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Choosing Your Perspective

Reader Q&A This is part of a conversation I’ve been having with a reader. He’s been going through a lot, and his symptoms are ones many of us have or have had. It’s not easy to suddenly be in a space where your mind doesn’t work the way it used to, or your body seems …

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How to Deal with Losing Your Motivation

Some people experience a profound loss of motivation, and lose the¬†desire and ability to set goals and accomplish them during or after spiritual awakening. Welcome to the elite group of moody, anti-social, unmotivated enlightened people! Congrats! The word at the heart of motivation is motive, which means a reason for doing something, causing or being …

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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 in some stage Sleepwalkers refer to as awakening. I did not share this experience, this so called process of awakening that so many describe. You are still firmly anchored into …

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Figuring Out Who is Enlightened and Who is Not and How to Become Enlightened

Charlatans, damn charlatans. How does one become enlightened? It’s totally normal for you to try to accredit the awakened status of various people who claim to be awakened. From my perspective, this is just a quirky thing that Sleepwalkers do. It’s like a Tinder thing….yes, no, left, right, swipe, swipe, swipe. And in the end, …

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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 should result in a swag bag of goodies? Specifically: Connectedness To what do you wish to be “connected”? Other people? Why do you want to feel connected to other people? …

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Am I Wasting My Potential?

Let’s explore this potent question of living up to, or wasting, one’s potential. Once we get that out of the way, we can actually get closer to the heart of the pain and confusion you are experiencing. Think about the word itself: potential. It is built on the Latin root poten, or power. It’s closely …

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How to Avoid Negative Thoughts and Emotions

Reader Q&A Banishing negativity from your energy field: how to conquer negative emotions for good! Q “After doing all this spiritual work, why am I still not able to stay positive? Sometimes I feel love, forgiveness, compassion toward people (and toward myself), but at other times I feel jealousy, resentment, anger, bitterness.” Is this you? …

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Seeking Enlightenment in Lieu of Getting Yourself in Hand

Are you using spirituality and the search for enlightenment as an excuse not to fix your mental, emotional, relational and financial problems?¬† 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 not precede waking up, it is waking up, …

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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. And he doesn’t give advice on that, really. Other than to ask people who they were before they were born, leading them to contemplate the self beyond the current incarnation …

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