Wes Annac

I'm a twenty-something writer & blogger with an interest in music, spirituality and revolution. I operate The Culture of Awareness, a daily news blog dedicated to raising social and spiritual awareness and supporting the evolution of the planet. I try to write from the heart and share informative material with the rest of the conscious community, and when I’m not writing or exploring nature, I’m usually making music. I can be found on Facebook and Twitter, as well as the Culture of Awareness FB page and my personal blog, OpenheartedRebel.com

Forgiving yourself, or the 'ongoing art of self forgiveness' has many, many benefits, IF you're corageous enough to do the work. Among them...untless articles about how forgiving others can help you feel better. Of course you have. But what about forgiving yourself?

7 Ways Forgiving Yourself Will Immensely Improve Your Life

You’ve probably read countless articles about how forgiving others can help you feel better. Of course you have — there are a ton of them out there. But forgiving yourself? Self forgiveness? This is an oft-avoided topic because, simply put, people prefer not to acknowledge their negative side.  Most people have no problem pointing out …

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Zen Philosophy can be quite vast, and thus, intimidating. But the gems are there. To ease your search a little, here are two of them...

2 Essential Elements of Spiritual Philosophy That Are Easy To Adopt

The mind is an amazing, complex instrument that can not only create reality, but help you navigate the world around you with discretion, discernment and critical thinking. Its attributes (along with its provenance) have intrigued scientists and spiritual seekers alike for centuries. The most interesting characteristic? Thought, of course. Despite the benefits of positive thinking …

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'Waking up' means beginning to care less and less about what's going on inside of other people's heads. How do you know you're getting it? If you begin exhibiting this behavior, it's a sure sign.

If You Start Exhibiting This Behaviour, It’s A Sure Sign You’re “Waking Up”

One of the biggest problems in our society is the tendency to assume we know what other people are thinking, and to act on that assumption in the hopes of fitting in. Because of this (our actions being based only on assumptions and not reality) this lack of communication and understanding is responsible for a …

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