Tag: self-awareness

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What Are You Thankful For?

This week we celebrate Thanksgiving in the US, which is based, like many other holidays, on a distorted story. For one, the first so-called thanksgiving meal was with the Spaniards about 50 years earlier. Also, there’s nothing celebratory about the Pilgrims coming to impose a religious theocracy over the native Americans, and there’s no real information about how, or if,…

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How To Master the Art of Listening

True listening is essential to be happy and at peace. I believe hearing is the first physical sense we develop in the womb, although in a primal form (with no sense of separation), when we “hear” our mother’s heart beat. Then, once we’re born, our mother’s voice makes us feel safe and nurtured, even as our other senses begin to…

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Without Self-Awareness All You Can See Is Ego

Are you aware that your perception shapes your experience of reality with impressions from previous experiences? It only changes when you stretch into new territory to discover more authentic aspects of yourself, when something unexpected challenges your fixed ideas, or when certain events completely shatter your illusions. Otherwise, your ego-mind tends to reinforce outdated beliefs and patterns of perception simply…

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Key Aspects of Introversion and Extraversion

Are you an introvert or an extravert? A lot of people get confused about the distinction between these categories and call themselves “extraverted introverts” or “introverted extraverts.” I think this comes from a lack of understanding that the terms introversion and extraversion are psychological concepts referring to the natural orientation of your psychic energy rather than your personality as a…