How to Use the Trans4mind Website
Welcome to the site at 'trans4mind.com' and all that we have to offer! To open up our minds to new ideas, new challenges and new solutions - to think differently and be creative - well, we could all do with some help in this direction. Trans4mind is dedicated to introducing the best available personal development methods for transformation of body, mind and spirit - to free us of the shackles of the past by reawakening awareness of our true identity in the present.
Trans4mind offers a range of Tools for Transformation to boost your personal development. Here are our recommendations for the best free tools to get you started and making progress ... and we recommend the best tools you can purchase for in-depth learning and achievement. We wish you heartfelt joy as you discover new insights and revelations...
Note that we are a personal development and coaching site, not a replacement for professional psychotherapy nor psychiatric medical care, so all the tools we offer assume an ability and motivation to help yourself with your issues.
The Positive Approach
In general, the 30-lesson home-study course called 'The Positive Approach' is an excellent place to start working in a positive way to profoundly help yourself, and I would work through at least the beginning parts of that as thoroughly as you can before paying for any further courses or services. In that way you can prove to yourself that you can make progress with self-directed personal development, and then you can go from success to success with the further appropriate free and paid tools that we suggest. Positive Approach is available freely. I think it's a great way to get going and to judge whether you like the Trans4mind approach to personal development. If you do, then you'll want to do the purchased courses too (that offer unlimited email support).
The first priority...
First thing, we sincerely recommend you subscribe to the free Inspiring Quote of the Day, which keeps you in touch with the latest at Trans4mind and offers an Inspiring Quote of the Day, each and every weekday. Plus you can download the Trans4mind Publications. I recommend you first download the Positive Approach PDF and work through this introductory course in your spare time. There are many benefits to be gained from these first steps... for many people, their life has been transformed for the better!
Read on for an overview of the site, where we're coming from and what we hope to achieve...
Background to Trans4mind
We've been online for 13 years now and we've built up a large collection of resources to help you in your personal growth - and to move forward on your spiritual path as well. The site was originally formed to publish Peter Shepherd's book Transforming the Mind online. Hence the domain name "trans4mind." Over the years 500,000+ copies have been downloaded.
Each of us is a unique individual - both natively and because we have different experiences, education, upbringing and culture. On our learning path, we may have advanced well in some areas - such as health and wellbeing, communication and relationship skills, mental capacity, emotional maturity, creative and intuitive skills, and spiritual awareness - and we may still have a lot to do in others. So, we each have widely varying needs. We aim to cater for your needs in the range of facilities we offer - either with the courses and products that we have developed ourselves, or those of third parties that we have good experience of and can thoroughly recommend to you.
Trans4mind is run from Peter Shepherd's home at Nevers, close to the Loire river in the center of France. Peter is English and his wife Nicole is French, so we also have a French version of the site. Because we're a small business, you know who you're dealing with, and you can be sure of our personal care.
Nicole is an educator of young children and introduces the principles of emotional intelligence to infants. Peter's background is psychotherapy but for the last decade Peter has worked full-time in the personal development field and in particular, on the Trans4mind site.
Wallace Huey is pictured here with Nicole Shepherd and Peter Shepherd (right), the site's founder and webmaster.
In addition, Wallace Huey from Dublin, Ireland, has for the last several years been voluntarily guiding and helping to develop the site. In particular, his work has been the foundation of the new Life Mastery Training service.
Great Free Resources
Peter Shepherd has summed up his particular eclectic approach to psychology, that he calls "transformational psychology," in the book "Transforming the Mind" which is freely available to download in PDF format from the Free Downloads page. This section contains all the Trans4mind publications in PDF format, for your immediate download and (if you like) printing.
When we are actually ourselves, fully conscious and awake to the present moment, not telling ourselves any lies -- in that state the past is actually not affecting us, nor is fear of what the future may bring. Our attention is grounded by the present objective environment, rather than dominated by past memories or future expections. Our vision is not obscured by fears. We can see our situation more clearly, free of the conditioning and assumptionsthat we have been led to base our lives on. And we are free and motivated to achieve exciting new goals that reflect our true inner nature and life purposes. That is the aim of personal growth work.
I'll mention again that a powerful way to accelerate your personal growth is 'The Positive Approach,' a free 30-lesson course that will help you become clearer about your own identity, what you want in life - your life vision - and how to consciously transform your life for the better. You will learn how your beliefs shape your life experience and become aware of exactly how you are creating your reality. Each of these lessons includes a practical element that you can apply during the week, so your life can genuinely start to improve and you make real progress toward manifesting your vision. There's online written materials, a PDF to download, or you can download audio versions of each lesson and replay in iTunes or your MP3 player.
Daring to be Yourself
"Of course, every writer wants to be published in print and I'm happy that finally I have that opportunity. Inkstone Press, in Australia, asked me if they could publish Transforming the Mind, but I really wanted to do something new, and they kindly supported me in that. So I've put together a new book, 'Daring to be Yourself,' that was published on November 1st 2007. It's a summary of all that I've learned to date, a sort of convenient 'best of' the trans4mind site, and includes expanded versions of the Positive Approach and other short courses on the site, like Communication & Relationships, and Emotional Intelligence.
"It's more personal though, talking a bit about my own life experiences, and it expands on the spiritual dimension, how we can get in touch with our inner knowing, our core essence - to be guided by love. To find that inner knowing we need to look objectively, honestly and with an open mind, both at the world and even more so, into our own being. To be a witness of our mind, with love and caring of our conscious self. We have then also transcended or gone beyond the conscious mind and found ourselves spiritually. Creating our lives from that viewpoint is an exciting process, because we're no longer alone, we're connected with all creative energy, the universal quality of spirit."—Peter Shepherd
There's more online about the book here:
Daring to be Yourself|
The aim of the new book, Daring to be Yourself by Peter Shepherd, is to help you achieve a 'wide-awake' state of consciousness, with integrated use of left and right brain abilities, forming the bedrock for breakthroughs in personal consciousness and spiritual insight. The practice is based on the premise that we have learned disabilities that set boundaries to our action and knowing. But no one need accept that they must remain as they were shaped by their hereditary body-mind and by the conditioning of their childhood and culture.
This 264-page eBook for Kindle (or the free Kindle Reader application for all platforms) is like a "best of" the Trans4mind site, all brought together for your convenience. But much more than that, it's also an incredibly powerful program for personal growth. Remove the barriers to self-knowledge and reveal your full potential with this step-by-step approach... Daring to be Yourself
Our Blog features excerpts from the book plus current news, views and links.
"I realize many people use praise in ways that sound frivolous...but I must tell you that your book has changed my life AND I mean that in all ways. I found the entire work wonderfully upbeat, readable and valuable! It really was quite a wakeup call. In the midst of my "trials and tribulations" I had failed to be "me." Anyway, this "talk with you" really did change my life. Thank you! I needed this kind of "kick in the pants." It worked. WOW! You made a huge difference in my world."–Becky, USA
A digital copy of Daring to be Yourself is included with purchase of the New Life Course, which is effectively the practical "workbook" that accompanies the book by Peter Shepherd.
Working through this course enables you to dare to be yourself and design a brand new life. Expressing your true needs, wants and feelings, you can start to live your life's purpose!
Our Paid Courses
We offer a range of paid home-study courses with full email support. Want to live without worry and frustration? With clarity and insight? Then the 'New Life Course' course is for you. Based on the principles described in 'Transforming the Mind,' this course takes you much further, to give you the tools to really turn your life around. This is the best that I know of personal development methods and the course has helped many people profoundly. The course comes with email support directly from Peter Shepherd, and a PDF copy of Daring to be Yourself.
To rediscover your full inner truth you need our 'The Insight Project' course. Using biofeedback monitoring to tap into the wisdom of your emotions - which is the way the Higher Self communicates intuitive knowing - it is the most advanced approach available to aid your personal spiritual discovery, and it will help you to "transcend or rise above" the programming and conditioning of your upbringing and culture, and what you bring with you into the world. Both Nicole and I - plus the many students world-wide of course - have had tremendous insights with these techniques and permanent changes in consciousness that have transformed our lives. We wish the same for you.
And we offer another very interesting further solution: our own 'Magical Wizard' audio programs, that use NLP techniques to ease you into adopting a new, positive and empowering view in all areas of your life. You just sit back, listen and follow the guided visualizations, and the effect is truly empowering. The sessions provoke deep learning and personal transformation in key areas such as: self-confidence and relaxation, stopping smoking and losing weight, and using the Law of Attraction to create a life of love and prosperity. The programs are available for download in the AAC format - ideal for iTunes/iPod use - or as MP3s.
Products We Recommend
And we have a lot of affiliations. In particular we feature a large collection of brilliant writings by Bill Harris, who runs Centerpointe Research Institute and offers perhaps the most important 3rd-party product that we recommend to visitors and our students: The Holosync Solution. It inevitably helps people to become emotionally stable and centered in their body and mind, and this process complements our own courses very well.
For those who need a quick solution to specific personal problems, the Hypnosis Downloads have proven to be very popular and effective. Check out the Tools to Purchase page for our top recommendations and the further Recommended Products page for many other products of all kinds that we have personally had good experience with and are happy to recommend to you.
If you need advice about what your next step should be, or if you have specific questions about what we do, please get in touch and I'll do my best to help.
Trans4mind also includes a range of additional sites which offer a great deal of helpful information and advice. There's something for everyone here! We are proud to host these sites by a group of wonderful people - like 'Clearing the Way' with Ayal Hurst and 'Freeing the Mind' with Ken Ward - who contribute so much by providing these very different approaches. See our Featured sites page for details.
And most important... make sure you are subscribed to the Inspiring Quote of the Day. It's free and you can be sure of some new inspiration, as well as keeping up to date with the latest at Trans4mind.
We wish you every success in your life and your path ahead.
Here are some recent audio recordings in which Peter Shepherd was interviewed, discussing his own life experiences, the background to Trans4mind, plus information about our courses and the resources that the site offers. You'll discover there's lots of good information and tips in these interviews as well. To download the audio, right-click on on the download link and choose to save to your hard disk.
Frontiers of the Possible - Dr. Keith Scott-Mumby interviews Peter Shepherd: Download
Re-Wiring the Soul - Dr. Gabriella Kortsch interviews Peter Shepherd: Download
Live at the Edge - Dr. Doris Jeanette interviews Peter Shepherd: Download
Life Transformation Course - Anthony Treas interviews Peter Shepherd: Download
Ellen Britt interviews Peter Shepherd: Download
The Responsibility Act - Steve and Monica Donofrio interview Peter Shepherd: Download
Living Your Power - Diane Brandon interviews Peter Shepherd: Download