TC346: Cafe Book Club presents The Book of Joy – Pillar 4: Acceptance

TC346: Cafe Book Club presents The Book of Joy – Pillar 4: Acceptance

In this episode host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost continue their discussion of the Eight Pillars of Joy. This week focuses on the fourth pillar: Acceptance. Acceptance: The Only Place Where Change Can Begin In this short teaching is the profound essence of the Dalai Lama’s approach to life: “Why be unhappy about something if it can be remedied? And what is the use of being unhappy if it cannot be remedied? Once we can see life in its wider perspective, once we are able to see our role in its drama with some degree of humility, and once we are able to laugh at ourselves, we then come to the fourth and final quality of mind which is the ability to accept our life in all its pain, imperfection, and beauty. Acceptance, it must be pointed out, is...

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TC328: What Now? Accepting “What Is” and Turning Anger into Compassionate, Meaningful Action

TC328: What Now? Accepting “What Is” and Turning Anger into Compassionate, Meaningful Action

In this timely episode of the Transformation Cafe podcast, host Robin Masiewicz and co-host Amy Frost welcome Mikki Wade, a grief recovery┬áspecialist and life coach. This show was recorded on November 8 – Election Night in the U.S. Amy observes that whatever happens with the U.S. election, nearly 50% of the population is going to be unhappy. The night of the election as people began to realize the outcome, some people were happy and excited, and others were shocked and depressed. The only thing that is certain is that the future is uncertain. Change is hard, and even positive change can cause uneasiness and anxiety. Since the election there has been protests in major U.S. cities:┬áLos Angeles; New Haven, Connecticut; Orlando; Chicago; Boston; Asheville,...

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