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  • Insights & Instructions Along the Timeless Path of Self-Knowing (Writing - 8/11/02)

    While experience may serve as the path to self-knowledge, still it remains the lesser half of the path to self knowing.

  • The Secret of Release and Relax (Writing - 1/5/04)

    As Guy Finley explains, as we let go of our identification with negative feelings we also let go of their associated pain.

  • The Sure Way to Raise Your Life Level (Writing - 4/19/04)

    Guy Finley explains that the only lasting way to change our experience in life is to change our own life-level. At last the secret of real change!

  • Develop the Indomitable Self in You (Writing - 8/10/04)

    In this world that you and I live in, response is request. We can slightly enlarge this idea by restating it this way: The way you respond to life is…[more]

  • An Inner Exercise to Change Your Life (Writing - 6/19/05)

    All interior practices, explains Guy Finley, begin with the wish to meet our lives from a new understanding of ourselves granted us through new knowledge about ourselves.

  • The Right Choice That Keeps You Safe (Writing - 4/30/06)

    Guy Finley reminds us that no negative state wants what is right for you.

  • To Release or to Resist... That is the Question (Audio 10:53 - 12/26/07)

    You can let go of any painful situation or darkened state in your life starting right now! This powerful talk explains how resisting your pain actually keeps it alive. Listen…[more]

  • Find Happiness in a Higher Meaning of Life (Audio 9:32 - 12/26/07)

    Tired of going in painful circles in your life? In this talk Guy Finley reveals the secret of finally moving out of what may feel like a meaningless existence into…[more]

  • Panic Attacks (Writing - 5/28/08)

    Guy Finley discusses panic attacks and the fearful, mechanical thoughts that terrorize an unawakened mind. Learn the secret of knowing that all is well when you realize the truth that…[more]

  • Open Yourself to Real Life and Find True Liberation (Audio 7:50 - 10/6/08)

    In this podcast, best-selling author Guy Finley presents an extremely helpful and practical exercise that--if you will do what is required on your part--can instantly change your day and your…[more]

  • The Cultivation of Love (Audio 19:57 - 12/3/08)

    In this podcast, best-selling author Guy Finley talks about how our experience of life is a direct result of what we spend our time attending to.

  • End the Misery of Measuring Yourself (Audio 14:36 - 2/23/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley explains in detail how measuring yourself actually prevents any real change from taking place.

  • Spiritual Evolution: True or Not? (Audio 20:10 - 4/28/09)

    Spiritual evolution is not something that is going to just happen by mere accident. It is something that requires an inner effort on the part of the human being. In…[more]

  • The Strange Non-Life of the False Self (Writing - 8/27/10)

    The sky is forever. And so is your true nature.

  • Prepare Yourself for the Timeless Life (Video 3:50 - 5/15/12)

    In this video blog, Guy talks about why it is so important to work at spending more and more time each day attending to our interior lives.

  • Put the Universe on Your Side (Writing - 7/23/12)

    We never experience anything that does not arise directly from our own inner life.

  • End the Game of "Pain Pong" (Audio 6:00 - 3/22/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains how most of the unnecessary struggle and conflict that we experience in this life is due to our habitual, unconscious fixation on recurring…[more]

  • Go Against the World That Wants to Carry You Away (Audio 9:07 - 6/17/13)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we must always make an effort to be awake so that we can begin using life's currents and waves for our…[more]

  • The Power to Know Natural Peace (Audio 5:28 - 6/26/13)

    Guy Finley talks about how we currently live from an agitated nature that searches for "peace" through its own frenzied activity. Our awareness of this fact is what seeds within…[more]

  • Five Facts to Liberate You from the Lie of Fear (Writing - 12/2/13)

    The more we are willing to learn about the way fear works, the less power it has to work its ways on us.

  • Practice the Presence of a Power Beyond Yourself (Writing - 12/23/13)

    Whenever we find ourselves confused, depressed, angry with someone, or upset with ourselves for whatever reasons, we must come wide awake and realize -- through our inner awareness -- that…[more]

  • How to See the End of All of Your Enemies (Audio 2:31 - 2/19/14)

    Guy Finley explains in this brief talk that it is possible for us to find complete freedom from the mechanical, enemy-making nature that presently tricks us into believing that it…[more]

  • How to Walk Out of Any Dark Mental Movie (Writing - 2/3/14)

    Learn to detect negative feelings that imply there's nothing that can be done about the way you feel at the moment.

  • Release Yourself from Runaway Reactions (Writing - 4/14/14)

    Painful reactions to life events are just mechanical, emotional knee jerks.

  • Choose in Favor of Self-Command (Writing - 9/15/14)

    Choose to live from a free mind and you have chosen in favor of owning your own life.

  • Perfect Every Moment With This Single Purpose (Audio 5:58 - 1/1/15)

    Guy talks about the importance of being present to ourselves at all times, especially as the unattended mind creates false purposes for itself which can only lead to pain.

  • Ten Ways to Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself (Writing - 4/18/16)

    Regardless of how disappointing or painful it may have been, nothing real lives in your past that can grab you and make you its captive any more than a dark…[more]

  • Four Insights That Make Old Fears Fade and Finally Disappear From View (Writing - 8/15/16)

    Awaken the higher understanding you need that allows you to walk past the level of self that gives rise to your fear.

  • Release Yourself from the False Sense of Life (Writing - 9/12/16)

    Like the invisible winds that move the branches on the trees, we live in a world of this unseen, but ceaseless, flood of thoughts and feelings.

  • Use These Insights to Help You Walk Away from Guilt, Shame, and Regret (Audio 2:21 - 10/27/16)

    In this short talk, "letting go" author Guy Finley explains that there exists within all of us a lower nature that is always operating unconsciously to get us to be…[more]

  • Use These Insights to Help You Walk Away from Guilt, Shame, and Regret (Video 2:03 - 12/19/16)

    "Letting go" author Guy Finley explains that there exists within all of us a lower nature that is always operating unconsciously to get us to be the expression of its…[more]

  • Let Go of Self-Limiting Fears (Writing - 3/27/17)

    To flatten your fears once and for all, you must forget about the idea of domination and start thinking about self-illumination -- the miracle that happens within us whenever we…[more]

  • Don't Be Deceived by the Dark Side of Technology (Audio 3:34 - 7/4/17)

    Technology seems to be empowering human beings when in fact it is enabling an unconscious part of us that is incapable of growth. Once this becomes clear you can start…[more]

  • Put an End to the False Life of the False Self (Writing - 7/2/18)

    The false self is the master of making mountains out of molehills, because it loves nothing better than dark and bumpy downhill roads.

  • Find the Magic of the Original Moment (Writing - 7/13/18)

    Bound up as we are within the closed world of our own thoughts, we see virtually nothing other than what the false self of the moment wants us to see.…[more]