590. Theresa Cheung

Theresa ChungTheresa Cheung was born into a family of spiritualists. She has a Masters degree from Kings College, Cambridge, and has written numerous bestselling dream, angel, afterlife, ritual, and spiritual titles and Encyclopedias, including two Sunday Times top 10 bestsellers. She has been a guest on Russell Brand’s Under the Skin and Coast to Coast AM and featured in numerous newspapers and media.

Main points discussed:

  • Theresa’s bio and background
  • Movies can be a powerful means of popularizing spiritual knowledge.
  • Supernatural experiences are part of the human experiences. We should not idolize those who have them but investigate the possibility of having them ourselves.
  • Dreams inspire interest in spirituality.
  • The pandemic “lockdown dream phenomenon”.
  • “Dreams are your intuition, your internal therapist”
  • The inner guide is switched off in the modern busy world, but the pandemic switched it back on.
  • Night visions and how they may be much more than dreams.
  • Lucid dreaming
  • Confronting difficulties in dreams can prepare one to deal with difficult situations in waking life.
  • Theresa’s investigation of mediumship.
  • Discussion of cults and the importance of spiritual integrity.
  • The importance of humility on the spiritual path.
  • We’re all ordinary people who have extraordinary experiences from time to time.
  • Everyone’s path is unique.
  • It can be tempting to follow a teacher and intoxicating to amass followers.
  • An extensive discussion of angels.
  • The importance of kindness and caring for others.
  • The importance of a scientific approach to spirituality.
  • The importance of open-mindedness and not knowing all the answers.
  • When someone dies, there is a relationship in spirit not limited by space and time.
  • Heaven on earth. The life we live here determines the quality of the afterlife.
  • The importance of forgiveness.
  • Theresa mentions that ‘forgiveness’ is somewhat neglected in contemporary spirituality.
  • Relationships with animals.
  • The importance of curiosity.

A few of Theresa’s books:

Website: theresacheung.com

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Transcript of this interview.

Interview recorded March 6, 2021.

Video and audio below. Audio also available as a Podcast.

YouTube Video Chapters:

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction to Buddha at the Gas Pump
  • 00:05:10 – Spirituality as a Scientific Enterprise
  • 00:09:31 – Scientists and the Paranormal
  • 00:14:03 – Pushing the Boundaries: Science vs Spirituality
  • 00:18:26 – The Awakening of Dreaming and the Lockdown Dream Phenomenon
  • 00:23:03 – The Profoundness of Dreams
  • 00:27:32 – Interpreting Symbolic Dreams
  • 00:32:03 – The Power of Lucid Dreaming
  • 00:36:25 – The Fourth State of Consciousness
  • 00:41:03 – The Power of Dreams
  • 00:44:30 – In Your Dreams Podcast
  • 00:48:25 – Emphasizing the Ordinary
  • 00:52:03 – Exploring Mediumship
  • 00:55:53 – The Danger of Following False Gurus
  • 00:59:51 – The Intoxicating Need to Follow and Be Told What to Do
  • 01:03:25 – The Existence of Unseen Realms and Angels
  • 01:07:16 – Angels Within
  • 01:11:02 – The Return to Self-Love
  • 01:14:36 – Perception of Angels and Spiritual Equality
  • 01:18:22 – The Practice of Meditation
  • 01:22:15 – Inner and Outer Alignment
  • 01:26:17 – The Importance of Asking Questions and Growth through Open-Mindedness
  • 01:29:50 – The Mystery of Life
  • 01:33:42 – The Peaceful Release of Death
  • 01:37:44 – Life Review and Forgiveness
  • 01:41:22 – The Power of Forgiveness and Psychic Cats
  • 01:45:14 – Laughed at for Believing in Psychic Abilities
  • 01:49:24 – Entertaining Conversations and Recommendations
  • 01:53:06 – The Seductive Power of Belonging
  • 01:57:03 – From Goofballs to Spiritual Interviews