An Online Resource for Spiritual Discovery
Like a library, we invite you to visit with curiosity and find inspiration. Our goal is to inspire conversation about connection, life’s purpose, and the possibility of transformation. By sharing resources, tools, and personal discoveries of spiritual growth and awakening, we hope you will find clues and insights that accelerate your own self-discovery and guide you further along the awakening journey.
We encourage you to explore the Awakening process, our attempt to illustrate the often-indescribable journey of spiritual awakening in a linear way. By engaging with the tools and elements of Awakening 101, we hope that you uncover fresh perspectives and insights to guide you further on your spiritual journey. In our resources section, discover books, teachings, and sages that have deeply influenced our understanding and healing. Let Awakening 101 be a source of light, fostering new discoveries and shifting perspectives while engaging you in a conversation about spiritual awakening.
Awakening Process 101:
A Podcast About Emotional Health and Modern Spirituality
Spurred by the themes and concepts of Awakening 101, we are excited to introduce our podcast Awakening Process 101. Join me, Pernilla Burke, writer, photographer and founder of Awakening 101, along with my best friend, Louise Juel, Buddhist and yoga teacher, as we engage in conversations about recovery, emotional health, healing, and what awakening truly means in the context of our modern lives. Filled with stories, sarcasm, and laughter, our podcast aims to be a message to anyone who is curious about deepening their connection to their inner selves.
"It is a relief to let the mind become silent and just 'be' with surroundings. Peace results, and appreciation and calm prevail."
- David R. Hawkins, M.D., P.H.D.
The tools and elements of Awakening 101 below are here to guide and to illustrate in a linear way what is often hard to describe. Please use them to engage with your transformation in a deeper way.
I am not a doctor or therapist or researcher. I am first and foremost a mother and a deeply spiritual being who recovered from addiction to drugs and alcohol. It has been a life-long fascination of mine to try to find out why I felt the way I felt and why the things that came about for me came about. The impetus to understand all of this became even stronger when I had children. I started wondering, “What are the key ingredients to an emotionally and spiritually balanced human being?” In other words, the opposite of what I once was?
“My mission is to increase your awareness of the many doorways of awakening through life’s
“My mission is to increase your awareness of the
many doorways of awakening through life’s journey."
“My mission is to increase your awareness
of the many doorways of awakening
through life’s journey."
“My mission is to increase your
awareness of the many doorways of
awakening through life’s journey."
Throughout my own life, healing, and discovery, I found what I believe to be the foundational components of emotional and spiritual health – components I wish I’d had earlier in life. I realized that life and life’s lessons are one incredible puzzle, slowly becoming an awakening process. If you choose to continue, resisting the urge to hide, you will find that life’s purpose is just this: to connect deeply with yourself, your soul, and the vital energy that sustains us all.
Founder, Author & Photographer
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