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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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Rick Redondo: From Stressful Work to Contentment – Podcast 199

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The Shambhala teachings remind us that we can always choose to be open. But what does that look like in a stressful work environment? Rick Redondo discusses the path to contentment at work.

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Kevin Bogle: What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do – Podcast 191

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You’re stuck. You’ve hit a wall. The usual strategies aren’t working. How can meditation help you know what to do when you don’t know what to do?

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Elizabeth Reid: Finding Equanimity – Podcast 187

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We hope things will go our way. We fear they won’t. How does meditation help us cultivate a sense of equanimity? Is such a quality even reasonable? Shastri Elizabeth Reid discusses the power of equanimity.

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Maho Kawachi: Solid Ground – Podcast 180

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It happens. Suddenly, something (or someone) we always assumed would be there is gone. We lose our footing, and the ground beneath us no longer seems as solid. How can meditation help us dance with this uncertainty?

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David Perrin: Difficult Times – Podcast 164

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In a talk recorded the day after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, David Perrin speaks to the emotional turmoil – or even numbness – we may experience in the wake of such events. What is the answer? What can meditation and the Shambhala teachings offer in response to great tragedy and upheaval?

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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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Robert Chender: Keeping Your Cool When You’re Stressed Out – Podcast 153

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How does meditation help you stay grounded when it’s so easy to stress out? Robert Chender discusses the science and art of keeping your cool.

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Vegan Aharonian: The Science of Meditation – Podcast 152

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Feeling scattered? Stressed? Vegan Aharonian discusses the latest scientific research about meditation’s positive impact on the human brain and body. 

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Natalie Baker: Mind Training: For When Bad Things Happen to Good People – Podcast 143

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When bad things happen it’s tempting to think we, or the world, are unworkable. Natalie Baker discusses some traditional Buddhist teachings about engaging with negative events as they arise.