Can meditation be centered only on being aware of thoughts, and not necessarily on paying attention to the breath, which seems to only to be in place to facilitate more awareness of thoughts; the ultimate goal?

Where you place your attention your energy will flow. When we place our attention on the breath, which is a special focal point that is connected to the deepest parts of ourselves, we are creating an experience of becoming aware of more of ourselves as the awareness...

How do you cope with stress and pressure?

Are you ready for a deep dive? I have dived deep for many years, so my answer about my approach will also reflect my experiences over the years. Here comes the answer: I take full responsibility for everything I experience. This does not mean I am personally in...

I replay unwanted thoughts in my head over and over again while doing a certain action until it “feels right”. I heard this is OCD. It’s difficult to control and I hate it. How can I make these compulsions stop?

Currently who you think you are is a construct of thoughts. But in reality, you are the awareness that is the container of everything, including your thoughts, your emotions and your body. You are trying to stop the thoughts by staying identified with some other...

How does one (step by step) practice spiritual surrendering to become meditative, especially for attachment to life (aversion to death)? Are there any examples of such a thought and surrender process or any literature that may help?

There is a living enlightened person who has been creating comprehensive teachings for over a decade, which are designed to address all aspects of this enlightenment process. They are designed especially for us, for these contemporary times. These two links contain...

How To Be More Fulfilled With Less Struggle

There are two ways to feel fulfilled that I know of. The first of these approaches is to feel fulfilled by working to fulfill the conditions that we believe will fulfill us. We do actions that we think that would give us happiness. Such as achieving goals,...

How to Trust the Universe/Life?

This article will be challenging for me. But I trust 🙂 I will create something good. Let’s ask and attempt to answer the following questions to create a context for starting to tackle the main question: 1) Is the universe, is life inherently trustworthy? If...

Centered, Feeling Greater Energy

I am feeling centered. I feel energy is built up in my body. It is a feeling of health and is like the feeling of having had a good rest and having eaten and digested the food. A feeling of not being hungry. Being ready for action. A sense of fullness. I am doing...

Reawakening the Blog

Hello, The previous blog entry introduces me, from my perspective in 2011. Much has passed since until today (2014). I went through really difficult times. I learned a lot of spiritual knowledge, and started to apply it throughout those times. About a month ago, I was...