The Three




What are the

Three Principles?

The work I do with my clients and students is based on a powerful understanding of three spiritual principles that underpin how our human experience of life is created. These principles are fundamental universal constants that together shape the reality for every single one of us, without exception. Regardless of who we are or where we’ve come from, our human experience is created exactly the same way.

FL – mind

The Principle of Mind

Universal Mind is the formless intelligence behind all life and the energy of all things. It powers our thoughts, our beating heart, the moon, the sun, the universe and everything in between. 

Mind is the infinite space from which our thought and consciousness, our very existence, comes from. It’s the source of creation and life itself that religions speak of, and has many names in many different cultures.

Universal Mind is ever present, ever constant and unchangeable. It ensures that life continues, that winter follows autumn and night follows day. By comparison, our own personal mind is constantly changing and busy. It’s when we manage to slow down the chatter of our personal mind that moments of seemingly divine inspiration or intuition occur.

This connection to a deeper wisdom comes from the Universal Mind, to which we’re all connected. This is how true transformational change takes place, through moments of profound insight and realisation.

FL – consciousness

The Principle of Consciousness

Consciousness is our awareness of life. It gives us our innate capacity to experience and understand life as a conscious, sentient being. It helps us interpret the kind of experience we’re having, whether it’s good or bad, helpful or unhelpful. 

Without consciousness, we wouldn’t be able to make sense of our thinking. It would simply be a stream of unintelligible thoughts passing unnoticed through our minds. Consciousness is the beam of light that allows us to make sense of it all. 

While our own personal perception of consciousness, or levels of consciousness, may change, rising and falling with our thoughts and moods - as a spiritual principle Consciousness is a constant awareness, pure, unwavering and unaffected by wherever we perceive ourselves to be at the time.

FL – thought

The Principle of Thought

Thought is the ultimate creative power. It enables us to take the pure creative energy of 

Universal Mind and transform it into ideas and images and feelings. Thought is how we create our own individual experience of reality. 

Our own personal thinking, like our personal mind and perception of consciousness, is an ever changing, transient thing. But the Principle of Thought is something much bigger than the stream of thoughts constantly passing through our minds. 

Every feeling we experience comes via a thought we have had. We think something, which in turn makes us feel something. And every time our thought changes, our feeling changes accordingly. Meaning our experience of life always comes from within, created from our own minds.

This is a huge

paradigm shift

in thought and the way we think we experience life.

We’ve learned to live in what we think is a world of external experiences. Something happens out there in the world and we believe we feel something in response. The direction of the process is key, however. Even though it looks like the cause of our feelings are these external circumstances, this outside thing that’s happening, the true cause of our feelings in any given moment is actually our thinking. It comes from inside. Not outside. No exception.


And because our personal mind is ever changing, new thoughts are always passing through. One thought follows another, which follows another, which follows another. As predictable as the sun rising and setting each day, our thoughts keep coming, day and night.  The very nature of our thoughts, and therefore our feelings, is transient. 

And each new thought brings a new feeling and a new reality.

We all know the best results or solutions to a problem always come as a result of new thinking. The expression ‘sleep on it’ is all about allowing time and space for that new thinking to arrive.

A gift

to the world

Sydney Banks first introduced these principles to the world in the 1970s, as a way of understanding the human experience. An ordinary man who was working as a welder at the time and went on to become a well-known philosopher and author, Sydney had what he described as an experience of profound spiritual enlightenment. 

It was an insight into our true nature as human beings and it revealed a deeper truth about how life works and who and what we are. And it completely changed his life. 

When Sydney had the realisation that all his insecurity and anxiety was just a temporary thought creation, he said it “felt like a bomb went off in his head” and a lifetime of insecurity lifted from his shoulders. He knew that every single one of us had the capacity to wake up to the creative power of thought. You can check out Sydney Bank’s work here.





and infinitely powerful

So many people resist

seeking help

Because they’re afraid of discovering something about themselves they don’t like. But one of the many beautiful by-products of the Three Principles understanding is that something quite opposite happens. Instead of finding something they don’t like, people actually like themselves again. They let themselves off the hook. They give themselves a break. And they do so easily and effortlessly, in spite of their own fears and resistance.

It can take time to fully grasp this understanding. It goes against the grain of everything we’ve been taught to think about personal development, positive thinking, mental health and wellbeing. 

But we are so much more than our

personal thinking

and once you see and fully grasp the gentle, effortless power of the Three Principles, you’ll never look back. I promise you. It is that powerful.

If you would like to know more, book a time to chat with me below or head to my Work With Me page for more details on how I can help.

“At times I have felt like I’ve been in the eye of the storm going through the grief of a relationship that is complete, but the change work I did with Fiona rings clearly in my ears every day and I just trust. The relationship I have with my ex partner is peaceful. I have learned to look within and be gentle on myself and just trust.

If my life is a tapestry Fiona has been a beautiful strong red thread that has helped hold me together these last few months. My daughters and I are so grateful for her support.”

- Attalia Egerton

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