Increased Clarity

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Things have been a bit slow around here lately, but I plan on being more communicative in 2016. In this video, I talk about what I’ve been up to in recent months, and why I have taken a break from blogging.

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ใน YouTube วิดีโอนี้, ผมพูดเกี่ยวกับการเจริญสติสำหรับผู้ที่กำลังได้รับการบำบัดอาการติดสุรายาเสพติด การเจริญสติเป็นสิ่งที่สำคัญที่สุดหากต้องการหายจากอาการติดสุรายาเสพติด

The joy of Being the Least Important Person in the Room

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There is a great joy that comes from thinking of myself as the least important person in the room. It makes it easier for me to divert my attention away from the discursive thinking so I can focus more on other people. In the following video, I discuss this way of being with others in more detail.

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Enough Compassion to Face the Hatred in Our Own Brains

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Now that I can see how quickly fear can fill my brain with hate and anger, it has made it easier for me to feel compassion for those who are full of hate and anger. In this video and podcast, I discuss how opening up to the hatred inside myself has helped me to become more compassionate and happy.

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Why Compassion is a Key Ingredient of Mindfulness

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Developing some self-compassion is vital if we want to make progress with mindfulness. Failure to do so means we won’t feel comfortable in our own skin and therefore we won’t feel comfortable in the present moment. I used to teach loving-kindness as an additional technique to mindfulness but I now see it is a key ingredient. In this video and podcast, I explain why this is the case.

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