Affirmations

ITP Community Spotlight on Sally Isaacs

By Jill Robinson
Learn more about Sally Isaacs and the experience and insight she's gained as a practitioner. She shares; "I am inspired by the concept of transformation. Through words and practice, I believe we can change how we feel and the course our life takes each day."

Homeostasis and Resistance to Change

By George Leonard
In this spirited presentation, ITP co-founder George Leonard describes the reasons why we humans are wired to resist change and how we can negotiate with resistance in order to grow and transform.

Inspiring Words From "The Life We Are Given"

By George Leonard, Michael Murphy
Get a deeper sense of the core practices that form the foundation of ITP in this 24-minute audio excerpt from the book, The Life We Are Given, read by co-authors and founders George Leonard and Michael Murphy.

ITP Community Spotlight on Michelle Fontaine

By Michelle Fontaine
Learn more about Michelle Fontaine and the experience and insight she's gained as a long-time practitioner and member of ITP San Rafael. "As a licensed psychotherapist I can say with certainty that my day-to-day work with clients has been improved by my experiences with ITP in major ways."

Extraordinary Capacities in the ITP Community with Cherri Harper

By Cherri Harper
ITP Kansas group leader Cherri Harper has consistently focused on preventing osteoporosis, but when tests showed a sudden loss in bone density, she created an affirmation, “I care for others AND I care for myself.” Since then, she has increased her bone density twice in recent years. Here is her story.

A Practice for Honoring the Past and Celebrating Our Potential for Growth

By Pam Kramer, Donita Decker
The beginning of the year is a natural marker to reflect on transformative progress and challenges. Inspired by the January 2022 GLEE call program led by ITPI president Pam Kramer and ITP San Rafael group leader Donita Decker, this practice guides you in setting and aligning with your vision for the year ahead by celebrating your growth and learning from challenges.

Affirmations and the Understudied Side of Contemplation

By Michael Lifshitz, Josh Brahinsky, TM Luhrmann
As part of their ongoing study of ITP, Stanford University researchers, Michael Lifshitz, Josh Brahinsky and TM Luhrmann, explore the practice of affirmations and their discovery of how practitioners embrace the tension between both honoring the present state while, at the same, envisioning positive, lasting change.