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. To Serve (p.376)
  27. Clarity (p.16)
  28. The Power Of Intention (p.543)
  29. It’s The Thought That Counts
  30. Use Life To Make Life Easier
  31. Make Your Own Tools (p.480)
  32. Write Your Own Feedback (p.481)
  33. Talk To Yourself
  34. Make A Connection (p.76)
  35. Yes, It Is That Simple
  36. Patterns, Procedures & Routines (p.460)
  37. Self-Doubt & Emergency Procedures (p.558)
  38. Better Strategies (p.130)
  39. Switching To Manual (p.387)
  40. Find A Way To Open The Valve
  41. Make It All About You
  42. Listen to Yourself (p.289)
  43. Calibrate The Machine (p.440)
  44. The Subtlety Of Feeling (p.506)
  45. What Exactly Do I Do?
  46. Discipline
  47. 300 Days (p.547)
  48. One Thousand Days
  49. If At First You Don’t Succeed… (p.34)
  50. Just When We Think We’ve Made It (p.35)
  51. The Mind (p.59)
  52. How Easily The Mind Goes To Work (p.37)
  53. What We’re Up Against (p.611)
  54. Quietening The Mind (p.330)
  55. Rubbish At Meditation?
  56. Think Whatever You Want (p.263)
  57. You Think Too Much
  58. Focus It All Away
  59. Separate Out The Emotions (p.537)
  60. What Are You Going To Do About It? (p.336)
  61. Prediction (p.36)
  62. Gathering Evidence (p.224)
  63. Look At The Evidence (p.139)
  64. Own How Good You Are (p.400)
  65. Confidence & Self-Belief (p.312)
  66. Don’t Tell Me You’re Funny, Make Me Laugh
  67. Are You Still Breathing? (p.520)
  68. Exploration, Expectation & Non-Attachment (p.95)
  69. Expectations
  70. Beyond Expectations
  71. Life In The Middle (p.346)
  72. Already Perfect
  73. Step By Step (p.385)
  74. The Best Time To Plant A Tree
  75. Better Than Yesterday
  76. See Your Progress (p.434)
  77. The Exponential Curve (p.444)
  78. Punctuated Equilibrium (p.31)
  79. TS 4 – Practice, Practice… Breakthrough!
  80. Progress Report (p.63)
  81. Why We Need Boundaries
  82. 4 Hours, 4 Weeks, 4 Months (p.436)
  83. Give Yourself Two Years
  84. Meat & Potatoes (p.248)
  85. TS 6 – The Foundations Of Success
  86. Relax, You’re Going As Fast As You Can (p.405)
  87. TS 8 – Relaxation & Balance
  88. Riding & Surviving The Waves (p.413)
  89. Close To A Breakthrough (p.399)
  90. The Fork In The Road (p.418)
  91. Changing Patterns (p.150)
  92. It Can Happen In An Instant (p.366)
  93. Keep Doing What Works (p.361)
  94. It All Comes Down To This (p.421)
  95. And So It Continues…
  96. TS 7 – Don’t Get Cocky
  97. Distracted By The Shiny Stuff
  98. You Create Your Reality
  99. Imagine You’re Already There
  100. Limited Only By Our Beliefs
  101. Drop Everything For A Moment
  102. Letting Go On The Bridge
  103. TS 16 – What Happens When We Let Go?
  104. Developing Attachment
  105. Distractions Of The Familiar
  106. Be Quiet, Be Still, & Listen
  107. Shut Up & Listen
  108. Inhabiting The Silence
  109. Beyond The Noise
  110. When You Know It’s Possible
  111. Lead By Example
  112. Worry, Love & Freedom
  113. Life Is Unimaginably Large
  114. Astonishingly Simple
  115. Get Out Of The Way
  116. The Conclusion Is Emptiness
  117. Stop Searching, Look Inside
  118. Everything Is A Distraction
  119. The Mandala Of Personhood
  120. Observing From The Is-ness
  121. A Shift Of Perspective
  122. Discovering The True Self
  123. Let Go. Be Empty.
  124. Watch Yourself
  125. Tell Yourself A Story
  126. Our Connection With Nature
  127. 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.

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