The purpose of this glossary is to define terms which may be easily misinterpreted or misunderstood. The following terms are presented, not to provide the most precise definitions, but simply to clarify how the terms are used in the context of Visionary Mental Health.


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Consensus Reality
The dimensions of human experience that the vast majority of the population shares and agrees to refer to as ‘reality’.

Consciousness
Interchangeable with spirit or awareness.

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Non-ordinary Awareness / Non-ordinary States of Consciousness
Experiences outside of consensus reality. Interchangable with the term ‘visionary states of consciousness’.

Non-physical Reality
A physical term which at least allows the possibility that there are levels of existence outside of what we consider physical universe.

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Physical Reality
Relating to the newtonian, cartesian, materialist, rationalist & reductionist worldviews.

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Spirit
Interchangeable with consciousness, awareness, and soul.

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