An Open-Hearted Life: Helping each other feel safe

Chapter 40

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Part of 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.

  • When we feel safe we can help others
  • Letting go of self-evalutation
  • Feeling safe is linked to feeling connected to others
  • Cultivating the ability to make ourselves feel safe
  • By taking care of others we take care of ourselves
  • Reflection: Receiving compassionate connection

An Open-Hearted Life 39: Helping each other feel safe (download)

06-27-21 An Open Hearted Life: Helping Each Other Feel Safe

A guided meditation led prior to the talk can be found here.

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