For our purposes here, the ability to compartmentalize refers to the skill of
managing the demands of internal and external influences, in a way that supports
life satisfaction and/or the attainment of current goals.
Some individuals find
it easy to compartmentalize.
These people either have innate tendencies geared toward
compartmentalization, or they were fortunate enough to have it modelled for
them, at an early age.
struggle to emotionally, physically, and mentally block resources (chunks of
time, motivation, willpower, and energy) to meet demands.
Many of these individuals struggle with
outdated/borrowed/conditioned beliefs that interfere with compartmentalization.
These people tend to experience a diminished sense of self-mastery, and do not feel as though they are the CEO of their lives.
The ability to compartmentalize is often attributed to gender.
Long standing stereotypes tell us that men have a greater ability to
compartmentalize, and that women are naturally prone to be “scattered.” Yet, the
majority of individuals who seek support here tend to be male.
The inability to compartmentalize
results in states of being that become hard-wired and easily triggered:
-feeling of being depleted
-sense of frustration, anger and overwhelm
-seeing the self as having no control over outcomes
-the inability to compartmentalize is evident is people who
experience anxiety and depression. Unfortunately, many individuals turn to
drugs and alcohol to manage the discomfort that results from not compartmentalizing,
and eventually develop addictions.
Compartmentalization is a skill that most people can learn.
It requires commitment and a willingness to practice a step
by step procedure. Our goal is to ensure that the subconscious mind fully accepts and absorbs a new way of
being. One of the primary benefits of including neuro linguistic programming in
private clinical hypnotherapy work is that it’s specific techniques are aligned with HOW the
subconscious mind best learns.
Review-original intention vs. manifested outcomes.