Tag: Vipassana

Living the Yoga Life

022 Ab Labidi – So What’s the Deal With…

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In this episode of Practically Conscious, I talk with Ab Labidi about one word – meditation.

We discuss mediation, why people practice meditation, and what you can hope to get out of it.

There’s a lot to learn here, and we had a fun time making this.  Enjoy!

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Living the Yoga Life

014 Paloma Moen – Helping Victims Move Beyond Sex…

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Paloma Moen is about to use her hair cutting skills in a meaningful way

by traveling to Cambodia to teach the craft of hair cutting to victims of sex trafficking.  Paloma’s is a great story and we can all learn from her enthusiasm and her “can do” attitude.  At the same time, Paloma talks candidly about her struggles with anxiety and we discuss methods for overcoming it.

Paloma is a happy, fun, and uplifting person and she took me for a ride in this episode… enjoy!

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Useful links from the show:

Paloma’s Gofundme.

The Justice and Soul Foundation.

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Living the Yoga Life

013 Justin Mccoy – Quietly Doing Big Things

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Justin Mccoy is an American Soto Zen Buddhist Monk

who grew up in and around Los Angeles.  After four years in architecture school, he left to become a monk.  Justin spends much of his time in quiet meditation, but he is also working to create the largest Zen Buddhist Temple outside of Japan.  In our conversation, we talk about cultivating happiness, the importance of natural learning for children, the paradox of the self being one with the universe, traditional Japanese building techniques, and much more.  Justin’s is a fascinating story… enjoy!

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Useful links from the show:

You can support Justin and the Soto Zen Temple project at tenpyozan.org

If you are interested in Soto Zen Buddhism, check out szba.org

The Institute for Humanistic Education and Parenting, Play Mountain Place

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Below are images of the design and construction of the temple:

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