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

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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