The equilibrium thinker lives in the present moment, not in the past or in the future. Rescripting with Be at it to Beat it enables one to gain self-knowledge- Knowledge of the primary self or the essential self as opposed to the secondary self which is an alloy of the influences of the environment.

         The space that exists between affirming a virtue and denying the opposite vice is the golden mean that philosophers like Socrates and Confucius advocated. The absence of a vice in a person does not imply the presence of the opposite virtue even as the presence of a virtue does not imply the absence of the opposite vice in totality. Hence, there is a continuing need to feed the virtue and starve the vice. Equilibrium thinking combines the features of both the eastern and western schools of meditation. The eastern school of meditation stands for emptying oneself (this is done in the 'beat it' mode) while the western school of meditation believes in filling one's mind with good thoughts (the be at it mode). It is based on the dialectical process where the thesis and the antithesis interact to create the synthesis or equilibrium.

         Be at it to Beat it is all about creative management of self. It enables us to be aware of all positive values without being blind to our weaknesses- thereby it maximizes self awareness. To quote Scott Peck, "The Road Less Traveled", "The proper management of one's feelings clearly lies along a complex balanced middle path, requiring constant judgment and continuing adjustment". By rescripting the "Be At It to Beat It" one is able to improve his listening skills. It enables him to be humble and beat pride and conceit, to be determined and beat procrastination, to be wise and beat folly, to be joyful and beat depression, to be thoughtful and beat carelessness, to be patient and beat impatience, to be diligent and beat sloth, to be organised and beat distraction.

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July 10,2002       Endorsement for Equilibrium Thinking from Mr.K.R. Narayanan former President of India.(More>>)(Flash-Mx player required)
December  02,2002             Endorsement for Equilibrium Thinking from Sue Knight, International Consultant and author of NLP at Work.  (More>>)(Flash-Mx player required)

Prateep V. Philip