Tag: meditation

Zoom Way Out

Imagine you are on a plane, reclining in your seat at cruising altitude – comfortably aware of the smooth, motionless flight. Now, imagine that below you, thirty-thousand feet beneath the fuselage where you reside, there is a single person going about their day. This single individual is the central character in their life – and like…

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Diving Deep into Unconditional Love through Psychedelics, Emotional Oneness, and The Four Immeasurables

I recently watched a video from Big Think featuring author, philosopher, neuroscientist, and rising mindfulness expert Sam Harris. In the video he discusses an experience he had at age 18 while on MDMA, and what caught my ear was that his account is perhaps one of the most perfect descriptions of unconditional love I have ever…

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Meditations Session One: On Stories and The Waking Dream, Self-Worth, and Happiness

Update: 11/5/2014 I’ve just published a new entry on story and personal mythology, which this compliments excellently – enjoy. Technically, these are the second set of notes originated through my newfound journey into meditation. The first were published in my entry: Transcendental Realizations. Per my previous post, I am going to attempt to make a…

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My Budding Romance with Meditation

Meditation has recently become a central part of my existence, and I’m in love. I started writing about it in Transcendental Realizations and as a follow-up entry I published A Cocktail for The Soul, which encompassed simple instructions for my current favorite meditation technique. Using the same technique detailed in the latter entry, I’ve enjoyed…

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A Cocktail for The Soul

I just published what is unequivocally one of the most important entries this blog will ever have, Transcendental Realizations. While I did offer up the caveat that I am not a meditation teacher or a spiritual guide – and this isn’t the exact process I used, I would be doing present and future readers a…

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Transcendental Realizations

I had an experience recently that opened my eyes to a kind of transcendence of the self. Some call it self-realization, ego-death or awakening. It’s difficult to even write about because it was not a conscious, reality based experience. In fact I’ve been waiting to publish this because I wanted to give myself time to…

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