Monthly Archives: July 2014

31 Jul

The Circle of Interventions

What is the best approach to take to solving your problem? If you don’t know what tools are available, you can’t learn about them in order to choose which will work best for you. Integral Deep Listening uses five different approaches or methodologies, based on the nature of the problem. We discuss them here. ...

30 Jul

Three Types of Cognitive Distortions

The three types of cognitive distortions that keep you asleep, dreaming, and sleepwalking your way through life are emotional, logical, and perceptual. ...

29 Jul

Multiperspectivalism

Much pain and suffering is created by ignorance of the perspectives that control your preferences and decisions as well as those that create your inner compass. ...

29 Jul

No one wants to die; are you ready?

This was the final interview of our friend, student, and Integral Deep Listening Practitioner, Gundrun Lemm. I have added to it the original German interview and some remarks. ...

28 Jul

Your Breath Has Six Core Qualities

The evolution of six core qualities within your life and each breath you take is a functional definition of enlightenment. Life wakes up to itself as these qualities strengthen and amplify your detachment to your current limited, cut off, and painful sense of who you are. ...

24 Jul

Core Concepts of IDL

Dream yogas view life as a dream; to become lucid within that dream is to wake up within it. IDL emphasizes waking up in your waking identity in your waking life, because that is the self you carry into your dream state… ...

22 Jul

The Universality of Deep Listening

The following dream is from a long-time friend of mine who knows my work, Integral Deep Listening, but has been neither a student or practitioner of it. In fact, we have in the past had heated debates and agreed to disagree. However, truth is truth, whatever you call it, and it belongs to no one. David’s dream demonstrates that anyone who grows enough will at some point stop projecting their own meanings onto their dreams, others, and life, and...

21 Jul

Comparing IDL and Lucid Dreaming

Waking up, or becoming lucid, is a good thing.  However, what we do once we are awake makes a very big difference.  For example, conceivably you could become awake enough to control your blood pressure, your heart beat, and your digestion, but is that a necessary or a good thing?  Is more control always better than less?  The conclusion of IDL is that no, it is not.  For example, if you attempted to consciously control your digestion you would...

21 Jul

Origins of IDL

Origins of IDL It is natural whenever we come across some body of knowledge to classify it in terms of those systems with which we are already familiar. This allows us to make assumptions about the new work that save time in both assessment and application. The danger is that we will draw incorrect or partial conclusions about it and then either close our minds or pass incorrect information on to others. We have seen this happen with Integral Deep...

09 Jul

Plato and the Drama Triangle

Both humanity nature need you to free yourself. Now, more than ever, the world needs your unique gifts. ...