Month: October 2019

Almost Awakened: 017: Ben Brown – Our Brain and the Stories We Tell
Almost Awakened: 017: Ben Brown – Our Brain and the Stories We Tell

Today we sit down with Ben Brown. He tells us about how he grew up in a high demand fundamentalist religious sect, his deconstruction of that as he left it and moved into another unhealthy world view but one that was more liberal in degree only. How his curiosity and deconstruction of multiple systems gave him the tools and skills…

Almost Awakened: 016: Specific Signs of Awakening
Almost Awakened: 016: Specific Signs of Awakening

Today we tackle a few of the signs of how Awakening shows up in changes in who we are and how we process life.

Almost Awakened: 015: Parties, Stories, Strangers, and Shadows
Almost Awakened: 015: Parties, Stories, Strangers, and Shadows

Today we discuss the stories that are in our head. All the mind chatter and the real damage it can do. We also spend some time on the book “Talking to Strangers” by: Malcolm Gladwell. We hit on my mom’s visit and cognitive glitch and a couple of fun parties where Human behavior was in full view. Don’t for get…

Almost Awakened: 014: Overcoming our Bigotry and Prejudice
Almost Awakened: 014: Overcoming our Bigotry and Prejudice

Today we take on the topic of overcoming our Bigotry and Prejudice. We all grow up with stories handed to us about others. Often those stories not only fall short of capturing their actual stories and experience. When we tell another’s story inaccurately we often cause harm and trauma. When we carry these false beliefs about others unknowingly or even…