36 min

Spiritual Bypassing: Why Feeling Good Is Not Enough The Soul's Work Podcast

    • Self-Improvement

In this episode, Janice dives into the topic of spiritual bypassing, and explains why the prevalent "feel good, vibe high" and law of attraction teachings in the spiritual/self-development spaces are not enough in: 1) addressing the complex challenges and social barriers that people face in trying to create the life that they want; and 2) promoting a comprehensive "spiritual toolbox" to equip people with in their spiritual development journeys.
Originally published: April 4, 2018

Read Janice's 4-years-later take on the episode here: "S1 | EP10: Are You Vibing High or Committing Spiritual Bypassing?"

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Show notes:
0:45: What we discuss in this episode1:32: A personal update on my life5:05: The book that triggered me to speak about spiritual bypassing 7:00: What is spiritual bypassing?8:11: The connection between spiritual bypassing and privilege8:46: My very important disclaimer about positive-thinking strategies10:35: The need for shadow work to experience greater alignment and authenticity11:53: How “feel good, receive good” teachings can be harmful13:03: How my past experiences of struggle have informed my views of the “law of attraction” approach16:09: The other things that people who lack privilege need to gain wealth and a “happy life”20:40: An illustrative journal entry from 10 years ago23:10: Recapping the episode so far26:30: How spiritual bypassing can result in feeling shame and failure30:56: My call to action to “spiritual leaders”33:02: My encouragement to my dear listeners on their self-development journeyResources mentioned in this episode:
"9 Reflective Writing Prompts to Explore White Fragility, Spiritual Bypassing or White Privilege" (Leesa Renée Hall)

In this episode, Janice dives into the topic of spiritual bypassing, and explains why the prevalent "feel good, vibe high" and law of attraction teachings in the spiritual/self-development spaces are not enough in: 1) addressing the complex challenges and social barriers that people face in trying to create the life that they want; and 2) promoting a comprehensive "spiritual toolbox" to equip people with in their spiritual development journeys.
Originally published: April 4, 2018

Read Janice's 4-years-later take on the episode here: "S1 | EP10: Are You Vibing High or Committing Spiritual Bypassing?"

Rate & review the podcast on:
Apple PodcastsPodchasersSpotifywww.TheSoulsWorkPodcast.comConnect with me:
Instagram: @janicehoimagesFacebook: @thesoulsworkpodcastEmail: thesoulsworkpodcast@gmail.comListen to all The Soul's Work Podcast episodes: www.thesoulsworkpodcast.com
Show notes:
0:45: What we discuss in this episode1:32: A personal update on my life5:05: The book that triggered me to speak about spiritual bypassing 7:00: What is spiritual bypassing?8:11: The connection between spiritual bypassing and privilege8:46: My very important disclaimer about positive-thinking strategies10:35: The need for shadow work to experience greater alignment and authenticity11:53: How “feel good, receive good” teachings can be harmful13:03: How my past experiences of struggle have informed my views of the “law of attraction” approach16:09: The other things that people who lack privilege need to gain wealth and a “happy life”20:40: An illustrative journal entry from 10 years ago23:10: Recapping the episode so far26:30: How spiritual bypassing can result in feeling shame and failure30:56: My call to action to “spiritual leaders”33:02: My encouragement to my dear listeners on their self-development journeyResources mentioned in this episode:
"9 Reflective Writing Prompts to Explore White Fragility, Spiritual Bypassing or White Privilege" (Leesa Renée Hall)

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