Join Scott Shute for an in-depth discussion in this video Preparation for loving-kindness, part of Mindful Meditations for Work and Life.
- [Instructor] There's some really fascinating research … out there around compassion. … We're effectively programmed to feel compassion … for people in our in group … and not feel compassion for those in our out group. … And we see the result of this on the evening news, … in our communities, in our politics, … in the divisiveness that's on full display. … That's the bad news, we're programmed this way. … The good news is we can hack the system. … When we are able to see the similarities … we have with others instead of focusing on the differences, … we increase our ability to have compassion for them. … We increase our ability to be in relationship with them … and work together towards better common outcomes. … In the work environment, we have a built-in advantage, … because every member of our work group is, … by definition, on the same team. … We may not always see eye to eye, … but if we can remember that we're all playing … for the same team and we all want the same eventual outcome, …
- Adapting your posture and body language
- Breathing exercises
- Arrival practice
- Body scanning
- Loving kindness
- Sound-based exercise
- Keeping your meditation practice going
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Laying the Groundwork for Success with Meditation
2. Three Breaths
Three breaths practice1m 55s
Arrival practice4m 38s
4. Counting Breaths
5. Deep Breathing
7. Body Scan
Body scan practice14m 26s
9. Sound-Based Exercise: Singing Hu
10. Making It Stick
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