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The Zen Studies Podcast: A Friendly and Informative Zen Podcast Worth Listening To

One of my favorite podcasts on the subjects of Zen, Buddhism, or Meditation is The Zen Studies Podcast. Here's my review.

Who is DukkhaGirl and Why is She Writing on this Blog?

I used to write a blog called DukkhaGirl years ago. I feel like I have to write a bit about that here as a few posts I'm going to write will refer to it. Here's what led me to quit writing it, and why I'm blogging again.

Accept that Your Mind is, Simply, Where it Is

It's hard enough meditating without beating ourselves up for not doing it good enough!

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It’s OK to Feel What You Feel

We've all experienced loss recently, in one form or another. Even if you are among the more fortunate, making yourself feel guilty for feeling your feelings is, ultimately, unhelpful.

Zen is Not a Competitive Sport

This is a cartoon that I drew back in about 2011 or 2012, I think. Thank you WQ for saving it for me! Here's what inspired it.

How To Make a Zafu

Zafus, or round meditation cushions, are easy to find commercially now. But if you like to sew and want to make your own, here's a pattern that I dredged up out of my archives. It's old, but it remains a good instruction sheet to sew your own.

The Zen Studies Podcast: A Friendly and Informative Zen Podcast Worth Listening To

One of my favorite podcasts on the subjects of Zen, Buddhism, or Meditation is The Zen Studies Podcast. Here's my review.

Accept that Your Mind is, Simply, Where it Is

It's hard enough meditating without beating ourselves up for not doing it good enough!

Who is DukkhaGirl and Why is She Writing on this Blog?

I used to write a blog called DukkhaGirl years ago. I feel like I have to write a bit about that here as a few posts I'm going to write will refer to it. Here's what led me to quit writing it, and why I'm blogging again.

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It’s OK to Feel What You Feel

We've all experienced loss recently, in one form or another. Even if you are among the more fortunate, making yourself feel guilty for feeling your feelings is, ultimately, unhelpful.

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Accept that Your Mind is, Simply, Where it Is

It's hard enough meditating without beating ourselves up for not doing it good enough!

Who is DukkhaGirl and Why is She Writing on this Blog?

I used to write a blog called DukkhaGirl years ago. I feel like I have to write a bit about that here as a few posts I'm going to write will refer to it. Here's what led me to quit writing it, and why I'm blogging again.

It’s OK to Feel What You Feel

We've all experienced loss recently, in one form or another. Even if you are among the more fortunate, making yourself feel guilty for feeling your feelings is, ultimately, unhelpful.

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