May 13, 2018
Working with Habits
Dharma Talk by John Pulleyn. Habit replacement works better than habit suppression. Comments on the book The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg.
May 6, 2018
Fear and Avoidance As the Engines of Risk-Taking Behavior
Teisho by Roshi Bodhin Kjolhede. Extreme sports and fitness, video bingeing, addictions, and other escapist behavior may all be seen as misguided ways of dealing with a sense of emptiness. But instead of turning away from the Void, by plumbing it through Zen practice we can see the other side of it, and find peace and joy.