How Can Non-Duality Help Us
Be the self-authoring of our own lives?
Welcoming Our Guest
As the podcast host, Virginie Glaenzer paved the way for this conversation led by Richard Sylvester to discuss what non-duality is and how it can dramatically change our world view.
Richard Sylvester is a humanistic psychologist, therapist, and lecturer. For thirty years he engaged with a variety of spiritual practices while training in psychotherapeutic techniques and teaching counseling. Richard is the author of five books. ‘Confessions Of A Seeker – adventures in spirituality, therapy and belief’ is about his seeking years. His books about non-duality are ‘I Hope You Die Soon’, ‘The Book Of No One’, ‘Drink Tea, Eat Cake’ and ‘Non-Duality Questions, Non-Duality Answers’. Richard holds meetings about non-duality regularly in London, elsewhere and online like today.
Non-duality challenges our identity and boundaries which are the source of all our conflicts in our personal and professional lives.
It seems that a sense of oneness can increase our tolerance with ourselves and with others. Therefore, a more peaceful approach to our existence can reduce our impulses to do mischief in the world and lead to a less destructive life.
As Richards said, “If enough people were turned on to have simple lives, that might be enough to change our world.”
There is a feeling of freedom that comes from removing our burden of being a person as we end this deep discussion with Richard gifting us with this quote from an unknown author: “There is something of the breath of freedom blowing through non-duality.”