Deepen your inner strength and learn to draw boundaries and respond to injustice in this powerful loving-kindness meditation for yourself.
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About Sharon Salzberg:
A towering figure in the meditation world, Sharon Salzberg is a prominent teacher & New York Times best-selling author. Sharon co-founded the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) alongside Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield and is the author of nine books, including Lovingkindness, Real Happiness, and Real Love. Sharon lives in New York City and teaches around the world.
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ten percent happier podcast someday and Harris hello, there's a common misconception, pre pernicious
conception. I think that if you have your own back to nice yourself, if you go easy, you will become ineffective for
out of control in some way week, in fact, and there's daddy to back this up and certainly
seen this happen in my own mind, having a friendly attitude toward yourself is the source of immense strength. We ve got a bonus meditation today from a person, I believe, is the premier proponent of friendliness to ourselves in
cars in the West and her name is share in Salzburg she's. So when the founding teachers on the ten percent happier app Shelter, wrote a book called loving kindness, one of her many many hit books, I did mention that she's at one of the primary teachers over on the ten percent happier
and speaking of the EP, we are kicking off it brand new five day, meditation challenge on the EP next week. It's in collaboration with the good folks over at Apple Tv Plus, whose critically acclaimed comedy series TED Lasso, is currently airing in its second season, though, all the challenges to help you be.
And other people and to yourself you and many thousands of other meditated can join me in this exploration every day, I'll drop
video where I play a short clip from the show
And then we roll right into a guided meditation that helps you put into practice. What you've learned in the video important to note. While I do recommend the show, I think it's very funny and very interesting and Lester Dove. Really, you don't have to have watched the show in order to get a lot out of this challenge, so
no matter what you can get ready for this free challenged by downloading the ten percent happier app right now, wherever you get your apps and then signing
for the challenge which smudges on September, seventh. Ok, let's do today's bonus meditation with share in Salzburg.
Hi, this is fun. Loving kindness met
station for ourselves, is a powerful way to deepen our inner strength.
If we grow this sense of self respect, to start with
It will allow us to draw boundaries, respond to unfair treatment.
and join with others in the sense of common cause? Let's begin sit comfortably, relax.
Close your eyes, if you feel comfortable, we begin by act
Have we taken delight in our own goodness think of a good
quality that is alive within you,.
It may be a very small thing, but bring
to mine. Now.
We then, silently repeat, phrases that reflect
What would wish most deeply for ourselves using traditional.
phrases like man. Living safety may be safe,.
May I have mental happiness, which is p
Send joy may have physical happiness, which means health and freedom from pain.
Man with ease
Maybe elements of daily life go easily, not be such a struggle. You can use these phrases.
Or any others that are more personally meaningful tier may be safe.
There have mental happiness may have physical happiness. Man live with ease.
Just gather all of your attention behind one phrase at a time and repeated
Phrases of loving kindness for yourself.
It is said that we can search the entire universe for someone who is more
Deserving of our love and affection than we are.
Ourselves and we won't find them
prison anywhere. So accuracy
this energy coming toward you be in touch with that truth. We deserve to be happy.
we deserve to be safe. Just as all beings do maybe safe may have mental happiness, physical happiness.
Man with ease.
Don't you feel ready, you can open your eyes.
You can see how developing greater self respect
having kindest toward ourselves.
The a doorway into deepening around strength to
For others and the world, thank you fear practice thanks again to share in it were giant
to say for we had out. Let me mention again the TED Lasso challenge, which will teach you how to practise kindness to yourself, as sharing just did and two other people, including obnoxious people. The challenge starts on Tuesday September seventh, over on the ten percent
Europe just download the app wherever you get your ass to join. If Europe,
It should go and you want to do your homework. You can get started on watching season to have tat lasso, which is.
Erin right now over on Apple TV plus,
back here on Monday, with a great meditation teacher first time on the show law. Sarmiento will be at the teacher for detailed lasso challenge. That's coming up on Monday.
Transcript generated on 2021-09-04.