Oct 28, 2022
In this episode, I have a far-ranging
and fascinating conversation with Melissa Moore, Ph.D., a teacher
of Buddhism and Contemplative Psychology. In it we talk
about her book, The Diamonds Within Us: Uncovering Brilliant
Sanity Through Contemplative Psychology, a treasure of a book
that weaves the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism with psychology,
producing a guidebook of real-life practices to address our
internal struggles and the reactions we have to the daunting times
we live in.
I know you'll enjoy this talk with
Melissa, who openly shares her own personal challenges and
personality in talking about how we can train ourselves to
"go toward emotional energy and open to it for the wisdom that is
innate with the messiness of feelings." She truly has her finger on
the pulse of our reactive emotions and how they actually can be
helpful in discovering our "intrinsic health."
I'm sure you will be inspired by the
approach Melissa uses in Karuna Training, teaching that our
vulnerabilities is where we will find our greatest
strengths. In her book we learn that when we go towards
discomfort and rest in not knowing, it becomes a great
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