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Letting Grow

Apr 15, 2021

In today’s episode, I’m delighted to bring you Shannon Marie, author of the new book Crystal Wisdom and a friend of mine from the Dawn Mountain sangha, one of the places Shannon deepened her contemplative practice. We’ll talk about her rebirth from a corporate worker – good at her job but with so much more to...


Apr 9, 2021

This week I was planning to do an episode about coming out of covid times into some kind of new normal and some tips on rebirth. But with cases spiking – again – it seems too soon for that. 

So instead I wanted to share some reflections on one of the most famous Marvel villains, Thanos, who I think must have been...


Apr 3, 2021

Today's episode is a meditation that’s all about noticing and resting in what’s good in our lives. We have what’s called a negativity bias: our brain’s tendency to rewire quickly in response to threats but slowly or not at all in response to opportunities. It’s helped our species to survive and evolve to...


Mar 26, 2021

In today’s episode you’ll meet Jogen Salzberg, a dharma teacher in the Zen tradition who recently left his identity as a Soto Zen monk to start a new chapter in his life as a lay teacher. We’ll talk about the joys and challenges of monastic life, why he left, and what it’s like to explore a new identity after...


Mar 19, 2021

I’m so delighted to share my conversation with Caren Prentice on the magic of in-between spaces with you today. Caren is a meditation teacher, and she shares her own experience of an in-between time when she’d started a spiritual practice and was beginning to see the toll her anger was taking on her relationships,...