INTERNATIONAL PEACE TRAINING IN THAILAND

Himmawan, Thailand

8 - 21 December 2019

Your positive actions combined with a positive mindset results in the balance of success and happiness.

- LP John

Have you ever wondered about the true meaning of success and happiness? Have you ever felt that your life isn’t giving you the highest fulfillment, yet you don’t know what to do? Life is so short yet we are so caught up in circumstances of daily living and many are losing control of it.

We are capable of great things. You may have a picture of yourself in your eyes: a vision of making your dreams a reality, of achieving the success you know could be yours. But why don’t you try giving yourself time to have fun, relax and unplug from daily stress. Why don’t you do both things at the same time?

It’s time to push yourself outside of your comfort zone and go on a trip to an unknown world with creativity, confidence and peace. Taking time to replenish your mind and spirit is paramount to sustaining mental well-being and becoming the best version of yourself that will attract positive things to your journey.

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Objectives

Do you believe that a happy life and an individual highest achievement can go together? Well, this opportunity can be for YOU. We will show you how to break free from any stereotypes with these 4D’s objectives:

  • Discover yourself and become a better version of it that is confident, enjoyable and content.
  • Detox and empower the mind to continue the journey joyfully and in a balanced manner regardless of whatever obstacles you are facing and reach your highest goal.
  • Develop a mindful lifestyle that will become a personal reminder to pick up positive emotions over negative ones.
  • Design a peaceful environment and live with a Peace In Peace Out (PIPO) principle that contributes to sustainable development. This International Peace Training for Young Adults will take place in Thailand where participants will enjoy meditating in a serene and peaceful environment, as well as practicing mindfulness through different activities. To many, it is a celestial hideaway on Earth!

Program

The training offers a 14-day intensive program providing YOU with tools to empower both your physical and mental well-being through mindfulness and meditation practice. You will have a chance to live a mindful lifestyle, develop profound inner peace and connect with like-minded people. In addition to an intensive meditation practice, you will gain knowledge of various themes that include:

  • Getting to know the key principles of meditation practice
  • Purifying the mind for deeper mental clarity and effective positive thinking
  • Cultivating mindfulness in the daily life
  • Reducing, managing and eliminating stress
  • Resolving conflicts with effectiving and positive communication
  • Developing mental endurance, determination, focused attention and creativity for achieving better productivity and success
  • Designing a Work-life balance environment
  • Building solid, reliable and positive habits for long-lasting changes
  • Multifaceted sustainable peace development
  • Thai-Buddhist philosophy (non-religious approach)
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The training covers

(for 22- 32 years old applicants)

  • free accommodation,
  • free catering,
  • free local transportation,
  • free meditation retreat fee,
  • free daily yoga classes

The training DOES NOT cover

 

  • Transportation within participant’s country
  • International flight (partial airfare support available for 22- 32 years old applicants, in limited quota*)
  • Visa costs
  • Personal expenses

Eligibility

  • Candidates must have completed 42 days of the English version of the online self-development program BEFORE 30th August 2019. Note that in order to submit the application form, candidates do not need to have completed the online self-development program.
  • Candidates must have completed at least 2 Special Ops, BEFORE 30th August 2019 for at least 15 people in total. Please check the information about OFFLINE, ONLINE and IN PERSON Special Ops.
  • Candidates need to submit a PIPO Proposal (included in the application form).
  • Candidates must have good proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Candidates should be optimistic, open-minded, show leadership potential, and have a genuine interest in peace building and self-development. The completed Self-Development Program needs to be current. You may refer to the self-development validity according to the date specified by the training you are applying to. If it is more than 1 year since the completion of the self-development program, you will have to do it again. If it is more than 6 months but less than 1 year, you will have to submit 15 additional days of Inner Peace Time journal. After completing the self-development program with Special Ops and submission of the PIPO proposal, the World Peace Initiative selection committee will make an interview appointment based on your performance, the strength of your proposal, available funding, as well as group combinations in each fellowship. There is no need to write a request for an interview. If you are qualified, we will contact you.

Important Deadlines

Application Deadline

Monday 15 Jul 2019

Last date to fill-in the online application form

Eligibility Deadline

Friday 30 Aug 2019

Last date to complete at least 42 days of the online Self-Development Program

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What to do after submitting the application?

Your training starts with the 42 Days online self-development program on our interactive platform providing you the basic theory and practice; developing the tools for inner peace and learning about the concept of PIPO. Through the In person Special OPS you have the means to share the tools to friends, family and school at large. As good influencers in your society, you have the chance to take this back to your communities!

2. What is the self development program?

The free online self-development program is a 42-day challenge teaching the skills and techniques involved in the development of inner peace. It provides guided meditation videos and daily reflections to support personal development and the practice of mindfulness. You can start the first episode here. We recommend to follow the 42 days in a row to get more benefit, although this is not compulsory. If you finish the program more than a year before the date of the Training, you may have to re-do it! Do not worry, it is a great chance to enjoy it one more time and recognize how much you have developed yourself!

3. What am I supposed to write in the proposal question in the application?

We call PIPO the series of meditation events that our Alumni organizes in their country once they have returned home. It is a great opportunity for you to design your own way to share your new knowledge with others back to your community. Here we are interested in knowing your motivation about spreading the message of ‘Peace In Peace Out’ further: what you would like to do, and how you plan to do it. This is a space for you to share all your ideas and projects, to include or combine WPI in your agenda after the Training in Thailand. Peace In, Peace Out!

4. How long will the Training take and where will it be held?

The Training will take place from December 2 to December 15 in the Northeastern of Thailand. You should be available to arrive latest on December 1 in the morning and depart earliest the morning of December 16.

5. I am more than 32 years old, can I apply?

People from all over the world and of all ages are welcome to apply, and we will consider everyone to be selected to participate. Young adults below 32 years old are entitled to have financial support. Otherwise, a training fee of 1000 USD will be applied. You may also want to have a look at other available Meditation Retreats.

6. How do you select the participants?

After completing your 42 days of the online self-development program, and completing the 2 Special OPS required, World Peace Initiative Foundation selection committee will make an interview appointment based on your performance and available fund. There is no need to write a request for an interview. If you are qualified, we will contact you.

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WPI envisions sustainable change happening when each and every one of us works towards their own self-development. Thus, we have created free and accessible tools for the empowerment and wellbeing of individuals worldwide, regardless of age, race, religion, cultural background.

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