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Awareness is the Pathway to Happiness. Self Awareness or Consciousness is the means to identify and change core beliefs, stop emotional reactions, and develop love and happiness in your relationships.

Awareness and Consciousness Gary van Warmerdam

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 27 Ratings

Awareness is the Pathway to Happiness. Self Awareness or Consciousness is the means to identify and change core beliefs, stop emotional reactions, and develop love and happiness in your relationships.

    Relationship Connection - The Secret Ingredient

    Relationship Connection - The Secret Ingredient

    I got listened to and understood in a way that I felt important and valued. What I didn't know was that this wasn't an accident. The person listening to me was doing some very conscious and skillful things in their listening to help me have that experience.

    • 56 min
    #76 Relationship Connection is Possible

    #76 Relationship Connection is Possible

    we have these strategies of giving a good impression and hiding the stuff we fear they will judge us for. And so our relationship is made "comfortable" in that space of keeping up a false impression and hiding our negative feelings and thoughts. However, it's not comfortable long-term living in these masks and false versions of our self. Certainly not with our intimate partner. We can't keep the facade on all the time. It's exhausting. It's going to break down.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    #75 Relationship Connection – The Struggle

    #75 Relationship Connection – The Struggle

    I gathered all sorts of habits and false beliefs in my childhood that later led to disconnection, disappointment, frustration, and heartbreak in a relationship. 

    One example was from the fairy tales and movies growing up. They painted a picture of "happily ever after" into my brain. Once you meet the right person, it goes seamlessly to "happily" ever after." But, unfortunately, those stories planted a false paradigm that set me up for disappointment later. 

    I got into this "inner work" because I was struggling and unhappy in my relationships. I think a lot of people do. Even if their relationships are "good," they may not feel good in them. Sometimes a "great relationship" brings up our inner fears, insecurities, jealousy, and other sabotaging emotions and behaviors.

    • 59 min
    #73 From Misery to Happiness

    #73 From Misery to Happiness

    Daniel's journey from misery to happiness took a lot of work. There were many ingredients essential to making his transformation happen and he shares it here in this interview with him. 

    Why am I Unhappy and Why do we Suffer?

    Why am I Unhappy and Why do we Suffer?

    The narrative story in our mind is what produces those negative thoughts, self-judgments, and emotions. It arises from the core beliefs we acquired earlier in life, and that can be re-programmed with awareness. 

    • 22 min
    #72 Conscious Dreaming

    #72 Conscious Dreaming

    The mind is dreaming all the time. It is dreaming when you are awake, and when you are asleep. The consciousness process involves waking up from these dreams that run through your head. Most often they appear as narrative stories. What will change your life is when you take charge of the dreams in your mind during the day instead of allowing them to dream you.

    • 1 hr 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

javimsan ,

Soothing

Gary's voice is so soothing. His tone, his pace may be all you need to feel calm and mindful. This podcast has helped me see things in a new light and I really think it is beneficial to anyone who listens.

LauraLaiJ911 ,

On my Pathway to Happiness

Each and every audio I've listened to of Gary's off of Pathway to Happiness has been so helpful and so appreciated! I just discovered all this free audio through iTunes and I am very excited to start listening! I enjoy listening to each audio more then once as I find I take things in differently each time and pick up on new things each time! Finding Pathway to Happiness has been a blessing. Thank you Gary for sharing all your experiences and teachings with me! It's truly making my mind and heart stronger and I'm looking forward each day ahead to continuing my journey to happiness in this beautiful world!

Applesauce222 ,

Soothing, common sense approach

I love listening to these as I walk

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