“An Open-Hearted Life”: Working with unwanted thoughts and emotions

Chapter 13

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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.

  • Self-blame is an obstacle to self-compassion
  • Taking responsibility to work with unhelpful thoughts and emotions
  • Accepting unwanted thoughts and emotions but knowing we can change
  • Replacing troublesome thoughts and emotions with more compassionate ones

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