The Novice

In a time-honored story set in an ancient Himalayan kingdom, a novice monk was excited at the prospect of meeting his teacher for the first time. He was on fire with questions but sensed that this was not the time to ask them. Instead, he listened carefully to the teacher's instructions. They were brief and to the point. "Get up early tomorrow and climb to a cave you'll find at the top of this mountain. Sit from dawn to dusk and have no thoughts. Use any method you wish to banish thought. When the day is over, come and tell…continue reading →

An Awareness Experiment

Try the following awareness experiment: Clear your mind of as many thoughts as you can, and be here—in this moment. Take a few deep breaths and relax. Bring to mind a concern that you have about something that you didn’t like or concerned about, that happened to your children, your spouse, or your parents, or anyone who is significant to you. Now, try to notice as best as you can, that your concern is brought to life via your own thinking. Can you see that? If not, check again. Is the concern anything…continue reading →

Results versus Consequences

IMPORTANT NOTE: Most of the posts in this blog are intended for those who are already familiar with the Releasing Process, so it is assumed that since they know the basics, they will be able to easily grasp the content of the posts. Otherwise, it can be difficult or even confusing to read through the posts. If you are yet to learn the basics of the Releasing Process, and would want to commit yourself to learning the Process, then it is strongly recommended to attend at least one of the programs/seminars/retreats in which…continue reading →

The Judgement Dissolver

IMPORTANT NOTE: Most of the posts in this blog are intended for those who are already familiar with the Releasing Process, so it is assumed that since they know the basics, they will be able to easily grasp the content of the posts. Otherwise, it can be difficult or even confusing to read through the posts. If you are yet to learn the basics of the Releasing Process, and would want to commit yourself to learning the Process, then it is strongly recommended to attend at least one of the programs/seminars/retreats in which…continue reading →