Through self-acceptance we can treat ourselves with kindness and compassion, and see that we have the capacity to change.
Archive | April, 2016
The threat system, the drive system and the safeness system from the psychological and Buddhist perspective. The difference between the mind and the brain.
If we can be calm with an attitude of compassion in conflicts, then there’s a greater chance to act in a constructive and positive way.
A guided meditation on the causes for taking refuge and the qualities of the Three Jewels—the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha.
Discussion of quiz part 3 questions 13-15 and part 4 questions 1-2 to review verses from Chapter 1. Examining misconceptions about phenomena and the self.
Dharma practice does not just happen on the cushion. Practical advice on how to use the five forces to bring the Dharma into daily activities.
Personal stories of how people used the Dharma to see situations from a different perspective, changing the emotions they felt and how they reacted.
A short talk on how to find joy in the small things in daily life followed by a guided meditation.
By opening our heart we can connect to others in a meaningful and healthy way that is mutually beneficial.
Reflecting on the results of virtuous and nonvirtuous actions motivates us to create the causes for a good rebirth, the basis for awakening.