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by My Ninth Life
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Marijuana and Presence
Replies: 33
Views: 13495

Re: Marijuana and Presence

I've smoked marijuana since I was 15, and I've finally given it up about 6 weeks ago (I'm 49 now). I have been clean from a serious opiate habit for about 10 years, but I merely replaced the needle with booze and weed thinking that the harm reduction model was my only chance at success. I quit drink...
by My Ninth Life
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Pain and Suffering
Topic: Heavy pain body when I wake up in the morning
Replies: 7
Views: 1724

Re: Heavy pain body when I wake up in the morning

Thank you, Andy. I look forward to to the Science and Nonduality conferences you mentioned, as at this early stage I seem to have an unquenchable thirst for learning other ways to look inward. I have tried Kriya meditation, having recently attended a class at Sadhguru' Isha Foundation in Tennessee. ...
by My Ninth Life
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Pain and Suffering
Topic: recidivism of unconsciousness
Replies: 6
Views: 1654

Re: recidivism of unconsciousness

I'm new to Tolle's teachings, but I can already sense that without a constant vigilance of potential triggers and constant practice of experiencing the now that it would be very easy to return to my ego-driven false identity. I'm hoping not to end up in the place you are. I could see that easily hap...
by My Ninth Life
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Pain and Suffering
Topic: Heavy pain body when I wake up in the morning
Replies: 7
Views: 1724

Heavy pain body when I wake up in the morning

I'm fairly new to Eckhart's teachings. I have read "The Power of Now" and "A New Earth" and I have begun a radical transformation. I do a fairly good job during most of the day catching my mind when it starts to take over and coming back to the now, and I can usually recognize my pain body trying to...