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Deep Listening
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Deep Listening

To really listen to others, say David Rome and Hope Martin, we must first learn to listen to ourselves. They teach us three techniques for tuning in to body, speech, and mind.

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Using the Energy of Anger

“Why is it so hard to awaken?” asks Ezra Bayda, author of At Home in the Muddy Water: A Guide to Finding Peace within Everyday Chaos. “In part it’s because the life force, or energy, necessary to awaken is leaking away from morning until night.”

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Don’t over-think you

Whether you’re one of a kind or one in a crowd, says Sylvia Boorstein, you’re still going to have to deal with the mind’s instinct to make a big deal of itself.

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Wisdom in the Next Seat

A chance meeting on a plane reminds Sylvia Boorstein that striking up a conversation with a stranger and being truly interested in what they say can lead to unexpected insights.

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Friends & Enemies

When a sharp word turns a friend into an enemy, it’s always difficult to go back to the way things were. Sylvia Boorstein tells her own story of estrangement and healing.

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The Great Mirror

To see clearly in a relationship we must notice where we connect and where we idealize. Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche gives us the tools for greater understanding and insight.