A Compassion Meditation

A Compassion Meditation

“May I be free of pain and suffering.” x3 “May (my friend) Sally be free of pain and suffering.” x3 “May ‘the bank teller’ be free of pain and suffering.” x3 “May (my opponent) Mike be free of pain and…

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Here are three MBSR teachers. in the area: Barbara Wilkinson  http://www.barbarawilkinson.com/ and here is one that is OHIP covered in Kitchener: http://hannahsnidermd.com/services/mindfulness-based-cognitive-therapy-groups/ Also: Simon Peter K. Smith, C.Psych.Assoc. Phone: 519-836-1277 x310 Email: simon.smith.nps@gmail.com http://www.norfolkpsych.com/associates.aspx I took an 8-week program with Simon this fall….

Equanimity toward Difficult Beings

Equanimity toward Difficult Beings

“All beings are subject to intense and compulsive karmas (conditioning), therefore I take very little personally.” “I am subject to intense and compulsive karmas (conditioning), therefore I am very careful about my judgements and reactions.” “If you are only happy…

Equanimity towards Beings

Equanimity towards Beings: Recite each verse of the series 1, 5, 10 or 25 times. “I am the creator of my circles of cause and effect. My happiness and unhappiness depend upon my own actions and not upon the wishes…

Transforming Problems into Happiness

Transforming Problems into Happiness

“May I see each difficult condition as a precious teacher, and an opportunity for transformation.”  “Instead of seeing all the problems you experience—whether caused by living beings or by situations and circumstances—as problems, you need to develop the habit of…