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money

Learn how much awareness you unnecessarily commit to feeling more secure, and reconnect with a profound sense of security at the heart of this very moment.

40
Practicing in Prison

Take a moment to notice the places in your life where you don’t feel free.

39
Security, pleasure, Esteem

A conversation on Energy Centers – the theory behind them as well as the practical applications.


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Money, Sex, Fame

How to bring mindful awareness to those areas in our lives that tend to pull us down and compromise our higher values.

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shinzen young, part 2

What we can each do to achieve not just good results, but dramatic and life-changing results from our mindfulness practice. 

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shinzen young, part 1

Shinzen is regarded as one of the great pioneers in bringing the best of Western science and Eastern contemplation into a deeper union.


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body, mind, spirit yoga

A longer, deeper guided meditation to support your ongoing practice.

34
Freedom in the chains

How not to escape from oppressive conditions, but to escape into them

33
judge more, lest ye be judgmental

Learn a key distinction between judging and being judgmental.


32
sacred smartphoning

Discover how you can get technology working for your practice

31
Living an inspired life

John Kesler joins us in the studio to share insights into mindfulness, developmental psychology, and the art of living an inspired life.

30
still point buffet

Thomas leads an extended guided meditation on still point practice


29
Still point

How to find the "still point" and give way to greater creativity, spontaneity, and skillful action in the moment. 

28
freedom from addiction

Learn to understand the underlying dynamics of addiction

27
the zen of you and me

Diane Hamilton of Two Arrows Zen Center talks about her new book, The Zen of You and Me


26
heartfulness

Learn the importance of opening the heart.

25
practicing presence

An extended meditation that will help you not just be more present in daily life, but actually have the experience of being Presence.

24
your porous nature

How vulnerability is a small price to pay for the experience of participating in the great flow of Life.


23
reclaiming your body

Learn about both the challenge and opportunity of remaining embodied throughout adult life.

22
community of practice

Learn about the benefits of practicing in community from three long-time members of Lower Lights Sangha.

21
mantra

Instruction on the basics of using a mantra (a word or syllable repeated to increase concentration)


20
negativity bias

Learn to soak in positive experiences and start to recognize what a rewarding world it really is.

19
one degree

No matter how challenging the practice or how challenging your life–in any given moment you are just a one degree shift in awareness from freedom.

18
medicalized mindfulness

How has mindfulness been westernized, not necessarily for the better?


17
turkey, cranberry sauce, Pain body

Learn in this episode how to take challenging relationships and metabolize them like so much savory stuffing and pumpkin pie.

16
you're not doing it right

Listen in and whip your inner bully into shape!

15
donald trump and the toaist farmer

Is this election good news or bad news for us all? You say, when you tune into Mindfulness+.


14
REverence for life

An extended meditation to exercise your muscle of awe, wonder and gratitude in this luxurious meditation on the "Gift of Life."

13
boundless vitality for the new year

Get familiar with mindful awareness of the body, working with thoughts and emotions, as well as entering into transcendent qualities through the causal body, or pure awareness.

12
solstice

Learn how to apply mindfulness basics to working with challenging experiences


11
mindful eating

Bring a snack and enjoy as Thomas guides you in a mindful eating experience that you'll find delectable.

10
lower lights sangha

Learn the meaning of "lower lights" and how we can be lights to one another on the path, as well as the crucial role of sangha  in mindfulness practice. 

09
the matrix

How we can feel profound freedom, extracting ourselves from the real life matrix through a mindfulness practice. 


08
healing

How to work with challenging experiences. Learn to turn towards and open up to challenge, catalyzing a powerful process of healing in the body and the mind.

07
vipassana

Listen in for a fascinating description of what the word vipassana, the original word for mindfulness, actually means.

06
positive feedback loop

Learn a style of meditation that people have been practicing for thousands of years–shamatha, or calm abiding meditation. 


05
look up!

In this episode, Thomas talks about the common issue of "collapse" in mindfulness practice as well as life.

04
why the breath

3 fundamental skills that breathing–and indeed countless other techniques–can help us build.

03
what's the "+" in mindfulness+

How different kinds of mindfulness are beneficial to us at different times in life.


02
everything you need is right here

A simple mindfulness practice that can profoundly revitalize the body, mind and spirit.

01
the awareness you are

How he got into the practice almost 20 years ago and how, by doing simple daily exercises, you can reap profound benefits from this age-old practice.