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Entries from January 2020

Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts: Understanding Why They’re So Sticky, And How To Alleviate Them

January 29th, 2020 · Comments

Talk and guided meditation covering both modern and ancient perspectives into the ‘ironic process’ that makes certain thoughts so sticky and repetitive, and how to stem the flow of such obsessive ideations. 
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Mindful Communication During Conflict: The Process of Building Trust and Mutuality Amidst Tension

January 22nd, 2020 · Comments

A dharma talk on the theories behind and practices employed in developing interacting skillfully in relationships. 
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A Healthy Balance: Love Versus Codependency and Enmeshment

January 15th, 2020 · Comments

In secure attachment and love, a relationship is flexible, balancing times of deep intimacy and attunement, with times where partners can be separate without preoccupied anxiety over the moods and impulses of their partner; each partner has a healthy sense of self and supportive friends outside of their core relationship; in co-dependency, the bond is often rooted in feelings insecurity, a damaged sense of self, inflexibility and separation anxiety. This episode dives into the distinctions, then leads to a meditation that explores some of the talk's tehems.

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Relax & Unwind: How to Slow Down and Recuperate

January 8th, 2020 · Comments

Dharma talk and guided meditation on the theme.

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Skillful Intentions for a New Decade of Well Being (with New Year’s Eve Ceremony)

January 1st, 2020 · Comments

Talk given at our annual New Year's Eve Event in Brooklyn NYC, Dec 31, 2019. Recording includes the 2,500 year old refuges and precepts chant in english.

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