Monthly Archives: March 2015

25 Mar

How You Keep Yourself Stuck in Drama and How to Get Out

Integral Deep Listening views moving out of addiction to drama in relationships, thinking, and dreaming, as critical to becoming lucid, awake, and enlightened, whether while dreaming or in any other state. ...

21 Mar

Thinking About Thinking: Formal Cognitive Distortions

To be “spiritual” in a transpersonal sense you need to not only know how to think, but how to think about thinking. This chapter from “Waking Up” will teach you how to recognize and avoid formal cognitive distortions. ...

18 Mar

Perl’s Gestalt Therapy and Dream Yoga

As a potent tool for helping wake up into the present moment, Gestalt therapy qualifies as a dream yoga. Its many strengths are compared and contrasted with Integral Deep Listening dream yoga. ...

14 Mar

The Psychology of C.G. Jung and Dream Yoga

From fixations, his “four functions,” and dreams, to archetypes and the collective unconscious, Carl Gustav Jung, MD., has had a profound and lasting impact on how we view the mind and human development. How does his thought relate to Dream Yogas and Integral Deep Listening, in particular? ...

13 Mar

Karma and Reincarnation – Are They Real?

Rather than asking whether reincarnation and karma are real, we can ask, “Are they helpful?” IDL says “yes,” and “no,” depending on your level of development. ...

11 Mar

The Cult of Positivity

Could there be a “cult of positivity?” Is there an oppressive culture of mandatory optimism? Could positive thinking be a groupthink, mass-mind massive delusion, called a perceptual cognitive distortion? ...

02 Mar

Freudian Psychoanalysis and Integral Deep Listening

This chapter from the book, Dream Yogas, explores the relationship between core Freudian concepts of the unconscious, ego, illness, therapy, dreams, symbology, and interpretation from the perspective of Integral Deep Listening. ...