Dharma talk on the underlying psychological structures resulting in chronic work related anxiety and guided meditation on the theme.Please consider supporting the teachings by making a donation. Thanks! J
Talk, meditation and guided reflection on the theme.In the 2,500 year old Buddhist Tradition all teachings offered free of charge, supported entirely by donation only. Please consider supporting the teacher—thanks! J
A talk giving an overview of some fascinating new insights regarding the theory of emotions and affect regulation, focusing on the work of Lisa Feldman Barrett. The talk explores how these ideas fit into the core teachings of the Buddha, followed by a meditation exploring new techniques in regulating emotions.
Talk and guided meditation; the talk presents an overview of early buddhist and contemporary clinical insights into the psychology processes underlying the sudden switch from a safe and confident state into a hypervigilant, survival mode; the meditation explores self-soothing during triggered states, and de-activating triggering individuals.
A talk summarizing the Buddha's insights into one of the most pernicious catalysts of suffering, why self-improvement regimes invariably leave us disappointed and often with even more damaged states of inner esteem, and the psychologically sound practices to process emotional wounds.
Talk on the concept of core shame, what causes it, how it leads to self-doubt, perfectionism, imposter syndrome, vulnerability and avoidant coping patterns, and a guided meditation demonstrating how to alleviate core shame in practice.
36 minute talk, 27 minute guided meditation on the theme.This talk expands on ideas found in the clinical books of'Addiction as an Attachment Disorder' by Philip Flores,'Affect Regulation and the Repair of the Self' by Allan Schore
Along with these other studies:Caspers, K. M., Troutman, B., & Spinks, R. (2006). Attachment as an organizer of behavior: implications for substance abuse problems and willingness to seek treatment. Padykula, N.L. & Conklin, P. (2010). The self-regulation model of attachment trauma and addiction. Clinical Social Work JournalReis, S., Curtis, J. & Reid, A. (2012). Attachment styles and alcohol problems in emerging adulthoodSchindler, A., TSack, P. M., Kustner, U. & Eckert, J. (2005). Attachment and substance use disorders.Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction’ (2008) Gabor MateSubstance Abuse and Insecure Attachment Styles: A Relational Study Yasmin Borhani University of California, IrvineResearch by Thorberg and Lyvers (2006)
34 minute talk followed by 26 minute meditation related to the theme.
Remember to check out the six part, filmed Dharma Punx NYC series now showing at: learn.tricycle.org/courses/feeling-secure-in-an-unstable-world
Recording starts with the last four minutes of a 30 minute meditation, featuring reflections on previous year, followed by a talk on setting appropriate intentions and how to keep them, followed by Buddhist Refuge and Precepts Ceremony.