In my last post, I wrote about the deep roots of shame. I was invited by a reader to write a post about how we exit the hell realm of shame. The first step is to realize, and I mean unambiguously realize, that we are not the cause of our shame. Which is to say,…

I had a terrifying dream a week or so ago, which I ended up taking to my therapist. I’d been selected to play a couple exceedingly difficult classical piano pieces. The problem is that I don’t play the piano. There is an audience of 200 colleagues who are eagerly waiting from my virtuoso display of…

This is an interview I did with Spirit Plant Medicine Conference organizer and author, Stephen Gray, along with Marc Caron of Conscious Living Radio. We were talking about my new book Dismantled. Join Stephen Gray and myself as we speak with SPMC Presenter Bruce Sanguin, author of Dismantled: How Love and Psychedelics Broke A Clergyman…

I’d never talked to a medium before. I had heard this young woman in an interview with a highly intellectual man, downloading brainy men like Hegel, Feuerbach, Gebser and Spengler. She was not an intellectual, but she answered his questions by channeling these personalities with astounding clarity and simplicity. I decided to contact her. She…

In the early days of psychology, emotional and psychological “disorders” were associated with our nerves. A “nervy” person today is thought to be somebody who either acts without fear (“nerves of steel”) or acts boldly but perhaps thoughtlessly (“she has some nerve”!). But the old timers understood that when it comes to how we face…