The Art & Science of Transformation in Everyday Life
Tina Amorok, PsyD,
Marilyn Schlitz, PhD,
and Cassandra Vieten, PhD
Living Deeply is the product of IONS' decade-long investigation into transformations in human consciousness. It brings what we know about achieving personal transformation off the mountain top, down from the ivory tower, out of the laboratory, and into your hands.
How does consciousness transform?
How can we support individual and
This research program area focuses on the phenomena of consciousness transformation: how it occurs, how it can be stimulated, and how it can be translated into long-term beneficial changes for oneself and one’s community. A series of studies including narrative analyses, focus groups, surveys, in-depth interviews, and longitudinal studies conducted by our research team has shed light on experiences and practices that can catalyze fundamental shifts in worldview. Continuing studies are focused on mechanisms by which people’s worldviews transform, and we are translating what we’ve learned into training programs and curricula for youth and adults.
Where does our consciousness go when we die? This online educational program directed toward both health and healing professionals and life-long learners delves into this intriguing but often marginalized topic.
A series of studies over a decade has investigated transformations in consciousness, or how people make fundamental shifts in perception that alter how they view and interact with themselves and the world around them.