The mind simulates situations and reads threats into them, quite innocently, to make sense of uncomfortable sensations and unpleasant feelings. As a result we end up seeing in our visual field more than what’s there. We may see a monster in our spouse, an enemy in our friends, etc., and we do so by projecting malicious intentions onto others’ behavior when we are bothered by our own sensations. In a sense, the bodily sensations warp our our visual field: we actually see the world not with the eyes but rather with the flesh. … More Seeing With The Flesh: How our bodies tell us what to see and how to see it
The more we practice tolerating and welcoming unpleasant feelings, the more trust we develop in being ok with not being ok, that every time we cross our invisible fences, we access a new level of freedom and the opportunity to explore the unknown parts of ourselves that contain indefinite potential for growth and success. … More Nonduality & The Wisdom of Unpleasant Feelings
I feel a tingling sensation in my legs; it feels so uncomfortable that I’m compelled to fold my legs or sit cross-legged. My breathing is so shallow I feel I am out of breath. It feels like there is a black-hole in my chest trying to pull me inside. All of this started out of … More Abandoning your fear of abandonment? Don’t!
Quantum tunneling is a quantum phenomenon in which a subatomic particle breaks through an impenetrable barrier and moves into a new state that would be considered impossible to access based on the laws of classical physics. Think about throwing a baseball at a wall with the intention of getting it past the wall. The baseball … More Quantum Tunneling into a Better Version of Yourself