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Are You Up for Selling Your Soul?
So, you want to sell
your soul, huh? Or at least you want to read something about
that, since you're reading this blog post.
Okay, fine, I have
some experience and, well, subjective knowledge in that
general field that you may benefit from reading about.
Soul for Real: My Experiences
What kind of
experience I have? Well, for starters I have experienced
my soul - an experience that pretty much knocked my socks off
the first time I had it.
Since then I have had this
experience many times - and because I wanted that experience
so badly I spent years working out and perfecting a self
improvement technique largely focussed on that very purpose
(the Let Go Method).
Furthermore, using that technique
and a few other, select techniques, I have helped other people
to the same experience, the experience of their own soul.
In my daily life today, I have come to rely on my soul for
help in extreme situations. In those cases I run on soul
power, so to speak. :-)
Also, I have had experiences of
seeing from the outside the totality of who I am - which puts
body, ego, soul and 'that which exists beyond those' into a
sort of concrete perspective for me.
In my work as a
coach and a consciousness guide I have had quite a few
'dealings' with other people's souls as well, particularly
All those tremendously powerful
experiences with other people's souls indicate that things are
indeed the same for other people as they are for me. I cannot
be sure that things are the same for you, of course, but why
shouldn't they be?
So, yeah, I know something about the
Why You Want to Sell Your Soul
And you ... you want to sell your soul.
There is a reason
for this, of course.
You want something.
either want to get ahead in life (by having money, fame,
recognition, power, success or something similar), or, you
want to rid yourself of something undesirable (like pain or
fear or uncertainty and doubt) which you suppose stem from
your conscience and your soul.
Either way, you probably
suppose that your life will be easier if you sell your soul.
Being a kind of soulless conscience free super human with
never ending success, power and riches to spare sounds kind of
Well, it makes sense. So, now you are just
about ready to sell your soul.
A Word of
Caution About Selling Your Soul vs. Getting What You Want
Before you move on with that project there is something I
have to tell you, though. (I bet you were waiting for this. I
bet you also know something about what I am about to say. But
before I move on with the 'how to sell your soul' bit, I am
going to go ahead and say it anyway):
IF you can sell your
soul, if you can actually pull that off (and we will get back
to that), you will not get the things you really, REALLY want.
All the money and power and fame and material possessions and
whatnot in the world cannot give you what you really want.
Perhaps you knew I was going to say that. But did you also
know that I have spent more than a decade investigating in
depth what it is that people want? What they really, REALLY
want? Well, I have, and can tell you what it is.
What You REALLY Want
Here's what you want, here's
what you REALLY, TRULY want:
Wholeness. Feeling whole. Or,
if you prefer, love, joy, happiness, freedom and inner peace.
This is all one and the same thing and that one thing is
what everybody wants. At least everybody I have ever worked
with. But that is at the deepest level.
Basic Seven Human Needs
At the slightly shallower level
what everybody wants is to have their needs met.
an infinite number of needs, which boil down to seven basic
human needs (survival, safety, control, recognition, giving,
development and unity).
We all want all of those seven
Your Superficial Needs
at the shallowest level what people want is a new toy, more
money, success, fame, a better lover and whatnot.
Love, Happiness and Inner Peace Are Your Soul Identity
Generally speaking and somewhat simplified this is how it
goes, inside your subconscious:
The money or the new toy is
supposed to meet your needs of, say, control or safety. Having
your needs for (e.g.) control or safety met is supposed to
give you inner peace and make you happy and whole.
However, I write 'is supposed to' for a reason, because your
subconscious programming is wrong. Plain and simple. Nothing
you can buy or sell - nothing external at all - will ever in
any permanent way give you the happiness, joy, love, inner
peace, freedom and wholeness that you REALLY want.
you know why? Because those things you REALLY want aren't
external things, they're internal states of being. Indeed they
are integral parts of you, yes more than that, they are who
you are, at the deepest level. Those things are, in fact,
aspects of your soul.
I just thought I would tell you
before you attempt to sell your soul.
Well, next let me tell you that the business of how to sell
your soul is not an easy one. In fact, you are up against some
pretty overwhelming odds.
That doesn't mean that you
cannot try, though. Let me just share with you a couple of
brief definitions plus - and this is very interesting indeed -
a story that illustrates how things are between (what you
think of as) 'you' and your soul.
of Soul, Part 1
WikiPedia has this to say: "A soul, in
certain spiritual, philosophical, and psychological
traditions, is the incorporeal essence of a person or living
thing or object." If you want to read more of that, you can do
it here: WikiPedia: About the Soul.
definition of soul is as good as any, I guess, though I do
want to add a few very important things ...
Definition of Soul, Part 2
In my experience this is how
Your soul is your core identity. It is who you are
if you remove most of the thing you generally consider 'you',
including your body, your ego and your beliefs.
Furthermore, if you have been raised in a Western culture odds
are that you have a notion that your soul is some small
(albeit vital) part of you - something like, say, a small
flame burning in the centre of your chest (or something
similar). This is widely held a cultural belief, but according
to my experience it is NOT an accurate picture of the way
Rather than the soul existing at some point
inside you it is the other way around:
Your soul is a
BIG thing, and 'you' (as you probably normally think about
yourself) exist at one point INSIDE your soul.
was perhaps the most important inner journey of my life (so
far) I realized that I wanted to understand who 'I' am - I
mean who and what I REALLY am. And I found out, too.
Perhaps the quickest and most efficient way for me to share
this with you is in the form of a metaphor - a metaphor that I
myself was presented with on that very inner journey.
About Your Mind Body and Soul: Imagine This ...
Imagine that you want to know who and what you really are.
Imagine that you are then shown a helicopter view of a sports
stadium - a huge one. This huge sports stadium is you - the
totality of you.
Okay, now imagine that the camera
through which you see this scene starts zooming in (still in
helicopter mode). You can now see that the stadium is full of
people. We zoom in further, and you start being able to make
out individual people in one section of the stadium.
Now, imagine that the camera picks out an individual person
and zooms in on this person. In and in we zoom. We are getting
close now and it turns out that we are focusing on one arm of
But still we zoom in closer - to the hand,
and closer yet, to one finger.
The finger is in close
view now, but we zoom in further one more time. We are now
viewing the top outer section on one single finger on a person
standing in huge sports stadium full of people.
The huge stadium full of people is you - who you really
are, almost the totality of you.
This one section of
one finger on one hand of one person in the huge stadium is
who you think you are - your present body and
[Pause for thought.]
Soul Identity: BIG
Body + Ego Identity: Small
Yep, that's right. Who you
really are is as big as that. And ... who you most likely
THINK you are is as small as that.
Soul? Good Luck!
And thus we reach the final point I
would like to make in the most fascinating story about how to
sell your soul.
The one reading this text, the one who
wants to know how to sell your soul, is that one section of
This one section of a finger wants to sell
off not just the hand or the arm or the person on whom the arm
sits, but all the other people in that section of the stadium,
and, ultimately, the whole stadium full of people!
Well, good luck with that!
It is going to be an uphill
climb for sure.
If you (the finger section) can pull it
off I salute you! I truly do.
Sell Your Soul?
You Can't - Nor Do You Need to
What are the
implications of this strange, but illuminative story?
off, the answer to how to sell your soul is this: You can't.
Happily, considering the fact that the reason you want to
do it is that you want your needs fulfilled in order to find
inner peace, happiness, love and freedom, you don't have to.
Those needs you want fulfilled (with money, power,
success, etc.) are malleable, and elsewhere on this website I
am going to teach you how to deal very efficiently with them
(it is probably going to be under the heading of Empowerment
A Better Idea: EXPERIENCE Soul Power
Secondly, rather than trying to sell your soul you might
consider getting to know your soul instead. Maybe even try to
identify with you soul, i.e. be your soul, for a while. You
can use my
the Let Go Method
for that, if you like.
can use yoga, meditation, deep hypnosis, 'the Journey' by
Brandon Bays, 'Holotropic Breathwork' by Stanislav Grof, or
any kind of powerful system for inner journeys you please.
If and when you succeed in experiencing your soul this
will give you the experience you REALLY desire: wholeness;
i.e. happiness, joy, love, freedom and inner peace. You can
then start transferring this experience to your daily life by
gradually identifying more and more with your soul.
You Cannot Hurt or Lose Your Soul
this is a tiny bit off the topic of how to sell your soul, but
important, so I'll mention it anyway: your soul is safe. No
matter what antics you (as body and ego) come up with, you
cannot sell or even really damage your soul. Okay, if you
really get up to some seriously nasty and damaging stuff, you
may be able to affect your soul to some small degree, but all
in all the effects will be limited.
Steal Your Soul, Either
Fourthly, still a bit off
topic: as far as other people are concerned your soul is even
more safe. Nobody can 'steal your soul' or even hurt it in any
way. It is just not possible. As a part of your soul you have
some tiny effect on your soul. Someone not part of your soul
(someone who is in another stadium, so to speak) can hardly
affect it in any way what so ever.
Ruthless or 'Evil' for Personal Gain
Okay, then, so
maybe 'how to sell your soul' is a moot question, but what
about 'selling or compromising your humanity' then, or
becoming what some people might call 'evil' in search for
This is an option (of sorts). When
considering the truth about what you REALLY want, which might
make you want to do something like that, it is basically a
waste of time, but still, you can do it - as witnessed by
countless despots and dictators throughout the history of
Those ruthless, 'nasty' people never get the
thing they are searching for, of course, just the opposite.
They may get the power and the money and the whatever, but it
ALWAYS turns out NOT to be the thing they really crave, which
is wholeness. But still, you can do it, you can try it out.
Choice Theory at Its Most Basic
thing to be aware of in that regard (being ruthless and
'evil') is this: It is a choice. And thus it is not permanent.
You can choose it today and make a new and different choice
In other words: There is no finality to it, the
way there would be to 'selling your soul' if that were
possible. Getting wiser and making a new and more informed
choice is ALWAYS a possibility.
Should you decide to
make some really lousy choices along the way, just know that
even the worst choices you make can and will be superseded by
newer and better choices the moment you make them.
Conclusion: All Is Well
And so, in conclusion
to the subject of 'sell your soul' ... all is well.
as it should be, and you are free to live your life any way
you choose without selling or in any way fearing for the
safety of your soul. :-)
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