Getting Unstuck by Pema Chodron - An audio recording and discussion
January 12 / 1:00 PM - January 19 / 4:00 PM
There is no cost for this program. Donations are welcome.
In these audio recordings, Pema Chodron, bestselling author and beloved Buddhist nun, unveils the mystery of a pre-emotional feeling that arises, brings us discomfort, and causes us to react by escaping the discomfort, often with harmful habits. We reinforce cravings, habits, and addictions by giving in to them repeatedly. With "Getting Unstuck," look at this phenomenon, which Tibetan Buddhists call shenpa. We learn how to recognize shenpa as it appears and work with it using a playful, lively curiosity:
· Critical mind—how to recognize it and learn to approach yourself & others with a sense of humor and loving-kindness. Develop the fundamental maitri—loving-kindness—toward yourself.
· How to cultivate acceptance of your irritability, insecurities, and other simply human traits.
· Recognition, Refrain, Relaxing, and Resolve: the four R's of working with shenpa, and resulting cravings, harmful habits and addictions.
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