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“It’s inevitable that we’re going to be imperfect. We all cause harm. We sometimes cause harm in ways that are very, very hard to forgive ourselves for.

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“We all need wise discrimination. We need to be able to move through our lives and look at our own behaviors and others and know what is creating harm and what is moving us toward healing.

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“Our self-awareness grows in the relational field when there’s mutual attentiveness. If you say something, and I really am listening, then I can have an understanding that I can mirror back that can actually enhance your own experience of who you are.

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Anxiety Can Be a Friend If You Know How to Relate to It

Dharma talks, which are sort of like Buddhist sermons, are one of the many tools that have helped me ease feelings of anxiety. Tara Brach, who is also a clinical psychologist, is one of my favorite teachers. 407 more words


Compass of Our Heart

Published on Nov 12, 2015
Compass of Our Heart (11/04/2105)

All of our actions, our entire life experience, arises from the energy of intention. While it’s natural that our intentions are shaped by egoic wants and fears, when we bring this into conscious, compassionate awareness, we can discover the deep aspiration that guides and energizes our awakening hearts and minds. 20 more words


Awakening through Anger - The U-Turn to Freedom

Published on Nov 12, 2015

Awakening through Anger – The U-Turn to Freedom (11/11/2015)

Anger is naturally triggered when we feel an obstacle to meeting our needs. 66 more words


Relating Wisely with Imperfection

Published on Nov 11, 2015

Relating Wisely with Imperfection (10/28/2015)

Our survival brain reacts to perceived imperfection with aversion and anxiety, and if we are habituated to this reaction, we become imprisoned in the identity of a flawed separate self. 20 more words