265: Dean Sluyter on Fearing Less

Released Tuesday, 5th February 2019
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In This Interview, Dean Sluyter and I Discuss…
  • His book, Fear Less: Living Beyond Fear, Anxiety, Anger, and…
  • Right View and how it relates to having less fear in your life
  • How right view is always liberating
  • Asking, “does it help?”
  • “One mustn’t assume burdens that God doesn’t lay upon us. The state of worry is not itself meritorious.” CS Lewis
  • The problem with trying to control your mind
  • Transcendental Meditation
  • Hanging out in tasklessness
  • The open space of awareness
  • How thought doesn’t have to go away in order to meditate
  • Relax your grip, and relax back into yourself
  • It doesn’t grip you, it has no power to do that. You grip it.
  • What it means to relax at the moment of contact
  • Relax into it, stop the resistance of it
  • Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional
  • suffering = pain x resistance

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45m 5s

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