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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.

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.

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Kevin Bogle: Strong Emotions – Podcast 160

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In response to strong emotions we may be tempted to act out or to repress. But what if there was a third option? Kevin Bogle discusses how meditation helps us stay grounded.

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Natalie Baker: Getting Off the Emotional Roller Coaster – Podcast 157

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We spend so much time trying to avoid feeling bad. Sometimes even feeling good is difficult to accept. How do we get off this emotional roller coaster?

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Joseph Mauricio: Waking With Depression – Podcast 127

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Sometimes we get depressed. Heartbroken. How can meditation help us when we’re down? Is waking with depression possible?

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Natalie Baker: Being Alone Vs. Feeling Lonely – Podcast 110

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On the spiritual path we try to notice the difference between the basic aloneness we humans experience, and that lonely feeling that periodically arises and scares us. How do we stay with our experience and know the truth of aloneness without being lonely?

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Elizabeth Reid: Emotion is the Pathway to Reality – Podcast 109

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On the path of meditation everything we feel is important. The more accepting we are of these feelings, the more we can relax and appreciate others. Shastri Elizabeth Reid illuminates the way emotions can connect us more and more with our reality.

We Already Have Everything We Need

Meditation is not another way to beat ourselves up, but a reminder that every moment we’re in is unique, precious, and completely fresh. Enjoy this inspiring manifesto on the true purpose of meditation from renown Shambhala teacher Ani Pema Chödrön.

divided country

A Buddhist Psychoanalyst Puts Our Divided Country on the Couch

Buddhist Psychoanalyst Robert Langan traces the current climate of demonization back to the Buddhist teachings on the three poisons: greed, aversion, and ignorance.

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Natalie Baker: Will Meditation Fix What’s Wrong With The Brain? – Podcast 102

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Meditation has gone beyond the realm of spirituality, into the realm of science and mental health. Psychotherapist Natalie Baker discusses the latest research, and implications for our personal practice.