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Dharma Talk Notes

Links to resources mentioned in our past weekly dharma talks.

Notes from June 25, 2020
hosted by April Dávila
Topic: Compassion
Audio recording of the session
Notes from June 18, 2020
hosted by April Dávila
Topic: Desire and the Wanting Mind
Audio recording of the session

Notes from June 11, 2020

hosted by April Dávila

Topic: Mindfulness of Privilege

Audio recording of the session

Article written by Tara Brach: Facing My White Privilege

 

 

Notes from May 28, 2020

hosted by April Dávila

Topic: Fostering Awareness of Technology

Website on mindful tech: https://humanetech.com/

Book: How to Break Up With Your Phone by Catherine Price

 

Notes from May 21, 2020

hosted by Nirosha Ruwan

Audio recording of the session.

 

Notes from May 14, 2020

hosted by April Dávila

Audio recording of the session

Article referenced: Mindfulness Can Be Bad For You

 

Notes from May 7, 2020

hosted by Nirosha Ruwan

Audio recording of the session

 

Notes from April 30, 2020

hosted by April Dávila

(forgot to record - sorry)

Study showing the effects of walking meditation on depression:

https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/acm.2013.0205

The book I shared was Awake in the Wild, by Mark Coleman

 

Notes from April 23, 2020

Hosted by Nirosha Rowan

Audio recording of the session.

Studies we discussed on mindfulness and anxiety:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6418017/

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/1809754

 

Notes from April 16, 2020

Hosted by April Dávila

Forgot to record - sorry.

The book I referenced was:

Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness by David Treleaven

 

And the two YouTube videos discussed:

Hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide

Dr. Peter Levine on the Somatic Experiencing Approach and the Concept of Titration

 

For the writers in the group, Paulette Perhach leads a 10am Saturday morning meditation and writing session here: https://zoom.us/j/5304233754

For more info you can contact her at http://www.pauletteperhach.com/

 

Notes from April 9, 2020

Hosted by Nirosha Ruwan

Audio recording of our session together

The article I referenced:

That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief

 

Notes from April 2, 2020

Hosted by April Dávila

The articles I referenced:

Mindfulness meditation boosts the immune system

MBSR training reduces loneliness and pro-inflammatory gene expression in older adults

 

To protect privacy in the future, I will stop the recording before we have our group discussion. For now, I've password protected the recording: https://youtu.be/QgjApraGEy8 If you'd like to watch it again, please shoot me an email and I'll grant you access.

 

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