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.
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, […]
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.
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.