Tag Archives: Vipassana

What Are The 7 Precepts of Huna and What Do They Have To Do With Self Hypnosis?

I’ve been writing about the seven precepts of Huna in this blog for some time now. I thought it was about time to present them in one go and then to explain what they have to do with self-hypnosis. I … Continue reading

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Who’s Steering This Ship?

Who’s steering this ship? The ship of your mind? Are you? If you are, are you steering yourself through life mindfully? I would argue that most of us are not in charge of our Minds. That we are at the … Continue reading

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Are You In Charge?

I love a quote from one of Florence Scovel Shinn’s books “If you do not run your subconscious mind for yourself, someone will run it for you.” This is a great piece of advice.  Are you in control of your subconscious? … Continue reading

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Know Thy Self

One well known early Greek quote is: “know thy self.” Another, maybe lesser known quote from the Tao Te Ching is: He who knows others is wise; He who knows himself is enlightened; He who conquers others is strong; He … Continue reading

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Gardening the Mind and Vipassana

After I posted my about becoming a gardener of the mind, I reflected on how much Vipassana is like being a gardener of the Mind. This is also interesting – how the Universe guides ones writing!! You see, Vipassana is about transforming … Continue reading

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Relevance Changes With Time

What do I mean by Relevance changes with time? Quite simply, we are constantly changing, as is the world around us.  Nothing is standing still. Have you ever read a book or watched a DVD, finished it then carried on … Continue reading

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What Do You Mean Concentrate?

I mentioned the importance of concentration in my last post. Why do I say that concentration is important? Concentration is the key that unlocks many doors in life. Hypnosis is one door and meditation is another. Being able to be … Continue reading

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Circling back……

It’s interesting how we find deeper meaning and insights by going back over teachings (in books, on audio, in a movie or notes from a seminar).  It may be weeks or months or even years later that we pick up … Continue reading

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Say what….?

It was interesting sitting and talking with the guys after the 3 day Vipassana retreat. That is after the noble silence finished and we all finally started talking . :-)Talk turned to maintaining our practice back in the “real world”. … Continue reading

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Vipassana and Hypnosis in the same sentence????

So why compare Vipassana and hyonosis? Well it is all to do with the subconscious.  If you have ever been on a Vipassana retreat and listened to the discourses by S N Goenka, you will have heard him mention the … Continue reading

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