Our Natural Goodness with Sylvia Boorstein

As one of the most beloved American teachers of Buddhism, Sylvia Boorstein brings warmth, humor, and real-life honesty to the principles of mindfulness and spiritual practice. In this joy-filled conversation, she shares her insights on how we can be more accepting of the negative patterns in our minds, and find happiness regardless of the challenges we face. She explains, “The point of practice is not to keep the mind unconfused, because that’s not going to work. We’re going to keep getting confused, startled, broadsided by life all the time. So it’s not about not getting confused. It’s about recognizing that
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Meeting Daily With Our Chief Spiritual Officer with May McCarthy

Executives can spend hours in daily meetings to ensure the success of a company. What if that commitment can be applied to your own success, but with much more ease? As a founder of many business endeavors, May McCarthy works with various heads of departments such as Chief Information Officers or Chief Financial Officers. She meets with these “C-suite” executives daily. Through the years as she strengthened her spiritual practice, she’s realized there is a divine intelligence that has been guiding her. This universal power strengthens her intuition, gives her signs and messages, and supports her gut decisions. At some point she
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Awake-ism: The Heartmind of Buddhism with Ethan Nichtern

“Awake-ism,” in Buddhist teacher Nichtern’s view, means to be aware, open, and compassionate. He looks at Buddhist thought as a psychological, philosophical, and ethical system that can be useful for anyone. Living an awake life is a good thing. His advice for living in these times is to maintain our awareness as we move between very personal spaces and collective spaces. Many begin meditating in order to reduce stress and become more mindful.
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Healing and Repairing Relationship, An Ongoing Process with Susan Campbell, Ph.D.

Dr. Campbell offers practical advice for repairing our love relationships while also healing our inner wounds. We learn methods for turning common relationship conflicts into opportunities to foster love, trust, and intimacy. She suggests making an agreement with your partner to take a “time-out” when you sense a trigger, using those moments to feel what is going on in your body and discover old wounds that have yet to heal. She describes a trigger as a button that gets pushed in our nervous system which prompts an old and familiar feeling to flood our being. That reaction is derived from
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Strengthening Your Ability To Pay Attention with Winifred Gallagher

There is no “attention center” in the brain. So where is our capacity for sustained focus located? Research shows us that it is an ensemble of alerting, orienting, and executive networks collaborating to attune us to what’s going on in our inner or outer world in coherent ways that point us toward an appropriate response. Most of us don’t understand that attention is a finite resource, like money, so it pays for us to focus on what is more positive and productive. You can make a choice between focusing on something that is productive or generative as opposed to something that is
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Redefining Success And Thriving with Arianna Huffington

The common lament in these post-modern times is that there is not enough time. We’re overly busy and are overworking. We allow our gadgets, such as smart phones and tablets, to absorb our attention. We jump down the rabbit hole of emails and texting, and engage in social media letting them take up more and more of our time so we spend less and less time connecting with ourselves and with one another in deep and meaningful ways. Many studies have shown all of these things prevent us from having the time to regenerate and recharge and to tap into our
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