MESSAGES

We follow a structured teaching called the Labors of the Month. A parallel is drawn between farming and the cultivation of consciousness. As a farmer attends to different aspects of their land each month, so do we attend to different aspects of our psychology. This offers a unified structure for all students, while enabling enough flexibility for each to focus on their specific challenges and needs.

Plugging Energy Leaks

Plugging Energy Leaks

Psychology is the study of waste. So much of what we observe in ourselves is a form of eliminating energy. Physically, we spend excess energy in almost all our movements, lifting things using too much force, moving with unwarranted haste and fervor, even tensing...

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Why do we get so absorbed in front of the computer?

Why do we get so absorbed in front of the computer?

We conducted an experiment: we invited BePeriod students who regularly work in front of computers to record themselves for ten minutes at their desks using their webcams. Ten minutes is long enough for a person to forget that they are being recorded, so the resulting...

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January 2021

January 2021

You must learn to make super efforts. If you do not make super efforts it is because you do not have an aim. – George Gurdjieff

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December 2020

December 2020

One man alone cannot see himself. But when a certain number of people unite together for this purpose they will even involuntarily help one another. – George Gurdjieff

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November 2020

November 2020

There is no attention in people. You must aim to acquire this. Self-observation is only possible after acquiring attention. Start with small things. – George Gurdjieff

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October 2020

October 2020

There is no attention in people. You must aim to acquire this. Self-observation is only possible after acquiring attention. Start with small things. – George Gurdjieff

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September 2020

September 2020

As soon as a man awakens for a moment and opens his eyes, all the forces that caused him to fall asleep begin to act upon him with tenfold energy and he immediately falls asleep again, very often dreaming that he is awake or is awakening. – George Gurdjieff

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August 2020

August 2020

Inner unity is obtained by means of friction, through the struggle between ‘yes’ and ‘no’ in man. – George Gurdjieff

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July 2020

July 2020

Aim. Always have an immediate aim. This is your objective. You must achieve this. There are many zigzags on the way. Do not delay. Always see the aim. Know where you are going and you will find the means to get there. – George Gurdjieff

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