When the World is on Fire: Do this

A Transformative Buddhist Practice for when you feel like you’re overwhelmed by all the suffering in the world As we look at the world today it can feel as though everything is going to hell in a handbasket. There are riots in the streets and people are literally killing each other. Our world feels dividedContinue reading “When the World is on Fire: Do this”

Listening from a Deeper Source of Intelligence

When someone tells us (as I’m about to) that they’re going to teach us how to listen-we tune out. Isn’t listening something we learned as children? Isn’t it a given? It almost feels like an insult to learn about listening-as if it’s too elementary or basic.  The truth is, deep listening and learning how toContinue reading “Listening from a Deeper Source of Intelligence”

This one thing could save your life

A key skill for First Responders and everyone else First responders have been in the spotlight lately. Whether it’s health care workers responding to Covid or police in riots, we’ve clearly begun to see what a crucial role they play in society. In light of recent events with the killing of unarmed black people byContinue reading “This one thing could save your life”

What Front Line Workers Need to Know about Fear

A front line worker is someone who we as a society need in order to function. Think, EMTs, teachers, nurses, doctors and all hospital workers, firefighters, activists, behavioral health workers, nonprofit staff, and police officers (the list goes on). To these varying degrees these “essential workers” ensure that the rest of us are safe andContinue reading “What Front Line Workers Need to Know about Fear”