As a rock climber and a parent, I know some physical kinds of clinging are good – like to small holds or small hands!
But clinging as a psychological state has a feeling of tension in it, and drivenness, insistence, obsession, or compulsion. As experiences flow through the mind – seeing, hearing, planning, worrying, etc. – they [...]
Did you read that correctly? Take care of yourself FIRST? Be SELFISH? Yes, that’s what it says. That’s what it means. You read it correctly.
But don’t be too alarmed – the end goal of getting selfish isn’t something bad. Rather the reverse is true. You will be in a better position to give to others, [...]
There are five common errors that salespeople make in the course of the sales conversation that can derail or destroy a sale to even the most qualified prospect. If you want to know how to influence people, it is important that you be aware of them, and that you avoid them at all costs.
When you know a certain person or situation is likely to trigger your Painbody, is it better to avoid them altogether or is it helpful to the development of Consciousness to stay with them and observe your Painbodies?
There is no clear answer to that – it depends on the situation. In some situations you cannot [...]
THE BUDDHISTS DESCRIBE loving participation in the world as compassion, a word that is often misunderstood by theWestern mind. We tend to think of compassion as a nice sentiment, like taking the time to feel bad about people starving somewhere. But in the Buddhist tradition, compassion is far more sophisticated in that it shows a deep [...]
Tapping technique rewires your past.
WHEN MERIDIAN TAPPING was first used in the 1970s, tapping theory was based on the energy meridians of acupuncture. It was thought that clearing those energy meridians would clear a disruption in the body’s energy system, and so remove negative emotions.
However, we have a new understanding based on recent scientific studies. [...]
WE NOW HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY to discover our abilities to respond to Life—not as victims, but in ways that give us power. We will find that as we start to connect with what I call the Inner Self, we can contribute to improving the quality of our lives. It is a wonderful feeling to know [...]
A timeless tool to balance, heal and transform.
ONLY A FEW DECADES AGO, Western medicine viewed the body as a machine whose parts would inevitably break down until they could no longer be repaired. Medical students were taught that random chemical reactions determined everything that happened in the body, the mind and body were separate and [...]
WHEN YOUR ACTIVATED THOUGHTS are general and not very focused, those early vibrations are still very small and do not yet have much attraction power or pulling power, so to speak. And so, in these early stages, you would not likely see any manifested evidence of your attention to the subject. But even though you [...]
MY FAVORITE DEFINITION of success, which I’ve cited on numerous occasions, was offered by Henry David Thoreau in the mid-19th century at Walden Pond: “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” I’ve italicized two [...]