Dissertation: A qualitative exploration of socio-temporal mental schemas to investigate meaning-making on a worldview level. The novel socio-temporal matrix as a tool for holistic self-reflection

ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER/DISSERTATION. M. SAGER, 2020

A qualitative exploration of socio-temporal mental schemas to investigate meaning-making on a worldview level

The novel socio-temporal matrix as a tool for holistic self-reflection

TOWARDS A BROADER AWARENESS (Introduction to a tool of self-reflection)

Missing global awareness Looking at people’s stress and anguish, the conflict between societies and how the environment gets maltreated, it seems that the human ability of mentally embracing, being aware of a global collective as a species did not keep pace with the globalization of the world. Is there a lack of a kind of … Continue reading TOWARDS A BROADER AWARENESS (Introduction to a tool of self-reflection)

The novel Self-Reflection Tool (Online)

The novel Self-Reflection Online Tool to discover the adventure of your socio-temporal worldview! The scientifically and expert-validated novel Self-Reflection Tool provides a simple yet new and uniquely holistic tool that explores a person’s overall worldview. The tool, therefore, is an ideal starting point for further targeted and meaningful personal development. How to learn better? How to connect to … Continue reading The novel Self-Reflection Tool (Online)

The power of self-reflection

Self-reflection is the adventurous process of (1) becoming aware of self-judgment and developing self-motivation, (2) finding self-reliance and applying self-leadership, and (3) using self-imagination and exerting self-control. There are available live 1-to-1 sessions on www.mathias-sager.com. Call, chat, or video-call!

Self-reflection tool (English)

Your socio-temporal worldviewThe scientifically and expert-validated novel Self-Reflection Tool provides a simple yet new and uniquely holistic tool that explores a person’s overall worldview. The tool, therefore, is an ideal starting point for further targeted and meaningful personal development.It’s not WHAT you think, it’s HOW you think that defines your worldYou can take the online version of … Continue reading Self-reflection tool (English)

The novel self-reflection online tool / Das neuartige Online-Tool zur Selbstreflexion (TRY IT OUT)

Wholeness and coherence of thoughts. The Socio-Temporal Mental Schema Analysis (STMSA) and its awareness intelligence properties It’s online now: The novel Self-reflection Tool STMSA. It offers a simple yet holistic approach to explore one’s mental world. The tool’s matrix-organized systematic allows to navigate thought preferences, which indicate mental schema constellations that can explain personality tendencies … Continue reading The novel self-reflection online tool / Das neuartige Online-Tool zur Selbstreflexion (TRY IT OUT)

The Novel Self-Reflection Tool

The Triadic Mind articles Summary There are individual, organizational, and societal human and technological approaches available today. However, there is little integration of these dimensions into a coherent mindset, educational concept, or cooperative platforms. Therefore, I’ve dedicated the last couple of years to the study of leadership, learning & development, psychology consequently from cross-culturally, multi-disciplinary, … Continue reading The Novel Self-Reflection Tool

10 Reasons Why You Might Not Need Pills (A Psychologist’s (not Psychiatrist’s) view)

In the US, one in six persons currently takes a psychotropic drug. In Switzerland, around one in ten regularly consume prescribed antidepressants. This population is a minority; all the others manage to live without, and so can you. Modern psychopharmacology began in 1950 with the synthesis of chlorpromazine. Only from then on, the industry started … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why You Might Not Need Pills (A Psychologist’s (not Psychiatrist’s) view)

THE SOCIO-TEMPORAL MATRIX

THE STRUCTURE AND DIMENSIONS OF LIFE Often breakthrough findings are the simplest ones. If something can’t be explained easily, it is not well understood. If spirituality is advertised as requiring miraculous super-powers hold by few, it might be spiritual elitism that is not for all of us. An awareness-intelligent understanding of spirituality may be considered … Continue reading THE SOCIO-TEMPORAL MATRIX

A MIND not too narrowly set: A global mindset

“Most conflicts are based on black and white thinking, the fear of devaluation, and the threat to one’s own (cultural) identity. There is one level, though, the global mindset, on which black is also white.” This text was published in the ‘Skilled Helper Collaborative’ (Thanks @Patty): https://pattywolters.com/blog/2021/05/28/mindset-skilled-helpers-collaborative/ I often hear that mindset is everything. This … Continue reading A MIND not too narrowly set: A global mindset

Socio-Temporal Worldview Report

The novel Self-Reflection Online Tool to discover the adventure of your socio-temporal worldview!

The scientifically and expert-validated novel Self-Reflection Tool provides a simple yet new and uniquely holistic tool that explores a person’s overall worldview. The tool, therefore, is an ideal starting point for further targeted and meaningful personal development.

How to learn better?

How to connect to your potential?

How to dissolve unhealthy dependencies?

How to feel better about yourself and others?

How to gain new perspectives?

How to discover new meaning and purpose?

How to get rid of worries and depression?

How to increase your agency?

Painting FROM CONSCIOUSNESS TO AWARENESS INTELLIGENCE (M. Sager, 2021. Acrylic on canvas, 150 x 120 cm)

Painting FROM CONSCIOUSNESS TO AWARENESS INTELLIGENCE (M. Sager, 2021. Acrylic on canvas, 150 x 120 cm)

It is not enough to sit in consciousness-raising meditation. A person, although stimulated by consciousness, would not be able to realize his or her self-actualization without (self-) experience that comes from awareness-intelligent self-reflection.

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SOULFIRE’S FLAMES

SOULFIRE’S FLAMES (M. Sager, 2021. Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 120 cm) Consciousness and awareness In English, there is a differentiation between consciousness and (self-)awareness. Consciousness commonly means the ability to perceive one’s body and environment. Awareness, on the other hand, is the recognition of that consciousness, which includes the understanding of one’s ability to … Continue reading SOULFIRE’S FLAMES

Identities: Obstacles to change

[This article was also published together with other authors at the ‘Skilled Helpers Collaborative’: tinyurl.com/dsja4q4h] Transitions can be defined as “change from one form to another.” In physical life, change is inevitable. So, we (and all matter) constantly change. Our body that we occupied only a few years ago does not contain the same atoms … Continue reading Identities: Obstacles to change

LET YOURSELF OFFEND. The benefits of letting you get offended.

You get an understanding and compassionate ear here, but the most significant benefit lies in permitting me to offend you. First of all, if I didn’t dare to offend, I couldn’t be honest. Being offended offers a real-world check outside of one’s comfort zone. Second, if I solely entertained you, I’d waste your time distracting … Continue reading LET YOURSELF OFFEND. The benefits of letting you get offended.

Paths to the true self

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Shaped into the expression of freedom (‘Pre-art’ at VAN DER PLAS Galery NY)

Trinity Warrior II, acrylic on wood panel, 80 x 80 cm ‘Vor Kunst’ “Das Symbolische ist die Vorkunst; und das Symbolische hat dahin fortzugehen, daß das geistige frei werde und sich eine Gestalt gebe, daß sein Dasein Nicht auch ein anderes vorstellt, sondern nur das Geistige vorstellt. Das ist das Ziel des Symbolischen” Georg Wilhelm … Continue reading Shaped into the expression of freedom (‘Pre-art’ at VAN DER PLAS Galery NY)

SOCIO-TEMPORAL WORLDVIEW PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT. Now basic online tool/report for free!

A MORE RELEVANT AND HOLISTIC PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT. COME ON TO THIS PSYCHO-PHILOSOPHICAL ADVENTURE AT WWW.MATHIAS-SAGER.COM. It’s not our circumstances that determine our lives; it’s our circumthoughts. MATHIAS SAGER – PSYCHOLOGY The ability to be aware and adjust the social and temporal scope in one’s thinking allows more effective approaches towards worries, remaining adaptive, and a … Continue reading SOCIO-TEMPORAL WORLDVIEW PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT. Now basic online tool/report for free!

Using socio-temporal mental maps to navigate people’s worldviews

This article is about the fascinating science of mental schemas and worldviews and how they relate to a person’s meaning and well-being. You can try out the related self-reflection tool, an exciting psycho-philosophical adventure, at www.mathias-sager.com.