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#37 – Guilt and Resentment

Guilt and Resentment

What happens when you start looking into the universal mirror, when you start viewing life as a reflection of who you are back to your own self? Well, any number of things could happen, I suppose. You could get excited, depressed, encouraged, inspired, motivated, de-motivated, or just about any number of possible experiences. Continue reading

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#36 – The Mirror Principle

The Mirror Principle
Now it’s time for yet another twist on this cube. Remember, we began all this by thinking about awareness, saying that awareness is the first key to changing or improving your experience of life and the circumstances in which you find yourself. We also suggested that you use whatever takes place as an opportunity to learn more about yourself, about the choices that you have made that got you where you are, and about what experiences you would like to change or produce. Continue reading

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#35 – Resistance and Boredom: Hostility Without Enthusiasm

Resistance and Boredom: Hostility Without Enthusiasm

Somewhere along the line, we will bump into those who claim either the information is boring or that they are bored. Ever been bored? Boredom can be a fascinating subject to explore.

Way back when, as I was a foundering undergraduate at UC Davis, I wound up in a series of encounter groups.  Continue reading

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# 34 – Cake Recipes and the Key to Life

Cake Recipes and the Key to Life

OK – so some people who get this far in my winding road to self awareness either get bored or start complaining about how much they have already tried this kind of approach. Still others will flat out say, “this just doesn’t work.”

Now, I’ll have to concede the validity of that last one. None of this stuff I have been writing about actually works.  Continue reading

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#33 – The Universe Rewards Action, not Thought

The Universe Rewards Action, not Thought

Continuing to put this altogether, let’s look a bit more closely at something we said earlier about “energy follows thought.” You may recall that we are talking about the role of imagination (image in, act out) and how well constructed thoughts can help produce the energy necessary to bring those thoughts to fruition. Continue reading

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