The Distraction Addiction

“We who are like senseless children Shrink from suffering, but love its causes.’ -Santideva Bodhicaryavatara   Best Selling Author and beloved Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön speaks of them as ‘Dunzies’ – the mindless distractions that we engage and indulge ourselves in on a daily basis. The concept of going through life as though we were … Continue 

Buddhist Meditation for People in Recovery

These days, almost everyone is familiar with the concept of ‘Being in Recovery’ – whether it is by way of traditional 12 Step Programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and Overeaters Anonymous or via individual therapists/counselors or even work sponsored Employee Assistance/Substance Abuse Treatment programs. There are also myriad life changes and situations that … Continue