Developing the Witness

Complaining and negativity are unhealthy, ingrained habits that dampen our mood and drain our energy. To improve our experience of life it’s necessary to witness and modify this unconscious behavior. Observing ourselves and being honest about the pointlessness...

Calming the Mind

Thoughts flow through the mind like an endless river. As new ones join the current, the untrained mind is pulled in and transported downstream. The disciplined mind doesn’t stop this flow of thoughts, it just locates its center of gravity outside the river. It...

Beyond Labels

Beneath your personality and identity, your essence is pure awareness. Since you can’t be both the awareness and that which you’re aware of, you can’t be your body, mind or anything else you perceive. This is important because how you feel is based...

Witness Introspection Program

Viewing life from the perspective of the witness gives us psychic space to think before we react. It allows us to look at any situation with a calm and cool perspective rather than the fearful perspective of someone who’s personal identity is threatened. Our...

Release from Reaction

Pent up feelings simmer and become more bothersome with time. Catching unpleasant reactions as soon as they happen is the key to keeping yourself emotionally healthy. It requires just an instant of awareness to stop your mind from compiling a list of what...

Stage or Audience

We star in our own play. Even though we don’t put on the whole production, we do write much of our script. Most dramas have delight and hardship. To enjoy the show, we need to remember that we aren’t just actors performing on stage for a demanding crowd....