The Gift of Presence and Deep Listening

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Presence and deep listening have immense transformative power, allowing us to truly be with others in a way that is profoundly healing, intimate, connecting, and unifying. And it naturally stimulates awakening in others.

Reconnecting with Our True Nature: The Power of Presence

Bodhi Jeffreys Quote: Awake, your high frequency vibration radiates outwardly and stimulates the dormant awakening vibration in others.

People often share how being out in nature — a natural setting like a forest or the ocean — can help bring them into stillness. Into a state of presence.

What gets broadly overlooked is that we are nature as well — nature confused perhaps, but nature nonetheless.

And once we allow the morass of the mind's complexity and its compulsive thinking to drop away, our true nature of oneness and presence can be felt and known.

And as we realize this deeper truth and live as the radiant, still beings that we are, then those who may not yet have awoken to this essential truth within themselves will seek you out, recognizing you as a great wonder of the natural world — so that they, too, can remember who and what they truly are — and live more frequently, in presence.

The Art of Deep Listening: Beyond Words to Heartfelt Connection

Bodhi Jeffreys Quote: Deep listening, in presence, brings warmth to those around us. It is intimate, connecting, unifying. The healing effect of being in Oneness and feeling so heard, seen, known is a most precious gift.

And when you’re with others, remember that there is a great gift to being able to listen more deeply than one's normal listening state. To really be in a state of presence with someone.

To move beyond just listening to the words, to sensing the energy that the words carry. Sensing the energy that carries the words. Sensing the overall energy emanating from those we’re with. Aware, sensing.

The felt sense of awareness that’s prior to thought and interpretation. The direct experience of what's real.

From that space we are much closer to the whole of what is being expressed. Deeper than what gets filtered through the mind — interpreted, limited, distorted.

In presence, there’s no need to plan what to say because if something isn’t moving through us to express, presence is the expression. That’s what touches people.

Deep listening, in presence, brings warmth to those around us. It's intimate, connecting, unifying. The healing effect of being in Oneness and feeling so heard, seen, known is a most precious gift.


If you’d like to live more in presence and be an even better listener, feel free to contact me at bodhi@bodhijeffreys.com.

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    Lisbet Hjort Author, Awakening Mentor, Human Resources Manager Copenhagen, Denmark

    There is a before and an after regarding my work with Bodhi. Before working with Bodhi for many years I experienced a life with a lot of struggle, pain and resistance, both in my private and my business life. Today I experience a life with joy, love and peace – even amidst the challenges of life. I’ve never actually been with him in person – but I sense his energy, his warmth and love in our work. I forget Bodhi is at the other side of the planet – he is truly with me when we work together.

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    Kirstin Nielsen Partner Relations Manager, Aarhus BSS Career Højbjerg, Denmark

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    As a coach I had primarily been using a very result-oriented model with a great number of people in Europe. After meeting Bodhi I learned to act from truth and I feel so much more present with my clients. As a result, my business has expanded naturally without any other effort than just being able to use what I’ve learned from Bodhi with my clients. He makes a great difference for so many people.

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    Violet Lehrer Owner, Clarity Path Coaching Carlsbad, California

    Bodhi, I woke up flooded with gratitude for you today — your essence, your teaching, your energy, your sweet soft voice, your non-judgment. Your ability to have integrated that and not just teach it is inspiring to me. I’m thankful for your clarity and presence and for how much peace it has brought into my life. I’m thankful that the kids have learned the meaning of resistance and trigger.

    I’m thankful for the hundred times I’ve heard your voice saying “the truth and essence of who we are is love” and that I can hear that voice in my head louder than the childhood “you’re not good enough”. I’ve thankful for the healing you’ve guided me on. I’m thankful that you have shown me (and Matt) the path to our hearts. I’m thankful for all the moments of freedom and joy that are in my life because I am not in resistance. You have made a profound difference in my life.

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