week 1: quotes and links

“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” Pema Chödrön From an article by Thanissaro: “Avijja, the Pali word for ignorance, is the opposite of vijja, which means not… Continue reading week 1: quotes and links

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week 1 home practice

In general: train yourself in turning towards the emotional landscape with friendly curiosity. 1. 5 minutes every day: write down any emotions you have identified that day, both in that moment and at other times. Don’t forget to also notice the positive emotions. Please look at your notes before our second session and see if… Continue reading week 1 home practice

Guided meditation

Here is a practice I recorded earlier this year for hospital staff. I have called it warmth and care. It is about 10 minutes.