Online Talk: Integrating Your Awakening

Integrating a spiritual awakening is a common topic for people in spiritual circles. What people mean by it, however, can vary, so let me explain my definition.There are two main ways that I intend to define this topic on this next free online talk. Continue Reading

8/11 Check In

We’re just about half way through August. How is everyone doing? The GPYB Facebook Page The GPYB Psychology Today Page The GPYB YouTube Channel Read entire story here. Continue Reading

Fear of Abandonment – 12 Signs it is Secretly Sabotaging Your Relationships

Do you have trouble maintaining healthy relationships? It could be fear of abandonment at play, even if your childhood seemed stable. Abandonment issues can rise from other forms of neglect or rejection besides a parent leaving. Perhaps you had a Continue Reading

Beliefs have consequences

Beliefs have consequences.  Beliefs become behavior. What you believe changes how you act within and upon your world.  Your beliefs lead you to create, or destroy. Do you take the time to think critically – to examine your system of beliefs?  Continue Reading

Spiritual Transformation and Seeking Spiritual Help for Your Process

First of all, I want to honor all of you who have come to this blog post seeking spiritual advice. I am not sure how well this action is appreciated in Western Culture. It seems these days that people are all expected to know how to do everything all Continue Reading

Recovering From Bad Love

I run this a couple of times a year. It’s from Women Who Love Too Much but it can be applied for anyone recovering from unhealthy relationships. These are signs that you are INDEED recovering. As someone who went from … Continue reading Continue Reading

What is Psychodynamic Psychotherapy?

Psychodynamic psychotherapy is one of the most popular forms of talk therapy in the UK. Used for individual therapy as well as couples therapy and family therapy, it is traditionally a more long-term form of psychotherapy.  Psychodynamic therapy is Continue Reading

The unsexy truth

You know the unsexy truth of hard work. You’re up early, every day – following disciplines and cultivating enabling habits. You persist while others drop out.  You prepare and practice and do all the hard stuff that most try to avoid. You’re on the Continue Reading

Online Talk: Understanding Your Heart, Body, Mind, and Spirit Interconnection

My next free livestreaming talk was requested by one of my students. I'll be discussing the interconnections of heart, body, mind, and spirit in this next talk (you are welcome to post a comment below to suggest topics for future talks, by the Continue Reading

Reboot Pathological Narcissist

I’m working on the NPD section of the new book, and edited and reworked the Pathological Narcissist post. It’s here: The Pathological Narcissist Feel free to share your experiences! Read entire story here. Continue Reading

Having a Bad Day? Tips to Handle It Better

We all have them. From the sort of day where little things go wrong from the second you get out of bed, to the doomed days bad news comes and you temporarily lose your footing, how can you best help yourself when a day goes wrong? 9 Tips from Continue Reading

Lose the trolls

Don’t feed the trolls. You know who they are. The ones who create the noise and distraction.  The ones who tell you – perhaps in veiled language – that you suck. The ones who try to trip you, whose actions work to disable you. Lose them.   Let Continue Reading

Life After Spiritual Death and Truly Living

Most of this spiritual awakening blog is devoted to death--spiritual death. By this, I mean I help people learn how to die to their old unconscious egos. I help people to prepare for this death for those who haven't had an awakening, and those Continue Reading

More Site Issue Updates

New lower price (temporarily) on the workbooks. The hosting company takes a percentage & the rest goes to site maintenance and support. Anything left over goes to the GPYB DV program: Click Here To Order UPDATE 7/18: I’m working again Continue Reading

Is Existential Therapy the Right Fit For You?

“Who are you? Should you be doing more with your life, feeling more? Why do other people seem to have more fun than you? What is it that has you feeling so lonely and like you just don’t belong?  And what is the real point of this thing Continue Reading

Get focused forward

Let’s disintegrate that reality. Too easy to get too careless. Too easy to become distracted. Too easy to act on a thoughtless impulse and say or do things you later regret. But it’s not hard to take accountability. Not hard to step up to what Continue Reading

Permission to Be Happy and Successful

Do you want to be happy and successful? The answer is obvious, we all want those feelings. In addition, we would also like to feel loved, appreciated, and valued. We all have the same basic human needs and the desire to feel fulfilled in these areas Continue Reading

Online Talk: How to Grow on the Spiritual Path

In my last online talk, I discussed the importance of healing on the spiritual path. People have so many wounds, and there is simply no way to walk or run until you've healed your broken bones. But when that does happen, a whole new world opens. That Continue Reading

7/19 Check in Thread

How is everyone doing? If you posted recently in the last check in thread, feel free to repost here! Read entire story here. Continue Reading

What if I Don’t Trust My Therapist? Key Things to Know

Feel uncomfortable around your therapist? Just have a strong feeling you can’t trust them? It’s a definitely something to take seriously. But it’s also something to look at honestly, as it might mean other things than you expect. Continue Reading

21 Precepts on Self-Discipline by Miyamoto Musashi

Dokkodo or “21 precepts on self-discipline to guide future generations”, also called “The Way of Walking Alone” or “The Way to be Followed Alone” This work of Miyamoto Musashi was written in 1645, a week before his death, and Continue Reading

Top tips to eat healthy on a budget

Want to start eating healthier, but don’t have a big food budget? With a little planning and some tweaks to how you think about cooking, you can make it happen. I work on certain principles for healthy eating: Be a pig with veggies. When in doubt, Continue Reading

Which lie is yours?

“I’m okay the way I am.” “I don’t really need to change.” “Things aren’t so bad.” “I think I can live with this.” Which lie is yours? - We've been working on a new website! Whenever we Continue Reading

Near Death Experiences and Spiritual Awakening

I happened to read an article about near death experiences while sipping tea in my favorite local tea shop, and I realized that this was a topic that I'd not really discussed before. The topic of the article was more about why they happen and the Continue Reading