The Power of Unconsciousness

What is unconsciousness? It is simply the state of non-awareness, of not knowing. In and of itself, it’s benign. It’s just a state of being.

Unconsciously, our bodies function in a timely, miraculous way. We breathe, our heart beats, our cells deliver needed information and goods and carry away waste. While our body does all of this without effort, our mind focuses on our survival by making sense of the incredible amount of sensory information around us. Harnessing unconsciousness is also a part of self-mastery. When we become incredibly competent at something, a new skill, habit, or way of thinking, it fades from our conscious mind into the quieter place of unconsciousness. We no longer need to focus our attention in order to activate it.

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Self-Care During the Holiday Season

Self-Care During the Holiday Season

If there is one thing that I’ve learned about this time of year, it’s that its easy to burn yourself out on holiday cheer. There are so many things on the to-do list… The holiday season can be overwhelming in the extreme. It’s the end of the year, the beginning of winter. The days are short, the nights are long. That is why it is more important than ever to practice self-care around the end of December. 

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