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"Be yourself" they said. "I want to be" I said. "But who am I?"

Have you ever noticed that what you think about who you are, how you should be, how well you are doing changes? This is because our idea of who we are is created in thought and it is the nature of thought to change.

Looking at this more clearly takes us on a breath-taking exploration into what is real about us. We discover what is permanent, unchanging. And it is never what we think.

The first part of Real looks at everything that cannot be true about who we are. It looks at what is transient, momentary, and ever-changing such as our thoughts, feelings, beliefs, insecurities, habits, stress. These are all the things we can stop paying attention to because the only thing we know for sure about them is that they will change. And this leaves us with one important question: who are we?

The second part of Real explores what remains when our thought-created idea of self dissolves. It explores what is constant, what is always there regardless of transient thought and belief. By looking for the constant we get closer to the truth of us.

When we live from this understanding, we have more freedom, integrity and wholeness than we had ever thought possible.

©2018 Clare Dimond (P)2019 Clare Dimond

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Deep, profound and true

A potentially life changing narrative that encourages the listener to explore the real you behind the incessant chatter.

I wouldn’t recommend it as a first exploration of the three principles but it certainly deepened my understanding and I’ve felt a shift in consciousness since listening to it.

I won’t pretend I understand it all, yet! There is so much depth it’s one of those books I’ll return to again and again and it certainly offers something different on the topic.

I love the fact that Clare narrates it herself. It may be a short book but it’s very rich and deep! Highly recommended.

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Listening to this brings me peace, and calm

What a beautiful book! It is deeply spiritual, and yet practical at the same time. I have had many realisations listening to this book. I don't know how to describe the concepts the author imparts. I just know how calm, peaceful, and meditative I feel listening to the book. It's like Clare Dimond talks about shifting one's focus to the inner well spring of knowingness, and away from personality and thoughts, This well spring of love, well being, and calm is permanently there inside ourselves. I will listen to it a few more times. I love the authors voice. Now to obtain the hard copy as well.

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One of the most wonderful book I have read

I expected nothing and ended up wanting more. This book lifted me and gave me hope and strength to listen to continue to listen to my own yearnings in life. I have read dozens of meditations books and self-help books, but no book has stated the path to freedom so clearly. I recommend this book to everyone who long for a change in life or just support to do what you would like to do. The author reads the book herself and it makes the book so honest and profound.

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  • Christopher Shankara
  • 18-08-21

Get ready for a new life!!

Words of wisdom for anyone with ears to really hear! A tender, powerful, authentic delivery of mind blowing truth!
The liberating Ah Hahs flow with clarity on every page. It’s a full meal without crumbs.
The delivery is heartwarming. The genuine personal examples and quintessential expressions reveal the answer to the 64$ question of who we are.!! Devour it many times!