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What is The Aware Ego?

Here's what the Aware Ego is in a nutshell plus an exercise to kick-start your Aware Ego Process. The Aware Ego is the ability to stand between opposite selves, experiencing and understanding both sides, yet not identifying with either. It's a place from where you feel the tension between opposites. From an ...
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What is Awareness?

Here's a brief explanation of what awareness is, and of the difference between awareness and consciousness, and between awareness and the observing mind. If you have trouble meditating or when you meditate you get caught up in your thoughts, this information might help you understand why.  Awareness is a state of consciousness where you ...
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Coming Soon…

More Fast Facts Coming Soon! Topics include: What is Energy? Personal and Impersonal Energy What is a Primary Self? What is a Disowned Self? Spiritual energy versus spiritual rules There's also a whole new section starting soon called Energy Tips & Tricks. And the next selves to be interviewed for ...
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Paid Parental Leave And Child Care – What About Stay At Home Parents?

Paid parental leave and child care - are these a women's issue or a family issue or a broader societal issue? How do we make the system fair for everyone, including single income families and single parents?  While watching the Australian current affairs show Q&A where the audience asks panel members questions, a viewer's tweet appeared on screen ...
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The Way of Voice Dialogue

Voice Dialogue is the method for exploring selves, with the intent of supporting the emergence of the Aware Ego, while the Psychology of Selves and of the Aware Ego Process is the theoretical framework underpinning it. But for many the term 'Voice Dialogue' has come to refer to the totality of this work, and as an ...
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Responding to Your Child Crying When They’re Upset

When you see your child is upset and is crying, your natural response is probably to make them feel better, and this usually translates into stopping them crying. There is another approach, which involves supporting your child to cry it all out. This honours their feelings and enables your child to process them fully. ...
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How to Handle Picky Eaters More Easily

One of the biggest challenges with raising children is getting them to eat the foods you want them to eat. A powerful tool you can use to make mealtimes less frustrating and more enjoyable is to pay attention to who in you is invested in the particular meal and in your ...
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Does Climate Change Really Matter?

In the year 2005 I wrote an article on climate change for my newsletter, and 10 years later, I shortened it and posted it here. And now, in 2020, it reads as if I wrote it today. The gist of my argument is that whether or not you believe in climate change, ...
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The Heroine’s Journey of Childbirth

Oprah once interviewed the legendary Jean Houston on her show Super Soul Sunday, where they discussed the Hero's Journey, and how each one of us is called in our lives to undertake such a journey in order to become more of who we really are. It reminded me how the Hero's ...