Throughout our lives since we are very young we form a self-identity. This is who we think we are which is partly based on our experiences and partly formed by our social environment – that is how people see us and interact with us.
We have a nexus of ‘evidence’ – images, memories, impressions, beliefs – that make up the mental profile we have of ourselves. A cumulative life-history that gives us a sense of self. It’s a long list full of “I am this, I know that, I have this, I love this, and I wish that”. I think you get the idea.
We attach these things to our own self. That is to say we identify ourselves with them. In other words, we identify ourselves with external things or partial and fleeting perceptions we have about our world and how we feel about it.
We don’t do this intentionally or with purpose. It is a default ‘program’ of the mind to (more…)
When two spiritual teachers come together and talk about their wisdom and you are watching and listening, you can consider yourself to be very lucky!
I discovered this youtube video a long time ago, but since I wrote about my own ” Dog whisperer” experience recently, I thought this post was a logical choice to come online next.
I am a fan of both spiritual teachers, Cesar Millan and Eckhart Tolle. In both their teachings there is a powerful similarity when it comes to oneness, being in the now, balance and energy.
I have a beautiful dog myself who will listen perfectly inside the House and becomes the packleader outside the House. Nomatter how much effort I’ve put in correcting him, it seems a waste of time. Then one day I decided to look up a few Cesar Millan youtube video’s and even though I had seen some of them already, it seems that I had missed out on one important message it is all about how you feel, your vibration, your energy. Your energy is what Dogs are reading. It will tell them if you are a leader or a follower.
All dogs need a stable leader, someone who is in control of the pack or can handle and correct situations while being calm, convincing and present. They always seek balance.
Humans on the other hand are the only kind that are willing to follow unstable leaders, adjust quickly to stress and being out of balance while thinking that it is normal?!
So I decided to take it to the test. (more…)