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John Fredrick Demartini

Know Yourself. Be Yourself

John Fredrick Demartini is an American researcher, best-selling author, international educator, public speaker in human behavior and former chiropractor.

Dr Demartini is considered one of the world's leading authorities on human behavior and personal development. He is the founder of the Demartini Institute, a private research, education and service institute founded in 1982. The Institute is dedicated to exploring and expanding human awareness and potential with a mission to inspire men, women and children across the world to become purposeful and disciplined masters of themselves and dedicated, inspiring leaders of others. Its focus is on empowering individuals and organizations as well as contributing to transforming both micro- and macro-social dynamics around the world. The Demartini Institute activates educational opportunities in all markets, sectors and age groups and offers 72 formal programs, making up its curriculum, the Concourse of Wisdom.

The mission of the Demartini Institute is to create, package and offer educational solutions adapted from an understanding of human behavior and natural laws in order to assist people, organizations and businesses to solve their problems and challenges in the 7 areas of life (mental, financial, vocational, social, familial, physical and spiritual). The solutions are tailored to address the needs of men, women and children individually or in groups such as families, teams, organizations and businesses in all markets and sectors and they strive to make the solutions available through the use of all live, digital and print education channels in every city and country around the world. Their vision and mission is to enable people access to information relevant to solving their specific needs and thereby being a catalyst that allows them to learn how to master their minds and thereby master their personal and professional lives so that they appreciate themselves, others and their experiences, clarify their authentic vision and get to live and create extraordinary, empowered lives, influencing and inspiring those around them to greatness as they emerge as inspired leaders in their field.

His trademarked methodologies, the Demartini Method and the Demartini Value Determination, are the culmination of 44 years of cross-disciplinary research and study. These processes are utilized globally across many disciplines to expand human potential and productivity, in both personal and professional markets. His work has been incorporated into human developmental industries across the world.

Dr Demartini travels 360 days a year to countries all over the globe, sharing his research and findings in all markets and sectors. He is the author of 40 books published in over 29 different languages. He has produced over 60 CDs and DVDs covering subjects such as development in relationships, wealth, education and business. Each program is designed to assist people to activate leadership and empower themselves in all seven areas of their lives: Financial, physical, mental, vocational, spiritual, family and social.

The Demartini Method is a scientific process that balances perceptions and emotions. It is being used professionally by many psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, educators, consultants and health professionals around the world. The Demartini Method is a tool with a 1000 uses for empowering and inspiring life and its applications include reducing stress, resolving conflict and creating new perspectives and paradigms for life.

The Demartini Value System incorporates Dr John Demartini's ‘Demartini Value Determination Process’ and the many variations of personal, professional and educational ‘Demartini Value Application Processes’.Based on the study of axiology, the unique hierarchy of human values determines how an individual will perceive and act in the world. Human values are the foundation of human behavior and the key to self-development.

The Demartini Value Determination Process is a series of 13 questions assisting in determining what is most important to least important in an individual's perception. Human values are the foundation of human behavior and the key to self-development in any market.

Demartini Value Determination:

Your values arise from, and are therefore determined by, your conscious or subconscious voids (what you perceive as most missing). What you perceive as most missing (void) in your life therefore becomes what you perceive as most important (value). Your underlying private voids drive your overlying public values.

Your fulfillment means the filling of your perceptually empty voids. The hierarchy of your voids determines the hierarchy of your values. The hierarchy of your values determine how you perceive (what you selectively attend to) and how you act (what you selectively intend upon) in your world and therefore they determine your immediate destiny. Since your values change over time, your destiny also changes over time. The summation of your series of destinies determines your evolving life journey. Your ultimate or relatively unchanging core value dictates your infinite journey the most. Your transient, changing, crusted hierarchy of values dictates your series of transient finite destinies.

The more important a value is - the higher it will be on your hierarchy of values and the more discipline and order you will have associated with it. The less important a value is - the lower it will be on your hierarchy of values and the less discipline and more disorder you have associated with it.

When you live according to your highest values, you become inspired and awaken genius. When you live according to your lower values, you require continuous external motivation and you suppress your genius. Your present purpose or mission for life reflects your present highest values.

Although determining your values can be practically useful in your daily reality, in actuality, nothing is void or missing in the first place, it is only in another unrecognized form. But what you perceive to be 'missing' will become what seems to be 'important'. So this is why our private voids give rise to your public values. You fulfill a void and value either through perception or action.

Krugersdorp Prisoners Receive an Unforgettable Famous Visitor

Whatever you have done or not done, you are worthy of love. That was one of the messages from human behavioral specialist, Dr John Demartini, to over 1,000 prisoners, when he spoke at the Krugersdorp Prison.

In an unprecedented move, he spoke first to an audience of about 120 wardens before sinking down into the bowels of the maximum-security prison to address the prisoners.

Demartini told the wardens if they weren't inspired by their jobs and making a difference, they were dead weight. "It's important to love what you do, and do what you love," he said. "When you can't wait to go to work in the morning, people can't wait to get your service. You can make a real difference to prisoners' lives by believing in their possibilities, dissolving their hurt with your wisdom or merely laughing at their jokes." However, he warned against perpetuating the prisoners' feelings of entitlement, which he says will lead to further crime. "Instead, encourage them to become empowered."

Correctional Services Area Commissioner Mbebe said the prisoners are looking for hope and they look to us to give it to them. "If we are not inspired, how can we help them? What Dr Demartini gave us today were some really inspirational messages."

In a packed, stark hall, Demartini almost immediately captivated the sea of luminous orange-clad offenders with his own story of triumph over adversity. When he threw the question out: "How many of you would love to do something extraordinary with your lives?" Nearly a thousand hands flew up. It was the moment that Demartini knew he got through to them.

Dr Demartini has assisted in inspiring hundreds of young adults from disadvantaged backgrounds by sponsoring their attendance to his program titled Young Adults Inspired Destiny, a day long program aimed at assisting young adults aged 14 - 25 years to understand human behavior, how to define their career choice and how to awaken leadership and potential.

He has also appeared in several films, including The Secret in 2006. He has also appeared in several documentaries, including Peter Rodger’s 2009 film Oh My God, and Overfed & Undernourished in 2014.

He is the author of nine internationally best-selling published titles translated into 28 different languages, including The Breakthrough Experience, Inspired Destiny, Riches Within, Stress to Success, How to Make One Hell of a Profit and Still Get to Heaven, The Gratitude Effect, Wisdom of the Oracle, Count Your Blessings, The Heart of Love You Can Have an Amazing Life in Just 60 Days and The Values Factor. He has also written for The Huffington Post.