Careful Listening

Careful Listening

Dharma Reflections In my last post I touched on the fundamental role that empathy plays in helping us live happy, meaningful lives. Careful listening is an expression of empathy. It’s probably one of the most powerful and useful skills we can practice. It’s the basis...
Empathy

Empathy

Dharma Reflections Empathy plays an important role in our ability to live a happy, meaningful life. For most of us, empathy is a quality that comes naturally, in part because we are social creatures who survive by helping each other. Our self-interest is, more often...
Living Wisdom – Managing Changes

Living Wisdom – Managing Changes

Dharma Reflections People often consult me at times of crisis in their lives. Unexpected change knocks them off balance or rocks their otherwise smooth running life styles. It happens to all of us at one time or another. Generally speaking (and there are exceptions)...
Pukka Herbs and ancient wisdom

Pukka Herbs and ancient wisdom

Dharma Reflections On a warm sunny day, high on a hill overlooking Chew Magna lake, sheltered by a billowing network of tepees and sustained by delicious vegetarian food, Pukka Herbs Ltd. held their tenth anniversary celebration. Leading the presentations by...
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