Intelligent Spirituality + Human Potential

Beautiful Sleepwalkers Series

Sage Advice

When to seek spiritual advice. I love Nissargadatta, but I wouldn’t take any advice from Nissargadatta about anything other than high level, real deal enlightenment.… read

Seeking Enlightenment in Lieu of Getting Yourself in Hand

The experience of waking up is not possible for sleepers to understand…at all. If you could understand it, you would be awake. Understanding it does… read

What’s The Endgame?

Today we talk about the swag bag of enlightenment. And what happens when your bag is empty. Why does it seem that your spiritual quest… read

Avoiding People and Social Interactions

Do you feel so little common ground with people and society that you’d rather just withdraw and not bother? You are still not awake, but… read

Coping with the strange effects of spiritual awakening or Kundalini blowout

Here’s a reader Q&A about coping with sudden changes in energy, perception and so called “psychic” abilities following a Kundalini event. We discuss fatigue, 360°… read

The Dream Within the Dream

Is there any point to telling dreamers that they are dreaming? I get the call around 2am and rush to put some clothes on, trying… read

The Difference Between Enlightenment and Having Spiritual Experiences

So far I’ve spoken pretty much exclusively about having, surviving and integrating radical spiritual experiences and not so much about enlightenment. Let’s talk a little… read

Dead or Alive?

From which point are you asking questions? Are your questions living or dead? Questions that come from the mind are dead questions. It doesn’t mean… read

Morning Rituals

I was asked if I have a morning ritual or if I set an intention for the day. I don’t set my intention for the… read

Getting Out of Your Own Way

Would you rather be spiritual or awake? Becoming spiritual is something separate from waking up. Becoming spiritual definitely has methods, teachings, progress. It has its… read

Recommendations: One More Bump Should Do The Trick

People often contact me asking for recommendations on spiritual books, workshops or practices after having a significant spiritual experience. Full awakening is life altering. Seeing… read

Surrender vs Resignation

Deprogramming is not about improving one’s life. It’s about being oneself, within one’s life. It’s being the author of one’s life, within the parameters of… read