Happiness and Joy – Cultivating Positive Emotions

Happiness & Joy

There is an inner freedom that expresses as happiness and peace, and it is accessible when we arrive in openhearted presence. As the Buddha said, “If it were not possible to find liberation, I would not teach about it.”

In these talks, videos and meditations, we will look at the conditioning that blocks happiness and pathways of practice that can evolve our consciousness and free our hearts.

Talks on Cultivating Positive Emotions

True Happiness: Realizing Well-Being

True Happiness: Realizing Well-Being

Well being is the deep contentment that arises from a relaxed, wakeful presence. This talk explores the beliefs and habits that contract us away form presence, and several key ways we can nourish our natural capacity for happiness.

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Meditations on Cultivating Positive Emotions

Other Resources on Cultivating Positive Emotions

Blog: Joy

Blog: Joy

Not too long ago, my ex-husband, Alex, brought us a big batch of his homemade almond butter. It is such a really delicious treat. I took a bite, and as I tasted it, I thought,...

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Blog: Rare and Precious Joy

Blog: Rare and Precious Joy

When I talk to people about how much they experience joy, most say, “Not so much.” Joy is not a frequent visitor, and when it does appear, it’s fleeting. Joy arises when we are...

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