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Laura Simms: Courage – Podcast 215

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Laura Simms discusses the nature of courage. How can meditation practitioners be courageous in these increasingly turbulent times?

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David Perrin: Every Beginning is an End; Every End is a Beginning – Podcast 212

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David Perrin discusses the Buddhist teaching of impermanence. We spend so much time figuring out what will happen next; what happens when we train ourselves to simply rest in the present moment in meditation?

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Timothy Quigley: Indestructible Dharma and the Nonlinear Path – Podcast 210

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Timothy Quigley discusses the profound depth of the meditation tradition. In this age of greater speed, anxiety and sense of overwhelm, what does is needed to touch this greater depth?

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Vegan Aharonian: Basic Goodness – Podcast 208

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We practice meditation in order to – in some way – become a better person. Vegan Aharonian discusses this ultimate potential within is all, known in the Shambhala tradition as “Basic Goodness”.

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Natalie Baker: What Is Constant In Life? – Podcast 207

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The Buddha taught that there are three qualities of life that we can’t escape: impermanence, feeling unsatisfied, and selflessness. We typically know these qualities as the experience of surprise when things change, constantly wanting life to be different than it is, and not knowing who we are. What if these qualities were actually the stepping stones to appreciating life?

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Robert Chender: Difficult Emotions – Podcast 203

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How do we function when we’re caught up in anger or fear, or we just freeze? The “lizard brain” takes over, and it seems like threats are everywhere. Robert Chender discusses how meditation helps us encounter our difficult emotions.

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Natalie Baker: We Can Clean Up Our Messes – Podcast 202

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In the midst of great turmoil, the Shambhala teachings encourage us that all is not lost. Our fundamental nature is not problematic. We can clean up our messes.

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Shanté Smalls: Holding Space, Healing Harm – Podcast 200

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When everything is screaming for us to shut down, how do we simply hold space for what we’re feeling? And frankly, why would we even want to?

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Joseph Mauricio: Learning to Be Here Now – Podcast 198

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Joe Mauricio explores how we can use mindfulness and awareness to bring our full being into the present. If the world is a crazy place, we can become an element of sanity simply by coming into our posture and remembering to be here now.

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Shanté Smalls: Becoming a Superhero – Podcast 197

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Most people would love to be a superhero. What if we believed that being a fully present human was actually a kind of superpower? Meditation is a powerful and simple way to tune into our inherent wisdom and strength, and explore this superpower of being fully human.