Antidotes to anxiety

Antidotes to anxiety

The second of three talks in an online weekend workshop on “Working with Anxiety” hosted by FPMT Mexico. With translation into Spanish.

  • A guided meditation examining anxiety
  • Feeding our anxiety brings unhappiness and distraction
  • How probable are the worst-case scenarios we imagine?
  • The benefits of a calm, happy and constructive mind
  • The story of a dying monk
  • Antidotes and real-life examples of how to apply them
  • How anxiety manifests in the body
  • Internal and external sources of help
  • Common fears and how to approach them

Watch the first talk here:

Watch the third talk here:

Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.