Ig, Og, and Understanding
January 11, 2014
Once upon a time, there were two prehistoric chaps named Ig and Og. They were very different fellows as the following story indicates:
One day Ig and Og were walking down a trail and there was some rustling going on behind a tree. Ig rushed over to the tree to investigate. Og stood right in...
Understanding Our Idiosyncracies
January 8, 2014
When I was 7 or 8 years old, I began to have a recurring nightmare. Though it varied somewhat, particularly through my adolescent years, it continued until I was 22 years old. It occurred 3 or 4 times a week. Each time, I awoke with my head turned to the left and my right hand, palm facing out,...
A Road to Discovery
January 6, 2014
Conscious leaders today are aware that their past can interfere with their present and their future. Eager to dismantle archaic beliefs which are getting in the way, authentic leaders are eager and/or willing to look into their past as a way to dissolve impediments to their growth. I, Judith...
Understanding Dissolves Obstacles to the New
January 3, 2014
Understanding ourselves is an essential step toward success. The more we understand ourselves, our motives, our fears, and our dreams, the more we are able to live our lives in a way that brings us satisfaction, allows us to create great relationships, and engage in meaningful pursuits.
Choosing Our Focus of Attention
December 23, 2013
Here is an amazing bit of information: At least 11 million bits of information are entering our brain via our senses each second. Our conscious mind, however, seems to be able to process only 50 bits of information per second. The vast majority of what enters our brain or goes on inside our brain...
Discovering Lost Treasures
December 16, 2013
Imagine how much fun it could be looking for lost treasures within ourselves if we felt that we had nothing to fear. Our awareness would expand a thousand fold. We wouldn't be hampered by feelings of doubt, shame, or self-criticism.
Curiosity and courage would be the norm. The good news is...
As It Is
December 12, 2013
Awareness, like energy, is objective. It's not rosy, glitzy, austere, or value driven by nature. It simply is. When we apprehend ourselves through the objective lens that awareness can evoke, we perceive ourselves neither as we wish we were, nor as we fear we are. We take an honest look into...
December 9, 2013
Awareness is hard work and requires a rigorous self-attending, especially when we first begin to practice being aware. I make no claim on being an expert regarding awareness; but it seems to me that when people lack awareness in their social interactions, one of two behavioral patterns is...
Commit to Reclaim Yourself
December 6, 2013
We spend the first seventeen years of our life putting parts of ourselves away. We spend the rest of our life reclaiming those parts.
Well meaning parents, teachers, and clergy teach children to stop listening to themselves in their desire to socialize them. Eager to please their parents and...
Questions About Your Awareness
December 2, 2013
We asked our associates to share their responses to the following questions and invite you to do the same:
How do you experience and address the internal conflict between the desire to become more aware and the fear of what you might find?
What are some of the ways in which you increase your...