Soul without Shame Workshop – Berkeley CA – July 22 – 24, 2016

March 7, 2016

Exploring the Nature of Self-Judgment with Byron Brown This workshop will begin to directly address the inner judge using principles of the Diamond Approach®. Through embodied awareness (to support presence) and open-ended inquiry (to bring about understanding), we will learn to recognize and confront the assumptions and principles that keep self-judgment in place. We will cultivate aspects of our true nature that antidote selfjudgment: compassion, will, […]

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Soul without Shame Workshop – Berkeley CA – Oct 17-19

May 25, 2014

Exploring the Nature of Self-Judgment with Byron Brown This workshop will begin to directly address the inner judge using principles of the Diamond Approach®. Through embodied awareness (to support presence) and open-ended inquiry (to bring about understanding), we will learn to recognize and confront the assumptions and principles that keep self-judgment in place. We will cultivate aspects of our true nature that antidote selfjudgment: compassion, will, […]

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Houston TX Soul without Shame

February 4, 2013

Work on the Superego in Houston Texas Byron Brown will be facilitating a Soul without Shame workshop in Huston TX March 22 – 24 Soul without Shame by Byron Brown 4.5 out of 5 Stars on Amazon Reviews – Personally and as a mental health therapist this is one of the most effective presentations I […]

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Self-Evaluation vs. Self-Judgment

January 28, 2012

How to Evaluate Yourself & Situation without Self-Judgment You may be wondering how you can assess your progress without reengaging (superego, inner critic): When you want to know how you have done, it’s easy to fall back into the old belief that the judge is best equipped to assess you. What other inner resources do […]

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Disengaging from the Superego brings Openness

November 15, 2011

When we successfully disengage from the superego / inner critic our relationships change dramatically. If the judgmental behavior of the other person is an unusual occurrence and you are successfully confronting it through defending yourself, the disengagement will separate you from that specific attack without damaging the ongoing relationship with that person. Defending yourself in […]

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Self-Betrayal – Superego / Inner Critic

October 30, 2011

How the Superego & Inner Critic Contribute to Self-Betrayal When the judge (superego, inner critic) tears you away from contact with yourself in the moment, you are unconsciously reliving an original wounding in the soul—the wound of self-betrayal. Many times in your childhood, you were faced with a choice of whether to stay with your […]

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Superego Life vs. Soul

October 22, 2011

Superego’s Impact on Aliveness of Soul Byron talks about how the life of the superego impacts the life of the soul. Superego dulls down the aliveness and richness of life – why?

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Inner Critic – Damned if you do, damned if you don’t

October 21, 2011

The Superego Resists Change Though it acts as if it is helping you get what you want in life, the judge (inner critic, superego) actually resists your movement toward growth and development. Its function is to maintain the status quo  in two ways: It keeps you away from what it considers to be dangerous or […]

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Superego’s Rules, not Life

October 6, 2011

The Inner Critic or Superego is not interested in real change. Earlier in this talk, Byron discussed five elements of experience from the perspective of the soul – awareness, knowledge, appreciation, space and change. In this video, he gives the superego’s take on these five eloements of experience.

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Inherent Drive Toward Truth

October 3, 2011

Impetus Toward the Realization of the Soul When the soul is caught up in rigid identifications and relations with others and the world, it is not satisfied. In every soul there is an inherent drive toward truth, an inherent desire to feel fulfilled, real and free. Although many people are not able to pursue this […]

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