Tag Archive: right effort


How to be more disciplined.

October 30, 2017   |   1 Comment

The meditation begins at 7:09 Audio only version can be found here. Hello and welcome to your practice. It is great to practice together! Before today’s 10-minute sit, I offer you a very simple definition of discipline. Though it is not easy to be disciplined, it is predicated on one very simple gesture that you can make within your own mind.... READ MORE

How to stop suffering: Step #6

July 10, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 7:12 Audio only version is here. Hello, excellent Open Heart Project meditator. I am so happy we can practice together. In the last few weeks, we have been examining the steps outlined by the Buddha that lead away from suffering, aka the Noble Eightfold Path. Today, we look at the 6th step, “Right Effort.” Before we sit,... READ MORE

A new energy cycle is beginning!

February 27, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 4:14  Audio only version is here. I am very happy to practice with you. Happy new year! Today marks the first day of a new year according to the Tibetan Buddhist calendar. Welcome to the year of the female fire bird. Before today’s sit, I say a few words about what this might mean. And I’m... READ MORE