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Vulnerability and Authenticity - An Evening with Susan Piver - Part 2 of 2

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Developing a more receptive relationship to all of our experience allows us to manifest what is authentic in our lives while cultivating compassion for our vulnerability and struggles. Meditation helps us develop confidence to open our hearts to it all.  In this podcast, recorded at The Interdependence Project in November 2014, Susan Piver invites us to explore our practice and our hearts.

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Invitation to Building a Mindful New Year

It’s that time of year. Self-reflection is at an all time high and our minds are naturally drawn to what we want to keep, discard, or create as a new year dawns. It may also be a time of both greater activity (celebrations, shopping, visitors, travel) and greater space (our normal routines go a bit sideways).

Practicing Metta Makes Parties More Fun

The Buddha said that if you practice lovingkindness, or metta, meditation, you will experience scores of benefits (well, 11 specific ones). His list did not mention that you will have a better time at parties. Add that.

Are Video Games Good For Kids?

  As a child who grew up in a one-tv household, without cable, banned from watching MTV at friends' houses, and now a parent running a family without cable and with minimal screen-time, the introduction of a gaming device into our home felt as though decades of negative-perception-baggage were plunked down into our family room, and onto the laps of our salivating children.

Abandon Hope and Enjoy the Present

At this time of year, hope takes center stage. Children draw up lists of presents they hope Santa will deliver. Everyone who lives north of a certain point hopes for a picturesque white Christmas -- enough snow to make it pretty but not enough to make travel dangerous or require strenuous

Should You Choose Your Children’s Friends?

The behavior of my son’s new friend was not in accordance with the set of standards to which I hold my own kids.  In addition to the friend’s unfavorable behavior, it also seemed like – and I don’t want to misdirect any pointe

Vulnerability and Authenticity - An Evening with Susan Piver - Part 1 of 2

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Developing a more receptive relationship to all of our experience allows us to manifest what is authentic in our lives while cultivating compassion for our vulnerability and struggles. Meditation helps us develop confidence to open our hearts to it all.  In this podcast, recorded at The Interdependence Project in November 2014, Susan Piver invites us to explore our practice and our hearts.

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Dharma Connect: Discovering Delight in Nonattachment

A random read we can possibly learn from.

 

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