Embodying

Do you appear as a body or does a body simply appear as you? Many of us are obsessed with intellectual accomplishments and use the body as a vehicle to service the mind.  This questing and seeking is quite thrilling to those characters addicted to information and knowledge since …

Subject-Object

Sensing and perceiving arise spontaneously…but not to a personal self…even though experientially it seems and feels close enough to be “within” the sensory experience. Subject (creation) and object (creation) appear only when sensing and perceiving arise and the brain/mind applies labels, names, and concepts to what is appearing. The …

Scientific Mechanisms of Mind

Where is the mind? What is the mind? Is it part of the brain?  In this age of swift advancements in brain imaging and research, we are uncovering a few of the mysterious functions of the brain, mind, and body. For deeper reading, an excellent research paper linked here …

Lenses of Perception

From what perspective, or what perceptual lenses, are you viewing life? The aware presence you are is infinite and timelessly open and accepting of every appearance of life. This infinite and expansive present awareness is also know as awareness or consciousness, but it is not localized into separate bodies each …

What is Perception?

Perception is the relative term humans apply to the singular and undivided dance of what is and the simultaneous perception of it. As characters we seem to have the tendency to morph our sensory experiences of what is into words, into a relative language that seems to describe and …

Center of “Me”

It feels like we have a center, yes? I certainly thought so for most of my life…until one day I noticed I (as anita) was a well-developed concept and set of beliefs. Logically, and with all you have been taught, you believe you can feel life, aliveness, streaming through …