A Personal Reflection

In this thorough personal reflection, Bård gets to see all angles of a strategy that limits him: a subtle form of arrogance and social consumerism. Thanks to reflections from a handful of other Next Level participants, Bård begins to see how his behavior is compensatory; his arrogance is the result of not being genuinely confident.

The teachings in this session are subtle, so although Bård acknowledges the truth of his tactics, he doesn’t yet manage to get all the way outside of them. This is a useful session to get a sense for what The Next Level feels like; and how true humility and breakthrough energy are different from linear growth.

A lot of the strategies and goals we have are performance-oriented. This perpetuates the linearity of our growth, because we are trying to control it all inside the container of the person. That’s not Next Level. The Next Level is about stopping “you” in order to attain Next Level purity. And from there, a whole new world opens up that is hard to describe because it doesn’t belong to you.
— Bentinho Massaro
Be willing to walk through “no man’s land”—through that valley where you are confused and don’t know what to do, where your strategies are not operational and satisfying. This is literally your Higher Self consuming you. Gradually, it will pin you down to a point where none of your strategies will work for you anymore. Then you will make a permanent shift in identity.
— Bentinho Massaro
The Next Level requires a shift in focus away from trying to figure out the what, and instead focusing more and more on the who. Rather than focusing on your thoughts and experiences and problems, ask yourself: To whom do these thoughts and experiences and problems appear? Practicing this will greatly accelerate the shift in identity.
— Bentinho Massaro


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