GLOSSARY

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Aims in Life:

The term "aim" implies that you know who you are and want to be. Defining aims in life equals setting goals for your existence and pursue them step by step. You will only live a successful, contented and balance life if you know where you will be by when. Hence determining your aims in life is a necessary requirement. They specify your mission and make it attainable. Aims are the stages to the future of your dreams.

Ambition:

One of our building blocks. Ambition is the beginning of the continuum. You define goals and achieve them. Its product is called success.

Areas of Life:

They are the rough content structure of ExperienceZone and are also known as continents. There are seven continents: Nutrition & Energy, Sport & Relaxation, Recreation & Fun, Community & Environment, Family & Friends, Career & Finance and Self-Development. The allocation is fix and its transitions seamless. Also, each continent grows continuously. Frequently new countries emerge. Journeys across continents help you to define and achieve objectives.

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Badges:

Badges are being granted for contributions to ExperienceZone. The more users, the more exchange of knowledge. The more countries exist, the better the travel experience. Badges are worn with pride sincethey indicate that the owner cares about helping others to change their lives and the world.

Balance:

One of our building blocks. Balance represents your optimum between aspiration and pleasure. Ambition and contentment. Brain, heart and gut. Mind and body. All areas of life.

Brain:

One of the most powerful tools on this planet. Your brai domiciles your understanding. You use it to think. Thoughts have an impact on your body and the world around you. This effect is even greater if you intentionally merge thoughts with emotions. The results are caled feelings. To this end your brain speaks with your heart and gut. ExperienceZone shows you how to create and maximize synergies between all minds.

Building Blocks:

The three building blocks of ExperienceZone are ambition, contentment and balance. They build up on each other and are the result of your transformation. Ambition is the beginning. You define goals and achieve them. Its product is called success. Then contentment kicks in. You find it in persuing and accomplishing goals. At the same time contentment is the natural counterweight of ambition. The realization of your mission. You bring meaning and value into your life. Balance represents your optimum between ambition and contentment. Aspiration and pleasure. Brain, heart and gut. All areas of life.

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Comments Section:

TheExperienceZone comments section allows you to interact with travel mates. These are like-minded persons who too embarked in their own journeys to change themselves and the world. Use this opportunity to accomplish your aims in life and support others in pursuing theirs.

Contentment:

You find it in perusing and accomplishing your goals. At the same time contentment is the natural counterweight of ambition. The realization of your mission. You bring meaning and value in your life.

Continents:

There are seven continents: Nutrition & Energy, Sport & Relaxation, Recreation & Fun, Community & Environment, Family & Friends, Career & Financials and Self-Development. The allocation is fix and transitions are seamless. Also, each continent grows continuously. Frequently users create new countries. Journeys across continents help you to define and achieve objectives.

Countries:

They represent areas of life components, which are also known as continents. Each country is structured as follows: Packing List, Points of Interest, Itinerary, Tourist Traps, Exam and Quests. Traveling countries is essential to define and accomplish your aims in life.

Credibility:

Tell always the truth, yet do not tell the truth always. Make it a habit to be truthful to your friends. Especially if they ask you for it explicitly. The more frequently and emphatically you are telling esp. uncomfortable truths, the higher your credibility.

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Exam:

A small multiple choice test to complete a country. It helps you to reflect your learnings and prepares you for the upcoming quests.

ExperienceZone:

An audacious idea. A global project. An evolving system. Searching for your balance. Between striving and enjoying. In all areas of life. A healthy virus. The more it infects the better. As in small – so in great. You change yourself and the world.

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Favor Bank Account:

Represents the give-and-take in human relationships. As soon as you realize what other people need, you can expect satisfaction by their gratefulness for the value you are adding to their life. Safety, security and fulfillment come automatically by filling up your favor bank account. And by knowing that, you can always count on the help of others

Flower of Life:

The blueprint of all existence. Symmetric. Balanced. Comprehensive. Universally applicable. The perfect symbol of our endeavor. Moreover the flower represents your ExperienceZone. The interaction of continents.

Fulfillment:

If you balance ambition and contentment, you will become truly fulfilled. Living a fulfilled life is one of the collective tasks for humanity.

 

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Goals:

You can be either motivated away-from (suffering) or to-wards (goals). We prefer latter. This is the reason why the goal concept is your main driver to travel the world of Godboy. Goals are a prerequisite to find success, contentment and balance in life. Your aims in life represent the most fundamental form. In addition, you have the opportunity to define specific goals in many countries.

Growth:

Defined as continuous deliberate change, whichhappens initially through an alignment to your aims in life. Growth is the sum of tiny adjustments over time. A long term process. When alternation becomes a constant. Experienced improvement. Your mission on a meta-level. Incessant intentional self-reinvention leads to happiness and satisfaction.

Gut:

It is the home of your emotions. At least it signifcantly impacts them. There are only two emotions: Love and fear. Both make you move, i.e. act or react. Your gut (or enteric nervoius system) communicates through the vagus nerve with your heart and brain. ExperienceZone shows you how to use your emotions and take intuitive decisions effectively.

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Heart:

The hub of innter processs and birthplace of feeings. Latter emerge once thoughts and emotions collide. This means: Emotions + Thoughts = Feelings. Thoughts are caused by your brain. Emotions are generated in your gut. ExperienceZone shows you how to control your thoughts and synchronize your brain, heart and gut. Therewith you will be able to channel feelings. Once you internalze powerful positive beliefs and align your minds, you will achieve everything you focus on.

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Intelligence Centers:

Our nervous system consists of three minds, which communicate with each other: Brain (thoughts), heart (feelings) and gut (emotions). ExperienceZone shows you how to harmonize them. Then you will be able to live your life in a successful, contented and balanced way.

Intimacy:

Describes the closeness between two humans, which is an essential component of relationships and especially friendships. Friends are often partners in crime, whom you can share anything with (e.g. trouble with your parents, children, working colleagues or a disease). Intimacy is a mutual social contract. You have to learn to provide and ask for it more often.

Itinerary:

It represents the main part of a country content-wise. The itinerary provides you recommendations and practical advises to travel a country successfully. Also, it often contains specific steps and refers to templates, which help you to define your target state and improvement actions.

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Optimum:

One of the main building blocks and objectives of ExperienceZone next to success. There are synergies: The more balanced you are, the more successful you become. The more successful you are, the more balanced you become. We are searching for our own balance. Between brain, heart and gut. Striving and enjoying. In all areas of life. Only then you will truly fulfill your mission.

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Packing List:

Is a component of each country in ExperienceZone. The packing list consists of ten questions which gives you a foretaste of the country content-wise. Additionally it initiates your thinking and supports you to prepare your trip most effectively.

Partner:

Godboy cooperates with partners to make you travel countries as convenient and successful as possible. The travel brochure gives partners the opportunity to present their products and services. Just have a look!

Points:

Change which happens playfully makes fun and is sustainable. Therefore ExperienceZone is designed as a game. You get points for completed quests. Firstly, you need these to get closer to your personal target profile. Secondly, your score represent the absolute and relative comparison to your travel mates. Hence you can identify commonalities and role models. Thirdly, points motivate – at least me – to further improve my life and the world around me.

Points of Interest:

They serve two purposes: First points of interest give you a foretaste of the country specific benefits. And thus the positive impact on your life. This helps you to decide if you want to travel the country. Secondly, they motivate you to step into the unknown, complete quests and live your life in a balanced way.

Proof Quests:

They require evidence that you have traveled a country successfully. Usually by completing a template. You get points as soon as you have done it correctly and comprehensively. Please note: For some quests, you can earn points annually.

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Quests:

They are placed at the end of each country and build the frame for the practical application of your experiences. Quests are tasks which you want to complete. Essentially, they are the basis of your personal growth and points in our online game alike. You get points for each quest passed. We distinguish between proof and trust quests.

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Relationship Rule:

Trust = (Credibility + Reliability + Intimacy) / Self Interest. Trust in you as a person increases with your credibility, reliability and intimacy that you create together. Yet it decreases with growing self-interest.

Relationships:

The frame and structure of human interactions. Particularly important to achieve your aims in life and fulfill your mission as well as support others in persuing theirs.

Reliability:

Means that you are walking your talk. The more frequent your actions are in line with your words, the higher your reliability. This implies that you learn to say “No” and to get rid of bad habits, like too tight time management and thus chronic late arrivals.

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Self-Interest:

Trust decreases with growing self-interest. Whether you show it or not: Self-interest shines through your words and actions. Hence you want to learn to let go of self-interest in all human relationships. The less self-interest you have the more value you will get out of relationships. This is a tricky one, as you want your social network to help you accomplishing your aims in life.

Success:

The product of ambition. One of our building blocks. Your actions succeed your words which succeed your beliefs. Success is expressed by your ambition to accomplish your aims in life and ultimately your mission.

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Tourist Traps:

They represent the natural counterpart to points of interest. Tourist traps outline potential dangers lurking on the road. At the same time, this section contains helpful advises to prevent you from stepping into tourist traps or at least mitigating their negative impact.

Travel Brochure:

It is placed at the end of each country. The travel brochure is a platform on which our partners present their products and services. Latter can help you to successfully complete quests and thus travel countries in a convenient and effective way. Just have a look!

Trust:

Trust = (Credibility + Reliability + Intimacy) / Self Interest. Trust in you as a person increases with your credibility, reliability and intimacy that you create together. Yet it decreases with growing self-interest.

Trust Quests:

They require no evidence for successful travels. Instead they require you to complete them conscientiously by being truthful to yourself. You will get points once you confirm that you have done it correctly and comprehensively. Please note: For some quests, you can earn points annually.

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Universal Truths:

A while ago we discovered three universal truths:

1. Goals help you to improve your life.

2. Your individual change impacts the world.

3. Balancing ambition and contentment causes fulfillment.

Based on our own experiences, we founded ExperienceZone in 2015. A platform to apply these principles. Originally for us. Now open to all human beings.