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PERSPECTIVE SQUASH IS A METHOD OF SEEING A PROBLEM IN RELATION TO SOMETHING ELSE TO GAIN A NEW, MORE USEFUL PERSPECTIVE. IT'S A POWERFUL TOOL FOR PERSONAL CHANGE.

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“My model analyzed a million cat videos and found the recurring pattern: ‘Chaos, with occasional tuna breaks.’” - Unknown

๐Ÿ“„ ABSTRACT OF PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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Perspective Squash is a technique that helps people gain a new perspective on a problem by seeing it from multiple viewpoints. It is often used in therapy to help people resolve conflicts or make better decisions.

The steps of the Perspective Squash are as follows:

Identify a problem or conflict that you are struggling with. Think of at least four different people who might have a different perspective on the problem. Imagine each of these people describing the problem from their own point of view. Take some time to reflect on what you have learned from each of these perspectives. Come up with a new solution to the problem that takes into account all of the different perspectives. The Perspective Pattern can be used to improve relationships, make better decisions, and solve problems more effectively. It is a powerful tool that can help people see the world from a new perspective and achieve their goals.

THE BENEFITS OF PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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  • It helps you to calm down the undercurrent of a problem so that you can make easier choices at the top.
  • It makes you more aware of the different parts of yourself and their intentions.
  • It helps you to resolve conflicts between different parts of yourself.
  • It can help you to make better decisions by seeing the bigger picture.
  • It can help you to achieve your goals by overcoming limiting beliefs.

๐Ÿ›๏ธ ORIGINS AND PRINCIPLES OF PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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Perspective squash, also known as visual squash or parts integration, was developed by John McWhirter. It is a technique in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) that helps people integrate incongruent parts of themselves.

The two parts you choose have the same supreme intention. They were once part of a greater whole. On this basis, reintegration is possible. We leave out the behavior, and we go to the intention. In this way, we solve the incongruity between the behavior and the intention of a part.

PRINCIPLES OF PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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  • Two parts with the same supreme intention: The two parts you choose have the same supreme intention. They were once part of a greater whole. On this basis, reintegration is possible.
  • Leave out the behavior: We leave out the behavior, and we go to the intention. In this way, we solve the incongruity between the behavior and the intention of a part.
  • Reintegration is possible: With this technique, you can integrate incongruent โ€œpartsโ€ with each other.

The two parts you choose have the same supreme intention. They were once part of a greater whole. On this basis, reintegration is possible. We leave out the behavior, and we go to the intention. In this way, we solve the incongruity between the behavior and the intention of a part.

๐Ÿ—จ๏ธ GUIDING PARTICIPANTS IN PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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  • Sitting by side so you can perceive nuances in facial expression, gestures, and coloration of the skin and not stay in the way of a client who is accessing their images and creating metaphors in front of them.
  • Modulate your voice and speak slowly and melodically.
  • Be interested in client exploration.
  • Repeat the client’s words using his voice delivery. For instance, when the client spoke about an exciting event, his face lightened up, his words speeded up and his tone of voice was higher. As a professional, you are, to match his expression or attend acting class to learn essentials.
  • Connect the question and experience with coordinating conjunction and/as/when.

๐Ÿ’ง PERSPECTIVE SQUASH SCRIPT BASED ON EXPLORATION OF VLADIMIR KLIMSA
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“My smart fridge keeps trying to upsell me on existentialism. Should I be worried?” - Existentially Confused Consumer, contemplating the meaning of life over expired yogurt. - *Unknown"

Vlad: “Hello, What can I do for you today?”

Client: “I’ve got performance anxiety and I would like to change it.”

Vlad: “You’ve got performance anxiety and you would like to change it to what?”

Client: “I would like to be confident and resourceful.”

Vlad: “I gather that you prepared yourself well and got your resources at reach and before the act, till now you were getting sensations that you interpreted as performance anxiety.”

Client: “That’s right. I got a feeling of anxiety in the pit of my stomach which rose to my throat. I am unable to speak.”

Vlad: “Ok. I want to clarify that once we use the process your feelings will change for good.” If you allow me I present here Core Transformation as a tool to connect to your deep inside when you need it. The first session will take about 30 minutes and with every practice you’ll do it better, easier, faster, and with more elegance, and after that will do the process if needed."

Client: “Ok. Let’s go for it.”

Core Transformation

Client: “Something had changed. I can feel more relaxed now and as I think about giving the speech I feel more calm. Thanks very much.”

Vlad: “You are welcome. From the state of deep connection that radiates through, transforms, and enriches your initial quest. How do you feel about your performances now?”

Client: “I feel that anxiety is in the past, as I contemplate the future ahead.”

Vlad: “That’s good to hear. Good luck.”

Variation

Client: “Something had changed. I can feel that I am me. I still feel my stomach when thinking about speaking.”

Vlad: “That’s great. You’re feeling things because you’re alive. Let’s use Perspective Squash to enhance your confidence. Allow your body and mind to search for 4 great resourceful activities that you can feel in your body. That’s right. And now allow me to guide you. Imagine placing the feeling of performance anxiety in one of your hands and on the other hand imagine placing the first resourceful activity. Notice the difference. Allow the activity to grow and blend with the other hand. Do this again with activity number 2, 3, and four. At the end imagine the sensation of all four great activities blending at the same time with what used to be a sensation in the pit of your stomach. Contemplate the change.”

Client: “I got it. I feel exhilaration and readiness. I am saying and feeling ‘Go for it.’”

Vlad: “That’s good to hear. You can use Perspective Squash on another thing too. Good luck.”

๐Ÿ‘ฃ THE BASIC PROCESS PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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The Visual Squash. This is a powerful technique that can help you to resolve conflicts and make better choices.
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Step 1: Question the situation

Ask the client to think about a situation that is causing them conflict.

Step 2: Make the parts tangible by thoroughly exploring them

Once the client has identified the conflict, ask them to visualize the different parts of themselves that are in conflict.

Step 3: Question the positive intentions

From a meta position, ask the client for the positive intention of each part.

Step 4: Giving back and fractionating between the parts

Have the client give back some of the negative feelings to the part that is causing them the most conflict. Then, fractionate the part into smaller parts.

Step 5: The โ€˜negotiationโ€™ by chunking to the same highest intention

Have the client bring the parts back together and upchunk them to the same highest intention.

Step 6: Communicating between the parts

Have the parts communicate with each other and recognize that they have the same intention.

Step 7: Bringing the parts together โ€“ โ€˜morphโ€™ into a new integrated part

Have the client imagine the parts merging together to form a new, integrated part.

Step 8: Extra ecology check

Check-in with the client to see if any other parts may object to the integration.

Step 9: Integration with the body

Have the client integrate the new, integrated part with their body.

Step 10: Closing

End the exercise with a neutral state and future pacing.

Auditory Perspective Pattern
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This is a variation of the Visual Squash technique that is used to resolve conflicts and make better choices. It works by helping you to see a problem from a different perspective.

Step 1: Think of a troubling voice

Think of a troubling voice, either your own or someone else’s. Notice where you hear the voice and how it makes you feel.

Step 2: Find four resource voices

Find four resource voices, one for each of the following:

  • A voice that tells you to do something good for you.
  • A voice that tells you to do something bad for you.
  • A voice that tells you to do something that is neither good nor bad.
  • A voice that tells you to do something neutral.

Step 3: Arrange the voices around your head

Arrange the four resource voices around your head so that you can hear them all at once.

Step 4: Bring the troubling voice in

Bring the troubling voice in and listen to all five voices talking at once. Notice how your response to the troubling voice changes.

Step 5: Question the positive intentions

Ask the troubling voice what its positive intention is.

Step 6: Give back and fractionate between the parts

Give back some of the negative feelings to the troubling voice. Then, fractionate the troubling voice into smaller parts.

Step 7: The โ€˜negotiationโ€™ by chunking to the same highest intention

Bring the parts back together and up chunk them to the same highest intention.

Step 8: Extra ecology check

Check-in with yourself to see if any other parts may object to the integration.

Step 9: Integration with the body

Integrate the new, integrated part with your body.

Step 10: Closing

End the exercise with a neutral state and future pacing.

Kinesthetic Perspective Pattern
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This is a variation of the Visual Squash technique that is used to resolve conflicts and make better choices. It works by helping you to see a problem from a different perspective.

Step 1: Think of a troubling feeling

Think of a troubling feeling that you have, such as feeling angry, sad, or afraid. Notice where in your body you feel this feeling.

Step 2: Make the feeling tangible by thoroughly exploring it

Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths. As you breathe in, imagine that you are breathing in the feeling. As you breathe out, imagine that you are breathing out the feeling. Continue to do this for a few minutes, until you feel like you have a good sense of the feeling.

Step 3: Question the positive intentions

Ask yourself, “What is the positive intention of this feeling?” The positive intention of a feeling is the purpose that the feeling serves. For example, the positive intention of anger may be to protect yourself, or the positive intention of sadness may be to heal.

Step 4: Giving back and fractionating between the parts

Once you have identified the positive intention of the feeling, give back some of the feeling to yourself. This will help to release the tension that is associated with the feeling. Fractionate the feeling into smaller parts. This will help you to better understand the different aspects of the feeling.

Step 5: The โ€˜negotiationโ€™ by chunking to the same highest intention

Bring the parts back together and up chunk them to the same highest intention. This will help you to see the feeling from a more holistic perspective.

Step 6: Communicating between the parts

Have a dialogue between the different parts of the feeling. This will help you to understand each other’s perspectives and come to a resolution.

Step 7: Bringing the parts together โ€“ โ€˜morphโ€™ into a new integrated part

Imagine that the parts of the feeling are merging together to form a new, integrated part. This new part represents the resolution of the conflict.

Step 8: Extra ecology check

Check-in with yourself to see if any other parts may object to the integration. If so, go back to step 3 and work with those parts until they are integrated.

Step 9: Integration with the body

Once the conflict is resolved, integrate the new, integrated part with your body. This will help to make the resolution real and lasting.

Step 10: Closing

End the exercise with a neutral state and future pacing.

๐Ÿ’ช MEDITATION OF PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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Meditation of Perspective Squash

This is a guided meditation that can help you to integrate incongruent parts of yourself. It is based on the NLP technique of Visual Squash.

Step 1: Find a comfortable place to sit or lie down.

Step 2: Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths.

Step 3: Bring to mind a situation in which you were feeling conflicted.

Step 4: Notice the different parts of yourself that were involved in the conflict.

Step 5: Ask each part what its positive intention is.

Step 6: Communicate with each part, letting them know that you understand their perspective.

Step 7: Bring the parts together and merge them into a new, integrated part.

Step 8: See yourself in the future, making a different choice in the situation that was causing you conflict.

Step 9: Feel the peace and harmony that comes from being integrated.

Step 10: When you are ready, open your eyes.

โ–ถ๏ธ VIDEO OF PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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โ–ถ๏ธ Youtube - NLP Techniques - Integrating Polarities - NLP brief coaching session with Steve Andreas

โ“ FAQ OF PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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What is the purpose of the Visual Squash?

The purpose of the Visual Squash is to help you make easier choices by calming down the undercurrent of a problem. The undercurrent is a metaphor for the subconscious mind. When the undercurrent is calm, you can make choices from a place of clarity and peace.

How do I start informally with the technique?

You can start informally with the Visual Squash by simply asking yourself what the dilemma is. Once you have identified the dilemma, you can start to explore the different parts of yourself that are involved in the conflict. It can be helpful to visualize the different parts as separate entities. Once you have a good understanding of the different parts, you can start to communicate with them and try to find common ground.

What are some tips for the Visual Squash?

Here are some tips for the Visual Squash:

  • Be patient with yourself. This is a process and it may take some time to see results.
  • Be open to new possibilities. The Visual Squash can help you to see things in a new way.
  • Trust your intuition. You have all the resources you need to solve the problem.

What are some common mistakes people make when doing the Visual Squash?

Some common mistakes people make when doing the Visual Squash include:

  • Trying to force the process. The Visual Squash is a gentle process and it should not be forced.
  • Getting stuck in the details. It is important to stay focused on the big picture and not get bogged down in the details.
  • Trying to control the outcome. The Visual Squash is about letting go and allowing the process to unfold naturally.

๐Ÿ˜† JOKES ABOUT PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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  • Why did the tomato cross the road? To get a better perspective!

  • What do you call a person who is always looking at the world from a different perspective? A perspective squasher!

  • What’s the difference between a perspective squasher and a duck? One can see the big picture, and the other can quack!

  • Why did the perspective squasher go to the eye doctor? To get a new perspective!

  • What do you call a perspective squasher who is also a lawyer? An ambulance chaser!

  • What’s the best way to get a perspective squasher to stop talking? Ask them to see things from your point of view!

  • What do you call a perspective squasher who is also a politician? A spin doctor!

  • What’s the difference between a perspective squasher and a fortune teller? The fortune teller can see the future, but the perspective squasher can see all sides of an issue!

  • Why did the perspective squasher get lost in the corn maze? They couldn’t see the big picture!

  • What’s the best way to make a perspective squasher angry? Tell them they’re only seeing things from one perspective!

  • What do you call a perspective squasher who is also a therapist? A life coach!

  • What’s the difference between a perspective squasher and a chameleon? The chameleon changes colors to blend in with its surroundings, but the perspective squasher changes their perspective to blend in with others!

  • Why did the perspective squasher get a job as a tour guide? They wanted to show people the world from a different perspective!

๐Ÿฆ‹ METAPHORS ABOUT PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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  • A boat in a storm. The boat represents the conscious mind, and the storm represents the subconscious mind. The perspective squash technique helps to calm the storm so that the boat can sail smoothly.

  • A jigsaw puzzle. The different pieces of the puzzle represent the different parts of the problem. The perspective squash technique helps to put the pieces together so that the problem can be solved.

  • A Rubik’s Cube. The different colors of the Rubik’s Cube represent the different perspectives on the problem. The perspective squash technique helps to solve the Rubik’s Cube so that all of the colors are aligned.

  • A kaleidoscope. The kaleidoscope represents the different ways of seeing the same thing. The perspective squash technique helps to see the problem from multiple perspectives, which can lead to a new solution.

  • A prism. The prism refracts light, which changes the way we see things. The perspective squash technique can help us to see things in a new way, which can lead to a new perspective on the problem.

  • A telescope. The telescope allows us to see things from a distance. The perspective squash technique can help us to gain a broader perspective on the problem, which can lead to a more objective solution.

  • A microscope. The microscope allows us to see things up close. The perspective squash technique can help us to see the details of the problem, which can lead to a better understanding of the problem.

  • A magnifying glass. The magnifying glass helps us to see things more clearly. The perspective squash technique can help us to see the problem more clearly, which can lead to a better solution.

  • A mirror. The mirror reflects our image back to us. The perspective squash technique can help us to see ourselves from a different perspective, which can lead to a greater understanding of ourselves and our problems.

  • A window. The window allows us to see out into the world. The perspective squash technique can help us to see the world from a different perspective, which can lead to a new understanding of ourselves and our place in the world.

  • A door. The door represents a new opportunity. The perspective squash technique can help us to open the door to new possibilities, which can lead to a better future.

  • A bridge. The bridge connects two different places. The perspective squash technique can help us to bridge the gap between different perspectives, which can lead to a more comprehensive understanding of the problem.

  • A ladder. The ladder allows us to reach new heights. The perspective squash technique can help us to reach new heights of understanding, which can lead to a better solution to the problem.

  • A mountain. The mountain represents a challenge. The perspective squash technique can help us to climb the mountain and overcome the challenge, which can lead to a better future.

๐Ÿ“š RESOURCES OF PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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@book Connirae Andreas; Steve Andreas, 1987; Change Your Mind and Keep the Change: Advanced NLP Submodalities Interventions, ISBN 9780911226294

@book Steve Andreas, 2012, Transforming Your Self: Becoming who you want to be ISBN 978-0-7653-8797-4

@book Andreas, Connirae; Andreas, Tamara 1994; Core transformation: reaching the wellspring within ISBN 0-911226-32-X.

@book Andreas, Connirae 2018; Coming to Wholeness: How to Awaken and Live with Ease ISBN 978-0911226515

@article Steve Andreas - Perspective pattern

@link The Wholeness Work

@link Core Transformation

๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿฆฒ VLADIMIR KLIMSA EXPERIENCE WITH PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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“The future? Universal translators that turn every language into the soothing, yet vaguely threatening, whispers of the robot overlords.” - Uknown

  • I have read books, watched videos, attended seminars, and practiced on myself and others. I have observed that people experience powerful changes with this gentle process. I do recommend that you search for a practitioner who has knowledge, skills, experience, and elegance for your first session.

โœ๏ธ CONCLUSION OF PERSPECTIVE SQUASH
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Perspective squash is a powerful technique that can help you to resolve conflicts and make better choices. It works by helping you to identify the underlying intentions of the different parts of yourself that are in conflict and then find a way to bring those parts together so that they can work together harmoniously.

When you can integrate the different parts of yourself, you will find that you are more at peace with yourself and that you can make choices that are in alignment with your true values. You will also be more effective in your relationships and in all areas of your life.

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He is an explorer of the structure of subjective experience, seeking a deeper understanding of how people experience the world through their conscious and subconscious minds. He studies the inner worlds of thoughts, feelings, and sensations that shape our perceptions, behaviors, and choices.
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