Wendy Shinyo Haylett, an author, Buddhist teacher, lay minister, behavioral and spiritual coach shares the "tips and tricks" found in Buddhist teachings to make your professional and personal life better ... everyday!
Building a Resilience Bank Account: Keep Going Through A Time of Ambiguous Loss
Join me as I share some insights from an article by Tara Haelle, "Your Surge Capacity is Depleted—It's Why You Feel Awful", and some insights of my own, that may help you find new attitudes and practices to help you keep going. The end isn't in sight but that doesn't mean we give up. We just need to find new ways to keep going. This podcast should help...PLUS keep listening to find ways YOU, as a podcast listener, can share some of the ways you are coping through these troubled times.
6 Steps for Coping with Uncertainty with Gregg Krech: Using Japanese Psychology to Find Something to Hold On To
We're currently faced with a global pandemic, which reminds us how uncertain life really is. We talk about 6 action steps we can take to reach deep within ourselves. They are:
- Waking up to our faith or true entrusting
- Working with our attention
- Sharpening our skills of reflecting on ourselves
- Recognizing the blessings that we encounter throughout the day
- Act constructively and compassionately in the face of fear
- Find something purposeful and meaningful to live for each day
We're All in the Same Storm But Not in the Same Boat: Are You Purposely Steering Your Individual Boat?
Join me as I share how I am taking personal action despite living in our current reality of uncertainty. As Gregg Krech reminds us "Everyone is dealing with losses but ultimately it's an individual thing." Do you have questions on how to cope with uncertainty? Email them to email@example.com with the subject line "Question for Gregg" and Gregg Krech, a leading authority of Japanese Psychology, will do his best to answer them in an upcoming episode.
Chaos and Order: Personal Reflections, Poetry, and Chaos Theory
Join me for an episode that is part autobiographical, part solidarity with Pride and Black Lives matter, part poetry, part science, and part Buddhism. Sounds a bit chaotic, doesn't it? Yet I hope you find some relevant order. Sharing a recent experience with my own revisiting of internal trauma, I tried to find order in the chaos. Yet, in the suffering and chaos there may be a new heartbeat; the birth of a new order, if we lean in and keep going with strong back and soft front.
Awakening to the Ordinary with Dr. Christiane Michelberger
Join me for a special guest episode with Dr. Christiane Michelberger, who currently mentors seekers in their quest to awaken. Christiane talks about how 40 years of meditation and studying Buddhist scriptures didn’t help her deal with debilitating fear when she was faced with the reality of breast cancer. We share a wide-ranging conversation including seeing through the 'me', embracing the ordinary, why meditation may not be enough, and shifting from spiritual illusions to simple reality.
How Not to Feel Like a Victim: Using Compassion for the Human Condition
As we make our way through the global Covid-19 pandemic we see humbling examples of courage and compassion. And we also see examples of people responding in fear and anger. The pandemic is teaching us about interdependence, change, and impermanence in a profound way. Our choice is to respond like victims or like the brave front-line workers, with a noble response to suffering.