NEW WAYS for NEW TIMES

by John Robson on December 1, 2018

Everything is changing
– and fast.
Whirlwinds push us in circles
The pendulum swings deeper and then higher.

I ASK often:

  • Who am I?
  • Why am I here?
  • How am I to serve?
  • What are the main needs of our members and readers?
  • What is our next service offering?

Answers that consistently come are:
Just BE ME
Be the change I want
Answers are right in front of me
I have been perfectly groomed
I can only offer what I have experienced
SO DO IT!

We just completed our
‘intuit and DO IT’ Awareness
   and Manifesting Program.
It is now getting a new update for 2019
And I’m in an ever changing process of
writing a publishable book.

SO HERE IT IS!
My next, new Higher Awareness focus and offerings!

“NEW WAYS for NEW TIMES”

I connect with many people who
   have grown but are NOW STUCK
Life was going okay, but is now stalled in mediocrity
Clarity turns into brain fog
What worked in the past is not working today.

  • Today our lives are more complex,
    more variable, more chaotic and
    happening faster.
  • It takes more effort to
    keep up to the changing
    economy, environment, politics,
    technology, relationships, social,
    work and cultural condition.
  • As we become more mentally aware,
    the monkey mind’s cage expands.
  • Distractions persist and grow
    The need for focus, discipline,
    meditation and stillness arise.

Our old conditioning and beliefs remain limiting
Unhandled tensions and blocks
grow into insurmountable paradigms
And we lack training on how to transition and
leap these paradigms.

We need new personal and spiritual development PLANS
We need new WAYS for these new TIMES.

And the bottom line:
To raise our consciousness
to keep up with fast changing times.

So what are some NEW PLANS and
   NEW WAYS to help us
   through these NEW TIMES?

Here are just a few new ways:

• Develop and trust intuition
• Consistently ASK for higher guidance
and LISTEN and learn from your answers
• Listen more to your body and inner senses
• To be, express and align with your all-knowing Soul
• Deepen awareness into letting go, surrendering, releasing
• Explore and expand your evolving edge insights
• Understand and apply the Universal Laws

And these are just a few of the many NEW WAYS
to handle our new changing times.
And we are here to help you
create NEW PLANS using NEW WAYS.

Many of these are covered in detail
in our new flagship program.
And with new reminders and cheat sheets
in our membership site.

I invite you to grow with us and
experience new ways of
thinking, feeling and being
Commit to breaking out of your comfort zone,
conditioning and ego traps.

Wishing everyone a joyous holiday season
and an abundant 2109!

See you in Higher Awareness
John Robson

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Why 3 Words

by John Robson on October 28, 2018

Trying something new.
Keeping it simple.
I need your feedback.
Are you Ready?

It is called …
3 Word Wisdom

Writing everything in
– 3 word sentences
– plus/minus a few words.

Why 3 Word Wisdom?
Says more faster.
Truth is simple.
Less is more.
The Power of trinity.

Clear, concise phrases.
Opens perception doors.
Gets you thinking.
Sparks your intuition.

Open ended truisms.
Truth flows easily.
Sense the essence.
Brevity brings beauty.

More essence words.
More interactive insights.
Easily hooks the mind.
Memorable, visual, spatial.

A base for affirmations.
More creative fun.
Triggers inner truths.
Becomes a checklist.

You try it.
Write your 3-word affirmations.
Let your wisdom out.
What’s important to you?
Keep it simple.

Please send comments.
Your thoughts appreciated.
Let me know.
john@higherawareness.com

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How to Let Go of Ego

by John Robson on October 20, 2018

Welcome to part #2 of 2 about the Ego.

In part 1 we covered:
How your ego sabotages you. A checklist.

it’s traps and levels of manipulation
it’s benefits
creating your own Ego Healing Hot List.

In this part #2 of 2 on the Ego, we cover:
how to tame the ego
signs of letting go of ego
what you can do next
updating your own Ego Healing Hot List.

As a reminder from part 1 on ‘what is EGO?’,

EGO is characterized by:
– separation, limitation, fear, desires,
– accumulating, arrogance, pride,
– judgements, opinions, prejudices,
– lack, addiction, suspicion, anxiety,
– competition, blaming, hostilities,
– meaninglessness, love-hate relating,
– complaining, unconscious assumptions,
– self doubt, victimhood, control,
– caution, self-sabotage, criticism,
– judging, power, immediate gratification,
– avoiding, attaching to the past. urgency,
– compulsions, repetition, protection, security…

Life is about unlearning old conditioning,
and revealing and healing blocks
therefore have a few daily healing practices
create a solid unbreakable foundation
prepare yourself to GROW and FLOW through life
flow with less baggage
and aspire higher and fill needs of others.

“Enlightenment is ego’s
  ultimate disappointment.”
  – Chögyam Trungpa

Recommended before reading more
– update your own  Ego Healing Hot List.

How to Let Go of Ego.
recognize Ego’s tricks
create your “Healing Hot List” of blocks
daily perform healing practices
reduce the need for control and structures
tame automatic defenses
focus more on others
relax and be touched by life
be gentle, patient and loving
know your values and what you stand for

Ego and awareness cannot coexist
ego is destroyed by conscious suffering
experience being as well as doing
meditate and do more big picture thinking
have quality, loving, caring relationships
know how to be Soul

“Healing comes only from
   that which leads the patient
   beyond himself and beyond
   the entanglements with ego.”
   – C. G. Jung

More ways to Let Go of Ego.
Develop more humor, humility and honesty
ASK your heart for higher guidance
laugh at yourself
shift into nowness – the present moment
let in reality, space, joy and peace of mind
stop and pay attention to what is
practice mindfulness and awareness
be more accountable and responsible
know and aspire to your life purpose.
Try our free Life Purpose Quiz

“The secret of human happiness
   is not in self-seeking
   but in self-forgetting.”
   — Theodor Reik

Positive Signs of less Ego:
(What do you aspire to?)
(Write down your top 10.)
more service, generosity, appreciation,
– gratitude, health, commitment,
– honouring your body, happiness,
– fulfillment, success, ease, honesty,
– centeredness, sense of humor,
– patience, generosity, love, integrity,
– peacefulness, soul connection. clarity,
– trust, goodness, non-resistance,
– divine presence, intuition, attunements,
– power, connections, love, spontaneity,
– contentment, harmony, naturalness.

More positive signs of less Ego:
Live your life consciously
be more in the now, the present moment
experience the divine, spirituality and life
compassion for all that arises
experience more laws, truth and purpose
good spiritual practices
self healing of past shadows and wounds
letting go of little stuff, better relationships
questioning illusions and falsehoods
growing in awareness shrinks ego
discriminating the true self from the false self.

“If your ego is your internal reference point,
   you had better plan on feeling offended
   for the rest of your life.”
   – Carlos Castaneda

What you can do next:
learn how to discern and discriminate
– distinguish ego from higher guidance
make conscious the unconscious conditioning
rid limiting beliefs, defenses and old programming
go deeper into your life challenges and blocks
add to your Healing Hot List.

Are you serious about knowing, growing
and flowing through life?
– about overcoming the ego and
unconscious blocks in your life?

Then consider our ‘best of 30 Higher
Awareness programs’
take our ‘intuit and DO IT Awareness and
   Manifesting Program.
Grow through 3 levels of consciousness
– over 3 months
– with 3 email per week.

“Only to the degree
   that you can heal
   yourself towards wholeness
   can you grow yourself
   into fullness.”
   — John Robson

 

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How your ego sabotages you. A checklist.

by John Robson on October 10, 2018

This is your EGO (captain) speaking!

“Do this… I am the greatest.
I want more… It’s their fault.
Play it safe. It’s mine….”

Read below for:
what is ego?
it’s traps and levels of manipulation
it’s few benefits
creating your own Ego Healing Hot List

In Part 2 of 2 about the Ego learn about:
how to tame the ego
signs of letting go of ego

How to use these EGO pages.
as you read this blog:
mark, highlight or rewrite
words or phrases that
RESONATE WITH YOU.
use this content as a check list
of ways you sabotage yourself.
create and prioritize your
ongoing Ego Healing Hot List.

In part 2:
create your plan towards
wholeness, authenticity, happiness,
peace of mind and freedom.

EGO …
is influenced by unconscious
and conscious mind
is also influenced by your
character, style and personality
but from a view point of
self-centeredness.

Feel trapped, suffering, victimized, lack?
Often hitting your panic button?
Then you are stuck in the ego trap.

“Ordinarily, everything we do 
   is in our self-interest. Everything.”
   — Anthony de Mello

It all starts here. EGO …
in your youth it is your self identity
protects you from perceived threats
lives in individual identity
through separation from others
lives through comparison of self to others
is self-centered. It’s about “I, Me, My.”
is conditioned by form, desires and pleasures
lives in the past or the future
rarely lives in the present
needs to control and manipulate
it does not trust
sets is own agendas, rules,
boundaries and comfort zone
seeks praise, power and attention
is often offended as it takes things personally
confuses facts with perceptions and reactions
imprisons itself with its belief systems,
labels and past conditioning
gets attached to content and familiar structures
is the source of most grievances and anxieties
contracts and hardens its shell for security
wants more of everything – here and now.

“Egotism is the anaesthetic
   that dulls the pain of stupidity.”
   — Frank Leahy

EGO is characterized by:
– separation, limitation, fear, desires,
– accumulating, arrogance, pride,
– judgements, opinions, prejudices,
– lack, addiction, suspicion, anxiety,
– competition, blaming, hostilities,
– meaninglessness, love-hate relating,
– complaining, unconscious assumptions,
– self doubt, victimhood, control,
– caution, self-sabotage, criticism,
– judging, power, immediate gratification,
– avoiding, attaching to the past. urgency,
– compulsions, repetition, protection, security…

A reminder – read the above list again slowly
list the characteristics that
need your attention and healing.

“We use a defence mechanism
   whenever the authority of the
   ego is threatened by truth.”
   – Andrew Schneider

And it gets worse. EGO …
has nothing to do with who you really are
is an illusion of your true self or essence
pretends to be the real you
picks up on the collective pain of humanity
aligns with the pain of your spiritual family
matures as you grow in awareness
matures when you bring consciousness

to your suffering
takes credit for all you learn
gets smarter as you do
stays one step ahead of you
develops into spiritual pride
kills inspired vision, love of life
kills passion and purpose
is rarely satisfied for long, gets bored easily
edges out Soul/Spirit/God/Intuition
knocks you off your spiritual path
doubts anything new, real, aspiring
can evolve into spiritual pride
sees itself more ‘advanced’ than it actually is
creates limited choices so it thinks it wins
keeps you on a tether allowing you
limited positive experiences.

“Make your ego porous.
   Will is of little importance,
   complaining is nothing,
   fame is nothing.
   Openness, patience, receptivity,
   solitude is everything.”
   — Rainer Maria Rilke

A few good things about ego. EGO …
wants more of life and pleasures
starts development of character, values
and even spirituality
gets us on our path of seeking
creates all the stories, labels, and
roles of who we think we are
supports you in your education,
career, starting a family
loves to organize things, your life and the world
but always for self-centred motives.

Growth is about taming the ego
so you find your true authentic self
growth is about unlearning and
healing self-sabotaging blocks
the most powerful thing you can do is
to create and prioritize your
   ongoing Ego Healing Hot List

What are your 10 most ineffective,
   self-sabotaging ego patterns and behaviours?

Now you are ready to part 2. 
Let go of your ego!

 

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Groups Work – Experience the Power of Group

by John Robson on July 24, 2018

 

Groups Work – Experience the Power of Group

“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, you must go together.” — Botswana wisdom

An African village leader supporting his tribe says, “Bring me a twig and break it over your knee.” Then he says “Bring me a bundle of twigs and it cannot be broken in any way. This is the power of group and community.”

We are all on a consciousness journey that progresses through life from ‘me to we to thee’, from ‘co-dependence to independence to interdependence’.  First we build a strong confident self initiated by ego’s persistent self-centeredness. Then a major growth shift occurs to be more ‘other and group conscious’. Through relating with others we greatly accelerate our growth. Then we shift again and become more spirit, wholeness, humanity and planetary (environmental) focused. Have you noticed any of these shifts in your life?

One of the most powerful energies to create and leverage is group energy. Group energy is more expansive and inclusive, a greater reality and a new quality of being compared to self consciousness.

Group work is more powerful than most people realize. It adds in new dimensions of energy, synergy, sharing, giving, support, accountability, responsibility, empathy, compassion, cooperation, collaboration, compromise, celebration and more.

Treasure your closest contacts that support your growth and belonging as these people, friends, family, clients and connections are vital to your livelihood and growth. Because every encounter/connection is a spiritual one.  You have attracted them into your life for a reason.  So open up to it and learn from it.

“We don’t heal in isolation, but in community.” — S. Keller Harrell

Some people naturally are very interpersonal, connective, compassionate, healing, supportive and intuitive with others as they tap into this energy. To do this you consciously or unconsciously and naturally connect soul to soul. And as 2 or more people connect, there is a group soul or third mind that is created. Many people experience this when they fall in love or are absolute best of friends or are 100% committed to supporting others or are involved in an intentional, connective community. They sense there is something bigger than just themselves.

Become an instrument of transformation for others. That is one of our fundamental purposes. As you give you keep a copy for yourself. BIGness needs others. As we connect with this love and attraction type energy, there is a sense we are coming home to our real and whole selves.

Some of my most empowering, life changing and healing experiences have occurred through the power of groups. And the best place to develop new group skills is with intentional, supportive, synergistic, accountable, like-minded individuals.

In the early 1990’s a group of 5 of us created a powerful mastermind group that created miracles beyond our dreams by subjectively supporting each other and working with group energy. I believe strongly that what makes masterminds work is when an individual projects, affirms, attunes, prays or envisions ‘for others’. When I envision my goals, the subconscious mind works 24/7  transmitting and attracting to me its predominate thoughts and feelings and who we are. But we often do not even know who we are.  We are also transmitting 24/7 our own stuff, worthiness, expectations, limiting beliefs, and old unconscious conditioning, etc., that go out with our goals, requests or visions. We manifest who we ARE, not what we wish. BUT when a supportive group can envision clearly your request for you it is WITHOUT your baggage, limits and unconscious stuff. This is the greatest power of master minding.

BENEFITS OF GROUP WORK

  • You will be surprised how this subjective support is not just additive, but multiplicative and exponentially effective. In group you experience higher laws and principles, the greater good, more initiative and pro-activeness, more intuition, more inclusiveness, and higher realms of power where life itself can manifest through us for the benefit of the whole.
  • Open to new perspectives, insights, solutions, synchronicities, support, love and inspiration. Open to others shedding light on your questions, challenges and confusion. Become an instrument of transformation and miracle for others. Watch yourself gradually and naturally shift to higher values, principles, vision, greater good and more humanity concerns.
  • In group you receive more sincere, heart-felt feedback faster. As you connect on higher principles and motives you will see more diversity in wholeness and how you fit in. You will more naturally and more effectively work on collective group shadows and the needs of humanity.
  • As a group comes together with higher motives, they remain more humble through being in right relationship to the whole. By ignoring the lesser selves, the higher selves address each other directly and from bigger, more inclusive perspectives. The conscious presence of the self participates in an ever expanding energy field, which more easily brings occurrences into harmony with a sense of peace to all who experience it.
  • Let there never again be a question unanswered, opportunity missed, wrong choices made or a lack of compassionate and empowering responses.
  • We transcend ego towards more soul and group identity. We see our ego’s shadows clearer from a group and higher perspective.
  • Group work is an obvious and easier doorway for intuition to work through you.
  • One of the strongest bonds is a common objective expressed in collective activities, serving fellow human beings.
  • What you give away you also keep a copy of. The more we give the more we naturally receive group energy, gratitude, appreciation, answers, ideas and support. We are the miracles for others. ‘God created miracles so she can remain anonymous.’
  • To the degree group consciousness rises – creativity, responsibility and accountability rises and leads to one humanity.
  • We tend to embrace and carry a higher vision and become aware of a bigger evolutionary plan of life.
  • We experience more inclusiveness, express newer ideas, enhance intuitive abilities and are more at cause. It is easier to embrace, discuss, brainstorm and carry a vision.
  • Group work diminishes the feeling of being alone. Just knowing that someone will always be there to listen to you will already decrease the feeling of being alone especially during your trying times. One of the most common reasons why people go through depression is because they have no one else to talk with regarding their issues. Support groups are there to listen and help you no matter how small or big your problem may be.
  • You acquire new ways of coping with issues. In a support group, when one asks for help on how to resolve a particular issue most of the members of the group go back to how they coped with that issue when they experienced it. By gaining insight to how people cope with problems and how it worked for them, you then acquire new coping skills which you can apply in your life as well.
  • You improved self-esteem. When you resolve your problem with the help of your support group it can boost your self-esteem. And with your new knowledge on new ways of coping – you feel much more confident facing various challenges in the future. There’s nothing better than knowing you’ve touched or even changed someone’s life with your words.

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” — James Penney

So how does one build up their inner power to support others? 

  • It starts with first sharing and caring with others. Give to receive.
  • Show your commitment, vulnerability, compassion and support.
  • During your daily ‘power hour’ or ‘magical minutes’, take 2 minutes and hold a vision for your loved ones and for the group as a whole and visualize the overall performance and each person’s performance increasing with love, joy and peace. (Sounds like Christmas!).
  • The more effort you put into supporting others the more you may personally experience a shift to higher values, greater commitment, and a more powerful attraction for yourself. This is the power of appreciating and giving gratitude.
  • Manifestation is easier as we work from the higher realms of essence, qualities and goodness. So focus your aspiration, sensitivity, personality, selflessness, love, understanding and goodwill into the group.
  • There are reasons group meditations are more powerful. It is called synergy. Intuition and group need and group soul attracts MORE concepts, ideas, love energy, and new, synergistic levels of consciousness.
  • Make your groups more powerful as you hold the space and shared visions. Maintain a high integrity container for your relationships to grow in. Always hold the inner vision of love, compassion and harmony of the group.
  • One of the most common group uses of intuition and intention is healing circles. Our healing abilities are a natural part of the way the Aborigines see themselves in the grand scheme of the universe. Connected at all times. Co-creators. Co-healers.
  • It is an opportunity to attune to and work on collective shadows and values. It is an opportunity to get good feedback often.
  • Embrace and carry a higher vision of yourself. Experience and integrate being a bigger part of the whole. Dive into a new level of mystery and awe through and for your group work.
  • For best results, always start with a group meditation to elevate above the daily stuff. Then allow the individual souls to absorb into the one group soul. One of the strongest bonds is a common objective expressed in collective activities that serves fellow human beings.
  • Want to add another level of accountability to yourself? Share a performance number (‘N’ out of 10, 10 being hi.) in one sentence. No excuses, comments or discussion are necessary. Just doing this helps you to commit more deeply to yourself. It gives you a new goal to surpass next week as you get better and better at the little things that make a big difference. And it gives others some feedback on how you are doing.
  • Spend a few minutes each day and ATTUNE to the other, identify with the other, be the other and sense the need of the other.
  • Identify and work on the collective needs and shadows of the group.
  • Sense and share back a stronger magnetic, attracting force.
  • As much as you can share spiritual, sympathetic and collaborative energies that support your group.
  • Respect and appreciate the other — always. No judgment. No advice unless asked for. Hold them as able and to learn their own learning.
  • A big part of group work is to use your voice and be heard – especially by yourself.
  • Allow diversity — differing opinions are fine! We each do life differently.
  • Support others in answering their own questions. In some situations ask questions so both you and others get clarity about a topic, situation or request.

 No Man is an Island

As the old saying goes – no man is indeed an island. Although there are times when we need to isolate ourselves to recharge on our own, it’s still so much better if you have a support group where you can be open and share your highs and lows with. Support group is like your 2nd family – people who will not judge you no matter what ordeal you got yourself into. A support group are meant to be the opposite – they will do their very best in order to get you out of problems and help you to be the best version of yourself.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead

 Written by John Robson. He has 25 years experience with master minding, completed a 3 year Group Consciousness course, created a relationship program, and has been married for 45 years (2 different wives). John has led over 100 teams. His worst 2 years of non performance was without a master mind partner. John is presently creating new ways individuals, buddies and master mind circles can attain more results faster and with more joy and peace of mind.

 

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I AM BACK. Another thing off my Bucket List. I spent 6 of the last 8 months on retreat by myself in the wilderness. And sometimes it was crowded – Me, Myself and I – Ego, Personality and Soul – and trees, animals and the lake – all offering up new levels of awareness.

I was writing 2 books – and one is on DIY (Do It Yourself) Retreat Process. Personal retreats at home, in a park, in a hotel room or ideally in a nature setting. Retreats that are 1 to 8 hours long or 1 to 7 days long. The book is about how to get the most relaxation, insights, answers and healing out of your own personalized retreat. And the best way for me to get clear about awareness shifts on a retreat was for me to immerse myself in a retreat setting for months at a time.

Even though I was still working on and maintaining my web site, Higher Awareness – I do apologize for not putting more attention to staying connected with members and our readership. So now with more deeper insights, I have a clearer mission, messages and intentions, and a plan for 2018.

Below are my 5 main retreat take-a-ways I want to share:

  1. Change and growth is hard work. – I reconfirmed again the power over us of our deep conditioning, robotic reactions and habitual behaviors. It was a reminder of how stuck we are in our old programming. Even though our ego and character feels so smart and even spiritual its control nature keeps us processing in our comfort zone. The invisible glass ceiling still limiting our responses and growth. So to break through the glass ceiling more often I would become the observer or watcher of how my thoughts and ego worked. I would meditate more and through an altered state could go beyond the glass ceiling. I would do more dialogs (a journaling tool) that helped me connect more deeply with my soul and even nature spirits. I confirmed again that the way we do one thing is the way we do everything. That we are a verb, not a noun. Mindsets and processes keep repeating themselves even in new surroundings and situations. For example, I wanted to relax and just do nothing, so I immediately wrote a list of 20 ways to DO nothing – back to one of my natural busyness responses. The ego abhors change so extra attention is needed to do new things or do new things differently.
  1. Relating is important. As a result of doing a life review and being in isolation I realized the absolute importance of meaningful relationships – of my need to speak, share, interact, discuss, love, have fun and relate. My wife, Patrice, and I developed a new level of connection and conversation when we talked once per day. At the end of my retreat I created a personal plan that involved more connections, group work, master minding, voicing my truth, sharing feelings and showing more compassion.
  1. Attunement Magic – This one of my favorite words now – ATTUNING. Often I would relax and ATTUNE (reflect, connect with, contemplate, become) to my purpose, vision, goals, nature, my body, important people in my life, intuition, etc.. As I did this daily or a few times per day, I would always get new perspectives, qualities, ideals and ideas that would offer up more insights and truth. The essence and evolving edge of my focus expanded. Intuition grew significantly. I would start asking better questions that offered up amazing answers. Every minute, hour and day is new and fresh offering deeper and higher insights.Another favorite word and task was embodiment. As I attuned to an essence and strong feelings, I would then anchor it, internalize it, own it, be that feeling. I would intensify it, expand it, and AMP it UP 10 and 100 times so I was so full it overflowed and then I would radiate it out to loved ones, members and the world.
  1. Patience and Soul Timing – I learned a lot about patience. About nature and soul timing. In my busyness I know I can be too attached to my ‘to do’ list and planning. Instead I would check in each day and often many times per day for my highest guidance. And often the message was to relax, enjoy, walk, breath, connect and love. This was perfect guidance to tame my perfection, workaholicism and seeking. I was in the wilderness during fall and winter when nature takes a break and regenerates. So my sense of any urgency mellowed out. I spent more time pondering life and nature and less time in work mode. Of letting go instead of my inner drive to letting in ‘new’ stuff. Of asking higher guidance what to do next instead of checking my list. It is amazing how, in hind site, I would often be doing the right things at the right time for the right reason. Inner guidance knows a lot more than my intelligent mind.
  1. Pursue your Purpose – I got solid confirmation that I am on my right path of creating my new ‘intuit and DO IT’ Awareness and Manifesting Program (I AMP). I worked on how the definition and level of awareness changes from senses to experiences to thoughts to feelings to imagination to healing to intuition to consciousness to bliss and to awareness manifesting itself (even before the awareness happened ). My purpose, vision and mission become quite clear and simple as I recommit to sharing truth and meaningful messages to millions.

So it is great to be back in the city to connect with friends and attend a few meet ups. Fortunately I am a few blocks from our river valley so I can still be in nature and connect with its powerful essence. And I am back with a new level of commitment to my wife and business partner, and to my Higher Awareness business and new programming. I am excited to share more important messages and truths on how we can create the beautiful lives we are meant to live.

I look forward to sharing on a more consistent basis in our blogs, messages, on Facebook and in the upgraded release of our new “Intuit and DO IT” Awareness and Manifesting Program (I AMP) – so you can AMP UP your commitment, inner power, awareness, compassion and your ability to manifest your dreams. New updates have recently been added to this new beta tested program and I invite you to join us and Know, Grow and Flow through life.

Spring has sprung. Nature is thawing and ready to express itself more fully. And so am I. To an insightful and productive 2018.

John Robson
Higher Awareness

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Have you re-aligned to the changing seasons?

by John Robson on December 19, 2017

How in touch are you with the rhythms of nature and our planet?

There is a wholeness to life where all parts make sense and there is a natural flow of universal energies. There are laws about rhythms and cycles, where whole complete circles (spirals) of energies are made to support us.

Yet we approach most of life’s stimulus with the same unconscious, reactive, robotic or programmed responses. We think the world revolves around us. It is like golfing with one club only or cooking with one utensil only.

Getting in touch with nature’s rhythms gives us a deeper connection to the earth’s natural rotation around the sun. Every year at precise times the earth and sun find themselves in exactly the same places, showing us the beautiful rhythm of the cosmos. When we forget how connected we are to this natural rhythm we stay self-centered, lose perspective and miss out of the serenity that comes with it.

“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy” – William Blake

The Equinox and Solstice mark the changing of the four seasons as the earth rotates around the sun.  The Equinox occurs in the fall and spring and is when night and day are exactly the same length. The Solstice occurs in the summer and winter, the summer solstice being the longest day of the year, and the winter solstice the shortest day.

In the northern hemisphere we are approaching the winter solstice. The north pole hibernates in its 24 hours of darkness. To our readers in the southern hemisphere, who are now wrapped in the light of the summer solstice, please forgive the northern focus. Information on cycles applies equally to us all, just at different times.

How do you align your life with these 4 important seasonal events?

  1. Spring Equinox – A time of renewal and “spring cleaning” that removes any negative and slower energy accumulated over the dark winter months and prepares us for the positive growing energy of spring and summer. A time to spring forward, risk and start new projects. It is a time of awakening and recommitting to life as spring brings in more energy and warmth. It ushers in a time of awakening and recommitting to life. It is a celebration of being resurrected from the dead of winter and being born again.

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.” — Henry David Thoreau

  1. Summer Solstice – Summer blesses us with light, expansion, fulfillment, holidays, growth and creativity. To honour summer’s approach, you might greet the early morning with yoga sun salutations and celebrate the bright evenings by dancing around a bonfire.

 “The summer solstice is a time for strength and vitality, for action and movement.”  — Carole Carlton

  1. Autumn Equinox – Fall marks the beginning of shorter days and longer nights. This is a time of harvest, community, celebration and thanksgiving. It is a time of completion, balance and realizing the abundance around us. As the sunlight retreats, we also retreat inside to rest, reflect on the past and future, and strengthen our spirits.

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” — Albert Camus

  1. Winter Solstice – Solstice derives from an ancient Latin word meaning “stop,” or “to stand still.” Winter Solstice is the longest night of the year and is a time of both anticipation and rejoicing at the Sun’s rebirth. This is a time of rejuvenation, reflection and healing. A time of integration as our consciousness expands due to the lessons we have learned. A time of anticipation of the increasing light and new experiences of a new cycle.

“In a way winter is the real spring, the time when the inner things happen, the resurge of nature.” — Edna O’Brien

Take full advantage of the energies of the season by allowing time for stillness, solitude, reflection and intuition.

For Winter Solstice answer these questions:

  • What needs healing or completing?
  • What lessons have you learned that you now own and can move beyond?
  • When have you booked time for stillness, reflection and year-end review?

“Four seasons fill the measure of the year. There are four seasons in the mind of men.” — John Keats

Also with each passing year, we appreciate more and more deeply our connections with others. Please know that we hold you warmly in our hearts, and send blessings that 2018 and beyond will be rich with rewards of all kinds for you and those you cherish.

Sending you our love and best wishes,
John & Patrice Robson
Higher Awareness

 

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My 11 main messages to mankind.

by John Robson on December 10, 2017

 

Every day I tune into my soul and the universe and ask “What is my message to my readers,  members and humanity?”

Below are my top 11 messages that consistently rise to the surface and are in most of our programs at Higher Awareness:

  1. Resolve to Evolve – Make a sincere commitment to heal and grow and be who you were meant to be.
  2. Align with Universal Laws – Understand how life works and life unfolds much easier. Better to align with and go with the flow instead of unconsciously going against it.
  3. Develop Daily Discipline – Daily enhance your health, clarity, compassion, connections and calling. Have a sacred space or time to pursue your personal practices.
  4. Dare to be Aware – Be conscious of what is happening around and in you. Develop Higher Awareness. Stop more often and pay attention. Be an observer and watch how you respond to life’s daily triggers.
  5. Reveal and Heal – Identify and clear the 100’s of blocks and limiting beliefs you have. No wonder life does not unfold as you desire.
  6. Know your Challenges, Character and Calling (soul) – They are all interconnected. Identify and resolve your main life lesson. Clear your limitations and build character so you can more easily respond to your higher calling.
  7. Aspire Higher and Dig Deeper – Multiple insights await as you work on both of these paths. But the most the important path is digging deeper and clearing the distortions and filters of higher
  8. Think It and Ink It – Just Journal. If it is in sight, it is in mind. Draw out your pains and wisdom so you can see them and respond to them.
  9. Do different things. Do things differently – Break robotic patterns. Create an inner, more expansive web of experiences and perspectives.
  10. Ask! Ask ! Ask! and Listen and Act.intuit and DO IT! Guidance, intuition and answers are always available. Master asking, listening and appropriately responding.
  11. Pursue Passion, Potentials and Purpose – You are here for a reason. Find it and live it and make your life magical!

What are your core messages to humanity?

 

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Nature Naturally Nurtures

by John Robson on May 27, 2017

“Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it, how still they are, how deeply rooted in Being. Allow nature to teach you stillness.” — Eckhart Tolle

I just returned from my yearly relaxing, writing, pondering retreat in the mountains of British Columbia, Canada. I get my best rejuvenation and greatest insights when I’m surrounded by nature and immersed in its authentic being and beauty.

Consider the many lessons we can learn from a flower.

A flower is truly present and centered in its being. From its origin as a seed, it allows the life force to move through it to unfold its natural blueprint.

A flower trusts it will be provided for, that it will receive the temperatures, air, water, sunshine and nutrition it needs to grow. Then it does its best with what it is given. It may be a rainy or dry season, or it may encounter physical damage from animals or humans or bad soil. Without complaint, the flower follows its destiny. The stronger the wind, the stronger the stem.

A flower doesn’t force the growth process. It accepts the pace of germinating, sprouting, developing, budding and flowering. It allows time to reveal its beauty. Nor does it resist the inevitable disintegration that completes the cycle.

A flower lives in the NOW. It has no concern for the past or future.

And finally – and this was so powerful for me — a flower doesn’t question or agonize about what it is. If it is a rose, it doesn’t wish it were a daisy. It does not judge other flowers or its host plant or you and me the observers. It minds its own business, content to participate in its own self-expression and radiate its unique and incredible beauty.

This was the insight that struck home for me: “To stop aspiring to be someone I am not.”

Of course, human life is much more complex than that of a flower. But does it have to be as complex as we make it? May we choose to adopt the rhythm and acceptance of nature?

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” — Albert Einstein

“When we stop opposing reality, action becomes simple, fluid, kind, and fearless.” -– Byron Katie

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Synchronize with Nature – Spring into Action

by John Robson on March 22, 2017

“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” — William Blake

Are you sensing these 4 similar energies urging you on? How in touch are you with the rhythms of nature and our planet?

1. We just passed the Equinox on March 20, one of two dates each year when the hours of daylight equal the hours of darkness.

Those of us in the northern hemisphere are emerging from a reflective, nurturing dark time. In many traditions, the first day of Spring marks the start of a new year. It is a time of clearing the slower energies of the winter and preparing for a new cycle of growth. It is a time of awakening and recommitting to life as spring brings in energy and warmth. It is a celebration of new beginnings and of being born again.

2. At this same time, in astrology, the sun moves into Aries – a sign representing energy, drive, initiative and motivation. There is a restlessness and an openness to change and new experiences. The symbolic ram is leaping up the mountain.

3. In numerology the year is split into 9 parts. We are just entering the 3 cycle. The 3 energy is the fruit of union of the one and two. It is the energy of expansion, expression, activity, art and the joy of living. It is starting at this same time of Aries and the Equinox.

From a higher perspective, the THREE is the intelligence energy of expression according to universal laws and principles. It is a manifesting energy as the initiating, wilful ONE energy combines with the loving, integrative TWO energy to create the THREE energy of clear self evaluation and intelligent application.

Life unfolds in alternating rhythms of yin and yang, male and female, giving and receiving, action and reflection and between even and odd numbers. The inward, nurturing and love energy of the 2 cycle and Pisces moves into the outward focused, intelligent ‘doing’ energy of the 3 cycle and Aries.

The 3 is an energy of truth, wisdom and authenticity. If it is not fully integrated or understood, it can be experienced as pride, judgement, busyness, impracticality, manipulation, self pity, being a workaholic, being paranoid and feeling a victim.

4. The energy of this year, 2017, according to numerology is a ONE year. ONE is a male, fiery, active, yang, father-principled energy. This is a time of new beginnings. It is a time to develop your will, to assert what you stand for and take the lead. Be open to new things and new ways of doing things. Plant new seeds. Stimulate your creativity and lay out new plans. Muster your courage to step forward in life.

That’s 4 perspectives – all with similar energies.

Below are some considerations as you shift your focus and actions from:

  • planning and ideas to execution and action,
  • imagination to basics,
  • inner work to outer work,
  • caution to creative expression,
  • intuition to rational thinking,
  • simple to more complex,
  • people to business and
  • rhythmic to spontenaity.

It is quite amazing when natural order and cycles fit together and we align with them instead of going against the current. What new energies, goals, and persepctives are unfolding for you?

Wishing you an inspiring, productive and meaningful new chapter in your life’s journey.

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.” — Henry David Thoreau

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