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Conscious Excavations

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Exploring the subconscious and awakening consciousness.
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  1. Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    Change Your Mindset and Achieve Anything | Colin O'Brady | TEDxPortland
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    Great talk about consciousness, from someone who has studied it, rather than AI fans who just speculate about it...
    Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth
    Your brain hallucinates your conscious reality | Anil Seth Right now, billions of neurons in your brain are working together to generate a conscious experience -- and not just any conscious experience, your...
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    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    28/07/2017 #1 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    Totally worth 17 minutes - here's some notes from the first 9 minutes:

    "Consciousness has.less to do with pure intelligence and more to do with our nature as living and breathing organisms."

    "...Brain as prediction engine...."

    "When we change our brain's best guess, we change what we consciously perceive."

    "We don't just passively perceive the world, we actively generate it."

    "When we agree about our hallucinations, we call that reality."
  3. Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    https://onbeing.org/blog/parker-palmer-we-are-owned-by-the-wilderness/Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
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    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    22/07/2017 #1 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    โ€œWe never belonged to you. / You never found us. / It was always the other way round.โ€~ Margaret Atwood.
  4. Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    https://onbeing.org/blog/parker-palmer-theres-a-place-for-every-question-in-the-vast-container-of-nature/ Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
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    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. International Management, Certified Executive Coach. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    06/07/2017 #3 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. International Management, Certified Executive Coach. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    look at the poem inside the link, Mary Oliver brings you beauty and wisdom from nature
  5. ProducerSavvy Raj

    Savvy Raj

    29/06/2017
    Wonder of You!
    Wonder of You! Wonder of You! A Visual Verse By Savvy RajHave you ever wondered about the divinity of the Creator?In the blade of grass as much as the man.The atoms arranged to efficiencyWith a difference of the sheath but with a life essentially.Designer...
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    Savvy Raj
    29/06/2017 #2 Savvy Raj
    #1 In all humility thank you @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich for your appreciation and connect .. Feel like sharing here that,this art is actually one from my fractal artworks series. And quite like you I found myself staring at it filled with wonder.! In a while was sensing a deep gratitude and awe of the 'Creator and took to penning this poetry. So it is deeply significant to me.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    29/06/2017 #1 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    What a captivating image, @Savvy Raj, that accompanies the wonder of the poem. That we are surrounded in wonder is just a wonderful part of existence.
  6. Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    Vocalist~ Claudia Stern
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    Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    29/06/2017 #4 Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    A morning delight. Thank you.
    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    11/06/2017 #2 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    #1 @Ian Weinberg, you are very welcome. I couldn't find a video of her doing a live version, although there are videos of her doing other songs. I also couldn't find her recordings available on CD, but, I love her vocal interpretation of this song.
    Ian Weinberg
    11/06/2017 #1 Ian Weinberg
    Uplifting. Thanks for sharing @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
  7. Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    @Milos Djukic, @Victoria Toumit~
    https://onbeing.org/programs/enrique-martinez-celaya-the-whisper-of-the-order-of-things/
    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
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    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    22/06/2017 #2 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    I like that On Being provide the episode and also an unedited recording. I am listening to the audio right now, this is the first time in ages I've tuned into a Krista Tippett interview even though I know she is really good. The one thing that surprised me was realizing that this interview is not in studio but in front of an audience. What I like about Krista Tippett most is how well she researches her interviewee and then creates a very meaningful conversation with them.
  8. Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    Sleeping At Last - "Saturn" (Official Music Video)
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    Ian Weinberg
    17/06/2017 #6 Ian Weinberg
    Great piece. Thanks for sharing @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    17/06/2017 #3 ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    #2 How rare and beautiful it truly is that we exist! The universe was made Just to be seen by my eyes.

    Chas Thank you for this ๐Ÿ
  9. Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    https://onbeing.org/blog/omid-safi-tending-our-inner-life-to-make-the-world-whole/ Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
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    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    15/06/2017 #1 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    Very mindfully written by Omad Safi. A great example of reflective thinking and who we are when we put forth our better angel. We are far more complex as human beings than what our best face is but if we can't see that face, then this veers us away from reflective thinking and into the mask of positive thinking. As reflective thinking I welcome the way Omad sees his world noting that this is his world. The world we see, that is our own choice to see, rather than as another mask such as found in personal brand thinking.
  10. Tricia Mitchell

    Tricia Mitchell

    22/05/2017
    A long lecture, but worth watching (in my opinion!)
    The Extended Mind: Recent Experimental Evidence
    The Extended Mind: Recent Experimental Evidence Google Tech Talks September 2, 2008 ABSTRACT We have been brought up to believe that the mind is located inside the head. But there are good reasons for...
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    Tricia Mitchell
    22/05/2017 #4 Tricia Mitchell
    #2 I read your post earlier @Ian Weinberg I'll go back and comment on it now. Thank you for sharing the link.
    Tricia Mitchell
    22/05/2017 #3 Tricia Mitchell
    #1 I do like him. @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich I had the opportunity during a Q&A at one of his talks to ask him about my dogs (because of his telepathy study with dogs & cats). He'd not come across what I'd experienced, so couldn't offer a perspective (when Burt displayed the physical behaviour of a client after an online session). There's another video floating around my head, of an American lecturer or neuroscientist, predicting collective telepathy.... if I find it, I will share the link.
    Ian Weinberg
    22/05/2017 #2 Ian Weinberg
    #1 Absolutely. See https://www.bebee.com/producer/@ian-weinberg/the-inconvenient-truth-about-consciousness
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    22/05/2017 #1 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    @Ian Weinberg - Rupert Sheldrake on the hard problem - "I'm going to suggest our minds are field-like and are not confined to the inside of the head."
  11. ProducerTricia Mitchell

    Tricia Mitchell

    13/05/2017
    Synchronicity, Identity, Authenticity part 1
    Synchronicity, Identity, Authenticity part 1This world is a curious place.ย  I'm not referring to socio-economics, or politics, but the way things 'seem' to happen.ย  The more pleasant happenings you may consider as being serendipitous.ย  The happenings that leave me ruminating, only to serve as...
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    Tricia Mitchell
    13/05/2017 #12 Tricia Mitchell
    Oh, getting tired! I forgot to add this line "The power of human conversation is what catalyzes so much of what happens around us." Well said @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    Tricia Mitchell
    13/05/2017 #11 Tricia Mitchell
    #10 Yes, yes, yes @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich I get what you're saying about the analytical PS consultant, you creating your own reality through your thoughts and the interconnectedness of all things. I can't remember if it was here or elsewhere there was a discussion about every man and his dog describing their services as "intuitive..." whether referring to printing, consulting or psychic-led services. Great point about helping others to converse about topics that may not have been accessible or possible before. By giving ourselves permission, we also share or extend that permission to others. I love integrating business troubleshooting & strategy with clairvoyance & healing/mindset work.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    13/05/2017 #10 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #3 I'd say it is more the courageousness index of the readers that is at play. This is the precise area where we are forging new ground on beBee. Part of me is a very competent, analytical, precise payroll software consultant. The other part of me is in awe of the world I get to live in and the ways that I have experienced my thoughts becoming manifest many times in my life. And the ways I can affect other people, even thousands of miles away.

    Here, I can be both. These parts can integrate and combine and help open up other people to feel open to conversing around topics that they might have felt weren't conducive to the cubicle worldview.

    The power of human conversation is what catalyzes so much of what happens around us.
    Tricia Mitchell
    13/05/2017 #8 Tricia Mitchell
    #6 Oh, twilight zone doesn't sound like much fun. I've had rather surreal happenings, and divinely driven ones. The main thing is that you are comfortable with them. It's when they're troubling that it causes issues. If they're close to your heart, I trust they are nurturing. Have a lovely evening @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    13/05/2017 #6 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    #5 The instances went far beyond my perspective of what I view as a coincidence (kind of a superficial occurrence), and moved into a place some might describe as the 'Twilight Zone'.
    Tricia Mitchell
    13/05/2017 #5 Tricia Mitchell
    #4 Hi @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt thanks for following and engaging with my post. When did you make the switch from coincidences to synchronicity? People used to say "That's spooky" or "You're spooky" and I'd laugh off the timing. I think we all have that psychic ability to know who's calling you before you even pick up (in the days before caller ID). When the coincidences were too frequent to be called coincidences, I looked for some other explanation. I appreciate you acknowledging your heartfelt, personal experiences of synchronicity. I also love your language'ing - we do, indeed, keep matters of the heart close to our chest. It's where we connect with others, and holds those treasures which are our values and desires. I wish you well.
    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    13/05/2017 #4 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    @Tricia Mitchell, I've had many instances of synchronicity in my life. Most of the time they involved matters of the heart and are deeply personal, so I like to keep them close to my chest. Thank you for sharing.
    Tricia Mitchell
    13/05/2017 #3 Tricia Mitchell
    #2 Thank you @Ian Weinberg for engaging with this rambling exploration of mine and for taking the time to read it. I appreciate your contribution and reference to Stephen Schwartz. When I feel courageous enough to share these types of posts there is low engagement - whether that is my intention subconsciously, or being in the process of becoming more skilled at engaging others when writing or a combination, who knows. What I do know is that I'm grateful to you.
    Ian Weinberg
    13/05/2017 #2 Ian Weinberg
    Indeed Tricia, we are ignorant of the greater dimensions of life and consciousness. But every now and then people experience events which have no valid conventional scientific explanation. However, many of these events have indeed been studied (see Stephan Schwartz) and verified. And for those who are free of limiting beliefs/biases, these events/occurrences serve as a reminder that there is a far greater dynamic that exists, beyond this time-mass-distance dimension that we perceive through our 5 senses. Thanks for sharing. I acknowledge your courage in this regard.
  12. ProducerPhil ๐Ÿ Johnson, MBL and Brand Ambassador @beBee
    The Illusion of Reality
    The Illusion of RealityWe are awakening to the reality that almost everything we thought we knew is an illusion. Our mistaken and misguided search for external power has created the fear and disengagement we experience as individuals and organizations.ย  Existing social,...
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    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    12/05/2017 #2 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    "Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality." ~Jules de Gaultier.
    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    12/05/2017 #1 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    By @Phil Johnson, MBL (Phil, if you move the Bee emoji to somewhere in the middle of your name, people will be able to tag you).
  13. ProducerSavvy Raj

    Savvy Raj

    12/05/2017
    A Tap Into Gratitude
    A Tap Into GratitudeA mail to me this morning made me stop and smile and tap into gratitude with all my heart.It was from my reader and friend now over the years, who has been extremely supportive of my journey through the vision and verses.A share of kindness and...
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    Savvy Raj
    04/06/2017 #10 Savvy Raj
    @Donna-Luisa Eversley Appreciate you kind share on this hive Bee Social. Thank you.
    Savvy Raj
    13/05/2017 #9 Savvy Raj
    Your supportive words to my work and creative expressions truly mean a lot @Joel Anderson. Thank you.
    Savvy Raj
    13/05/2017 #8 Savvy Raj
    Thank you dear @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich for caring and tuning in to the crux of expansive outreach with all your connectedness of being .
    Joel Anderson
    12/05/2017 #7 Joel Anderson
    Nicely done and great message.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    12/05/2017 #6 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    "The trick is to be open
    and allow it all in the flow"

    So masterfully written, @Savvy Raj. Because it is a trick, a switch that must be flipped, to turn off the incessant self-obsessed chatter and tune in to the flow of all that surrounds us. But what a marvelous gift it is, when we relax into our supporting roles. The universe is the star of our life's production and we simply need to play our own part, being exactly who we are.
    Savvy Raj
    12/05/2017 #5 Savvy Raj
    A great gift of a compliment you have bestowed on me today @Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee will treasure your words with a deeper measure of responsibility..
    In @Harvey Lloyd's words I too sense the deprh of insights garnered in the keen observations of life and living . Thank you for sharing the sensing .
    Savvy Raj
    12/05/2017 #4 Savvy Raj
    Thank you for the kind gesture @Yedu ๐Ÿ Panicker
    Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    12/05/2017 #3 Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    @Harvey Lloydmade brilliants comments on my buzz of today. In his last comment Harvey wrote "I need not prove anything, but just enjoy the gift that my senses show me everyday". This is exactly why I selected the two lines from you buzz in my first comment" highlighting senses. You are a great human @Savvy Raj
    Savvy Raj
    12/05/2017 #2 Savvy Raj
    Thank you.for your supportive words and encouragement. @Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee . Deeply appreciate it.
    Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    12/05/2017 #1 Ali ๐Ÿ Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    "Perhaps the sounds of words felt deep within
    I sense again in the verses I write"

    The above are your words @Savvy Raj and you transferred the same feelings to your readers. Bravo Savvy.
  14. Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    http://inhabitat.com/man-creates-spectacular-topiary-garden-with-plants-saved-from-a-compost-pile/Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
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    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    10/05/2017 #1 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    One should really view the video to hear the story from Pearl Fryar himself. This is my pick of the week.
  15. Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    https://onbeing.org/programs/ellen-langer-science-of-mindlessness-and-mindfulness/ Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
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    http://inhabitat.com/explore-incredible-worlds-inside-these-stunning-landscapes-carved-into-books/Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
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  17. Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    https://onbeing.org/programs/helen-fisher-this-is-your-brain-on-sex/ Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
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    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    29/04/2017 #1 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    Very thought-provoking share, Chas.

    "This brain system of romantic love โ€” and I do think itโ€™s different from lust. I do think theyโ€™re very different brain systems. But romantic love evolved for that reason, to enable you to overlook everything in order to be with this human being. "
  18. ProducerIan Weinberg

    Ian Weinberg

    26/04/2017
    Inspire
    InspireA true story. Not for the faint-hearted!Iโ€™m sitting here alone in my consulting suite. My back is aching as well as my hands, after a grueling ten hour surgical list. On my screen is the MRI scan of a patient whose brain tumor was successfully...
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    Ian Weinberg
    28/04/2017 #59 Ian Weinberg
    #57 Thanks for that @Tausif Mundrawala
    Tausif Mundrawala
    28/04/2017 #58 Tausif Mundrawala
    We can aspire to inspire. Wow! I have been postponing reading this wonderful buzz by clicking to it but due to some work I couldn't finish it. Today I made it a point to finish it somehow or the other. You have proved that doctors are like angels for those who needs to undergo treatment on urgent basis. I was totally immersed in each and every word as the entire setting and situation sprang back to life the way it happened. The last paragraph of this buzz was motivational enough. You described very well the kinds of people who needs better care.

    I am glad that I fulfilled the promise made to myself and thanks for sharing this fantastic buzz with us, @Ian Weinberg
    Tricia Mitchell
    28/04/2017 #57 Tricia Mitchell
    #54 you're welcome @Ian Weinberg thank you for giving us a window into your wisdom.
    Ian Weinberg
    28/04/2017 #56 Ian Weinberg
    #55 Thanks very much for the kind words @๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    28/04/2017 #55 ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    A life changing read in many ways. In terms of people and the need to help others and ourselves. I did cry when I read how you met that 10 year old girl now a women cherishing the life you helped her to continue living. Doctors are in many ways God. A faith that can make or break us. "Aspire to inspire by walking the walk" a fantastic message to take away. Thank you @Ian Weinberg I see that you are a caring human, an outstanding surgeon and hope and pray for more surgeons like you out there. The world needs more doctors with the heart to give than just with the need to take as is the case in most places in the current medical world.

    A standing ovation at your smartness and blessed heart. Thank you
    Ian Weinberg
    28/04/2017 #54 Ian Weinberg
    #52 Thanks for that Tricia. I'll check it out.
    Ian Weinberg
    28/04/2017 #53 Ian Weinberg
    #51 Thanks for that @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher Maximize on the good stuff and do what you can for others, but ensure your own gratification needs are also met! Best wishes.
    Tricia Mitchell
    28/04/2017 #52 Tricia Mitchell
    Wow @Ian Weinberg what a beautiful piece you've written here and an amazing conclusion. My own path of auto-immune antibodies and lack of an answer from medics led me on a journey of discovery towards a biopsychosocial model of dis-ease via energy psychology practices (starting with Reiki & Emotional Freedom Techniques, to arrive at META-Health (a scientific framework, that has its foundations in German New Medicine, which details emotions & beliefs specific to organ tissues & the corresponding brain layer the organ tissue relays to) & mBraining coaching - the cardiac, enteric, cephalic, reproductive brains & ANS intelligence). I totally get the significant life event preceding dis-ease you write about that creates the bio-logical conflict. Different paths & expertise, yet the same illuminating conclusion. I believe my clients are my teachers & reflect what I need to learn/heal within me.Your work sounds absolutely fascinating. I mention META-Health as it may interest you. Here's Dr Anton Bader (he can read a brain scan and tell what the biological conflict is, which organ tissue & if it's active or resolved) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5WR6RKrJKg
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    28/04/2017 #51 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    I was moved to tears reading this @Ian Weinberg. What a wonderful man and surgeon you are. I can't imagine the times you worked so hard and fate didn't want to cooperate. I'm sure those are the times you remember the most. How enlightening to read the story of the 10 year old who you met much later in life. I think your meeting was meant to be. I love how you ended your story, "And we can't control everything and fix things to conform to our own expectations. But one thing we can always do โ€ฆ. we can aspire to inspire!" I agree and honestly, this is something I've been working on. It comes easy at times and other times depending on what we are going through we need to be self aware. My husband is going through a tough time right now for various reasons. I have been trying hard to inspire him and pamper him because he needs it. I hope it helps. Inspiring story!
    Ian Weinberg
    28/04/2017 #50 Ian Weinberg
    #48 Thanks again @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich for sharing important insights.
    Ian Weinberg
    28/04/2017 #49 Ian Weinberg
    #47 Thanks Melissa
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    28/04/2017 #48 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    I have to reiterate the awe-inspiring accolades - this is such a well-crafted piece of writing. In each human life there is a time and place for the intricate processes and procedure that contemporary medicine excels in, as well as a time and a place to learn to use our thinking equipment to support our own best healing and life outcomes.

    The highly skilled and exhaustively intense work that you perform, @Ian Weinberg, is so tremendously necessary in times of acute trauma, but even with coaching, it is up to the owner of the brain to decide how to regard this episode of their life. As gruelingly hard as those hours of surgery clearly were, your life-saving work is a tiny fraction of someone's life. If they don't cherish their own life and reinforce this belief with their consistent thought processes there is a risk that their body won't be able to fully heal if they cannot learn to live in a calm, relaxed, and grateful parasympathetic state.

    The more we open up to just how much influence our thoughts have on the efficient functioning of our immune system, via the ways we stress ourselves with limiting and self-defeating thoughts, the more we can pair up the skills of medical interventions with the appropriate mindset needed to ensure our body can devote all required resources to healing during a crisis.

    Bravo!
    Melissa Hefferman
    28/04/2017 #47 Anonymous
    Woah, snarly isn't a common word and I used it in a festering thought in my brain and World yesterday... there is something here for me to learn, yes, and your scientific approach does wonders for ones reflective understanding. "Itโ€™s not about being driven to changing other people. Itโ€™s about applying those changes to yourself." Inspiring, you are, THANK YOU! *clapping*
    Ian Weinberg
    27/04/2017 #46 Ian Weinberg
    #45 Thanks very much @Jerry Fletcher
    Jerry Fletcher
    27/04/2017 #45 Jerry Fletcher
    Ian, I am in awe.

    I thought, what would a brain surgeon write about. Now I know. I thought, what else intrigues a man poking inside of heads. Now I know. I thought, will there be a connection. Now, I know.

    A brain surgeon can write about the troubles of the soul. A brain surgeon can be intrigued with how thoughts and beliefs can physically heal or maim. A brain surgeon can shed light on matters we seldom glimpse and find the words that can make them visible to the rest of us. Thank you.
    Ian Weinberg
    27/04/2017 #44 Ian Weinberg
    #42 Thanks Robert
    Ian Weinberg
    27/04/2017 #43 Ian Weinberg
    #41 Thanks very much for that Aaron
    Robert Cormack
    27/04/2017 #42 Robert Cormack
    Profound experiences, @Ian Weinberg, and to think thirty years ago, the mortality and morbidity rates for such cases was so high. There are miracles, and it's interesting to see they're manmade instead of "heaven sent." Good piece and very inspiring. Thanks.
    Aaron ๐Ÿ Skogen
    27/04/2017 #41 Aaron ๐Ÿ Skogen
    WOW! Outstanding post @Ian Weinberg! I spent a bit of my time as a medic. I loved my time spent in that profession as the field of medicine has always intrigued me. I was one who, however, "preferred" a trauma call over a general medical. Preferred is the wrong word really, I hated to see people hurt, but as a Medic, trauma's were somewhat easier to manage for me anyway. Thankfully my regular partner was the opposite, as she preferred the general medical calls.

    Anyway, this is a great story. You touch on a great point about recovery and dealing with injury in this piece Ian. I am often amazed at how attitude and our ability to manage emotions can impact our health and well-being. Your spot on, that's up to the individual to choose and not you. I went through an executive leadership coaching session recently with a small cohort and the phrase "Aspire to Inspire" was used by our coaches. The phrase is so applicable, regardless of our "field" of work.

    Well done Sir, very well done!
    Royce Shook
    27/04/2017 #40 Royce Shook
    Thank you for your uplifting story and your skills. My wife had Brain surgery two years ago and I appreciate the skills needed to do this job.
  19. ProducerNeto Montana

    Neto Montana

    25/04/2017
    A new day ... a new chance to reinvent
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    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    26/04/2017 #2 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    "No Work so great, but what admits decay,
    No Act so glorious, but must fade away...
    Old things must yield to New, Common to Strange,
    Perpetual Motion, brings perpetual Change."
    ~James Miller (1706โ€“1744), "Harlequin-Horace: Or, The Art of Modern Poetry", 1731.
  20. ProducerPaul Kearley๐Ÿ
    How To Find What Makes You Tick, And Make Sense Of It.
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    Paul Kearley๐Ÿ
    26/04/2017 #16 Paul Kearley๐Ÿ
    #12 @๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams thanks for taking the time to write. I LOVE that quote, it's like it explained the whole dream to me again.
    ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    24/04/2017 #15 ๐Ÿ Fatima G. Williams
    #12 @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt I share your sentiments on this message and this quote fills my hearts with warmth "If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again." ~Flavia Weedn, "Flavia and the Dream Maker"."
    Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    23/04/2017 #14 Joyce ๐Ÿ Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    Nice read. So very true--shared.
    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    23/04/2017 #12 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    @Paul Kearley๐Ÿ, thank you for sharing your dream with us and writing this. It is a timely message for me and one I needed to hear. "Dreams are the most curious asides and soliloquies of the soul. When a man recollects his dream, it is like meeting the ghost of himself. Dreams often surprise us into the strangest self-knowledge.... Dreaming is the truest confessional, and often the sharpest penance." ~Alexander Smith (1829โ€“1867), "On Dreams and Dreaming".
    "If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again." ~Flavia Weedn, "Flavia and the Dream Maker".
    Devesh ๐Ÿ Bhatt
    23/04/2017 #11 Devesh ๐Ÿ Bhatt
    Unfortunately

    Itโ€™s a pretty sad thing to see someone with tremendous potential who is not using what they have been given

    Is often used to quash potential and force fit people.

    This is why i really like the mirror analogy. If only one could look at oneself rather than use this scale to gauge anyone around them.

    Often i have seen people superimpose their own deep desires onto others and see a potential no one else sees.

    Personally, i think i have the potential to do anything and everything, it is merely a matter of choice and patience.

    I enjoy reading you. Thanks.
    Michele Williams
    14/04/2017 #10 Michele Williams
    Thank you, Paul: "To really know yourself, you first have to be in touch with your passions and your desires. You must find out:

    What unique gifts, talents and skills you have?
    What specific life challenges you are facing and what impact they are having on you?
    What do you stand for and why?
    What motives or values run your life?
    Where do you get your meaning and purpose?"
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    14/04/2017 #9 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    I love a dream that makes me think about its deeper meaning. Great insight, Paul, and a great list of questions to help us uncover who we really are.
    Paul Kearley๐Ÿ
    13/04/2017 #8 Paul Kearley๐Ÿ
    #6 I wish I knew what you said! Thank you for your comment!!!
    Ian Weinberg
    13/04/2017 #7 Ian Weinberg
    Insightful. Thanks for sharing @Paul Kearley๐Ÿ
    Vanessa Marรญa Oรฑate socarras
    13/04/2017 #6 Vanessa Marรญa Oรฑate socarras
    Soy psicรณloga especialista en pedagogรญa con experiencia en programas sociales y poblaciรณn vulnerable mi disponibilidad es inmediata
    Paul Kearley๐Ÿ
    13/04/2017 #5 Paul Kearley๐Ÿ
    #4 Yes!! As usual @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich you took what I couldn't say and made sense of it. You are so gifted in creating clarity in your writing. Thank you. It is in the excavation that we find the treasures.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    13/04/2017 #4 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    I feel this to be a very lucid dream, @Paul Kearley๐Ÿ, that gets to the heart of why so many people float through life, ungrounded in who they are.

    As a contemporary, technological society we are taught in so many ways that who we are is the surface that others judge us by, and what 'they' say is all there is. But, of course, this is simply not the case. It takes some guts to listen to that steady, quiet, and contrarian voice within, but it is so tremendously worth the effort.

    If we lived in a world where everyone could just be who they are, so many of the contentious dramas would evaporate because as soon as we celebrate our own essence, we have limitless energy to celebrate all who we come in contact with.

    Having done quite a lot of excavation myself this year, I would like to add one, perhaps controversial, step. I found it imperative to find a new support team. It is a sort of crazy conundrum that to know ourselves accurately, we have to select trustworthy mirrors - in the form of coaches, mentors, and caring friends.

    Because often why we don't know our own minds are subconscious limits that were created in early childhood, and it can be practically impossible to notice our go-to tendencies without being able to voice our internal biases. These helpful mirrors shouldn't try to give us any answers, but simply shine the light on the dark and twisty path of self-knowing, self-caring, self-loving, and self-creation of the life we are meant to live.
    Paul Kearley๐Ÿ
    13/04/2017 #3 Paul Kearley๐Ÿ
    #1 Sara, sometimes they are so out there, I don't even tell them to my wife.
    Sara Jacobovici
    13/04/2017 #2 Sara Jacobovici
    A worthy read by @Paul Kearley๐Ÿ.
    Sara Jacobovici
    13/04/2017 #1 Sara Jacobovici
    Bravo @Paul Kearley๐Ÿ. Beautifully written, beautifully said. Love everything about your buzz Paul, from the dream, metaphors and images, to the important message you are communicating.Thanks for the share. For the record, I don't think you have weird dreams.
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    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    17/04/2017 #6 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    "Happiness runs deeper than a series of fortunate events. Happiness is found from within the individual. "

    There is a vein of gold within this stellar post, @Omar! (BTW, if you put the bee emoji at the end of your firstname, you can avoid the glitch where we cannot mention you when the bee is at the end of your last name)

    And I cannot end this comment without another very deep quote:

    "Do not let yourself get so caught up in society-created struggles that you forget what life is really like without human-made rules and regulations. "

    So glad you made your way to beBee and you are sharing your wide open mind with us. I'll be looking out for lots more!
    Omar ๐Ÿ Rich-Lemos ๐Ÿ
    16/04/2017 #5 Omar ๐Ÿ Rich-Lemos ๐Ÿ
    #1 thank you! I appreciate the kind compliment. The last line is a mantra passed down from my grandmother. It keeps me going. I'm glad I could share it with you.
    Omar ๐Ÿ Rich-Lemos ๐Ÿ
    16/04/2017 #4 Omar ๐Ÿ Rich-Lemos ๐Ÿ
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    16/04/2017 #2 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    Wow! This is just an amazing post. So well thought out, written and articulated. I am glad I have started following you.
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    13/04/2017 #1 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    Well written post, Omar Rich-Lemos. I really like your last line "Inhale tranquility and exhale compassion."
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    Breathtaking and beautiful indeed! Thanks so much @Praveen Raj Gullepalli and @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt. I believe the ISS is traveling at 15,000 miles per hour. Fast for us, but super low in cosmic terms.
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