The facts of aging, illness, death, separation, and loss can actually be encouraging, Buddhadharma’s Koun Franz explains. Then, a guided meditation and quick check-in on your meditation posture.
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Anxiety and What to do About it with Bruce Tift
42:51Anxiety can be a pretty reasonable response to times of wide spread disease, environmental disaster, social unrest and polarization. Associate editor Chris Pacheco talks to Bruce Tift, psychotherapist and author of Already Free: Buddhism Meets Psychotherapy on the Path of Liberation, about attempting to control feelings of anxiety, why that only makes it worse, and what to do instead.
The Science of Hope and Justice with Sará King
45:05Wellbeing and social justice are one and the same, according to neuroscientist Dr. Sará King. Pamela Ayo Yetunde asks about The Science of Social Justice, her illustrative Systems-Based Awareness Map, and the implications of the framework that has the power to change how you understand yourself, your community, and even political events such as the January 6 insurrection.
Love Your Body Meditation with Trudy Goodman
26:08A guided body scan meditation from Insight LA founder Trudy Goodman, plus an audio clip from her presentation for the new Insight and Mindfulness online learning series, available now at learn.lionsorar.com.
Refuge from Racism with Sensei Alex Kakuyo
50:26How can Buddhist practice help you find refuge from racism? Especially from the internalized sense of inferiority that lives within the minds and bodies of racialized people? Teacher Sensei Alex Kakuyo and Lion’s Roar Associate Editor Pamela Ayo Yetunde discuss.
“Mission: Joy” with Peggy Callahan and Elissa Epel
27:45Centered on a friendship between the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the documentary Mission: Joy was produced and co-directed by Peggy Callahan while its real life complement, The Big Joy Project, is an experiment in “citizen science.” She and Dr. Elissa Epel, vice chair of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, talk about how both point the way to more joy in our everyday lives.
Facing the Unknown with Kaira Jewel Lingo
33:36As everyday normalities change, or even vanish, what used to make sense is out the door, and a new vision of our lives and our world is needed. Kaira Jewel Lingo, former nun in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village tradition, offers a path forward as Associate editor Pamela Ayo Yetunde asks about her latest book, We Were Made for These Times.
The Five Remembrances with Koun Franz and Guided Breath Meditation
23:01The facts of aging, illness, death, separation, and loss can actually be encouraging, Buddhadharma’s Koun Franz explains. Then, a guided meditation and quick check-in on your meditation posture.
Cultivating the Power of Attention with Amishi Jha
22:57Author of Peak Mind Dr. Amishi Jha talks about the book, the natural capacity we have to cultivate our attention, and how you can function at your peak for the things that really matter in life.
In the Issue: Ted Lasso, Dogen, and Death
38:41Editor-in-chief Melvin McLeod, deputy editor Andrea Miller, and associate editor Ross Nervig talk about the latest issue of Lion’s Roar magazine and some of the highlights therein, from Ted Lasso to Dogen.
Radical Friendship and Tonglen Practice with Kate Johnson
30:39Buddhist meditation teacher Kate Johnson leads a session of Tonglen meditation informed by current events, and talks about her new book, Radical Friendship: 7 Ways to Love Yourself and Find Your People in an Unjust World.