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Keeping It Real


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The following self improvement articles develop have been written to provide background, context and support to the main themes of this site.

They are indexed under the relevant themes - see below.

All articles are cross-referenced and linked to each other and to other relevant articles on this site and also to external third party material and resources.




Keeping It Real - Supporting Articles

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The basics

The duck test and the big assumption

How things are

Its my life

It's ALL about these 2 simple things

4 big reasons why we get stuck

Another big lie

What do I do then?

Here's why we think the way we do

Why we think the way we do

The filtering mechanism




Life beyond your thinking mind

Conscious thinking and life beyond your thinking mind

Duality & life beyond your thinking mind

How to stop thinking and the benefits!

How to stop thinking




Inspiration from your intuition and higher self

Intuitive decision making

Your higher self - relax and trust it




Guest articles on meditation

Using The Present Moment As a Place to Just Be

The Most Important Reasons to Meditate





Articles to support your understanding of mindfulness practice

Why do we think the way we do?

Mindfulness is a spontaneous state

Stuck in seeking

How to develop awareness

Freeing yourself from your mind

My experience of mindfulness in situations of imposed change

Tips on mindfulness practice

Working with the selves

Big Mind experiences




Reflections & Experiences

Reflections & Experiences - All Articles














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