By Claudia Carballal
February 12, 2019
Every day we hear about the importance of consciousness and self-awareness, but do we know exactly what that means and the importance of it?
Sense perceptions, thoughts, and emotions form who we think we are. People see everything through the filter of his or her lenses. We project onto the world our desires, ideas, prejudices, and memories. We identify our thoughts with our belief system. For centuries, we have subscribed to the belief that thinking makes us who we are. Is this so?
What is consciousness?
Consciousness is the presence behind our thoughts, the spiritual dimension that is in all human beings. It is awareness itself. It is your true Self. Must human beings do not know that this presence is there; we are not trained to know it. Consciousness is not something tangible or quantifiable, yet it holds the space for everything that exists. Some people intuitively know, or understand at some point in their liv