A series of talks based on An Open-Hearted Life given at Sravasti Abbey’s monthly Sharing the Dharma Day starting in April 2017. Co-written with clinical psychologist Dr. Russell Kolts, the book offers practical Buddhist and Western psychological approaches to developing compassion.
- The importance of cultivating a good motivation before any activity
- Including compassion in our motivation
- How compassion for others benefits our self
- Integrating a positive motivation into mundane activities
An 0pen-Hearted Life 04: Setting our motivation (download)