About This Website

This website offers information about the body of work I have developed called Mindful Reality. 

Regarding this work, I have written two books, Body Over Mind: a mindful reality check: attaining psychological freedom by confronting thought with reality, and The Myth of Doing: managing guilt, shame, anxiety, regret and self-judgment.

For my personal bio, please scroll down to the bottom of this page. I hope you enjoy the ride! 

Books on Mindful Reality

Mindful Reality Blog

Mindful Reality Podcast Interview

YouTube Channel for Mindful Reality

Mindful Reality Related Themes

Contact me at: spiewakeng@yahoo.com 


  1. It’s so easy to get caught up in the ‘shoulds’ and compare ourselves to someone else’s yardstick. And though I’m a huge fan of social media (I wouldn’t have found my way here otherwise) I feel that it can at times exacerbate this issue.

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  2. Thanks for commenting. Yes. I hear you. Social media puts us into direct contact with billions of people doing so many things which absolutely stimulates our shoulds! We just have to remember that we are each the only ones who can do the things we do ;-).

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  3. Hi Jill. I happened to stumble across your blog and I’m happy I did. I am new to this blogging game and I’m trying to learn as much as I can while connecting with others. I like your ideas. Anything to help me think a little better and learn a little more is a huge plus in my day. That’s what life is all about.


    1. Hi Bryan, thank you so much for your comment. Yes blogging is something to learn for sure, I am still finding my way in many ways. Please always feel free to ask me any questions about my work. I’m glad my ideas to speak to you.


  4. Hi Jill – Wow, what a treasure this teaching is! It feels so true to me… I’m in the middle of your book “The Myth of Doing,” which I luckily found in a late night search. I’ve heard of the Alexander technique but never exactly understood it. Thank you for your rigor, your generosity in sharing this teaching, & your writing — which I find to be lucid & challenging.

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    1. Hi Max, I am so pleased that this work speaks to you! Thank you so much for letting me know. I wanted to mention that as I hopefully make clear in the book, this work is not about the Alexander Technique as much as a result of my assimilation of it with eastern and western philosophies, etc. However, I certainly do present aspects of it that may be what you are referring to. I am also available to converse with you if you are interested via email. You can find my email address on the Welcome page of this blog. Again thank you so much for your feedback, it means so much!


    2. Hi Max, I also wanted to mention that my first book, Body Over Mind, which is also short like the one you are reading, really introduces how I came to integrate The Alexander Technique with other awareness practices and came to the conclusions I have about choice.


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