A special parallel exists between Alcoholics Anonymous and Energy of Mind Therapy. Both call upon the power of Religious Therapeutics and are designed with flexibility to ensure efficacy amongst diverse spiritual beliefs. Here are some of the principles that both Energy of Mind and A.A. believe are essential in one’s initial steps of recovery… Arriving [...]
Stage 3 is “radical self-acceptance.” We are completely at ease with our desires – including our “dark/shadow” impulses – of stage 1… in stage 3 choosing to do, or not to do, is based upon what is appropriate for that person, in that particular time-space situation.
Yogis have mapped the entire cosmos into twelve “stages” of consciousness. As humans our journey towards wholeness, which is the inherent purpose of our lives, follows this twelve stage progression, relatively speaking. Stage 1 is basically unbridled hedonism where we act on impulse and get/consume what we want in the most immediate, uncensored way possible. [...]