From the Blog

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled, "Mindfulness of "Selfing"" More information on the San Rafael Meditation group can be found here....

Sean Kyler gives such a powerful speech touching on topics such as celebrating your successes, preservation and looking at the future with hope and positivity...

Friend or Foe? The Practice: Be friendly. Why? Friendliness is a down-to-earth approach to others that is welcoming and positive. Think about a time when someone was friendly to you - maybe drawing you into a gathering, saying hello on the sidewalk, or smiling from across the room. How did...

How do we change? In this pioneering talk, Dr. Shauna Shapiro draws on modern neuroscience and ancient wisdom to demonstrate how mindfulness can help us make positive changes in our brains and our lives....

Introduction The Eightfold Path is the fourth of the Buddha's Noble Truths, and it is the way leading to the uprooting of the causes of suffering, and thus to increasingly stable and profound peacefulness, wisdom, virtue, and happiness....

Taking some "me" time and visiting Spirit Rock for any one of their programs would be very beneficial for those seeking to grow their inner strengths. ...

Who do you argue with? The Practice Don't quarrel. Why It's one thing to stick up for yourself and others. But it's a different matter to get caught up in wrangles, contentiousness, squabbles . . . in a word: quarrels. Similarly, it's one thing to disagree with someone, even to...

As you probably know, compassion and loving kindness are central elements of Buddhism. They arise naturally in response to one of those three fundamental characteristics of existence: interdependence/not-self/emptiness....