Beliefs and Thoughts

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Stories That Imprison Our Hearts - Part 2
Stories That Imprison Our Heart – Part 2

Our suffering arises from fear-based stories that are often outside our awareness. These include stories of our deficiency or...

Stories That Imprison Our Hearts
Stories That Imprison Our Heart – Part 1

Our suffering arises from fear-based stories that are often outside our awareness. These include stories of our deficiency or...

Namaste: Soul Recognition: The Practice of Namaste
Soul Recognition: The Practice of Namaste

In our daily trance we experience ourselves and others through a filter of wants, fears, stories and beliefs. Drawing...

Don’t Know Mind – Stepping Out of the Trance of Thinking

Don’t Know Mind ~ (a talk from June 10, 2009) Thoughts, and more broadly, conceptual knowledge, cannot lead to...

Trusting Our Hearts - Trust in Our Basic Goodness
Trusting Our Hearts – Trust in Our Basic Goodness

Trust in our basic goodness directly effects our capacity for intimacy with others, creativity and living fully.  This talk...

Reflection: Waking Up from Limiting Beliefs
Reflection: Waking Up from Limiting Beliefs (8 min.)

A guided reflection meditation that addresses limiting beliefs surrounding interpersonal conflict – from the ending of the “Real but...

Real but Not True: Freeing Ourselves from Harmful Beliefs
Real But Not True: Freeing Ourselves from Harmful Beliefs

Thoughts and beliefs are navigational maps that are not inherently true. Rather, some serve us and others cause feelings...

Relating Wisely with Imperfection

Our survival brain reacts to perceived imperfection with aversion and anxiety, and if we are habituated to this reaction,...

Releasing Limiting Beliefs

If we investigate patterns of emotional suffering or “stuckness,” we’ll discover that under our pain is a fear based...

Healing Self-Doubt
Healing Self-Doubt

Siddhartha Gautama’s last challenge before enlightenment was doubt, and to some degree, most of us live with limiting beliefs...

Meditation: Lovingkindness
Blog: Loosening the Grip of Core and Limiting Beliefs

I’ve gotten free of that ignorant fist that was pinching and  twisting my secret self.  The universe and the...

Blog: Suffering: The Call To Investigate Beliefs
Blog: Suffering: The Call To Investigate Beliefs

“Reality is always kinder than the stories we tell about it.” -Byron Katie Can you imagine understanding, even loving,...

Beyond the Prison of Beliefs
Beyond the Prison of Beliefs

Most of us have core fear beliefs that obscure our true nature and bind us in repeating patterns of...

Meditation: Touching Peace
Blog: Creating an Unreal Other

It is easy to be untouched by stories we read in the newspaper, on the Internet or watch on...