Posts tagged self-realization
How to navigate in a quagmire of questionable "gurus", "teachers", and "healers"

Return to reason. Your own natural faculty to reason is your best guide to achieving a positive life experience. Keep in mind that the narrative is always being deployed to convey a higher concept. Just like the poor atom, it can sometimes fall outside of what is "true", while still preserving the intention and integrity of the information. It can serve as a guidepost, but we must push beyond it to find higher meaning and deeper truth.

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Is there One Path to Healing? Meditation Tip

There is no “six-step” program to a peaceful life. There are no “quick-stitch” solutions to our suffering. Indeed, healing usually involves the breaking open of old wounds and traumas, as we learn to make space in our presence for the pain of our past.

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Learning To Wield Fire-Meditation Tip

Rather than being about bliss and transcendence, spirituality is about getting down and dirty with our darkest feelings. Of course, there are those moments of “satori” and “out-of-body” experience, but they only serve as fuel and courage to face the less ecstatic energies of our earthly journey.

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New Year Resolution: Meditation Tip

Close your eyes and imagine that your body is made not of a single form, but of millions of smaller forms, vibrating in unison. Now imagine that the ground under you is not solid, but a liquid composition of infinite particles, clustered neatly together to appear “solid.” Now, imagine that vibrating atoms from your body are not actually separate from the surface you are sitting on. Cells from your body mingle with particles from the floor, so that there is no real way to distinguish where your body ends and the floor begins!

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