Various Articles

Your Basic Mental-Tease Technique

by Sophie on

Reverse Psychology Submitted for your approval (Twilight Zone theme begins to play), I present a stylized, yet accurate few minutes from the life of this obsessed traveler. —After completing some way-too-early errands, I returned to bed this morning for a few minutes of downtime. Unfortunatly, I was quickly interrupted by… Read the rest

Dreaming Woke Up Artist Inside Me

by Sophie on

I attended “Dreamgates” at the Esalen Institute, a five-day advanced workshop with Robert Moss focusing on shamanic dreaming and facing our own deaths. My father had died only three months before this seminar and I was eager to come to terms with my grief. Midway through the intensive week of… Read the rest

Frame Of Mind

by Sophie on

Frame Of Mind From the book (with an update): — My approximate number of travels is now over 1500. Yet occasionally, I still hit lulls where despite my best effort, I just can’t get “out of body”. During these lulls, I am upset with myself for forcing the issue. I… Read the rest

Out Of Body Boot-Camp

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You are standing at attention as you wait to meet your commander. Your private’s uniform is briskly pressed and shines in the dark. The conveyer-belt below your feet vibrates slightly. It is not long before the commander arrives. (A towering 5′ 7″ loud-mouth in a dashing blue and orange uniform.)… Read the rest

Verification Proclamation In 3 Parts

by Sophie on

Hazer There was a time, my friends, when ancient us’s (okay, so that’s not a word, but it is P.C.) explored the very real notion of gathering information, during the hours of sleep. (Let’s time-travel, shall we?:) Picture a community where a wise-one among many is chosen as the “seer”.… Read the rest