"Self-awareness is the foundation needed to build an understanding of yourself, your concerns, and how you move through the world. As a keen observer of life, I’ve seen first hand how a lack of self-awareness gets in the way of navigating life’s ups with contentment and the downs with clarity and resilience. I’ve been using this five-layer model for myself and with my students and clients, for well over 20 years. The model comes from an eastern wisdom tradition from 3,000 years ago. I wanted to share my understanding of it in a contemporary, easy-to-read (sometimes humorous) book. That’s how Enlighten Up! came to be.
Enlighten Up! offers you a 360-degree view of self and takes you on a nine-step journey through your five layers of self–awareness to help you move through life from a calm center no matter the swirls, whirls and storms that will inevitably surround you. Reading about my journey and those of my friends, colleagues and students will help you with yours." -Beth
Cultivating self-awareness on a practical everyday down-to-earth level is the first step. When we lack self-awareness, it gets in the way of navigating life’s ups and downs.
Enlighten Up! presents a contemporary view of the five layers of self-awareness, based on a 3,000-year-old model, that provides a broader foundation for self-exploration than the more well-known mind/body model.
Author Beth Gibbs uses humor and stories to teach you to recognize the influence these five layers have on your life.
Learn how to apply this model of self-awareness to your own life through the tips and simple yoga practices shared in this book.
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