A Method for Loneliness

An (almost) Foolproof Method for Addressing Loneliness

Conquering our loneliness requires bravery. Here’s where we need to get practical and think about how to interrupt a habitual pattern through meditation practice.

Turn Your Thinking Upside Down

Pema Chödrön shows us how, through meditation, the best thing we can do for ourselves—and for the planet—is to turn our whole way of thinking upside down.

Dont Let Life Harden Your Heart

A Meditation on Bodhichitta: The Excellence of Awakened Heart

When we let the circumstances of life harden us, we become increasingly resentful and afraid. With meditation, we can let life soften us and make us kinder and more open.

How Meditation Creates Real Change

Meditation practice softens the walls around your heart and allows your compassion to flow. Like the many past participants of Contentment in Everyday life have found, it can inspire you to do great things that will positively effect society.

Meditation In the City

Spiritually Blue: The Dharma of Depression – Podcast Episode No. 46

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Susan Piver explores the intersection where sadness and depression meet, and how meditation practice helps us land on the side where meaning, love, creativity, and compassion live. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Or listen to us on Stitcher. Feeling blue? Share the podcast with your … Continue 

Opening The Present And Receiving The Gift Of Your Life

Welcome to spring! It’s exciting to have nice weather. Its great to get outside and do dirty things to the lawn. Its a relief to be part of the world outside my brain for a change. To step out and play. To actually open up and be part of my own life. What the heck, … Continue 

Meditation In the City

Crying To The Sky – Podcast Episode No. 36

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Joe Mauricio turns the tables again. Can avoiding unhappiness actually cause our unhappiness? What would it mean to open up our heart and our mind to the entirety of our lives? To cry out to a greater world? Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes … Continue 

Meditation In the City

Big Mistakes, Little Failures, Rotten Luck – Podcast Episode No. 33

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John Ankele describes how just being alive in this moment could be ultimately fulfilling. It is possible to be free of the burden of our past mistakes and failures. This is the reason we practice meditation. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Or listen to … Continue 

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Falling In Love and Rising Up In Confidence- Podcast Episode No. 30

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Joseph Mauricio discusses what it means to confidently embody the person we want to be. How can meditation help us fall in love, with ourselves and others? Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Or listen to us on Stitcher. Spread the love to your … Continue 

Meditation In the City

Touched By The World – Podcast Episode No.29

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Laura Simms reminds us that when life becomes demanding and difficult, we don’t have to cave in. Through recognizing the space of our minds, meditation opens us up to a world of possibility. Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Or listen to us on … Continue