Archive for the 'Emotional Suffering' Category

The Dhamma Brothers

documentary about a prison meditation program at Donaldson Correctional Facility near Bessemer, Alabama, features four inmates, all convicted of murder, and includes interviews with guards, prison officials, local residents and other inmates.

Voices In My Head

Is it normal to have voices in my head?  Actually, yes.  And it doesn’t mean you are crazy or need medication.   From a separate interview about her backround: Jon Ronson: Let’s back up a minute and talk about what happened to you. Whenever I tell anyone your story, I always begin with a bit […]

What Is Worth Fighting For

Recently a client asked me, “Are there some things worth fighting for?  It seems like all this work is about acceptance, and making peace, and being grateful.  Do you just kind of roll over and give into what is going on in life?  Is that what this work entails?” My reply was, “Yes.  There are […]

Insecurity Depression

 Hi Gary, I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for your incredible gift.  I am 51 and have spent years and $$$ on trying to find the answer to my “problems”.  I tried psychologists, counselors, pastors, self help programs, meditation classes, herbal remedies, and medications all to no avail.  NOTHING was lasting.  They were […]

Near Enemy

Avoiding Your Near Enemy Any good tool, technique, practice, or philosophy, can help you out of suffering and into greater happiness and love. And when that tool, technique, practice, or philosophy is taken too far, it can become a dogmatic trap that creates unhappiness and suffering. That dual edged sword applies to the tools, techniques, […]



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