EP292: Thoughts and feelings don’t take you away from presence. They are presence. 

Have you ever thought something like: “I need these feelings/thoughts to settle down so I can be present”?

What if thoughts and feelings are presence? Believing they are in the way of presence leaves us feeling as if life has it wrong. It leaves us searching for the “right” way.

I suspect that what we’ve been taught about presence and meditation contribute to this innocent misunderstanding. It also seems clear that the “not this, there’s something better” feeling is a distinct and nearly always present flavor of thought in general.


Join me for a brand new 6-week course called Exploring the Me-And-My-Life Perspective.

We’ll examine how Me-And-My-Life is a point of view we’re conditioned into; a point of view that posits there is a “me”, separate from life, “having a life”.  

There are many fascinating aspects of this perspective that we’ll explore–such as evidence for a separate me, choice and doership, other people, and fully immersing in the senses as a way to explore the Me-And-My-Life point of view. 

We’ll explore in a small group, with video lessons, group calls, and a private forum. 

Go to https://dramyjohnson.com/meandmylife to see all the details. As a bonus, I’m giving away a private one hour coaching session to the first few people who register!  I hope to see you there!

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