50 episodes

Senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and co-founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute, Jonathan Foust share weekly talks, guided meditations and inquiries that explore how to cultivate an awakened heart and mind.

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    • Buddhism
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and co-founder of the Meditation Teacher Training Institute, Jonathan Foust share weekly talks, guided meditations and inquiries that explore how to cultivate an awakened heart and mind.

    Company is Stronger Than Willpower

    Company is Stronger Than Willpower

    This talk explores how associating with like-minded people can change your life.
     
    You’ll learn how we are each the product of social collectives, how we can wake up from the shadow of unconscious group bias and plug into the power of affiliating with those who share your passions.

    • 45 min
    When to Step Up and When to Step Back

    When to Step Up and When to Step Back

    This talk explores the art of engaging and disengaging.
     
    You’ll learn about stimulus / response and how your practice of meditation can open up more space for you to be more skillful as to how you respond to the moment — and to the challenges that arise in your life.

    • 42 min
    Meditation: Relax, Arrive and Rest in Presence (27’)

    Meditation: Relax, Arrive and Rest in Presence (27’)

    This meditation guides you through a somatic exploration of softening and relaxing, then opens into gentle mindfulness instructions and in the final section, invites you to explore letting go and resting in presence.

    • 27 min
    Thoughts on Healing Fear and Helplessness

    Thoughts on Healing Fear and Helplessness

    This talk explores how to work with trauma.
     
    You’ll learn about the different kinds of trauma, the challenges of unwinding difficult somatic feelings as well as suggestions for essential practice and how to recognize signs of trauma in those around you.

    • 45 min
    Thoughts on Self-Healing

    Thoughts on Self-Healing

    This talk explores ways you can cultivate more wholesome inner states.
     
    You’ll learn how self-healing is about being deeply honest with yourself, looking directly at the source of your upset, developing your skills in investigation and calling on loving presence.

    • 45 min
    How To Bypass Spiritual Bypass

    How To Bypass Spiritual Bypass

    This talk explores the pitfall of avoiding unfinished business in the name of spiritual idealism.
     
    You’ll learn how to identify your patterns of avoidance and explore some great strategies for embracing a reality-based practice.

    • 43 min

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These podcasts are so ‘human’ and real... Jonathan doesn’t try to present himself as a perfected guru. Instead he provides intelligent, funny and life saving wisdom in relatable way.

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