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Empathy for couples: a sixth love language?

During the Pandemic, Gesine and I started seeing couples for mediation on Zoom. Joe and Mindy were living in Los Angeles and working in the film and television business. Despite being in their late thirties, neither one had held down a relationship for longer than a few years. They couldn't understand why it was so painful being together. Why were they were having the time of their lives ...
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Song for the Earth: grounding, grief and gratitude

Join Shantigarbha for an 8-week online course exploring his book, starting 16 October. Further information and registration here.  For the past six weeks I’ve been busy promoting my book The Burning House: a Buddhist response to the Climate and Ecological Emergency online, and increasingly in person. Last night I was at the Brighton Buddhist Centre speaking to 45 people, half on...
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Is there hope for us in the climate and ecological emergency?

Rowan Tilly before her arrest at Oxford Circus in the October 2019 Extinction Rebellion It's an awkward time for me. I've written a Buddhist response to the climate and ecological emergency and it's not yet published. The excitement and exhaustion of finishing in time for it to be published before COP26 in November has left me. Spurred on by what I discovered in writing the book, I feel a sens...
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