Conscious Comedy: Egos Are Like Farts

Posted by Stevieanne Petitt on 11/7/16 8:52 AM

Egos. We all have them. In fact, egos have become a subject that more and more new-thought leaders and spiritual teachers are focusing in on – inviting us to separate from, transcend above, and live without. A personal fan of introspective, spiritual work myself, I can appreciate the works of Eckhart Tolle, Debbie Ford, and many others who have helped me observe the ego in me that swings like a pendulum between inferiority and superiority. The ego, as suggested in many works, is perceived as our “identity” – I’ve found it much easier to observe and even adjust when I label it as an “activity”! Though there are numerous ways to define and understand ego, why not add humor to such humbling practices?

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Topics: Mindfulness, Spirit, Conscious, Ego, Farts, Enlightenment, Subconscious, Spirit Work

Dream Interpretation: Random or Hidden Meaning?

Posted by Jennifer Steward on 8/15/16 10:49 AM

“The un-awakened mind tends to make war against the way things are.” - Jack Kornfield

You’ve probably heard some people say that dreams are random and mean nothing, yet is this really true?  Edgar Cayce, Sigmund Freud, and Carl Jung, leading experts in the field of psychoanalysis, all believed that there is an unconscious message or meaning in all dreams.

Having being called a “twentieth century psychic and medical clairvoyant,” Cayce (1877-1945) claimed that dreams connect us to the universal consciousness where we can discover our life purpose, find answers to our own medical conditions, and even tap into future events.

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), an Austrian neurologist, is considered the “father of psychoanalysis”. He believed that dreams are forms of "wish fulfillment" and are attempts by the unconscious to resolve a past or present conflict.

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Topics: Unconcious Mind, Daily Journal, Dreams, Dream Journal, Conscious, Journal

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