Author Archives: Hayward

About Hayward

Clinical Psychologist and practicing psychotherapist for thirty seven years. Studying Time Space and Knowledge since 1980 and integrating this vision into clinical practice as seemingly appropriate and useful.

Perception Occurs Within Perspective

Hello Class Mates. I was traveling and missed last weeks class. However, when I listen to the recording, I noted that Jack changed the word of a student’s comment. He changed her word “perception” to “perspective”. Pondering this distinction, it … Continue reading

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Accessing Zero

This last Sunday I was attending a conference presented by Jack Kornfield a Western Buddhist psychologist. At our class designated time, I quietly left the conference, sat in the lobby and attended our TSK class on  cell phone. I did … Continue reading

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A Living Field

During our last class there was discussion that some people found it easier to access the openness of space than access a non-linear time. This dilemma might be seen through as we recognize space to be enlivened by times animating presence. … Continue reading

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The Story Of Our Time

Perhaps the primary story that informs our way of knowing and our way of being is the story of the self as an entity, separate from all it knows. The story is conveyed by culture, time, family of origin and by immediate … Continue reading

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All Ways Of Knowing

Perhaps Knowledge can assume any and all aperture settings. Each setting revealing  a different field and different way of knowing time and space. One such setting reveals an isolated self that is separate from all it knows. This is the realm of knowing subjects … Continue reading

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Field Of Feeling and a Knowing Presence

As a psychologist it has long been evident that the emotional state or emotional field that one is embodying does contour perception and influence perceived meaning and significance. In different emotional states (or fields) we see things differently. Today’s assignment … Continue reading

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The Feeling of the Field

Rinpoche’s construct of a dynamic open field that patterns as our self and everything we know (including “me” knowing “that there” as separate from “me here”) offers us an invitation to enter the field that has separated us from the … Continue reading

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session 3 assignment 2 Is self a construct and what am I?

When considering this it became clear that self as object, noun or thing, is clearly a construct as are all nouns. Then what is self as subject? What is the experience of self? Knowledge reveals self to be a way of knowing. This way … Continue reading

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Self as a developmental stage

What if our task is to out grow our self. Eric Erickson described developmental tasks of a mature life. The last stage is one of “integraty  vs dispair”. This is when the self looks back over its life time and feels … Continue reading

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Contemplating the Limits

The dilemma: “We are limited by only what the self can know” is the consequence of knowing lower space and time in operation and can not be resolved (dissolved) in the terms in which it is presented. It could be considered … Continue reading

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