Loving People As They Are

A friend once told me about repeated fights he had with his wife early on in their marriage. Much of their conflict centered on how to have dinner. He liked to eat hurriedly, standing up in the kitchen, getting it over with as quickly as possible. She liked to set the table elegantly, sit down, … Read moreLoving People As They Are

Feeling Lonely? Embrace Compassion

As part of the “Real Love with Sharon Salzberg” event hosted by Women of Wisdom and Mindful, meditation teacher and author Sharon Salzberg discussed the true meaning of love for ourselves, others and life. The following is an excerpt of her talk.   Real Love with Sharon Salzberg 4:39 As the world has evolved, whether it’s in a personal way or it’s in a global way, we … Read moreFeeling Lonely? Embrace Compassion

Meditation is About Recovering and Starting Again

As part of the “Real Love with Sharon Salzberg” event hosted by Women of Wisdom and Mindful, meditation teacher and author Sharon Salzberg discussed the true meaning of love for ourselves, others and life. The following is an excerpt of her talk.   Real Love with Sharon Salzberg 3:00 The first meditation instruction I ever got was sit down and feel your breath, just feel the natural … Read moreMeditation is About Recovering and Starting Again