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The Gift of Trauma Mar 20, 2006

Trauma is horrible, and we shouldn't forget that. We all have trauma to one degree or another. We all have "our stuff."

Trauma has the potential to widen and deepen our experience of pain. Which allows us to have a higher "high." Imagine someone who hasn't had much stimulation in either...

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The Human Condition - An Overview Mar 12, 2006

What is the human condition? Humanity seems quite insane. What is the root of that insanity?

Our core problem is the fact that we feel separate. We are ego, but we are not only ego. We need to evolve into the realization that we are much more than that.

There are two parts to that evolution.

The...

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The World Is Your Body Mar 06, 2006

This is an advanced talk. Many people may find this content weird, but I'm serious when I say that the world is your body. We're trying to learn to look at the world differently. This is very literally a different way to look at the world. It's a shift in consciousness.

Normal subject/object...

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Nationalism and Levels of Identification Feb 27, 2006

Consciousness expands from being an infant through different identifications with social groups. The highest level on average is the national level. We identify with our family, our neighborhood, our state, our nation. Why not our world and beyond?

When survival of the team or family depends on...

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The Beauty of an Itch Feb 20, 2006

In this post we widened the definition of an itch to include not only physical itches, but also emotional and mental bothers as well.

How can an itch be beautiful? Diving into the feeling without judgment allows us to experience itches in a different way. Energy then actually becomes...

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Using Anchors Feb 13, 2006

What are anchors? The dictionary defines an anchor as something that is the source of security or stability.

An anchor is a way to bring stillness into the everyday experience. It is a tool for stability, balance and more of what you want in your life.

An anchor can be anything that brings you...

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To Think or Not to Think Feb 06, 2006

When is it okay to think?

When something makes you angry, there are two healthy ways to deal with it. You can become still, or you can investigate the situation using your mind. So at what point should you use your mind or thoughts to work with a situation? You should use your mind when you are...

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Stillness in Motion Jan 30, 2006

How can we "achieve" when stillness seems to oppose goals, the future, etc.?

Many people were interested in this question. That seems to be because we are much more interested in how the achieve things, rather than being interested in stillness. However, that misses the point. We need to learn...

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Mindfulness Awareness Disconnect Jan 22, 2006

This blog post is an exploration into what awareness, mindfulness and disconnected states of being are. It will also explore the causes for them to happen and how they affect our lives.

The desire to become aware is really the first fundamental shift (there may be more shifts later, but this is...

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Busy Mind Defined Jan 17, 2006

The first thing we feel when our mind is flooded with thoughts and emotions is stress. If you want to know how to stop your busy mind, start by understanding that the human brain has evolved over time into one of the most powerful forces of nature.

We are able to remember more information than...

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