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Real But Not True: Freeing Ourselves from Harmful Beliefs

Jun 1, 2016


Thoughts and beliefs 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. This talk guides us in mindful investigation through an illustrative story, an outline of steps, and a guided meditation that addresses limiting beliefs surrounding interpersonal conflict.

Reflection: Waking Up from Limiting Beliefs (8 min.) – Enjoy a guided reflection that addresses limiting beliefs surrounding interpersonal conflict – from the ending of this talk.

photo: Jonathan Foust

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