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    Quest for the Empowered Self is an exploration of the dynamics involved in the development of the individual in the search for identity and self-discovery. Specific emphasis will be placed on the decision-making process particularly as it relates to the individual's own humanness, value system, and unique functioning; the role of culture; and a set of life skills that will serve to empower one's identity and understanding of self. Examples of life skills include coping with physiological effects of stress and anxiety, goal setting, emotional development, problem solving, critical thinking skills, creative self-expression, self-esteem, and interpersonal communication.
    Categories
    College Level Academic Courses
    Quest for the Empowered Self
    Video Running Time (minutes)
    780:00
    Producer
    Palomar College
    Course ID
    QES-00
  • Component Items

    This is a compilation item which contains other items. Licensing this one item causes all of the following items to be licensed.

    01 Finding Your Life Answers Within: Barriers to Making Personal Change
    We've been to the moon, split the atom, unraveled the genetic code, and probed the birth of the universe, all with technological triumphs. When triumphs within ourselves are not achieved, we feel stagnate, lost, and without purpose. This video will help you learn to value your internal world, identi... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    02 How to Make Inner Changes
    This program discusses the consequences of relying on the external world for approval of your self and life direction. You will learn to focus on how to make inner changes and empower your identity by answering four questions. Who am I? Where am I going? Why am I going there? How do I get there? The... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    03 Values Clarification
    Why do you hold your current values? When you were young, biological and social value conditioning (culture, parents, religion, the media, and education) shaped your identity. This made you either strengthen your true self-nature or misdirected and/or wounded that self. Exercises like the five keys ... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    04 Discovering What Motivates You: How Your Family Upbringing Influences You
    In this program, you will examine the messages you acquired from your family, the influence of family careers, how birth order affected you, the beliefs that were instilled into you, and the fears, traditions, and talents you acquired from your family and cultural background. This will help you to g... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    05 Discovering Your Personality: Cherishing and Empowering the Unique You
    To discover your dominant personality, with all of its fears, desires, strengths, and weaknesses, use the same personality inventory the CIA relies upon to help agents understand the behavior of individual world leaders; Stanford University uses to improve students' interpersonal skills; and the U.S... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    06 Personality Theories / Writing A Life Mission Statement
    In this program you will learn about personality theories that have dominated the thinking of humankind for the last several thousand years, along with some new theories developed within the last seven decades. These theories will help you develop a philosophy about human nature and behavior. As a r... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    07 Accessing Your Inner Guidance System: Using Inner Heart Rituals for Intuition
    This program teaches you to access your inner guidance system and in turn, access your creative, intuitive mind to make wise decisions that reflect your true values and life purpose. Instead of confused thinking produced most often by conflicting and misleading messages from parents, the media, and ... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    08 Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence: Controlling Your Emotions Instead of
    Learn to cope with internal and external stressors and process your emotions, instead of being weighed down by anger, hurt and fear. Learn to control and process emotions that damage relationships. These strategies will allow you to experience confidence, stability and inner joy, and increase your e... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    09 Empowering Your Beliefs and Attitudes: How to Change Unhealthy Belief/Attitudes
    This program will teach you the "seven step belief changer," prepare you to acquire empowering beliefs about life and yourself, and show you how to eliminate the fear of failure and the fear of success. In addition, you'll learn the "five step" method for challenging negative beliefs and attitudes s... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    10 Life Balance Part 1: Bring Balance to the 4 Key Areas of Life
    Since the mid-1990's, increasing demands upon individuals both at home and at work have contributed to a lack of meaning and purpose and created a rise in stress levels, anxiety, depression, powerlessness, and alcohol, drug and food addictions. You'll learn how to achieve life balance by spending ti... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    11 Life Balance Part 2: Bring Balance to the 4 Key Areas of Life
    Since the mid-1990's, increasing demands upon individuals both at home and at work have contributed to a lack of meaning and purpose and created a rise in stress levels, anxiety, depression, powerlessness, and alcohol, drug and food addictions. You'll learn how to achieve life balance by spending ti... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    12 Correcting Your Thinking Errors: Using Rational Thinking for Emotional
    Have you ever said to yourself, "I'll never find the right person for me," or "They're not home, they must have been in an accident," or "What's the use of trying again when I've already failed?" We learn at a young age to assume the worst, reach conclusions without all of the evidence, distort the ... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    13 Stress Busters That Work: Relieving Anxiety to Bring about Peace of Mind
    "Job stress costs American industry more than $150 billion a year in absenteeism, lost productivity, accidents, and medical insurance." Learn these and other clinically proven state of the art stress busters that soothe the body and bring peace of mind; nature-guided imagery, focused breathing, fing... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    14 Defense Mechanisms: Making Yours Disappear Using Self-Observation
    Have you ever said to yourself, "It's no big deal," when it was a big deal, "It's their fault, not mine," when it was your fault or denied a truth about yourself until the pain got so bad you were forced to deal with it? As children, we learned to suppress our feelings, deny, distort, rationalize, l... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    15 Building High Self-Esteem Part 1: 7 Steps to Converting Low Self-Esteem
    There are scores of people who are financially successful and have built solid relationships at home and in the workplace. It is stunning that these same people are often miserable, sad or depressed despite their success. The reason why? They do not value themselves. They have low self-esteem and se... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    16 Building High Self-Esteem Part 2: 7 Steps to Converting Low Self-Esteem
    There are scores of people who are financially successful and have built solid relationships at home and in the workplace. It is stunning that these same people are often miserable, sad or depressed despite their success. The reason why? They do not value themselves. They have low self-esteem and se... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    17 Wise Problem Solving / Decision Making
    This program teaches you how to "think outside the box" and learn the skill of creative problem solving. The six step problem solving method allows you to think creatively at home, at work, and in your relationships so you can resolve problems instead of allowing them to escalate into bigger problem... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    18 Launching a Goal Setting Plan
    Learn from Harry Joseph, a highly successful realtor, about the pitfalls and keys to launching a goal setting plan. Harry reflects on his past experiences with some of the top agents in the country on what it takes to develop and achieve goals. Harry is interviewed to discover why people usually fai... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    19 Learning Key Life Skills
    "If you don't write your goals down, you'll be working for somebody else who does." So, why not choose your own destiny by writing a plan for your goals. Do you want more money, love, friends, education, health, or empowerment? If yes, then make it a goal. Using the best of both Western and Eastern ... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    20 Self-Integrity and Valuing Differences
    Learn how to examine your own values, ethics, and morals to bring honor, respect, dignity, and integrity to yourself and others. Learn how to cultivate understanding, acceptance, and appreciation of differing value systems of others. See and understand the value of cultural diversity, and how politi... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    21 Understanding the Differences between Men and Women
    This program discusses the biological, anthropological, and environmental social forces that make men and women different. Discover the pressures and conditioning both men and women experience in American culture. Learn astonishing facts and figures about how men and women differ.After viewing this ... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    22 Mastering Self-Discipline Part 1: Using the 7 Self-Disciplines to Produce
    There are tendencies and drives within human nature to become lazy, selfish, addictive, and hedonistic. As a result, we watch too much TV, get fat, and get addicted to alcohol, drugs, gambling, food, and yes, even shopping, all of which eventually squeeze the joy out of life. We stop bringing the th... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    23 Mastering Self Discipline Part 2: Using the 7 Self-Disciplines to Produce
    There are tendencies and drives within human nature to become lazy, selfish, addictive, and hedonistic. As a result, we watch too much TV, get fat, and get addicted to alcohol, drugs, gambling, food, and yes, even shopping, all of which eventually squeeze the joy out of life. We stop bringing the th... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    24 Self-Assertion: How to Set Boundaries and Send Effective Messages to Others
    "You get treated in life the way you train people to treat you." In this program, you will learn how to protect yourself and gain self-respect by setting physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual boundaries with others. Learn about the "boundary request" communication model, which teaches you... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    25 Developing Rapport with Others: How to Handle the Easy to Difficult Personality
    In this program, you will learn how to handle difficult personalities and develop a rapport with the people in your life. Learn how dealing with know-it-alls, stallers, bullies, gripers, silent types, negative types, and invalidators will help you stay centered and maintain a strong character.One of... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only
    26 Creating Win/Win Solutions: Resolving Conflict in all Your Relationships
    Wouldn't it be great to resolve years of fighting with your spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend, and smooth over relations with those you work with? In our culture, we are often taught that there can be only one winner and the rest are losers. This mentality not only infects the culture of competitive g... read more DVD style course with completion certificate only