The List

What follows is a list of the most important and most helpful pieces from this blog. The list makes it easy for you to understand at a glance what is necessary in this work. It takes you through the process of self-development and self-realisation – from awareness, observation and reflection… and back to awareness – offering you guidance on what to expect along the way and what you can do to help yourself.

There is a structure to the list, but you can begin by clicking on the titles which draw your curiosity. (The page numbers in brackets refer to my book.)

  1. Awareness Is The Key (p.12)
  2. It Begins With Awareness
  3. The ‘How’ Is Unimportant (p.17)
  4. Survival & Growth (p.30)
  5. Childish Learning
  6. Read The Instructions
  7. Write Stuff Down (p.327)
  8. Write & Become More Aware
  9. What Should I Write?
  10. Simply Observe (p.100)
  11. Heisenberg, Observation & Growth (p.71)
  12. One Simple Observation (p.118)
  13. Observation As The Gateway
  14. Reflection Of What’s There
  15. Made Beautiful By Reflection (p.366)
  16. The Ivy Of Conditioning (p.486)
  17. Thoughts on Conditioning (p.98)
  18. Cultural Conditioning (p.92)
  19. People’s Patterns
  20. Make Sure You’re Okay (p.552)
  21. Work On Yourself
  22. Make Yourself (Happy) (p.189)
  23. It’s Easier To Look At Yourself (p.170)
  24. The Choice Is Always Yours
  25. Yesterday I Was Clever
  26. To Serve (p.376)
  27. Clarity (p.16)
  28. The Power Of Intention (p.543)
  29. It’s The Thought That Counts
  30. Use Life To Make Life Easier
  31. Make Your Own Tools (p.480)
  32. Write Your Own Feedback (p.481)
  33. Talk To Yourself
  34. Make A Connection (p.76)
  35. Yes, It Is That Simple
  36. Patterns, Procedures & Routines (p.460)
  37. Self-Doubt & Emergency Procedures (p.558)
  38. Better Strategies (p.130)
  39. Switching To Manual (p.387)
  40. Find A Way To Open The Valve
  41. Make It All About You
  42. Listen to Yourself (p.289)
  43. Calibrate The Machine (p.440)
  44. The Subtlety Of Feeling (p.506)
  45. What Exactly Do I Do?
  46. Discipline
  47. 300 Days (p.547)
  48. One Thousand Days
  49. If At First You Don’t Succeed… (p.34)
  50. Just When We Think We’ve Made It (p.35)
  51. The Mind (p.59)
  52. How Easily The Mind Goes To Work (p.37)
  53. What We’re Up Against (p.611)
  54. Quietening The Mind (p.330)
  55. It Is What It Is
  56. Rubbish At Meditation?
  57. Think Whatever You Want (p.263)
  58. You Think Too Much
  59. Focus It All Away
  60. Separate Out The Emotions (p.537)
  61. What Are You Going To Do About It? (p.336)
  62. Prediction (p.36)
  63. Gathering Evidence (p.224)
  64. Look At The Evidence (p.139)
  65. Own How Good You Are (p.400)
  66. Confidence & Self-Belief (p.312)
  67. Don’t Tell Me You’re Funny, Make Me Laugh
  68. Are You Still Breathing? (p.520)
  69. Exploration, Expectation & Non-Attachment (p.95)
  70. Developing Attachment
  71. Distracted By The Shiny Stuff
  72. Expectations
  73. Beyond Expectations
  74. Life In The Middle (p.346)
  75. Already Perfect
  76. Step By Step (p.385)
  77. The Best Time To Plant A Tree
  78. Better Than Yesterday
  79. See Your Progress (p.434)
  80. The Contributions We Make
  81. The Exponential Curve (p.444)
  82. Punctuated Equilibrium (p.31)
  83. TS 4 – Practice, Practice… Breakthrough!
  84. Progress Report (p.63)
  85. Why We Need Boundaries
  86. 4 Hours, 4 Weeks, 4 Months (p.436)
  87. Give Yourself Two Years
  88. Meat & Potatoes (p.248)
  89. TS 6 – The Foundations Of Success
  90. Relax, You’re Going As Fast As You Can (p.405)
  91. TS 8 – Relaxation & Balance
  92. Riding & Surviving The Waves (p.413)
  93. Close To A Breakthrough (p.399)
  94. The Fork In The Road (p.418)
  95. Changing Patterns (p.150)
  96. It Can Happen In An Instant (p.366)
  97. Keep Doing What Works (p.361)
  98. It All Comes Down To This (p.421)
  99. And So It Continues…
  100. TS 7 – Don’t Get Cocky
  101. Distracted By The Shiny Stuff
  102. You Create Your Reality
  103. Imagine You’re Already There
  104. Limited Only By Our Beliefs
  105. Choose To Change Your Mind
  106. Drop Everything For A Moment
  107. Letting Go On The Bridge
  108. TS 16 – What Happens When We Let Go?
  109. Developing Attachment
  110. Distractions Of The Familiar
  111. Be Quiet, Be Still, & Listen
  112. Shut Up & Listen
  113. Inhabiting The Silence
  114. Beyond The Noise
  115. When You Know It’s Possible
  116. Lead By Example
  117. Worry, Love & Freedom
  118. Life Is Unimaginably Large
  119. Astonishingly Simple
  120. Get Out Of The Way
  121. The Conclusion Is Emptiness
  122. Stop Searching, Look Inside
  123. Everything Is A Distraction
  124. The Mandala Of Personhood
  125. Observing From The Is-ness
  126. A Shift Of Perspective
  127. Discovering The True Self
  128. Let Go. Be Empty.
  129. We Are Wonderful. All Of Us.
  130. Watch Yourself
  131. Tell Yourself A Story
  132. Our Connection With Nature
  133. We Change The World
  134. Focus On Love. That’s All.
  135. Love, Trust, Truth & Wonder

This list has been further organised into nine steps which take you through the whole process in the simplest, yet most thorough way possible. You can read more about it in the blog post, The Nine Tiles.

(For more information, see the related posts listed at the bottom of many of the above entries.)

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