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Lesson #4: Putting it into practice

May 18, 2012

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In my last post, I discussed one of my favorite lessons from a Vipassana mediation course. The lesson that we can choose whether or not to accept someone’s anger and/or rotten attitude. But sometimes, when I’m sharing this with clients, there’s a tendency towards misunderstanding. Because it’s a completely new way of thinking about our […]

Lesson #4: You don’t have to take it.

May 17, 2012

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Each evening, in a Vipassana meditation course, the students listen to an hour-long lecture from the teacher, S.N. Goenka. The lectures aren’t like the lectures you sat through in grad school. They are stories and explanations, and most are usually pretty funny because they point out our universally irrational habits. One of my favorites reminds […]