Awake in the World Podcast show

Awake in the World Podcast

Summary: Awake in the World Podcast is a library of talks on a wide-range of topics, including bringing mindfulness and meditation practice into daily life; personal and community issues regarding mental health; and social change. The podcasts are recorded at live events so you might hear coughing, airplanes, cars, sirens, laughter, and peoples’ questions—all part of the intimate experience. Michael Stone was an internationally-recognized Buddhist teacher, author, host of the Awake in the World podcast, and mental health advocate.

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Podcasts:

 The Environment in Trauma Awareness ft. Molly Boeder Harris | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:26:07

Molly Boeder Harris co-teaching with Michael on trauma sensitivity during the Meditation Facilitation Training. Vancouver, 25 min.

 Trauma Sensitivity in Meditation, Mindfulness & Yoga ft. Molly Boeder Harris | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:04

Molly Boeder Harris co-teaching with Michael on trauma sensitivity during the Meditation Facilitation Program. Vancouver, 46 min.

 Home Base: Guided Meditation (20 min.) on Mindfulness of Thinking | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:18
 Mindfulness of Mental States | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:29

In Meditation Facilitation Program Michael explores how: mind states are not inherently fixed; you can hold mind states lightly; moods are phenomena, not who you are, and; you can sculpt your attitude. Vancouver, 1hr.  

 15 Minute Guided Meditation on Breathing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:15:51

Let the exhale relax your body; Let the inhale still you. Vancouver, 15 min.

 Training Your Heart (Lojong Teachings #7): Practice the Basics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:53:04

A bodhisattva is someone who doesn’t get used to violence. How to train our hearts to be awake so our hearts don't build plaque. Comox, B.C. 1 hour.

 Training Your Heart (Lojong Teachings #6) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:47:19

1.) What was your first experience of solitude, and 2.) What were your first experiences of being with others? The best thing we can leave our kids is to show how we loved. Madison, WI.  

 Training Your Heart (Lojong Teachings #5) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:06:19

Michael talks about how to protect yourself, how to cultivate a caring heart, and ways of praying without necessarily needing God. Madison, WI.  

 Training Your Heart (Lojong Teachings #4): Compassion in a Tough World | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:10

Michael starts out linking Aylan Kurdi’s body washing up on shore in Greece, with unemployment, austerity, and our interconnection. How do we wake up in the middle of confusion? He then talks about emptiness as a practice of not-knowing, and how to work with confusion. Madison, WI 1 hr.

 Mindfulness of Feeling Tone | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:03

Michael teaches the 2nd foundation of mindfulness and how all of our experiences comes down to pleasant and unpleasant tone in the body and how important it is that we know how to feel the unpleasant. He also speaks about anger and how a heightened awareness in the middle of our original pain can free us. Meditation Facilitation Training, Vancouver, 1hr.

 Mindfulness of the Breath & Taking the Backwards Step | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:49:24

Learning how to be present with an un-agitated heart. Meditation teaches us to be wiser with what’s difficult. Embodying our meditative practice by learning how to stop and see clearly. Meditation Facilitation Training, Vancouver, 1hr.

 Guided 20min. Meditation on Receptive Breathing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:02

Guided meditation with Michael Stone. Meditation Facilitation Training, Vancouver, 20 min.   

 Appreciation & Joy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:29:29

Michael teaches a group of clinicians (with Brian Williams) on the Buddhist teaching of Mudita – Appreciative Joy. He speaks of the ways that joy is contagious and how we can train to notice it more often. Enso Foundation, Kelowna, 25 min.

 15 Minute Guided Meditation on Appreciative Joy w/ Brian Williams | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:20:22

A 15-minute guided meditation on mudita (appreciative joy) with psychotherapist and dharma teacher Brian Williams. Co-taught with Michael. Enso Foundation, Kelowna.

 Training Your Heart (Lojong Teachings #3): Transforming Blame, Cultivating Gratitude | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:41:05

Michael unpacks Tibetan Buddhist teachings that use a series of slogans to transform our attitude into compassion. Enso Foundation, Kelowna, 45 min.

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