Inner experiences are fluid, mild, easy to integrate.
New spiritual insights are welcome, desirable, expansive
Gradual infusion of ideas and insights into life.
Experiences of energy that are contained and are easily manageable.
Easy differentiation between internal and external experiences and transition from one to other.
Ease in incorporating non-ordinary states of consciousness into daily life.
Slow gradual change in awareness of self and world.
Excitement about inner experiences as they arise, willingness and ability to cooperate with them.
Accepting attitude toward change.
Ease in giving up control.
Trust in the process.
Difficult experiences treated as opportunities for change.
Positive experiences accepted as gifts.
Infrequent need to discuss experiences.
Discriminating when communicating about process (when, how, with whom).
Inner experiences are dynamic, jarring, difficult to integrate.
New spiritual insights may be philosophically challenging and threatening.
Overwhelming influx of experiences and insights.
Experiences of jolting tremors, shaking, energy disruptive to daily life.
Sometimes difficult to distinguish between internal and external experiences, or simultaneous occurrence of both.
Inner experiences interrupt and disturb daily life.
Abrupt, rapid shift in perception of self and world.
Ambivalence toward inner experiences, but willingness and ability to cooperate with them using guidance.
Resistance to change.
Need to be in control.
Dislike, mistrust of process.
Difficult experiences are overwhelming, often unwelcome.
Positive experiences are difficult to accept, seem undeserved, can be painful.
Frequent need to discuss experiences.
Indiscriminate communication about process.