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‘What are you afraid of?’ Pema Chödrön

  Pema is a Buddhist nun, with a great deal of wisdom, who has written a number of accessible, helpful books – there’s a link below. In this brief clip, she invites us down through the layers of our fears, and speaks … Continue reading

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Pema Chödrön on Looking at ourselves honestly and gently

“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” Pema Chödrön: When Things Fall Apart: … Continue reading

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