Awake and Aware
Humanity has been on a historically long journey to finally arrive at a world that is complex and interdependent. We are at a point in human history where we are leaving behind one age and entering the next. The epoch we are leaving behind is the modern age. The epoch we are about to shift into has been given many names – digital, post-modern, new age, etc – yet has so far suffered from lack of true and genuine foresight.
We are many and varied but we are not so different. We all want love, support, connection, passion, freedom, creativity and a sense of meaning in our lives. How and where we find those things is unique to each of us and our destinies are not the same.
Some people think that symbols are the fanciful creations of poets, musicians and artists. I know I used to believe that. But after years of life coaching, and hearing metaphor after metaphor from my clients, I now realize that artists don’t create the symbols of human existence.
Symptoms of a new condition brought on by kirtan chanting – coined “bhav brain” – include markedly decreased attachment to one’s self-identity, blurring of the demarcation between “self” and others, disillusionment with materialistic gain, and reduced anxiety about what the future may bring. In extreme cases, Bhavakirtananda said, bhav brain can produce symptoms that can mimic intoxication or drug use, including inexplicable elation, stumbling or aimless wandering, or general “spaciness.”
Wikipedia’s founder tried to censor energy psychology, energy medicine, acupuncture and the entire alternative healthcare community in one broad stroke when he responded to ACEP’s petition by referring to its supporters as “lunatic charlatans”, stating that Wikipedia would cover work in respectable journals. Apparently Jimmy is oblivious to 50 research studies published in respected scientific journals.
Chris Hedges Speaks in support of the NOW BANNED “Students for Justice in Palestine” chapter at Northeastern University.
Higher Journeys Alexis Brooks was recently interviewed to discuss her new best-selling book, Conscious Musings – Contemplations to Transform Life and Realize Potential. In this candid summary of her approach to self transformation, she weaves together many elements that we can all tap to begin the personal transformation process during the time of this […]
Shaman Jon Rasmussen talks about the shamanic view of reincarnation, creation, religion and myth. He says that life is really a journey we undertake in order to experience drama and greater levels of complexity.
What I will share with you today are 9 ways to becoming the unique and wonderful being you were born to be so that you can live your life from a place of love, authenticity and real power. Enjoy.
Listen to one of the most inspirational, spiritual poems ever written, “The Invitation” by Oriah Mountain Dreamer. International Life Coach and Creator of Chakra Boosters Healing Tattoos, Vicki Howie, reads The Invitation in Central Park near the Strawberry Fields memorial to John Lennon.
Are you irate, irritable and irrational when presented with evidence that goes against your preconceived notions of how the world operates? Looking for a solution to your stress? Join James Corbett this week as he examines the theory of cognitive dissonance and how it stops people from confronting the uncomfortable truths about the way the world really works.