Author: Greg Heffron

Mar
28

A Conversation with Elesa Commerse and Susan Gillis Chapman

Listen to this 45min conversation with Green Zone Institute founder and Senior Teacher Susan Gillis Chapman and Green Zone Institute and Buddhist teacher Elesa Commerse about Buddhism, Mindful Communication and their upcoming programs in the Pacific Northwest — conducted by Seattle Shambhala’s Annica Holder. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] 0

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Mar
28

Fully Embracing our Life

It’s not quite true that we can do absolutely anything we set our minds to. However, it is true that when we embrace our life fully, with kind support from others, we can discover possibilities that others would never guess. 0

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Feb
12

Everyone Has it Together?

We can think of our anxiety as our personal weakness, or we can understand it as our connection with humans everywhere.   0

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Feb
06

“Immersive Technology”

Reality is the ultimate 3D experience. 0

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Feb
02

Pema Chödron on Working with Pain and Difficulty

“When we’re putting up the barriers and the sense of ‘me’ as separate from ‘you’ gets stronger, right there in the midst of difficulty and pain, the whole thing could turn around simply by not erecting barriers; simply by staying open to the difficulty, to the feelings that you’re going through; simply by not talking […]

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Dec
10

Ideology Can Be Deadly

“Toxic Certainty” can be the deadliest weapon of all. 0

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Aug
21

Thich Naht Hanh – “Don’t Blame the Lettuce”

Mindfulness goes beyond simplistic blame and focuses on real solutions. 0

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Aug
21

Humanity’s Greatest Fear

“…protecting our vulnerability is critical when fear takes over. Once we regain our confidence, we can push ourselves towards risk and fear again, but with a renewed sense of courage.”   0

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Aug
21

How Wakeful People Make Friends

“We once knew how to open up. Far from being overly serious, mindfulness aims to help us regain our basic joy and curiosity.” 0

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Aug
01

Ursula le Guin on Synchronizing Communication

“Every act of communication is an act of tremendous courage in which we give ourselves over to two parallel possibilities: the possibility of planting into another mind a seed sprouted in ours and watching it blossom into a breathtaking flower of mutual understanding; and the possibility of being wholly misunderstood, reduced to a withering weed.” […]

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