How to Achieve a Higher Level of Consciousness and Go Beyond the Mind

Lessons from the book “The Power of Now” that will help you rethink the way you live your life.

Tim Denning
Mind Cafe
Published in
25 min readFeb 10, 2020

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Thought cannot exist without consciousness, but consciousness does not need thought.

I first discovered the book “The Power of Now” many years ago and never read it. As it turns out, I wasn’t ready for the ideas the book discusses.

My journey into wanting to understand what higher consciousness was and going beyond the mind, didn’t start out that way. Each step on the journey involved studying a new idea, and the destination was completely unknown to me. These were the five stages, each with a topic to learn, that led me to study higher levels of consciousness:

  • Stage 1: How to treat people
  • Stage 2: How humans are all connected
  • Stage 3: How you perceive time
  • Stage 4: How you think
  • Stage 5: How you unlock the next level of thinking

Those five stages led me one afternoon to scouring Amazon for a book that was special and could introduce me to new ideas. Every book I looked at seemed to cover the same topics over and over. That was until discovering The Power of Now by

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Tim Denning
Mind Cafe

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