Somatic-Linguistic Practices (SLP)
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This chapter contains concrete practices for working with sensory templates called Somatic-Linguistic Practices. They are based on developing somatic awareness and on attention to language. They can be used in conjunction with art-based methods and spiritual-based methods—or on their own. Some of these aim directly at changing the sensory templates individuals use to understand specific phenomena, such as sensorimotor experiences, impulses for action, emotions, self, and taking action. For example, changing from seeing the sensorimotor states one experience in problematic situations as caused by the situations to seeing them as tools one (automatically and unconsciously) uses to comprehend the situation and one’s possibilities for action. These changes make it easier for managers to become aware of and change other sensory templates when necessary.
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