Why we Over-commit in Life

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Often our tendency to over-commit comes from a shadow. It comes from a need to prove that we are smart enough, worthy enough, successful enough, to please others or obtain validation and approval from the outside world. ~The Ford Institute The most successful people in our world are over committed to a particular area of their lives, it is not motivated by their creative passions, but by their passion to make a distant (or not […] Read more »

Why It’s Important To Understand Your Dark Side

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Reposted from: Collective-Evolution | by Milan Karmeli When you were little, were you afraid of the dark? Most of us were. And I doubt we ever thought to question this fear. We were almost naturally taught to be afraid of the dark, because the dark is full of unknown things that might hurt us. But what usually happened when you turned the light on? You learned the unknown things were not so scary. And they were not so […] Read more »

Shadow Quotes

As you may already know, we place a lot of focus on exploring our shadow side in the Hive, as we feel it holds the key to unlocking our ultimate sensual, financial, and relational potential in life. Because of this, we thought we’d pass along our favorite quotes on the shadow, that most dastardly aspect of ourselves that we wish we could conceal, but once gazed upon fully, allows us to transform into a magnificent […] Read more »

The All Seeing Eye & How to Defeat It

The All Seeing Eye & How to Defeat It

This article is best viewed when in “Full Screen” mode, click the icon at the bottom right hand side of the Scribd embed of the article to achieve this. The All Seeing Eye & How to Defeat It by Nathan Martin & Aline Van Meer Read more »

Carl Jung: Thirteen Quotations on the Shadow

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Originally blogged by STEPHEN PARKER, PH.D on JANUARY 26, 2011 on jungcurrents.com. The shadow is a moral problem that challenges the whole ego-personality, for no one can become conscious of the shadow without considerable moral effort. To become conscious of it involves recognizing the dark aspects of the personality as present and real. This act is the essential condition for any kind of self-knowledge. Aion (1951). CW 9, Part II: P.14 Filling the conscious mind with […] Read more »

Spiritual Bypassing at its Finest

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“Very often people say to me, ‘Mooji, I am so unhappy but you don’t seem to care or even want to know what is going on.’ And actually, it is true. I don’t want to know what you think is going on. And, I don’t believe you. Nothing is going on. You are happy by nature but think you are unhappy. Your unhappiness is totally made up. You are just too lazy to look inside […] Read more »

Does my Darkness Cause You Discomfort?

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Does my darkness cause you discomfort? If it does, it is only because you are not intimate with your own darkness within, for if you were to know it, mine would not seem so scary. The truth of my dark side can only trigger the fear of your own suppressed dark side surfacing, but once you intimately know what lurks in the shadows of your own Self, nothing in this universe will ever scare you […] Read more »

Embrace Your Shadow Side

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This is really important to understand, especially in Tantra, as many people use Tantra as a spiritualized excuse to jump into selfish gratification, rather than an opportunity to understand their sexual motivations, to then transform them into something more powerful. * * * * * When we say “embrace your shadow side”, we are not encouraging you to indulge yourself with an orgy of selfish gratification, but rather we are encouraging a compassionate and intimate […] Read more »

Everyone Is Your Mirror ~ The Greatest Relationship Secret

“Everyone is your mirror. This is the greatest of all relationships secrets and the only one you really need to understand to transform all your relationships. Here it is again – every single person in your life is your mirror. What this means is that others are simply reflecting parts of your own consciousness back to you, giving you an opportunity to really see yourself and ultimately to grow. The qualities you most admire in […] Read more »

A Box Full of Darkness

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The darkness and dark side get a bad rap in our society, but it is nothing to be feared or judged, but loved as the eternal twin flame soulmate of the light. There is a gift hiding in your darkness, are you brave enough to find it? “Somebody I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.” ~Mary Oliver Read more »