Mindful Living

How to Love all the Crazies out There

One obvious obstacle to cultivating unconditional love for the world is the challenge of loving all the angry, screaming people out there, especially when they’re screaming something we disagree with. But love is still the answer. Watch the rest of the discussion from the Meditation Conversation on 8-12-21 More Mindful Living

How Loving Ourselves Helps Us Make Better Choices

Loving ourselves creates a positive feeling of love, which leads to more positive thoughts and helps us make better choices in life. Watch the rest of the discussion in the Meditation Conversation from 8-5-21. More Mindful Living

A Simple Practice to Discover how Deeply we Love Ourselves

Many of us have received a lifetime of messages telling us we’re not worthy of love. Try this simple exercise to figure out how deeply you love yourself. Watch the rest of the discussion in the Meditation Conversation from 7- 8-21. More Mindful Living

Unconditional Love for our Experience: Expressing Negative Emotions (Video)

Negative emotions are often an obstacle preventing us from unconditionally loving our current experience. By mindfully examining intense emotions, we help our bodies express and process these feelings much faster than when we resist them. This is Part 2 of a 3-part series called Love Yourself, Love your Life, Love the World. Watch the restContinue reading “Unconditional Love for our Experience: Expressing Negative Emotions (Video)”

Embracing Love for Ourselves: Overcoming Guilt and Shame (Video)

Guilt and shame are common obstacles preventing us from loving ourselves unconditionally. Insights from cognitive science and Buddhism can help us move through these obstacles and begin to feel Love in our hearts. This is Part 1 of a 3-part series called Love Yourself, Love your Life, Love the World. Watch the rest of theContinue reading “Embracing Love for Ourselves: Overcoming Guilt and Shame (Video)”

The Evolutionary Origin of Road Rage

Road rage is one example of a behavior driven by remnants of our evolutionary history that no longer serve us. Watch the rest of the conversation in the Meditation Conversation from 6-10-21. More Mindful Living

Identifying our Core Wounds

Many of the compulsive behaviors that haunt us as adults can be traced back to a core wound from childhood, as illustrated by this personal example. Watch the rest of the conversation in the Meditation Conversation from 6-10-21. Here is the Modular Model of the Mind video mentioned above. Here is the heart meditation videoContinue reading “Identifying our Core Wounds”

Changing Behaviour through Mindful Awareness

Mindful awareness of our feelings can help us change behaviors that no longer serve us. Watch the rest of the conversation in the Meditation Conversation on 6-3-21. More Mindful Living

Techniques for Critically Examining Our Feelings

Mindful examination of our feelings can help us control and choose how we respond to difficult emotions. Watch the rest of the conversation in the Meditation Conversation on 6-3-21. More Mindful Living

The Evolution of Feelings

Feelings evolved to guide us towards “good” behaviors and away from “bad” behaviors. But the definition of “good” and “bad” has changed over time, meaning sometimes our feelings no longer serve our best interests. Watch the rest of the conversation in the Meditation Conversation on 6-3-21. More Mindful Living

The Illusion of Separateness

We are conditioned to believe that we exist as isolated, separate beings. But careful examination reveals that separateness is in illusion. Watch the rest of the conversation in the Meditation Conversation on 5-27-21. More Mindful Living

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