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Spiritual Awakening Disappointment

Trading in your separation, unhappiness, longing and seeking for disappointment is a good idea in my opinion. There’s just no way that spiritual awakening / enlightenment is going to live up to the social, historical, mythical and mental expectations that have taken hold in you. Instead, embrace complete disappointment and see what happens… HD 1080p / Running Time: 11:47

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There’s no such thing as enlightenment

This is probably the best thing I could say to any spiritual seeker to get them to stop fantasizing about something bigger or better over there and in the future. When all your nondual advaita zen buddhist day dreams finally come true you will indeed realize that it’s all been a sham. Enlightenment? Nope. En-human-ment …yes. This does not discount ...

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The Neuroscience of Mindfulness by Matthew MacKinnon MD

I want you to imagine that your significant other just broke up with you. You are sitting on your couch at home, ruminating about all of the “mistakes” that you made leading up to the break up. Considering that one of the biggest predictors of depression and anxiety is a pattern of self-blame and rumination , you will likely not ...

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Spiritual Awakening Used Cars for Sale! by J. Stewart Dixon

Warning!: Certified fresh P.olitically I.ncorrect E.nlightenment blog post here. Don’t read if you have no tolerance for overbearing asshole spiritual opinions. Warning! Stay out if you are gullible, non-discriminating, and have zero spiritual sense of humor. Warning!: You did not use the law of attraction to manifest this blog post into your life. Warning!: Killing Buddhas in the road will ...

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Transference 101 by J Stewart Dixon

Teacher, Guide Transference / Transmission and the Awakening Enlightenment Process Okay. Let’s talk about what I call transference and what a lot of teachers call transmission. There are two ways I can approach this topic: 1. From a pseudo-scientific hypothetical point of view & 2. From my own experiential point of view. I’ll attempt to do both. It’s an important ...

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Love is Contagious – Why Advaita Nondual Satsang teachers stare and pause

I’d like to share my blue collar enlightenment back stage insights about teachers (me included occasionally) who do a whole lotta staring and pausing and the necessity for balance with this teaching tool and style. You’ve heard it called different names- transmission, transference, morphogenic fields, mirror neurons, speaking from stillness, etc. But what is it really? Is it necessary?  How ...

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