
As trite as it may sound (the greatest truths for human beings always appear trite at first ... then later they appear profound after their enormity is fully grasped), things are only and always the way they are and the way they aren't. Aren't they? Tell the truth about it. A thing is never the way it isn't. Nothing is ever the way it isn't. Things are only the way they are and the way they aren't. Yes?
Accepting things the way they are and the way they aren't (which is the only way things ever are anyway) is the access to happiness. Acceptance is a created state. It's an act of will. It's an act of intention. This is key in realizing happiness itself is a created state. It's an act of will. It's an act of intention.
People who participate in Werner's work have the real opportunity to test this idea and try it on for size. There's an occasion to claim back the source of happiness from haphazardly balanced hormones, from the good side of bipolar disorder, and from the blind luck of getting out of bed on the right side in the morning. True, authentic, thrilling, real, alive happiness is way simpler than that. It's far more deliberate than that.
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