Tag Archives: Ego

Who is Really Mentally Ill?

By Kelly Brogan Source: Waking Times Hallucination (huh-loo-suh–ney-shuh n) : a sensory experience of something that does not exist outside the mind, caused by various physical and mental disorders, or by reaction to certain toxic substances, and usually manifested as visual or auditory … Continue reading

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9 Things You Don’t Know about Yourself

By Steve Ayan Source: Waking Times Your “self” lies before you like an open book. Just peer inside and read: who you are, your likes and dislikes, your hopes and fears; they are all there, ready to be understood. This … Continue reading

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Monuments to the Ego

By David Mattson Source: CounterPunch Some rich bourgeoisie newcomers have perpetrated yet the latest in a series of atrocities upon the small valley where we live, entailing an assault on the sensibilities of virtually everyone and everything living there. Adding … Continue reading

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A Zen Master Explains the Art of ‘Letting Go’, And It Isn’t What You Think

By Christina Sarich Source: Waking Times Thich Naht Hanh, the Zen Buddhist master, has some interesting advice about what it means to truly let go. Many people mistake detachment or non-clinging to be a form of aloofness, or emotional disconnect … Continue reading

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The Four Pillars of Disaster Shamanism

By Gary Z McGee Source: The Mind Unleashed “We need shamans, and if society doesn’t provide them, the universe will.” ~Joe Lewels In the article The Archetypal Path to Getting Your Shit Together, I wrote about the power of archetypes. … Continue reading

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Love and Let Love: Overcoming Egocentric Love

By Gary Z. McGee Source: The Mind Unleashed “Love could be labeled poison and we’d drink it anyway.” ~Atticus Love is a tricky subject. It’s multifaceted, both subjectively and objectively. It’s both lost and found within the complex folds of … Continue reading

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The Age of Ego

By Dan Corjescu Source: CounterPunch Hegel’s conception of history taught us that the meaning of history was the liberation of the individual through his or her recognition as a fully autonomous rational person. Indeed, since the French Revolution, the Age … Continue reading

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Crow’s God: Ego Dissolution and the Evolution of the Self

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.” ~Jorge Luis Borges “Trickster god is god’s God,” Crow says, peering from behind The Branches of Lost Time. These … Continue reading

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