Words are symbols for everything. And some symbols are links to powerful psychological triggers. That’s why you need to learn about symbols. They affect your life.
Breaking Patterns of Thought
“When old patterns of thought are broken, new worlds can emerge.” ― Guru Tua
”Self-observation brings man to the realization of the necessity of self-change.
Continue reading “Self-Observation the Agent of Change”
It’s hard to find teaching about the virtues of the spirit. Our Western culture focuses on expanding, conquering and controlling. This mindset puts the individual in a state of continual tension. Not much room for cultivating the virtues of human nature.
“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” — Carl R. Rogers
“In order to awaken, first of all, one must realize that one is in a state of sleep, a state of hypnosis”
— George Ivanovich Gurdjieff
Do you find yourself repeating bad experiences? If so, you are not alone. There are some good reasons why. See which of these three factors drive this behavior in your own life. Continue reading “Repeating Bad Experiences”
“The three greatest burdens are; regret, revenge and religion, Release yourself from these weights, and open your heart to the virtues of the spirit.” — Guru Tua
“After all, what do you really want? Not perfection; you are already perfect. What you seek is to express in action what you are. For this, you have a body and a mind. Take them in hand and make them serve you.” — Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
Ego as a Tool
If you are like most people, you probably identify with your Ego as “you.” But, is this a correct assumption? Maybe not… What if there are other options for thinking, other vistas of perception within your reach. Maybe Ego is just a mask, and all you need to do is find a way to unmask the real you.