Creating Reality

When Objective Reality Beats You Down

Have you ever felt that the objective world was beating you down? Ever felt like you’ve been dealt a pile-up of problems and annoyances to deal with? If this is an objective universe, then unfortunately the universe doesn’t actually care. But what if this universe isn’t objective? What if you actually live in some other kind of reality, such as a simulation? Furthermore, what if the simulation is deliberately sending you extra problems and challenges, perhaps in an attempt to…

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Your 10-Dimensional Self – Steve Pavlina

If you think of yourself as a complete being outside of time – like a 10-dimensional version of you that has facets in all dimensions and all times simultaneously – it bestows a different perspective on what it means to be you. Some aspects of you are temporary, perhaps contained within a single decade of your human life. They may sculpt your personality but don’t serve to define you as a timeless being. For instance, I was in Toastmasters for…

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How Are You Helping Us to Socially Advance?

It’s easy to point to the various problems of the world, but have you put much thought into what role you could play in helping society to advance in a positive direction? What does it mean to advance society? That’s a value judgment of course, but it’s one you’re free to make. You’ve surely picked up many of your own values from your interactions with the world. Have you thought about teaching more of the world what you value in…

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Trusting Yourself – Steve Pavlina

I recently made lists of my most personally meaningful accomplishments and experiences as well as my biggest regrets and mistakes of the past 25 years. Then I spent about 90 minutes looking for lessons and patterns in both lists. The #1 lesson was pretty clear. My biggest gains came largely from taking bold, committed action in the direction of self-trust. This was especially pronounced when I went all-in to trust my own reasoning and intuitive feelings well before there were…

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Creating the Peer Group I’ve Always Longed for

For more than a decade, I’ve tried in various ways to create the kind of conscious, growth-oriented community I envisioned being possible – a high-trust group of dozens (perhaps hundreds) of interesting, caring, ambitious, honorable, and creative people who’d love to connect with each other, share their paths of growth together, and basically encourage the heck out of each other every day. The idea is to have one unconditional support group for every type of personal growth challenge. That’s the…

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All 60 Submersion Lessons – Steve Pavlina

As of January 31st, all 60 lessons for the new Submersion deep dive are published. Here’s the complete list of lessons: Your Best Thinking Your Mysterious Reality Modeling Reality Humanizing Reality Upgrading Your Relationship with Reality Healing Trust Wounds Overcoming Shame and Guilt Playfulness Listen to Reality Follow the White Rabbit Only One Consciousness Purifying Subjective Reality Directing Reality Subjective Goals Aligning Your Goals Ambition Aligned Behaviors Social Alignment Creating Your Character Simulated Emotions The Money Game Accepting Reality’s Answers…

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DAI Course – Impact and Results

After completing a big project, I like to conduct a postmortem. Maybe that term sounds overly morbid – I picked it up from my game development days – but it means doing a thorough review of what worked, what didn’t work, and lessons learned. The purpose is to identify actionable ideas to improve future projects. I essentially shared a postmortem of the Deep Abundance Integration launch process in an earlier post called Creating a Heart-Aligned Offer (and the Results). As…

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DAI Course – Public Feedback From Alumni

This is a continuation of yesterday’s post on the impact and results of the recently created Deep Abundance Integration course, which was designed to help people shift from scarcity to abundance in many areas of life. In the previous post, I shared some feedback in summary form as well as charts and graphs of people’s ratings. In this post I’ll share the direct words from course alumni who offered to share some public feedback about the experience. My exact wording…

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Subjective Reality and Politics – Steve Pavlina

Media sources have plenty to say about the political climate these days. But what’s the Subjective Reality angle on political events? If you look at this reality through the lens of a dream world or a simulator, what does that say about what’s happening politically right now? I’ll give you some pointers and share my own interpretations, but since the SR angle is relative, what you gain from this exercise may be very different than what I gain from it.…

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New Subjective Reality Video Course

Due to popular demand for more and deeper material on the topic, I’ve added a free 3-part video course on Subjective Reality to the site. You can begin that course here: Free Subjective Reality Video Course This course goes deep into the problems and challenges that people experience as they explore Subjective Reality, and it shares solutions as well. Each video covers a different phase of exploration: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. This free course eventually leads to a 4th video,…

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