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Do Circumstances Cause Feelings?

By meestereric | June 24, 2016 |

Dear Eric, thanks for your reply to my enquiry about meditation. Perhaps you might clarify something I’m also struggling with. I really don’t get this 3P [Three Principles Psychology] idea…

Sanity, Insanity and Common Sense Revisited

By meestereric | June 23, 2016 |

The title and content of this article refer to the book “Sanity Insanity and Common Sense” that was an early entry  in the spiritual psychology field that has come to…

The Nature of Ego in the Psychology of Happiness

By meestereric | June 22, 2016 |

I found this article on my computer. I don’t remember writing it – it says 1998 (this is June 2016) – but I kind of like it. The writing seems…

Back To Reality?

By meestereric | May 24, 2016 |

Just back from a retreat yesterday, I go into the bank and am chatting with the cheerful teller, telling her how I’m just back from a week retreat and am…

Transform a Difficult Relationship By Seeing Yourself

By meestereric | April 28, 2016 |

Seeing from the eyes of love and understanding, rather than judgement and fear, we can see someone anew. This is not a technique, but something that happens spontaneously, in the…

How To End Anxiety: The Dawning of a New Understanding

By meestereric | April 24, 2016 |

Here’s my two cents on anxiety: something I’d had lots of experience with, once I’d cured myself of depression. Today it was happening—I was feeling anxious—and as often in the…

Some Thoughts on Thought

By meestereric | March 29, 2016 |

Some Thoughts on Thought, Universal or Not? Since becoming involved with an Advaita community (meditating and discussing consciousness with them, etc.), many of whom are also informed by Buddhism, it’s…

What Is Meditation, and Is It Needed?

By meestereric | March 22, 2016 |

To taste something sweet, is it necessary to eat strawberry ice cream, or can you simply eat a wild strawberry? Meditation… Like yoga, it seems to be something you hear…

Eckhart Tolle and Attention to Thoughts

By meestereric | February 18, 2016 |

I heard Eckhart Tolle talking about feelings as indicators of the quality of thinking and it’s origins (from the video “Your Ego Loves Unhappiness”): The feeling will often tell you…

Facts of Life – The Axioms of Happiness

By meestereric | February 10, 2016 |

One day a few years ago, when I was complaining to a Zen-like life coach and friend, he confronted me in a very direct way, with some powerful questions. The…

Western Philosophy of Mind and the Problem of Life

By meestereric | February 7, 2016 |

Turning Western Philosophy of Mind on It’s Head Is life a problem to be solved? The philosophers and scientists who are trying to figure out how the mind works are…

Death and Life are The Same: A Peak Experience

By meestereric | December 10, 2015 |

When I was 21 years old, I had an experience of the ultimate, the infinite Oneness that we all are, that everything is. Here’s how it happened: I was with…

The Dream: A Brief Personal History with The Three Principles

By meestereric | December 6, 2015 |

Someone asked me again—this time it was Jamie Smart, via an online message—”sounds like you’ve been aware of these principles for many years. When/where did you first hear about them?”.…

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