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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Ethan Nichtern: No Such Thing as a Relationship Expert – Podcast 151

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If we want to wake up, we have to deal with others. Shastri Ethan Nichtern discusses the importance of our relationships to the path, while dispelling common myths about mastering them. There’s no such thing as a relationship expert. 

Two Ways Meditation Reminds Us We Are Worthy of Love

Best-selling author and long-time meditation instructor Lodro Rinzler writes on the Shambhala Buddhist view that all of humanity is basically good. By connecting with this view, we can touch in with our inherent self-worth.

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How To Love Yourself (and sometimes other people) – Podcast Episode No. 50

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Lodro Rinzler reflects on what it means to love oneself, and how the willingness to connect with our own experience makes us more able to connect with others. The choice is ours – to shut down or to put our hearts on the table, for ourselves and others. Lodro also discusses his forthcoming book with Hay House, co-authored … Continue 

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Interdependence – Podcast Episode No. 44

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Ethan Nichtern discusses Interdependence, one of the key concepts in Buddhism. If nothing is solid, how does life get so overwhelming? 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. You have friends, right? Why not acknowledge the interdependence of it all … Continue 

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Forming Buddhist Relationships – Podcast Episode No. 42

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Lodro Rinzler discusses the value of maintaining an open heart. If we remain curious, and let go of our tendency to shut down, even just a little bit, this can transform our relationships. 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. … Continue 

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Melting the Ice of Anger – Podcast Episode No. 43

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Joseph Mauricio discusses what it means to melt through the isolation, insecurity, and rigid thinking that leads to anger and resentment. What would it mean to open up and be fluid with our ideas and expectations? Meditation In The City is the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York’s very own podcast! Subscribe to us on iTunes here. Or listen … Continue 

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The Dharma of Love – Podcast Episode No. 37

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Shastri Ethan Nichtern and Susan Piver discuss a Buddhist view of relationships, and the exhilaration and the irritation of being in love. 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. Tell your friends about the podcast. Who knows? They might love … 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 

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Determining Who You Want To Be When You Grow Up – Podcast Episode No. 28

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How can we bring our core intention – the idea of who we want to be – into the work that we want to do when we “grow up”? 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 word. … Continue