Feeling Good Together

Jude:  One of my favourite things about Buddhism is the claim that we are inherently good, and that all of existence, reality itself, can be experienced as good.  In spite of all the pain and tragedy in the world, there’s a dimension of being that remains untouched by these things, and connecting to inherent goodness … Continued

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Breaking the Mould

Jude: In true neurodivergent fashion this practice will break the mould. Instead of the usual guided sit, we will do a social practice exploring how others experience the world; empathizing with their unique cognition in a way that brings our own into clarity. Come embrace and expand your mind, quirks and all!

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The Ceremony of Life

Jude: Ceremonies are often rituals of honouring something significant, setting clear intentions, and organizing our outer space as a reflection of organized inner space.  By contrast, certain times in life may often feel insignificant, unintentional, and disorganized.  In this practice we will contemplate what is important to us personally and how we can honour this, set … Continued

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Healthy Empowerment

Jude: Many of us have learned to make ourselves small; To avoid ruffling feathers, to fit in, to find the path of least resistance in a chaotic and unpredictable world.  We may even have negative associations with power, especially if we’ve been victims to abuses of power.  But there’s a healthy side to power;  A sense … Continued

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Connection through Gratitude

Jude: It is often said that our minds are problem solving devices; and even if there are no problems, they will create them.  Well, there are a lot of problems, so we really don’t need to create any more.  But might we sometimes be overly focused on the negatives?  Is it really helpful to be spinning … Continued

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