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Positive Experiences & Good Feelings;

Their Anatomy & the Skill of Making Them Happen at their Best

By Rob Kall

is an unpublished book written by Rob Kall between 1987 and 1990. These are chapters from that book. Rob is seeking a publisher for a new updated version of the book with a newer, better evolved model, based on the anatomy of positive experience.

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You can learn to feel more good feelings more often and more deeply.

You can learn to have more intense positive experiences more often.

Good feelings and positive experiences are the most important, most valuable parts of your life. Period. Teaching health care providers how to use positive experience training with patients or students, I've stated this basic premise to thousands of physicians, psychologists, nurses, treachers social workers. I challenge them to dispute it. No-one has ever disagreed! Many come up to me at the end of a seminar to tell me, "I can't wait to start using this with my patients . But I'm going to start applying it to myself first." They use it to enhance their lives-- not to fix problems.

Positive experiences and the good feelings which connect them to you mentally, physically and emotionally are your most valuable assets. Your self esteem, positive attitude and ability to be happy and enjoy life all flow from these essential building blocks. But they can trickle or surge, depending on your PE skills. Wisdom dictates we learn more about PEs and good feelings so we can master them. My experience has taught me that anyone can learn and enhance these skills.

Chapter 3 How and why we feel.
Chapter 4 The anatomy of the positive experience; an operating manual
Chapter 5 Whole Body Smiling
Chapter 7 Build a Positive Experience Memory Bank
Chapter 9 Identify and Eliminate Your Happiness Inhibitors

Chapter 11 Steer Stress in the Right Direction
Chapter 12 Be Your Own Best Friend; Straighten out your self talk and behavior
Chapter 13 Map Your Happiness Strategy
  • The KPEI (Kall Positive Experience Inventory) a partial list of experiences, behaviors, memories, observations imaginings and fantasies that are heartwarming, uplifting, energizing, or that make people feel good, happy, ecstatic, joyful, confident, strong, loved, capable, masterful, exuberant, euphoric, thrilled, excited, inspired, etc. Use this list to open your eyes to and widen your view of PE opportunities. Use it to explore your positive experience memory (PEM) treasures to create a PEM Library. Practitioners use it to help clients recall past positive experiences and to help identify patterns of activity or neglect.