The path of personal transformation.

This is a brilliant model / map for personal transformation. Written by Advanced Life Skills blog The 7 stages of personal change. 1) Awareness. The initial motivation for change starts with a sense that something is no longer working as well as it once did. This awareness can be extremely subtle at first. Maybe you feel uncomfortable [...]


The truth of the nature of being.

Today's post is a quote from Osho about what we truly are, but many of us don't see because it's obscured by the identification as a self. We're spellbound by the mind. Assuming we're something, that we are not. "This is a matter of being, and not of becoming… Striving towards truth is nothing but [...]

Don’t let thoughts make you their bitch.

Just because thoughts appear in our awareness, it doesn't mean we have to do what they say. We don't have to listen to thoughts, or engage with them or believe them. We can instead just see them happen, not judge them, not try to get away from them, or fight them, and not follow them [...]

Meditation and ‘enlightenment’ are not special. They’re so ordinary; you might miss them.

There is this picture of what meditation looks like and what ‘enlightenment’ looks like. And there's a tendency for many of us to believe that that is it, and anything else isn’t it. It can make me feel like it's not for us, and that only certain people get it, or see it, who are [...]

Jim Carey has a profound experience "I woke up and I suddenly got it, I understood suddenly how thought was just an illusionary thing and how thought is responsible for if not all, most of the suffering we experience. And then I suddenly felt like I was looking at these thoughts from another perspective and I wondered who is it, [...]