Tag: <span>Mind</span>

Layers of Perspective

The average person expects their view of the world to be accurate and reliable, even if they have doubts about certain aspects. We need a stable view so we can function in the world. Yet …

Forms of Food

Recently I saw notes on a conversation with Brahmachari Satyanand, a student of the Shankaracharya of Jyotir Math who worked with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for many years. This was notes from a personal conversation, so …

Mental Activity

One of the curious features of being human is that we assume others experience the world the same way we do. We may expect people to see things the same way also, considering them mistaken …

The Inner Child

After we wake up, we become conscious of remaining shadows more quickly. Often we’ll uncover challenges around fear, anger, and a wide assortment of contractions from unresolved experiences. In time, we’ll find they get more …

It’s Not About You

One of the most important lessons of the spiritual journey is letting go of the habit of making it about you, of taking life personally, of thinking what happens is about how it affects you. …

The Power of Belief

Bruce Lipton wrote a book some years ago called The Biology of Belief. He describes how our beliefs influence our physiology, including gene expression. This came out of early research on epigenetics (gene expression). We …

Discrimination

Discrimination is a curious word. It means the act of distinguishing or making fine distinctions; discernment. But we often use it today to mean treatment based on category rather than merit; for example racial discrimination. …

Unity vs Duality

Early on, silence and expression can seem opposed. For example, in a meditation practice, we may seek Yoga. Yoga Sutra 1 v2-3: Yoga is the complete settling of the activity of the mind. Then the …

How Many Brains?

In some ways, the whole body can be seen as a “brain” in the sense that the brain is an interface with mind and consciousness. However, there are certain centers that are more focused as …

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