The inner direction of the mind is opposite to what most people are used to. Usually, we direct the mind outward to our senses and to the world around us. Since the inner direction is new to most, it brings a new awareness and opens up a new perspective. It is our inner sanctuary; peace, … More Going Inward
Praise is the first ascension attitude we use in the practice of the Art of Ascension, as taught by the Ishayas. This is because appreciation it is so very easy and accessible. We just think about something we appreciate, and our perception of life changes, even for a moment. It can feel like there is … More Live Life With Appreciation
My meditation journey started about nine years ago. I immediately felt the ease and naturalness of it. I remember that it incorporated so well into my life and I couldn’t ‘not’ do it. I’d meditate in the morning before I woke up, in the evening after I got home from my day, and at night, … More My Meditation Journey: The Art of Choice
Some meditation practices have an aspect to it that are specifically designed for using throughout the day. One such practice is the Art of Ascension, as taught by the Ishayas. You can use these effortless techniques to prevent stress from coming in. It is like a mindfulness practice that redirects the mind away from habitual … More Meditation Throughout the Day
Sometimes we see so many buzz words around and we don’t actually know what they mean. To me these concepts listed above are all different ways of pointing to the same thing: an experience of simply being in the present moment, feeling connected to what Is, right here, right now. And, this is surprisingly not … More “Conscious awareness”, “expanded consciousness”, “higher consciousness”, “awareness”, “enlightenment”. What does it all mean?
Meditation is the most simplest process there is – you are returning the mind to its most basic nature, which is the opposite of complicated. However, we are in a habit of operating from a different place – a.k.a. our ego – and that wants to turn things over in the mind, figure it out, … More Is meditation complicated?
When one is experiencing heavy emotions, challenges, shifts, etc. the number one priority should be self-love. Why? Because it allows us to get out of your head and into our own loving nature. When we can love ourselves, we are teaching ourselves that we don’t need to rely on anyone else to make us feel … More 8 tips for Self-love and Self-care during difficult times
“Individual life is caught by identification with desires, thoughts and possessions. This is like losing a million dollars to find a dime” MSI, Ascension! Having a spiritual practice and an interest in expanding one’s consciousness is a worthy goal in life, some may say it’s the only goal. Many may have a strong desire to … More Trust, Faith and Letting Go
“Enlightenment is nothing more than the complete absence of resistance to what is. End of story. What more freedom could there be than the end of any and all resistance and struggle?” -Adyashanti There is a common tendency in all of us: We do not accept ourselves, others, the world, anything, the way it is, … More There is no Spoon: The Art of True Acceptance