One of the common programs of the mind is to tell us that we’re failing, doing it wrong. Doing the self mastery work is no different. The mind seems to have a surprising amount of opinions on how we should be practicing and what results should look like...
We could call pleasure a rebel when you connect with it from integrity. A program disruptor that likely will bring up hidden beliefs and resistance AND connect you with your Artist to create the life you want for yourself.
Once you know and are doing the foundational practices in the Self Mastery work, you have an invaluable foundation to take apart beliefs from. But at a certain point, you might hit a plateau where you find yourself not getting further, walking in circles, or not getting to certain "dark corners" of the unconscious...
Let’s look under the hood of a question I get quite often: “How do I learn to set boundaries with other people.” There’s no problem with the question itself, but often it’s asked from the perspective that we need some new skills to deal with an external situation. In this episode of the Uncover YOU podcast, I invite you to go deeper and look at structures that might be hiding in your unconscious. Let’s marvel together at how our external world and relationships often seem to match our inside world of beliefs.
When we use physical exercise, yoga or meditation to avoid uncomfortable emotions we make them stick around longer. This is an invitation to let meditation be a place to practice welcoming all parts of you.
I started mapping what I was doing and how when I had the experience of myself as consciousness and I realized something huge: We can methodically fine tune the instrument of our perception to become aware of ourself as consciousness.
In this podcast episode Gary van Warmerdam and I discuss a different alternative to doing battle with the mind. A way in which you can stop fighting and start accepting.
Through a good meditation practice you will start realizing through direct experience that you are separate from your mind. And I don’t mean as an idea, a concept.