Five Keys (wk1) – Talk 1: Awake Body, Tender Heart, Open Mind
“The green light symbolizes openness, when the two-way traffic is flowing in a conversation. It is genuine dialogue, when we go beyond our familiar ideas into uncharted new territory. It is also genuine friendship, when we accept, appreciate, and love others for who they are. On our personal journey, the green light marks brief moments of openness that we can remember and use as guidelines for communication. When we’re open, we can listen—to ourselves, to the environment around us, and to other people. Openness shows us three natural gifts that all human beings are born with: Awake body, the ability to pay attention; Tender heart, the ability to empathize with others; Open mind, the ability to be honest, curious, and insightful. These three green-light faculties are the basis for mindfulness practice…” ~ The Five Keys to Mindful Relationship
The Polar Bear and the Dog
from the BBC’s Nature’s Weirdest Events (Ep 1)
This meditation should have less background noise.
If you’d prefer to download a guided meditation to have on your computer or phone or tablet, this is the link to the MP3 file. Right-click on a PC (control-click on a Mac) and choose to save the file (or “save the link”).