65 – What Does it Mean to Forgive?
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65 – What Does it Mean to Forgive?

The Buddhist approach to forgiveness is about changing our relationship with the reactive patterns that run our lives. It’s a form of introspection that allows me to understand my reactive patterns and then, more importantly, to change my relationship with those patterns. Subscribe to the podcast on: iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/secular-buddhism/id1071578260 SoundCloud – https://soundcloud.com/secularbuddhism TuneIn – http://tunein.com/radio/Secular-Buddhism-p823114/ Stitcher – http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=80132&refid=stpr...

64 – We Don’t Need to Change Ourselves
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64 – We Don’t Need to Change Ourselves

In this episode, I will discuss the concept of inherent perfection and how from the Buddhist perspective, that implies that we don’t need to change ourselves. The idea of “perfection” from the Buddhist perspective is not a moral qualification. There is no “should” or compelling in ethical or moral behavior because your inherent nature is...

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63 – Mindful Eating – A Discussion with Paige Smathers

Like breathing, eating is one of the most common things we do, but how mindful are we of this process? How mindful are we of our relationship with food? In this podcast episode, I will discuss the topic of mindful eating with Paige Smathers, host of the Nutrition Matters podcast. We talk about mindful eating,...

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62 – What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully – Frank Ostaseski

In this episode, I discuss the topic of death with Frank Ostaseski, author of “The Five Invitations: What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully”. Death is perhaps our greatest teacher, a close encounter with death can forever change our perspectives and priorities. Awareness of death is the secret to living more mindfully. New –...

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61 – Mindful Relationships & Social Justice – Yael Shy

In this podcast episode, I am sharing the audio of an interview with Yael Shy. Yael offers expert guidance on beginning a meditation practice and explores how to bring that practice to relationships, social justice, and the general ups and downs of everyday life. Subscribe to the podcast on: iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/secular-buddhism/id1071578260 SoundCloud – https://soundcloud.com/secularbuddhism TuneIn – http://tunein.com/radio/Secular-Buddhism-p823114/...

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60 – “Happiness” – A discussion with Ellen Petry Leanse

This is the audio and video recording of my interview with Ellen Petry Leanse (TEDx: Happiness by Design) and author of “The Happiness Hack: a brain-aware guide to life satisfaction”. I hope you enjoy listening to our discussion on the topic of happiness. Get The Happiness Hack on Amazon: Click Here Visit Ellen’s website for...

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59 – Escape Into Discomfort / My Interview with Shinzen Young

In this episode, I am sharing the audio from an interview/discussion I had with Shinzen Young on the topic of “Escaping into Discomfort”. This interview was streamed live on November 16th, 2017. Links Mentioned in the Episode: Shinzen.org Unifiedmindfulness.com Home Practice Program Life Practice Program Brightmind app Subscribe to the podcast on: iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/secular-buddhism/id1071578260 SoundCloud...