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Stanislav Grof: A New Paradigm of the Unconscious (excerpt) - Thinking Allowed

In extraordinary circumstances, the human mind is capable of accessing information from anywhere in time or space, according to evidence provided by Stanislav Grof, M.D.. Author of Realms of the Human Unconscious, Dr. Grof is an innovative psychotherapist who has attempted to integrate the divergent schools of Freud, Jung and Reich with insights from the leading edge of contemporary physics and biology.

To live, be alive. To be alive, practice the Art of Dying

A few years ago as I was going through my Saturn Return, I engaged in some deeper practices that helped me transition into what feels to me now like my waking life. As I was going through some of the more challenging processes, I experienced what felt like dying. I have a memory from when I was six years old of being in conversation with my father and saying to him that I was afraid, and that I did not want to die. He told me I wouldn't have to worry about that for a long time.