Tag Archives | Core Beliefs

Happy Couples — Day 8 — Maya Tulum

We are at the end—the physical end—of this Live Conscious Retreat, in Maya Tulum. But I don’t think of this as an end, instead it is a beginning for the people who came together for the past eight days. As we learned to use a new set of communication tools and we lived together in […]

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Learn How To Love in Three Steps

What could possibly be more important than learning how to love? Did anyone teach you how to love? Did anyone teach your parents how to love? Are you teaching your kids how to love?   If you want to teach your children how to love, teach them how to live their lives in such a […]

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The Sweet Spot

Enlightenment Can Lead To Arrogance

What is enlightenment? I see it as a state of constructive contentment. That is, being constructive—making some sort of contribution—and feeling satisfied at the same time. One of the things about this state of being is that it feeds on itself. If I am content and constructive in this moment, I am likely to be […]

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Negative Core Beliefs

In Live Conscious we’ve developed a model of Human Development. As part of this model, we’ve identified four core patterns that develop to varying degrees early in life. The four patterns represent what we do within ourselves when we experience too much stress in our lives. We all do one or more of the following: […]

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Changing Core Beliefs

I’ll tell you a secret about therapists. From time to time we wonder if people, even ourselves, can truly change our core beliefs. We witness a 54-year-old woman pick the same “wrong guy” she has picked five times before. She’s smart, conscious, been in therapy for years—does she not learn? We witness a 42-year-old man […]

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What is your core delusion?

What is your core delusion? Most of us have one. Live Conscious advocates that we become aware of all parts of ourselves even those parts that we dislike, i.e. our jealous, anxious, fearful, selfish, angry, resentful, and needy parts. We are then asked to accept, not necessarily the behaviors of these parts, but the needs underlying […]

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