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Building confidence and resilience with joy

Building confidence and resilience with joy

A talk hosted by the North Idaho College Diversity Council in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

  • Why cultivate a motivation to benefit all beings?
  • Building confidence based on our good motivation and values
  • Overcoming our attachment to reputation
  • Working with anger
  • Questions and answers
    • Emotions and our family conditioning
    • Why I became a Buddhist nun
    • Dealing with negative self-talk
    • Dealing with negative people
    • How to cope with depression
    • The root cause of negative self-talk
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.

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