The List

Wednesday 16 August, 2017

What follows is a list of many of the most important pieces from this blog. The list makes it easy for you to understand at a glance what is necessary in this work. It takes you through the process of self-development and self-realisation – from awareness, observation and reflection, and back to awareness – offering you guidance on what to expect along the way and what you can do to help yourself.

There is a structure to the list, but you can begin by clicking on the titles which draw your curiosity. (The page numbers in brackets refer to my book.)

  1. Awareness Is The Key (p.12)
  2. It Begins With Awareness
  3. The ‘How’ Is Unimportant (p.17)
  4. Survival & Growth (p.30)
  5. Childish Learning
  6. Read The Instructions
  7. Write Stuff Down (p.327)
  8. Write & Become More Aware
  9. What Should I Write?
  10. Simply Observe (p.100)
  11. Heisenberg, Observation & Growth (p.71)
  12. One Simple Observation (p.118)
  13. Observation As The Gateway
  14. Reflection Of What’s There
  15. Made Beautiful By Reflection (p.366)
  16. The Ivy Of Conditioning (p.486)
  17. Thoughts on Conditioning (p.98)
  18. Cultural Conditioning (p.92)
  19. People’s Patterns
  20. Make Sure You’re Okay (p.552)
  21. Work On Yourself
  22. Make Yourself (Happy) (p.189)
  23. It’s Easier To Look At Yourself (p.170)
  24. The Choice Is Always Yours
  25. Yesterday I Was Clever
  26. Clarity (p.16)
  27. The Power Of Intention (p.543)
  28. It’s The Thought That Counts
  29. Use Life To Make Life Easier
  30. Make Your Own Tools (p.480)
  31. Write Your Own Feedback (p.481)
  32. Talk To Yourself
  33. Make A Connection (p.76)
  34. Yes, It Is That Simple
  35. Patterns, Procedures & Routines (p.460)
  36. Self-Doubt & Emergency Procedures (p.558)
  37. Better Strategies (p.130)
  38. Switching To Manual (p.387)
  39. Find A Way To Open The Valve
  40. Make It All About You
  41. Listen to Yourself (p.289)
  42. Calibrate The Machine (p.440)
  43. The Subtlety Of Feeling (p.506)
  44. What Exactly Do I Do?
  45. Discipline
  46. 300 Days (p.547)
  47. One Thousand Days
  48. If At First You Don’t Succeed… (p.34)
  49. Just When We Think We’ve Made It (p.35)
  50. The Mind (p.59)
  51. How Easily The Mind Goes To Work (p.37)
  52. What We’re Up Against (p.611)
  53. Quietening The Mind (p.330)
  54. Rubbish At Meditation?
  55. Think Whatever You Want (p.263)
  56. You Think Too Much
  57. Focus It All Away
  58. Separate Out The Emotions (p.537)
  59. What Are You Going To Do About It? (p.336)
  60. Prediction (p.36)
  61. Gathering Evidence (p.224)
  62. Look At The Evidence (p.139)
  63. Own How Good You Are (p.400)
  64. Don’t Tell Me You’re Funny, Make Me Laugh
  65. Are You Still Breathing? (p.520)
  66. Exploration, Expectation & Non-Attachment (p.95)
  67. Expectations
  68. Beyond Expectations
  69. Life In The Middle (p.346)
  70. Already Perfect
  71. Step By Step (p.385)
  72. Better Than Yesterday
  73. See Your Progress (p.434)
  74. The Exponential Curve (p.444)
  75. Punctuated Equilibrium (p.31)
  76. TS 4 – Practice, Practice… Breakthrough!
  77. Progress Report (p.63)
  78. Why We Need Boundaries
  79. 4 Hours, 4 Weeks, 4 Months (p.436)
  80. Give Yourself Two Years
  81. Meat & Potatoes (p.248)
  82. TS 6 – The Foundations Of Success
  83. Relax, You’re Going As Fast As You Can (p.405)
  84. TS 8 – Relaxation & Balance
  85. Riding & Surviving The Waves (p.413)
  86. Close To A Breakthrough (p.399)
  87. The Fork In The Road (p.418)
  88. Changing Patterns (p.150)
  89. It Can Happen In An Instant (p.366)
  90. Keep Doing What Works (p.361)
  91. It All Comes Down To This (p.421)
  92. And So It Continues…
  93. TS 7 – Don’t Get Cocky
  94. Distracted By The Shiny Stuff
  95. You Create Your Reality
  96. Imagine You’re Already There
  97. Limited Only By Our Beliefs
  98. Drop Everything For A Moment
  99. Letting Go On The Bridge
  100. TS 16 – What Happens When We Let Go?
  101. Developing Attachment
  102. Distractions Of The Familiar
  103. Be Quiet, Be Still, & Listen
  104. Shut Up & Listen
  105. Inhabiting The Silence
  106. Beyond The Noise
  107. When You Know It’s Possible
  108. Lead By Example
  109. Worry, Love & Freedom
  110. Life Is Unimaginably Large
  111. Astonishingly Simple
  112. Get Out Of The Way
  113. The Conclusion Is Emptiness
  114. Stop Searching, Look Inside
  115. Everything Is A Distraction
  116. The Mandala Of Personhood
  117. Observing From The Is-ness
  118. A Shift Of Perspective
  119. Discovering The True Self
  120. Let Go. Be Empty.
  121. Tell Yourself A Story
  122. Our Connection With Nature
  123. We Change The World

This list has been organised into nine steps which take you through the whole process in the simplest, yet most thorough way possible. You can read more about it in the blog post, The Nine Tiles.

For further information, see the related posts listed at the bottom of many of the above entries. There is also another set of posts which resulted from a series of 18 seminars on the same process. Those seminar summaries go deeper into specific subjects and include videos from each seminar. In addition, if you are looking to further your reading on particular subjects, you can find extra material collected in the 100+ categories in the blog’s archive.

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