Usual Consciousness

From The SpiritWiki

Usual Consciousness is a term used Stanislav Grof to refer to what, on the LP we refer to as Normal Consciousnss[1]

Syncretic Terms

Normal Consciousness > Dullness, Ordinary Consciousness, Paramount Reality, Usual Consciousness


According to Grof, Psychedelic Therapy) a form of Connection Therapy helps individuals get past "usual" boundaries of the Bodily Ego in order to into states of Connection that can facilitate insight, healing, and connection.


  1. Grof, Stanislav. “Varieties of Transpersonal Experiences: Observations from LSD Psychotherapy.” Journal of Transpersonal Psychology 4, no. 1 (1972): 45–80. p. 49.