waking up

24 Feb

Cultivating Objectivity with Integral Deep Listening

Moving Out of Plato’s Cave Toward the Light     As humans, we are constantly immersed in our own subjectivity.    We are so close to our own feelings, thoughts, priorities, and relationships that we often don’t see when and how they are out of balance. Here are a few examples:   Our bodies: When we get addicted to a lifestyle, like high sugar and a high fat diet, or a habit like drinking or smoking, we don’t readily experience the damage we are doing to...

05 May

Sailing and Meditation

Integral Deep Listening takes all these factors into account in its approach to meditation, which it views as an essential skill for finding and following your inner compass. ...

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. ...