Why do a C.L.E.A.N.S.E lab?
WORK: 80% of workers feel stress on the job, nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress. The American Institute of Stress
SCHOOL: 34.6 percent of freshmen college students “felt overwhelmed” by schoolwork and other commitments. The New York Times, 2014.
HOME: 47 percent of adults report losing patience with or yelling at their partner, and 46 percent report similar behavior with their children because of stress. American Psychological Association,2017.
What does C.L.E.A.N.S.E stand for?
C.L.E.A.N.S.E is an acronym featured in the book Emotional Detox, Simon & Schuster. Emotional detox is a mindful method (using C.L.E.A.N.S.E) for purifying undigested and over processed emotions. Each letter represents a mindful tool. Once you learn all seven tools, the C.L.E.A.N.S.E practice becomes a three minute daily practice for digesting your emotions. It is the reactivity (not the emotions) which can lead to feelings of instability, disconnection and bodily strain.
How is a C.L.E.A.N.S.E lab unique from other methods?
C.L.E.A.N.S.E. is designed to give you the tools and practices necessary for creating a positive work and home environments. As stated in the book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, one of these habits is to “do something, make a plan” for what it is you want to achieve. C.L.E.A.N.S.E lab is a way “to do something” without the mental drain.
Instead, the formula teaches you how to detox your emotions, giving you the means to build healthy partnerships while gaining a sense of inner peace.
How long does learning C.L.E.A.N.S.E take?
Like anything new, there is a learning curve. However, the lab format creates an ideal learning environment. Participants are encouraged to act like a scientist and let curiosity and interest (rather than attachment to outcome) lead the process. Labs include, meditation, breathing, stretching, open discussion, visual and auditory cueing and role playing. Depending on your circumstances consider scheduling anywhere between 2-7 labs. Schedule your lab today: www.cleanselab.net.