Working with Difficult Emotions

  • by Pema Chödrön
  • Narrated by Pema Chödrön
  • 0 hrs and 32 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

As a child, did you ever sit under a favorite tree, immersed in the wonder of a single, precious leaf? As our days grow more complex, teaches Pema Chödrön, these vibrant and wholehearted moments may begin to elude even seasoned meditators. But it doesn't have to be that way. Buddhism's Four Foundations of Mindfulness lead us on a journey back to the unabashed presence and delight of the "Child Mind" that lies within all of us. Here, Pema guides your first steps with an introductory meditation for getting in touch with, accepting, and releasing positive and negative emotions.
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This session is excerpted from Pema Chödrön's 2-CD audio program Natural Awareness.

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Would you consider the audio edition of Working with Difficult Emotions to be better than the print version?

This is one of many examples of Buddhist teachers recording their teachings as they teach them, live to students. Pema Chodron has many books under her belt that she wrote down and those are good to read with the eyes and probably just as good read out, I don't know. What I like live teaching for is the sense of being in the room. The sentiments may be the same either way, but if you can't get to a live class or you like the different vibe a live teaching has, then this is a recording you will listen to over and over again.


What did you like best about this story?

This is shorter than a book, then, but if the message is for you then you are likely to listen more than once.


Which scene did you most enjoy?

Pema talks from the heart, live in the moment, but with years of meditation and teaching and learning behind her.


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- elaine4queen

A good starting point!

I have found meditations for sleep learning / healing / mindfulness very helpful during what has so far been then most intense, learning curve I've ever experienced. usually I just listen at night but I've taken to using this particular one during difficult times of solitude. I would highly recommend it to anyone that is seeking to start or refresh their path in mindfulness practice!
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- Clare

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-04-2014
  • Publisher: Sounds True