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After Spiritual Awakening Everyone is Mentally Ill

Before spiritual awakening, there were Spiritually Enlightened People (I didn’t know any personally, but believed in their existence nonetheless), Sane People, and Mentally Ill People.… Read more

Bipolar Disorder and Malfunctioning Antennae

An Ultra Sensory perspective on bipolar disorder. A lot of people come to this site who are diagnosed bipolar, and while I never intended to… Read more

Why You Should Believe Me

Spiritual teachers say a lot of conflicting things. How do we know what is true? This is such an important question. Leaving the issue of… Read more

Q&A

You guys ask the greatest questions.
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Awakening Q&A: Who Wants To Know?

Questions and answers about the changes that occur after sudden enlightenment. Q: You wrote that having one’s consciousness up above your head is normal and is happening for a reason. Would you be able to elaborate a little? is it simply part of the process of realising that one is… Read more

Awakening Q&A: How Do I Get Stuff Done?

Questions and answers about sudden enlightenment and daily functioning. How do you get stuff done? Q: I’m finding it so hard to get my brain working at times. I had to sit down and write a hundred word statement for something the other day and I really couldn’t get it… Read more

Q&A Persistent Déjà Vu and Is This Normal?

The usual hatchling questions: Am I going insane? Is this normal? Am I the only one? WTF? A reader shared an experience he had around 7 months ago, which brought on changes in the way he sees things. He’s 19, and I believe he had this experience while he was… Read more

Q&A: How to Deal with Losing Your Motivation

Some people experience a profound loss of motivation, and lose the desire and ability to set goals and accomplish them during or after spiritual awakening. The word at the heart of motivation is motive, which means a reason for doing something, causing or being the reason for something that happens. To… Read more

Survival Guide

“I’ve seen through the illusion of self. Now what?”
Exactly. How do you live after spiritual enlightenment?
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spiritual awakening and insanity

Spiritual Enlightenment and Mental Illness

So many of the effects of sudden spiritual enlightenment are similar to those of the mentally ill.  What if you are just insane? This is a really important issue.  If you are having a psychotic break, then you need help.  If you are going through sudden spiritual enlightenment, you should… Read more

The Path of Integration: Why Are People Reacting Strangely to Me

After spiritual awakening, you may notice that people treat you differently.  And not just people close to you, but people you’ve only just met or people you have casual contact with, such as at the grocery store or post office.  What’s going on? Are people suddenly really attracted to you,… Read more

Depression After Spiritual Enlightenment

Realizing the emptiness of all things is a normal part of spiritual awakening. For some people that leads to serious depression and the feeling that life is pointless. If you feel stuck in this painful nihilistic perspective, you are not alone. I received a very poignant message from a reader who… Read more

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