Quotes

Simply Noticing
Simply Noticing

Notice your perceptions. Notice your sensations. Notice what's noticing.

Playflow Strategy
Playflow Strategy

What's in awareness? Sounds, sensations, etc. ↓ Content > context shift: What is it all appearing in? ↓ End: Who notices this experience?

Already Here
Already Here

You don't have to work at acceptance and allowing. Awareness already accepts and allows everything, and it's already here. Be Awareness.

What are they looking at?
What are they looking at?

They are not a "they." They are universal consciousness looking at itself through multiple eyes. And enjoying itself.

Get Your Feet Wet
Get Your Feet Wet

Get Your Feet Wet Don't believe anything—try it for yourself. Dip your toe in and experience awareness itself directly, wordlessly, without concepts.

Menu
Menu

Philosophy is the menu, not the food. Sometimes it's more like a recipe, or even a restaurant review in a newspaper. It can substitute for actual eating.

Transparency
Transparency

When you allow all emotions to flow through you, and all thoughts to simply come and go, you are becoming transparent. That's a good thing.

Always Open
Always Open

Awareness is always open. Even when you're feeling closed, awareness is open to everything, including the feeling of being closed.

Welcom to Fabulous Awareness
Welcom to Fabulous Awareness

It's never a gamble. It's always there for you.

Selfie
Selfie

When you take a picture of the world, you're actually taking a selfie. All that appears, appears in awareness. You are awareness. You are the world. The world is you.

First notice your breathing
First notice your breathing

For a Quick Recharge… First notice your breathing, Then notice what's noticing your breathing. Be what's noticing. Be awareness itself.

You Are Love
You Are Love

Love is your true nature. Here's why: Pure choiceless awareness itself is unconditional love. You are awareness itself. You ARE love.

Looking for Direction
Looking for Direction

Looking for Direction? Skip the outside directions. Look within. It's where happiness lives. Really.

Turn your attention around
Turn your attention around

Turn your attention around from what you're looking at, to what's looking. Then look out again from awareness itself. That's pure awareness. Be that.

The Double U-Turn
The Double U-Turn

Instead of looking to the world for happiness, make a U-turn and look inside at awareness itself. Then make another U-turn and look at the world from pure awareness.

Two Options with Emotions
Two Options with Emotions

When you feel bad, you can replay the situation over and over in your mind, or you can look inside and be the awareness in which it appears. The first way makes it worse. The second leads to peace.

Your Hand and the World
Your Hand and the World

When you look at your hand, you don't think of it as apart from yourself. What if you looked at the rest of the world in the same way—that is, as part of yourself?

Whats Looking Out at the World?
Whats Looking Out at the World?

Turn your attention from what you're looking at, to what's looking. That's the clear, loving field of awareness—your true nature, the source of joy. Be that.

Are You Your Story?
Are You Your Story?

The story of you is just a story. It's not reality. Reality is direct experience without a story attached.

Be the Envelope
Be the Envelope

If your body is a piece of paper and your mind is the writing, you're the envelope the letter is in. Be the envelope. Be Awareness.

It's So Simple
It's So Simple

You are the "I" that knows all your experience. The body and mind appear in this "Big I." This "Big I" is universal consciousness. It's nature is love.

Are you what you feel?
Are you what you feel?

Ask yourself, "What is aware of my feelings?" Whatever it is, be that.

Are You What You Think?
Are You What You Think?

The simplest way to free yourself from your mind is to ask yourself, "What is aware of my thoughts?" Whatever it is, it's not your thoughts. Be that.

Are You Your Body?
Are You Your Body?

The simplest way to overcome the "I am the body" idea is to ask yourself, "What is aware of my body?" Whatever it is, it's not your body. Be that.

Who is Looking?
Who is Looking?

Is what's looking out your eyes now the same as when you were five? That's pure awareness—clear, allowing awareness—your true nature.

Quieting the mind?
Quieting the mind?

You don't have to quiet the mind. You simply have to notice the silent background in which thoughts appear.

Ripples
Ripples

What if we're ripples on the surface of water? We aren't separate from other ripples or from the water, into which we eventually disappear.

Who Is Noticing?
Who Is Noticing?

Take a half-step behind yourself to notice who is noticing. That is universal awareness—your true nature. That's where peace and happiness live.

The Spirit of Play
The Spirit of Play

That's what sets Awareness Games apart from regular meditation techniques. You're playing around with your own mind to find the way that works for you and brings you to the joy that lives in pure awareness, the background of all experience.

Inot about changing what you feel
Inot about changing what you feel

Notice awareness itself and happiness reveals itself, unrelated to whatever you may be feeling.

Awareness is always here
Awareness is always here

Awareness is always here. It's not something you achieve, acquire or increase. It's something that's always here. All you need to do is notice it.

Letting Go
Letting Go

Letting go to get rid of something is not really letting go. True letting go is allowing everything to arise without a strategy to prevent it or get rid of it.

Awareness is not what you think
Awareness is not what you think

Awareness is not what you think. It's what thinking appears in.

Three Questions
Three Questions

Three Questions 1. What is in awareness? 2. What is awareness? 3. What is aware?

A Progression to Oneness 1 of 9
A Progression to Oneness 1 of 9

A Progression to Oneness (1 of 9) When you shift your attention from the content of awareness to the context of awareness itself, you notice your true nature as awareness. To be continued…

A Progression to Oneness 2 of 9
A Progression to Oneness 2 of 9

A Progression to Oneness 2 of 9 And when you look out from there, you see that awareness is not in you—you are in awareness. To be continued…

A Progression to Oneness 3 of 9
A Progression to Oneness 3 of 9

A Progression to Oneness 3 of 9 And when you look at awareness itself, you notice that anything and everything—including you—appears in it. To be continued…

A Progression to Oneness 4 of 9
A Progression to Oneness 4 of 9

A Progression to Oneness 4 of 9 And when you notice that everything appears in awareness, you see that it's borderless, infinite. To be continued…

A Progression to Oneness 5 of 9
A Progression to Oneness 5 of 9

A Progression to Oneness 5 of 9 And when you see that awareness is borderless, infinite, you realize that there could only be one awareness (for how can there be more than one infinite thing?) To be continued…

A Progression to Oneness 6 of 9
A Progression to Oneness 6 of 9

A Progression to Oneness 6 of 9 And when you realize that awareness is that in which all experience appears, you realize that you are awareness itself. To be continued…

A Progression to Oneness 7 of 9
A Progression to Oneness 7 of 9

A Progression to Oneness 7 of 9 And when you realize that you are awareness itself, AND you see that there is only one awareness, you see that you are the universe looking at itself. To be continued…

A Progression to Oneness 8 of 9
A Progression to Oneness 8 of 9

A Progression to Oneness 8 of 9 And when you see that you are the universe looking at itself, you realize that there is no separation between you and the universe. To be continued…

A Progression to Oneness 9 of 9
A Progression to Oneness 9 of 9

A Progression to Oneness 9 of 9 And when you realize that there is no separation between you and the universe, you see that the universe is made of awareness.

Inside and Outside
Inside and Outside

Look inside. Turn your attention from what you're looking at to what's looking. Be that. Look out again from there.

Figure and Ground
Figure and Ground

Is awareness in you, or are you in awareness? Are you in the world, or is the world in you? Which is the figure, and which is the ground? Or are they the same?

Memory, Imagination, or Now
Memory, Imagination, or Now

If you don't go to memory of the past or imagination of the future, can you sense that happiness, contentment, inner peace, love, and joy are here now?

All suffering is contained in the me
All suffering is contained in the me
Who or what is aware of my body
Who or what is aware of my body

Who or what is aware of my body? Who or what has a body? Be the bigger awareness in which your body appears.

Does working on yourself work?
Does working on yourself work?

Does working on yourself work? Or is there something within that doesn't need fixing? Something that notices all of your imperfections, but is perfect in and of itself?

Looking Out
Looking Out

• Turn your attention around and look within. • Look for the field of awareness in which all things appear. • Turn around again and look out from there. • Be Awareness itself.