Buddha, Brain, and Body: Harvey teaches on the brain, anxiety, and meditation

Episode 6:  In a classic Harvey teaching, we learn about the brain centers that get activated when we’re feeling anxious, the traditional Buddhist ideas about mind that underpin mindfulness practice–and, most importantly, we learn how such practice can help us find the golden balance between overstimulation and not recognizing our feelings.

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Bonus track: Harvey leads a 10 minutes loving-kindness meditation

On this day when Houston has seen a mass shooting in Dawn Mountain’s general part of town and when the evening will bring the first debate of a polarized election season, we’d like to offer this bonus episode.  In it, Harvey guides us through a meditation in which we cultivate a warm heart toward ourselves, […]

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Episode 5: Harvey leads a three-part meditation

Episode 4:  Harvey guides this three-part meditation through some classic techniques.  We begin with a relaxing body scan, then open the awareness to embrace the entire body at once.  The session closes with labeling sight, sound, touch, and talk.

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Buddha, Brain, and Body: Sharon teaches on getting beyond reactive patterns

Episode 4:  In this special episode, senior student Sharon Jackson teaches on cultivating active attention–and the habitual, reactive patterns that can derail our intention to be present.  She reminds us that we can feel strong emotions without being ruled by them, and when we can do that, natural wisdom can emerge.

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