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How to create more happiness: Step #6

September 4, 2017   |   4 Comments

The meditation begins at 4:49 Audio only version is here. Hello, dear meditators. I think you are very brave. I think this because you are willing to look at your mind through the practice of meditation. Thank you. As you may be aware, over the last six weeks, we have looked at each of the six paramitas, or transcendent actions.... READ MORE

How to create more happiness: Step #5

August 28, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 6:12 Audio only version is here. Hello, excellent meditators! I am so happy we have a chance to sit together. Before today’s 10-minute sit, I offer you some thoughts on the fifth paramita, mindfulness. What exactly is meant by mindfulness? It is a word much thrown about these days. Before today’s sit, I offer you a few... READ MORE

How to create more happiness: Step #4

August 21, 2017   |   2 Comments

The meditation begins at 6:35 Audio only version is here. Hello. I am so happy we have a chance to sit together. Before today’s 10-minute sit, I offer you some thoughts on the fourth paramita or transcendent action: exertion. It is really easy to lose the energy to act in this crazy, wonderful, confounding world of ours. In this video, I suggest... READ MORE

How to create more happiness: Step #3

August 14, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 6:40 Audio only version is here. Hello, wonderful humans. I am so happy we have a chance to sit together. The reason I always say this is because it is ALWAYS TRUE. Before today’s 10-minute sit, I offer you some thoughts on the third paramita (or transcendent action), which is called “patience.” If you think of... READ MORE

How to create more happiness: Step #2

August 7, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 7:24 Audio only version is here. Hello, excellent meditators. Welcome to your practice. I hope you will enjoy the practice of meditation, or, if you can’t, that you choose to enjoy the practice of kindness toward yourself. Today, before our practice, we continue our broad examination of the six paramitas (or transcendent actions). Last week, we discussed... READ MORE

How to create more happiness: step #1

July 31, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 11:11 Audio only version is here. Hello and I hope you are well! I am delighted to have a chance to practice meditation together. Over the last 8 weeks, we looked at each step along the noble eightfold path which describes the path away from suffering and toward libertation. I heard from many of you about... READ MORE

The key to discipline (and happiness, love, and everything else)

March 6, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 4:14  Audio only version is here. Hello wonderful meditator and even more wonderful human being. If you are feeling great about the world and happy about the direction you are going in personally, I celebrate and applaud you! I also urge you to skip ahead to the meditation itself which begins at the 4:14 mark. If... READ MORE

Patience…and working with emotion on the cushion.

February 20, 2017   |   1 Comment

The meditation begins at 2:42  Audio only version is here. Hello and welcome to your practice. I am very happy to practice with you. Before today’s 10 minute sit, I share a few thoughts about the meaning of patience and how to hold your mind in difficult situations so that your patience does not run out. You may notice that... READ MORE

The antidote to feeling powerless is…

February 13, 2017   |   Leave a reply

The meditation begins at 4:41  Audio only version is here. Hello and welcome to your practice. Sometimes we can feel powerless to create the changes we want to see in the world. Before today’s practice, I offer you a suggestion for recovering your sense of personal power. Let me hear your thoughts and reflections. We are in this together! Love,... READ MORE