Course curriculum

  • 1

    Mid-Morning Mindfulness Series

    • About this series

    • You can change the world

    • Yes. And now what?

    • Meditation Myth #2 - Meditation is about becoming calm

    • Meditation Myth #3 - You need special clothes, posture, etc.

    • Meditation Myth #4 - It takes years to get any benefit from meditation

    • Meditation Myth #5 - Meditation is a self-indulgent escape from reality

    • We have the strength to acknowledge what is

    • The whole universe is on fire - what can we do?

    • Uncertainty = Miracles

    • Sometimes it sucks, and that's all right

    • I Am

    • Grounded but Uplifted

    • Don't Make Opposites

    • You Can Search the Whole Universe for Someone More Deserving of Your Compassion that Yourself, but You will Never Find One

    • Mystery Meditation (I forget what it was about)

    • All Your Very Best Thinking is What Got You into This Mess

    • What, in this moment, is lacking?

    • What if you realized that there's nothing wrong with you?

    • You can handle more than you know without stress

    • What had to happen for you to be here today?

  • 2

    Meditation 301: Beyond Mindfulness - Working with Difficult Emotions

    • 1 - Basics of Meditation (by popular demand)

    • 2 - Six Skills of Mindfulness

    • 3 - Automaticity of Emotions

    • 4 - Motivational Pull of Emotions

    • 5 - Grounded but Uplifted

    • 6 - Intro to Emotional Maturity

    • 7 - The First Mark of Emotional Maturity - Part 1

    • 8 - The First Mark of Emotional Maturity - Part 2

    • 9 - The First Mark of Emotional Maturity - Part 3

    • 10 - The Second Mark of Emotional Maturity - Part 1

    • 11 - The Second Mark of Emotional Maturity - Part 2

    • 12 - The Third Mark of Emotional Maturity - Part 1

    • 13 - The Third Mark of Emotional Maturity - Part 2

  • 3

    Ven. Daishin's Guided Meditations

    • Pranayama - Regulating Breath and Mind for Zazen

    • Guided Meditation - Sutra on Mindful Breathing

  • 4

    Meditation 301: Cultivating Positive Emotions

    • 1 - Mindfulness as a Good Starting Point

    • 2 - Intro to Metta Meditation (with Dr. Julie Shimji Tabor)

    • 3 - Working with our habits; Benefactor meditation

    • 4 - Cultivating good will

    • 5 - The scientifically-documented power of good will contemplations

    • 6 - Cultivating equanimity

    • 7 - Cultivating Joy

    • 8 - Cultivating Equanimity 2