Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Recording: How to Stop Spiritual Bypassing

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A lot of people are just looking for an exit to easy-town on the spiritual path.
Spiritual bypassing has become a popular term of late. It seems people have found another way to avoid themselves or at least attempt to avoid themselves. That's really what a spiritual bypass is--it's just a term for self-avoidance.

Specifically, a spiritual bypass is trying to do something "spiritual" to avoid doing something uncomfortable or otherwise believed by the person to be undesirable. Sometimes the things we need to do in life aren't actually hard, so from time to time, a spiritual bypass will cause the person to avoid some really wonderful things. This is just another aspect of the ignorance of our unconscious ego selves.

Because we are good at being sneaky and fooling ourselves, I thought it'd be useful to dedicate a talk to this subject to help people better identify when they are spiritual bypassing an issue. Through identification, you can then adjust your behavior to stop doing it and face what you have been avoiding.

Enjoy the recording! You can find more recordings on the right-hand side of the blog under "Categories" or click on this link:

Past Recordings

How to Stop Spiritual Bypassing Recording




Date of Recording

Wednesday, April 19

Time

10:30 AM Pacific Time

Place

All my talks are streamed here:

https://www.youtube.com/user/jimtolles/live

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Additional Spiritual Info

Here is some more information on the topic of spiritual bypassing:

The Spiritual Bypass: The Illusion of Avoiding Your Difficulties

Avoiding Parts of Your Spiritual Work
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