What does it mean to be beyond survival It is personal and individual for everyone, I believe. For me, moving beyond survival is a sweet thing although filled with much catharsis and clearing. My most recent journey is learning to "hear the message and not kill the messenger "in practically every area of my life. My life lessons come in many forms...some from people, music, lyrics, nature, movies, theater, books, etc. Whenever I have a "Beyond Survival" moment I have learned and healed a part of my soul that now affords me the opportunity to live more expansively experiencing fulfillment and completeness.