Achieving Ecstasy Like A God

The original Greek meaning of ‘ecstasy’ was an experience of being outside of yourself.

This is what we seek in terms of ascension.

You achieve that in human form by being ‘in flow’, as described by this leading music composer:

You are in an ecstatic state to such a point that you feel as though you almost don’t exist. I have experienced this time and time again. My hand seems devoid of myself, and I have nothing to do with what is happening. I just sit there watching it in a state of awe and wonderment. And [the music] just flows out of itself.

Mihaly explains this process as when we are doing something highly challenging when we also have a high degree of skill for it, and the brain reaches our natural limit of processing information.

He says the brain can only process 120 bits of information at a time.  Listening to a conversation requires at least 60 bits.

The composer continues:

when you are really involved in this completely engaging process of creating something new – as this man does – he doesn’t have enough attention left over to monitor how his body feels or his problems at home. He can’t feel even that he’s hungry or tired, his body disappears, his identity disappears from his consciousness because he doesn’t have enough attention, like none of us do, to really do well something that requires a lot of concentration and at the same time to feel that he exists.

‘Body disappears’

‘Forgets his own existence’

Doesn’t this sound a lot like the ecstasy sought by new-age spiritualists?

Transcending the body. Rising above physical experience to a higher dimension? Etc…

Indeed:

This capacity of our conscious processing mind may be the greatest opportunity for ecstasy as described and sought by old spiritual traditions.

Body disappears… physical discomforts disappear… identity disappears from his consciousness… existence is temporarily suspended.

Mihaly describes the 7 key points of feeling in flow:

1. Completely involved in what we are doing – focused, concentrated.
2. A sense of ecstasy – of being outside everyday reality.
3. Great inner clarity – knowing what needs to be done, and how well we are doing.
4. Knowing that the activity is doable – that skills are adequate to the task.
5. A sense of serenity – no worries about oneself, and a feeling of growing beyond the boundaries of the ego.
6. Timelessness – thoroughly focused on the present, our sin to pass by in minutes.
7. Intrinsic motivation – whatever produces flow becomes its own reward.

Sounds good right?

But if we are never aware or conscious of that experience then there’s really no point in it, as it’s our individual experience of something that makes it worth while. This is a key point that modern-day spiritualists miss, but they miss it because they’re so desperately seeking that out of body ecstatic state of flow.

Now here’s the practical implications:

A truism in the field of creativity says that we need 10,000 hours or 10 years of technical and experiential immersion into a subject before we approach mastery of creativity in that field… the ability to truly change something in a way that it’s better than before.

10,000 hours or 10 years may be somewhat arbitrary, but here’s the point…

It takes time to master creativity in any subject.

So imagine the potential of ecstatic experience given an accumulation of mastery in different topics to enter the flow of true creativity….

Therein lies the future of our enlightenment and of our ascension to a higher dimension of experience.

Right down here on Earth. Not up there in some fantasy light-body mysticism.

But it requires tremendous effort to become masterful at anything. And there in lies the rub. People today are lazy. You Are lazy.

Am I right?

So how can you encourage yourself to focus on the real requirements of ascension rather than the effortless fantasy of pseudo spiritual ascension?

Well, that’s ultimately the topic for the entirety of Survival2020.

We call it The Flower of Being.

Esoteric adjustment of the 3 keys to success

For those of you wanting to watch the evolution of my work closely, here comes another important Eureka!

I previously identified the 3 keys as:

1. Clarity of Intent
2. Mindfulness of Intent
3. Willingness of Intent

I saw clarity and mindfulness as coalescing to develop greater strength of willingness (Willpower).

That’s still valid but there’s a hugely significant realisation that I had been missing…

Will depends neither on clarity or mindfulness to exist or to have an impact.

And in fact, the primordial force is not clarity or mindfulness, but simple movement, the vibrational flux of energy, and that is Will.

Consider a plagiarism of the ancient Egyptian story of creation:

  • In the beginning was the Dot.
  • And the Dot vibrated with the fundamental choice to move. So the dot became a line.
  • Out of referential mindfulness, the line curved and so Direction was manifest.
  • Through choice and direction, mindfulness expanded into material space and so Order and thus Clarity became possible out of Chaos.

In this way, Clarity is actually the 3rd in the key sequence and comes at the point of 3 dimensional order.

I will diagram this soon.

Again:

  • Willingness = the fundamental Choice. The choice to move, to focus.
  • Movement expands into the Mindfulness of options and therefore in a shift or change in Direction.
  • The directional changes flux into material space or some semblance of Order and so Clarity of identification becomes possible.

This represents the first 3 of the 7 dimensions that comprise the Flower of Manifestation.

  1. Choice (fundamental attitude to focus or not to focus)
  2. Direction (life purpose, meaning and values)
  3. Order (environment and organisation)

From there, check out the main Flower of Manifestation page for more…

Our 3 Magical Keys To Achieve Goals

I have published articles and products on how to achieve goals since 1998.

You know…

…all the practical stuff, including:

* Clarify your life direction and purpose
* How to get organized
* Effective and efficient time management

…But the more i have worked on my own journey of self development, the more i have applied these techniques in business with colleagues and staff and private clients… and the more i have seen online customers use them, i have deepened the realisation that attitude is more important.

And how we manage our mind, our internal world, leads us to

Achieve Goals

Not just through practical techniques (no matter how straightforward they are laid out).

They work well only to the extent that your mind works well.

Just think of all the Procrastination… Distraction… Learned helplessness and so on…

These limitors and blocks to achieving goals result from lack of clarity, lack of mindfulness and lack of willingness.

And those three keys (clarity, mindfulness, willingness) are at the very essence of goal achievement.

Learn more about these…

Three Keys to Achieve Goals

Factors For Success – There’s Only 3

In actual fact there are only 3 factors for success.

Success Factor 1: Clarity

You need to know what you want, who you are, what you have to do. That’s clarity.

Success Factor 2: Mindfulness

You must maintain awareness of what you developed clarity about it so that every moment your actions can move towards what you developed clarity on.

Success Factor 3: Willingness

We also need the emotional and physical energy to actually act to make things happen that we are clear on and mindful of.

And that’s it. The 3 widest scope facators for success.

So can you guess what the three BIG errors are that people make with achieving success?

1. They don’t develop sufficient clarity about what they want, what they are currently capable of, what they currently have, who they currently are, or what they have to do.

2. They get distracted from either clarifying those things or from staying aware of them.

3. Some people are clear on what they want, even think about it regularly enough to near drive them up the wall, and yet they ‘procrastinate’ due to various emotional / psychological / physical blockages.

Where are you at?

On a scale of 1 to 10 how well would you rate yourself for your level of clarity, your level of mindfulness and your level of willingness to act?

If you want to explore these ideas in detail, review the:

Factors For Success in the Missing Principles Handbook

Short, medium and long-term time management techniques

As you carefully read this article you will find that it goes to the very heart of mature Time Management.

It covers things that absolutely anyone can do and takes no time at all to learn because you can already do it easily.

Can you think of anyone around you that needs this?

But before I reveal to you the most overlooked and most vital recommendation for time management, consider this..

There are three categories for Time Management.

Below are three excellent and highly recommended techniques for time management that I use all the time.

And if you pay close attention you will understand why techniques for ALL three ‘ranges’ of time are vital for an optimized approach to time management.

TECHNIQUE 1: Short-range Time Management: Daily 10-Minute On-track Review

The 10-Minute On-track Time Management Review is one of my favorite daily techniques.

In just 10 minutes we can jot down most of the things floating around in our mind and take a strong grip on them by seeing them written down.

At times we get off track, whether practically, or with our efficiency, or emotionally. When that happens I usually realize I have not done a 10 minute ‘how is it going’ self-review, so I do it then and things seem so much clearer and in my grasp.

Whenever you feel overwhelmed, try it, just jot down those buzzing thoughts, and you’ll immediately feel in far more control.

And if you already know this; if this already seems terribly simple to you..

..then I beg you this question:

How consistent are you at doing it as part of your regular Time Management operations? If you do it regularly, then that’s awesome.

But I wonder if you have got the 2nd Time Management technique in place too?

TECHNIQUE 2: For Long-range Time Management: Weekend Review

Take an hour or so every single weekend to review the past week and plan for the coming week.

I confess, I myself find this difficult to stick to, yet it’s so so so important for total Time Management.

Don’t let your brain trick you into missing this. It can be extremely hard work to think of all the messy details of how things are going and attempting to put it all in order. But don’t let your brain get away with chickening out.

“Brain, for the next hour, it’s you and me bucko!”

The Weekend Review is much like the 10-Minute Review, but the Weekend Review should include ‘everything’ in your life.

If you’ve never done this before, then it’ll be a bumpy roller coaster the first time you do it.

Have you got the guts? Have you got the foresight that it is well worth doing?

Dedicate an entire afternoon (maybe it will take a day), perhaps with a friend, to individually do a ‘mind-dump’ of everything important and significant in your life.

This will help your time management drastically because it will push your mind to be aware of projects, responsibilities, and desires that you could, should, are, or want to ultimately be doing.

And you can’t apply yourself to the very best possible time management if you are not staying optimally mindful of things, right?

Write down all the big important things in your life, present, and desired, and at the weekend check how things are going in relation to your Time Management ‘Master List’ that you update and review at the weekends.

So now we need to fill the gap between the short term 10 minute time management and the long-term big life vision time management.

TECHNIQUE 3: For Medium-range Time Management: Current Project List

Key Principle: Time Management works via taking future envisioned results, identifying their steps of achievement, scheduling them, and then acting on what is scheduled.

So technique 3 is this:

Maintain an active list of all your current projects.

This should be a list of every single active project or responsibility you have got going in your life.

It will include repeated responsibilities you have got such as the weekly shopping spree, because writing those things down will push you to fit them efficiently into your time management schedule.

You can’t have optimum time management unless you include everything you need to have time management for, right?

To conclude:

There are 3 ranges of our life thus we require 3 core techniques of time management.

Always remember those three requirements.

Oh, and I promised to reveal the most overlooked yet greatest time management secret.

It’s implied in the above 3 techniques and it is this:

Write things down, don’t just let things revolve around your head.

“Don’t just think it, Ink it!”

This is the number one priority I want my clients to learn from me for their Time Management success.

Do you know the following fact established by Brian Tracy?

Writing down the things we want to do, have, and become, moves us to the top 3% of the population in terms of life success.

So fancy being among the elite of men and women?

Take pen to paper regularly and get things committed to clear precise orderliness on paper (or computer).

That really is the overlooked secret to all of Time Management.

(I wrote the above in 2006 touring Thailand whilst writing and coaching).

Get the complete natural approach to Time Management

How To Organize Time

Organize Time Management

What Are The Only 3 Timeless Keys That Will Allow You To Genuinely Organize Time?

Discover right now that there are only 3 possible keys to all time management.

It seems that when we try and organize time, we over-complicate things beyond usefulness.

Notable figures of history, philosophy, technology have shown that the best explanation is very often the simplest.

“Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler” – Albert Einstein

I am certainly one for intricate detail. However, the central guiding principles are almost always simple, short, and powerful when understood clearly.

Here in this article I present my 3 timeless keys to organize time.

And first I review 4 approaches to organize time that is taught out there in the big complicated world.

4 levels to better organize time management

As I researched through many time management courses, home study courses, etc I noted 4 levels of how good they were.

Organize Time Level 1

The lowest level was where the program gave a very clear, vivid description and expansion of the problems and frustrations and all the many areas where loss of time, time wasting, or difficulties with time would come up. Then there would be some scattered tips and techniques at the end of each section on how to actually organize time.

Organize Time Level 2

The 2nd level are programs that explored the possible reasons behind difficulties with time, along with a ton of tips and techniques that would gain great results, provided they were applied, which would take discipline and effort to do for sure.

Organize Time Level 3

The 3rd level did that review of time difficulties, as well as the causes, but gave a streamlined approach to the steps to take for getting priorities controlled, and a selection of more efficient methods to organize time.

Organize Time Level 4

Now comes the 4th level of technology to organize time, which utilizes today’s modern computer capabilities, along with eliminating all the dead old inferior and unintegrated techniques.

You can check out my own painstakingly developed groundbreaking method for how to get organized now. Plus the Organize Your Life system.
The 3 keys that I teach to organize time are Desire, Mindfulness, and Willingness. Remember and carry these concepts with you always.

CLARITY – clearly identifying your intent for what you want. The easy bit right?

MINDFULNESS – preparation and organization to set you up to achieve. A whole new level of insight.

WILLINGNESS – actually doing the next steps of all your projects. Precise mechanism to control your actions.

By focusing on those 3 keys you can not only organize time, but you can dominate time.

Time is our most valuable commodity.

Everything is done inside of time.

If you lack control over time, if you can not properly organize time, then far less can be accomplished, contributed, created, or enjoyed.

But how is it actually done?

Resources to Organize Time

See the Secret Principles Handbook and my Time Management System.

My god! Transcendence parallels the Metawill

Ok this has just struck me right upside the head…

I’m toying with the ideas of the 10 Mind Controllers and have been considering the semantics.

Now I’m not going to divulge it prematurely, but I’ve realised the obvious simplicity that the 10th ‘uncontrollable’ mind-controller, that of Transcendence, parallels an emergent perspective of the 3 categories of the other 9 mind-controllers.

Now hear this:

The 3 categories of the 9 ‘controllable’ mind controllers represent the Will.

Well transcendence, the 10th mind-controller, represents, by semantic implication and derrived integration… the Metawill.

And this provides a window to linking the Di Silvestro Equation and Baruch Spinozas position of ‘thought becomes things’.

I look forward to explaining this more simply soon.

And now we have a bridge between our Will, and that ‘mystical’ Transcendent state of bliss (effortless easy, satisfaction) that all of the lazy irrational mystics have been ‘seeking’ for several thousand years.

My god! I’m in awe at the identifications scribbled in my note book.

The 3 Keys of Mind, Body, Spirit Harmony

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve”

That said by one of history’s richest businessmen.

Clearly someone to pay attention to, but isn’t all this ‘law of attraction‘ stuff just a bunch of airy-fairy mysticism?

Several years back I landed on an idea that I’m neither intelligent enough or knowledgeable enough to fully exploit or explain… I believe it corresponds to a universal principle of creation, and fits various different words and contexts.

Whether for personal success or directly for career success, there are…

There are 3 pillars of your mind and all that you do with it.

ACTION results from the combination of THOUGHT and EMOTION.

Learn to control these things, and we learn to create our life.

Over and over again I have found success to reduce into 3 vital factors:

  1. The clarity of your intent
  2. Your degree of organisation
  3. The use of your energy

Start with these three words:

  • Discover
  • Organize
  • Acquire

See how those three words compare with the next 3 bullet points…

In the context of ‘measuring’ things:

  • The degree (‘amount/level’) of yourintent for excellence
  • The degree of your organization andpreparation
  • The control of your action through time

And an esoteric version:

  • Identify Intent
  • Gather Intent
  • Manifest Intent

Or another variation:

  • Clarification
  • Preparation
  • Execution

Before I lose you with this stuff… consider this simple variation of the formula showing how achievement divides clearly and obviously into 3 factors for getting things done:

  • Know what you want
  • Prepare for it (get ready)
  • Do it
A ‘law of attraction’ way of putting it:
  1. Set the intention
  2. Prepare to receive
  3. Let it come in

Below are notes on those 3 stages of creating whatever you want. These are the 3 Keys threaded throughout the 7 Dimensions of Manifestation.

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one”. – Mark Twain

1st: KNOW WHAT YOU WANT

Key 1: Identify Intent

We have covered the practical application of this Key throughout the course.

It is unfortunate that people are unable or unwilling to allow themselves the self-acceptance and personal power to identify clearly what there heart felt desires are.

Here is some correspondence from someone who read my Life Success Report.

“I have been visiting many different web pages over the last few weeks and months.

I am very much interested in all these subjects about self-development and the related subjects.

Although I have read a lot of books over the last ten years, e.g., Louise L. Hay and similar authors, I have never dared to do it.

So here I am now, nearly forty, trying to sort something out for me. It is just recently that I discovered that I have never had any goals, life goals.

And so I started to try to find out where I am, who I am and where I want to go.”

Before we can accomplish anything, we need to take the time to develop a clear picture of what we want. And yes this will expand and clarify and improve with time. but it is vital to have a starting position as clear as we can make it right now.

“Before everything else, getting ready is the key to success”
– Henry Ford

“Begin it when it is finished”
– Jim Rohn

Mr Jim Rohn narrates a story in which he was to build his first house. He had the land and took people on a virtual tour showing them the fireplace where his descriptions were so vivid that the guest felt he was there and bumped his elbow at the fire place.

Begin it when it’s finished means first to become so clear of what we want that in effect it is complete, at least in our mental reality. And once that is achieved, to then begin it.

Of course this can lead to ‘perfectionism’ and procrastination, so we need to understand Key 2.

2nd: GET READY

Key 2: Gathering Intent

ORGANIZATION AND PREPARATION

“It is only in the doing that there is the becoming.”

How do we reconcile the contradiction between not taking action until we are well prepared, and the idea that readiness happens only from practice?

Our honest judgement combined with our weekly review keeps us ever mindful of the next movements for each project.

Are you familiar with the anecdote of the airplanes precision in direction? An airplane is on track less than 3% of the time. 97% of the time it is OFF course. So how does it manage to get from a precise point A to a precise point B? By making regular minor changes in direction to re-adjust.

We can always always identify the next action steps towards any desire. If you don’t know what the next thing to do is, well then the next thing to do is sit down and think and write about what the next things to do might be. This will always always always give you enough ideas to pursue to proceed on that aeroplanes path of 97% off course so that we make the micro-adjustments towards our desired outcome.

Organization and preparation gathers our intent (key 2) which means pulling together the energies and resources to lead us to Key 3; the actual manifestation of our intent.

Break desires into projects:

“What about a check-list for helping me to find solutions?”

Great idea! Use the following starting questions to begin a STC for each project.

  • Can I give the task to someone else?
  • Can I ‘buy’ a solution?
  • Have I done my research?
  • Are other people having the same problems?
  • Did they solve it? How? Can I do the same?
  • If I was someone else who could solve it, what would I do? Where would I start?
  • What ideas can I write down as potential solutions, plans, starting points?

Break projects into actions and smaller projects and then into actions.

Schedule the next actions.

And then

3rd: JUST DO IT!

Key 3: Manifest Your Intent

This happens when we take the EXACT action, or achieve the exact RESULT that we need that has the result of ACTUALLY making real something that we desired.

Allow the process to unfold, trust yourself to take the necessary actions and set up the necessary plans.

You can read my ongoing research, interests and integrations inside the 7 Dimensions of Manifestation.

Key 3 is about prioritisation, scheduling, reviewing, and being flexible in your approach to success and to stay on track.

This is covered in detail in the 3rd part of the Folderarchy Formula.

Questions that you can use right now are:

  1. What are the most important areas for me to work on at this time?
  2. What are the next steps?
  3. Am i motivated to do them?
  4. Do i know how to do them?
  5. Do i know how to learn or become able to do them?
  6. When will i do it?

For the detailed essence of how to 1. Discover, 2. Organize, and 3. Acquire, EVERY possible Life Advantage through organizing the 9 permanent principles check out…

The Missing Principles Handbook.

Next page in the Mind Control series: 10 Mind Harmonisers, or visit the main Manifest Your Vision page.

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