Resources: Beliefs and Thoughts

Beliefs And Thoughts

Beliefs and thoughts are navigational maps that are not inherently true. Rather, some serve us and others cause feelings of separation, self-aversion and/or blame of others. We can free ourselves from harmful beliefs by investigating them with a dedicated, mindful and courageous presence.

Below are some resources that you might find helpful in working with beliefs and thoughts:

Talks on Beliefs and Thoughts

Trusting the Gold (retreat talk)

Trusting the Gold (retreat talk)

This talk looks at how our upbringing and culture lead us to mistrust who we are and become identified as a separate, deficient self.  We then explore the practices of presence...

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Living with Courageous Presence

Living with Courageous Presence

[CC] ~ The essence of courage is to willingly feel our vulnerability; this is what allows us to respond to life with an undefended, wise heart. This talk explores the ways we...

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Evolving Beyond “Unreal Othering”

Evolving Beyond “Unreal Othering”

What motivates us - as individuals and as a society - to build walls and knowingly hurt others? This talk explores the evolutionary roots of “unreal othering” and how when we are...

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Meditations on Beliefs and Thoughts

Other Resources on Beliefs and Thoughts

Blog: Creating an Unreal Other

Blog: Creating an Unreal Other

It is easy to be untouched by stories we read in the newspaper, on the Internet or watch on the news about people suffering from unemployment, loss of loved ones, war or natural...

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